Dragon Broodmother

Legality

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

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Set Rarity
Alara Reborn (ARB) Mythic Rare
Promo Set (000) Mythic Rare

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Tokens

Dragon Broodmother

Creature — Dragon

Flying

At the beginning of each upkeep, put a 1/1 red and green Dragon creature token with flying and devour 2 onto the battlefield. (As the token enters the battlefield, you may sacrifice any number of creatures. It enters the battlefield with twice that many +1/+1 counters on it.)

Dragon Broodmother Discussion

Jack-Frost on Xenagos' Dragon Swarm

1 week ago

Check out my Xenagos Dragon deck, Xenagos, God of Revels . It used to be completely dragon tribal but i've shifted a bit away from that and found that it works excellently. I've been playing and tuning it for the better part of 6 years now, and I think it's in an excellent state. It's not the most powerful because i'm trying to keep it fun for everyone else to play against, but I still think you might pull a few good ideas from there.

As for any suggestions off the top of my head, you might want to look into speeding things up a bit. It won't overpower the deck at all, but it'll allow you to play your own game a bit more and have more control. Cards like Dragonspeaker Shaman are nice, but rather than playing that why not instead play a ramp spell that'll accelerate every card you play and can't be removed as easily. Look into Nature's Lore , Skyshroud Claim , and Explosive Vegetation . The first two can grab lands like Stomping Ground and Sheltered Thicket , while the last allows you to grab multiple basics. Another great one is Tempt with Discovery .

Cards like Dragon Broodmother are nice, but Balefire Dragon and Skyline Despot are significantly better imo.

Asceticism and Archetype of Endurance provide excellent protection from more casting based decks, and Heroic Intervention will give it to you at instant speed.

Regal Behemoth will give you access to another double mana source

Chromatic Lantern will also give you both mana fixing and further ramp.

Finally, check out Exploration and Burgeoning . Exploration is a little more expensive but Burgeoning is a little cheaper and fantastic.

There are a ton of other things you might like if you check out my deck list.

Good luck Gaming!

Vlasiax on Shiny MTG The Ur Dragon, LOTS OF FOILS!

2 weeks ago

Hello, have you considered adding some low-curve Dragons like Nicol Bolas, the Ravager  Flip, Glorybringer or Thunderbreak Regent ? I just feel that lowering the average CMC would feel amazing to play.

Also since you have some token strategies how about Nesting Dragon and Dragon Broodmother ? They can really flood the board and Devouring Egg tokens actually upgrades them so you don't lose anything.

urchinpriests on The Ur-Dragon

2 weeks ago

Removing the following, some I may re-add when I get them, others would just be better as legit mana sources

High CMC, non-dragon

Zirilan of the Claw -> Boros Signet

Low impact, non-dragon

Dragon Whisperer -> Golgari Signet

Signet would almost always do a better job

Dragonspeaker Shaman -> Gruul Signet

Signet would almost always do a better job

Dragonlord's Servant -> Izzet Signet

A little pricey ($), might be more durable as a signet anyway

Sarkhan, Fireblood -> Rakdos Signet

Need colored mana

Homeward Path -> Mountain

Just forgot to order him

Dragonlord Kolaghan -> Dragon Broodmother

BenniPe on ETB Dragons

3 weeks ago

Thanks for the suggstions Spairut . Hornet Nest and Frontier Siege are no options for me as they are green and no dragons. The only reason I included some Forest in my Manabase is Cindervines , which is currently my only idea to handle opponents enchantments. Surely not my definite solution.. I donĀ“t need forests for the Dragon Broodmother as there are 6 lands who can produce any kind of mana for dragon spells and 4x Dragon's Hoard .

I know there are a few nice green dragon related cards, but there are more downsides than upsides in switching from a basically red manabase to R/G, when focusing on the ETB effects. In contrast, I thought about switching a bit more to B/R and replace Draconic Roar with Thoughtseize ... For ramp I tried Dragonspeaker Shaman , Dragonlord's Servant or the universal Urza's Incubator . But in the end I replaced them one after another with Dragon's Hoard , as it is a manaramp for all kinds of spells, and an additional card draw for every dragon entering the battlefield. Dragon Egg is just much more effective in this deck then Hornet Nest , as it allows to trigger etb effects two times.

My current Idea is to replace one Nicol Bolas, the Ravager  Flip main and one Chandra, Torch of Defiance main with Metallic Mimic each. This is because I often find myself in situations were I would rather draw a dragon than a Planeswalker, and Nicol Bolas, the Ravager  Flip was often underwhelming. Metallic Mimic would be a great 2 drop dragon with benefits for all other creatures in the deck, as there are no non-dragons.

Rzepkanut on The Flung King

1 month ago

Twilight Shepherd makes an infinite loop with Mazirek, Kraul Death Priest and an atog. The loop actually works with any creature that has persist this one just seems perfect for the deck

Rise of the Dark Realms . Nuff said.

It also seems like you could maybe use some fodder engines with unusual token types. Things like Faerie Artisans , Ulvenwald Mysteries note that it will trigger even if you sack the clue to an atog, Tireless Tracker same, Smothering Tithe , Dragon Broodmother , Whisperwood Elemental .

Sweet deck. Would love to try it someday.

QuietMyth on Xenagos competitive

1 month ago

Heavy blue invites playing Carpet of Flowers but that sorta depends on how many colors in addition to the blue. Skullclamp only kills your elves really, might be worth putting in a Craterhoof Behemoth package in case the one hit wonder doesnt work out. Dragon Broodmother and Dragonlair Spider are my favorite gruul cards for that

JohnnyCRO on Kresh stompy

2 months ago

This looks far better; we have a defined theme now and I see some more staples in (dorks). However I'd like to address few likely weak spots.

First thing that got my attention was the relatively high average cmc. This is a casual deck and higher-than-usual avg cmc is to be expected of course. But in my suggestions I'll keep in mind fostering a healthy curve and prioritize low-cmc cards.

  • Dragon Broodmother- this is a neat, but a very slow engine. If the deck works perfectly as intended, there are still cooler options. Plus 6cmc for such slow effect is a lot.

  • Ghoulcaller Gisa - again, neat but slow. At 5cmc there might be better options available to you. First similar thing that comes to mind is Open the Graves which would give you tokens more reliably (being a triggered rather than an activated ability stapled to an enchantment rather than a creature) and that doesn't have summoning sickness.

  • Huntmaster of the Fells  Flip - I'd ask how many Linas do you need per deck but I'm afraid of the answer. Nevertheless, Selvala is covering that field nicely IMHO and this one doesn't cut it in here.

  • Sheoldred, Whispering One - probably the best expensive creature you have. My concern is that in order to get to 7 mana and stay alive long enough for Sheoldred to matter, you must have game in a state where, frankly, SHeoldred isn't much of a factor.

  • Stalking Vengeance seems awfully expensive TBH. That ceiling is something, but IMO it's too greedy.

  • Asceticism - you want your creatures to die, right? YOu just need to keep several important ones alive. At 5 mana you could do better with Autumn's Veil or something along those lines.

  • Vicious Shadows - 7 mana to do something in case you have a removal and an opponent has significant number of cards in hand? You can comfortably throw in a blue moon somewhere in that chain of events...

  • Essence Harvest - goes well with the theme, but ultimately doesn't do much

  • Fungal Sprouting - cute, but the fact that it's useless when you're down makes it a no no in my eyes.

Now some suggestions;

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