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Too dependent on the situation to be handy, it's only useful against blue or green decks, even then you should use a Counterspell or Cancel unless you really want that card for 2.

And why the F**K IS IT A RARE?!
Posted By: DragonLord132 (8/22/2009 3:36:10 PM)


Posted By: RicardoFubu (7/16/2009 5:52:49 PM)


Well you can ask why it was a rare, it really didn't need to be. Now we have landfall, this card is landfuck for your opponents who want to pull of landfall cascade combo.
Posted By: EnV (6/19/2010 9:36:59 AM)


Its not the best but not the worst.
Posted By: Progle (8/9/2011 4:45:39 PM)


At today's pricing, two mana for a counter is always good, and search cards are rather abundant.
Posted By: A3Kitsune (2/8/2010 7:02:56 AM)


Bad with Archive Trap. Bad with mill. WHY IS THIS DIMIR?!
Posted By: RikerBlake (7/5/2010 8:18:53 PM)


This is Dimir because anyone who really knows how a good mill deck should work knows that mill's version of control is denying your opponent key cards they need to draw/play (hence why mill often combos with discard/counter). If a player can't even hunt for a card they need, you keep them from going off for a few more turns, buying you the time to mill the card they want so they cant get it anyway.

As for rarity, yeah it should've been uncommon for the set as there wasn't THAT much tutor at the time.

I run 4 of these in a mono black discard deck. I love dropping a Maralen, then tossing one of these on a stick. My opponent is hellbent, cant draw, and cant tutor anything. Just sits there losing 3 Life a turn as I stick them during their upkeep.
Posted By: Mirvana (8/10/2010 9:16:37 AM)


I always wanted to make a deck using this and ghost quarter. Thought crucible of worlds, and isochron scepter might make it hum. It would certianly be an odd deck. Any ideas out there?
Posted By: XTwistedsoulX (9/4/2010 7:15:47 PM)


It costs 2 and it cantrips. What more do you need?
Posted By: dberry02 (12/9/2010 1:09:07 PM)


And then there was Mindlock Orb...

But who cares, this card is Dimir, and thus far more awesome than Esper. And it's a cantrip!
Posted By: NARFNra (12/24/2010 11:55:40 AM)


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