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lol Psychosis Crawler get 1 life ahead of your opponent and draw like crazy.
Posted By: ChampionofSquee (2/21/2011 7:16:26 PM)


horizon chimera
Posted By: Lord_of_phyrexia (11/6/2013 12:23:48 PM)


erm... if i resolve a yawgmauth's bargain, you're going to have to worry about more than a piddly 7 damage from griselbrand.

griselbrand is "strictly worse" than bargain because bargain always wins the game when it resolves...
have you not heard of storm?
tendrils of corruption?
dark rituals?

griselbrand pretty much has to be cheated into play, but yawg's bargain is relatively easy just to hardcast with enough acceleration from cabal ritual and dark ritual...
Posted By: stille_nacht (6/20/2012 7:12:47 AM)


Wicked engine. What's happening in the art?
Posted By: Gilgamesh3000 (7/19/2009 11:15:17 AM)


MaRo designed this card with an activation cost of 2 life. Maybe if that cost hadn't been halved, this wouldn't have been a broken card. If it still would have been broken, it wouldn't have been as broken.
Posted By: A3Kitsune (2/8/2010 8:00:05 AM)


The funny thing is, this is rated lower than Necropotence.
Posted By: dlgn (5/5/2012 10:23:22 PM)


Necropotence vs. Yawgmoth's Bargain.

Necropotence can get played on first turn with Dark Ritual
Yawgmoth's Bargain could get out on first turn with two Rituals plus something that gives you at least one free mana, e.g. Lotus Petal or Mox Jet.
Advantage: Necropotence. I'd prefer to save the Rituals for playing something drawn with it rather than getting the enchantment out on first turn.

Necropotence is not card drawing - the cards are coming from the exile zone - so it does not work with Archmage Ascension. Yawgmoth's Bargain is card drawing, so it does work with it, and you can hit it on someone else's turn to rack up the counters. Soon, it's pay one life for Demonic Tutor. Wicked.
Advantage: Yawgmoth's Bargain.

Necropotence and Yawgmoth's Bargain both fall to any enchantment removal and black doesn't have much of an answer for it. This is why I've never considered either one tr... (see all)
Posted By: jfre81 (7/27/2011 2:00:26 AM)


Necropotence is so broken, MaRo couldn't even fix it by doubling the CMC. So we got "second Necro". All made possible, however, by the most broken black card ever, Dark Ritual.
Posted By: TheFlamingoKing (8/18/2009 2:26:19 PM)


I was one of the few people when I started playing magic in my group that was actually willing to take a lot of damage to save my creatures. I also worshipped spellbook. When I saw this, I started drooling.
Posted By: land_comment (2/25/2011 10:12:19 AM)


Damn right it's a bargain!
Posted By: Superllama12 (5/16/2012 5:37:25 PM)