Goblin Bushwhacker

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Format Legality
Modern Legal
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Pauper Legal

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Set Rarity
Zendikar Common

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Goblin Bushwhacker

Creature — Goblin Warrior

Kicker R (You may pay an additional R as you cast this spell..)

When Goblin Bushwhacker enters the battlefield, if it was kicked, creatures you control get +1/+0 and gain haste until end of turn.

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Goblin Bushwhacker Discussion

BottropBoB on Modern Goblins

2 days ago

Hi,at first i love goblin decks an play it too. How good work this list?

What I think, Legion Loyalist must in main deck, he is not so stron as a first drop like Foundry Street Denizen, but he harmonizes in midgame better whit your other goblins, especially white Goblin Piledriver.

Warren Instigator its strong but slow, when uyou play him use his strange to cast Krenko, Mob Boss or Siege-Gang Commander.

Reckless Bushwhacker its good bus not so good like Goblin Bushwhacker. To cast him for his surge coast you need to cast another card befor, its possebel in turn three or four, but in this stadium in game I am most in topdeck modus.

You dont need the green splash, your landbase coast too much live, better play 4 Mutavault. Ancient Grudge can destroy 2 artefacs, sure its good but white green splash its Destructive Revelry better, yes its bubry only one artefact but its deald damage. Or play Smash to Smithereens or Shatterstorm in a only red list.

Blood Moon its so good and its synergizes so good with Goblin King (King its only as one of in SB, I like him but its not for everyone).

Whats is with your gravehate?

GoldenDiggle on Goblin Mob

1 week ago

Hey there, Blackjack4652! I have a few cards in mind that may help you out!

Brightstone Ritual helps ramp really hard for 1 turn, and can be a really good turn 5 or 6 for you.

Goblin Chieftain, Goblin King, and Metallic Mimic all buff really well, and for cheap.

Goblin Ringleader pulls a bunch of goblins off your topdeck. Sure you may lose something, but with the deck currently being just under 30% goblins, your odds of getting at least 1 goblin is pretty good.

A Goblin Bushwhacker acts like a mini Ogre Battledriver for a turn.

Battle Squadron and Horde of Boggarts both are as large as the amount of goblins you have and come with their own evasion. It may be worth looking into them.

trixster87 on Burn-ifact

1 week ago

Saw your post on reddit, here are my thoughts/ help:
First I would add a placeholder/ general sideboard:
2xTormod's Crypt
2x Molten Rain
2x Rending Volley
4x Smash to Smithereens
3x Blood Moon
2x Skullcrack

Now let's look at your goal which appears to be an aggressive deck that reduces your opponent life total from efficient burn spells and cheap threats that are goblins or artifacts.

I would drop ornithopter, springleaf drum, infernal plunge and cathartic reunion. Ornithopter is a cheap artifact but you have enough cheap artifacts that a 0/2 flyer doesn't help your goal. Springleaf and plunge give you extra mana but your curve stops at 3 with maybe 4 if you reverb a spell. Reunion is draw but if you have 2 mana you should be casting pain not drawing cards.

I would replace those 8 slots with 4x Goblin Bushwhacker and 4 x Lava Spike.I would also up the signal pest count to 4. If you're worried about the reduced number of artifacts Darksteel Citadel is a free artifact to fuel your deck and you could go down a few mountains with no major mana issue.

frusciante7 on Mono-Red Goblins

2 weeks ago

Yeh I get it. If you're really tight on budget then I understand you wouldn't make the change. However, for 10 dollar max you can already improve it a bit ;)

Goblin Bushwhacker & Mogg War Marshal then? They're really strong :)

ComradeJim270 on Krenko 1st Draft

2 weeks ago

This is a good start and you have the foundation of a strong Krenko deck here. There's some changes we could make though.

Aside from adding a lot of fast mana (Chrome Mox, Mox Diamond, Mana Vault, Mana Crypt, Lotus Petal) I think some improvements could be made to your creature suite. Sensation Gorger is a bit of a trap. With only 20 goblins, he typically doesn't get to do anything reliably. Voracious Dragon is win-more, and Goblin King is not needed. Zealous Conscripts should be a Lightning Crafter, which also goes infinite with Kiki and one of your plentiful sac outlets and can be tutored for.

