Captain's Hook


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

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Set Rarity
Rivals of Ixalan (RIX) Rare
Promo Set (000) None

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Captain's Hook

Artifact — Equipment

Equipped creature gets +2/+0, has menace, and is a Pirate in addition to its other creature types.

Whenever Captain's Hook becomes unattached from a permanent, destroy that permanent.


Captain's Hook Discussion

NoopyNolife on Brass has had enough of ...

1 month ago

In my deck (which I have yet to use, I must admit) I'm using Bazaar Trader and Starke of Rath .

They are fun cards and with the treason subtheme that pirates (and Beckett in particular) have, I think they can do some interesting things for the deck.

Depending on how hard you end up leaning towards treason effects, Captain's Hook and Makeshift Munitions could be thematic ways of disposing of temporarily stolen creatures.

Also, depending on how many goblin pirates you run, Goblin Matron might be a nice extra tutor. It can also tutor for Goblin Welder , which can turn treasures into artifacts from your graveyard.

I also see that you've included Trove of Temptation . I don't think it fits. The treasures per turn are slow and you will often find yourself attacking with a lot of your creatures, so being attacked every turn is a conflicting strategy.

Anyhow, this is my list, maybe you'll see something you like.

dhearne04 on Card creation challenge

10 months ago

Captain Hook

Legendary Creature- Human Soldier

As long as ~ is a Pirate, at beginning of combat on your turn, for each artifact you control, target creature you control can’t be blocked until end of turn.

Partner with Saltwater Crocodile



Saltwater Crocodile

Legendary Creature- Crocodile

When ~ enters the battlefield, put two -1/-1 counters on target creature you control, then search your library for an equipment card and put it in the battlefield attached to that creature.

Whenever a creature you don’t control dies, put a +1/+1 counter on ~.

Whenever a creature you control dies, put two -1/-1 counter on target creature an opponent controls.

Pirates you control get +0/+1

Partner with Captain Hook



This was made to go with you searching Captain's Hook and attaching it to Captain Hook when the croc etb. Anyways do a WILDCARD

skoobysnackz on Endless Lich

11 months ago

Captain's Hook gives your lich some evasion, and it ignores the destroy effect. Could be a good way to ignore Rekindling Phoenixs.

xHerbalz on Pirate Tribal

11 months ago

Love this deck - Going to build it!

Some changes I'll be making to fit the meta for my kitchen table games/flavor:

-1 Jace, Ingenious Mind-Mage -1 Bedlam -1 Counterspell -1 Bontu's Last Reckoning -1 Ruin Raider -1 Skyship Plunderer -1 Wonder -1 Costly Plunder -1 Silent Gravestone -1 Fervor

+1 Fell Flagship +1 Arcane Denial +1 Captain's Hook +1 Ring of Three Wishes +1 Revel in Riches +1 Brass's Bounty +1 Storm the Vault +1 Walk the Plank +1 Exsanguinate +1 Elixir of Immortality

ActionMan on W/B Vamps, Arvad the Cursed

11 months ago

Vraska's Contempt is a must. Instant, so you can react to opponent movements; can target Planeswalkers, not many cards can do that in the enviroment right now.

Black/White mana, has not a solid base right now. I would include Isolated Chapel, and change Hierophant's Chalice with Chromatic Lantern. Your deck does not have a lot of double color spells, so this will be only relevant if you find yourself having problem with fixing the mana.

If your plan is to shift to Vampires Legion Lieutenant, Legion's Landing, Champion of Dusk and Radiant Destiny should be right choices. Adding Vanquisher's Banner is for late, and with no mana acceleration could be a little heavy, but the card draw power is quite good in a tribal deck. Blood Operative is good against the new mechanic Jump-start, but you need more cards with surveil for it to work. Twilight Prophet and Sanctum Seeker are pretty strong too. I feel as you have little removal, Cast Down and Price of Fame are both pretty solid, the later being specially good in a format with a constant legendary treat.

Consider taking outYargle, Glutton of Urborg 5 manas, no vampire, no tramble or other evasion. Arvad the Cursed You don't have a lot of legendary creatures, 5 manas for a 3/3 with no evasion, you can find better things.Encampment Keeper and Walking Corpse must go if you want to take the tribal approach. I would changeCobbled Wings for Captain's Hook, it can do a lot of damage, and is pretty good in creatures with lifelink. Queen's Commission might be nice too.

Good Luck. P.S.:Sorry for my bad english.

Elivilson on Boros Evasion

1 year ago

Thanks for your input WreckingHines! Last night, I gave this deck a try on Arena, and just like you said, blackblade was unimpressive. On one of the games, all it did was give a little boost to the Serra Disciples. My initial idea with it was to increase the power of my legendary mentors, and make it harder to make them leave de field by turn five or six. Maybe for that, Jousting Lance would be more consistent? Ideally, Captain's Hook could give the ground mentors evasion on turn 4 even, but with so many main deck artifact removals in the format, it's too easy to get 2 for one'd. Dub has the same problem, but now with creature removals. Maybe Switching Teshar for Shalai, Voice of Plenty would help?

Resplendent Angel is great, but I was trying to curve more aggressively, with all 3 drop creatures having haste (and it worked great in most matches). But I will try it in some games eventually.

Qoarl on Jeskai Auras

1 year ago

Novice Knight or Mist-Cloaked Herald would probably be good for the deck, though right now they are pretty hard to consistently play on turn one. Until we get Hallowed Fountain, there just aren't that many turn one untapped sources. Maybe it's worth it regardless though. Who knows?

Playtesting myself, I've felt that Danitha Capashen, Paragon and the Captain's Hook have been a bit clunky, so maybe one could swap those and a Squire's Devotion for a set of Novice Knights.

Funkydiscogod on Niche Effect for Equipment

1 year ago

If you get Magnetic Theft on an Isochron Scepter, you can keep equipping Captain's Hook, and skip the need for Artificer's Hex.

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