Loyal Guardian

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Leviathan Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Commander 2018 (C18) Uncommon

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Loyal Guardian

Creature — Rhino

Trample

Lieutenant — At the beginning of combat on your turn, if you control your commander, put a +1/+1 counter on each creature you control.

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Loyal Guardian Discussion

Podkomorka on Pauper EDH Deck Compendium

6 days ago

@LurkerInTheBush Disciple of Deceit , Nightveil Predator , Ascended Lawmage , Loyal Guardian , Mistmeadow Witch , Crackling Drake , a couple more im forgetting off the top of my head. You can find some examples of them in the compendium :)

Lanzo493 on Let there be Light

2 weeks ago

Champion of Lambholt is a utility human creature. If you want to get proliferate going, there's Loyal Guardian and Cathars' Crusade . Contagion Engine is also a fun card to use with Atraxa.

Daedalus19876 on O Seed of Creation [Animar Voltron EDH]

3 weeks ago

Ooh, have you considered Loyal Guardian , Pir, Imaginative Rascal and Ezuri, Claw of Progress ? Possibly Ivy Lane Denizen as well... Some creature-based proliferate effects (such as Plaguemaw Beast or Thrummingbird ) might not go amiss!

I really like the idea of Animar creature-based Voltron; it's a fresh take on the commander that I've never considered before!

Talonisnthavingit on Experiment Kraj Commander

2 months ago

Pir, Imaginative Rascal: Like Hardened scales but for permanents. you could also add Toothy, Imaginary Friend since Pir can fetch toothy and Toothy can fetch Pir.

Hadana's Climb  Flip: Really nice win condition with it's flip card as well as extra ramp. Otherwise, it's an extra free +1/+1 counter each turn.

Path of Discovery: Possibly puts a counter on creatures you control entering the battlefield. Can also serve as ramp and card filtering.

Generous Patron: First off, support 2 can target your opponents creatures, giving Kraj their activated abilities. Secondly, you'll draw two cards. Also, kraj can keep drawing you cards by giving enemy creatures you want the abilities of counters.

Loyal Guardian: Constant buff for your creatures as long as you have Kraj.

Marwyn, the Nurturer: Like Viridian Joiner, but it can get +1/+1 counters from a few of your creatures including Viridian Joiner.

Possible cards to remove:

Saljen on Tuvasa the Enchanted

3 months ago

I'd start by looking at these creatures: Archon of Valor's Reach, Celestial Ancient, Daxos of Meletis, Elderwood Scion, Emeria Shepherd, Hydra Omnivore, Loyal Drake, Loyal Guardian, Nylea's Colossus.

Then I'd look at your auras, you probably don't need a ton to get a lot of value from your commander: Empyrial Storm, Phyrexian Rebirth, Angelic Chorus, Epic Proportions, Ground Seal, Myth Unbound, Octopus Umbra, Spawning Grounds, Vow of Flight.

bushido_man96 on ::Izoni::

3 months ago

Get rid of Demonlord Belzenlok. Exiling your cards is not what you want to do with Izoni. Loyal Guardian is kind of meh, so I'd drop it for something that better fits what you want to do. I think I'd ditch Necrotic Ooze for something more consistent, like Murder or Go for the Throat, or Naturalize for artifact/enchantment removal.

Burnished Hart and Tortured Existence would be good additions to make. Tortured Existence basically allows you to turn your graveyard into a toolbox. Brawn is a creature you want to put into your graveyard, along with a card like Filth if you can find ways to abuse it (Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth, Blanket of Night, even Mystic Compass). I think I would personally run fewer cards like Cultivate and Overgrowth for more mana dorks, like Blood Pet and Blood Vassal, who work well with your graveyard theme, and Birds of Paradise and even Elves of Deep Shadow. These mana dorks help your curve out with early drops, and they can be sac fodder down the road if you need it. Good cards for sacrifice decks include Dictate of Erebos and Grave Pact. A card like Fecundity provides even more card draw.

Hope these help you out!

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Loyal Guardian occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.17%

Green: 0.04%