High Priest of Penance - WB
Creature - Human Cleric (Rare)
Whenever High Priest of Penance is dealt damage, you may destroy target nonland permanent.
"All I require is faith, loyalty, obedience, trust, and complete and utter devotion."
Abusing High Priest of Penance requires having him stick around for more than just one combat phase. A Ring of Xathrid or Skeletal Grimace will allow you to regenerate High Priest of Penance while also forcing your opponent into paying attention to it. In Modern, Darksteel Plate will make this Human Cleric indestructible.
High Priest of Penance allows an Orzhov player to gain valuable time while setting up their Exort creatures such as Basilica Guards, Crypt Ghast, and Treasury Guard. Against a fast Selesyna deck you'll be able to chump block Loxodon Smiter and then use High Priest of Penance to take out their Silverblade Paladin.
If you've raised the toughness of High Priest of Penance, then cards that allow you to deal damage repetitively such as Pestilence will let you mow down your opponent's permanents.
How will you use High Priest of Penance?
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