Boros Reckoner


Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Custom Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Arena Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Standard Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Brawl Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Guilds of Ravnica: Guild Kit (GK1) Rare
Modern Masters 2017 Edition (MM3) Rare
Gatecrash (GTC) 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.

: Boros Reckoner gains first strike until end of turn.

Boros Reckoner Discussion

seshiro_of_the_orochi on Feather Punisher Deck

1 week ago

So I'm in the lucky situation to have two copies of Feather, the Redeemed . I already do have a pretty basic feather buildthat isn't uploaded here, but I'd like to have a second more unusual Feather deck.

The idea is to combine Feather with cards like Boros Reckoner and Truefire Captain and spells like Rile to deal lots of damage without ever needing to attack. I'll add a list of fitting cards soon, but I don't have a finished one yet:

What do you guys think? Is this a viable deck idea? Do you have card suggestions? I'm happy to listen to any of this, but I'll be off to holiday until tuesday and won't have any internet there, so forgive me if I don't answer until then.

Eclipse28420 on red black minotaurs

3 weeks ago

I think Skred Boros Reckoner sound like a good finisher on top of their normal utility. The whip may be the slower or rakdos return. I would board the charm. How budget is this build if you don’t mind me asking? Fetchs can grab snow-covered lands and you also have the new MH basic fetchs. Mutavault would also gain the tribal buffs. All in all, some deck manipulation would help most other tribes have card draw if nothing else. Collective Defiance might work too cause it has a lot of options

kinghehehee on Rienne, Angel of many colors

4 weeks ago

Boros Reckoner and the like can deal some damage and be used again. Dauntless Escort and Loxodon Hierarch can save your team from non-exiling board wipes. Trying to figure out some other good synergies with her myself

RhythmGalaxy on Get moooooving

1 month ago

Thank you for the advice. After giving it some thought, I added some of your suggestions. But cards like Boros Reckoner and Mogg Maniac I don't feel like adding, because I want to run as few creatures as possible.

DrkNinja on Tajic, Legion's Edgelord [Artillery Aggro, Primer]

1 month ago

Lets start with your CMC. In order for an aggro deck to be fast, the mana curve for the deck needs to be incredibly low to the ground. With that in mind here are some creatures that are all sub-three CMC:

You do also need some cards to add support which you have a few of but these three are pretty hefty; Iroas, God of Victory , Purphoros, God of the Forge and Hero of Bladehold .

You are also gonna need to give your creatures haste, and one of my favorite cards does just that for next to nothing; Mass Hysteria .

Here are a few cards I also think would be really good support, or are staples in this archetype:

I know your goal isn't to nessecarily win via commander damage but these two cards I find are helpful and threaten any opponent usually... Sword of Feast and Famine and Sword of Fire and Ice

Lastly... I know you said you avoided it intentionally but... I think it was a mistake... You need more ramp. The more ramp you have the faster you can play dudes the faster you can kill someone. So Mana Crypt , Sol Ring , Boros Signet , Chrome Mox , etc. I think you should play at least 5 ramp artifacts to really help you get that overwhelming force, because on T4 you now have to live in fear of WoGs

Ok that's all... he said after posting a page long comment... Sorry. <3 If you need help with cuts anything above 4 cmc should be the first things to go with the exception of Cathar's. get your CMC as close to 2 as you can.

TwinStags on The Pie Raker's Army

2 months ago

Dank, thanks for all the info VaalVanir/ChibiNature

Im confused by what you mean by Oblation and two lands. It’s just draw two cards?

In my head I totally thought we had more direct damage cards for Stuffy Doll & such. Even if we did, it’d be really relying on getting him out. Or adding Boros Reckoner and Spitemare . Even then it’d be a whole side route of watering the deck down

I just realized the sac cards don’t work with Feather and Akroan Crusader / Vanguard of Brimaz don’t bounce with Zada/Mirrorwing. Do you think either of those are worth keeping in... or is heroic mostly a waste when you have Zada/mirrorwing at your disposal?

I’ve seen play styles of all the types at this point but agree the Spell slinger and token are the strongest.

Aclaus on Just attack

2 months ago
  1. Nyxborn Shieldmate for Boros Reckoner both better creatures and reckoner works amazing with lightmines if u decide to add it
  2. Palace Guard for Archetype of Aggression


  1. Darksteel Plate for Whispersilk Cloak since your guys are invincible anyways. this also deters them from being targeted.. boardwipes will still work though.
  2. Stoneforge Masterwork for Tenza, Godo's Maul if up u this on ur commander hes a 10/7 menance with trample, seems like a better piece
  3. Armory of Iroas - Sunforger costs a few more mana but u have alot of tricks u can pull out of it for free late game
  4. Staff of Nin for Mind's Eye
  5. Avacyn's Collar for Spear of Heliod upgrades all ur doods and makes people scared to attack you
  6. Manalith for Commander's Sphere an upgrade


  1. Act of Treason for Faithless Looting card draw with flashback seems always good
  2. Mass Mutiny - Mob Rule seems like an upgrade


  1. Miraculous Recovery - Settle the Wreckage amazing board wipe, can really put you ahead. if not interested in a board wipe id suggest maybe a single target removal like Chaos Warp . i feel like you need ways to deal with high pressure threats
  2. Pay No Heed - Deflecting Palm
  3. Righteousness for Fight to the Death i know these two cards arent related, but how hilarious would it be to cast this when someone else is combating another player, basically can wipe two players boards if timed proper. if u would prefer to keep a combat trick here i would suggest maybe Gods Willing or something that does not require the creature to be blocking
  4. Smite - Ride Down
  5. Warleader's Helix - Savage Beating or Ajani Vengeant i feel helix doesnt provide enough value, for removal it is very weak , if u want good removal to replace this instead of a threats i listed, i would consider Oblivion Ring type cards
  6. Martial Glory - Boros Charm charm is must include, so much value! protect from boardwipes including land destruction! removal or maybe boost ur commander after blocks with a double strike if some1 is already been hit once and hello 21 commander dmg
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