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I'm a new soul, I came to this strange world hoping I could learn a bit 'bout how to give and take...
Posted By: Continue (10/25/2013 1:36:18 PM)


What'd you say, Fathom Mage? You want to draw even more cards? Well, okay then.
Posted By: marmaris74 (4/23/2013 7:10:58 PM)


I absolutely love this card!
There's a kick to it, though.
Zameck Guildmage is gonna lose his job because of this :(
But he's gonna find a job elsewhere with his awesome collegues (Young Wolf, Strangleroot Geist)

Posted By: Dabok (4/24/2013 1:31:37 PM)


Zegana wants you to draw those cards a second time.
Posted By: steev (4/23/2013 6:46:55 PM)


This little gem was absolutely amazing at the pre-release. It isn't just about card draw, snd it's not just about tokens. This card is all about flexibility to do either option, or even both. Playing Selesnya as my main guild and getting Simic as my second lead to this being better than every single rare I got in my Dragon's Maze packs (true story, bro). After getting my Nimbus Swimmer hit with a pacifism effect, I ate it while buffing something else up for a far better effect than "draw three cards for six mana"
Posted By: Rootkit9208 (4/27/2013 6:30:32 PM)


The good thing is, if you are playing a Simic deck, your creatures would already have the +1/+1 counters to let you play Take on.

Using this + Cytoplast Manipulator = control target bigger creature.

i.e., the card is useful either way for the right deck, Fuse is just gravy.
Posted By: Cyberium (4/23/2013 8:50:46 PM)


*Closes Primordial Hyrda's eyes*
Goodnight Sweet Prince
*Casts Take and draws 6 cards and puts Primordial Hydra in the grave*
Posted By: Wapple (5/1/2013 4:07:58 PM)


The art for Give is the best art ever produced in all of human history, and imprisoning it in a tiny little split card frame is a mortal sin.
Posted By: Lazenca_Seifus (4/23/2013 2:13:46 PM)


I'm rather glad Take can't be used in 'any old Blue EDH deck'. :P

I'm less pleased that the decks it will show up in will have zero problems abusing it. :P

BUG. It's always been the second-best thing after UBW in Magic. :)
Posted By: DarthParallax (4/24/2013 12:30:17 AM)


Bioshift your lorescale coatl counters to a fathom mage. Draw another Bioshift. Repeat. Win.

and don't bother or rely on give/take to draw your cards, or you suck.
Posted By: RAV0004 (4/24/2013 7:22:38 PM)


Gatherer works better in the Companion app!