First strike, trample
At the beginning of your upkeep, put a -2/-2 counter on Ebon Praetor.
Sacrifice a creature: Remove a -2/-2 counter from Ebon Praetor. If the sacrificed creature was a Thrull, put a +1/+0 counter on Ebon Praetor. Activate this ability only during your upkeep and only once each turn.