Stromkirk Noble is one of the newest Magic: the Gathering cards to be revealed from Wizards of the Coast’s upcoming expert expansion set Innistrad. Previewed by Mike Flores, Stromkirk Noble is a serious contender for the best red turn one play in Magic‘s history.
Stromkirk Noble – R
Creature – Vampire (Rare)
Stromkirk Noble can’t be blocked by Humans.
Whenever Stromkirk Noble Deals combat damage to a player, put a +1/+1 counter on it.
“A responsible king walks among his subjects.”
Move aside to Goblin Fireslinger and Tormented Soul, Innistrad’s Stromkirk Noble is the perfect turn one play lead into a second turn Stormblood Berserker.
According to a quick search on the gatherer, there will be 76 Humans in Standard after Zendikar rotates out of the format. Stromkirk Noble can’t be blocked by any of them.
Throw in a few Grim Lavamancer and Incinerates to get the start of a red deck.
How will you use Stromkirk Noble?
Several other recent Innistrad spoiler cards include Fiend Hunter, Kruin Outlaw, Liliana of the Veil, Reaper from the Abyss, Hinterland Harbor, Moonmist, and Diregaf Ghoul.
Innistrad contains 264 cards and will be released on September 30, 2011. Innistrad will be followed by Dark Ascension.
Innistrad Prerelease events will occur on September 24-25, 2011, there will be Innistrad Launch Parties on September 30-October 3, 2011, and Innistrad will be released on Magic Online October 17, 2011. The Innistrad Game Day will be on October 29-30, 2011.
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