Gorgon's Head

Gorgon's Head

Artifact — Equipment

Equipped creature has deathtouch.

Equip {2}

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Set Rarity
Born of the Gods (BNG) Uncommon

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Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Vintage Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Pioneer Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Noble Legal
Hero Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Block Constructed Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
MTGO Legal
Leviathan Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Heirloom Legal
Modern Legal
Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal
Casual Legal
Oathbreaker Legal

Gorgon's Head occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%

Gorgon's Head Discussion

rdean14 on Card creation challenge

1 week ago

Rdean14, the Cautious

Legendary Creature - Human Advisor

Whenever one or more creature attacks, exile Rdean14, the Cautious, then return that card to the battlefield under your control.

Whenever you or Rdean14, the Cautious becomes the target of a spell or ability, you may choose new targets for that spell or ability.

1/1


I'm an exceedingly cautious person. People who know me either think I'm very well prepared or think I'm pessimistic. Many think both. I don't like committing to anything without a solid backup plan. At work I'm known as the 'CYA' guy for my propensity to document everything and very closely follow corporate policy. I'm a Slytherin, by Hogwarts house, and basically, I'm rather persuasive (like I've come up with a sizable chunk of the local policy for my job, e.g.) and highly interested in self-preservation. Like, 100% my #1 priority, no doubt about it. I firmly believe the best way to keep a job is to formulate enough policy and make yourself integral enough that the company wouldn't want to fire you.


Anyways, Let's see a common non-weapon, non-shield/armor equipment.

In standard, Wolfrider's Saddle, Crystal Slipper, Mantle of Tides, Mask of Immolation, and Wings of Hubris.

Other famous ones include Whispersilk Cloak, Swiftfoot Boots, Skullclamp, and Infiltration Lens.

Helms, Saws, Hammers wouldn't count for this. Spidersilk Net seems like a weapon, so like, not really at all weapons or armor. Although Maybe just insanely creative weapons like Gorgon's Head would be cool, not really the goal, but still super cool.

Siren Song Lyre is like the epitome of this challenge, like certainly an equipment, but not like clothing or weapon. Clothing is cool though, to be clear.

ShibaWiz on Obosh is oddly powerful

2 weeks ago

Hi Dj

Cool deck. Made one myself based around the same principles yet with God Cow as Commander; [Primer] Mogis' Slaughter House: Murder Made Tasty.

A few cards I'd like to suggest, keeping the theme going:

Following cards I feel are a straight up upgrade over what's in the deck atm:

  • Rolling Earthquake over Earthquake: Hits every creature. (The foil version is the cheap one.)

  • Basilisk Collar over Gorgon's Head: Same cmc and activation cost, yet comes with LIfelink. What's better than dealing tons of dmg to your opponents? Dealing tons of dmg and healing for the same amount

Keep up the good work!

TheBtB on Pashalik Mons

1 month ago

Thanks for ideas. Just one small point, Goblin Sharpshooter doesn't need Umbral Mantle if it's equipped with Basilisk Collar or Gorgon's Head because it has this nice capacity "whenever a creature dies, untap Goblin Sharpshooter", so the board wiping is included in this combo!

Umbral Mantle would do wonders with Krenko. Mobb Boss indeed, but the ultimate combo is to have Skirk Prospector around as well. I like the combo, but it becomes hard to assemble, and usually I have a hard time keeping Krenko on the board... so usually: it stays, means I'll win either without the Mantel, or it'll be wiped before I get a chance to even activate it once :) All this being said, this is still a very nice combo if it can be played!

Meachman on Marath, Will of the Wild

3 months ago

In green/red, Rhythm of the Wild is almost an auto-include.

Marath has a nice synergy with deathtouch, allowing you to spend one mana to kill any creature on the board.

Gorgon's Head and Bow of Nylea are nice options, with Basilisk Collar as a more expensive option (but it also lets you gain 1 life for each murder).

A focus on the commander means stepping up mana production is probably the next focus area. Gyre Sage, Devoted Druid, and Fertilid are all repeated, +1/+1 counter based mana, and Faeburrow Elder isn't far off. Kodama's Reach, Rampant Growth, and Wayfarer's Bauble for the early game.

And if counters are going to be so central, proliferate becomes even more helpful. Grateful Apparition, Wanderer's Strike, Karn's Bastion (which pairs nicely with you land-search ramp).

And with proliferate, some planeswalkers are worth considering, like Jiang Yanggu, Wildcrafter, Ajani, the Greathearted, Domri, Anarch of Bolas, and Domri, Chaos Bringer

Suggested cuts: Archangel, Grazing Gladeheart, Drumhunter, Spawning Grounds, Slippery Karst, Vitu-Ghazi, Druidic Satchel, Drifting Meadow, Forgotten Cave, New Benalia, Tranquil Thicket, Where Ancients Tread

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