Nesting Dragon


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) Rare

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Nesting Dragon

Creature — Dragon


Landfall — Whenever a land enters the battlefield under your control, create a 0/2 red Dragon Egg creature token with defender and "When this creature dies, create a 2/2 red Dragon creature token with flying and ': This creature gets +1/+0 until end of turn.'"

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Nesting Dragon Discussion

LandoLRodriguez on Windy Kitty's Landfall Engine

2 days ago

forneyt I hadn't considered Doubling Season for this deck, but I do see how useful it could by. By my count, 18 cards (including Nesting Dragon) would benefit from its effects... Omnath pumps out an army of 5/5s, Avenger of Zendikar becomes an absolute nightmare, and being able to emblem either of the planeswalkers included on the turn that they enter would be fantastic. It's an expensive card though, perhaps if ultimate masters is kind to me I'll come across one. I'm not so sure I'd take Nesting Dragon's slot with it though. Part of me wouldn't be very happy taking out a card that would benefit from the one which I'm putting in. Making dragon eggs isn't the most exciting or aggressive thing to be doing, but I never mind having a plethora of chump blockers, especially ones that call in a wave of better creatures in the event of a board wipe.I'm actually thinking I might take out Akoum Hellkite. I wanted a creature that gives me direct damage for landfall triggers, but with only 5 mountains I fear I might not get the most out of it.

 Farmert3d I don't quite follow what you meant there.

forneyt on Windy Kitty's Landfall Engine

6 days ago

I would suggest adding a Doubling Season to replace Nesting Dragon because you have a ton of tokens, +1/+1 counters, and key planeswalkers that would benefit from Doubling Season's effect. Nesting Dragon seems very slow since you can get a ton of tokens with defender, but they need to die in order to be effective. Doubling Season would be effective immediately upon resolving, and it fills the same CMC slot. What do you think?

bushido_man96 on How to make this deck ...

3 weeks ago

Infiniteomniscience, I think those changes will help out. In regards to Patron of the Moon, I see it helping out more if you are running more of a lands-matters theme, but you are not really doing that here. Sure, there will be times when the card is incidentally good, but I don't see that happening consistently. Like with Nesting Dragon. Great if you have the two of them out, but independent of each other, how much does each one help out the rest of the deck?

The additions look good, but Nirkana Revenant jumps out at me. You are running 10 swamps in your mana base. Has Nirkana Revenant been very helpful for you?

Vlasiax on Ur Not Gonna Like This Beat Down

3 weeks ago

In my Ur-Dragon deck I use Steely Resolve and it helps a lot but I also have more token oriented deck with Lathliss, Dragon Queen and Nesting Dragon which just spam tokens. You might also consider Goreclaw, Terror of Qal Sisma as she lowers cost of dragons by and gives trample to every other creature.

Infiniteomniscience on How to make this deck ...

3 weeks ago

bushido_man96. I have removed Distended Mindbender, Patron of the Moon(Though I am reconsidering that as it synergizes well with Nesting Dragon, and gives me mana regardless, whether I have to wait one turn or not. I would like you opinion on this.), Dreamscape Artist, Jin-Gitaxias, Core Augur, and Sire of Stagnation, as I recall. I have added Viscera Seer, Nirkana Revenant, Burnished Hart, Archfiend of Depravity, and Ghoulcaller Gisa, as I recall. Is this fine?

Infiniteomniscience on How to make this deck ...

3 weeks ago

Thank you for the suggestion! I added Nesting Dragon, Skeletal Vampire, Nightscape Familiar, Grave Titan. Would these cards work? I didn't want to use Altar of Dementia as I will be mostly sacrificing tokens with 1 or 0 power, and didn't want to use Chandra's Ignition because it might kill my other important creatures, or not really do anything to opponents. If you describe to me the benefits of the latter card I will put it in the deck. Thank you!

Vlasiax on Who needs a Scion, when Ur-the Dragon?!

3 weeks ago

Hi, could you make an update to this deck? There are some great cards from last commander set like Nesting Dragon and some support from M19

xcver on Sylvia & Khorvath - Mother of Dragons

1 month ago

So, landwise I do not like the Valakut, and would recommend either Haven of the Spirit Dragon, Flamekin Village or an Utility land like Buried Ruin. Also not a fan of Brave the Sands and Dowsing Dagger. just too cute for me. Still a fan of Scroll Rack when you play Land Tax though :)

Creaturewise I think Dragonmaster Outcast is just too low impact, also Moonveil Dragon and Skyship Stalker are a bit weak. Even though Dragonspeaker Outcast provides great ramp I am struggling with that one. There are a few dragons which merit further exploration I think, but can depend on what you are facing.

Thunderbreak Regent (A rattlesnake and nicely costed)

Thundermaw Hellkite (can clear the way for your non-trampling attack)

Scourge of the Throne (it is perfectly easy to get an additional attack out of this at least once)

Rimescale Dragon (would require moving to snow lands, a bit clunky manawise)

Kilnmouth Dragon (good utility dragon, but with the nr. of dragons you are running may be awkward)

Hellkite Charger (additional attacks? would pair nicely with neheb :)

Flameblast Dragon (no need to hit a player to dish out damage)

Wardscale Dragon (defense during your attack)

Nesting Dragon (The egg tokens are a good thing against board wipes)

Some Card Draw Dragons

Hoarding Dragon (Without the ability to misuse the ability may be a bit weak)

Eternal Dragon (more slow moving)

Dream Pillager (good effect, setup to high maybe)

Skyline Despot (well draws at least one cards and monarch makes stuff move)

Runehorn Hellkite (this one I really like. Usable EOT before you have your turn makes this really good)

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