Brutal Hordechief

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Brutal Hordechief

brutal horde chief

This cycle is shaping up to be a little less exciting than the rare cycle. That is likely because they’re not legendary, I guess. Still, as much as this would be better as a general in a three color deck, this trigger can put games out of reach, especially since you’re already in aggressive colors and can get tokens going. Also, this activated ability can win games. It’s hard to see this getting played in Standard, and it’s hard to see being able to win a game if someone summons this in Limited.

This is roughly a $40 playset on eBay and I think that is likely too high, as powerful as this is. This is almost sure to go down unless I’m really misjudging standard. I would like to think that an ability that says “I win” could get played in standard, and if this sees a ton of play, that would be great, but this is unlikely to ever be a 4-of and that means a $10 buyin doesn’t leave much room to profit if this does see play. I like this card, but I don’t know if there is money to be made.

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