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@ desolation_masticore
Terra Stomper and Baneslayer Angel disagree.

This card is great. It's also a bit overhyped.
Posted By: Eved (3/3/2011 12:43:43 PM)


Very nice card. I like the art and the third ability. It kind of does nothing but at least you know if you're screwed.
Posted By: CatsAreCthala (12/6/2009 6:41:25 PM)


I like that it's 5/5, and I like that it has shroud.. but with so many other cards that look at the top of the library, and really needing some other card to combo with that to make a difference, I'm not really seeing any powerhouse plays with it. It's powerful, if in powerful meaning it wont get easily removed and is still 5/5, but then there are a lot of 5 power creatures out there right now with pretty nasty abilities that can destroy an opponent when they hit play. At most it seems like the sphinx could meet them in battle and exchange 1 per 1, but otherwise it's not that great. All the spirit avatars are 5 mana instead of 6, and they all have crazy abilities (mostly) including deity of scars, and demigod of revenge. So, I like the shroud, I like the mana cost, I like the flying, and the 5/5, but the looking at top card of your deck I don't like even as a blue/green player. Now if it had the same power as magus of the future where it allowed you to play the card off the top of... (see all)
Posted By: Donovan_Fabian (11/24/2009 8:07:05 PM)


Morphling, we had some good times together over the years but I guess this is the end. Sphinx of Jwar Isle is huge improvement over the superman all around and is in the same color to boot. Control creature of choice for years to come.
Posted By: Zenzei (9/25/2009 11:48:04 AM)


Hegemon And Steelwind Meet Your New Best Pal. Man This Guy Is Cool Hes Like Sky Swallower But With A Cool Mini Ability And Wicked Art Work.
Posted By: MasterOfEtherium (9/25/2009 11:56:04 AM)


is it safe to assume its underwater?
Posted By: evenblackerlotus (9/25/2009 7:57:34 PM)


My question is, is this card affected by Deathtouch?
Posted By: cynderblock404 (11/8/2009 9:59:21 AM)


Strictly better than Morphling.
Posted By: Arglypuff (11/27/2010 10:19:43 PM)


A real powerhouse. Very few cards in standard can take care of it, and those few cards are easily stopped by countermagic, since the sphinx is also blue. Almost strictly better than Morphling.
Posted By: TokenMaster (12/31/2009 5:06:52 PM)


Sphinx of Jwar Isle > Morphling
Posted By: Air_Silverblade (6/8/2010 12:35:01 PM)


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