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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 [mwcard=MWSTX2FFC01]Asyran Defender[/mwcard], 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 [mwcard=MW1C03]Dark Pact Slayer[/mwcard] to do the job. But the bloodthirsty could be used against you.  After that, in forged in fire, they made the [mwcard=MWSTX2FFC02]Blood Demon[/mwcard], 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 [mwcard=MW1C19]Gray Angel[/mwcard].
- 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

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Re: A perfect holy avenger
« Reply #7 on: August 28, 2018, 05:31:34 PM »
I like the Crusader Griffin as a Holy Avenger.
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