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Just realised that you can get around its drawback by using Aether Vial. Very nice card.
Posted By: Arkhon_Xa (10/18/2010 1:38:51 PM)
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@SgtSwagger: It never hits the battlefield if you can't reveal a Merfolk or pay 3. You must be able to do either to even cast it.
Posted By: Axelle (5/15/2011 5:07:59 PM)
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Creatures on the cheap with card advantage are awesome. When you also make them 2/1, they get even more sick. See Dark Confidant. My ideal series of plays are on the play turn 1 land Vial, turn two land Adept, counter something on their turn with a Daze, then lay down a Standstill or Lord of Atlantis and start bringing the beats.

That two power is just insane. With twelve lords in the deck, it can either be a powerhouse that bashes face, or an easy trade for something more valuable to your opponent, while you retain the card advantage off of it's cantrip.
Posted By: thedarkheathen (1/25/2011 9:55:16 AM)
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Best non-lord 2 drop for merfolk aggro bar none.
Posted By: Latronis (10/19/2009 9:33:58 PM)
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If you dont pay 3 or reveal a Merfolk, do you sacrifice this?
Posted By: SgtSwaggr (5/7/2011 8:40:22 PM)
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Wich one is better to use with Familiar's Ruse? Silvergill Adept or Sea Gate Oracle?
Posted By: Daeodolon (12/29/2011 12:58:21 PM)
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With a banneret and 2 reejereys, this guy is a net gain of mana for the turn. Very useful, and has some power to back it up.
Posted By: Pwnsaw (11/21/2009 3:38:41 PM)
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I <3 this card. It replaces itself, can hit for 2, and fits into a merfolk deck perfectly.
Posted By: Talcos (12/8/2010 3:14:51 PM)
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Its like an elvish visionary on steroids, with a "drawback" that just keeps it in tribal.
Posted By: TheWrathofShane (5/1/2013 2:30:02 PM)
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Drawback? What drawback? I see a cantripping 2/1 and nothing else.
Posted By: Continue (8/8/2013 7:46:17 PM)
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Gatherer works better in the Companion app!

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