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Trials and Tribal-ations Bonus- W/B Clerics

This week we’re taking a step back from the classic mono-colored tribes, and taking a look at a tribe that might not be as obvious a grouping as some others.  The cleric type has been printed on some great cards through the years, but you may not have noticed the creature type.  Academy Rector, Eight-and-a-Half Tails, Ethersworn Canonist, and Mother of Runes are just a few that claim the Cleric subtype.  In Standard Leonin Relic-Warder and the new sensation Geist of Saint Traft are both Clerics.  The type isn’t constrained to the white piece of the color pie, however.  On the other side there are black aligned Clerics, diligently serving darker forces.  The Onslaught block was among the first to explore the darker side of the Cleric tribe, and as the Lorwyn block did for Merfolk, Onslaught provided Clerics with not only powerful creatures, but also non-creature spells specifically designed to support them.   Let’s talk a bit about what it means to be a Cleric in Magic.   Continue reading Trials and Tribal-ations Bonus- W/B Clerics