Dragon's Claw

Legality

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

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Set Rarity
2012 Core Set (M12) Uncommon
Duel Decks: Knights vs. Dragons (DDG) Uncommon
2011 Core Set (M11) Uncommon
Duels of the Planeswalkers (DPA) Uncommon
2010 Core Set (M10) Uncommon
Tenth Edition (10E) Uncommon
Ninth Edition (9ED) Uncommon
Ninth Edition Foreign Black Border (9EDFBB) Uncommon
Darksteel (DST) Uncommon

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Dragon's Claw

Artifact

Whenever a player casts a red spell, you may gain 1 life.

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Dragon's Claw Discussion

Snivy__ on Sideboard for 8-whack goblins

4 days ago

Ok so currently I am running

2x Dismember

1x Magus of the Moon (b/c I can't get Blood Moon at the time)

2x Dragon's Claw

4x Smash to Smithereens

1x Damping Sphere

1x Tormod's Crypt

1x Abrade

3x Forked Bolt

I played a tournament last Saturday, did bad the first round against RG Eldrazi (didn't see that one coming!) from one of my friends. Any suggestions to beat that?

He usually drops Reality Smashers, Thought-Knot Seers, and Endbringers against me by turn 3.

Nathanaiel on Budget Orzhov Tokens

1 week ago

Zealous Persecution is a nice budget friendly card for tokens. Also Spectral Procession for the flyers. I might also add that Seeker of the Way isn't very strong, and you have much better anti-burn options as white if you make a sideboard, such as Dragon's Claw or Kor Firewalker.

polarlunar on W/U Azorius Blink

1 week ago

Appreciate the kind words, Atrabilogie! This has been one of my favorite personal decks to play, and one of the first decks I started building when I started playing the game back in 2013. Very happy to hear you like it as well!

I really like your idea of Momentary Blink in place of Cloudshift. I originally went with Cloudshift for the cost advantage, but I think you are right that the option for flashback makes Momentary Blink a better alternative in the long run. Ill have to try that out myself! There are some other pretty interesting spells like Ghostly Flicker that could be interesting to try as well.

Akroma, Angel of Fury is a recent new change for this deck. I found it being used in a similar deck, and thought I would give it a shot. The idea is really interesting- the way it works is that you play it as a 2/2 morph creature for 3. If you can blink/flicker it afterward, it actually returns to the battlefield face up as Akroma! So its a way of cheating Akroma into play without having to pay any red mana. It can be played as early as turn 4, and it is also extremely difficult for your opponent to get rid of it. All the traditional removal Modern spells (Fatal Push, Dismember, Path to Exile, Lightning Bolt) cannot take care of her. Youll never be able to pump Akroma, but even so it is makes for a very fast clock for your opponent. The downside is that once your opponent knows the trick, he/she will save their removal for the 2/2 morph creature before you can flip it, as it is a very fragile creature otherwise. But it is still a really neat card to play around with!

Against Mono Red Burn, Dragon's Claw is definitely one of the best sideboard cards against it, as well as Leyline of Sanctity. I do slightly prefer Lone Missionary and Kitchen Finks versus aggro & burn for better blinking/flickering synergy with the deck, but of course it is all your personal preference and meta!

Anyways, let me know how it goes with this deck, and best of luck to you in all your matches! :)

Atrabilogie on W/U Azorius Blink

2 weeks ago

I REALLY like your deck. By using things from your side it actually beats the monstrous Affinity archetype !

I tried it with Momentary Blink instead of Cloudshift and it works way much better for the long run with its flashback.I didn't understand why you've put Red Akroma in this deck so I just changed it to the white in my list.Feel free to explain to me why you've chosed it !

Here's a different decklist. Don't get me wrong, outside of my Momentary Blink advice, I'm not trying to tell you how to build your deck, I've just tried a little bit different list to counter the most threatening aggro decks.

Mono Red Burn is actually rolling on this deck, I added 4 Dragon's Claw to the SB as the 2 Leyline of Sanctity are not enough to counter it. Those 4 claws actually completely wall it.

I really like your deck, I'm trying to get back at MTG and after more testing, there are lots of chances I buy/trade for this decklist !

(don't really mind the SB atm)

2 Venser, the Sojourner

2 Blade Splicer

1 Clone

3 Detention Sphere

1 Ephara, God of the Polis

4 Flickerwisp

2 Lavinia of the Tenth

4 Restoration Angel

1 Stonehorn Dignitary

4 Wall of Omens

1 Phyrexian Ingester

4 Leonin Relic-Warder

1 Eerie Interlude

4 Momentary Blink

2 Leyline of Sanctity

4 Glacial Fortress

4 Hallowed Fountain

4 Island

9 Plains

3 Temple of Enlightenment

SB: 1 Kitchen Finks

SB: 2 Rest in Peace

SB: 4 Spreading Seas

SB: 2 Stony Silence

SB: 2 Supreme Verdict

SB: 4 Cloudshift

SB: 2 Akroma, Angel of Wrath

SB: 4 Dragon's Claw

SB: 1 Island

SB: 1 Detention Sphere

SB: 1 Phyrexian Ingester

SB: 1 Sun Titan

SB: 1 Ephara, God of the Polis

0b1ivi0nwa1k3r on Red Rush

1 month ago

Here is a 8 whack deck that would be pretty cheap to make if you took out Goblin Guide, Blood Moon, and Cavern of Souls. Cutting those cards would make the deck around 100$ and still pretty decent.

Creature (31)

4x Foundry Street Denizen

4x Goblin Bushwhacker

1x Goblin Chieftain

4x Goblin Guide

4x Goblin Piledriver

4x Legion Loyalist

2x Mogg Fanatic

4x Mogg War Marshal

4x Reckless Bushwhacker

Instant (6)

2x Glorious End

4x Lightning Bolt

Land (19)

2x Cavern of Souls

17x Mountain

Sorcery (4)

4x Goblin Grenade

Sideboard (15)

2x Blood Moon

2x Dragon's Claw

3x Forked Bolt

2x Goblin Chieftain

1x Harsh Mentor

3x Smash to Smithereens

2x Tormod's Crypt

Will361405 on Skred Red

2 months ago

Thank you guys so much for the suggestions! And yea there are a lot of 6 drops in the deck, but going koth -2 into them is great. Sarkhan has been underperforming though. But I feel I should keep a 6 drop like Wurmcoil Engine or Inferno Titan to catch up against creatures. And while relic is good against graveyards, anger combos with Eternal Scourge and is awesome against dredge when they plan to go wide. But suns can cantrip, so it is definitely worth testing. Also I do need help with a sideboard and Dragon's Claw looks stellar as well as rabblemaster. But again thank all of you for helping out!

ArchonBlue on Skred Red

2 months ago

I concur, Dragon's Claw would be great in Burn matchups too.

antacidbrn on Skred Red

2 months ago

Yes, I was going to say that card draw might be the issue. You may run out of gas and run into trouble with your big threats. I would add something like Tormenting Voice, or Faithless Looting. I also would carry Dragon's Claw for mirror matches.

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