The Mirkwood Runner, despite also being a fantastic Youtube channel, is sorely underrated as a card by the community. Attacking an enemy with no defense, he's overcosted. Attacking an enemy with one defense makes him good, and from there on up he'll be cleaving through trolls all day. The only problem is he has to attack alone. But if you can boost his attack, you have a Grade A orc slayer.
While Mirkwood Runner is attacking alone, the defending enemy does not count its .
"...let a ploughman plough, but choose an otter for swimming, and for running light over grass and leaf or over snow-an Elf."
–Legolas, The Fellowship of the Ring
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