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Arcane Teachings = "2R: Choose one - Put seven -1/-1 counters on target creature, then put one -1/-1 counter on target creature; OR deal 8 damage to target player."
Posted By: ROBRAM89 (2/6/2011 10:18:30 AM)


@Darkfury: I think you've got 'shroud' confused with 'protection'. If a creature has an enchantment on it (or an equipment) and gains shroud, the enchantment doesn't fall off. The creature can't be targeted by any enchantments that are played later, but whatever is on before the shroud effect resolves stays on.

This is different from protection. If a creature gains protection from red, any red enchantments it has will fall off. This is not true of equipment- any equipment that a creature has on it will remain, no matter what type of Protection the creature gains.

So getting Arcane Teachings, then putting the greaves on makes for a powerful combo.
Posted By: ScissorsLizard (11/29/2009 8:54:42 PM)


Hateflayer + Umbral Mantle + Paradise Mantle + Training Grounds = infinite damage.

Tap Hateflayer to add 1 mana to your mana pool, pay 1 mana and untap to add +2/+2, tap again to add another mana, then pay 1 mana and untap to deal 7 damage. Repeat, adding +2 damage every time (7 -> 9 -> 11 -> 13, etc.)
Posted By: igniteice (4/14/2011 5:34:37 PM)


training grounds plus paradise mantle= a even better machinegun.
Posted By: rinoh20 (6/12/2011 10:44:45 PM)


I love this card, though a little pricey for 7 mana, still does what hatred really means...
Posted By: God_of_Destruction (8/15/2009 9:04:00 AM)


This thing isn't fragile, so you can attack to tap it and then untap it for the utility. It's really expensive, perhaps too much so to be a contributor outside of casual. He could definitely break a stalemate in limited.
Posted By: Treima (5/25/2009 11:18:12 AM)


He does an excellent job of shooting Skittles out of the sky in Commander.
Posted By: Sutebe (7/31/2011 12:53:39 AM)


paradise mantle + training grounds and this = infinite ping damage
Posted By: Palutena (8/7/2011 7:02:40 PM)


God damn this thing is brutal.
Posted By: helluin (9/20/2011 11:06:33 PM)


@RowanKeltizar Oh my god.. Splinter twin? seriously? Did you work for the japanese torture comitee or something? Ugh thats just depressing.. this card is phenomenal by itself, it can attack, then throw some damage out, and theeen block.. but with splinter twin.. ugh... easy game winner byebye
Posted By: TheSwarm (7/27/2010 7:39:37 PM)


Gatherer works better in the Companion app!