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Stampeding Wildebeests and Wren's Run Packmaster are 2 great 5/5 for {4} ways to use this critter.
Posted By: DacenOctavio (2/19/2011 8:32:58 AM)


Thins your deck, draws a card, blocks and it's an elf. Elves can usually spare 2 mana at some point to cast this without sacrificing an important play. When you are trading card for card or recovering from a wipe, this card will go a long way.
Posted By: Temple_Garden (3/23/2010 7:25:51 AM)


Pretty good. I like carddraw in green.
Posted By: land_comment (3/24/2011 6:48:42 PM)


Agree that the flavour text is fine, given the artwork and the card name.

Agree that these a very solid in elf decks. They also work well with stampeding wildebeasts.
Posted By: Baconradar (8/13/2010 6:24:32 AM)


This guy likes to be bounced. Alot.
Posted By: Stray_Dog (2/10/2010 8:17:17 PM)


Wizards didn't want people to have essentially 8 of these cards in one deck.
Posted By: MinorPandemic (8/6/2009 8:30:58 AM)


If Wizards were allowed to invent places like 'Kalonia' and the like for the new set, then referring to Cylian elves in a card that's simply called 'Elvish Visionary' not 'Cylian Elf' is alright. It's flavour, and not that important in a Core Set.
Posted By: jhimbob (8/7/2009 6:45:28 AM)


yah, what's with this whining??? Random flavor references have been a part of magic from the beginning. It's not as big a deal when it's not a totally oblique reference in the name of the card. How many people who've played Shards would even know what Cylia means except a place where Nayan elves live? It's text is perfectly comprehensible despite this, and hints tantalizingly.

Mechanistically, standard cantrip cost is 2, so this is purty nice. I love the way it fits into a limited curve in M10.
Posted By: r-e-meatyard (8/17/2009 11:42:09 PM)


who gives a damn about flavor text? it's cheap green card drawing. period.
Posted By: deadguyred (8/17/2009 8:08:54 PM)


I kind of prefer Multani's Acolyte myself, because its first course of action is usually to chump block.
But this is better on turn 2.
Posted By: Kryptnyt (1/30/2010 6:08:43 AM)