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Phyrexian War Beast 
Alliances Common

Reviewed January 23, 2003

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Quick and dirty, this beast can hit the board running, and do it in any color deck. Sure, it can hurt if he leaves play (my God, do not play this thing if your opponent has Astral Slide on the board). But for the most part, he would be a great addition to a suicide type deck. He's really great in limited formats, where removal for a 4 toughness creature can be sparse.

Constructed - 3.5
Limited - 4.5

 Van Zandt

Phyrexian War Beast
he's the right price for his size, and in an environment that is light on
removal his drawback is minimal.  in limited though,  you probably only want
to drop him 3rd turn about 50% of the time.
constructed- 3.1
limited- 2.9


Phyrexian War Beast

Cool!  I like this one, its minor downside makes up for its artifactness. 3/4 for 3.  Good suicide card. I use 3 in my own suicide deck...

Limited...I really don't know if this will be played in limited, its from Alliances, too far in the past.

constructed: 4
limited: 4?


Phyrexian War Beast - an oldie and seldom played card but this card is really amazing. Perfect for aggressive decks, it is colorless so it slips past CoP's and is very mana efficient. The disadvantage is actually pretty weak since it has 4 toughness and isn't going to greatly affect aggressive builds.

Constructed - There is better stuff out there so it doesn't see much play but it can be a very strong card for the right decks - 3.00

Limited - Throw it into any deck and you have a nice sized creature - 4.50

PEZ - A very nice addition to decks. Especially Green, Black, and Red - 4.25


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