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An instant card-filtering spell that is also a sacrifice outlet? Count me in! Note how much worse this is now that combat damage doesn't use the stack.
Posted By: Skeptical Mario (8/14/2009 11:15:12 AM)


This card is very powerful and I suspect most people don't know what it can do. An instant card-draw is a vastly strong effect on its own. The fact that you could sacrifice useless late-game lands and/or discard useless cards, the drawback is pretty much nothing. Given that you DRAW FIRST before the alternative, you would know what cards to keep,. Needless to say, it also works very well with Threshold and Madness mechanics.

4/5, but to help bring the rating back to where it deserves I will rate it 5/5. I can't believe people rated this below 4.
Posted By: Cyberium (8/9/2010 9:22:00 AM)


its power was that it was an x spell that drew cards relatively cheap, while filling your graveyard. it combos pretty well with a little thing called psychatog. perhaps you've heard of it?
Posted By: ultratog1028 (9/21/2009 2:20:44 PM)


I will do the same as Cyberium. I can't believe it only had 2.5 before I voted. Such a good drawing card with a drawback that's not only very easy to manage, but that can also be at your advantage.
Posted By: Carnophage_4ever (8/16/2010 10:28:07 PM)


I'm pretty sure you are right. I don't have any rule quotes but I know it works that way with other replacement effects. (Like Blightsteel never touching the graveyard, thus not triggering GY effects)
Posted By: OmegaSerris (7/5/2011 3:36:15 PM)


So I asked this question over at future sight but i figure I'll ask the simple version of it here. Does this in conjunction with library of leng let you, essentially stack the top X cards of your deck?
Posted By: RamadaArtist (2/23/2012 6:15:02 AM)


"For each card drawn this way...", so if you use a replacement effect (such as Abundance) or Words of Wind to prevent drawing, you don't have to do the second part?
Posted By: Nate_Prawdzik (11/16/2010 8:46:00 AM)


@RamadaArtist: Yes.
Posted By: A3Kitsune (11/19/2012 9:56:44 PM)


Goes well with multiple Hatching Plans, as well. Massive card drawing, anyone?
Posted By: Lateralis0ne (2/5/2010 9:49:24 AM)


The strongest X draw made by magic.
Posted By: jumpenrun (12/18/2009 7:06:49 PM)


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