Daghatar the Adamant


Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Custom Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Frontier Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Fate Reforged (FRF) Rare

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Daghatar the Adamant

Legendary Creature — Human Warrior


Daghatar the Adamant enters the battlefield with four +1/+1 counters on it.

: Move a +1/+1 counter from target creature onto a second target creature.

Daghatar the Adamant Discussion

Tyrant-Thanatos on Junk colors in EDH

2 weeks ago

So I've become a really big fan of EDH over the last few years, but I've never managed to build a junk deck (), despite it being by far my favorite color combination.

I just took a look at the available commanders, and it's no wonder!

Ghave, Guru of Spores doesn't seem to cater to what I'm looking for out of the colors at all, which is large resilient creatures that I can reanimate time and time again.

Teneb, the Harvester seems prohibitively expensive to cast and to use. Six mana for a 6/6 flyer that has to connect with face, just to have to pay a further 3 to reanimate something? sheesh.

Anafenza, the Foremost is in the same boat as Ghave, plus I have a personal dislike for her.

Karador, Ghost Chieftain seems okay, but pretty much directly inferior to Muldrotha, the Gravetide .

Doran, the Siege Tower is possibly even further from what I want than Ghave.

Daghatar the Adamant More +1/+1 counter stuff. and he's horrible to boot.

Kethis, the Hidden Hand might be interesting, but I'm afraid he'd just devolve into superfriends.

So I guess the question is, what do I do? Who should I build if I want a resilient, aggressive deck that can throw down threats that attack, and block, and come back, and never stop? And how to I build them? Teneb and Karador seem like the only real choices, but I need some tips on making them work. Is this sort of playstyle even viable in EDH?

ShreddedByCrows on Commanders by Power Level [EDH Tier List]

6 months ago

Hey there!

First of all, thank you so much for all your efforts at keeping this Tier list so consistent! It's always nice to have some Tier references to look at when we're planning to brew with some new EDH ideas.

I have a little suggestion to present because I was surprised to see Daghatar the Adamant in the Low-Power Tier.

Considering Daghatar the Adamant as a commander that gives you access to 3 colors and a situational (needs at least one another creature on board (could be under an opponent control)) mana sink with infinite mana (by no means as powerful as other commanders that provide mana sink by their own like, for example - pretty much a bad example given that she provides access to blue, Oona, Queen of the Fae ), I think he at least deserves a spot in the Mid-Power table. With infinite mana (not really hard to pull off with black to tutor all the needed pieces), you may put infinite counters on target X other creature(s) and you have infinite ETB triggers. It makes it a pretty decent/solid pick for a casual EDH deck, and I could even see him as a tricky commander for competitive purposes (that being said, I don't play much cEDH and he certainly won't be good enough).

He also synergizes beautifully with persist mechanic alongside some sacrifice outlet in order to have infinite ETB on cards such as Woodfall Primus . In the same colors, Gaveh is without a single doubt better for this archetype, but Daghatar remains a potent Commander pick.

Here's my casual Daghatar decklist if you mind giving it a look > Adamant Rules.

I decided not to run any sort of infinite mana combo because I find them boring (personal opinion) and I wanted to stay on a casual level to interact fully with my playgroup. So it's not the best template if you're looking for an optimized Daghatar list, but I'm convinced he has some powerful tricks' potential.

legendofa on Commanders by Power Level [EDH Tier List]

9 months ago

I freely admit to not being the most EDH-focused player, but it seems to me like the Tier 5: Casual list could be split up. I'm not going to suggest moving any of them up to a higher tier, but even the most casual player (performed here by me) can envision a deck for, say, Palladia-Mors, the Ruiner or Daghatar the Adamant much more easily than Shimatsu the Bloodcloaked or Torsten Von Ursus. I'm going to guess the tier rankings are deeply ingrained in the PlayEDH Discord conversation, but there is an objective difference between "casual" and "unplayable trash", and I submit that right now, there's a much greater spread in power level within Tier 5 alone than between Tiers 1 and 2, or between 2 and 3. Is there any space for a Tier 6?

ZendikariWol on Atraxa +1/+1 counters for critters

10 months ago

Okay so just going through my list here, I can split it into a couple lists: counter producers, counter enhancers, and counter synergies.

Counter producers give +1/+1 counters to things. Among them are Anafenza, the Foremost, Bloodtracker, Chasm Skulker, Daghatar the Adamant, Dragonscale General, Drana, Liberator of Malakir, Hangarback Walker, Heroes' Bane, Managorger Hydra, Mikaeus, the Lunarch, Prime Speaker Zegana, Toothy, Imaginary Friend Citadel Siege, Curse of Predation, Ajani, Adversary of Tyrants, Cathars' Crusade, Echoes of the Kin Tree, and finally, arguably the best of this group, Ajani, Mentor of Heroes.

Counter enhancers increase the counters placed on things: Gilder Bairn, Pir, Imaginative Rascal, Vorel of the Hull Clade, Winding Constrictor, Doubling Season, Hardened Scales, Primal Vigor, and Solidarity of Heroes.

Finally, counter synergies, such as Abzan Battle Priest, Armorcraft Judge, Battlefront Krushok, Cenn's Tactician, Fathom Mage, Zameck Guildmage, Hindervines, Inspiring Call, and Bred for the Hunt.

Boy oh boy do I hope that's enough to get ya started. There you go.

DemonDragonJ on Moving Counters with Doubling Season ...

1 year ago

If a player controls a Doubling Season and then uses either Forgotten Ancient or Daghatar the Adamant to move +1/+1 counters from one creature to another, will the counters be doubled?

birdbrain on Zone_Mortalis

1 year ago

Hi! It's Oliver (AKA Daghatar the Adamant)

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