Serene Master is a cunning creature from the "Eternal Bargain" deck in Wizards of the Coast's upcoming "Commander (2013 Edition)." This white rare "Magic: The Gathering" card is almost an indestructible blocker in combat. Almost.
Serene Master - 1W
Creature - Human Monk (Rare)
Whenever Serene Master blocks, exchange its power and the power of target creature it's blocking until end of combat.
"A great warrior studies many different disciplines and takes the best from each."
At just two mana, Serene Master comes down early and will frustrate your rivals. Think of Master Pai Mei from "Kill Bill 2." No matter what creature your adversary throws at you, Serene Master will laugh and keep their threat from damaging you. Not only does Serene Master keep your foe's creatures from touching you, it renders them harmless and can potentially kill them.
Serene Master blocks all day long, provided that your opponent's creature isn't equipped, enchanted, have +1/+1 counters, or has any other way of gaining two additional power. Outside of combat Serene Master's small toughness of two makes it particularly vulnerable to burn spells such as Lightning Strike. If you have a way of protecting it though, say with hexproof from the help of Swiftfoot Boots, Serene Master will live a long enough life to make your opponents think twice about attacking unless they wish to lose their best threat in combat.
How will you use Serene Master?
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