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Combos with your opponent.
Posted By: UsagiYojimbo (8/17/2011 1:54:53 AM)


The combo with this and Bazaar Trader becomes a lot cooler with Phyrexian mana cards.
Your turn: Drop an Immolating Souleater and pop this.
Their turn: Give the Souleater to your opponent. Activate Souleater's ability until dead. (If their life total is odd you'll need to hit them for the last 1 point in some way, but you're playing red.)

@infernox10: Awakening Zone and Bazaar Trader will do it for you in Standard. Your turn, get a spawn token. Their turn, give them the spawn token and make them sac it. But Prototype Portal is a much more reliable method of getting this effect repeatedly.
Posted By: Artscrafter (5/10/2011 11:04:23 AM)


According to the MAGIC: THE GATHERING® TOURNAMENT RULES, section 3.14 on Sideboards, you can also look at your opponent's sideboard. Has anyone ever used this?
Posted By: NinjaJeff (6/30/2011 6:38:44 AM)


Cast Head Games before using Mindslaver, and set up all the fun shenanigans.

If you have a healthy appreciation of what fun these cards can bring to a game, they can make for some incredible memories.
Posted By: linksdeity (5/11/2011 5:52:49 PM)


I prefer this art than the previous cracked-out guy...of course, that one gave the flavor better, but...
Posted By: Superllama12 (6/5/2011 8:40:39 AM)


The first time I stuck this in a prototype portal in my mana ramp deck, the look on my usual playing companion's face was priceless. He was playing mono-black and was forced to watch his Royal Assassins kill every creature on his side of the field before turning on each other. The survivor of this was rewarded with a Go for the Throat targeting him.
Posted By: K1nG_0f_Sh0v3l5 (6/19/2011 12:23:26 PM)


I'm assuming it's not allowed to make your opponent concede the game.
Posted By: Tartarga (10/11/2012 3:44:45 AM)


I'm sure this happened at least once in some corner of the world:

Jace's -12 on YOURSELF!!
Posted By: Gabriel422 (5/30/2011 11:34:48 PM)


So, sosososo undeniably happy they reprinted this. I want five, four for every deck I own and one that i can sleep with.
Posted By: TheSwarm (9/26/2010 1:39:19 PM)


First of all, I don't think this card really needs combos, but one I haven't heard much of is this and Painful Quandary. The life loss isn't paying life, so just play a few cards and your opponent loses, or at least get rid of their hand. Both of these are pretty decent on their own though, the weakness is high mana cost and vulnerability. This is one of the most fun cards in the game though, at least a 4.
Posted By: NuckChorris (6/29/2011 2:48:44 PM)


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