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Vintara Snapper  

Reviewed September 5, 2003

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Judge Bill

Friday -
Finally, a good limited card to end the week. He's a 2/2 for 2, so the price isn't that bad. The untargetable ability caused more mana burn in limited games than I can ever remember, as it was often worth it to burn for 1 or 2 rather than lose this to a removal spell. In constructed, though, he suffered from being a card without a deck to fit in. He's not a bad card for what he does, and if he saw print today, I'd bet he'd be in a few decks. It just wasn't the right environment for him during his time.
Constructed: 2.5
Limited: 3.25


Vintara Snapper is kinda eh. While making him untargetable could be an advantage, you know you could really burn a lot trying to keep him safe.  If he were pumped up with a creature enchantment that made him better, then I can see it being a better deal, but a 2/2 doesn't seem worth the price you could end up paying.

Constructed: 1.75
Limited: 2.5
Current Price:


Crimson Vintara Snapper

Hehe. It's a turtle, whats not to like. I picked this little guy because I
play him in my 11 land Stompy deck. This deck type uses a lot of cheap
creatures such as Ghazban Orge, Pouncing Jaguar, and Wild Dogs, along with
pumps like Briar Shield and Giant Growth to kill your opponent very quickly.
The snapper would'nt be most peoples 10th choice for a stompy deck, but I
love the picture and you dont see a lot of turtles around, so I included
him. Plus, having only 11 land in the deck, I'm always tapped out, in turn
he is always untargetable.

Vintara Snapper
Casual Rating: 3.5

 Van Zandt

Vintara Snapper
Untargettable grizzly bears I like, but he's nothing special. The extra
offensive abilities of pincher beetle and jolrael's centaur often make them
better, and blurred mongoose is even more favorably comparable, but you do
get to rancor up the snapper...

constructed - 2.9
limited - 3

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