Dawntreader Elk

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Casual Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Dark Ascension (DKA) Common

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Dawntreader Elk

Creature — Elk

{G}, Sacrifice Dawntrader Elk: Search your library for a basic land card, put it onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle your library.

Dawntreader Elk Discussion

loricatuslupus on Flip Flop till you drop

2 weeks ago

Nice deck. I always enjoy playing with my werewolves Howlin' With the Pack and it looks like you've got a pretty strong core. I'm not convinced by Burning-Tree Emissary , Dawntreader Elk , Mina and Denn, Wildborn , Radha, Heir to Keld or Zhur-Taa Ancient though. I don't think creature-based ramp is that helpful because, on the whole, most of your creatures aren't that expensive and playing multiple spells in your turn will just end up flipping your creatures back over! Plus plenty of your sorceries do the job. Similarly, I don't know how much work Chromatic Lantern is doing in a two colour deck compared to something like Gruul Locket that could at least draw you cards (vital for a R/G creature-based deck to keep the pressure on a la Hunter's Insight / Sixth Sense ) or cost reduction like Ruby Medallion / Rhonas's Monument ? Mage Slayer and Rhythm of the Wild are definite all-stars for me as well.

ZendikariWol on Kooopa Meren *Suggestions Appreciated*

3 weeks ago

Cut Suggestions:

Liliana, Heretical Healer  Flip is something I experimented with, but in the end all I could ever really do was activate her +, which is pretty weak in this deck. But my meta is pretty hard on planeswalkers. Maybe yours is more lenient, idk.

Lord of Extinction is sorta just weak here. I mean it combos great with Jarad, Golgari Lich Lord , but how often are you going to christmas-dreamland into both of those two? And Nighthowler is kinda just a worse Lord of Extinction .

I have played Sheoldred, Whispering One before and, like all of the praetors, all she does is get you targeted to death- especially if you can recur her.

Smothering Abomination and Grim Haruspex WILL draw you to death in a deck like this (a deck where you have no real wincon other than Plaguecrafter away your opponents' boards and chip in).

Deadbridge Chant 's randomness makes it pretty bad. You're aiming to have like 10 or 15 cards in your grave by the time you play this, it makes that number 25. 1 in 25 is not very good. Like the card is a decent value engine, but it's not likely to get you what you're looking for.

You have a lot of cards that I looked at and though ... "but you can get a creature to do that." Krosan Grip , Green Sun's Zenith , Reanimate , Grave Pact ? All have creature alternatives.

Suggestions for Adds:

Acidic Slime : flexible removal

Diligent Farmhand : okay ramp (see also Dawntreader Elk )

Farhaven Elf : better ramp

Phyrexian Delver : nice recursion- Reanimate on a body

Thragtusk : a BIG pillow to lie back against- five life and two blockers!

Treasure Keeper : good value

Veteran Explorer : never hurts to have the table on your side

Vindictive Lich : hits each opponent where it hurts

Wall of Blossoms : big-butt creature and a draw

Wurmcoil Engine : just insane

Hell's Caretaker : good recursion

Attrition : repeatable removal

Perilous Forays : repeatable ramp

Priest of Forgotten Gods : repeatable Plaguecrafter

Quagmire Druid : repeatable enchantment removal

Sadistic Hypnotist : repeatable hand hate

Thoughtpicker Witch : f.ck somebody's draws

Viscera Seer : free, instant-speed sac outlet, provides some card advantage

Vraska, Golgari Queen : + is great, - is great, and ult is insane

Deathreap Ritual : lots of draw

Savra, Queen of the Golgari : Grave Pact , but with a nicer mana cost, and the potential for recursion if it dies

Shadows of the Past : so. many. scries.

Zulaport Cutthroat : pings opponents to death, gains life

Jay3401 on Kooopa Meren *Suggestions Appreciated*

1 month ago

Right off the bat I feel you're missing card draw and ramp. Try to focus on cards that are useful to meren like Heart Warden , Diligent Farmhand or Dawntreader Elk . Those are usually pretty bad but with meren they do what you need and get an experience counter. Vraska, Golgari Queen also gets you an experience counter plus she's a draw engine and spot removal.

longmuiryan on Creature Feature: Featuring Creatures

1 month ago

insanedachshund Terastodon is strictly better than Meteor Golem , that sounds like a great substitution.

Here are some suggested cuts

Sephyrias on Karador's Undergrowth Legion

1 month ago

What I'd take out:

  • Whiptongue Hydra (no synergy and very situational)
  • Pelt Collector (cards like Wight of Precinct Six cost only 1 mana more and get way bigger)
  • Dryad Greenseeker (there are a lot of better options for your deck)
  • Chlorophant (same as Pelt Collector)
  • Ghoultree (Boneyard Wurm is similar, but always only costs 2 mana)

What I'd put in:

Vulturous Zombie , Dawntreader Elk , Yavimaya Granger , Life's Legacy , Caustic Caterpillar

optional:

Grisly Salvage , Stitcher's Supplier , Shadowborn Demon

By the way, Guardian Project is a great card. First time that I see it.

Bababad on Feed the Splinterfright (<$15)

1 month ago

nowadays, its gonna be hard to ignore the value of Stitcher's Supplier even if its in other colors.

Satyr Wayfinder feeds the yard and assures good opening hands/land drops.

Sakura-Tribe Elder seems to outpace Dawntreader Elk though you might not need either if you add the wayfinder.

There are a lot of good budget/value cards from Guilds of ravnica, the undergrowth mechanic might serve you well in capitalizing on your graveyard count. Kraul Foragers comes to mind over Gnaw to the Bone since its on a body/can pump your numbers

Sizorninja77 on You don't need your lands...

2 months ago

Sakura-Tribe Elder is a better version of Dawntreader Elk , and isn't very expensive.

Gibby1167 on Stomp the Graveyard

2 months ago

The blue splash is for the flashback cost for Gnaw to the Bone . I use Terramorphic Expanse and Dawntreader Elk to tutor it out. Thanks you for the suggestion I'll definitely have to replace Regrowth w/ Rancor now.

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Dawntreader Elk occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.02%

Golgari: 0.08%