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Always pick hippo. Always. You never know when it's gonna come in handy.
Posted By: Kryptnyt (2/11/2010 4:10:55 PM)


I agree. Choose hippo.
Posted By: land_comment (3/25/2011 5:38:10 PM)


Callous Oppressor + Imagecrafter + Artificial Evolution + Unnatural Selection = Chaos! :)
Posted By: Tyr525 (2/21/2011 12:11:21 PM)


I'd say that his ability only checks once when declaring as a target.
Just take a look at Aladdin - in his rulings the appropriate case is explained. Thus here it should be the say way the rulings work.

so yeah - use it with Amoeboid Changeling or Ego Erasure or any other thing that removes creature types for one turn.
Posted By: Buridan (9/15/2012 4:35:22 PM)


I believe you choose the opponent.
Posted By: KrosanGardener (8/7/2009 11:38:13 PM)


If you are playing free for all, which opponent chooses the type of creature you cannot take over?
Posted By: MrJosherz (3/8/2009 3:59:46 PM)


I love Cephalids. And this guy is a nice card. Kinda barely works in block though. :/
Posted By: Designer_Genes (9/23/2009 12:33:58 PM)


Not terribly useful against elf decks. Or goblin decks. Or dragon decks. Or soldier decks. Or vampire decks. Or merfolk decks. Or bird decks. Or cleric decks. Or zombie decks. Or treefolk decks. Or wizard decks. Or sliver decks. Or shapeshifter decks. Or cat decks. Or eldrazi decks. Or rat decks. Or fungus decks. Or insect decks. Or ally decks. Or...
Posted By: TheHandyman (1/25/2011 3:22:39 PM)


well, DUH they had to make it weak. it's CONTROL MAGIC ON A STICK.
what'd you expect?

a 5/5 flying with 'When cardname is put into a graveyard from the battlefield, gain control of target creature.'

years later, looks at Kamigawa spoilers:
Keiga, The Tide Star
Oh. My. God....
Posted By: DarthParallax (4/16/2011 6:32:26 PM)


Reading comp is tech

I can't take the creature type you CHOOSE,so if your not playing hippos dont pick hippos,but if you are playing hippos say hippo
Posted By: iamjohn (7/23/2010 4:30:50 PM)