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My main reason for running Mental Misstep in EDH.
Posted By: Atogatogatog (3/3/2012 2:51:00 PM)


Rakdos's Return
Rakdos's Return deals X damage to target opponent. That player discards X cards.

Or as i like to call it, Mind Twist's Return. Well almost...

Return to Ravnica looks like one broken set haha
Posted By: Winston_Churchill (9/11/2012 10:35:35 AM)


There are decks that don't sit back waiting for what you want to do.

Comparing this with Hymn to Tourach you will notice that in terms of card advantage you need 1 more land to match Hymn's effect and double the lands to overcome it. Hymn have a huge tempo advantage compared to this card!
Posted By: Ratazana (3/3/2013 7:34:31 PM)


I love this card. It is so evil.
Posted By: Perfect_Genetics (8/13/2010 9:25:15 AM)


@gainsbanding; Forcing your opponent to topdeck while you still have 5 or 6 cards in hand is very cruel. This card does just that, while duress and thoughtseize are always 1for1 barring if your opponent decides to Force of Will to protect a card.
It's the same with burn, lets compare Shock to Fireball. More options cost a little more mana. For Fireball to equal shock it costs 3, and to equal bolt it costs 4. Braingeyser vs Council of the Soratami is a similar beast. Mind twist is very efficient for an X spell once you look at it that way.
Posted By: Kryptnyt (10/22/2010 2:50:55 AM)


Being able to plow an entire players hand using one card is ridiculous.Very sick and broken!!!!
Posted By: Godzilla_KOTM (7/5/2011 10:21:04 AM)


THE most brutal black card. With dark ritual, just try coming back after being twisted for 3 on turn 2.
Posted By: Kai_ (9/3/2011 12:44:51 PM)


I didn't know that this card even existed.
Holy crap.
Random discard is crazy, and a flexible forced random discard that's good at any value of X is pretty crazy, for its versatility, and for its ease of use.
This card would be pretty messed up if the discard was chosen instead of random, this is just excessive.
Posted By: NoobOfLore (10/5/2011 4:08:35 PM)


Super broken. This card got way out of hand back around the time Revised edition was out. Anybody doubting its effectiveness, consider this. Back then, cards like Dark Ritual, Sol Ring, the Moxes and Black Lotus were legal and fairly common (considering the number of MtG players). Therefore, it was pretty common for somebody to empty his/her opponent's hand within the first few turns. Sick !
Posted By: kowrip (10/30/2011 5:21:37 AM)


Definitely rebonculous.
Rebonculous: advb, to have a simple concept yet be so utterly insane as to be incomprehensible.
Posted By: Shadoflaam (11/6/2011 6:44:59 PM)


Gatherer works better in the Companion app!