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this needs to be reprinted
Posted By: brunsbr103 (7/17/2010 5:11:22 PM)


use with reliquary tower and draw cards!
Posted By: RowanKeltizar (9/10/2010 1:35:08 PM)


This card is all kinds of busted in the right deck. This is the most appropriate artifact to play with specters. You can easily keep your hand size big enough since spectres are on the small side overall, and you'll be playing Capsize anyway. It's also backbreaking with ETB and leaves the battlefield triggers.
Posted By: Shiizu (9/21/2011 3:38:32 PM)


First, sorry for my english. I have a mono black discard deck. In the deck have 3 Noetic Scales but I have a question. All the cards are returnet to de owners hands at the same time, or the owner can choose the order. For example, vs a Merfolk deck, if the opponent choose return first a card that give +1/+1 to all merfolks, after its possible that the other merfolks don't must return to the opponents hands.

Thanks a lot
Posted By: Naudor (9/2/2010 1:11:12 AM)


I use this a lot in EDH. My Doran Infect deck has it to abuse the low-power/high-toughness theme. It virtually never affects me, and will always either bounce a few creatures or deter everyone else from playing certain ones. I use it in my Damia Discard/Stax deck also, because it's designed to drain everyone else's hand, and in that setting it bounces virtually all of the creatures they decide to play.

Very powerful, seldom seen card. Making symmetrical effects asymmetrical is the bread and butter of multiplayer control.
Posted By: Justice1337 (4/15/2012 2:22:01 PM)


Play with Warped Devotion. The more they discard the more they return, the more they return the more they discard.
Posted By: Gabbalis (2/25/2013 9:51:22 PM)


Perfect for a discarder deck
Posted By: Aedrict (5/19/2009 10:48:57 PM)


Naudor, they would all get returned to the owners hand. The ablility checks the power once, anything that happens after that doesn't matter.
Posted By: Faidite (1/11/2011 7:29:23 AM)


Hellbent ftw.
Posted By: Silverware (5/11/2010 1:32:11 AM)


I used to love emptying my hand to get my ravenous rats back for even more discarding. Used bad moons and bargaining table to help bounce the rats and draw for more advantage.
Posted By: SarcasmElemental (9/11/2012 4:24:37 PM)


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