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Steal Artifact 
8th and 7th Edition Rare

Reviewed April 30, 2003

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Steal Artifact

Constructed: 1
Limited: 1
Current Price:


Uh, whatever.  If some amazing artifact becomes super played, then MAYBE in your sideboard, but I think Judge Bill is right. Blue just counters the artifact for less mana.  Last pick in drafts, unless you happened to notice some amazing artifact bomb go by (which you should have taken yourself...duh!)

Constructed: 1.2

Judge Bill

Steal Artifact
Why does blue want to steal an artifact? It should just counter it, anyway. In either format.
(Sorry, I have nothing more to say about this card. It's one of the classic crap cards they keep recycling.)
Constructed: 1
Limited: 1

 Van Zandt

Steal Artifact
While not exactly an answer to a lot of the more played artifacts (like
bridge, coat of arms, winter orb),  it does have it's advantages when you're
taking the right thing (masticore).  Ok as a sideboard card, but few
artifacts get enough universal deck slots to ever justify this as a main
deck choice.
constructed 2.9
limited 2.3


Steal Artifact is hit or miss. Do they have an artifact? Is that artifact a good one for the deck you are playing? The answer to the first question is usually no but the decks that do play them have some real powerful ones. Answer to question number 2, probably not. Use a Disenchant or bounce instead.


Constructed Occasionally amazing but usually not worth it 2.15


Limited Not playable in every game and it costs 2 colored mana 1.45

Scott Sager
Steal Artifact 05/01
Limited: Also CRAP!


Steal Artifact

Steal Artifact would have been a wonderful card to have in your sideboard...
  if Urza's Block was still in Type II.  For Type II, there's nothing to
steal unless you face Mono Black Control, in which case you might be able to
take a Mirari, which doesn't really effect them too much, or a Riptide
Replicator, which could hurt.  Aside from that, Steal Artifact is a
"useless" card.

In Extended, it's good against Tinker... and.... Tinker.  Not really
effective sideboard here either.

In limited, what are you going to steal?  More than likely nothing unless a
Rod of Ruin pops up, and is that really worth taking?  Not really.

Constructed - 1.1/5.0 (There's the 1/100 chance it proves to be worth it)
Limited - 1.1/5.0 (What do you plan on taking?  That's right, more than
likely nothing.)

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