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rafiq of the many encourages you to attack alone
Posted By: BlackAlbino (6/9/2010 8:02:15 PM)
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I'm surprised nobody has mentioned... 20 damage over two turns with Distortion Strike. The best part is that it only takes two cards.
Posted By: StaberFire (11/13/2010 4:35:32 PM)
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FUN FACT:

"Rafiq" is Pashto (language of Afghanistan) for "Friend" or "Comrade."

I wonder if that was an Easter egg from Wizards.
Posted By: Osuasheuatl (3/5/2011 8:51:27 AM)
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Hey, my Commander Shepard in Mass Effect looks just like this guy!

"I'm Rafiq of the Many, and this is my favorite store on the Seaside Citadel."
Posted By: Shadoflaam (6/29/2012 9:24:27 AM)
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One of the most inspiring artworks for a Magic creature.
Posted By: Belz_ (4/18/2010 10:03:20 AM)
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Phenomenal artwork graces potentially the best Exalted creature available.
Posted By: c0ncept (11/9/2009 12:51:10 AM)
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@Osuasheuati Rafiq = friend? Interesting.

I always love seeing legendary knights especially when they are also playable!
Posted By: KnightOfSerra (3/15/2011 8:26:28 AM)
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This is easily my favorite Bant card. Its nearly perfect.

Artwork is breathtaking.
Name is both epic and inspiring.
Abilities are a force to be reckoned with.
Flavor text fits like a glove.

Rafiq is perfectly balanced. Four drop in tri-colored mana that is formidable but also answerable. This gives him extremely great meta-game play. I love the way this card plays withCelestial Colonnade,Sovereigns of Lost Alara, Baneslayer Angel, etc etc etc etc etc

Top ten best MTG cards ever IMO.
Posted By: lungsoftheocean (6/23/2011 1:25:27 PM)
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One of the best creatures ever printed. Forget all the combos, he alone attacks as a 8 power for 4 mana. Sadly now he is "bolt bait". Still deserves a 5!
Posted By: Chromatone (7/24/2009 2:17:55 AM)
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Quintessential bant, no? I only have one of this guy, but he leads my bant deck like nobody's business. Him + Battlegrace Angel and Giltspire Avenger mean I can absorb damage and kill with the giltspire, then attack with a +3/+3 double strike & lifelink, regaining all the life back which I would've taken. It's a fantastic deck card.
Posted By: Khavrion (7/11/2011 8:06:58 PM)
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