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This thing is evil.

Let's hear it for direct damage spells!
Posted By: jlowther (5/13/2011 7:31:15 PM)


I rather like this card and the synergy with Gideon and partial White control. I might be mistaken, but Gideon would force them to attack with their creatures and pay the cost to do so, correct? If not, it still provides a nice relatively early aggro deterrent.
Posted By: Nutmeg_alpha (5/1/2011 11:05:27 AM)


Ghostly Prison is better sometimes, but taxing life rather than mana can be quite excellent. Throw in some wall of omenss and they aren't getting in for more than they're paying to attack you. Hell, kill some of their creatures on the way in. Monowhite control can run off this card as a bleed, but that only would work against aggro.
Posted By: Kryptnyt (4/29/2011 5:44:12 PM)


Well you get out with four life early game and the opponent can't attack easily you sooo ... losing life doesn't seem so bad anymore.
Posted By: Leonidus78 (4/28/2011 8:14:51 PM)


This is going to shut mono-green decks down so bad, especially if you are playing burn spells too. Being that it can go into any deck, this card has alot of potential.
Posted By: guitargamer79 (4/28/2011 11:32:07 PM)


I said it about the whit Chancellor and it goes the same for the Annex... Simply play Damping Matrix for the win
Posted By: Ancient_Mossdog (5/12/2011 12:10:54 AM)


I made an accidental combo with this card. I wound up putting this AND Bloodchief Ascension in the same deck without realizing how well they actually work together. Every time my opponent attacked, he had to pay 2 life and add a counter to my enchantment. Before long, he had a mass of creatures, and no desire to complete my quest. When he finally did, it wasn't enough to kill me, and I dropped a day of judgement. He lost at least 8 creatures, and it sucked 16 life out of him for the win.

Bloodchief Ascension is now even more dangerous, congratulations wizards.
Posted By: StreamHopper (5/24/2011 4:11:07 PM)


Donate a Platinum Emperion for ultimate lock agains nonwhite?
Posted By: PhyrexianFailure (4/28/2011 4:55:32 PM)


Orzhov decks are in love with this.
Posted By: blindthrall (5/9/2011 9:31:12 PM)


It's like Lim-Dul's Hex mixed with Ghostly Prison.
Posted By: DeathDark (5/10/2011 8:11:11 PM)


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