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Olivia, Mobilized for War
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 Olivia, Mobilized for War
- Shadows over Innistrad

Reviewed April 1, 2016

Constructed: 4.25
Casual: 4
Limited: 3.75
Multiplayer: 3
Commander [EDH]: 4

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David Fanany

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Olivia, Mobilized for War
Just as Brock Lesnar's current location is, by definition, Suplex City, Olivia turns any deck she happens to be in into a vampire tribal deck. That's probably not enough for casual purists, but fortunately she is very strong as a straight-up black-red aggro card. Yes, it sucks to have your Giant Solifuge or Skizzik get shut down because your opponent randomly maindecks Elite Inquisitor, but overall, her hyper-efficient combat stats, enhancement of any and every creature you own, and making Dark Withering always be cheap enough for an aggro deck more than make up for it.
Constructed: 4/5
Casual: 4/5
Limited: 4/5
Multiplayer: 3/5
EDH/Commander: 4/5

Olivia, Mobilized for War
I don't like the name, but like the card quite a bit. the Definitive madness enabler, on a 3/3 flier for a meager 3, this thing's got loads of value, considering it's repeatable, and most madness vamps are 2 drops. Nice swarm card.
Constructed: 4.5
Casual: 4
Limited: 3.5
Multiplayer: 3
EDH: 4

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