Bellowing Aegisaur

Legality

Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Standard Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Arena [BETA] Legal
Brawl Legal
Frontier Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Ixalan (XLN) Uncommon

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Bellowing Aegisaur

Creature — Dinosaur

Enrage - Whenever Bellowing Aegisaur is dealt damage, put a +1/+1 counter on each other creature you control.

Bellowing Aegisaur Discussion

I_TappedWrong on Marath Makes Friends

22 hours ago

i would put in Rhythm of the Wild over urabrask.

also the enrage mechanic is really strong with marath. Bellowing Aegisaur Ranging Raptors and Ripjaw Raptor are very powerfull with marath

Thurbajen on Gishath Gonna Dump His Boyos

1 week ago

triproberts12 Hey bud! So do you not like Kindred Boon ? I'm going to swap it out for an Asceticism whenever I acquire one but I ended up liking the solid protection it brings. It may well be a tad expensive though. Thank you for pointing out Duelist's Heritage and its politicking ability! I haven't seen the card before. I agree that Growing Rites of Itlimoc  Flip is a little iffy, as I find it usually only flips when I have loads of big Dinos on the board anyway, and the land tutoring ability of Hour of Promise may well be worth it instead. I think I'll cut Growing Rites of Itlimoc  Flip for Hour of Promise and cut Onward / Victory for Blood Mist until I acquire a Duelist's Heritage (or I could include Blood Mist also and cut something else?). I'm not sure about cutting the Bellowing Aegisaur for Sakura-Tribe Elder only because of its combo potential with Forerunner of the Empire + Polyraptor . Is there any other Dinos that you think are weaker? What are your opinions about my exclusion of Atzocan Seer and Drover of the Mighty or the other cards in the Maybeboard? I really appreciate the help thanks awfully :)

Thurbajen on Gishath Gonna Dump His Boyos

1 week ago

triproberts12 Hi man, really appreciate the help as this is the first comment I've had on tapped out after using it for a couple of days! The point you make about Nature's Lore being in over Selesnya Signet I think is probably correct so when I acquire one I'll swap that in. I'm already running Farseek so I guess the decision would be weather to cut Bellowing Aegisaur or Onward / Victory for Sakura-Tribe Elder . Do you not think I have enough ramp (this may be the case)? Bellowing Aegisaur combos well with Forerunner of the Empire + Polyraptor and I think that Onward / Victory seemed very good at getting almost two double strike triggers for Gishath, Sun's Avatar . Perhaps I don't need this though as I have may enough effects like True Conviction , Sunhome, Fortress of the Legion , Boros Charm (if needed) and Goring Ceratops . Perhaps Blood Mist is better than Onward / Victory anyway.

dhannum on Marath Dino + Token + Combo

2 weeks ago

Out Bellowing Aegisaur - Low-impact dino. Doesn't actually combo with Marath. It replaces the counter you spent to ping it, but doesn't actually put you ahead

Overgrown Armasaur - Low-impact dino

Sun-Crowned Hunters - Low-impact dino

Snapping Sailback - Low-impact dino

Vigor - As with the Bellowing Aegisaur , doesn't actually let Marath go up on counters

Anger of the Gods - If I'm pulling back on the enrage theme, do I need this?

In Basilisk Collar - It's back. See my prior comment

Avenger of Zendikar - Big token producer, even if not directly on theme

Xenagos, the Reveler - Generate big mana

Mirari's Wake - More big mana

Runic Armasaur - A new toy. Let's see how it does

Chord of Calling - It's a combo deck, so now I can tutor for what I need, like Ivy Lane Denizen

Other things I don't have but which I'm considering: Anointed Procession and Growing Rites of Itlimoc  Flip

ramunch on Gishath

3 weeks ago

Out

Maybe Out

In

You're missing a bunch of the best dinosaur cards in my opinion

Maybe In

That gets you no where near where you need to be. To me you have too many enchantments might look there more.

Mahoot on Infinite Boros Dino Burn

3 months ago

After a lot of MTG Arena playtesting (and one FNM) The deck is not super consistent. at FNM the only combo I was able to win with was the Truefire Captain Star of Extinction combo, which was fun, but also felt kinda cheap (I'm not taking it out, though. I still like it)

I've managed to hit the Forerunner of the Empire, Raptor Hatchling, Make a Stand, and Truefire Captain combo a few times in Arena (it takes forever to go through the combo, especially if the opponent has a lot of life, haha).

