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For those of you ballsy enough to play this with Zedruu, I salute you.
Posted By: pedrodyl (8/29/2012 11:29:22 PM)


Strange to have this and a card called Simic Sky Swallower in the same block.
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Posted By: Weretarrasque (6/28/2010 9:47:13 PM)


Has no one here seen Brooding Saurian? With all of the multicolored mana generators out lately, being able to play both, one after the other (Saurian turn 4, this turn 5) shouldn't be too tough, and with Saurian out when this guy comes down, all you really lose are tokens.
Posted By: drp527 (9/12/2010 7:32:54 PM)


In addition to throwing your Bronze Bombshells at a player, you can also use Brand to get everyone back. Brooding Saurian works well with it, too.

I'm sure you could find a way to use Reins of Power with Sky Swallower, but currently, I like Brand better.
Posted By: Arachibutyrophobia (7/31/2009 12:48:49 PM)


Use a lot of land that sacrifice themselves (Depletion Land) or give themselves to your opponent (Rainbow Vale) along with 4 Delusions of Mediocrity and 4 Illusions of Grandeur. Bronze Bombshells are pretty good for this too. And since the deck is mono-blue, you can run plenty of counter magic. Force of Will, Shoal, Thwart and Daze are a must since you won't have much land after this guy enters play. He works pretty well with Aether Vial too. Sure your giving your opponent a Vial with 5 counters on it (6 counters if your clever and wait for the VIal's upkeep trigger to hit the stack first so your opponent can't play Siege-Gang Commander). Barely anyone plays 6 drops in Legacy or Vintage...

He's also good with cards like Lich and Immortal Coil.
Posted By: kitsunewarlock (1/24/2010 8:09:17 PM)


Combo with mindslaver and soul foundry. Imprint the sky swallower under the soul foundtry, play the mindslaver. Hand over the turn with atleast 4 mana open and during his turn activate the mindslaver. In your own turn following that, activate soul foundry, handing over every permanent including the soul foundry with the sky swallower imprinted.

Hand over the turn again and laugh maniacally as you activate 'his' soul foundry again to take control over everything, including all the stuff you gave him, leaving behind an 8/8 flyer (that you incidentally ALSO have!).

Add artifact recurrence for the mind slaver (academy ruins buried ruin are my favorites, but non-land versions also work ofcourse), some tutoring (tinker treasure mage for example) and any kind of mana accelerate (remember, the entire combo is colorless, you dont actually pay blue to play the s... (see all)
Posted By: N3rf (8/26/2011 8:07:18 AM)


I think I like the Simic version better.
Posted By: ZeroSheep (1/9/2011 5:20:46 PM)


Bronze Bombshell, Yukora, the prisoner and other suicide cards work well with this card
Posted By: brunsbr103 (12/22/2008 6:19:05 PM)


I say play a mana cube and play this by turn 2. Sure they get ur lands but mana cube deals em dmg and you have an 8/8. Now if you keep it long is a hole new question.
Posted By: comnerd75 (7/8/2009 12:48:09 AM)