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another reason WW is the worst set in standard
Posted By: gromgrom777 (8/20/2010 7:32:10 AM)


It's half of a fists of the anvil. The heck do you people want? Kiln Fiend seems like a good target for this. +5/+0 for R.
Posted By: Johnald (8/25/2010 11:43:18 PM)


It's not as bad as you all seem to think, in fact it's very middle-of-the-road as red pump spells go. Brute Force is not a fair comparison, as it is a color shifted card, Fists of the Anvil is a more apt comparison. Red simply doesn't get super efficient pumping, that's green's shtick.
Posted By: Atali (10/28/2010 10:33:47 AM)


What you could do with this card is almost a subset of what you can do with Shock.

Deal 2 extra damage to the player? Shock does it, without requiring one of your creatures getting through.

Letting your 1/1 trade with their 3/3? Shock does it too. And this can't even off a 2/2 like Shock does!

The only niche this has over Shock is double-strikers / infect. I guess if you're really desperate for a pump spell in your mono-red infect deck... even blue has a better pump spell (Distortion Strike).
Posted By: Gabriel422 (6/29/2011 12:45:36 PM)


the card art is very poor, given its also a pretty weak boost, I'd give it a 2.5/5
then again If ever I feel like running a minataur deck, I'll consider this card, till then its Brute Force all the way.

one of the poorer +x/+x instants that red has a limited selection of.

I'd like to have this card as trample (more akin to what a bull may do to somone if let loose upon them)
then bury at the end of turn.

Posted By: KMcombine (8/18/2011 7:16:12 AM)


Every time I see this card in the srs bsns games, I scoop immediately and do not cease my sobbing for at least an hour. Too broken.
Posted By: captainsoda (9/11/2011 12:56:49 PM)


Directly comparable with Brute Force and Reckless Charge, and not favorably.
Posted By: RunedServitor (1/19/2012 3:24:57 PM)


HAHAHAHA i cant seem to find the negative stars....
Posted By: nunyaJs (2/4/2012 7:33:50 PM)


Not particularly beautiful.
Posted By: Sliver_Legion (7/27/2012 12:02:34 PM)


How this card has managed to hover just above 1/5 is beyond me. Brute Force is +3/+3 for Red. This is +2/+0 for Red. The only thing I would ever use this card for is as a coaster... and even then I'm probably better off spilling my drink all over my table than letting this card touch it.

As a side note, Dynacharge is also pretty bad but still does this much better by combining it with Trumpet Blast. Talk about adding insult to injury.
Posted By: Continue (10/22/2012 11:43:15 AM)