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First we get Reprisal for 2
Then we get Smite the Monstrous for 4
Now we have Vanquish the Foul for 6
What's next?
Destroy the Abominable for 8?
Posted By: kajillion (9/17/2013 7:57:05 PM)


To further compair this to Smite the Monstrous this is uncommon. That was common. They REALLY made removal suck in the set.
Posted By: .Blaze. (9/17/2013 5:25:25 PM)


Fantastic artwork! :D


Yeah, I got nothin'.

One of the most egregious examples of reverse power creep I have ever seen.

A simple reprint of Smit the Monstrous would have been ok. Or maybe this, add Scry 1, make it a sorcery, but keep it at 3White. Would also not have been so bad, you know.

This just sucks totally. Maybe the worst card in the set. Elspeth should write a formal letter of protest.
Posted By: Lord_of_Tresserhorn (9/17/2013 5:32:36 PM)


Apparently, it costs as much to make the planeswalker kill the monster as it does to summon the planeswalker in the first place.
Posted By: SpaceMagic (9/17/2013 7:44:40 PM)


Should be this:
Vanquish the Foul 2White
Destroy target creature with power 4 or greater, scry 1.

Heck man, look at how good Intrepid Hero was and he was repeatable.
Posted By: Legendxp (9/18/2013 12:47:43 PM)


For the same casting cost you could just have the real deal come out and do a better job of it.
Posted By: Syrtees (10/22/2013 6:05:48 PM)


Horrible card design once again, should have been just 5 mana as compared to Smite the Monstrous. Hell even that would have fit the flavour in this set.

Now it just limited fodder that won't even be used in casual decks
Posted By: Paladin85 (9/18/2013 1:43:28 AM)


Very good in Theros limited for removing that pesky Voltron you've been holding back with a 1/1 deathtouch. Outside of the Voltron block, you'd use something better.
Posted By: deworde2510 (1/22/2014 1:47:14 PM)


Compare to Reprisal:

- Costs 4 more mana
- Sorcery instead of instant
- Creature can be regenerated
+ Scry 1

...Huh. Yeah, this card sucks, even compared to Smite the Monstrous.

edit: My initial comment was made seven months ago, before Reprisal was confirmed for a reprint. Expect this card's rating to drop almost a full star in the coming weeks.
Posted By: Continue (4/17/2014 9:06:45 PM)


Six mana is a gigantic cost, but expensive removal was okay in Theros/Theros/Theros and Born/Theros/Theros draft and sealed. I thought Sip of Hemlock was great in sealed.

But this is extremely expensive and it only has a very small benefit in scry 1, and you can't even use it all the time! There are a lot of very dangerous creatures with less than four power. It's not uncommon to be pulverized by a deck with many minotaur- or centaur-sized creatures and nothing bigger. And it's a sorcery. This sucks far more than I expected.
Posted By: JimmyNoobPlayer (4/25/2014 11:21:06 PM)


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