Akroan Crusader

Akroan Crusader

Creature — Human Soldier

Heroic — Whenever you cast a spell that targets Akroan Crusader, create a 1/1 red soldier creature token with haste.

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Ultimate Masters (UMA) Common
Theros (THS) Common

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Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Vintage Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Pioneer Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Noble Legal
Hero Legal
Magic Duels Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
MTGO Legal
Vanguard Legal
Leviathan Legal
Planechase Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Modern Legal
Pauper Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Casual Legal
Oathbreaker Legal

Akroan Crusader Discussion

Tuba on R/W Midgro

2 months ago

Used to play a blue red version of this back in standard, Stubborn Denial ing and Swan Song ing opponents Anger of the Gods . Used Akroan Crusader , it allowed me to go wide and have insurance in case my heroic creature died and I needed a body to drop enchantments on. His tokens have haste which is a nice touch. It forces them to have a sweeper early on. It also allowed me to consistently cast a playset Stoke the Flames , often for free, giving me a surprise late game finisher. I'd highly suggest trying out Akroan Crusader/Stoke the Flames package.

Also, some other worth considering, Dragon Mantle is a nice enchantment that replaces itself. Ordeal of Purphoros can make even your one drops and tokens huge and can kill a blocker or close out a game. Even on just a Swiftspear it's quite good. Ordeal of Heliod could be quite good in the sideboard for aggro mirrors.

lagotripha on The Pioneers of Burn

2 months ago

Pioneer 1 drop toolkit

Burn has a few great things carrying over from modern- Eidolon of the Great Revel Abbot of Keral Keep , Bomat Courier , Legion Loyalist

Goblin heavy has tribal lords, tokens etc.

Artifacts-matter has Shrapnel Blast

Akroan Crusader / Foundry Street Denizen is cute with entries like Rile and Collateral Damage and might find a go-wide plan.

Flameblade Adept / Hollow One discard matters with Insolent Neonate / Merchant of the Vale is a thing.

Otherworldly Outburst and Skin Invasion  Flip might see play in a creature-heavy meta. Thud might just be the best burn spell in the format, depending on how removal looks.

tkjanacek on Pioneer Feather

2 months ago

I just started working on building a similar deck: Feather Heroic Pioneer. I used to play Akroan Crusader , Coordinated Assault and Martial Glory , it's unclear to me whether they will make the cut nowadays.

ObsceneBeing on

4 months ago

I have added Emerge Unscathed to give us another source of Akroan Crusader triggers and it helps out big threats like Martyr's Soul connect.

Rorolith on

4 months ago

There are only 6 cards that can target Akroan Crusader

tllegion01 on Boros Double Strike

4 months ago

There's also the Akroan Crusader that's a Red 1 drop that'll produce 1/1 tokens.

I've built around the heroic mechanic before and it is fun. If left unchecked it'll get out of hand in a hurry, but with this deck I'm semi going for the speed aggro thing, since the double strike creatures with all the pumps are in there. I was just trying to stay away from that Colossus Hammer . I think it looks cool, but I think everything in the deck leads up to that combo, where I want this to be something a little more versatile. Same goes for Trepanation Blade

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