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VICTIM OF POWERCREEP? Dude this is amazing even by today's standards! A functional or real reprint at uncommon would be a beautiful thing...
Posted By: Shadoflaam (11/22/2011 1:10:36 PM)


The flavor text is a total that's what she said.
Posted By: Hivis_of_the_Scale (1/11/2014 9:02:37 PM)


It's important to note that the second ability merely uses red mana, but does not make the 1 damage come from a red source. The damage is still green, in the event that a creature has protection from red.
Posted By: Equinox523 (5/11/2011 9:48:36 AM)


The red ability is insane. This alone can shut down an Elves / Birds manabase.
Posted By: Gabriel422 (6/28/2011 1:16:40 AM)


Back in the day when Type II had Mirage/Visions/Weatherlight in the format, this guy was a nice addition to the five-color Maro deck. That ability to ping creatures and players has its uses. Sadly, like a lot of older cards, he is a victim of powercreep.
Posted By: themicronaut (5/6/2010 3:16:58 PM)


The red ability was the only good one in the cycle. That cheap ability on a one-mana dork made Shadow and Granger Guildmages pretty useful weenies.
Posted By: scumbling1 (3/7/2011 6:17:28 PM)


"You shall grow plant... grow..."
Posted By: -TheFlameReaper- (5/29/2013 5:02:51 AM)


This is pretty darn good for a common. Consider that by himself he can stop a Ball Lightning as early as turn 2 (by blocking the Ball Lightning, then use his own ability to give himself first strike). Add in the fact that his other ability is very relevant, and that he has a good creature type. You've got a pretty good common card.
Posted By: tcollins (1/15/2014 3:53:48 PM)


Gatherer works better in the Companion app!