December 16, 2017, 05:02:53 AM

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Re: Meditation Paladin
« Reply #15 on: July 18, 2017, 07:29:32 PM »
yes since it targets the mage as a friendly object

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Re: Meditation Paladin
« Reply #16 on: July 18, 2017, 08:27:31 PM »
i played against someone who did just that with cassiel and rm curses. And it was the best match of my MW career.

Fixed that for you

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Re: Meditation Paladin
« Reply #17 on: July 18, 2017, 10:36:15 PM »
not true of course, but very funny.  8)

curiously, what is your opinion of the strategy? i am not sure it is worth it unless maybe the game goes long.


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Re: Meditation Paladin
« Reply #18 on: July 18, 2017, 10:54:53 PM »
not true of course, but very funny.  8)

curiously, what is your opinion of the strategy? i am not sure it is worth it unless maybe the game goes long.

I like the Remove curse strategy with Cassiel since it gives you more flexibility with actions.

(19) Turn 1:  Cassiel (9) - Banner (7)
(11 - Pala / Cass - 1 / Banner 2) Turn 2: Cassiel -> Remove Curse(+2) /  Pal -> MedAm (4) & Mediate (+3)

so turn 3 you are looking at:
Pala - 21 mana
Cass - 2 mana
Banner - 4 mana

Gives you a lot of options as far as mana accumulation. Cass can keep casting RC for net 2 and or throwing out some decent support.

Banner is set up very nicely now to throw out some major support, etc.

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Re: Meditation Paladin
« Reply #19 on: July 19, 2017, 12:23:58 PM »
I'm confused. Can you cast remove curse if there are no curses attached?
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Re: Meditation Paladin
« Reply #20 on: July 19, 2017, 03:23:00 PM »
K - it is interesting to see it laid out. You certainly would have many options available.

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Re: Meditation Paladin
« Reply #21 on: July 20, 2017, 12:48:22 PM »
Why is remove curse even being cast?
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Re: Meditation Paladin
« Reply #22 on: July 20, 2017, 01:44:59 PM »
Why is remove curse even being cast?

To gain 2 mana for 1 sbp and a full action.
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Re: Meditation Paladin
« Reply #23 on: July 20, 2017, 02:30:29 PM »
and that action comes from cassiel not your mage.

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Re: Meditation Paladin
« Reply #24 on: July 20, 2017, 03:00:03 PM »
Why is remove curse even being cast?

To gain 2 mana for 1 sbp and a full action.

I'll bite... how does this generate mana. I seriously don't get it.
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Re: Meditation Paladin
« Reply #25 on: July 20, 2017, 03:11:06 PM »
Why is remove curse even being cast?

To gain 2 mana for 1 sbp and a full action.

I'll bite... how does this generate mana. I seriously don't get it.

Remove Curse is an X casting cost spell.  It targets an object and removes curses from that object.  X = the mana cost of all the curses you wish to remove.  If there are no curses, you pay 0.  The final text on Remove Curse is "Gain 2 mana."

Therefore if you target an object and choose not to remove curses all that happens is that you gain 2 mana.
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Re: Meditation Paladin
« Reply #26 on: July 20, 2017, 05:33:58 PM »
Why is remove curse even being cast?

To gain 2 mana for 1 sbp and a full action.

I'll bite... how does this generate mana. I seriously don't get it.

Remove Curse is an X casting cost spell.  It targets an object and removes curses from that object.  X = the mana cost of all the curses you wish to remove.  If there are no curses, you pay 0.  The final text on Remove Curse is "Gain 2 mana."

Therefore if you target an object and choose not to remove curses all that happens is that you gain 2 mana.

To clarify:

The spell has two separate effects.

1) Remove a curse by paying X and so on and on.
2) Gain two mana.

The target is not required to have a curse on it to cast the spell, as indicated on the target bar. 

so if the target has no curses, the casting cost is zero, and you resolve the spell to gain 2 mana