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Overeager Apprentice

Overeager Apprentice

Pojo's Average Rating -
Constructed: 1.07 (7 Reviews)
Limited: 1.00 (7 Reviews)
Reviewed February 28, 2002

Ratings are based on a 1 to 5 scale
1 being the worst.  3 ... average.  
5 is the highest rating.



Just not good at all. Every Odyssey draft I have ever been in has some of these going as last picks. Why is this guy bad ? Well he is 1)Way overcosted, 2) Has an ability that lets you pay 2B to get BBB when you can pay 1B for BBB in the same block (Cabal Ritual), 3) The art is bad, and 4) You might draw this card, play it and then your opponent would jump up and down while telling the whole room that you are a stupid monkey which might lead you to suicide due to the tremendous embarrassment you have just suffered at the hands of your peers.
Constructed .5
Old School- We have Dark Ritual.


The best use for this card is putting about 30 of them together and using them as a doormat :(

In limited, if you happen to get stuck with it, use it as a coaster for your soda while you play your games :(

Constructed: 1
Limited: 1


If you do not understand what makes this card extremely horrible, you should not play competitive magic. 0.1 in all formats.


So what you're saying is that for three mana, I get a creature that's NOT a gray ogre, AND I have to sacrifice him for the Dark Ritual effect AND discard a card? Randy Buehler, you thought you were getting away with something this time!
R&D Rating: Can we just reprint real dual lands, please?
Limited Rating: 0
Constructed Rating: 0


Limited *
Constructed *

To borrow and slightly modify a saying from my favorite big boned cartoon character:

Suck, suckity suck suck SUCK!!

'nuf said


This was the card we all feared R&D would give us when they took Dark Ritual away. It is simply an unplayable slap-in-the-face sort of card that teased us all after Dark Ritual left. At least now they have given us Cabal Ritual. In short, don't play this card, ever, any format.

Constructed: 1
Limited: 1


Limited:*^(1 1/2 Stars)
Constructed:*(1 Star)

The only reason I would ever actually play this guy in Limited is if I had something like Hypnox (which I probably wouldn't take too soon anyway. In constructed, he's no replacement for Dark Ritual and a 1/2 for three mana sure isn't optimal.






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