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klducks
4th September 2006, 5:56 PM
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Protean Hulk - Dissension. Rare
5GG: Creature - Beast
When Protean Hulk is put into a graveyard from play, search your library for any number of creature cards with total converted mana cost 6 or less and put them into play. Then shuffle your library.
"Meat and eggs. We eat!"
-Borborygmos
6/6



havn't done COTDs in a while since it's pretty much dead. Well, on to this card. Basically a 7 for a 6/6. Im sort of suprised that it didnt see much play in standard but im not. It's 7 mana, for one. Next, it's ability can only be used when it dies. You really dont want to lose a 6/6.

On the other hand, hello GREATER GOOD. Go Ve this guy for a 6 powered swing and sac at end of turn for 6 nice and handy cards. I bet you forgot the ability about now. You can then search for a Kokusho, Yosei, NIV MIZZET, Adarkar Valkyrie, Ink Eyes, Kodama of the North Tree, or MELOKU. Or how about 6 1/1s? Or my personal favorite, ABILLION ORNITHOPTERS.


In limited, i must say, just having a 6/6 beater is great. And your opponent is just gonna sit there going "take 6, chump block and and top deck for more chumps, or kill it to face something probably worse" And as i said, it can have a impact in standard, it's just hard.

The Duck's Rating: 3.5/5

Felix Feral Fezirix
4th September 2006, 7:21 PM
This card is evil. YOu can swing real hard with this lots of times until it gets killed, and that you get to bring chock loads of creatures to the finish. Hooray for economics!

4/5.

Shadow the Hedgehog
4th September 2006, 9:35 PM
Green is speedy enough to let this guy see some play. Then Alpha strike.

3/5

Felix Feral Fezirix
6th September 2006, 2:42 AM
By the way, this guy can pull any number of creatures from the deck here.

Oh dearie. What's gonna happen to the poor opponent?

The_Darkness_Incarnate
6th September 2006, 4:27 AM
IMO, this card has potential, but it's hella hard to use it. Green can power it out as fast as turn 3 or 4, but there's better things to do for seven mana. The only real use I see for this card is a bunch of 0 mana creatures, but even then it's kinda iffy. If I'm that desperate for a fatty, Panglacial Wurm can serve that purpose in SPADES, besides being a lot more efficient, especially if you slap it down from your deck. Yosei and Meloku can drop fine on their own, and Mizzet, IMO, isn't worth the effort. A cool card, but VERY iffy.

2.5/5

Naki Feralkin
6th September 2006, 8:11 PM
In a Simic oriented deck, this card isn't so bad, which is sort of what its guild relationship was, Cause you can also find anything that pretty much could benefit you at the time. While you could only find one Simic Sky Swallower (Which is still pretty powerful to say the least)

Or I had a preferrence for taking those fliers from Simic, the ones that destroy enchantments upon hurting people. Or add a Momar Vig with one of them to get out what you need.

All in all, wasn't the pride of my Simic deck (That I dismantled in order to create a mono blue deck), but still pretty helpful.

3/5.

The_Darkness_Incarnate
6th September 2006, 11:45 PM
In a Simic oriented deck, this card isn't so bad, which is sort of what its guild relationship was, Cause you can also find anything that pretty much could benefit you at the time. While you could only find one Simic Sky Swallower (Which is still pretty powerful to say the least)

Or I had a preferrence for taking those fliers from Simic, the ones that destroy enchantments upon hurting people. Or add a Momar Vig with one of them to get out what you need.

All in all, wasn't the pride of my Simic deck (That I dismantled in order to create a mono blue deck), but still pretty helpful.

3/5.

Swallower is seven mana. :P Just wanted to point that out. Also, the Flying artifact-hate is called Trygon Predator.

Naki Feralkin
6th September 2006, 11:50 PM
Whoops. I forgot. I dismantled that thing a couple days ago, and I just remembered it was 5GB.