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Quite ok. However, there is no use to pay any additional cost for a creature to draw a card. In this case, you add 2 mana (see Leonin Skyhunter. This means, you have to play 2 additional lands before you play this card.

Is the card worth it? - I don't think so. You can get an Assault Zeppelid for cmc4. So I think it would have been perfectly balanced if it would have been a 2/3.
Posted By: Cheza (5/24/2009 3:32:23 PM)
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He looks pretty bad compared to mulldrifter, but we've been spoiled really. This is still good.
Posted By: Shiizu (1/3/2010 5:10:17 AM)
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Personally, I think this would've been fair as a common.
Not underpowered, but it doesn't have the edge or any special ability that warrants an uncommon slot.
Posted By: NoobOfLore (12/25/2010 12:06:00 AM)
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Not worth four mana. Theres better flyers and card draw out there. Case in point: Mulldrifter.
Posted By: SavageBrain89 (5/24/2009 6:04:25 PM)
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Knight of New Alara says Mulldrifter can go fuck its couch.
Posted By: DacenOctavio (4/17/2013 7:15:53 PM)
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This was designed to be played with Knight of New Alara. A 5/5 flier that cantrips for 4cmc. Doesn't seem as overcosted when you play it properly.
Posted By: Eved (8/23/2010 9:32:59 PM)
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Works very well with a Knight of New Alara out - instead of getting a 2/2 and 1 card for 4, you get a 5/5 which is decent by anyone's standards. Having said that, on its own it leaves quite a bit to be desired - you can get superior card draw for 1 (Ponder), and a superior creature for 3 (a 3/3 with flying like Jenara), so the fact that you're combining two lesser versions into one card to save space isn't really a good enough reason to cut so much potential.
Posted By: JaxsonBateman (1/15/2010 9:20:11 AM)
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Mulldrifter eats this birdie for lunch. 2/5.
Posted By: True_Mumin (6/16/2009 12:47:27 PM)
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I cannot believe no-one's mentioned the multi-level flavour text reference to Aven Fisher.
It's probably the best part of the card.
Posted By: djflo (2/3/2013 11:10:15 PM)
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Underwhelming birds are underwhelming.
Posted By: DoragonShinzui (4/19/2012 9:18:14 AM)
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