Dwynen, Gilt-Leaf Daen

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Frontier Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Duel Decks: Elves vs. Inventors (DDU) None
Magic Origins (ORI) Rare

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Dwynen, Gilt-Leaf Daen

Legendary Creature — Elf Warrior

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Other Elf creatures you control get +1/+1.

Whenever Dwynen, Gilt-Leaf Daen attacks, you gain 1 life for each attacking Elf you control.

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Dwynen, Gilt-Leaf Daen Discussion

Optimator on Fochlucan Lyrist -- (Yisan Elves)

6 days ago

That's really awesome to hear that you modeled your deck after mine! Most "standard" Yisan decks run a fair amount of elves but I always thought it was fun to kick it up a notch. I don't feel I run enough to make things like Ezuri, Renegade Leader, Dwynen, Gilt-Leaf Daen, Drove of Elves, or Imperious Perfect quite worth it, but it's nice to have elf synergy beyond Priest of Titania tapping for 2.

I have a Yeva, Nature's Herald but took her out early on. I was just never excited to see her in my hand. Flashing in fatties obviously has its perks though.

Yeah, Regrowth et al are great. Sometimes there are cards that one just wishes weren't singletons and recursion can help with that.

kamarupa on Elven Warriors

3 weeks ago

Bramblewood Paragon is such a sweet card - I, too, tried building an Elf Warrior Tribal - so far in the testing I've done I've found it to be too slow compared with other decks that offer similar aggro spells. Of course, I haven't completely given up hope that an Elf Warrior tribal build could be built that would make spells like the Paragon really shine.

One thing I noticed is that because it's an Elf build, there's this idea in the back of my mind that there will be plenty of mana. But there aren't any Elf Warrior mana dorks, so even a scary slew of 2CMC creatures doesn't really churn them out as fast as one might hope. To that end, I think taking up 4x slots for a 1CMC dork is probably worth the cost of bending the tribal theme. Rishkar, Peema Renegade also comes to mind as a potentially powerful and worthwhile 1-2x dork option.

Personally, I think Narnam Renegade is a better 1 drop than Nettle Sentinel.

I also chose to add in a full set of Nissa's Chosen and 2xNissa Revane in my version. The values there seem pretty solid.

Inspiring Call might be worth considering, too.

Some other sideboard cards that might be worth considering: Beast Within, Tajuru Preserver, Dwynen, Gilt-Leaf Daen, Heroic Intervention.

TheOmegaBear09 on Rhys elf

2 months ago

First thing I noticed is, right away, lack of dual-lands. I have a hard time believing you can get your hands on Gaea's Cradle but not a Temple Garden, Bountiful Promenade, Canopy Vista, Riftstone Portal, or even a Sunpetal Grove. There's also the classic Savannah, though that will run you some $$.

Another thing you might want to look into is making those elf tokens a force in their own right. A fun one from the new set, Divine Visitation might be something to look into. Also Trostani Discordant and Dwynen, Gilt-Leaf Daen are cards I can think of off the top of my head that would give them boosts. Intangible Virtue and Radiant Destiny are also excellent enchantments, giving them more P/T and vigilance.

Oh, and you can double your tokens even further with Anointed Procession. Just figured it was worth a mention.

MJS154 on Elvish Fury

3 months ago

I feel like besides Craterhoof Behemoth, you don't have any big creatures/spells. I would at least consider sideboarding some bigger threats, like Nissa Revane, or Dwynen, Gilt-Leaf Daen, and especially Deathrite Shaman, who even without black can be a force to reckon with, as it disrupts land destruction decks and black mill decks. Deathrite Shaman is not legal in Modern, but if you ever change the format of this deck, that would be helpful.

hydrothermia on

3 months ago

Expanding on whatLord_Olga mentioned there are more cards that could give you access to elf tokens to accelerate the win con.

Yeva, Nature's Herald | Prowess of the Fair | Jarad, Golgari Lich Lord | Nath of the Gilt-Leaf | Thornbow Archer

Joiner Adept | Essence Warden | Dwynen, Gilt-Leaf Daen | Elves of Deep Shadow | Gnarlroot Trapper

Chasmolinker on Janky Jund Elves **Budget**

4 months ago

I would start by cutting Woodweaver's Puzzleknot as your deck has no energy synergies. If gaining 3 to 6 life is your concern I would look to Feed the Clan or Life Goes On, but only one of these in the SB.

Ezuri, Renegade Leader is better than Managorger Hydra in an elf deck.

Thornbow Archer is a nice Janky card.

Elvish Archdruid is way better than Elvish Champion

Nissa, Worldwaker gives you a way to capitalize on the budget land list.

Dwynen, Gilt-Leaf Daen looks good as a one of.

4 copies of Fatal Push is unnecessary in Jund as there are SOOOO many removal cards in those colors. Even on a budget, Putrefy, Abrupt Decay, Lightning Bolt, Fatal Push, Cast Down, Dismember, Terminate.... The list goes on and on. Having a playset of any is generally wrong unless it's Bolt because it beats face.

Murphy77 on Elves Aggro

4 months ago

Hi Fenice86,

I really like the concept, but would rather go mono-green, with Dwynen, Gilt-Leaf Daen in place of Shaman of the Pack. This will further develop the theme of elf critical mass, where the more elves you have, the stronger they all get.

Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx is a must if you have it, but I would consider Sylvan Advocate, Sylvan Awakening, Door of Destinies and Asceticism in the side-board for a totally unexpected change-out.

Of course, in a full-on aggro mono-green elf deck, Blanchwood Armor could be fun.

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