Footsteps of the Goryo


Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
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
Saviors of Kamigawa (SOK) Uncommon

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Footsteps of the Goryo

Sorcery — Arcane

Return target creature card from your graveyard to play. Sacrifice that creature at end of turn.

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Footsteps of the Goryo Discussion

sarat on Budget Grisel-Cannon

1 week ago

Hey, i'm having doubts here, how do you use de Griselbrand or another big creature like that, if Footsteps of the Goryo does not give haste? Wouldn't be nice to have something like Expedite or change the Footsteps of the Goryo for the reanimate or Dawn of the dead (for legacy) or Unburial Rites for modern.

Dorotheus on Ghalta and Friends | Modern Dinosaurs

3 weeks ago

Goryo Gishath

Modern* Dorotheus


Here is a primer I made, I have a friend playing it and he wants to finish building it but it has Goryo's Vengeance, which my main deck I play but it's not a cheap card anymore. However! It's little brother Footsteps of the Goryo isn't expensive. Gishath, Sun's Avatar and Nezahal, Primal Tide are both pretty insane for their interactions with it , and the other haste Dino. But this is a primer it's not set in stone, plenty of room to toy with. Hopefully that gives you some ideas and hope for your modern Dinos :)

n0bunga on Princess Mononoke of the Perilous Void

1 month ago

You actually gave me a thought of Footsteps of the Goryo to reanimate and "Flash" Hulk.

noodr on Spooky Ghosts (Budget tribal tournament)

2 months ago

SynergyBuild, thank you for all the suggestions! Goblin Lore is really sweet, the discarding at random has been really fun with tibalt and digs deeper than my other looters. I have actually had a lot of success with the Obzedat, Ghost Councils as the opponent normally has to deal with them immediately before it gets out of hand. It's the best target for Footsteps of the Goryo and it's an easy discard choice. Also, Iname, Death Aspect can filter them all out of the deck, thinning it and letting us draw more of our bombs.

I agree with your Duress suggestion. It has been underwhelming at best, (Despise would be a little better) but I could fit in something else.

For the mana base, I have had pretty good success with just 20. Since there is so much looting, I usually never have trouble hitting 5+ mana. I do like the idea of going up on white sources and increasing Lingering Souls as that card does work.

Thanks again for the tips! It has been surprisingly fun to pilot and the budget Through the Breach/Goryo's Vengeance feel has been awesome for 60 bucks. Let me know how you edit yours and the results! :D

Neotrup on How would card:Footsteps of the ...

5 months ago

If the creature dies the cards go to the graveyard seperately and are no longer melded, Footsteps of the Goryo would only be able to return one of them, not both. Remember that Bruna, the Fading Light only returns another creature when it is cast, not when it enters the battlefield, so it won't trigger if you reanimate it with Footsteps of the Goryo.

DRACULA150704 on How would card:Footsteps of the ...

5 months ago

So you meld Bruna, the Fading Light with Gisela, the Broken Blade at the beginning of your end step. Footsteps of the Goryo only kills the creature it returned at the end of your turn and as Bruna, the Fading Light and Gisela, the Broken Blade melded, the card you return doesn't exist anymore so the effect doesn't happen

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