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Yet another card that is easy to break, and almost always sucks if you dont. I never quite understood why wizards makes cards that are obviously sucky or obviously overpowered, forget both!
Posted By: bijart_dauth (1/17/2011 7:26:03 PM)


This is definitely a cute mechanic, I do like the idea of using Floodgate to drown the board in a sea of forests while I hide behind the Elephant Grass.
It's a pity Wizards never printed a Magical Hack type effect for permanent type words and/or creature abilities.

Whim of Volrath is strictly better.

darkfury, powerdude: This won't work on Iona, shield of emeria as there are no color/land words on that card, for Mind Bend to change.

Posted By: wataame (6/17/2010 9:55:00 PM)


Ran this in a mono-blue deck to combo with Chill, Douse and the like. I had it in my hand once when my opponent played Boil against me. That sorta backfired on him.

EDIT: Aw dang, I never noticed that before. I was familiar with Magical Hack and Sleight of Mind, so...well, you know what they say about assuming. Thanks for pointing that out, I feel stupid now.
Posted By: GhelmaroftheSimic (9/25/2010 5:40:35 AM)


Could you change a printed mana cost upkeep with this?
Posted By: Imura (11/19/2010 8:40:05 AM)


Possible to change target color to colorless?
Posted By: zachpoo (4/26/2011 9:15:52 PM)


Could it be used to make a card that says "Draw a card" to "Draw target card"? If so, would you keep drawing cards into your hand until you got desired card, or would you merely search your library for the card?

I know what the effect does, but there's so many possibilities you can do with even a single word change.
Posted By: erekwashere15 (4/2/2012 10:25:14 AM)


Don't forget, you can change the border color of cards to silver. Keep this in mind if you play Un set cards.
Posted By: Totema (5/16/2012 1:15:00 PM)


Suddenly Lifeforce, Deathgrip, Lifetap, Living Lands and so forth get a bit more playability. Huh, I wonder if anyone would combo this with Isochron Scepter?
Posted By: DarthMetool (5/22/2012 7:50:07 PM)


Could I use this to change the upkeep cost on glacial,plating to be regular red mana or change braid of fire mana from red to snow?
Posted By: Jedibryan (9/22/2012 8:24:16 PM)


@Jedibryan: Snow isn't a color. You can't use this to change a color word to snow or vice versa.
Posted By: adrian.malacoda (12/15/2012 2:11:38 AM)