Death's Shadow

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thechrom(2015-05-22 09:00)

Played in "sacrifice" decks where you pay life for everything (shocklands, gitaxian, ect...)

hugo87(2015-05-21 14:05)

Good card in a deck with gitaxian probe, dark confidant, shocklands...

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