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When life gives you lemons turn them into artifacts.
Posted By: Rollcaster (2/5/2011 11:41:23 AM)


Viashino Heretic = {1}{R}, {T} Your permanents are on fire
March of the Machines = {T} Your lands are suddenly disappering
Splinter = {T} A great way to ensure you'll never play magic with that person again.

I've found LC most useful as a support card/subtheme. Like you can add a liquimetal to a red Eldrazi deck and add in things like Manic Vandal, and go with Lightning Bolt AND Galvanic Blast for fun.

I've also seen a deck that used this to coat Indomitable Archangel for laughs.
Posted By: SeiberTross (5/6/2011 7:56:06 AM)


Oh enchantmeeeents... red would like a word with you.
Posted By: Kirbster (11/27/2013 9:45:07 AM)



"Target permanent becomes a combo."


"Destroy target permanent."

Too bad I can only run four of this card.......
Posted By: Enchantment_Removal (12/27/2010 5:41:31 PM)


Target Basic land... Cast Splinter
Posted By: stratoscythe (9/24/2010 1:38:47 AM)


As a part-time Johnny, full-time Vorthos and almost-never Spike, my definition of a card's usefulness is based not around the power of its stats or its efficiency in getting card advantage, but rather on its abiility to contribute to some sort of plan or purpose. Therefore, while I can't claim this is the most powerful card in the set (by itself it does nothing, and a deck designed to use it with a bunch of Naturalizes has a bunch of dead cards if it fails to draw a copy - you'll notice that despite its low potency, it cannot be fetched with Trinket Mage and that was almost certainly deliberate), it is almost unuqestionably one of the most useful. As I work on my project of building 36 decks using cards from only this set, trying to make them as different as possible, this card pops up again and again. It can do little tiny tricks like getting you faster metalcraft or sacking a basic land to Ferrovore, or it can make immense plays like the nightmarish Splinter combo an... (see all)
Posted By: willpell (10/17/2010 5:38:50 AM)


Liquimetal Coating + Sculpting Steel = Copy Target Permanent.
Posted By: Rushdown (4/17/2011 11:26:19 AM)


Memnarch, I am disappoint. You would have gone so well with this card, but you freaking died. At least in limited it goes well with cards like Oxidda Scrapmelter, Hoard-Smelter Dragon and Revoke Existence.
Posted By: Keiya (11/25/2010 9:11:54 PM)


Well, looks like the opponent's running Go for the Throat. Shields up!
Posted By: DacenOctavio (2/15/2011 10:50:32 PM)



Sorry, but loyalty abilities with negative numbers requires that many loyalty counters to be used as a rule, regardless of creature or planeswalker. Make a 1/1 lifelink vamp with Kraj instead, and use Elvish Aberration and Gilder Bairn's abilities with Kraj to spam loyalty counters on both Sorin and Kraj himself. Steal three dudes with Sorin, and steal six of them every following turn you have. As an alternative or just for the heck of it because you can, use Splinter Twin and Mirror Gallery (to stop the Legendary rule) on Kraj and make infinite of those little vamps in the process.
Posted By: S-r-ex (1/17/2012 11:47:33 AM)


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This with a splinter-twinned Tuktuk Scrapper and a voltaic key can pretty much nuke your opponents board. And ping him to death. Go allies! (even though they suck, they're fun)
Posted By: RampMage (10/5/2010 8:52:04 AM)


Turns Naturalize into Vindicate

Edit: Also has interesting synergy with Indomitable Archangel
Posted By: ZuesAscendant (10/4/2010 5:16:46 PM)


I pulled this in a draft yesterday. I was already running red/white artifact hate and when I saw this I was like "holy #@%$@#"

I had 3 shatter and 2 revoke existence in that draft deck. My best play of that tournament was on my turn Revoke Existance my opponent's Darksteel Juggernaut and then during my opponents turn, after he swung, I used Liquimetal Coating to turn his Alpha Tyrranax into an artifact and then Shattered it into a million billion tiny little pieces.

It was very satisfying.

Oh, and don't any of you dare forget just how utterly awesome this card is with Hoard-Smelter Dragon!!!
Posted By: Flyheight (10/4/2010 8:18:00 AM)


This is how you revoke the existence of those annoying planeswalkers.
Posted By: SinnerSage (10/3/2010 4:14:11 PM)


Splinter and Echoing Ruin become pretty awesome basic land hosers with this tool.
Posted By: Mode (10/3/2010 6:37:26 AM)


This plus phylactery lich... make itself indestructible!?
Posted By: Rebus88 (9/29/2010 4:14:26 PM)


Liquimetal Coating + Manic Vandals. Turn 3 vindicate on a 2/2 body. Thanks to it being an ETB on a 3 CMC creature it can be recurred by Sun Titan if it goes to the graveyard, or constantly abused if imprinted on a Mimic Vat. If you have the Vat out it can even deter attacks completely for fear of it being imprinted.

Revoke Existance is a good idea; it's just a pity it's sorcery speed. Still, it combos with just so much. Heck, even in limited you could just use it with some good metalcraft cards to make activation a lot easier.
Posted By: JaxsonBateman (9/29/2010 1:15:01 PM)


This is hands down the best card in the set, anyone who didn't rate it 5 should not be playing magic. I'm surprised no one mentioned Revoke Existance yet.
Posted By: Thorn_Shade (9/29/2010 12:13:53 AM)


I may have finally found a card to replace the soon-to-be-gone Pithing Needle. Good-bye Planewalkers. Good-bye other annoying permanents. Now I just need to find room in my sideboard for this new great card.
Posted By: LimePeel (9/26/2010 12:53:26 AM)


Mr.Freeze, T-1000. HaHa Their Both Arnold Nice
Posted By: MasterOfEtherium (9/25/2010 10:40:52 PM)


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