Band Together

Band Together

Instant

Up to two target creatures you control each deal damage equal to their power to another target creature.

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War of the Spark (WAR) Common

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Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Vintage Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Pioneer Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Brawl Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Standard Legal
Arena Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Leviathan Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Modern Legal
Pauper Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Legacy Legal
Casual Legal
Oathbreaker Legal

Band Together Discussion

Tzefick on TwoKinds + MTG = This

1 month ago

shadow63 What card? Savage Punch ? That's a fight effect. I would say the first card I have known as one-sided fights is Crush Underfoot and a more flexible version in Soul's Fire . The first green version was Rabid Bite in Shadows over Innistrad.

Others that followed in green: Aggressive Instinct (from the global series), Ambuscade , Band Together , Clear Shot , Combo Attack , Moonlight Hunt and Nissa's Judgment .

I don't think there's a consensus on what this effect should be called.

Inkmoth on Yeva Draw-Grow (Budget)

2 months ago

Andrew6Gardiner: I'm super happy you love the deck, dude! :)

Though, I'd like to discuss your meta a bit more, since Ulvenwald Tracker and Band Together fulfill the Stag's role.

Podkomorka on Plated Crusher

4 months ago

You MUST have:

You can make room by taking the above tips and removing lands down to 35 as well as removing a random card that doesnt really fit the deck like Primal Druid and that should make room.

Elijah.Ditchendorf on Gargos EDH

6 months ago

Hey man lit deck, here are my suggestions tho.

I feel like you don't need to run that many fighting spells, you will always want to have your commander out so you will get the fighting trigger. So I would think about taking out Ancient Animus , Band Together , Rabid Bite , Cartouche of Strength and Titanic Brawl .

Also Aspect of Hydra isn't really a good pump spell in your deck. I feel like most of the time you will have a hand full of hydras out so pumping one isn't really a good deal.

I would replace the cards I mentioned above with cards that do the following. Pump all of your hydras and give them trample because of the hydras don't have trample or give protection to all of your creatures. Your deck will make people use a lot of targeted removal and board wipes. In both cases, instants that protect all your guys are better. In the board wipe case if you give all your guys indestructible the board whip has no effect. In the case of targeted removal, I still think it's better to use protection spells that don't target because you could get into a situation where fighting twice could kill your commander. Notice that the trigger does not include the word "may".

Cards I would suggest: Heroic Intervention Wrap in Vigor Colfenor's Urn

Kamahl, Fist of Krosa is a great addition because it prevents board wipes with the threat of you during all lands into creatures. It also pumps.

For mass pump, I would try these Triumph of the Hordes Overwhelming Stampede

As always,

Hail Hydra

Ninokun on Samurai Bushibo (budget)

7 months ago

Very interesting deck. It looks efficient. QUESTION: how do you get Bushi Tenderfoot to flip? I was thinking of Band Together but maybe it is too difficult, right?

sagramore on Fight Club [Rhonas]

8 months ago

Hey again!

Predatory Urge looks good, it's not a card I have but definitely worth a try. Slightly harder to remove than the Ulvenwald Tracker too, which is nice. Also if it's on Rhonas then you're less likely to get 2-for-1'd by Rhonas being removed.

You're correct that I swapped out Unnatural Aggression for Band Together . It's not necessarily a great swap but as you mentioned, it's a one-sided effect and lets you gang up if you're trying to remove something big. That being said, Rhonas is so cheap to cast that I generally only fight with my commander so one-sided effects aren't such a big deal in my experience, although you might have a different experience! Let me know :)

Triangle of War seems OK as well. I take your point about it being on the board rather than in your hand but ultimately it's just another 3-mana "fight" spell unless you plan to re-cast it after a Regrowth or something, but you could do that with any of the fight spells really. Seems fine if you need another fight spell, but otherwise I don't see a huge advantage for it.

AutomaticFrenzy on Fight Club [Rhonas]

8 months ago

That comment about flying makes sense, I'm not used to having such nice creature removal as green!

For board wipes, I was thinking of including something like Predatory Urge in place of one of the fight instants/sorceries. It's similar to Ulvenwald Tracker , making the fight into a per turn ability means I can save cards in my hand and be in a better position after a wipe. But with the amount of card draw in the deck, it might not be necessary/good to save too many cards

I also was wondering if Unnatural Aggression was meant to be replaced by Band Together . It's what the changelog implies, but I wanted to check.

Does it often come up that you fight using someone other than the commander where one-sided fighting cards would be better, like Aggressive Instinct or Clear Shot . Having lower cost cards as well as instants vs sorceries is better, but only if there's no advantage to one-side fighting. Commander being indestructible helps a ton, but I wanted to know if you ran into scenarios where having one-sided would have been better.

Only other card I was gonna suggest/ask you about is Triangle of War , this deck has a lot of draw, which is very nice, so being able to have one of your fight cards on the table instead of in your hand seems useful.

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