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MTG COTD: Voidslime

Discussion in 'Alternate TCG Discussion' started by ~RaikouRider243~, Apr 12, 2006.

  1. ~RaikouRider243~

    ~RaikouRider243~ Lightning Swordsman

    Voidslime

    Dissension Rare

    GUU: Instant

    Counter target spell or activated or triggered ability. (Mana abilities can't be targeted.)

    From a technical point of view, it is an ooze, but its life spans mere seconds. However, in this short time, it has a big appetite for magic."
    - Simic research notes


    Whee, Dissension has plenty of cards that can counter abilities, which is a first in Magic. The Simic guild is all about +1/+1 counters. I must say that being able to counter an ability is a nice thing, not to mention it's inexpensive by today's standards for a straight counter (only Counterspell is cheaper, and it's no longer Standard legal...and barely Extended legal for that matter), but obviously it's only good for its own deck.

    2.5/5
     
    Last edited: Apr 12, 2006
  2. Shadow Trainer

    Shadow Trainer Hive Trainer

    Counterspell + Stifle is some good. 4/5
     
  3. Felix Feral Fezirix

    Felix Feral Fezirix Densetsu no Pikachu!

    w00t! This pwns! But it's Green/Blue.....That's the sad part. Five-colour decks may like to use this too, pwny thing. 4/5.

    Oh, and early game, Annul from Mirrodin can counterspells pretty well. Counter target spell unless its controller pays two for the cost of one mana.....Who doesn't want that?
     
  4. Kaizer

    Kaizer A Shadow of Darkness

    This is my analysis on this card:

    Counterspell- UU
    Stifle- U

    In theory... this should cost UUU, however, it doesn't. It's instead G in place of the third U. So... wizo's is saying that in Simic, G=U. I could also go on about how Awesome the words "counter target spell" are, but there's no reason to. The fact is, this card is NEVER a dead one. Well... I guess there's that odd deck out there that doesn't play any cards or use any activated abilities, but other than that- it's never a dead card. It can be used to save you a turn from some horrible ability that could absolutely destroy you I suppose. It could counter some card. It could counter the ability of some card you failed to counter. I don't really know, but it's great, end of story.
    4.2/5
    ;245;
     
  5. Sika

    Sika Transcendence

    I can understand the G instead of the U, beacues the counter actvated ability has been present in green too (Bind). Well, if it were UUU, it would be just broken for mono-blue. More broken cards for blue is not good acording to magic R&D.

    3/5
     
  6. Felix Feral Fezirix

    Felix Feral Fezirix Densetsu no Pikachu!

    Take a look at it this way. Blue is pwny enough. Early game you have spell-countering and small-time creatures. Mid-to-late game onwards, you have 1337 creatures, spells and combos. The cards have got to be more expensive. Blue is broken enough as it is......
     

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