Bloodsworn Steward


Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Leviathan Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Commander 2017 (C17) Rare

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Bloodsworn Steward

Creature — Vampire Knight


Commander creatures you control get +2/+2 and have haste.

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Bloodsworn Steward Discussion

WindowGreen on Edgar Lifegain

1 month ago

Would definitely recommend adding more red Vampires to this deck. Since this deck is built around having many vampires and life gain would recommend a few vampires that grow and to throw at your opponent to keep them more worried about defense rather then attacking, and also helping out with the whole mana base thing being a tiny bit difficult to work on. For the Vampires I would recommend going with the cheap vampires to just basically throw them at the opponent as a distration while you are building up your massive Vampire army, For example...Falkenrath Reaver, Bloodcrazed Neonate, Bloodmad Vampire, Bloodsworn Steward, Falkenrath Marauders, Havengul Vampire, Heirs of Stromkirk, Insolent Neonate,Markov Blademaster, Rakish Heir, Stromkirk Noble

gorillacus on Edgar Markov Victorian Vampires

1 month ago

I think Bloodsworn Steward is almost redundant because Daddy Edgar already has haste. The +2/+2 is nice, but you can already get beefed up by a lot of other creatures like Drana, Liberator of Malakir, Necropolis Regent and Stromkirk Captain plus other cards like Cathars' Crusade, Door of Destinies and Vanquisher's Banner. I would say add more haste enablers like Hanweir Battlements, Hall of the Bandit Lord and/or Olivia's Bloodsworn. If you need more draw, Id suggest Tymna the Weaver even if she isnt a vamp.


3 months ago

Your description made me laugh, a lot

Card draw is my biggest challenge for my fiance's boros deck. I recently added Sensei's Divining Top for some consistency, and Chandra, Torch of Defiance almost looks like card advantage and ramp in one red card wtf ?!?! Also it burns things

Your land count seems really really low. We decided on Aurelia to head the team, so I have a high land count in case she ends up costing 10+ mana. Maybe I'm being overzealous idk

I would agree that Elesh Norn, Grand Cenobite should be in here. It clears away opponent's weenies and boosts yours. Bloodsworn Steward is one you could consider as well. Bastion Protector would be good for Aurelia in the same fashion

I like the hatebear idea. Thalia, Heretic Cathar is one I should get. For more hate; I might grab a Magus of the Moon now that it's being reprinted. It screws with your awesome Hanweir meld, but something to consider

+1 from me! I'm hoping you'll swing by our boros deck and give 'er a looksie! (DECK LINK) Cheers!

readerrw07 on In the game of thrones, you either win, or you die

3 months ago

I actually wrote up that description on a previous draft and didnt redo the description, sorry about that.

Generally, you just drop Marchesa, get the monarch crown, then start dropping big old middle fingers to your opponents with cards like Aven Mindcensor and Angel of Jubilation to ensure that they have a very hard time actually doing anything against you to take Monarch back, then win by grinding your opponents down. Voltron is a possible win with this if you can drop Bastion Protector and Bloodsworn Steward, or you can run them over eventually using a small army boosted by Ankle Shanker andLegion Loyalist.

There are fun interactions with Viridian Longbow and Thornbite Staff to ping things and kill them with Marchesa.

Additonally, your walkers can win if you ult Chandra, Elspeth, or Liliana.

Basically it's Mardu Control designed to piss off everyone else wile leaving them with no real options.

I'm a terrible human being. This is what happens when a blue mage tries to use the other colors.

Maumoleseullevrai on

3 months ago

Temur Ascendancy seems like a very good addition (perhaps better than Bloodsworn Steward?) because since it is an enchantement, people won't kill it as fast as a creature.

DrukenReaps on

3 months ago

Maumoleseullevrai thanks for the suggestions. I had been thinking about Concordant Crossroads and Mass Hysteria but hesitated since I feel those are too dangerous to me. Bloodsworn Steward and Maelstrom Wanderer added. Brings me to 5 haste sources. That should be enough but might pick up Temur Ascendancy down the road since it does 2 good things for me at a low cmc.

Maumoleseullevrai on

3 months ago

I don't see a lot of ways to give O-Kagachi Haste (akroma's memorial, lightning greaves and swiftboots boots).

You should consider cards like Anger, Hammer of Purphoros, Bloodsworn Steward, Fervor or any other card in this list :

(I can't manage to do a link with this, i don't know why)

Anyway I love these Spirits, and it's cool to go for a Rattlesnake way instead of a tribal spirit deck!

hgjlesv on Lord Markov Rules Here (EDH Tribal Series #4)

3 months ago

A very nice deck, I have something similar in development. While playing I have noticed that Bloodsworn Steward is not that useful. If you can find something more interesting to replace it, I would recommend it.

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