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

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

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


Trading Card
Game

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


Other
Color Chart
Book Reviews
Online Play
MTG Links
Staff



This Space
For Rent

Pojo's Magic The Gathering Card of the Day

2UURR

Legendary Creature - Dragon Wizard

Flying
Whenever you draw a card,
Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind deals 1
damage to target creature
or player.
Tap: Draw a card.

4/4

No image released yet.

Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind
Rare


Reviewed January 13, 2006

Constructed: 3
Casual: 3.5
Limited: 3

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 


DeQuan
Watson

* Game Store Owner

Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind

I love the ability on this card. I love the fact that you could do large amounts of damage while benefiting your own game plan with cards. I love the strategies this card brings. This is all brought down though, because I absolutely hate the cost. I'd rather have a Meloku or Keiga for that same cost.

Constructed: 2
Casual: 3
Limited: 2.5
 


Christine
Gerhardt

Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind

Yowsa. Again, weird color combo, but we'll have to see if the rest of the set and block support it well. Niv's ability is really...REALLY good, especially with Blue and all the draw it offers. Of course, Niv is very expensive, but if a format finds a way to sneak or muscle him out, it would be devastating.

Definitely a fun casual card. Your friends will hate you.

If you can support the color cost, definitely play Niv, and throw some card draw in. =)

Constructed - 3
Casual - 4
Limited - 4.5
 

Jordan Kronick

Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind

I'm here to spoil the flavor text of Niv-Mizzet for you. The text is “(Z–>)90║ – (E–N▓W)90║t = 1”. Turn that on it's side...
and it spells something that should have been obvious to begin with.
Anyway, aside from the creative flavor text (how's that going to translate into other languages, anyway? Especially ones without Roman alphabets?), Niv-Mizzet is a house. Any blue deck worth it's salt is packing a certain number of card draw effects. In recent times these often take the form of Thirst for Knowledge type effects that draw and then discard. Niv likes those just fine. Now matter how many cards you're discarding, you still get to do damage for all those you drew. Expect this to be a first pick beyond any other consideration in Guildpact drafting. The casting cost is very reasonable and even when you're not playing weird drawing tricks with him, he's still a 4/4 flyer. Good dragon.
 

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.