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Prophecy Common

Reviewed November 19, 2003

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Inflame is an interesting card that can perhaps do a little more twist of pain when you need it to. Just a little more oomph for the asking when needed. The cost is reasonable for the ability. Its drawback, of course, is that you might not be able to hit what you want to hit. Or your opponent may have a response (like shocking one of your own creatures), and then you really could have a bummer situation. I don't see it being popular in constructed at all, but may be a consideration in limited.

Constructed: 1.75
Limited: 3
Current Price:

Judge Bill

Wednesday - Inflame
This isn't a horrible card. To be able to do 2 damage to something that has already been done damage can be useful, in the right situations. This is not targeted, so you can block a Blastoderm with a 3 power creature and then play this to kill the Blastoderm. If it has regenerated, it still has been dealt damage this turn, so if they use their last mana to regenerate a Troll Ascetic when you block it, you can play this to kill the Troll. However, if the damage is prevented, it was never dealt. So if they use a Samite Healer to protect another creature, negating the damage, this won't damage the creature.
I've never seen an opportunity to use this card, but I'm sure our other reviewers may have. I personally don't like it, but it's not useless.
Constructed: 2
Limited: 2



I can see this card in a R/U "Tim" deck. I had a deck like that. Ping a few
for one, then play that to finish them off. Can also work off a Tremor or
another pinger. Seems to me would kill Goblins pretty easily. A so-so card.
Still alittle too conditional. The cost is good though.

Constructed: 3.5
Casual: 4
Shylo Elliott (Inflame)
Inflame is inherently a card that thrives on card disadvantage. It is a dead card unless you have burn. It only does 2 damage so it's not the kind of card that you use to stack on itself to kill a fattie. In Limited it may finish off a few creatures that have 1 or 2 toughness' worth of damage left on them but that's about it.
Extended: 1
Mercadian Limited: 1
This is a pretty decent card.  Makes chump blocking all the more effective.  Makes your opponent think twice about blocking with his army of 3/3's after you have attacked with your army of 1/1's.  The price is right as well.  A situational pyroclasm.
Constructed rating - 3
Limited rating - 3

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