- "The fiercest hunters in the Tangle don’t seek out the mantises. They are the mantises."
- ― Tangle Mantis Flavor Text, Magic: The Gathering
- "Mantis riders know their mounts owe them no allegiance. Even a mantis ridden for years would consume a rider who loses focus for only a moment."
- ― Mantis Rider Flavor Text, Magic: The Gathering
Power to use the abilities of mantises. Variation of Insect Physiology.
- Mantis Body/Form/Mimicry
User with this ability either is or can mimic/transform into mantises.
- Antenna Protrusion
- Appendage Generation/Multiple Arms
- Dermal Armor
- Enhanced Agility
- Enhanced Balance
- Enhanced Bite
- Enhanced Dexterity
- Enhanced Senses
- Enhanced Speed
- Enhanced Strength
- Predator Instinct
- Size Reduction
- Sword Arm
- Wing Manifestation/Flight
Mantises are associated with great number of mystical and supernatural abilities and connections in mythology and folklore, thus user with this power may have access to: Mystical Martial Arts, Enhanced Combat, Spiritual Meditation.
See Also: Slaying Mantis.