Daxos the Returned
Legendary Creature — Zombie Soldier
Whenever you cast an enchantment spell, you get an experience counter.
: Put a white and black Spirit enchantment creature token onto the battlefield. It has "This creature's power and toughness are each equal to the number of experience counters you have."
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|Commander 2015 (C15)||Mythic Rare|
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|Commander / EDH||Legal|
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Daxos the Returned Discussion
3 weeks ago
I'm going to be lazy and post a card I made a while back.
Comment: I always felt Kalemne, Disciple of Iroas felt underwhelming and not really in the spirit, and goblins could easily take advantage of 's love for weenies. Could maybe be tweaked to CMC 5 and/or delay token creation until upkeep instead?
Flavored as a Shadowmoore hobgoblin (token bonus, see also Goblin Trenches). Name is attempt at translating Billy Blind's name to proto-celtic, using the words "budā" (will) and "ando" (blind). (Word source: University of Wales.)
Make a experience commander that's more interesting than Daxos the Returned.
3 months ago
Daxos the Returned could give you blockers with flash
3 months ago
Oo nice, shrines! You might consider these: Opalescence, Starfield of Nyx, Dance of the Manse, Spark Double, Helm of the Host, Mirror Gallery, Progenitor Mimic (would be so rad to turn Paradox Haze into a dude and copy it with this), Mirrormade, Copy Enchantment, Mythos of Illuna, Clever Impersonator, Daxos the Returned, Mistveil Plains, Fertile Ground, Ertai, the Corrupted
3 months ago
linkzero thanks for the comments and suggestions. I have definitely considered all of these suggestions, so let me give you my thoughts on them.
With Cathars' Crusade, I decided not to run it because it can't be brought back with Tayam, which was something I sought to limit as much as possible. The only cards that cost more than 3 are creatures.
Pir, Imaginative Rascal is fine, but Winding Constrictor is cheaper to cast and has a bigger body, while doing the same thing. I didn't feel like running both, or the more limited +1/+1 counter ones. I'm really not focusing on +1/+1 counters here.
Evolution Sage was in my deck list until I realised I didn't have one available. I made due without, and it was one of the things that led to me building a more defensive type deck, which my playgroup appreciated. Additionally, I limited the fetch lands because I didn't want to be searching and shuffling all the time for a tapped land. I did get a Fabled Passage with M21, so I'll probably throw that in soon.
My Nikara is tied up in another deck, and its not all that great a fit here, really.
All the rest, the enchantment removal cards, I had to wittle out of my deck and have ready to swap in if a card doesn't really seam to be working out. Its kind of tough to make swaps at the moment. One thing I can say is that I use Mark of the Oni to steal threats, which is often more effective than removal. A big part of the deck revolves around using Tayam's ability to bring aura's out, and because this happens while Tayam's ability resolves and without targeting, opponents can't respond to the aura stealing their creature. It's kind of brutal.
Archangel of Thune is a powerhouse and with 14 cards that can gain life, I usually do just fine with getting it to trigger. You mentioned Skola Grovedancer triggering off of fetch lands, but it also triggers off of Tayam's self-mill, which means it triggers frequently. If nothing else, it can trigger itself with lifelink.
Elesh Norn, Grand Cenobite being an anthem effect means devoted druid can get more -1/-1 counters.
I run the deck as a pillow fort and usually try to focus on protecting my own field before messing with someone else's. I hope that explains my reasoning behind card choices a bit. I would like to fit in Song of the Dryads and Darksteel Mutation, but there really hasn't been a great need with my playgroup.
4 months ago
A few reasons, but mostly I don't focus on casting enchantments as much as cheating them out, so I avoided putting a lot of the cast trigger enchantress cards in here. The one exception is Daxos the Returned.
A bunch of good cards for Tayam aren't in my list because I wanted to really lean into the constellation theme.
5 months ago
These might interest you: Zirda, the Dawnwaker (could make a good companion), Thornbite Staff, Goblin Sharpshooter, Gorgon's Head, Gorgon Flail, Void Beckoner, Quietus Spike, Blade of the Bloodchief, Eternal Thirst, Steelshaper's Gift, Goblin Engineer, Cauldron of Souls, Thousand-Year Elixir, Daxos the Returned, Maze Abomination, Archetype of Finality
5 months ago
Ok folks my last two trade posts were mostly unsuccessful but I'm not letting that stop me! I need a few cards for a deck I'm building in addition to the multitude of cards I am ALWAYS trading for!
The cards I am looking to acquire with the highest priority are a single copy of the following (any version):
- Giver of Runes
- Mother of Runes
- Steelshaper's Gift
- Walking Ballista
- Daxos the Returned
- Heliod, Sun-Crowned
- Ranger-Captain of Eos
- Sorin, Imperious Bloodlord
- Teferi's Protection
- Thousand-Year Elixir
- Rugged Prairie
- Sunbaked Canyon
- Arid Mesa
- Bloodstained Mire
- Marsh Flats
- Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth
These are all in the wants of my binder, linked here. I'm fairly confident I currently have the binder with the most unique entries on the site with no junk commons/uncommons, so pretty much everything should either be a rare/mythic or a semi-playable card in commander or other formats. Please take a look, and let me know if we can work something out! As a fun little bonus, if we end up trading, guess the commander whose deck will include all of the above cards! If you guess correctly, I will trade 10% more value worth of cards than I receive (example: You send $50 worth of cards and I send $55 worth)
6 months ago
multimedia While some of the cards you suggested don't synergise as well wit the theme of my deck, I do enjoy some of the suggestions! I like the idea of making infinitely large blockers/attackers with Daxos the Returned and more removal with Generous Gift. I've also been thinking of adding Ruinous Ultimatum to the deck for one big, clean answer to all of my problems.