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Wait why isn't this good? Blaze variants are all sorceries. It costs the same-5 mana for 4 damage. And it has an awesome threshold trigger, which is easy to attain if you've been burning them consistently.
Posted By: blindthrall (12/16/2010 9:06:59 PM)


Like its counterpart Grizzly Fate, this spell is really powerful. It starts at a reasonable 4-point Blaze, but with flashback it just wraps up the game all by itself, with its 10-12 damage capacity.
Posted By: Gabriel422 (1/6/2011 6:24:59 PM)


No, sorry, no. Don't run this.
Posted By: Selez (3/6/2010 10:39:20 AM)


Sorcery speed is what really killed this card. If this one has instant speed, the cost wouldn't be so difficult.
Posted By: Cyberium (8/9/2010 8:24:36 AM)


12 mana is an awful lot for most decks that would want this effect.
Posted By: metalevolence (6/15/2011 9:52:11 AM)


Four damage for five mana is pitiful -- no one plays Lightning Blast, and it's a cheaper instant. You can get this as an instant and tack on an Impulse with Prophetic Blast. One more mana and you could just hardcast your Fireblast. Even six damage is unappealing for a card that is perpetually fixed as a five-mana removal spell.

As for flashback: great, so you can cast this crappy spell again. I didn't want it the first time around.
Posted By: scumbling1 (7/13/2011 5:32:21 PM)


I have it in some Commander decks. Often people mill you a bit and having this in your gy ain't bad. Also, if you play it with threshold, it's two times 6 unpreventable damage. Riku of Two Reflections like it too. You can copy it with him when you play it the first time, and again when you flashback it, resulting in 24 damage.
Posted By: majinara (7/12/2011 11:57:41 AM)


As much hate as this card seems to get, it's MUCH better than the abundance of schlocky burn cards that populated Odyssey block. Sorcery speed kind of sucks, but it makes up for it with the nice Threshold boost and reasonable flashback cost.
Posted By: Lord_Ascapelion (5/25/2012 12:44:06 PM)


Interesting combo, but Flashback doesn't synergize well with Threshold, sadly. 4 damage for 5 isn't good, but 6 is. And pretty much any Flashback cost is good, I've seen.
Posted By: DoragonShinzui (2/13/2013 8:13:52 AM)


This card has won me lots of games with my UGR control deck. 12 direct damage in one card is nothing to scoff at.
Posted By: TomBrady (5/13/2013 11:32:29 PM)


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