Selfless Squire

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Commander 2016 (C16) Rare

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Selfless Squire

Creature — Human Soldier

Flash

When Selfless Squire enters the battlefield, prevent all damage that would be dealt to you this turn.

Whenever damage that would be dealt to you is prevented, put that many +1/+1 counters on Selfless Squire.

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Selfless Squire Discussion

AkaAkuma on +1 for you, +1 for you....

1 month ago

To start off: Hardened Scales, Bear Umbra and Ordeal of Nylea. You do allot with just one counter, make use of it! And bear umbra or ordeal of nylea not only means counters but also a free extra Jenara abilities each turn.

Then we have allot of +1/+1 synergy in this deck, but allot of them are single use or difficult to get.

Rzepkanut on Deflection EDH

1 month ago

I just built a deck with lots of "deflection" cards that involve combat specifically. Try out Comeuppance, Mirror Match, Selfless Squire, Reins of Power, Master Warcraft, Domineering Will, Master Warcraft, Portal Mage, even Torrential Gearhulk. Check out the deck it may have other ideas for you.


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snydepels2 on Angus Mackenzie Turbo Fog

2 months ago

Is there a reason why Selfless Squire is not in the deck?

DrukenReaps on Group hug of death???

4 months ago

That is a silly question, it is like asking if there is a way to win with any deck :P

The answer is of course. Many of them use a combo like making everyone draw 1000 cards which usually works rather well since they already make you draw extra.

I've also seen a 5-color Nekusar, the Mindrazer which depending on what you draw and how you play comes off as a hug deck until you drop the nasty things you usually see with him.

Edric, Spymaster of Trest is technically a group hugger since he allows everyone to get lots of extra cards but most people run a lot of unblockable guys with him and I see people get chewed apart by Slither Blades.

Kynaios and Tiro of Meletis may be the most common group hugger. If you go to his EDHRec page you will see things like Kazuul, Tyrant of the Cliffs, Progenitor Mimic, Chasm Skulker, Selfless Squire, Omnath, Locus of Rage, and Psychosis Crawler. All of those can bring you closer to a win.

Often group hug is about giving everyone stuff until you are set to either combo or clean up the left overs with something big and nasty.

FancyTuesday on Can I block with a ...

4 months ago

In order for the counters to be put on Selfless Squire damage must be prevented. Squire's first triggered ability prevents damage dealt to you. If combat damage has been dealt to you, you're past the declare blockers step and are in the combat damage step. So no, you cannot block their creature with a 10/10 Squire.

Umezawa's Jitte triggers when a creature deals combat damage. If you block the Managorger Hydra with Selfless Squire the Squire will die from combat damage and the Jitte will get two charge counters. If you let the Hydra through unblocked the damage is prevented and Jitte does not trigger.

420Liliana69 on Can I block with a ...

4 months ago

thats...not how it works at all. sorry man. the first ability of Selfless Squire triggers during the damage step, which is after the declare blockers step. so you would choose not to block, the squire would prevent the 9 damage, and it would gain 9 counters. then unless something else gets cast/activated/triggered, combat is over.

treasureberry on Can I block with a ...

4 months ago

My opponent attacked with a 2/2 wolf and a 6/6 Managorger Hydra, which was equipped with a Umezawa's Jitte with no counters on it, while I had no untapped creatures on board. Before the declare blockers step, I cast a Selfless Squire, triggering Managorger Hydra's ability and making it a 7/7. The Selfless Squire resolves and its triggered ability is put on to the stack and resolves, and I assume at this point the second ability triggers (not at damage step), putting nine +1/+1 counters onto the Selfless Squire (two from the Wolf and seven from the Hydra). At this point, I block a 7/7 Managorger Hydra with a 10/10 Selfless Squire. Does the Managorger Hydra deal seven damage to the Selfless Squire and trigger Umezawa's Jitte or deal no damage at all?

kamelyan on Atraxa, Superfriends Lockdown

4 months ago

From experience running superfriends, my planeswalkers are usually the target for combat damage; my opponents generally leave my life total alone, and kill me with combos. For that, I'd suggest swapping Selfless Squire for Captain Sisay. And maybe switch Path to Exile for Enlightened Tutor.

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