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Fits in the mana curve of:
Turn 1: Vampiric Tutor
Turn 2: Demonic Tutor
Turn 3: Grim Tutor
Turn 4: Diabolic Tutor
Turn 5: Increasing Ambition
Turn 6: Beseech the Queen
Turn 7: Rune-Scarred Demon
Turn 8: Increasing Ambition(flashback)
Posted By: Binaro (2/24/2012 1:45:52 PM)


The mana cost (both cast and flashback) and sorcery speed hurts this card, but one could never deny the power of fetching any card you want from the deck. EDH potential = HIGH.
Posted By: Cyberium (1/26/2012 10:26:13 PM)


The benefits of this card are pretty self-explanatory: regardless of mana cost, you're exchanging one card for three tutored cards. Other benefits though include that its flashback is quite useful if you're being milled or it gets countered the first time around. It should also be noted that although it costs more than Diabolic Tutor, it at least costs 1 less black mana, which can be important in a multi-colored deck that is getting unlucky with land draws and mana fixing cards.
Posted By: igniteice (5/2/2012 9:41:16 AM)


People seem to like this in EDH, which fine, but I also think it has a place as a 1-2 of in Block and Standard. The obvious inclusion is in combo-control sort of decks, i.e. decks with control elements but combo win conditions. When you cast it the first time you get a strong defensive spell, like Blasphemous Act, or whatever you need, which is very powerful. When you hit 8 mana (which this sort of deck will) you get to find BOTH combo pieces. It kinda reminds me of Tooth and Nail, because of the role it fills, although there are obvious differences between the two.
Posted By: ZursApprentice (5/10/2012 8:10:31 AM)


Awesome Design for Casual, Multiplayer and EDH.
Posted By: Vividice (1/27/2012 7:23:03 AM)


Put it in my Glissa, The Traitor EDH, used its flashback tutors to get Riftsweeper and Demonic Collusion, then went and found it again, it's SO perfect for EDH :D
Posted By: poprockmonster (2/23/2012 10:17:26 AM)


I can't think of any black EDH deck that wouldn't want this card.
Posted By: Chimaera2357 (1/26/2012 8:35:20 PM)


Dammit I hate when people use tutors in EDH. It takes all the fun out of it.
@jesstifer Since you cast the flashback card before the Feldon's Cane activation (at least that's what I think you meant), the flashback is already on the stack by the time the Cane ability resolves, so the flashback card resolves right after you shuffle your graveyard back in.
Posted By: pedrodyl (1/27/2012 2:46:02 PM)


This is an EDH card if I ever saw it. Got to love playing black.
Posted By: .Blaze. (1/27/2012 4:23:34 PM)


Okay, so diabolic tutor got flat out replaced in EDH.... good to know. Chainer is going to use this a lot!
Posted By: teamfireyleader (1/26/2012 11:07:08 PM)


Gatherer works better in the Companion app!