Geist vs. Boros Reckoner

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Is it wrong of me to want to play both of them in the same deck?

I keep getting told by the people that i play with that Geist of saint Traft just isnt good anymore. But i just can't believe it... It still wins me games and i can protect it just like i could from day one.... and as of now im playing a 4/2 split of geist and Boros reckoner 

What does everyone think of a deck that they both live in comfortably? 
Boros Reckoner is better against Aggro. Geist is bad against Reckoner, the format is very Aggro.

Geist is okay, but more of a SB card now.
I understand that Reckoner is better against aggro... but that still doesnt solve my problems. I feel like even with reckoner i still need a way to close out the game that reckoner's 3 damage a turn just doesnt give me 

Also its not like im choosing one over the other i want both... Just trying to figure out if thats being too greedy 
I understand that Reckoner is better against aggro... but that still doesnt solve my problems. I feel like even with reckoner i still need a way to close out the game that reckoner's 3 damage a turn just doesnt give me 

Also its not like im choosing one over the other i want both... Just trying to figure out if thats being too greedy 


3 Power is enough to get there (it's been proven that 2 power is enough, really.)-

You can play both, WUR Flash is a deck, but Indi was saying that you don't want to start the list with 4x Reckoner 4x Geist mainboard, because it increases the number of cards that are dead against Jund, Naya and other G/R variants.
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I understand that Reckoner is better against aggro... but that still doesnt solve my problems. I feel like even with reckoner i still need a way to close out the game that reckoner's 3 damage a turn just doesnt give me 

Also its not like im choosing one over the other i want both... Just trying to figure out if thats being too greedy 


3 Power is enough to get there (it's been proven that 2 power is enough, really.)-

You can play both, WUR Flash is a deck, but Indi was saying that you don't want to start the list with 4x Reckoner 4x Geist mainboard, because it increases the number of cards that are dead against Jund, Naya and other G/R variants.



I'm hoping you're referring to Geist, since Reckoner is dead against none of those decks.

There was an article on tcgplayer yesterday about a UWR Midrange list running both, you could try looking there for some insight.  Make a build and playtest and see what works for you.  The set is still fresh and there is plenty of tech to iron out in the next few weeks.
I'm at the moment only playing 2 Boros Reckoner and 4 Geist of Saint Traft but thinking maybe a 3/3 split is better or keep the other 2 reckoners in the side board for really agressive matchups?

Thanks though ill take a look at that article and see what I think about it
Boros Reckoner does almost nothing against Geist of Saint Traft. He's like any other random creature, except gives you no value upon entering play. I think I'd be very happy to Searing Spear a Reckoner, take 3, and attack with a Geist unimpeded.

And I think a deck similar to UWR Midrange could use both of these cards to great effect. Not a fan of both in UWR Flash though.

I know a fair amount of players who are running Geist and Reckoner in UWR flash this weekend.
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I know a fair amount of players who are running Geist and Reckoner in UWR flash this weekend.



Not a fan of Augur + Geist in the same deck...you can get away with it, but it's not optimal in theory.
its not flash anymore, its UWR midrange.  more threats, more burn, less.... flash

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I'm pretty sure we optimized that deck, and we're not even considering Augur.

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Would it be wrong to run supreme verdict as like a 1 maybe 2 of in a U/W/R midrange deck running both these creatures as a way to slow down aggro decks? Or should the burn and other cheap removal be enough? My meta is A LOT of control but I'm thinking of going to an IQ this weekend and can't playtest much against the aggro decks in the format
We found that Feeling of Dread was way more effective.

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