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Removal dies to him.
Posted By: Kirbster (10/10/2013 9:57:08 AM)
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@theonlymoocow - In an Animar, Soul of Elements EDH deck. It's realistic to play him for only a few colorless mana or totally free. Plus you won't be playing too many non-creature spells in said deck, so he really only hoses your opponents.
Posted By: Three_Toe (7/11/2013 9:44:42 AM)
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Rule of Law/Arcane Laboratory
Posted By: Randomluck (11/3/2009 7:08:03 PM)
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too bad how it costs too damn much.
Posted By: ubii (7/15/2010 8:45:27 AM)
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It costs {9}, which means you'll need some alternate method to get him into play if you're going to combo with him. I recommend Tinker. Then you could just go with a very creature-heavy deck that can negate or destroy other creatures. You and the Gargoyle will be pretty much safe from removal (barring an unfortunate Acidic Slime, but you can't stop everything) and most of their hand will probably be useless, so with some half-decent creatures you should be able to just pressure the opponent into submission.
Posted By: ScissorsLizard (4/28/2010 9:13:24 AM)
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If it absorbs light, shouldn't it be pitch black?
Posted By: Weretarrasque (7/19/2010 11:52:35 PM)
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it would see competitive play...if it didn't cost so much. 9 mana is absurd and they knew it when they designed it.
Posted By: Arachibutyrophobia (11/19/2011 10:00:39 PM)
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NEED MOAR MANA, CAPTAIN!
Posted By: ClockworkSwordfish (1/25/2011 10:18:28 AM)
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Cloven Casting / Mirari
Posted By: Buridan (2/7/2010 3:26:39 PM)
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can anyone name a deck or combo where this would be useful? im lost as to how its helpful
Posted By: theonlymoocow (10/20/2009 4:38:59 PM)
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