DLCR: Frilled Oculus

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Another GTC card to rate is...

Frilled Oculus


5.0: First pick no matter what.  I will always play this card.
4.5: Splashable and first pick worthy.
4.0: First pick pack 1.
3.5: Early pick though not always a first pick.
3.0: Solid early/mid pick.
2.5: Solid pick in color.
2.0: Should generally make the deck if in this color.
1.5: Decent filler.
1.0: 23rd card if you have to.
0.5: This card will sometimes be sideboarded in.
0.0: I will never put this card into my deck (main deck or after sideboarding).

This little guy is good.  He comes down early has a good toughness and has a good ability.  Very solid.


2.5 is fair.

He's good at what he does and the spot he fills.
bulletd Guidelines: 5.0: I will take this card no matter what. Creature 1 or playable 1 or hate 1.Archangel of Thune 4.5: Bomb and splashable. Creature 1-2, playable 1-2, removal 1. Jace, Memory Adept 4.0: Excellent first pick first pack, will sway me into same colors. Creatures 1-4, removal 1. Haunted Plate Mail 3.5: Excellent first pack pick two, will confirm colors or possibly sway into second color. Doom Blade 3.0: Good in-color addition, or splashable removal/creature. Creatures 3-9, removal 1-3. wall of Frost 2.5: Solid pick in-color; creatures 5-12, removal 3-5. Dark Favor 2.0: Creatures 10-16; removal 6-7. Elvish Mystic 1.5: My 23rd or 22nd card, depending on removal. Act of Treason 1.0: 23rd card if I don't maindeck an additional land. Lay of the Land 0.5: This card will sometimes be sideboarded in. Brave the Elements 0.0: I will shred this card for counters. Darksteel Forge
After seeing this guy in action, I think 2.5 is fair.
3.0. This is a headache and a half for your opponent's combat math.
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I played against these a decent amount at the prereleases. Against a simic opponent, this is the one card I hated seeing them play on turn 2. If I was to draft simic, I'd pick these up over most other 2 mana creatures for simic. I'll give it a 3.0.

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2-2.5. He's a decent guy, only really fine in Simic without supporting the Evolve theme a lot, which is kind of oxymoronic. That makes him slightly worse. That said, he's still fine.
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