Goblin Ringleader

Legality

Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
MTGO 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
Vintage Masters (VMA) Uncommon
Duel Decks: Elves vs. Goblins (EVG) Uncommon
Apocalypse (APC) Uncommon
Promo Set (000) Rare

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Goblin Ringleader

Creature — Goblin

Haste

When Goblin Ringleader enters the battlefield, reveal the top four cards of your library. Put all Goblin cards revealed this way into your hand and the rest on the bottom of your library.

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Goblin Ringleader Discussion

sylvannos on Goblins Post-Dominaria

3 weeks ago

Now that we have Goblin Warchief and Skirk Prospector, what options have opened up for us Goblin players in Modern?

I've cooked up the following to start the discussion:


Blood Moon Goblins

Modern* sylvannos

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Some thoughts:

Any other ideas?

cdyrdr on Krenkin' Out Infinite Goblins!

3 months ago

Thanks for the comments guys! @ticked-off-squirrel Yeah Hazoret's Monument could certainly be a good choice for a this deck. I'm kind of unsure about taking out Goblin Rabblemaster for it though. I've always hated that he makes your goblins attack every turn, but it's usually not too big of a deal. Boardwipes are always a risk when playing lots of creatures, especially in multiplayer EDH games, but with Krenko, Mob Boss I usually find it's the more the merrier! If I were to add Hazoret's Monument it would probably be at the expense of Ruby Medallion to be honest. Having 3 different cost reducers just feels like a little bit of overkill to me. If you happen to draw them all in the same game then there are only 4 goblins in this deck with 3 colourless mana in their cost: Goblin Ringleader, Lightning Crafter, Reckless One and Siege-Gang Commander. As for Goblin Warrens I actually had that in one of the earlier versions of this deck. It's a fun card and good flavour-wise, but it doesn't hold up to comparable things like Umbral Mantle or Staff of Domination. For all of them they have an initial cost of 3 to play and then 3 to activate an ability that can help give you more goblins. Of course Umbral Mantle and Staff of Domination require Krenko, Mob Boss on the field, but they are also much more powerful. The fact that Goblin Warrens requires a coloured mana for its ability also makes it more difficult to go infinite. I might consider taking out something like Dragon Fodder for Goblin Warrens, but that's probably about it. Thanks for the suggestions though! Cheers!

shrapnel_ on Gobos!!!!

6 months 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!

_raeofsunlight on Weird Goblin deck

7 months ago

You might want to cut Voracious Dragon, Goblin Ringleader, Mogg War Marshal and Swiftfoot Boots in order to add multiple copies of the more important combos

Liquidbeaver on [PRIMER] Ib Halfheart, Goblin Sac-tician

8 months ago

goblinguiderevealpls: For my regular playgroup I take out my Lightning Crafter (and also the Thornbite Staff). The sideboard I show here is cards I am playtesting or want to find a permanent slot for.

With that being said, I never used Goblin Ringleader, which meant I was always tutoring for them separately, or drawing them slowly. I will definitely have to use that instead to get it all cleanly like you laid out. Thanks for the advice!

goblinguiderevealpls on [PRIMER] Ib Halfheart, Goblin Sac-tician

8 months ago

You need the infinite goblin combo! You already have 3/5 pieces you're just missing Lightning Crafter and Goblin Ringleader

how it works:

cast Goblin Recruiter and tutor in this order top to bottom

Goblin Warchief

Goblin Ringleader

Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker

Lightning Crafter

Skirk Prospector

(Any other goblin you want to draw with ringleader here)

Play warchief and ringleader, drawing the last 3

Cast Kiki, then cast crafter, with the champion effect on the stack, tap kiki in response to make a token of crafter, champion kiki with the original crafter, and then champion crafter with its token, tap the crafter token for a Lightning Bolt sac the token to prospector, bringing in kiki jiki and crafter untapped, repeat this and you have infinite bolt damage and infinite

:)

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