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This card is freakin amazing, enough said. This is a very good mana engine in the right deck.
Posted By: kylenyu (1/27/2010 11:31:53 PM)
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madness, nuff said
Posted By: TheSwarm (7/21/2010 10:21:10 PM)
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Combos quite nicely with Yawgmoth's Bargain to fuel Tendrils of Agony, for instance.
Posted By: Belz_ (8/9/2009 8:33:46 AM)
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this would be so good for madness if it was just cheaper to cast.
Posted By: Forgeling (8/27/2009 8:45:00 PM)
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@kryptnyt
I don't think the text is ironic, just phyrexian. What we would see as mutilations, the phyrexians would see as 'upgrades.'
Posted By: Opined_Fluke (12/13/2011 2:36:40 AM)
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@Forgeling If you discard it and then cast Animate Dead, it's a bargain. With Entomb and such you can get it out early in the game.

@Krytnyt I think it's trying to be "ironic."
Posted By: Hrmm (12/1/2011 12:06:35 PM)
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I don't get the flavortext. Is it a pun, trying to be funny? That's common in Urzablock. But what is the double meaning, then?
Is it serious flavor, and Priest of Yawgmoth is a guy who likes to be mutilated by his pets?
Posted By: Kryptnyt (6/20/2011 4:24:40 PM)
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This guy reads: Madness costs you pay cost B less to play.

Think about it. Mana abilities do not use the stack. You discard the card as part of the cost, then before madness can trigger (as it is a triggered ability), you get the mana. Immediately. No stack, none of that waiting to resolve stuff. You immediately use that mana to PLAY the card with madness that you just discarded, because madness will trigger after you get the mana.

Bog Witch can do the same amazing thing.
Posted By: MacBizzle (4/12/2012 1:21:02 AM)
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Seems not bad to me. Expensive, sure, but it's a fairly strong black flyer with a fairly good ability.
Posted By: Arachnos (12/11/2012 9:28:35 AM)
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Nice in EDH with Enter the Infinite and Exsanguinate. Risky, but dramatic.
Posted By: SolomonRedfang (1/29/2014 12:16:22 PM)
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Gatherer works better in the Companion app!

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