Dragonlord's Servant

Dragonlord's Servant

Creature — Goblin Shaman

Dragon spells you cast cost less to cast.

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Set Rarity
Jumpstart (JMP) Uncommon
Iconic Masters (IMA) Common
Commander 2017 (C17) Uncommon
Dragons of Tarkir (DTK) Uncommon
Promo Set (000) Uncommon

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Format Legality
Vintage Legal
Pauper Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Highlander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Leviathan Legal
Historic Legal
Custom Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Legacy Legal
Limited Legal
Arena Legal
Pioneer Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Modern Legal
1v1 Commander Legal

Dragonlord's Servant occurrence in decks from the last year

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Dragonlord's Servant Discussion

HorseTribalLord on Dragons Galore

1 month ago

Okay, so budget isn't a huge deal then, and I do agree with all of multimedia's suggestions. I believe that Temur Ascendancy is a better option over Elemental Bond due to the fact that both do draw cards when creatures enter the battlefield and the difference between having 4 and 3 power doesn't affect you since most dragons are power 4 or up anyways, but ascendancy also gives creatures haste which is a big thing.

Now for upgrades

So Morophon, the Boundless is just a fantastic card especially in a five color tribal such as this, most dragon cards have only a single pip of each color in their cost, so when you combine Morophon's reduction with the Ur-dragon you can be casting dragons for a single mana... and boneyard scourge just isn't really worth all the mana in the long run. Next Balefire Dragon is just an all around great card that can keep your opponent's boards under control, and Intet, the Dreamer again isn't really worth it having to pay that three to get the card, its a neat card advantage trick, but it think there are enough ways in this deck to just straight up draw that card instead of having to pay three for it. Then the five Ikoria triomes just provide more versatility over their corresponding tri-lands just because they can not only be cycled late game, but they can also be fetched with Farseek or Skyshroud Claim which was my next suggestion specifically because of the triomes. then Dragon Broodmother is just a dragon all star giving you lots of tokens to get all of your attack triggers and to create lots of chump blockers and maybe a big guy eventually, and Crosis, the Purger again isn't really cutting it with the amount of value he gives, against a mono-colored deck it can be alright, but every color you add on to an enemy deck it gets significantly worse. and finally Thunderbreak Regent over Dragonlord's Servant because the servant is very vulnerable and doesn't provide much value in the long run while the regent is an efficient early drop dragon that helps to protect your board from targeted removal or any other targeted ability.

ellie-is on $40 Bullying Dragons

1 month ago

Avaricious Dragon is amazing. I personally wouldn't run Gadrak, the Crown-Scourge in a deck with only 4 artifacts, even as a one-of. Sarkhan's Whelp or Dragon Egg are half-decent if you really want a 3-drop, though if it's just about cheap to cast dragons, there's also Taurean Mauler and Fire-Belly Changeling.

Universal Automaton could do a passable budget impression of Slumbering Dragon too if you want to make sure you have lots of cards to trigger Dragon Tempest and Scourge of Valkas. Since it costs colorless, you can cast it t1 with Zhalfirin Void and cast it for free with Dragonlord's Servant after you play a dragon tempest or scourge of valkas.

I personally ran Pyroclasm instead of Anger of the Gods in my deck because it doesn't kill the servants, but that's a matter of personal preference. I also like Magma Jet over Draconic Roar as the scry can be really relevant and with a deck like this you're usually dealing enough damage all at once late game that those 3 points of damage early on don't matter so much. You do lose out on flavor points, though.

Finally, if you feel like you need more cheap creature removal until you've started casting dragons (which I recommend), Flame Slash is a very decent budget replacement to Skred.

I hope at least some of that helps!

mobizque on Ellie's Dragons

2 months ago

That fifth Dragonlord's Servant raptor is great for consistency of turn 3 dragons. I definitely copied that for my dragon deck.

Narrash on Storming Legends - The Ur-Dragon

2 months ago

Pestie89 depends, the latest major update as mentioned above is from July 27th. I'm not surprised for Kaalia, tho personally I'm not a fan of the card and won't run it. I strongly dislike Dragonlord's Servant and Dragonspeaker Shaman. They're not bad cards but they're far less efficient than straightforward ramp. First of all it's a discount on a body, which I don't run except for Goreclaw, Terror of Qal Sisma, because obviously it's susceptible for removal, and the colorless mana cost really is not a problem. Plus, The Ur-Dragon's discount with colorless is sufficient enough, you don't want to risk having too much of these cards while you'd never have enough lands. I'd rather run a 2 and 3CMC ramp spell instead because lands are less susceptible to removal and you're colour fixing which is extremely important.

ThisIsMyAccount on Burn The Frogs

2 months ago

I would suggest upping Dragonlord's Servant to 4 copies and also adding Sarkhan, Fireblood.

Also, maybe playing some dragons with lower CMC like Loch Dragon, Sprite Dragon, Thunderbreak Regent, maybe even Slumbering Dragon.

MilkmanMatty on Ellie's Dragons

2 months ago

Oh I didn't even see that you are running a full playset of Dragonlord's Servant! I would completely remove one of the reducers in this case. The natural reaction is to remove Marauding Raptor, but if you do end up getting Terror of the Peaks then having a Shock-Marauding Raptor is going to be better than the tickle-Dragonlord's Servant.

I didn't realise Terror of the Peaks costs so much! sometimes I forget that people buy cards for competitive play and don't just proxy them for kitchen table play '^_^

ellie-is on Ellie's Dragons

2 months ago

MilkmanMatty: There's also Dragonlord's Servant for ramp-ish and Avaricious Dragon for draw, but your point stands. I'm definitely gonna try Dragon's Hoard, just gotta figure out what to take out for it and how many to run.

Definitely want Terror of the Peaks too, its price is just a little too much for me right now, especially in multiples. But it often deals more damage than Scourge of Valkas, triggers with the mana creatures, and has more colorless mana to have reduced by them, so it's definitely a worthy inclusion and I'm gonna add it on a future upgrade for sure.

Thanks for the help!

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