Serra Angel, one of the most beloved and iconic Magic: the Gathering cards of all time, returns in this year’s Magic: the Gathering 2011 Core Set M11.
Serra Angel – 3WW
Creature – Angel (Uncommon)
Vigilance (Attacking doesn’t cause this creature to tap.)
Serra Angel has had several faces over the years. There is the original art, a well saught after promotional foil, the “Madonna” look, and the most recent picture (featured to the right).
Serra Angel doesn’t dominate the skies like it used to. Outclassed by stricly more powerful creatures (points to Baneslayer Angel), Serra Angel sadly has no place in competitive decks like it used to.
In M11 Limited, Serra Angel will remind you just how powerful she is. A 4/4 flyer for four is fantastic in any limited environment, yet what puts Serra Angel over the top is Vigilance. Soaring ahead in the damage race while still being able to defend against your opponent’s attackers, even if just for a couple of turns, can make all the difference that is needed to turn around a game.
Serra Angel continues to see play casual player’s decks, and for good reason. Serra Angel isn’t a bad card, it’s just that there are better (or rather, more expensive) cards to play with. For Magic: the Gathering players who may be on a budget and don’t play competitively, Serra Angel makes a fine addition to any casual player’s white deck.
Serra Angel is featured in the Magic: the Gathering 2011 Core Set Blades of Victory Intro Pack.
Several other white cards from the Magic: the Gathering 2011 Core Set include Safe Passage, Serra Angel, Siege Mastodon, Armored Ascension, Inspired Charge, White Knight, Silvercoat Lion, Palace Guard, Infantry Veteran, Elite Vanguard, Condemn, Day of Judgment, Leyline of Sanctity, Serra Ascendant, War Priest of Thune, Vengeful Archon, Angelic Arbiter, Squadron Hawk, Mighty Leap, Sun Titan, Tireless Missionaries, and Assault Griffin.
There are a few new and old cards that have gotten the boot from M11. You can also check out the new M11 artwork, M11 booster packs, M11 Intro Packs, and a new line of Ultra Pro products featuring M11 art.
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