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Good card. My only gripe is that the oracle text should replace "Spirit" with "Shade". It would be more fitting I think.
Posted By: Tiggurix (6/9/2010 11:02:27 AM)


Basically stands a good chance of killing two creatures with 1 card. Costly, but not terrible and far more powerful than most of the other stuff in this era.
Posted By: Radagast (11/4/2011 11:01:36 AM)


Pretty good for a homelands card. 2-for-1 defensive potential.
Posted By: HoboNumber4 (4/21/2012 9:09:38 AM)


Nemesis Trap is a modern version of this.
Posted By: Adunar (7/23/2012 1:47:31 AM)


Killed many a Baron Sengir with this card, one of the few good cards from homelands.
Posted By: themicronaut (7/10/2009 4:55:17 PM)


after reading these comments i have seriously reconsidered the significance of this card. however, it's still very much a late-game sort of card... too expensive. it would be great if the shadow token stayed in play.
Posted By: gasimakos1 (7/27/2009 1:14:50 AM)


A very good two-for-one. One of the few Homelands cards to take a second look at.
Posted By: UNBAN_SHAHRAZAD (8/12/2009 6:03:48 PM)


How to use this card: First of all, not only does it destroy but it buries. It can target black creatures (!) and permanently kill them even if they have a regenerate ability. Not only that, but played before the declare blockers step (if I am reading it right) you can use the shadow token declared as a blocker to chump block an additional creature. This card is actually quite good.
Posted By: Hovercraft (5/10/2009 10:53:47 AM)


@ stygimoloch: There's nemesis trap in worldwake...
Posted By: Th3_Dark_On3 (2/9/2010 5:08:59 PM)


It's surprising, but this card is actually - almost - worth the mana cost. You're basically killing two creatures with one card. I know 'five mana should win me the game' but really, destroying your opponent's two most dangerous attackers is very often equatable to winning the game. I for one would like to see an update, possibly colourshifted into white or red.
Posted By: stygimoloch (12/1/2008 4:31:36 PM)


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