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Surprised that nobody mentioned Precursor Golem yet. It also seems like it would do well with Epic Experiment.
Posted By: Ness64 (10/9/2012 12:40:26 AM)


I think the Izzet are the heroes of RTR block.

I think there is some dreadful menace from Phyrexia coming, and Niv-Mizzet, one of the few Planar-bound living beings actually aware of a Multiverse, is preparing the Izzet for War with Mirrodin. I think they're going to be compleately curb-stomped.

But they're still going to fight.

Because if they can't Protect the Guildpact, you can be damned well sure they'll AVENGE IT.
Posted By: DarthParallax (10/14/2012 4:12:25 PM)


quite frankly, anyone who thinks this card isn't incredible is wrong. mark my words, you'll change your tune.
Posted By: lightningrod14 (10/3/2012 6:18:38 PM)


This guy + cipher cards is surprisingly good. Getting him off on turn 1 and then casting, then allowing the cipher to be encoded on him with Hands of Binding on turn 2 is particularly gruesome. It also makes Syncopate a dramatically different card because it turns it into "Do I let this spell get countered or do I let the Elemental grow by +2/+2?"

Let's not forget he's an excellent target for Illusionist's Bracers.
Posted By: SRSFACE (3/11/2013 5:10:22 AM)


If you're not in Standard, Nivmagus combos awesomely with cheap Storm spells. But, with Cipher having just been spoiled for Dimir, I'm thinking there's some awesome combo action to be had starting in Gatecrash. I'm buying my playset now.
Posted By: Otterbee (1/1/2013 9:13:03 PM)


Correct me if im wrong, but if you would cast Reverberate to copy any spell, then cast second Reverberate to copy the first Reverberate you can create infinite loop of copies. And as far as I understand this card doesnt care if its a copy so you can exile the copies. Infinite copies that is. Of course you can also use Twincast or any other coping machine.
Posted By: Trapez (4/7/2013 6:22:20 AM)


cards so nice for 1 mana. cant wait to pull one see if its as good as i think 5/5
Posted By: pipsim (9/25/2012 5:26:37 PM)


Pros like me also realize that this guy makes your situational spells relevant at all times.
Posted By: Lotsofpoopy (9/27/2012 2:35:29 AM)


It's a creature that often 2 to 1 on yourself - when you use a sorcery or instant and exile it and doesn't resolve - u will lose two cards when it get removed from the game.
A really bad rare drop.
Posted By: Melubb (8/5/2013 8:56:53 AM)


Weird would have been a more appropriate creature type.
Posted By: djflo (9/26/2012 9:37:10 AM)


Gatherer works better in the Companion app!