Najeela, the Blade-Blossom

Najeela, the Blade-Blossom

Legendary Creature — Human Warrior

Whenever a Warrior attacks, you may have its controller create a 1/1 white Warrior creature token that's tapped and attacking.

: Untap all attacking creatures. They gain trample, lifelink, and haste until end of turn. After this phase, there is an additional combat phase. Activate this ability only during combat.

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Battlebond (BBD) Mythic Rare

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Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Highlander Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Najeela, the Blade-Blossom Discussion

Gleeock on What is Your Opinion of ...

1 day ago

DemonDragonJ for me it is not so much about restrictions & it is more about identity. I like it when, for example-lets say, Rakdos is the color of crazy politics... So you have that player that sortof specializes as that crazy politics Rakdos guy, but then its: well, WUBRG politics does it better. WUBRG should be rare & historically connected characters of major import, like Ramos, Dragon Engine. People may like them but: Golos, Tireless Pilgrim, Kenrith, the Returned King, Najeela, the Blade-Blossom are superfluous... This comes from someone who likes Kenrith very much. So yeah, color identity is important to me & it says something to me when a player sticks to their guns on their specialty.

the__odysseus on Medium Gruul?

1 month ago

I'm definitely not a very enfranchised player, but I built a similar deck- Najeela, the Blade-Blossom is bonkers. Thrun, the Last Troll is the bane of all control players. I think Lightning Bolt should be in here. I'm a big fan of Hazoret the Fervent. Blood Moon and Magus of the Moon END GAMES. I like Dragonlord Atarka. My version was little heavier on dorks, and really relied on the three drops in the deck. Scavenging Ooze is really good, I think it deserves a slot. Dire Fleet Daredevil never gets the love she deserves, but this is an excellent home for her.

Kiyomei on 京 An illusion? What are you hiding? (CEDH-$T4KS) 京

1 month ago

@DaZlInG hey hi, so for stuff like Food Chain, Elfball(Yisan, the Wanderer Bard), Najeela, the Blade-Blossom, and Tana, the Bloodsower/Tymna the Weaver blood pod;

These decks (creature combo) apart from blood pod are difficult decks for derevi to combat. This might require you to run a bit more counter magic and enchantment removal/hate to secure they can't win.

Najeela

Najeela is a bit hurt since we run so much creatures, which makes it difficult for the deck to do the Infinite combat trick early on, on us anyways. Also your pod should be fairly creature heavy with Elfball and Tana/Tymna (blood pod: this still might be the weakest link securing Najeela easy wins but w/e). working together on threat assessment early on is difficult being the only blue deck while Najeela has cheap counter magic too, bear that in mind. But in all greens there should be plenty of artifact/enchantment hate going on to do stuff with from all players. minor tweaks to stop certain strategies should do the trick here!

(EX; Think: How does Foodchain win + What stops them from winning on the spot or prevents them from winning = Probably a good card) (or in this case Swords to Plowshares najeela , Beast Within her etc...)

Foodchain

Foodchain is just dealt with by counters,tax or locked out of searching to deep, but elf-ball is one of the harder types to beat due to the fact they run under Stax effects pretty well... much like yisan, which can be a real challenge. I've lost plenty of games to Elfball/yisan/selvala type stuff,

But the simple thing about this is not allowing them to search Aven Mindcensor or early Linvala, Keeper of Silence type of effects really shut them down so try looking at these and try to stay away from things like Dream Tides for now. (Also threat assessment and early removal of commanders like these from the group is essential for not letting it get out of hand like leaving a Yisan open and letting him do whatever is a mistake; these decks don't do much without their commander)


@HumbelBumbel Hey hi, ; So basically yes it could work in any sort of meta, just tweak it towards your liking and towards your playgroups level of play. You can add all sorts of wonky combo stuff and cut out the taxing effects and locks for a battle-cruiser style of play and aim for long/late game! Thanks for the like as well!!! (If like you say your playgroup has agreed on not using orb effects for example you can just swap them out to more fun stuff!) Just check out the Sideboard deck or other versions from different sources and mix/match to your liking + see what works for you and what doesn't!


