Pojo's Magic The Gathering
Card of the Day
Aven Liberator is not
really serious constructed material. BUT, in
limited, it's morph trick is amazing. Block or
double block something, wait for damage to be
assigned, then unmorph to save one of your
creatures. Stop a removal spell. Give a creature
protection from a color before declaring attackers
to push through the last fatal damage. Aven
Liberator can really screw with your opponent's
math. Early pick if you're going white.
A 2/3 flying for 4
in constructed is nothing to write home about.
But in limited, this
guy is simply INSANE. The protection really
messes with so much, I think that this should at
least be an uncommon. If you're playing white
(even as a splash color ... it only takes 1
white mana [and 3 generic] to unmorph), you MUST
play this. In draft, I would estimate about a
1st-3rd pick. It's just that good. If I'm
playing white, barring a bomb, I'll pick this
first out of the Scourge pack. (And there are
only 3 rares I would take over it ... Dawn
Elemental, Decree of Justice, and Eternal
Dragon. I would pick this over ANY OTHER white
Aven Liberator is
about par for the course and a solid card. Most
useful in Limited where flying is critical, Morph
is good, and combat tricks are precious.
Constructed - Not
the most economical card around - 2.15
Limited - 3.00
Either way it's
going to end up being a 2/3 flier for four mana,
the added combat trick or the less white intense
morph cost makes it easier to consider for
2/3 flier for four
mana makes it definitely playable.
It flies, has 3 toughness, and knocks off
enchantments or stops a removal
spell. By these powers combined, this is captain
planet! or a really
strong dude, especially with all the creature
enchantments in scourge. In
constructed though, you'd usually rather unmorph
angel at that cost.
Constructed not a thought.
Limited this guy is one of white's best new
additions to morphing flyers. Hes great for combat
tricks, nulling removal, and pretty much anything!
Definently an early pick for white.