This card is great utility, but I wonder which deck it is aimed at. Humans are going to Aether Vial stuff on your turn, and if they suspect you of having this card they'll name it off Meddling Mage. CoCo decks can just go off eot as well, though obviously this is a combo breaker if timed right. I guess this stops Arclight Phoenix for a turn though.
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The "Crazy One", playing casual magic and occasionally dipping his toes into regular play since 1994.
Currently focusing on Duel Commander (Kari Zev, Skyship Raider and Nissa, Vastwood Seer) and goofy Commander builds.
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I have a hard time figuring if it's good or not. To kill only one guy, there are much better alternatives. To kill multiple guys, they need to have been played the same turn, so you are usually better off a real sweeper. So, this is mainly against multi-creature combos, dredge (you probably only hit some of its board) and phoenix (only good if they recurred two or more phoenix, but you do lose 2 cards and the phoenix can still come back next turn...)
It does stop those 2% of games where Amulet T2s a pair of titans. Not worth maindecking just for that but between that and having some game against Pheonix, Dredge and CoCo (maybe) it's worth talking about.
Great way to take out a bunch of damned tokens that all hit the table at once, and at 3 mana it's not too shabby even just as single target removal (and it gets around shroud/hexproof). Too bad it doesn't read, "each player sacrifices all creatures that came into play this turn" for both function and flavor.