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DRCCOTD #4: Prodigal Pyromancer^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^HSorcerer

The first thing almost any modern player will say is WHAT IS THIS DOING IN BLUE !.

Well, blue has a bit of a tradition of one damage effects, mostly thanks to this card. "Tim" (not Timmy) effects are named after this card, because, as wikipedia says on the page about Tim The Enchanter :-

In the trading card game Magic: The Gathering the Prodigal Sorcerer card is often affectionately called "Tim",2 because of his ability to damage any target (as Tim the Enchanter summons fiery explosions anywhere). Recently, the nickname has broadened in definition, becoming a term for any card with the same ability as Prodigal Sorcerer.

We can see plenty of older cards where blue has the "Tim" ability, including Hermetic Study, Mawcor, and even as modern as Psionic Gift.

Tim really does feel totally out of place in blue in terms of the modern game, this is very very m... (see all)
Posted By: Pumpkin2146 (10/14/2010 1:50:26 PM)


Posted By: michaelv80 (5/27/2010 1:09:13 PM)


I remember putting four in a blue Wizard deck just because I loved that they ping'd. Simply amazing in budget Wizard decks for that one reason.
Posted By: Lateralis0ne (5/16/2010 11:37:04 AM)


he's a 3 mana blue laser. there's plenty of them and their all fun.

strictly more blue then goblin sharpshooter.
Posted By: thaviel (9/17/2009 12:38:23 PM)


Strictly worse then goblin sharpshooter
Posted By: ttian (3/23/2009 4:37:27 AM)


So many memories of shooting my opponents creatures down. I miss that portion of blue.
Posted By: jsttu (1/17/2011 1:50:23 PM)


Yay! Dealing direct damage in blue!
Posted By: ekann123 (7/10/2013 10:56:46 AM)