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as many people have stated, get two heartless summonings for...
B: Search library for a curse, put it into play attatched to target player.
and now with Dark Ascension, Curse of Misfortune seems like quite the logical choice as it repeats the effect each turn.
Posted By: OooShiny (1/28/2012 5:38:04 PM)


Here's a neat card for a curse deck: Helps you fetch your coolest curses, or Curse of Misfortunes so you can curse them turn after turn! Curse of Bloodletting can make Curse of Thirst (and Curse of the Pierced Heart) hit doubly hard. Curse of Echoes will seldom steer you wrong, and Curse of Death's Hold is brutal against weenie decks.

There's just one little problem: The Witch and five of the six curses I just mentioned are CMC 5! Assuming you're running, let's say, three Witches, three Curse of Misfortunes, and just one of each of the other five, that's ten cards maindeck all clogging up the same spot on your curve, and if you want to splash green to ramp into them, you'll be splashing the only color that doesn't have any curses! I'd say your best bet is to pick your favorites and then substitute cheaper curses for the ones you've cut. This CMC business... (see all)
Posted By: Cubozoan (6/10/2012 11:35:17 AM)


I've been thinking about using it in a Pod deck, along with Curse of Death's Hold. I can either feed it into a Birthing Pod, grab a Wurmcoil Engine and get the curse, or I can feed it to a Mortarpod, kill any target creature I want, then grab the curse. Worth trying?
Posted By: Sutebe (9/22/2011 4:34:29 PM)


I love the flavor of this card. A witch that puts a curse on you as her final act. Cool card!
Posted By: ChozoGhost (9/22/2011 4:39:55 PM)


Play alongside a pair of Heartless Summoning and you can Curse of Death's Hold your opponent for one black mana.
Posted By: shmewdog (10/3/2011 4:35:55 PM)


A shaman, you say?
You might not even need a mana ramp for this if you have a Leaf-Crowned Elder that can help her up...
Then you can order Kiki-Jiki to make her disappearing mirrored images repeatedly curse your opponent. (Because a triple-red mana cost obviously isn't a problem at all between a double-green and a single-black one.)
If you don't want to add red, you could also use Nezumi Bone-Reader...or even Shidako, Broodmistress.
Or just let her die while death-touching any moderately strong creature, you know...

Or, since she's a human, too (although medieval population probably would have toldl you that being a witch is mutually exclusive to being a human), try a block-constructed deck with Call to the Kindred.
And then corpse-trade that evil witch for great justice!
Posted By: Mode (5/12/2012 4:48:52 PM)


I'll have to wait for more curses before I properly evaluate this card.

Its clever that they gave it deathtouch. It should make an excellent blocker late game.
Posted By: JFM2796 (9/22/2011 4:35:21 PM)


With my last breath, I curse Zoidberg!
Posted By: DeviousPie (10/10/2011 5:54:26 PM)


Even in a dedicated curse deck this is overcosted. ESP since it's LTB trigger not ETB. No one is going to attack you on the ground with this out anyway, unless they're going to kill you regardless. Maybe if it were flying + deathtouch... esp in current standard.

Posted By: FFTHSUNSET71 (6/7/2012 2:29:00 PM)


Great to put Curse of Death's Hold, which by itself costs as much as the witch. Cast her, and save half the mana while also getting rid of a creature in the process.

Also this allows you to use nonblack curses in a monoblack deck.

Edit: she's a lot better as of Dark Ascension, now that there are a LOT more Curses around.
Posted By: Arachnos (4/9/2012 10:14:04 PM)


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