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- use it to bring lands back to your hand, which you gave to your opponent, like with Vedalken Plotter
- use it to destroy auras on lands. Fertile Ground or genju of the cedars on lands of opponents, or stuff like blight on lands of yours.
- powerful if your opponent uses lands which have some negative effect when coming into play (Azorius Chancery, Lotus Vale, Kjeldoran Outpost)
- use it to bounce lands that do something with counters (Dark Depths, Calciform Pools)
- use it to reset cards of yourself that come into play with some positive effect (Llanowar Reborn)
- use it to reduce it's own mana cost (if you got no land in hand already). play it, return a tapped land to your hand, and replay the land, making this guy costing just 3 mana (or even less if you use lands that prod... (see all)
Posted By: majinara (2/6/2009 1:59:47 AM)
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{U}{U} - Return target permanent to owner's hand

{1}{U} - 2/1 flier

Sounds fair to me. Most 2/1 fliers for {1}{U} also have a downside too, and this doesn't.
Posted By: Ideatog (12/19/2011 8:51:31 AM)
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This guys is kinda fun in a flicker deck I made with Black Vise. Land is the most reliable thing to bounce if I'm trying to fill their hand - can only play one a turn. Combined with a Deadeye Navigator or Conjurer's Closet it's pretty obnoxious

But overall. Not great
Posted By: dissidentaggressor1 (2/14/2014 7:26:48 PM)
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So close to being amazing. Another point in P/ T could go a long way, but what really kola it is the 4cmc. Too many better 4cmc cards in blue, in any format. Great with Cloudshift, though, or Restoration Angel.
Posted By: Doaj (7/6/2012 3:04:02 AM)
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@Ideatog:
It's target land not permanent and it's not instant speed. Plus that's not how magic works - there's an advantage to being able to play your cards sooner rather than later. That's why this is a bad card.
There's also many blue or multicolour 4 drops that are much better. 4 and 5 are when some incredibly powerful stuff starts coming out (Cryptic Command for example).
Posted By: Lifegainwithbite (3/28/2013 10:34:49 AM)
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-use it with Solfatara?
Posted By: Kryptnyt (9/22/2010 8:08:48 PM)
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too costly actually
Posted By: Imperialstonedragon (3/25/2011 9:35:28 AM)
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