Baneslayer Angel

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Custom Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
From the Vault: Angels (V15) Mythic Rare
2011 Core Set (M11) Mythic Rare
2010 Core Set (M10) Mythic Rare

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Baneslayer Angel

Creature — Angel

Flying, first strike, lifelink, protection from Demons and from Dragons

Baneslayer Angel Discussion

Oda-Jimbob on Mayael and Other-wordly Allies

2 weeks ago

Deck Edit 1:

Rishkar's Expertise out -> Ruric Thar, the Unbowed in

Shivan Dragon out -> Iona, Shield of Emeria in

Song of Freyalise out -> Worldly Tutor in

Celestial Purge out -> Teferi's Protection in

I have in my collection an Avenger of Zendikar , a Baneslayer Angel and a Vorinclex, Voice of Hunger . Not sure if these are upgrades for anything already in the deck, so would love some feedback on what people think??

weezel on Kaalia, Mirror Breaker EDH

1 month ago

I was logged off, no wonder why I never received any notifications.

After reading some comments I must add:

Life gaining is definitely important in this deck, I cant tell you how much life I've spent tutoring especially with Dark Confidant , that thing always hits me with big A/D/D. I might actually have to add back in some life gain. I agree about replacing either/both Gisela, the Broken Blade and Baneslayer Angel . Their lifelink is what's keeping them in place plus their synergy with Kaalia of the Vast . Until there are better replacements, they'll be sticking around.

After playing around with Hatred . I could never seem to use it comfortably, in other words, afraid to use it due to low life. Unlike you Spirits This seems to be a consistent issue with me for whatever reason it may be. Majority of my wins so far, my life's been in the single digits. Too close to comfort.

If i'm going to keep Hatred in, I might take out Gamble and put back Whip of Erebos . Just so I can try to benefit off of Hatred

If i'm going to keep Gamble in, then I might replace Hatred with Dark Ritual I'm uncertain what I want to do. I still need ALOT more gameplay with this deck.

As of right now, Mox Diamond is inplace of Fellwar Stone , Gamble is taking the place of Terminate and Hatred is in place of Hellkite Tyrant , which i'm sure is throwing off the creature ratio but other than that, the deck is identical.

One thing I will add, During a game on T2, I played my land for turn, I Also threw out Mox Diamond having to discard a land. Missed my T3 Land drop, Which wouldn't have happened if I played a Fellwar Stone instead on T2. First time its happened, other than that, Mox Diamond has been doing well; it's just a speedier card. Thought i'd mention that because sometimes, discarding a land might cripple you a turn or two.

Spirits on Kaalia, Mirror Breaker EDH

1 month ago

Hey LordKunai,

He's definitely on the cusp, I spend life like it's mana, so it's comfortable having some lifegain. Definitely Baneslayer Angel is getting close to cut as well. We'll see what new A/D/D come with War.

I found 22 A/D/D the buoyancy level, less than that, a high % of time you connect with a Kaalia of the Vast attack with nothing to play for free.

I could make good arguments for: Archangel Avacyn  Flip shouldn't strike herself, Lord of the Void needs trample, Steel Hellkite .

It's a balance, trying to get better consistency on Win-Con below turn 5, it's been a tough barrier to break though.

weezel been a great help playtesting some of the cards, since I haven't had too much time lately outside my Budget commander league 2x a week to play.

Damnation I need more indestructible (like Archangel Avacyn  Flip), Teferi's Protection needs Split second or to be . I'm probably replacing Terminate with Gamble , and I've picked up a Hatred to try, but then I need MORE Lifelink. Hatred + Lifelink creature is Superstar, so he won't come out if Hatred is in.

Assumed you were kidding LordKunai, poor Bruna, the Fading Light , if only they had given her an ETB!

