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Don't understand why this is rated so low. A blue Howling Mine for UU with a 1/3 body. Only drawback is that it's legendary...

*and dies to removal.
Posted By: Ohms89 (5/11/2011 3:37:47 PM)
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spiteful visions + this = each player loses 3 life every turn... and you can use cards that skip your draw step such as null profusion which makes you lose a smaller amount of life (unless you have a deck full of cards you are constantly playing in which case you might want to use symbiotic deployment) this makes you lose roughly 1 life per turn and your opponents lose 3 of course if you have Arboria on the field you most likely just won xD
Posted By: __Silence__ (1/9/2011 3:32:53 PM)
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Unfortenately, you can't tap this guy down to prevent your opponent from drawing, you can't play him in nonblue, you can't play multiples, he can get bolted... All in all, it seems this guy is not that much better than the Mine. However, he'd make a cool General.
Posted By: Fanaticmogg (1/28/2011 2:39:47 PM)
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This unassuming guy's name is Mochi, and he is the mastermind behind the entire Kamigawa plot. He inspired and helped Lord Konda steal from O-Kagachi, sparking the Kami war and devastating the populace. He is only defeated when Hidetsugu captures him and feeds him to the all consuming oni of chaos.

Mechanics wise, probably nice as card draw but his status as a creature and legendary both severely impair his usefulness. Temple Bell is probably better, although it would probably be a good EDH general for politics as everyone likes more cards and thus more options.
Posted By: jsttu (11/27/2011 4:50:50 PM)
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he is alot like me, fat and bald and blue.
Posted By: chainsmoker (3/1/2013 12:47:24 AM)
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@Donovan

Have you read Mana Reflection? This card is nothing at all like Mana Reflection, it is in fact a Howling Mine on legs. Also, are you insane!?! A red or green creature with this ability would be phenomenal, game-breaking even (especially if it were an elf or goblin) those colors have the hardest time drawing cards, AND you can't splash for Underworld Dreams, that's 3 black casting cost, if you're running that and hoping to play it early enough to matter you're diving all-in black.
Posted By: Atali (10/30/2010 12:42:53 AM)
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It means "an additional card". So, at your draw step, you draw 2 cards. At opponent's draw step, he draws 2 cards.
Posted By: Lesan (10/29/2009 1:28:48 AM)
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I love the artistic quality of this card, its blue feeling (in more then one meaning of the word). Nice, unique card, though I'm not sure about its power.
Posted By: Angerr (2/11/2009 4:10:01 PM)
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I like the card both regarding playability and art, i guess the ambiguity of the moon looking like horns of that spirit was intended by Darrell Riche.
Sadly it requires two blue mana which makes playing it with Underworld Dreams (and Kederekt Parasite) quite problematic. Your opponent can get rid of it easier than of Howling Mine, too.
This guy would be pretty mean if its ability would only trigger while untapped, such as the artifact it's based on.
Posted By: Mode (12/4/2009 9:04:55 AM)
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The beauty of a howling mine-type card is that your opponent doesn't realize why it's hurting her or him. By the way that it works, the opponent will always get more card advantage than you. However, if your cards are generally cheaper than theirs, you will always be able to do more during your turns than they will.
Posted By: jazzman20 (3/14/2011 9:57:26 PM)
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