Boros Reckoner - [R/W][R/W][R/W]
Creature - Minotaur Wizard (Rare)
Whenever Boros Reckoner is dealt damage, it deals that much damage to target creature or player.
[R/W]: Boros Reckoner gains first strike until end of turn.
"Imagine a thunderstorm that's also a tactical genius. That's him."
-Dars Gostok, Firefist captain
Boros Reckoner brutalizes opponents by creating a no-win scenario when it comes time for combat. Do they block? If they do, they'll still be taking damage.
One neat trick with Boros Reckoner is to gain infinite life with a three to four card combo. Boros Reckoner will need to have lifelink by pairing it with Nearheath Pilgrim or from another card like Angelic Skirmisher. When it's about to take damage in combat make it indestructible with Boros Charm. You'll be able to target Boros Reckoner with its own ability over and over again gaining infinite life. If your opponent doesn't block you can always initiate the combo yourself with a burn spell such as Searing Spear.
Here's a fun deck list to try out the combo for yourself.
4 Ash Zealot
4 Boros Reckoner
3 Frontline Medic
4 Nearheath Pilgrim
4 Stromkirk Noble
2 Thundermaw Hellkite
Other Spells (12)
4 Boros Charm
4 Pillar of Flame
4 Searing Spear
2 Hellion Crucible
2 Slayer's Stronghold
4 Clifftop Retreat
4 Sacred Foundry
3 Firewing Phoenix
4 Mizzium Mortars
4 Rest in Peace
4 Volcanic Strength
How will you use Boros Reckoner?
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