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Brad Swipes Left: First of all this card is a lieutenant, which reminds of my favorite card from last season: Thalia's Lieutenant. Now I did play that card with Collected Company as I tend to shy away from linear aggressive strategies, and Legion Lieutenant looks like a linear card, but I'm not down for that. My aggressive decks have to have a little more pizzazz.
If ever there was a world where Vampires ruled Standard, I'd imagine it would involve Oketra's Monument and Ixalan's Binding, as those are some of the best cards a white aggressive deck could play. I just can't imagine a Vampire-themed deck needed a lord effect to make them playable. Even though lords can be good, they tend to come with at least one more ability. Legion Lieutenant does not.
The best thing about this card is its flavor text, and if the Twilight vampires acted a little more like the Ixalan ones, I would have invested in the director's cuts.
Todd Swipes Right: Like any lord before it, Legion Lieutenant is a card with a lot of potential, but is only as good as the cards around it. And since Vampires are traditionally good at creating a lot of tokens, I think this card could be insanely good. While probably not as powerful as something like Imperious Perfect, which could take over a game by itself, Vampires already has enough "engine" cards to make Legion Lieutenant worthwhile.
This could be the card that actually puts Vampires into the spotlight as a tribe. And with this guy by my side, we can do anything.