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One of several Arabian Nights creatures that flavor-wise should have been Legends. I mean, this isn't just any Island Fish. This is a named Island Fish. It's a specific, individual Island Fish. It's Jasconius, the Island Fish.
Posted By: A3Kitsune (3/16/2010 6:28:58 AM)
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This card is a pretty useless monster, although that's been mostly the rule for blue...

Islandhome: check
Untap cost: check

Although 7 CMC for a 6/8 wasn't that bad...UUU to untap kills it though...
Posted By: Guest57443454 (7/2/2009 7:47:40 AM)
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Man, big blue creatures have come a long way. That being said, despite how silly this thing is, it was at least a threat (sort of) for its time. Assuming you gave your foe an island, a 6/8 creature with just an untap cost (not some silly sacrifice cost or something) was rather threatening. Still laughable by today's standards, of couse.
Posted By: Radagast (11/3/2011 7:42:10 PM)
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Combo with Magical Hack for the awesome Mountain Fish Jasconius.
Posted By: Kirbster (4/17/2012 2:00:10 AM)
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This card is just AWSOME!

I must admit that I like these old weirdos a lot, and as a Vorthos I hope we will see something similar (maybe a bit more playable) again. Besides, I also like the artwork: the play of light of the setting sun is really well done.

If not reworded, with the modern rules for basic land types it could tap for Blue! :) And then still require BlueBlueBlue to untap... :( Definetly not good as a giant blue elf... :-D

For those who are curious about the name, see this article.
http://www.wizards.com/magic/magazine/article.aspx?x=mtgcom/feature/80
Posted By: Paolino (11/12/2011 9:12:41 AM)
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Oh man!, The Tropical Island has really let it's self go!
Posted By: Pontiac (3/21/2011 2:20:50 PM)
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He looks sad -- like he's aware how useless he is.
Posted By: scumbling1 (3/9/2011 7:30:14 PM)
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lol @ garbage fish jascrappius
Posted By: Laguz (12/7/2009 7:54:33 PM)
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Best card is vintage block constructed standard draft EDH.
Posted By: berserkberserker (2/11/2010 7:42:39 PM)
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because blue had to have a giant creature.
Posted By: BonniePrinceCharlie (4/12/2011 4:23:54 PM)
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