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PostPosted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:10 am 
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Apparently Last Gasp is too good


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:47 pm 
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Last Gasp is too good for common removal these days. I'd happily pay 3 mana for this effect in limited, but 4 seems... questionable. I want my four-mana black removal to kill anything, like Eviscerate and Impale do.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:04 pm 
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I feel like Last Gasp being "Too good" is kind of backwards considering how creature stats per cost keep rising. It doesn't kill nearly as much of the field, up to high costs, that it did when it debuted in Ravnica. This is absolutely pathetic; It's really bad when your kill spell, which has no purpose other than to remove, trades down versus a creature that applies pressure and moves towards winning the game. This needed some sort of trinket text so that when I use four mana to eliminate a two drop, it's not just a slap in my own damn face.

I know we don't have a full inventory of black four drops in the set but I feel like the body of any one of them is going to trade at LEAST as well as this POS, while doing everything else a creature does.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:37 pm 
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Part of what makes Last Gasp so powerful in limited is that it sort of has two modes: 1) killing small creatures, and 2) being a good combat trick. 4 mana is too much for a combat trick, though.

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