Ajani's Pridemate

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Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Standard Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
Brawl Legal
Frontier Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Core Set 2019 (M19) Uncommon
Iconic Masters (IMA) Uncommon
Magic 2015 (M15) Uncommon
Commander 2013 (C13) Uncommon
Duel Decks: Ajani vs. Nicol Bolas (DDH) Uncommon
2011 Core Set (M11) Uncommon

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Ajani's Pridemate

Creature — Cat Soldier

Whenever you gain life, you may put a +1/+1 counter on Ajani's Pridemate. (For example, if an effect causes you to gain 3 life, you may put one +1/+1 counter on this creature.)

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Ajani's Pridemate Discussion

RedmundR2 on Combo erroneously rejected

5 days ago

edit: accidental repost due to browser issue. can be deleted - i dont see an option to delete it myself

RedmundR2 on Combo erroneously rejected

5 days ago

I'm not sure if the 'combo' part only refers to true infinites or not, if it does then technically yours doesnt fit that description. I mean if it doesnt mean infinites technically any lifegain card and Ajani's Pridemate could be listed as a 'combo' and it would make the feature a little silly and over saturated.

Mr_mine24 on Ajani - Cats/Vampires Life Gain

2 weeks ago

I would add Resplendent Angel, Elenda, the Dusk Rose, Regal Bloodlord, Fountain of Renewal and one more Ajani's Pridemate

I would also replace Forsaken Sanctuary with Isolated Chapel

You should also probably have more control/creature distruction like Nightmare's Thirst, or Invoke the Divine

most of this is assuming that this is not a budget deck.

I recently made a life gain deck if you would like to take a look http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/27-11-18-lifegain/?cb=1543535414

RobBot on Life Gain, Life Gain, Life Gain

3 weeks ago

Id probably completely remove Alhammarrets Archive and replace 2-3 of those with Boon reflection or at least add the boons because of the legendary status Archive has, and then add Dawn of Hope or Well of Lost Dreams to actually use Archive fully. I feel that you should add Ajani's Pridemate to fully use the lifegain and the counter premise. Panharmonicon would be huge in this sort of deck. This is okay but is kinda super super slow because you dont get damage until you have 4+ land. id take out enough to add in Serra Ascendants. Timely Reinforcement is okay but Spectral Procession would be a lot better because you get tokens regardless of having less life than someone else, since you have a lifegain deck its more than likely youre going to have more life than others 90 percent of the time.Angelic accord is great, but id check out Crested Sunmare. 5/5 indestructible horses > 4/4 angels. Lone Rider  Flip is a pretty solid 2 mana creature that can turn into a 4/4. Life gain is great....if you do something with all that life. In this deck youre not doing anything with all that life gain. I meant with stuff like Felidar Sovereign or Aetherflux Reservoir would actually weaponize your health which is what you want.

APPLE01DOJ on Blood Sisters

1 month ago

Karlov of the Ghost Council isn't modern legal.

Dark Confidant is the card you're looking for.

Cut Cliffhaven Vampire, Darien, King of Kjeldor and Elenda, the Dusk Rose. there is no place in this deck for those cards.

Path to Exile is missing and should be an automatic 4 of.

Auriok Champion and Ajani's Pridemate are worth including.

Suture Priest is acceptable.

Ouroboros_47 on Life & Death

1 month ago

Have you considered Ajani's Pridemate? It seems like it would fit in well.

Demarge on What was your favourite deck ...

1 month ago

Ajani's Pridemate in a finals is quite funny

Disciple_of_Doran on Tiger Army Never Dies

1 month ago

This really looks like two separate, decent decks, mushed together into one deck that doesn't really feel like it knows where it's going. It's cool, but picking a lane would likely make this considerably stronger.

If you're mostly trying to lean into the lifegain triggers with beaters like Ajani's Pridemate and lots of little life gain like Soul's Attendant, you're actually aiming for something akin to the old competitive deck Soul Sisters. I'd definitely make a few of the following changes:

-Trade out the vampire tribal themes for creatures like Soul Warden and Auriok Champion. You'll get a lot more healing triggers, meaning a lot more growth for your beaters.

-Trade out Bloodbond Vampire for Archangel of Thune. It costs one more mana, but in return you get a creature that already has flying, has lifelink on the creature, and whenever you gain life it buffs every creature you have in play, instead of just itself.

-Trade out your recursion for single use token makers like Spectral Procession. You get more creatures for less mana, meaning more triggers for your new life gain creatures.

Alternatively, if you want to lean more into vampires... well there are a few ways to do it. My main suggestion would be to swap over to mono-black or B/R, but there are also good white vampires now. That particular design space is wide open still.

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