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Mana Drain 
Legends Rare

Reviewed October 14, 2003

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Mana Drain - Counterspell done one better. Used in combo decks where the extra mana can be put to good use ;). 

Constructed: 5
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Judge Bill

The original best counterspell. Not only do you counter the spell, you also get the mana the person spent on it (you get colorless mana in the amount of mana the other person played on the spell). A powerhouse in any format that it is legal in, as you can cast turn 4 Morphling, protected, in type 1.5. In type 1 or Type 1.5, if you're playing blue, and have access to this card, you play it.
I don't know enough about LG limited to give this a rating there. =\
Constructed: 5

Danny Tatro

Mana Drain
    A card thats considered to be superior to counterspell, which by far it seems - just try avoiding mana burn. Its bonus of giving you mana is far better than bad, which means this thing will endlessly see play as it always has.
    In limited if the situation of this somehow occured, you probably won't wanna play this since drafting legends results in 4-5 color decks easy. (Thank you netdraft!) =)
Constructed: 5
Limited: 1.5


Mana Drain

This is a really great counter. But its almost limiting in you can't just go
countering what ever u want. You dont want to counter a 9cc creature if you
can't use it up during your turn. This is a awsome card. If you have the
money, go and get one just to have it.

Mana Drain
Casual Rating: 3

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