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@Weretarrasque: Why are you comparing this to Sea Serpent?

Sea Serpent costs 4Blue this 2WhiteWhite; Sea Serpent cannot attack if oppenent doesn't have an island, this has no such restriction; Sea Serpent is from Alpha, this is from The Dark; Sea Serpent is common, this is uncommon and this is white wheras Sea Serpent is blue. So nothing in common.
Posted By: tavaritz (7/10/2011 11:44:38 AM)


only amazing if your playing 1 or several straight black decks
Posted By: pibblz (4/4/2009 5:43:09 AM)


It's a variable-strength Sea Serpent, basically. I suppose you could sideboard it if you expect to face mono-black...
Posted By: Weretarrasque (7/25/2009 8:40:30 AM)


rabblerabble GET THESE SWAMPS OUTTA HERE rabblerabble
Posted By: pedrodyl (8/23/2011 5:28:48 PM)


usually a mob is more than one thing
Posted By: DaaNz (3/14/2009 3:48:23 AM)


Combos with Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth elegantly: both profitably, And efficiently :) A very easy start to a not-so-bad, not-very-aggressive Black White deck! ^_^

tavaritz: 4C translates to 2CC for color-weighted mana costs, so it sits in the same spot on the curve as Sea Serpent... :P Both cards' power and toughness are effected by Basic Land types...the similarities are sort of there? Does Sea Serpent count your Islands or only your opponents?

This is, I THINK, BETTER than a Sea Serpent because it has at least 2 P/T without needing the key Land Type in play, whereas Sea Serpent can be turned into a 0/0 if the lands leave play. By 'variable strength' I think Weretarrasque meant "the P/T changes depending on whose turn it is, leaving you with a Black-hating Sea Serpent on their turn, and at least an over-cost 2/2 on you turn."

EDIT: Went back and looked at Serpent. Wereterrasque, me, and I'm sure a lot of MAGIC players make a weird assumpt... (see all)
Posted By: DarthParallax (9/21/2013 8:13:30 PM)