Let’s set the scene. Food Chain was on the stack. Counterspell has stopped it, and now, its in the grave. Suddenly, Eternal Witness is cast….
Strong decks protect their key pieces, and having ways to get them out of the game for good is extremely useful in locking them down. Having that kind of interaction available for one mana at instant speed is incredibly useful, meaning you’re ready to lock out that combo with one land in play. Beckon Apparition is an amazing common that provides even more utility in aristocrat style decks, by leaving behind a 1/1 spirit token for chump blocking, or even sacrifice.