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Something tells me this guy was going to get new art for the Dual Deck but they ended up saving it for a new card instead. Check out Xathrid Demon; looks familiar to me.

Xathrid Demon and Reiver Demon -- seperated at birth?
Posted By: swordoath (7/27/2009 1:52:33 AM)


This is one of my favourite creatures ever! I love the fact that entire armies of angels fall dead from the skies by his mere summoning. It is the ultimate creature for monoblack players, since all your own creatures without black will be destroyed too. Even though it is a greater demon, it doesn't have any drawbacks besides cost.
And look at that smile :D most evil smile ever!
Posted By: Sironos (5/23/2010 12:09:44 PM)


@raverboy1123 Yeah, sorry, but like Eved said you're actually the one who needs to read the rules. Protection does indeed stop all damage from a source of the listed type...except that Reiver Demon doesn't do damage. That's why it says destroy. Protection does not defend against destroy effects, even though it does prevent black destroy effects from targeting it. But since Reiver Demon's ability is untargeted, Protection from Black or Protection from Demons or whatever does not block it, and Akroma and Baneslayer both will be killed by it.
Posted By: Chosen_of_the_Dark_Sun (7/3/2010 12:37:40 AM)


This is the KING.
Posted By: Rotary_Fist (2/17/2011 6:07:15 AM)


This was the first deck I played, Demonic before I bought any cards, his power, just amazing. I was like "all your creatures die right? cool and mine live? cool!" And by all I mean all. Akroma, Angel of Wrath will die to this effect, a common way to know if a card is effected or not is the D.E.B.T. system.

Damage, all damage dealt to the protected creature will be negated.
Enchant, a creature cannot be enchanted by an enchantment of the protected color (if it changes color
to the protected color the enchantment is sent to the graveyard.)
Block, a creature with protection cannot be blocked by any creature that has the protected color or types etc.
Target, the creature cannot be targeted by any spell it is protected from (or enchanted, there are a few was to get around the targeting of an enchantment, so that is why it is important.)

Destroy is not damage, damage is "X damage" if it doesn't say damage its not damage. of course its not being blocked or enchanted... (see all)
Posted By: ICEFANG13 (6/1/2010 1:15:42 AM)


@ CrossroadsDemon: I agree with that! Demons have always been rare monsters in MTG and sometimes they're just crap rares. It's time they get to show every race in MTG who's really the baddest race of all!!
Posted By: getz19 (10/28/2009 4:48:29 AM)


Wow...Baneslayer, Akroma, White Knight--all of them fall before him!
Posted By: Paleopaladin (6/12/2010 2:54:21 PM)


Absolute Hellfire Power in mono-Black Decks!!! WoC should create some lesser 2-3 CMC demons so we could play with a real Demon Tribal deck and get really rid of all those Freaky Imps from The Divine vs Demonic Decks..Do you listen Wizzards??? Give us finally some ways to make a real respectfull Demon Deck and Kick some Angelic @$$ at last!!!!!!!
Posted By: CrossroadsDemon (10/23/2009 5:08:38 PM)


Reiver should cost :b::b::b:4 and be a mythic over Pit, or edit his ability very slighty, but he STILL deserves mythic over Pit Lord
Posted By: WorstNightMare (6/19/2009 12:47:32 PM)



When Reiver Demon comes into play, terror every creature on the battlefield."
Posted By: Esprel (9/18/2009 2:26:40 PM)


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