Crusading Knight

Crusading Knight

Creature — Human Knight

Protection from black

Crusading Knight gets +1/+1 for each Swamp your opponents control.

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Set Rarity
Invasion (INV) Rare

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Format Legality
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Highlander Legal
Limited Legal
Leviathan Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Casual Legal
Unformat Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Legacy Legal

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Crusading Knight Discussion

iammute on Janky Opusless Thief (Dromar, the Banisher)

2 months ago

have you ever thought about including the swamps matter payoffs for some extra jank? Crusading Knight is huge and unblockable with Urborg and Darkest Hour, Karma can wipe people out late game and Kormus Bell lets you kill or bounce all lands if you want.

ForTheOldFrame on Aryel, Knight of Tribal

2 years ago

All right! Great to see knights being built and used successfully! And I'm really glad to see an Allay in here!

Do you think Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth and Rogue's Passage are worth combining with your Crusading Knight? I imagine he already attracts all the removal he's going to...

Do you think Archetype of Finality is worth running, since you already have Knighthood?

TinkererEDH on

2 years ago

Crusading Knight plus Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth makes for a ridiculously large attacker or defender. I also enjoy Helm of the Host and Blackblade Reforged. Honestly haven't been able to get helm of the host into a useful position in commander, but it was really fun in sealed and draft...

Blackblade though, you put that on a knight like Elenda, the Dusk Rose and it becomes pure value that must be dealt with (and they'd most likely exile the dearned thing, but still, that could keep your other knights alive for a fair while.

And if we did Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth, then Cabal Coffers and Cabal Stronghold get you into mana for days realms. Put a Crypt Ghast in and suddenly you get a bunch more black mana than you know what to do with...

RazortoothMtg on Let's build around Unplayable Commanders; …

3 years ago

You're first problem is that this says it is "standard" not "commander".

Now lets start with suggestions.

Cards that let it block more creatures so that trigger happens more, like from my Zhao Zilong, Tiger General deck.

Brave the Sands, Entangler, Iona's Blessing.

Also, we need black creatures for this to work. Black Scarab and Celestial Purge makes this more worth it.

One problem. nothing that makes things black that I can find. Darkest Hour if you don't mind being a huge cheater.

New idea: be the hate black deck! When a friend pulls out their mono-black goodstuff deck, just pull out this! And run Karma, Crusading Knight, Cleanse, Circle of Protection: Black, Angry Mob, etc.

Ssserra on Takkle the Dark

4 years ago

Thanks for the suggestion MagicMarc. I didn't know about Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth. That sounds like so much fun! I like keeping it very budget, but might be persuaded to splurge a little. ;) I will have to keep my eye out for one and maybe mainboard Crusading Knight. Been having a lot of fun with this deck since the last revision and the only time I lost was when I was short on swamps.

MagicMarc on Takkle the Dark

4 years ago

+1 for the Maggot. Love Takklemaggot decks. I noticed you have Crusading Knight in the sideboard. That card has great synergy with Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth. With Urborg in play all of your opponent's lands count as swamps. And Urborg would help you get black mana when you need it too. Takes it out of the budget realm though if you don't have a few laying around.

PurePazaak on

4 years ago

So I'm bored and I literally just Gatherer searched for white humans :) I'm basically just throwing things at you and hoping some will stick. There's more humans here than you'll know what to do with, but I'm confident that you'll find use out of some of them.

So, without further adieu, here are 51 out of the 644 humans that I looked through.

And that's it :D

fastbond_stripmine_crucible on Valor Knights

4 years ago

I made a deck very similar to this deck with Sigarda, Host of Herons as my commander and did not have the exalted in it.

Concerted Effort is great for most decks with white in them.

Zhalfirin Commander is a great knight that can pump him self or others

Iona, Shield of Emeria is not an EDH card and is just a sign that says target me

I would also suggest side boarding a Southern Paladin, Crusading Knight, Defender of Law