Heavy Mattock

Heavy Mattock

Artifact — Equipment

Equipped creature gets +1/+1. As long as equipped creature is a Human, it gets an additional +1/+1. Equip 2

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Set Rarity
Dark Ascension (DKA) Common

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Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Casual Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Heavy Mattock Discussion

Darkshadow327 on LGS has Japanese Dark Ascension ...

11 months ago

So I was able to visit my LGS earlier this evening and get 2 packs, this is what I got (you would be interested in this DiverDown):

Overall opening this pack was pretty cool. It was suspenseful too since I didn't know what most of the cards were (I did recognize a few by art).

skittles541 on Red White

1 year ago

You might want to add Champion of the Parish. I would also take out Heavy Mattock. Just because it synergises with humans doesn't mean there isn't something better out there. Your manabase could also be edited if you don't care about budget. You could add Clifftop Retreat, Rugged Prairie, Needle Spires, Temple of Triumph, Battlefield Forge, and Sacred Foundry.

You have no card draw, which can't be helped very much as boros, but try adding things like Mind Stone, Hedron Archive, and Commander's Sphere.

I didn't see any boardwipes, which are crucial, so definitely add those. Fated Retribution, Cleansing Nova, and Citywide Bust are a few.

Ruffigan on Bastion Protector PDH

1 year ago

I would run Sylvok Lifestaff over one of the Scimitar variants, and I'd throw in True-Faith Censer over the Heavy Mattock. Ward of Lights is another good protection enchantment, and I think Heroic Defiance could be really good.

rei10 on Spirited Away

1 year ago

I'd recommend outing all the human tribal for your lands. Harvest Hand  Flip, Heavy Mattock, and Avacyn's Collar. And you do know this is a modern deck, right?

sonnet666 on [List] The MTG Weapons Arsenal

2 years ago

Don't stop now. I believe in you!

CubicPlacebo on Clues For Odric

2 years ago

Thanks TheMadRocketeer This deck is really fun it holds its own early then once Odric, Lunarch Marshal spreads flying and double strike to the whole field it gets very powerful really the only choice my opponent have is to board wipe because its impossible to block effectively. And Heavy Mattock is a great suggestion I actually used to have it in the deck and i haven't tried him in it in a long time. it would really help keep the weaker creatures alive.

TheMadRocketeer on Clues For Odric

2 years ago

I love this. +1. There are some good items in here I've either not seen yet or else haven't looked at right. I'm sure I'd have remembered Odric, Lunarch Marshal, though. That guy screams to have a deck built around him. I'll bet this is a ton of fun to play. I see you have Fencing Ace. One of my sons includes him in a deck that has a fair bit of equipment in it. One thing he loves to do in it is to equip the Ace with Heavy Mattock. That yields a double-striking 3/3, which is great, but the mental picture of a fencing master dueling with a heavy mattock is just hilarious. I used to have a / deck. Looks like it's time to do another one. I'm feeling inspired. :-)

capriom85 on Has WotC stopped trying?

3 years ago

Ok, ok. I concede to the wave of "literal names for the bill". As far as the original Innistard and this one go, things like Heavy Mattock and Magnifying Glass are fine. I understand the purpose and when it comes down to it that's exactly what they are. Not a Lovecraft fan, so the "mystique" of naming Thing in the Ice  Flip just that is lost on me. I get what you're getting at, it's just not my thing. I mean, I wouldn't call the Magnifying Glass anything too myth like, making it a legendary thing: "Jace Spy Disk of Brilliance".

0 mana to cast. "Opponents play with their libraries revealed and aren't allowed to draw cards. During oppinent's upkeep they exile their library and shuffle their pocket lint into their library. Shuffle their library into your library and draw 100 cards."

I understand the absurdity of that...it just struck me as, hmm this is a bit strange. Everything is named exactly as it is. Maybe the fact that the Elsrazi have such crazy names like Breaker of Armies, Bearer of Silence, etc. the "bland" names came off weird. I think some of them are comical by comparison.

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