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card review Chandra Nalaar: why dosent anyone use the old plainswalkers any more!

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Chandra Nalaar

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{+1}: Chandra Nalaar deals 1 damage to target player. {-X}: Chandra Nalaar deals X damage to target creature. {-8}: Chandra Nalaar deals 10 damage to target player and each creature he or she controls.

  • Number: 159
  • Rarity: R
  • Toughness: 6
  • Type: Planeswalker
  • Subtype: Chandra
  • Mana cost: 3RR
  • Color: Red
  • Artist: Aleksi Briclot
Chandra Nalaar
why dosent anyone use the old plainswalkers any more!

written by obiwan10hssp
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Modified on October 19, 2012 07:39 am

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Avatar for jeremyoromega
Subject:    Posted: August 9, 2009 03:02 pm Reply with quote Report content icon

what the heck you diddnt write anything, but a heading and the reason no one uses chandra is because shes like a more mana costly prodigal pyromancer for 4 or 5 turns then she makes a big boom, often too late for her abilityto be any use. thik about it she is the only planeswalker that brings almost nothing to the table. Ajani vengeant keeps opponets lands tapped and Jace draws cards, but Chandra deals 1 damage to target player?! its a godsend no other efect like it. it takes too long for burn and your opponet just keeps attacking for more life if you want a good planeswalker then choose Ajani Goldmane. if chandra got hit she would be of no use.
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Subject: Turn five win   Posted: November 17, 2009 06:24 am Reply with quote Report content icon

First start off by playing a Seething Song on the third turn. then with the five mana play Chandra. and if you played your burn cards right to keep creatures off Chandra, win by Over-blazing Chandra and annihilate your opponent for 20.

Perfect hand:
4 lands
1 Seething Song
1 Chandra
1 Over-blaze

If anyone has a better combo let me know. This is what I use and it works well.
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Avatar for konda
Subject:    Posted: December 10, 2009 02:47 pm Reply with quote Report content icon

The new one is much more destructive in my opinion.
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Avatar for flamekid95
Subject: i like the old cards   Posted: September 21, 2011 05:55 am Reply with quote Report content icon

i have never used Chandra, but i have used liliana vess online, and have built a full deck around it. you really cannot beat the old planeswalkers. thank you for writing a card review on this card, and i look foreward to more card reviews from you.

yours truly,
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Subject: its me   Posted: November 29, 2011 06:35 am Reply with quote Report content icon

for anyone whose looking for any more reviews by me this is my new user name
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