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ah, one of my first kill spells. It kind of forces them to attack with it, and it teaches players that it's usually better to play things on their second main phase so that the dying creature can't block.
Posted By: brunsbr103 (2/21/2010 9:12:04 AM)


This is worse than terror because

a.) You have to play it on your turn.
b.) Your opponent can still block and attack with their creature before this takes effect.
c.) Your opponent cannot use Disenchant to protect a creature from Terror.
Posted By: Designer_Genes (9/23/2009 11:46:29 AM)


I like this better than Terror. It's just as cheap, yet can target black/artifact creatures (a big plus) and it can deal with indestructible creatures.
Posted By: ClockworkSwordfish (1/19/2010 4:38:36 PM)


Yeah, Terror may have a few things on this card, but this has some things terror lacks:
- It can target even a black creature
- it can rid you of an indestructable creature, because the enchanted creature is 'sacrificed'. For me the ups out wiegh the downs a bit. I like a destructive card with optimal possibilities XD

Though it would work to also have a couple Terrors or more...
But now Terror is obsolete with Doom Blade out there!
Posted By: AbyssalManZero (11/12/2009 7:22:19 PM)


Gradius: they left of the part of the flavor text that went *licks lips*
Posted By: zqft (5/2/2010 8:46:28 PM)


Wouldn't the flavor fit the Cabal more if it said "Looks GOOD. I don't know if he'll make it through the night"?
Posted By: GradiustheFox (4/3/2010 11:48:54 PM)


This is not necessarily better or worse than Terror; it's mostly just DIFFERENT. However, the new M10 Doom Blade does practically OBSOLETE Terror.

Lingering Death should be reprinted with a modern border. It deserves it I think.

It's good because you can get rid of a creature even if it's black or/and indestructible. The bad thing is that it allows enough time to not work, I have eliminated this before with Terashi's Grasp.
Posted By: AXER (7/15/2010 7:11:22 PM)


No offense, but how is this not better than terror in every way?
Posted By: theDAYtheMUSICdied (8/24/2009 3:29:40 AM)


Grasp of Darkness is better than all four of those in mono-black.

Most creatures you're facing wouldn't be bigger than 4/4.

If it is, it's probably their only creature, in which Innocent Blood or Diabolic/Cruel Edict is better since it gets around protection/shroud. If they have big and small, deal with the smaller first and kill the big, if they have two (or more) big ones, then you want damnation or you're just screwed.

If you're facing blue, Sudden Death is preferred.

Me? I run 4x Grasp and 4x Innocent. Works out a lot better. Targeted kill is overkill 90% of the time.
Posted By: MtFrostM (9/2/2011 11:41:22 PM)


I like this. Terror, doomblade and the like become dead cards if you're playing against black (Which we do A LOT in my group), this works on all withoutout prot from black, even artifact creatures, blacks, indestructibles and regeneraters. I love playing this while saying "death sentence to this creature, make your last round count". Target specific sacrifice rocks.
Posted By: Sironos (9/1/2010 2:09:14 PM)


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