Quote from boombox_smk »Quote from Reki762 »What a wonderful card. Versatile, very blink-able, relevant tribe, cool art.Quote from seilaoque »this is a very powerful blink archetype card.
tempo, card advantage, generator of chumpblockers.... seems very consistent
Vastly better than Callous Bloodmage simply because of creature types.
I have a pet Vial Wizards deck I call Boltcaster that uses Naban, Dean of Iteration and Harmonic Prodigy. This being a wizard is immense. Slots in next to Snapcaster Mage and Sea Gate Stormcaller.
it's also better than Callous Bloodmage because all modes are stronger, really.
drawing a card is better than drawing a card and losing life
a flying token is better than a token that gives you 1 life
bouncing permanents is useful in more situations (albeit less gamebreaking) than exiling graveyards.