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I do not like this hand.

I shall have another.
Posted By: TherealphatMatt (10/30/2011 10:23:28 PM)
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According to the flavor of this card, the only reason a planeswalker can't just retrieve and cast any spell in their library at will is that their hands are full of scrolls they picked up at random and they don't have a place to put them down.
Posted By: ROBRAM89 (1/15/2011 10:02:39 PM)
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Use with Counterbalance.
Posted By: nammertime (12/22/2009 10:09:59 AM)
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Neat trick.

You could use pursuit of knowledge to skip drawing as well.
Posted By: bhunji42 (11/19/2009 7:51:36 PM)
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"Her personal ad was misleading."
- Gerrard, disgruntled ex
Posted By: WilloftheLisp (6/17/2011 9:22:25 PM)
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Used with Land Tax in the deck Parfait! (It's a mono white control deck). It's like casting an Ancestral Recall each turn.

One trick with it: If you don't have any cards in your library and you're about to draw on your draw step, simply activate the Rack, and put a card back into your library! You'll never get milled again!
Posted By: Mutt_Monster (7/24/2009 10:53:16 PM)
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It's good, no doubt about that. I think this should be an easy card 'fix' (IE, Strip Mine -> Ghost Quarter, Tectonic Edge)


Archive Vault 2

Legendary Artifact- Rare

2, T: Choose up to four cards in your hand and exile them. Put an equal number of cards from on top of your library into your hand. Then look at the exiled cards and return to the bottom of your library in any order.

"For every scroll retrieved from the Vault, another must be put in its place. Historians shed light on the past, and enshroud the events of daylight in mystery. The pendulums swing and the circles rotates, then the Great Door is locked for another 1,000 years."

Yes, the From the Vault reference is indeed deliberate. :)

Pendulums and Circles double reference complicating locking mechanism on the Vault's artwork and the progression of new set releases and old sets' retirement.

Changes:
Doubled Activation cost
Send to Bottom instead of Top
Limit to four cards instead of entire hand.

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Posted By: DarthParallax (9/14/2011 11:21:13 AM)
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BROKEN.

If you didn't rate this 5, then you haven't played it in the right deck.

Hmm, my hand isn't doing much? Ok, I'll put it back and draw like 6 NEW CARDS.
Posted By: ChaosFire (2/6/2011 12:33:58 PM)
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This card is dildo_s with land tax
Posted By: mlanier131 (5/20/2011 12:45:19 PM)
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@thaviel

That is called card quality advantage, and it is a big part of magic. It is why Brainstorm and Goblin Recruiter are so good. Brainstorm uses 1 card and only lets you draw 1 card, but it is so good because you get to pick which card it is from the top three cards of your library.
Posted By: whiteshadw (7/23/2011 11:34:28 PM)
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