Doran, the Siege Tower


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

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Set Rarity
From the Vault: Legends (V11) Mythic Rare
Lorwyn (LRW) Rare
Promo Set (000) Mythic Rare

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Doran, the Siege Tower

Legendary Creature — Treefolk Shaman

Each creature assigns combat damage equal to its toughness rather than its power.

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Doran, the Siege Tower Discussion

ShodoPhan on Doran, the Delirium tower

1 week ago

Thx for suggestions, you are right I'm not trying to make a Big Abzan with mechanic aroud Doran, the Siege Tower and Assault Formation. This is supposed to be a midrange with some toolbox thx to Traverse the Ulvenwald.

APPLE01DOJ on [Community Discussion]: Modern Chat

1 week ago

New set appears rather weak for modern. could be a 1 sided 3 mana board whipe for Doran, the Siege Tower decks. I think would be good in Soul Sisters.

and well... New Sphinx in U/W Control.

LeaPlath on Are Treefolk viable in Modern?

1 week ago

So there are three versions of Treefolk that you could play.

GWB Doran Midrange. Basically you use Treefolk Harbinger as set up and a Wild Nacatl expy. Doran, the Siege Tower as a 5/5 for 3. Tarmo, Lili, all that GWB midrange good stuff, maybe even Rhino.

Mono Green which leans on lands and Dungrove Elder to pressure decks and curve out.

4c combo. Turn 1 Birds of Paradise, turn 2 Doran, the Siege Tower, turn 3 Mardu Ascension. Attack, making 2 goblins. Sac Mardu. You are now swinging for 20.

greyninja on Rivals of Ixalan Spoilers

2 weeks ago

Highly likely putting zetalpa in Doran, the Siege Tower edh lmao

16 trample dmg in one swing

CavusCanis on Treefolkdancing my way to competitive scene!

3 weeks ago

Did the second test. Worked just like you thought! Spellskite kept Doran, the Siege Tower alive, and the rest of the deck did its job wonderfully. Against my deck it was a 2/1, in favor of the treefolk. Man, the ability to just tutor up anything in the deck with a one drop makes this deck's experience SO consistent. +1 from me for sure. Plus fetch lands! Me and my noob self needs to get me a couple.

Flagellum on Final Deck Input

1 month ago

Trying to determine my final deck as my meta seems to have disbanded. Problem is I have several projects going that aren't finished which will end up being melted for this last one. Trying to do something different from my other decks for a little variety but if they rely on the same strategy then that's okay. Budget should be kept around $15 per card max since this is my last hooray so to speak. However, I do own most of the staples so any suggestion will be considered. Here are the decks I currently run:

Decks I Currently Run

Purphoros, God of the Forge: my main man. Token spam and by far my favorite deck.

Karametra, God of Harvests: big stompies and land ramp.

Rafiq of the Many: enchantress voltron. Though even an enchantress can be suited up and work just as well should Rafiq keep eating removal.

Karlov of the Ghost Council: extort/lifegain with a touch of voltron and combo.

The Gitrog Monster: dredge/Dakmor Salvage combo deck. Very dependable and its a frog.

Breya, Etherium Shaper: my most competitive (aside from Gitrog and Purph) combo artifact deck

Edric, Spymaster of Trest: 1 drop evasive goodness

Brago, King Eternal: I've ran him very hardcore stax. While effective no one wanted to play against him so I've since lessened the stax effects.

Decks I'm Considering/Have Partly Built

Doran, the Siege Tower: big butts matter. Lots of Meekstone effects or power based wraths. What I have built seems inconsistent probably in part to vanilla critters with high toughness. That's great if Doran is out but otherwise not so great. I Don't want to go voltron bc I have Rafiq and Karlov nor do I want a good stuff build as that gets rather pricey.

Seton, Krosan Protector: ramp with big stomp finishers. What I have built seems consistent but you may have to dig to find a win con. Stax effects through Hall of Gemstone/Ritual of Subdual. Only concern is it is similar to Karametra aside from using creature ramp as opposed to land ramp. However, the synergy is pretty impressive and can lead to explosive plays.

Talrand, Sky Summoner: lots of bounce but entirely commander dependent. Could go Polymorph tucking a drake with use of Proteus Staff to whip out bombs. No real fast win con though. I've built this before and it was hilarious but it ended up getting pieced apart for other decks.

Or any other ideas anyone else has. The above 3 decks are mostly built already just needs finishing.

Pheardemons on Unconventional War Tactics

1 month ago

Azdranax can you give examples? I'm very curious to which ones you are referring. However, for those that come to mind, redundancy is always a good thing in EDH. Yes, sometimes it is a dead draw, but if you play in a certain playgroup that keeps destroying your stuff or countering your spells, being able to get the same effect later, or right after, is beneficial.

BurningBlazeFlame - Thanks for the comment and upvote! I don't think Sapling of Colfenor is the way to go because I want a deck that is able to play defensively as well as aggressively with the same cards. Until Doran, the Siege Tower hits the battlefield, my big butts can stall my opponents from hitting me, then all of a sudden I'm swinging in for 30+ damage. Sapling absolutely has a great effect, but all he is doing is filtering your top deck somewhat to add in extra creatures to your hand. I believe Doran is the better way to go for the theme and value that I wanted. Thanks for the thought.

Nahkajumala on It's all about Toughness

1 month ago

adding like, Tower Defense , Assault Formation , Doran, the Siege Tower and more high toughness creatures/walls to git som damage out, +1

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