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@Stygimoloch LOL, great now I have a song called "Surfin' Bird" by Trashmen in my head XD

Well...Everybody's heard about the bird.


The tree is still a very solid card (and the art is pretty too).
I don't really compare it to the birds (it will always lose to those flying little urchins).
Posted By: Nuclear_Pony (4/23/2010 8:02:35 AM)
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It's a shame that this is going to go down in history as 'the bad Birds' - it's a fine card in its own right. It's just that Birds of Paradise is almost always better and there's only so many slots of mana fixing a deck wants.
Posted By: stygimoloch (2/14/2009 7:52:33 AM)
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I wish this were a defender so it could synergize with overgrown battlement as well.
Posted By: cdela12345 (9/10/2010 1:29:02 AM)
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I find it odd that this is a rare, and Gemhide Sliver is a common, despite that Gemhide is actually stronger and a better card.
Posted By: drunyon (8/15/2010 1:20:52 AM)
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Birds of Paradise lite! The tree is a slightly better blocker, but do you really need a 'blocker' or do you need speed?
Posted By: liir007 (9/12/2009 11:28:48 PM)
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@stygimoloch:
Wish Granted
Posted By: orisiti (1/26/2010 2:02:31 PM)
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Rare? Did they decide to get rid of Birds of Paradise for Ninth edition? The card's kind of cool but it definitely doesn't strike me as a rare.
Posted By: TPmanW (4/10/2011 10:08:20 AM)
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You can only run 4 birds, so if you wanted you could run these guys along side them.
Posted By: TheWrathofShane (3/5/2012 6:15:13 PM)
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I think the reason Birds wasn't in 9th edition was because Birds was in Ravnica block, which was right next door to 9th edition.
Posted By: pedrodyl (4/15/2012 3:31:44 PM)
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This would be a sweet uncommon mana accelerator for draft formats.
Posted By: Kryptnyt (4/30/2012 2:39:36 PM)
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Gatherer works better in the Companion app!

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