Greedy Bloodlord Creature - Vampire Noble At the beginning of each end step, if you lost life this turn, create a Treasure token. (It’s an artifact with “T, Sacrifice this artifact: Add one mana of any color.”) , Pay 2 life: Draw a card. 2/3
I am pretty unsure whether this should be rare or uncommon, but in the end it does a bit too much for UC for me.
Chose to make it and pay 1 life because I thought was a bit too close to gaining one extra mana, but then paying 2 life would have been too much, so I played a bit with numbers here.
Four lines of rules text, not shrunk. Simple effects, but versatile. Effects are low-end draw, filtering, and token making. Good value in Limited, value drops off somewhat in Constructed due to the need to filter more, and as a consequence lose more life. Still bound to be a solid performer, but less of a work horse there. Broad effect, but not a lot of splash value. Doesn't create a very complex board state, nor is the effect particularly impactful overall. Can't judge how often you would encounter what the card represents in-lore, but the decadence of a noble feels like something that would be felt outside of said noble's immediate influence, even if just in noble society (could have consequences for those of even lower status, though). Looks like it belongs at Uncommon.
Post by Boogymanjunior on Sept 10, 2020 0:06:32 GMT
kefke I certainly see where you are coming from. I just came to the conclusion due to a slight uneasiness of imagining a card giving repeatable sifting and artifact creation at lower cost/alternative cost at a uncommon rate. And as I have the habit of letting my card remain even if I want to change it if the kickoff to change doesn't come from me before the judging arrives, I will keep it that way- but I am completely fine if this takes away points as I understand the other angle, maybe I would have done it at uncommon too if I had given myself a bit more time to think through. So, many thanks for the input!