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Side-saddle, duh. ;)

In all seriousness, this card is actually pretty good. A 2/2 for 2 with Protection isn't bad, and Merfolk have a lot of buff's that could help him gain islandwalk and higher stats.

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Posted By: Gaussgoat (1/19/2010 12:09:26 PM)
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Maybe the seahorse just kind of drags him along while he holds on. Gotta feel sorry for the guy who got an art de***ion telling him to draw a merfolk riding a seahorse.
Stupid spellchecker should be reconfigured to recognize Magic related words like merfolk or mana or darksteel and CMC.
Posted By: TPmanW (12/18/2010 7:39:06 PM)
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The only one that isnt like its outlander compatriot at all. Artifact creature is too big a difference.
Posted By: Kryptnyt (12/31/2010 12:51:43 PM)
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Part of Invasion's cycle of 2-mana friendly color gold common creatures, all of which had protection from their shared enemy color:

Galina's Knight - WhiteBlue (Merfolk Knight)
Llanowar Knight - GreenWhite (Elf Knight)
Shivan Zombie - BlackRed (Barbarian Zombie)
Vodalian Zombie - BlueBlack (Merfolk Zombie)
Yavimaya Barbarian - RedGreen (Elf Barbarian)

Apocalypse, two sets later, released an interesting cycle of 2-mana enemy color gold common creatures, all of which had different abilities:

Gaea's Skyfolk - GreenBlue (Elf Merfolk)
Goblin Legionnaire - RedWhite (Goblin Soldier)
Llanowar Dead - BlackGreen (Zombie Elf)
Putrid Warrior - BlackWhite (Zombie Soldier - later Warrior was added)
Razorfin Hunter - BlueRed (Merfolk Goblin)

As for this card itself, this is one of the better creatures in the cycle. N... (see all)
Posted By: Equinox523 (2/4/2013 7:22:22 AM)
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@Kryptnyt: Merfolk vs. Vedalken is a pretty big one too.
Posted By: Test-Subject_217601 (1/18/2011 11:55:06 AM)
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How exactly does a Merfolk ride a Seahorse?
Posted By: Mudbutt_on (11/30/2009 10:33:12 PM)
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Vedalken Outlander.
Posted By: McThor (4/29/2010 9:35:31 PM)
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the seahorse is just swimming along side him. he gives the merfolk protection by being a meat shield..
Posted By: BastianQoU (6/30/2011 4:29:16 PM)
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