Might try an alternate combo piece instead of Reveillark like a Combat Celebrant but not sure. Hoping some cool new Dragons come out with Nicol Bolas, Dragon-God coming out.

wishmaker11 on A Song of Angels and War

1 month ago

emlit thanks for the suggestions! I really like Angelic Destiny , as it helps with devotion for Iroas and it is recurable. If Baneslayer Angel wasn't as expensive I'd consider it haha but maybe after some testing I might have to splurge on it. Legion's Initiative is one I was looking at originally but cut for some other random enchantments so I might have to test with it. I like cards like Prison Term ...just not that it makes everyone paint you as a target haha

emlit on A Song of Angels and War

1 month ago

I run an Aureila build (Cardolan) which is geared a bit differently, but here are some suggestions which work well for me in Boros:

Angelic Destiny - Make anything an immediate threat; the recursion is ridiculous

Baneslayer Angel - Unfairly good, if you want to spend the money for her

Legion's Initiative - Great defense against board wipes

Prison Term - Underutilized card in EDH, but a real beast; use on Commanders to make people hate you

Spirits on Kaalia, Mirror Breaker EDH

1 month ago

Hi weezel,

Unfortunately haven't been able to play much this past couple weeks outside of my budget commander league (under $50).

Turn 5 seems about right, here's some of the goldfishing stats:

05/02/17 | Avg. Turn 5.7

10/03/17 | Avg. Turn 5.0

01/25/19 | Avg. Turn 5.7 | Combo 40% | Synergy 20% | Damage 40%

02/01/19 | Avg. Turn 5.0 | Combo 50% | Synergy 20% | Damage 30%

Turn 1 is definitely not as frequent as I would like, but the cards to make Turn 1 more consistent make T2-5 less consistent in most cases. Dark Ritual is one that's pretty good all purpose and a T1 enabler if you want to improve your average.

I'm going to put Gamble back in, probably taking out Terminate but going to do a full evaluation.

Hatred + Baneslayer Angel or Gisela, Blade of Goldnight or Gisela, the Broken Blade or Lyra Dawnbringer or Serra Ascendant all work good.

Gisela, Blade of Goldnight doubles the benefit, and Kaalia of the Vast only needs 19 life to be lethal with Commander damage.

Any lifelink can swing for the fences, except Serra Ascendant he's not that effective because he loses the +5 but still doesn't matter because he lifelinks.

I picked up a Hatred last weekend, going to try it and will let you know. I really dislike it's CMC5, feels too slow.

Felidar Guardian is just another Restoration Angel and putting in Altar of the Brood just for one particular interaction (no other benefits), isn't a good process. I would just tutor the Restoration Angel + Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker . Altar of the Brood could replace the Goblin Bombardment if you wanted to test this interaction, works the same way basically.

Hellkite Tyrant is amazing, steals mana rocks, kills Breya, Etherium Shaper , etc.

Combat Celebrant I feel has ok synergy with Kaalia of the Vast , but I usually don't have that many A/D/D to drop in anyway. Wouldn't tutor him over the primary either. Why I like him is the CMC3. Worldgorger Dragon is another possibility for win-con, but takes some balls and a Piranha Marsh (Or Altar of the Brood !)

I'll let you know when I have some evaluation on Combat Celebrant or Hatred .

multimedia on Dawn of the Angels

1 month ago

Hey, I see Avacyn, Angel of Hope . Why not use her as Commander instead of Avacyn, Guardian Angel? Angel of Hope is a much better card; much more impact as a Commander.

There's several cards in the sideboard that are upgrades for cards in the main deck. Resplendent Angel and Lyra Dawnbringer can be a fantastic Angel engine in multiplayer Commander because Resplendent works on each of your opponents turns. These are two of the best Angels for Angel tribal; alone or together they have a lot of impact.

Angel of Serenity and Baneslayer Angel are two more of the better Angels. Because Serenity is a creature it can be recurred or reanimated this makes it a very good repeatable creature/graveyard hate removal spell. Herald's Horn , Urza's Incubator and Caged Sun are all upgrades for ramp. Serra Ascendant for one mana can be a real beating in 40 life Commander. Consider Angel of Sanctions ? It's an Angel Oblivion Ring that can be more easily reanimated.

