Goblin Matron

Legality

Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
MTGO Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Vintage Masters (VMA) Uncommon
Duel Decks: Elves vs. Goblins (EVG) Uncommon
Seventh Edition (7ED) Uncommon
Anthologies (ATH) Uncommon
Urza's Saga (USG) Common
Portal Second Age (P02) Uncommon

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Goblin Matron

Creature — Goblin

When Goblin Matron enters the battlefield, you may search your library for a Goblin card, reveal that card, and put it into your hand. If you do, shuffle your library.

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Goblin Matron Discussion

shrapnel_ on Gobos!!!!

1 month ago

Grenzo, Dungeon Warden kind of seems like a slow gamble for the format.

Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker+Lightning Crafter+Skirk Prospector=infinite damage combo.

I think that Legion Loyalist could be a good 1x for you (maybe replace a Skirk Prospector? Give those Goblin Piledrivers trample and stop chump blocks.

Grenzo, Havoc Raiser is worth considering imo. I think 1x of him will start popping up in legacy decks.

I like and run 2x Ancient Tomb, but people who play gobs have mixed feelings about them.

Boseiju, Who Shelters All?

Boggart Mob can get pretty out of control with Krenko, Mob Boss and the champion effect lets you retrigger a creature like Goblin Matron or Goblin Ringleader. Same with Lightning Crafter.

Sparksmith used to be popular for larger removal, but he hurts like hell. Might save you against reanimator decks and the like since you get more than one use out of him, unlike Gempalm Incinerator.Looks like fun!

DudeManBro66 on

1 month ago

Ok, I got it now. If Krenko is a crucial part of your strategy, then use Goblin Matron to search for him. Secondly, it would be useful to have something like Fervor, so that you could activate Krenko the turn you got him. Hope this helps!

redknight44 on

4 months ago

In case you were wondering how he gets Krenko out that early, if I'm unable to block his initial Goblin Lackey attack, he can put a goblin out for free. He also uses Goblin Matron and Goblin Warchief to ensure he gets Krenko in hand, and to reduce mana costs. Maybe "turn 4" is a bit of an exaggeration, that's only on the off-chance that I'm unable to block the Lackey's initial attack.

Daedalus19876 on Red Scare: Zada EDH | *PRIMER*

5 months ago

mtgftw2014: Goblin Matron is indeed there to fetch Krenko, or Siege-Gang Commander in a pinch :)

mtgftw2014 on Red Scare: Zada EDH | *PRIMER*

5 months ago

I just upped it. By the way, do you really need a Goblin Matron in there? I don't really see the goblin theme, unless it's in there to grab krenko, the combo man, in that case I understand. Regardless, I highly recommend main boarding Plague Myr. Easy to play, gets you a t3 Zada, and is a wincon in a pinch. I understand that you're not going the melee route, but in case anyone on this forum does, I'd suggest Grenzo's Ruffians.

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