I found Thousand-Year Elixir and Illusionist's Bracers underwhelming. They can make lots of goblins, but you don't actually need very many to start going off. I cut these from my list a long time ago and have not missed them.

Hammer of Purphoros being an artifact is a bad thing; it's easier to remove. Replace with Fervor. I'd cut Impact Tremors and Boggart Shenanigans. They just don't do enough unless you're actually going off. Aggravated Assault and Breath of Fury are win-more in a Krenko list; I'd drop those as well. Throw in a Dragon Fodder. Mizzium Mortars is... well, not a good thing in a deck that's trying to go wide with tiny creatures.

From the Ashes should be either Blood Moon or Ruination.

I am personally not a fan of Goblin War Strike and similar effects. These at most kill one opponent and can be very clunky. They don't do anything until you have enough goblins to actually kill people.

I replaced Reforge the Soul with Godo, Bandit Warlord, which has been amazing.

Notable cards that are missing: Chandra, Torch of Defiance, Sensei's Divining Top, Inventors' Fair, Rummaging Goblin (draw and a goblin), Treasonous Ogre, Goblin Bushwhacker, Beetleback Chief (combo piece with Kiki!), Goblin Ringleader (makes Recruiter a million times better), Sparksmith (removal), Ancient Tomb, Cavern of Souls, Crystal Vein, Strip Mine, Wasteland, Hanweir Battlements, Mind Stone and Gamble. All of those cards are fantastic and will improve your deck. Please let me know if you're not clear on why.

TheDuggernaught on Kuldotha goblin aggro (suggestions/thoughts plz)

2 weeks ago

Im assuming you've already looked at these; but just in case, I know Devastating Summons was used in the deck back when it was standard, and Reckless Bushwhacker could add some consistency with Goblin Bushwhacker.

-PlagueDoctor- on Pauper zoo

3 weeks ago

Hey I like the deck, the addition of Burning-Tree Emissary with MM17 is pretty sweet. Have you considered adding Goblin Bushwhacker? Though with the naya manabase, it may be hard to kick it.

lithium142 on Boros Battalion

3 weeks ago

A deck in this style needs the lowest possible mana costs to be effective. as it sits, you have too many cards in the deck with mana costs 4 and higher. it's ok to have some lategame finishers just in case you dont get through, but right now your early game is weak, and that needs to be your strongest point. also, you need removal. sticking to the theme of being aggressive, Lightning Helix is pretty good, and Lightning Bolt is the most played card in modern for a reason.

now for creatures. you could and should cut the following from the deck. they dont advance your plan, and are too expensive, anyway.

Bruse Tarl, Boorish Herder - he doesn't do anything good for your deck, only slows down your hand.

Gisela, Blade of Goldnight - she advances your gameplan, but realistically you wont be able to cast her until turn 10 or later, and you should be winning your games before then.

Heartless Hidetsugu - he's too slow. cutting an opponent's life total in half sounds cool, but by turn 5, that's probably only 4 or 5 damage at the most.

Malignus - same problem as Heartless Hidetsugu

Tajic, Blade of the Legion - this one is finicky. he's actually not bad, i just think we could do better.

last, i have straightup upgrades for Isamaru, Hound of Konda and Bomber Corps

goodstuff

I really like Boros Elite, Legion Loyalist, and Boros Charm in this strategy. they are super fast, and just make your deck a nightmare to deal with. Boros Reckoner is pretty solid too, and Firemane Avenger can clean up games very fast.

here's my recommendations:

Goblin Bushwhacker and Reckless Bushwhacker are insane in a deck like yours. with the ability to double your damage out of left field, I HIGHLY recommend these two cards as 4 of each. um, if you have the money, Goblin Guide. if not, i totally understand.

a personal favorite of mine is Keldon Marauders. they provide a lot of pressure, with the potential for 5 damage for 2 mana.

Mirran Crusader or Vexing Devil could be fun to play with, and if you really want to have more battalion in the deck, Frontline Medic can be a nightmare to deal with.

last, lose the Wind-Scarred Crags. this deck cannot afford to have lands entering tapped. you're better off running Plains and Mountains. although, Contested War Zone and Slayers' Stronghold could be fun to run one or two of. if you want multicolored lands, Inspiring Vantage is still pretty cheap, and im sure you know about Sacred Foundry.

Let me know i you have any questions =) I played this archetype for the better part of two years, so im happy to help you out

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