Spellskite

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Comments (6)

iceshield1234(2018-03-21 22:03)

i´ve bought 4x of it. great card, too underrated @the moment

ArdeXX(2015-05-21 20:02)

One of the better reprints of the edition, that card really need it, too much expensive for a sideboard card.

firezion(2015-05-12 09:38)

Can quickly absorb all the burn spells and even then will always usually be at least 2 for 1

Phebeus(2015-05-10 00:50)

Though I hate this card... it must be said it is very strong in modern. Very good choice for a reprint, the price for this was getting just much too high.

Zollverein(2015-05-08 20:08)

A very good option for sideboards, even if you don't play blue. A good inversion.

Closed-Cardmarket-Account-553649(2015-05-08 10:22)

Yes, finally I can add these in the sideboard of my modern decks. Amazing sideboard card.

Insight References

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ConstructedBy Rone (2019-10-28)

After Hogaak Summer we might be entering Urza's Fall. Enabling several combo archetypes, Urza might be the most broken card in Modern right now. Come join Rone as he goes deep into each Urza, Lord High Artificer variant, explaining how each combo works.

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Spicy Decks from Mythic Championship IV

ConstructedBy Rone (2019-08-30)

Modern is a new format after the recent banning and unbanning. People are looking to brew tons of new decks, but Rone decided instead to look back at Mythic Championship IV Barcelona. Sure, the decks were tuned for Hogaak, but maybe there were some gems that you could adapt in the new Modern.

Taking a Second Look at Modern Jund

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#CMWhatTheTrend - Giver of Runes

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Honey, did you leave the freezer door open, again?

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Cardmarket Decks

Modern

6-4
Pro Tour London (Mythic Championship II)
30.04.2019
3-4
CMSeries Ghent 2019 - Modern
16.04.2019
3rd
Star City Games Team Open Cincinnati
23.03.2019
5-8
Star City Games Classic Cincinnati
24.03.2019

Legacy

2nd
Legacy Monthly @ GameForce (Eindhoven)
07.10.2018
5-8
SCG Legacy Open @ Baltimore
23.09.2018
5-8
3. Kemptener Legacy Open @ Heldenschmiede, Kempten
29.07.2018
2nd
Eternal Series Aalen: Legacy #3
14.04.2018

Vintage

4th
LCV May 2018
26.05.2018

Commander

2nd
ZAP Avril @ Palaiseau
21.04.2019
1st
Angelic Tournament Commander 8 @ Valence, France
24.02.2019
5-8
Master Zap @ Palaiseau (France)
06.01.2019
3-4
Master Zap @ Palaiseau (France)
06.01.2019

Pauper

2nd
MTGO Pauper League
02.07.2017

Highlander

4th
Highlander URPIN CUP Banská Bystrica, SK
27.05.2018
5th
Vianočný Highlander ("Christmas HL") Banská Bystrica
17.12.2017
7th
Vianočný Highlander ("Christmas HL") Banská Bystrica
17.12.2017
4th
Metagame Master 10 Berlin
11.11.2017
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