@0rc Hey hi, So what kind of deck is this really? it's not really glass cannon as in combo decks with no backup plan, neither is it the end all be all late game deck. It's more of a deck with layers and a game-plan in which others can't do what they want to be doing. Stax can go the late game for sure and take the game to a state where it is just frozen but by this time most folks scoop, and it can pop of early game as well and create wins out of thin air with unexpected hard locks. But all this is mostly planned way ahead of time as this deck tries to look a few turns ahead of what it wants to do and what could happen.


@Smooth8675309 hey hi, Thanks a lot xD enjoy the discord lots of great people,help,feedback,etc over there as well!!


@Dark_Danda Hey hi, So Knight of the Reliquary isn't really useful in this deck as opposed to its uses in modern and what not. There are way better land tutors out there if you need them like Crop Rotation and such if you require these type of effects.

griffstick on recommendations for commander

3 months ago

ETB and LTB.

I would look at every commander that carries a focus on those things. Take what's best from them all and combine them into one deck. Look at Brago, King Eternal, Yarok, the Desecrated, Teysa Karlov, Aminatou, the Fateshifter, and Feldon of the Third Path. And just build around them all. Najeela, the Blade-Blossom, Golos, Tireless Pilgrim, Jodah, Archmage Eternal, Ramos, Dragon Engine, Sisay, Weatherlight Captain, and Horde of Notions. these are your best 5 color options.

Mj3913 on recommendations for commander

3 months ago

If we consider the options available you can likely rule out tribal commanders like Slivers, Dragons, Atogs, Scarecrows, and Elementals. I'd include Allies but they have some good ETB effects so it could be an option. Golos and Niv Mizzit have thier own ETB effects, Korona could be blinked to avoid switching control. Kenrith has utility, politics, and reanimation to reuse ETBs. Morphron and Jodah could be combined to make creatures free. Capt. Sisay can Tutor legends, or if you just want colors Progenitus or Ramos could be there as an alternate wincon via CMDR DMG. And lastly you could use Child of Alara as a "Nuke Button".

That's my take. Would need more on what your goals are besides Blink because there's lots you can do with these options.

enpc on Oracle Core

3 months ago

Quick other question to the group (and I know the question has been asked before however I am asking in a different light) on the topic of Blood Pet vs Nomads en-Kor + Cephalid Illusionist:

I know that the preferred option is Cephalid Illusionist + Nomads en-Kor over Blood Pet. I'm guessing the primary reason is for the inclusion of Jace, Wielder of Mysteries, since the two creatures work well with him outside of the hulk combo. I also understand that the benefit they provide is that once Flash resolves, you don't have to cast any more spells (meaning that you can rock Boseiju, Who Shelters All if you really want to, which this list does).

On the topic of Blood Pet though, the comments say it is a dip in card quality outside of combo. Is this purely due to Cephalid Illusionist's ability to prevent damage? Outside of this ability, I would have thought that Blood Pet actiing as a "for future use" mini Dark Ritual was actually the better of the abilities.

On top of this, generally the deployment lines for hulk are either Nomads en-Kor, Cephalid Illusionist and Thassa's Oracle (+ any 1 drop creature); or Blood Pet, Spellseeker (getting Consultation) and Thassa's Oracle. This would imply that the two creature pairs for the combo are either pet/seeker or illusionist/nomads, since you only need one of the two to make the combo work. Of the two of those pairings, the otuside of combo value pairing to me would heavily lean towards seeker/pet as you have a mana source and a tutor on a stick. On top of that, against cards like Linvala, Keeper of Silence or Cursed Totem, you just need to add to make the combo work. And while I know the pet/seeker line gets shut down by Rule of Law type effects, I would think that a stax deck would either run both (Blood Pod) or would rahter shut down creature abilities (GAAIV) rather than limit their spell count.

So is the main tipping point here ultimately just the ability to pair with Boseiju?

On a semi related note, how does this change with addition of red to the deck, since Wild Cantor can take the place of Blood Pet (and is a much stronger card). I recently put together a (completely untested) list for Najeela, the Blade-Blossom which sports the cantor/seeker hulk line: Najeela Fish Hulk and is running sans Jace. In this case, is the cantor/seeker better than the iilusionist/nomads line here or am I still better off swapping?

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