MTG Card Review: Sorin, Vengeful Blood Lord

Sorin, Vengeful Bloodlord

Legendary Planeswalker – Sorin

As long as it’s your turn, creatures and planeswalkers you control have lifelink.
[+2]: Sorin, Vengeful Bloodlord deals 1 damage to target player or planeswalker.
[−X]: Return target creature card with converted mana cost X from your graveyard to the battlefield. That creature is a Vampire in addition to its other types.

Sorin, Vengeful Blood Lord is a vampire with an expertise in black mana. He wears a black armor and wields a sword with stains of blood. He uses his wicked abilities to raise your fallen creatures and transform them into vampires. His story continues in War of the Spark. Sorin, Vengeful Blood Lord temporarily joins a truce with his rival, Nahiri to battle the Eternals of Bolas’ Dreadhorde.

Effect of Card:

Sorin, Vengeful Blood Lord gives lifelink to all creates and planeswalkers. This is a great effect for recovering life for decks with cards with black mana. Many cards with black mana requires you to pay your life for effects.

First Ability:

Sorin, Vengeful Blood Lord deals one point of damage to an opponent or a planeswalker. The amount of damage does not impressive. It is a slightly useful effect to use against a planeswalker. Sorin prevents an opposing Planeswalker from activating its best ability. The slight point of damage can be enough damage to stop an opponent from activating a strong skill.

Second Ability: Raise the Dead

Sorin, Vengeful Blood Lord returns a creature from your graveyard to the battlefield, and this creature becomes a Vampire in addition to the creature’s other types. This is a great ability for regaining a strong creature. Your graveyard becomes a second source for cards.

A good strategy is to play good cards with abilities that activate when they enter the battlefield. For example, Basilica, Bell-Haunt is a good creature to return from your graveyard. This spirit forces each opponent to discard a card and you gain 3 life.It is a nice ability to reduce an opponent’s resources. In addition, you recover life and many decks with Black mana want to recover life. Life is a key resource for playing the cost of abilities and staying alive in the game.

Play these creatures with Sorin, Vengeful Blood Lord!
  • Basilica, Bell-Haunt
Card Rating:

Overall, Sorin, Vengeful Blood Lord is an effective card with technical abilities. He weakens an opponent’s planeswalker. He also returns a creature from your graveyard to the battlefield. One of your best creatures join Sorin on the battlefield. Sorin, Venge Blood Lord has nice synergy with a good amount cards to be an effective planeswalker.

Card Rating: 4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

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