Bow of Nylea

Bow of Nylea

Legendary Enchantment Artifact

Attacking creatures you control have deathtouch.

1G, T : Choose one -- Put a +1/+1 counter on target creature; or Bow of Nylea deals 2 damage to target creature with flying; or you gain 3 life; or put up to four target cards from your graveyard on the bottom of your library in any order.

Browse Alters View at Gatherer


Have (2) Mortiferus_Rosa , gildan_bladeborn
Want (11) joman127 , mcpoodles , lettersandnumbers , drgnchaos4 , kalko , fcntilly , Saharet , enbyteegee , Vee.o , thepakmonster , Etinifni

Printings View all

Set Rarity
Theros (THS) Rare

Combos Browse all


Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Vintage Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Pioneer Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Noble Legal
Hero Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Block Constructed Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
MTGO Legal
Vanguard Legal
Leviathan Legal
Planechase Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Modern Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Casual Legal
Oathbreaker Legal

Bow of Nylea occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.03%

Green: 0.2%

Bow of Nylea Discussion

bigdutts on Enchanted Rainforest

58 minutes ago


Blackheart426 on PROTECT BEAR FORCE ONE (Ayula Voltron)

1 day ago

I like it! maybe put in Roughshod Mentor or Bellowing Tanglewurm to give your bears a better chance of getting some bites in. Some other staples could be Vanquisher's Banner or Obelisk of Urd. Bow of Nylea is always a good choice, too. Keep it up!

Meachman on Marath, Will of the Wild

4 days ago

In green/red, Rhythm of the Wild is almost an auto-include.

Marath has a nice synergy with deathtouch, allowing you to spend one mana to kill any creature on the board.

Gorgon's Head and Bow of Nylea are nice options, with Basilisk Collar as a more expensive option (but it also lets you gain 1 life for each murder).

A focus on the commander means stepping up mana production is probably the next focus area. Gyre Sage, Devoted Druid, and Fertilid are all repeated, +1/+1 counter based mana, and Faeburrow Elder isn't far off. Kodama's Reach, Rampant Growth, and Wayfarer's Bauble for the early game.

And if counters are going to be so central, proliferate becomes even more helpful. Grateful Apparition, Wanderer's Strike, Karn's Bastion (which pairs nicely with you land-search ramp).

And with proliferate, some planeswalkers are worth considering, like Jiang Yanggu, Wildcrafter, Ajani, the Greathearted, Domri, Anarch of Bolas, and Domri, Chaos Bringer

Suggested cuts: Archangel, Grazing Gladeheart, Drumhunter, Spawning Grounds, Slippery Karst, Vitu-Ghazi, Druidic Satchel, Drifting Meadow, Forgotten Cave, New Benalia, Tranquil Thicket, Where Ancients Tread

seshiro_of_the_orochi on Her Royal Fluffness

4 days ago

RxPhantom: What you say makes sense. After writing my question, I thought about it by myself. I decided to drop Beanstalk Giant, Nissa's Pilgrimage and Bow of Nylea, and I replaced them with one copy of each Llanowar Elves, Elvish Mystic and Arbor Elf. The Giant is a worse Cultivate, and the deathtouch bow grants isn't as useful as I thought. Right now, I'm undecided if I should re-add Pilgrimage for Skyshroud Claim. As all my basics are forest, it's basically a Cultivate with a slight upside. I'll have to think about this.

Blackheart426 on Arachnophobia Spider Tribal [Primer]

4 days ago

This is one fun looking deck! Have you considered Bow of Nylea to give your creepy crawlies death touch? It fits the motif, with spiders being venomous and all lol Great job!

Ghosthunter39 on G & V: An alluring Combo

6 days ago

xaarvaxus Thank you for your comment. Druid's Call is just a pet card I wanted to run.

Not sure why i don't have Rogue's Passage in here. It will be fixed. Ohran Frostfang and Bow of Nyleaare on my list to get.

xaarvaxus on G & V: An alluring Combo

6 days ago

I don't know how useful Druid's Call will be. Subbing in Fauna Shaman to put together creature combos and get Filth into the yard reliably would probably yield better results.

Rogue's Passage is more unblockability that is less likely to get removed.

Ohran Frostfang will make your lure creatures really punish your opponents. Killing their creature board while hopefully sneaking something by to draw cards should swing things in your favor.

Bow of Nylea also grants your creatures deathtouch on offense plus has a bunch of utility functions that can all come in handy at times.

Barbarian_Sun_Pope on Ramp Cheat Swing

1 week ago

I like the gameplan you have here (+1). Have you considered Ghalta, Primal Hunger and God-Eternal Rhonas? They feel like they fit right in. I don't know if you'd need Bow of Nylea or at least not three, since most your creatures are plenty powerful without it, especially if it only gives death touch if your creatures are attacking. I would also suggest adding more value to the power of your creatures with cards such as Ulvenwald Tracker and Momentous Fall. Hope this helps.

Load more