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Creature — Goblin Warrior
Hooded Hydra enters the battlefield with X +1/+1 counters on it.
When Hooded Hydra dies, put a 1/1 green Snake creature token onto the battlefield for each +1/+1 counter on it.
As Hooded Hydra is turned face up, put five +1/+1 counters on it.
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Goblin Kaboomist Discussion
1 month ago
Hi! I love Valduk! Never got around to making a list but I have a tooooon of good ideas for him
Or mainly just one: Bludgeon Brawl
Fascinating card. Makes all of your mana rocks extra equipment. And SO much more.
What makes it so good? Artifact tokens. Treasure tokens. Clue tokens. Curse of Opulence, Magnifying Glass, Brass's Bounty, Goblin Kaboomist, and a bunch more. You can equip these for free to ken more creature tokens. OR use them for ramp/card draw, making the deck versatile.
Look here for more ideas: Suns_Champion's Well of Ideas. Find the Valduk section in the deck.
Hope some of this helps!
11 months ago
ah. an artifact land destruction goblin deck. interesting. and with early game relying on discarding to get ahead. here are a few cards from another goblin artifact player.
Rummaging Goblin a good early card for draw and discarding.
Tamiyo's Journal doubles as both an artifact generator, a card ramper, and a tutor.
Goblin Kaboomist an artifact ramper which can also hinder ground attackers. just make sure to give him a shield or buff him so he don't blow himself to hell.
Krark-Clan Stoker an easy way to get more mana by sacking artifacts or artifact tokens.
Survey the Wreckage a land destruction with a free goblin token.
Seer's Lantern another mana rock with scrying. to get what you want easier.
Elaborate Firecannon a shooting artifact that encourages discarding.
Darksteel Ingot can't have an artifact deck without one of these.
Trading Post a multipurpose artifact with many uses.
Junk Diver kill/sack it to bring back an important artifact.
1 year ago
If you like Goblin Kaboomist, Arms Dealer and Frenzied Goblin then you should play with them! The most important thing is that you enjoy playing your deck! Ultimately magic is about building the deck one likes and having fun with friends. A hilarious card I played earlier was Sensation Gorger, it can be great when you actually get to draw those extra cards, and can be good against control. Ultimately I found it too slow for local meta, but it's really funny! If you want to invest some money then Blood Moon can be great for goblins, especially with Goblin King.
Some SB tips: A fun card I'm trying out in my SB right now is Everlasting Torment. It's not the best card there is, but it's thematically fitting. I SB it in against midrange decks with big creatures, since it means that even a blocked goblin can be a good trade for you. It completely shuts down any decks that build on life gain as well. Regarding GY-hate in SB I personally prefer Tormod's Crypt for goblins, since it doesn't cost any mana to cast you won't loose any of your momentum.
1 year ago
Thanks for this! Impact Tremors is great. I did find Goblin Kaboomist works really well with chieftain, also Arms Dealer and Frenzied Goblin have proven their worth many times. You have given me lot to work with many thanks!!
1 year ago
Fun deck! I too have a Goblin deck, so I know how fun they are to play! I have some tips regarding your cards if you're interested. You seem to have 62 cards in the deck, it's never a good idea to have more than 60 card - consistency is king! In general you want a curve that is as low as possible, since you need to keep a pressure all the time. If you don't win turn 4 or 5, you will probably loose the game.
The lands look good, what you need is red mana and you've got it. A tapped land can be dangerous since you need to keep a pressure! I'm trying to run Contested War Zone in my goblin deck, it's risky since it only produce colorless mana, but it's +1/0 ability can be game winning.
Card you can consider adding, price tag in (parenthesis):
Goblin Guide - (Expensive), but really good!
Foundry Street Denizen - Can get really big really quick, (cheap).
Legion Loyalist - Devastating against token heavy decks, first strike can be really good if your goblins are buffed. (Kind of expensive).
Goblin Piledriver - Get really big, game winner with Legion Loyalist's trample, (average price), well worth the cost!
Goblin Rabblemaster - Creates you a massive goblin army, constant pressure, one of these can totally dominate the battlefield, two of them wins you the game. Recently reprinted, so it's (cheap) for what it does. Great if Quest for the Goblin Lord.
Lightning Bolt - 4x.
Goblin Bushwhacker - One of the best one/two drops for goblins, (cheap).
Warren Instigator - Haven't tried myself but he can be really powerful. (Average).
Mogg War Marshal - I like it more than cards like Krenko's Command, since it gives you a bit more resistance against sweepers. It's also a great gobling to sacrifice for Goblin Grenade.
Additional card to consider, mainly for sideboard:
Cards I'd cut:
Obelisk of Urd - In my experience, Obelisk of Urd is rarely a good card aggro or modern in general. Too expensive, or forces you to not attack a turn if you want it early.
Arms Dealer - Too slow, isn't a threat in it's own.
Goblin Kaboomist - Too unreliable.
Frenzied Goblin - There are better 1-drops.
Fury Charm - Not really a good card.
Hope you appreciate the tips and make sure to ask if you have any questions!
1 year ago
Holy cow, Illicit Auction is badass.
Just to check, Norin is the Commander just for the lulz, right? As far as I can tell he doesn't combo well with any of the other cards.
I think that my main feedback is that it appears that the "fun" of this deck comes from three different things:
- Random destruction (Boompile, Bend or Break, Cerebral Eruption, etc.)
- Coin flips (Sorcerer's Strongbox,Mogg Assassin,Risky Move, Goblin Kaboomist)
- Random Ownership Changes (Assault Suit, Illicit Auction, Warp World, etc.)
I would recommend moving away from the first group in favor of the latter two. Having creatures change ownership is more interesting if there are a lot of them. Perhaps consider going into RG or RGU? Green would allow more "everyone gets creature effects" and U would allow more coin flip/chaos effects.
Just an idea. This would be a good opportunity to use Prophet of Kruphix, though note she's officially banned for Commander.
1 year ago
To my knowledge, the only cards that make noncreature tokens are as follows:
Etherium Cell - Tezzeret the Schemer
Land Mine - Goblin Kaboomist
Stone Forged Blade - Nahiri, the Lithomancer
Clue - Investigate from SOI (Tireless Tracker)
1 year ago
Creature - Human Warrior
~ gets +2/+2 if you have anything other than a legendary creature or a planeswalker in your command zone.
Make a card that riffs on one of the cards from Magic 2015 that was not made by Wizards, e.g. Genesis Hydra, Aggressive Mining, Goblin Kaboomist, Xathrid Slyblade, Waste Not, Warden of the Beyond, Avarice Amulet, Hot Soup, Spirit Bonds, Yisan, the Wanderer Bard, Ob Nixilis, Unshackled, Master of Predicaments.