Kemba's Skyguard

Legality

Format Legality
Pre-release 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
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Scars of Mirrodin (SOM) Common
Duel Decks: Elspeth vs. Tezzeret (DDF) Common

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Kemba's Skyguard

Creature — Cat Knight

Flying

When Kemba's Skyguard enters the battlefield, you gain 2 life.

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Kemba's Skyguard Discussion

TheVectornaut on Whte Cat Lifegain/Token

7 months ago

I'd probably start by deciding which theme you want to pursue the most.

If you go more lifegain, increase copies of Ajani's Pridemate, Healer of the Pride, Felidar Sovereign, and Ajani's Mantra. Also consider Kemba's Skyguard, Pride Guardian, Sunbond, and Archangel of Thune.

If you go more tokens, increase copies of Brimaz, King of Oreskos, Anointed Procession, and Intangible Virtue. Also consider Adorned Pouncer, Sacred Cat, Jazal Goldmane, and Rhys the Redeemed.

Ajani, Caller of the Pride should be strong in either strategy as will most tribal support cards like Regal Caracal, Obelisk of Urd, Door of Destinies, and so on.

Austin_Smith_of_Cards on Meow

1 year ago

Spirit of the Hearth is an awesome cat that comes with a pretty relevant ability in EDH.

Oreskos Explorer helps pull lands from your library, plus you can grab nonbasic Plains.

Ajani's Pridemate is a solid 2-drop that synergises with all of your lifegain.

Sunspear Shikari is another small powerhouse, but it depends on if you feel like you can consistently equip it.

Leonin Skyhunter is again a solid 2-drop, but double white and lack of other abilities might make it unfit.

Sigarda's Aid is good if you want to push more towards an equipment theme.

Ajani's Sunstriker is another cheap cat with synergy.

Swiftfoot Boots is an equipment I definitely recommend. Speed and protection are always useful.

Loxodon Warhammer is another solid equipment.

Enlightened Ascetic is a cat with a very relevant enters-the-battlefield ability.

Kemba's Skyguard is another cool cat.

Sword of Vengeance is the cheapest one out of the Sword of X and Y cycle. (Yes, it's technically not a part of the cycle, but it's still 70% as strong as one).

MTG1814 on B/W Lifegain

1 year ago

I would suggest removing the Bloodbond Vampires, Student of Ojutais, Ajani's Mantras and Kemba's Skyguards, as many of them are just too expensive to be worth playing.

Love the deck, good luck!

JediCat on Crazy Cat Ladies (Soul Sisters / Lifegain variant)

1 year ago

I suggest to sideboard something against flying like Kemba's Skyguard or Leonin Skyhunter.

dahhahm on Ajani's Honour Guard

2 years ago

Haha 7/7 flying lifelink sounds like pure terror. There are things like Aven Riftwatcher and Kemba's Skyguard. But hey if you like it, you like it!

RovkirHexus on human's day out

2 years ago

Cards that you only have one of. If it's bomb, then it's fine to have it as a 1/2-of.

Ajani is fine as a 1-of. Serra Angel isn't really worth it. There are better Human/Angel cards for 5. Angel of Salvation is expensive for a one-time effect on a 5/5 body. Kemba's Skyguard could probably be changed to something else. Healing Hands is an okay lifegain/draw spell, which could be run over/alongside the lifegain spell you already have. I'd run Pacifism over Divine Favor if you're going more for a your-creatures-can't-attack control. If you're more focused on buffing your creatures, more Spectra Wards and Divine Favors would be good, along with Godsend perhaps.

I don't play Modern, or really anything out of Standard/EDH, so I can't give good recommendations for any other cards.