Pojo's Magic The Gathering news, tips, strategies and more!

Pojo's MTG
MTG Home
Message Board
News & Archives
Deck Garage
BMoor Dolf BeJoSe

Paul's Perspective
Jeff Zandi
DeQuan Watson
Jordon Kronick
Aburame Shino
Rare Hunter
Tim Stoltzfus
Judge Bill's Corner

Trading Card

Card of the Day
Guide for Newbies
Decks to Beat
Featured Articles
Peasant Magic
Fan Tips
Tourney Reports

Color Chart
Book Reviews
Online Play
MTG Links

This Space
For Rent

Pojo's Magic The Gathering Card of the Day

Image from Wizards.com

Urborg Elf

Reviewed November 23, 2005

Constructed: 2.3
Casual: 2.95
Limited: 3.15

Ratings are based on a 1 to 5 scale
1 being the worst.  3 ... average.  
5 is the highest rating

Click here to see all our 
Card of the Day Reviews 


* Game Store Owner

Urborg Elf

I wouldn't be too surprised to see an elf similar to this one printed sometime soon. It's pretty useful all around. It's size doesn't make it desirable in constructed for two mana. However, in other formats, it's actual ability is very convenient.

Constructed: 2
Casual: 2.5
Limited: 3


Urborg Elves

Cost an extra mana over Llanowars and Fyndhorns, but in GBU decks, a very solid add. Obviously meant to aid opposing color decks in the Invasion block, but with Rav back, it wouldn't be a horrible consideration in a lot of Rav builds if they had brought it back. Alas, they did not. But still worth considering if you are in all three colors in a format that would allow you to play Urborg Elf.

Constructed - 3
Casual - 3.5
Limited - 3.5

Jordan Kronick

Urborg Elf - I have to admit to not being a huge fan of Urborg Elf.
There's two
reasons for this. Firstly, it showed up in the same block as Quirion Elves, which were often more effective for thier ability to produce red or white mana if you needed it. Secondly, I felt that green/blue/black was a pretty ineffective color combination in Invasion block limited. The combination left you with minimal picks during Planeshift, while everyone else was getting their Terminates. Still, this is a mana elf that can produce 3 different colors. So it is still head and shoulders above a lot of other cards. And as for style, this card does have that. I mean, it's an elf that lives in the swamp! How cool is that?

Constructed Rating - 2.0
Casual Rating - 2.8
Limited Rating - 3.0
Copyrightę 1998-2005 pojo.com
This site is not sponsored, endorsed, or otherwise affiliated with any of the companies or products featured on this site. This is not an Official Site.