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Kills Entreat the Angels
Posted By: citizsnips (9/25/2012 4:46:26 PM)


You get a Flame Slash. You get a Flame Slash. You ALL get Flame Slashes.
-Niv Mizzet
Posted By: swords_to_exile (10/9/2012 5:35:19 PM)


Best thing about the Overload mechanic? It gets around creatures with hexproof or shroud.
Posted By: NickDay (12/3/2012 11:08:01 AM)


It works great at the start and mid game but late game overload can be devastating.
Posted By: RetroGamer3 (12/3/2012 5:13:27 PM)


The poor man's Bonfire of the Damned. Sure, it doesn't hit players, but it's still one-sided board wipe. It's wonderful in EDH, too. At worst, it's a slightly worse Flame Slash. Still not bad.
Posted By: SyntheticDreamer (9/25/2012 8:33:24 PM)


Dat art! :D
Posted By: Redgurr (9/26/2012 2:00:33 AM)


Well, Flame Slash was awesome, right? Then HAVE SOME MORE.
Posted By: Gcrudaplaneswalker (9/28/2012 9:59:39 PM)


So... For the upcoming Theros standard I think this is possibly the best removal my Gruul deck's gonna get.

It answers almost everything, especially for an aggressive deck. In this block, a list of problems for that deck it doesn't answer is actually pretty short. I mean, yes, there's plenty of things at 6 CMC or higher with 5 or more toughness (things above 5 CMC usually exceed 4 toughness anyway). But they're usually a problem aggro decks have to go round or faster than, not through. So... A list of things this doesn't beat at 5 CMC or lower are:

Alms Beast
Armory Guard
Azor's Elocutors
Bazaar Krovod
Catacomb Slug
Deadbridge Goliath
Descecration Demon
Flux Charger (With a little izzet ingenuity to Quicken it, it can.)
Hover Barrier
Jelen Sphinx
... (see all)
Posted By: HotHit (8/16/2013 5:19:21 PM)


This may be my favorite card in the set. It's very strong and versatile. Sweet art as well. I'm really hoping I can pull a few of these!
Posted By: ChozoGhost (9/25/2012 7:48:13 PM)


This is a lot more stable than Bonfire and easier to take advantage of copy effects from Chandra, the Firebrand and doesn't whiff when being played for free.
Posted By: lorendorky (9/25/2012 11:33:47 PM)