Quote from BlackWaltz3 »Quote from noshadowkick »Fair enough. I was asking about what you said before the offending comment, but no worries.
I think the following reddit thread does a really good job at fully fleshing out what I've stated here if you want to go more in depth. The jist being that immediate value/resilience in the face of removal is important but so is impact if your opponent can't deal with it. The higher up the CMC chain you go the more impact you have to get in exchange for lacking some immediate value/resilience.
Quote from noshadowkick »Fair enough. I was asking about what you said before the offending comment, but no worries.
Quote from "wtwlf123 »Basically, I'd rather ask a subjective question that provides people with useful information than an attempt to create an objective prompt ...that winds up generating useless data.
Quote from Person_On_MTGS »A whole bunch of thoughtful stuff.
Quote from wtwlf123 »P1P1 or most powerful or best are all wildly subjective, and completely contingent on the list you're drawing the data from, and the playgroup you're drafting it with.