Legion Loyalist

Legion Loyalist

Creature — Goblin Soldier


Battalion — Whenever Legion Loyalist and at least two other creatures attack, creatures you control gain first strike and trample until end of turn and can't be blocked by tokens this turn.

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Set Rarity
Guilds of Ravnica: Guild Kit (GK1) Rare
Gatecrash (GTC) Rare

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Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Arena Legal
Standard Legal
Pioneer Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Brawl Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Legion Loyalist occurrence in decks from the last year


All decks: 0.06%

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%

Red: 0.24%

Legion Loyalist Discussion

Last_Laugh on "And now I sac my 7 Doom Engines to Ashnod's..."

1 month ago

Legion Loyalist makes for a surprisingly effective finisher here. First Strike, Trample, and tokens can't block (out of nowhere thanks to haste) for only gets the job done with a big token army.

lagotripha on The Pioneers of Burn

2 months ago

Pioneer 1 drop toolkit

Burn has a few great things carrying over from modern- Eidolon of the Great Revel Abbot of Keral Keep , Bomat Courier , Legion Loyalist

Goblin heavy has tribal lords, tokens etc.

Artifacts-matter has Shrapnel Blast

Akroan Crusader / Foundry Street Denizen is cute with entries like Rile and Collateral Damage and might find a go-wide plan.

Flameblade Adept / Hollow One discard matters with Insolent Neonate / Merchant of the Vale is a thing.

Otherworldly Outburst and Skin Invasion  Flip might see play in a creature-heavy meta. Thud might just be the best burn spell in the format, depending on how removal looks.

Beluga2017 on Throw Goblins at Everything

3 months ago

I think -1 Legion Warboss for +1 Goblin Rabblemaster . It just seems better, especially in this deck. For one, it doesn't grow your creatures out of Cavalcade range but it does buff itself massively, and comboes well with Legion Loyalist

Wimorris on Krenko’s Goblin Tomfuckery

3 months ago

Thank you Wolfpig for all of your helpfull suggestions, but unfortunately, most of them are out of my budget. Sorry if I had you confused with Legion Loyalist , but I hadn’t realized that it was a whole 3$. I’m currently trying to keep every card under 1.5$ (With the exeption of Krenko). Thanks for showing me Flame Slash though!

ControlFreak1 on Modern Gooblins

3 months ago

a good budget card to consider is Goblin Bushwhacker and another one that is more expensive is Legion Loyalist

Lokotor on Marchesa, The Black Rose - Primer

3 months ago

Last_Laugh I've intentionally tried to not include any infinite combos, but feel free to do so in your build.

Goblin Bombardment is a generally good sacrifice outlet and i'd recommend it. i've just opted for a different selection of sac outlets.

Legion Loyalist definitely adds some good combat power to the board. i'll think about it. my initial thought is that he's a better fit for a slightly different version of the deck than what I have, but i can definitely see him being quite useful.

Last_Laugh on Marchesa, The Black Rose - Primer

3 months ago

A little late to the party... but oh well.

Goblin Bombardment also enables an infinite damage combo in your current build. Mikaeus + Glen Elendra + Bombardment. I've never resorted to it personally but it's there.

Not sure if I've ever posted a link to my list but here goes. Upvotes on any of my decks are appreciated. Every Masochist Needs a Marchesa To Love Them. Our lists have a pretty similar focus but there's a few gems to be found like Legion Loyalist . This 1 drop is amazing in Marchesa thanks to having haste. First Strike + Trample for your entire team out of relatively nowhere does wonders here.

dingusdingo on I think Eldraine’s Fervent Champion ...

3 months ago

Lets math it.

Fervent Champion gains effectiveness by having multiple Knights. Lets assume Fervent is the only Knight in your deck and you're running 4 of in a 60 card deck.

2 or more in opening: 6.32%

Pretty marginal benefit. However, we can assume that you don't need the second Knight until turn 2. This gives us either an additional 1 or 2 cards (play or draw)

2 or more turn 2 on play: 8.23%

2 or more turn 2 on draw: 10.3%

So if you could errata the Knights P/T to decimals, it would (effectively) be a 1.1/1.1. Does it deserve a deckslot for that power increase over say the utility of Fanatical Firebrand or Legion Loyalist ? Depends on what you want for your deck I suppose. Personally in this scenario I advocate for the slot of the Firebrand, I think the pinging to remove 1 adds much more utility than the 10% expected value on the attacks from the knight.


Fervent Champion performs much better in decks with more knights. This shouldn't be too much of a surprise but its worth showing the numbers for comparison

Assuming 12 knights in a 60 card deck (3 different 4-ofs)

2 or more in opening: 42.8%

2 or more turn 2 on play: 50.7%

2 or more turn 2 on draw: 58%

Having Fervent be a 1.5/1.5 is a significantly better than a 1.1/1.1. This does require you to run knightsgoodstuff.dec, so this is a card that will probably return in the future with the printing of a NEW knight that burn would run over Monastery Swiftspear or Goblin Guide .

The other scenario I foresee this card rising to prominence is if Wizards smokes meth and prints a card that is Pyrite Spellbomb stapled to Bloodforged Battle-Axe with an equip cost of 3.

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