Deathgorge Scavenger

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

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Set Rarity
Ixalan (XLN) Rare

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Deathgorge Scavenger

Creature — Dinosaur

Whenever Deathgorge Scavenger enters the battlefield or attacks, you may exile target card from a graveyard. If a creature card is exiled this way, Deathgorge Scavenger gets +1/+1 until end of turn.

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Deathgorge Scavenger Discussion

Thurbajen on Gishath Gonna Dump His Boyos

1 week ago

triproberts12 I'm so grateful for all this. I don't know about putting Thran Dynamo over Knight of the Stampede just because I've chained a few of the cheaper Dinos like Deathgorge Scavenger and Kinjalli's Sunwing together early on with it. Regal Behemoth is a definite addition I'm just waiting to pick up a copy. I didn't include Territorial Allosaurus as I thought it was a bit of a feel bad if I hit it off Gishath, Sun's Avatar and I thought perhaps some single target removal may be better, but again that maybe wrong? The Sunforger package does seem very intriguing and could well be built into the deck, but then do you think I would need a few more wrath protection spells, or is four enough? Path of Ancestry is of course excellent as is Herald's Horn but unfortunately I do not have copies yet. What's you're opinion on the two Planeswalkers, as so far I've been underwhelmed. Cheers Again! If there's anything I can do on your end please let me know.

Truvio56 on Dinos of the Perfect Curve

2 weeks ago

This looks Awesome, Just one Question, You have 4 Mainboard Deathgorge Scavenger And 2 on the sideboard?

Hexaflexagon on Descend Upon the Sinful - Abzan Edition

3 weeks ago

Hey WarriorMagic,

Thanks for your comment.

After some playtesting, I do agree with you that Tribunal has to be cut. Most of the time, it's pretty much a Hieromancer's Cage as I don't use Convoke. I'll go with your suggestion and add my fourth Contempt and another Mortify . I'll also playtest Ixalan's Binding and Assassin's Trophy in the Mortify slot, just to mix things up and try something new.

I really like Drover of the Mighty instead of anything else ( Llanowar Elves , Incubation Druid ) because I have 4 Dinos in the sideboard and the Drover can turn into a decent blocker against aggro. Also, in this deck, I really need color-fixing, and Drover helps that need.

While Flower / Flourish is a great card, it doesn't actually mana ramp. It brings the land to your hand and you can only fetch a basic Forest or Plains, which is why I won't put it in the deck.

I like the idea of Assassin's Trophy . What do you think (apart from Tribunal) I should take out for it?

I'm not a big fan of Settle in the mainboard. There's just so little space, and it's a sideboard card for now.

I really like Kaya, Orzhov Usurper as it helps exile cards for graveyards at an aggressive cost. She also allows me to gain life if I exile a creature card, which might be very useful against Drakes. My meta has a lot of Drakes and Golgari, so these slots are crucial. I could take it out for Deadeye Tracker , but that kind of seems like a downgrade. The only reason why I wouldn't take it out for Deathgorge Scavenger is because against x Midrange, I also side in the Tocatli Honor Guard , and it nullifies half of the Dinosaur's ability. Although, if I added in Scavenger, I would put my Dino number up to 5, which would mean a more likely chance at pumping up Drover. Just thinking out loud.

I already have Vivien Reid in the sideboard. With Duress , you mainly want to be playing it on turn 1, and I only have 6 T1 untapped lands that produce , so it kind of gets my opinions on it for this deck a little sour. The main reason I run Find / Finality is for the Find part for outvaluing the Control and the x matchups. I only occasionally use the Finality part. This is the main reason why I don't run Ritual of Soot instead. I have considered The Eldest Reborn , but I don't know where to put it.

Thanks again for your extremely helpful comment,

Hexaflexagon

goldlion on A Semi-Comprehensive List of All Hatebears (RAV)

1 month ago

It's great you started putting together this resource, SynergyBuild! Thanks.

I was wondering, I have Deathgorge Scavenger but I always wonder if he's worth a slot in EDH. Is he good enough? I am building a mid-level STAX Grand Warlord Radha , maybe there?

Also - I thought hatebears are meant to take down effectiveness of other decks? I'm confused about some cards on this list; I'm wondering why Growth-Chamber Guardian , Jadelight Ranger , or Llanowar Elves made it on here? Wouldn't Scavenging Ooze (while technically not a "bear"), Leonin Arbiter , Ash Zealot be examples of hatebears, but not those guys?

vomitpile on

1 month ago

Ashonfire Thanks for checking it out! I think Vine Mare will definitely find a spot if a deck full of black removal is still very highly played, it doesn't line up well against golgari though since they can trade with it too easily and I'm expecting a lot of gruul/simic out of the gate. If orzhov or esper become big players then it definitely goes in, maybe over the Deathgorge Scavenger s. I included Negate to specifically battle wraths, which Shapers' Sanctuary doesn't help against. Curator's Ward is interesting, if Field of Ruin or Ravager Wurm become big staples then maybe some protection for Winged Temple of Orazca becomes necessary, although if have to waste resources on it and not killing our creatures then maybe the diversion is worth it! I've been doing test hands and the mana seems to be the most inconsistent part, that matters much more post sideboard since the main is almost entirely green and could leave you stuck on 2 forest with no other colors to cast Lava Coil or Negate , I'm tempted to include more dinosaurs to be able to run Thunderherd Migration and aim for a really powerful late game over the curve-out aggro this is doing. Good luck in your testing, lots to think about!

Hexaflexagon on Teysa's Deadly Rewards! *Primer*

1 month ago

I'd take out Gutterbones for Vraska. How is your manabase holding up? It seems a bit stretched, as you are running 5 cards with , 7 cards with double and 6 cards with double , with 5 more in the sideboard. Also, for the sideboard, you might want Cry of the Carnarium against Drakes and Aggro and Deathgorge Scavenger (replacing Sentinel Totem) for graveyard decks and aggro. You may also want to consider for the sideboard:


Sorry if I was talking too much, I just really like this deck idea and I want to give all the help I can.

Good Luck,

Hexaflexagon

Kurppa on Angels aren't the only ones with wings in Ravnica!

2 months ago

you'll need Ritual of Soot, a couple Cast Downs and (maybe) a few Deathgorge Scavengers against aggro, some counters and hand attack like Negate, Syncopate and Duress for control, and some Plaguecrafters against drakes. if you have the money, also add some more Assassin's Trophys. atleast that's a start.

Hexaflexagon on Why Can't You Trust Gravity? Golgari Aggro

2 months ago

I would rather Deathgorge Scavenger over Sentinel Totem as you can activate the Scavenger multiple times to bring a selected card out of the graveyard.

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Deathgorge Scavenger occurrence in decks from the last year

Standard:

All decks: 0.04%

Golgari: 0.1%

Modern:

All decks: 0.0%

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%

RGW (Naya): 0.21%