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Arms Dealer

Creature — Goblin Rogue

(1)(Red), Sacrifice a Goblin: Arms Dealer deals 4 damage to target creature.

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Arms Dealer Discussion

TallGreg on Incredibly Impetuous

16 hours ago

definitely not Goblin Rabblemaster , if you want more goblins you can do so much better.

Mogg War Marshal would be my first choice, he provides bodies to sacrifice or chump and he's the perfect thing to sacrifice to Goblin Grenade

Mudbutton Torchrunner is a great blocker and your opponent is unlikely to block, he's an even better sac fodder, but is 3 mana

Goblin Arsonist same thing as torchrunner, but only 1 mana and 1 damage., the perfect target for grenade.

Arms Dealer is a repeatable goblin grenade,

Warren Instigator basically a double Goblin Lackey , he's nuts.

personally I wouldn't recommend anymore goblins, but if you must then definitley one of these over Goblin Rabblemaster, he's just terrible in a burn deck.

JundGrixisNayaBantEsper on Goblin Craziness!

2 weeks ago

I have been thinking about Goblin Guide but the rest are ones I am not looking into. Like Arms Dealer is sacking my guys when krenko wants all my guys on the field to get more goblins. Krenko's Command can be slow because a turn 2 play would be Dreadbore or Terminate or maybe Warren Instigator . Blood Crypt is probably a great fixer or Dragonskull Summit . Mizzium Mortars should replaced for what though?

PJSansing on Casual Budget Goblins

2 weeks ago

I would definitely suggest Arms Dealer If you can get krenko out you can sac a bunch of token cards to deal damage to any creatures that are in your goblins way. Emberwilde Augur would be great for this deck since its a burn. Dogpile would also be good, especially if you pull out krenko and get to work with him. However, it is a bit over what you said you wanted your mana cost to be (4), but I would consider it. Maybe Barrage of Expendables would be a more cost efficient alternative.

For the record, all of these cards are under $1 on amazon. Good luck. :)

oltmof on Goblin Pride!

1 month ago

Arms Dealer only targets creatures, and is therefore less versatile then Siege-Gang Commander in my opinion.Great deck!

thewyzman on Krenko's Anal Token Assault

1 month ago

With 40 life, I've never played an EDH match in less than 20 minutes. I've seen swings for 30 life, but it took a while to build it up; you can always throw Door of Destinies in, and try it to see how effective it is, and if it's too slow drop it.

I musta brain-farted on the EDH/splash bit, I'm just now starting to get into it myself, using Mayael the Anima , Rompin' Stompin' Big'uns.

The Skirk Fire Marshal said "board wipe" to me, which everyone keeps telling me are essential in EDH games, but SFM is just a creature wipe, so it's kinda a maybe-card since I don't know how many board wipes are available to red.

That said, you'll need artifact hate like Smelt , Shatter , Overload and Vandalblast even though it's not a goblin, Ember Swallower will help you in that (1) it's a fattie, whereas goblins are typically weenie, and (2) you won't need a ton of lands since most gobs are low cost.

On another quick look, I also found:

Arms Dealer

Battle Squadron and Horde of Boggarts , kinda like the aforementioned Reckless One

Beetleback Chief for more tokens

Bloodmark Mentor

Boggart Shenanigans to ping your opponent

Caterwauling Boggart kinda like Iroas, God of Victory

Foundry Street Denizen , used a lot in standard red aggro decks.

Goblin Assassin , if you like coin flips, if yer a gamblin' man

Goblin Bushwhacker & Goblin Wardriver before the swarm

Goblin Gaveleer if you use equipment

Goblin Snowman as a blocker

...then of course combat instants like Dynacharge and Weapon Surge

shadow63 on Goblin Pride!

2 months ago

+1 for goblins as they are the best tribe in mtg. id use at least 2 krenkos as they can win the game for you in a few turns. id swap out Siege-Gang Commander for Arms Dealer as its 4 damage instead of 2 if you want to check out my goblin deck king krenko

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Power / Toughness 1/1
Color(s) R
Cost 2R
Converted cost 3
Avg. draft pick 5.25
Avg. cube pick 9.06

Legality

Format Legality
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Modern Legal

Printings View all

Set Rarity
Magic 2013 Uncommon
Mercadian Masques Uncommon