[DGM-ICD] Beetleform Mage

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Beetleform Mage
Creature - Human Insect Wizard (C)

: Beetleform Mage gets +2/+2 and gains flying until end of turn. Activate this ability only once each turn.

2/2
Not bad in limited.
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Can't wait to see the art on this one.
Fine in limited, not much else where I don't think.

But again simic has the best creature type lines. 
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Fine in limited, not much else where I don't think.

But again simic has the best creature type lines. 



Delver of Secrets was doing it before it was cool.
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Fine in limited, not much else where I don't think.

But again simic has the best creature type lines. 



Delver of Secrets was doing it before it was cool.



Delver is a Human Wizard, or a Human Insect. It is at no time all three. 
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Rootwalla is good.
Beetleform Mage is great. 
This will be an awesome limited card.
Pretty neat.
Creature - Human Insect Wizard


Confound that 4-card limit!
This will be a highly drafted common.  A 4/4 Flier in Limited can be nasty, even if it is an activated ability.   
Beetleform Mage
Creature - Human Insect Wizard (C)

: Beetleform Mage gets +2/+2 and gains flying until end of turn. Activate this ability only once each turn.

2/2



He turns into a beetle, shouldn't he get smaller?
Is the "once per turn" restriction really that necessary on here?
Beetleform Mage
Creature - Human Insect Wizard (C)

: Beetleform Mage gets +2/+2 and gains flying until end of turn. Activate this ability only once each turn.

2/2



He turns into a beetle, shouldn't he get smaller?


You've never encountered an insect in Ravnica before, have you?

Is the "once per turn" restriction really that necessary on here?


Green doesn't get the chance to pump multiple times very often, that's more a red/black thing. 
Beetleform Mage
Creature - Human Insect Wizard (C)

: Beetleform Mage gets +2/+2 and gains flying until end of turn. Activate this ability only once each turn.

2/2



He turns into a beetle, shouldn't he get smaller?



Apparently you've never heard of the Big Bad Beetleborg.

Beetleform Mage
Creature - Human Insect Wizard (C)

: Beetleform Mage gets +2/+2 and gains flying until end of turn. Activate this ability only once each turn.

2/2



He turns into a beetle, shouldn't he get smaller?


You've never encountered an insect in Ravnica before, have you?



Did someone call a Grave-Shell Scarab]BIG insect?

Edit: I think this will be quite good in limited and maybe a 3.5 in standard.
Edit2: why won't gss link properly?
Are they starting to run out of names or something..?
 
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Its a common <3
Is the "once per turn" restriction really that necessary on here?


It is.  If it wasn't there, you could potentially start beating with a 6/6 Flier on turn 4.  Not cool in limited.   
I like the idea of Human Insects being a mainstay in popular creature types.
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Insectile Aberration is at least 50,000 times cooler than this card.

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Beetleform Mage
Creature - Human Insect Wizard (C)

: Beetleform Mage gets +2/+2 and gains flying until end of turn. Activate this ability only once each turn.

2/2



He turns into a beetle, shouldn't he get smaller?


You've never encountered an insect in Ravnica before, have you?

Is the "once per turn" restriction really that necessary on here?


Green doesn't get the chance to pump multiple times very often, that's more a red/black thing. 



He doesn't say giant anywhere.
Can't wait to see the art on this one.



Me too.  I am a bit disapponted though that we haven't seen any evolve creatures with "when this creature has a +1/1 counter on it 'name' gains flying/trample/etc"


Seems so obvious.  I really would have liked to see simic do more with evolve.  Strangely this one isn't even an evolve creature.  
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Can't wait to see the art on this one.



Me too.  I am a bit disapponted though that we haven't seen any evolve creatures with "when this creature has a +1/1 counter on it 'name' gains flying/trample/etc"


Seems so obvious.  I really would have liked to see simic do more with evolve.  Strangely this one isn't even an evolve creature.  


Well looks like they want you to use Crowned Ceratok and the Drake for those things. Also Cloudfin Raptor has Flying and evolves, it doesn't really matter if they get the ability before or after evolving.
Maybe we will get such a card, it seems like a common/uncommon evolve creature is still open for reveal. 

He doesn't say giant anywhere.


Rust Scarab doesn't either.

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Can't wait to see the art on this one.



Me too.  I am a bit disapponted though that we haven't seen any evolve creatures with "when this creature has a +1/1 counter on it 'name' gains flying/trample/etc"


Seems so obvious.  I really would have liked to see simic do more with evolve.  Strangely this one isn't even an evolve creature.  



This.
Evolve COULD actually involve more than just increased power and toughness.

"Enraged Thragwing
Evolve
For as long as Evolving Monster has one or more +1/+1 counters on it, it has flying.
For as long as Evolving Monster has two or more +1/+1 counters on it, it has trample."
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