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tomppu(2017-01-10 19:12)

You play this card in legacy miracles and cycle top cards with brainstorm and sensei diving top.

DrakkarHeart(2015-05-15 18:54)

I really desagree on the value of this card, i mean, its good, yeah, but its a gamble to bet everything on top decking something.

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