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He's under the tutelage of Randy Tutelage.
Posted By: Totema (3/16/2012 12:14:49 AM)
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This does not hurt you when you draw lands. Best used in a fast black deck with low cost things.
I like Phyrexian Arena better because it fits in almost every black deck. This card would be suicide in black control, because you could possibly lose 4+ life every upkeep with a slow deck.
Posted By: TheWrathofShane (4/25/2013 5:50:43 PM)
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Greatness, at a discounted cost
Posted By: Ferlord (6/16/2013 8:28:56 PM)
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Dark Confidant, the Enchantment.

Though much, much harder to kill than Bob.
Posted By: DonRoyale (7/8/2010 12:08:09 PM)
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i really love cards like this. cards you look at and say, wtf? i was really disappointed in this card when i first got it. all you have to remember is almost all cards fit somewhere. i pulled this at the same time i pulled alot of the zendikar vampires. i was working on a aggro vamp deck and decided to put this in. i figured since nothing in the deck costed over three and the child of night and vampire nighthawk have lifelink, it wouldn't b to big a deal. how right i was. whats better is lightning bolt and fireball7 only have cmc of 1. If i play this, unless it is dealt with i win. the card advantage is staggering and almost impossible for my opponent to recover from. the life loss is almost nothing, especially when 36% of the deck is lands.

@ cheza- wtf r u talking about? this fits black perfectly. trading life for advantage is part of what black does. black can take it because of all the lifegain b... (see all)
Posted By: krauser-gogetthegirl (7/16/2011 9:34:17 AM)
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I'd rather use Phyrexian Arena, both enchantments, both card advantage, 1 life loss vs variable life loss.
Posted By: GCAcul (2/20/2012 6:48:00 AM)
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Harder to kill than Bob, the Dark Confidant (much harder, as DonRoyale has stated), but slower and can't attack. You'd have trouble getting rid of it too, if you were running low on life. Still, good card.
Posted By: nammertime (7/8/2010 4:46:53 PM)
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It gets 5 simply because of the real world flavor text.
Posted By: Thrull_Champion (7/13/2010 5:40:24 PM)
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I think this card is best used with Maralen of the Mornsong and Necropotence ... and you'd better have an ivory tower or venser's journal out.
Posted By: RowanKeltizar (6/25/2011 11:55:43 PM)
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Perfect for vampires with Kalastria Highborn
Posted By: Revelation666 (6/14/2011 9:59:38 PM)
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Gatherer works better in the Companion app!

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