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Angelic Chorus. 19/19 trampler for 6 with no downside? Sign me up. If you're very evil, Cradle of Vitality. And if you just hate the person (people really; you'd probably only have this setup in multiplayer), both those, and Sanguine Bond. Ouch.
Posted By: SereneChaos (5/27/2010 10:01:12 PM)


Absolutely wicked art. Not to mention an interesting ability to boot.
Posted By: Mr.Wimples (8/12/2011 9:34:43 PM)


A neat card, but the life investment is just a bit too risky. With a ton of removal flying around (especially at the multiplayer table,) your investment can so easily backfire.
Posted By: Lord_Ascapelion (2/13/2010 1:56:23 PM)


Is it just me, or does this guy look like he could be a villain in a batman comic?
Posted By: Skeletextman (8/25/2012 3:56:58 PM)


I had a crowning moment of awesome against this card. My friend drew this in his opening hand, along with 6 swamps, and went with it. Both he and I played small things, and neither of us drew blood until his sixth turn, when he played it for 15!!! He had a 15/15 trampler!!! The only reason I won (and I won with just 1 life point left) was because I managed to get out 2 (count 'em, 2) Rootbreaker Worms. We both agreed that it was perhaps the best game we'd played.
Posted By: Master-Crimson (12/21/2010 12:44:05 PM)


Near-Death Experience.
Posted By: wstonefi (8/27/2011 3:25:20 PM)


The life pay mentisan additional cost to cast it, so if it gets counterspelled, you're screwed. The 2008 ruling is outdated and corresponds to an earlier version of the Oracle text. It really should be removed.
Posted By: MadMageQc (6/8/2010 1:25:16 PM)


Great card, especially with the mana acceperation black used to have. Get it out early with dark ritual's or culling the weak's, pay 10 life and swing away. Nice bonus that the paying of life is a CIP trigger, not an additional cost, so if you get coutnered, no loss of life. Great card all around.
Posted By: asmallcat (6/25/2009 12:13:02 PM)


And now it's back to it's original wording... or thereabouts.
Posted By: A3Kitsune (1/25/2012 3:39:23 AM)


How confusing. Though the rulings indicate that you pay life as you cast Minion, the Oracle indicates that you don't till it resolves.

I'd assume the rulings are out of date and go with the Oracle wording.
Posted By: djflo (3/20/2012 7:40:38 AM)


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