Gilt-Leaf Winnower


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

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Set Rarity
Magic Origins (ORI) Rare

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Gilt-Leaf Winnower

Creature — Elf Warrior

Menace *(This creature can't be blocked except by two or more creatures.) *

When Gilt-Leaf Winnower enters the battlefield, you may destroy target non-Elf creature whose power and toughness aren't equal.

Gilt-Leaf Winnower Discussion

Demarge on Emissary's Winnowers

2 months ago

Executioner's Capsule is rather good with glissa. Gilt-Leaf Winnower is a kill spell on an elf that can double trigger with yarok out. eye blight's ending is elf tribal, but Hero's Downfall is more flexible.

seshiro_of_the_orochi on Yennett: Top Decking Hero

11 months ago

Sorry for the double post. Gilt-Leaf Winnower would be fun as well.

ZorrosRage on Warrior's Of The Blossom

1 year ago

Possibly add Glory-Bound Initiate and Champion of Rhonas to abuse exert

701.37b A permanent can be exerted even if it's not tapped or has already been exerted in a turn. If you exert a permanent more than once before your next untap step, each effect causing it not to untap expires during the same untap step.

Few others to consider

Den Protector really good recursion warrior

Hidden Dragonslayer removal warrior

Mirri, Weatherlight Duelist control opponent attack and blocks

Samut, Voice of Dissent really good overall warrior and gives haste

Ruric Thar, the Unbowed burns casters like crazy

Gilt-Leaf Winnower removal one a warrior

Firebones675 on Elf

2 years ago

You're a bit light on ways to interact with your opponent. If they play something, you don't have a good way to get it off the table. Reclamation Sage is an elf that can hit artifacts and enchantments and Lys Alana Scarblade, Gilt-Leaf Winnower are elves that can deal with creatures. I'd say removal spells, Hero's Downfall, Go for the Throat etc would also be good options as they can hit more creatures than the two other elves i mentioned.

RicketyEng on The Lovely Ladies

2 years ago

With the release of Amonkhet we have some exciting upcoming changes!

Out: Curse of Shallow Graves, Tormented Thoughts, Fatal Lore, Gilt-Leaf Winnower, Nightsnare

In: Plague Belcher, Miasmic Mummy, Tattered Mummy, Dread Wanderer, Lord of the Accursed

multimedia on An Elvish Frontier

2 years ago

Trtl, your very welcome, glad I could help. More green is the right direction, it will bring a lot more consistency.

Even though I think more green is the right way to go I'm suggesting a black card, haha. I've done a little Frontier research and it looks like Gilt-Leaf Winnower would be a great sideboard card. She's an Elf and can kill a huge amount of the best creatures in the format. Most notable Siege Rhino and Spell Queller, but in just about all matchups she has a target. Beastcaller Savant can help to cast a Winnower which helps the . I like that Sylvan Messenger can find Winnower which is very nice in matchups where you want her.

I'm not a fan of cards like Stain the Mind. I think Duress and other cheap discard is better. You have Duress and Warping Wail to stop board wipes. Wail is a pretty creative sideboard option you have come up with to stop board wipes, Languish, good job. Unfortunately, you're not playing enough mana sources to cast it. Only 4x Llanowar Wastes can cast it. Only four land sources to cast Wail is not enough. You're going to want at least 8x colorless land sources to be able to cast Wail when you need it, turn four. Without more colorless sources I'm afraid it's best to cut Wail for other sideboard options.

An idea to keep Wail is to add Aether Hub. Hub can first make any color of mana as well as colorless. It's not ideal by any means because you're not using an energy strategy. Hub is also not a very budget friendly land although it really should be seeing how it's an uncommon.

You could add both Hub and replace Beastcaller Savant with Servant of the Conduit to get energy to power both. This move would give you a mana Elf who can make any color of mana at least two times as well as a land which can also make colorless to cast Wail.

Another option would be to include Yavimaya Coast in place of Forests because it can make both green mana and colorless.

Razulghul on Strength in Numbers

2 years ago

Hey, I think you could take advantage of having access to black and little more here.

I'd include Prowess of the Fair, Mind Slash, Phyrexian Arena, Attrition, Skullclamp and Patriarch's Bidding.

Also consider adding Pernicious Deed and/or Vraska the Unseen, they come in handy sometimes.

Things I'd cut would be Garruk, Apex Predator, Desert Twister, Whirlwind, Gilt-Leaf Winnower, Frontier Guide, Titania's Chosen and Sylvan Ranger. These are just the easiest I saw to cut atleast. Hope that helps !

Rzepkanut on MimeoPod

2 years ago

I would put in more answer cards like Nekrataal, Big Game Hunter, Shriekmaw, Gilt-Leaf Winnower & Noxious Gearhulk. There are also cheaper options for larger bodies to clone like Death's Shadow, Phyrexian Dreadnought, Nyxathid, Phyrexian Soulgorger & Force of Savagery. And there are 2 creatures you can recast from exile: Misthollow Griffin & Eternal Scourge.

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