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In the big-budget game Warcraft III, the following is written on a pedestal:

Whomsoever takes up this blade shall wield power eternal.

Is it correct to use whomsoever as a subject, as in this sentence?

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As this is the subject of the sentence, it should be whosoever. Whomsoever is the objective case.

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