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Desperate Stand



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Strive – Desperate Stand costs Red ManaWhite Mana more to cast for each target beyond the first.

Any number of target creatures each get +2/+0 and gain first strike and vigilance until end of turn.

At the Akroan gates, hoplites revived the tactics of Kytheon Iora’s infamous irregulars.



  • DA

    Meh, would’ve been a pretty cool Combo-trick at instant speed… Kinda wish it gave haste.

  • Graymalkin86

    Major flavor whiff in my book. “Desperate Stand” seems to imply a defensive action, but seeing as it’s a sorcery you can only use if on the offensive.

    • kmk888

      Right?

    • EmElw

      Though it seems the Akroan way of a “Desperate Stand” is charging head-first. You know, the way they do everything else.