My next suggestions are good support cards for mono white. Consider Smothering Tithe ? It's a great source of repeatable ramp for white in multiplayer Commander. Wheels can be a big part of some Commander matches and this card gives you a huge advantage against your opponents. Everyone in Commander wants to draw sometimes even a lot of cards and every time an opponent does they are not going to want to spend two extra mana for each draw just to deny you a treasure.

Consider Knight of the White Orchid , Mother of Runes and Aven Mindcensor ? Ramp and repeatable protection. Mindcensor makes your opponents tutors less effective even Fetch lands which is very helpful for you because white lacks tutors. Mindcensor helps to some what level the playing field.

With Angel of Hope as Commander you can take advantage of Hour of Revelation and Akroma's Vengeance which will wipe everything of your opponents and not yours. Armageddon also nasty when your lands are indestructible.


Cards to consider cutting:

  • Angelic Field Marshal
  • Chancellor of the Annex
  • Sphere of Safety: only 8 total enchantments is not enough to utilize this for five mana.
  • Guardian of the Gateless
  • Angel of Invention: Angels are already big with evasion don't really need a five drop +1/+1 anthem.
  • Pristine Angel: 4/4 for six mana who may or may not have protection is not worth it.
  • Serra Avenger
  • Flickerwisp
  • Holy Mantle
  • Banishing Light
  • Oblivion Ring
  • Angel's Trumpet: this gives your opponent's too much advantage with creatures in multiplayer.

Good luck with your deck.


Entity97 on A Cuberino

2 months ago

Cube Stats!
This past weekend saw my cube’s first seven player draft (eight had homework to finish). Now, some of them are filthy casuals but here are the deck lists drafted with (W-L) stats! No basic lands included, however.

Me – Mardu Angels (3-0)
Akroma, Angel of Wrath
Assemble the Legion
Baneslayer Angel
Boros Signet
Bruna, the Fading Light
Cavern of Souls
Conqueror's Galleon  Flip
Crystalline Crawler
Emeria Angel
Exhume
Faithless Looting
Gisela, the Broken Blade
Godless Shrine
Golgari Thug
Grim Monolith
Loyal Retainers
Lyra Dawnbringer
Nahiri, the Harbinger
Reanimate
Resplendent Angel
Restoration Gearsmith
Smuggler Captain (finds Reanimate )
Sphere of the Suns
Tidehollow Sculler
Windswept Heath

Pritch – Golgari Midrange (2-1)
Bayou
Chainer's Edict
Cryptbreaker
Damnation
Doom Blade
Doomed Dissenter
Go for the Throat
Golgari Grave-Troll
Golgari Signet
Grave Titan
Herald of Torment
Heir of the Wilds
Hissing Quagmire
Innocent Blood
Liliana of the Veil
Liliana, the Last Hope
Night Incarnate
Ravenous Chupacabra
Rite of Belzenlok
Scavenging Ooze
Sidisi, Undead Vizier
Thoughtseize
Thrun, the Last Troll
Tragic Slip
Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth
Verdant Catacombs
Westvale Abbey  Flip
Yahenni, Undying Partisan

Paul – Grixis Control (1-1)
Academy Ruins
Baleful Strix
Bitterblossom
Bituminous Blast
Brain Maggot
Creeping Tar Pit
Cruel Ultimatum
Cyclonic Rift
Eldrazi Monument
Force of Will
Havengul Lich
Inferno Titan
Kitesail Freebooter
Lich Lord of Unx
Mesmeric Fiend
Murderous Redcap
Nicol Bolas, the Ravager  Flip
Purphoros, God of the Forge
Rakdos's Return
Tezzeret, Artifice Master
Thassa, God of the Sea
Thing in the Ice  Flip
Twilight Prophet
Unscythe, Killer of Kings
Whirler Rogue

