Boros Reckoner


Format Legality
Modern Legal
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal

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Gatecrash Rare

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Boros Reckoner

Creature — Minotaur Wizard

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.

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Boros Reckoner Discussion

freezerboy on Scorching Winds

2 days ago

Interesting concept. I can't say that I've had much trouble with controlling combat since most of the damage I'm dishing out is from various effects like Repercussion, or creatures like Boros Reckoner. If it ever comes to that, I'll consider running something like Boros Battleshaper, but for the time being the deck performs well in most situations.

TintMaco on Sk(a)red

2 days ago

Skred should always run Boros Reckoner, because that's the main combo of the deck. It also protects your walkers since it's a large body with first strike. I'd play Simian Spirit Guides as they can get a blood moon out on turn two and ramp into everything else. I would also say to cut white altogether because one of the great things about playing skred is that it's typically a mono-red deck that doesn't have to worry about mana screw. If you end up taking out the white cards, replace Pyroclasm with Anger of the Gods because the extra damage can be very relevant and you don't have to worry about a double red mana cost. Also remember that Path to Exile is a little bit worse in this deck since they'll be tutoring up a basic which is bad for your Blood Moon. I think in Common Ground's meta, you're going to be less worried about white in general, since most people are in jund or blue decks. Therefore, play Demigod of Revenge as a full four in place of Stormbreath Dragon or at least in addition to. If you insist on keeping white, there's a slight variation on the deck that runs Swans of Bryn Argoll that gives you massive card advantage, turning Lightning Bolt into a red Ancestral Recall after you've already swung four in the air. In this case, you'd want to cut at least one and probably both Koths, since running plains at all hurts your chances of making the most of his ability.

thomashapp71 on Mono-Red Burn

3 days ago

The main pro's of a burn deck are all the one drops, they make it very fast. I speculate this is a budget deck. The cheaper parts are Spark Elemental,Monastery Swiftspear, Lava Spike, and Rift Bolt. Things can start getting expensive with one of the most powerful one-drops, Goblin Guide and sometimes Grim Lavamancer. From then one, I would start with two-drops. Searing Blaze or Searing Blood are removal and face damage combined. Eidolon of the Great Revel is another amazing two-drop that can be very powerful if played correctly. Three drops are often controversial in burn decks. Some believe they are too high, others believe they top out the curve nicely. Regardless, Boros Reckoner, Exquisite Firecraft are other options. My suggestions are that it is possible to do a mono red budget deck, you just need to lower your curve and study up on the meta-game and your matchups. Net-decking can only do you so much good, you always should do your style of deck

AwezomePozzum on The Day of Reckoning: Nahiri's Wrath

3 days ago

Thephelddagrif I don't think you understand the point of this deck.

The reason I have Rift Bolt is because it has a higher CMC. This means I can discard it and, say, Blasphemous Act to my Nahiri's Wrath, targeting my Boros Reckoner/Spitemare(any 2) on T5 and have lethal.

Simian Spirit Guide looks promising though.

Kjartan on Naya Midrange

4 days ago

Lol, this looks like a deck I could've build back in the day. It's very 16 year old Kjartan style XD.

There are some changes I would make here, seeing you have a gigantic cardpool all of a sudden. It's very clear that this is an old standard deck of yours, and it looks great for that, but modern is extremely fast, and filled with powerfull cards. If you want to play a slow deck, you need a to be more interactive.

For the nonland part:

I would remove 2x Aurelia, the Warleader, 1x Thundermaw Hellkite, 2x Loxodon Smiter, 2x Boros Reckoner, 2x Mizzium Mortars, 2x Thragtusk, 1x Restoration Angel, 1x Aurelia's Fury 1x Elspeth Tirel, 2x Farseek and 2x Birds of Paradise leaving you with 18 cards to boot.

I would instead add:

3x Path to Exile, 4x Lightning Bolt, 3x Kitchen Finks, 4x Noble Hierarch, 4x Tarmogoyf (If you don't want to invest in Tarmogoyf, instead play 4x Voice of Resurgence)

for the land part:

I would remove 1x Cavern of Souls 1x Kessig Wolf Run, 2x Sacred Foundry, 2x Temple Garden, 3x Stomping Ground, 4x Rootbound Crag, 3x Sunpetal Grove.

Leaving you with 9 cards.

As replacement I would add: 4x Windswept Heath, 2x Wooded Foothills (1x Arid Mesa or antoher Wooded Foothills after taste and money), 2x Plains, 2x Forest, 1x Mountain and 3x Raging Ravine.

As for sideboard, you need to be able to deal with some of you bad match-ups and/or have wide answers you can board in against a ton of builds.

I recomand something like

2x Thalia, Guardian of Thraben

1x Path to Exile

1x Choke

2x Ancient Grudge

2x Grafdigger's Cage

1x Stony Silence

1x Qasali Pridemage

1x Feed the Clan

1x Engineered Explosives

1x Fulminator Mage

1x Crumble to Dust

1x Spellskite

Nixin72 on Rush

1 week ago

Umm, Annihilating Fire, Ash Zealot (maybe, I dont know how much it cost at the time), Banners Raised, Brimstone Volley, Faithless Looting, Fervent Cathar, Flames of the Firebrand, Foundry Street Denizen, Furious Resistance, Guttersnipe, Krenko's Command, Legion Loyalist, Lightning Mauler, Madcap Skills, Pillar of Flame, Reckless Waif  Flip, Reverberate, Riot Piker, Searing Spear, Skullcrack, Thunderbolt, Vexing Devil, Increasing Vengeance, Young Pyromancer, Lightning Strike, Boros Reckoner, Burning-Tree Emissary, and probably a lot more that I'm missing. That's only some of the better cards I found under 3 cmc. I'm so jealous I wasn't playing back then, burn looks like it was so good...

RustedChainsaw on So I heard you like Combat Phases

1 week ago

How does Boros Reckoner work for you? I run Aurelia and I'm always looking for solid 3-drops since ramp is pretty unreliable. Also, have you considered cards like Hanweir Garrison and Hero of Bladehold that generate tokens on attack triggers?

RustedChainsaw on So I heard you like Combat Phases

1 week ago

How does Boros Reckoner work for you? I run Aurelia and I'm always looking for solid 3-drops since ramp is pretty unreliable. Also, have you considered cards like Hanweir Garrison and Hero of Bladehold that generate tokens on attack triggers?

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