Painful Truths

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Viriacto(2015-10-31 17:16)

This card is amazing for Esper in standard. Even after sideboard, the most likely card for Esper to be facing are Dispel and Disdainful stroke from the Dark Jeskai Opponents. I believe this card to be one of the best 3 mana cost spells in standard, for any mid range or control deck whom can afford to run 3+colours.

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