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Goblin Warchief 
Scourge Uncommon

Reviewed June 6, 2003

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Goblin Warchief

Constructed: 4
Limited: 3
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Goblin sligh, bow down and worship... this is more fuel for the fire! We all thought you were fast before, but now you're even better. You hit the turn you come out, and you come out faster. Nice.

In limited, decent if you have a good goblin base, though not as ground breaking as in constructed.

Constructed: 3.75
Limited: 2.25

Judge Bill

OK, this is the one card that is nuts in constructed this week. Sligh has needed a 3 drop for a while, and what better 3 drop than this? Lets you cast a Goblin Goon and another goblin the next turn, and attack with them right away.
In limited, it's just as nuts. Just watch out for Wing Shards.
Constructed: 4.5
Limited: 4


Goblin Warchief is just awsome. He fits right into the Sligh curve and he grants Haste to pretty much the rest of the deck. That just seems worth it to me, the cost reducing effect seems minor for most goblin decks.

Constructed - Very nice addition to Goblin builds - 3.00

Limied - How many goblins you got, probably not enough to make it worthwhile - 1.85

PEZ - Very good for Goblin decks but it is an uncommon - 2.75

Scott Sager
Goblin Warchief
Probably the most influential card in Scourge.  This card will bring back goblins in Type II and turn a very good Onslaught block deck into the deck to beat come block season.
Limited:  Umm...nope.  I don't see a good reason not to play him.  At it's very worst it is a 2/2 hasted creature for three mana.
Constructed:  4.5
Limited:  4.5

 Van Zandt

Goblin Warchief
Yup, sligh staple.  Turn all your goblin grizzly bears into shocks on legs. 
Cheaper goblins usually don't mean that much in limited though, especially
since they're only cheaper after turn three... when the tempo advantage
won't be that much greater.  Still, he at least hastes himself, so he's got
his uses.  Better than your average 2/2.
constructed 3.2
limited 3.1

Danny Tatro

Goblin Warchief

       I think this guys been way overrated. Most goblins are one R to cast, and come out way before this guy. Haste really isn't that amazing come turn 3-4 unless its a 7/1 firecat with trample, not a 1/1 goblin. The only thing this could do is speed up Goblin goon, and I still don't think he's worth it. But we'll see constructed-wise.

       In limited he's a 2/2 for 1RR at best. A double red morph- no thanks.

Constructed: 2
Limited: 2

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