[GTC-ICD] Skyknight Legionnaire

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Skyknight Legionnaire (Common) -
Creature - Human Knight
Flying, haste
Millenium Platform, once a monument to peace, was quickly seized by the skyknights for its strategic aerial location.
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Source: GTC card image gallery

It's baaa-aaack, and it's going to be oh, so very awesome in Limited.
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This limited all-star returns!
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a nice reprint
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Yeah, this is boss **** mane. 
I liked the old flavour text better, but I guess it wouldn't have made sense this time around, seeing as Razia isn't around anymore.
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First art was better. Not as much metallic crotch.
First art was better. Not as much metallic crotch.



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Oh yeahhh, I'm gonna enjoy choosing boros when playing at release.
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This art is a very poor indicator of what the card actually does.
I may skip gatecrash just because of this art.

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Yey, it's back! But... WTF DAT CROTCH AREA @_@
Eh.
The more I look at that art, the more I got the feeling that she(he?) says "Come at me, BRO!!"
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The more I look at that art, the more I got the feeling that she(he?) says "Come at me, BRO!!"



its a she I believe
old art is infinitely better, this one is terrible.
A few people over on the MTGS forums speculated that we would see this reprint when they previewed this art in the PW's guide. Was a good call.

Not a card I will complain about having around. Solid reprint.
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Great reprint. Terrible art. Am I supposed to assume she is hastily flying toward you crotch-first? This is one card I will always turn toward my opponent in gameplay.
Nice reprint.
Fantastic reprint. If we only get one reprint this set, this had to be it (I mean, hey, Voidslime would have been nice, but we can't have everything!)

You guys can continued wasting bandwidth about the art now *dances away cackling. 

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This is a sweet reprint.  The new art sucks though.
I think the idea is that the creature just took off immediately so that she was thrown back.  Captures haste.  Plus the wings.  Looking at it that way, I see Flying, Haste.
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I think the idea is that the creature just took off immediately so that she was thrown back.  Captures haste.  Plus the wings.  Looking at it that way, I see Crotch, Crotch.



fixed
Way too far zoomed in. What's she even riding?
Yay reprint, boo art.
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this art is terrible

The pose is extremely suggestive and the leg on the right looks exactly like an erect penis.

Completely unacceptable.
I think this art is great, but i prefer the original one because I like backgrounds.
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The original art by Jim Murray is so much more convincing and actually tells you that the thing you see is a skynight.

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I'll agree on the art being terrible. Near as I can tell it's an adrogynous cyborg pelvic thrusting towards the camera.

Still a solid card though. I think I'll dust off my old copies if I decide to run any outside of limited though. 
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Just to play devil's advocate here.

If you look at the art, you will notice that she is carrying a Lance in one of her hands.

Often, people participating in a joust when charging forward would lean back on their mounts (since they often used saddles with high backs to allow this), this not only made it easier to couch their lance during a charge, but it also helped to absorb the shock of either connecting with your opponent with your own lance, or being hit by your opponents lance.

All of which made it easier to not get dismounted, which I assume would be a pretty big concern when the mount you are riding on is flying.

But yeah, crotch.

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Love the reprint. Also, very glad I still have my old copies for the art with far less crotch. Art could have been nice if zoomed out a little further so it wasn't 40% crotch in your face.


Edit: The more I look at it (zoomed in), the more it seems like her back has just suffered some serious trauma. It's at a very wierd angle, leaned back and to the side at the same. Trying to replicate it is very awkward.

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Solid, solid reprint.

But the art... The art.... God no, why....

My inner Vorthos is screaming inside. Screaming, I say.

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On second look, it kind of looks like she's pulling up on her mount, perhaps to ascend.  This would necessitate the kind of leaning back in the picture.  Also, someone mentioned jousting posture previously.  In the very least, it's a needless, silly close-up.  At worst, it's a shamelessly gratuitous crotch thrust directed at the player. 

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On second look, it kind of looks like she's pulling up on her mount, perhaps to ascend.  This would necessitate the kind of leaning back in the picture.  Also, someone mentioned jousting posture previously.  In the very least, it's a needless, silly close-up.  At worst, it's a shamelessly gratuitous crotch thrust directed at the player. 



This right here.  Art aside, this is a very welcome card to see.
Would have liked different art for sure, but great card.  May I see many when I draft
This is strange, because RTR had a marked absence of Rav reprints (besides the shocklands). I'm glad they're bringing back some old staples in GTC, like they did in Scars. I just wish RTR were the same.
My face was dealt 2 damage (haste-like) by that art............ And all your comments about it.
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I am extremely disappointed for one reason. My casual pauper Boros multiplayer deck has fallen behind the others of late, and I was looking forward to Gatecrash for something new to refresh it with. Maybe the common of the cycle will be good enough?

(next week, on Gatecrash Spoiler: Hobgoblin Dragoon and Cerodon F***ing Yearling! Godammit.)
This art on this card is almost as terrible as Spincrusher.
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If it offends you all that much, get a grip, and by a playset of the original.

Job done. 

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Second sexual spoiler...
For some reason i thought this was an uncommon, my being corrected makes limited boros much much better looking.
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