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But Leeches Can!

Honestly though, i wouldn't expect anyone to run leeches, sideboard it, or even have the desire to own it, let alone be near it.
Posted By: KarmasPayment (11/29/2009 7:49:03 PM)
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It's cool to see this without a future frame.
Posted By: JWolps (12/13/2009 9:35:13 AM)
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Hilarious win condition. Poison may not be a good effect to put on a lot of cards, but it really works with slivers. If you take any one of the protecting slivers and any one of the stealth slivers (shadow, the one that makes slivers only blockable by slivers) you can achieve a hilarious victory.
Posted By: Elysiume (12/23/2009 3:27:26 PM)
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if you use it with shadow sliver and give double strike, it is awesome
Posted By: Denizs (3/20/2010 11:53:30 PM)
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My life gain deck with Felidar Sovereign cried when my friend played this in in his remade Sliver deck.
Posted By: Eved (5/31/2010 2:48:12 AM)
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shove this and hivestone in an infect deck.
Posted By: Ava_Adore (3/26/2011 4:13:35 AM)
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Before the New Phyrexia spoilers, I'd say that this was infect's one-drop. Seems that New Phyrexia is giving us some infect one-drops, though.
Posted By: Axelle (4/24/2011 8:13:20 PM)
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@endersblade

You're correct. The text states "All slivers have poisonous 1." In order for your friend to be right, the text would have to state "All slivers gain 'All slivers have poisonous 1.'" So they will not exponentially stack like your friend says.
Posted By: PriestofGix (9/2/2011 12:51:50 PM)
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I know I'm going to get some hate for this, but I don't see why Virulent Sliver is so good.

From what I understand, it's not like infect: Infect's ability is that damage dealt to a player is converted into poison counters. The amount of damage they deal is equal to the amount of poison counters given.

Poisonous 1, Virulent Sliver's ability, doesn't do that. Whenever they deal damage to a player, that player gets dealt 1 poison counter, regardless of its power/toughness. Even a 10/11 Sliver Overlord, pumped by Plated Sliver and Sinew Sliver will only deal 1 poison counter. The damage that it deals, however, is still there.

I suppose I shouldn't be so hard on it... It does stack (2 Virulent Slivers = each sliver gets poisonous 2) and it is a 1 CMC sliver.

Personally, I'd rather play Sidewinder Sliver and/or Plated Sliver. Flanking stacks, and I'm happier to attack with a 1/2 t... (see all)
Posted By: Ferlord (5/5/2012 11:05:53 AM)
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This seems great, especially in conjunction with those new m14 cards:

T1: Forest, this
T2: Forest, Predatory Sliver, swing for 2 and 1 poison
T3: Plains, Hive Stirrings, swing for 4 and 2 poison
T4: Plains, Bonescythe Sliver, swing for 16 and 8 poison, and you win off two conditions, except they lose before the poisonous ability has a chance to trigger a second time.

Posted By: j_mindfingerpainter (7/5/2013 9:17:53 AM)
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