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Cemetery Reaper works both with and against.
Posted By: roguepariah (7/10/2011 5:55:22 PM)
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I have a grave feeder deck using Mesmeric Orb. It struggles sometimes with defense. This guy fixes that problem and since the crux of the deck is Mesmeric Orb, I never actually draw him. He is ALWAYS in my graveyard.
Posted By: A0602 (7/7/2011 3:56:25 PM)
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Interesting card - not a bad combat creature, and it can return later for more combat while destroying something in the process. If not used in Standard (maybe in Mono-black control), this fella probalby has a home in Commander where creatures that can comeback AND have a trigger when doing so are always welcome.

What may stand out the most is that this guy's Eygptian theme... very strange... I don't think we've seen anything like that since Arabian Nights. Maybe a hint at what is to come?
Posted By: Radagast (7/21/2011 11:12:19 AM)
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Retuuuurrnnn the Sllaaaab, or suffer my cuuuurrse.
Posted By: Firevamps (7/22/2011 11:57:53 AM)
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notice you don't even need to have any swamps like in snuff out or spliced horobi's whisper, so you can run it in mono blue or mono green with discarding effects like fauna shaman, wild mongrel, merfolk looter etc
Posted By: don_miguel (7/8/2011 4:53:20 AM)
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You definitely get a lot out of this card. Not only is it a hefty 5/4 deathtoucher, but you can use ... say ... Merfolk Looter and continuously discard it and wipe your opponent's creatures (or just have them not attack, or whatever). Obviously something like Jund Charm or Bojuka Bog kind of hurts this card.
Posted By: JahnuB (9/2/2011 9:03:37 PM)
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"My name is DAN GREEN!"
Posted By: NatalyNeeSama (7/23/2011 1:22:00 AM)
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He's here to play the shadow game...
Posted By: Cyberium (7/7/2011 8:49:43 PM)
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You could keep discarding him with Zombie Infestation. Or Merfolk Looter. Plus, it looks much like Phylactery Lich, doesn't it?
Posted By: Lash_of_Dragonbreath (7/7/2011 7:20:34 PM)
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@Arach Of all the cards in magic this doesn't stand out any more thenAli from Cairo or the hundreds of other cards from folklore and mythology. have you noticed a bunch of humans showing up in a few sets? :D
Posted By: Serecin (7/8/2011 9:23:59 PM)
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