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I once defeated Nicol Bolas singlehandedly with a Fog of Gnats. No joke.
Posted By: pasta (1/5/2010 6:12:58 AM)


It took me many years to realize that this is essentially a mono-black, virtually superior version of Drudge Skeletons... and it's common? I'll take four, please.
Posted By: Entropic_Acolyte (8/31/2010 6:20:19 PM)


Will-o'-the-Wisp will almost always be better than these guys, except in two situations:
1) You need a creature with some offensive power (or a 1/1 in particular, e.g. Pendelhaven)
2) You'd rather pay 50¢ apiece for these versus ~$3 each for the Wisps

That being said, the Gnats are still a phenomenal creature for anybody playing black beyond just a light splashing. The Wisps are literally the best Black creature WotC has ever produced, or in the top 3 at the very least; another creature not quite being equal to that says almost nothing about the card.

Also as a bonus, these guys work with Swarmyard... though that's sort of pointless when you get down to it.
Posted By: yyukichigai (8/14/2011 10:10:55 AM)


This card is astounding. Flying, Regeneration, and immune to many removal cards such as Doom Blade or Terror, as well as Tremor. If this card was in Standard I would splash for it in almost every deck I use!
Posted By: Sledgerosaur (1/5/2010 10:32:11 AM)


Fog of Gnats made me cry yesterday.
Posted By: MoeRapples (1/5/2010 11:43:13 AM)


A Drudge Skeleton with flying, for 2, in Black. Very good!
Posted By: UNBAN_SHAHRAZAD (8/21/2009 10:49:07 PM)


Almost always better than Drudge Skeletons.
Less splashable, but who the hell's splashing for Drudgie?
Posted By: HairlessThoctar (7/29/2010 7:14:13 PM)


Will-o'-the-Wisp was always fun. One more black mana for some hitting power... yeah ok. I love these guys.
Posted By: XTwistedsoulX (8/30/2010 8:37:42 PM)


Fog of Gnats + Corrosive Mentor + Kulrath Knight = Fun Time
Posted By: SaprolingsFTW (5/27/2010 7:01:29 PM)


I hate this card. My friend just HAD to put 4 copies of it in his mono-black deck.
Posted By: Hugo1 (7/31/2011 3:48:59 PM)