Abby – Bant Midrange (0-1)
Austere Command
Bow of Nylea
Celestial Colonnade
Counterspell
Courser of Kruphix
Crush of Tentacles
Dauntless Bodyguard
Elixir of Immortality
Felidar Sovereign
Glacial Fortress
Imposing Sovereign
Kiora, the Crashing Wave
Loxodon Hierarch
Mikaeus, the Lunarch
Noble Hierarch
Plaxcaster Frogling
Qasali Pridemage
Reclamation Sage
Sagu Mauler
Sakashima's Student
Selfless Spirit
Sigarda, Host of Herons
Simic Signet
Solemn Simulacrum
Sphinx's Revelation
Spirit of the Labyrinth
Sun Titan
Supreme Verdict
Suture Priest
Sword of War and Peace
Temple Garden
Terminus
Traveler's Amulet

Matt – Four Color Good Stuff (1-1)
Ancestral Vision
Arch of Orazca
Ayli, Eternal Pilgrim
Badlands
Birds of Paradise
Bomat Courier
Brimaz, King of Oreskos
Clifftop Retreat
Crop Rotation
Desolate Lighthouse
Domri Rade
Dualcaster Mage
Elesh Norn, Grand Cenobite
Experiment One
Ghost Quarter
Hallowed Fountain
Isolated Chapel
Lotus Cobra
Maze of Ith
Murderous Cut
Odric, Master Tactician
Path to Exile
Phyrexian Metamorph
Plateau
Price of Fame
Sacred Foundry
Savannah
Silverblade Paladin
Sunpetal Grove
Sword of Light and Shadow
Teferi, Hero of Dominaria
Tetzimoc, Primal Death
Through the Breach
Tropical Island
Ugin, the Spirit Dragon
Ultimate Price
Voice of Resurgence
Warden of the First Tree
Wasteland
Zacama, Primal Calamity

Ben – Temur Cascade– (0-1)
Akroma, Angel of Fury
Arboretum Elemental
Blasphemous Act
Bloodbraid Elf
Braid of Fire
Chief Engineer
Chrome Mox
City of Brass
Combustible Gearhulk
Deep Analysis
Dream Eater
Etched Champion
Eternal Witness
Fauna Shaman
Ghalta, Primal Hunger
Genesis Wave
Gruul Signet
Heart of Ramos
Hedron Archive
Hellkite Charger
Hinterland Harbor
Inkwell Leviathan
Izzet Signet
Kira, Great Glass-Spinner
Lumbering Falls
Maelstrom Wanderer
Master Transmuter
Metalwork Colossus
Mishra's Factory
Mox Opal
Myr Enforcer
Mystic Snake
Pact of Negation
Sai, Master Thopterist
Sarkhan Unbroken
Search for Azcanta  Flip
Shardless Agent
Sword of Fire and Ice
Taiga
Temporal Mastery
Urabrask the Hidden
Verdurous Gearhulk
Voidslime
Volatile Chimera (I forget what was on it, never came up)
Wurmcoil Engine

Courrtney – Green Black Delirium (0-1)
Avenger of Zendikar
Blood Artist
Dark Petition
Empty the Pits
Emrakul, the Promised End
Expedition Map
Explosive Vegetation
Garruk Relentless  Flip
Ghoulcaller Gisa
Great Sable Stag
Greenwarden of Murasa
Ink-Eyes, Servant of Oni
Isareth the Awakener
Ishkanah, Grafwidow
Living Death
Master of the Wild Hunt
Mox Amber
Mox Diamond
Oracle of Mul Daya
Phyrexian Delver
Primeval Titan
Putrid Leech
Rampaging Baloths
See the Unwritten
Sylvan Ranger
Thran Dynamo
Volrath's Stronghold
Merciless Eternal
Whip of Erebos
Worn Powerstone

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Baneslayer Angel occurrence in decks from the last year

Modern:

All decks: 0.01%

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%

White: 0.25%