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Combo with Mindcrank = game over.
Posted By: Desertmaverick (9/4/2011 11:49:13 AM)


So when playing a Multiplayer match, yes it works well with Mindcrank... but what about with Leechridden Swamp as well. or something similar, then its gg for everyone :D
Posted By: Glitcha (1/14/2012 1:35:38 AM)


Combo with Mindcrank = win game, lose ALL the friends
Posted By: Elenodul (3/29/2012 11:58:48 AM)


Once the three counters are up, any of Glimpse the Unthinkable, Mind Funeral, or Archive Trap should finish the game.
Posted By: herbomatic (9/28/2009 11:11:04 AM)


no need to combo with this card. once it turns on with 3 counters, the opponent is paying 2 life and giving you life every time they play a noncreature spell. could even get to the point where they could win with an end game bomb like overrun, but it would literally kill them to play it. just drop this turn 1, and watch it work wonders.
Posted By: Grimn777 (9/27/2009 8:36:07 PM)


Pretty crazy card, can potentially kill a player off in only a few turns with a few discarding spells or etc. If your already playing megrim or underworld dreams.. well.. then its really over.
Posted By: Donovan_Fabian (9/26/2009 3:52:24 PM)


favorite thing about this card is that an active one will active others.
Posted By: BambooNickel (10/23/2009 5:14:20 PM)


this + quest for the nihil stone and discard anyone?
Posted By: maniek20cm (7/28/2010 2:20:21 AM)


Player 1 Turn 1I play blood chief ascension
Player 2 I Mental Misstep it
Player 1 I Mental Misstep your Mental Misstep, Blood chief resolves
End of turn, Puts counter on bloodchief
Player 2 "hey why are you putting a counter on… oh wait darn."
Player 2's turn draws and plays a land
Player 1 turn 2 I lightning bolt you
Player 2 No spell pierce it
Player 1 I mental misstep your spell pierce
Player 2 Okay I mental misstep your Mental misstep with the mental misstep that I just drew
.. O wait darn it
Player 1 High fives self
Player 2's second turn I play a fetch land and sac for island
Player 1 I lightning bolt you and at the end of turn after the counter was put on the ascension I archive trap you
turn 2 win

That is what happened to me and my friend when we were Proxing the new cards
Shows the power of this with Pyrexian mana
Posted By: klieb (4/26/2011 9:39:18 AM)


You'd better hope you're packing some enchanment destruction, serious lifegain or an iron clad defense when this activates. I don't think I've won a single game against an unanswered Bloodchief Ascension, which is unfortunate because it can activate by turn frickin' four.
Posted By: MrPink343 (10/25/2009 2:58:20 PM)


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