A Detektor Blip: Presage

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Presage
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The next time a spell or ability would cause you to draw cards this turn, draw three cards instead.
"I don't think this is balanced!"
-Jozi, Cabirian tightrope unicyclist
Too powerful for 1 mana.  With such an abundance of ways to make yourself draw cards, there's not much standing in the way of this being an Ancestral Recall.

EDIT:  Not necessarily as powerful as the Recall, because it replaces the original draw effect.  Still, one mana for two cards is a powerful card.
Its application is interesting, though.  You can stop people from trying to overload your hand.
lol, and it starts.  Love the flavor text.
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The last time a spell or ability would have caused you to draw cards this turn, you drew three cards instead.

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-Jozi, Cabirian Tightrope Unicyclist 

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not sure if i have any

if you're running the thread;
this forum seems to be steadily pumping cards out
Presage is a really interesting design, but I have to err on the side of your flavor text. It's probably busted. The abundance of one mana cantrip effects turn this design into some serious card advantage. Still, it makes for a lousy topdeck lategame. Maybe at ?
Presage is a really interesting design, but I have to err on the side of your flavor text. It's probably busted. The abundance of one mana cantrip effects turn this design into some serious card advantage. Still, it makes for a lousy topdeck lategame. Maybe at ?


not that serious. you trade two cards and two mana for 3 cards. theoretically that costs four, but sift is a bad card and also doesn't need a specific other piece in order to function, letting it ditch excess lands or reanimation targets or whatever. the only thing this scares me with kinda is gitaxian probe.

 
120.6. Some effects replace card draws.
If your deck has any density of card draw effects at all, this is inspiration for

jace beleren or sensei's divining top make this card work just by doing what they normally do. And there's the aformentioned cantrips.