Great Sable Stag

Legality

Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Casual 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
2010 Core Set (M10) Rare

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Great Sable Stag

Creature — Elk

Great Sable Stag can't be countered.

Protection from blue and from black (This creature can't be blocked, targeted, dealt damage, or enchanted by anything blue or black.)

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Great Sable Stag Discussion

Cragon18 on Stomp what you're doing

2 weeks ago

Thanks to LordNeely, lukas96, Snap157, xaerusblade and colton815 for all of the feedback! Many of you mentioned Avatar of the Resolute and I agree completely. I made this with cards I owned and did not own any Avatar, but I will work on acquiring some. I am cutting the utility lands but not Treetop Village. That land has been fantastic. It avoid sweepers and has trample which are 2 very relevant things. Sure it comes into play tapped, but I don't always get to play on curve due to disruption from my opponent. They could turn 1 thoughtseize my 1 drop leaving me with a 2 drop and nothing to do on turn 1, but playing a treetop on turn 1 is a very relevant play. It has also won me a good chunk of games. I will need to look into acquiring Scavenging Ooze as I do not own any. It is certainly a great card and would fit the deck while providing some very good utility. I am not sure Thrun, the Last Troll is worth the price tag (at least from my point of view). Great Sable Stag has been an all-star out of the sideboard. It wrecks Death's Shadow and many UB strategies. I'll have to do some testing with Groundbreaker. I like the idea of a 2/2 split between it and Leatherback Baloth and Groundbreaker is a much better top-deck when you need to get through the last couple points of damage. I agree with lukas96, my curve is much too low to have a need for Nykthos. xaerusblade your deck looks very sweet, and I like your SB suggestion of Shapers' Sanctuary. I have played with that card in standard and you can see the pain on your opponent's face when they kill your creature and that on the battlefield. I'll be considering and playtesting many of the other suggestions (Vines of Vastwood, Dungrove Elder, Apostle's Blessing etc..). Thanks again!

sylvannos on Tuning my mono-green deck

2 weeks ago

I have to agree with the comments on your deck's comment page: Where in God's name are your Avatar of the Resolute? Mono-Green Stompy is built around Avatar of the Resolute and relies on it for getting things done. It makes your Experiment Ones, Scavenging Oozes, and Strangleroot Geists do even more work. It even makes Young Wolf viable.

Champion of Lambholt is cute but as you say, it's a pet card. The problem is that it's taking up room.

I'm also not a fan of Overwhelming Stampede and so many Blossoming Defense. The only pump spells that I would use besides Aspect of Hydra are Mutagenic Growth or Vines of Vastwood.

Cutting this excess fat makes room for Avatar of the Resolute, Groundbreaker, Hardened Scales, Narnam Renegade, Dungrove Elders, and so on.

I also don't think you're getting much benefit from your mana base. Nephalia Academy and Field of Ruin are kind of ho-hum in this deck. You can board in Acidic Slime, Beast Within, or Mwonvuli Acid-Moss. You don't care about counterspells because you can board in Thrun, the Last Troll, Skylasher, Great Sable Stag, and Choke. I'd drop down to 19 lands and play a 3rd. Treetop Village. Everything else should be Forests.

The other utility land that's viable instead of the 3rd. Treetop Village is Oran-Rief, the Vastwood.

Hyperalgialysis on Sultai Delver

2 weeks ago

For your side, Great Sable Stag is good against blue and black, Knight of Infamy is good against white. I am a big fan of Dragon's Claw since it renders burn worthless. I imagine it will depend on your meta what you ultimately play, but these three do well in mine.

Hyperalgialysis on Rush into the Kiln

1 month ago

Apostle's Blessing Invigorated Rampage Temur Battlerage Distortion Strike Artful Dodge. The deck looks fun and pretty effective, just needs a way to ensure the damage gets in. Dive Down and Blossoming Defense are both good ways to protect the fiend. Your sideboard would probably want Destructive Revelry and some creatures that are immune to colors so like Great Sable Stag, Skylasher, and probably some stability against burn so Dragon's Claw

KingMoney on

2 months ago

MB

5 cards changed MB

2 Scavenging Ooze, -1 Aspect of Hydra, +3 Blossoming Defense, -3 Dismember, -1 Treetop Village

SB

9 cards changed SB

-2 Gut Shot, -2 Guttural Response, -1 Pithing Needle, -2 Relic of Progenitus, -1 Unravel the Aether, -1 Creeping Corrosion, +1 Deglamer, +2 Dismember, +3 Great Sable Stag, +2 Natural State, +1 Wheel of Sun and Moon

It seems the main differences are the sideboard

MagicMat on Stomping the ground

3 months ago

DexztrO I think Great Sable Stag is just better

Skjoldschoennemann on Stompy Stompers Stomping Mages

3 months ago

Thanks for the suggestions. I think Scaled Behemoth is a bit expensive, and I'ts not that good if it's countered or your opponent has a lot of chump blockers.

Carnage Tyrant is way out of my budget.

Prowling Serpopard and Great Sable Stag are really great and I would see if I can get room for them.

seshiro_of_the_orochi on Stompy Stompers Stomping Mages

3 months ago

Very cool list. There are some cards you might to take a look at: Great Sable Stag, Prowling Serpopard, Carnage Tyrant, Scaled Behemoth.

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