There is something odd about the way the triggers stack in MTG Arena when you try to hit the Bellowing Aegisaur, Forerunner of the Empire, Raptor Hatchling, and Make a Stand combo. The Aegisaur's triggers go on the stack, but I guess the Hatchling taking damage and pooping out a dude and then the Forerunner pinging everything for one take priority over the Aegisaur's +1/+1 counter trigger. What this means is that your tokens never get the counters and therefor they die to the Forerunner's infinite pings. I suppose if I were to stop the combo (by choosing not to trigger the Forerunner's damage to everything) then the Hatchling would stop putting Dinos on the field and then all the Aegisaur's triggers would be allowed to resolve, loading up the Forerunner, Hatchling, and the two tokens that remain on the field with counters equal to the number of times you let the combo fire off. This is not ideal, but could be enough to close out a game, especially since the remaining tokens have trample

I found a few Reddit posts where folks said that the ability to order triggers is coming to MTG Arena, so I guess I have that to look forward to.

I'm currently testing with some lifegain strategies to try and keep up with quicker decks while I try to build my combos. Currently I am trying Healer's Hawk and Bishop's Soldier in place of the Sky Terror and Relentless Raptor, but I also like the idea of keeping the Relentless Raptor and throwing in the enchantment Squire's Devotion. I like the flow of Turn Two: Relentless Raptor, Turn Three: Squire's Devotion, Swing, gain four life. It puts the raptor out of Lightning Strike range, and would probably be able to square up nicely with most of what an opponent would have out by turn three.

I am also considering the Fountain of Renewal and Dawn of Hope combo to draw cards and churn out dudes, but I think I would be better off with early bodies on the field to keep me safe while assembling my combo.

Mahoot on Infinite Boros Dino Burn

4 months ago

Another Update:

I took it to my LGS tonight and found some folks playtesting standard decks, so I jumped in with them and gave this deck a whirl. I was only able to play it against one dude who was running an Izzet burn/control deck. I was pretty sure that it would be a really bad matchup for this deck that is so reliant on critters being on the field and spells resolving, but it ended up doing very well. We played three matches and I won two of them. The first game I won I hit the Truefire Captain and Star of Extinction combo. He really did not like that one bit. The second time I won was with infinite tokens infinitely large with a Forerunner of the Empire, Raptor Hatchling Bellowing Aegisaur and Chance for Glory. He didn't like that either. The cool thing was that once he saw the combo with Truefire Captain and Star of Extinction he was gunning hard for the Captain so I kept playing them to soak up his removal while I was able to resolve and keep everything else I needed to hit the second combo that won me the second game.

I'm feeling pretty good about it. There are enough cards in the deck that make my things indestructible (Make a Stand, Sheltering Light) that I was able to keep up with his burn spells, or at least make him use two or three spells to get rid of my things.

Honorable mention, once again, to Relentless Raptor and Sky Terror. They do great work in this deck.

It's working! I'll keep playtesting, but I guess the next big step is to take to FNM and see how it do.

Thanks everyone for the support and feedback. Thanks BaneOfLordran for the heads up about Star of Extinction and thanks Apex_killjoy02 for the recommendation about Treasure Map  Flip. You were right. That card is so good at digging for the good stuff. Also I get to use my shiny Dino/Treasure token that was the FNM promo during the Ixalan and Rivals blocks of standard, which felt nice haha.

Mahoot on Infinite Boros Dino Burn

4 months ago

I built it!

I did not get to play it at FNM tonight. I got off work late, but I stopped by my LGS and bought/traded for the pieces I still needed and put it together and was able to play against the employee at the store who was running an Abzan Land Destruction deck. We played two rounds and I nearly won with the Star of Extinction / Truefire Captain combo. I got too excited to cast it and tapped out. I should have waited one more turn, played the plains in my hand and then cast it so I could use Sheltering Light to keep the Captain from being blown up by a removal spell. I won the next game with Truefire Captain mentoring a Sky Terror. Never was able to hit my combo pieces because at the time several were missing (I had to trade for the Chance for Glorys.

I did end up clearing out 8 or 9 creatures with Star of Extinction and I was playing on the shop counter. On display beneath me was a Firesong and Sunspeaker for $2.50. I did the math and figured that if I had one of those on the field when I cast my Star of Extinction I would have ended that turn with 160 or 180 extra life... so I bought it. I am only running one as a trial for funsies, but I did go down to two Bellowing Aegisaurs and up to three Star of Extinctions to be able to maximize its potential. I don't want the deck to lose focus and get muddied up, but I think this could be an ok addition. It was certainly worth a couple bucks for me to try it out.

I am also looking at building this deck on MTG Arena. I think that this type of deck would lend itself very well to the "Best of One" format on MTG Arena. Just a few wild cards away from being able to make that happen.

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Bellowing Aegisaur occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0,03%

RGW (Naya): 1,33%