Reprisal Rebel

Posted in Arcana on February 22, 2007

By Wizards of the Coast

In the art of the Planar Chaos card Big Game Hunter, the assassin is shown cleaning his sword as he walks away from the corpse of the dragon he's just slain.

Big Game Hunter art by Carl Critchlow

Note that this Human Assassin (also a Rebel, tutorable with cards like Amrou Scout!) has an effect that mimics Reprisal-a spell originally from Alliances that destroys a creature with power 4 or greater without possibility of regeneration.

Dragons are apparently commonly in need of reprisal. Note that the Seventh Edition printing of Reprisal also depicts a dragon getting (or rather, having just gotten) the axe.

Reprisal

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