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A perfect holy avenger
« on: August 26, 2015, 10:13:27 AM »
Hi everyone,

Lately I've really been trying to make the holy avenger thing work. For me, the best one seems to be the Asyran Defender, since all inclusive he costs "only" 11 mana for a 9 channeling priest. All the other creatures cost around 16-17 mana to make it an avenger. Which I almost never can/want to pay.

In the core set we had the bloodreaper but no perfect fit. Most people picked the Dark Pact Slayer to do the job. But the bloodthirsty could be used against you.  After that, in forged in fire, they made the Blood Demon, a perfect card for that purpose. (vampiric to survive, flying and already bloodthirsty) I don't think people ever bring him out and not make it their bloodreaper.

In this spirit I would REALLY want a perfect avenger. A card made for the job. Almost useless without it.

A newborn angel maybe? (not a baby, but only recently created)
my view:
- decent armor (2)
- a decent attack (3 or maybe even 4)
- flying
- level 2 and 8 mana.
- low health

All together he would have decent stats but with really low health points. (around 6) The avenger would give him a decent amount of health and the flying would make sure he is not constantly hindered.

edit:
I now see that this looks like a cheaper/weaker Gray Angel.
- no sacrifice (I find this very handy, an action/mana free heal when you really need it or he's almost dead)
- 4 health points less
- maybe 1 attack die less

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« Last Edit: August 26, 2015, 11:07:09 AM by Halewijn »
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Re: A perfect holy avenger
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2015, 04:49:05 PM »
The promo Messenger of Bim-Shalla is something to consider. Only problems are 0 armor and 1 too much mana.
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Re: A perfect holy avenger
« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2015, 03:18:17 AM »
cool card!

But it seems a big part of her mana cost is in the healing effect when she is summoned. She seems more of a mid-game creature. I want my avenger able for battling early on. Aegis 1 is cool though. Rhino hide could maybe fix the armor. But my biggest problem with her is her attack. It is only 2 dice, she needs to be able to deal damage. Rhino hide and bear strength seems a bit much.  :)
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Re: A perfect holy avenger
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2015, 04:12:42 AM »
hwo could we all read over: name: "Messenger of Bim-Shalla", text: "mending angel"

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Re: A perfect holy avenger
« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2015, 07:12:06 AM »
I'm pretty sure she wasn't printed with that error, but this picture was put up in error during the dice tower promotional run. I don't actually have a copy to confirm, but I remember talking to laddinfance about it at the time.

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Re: A perfect holy avenger
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2016, 03:45:31 AM »
Thank you Aaron!

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Re: A perfect holy avenger
« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2016, 05:50:45 PM »
I can verify that white cloak knight is a BA holy avenger. Definitely my favorite so far