Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Seventh Edition (7ED) Uncommon
Urza's Destiny (UDS) Uncommon

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Whenever a creature attacks, Caltrops deals 1 damage to it.

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Caltrops Discussion

Raven427 on MLH (Mirrodin's Last Hope)

3 days ago

Thanks for the suggestion! Wouldn't have even considered Caltrops without it. However, I feel like Aetherflux Reservoir is not something I would enjoy in this deck. I'm not crazy about infinite loops, and that's what this card's effect sounds like. Nice to know that combination is there, though. Maybe if I plan to do something a bit more serious with the deck, but I just feel like it would be a race to tutor Reservoir out, and ignore the entirety of the deck.

RightyLefty on MLH (Mirrodin's Last Hope)

3 days ago

I would add Aetherflux Reservoir use Sydri to give it lifelink the hit a player for 50 life gain it back and repeat. Also Caltrops Sydri gives it deathtouch and it kills any creature that attacks.

ThallionDarkshine on Deadly Toaster

1 week ago

I actually disagree about Trophy Mage. Caltrops is a great piece of protection, Scrap Trawler can generate enormous amounts of value, and Shimmer Myr can be useful in many circumstances.

DrukenReaps on Help with Forced Attack Deck

3 weeks ago

You may need to include black if you are wanting people to attack you. That will give you access to things like Marchesa's Decree, Blood Reckoning, Hissing Miasma, No Mercy, Dread, and Teysa, Envoy of Ghosts.

I would also recommend running mostly rattle snakes for your creatures like Ophiomancer or Archetype of Finality. You are not only looking to make them attack you but also gain some kind of advantage from the attack. If you are not gaining advantage you are just making a deck designed to lose the game.

You will want protection. Platinum Angel, Platinum Emperion, Fortune Thief, Worship, and Elderscale Wurm are all good for this.

Lightmine Field, Caltrops, Powerstone Minefield are also good options. Repercussion would be great.

Lifeline and Endless Whispers because many of my suggestions can kill and eventually people will run out of creatures so people will stop attacking...

Due to the variety of colors in my post perhaps O-Kagachi, Vengeful Kami would be the right commander? I will note that I built this deck and couldn't really get it to work but perhaps I just didn't give it enough time to sort out.

Mitrian on Gishath EDH (Post-RIX)

1 month ago

Good list! I love your inclusion of Caltrops which does double duty in this deck.

Was recently recommended to try AEther Flash in my own Gishath, Immortal Dinosaurs build. Combine that with Polyraptor and Warstorm Surge, and tell me what you think...

TheDeckMaker2300 on Ixalan Park (#1 Gishath Commander) V._2.0

2 months ago

That's cool ideas

However there's three more thing you could/should put in

Number 1

Regal Behemoth is now a dinosaur instead of a lizard

You got another card draw and ramp at the same time card to put in.

Number twoRite of Passage it pretty much gives the whole army Snapping Sailback enrage trigger

Number 3Temple Altisaur negates all damage to all dinosaur to 1 except this one give it indestructible then all the sudden Blasphemous Act becomes a 1 sided sweep like Plague Wind (most of the time)

Oh enrage has slight more focus now

So I got three for ya

  1. Caltrops
  2. Lightmine Field
  3. Splintering Wind

The last one may not be such a good idea but with Ravenous Daggertooth + Rite of Passage it negates the damage from the leave play

TheDeckMaker2300 on Jurassic Park

2 months ago

Well you see slight more enrage so

Caltrops or Lightmine Field will be cool particularly with Polyraptor and also lightmine is definitely krenko hate.

You ever heard of Rite of Passage it gives the whole entire army "enrage-put a +1/+1 on this creature"

And of coarse I'm blown away that Pyrohemia is not in your deck it's Raging Swordtooth ETB on a stick

Odysseus_97 on T-wrecked (RIX Updated)

2 months ago


Thanks for all your suggestions :) I prefer having enrage enablers as permanents, because for an instant or sorcery the slot is just not worth it. Even some of the flashback spells isn't worth it since sadly there are only about 9-12 enrage dinos that are worth running in EDH, so the board is not to often filled enough for 1 turn spells to be worth it.

I have already included Staff of Nin and i do think after some playtesting with this version ones i get the cards from RIX i will definitely try out Caltrops and maybe Powerstone Minefield and Fire Ants.

Thanks Again :)

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