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Tell me, Mr. Anderson... what good is a phone call... if you're unable to speak?
Posted By: Vedalken_Arbiter (8/6/2010 9:35:15 PM)


isochron scepter
Posted By: Callipsa (5/9/2011 2:35:20 PM)


On the fields of Trenzalore, at the fall of the eleventh, when no living creature can speak falsely or fail to answer, a Question will be asked, a question that must never, ever be answered
Posted By: LowKey49 (10/25/2012 9:44:07 PM)


And thus, the Daru guys were born.
Posted By: Kryptnyt (12/19/2011 5:19:51 AM)


A playset of orim's chant will cost you 75 billion dollars, various appendages and your first born child. A playset of silence will cost you a couple bucks. Obvious preference is obvious.
Posted By: Laguz (7/26/2010 4:12:57 PM)


Better in multiplayer then Orim's Chant. Otherwise I would stick with the Chant.
Posted By: Eved (7/12/2010 7:28:12 AM)


This card is WAY too powerful in Archenemy. D:
Posted By: infernox10 (7/16/2010 2:35:34 AM)


I'm surprised how much confusion there is about this card.

It is no counterspell. It will never counter any spells. Why? Any spell on the stack has already been played. Playing silence after a spell has been played doesn't stop spells that are already on the stack.

Silence, once it resolved, prevents opponents from playing further spells this turn. It has no effect whatsoever on any spells that have been already played this turn, even if those spells are still on the stack and didn't resolve yet.

And of course silence can be countered, since it doesn't do anything, until it resolved. And silence doesn't prevent your opponent from playing activated abilities, of course, such as popping an oblivion stone.

- I play terminate on your angel
- you play silence
- I think "duh, silence, ok then" and, in respones to your silence, play a lightning bolt on an elf of yours
- lightning bolt resolves, killing that elf
- sile... (see all)
Posted By: majinara (8/1/2012 2:25:14 AM)


hard counters mono-red and blue-white/blue-black control in the current block. Should be side-boarded in all white decks.
Posted By: Omaly (2/20/2011 4:43:07 PM)


I think its Better than Orim's Chant. You can play with this card around Leyline of Sanctity. because you dont have to target a player as with the Orim's Chant. and its playable in most formats

A downside in the legacy format, which you will probably use it in, is that you miss the Kicker ability from Orim's Chant. if you are playing vs Zoo, Goblin's, Merfolks, Survival.

so comparing Orim's Chant with Silence depends a bit what you are playing yourself. if you need it vs agro or vs combo.
Posted By: Toversnol (12/8/2010 7:48:44 AM)


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