Elbrus, the Binding Blade


Withengar Unbound  Flip


Format Legality
Modern Legal
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal

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Set Rarity
Dark Ascension Mythic Rare

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Elbrus, the Binding Blade

Legendary Artifact — Equipment

Equipped creature gets +1/+0.

When equipped creature deals combat damage to a player, unattach Elbrus, the Binding Blade, then transform it.

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Elbrus, the Binding Blade Discussion

Fuklaw on Kemba kit-kat

2 days ago

Hi NV_1980 First of all thanks for your upvote and your suggestions.

You do make some good sugestions, some I've had considered before, others are new to me. Out of the ones I had considered, the main reason why I didn't buy the cards is pretty much their price tag, I would love to have Batterskull, Basilisk Collar, Enlightened Tutor and Umezawa's Jitte for example, but at the moment they are out of my deck budget.

As for land ramp I have to agree with you, it can be a huge problem with this deck, at the moment the only ramp card I have in the deck is Sword of the Animist, I've considered adding either (or both) Knight of the White Orchid / Kor Cartographer as once again Extraplanar Lens and Land Tax are out of my budget.

Stonehewer Giant, Blade of Selves and Darksteel Plate are sold out at the store where I buy my cards, so I'll have to wait for those.

I didn't add Armory of Iroas because I already have Ring of Thune which has a simillar effect and also grants vigilance (with a lower equip cost).

I will have a closer look at some of the cards you've mentioned specially Cathars' Crusade, Trepanation Blade and Elbrus, the Binding Blade  Flip these were quite appealing to my play style.

Once again, thank you for the suggestions, and I will have a look at your decks soon.

NV_1980 on Kemba kit-kat

2 days ago

Hi Fuklaw, I like this deck and would like to build something similar; a few comments though:

Hope this helps!

P.S.: would you mind commenting on some of my decks?

cosmcbun on God sent Anya and her army to destroy

2 days ago

Have you considered Elbrus, the Binding Blade  Flip? Really good if you can get enough mana.

SacriFace on Death & Taxes 2.0

1 week ago

LeaPlath i am not going to protect my choice to play Elbrus, the Binding Blade  Flip, i only play it because i think the card is awsome. i played Containment Priest before and replaced it with Hallowed Moonlight to sideboard inn against a token decks, lands and the normal decks you board inn Containment Priest inn and it gives me a card draw too. I know that i loose the card draw when i have 1 of my 2 Spirit of the Labyrinths in play, but i have not been much of a problem for me, and the extra manacost form Thalia, Guardian of Thraben is not a problem because i usually have enough lands to play it, and i often use Aether Vial to play creatures. My picks may not be better but when i made the deck i was trying to make a different version of Death & Taxes and this is my replacements so far.

LeaPlath on Death & Taxes 2.0

1 week ago

Elbrus, the Binding Blade  Flip is a 7 mana win more card. Why play that over literally anything else?

Containment Priest > hallowed moonlight. Moonlight is shut down by your own Spirit and Thalia. Priest isn't and can be vialed in.

OlPapaCain on Demons of the Forest

1 week ago

Thanks seshiro_of_the_orochi and Heretic_Dragoon for your comments! I was thinking about putting in Elbrus, the Binding Blade  Flip but I talked to a friend who has one and he said it is pretty difficult to make it work well. And I would throw in some white if I could but I don't really feel it is necessary, and it would just add some extra cards, kind of like why I took out Necrotic Ooze earlier on. And Seshiro I did end up swapping those two out, thank you very much for the suggestions.

JararoNatsu on Secret Blade

3 weeks ago

Would you be so kind as to, in the Description section, explain what the theme/purpose/win-cons of this deck is/are? This in turn allows other people to better suggests ways to improve the deck. It looks like there's a lot going on in this deck so knowing what it is you want the deck to be (and what it currently IS) would make providing assistance much more worthwhile.

Just from what I can see here, it looks like you want to use Flying/Unblockable creatures to flip Elbrus, the Binding Blade  Flip for the win. If that is the route you want to take, then there are certainly ways to build upon that.

I'll check back later!

scheerlc8520 on Rose of Regeneration

3 weeks ago

shadowcaster sadly if Withengar dies even with the 13 +1/+1 counters he still dies but at the end of turn I get my Elbrus, the Binding Blade  Flip back

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