Basilisk mainly appear in green. The first creature to bear the creature type was Thicket Basilisk in Alpha. In all, more than ten different Basilisks are printed. They usually have a variant of "Whenever ~ deals damage to a creature, destroy that creature at end of combat" (also known as "Basilisk", "Venom"), or "deathtouch".
- One of the first combos ever was Thicket Basilisk with Lure.
- Rock Basilisk is the only multicolored Basilisk.
- Simic Basilisk is the only Basilisk Mutant.
- Basilisk Collar is an equipment that grants deathtouch and lifelink.