Nomads en-Kor

Nomads en-Kor

Creature — Kor Nomad Soldier

: The next 1 damage that would be dealt to Nomads en-Kor this turn is dealt to target creature you control instead.

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Set Rarity
Tempest Remastered (TPR) Common
Stronghold (STH) Common

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

Nomads en-Kor occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.0%

Rules Q&A

Nomads en-Kor Discussion

munky702 on Chulane

2 weeks ago

Nomads en-Kor and Cephalid Illusionist will finish off the combo. Grand Abolisher is also a fine addition as well.

tarkington on Who want's to help build ...

3 weeks ago

Hi all, my beloved Atraxa deck has been pushed to the limit with cEDH players, and I finally switched commanders to T&T. I am currently very happy with the new list and its performance. However, I was curious if I should be attempting to flash/hulk, and if you think so, how can I go about producing a win? I've seen piles in WUBRG decks, but I lack access to red. I also am not a fan of Nomads en-Kor. deck:

Klancik on Sushi Hulk

1 month ago

sega_homies after hulk dies you search up Nomads en-Kor, Cephalid Illusionist and Thassa's Oracle they all enter at the same time. In response to Oracle's etb trigger you mill yourself out by having Nomad target Cephalid repeatedly. After you have no library you let oracle resolve.

janushif on Honorless Meren cEDH

1 month ago

pao2 Great work on the deck! I love it, I used to play the old Honorbru version, but I soon felt that the stax heavy build was too slow and not as entertaining to play unlike this list.

In terms of ways with dealing with Flash Hulk, I do not see other options than discard and Plague Engineer. How do you think that Plague Engineer fits into the deck? Sadly, it does not deal with the Spellseeker line, howeover it provides utility similar to Minister of Pain.

Plague Engineer can kill either Cephalid Illusionist or Nomads en-Kor. The card can also be used against most mana dorks if named elves. What do you think of this card as a possible inclusion?

The other options would be Duress , Thoughtseize or Praetor's Grasp. I am not sure that these options are as good as Plague Engineer, given that it strays away from the creature fokus of the deck. But I think I will test them out myself. How you considered som of these cards in the list given the current meta?

On a side note, spore frog can also be useful against Najeela.

enpc on Oracle Core

1 month 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?

SideBae on Flash Consultation [[cEDH Primer]]

1 month ago

Why not just run Thrasios, Triton Hero and Tymna the Weaver? Then you could run Nomads en-Kor and Cephalid Illusionist to win with Flash+Protean Hulk+Thassa's Oracle...

I think running white would be beneficial. You get access to things like Dovin's Veto and Swords to Plowshares, and you can use Tymna the Weaver to draw cards. I have a feeling Tasigur, the Golden Fang is likely too slow for cEDH. At least, that's my experience.

fadelightningmm on Thrasios, Triton Hero & Tymna the Weaver COMBO WIN

2 months ago

What hulk pile are you looking to win with? Fish hulk is the new toy for hulk decks and the only piece to that appears to be oracle.

I would think having multiple options for hulk to get would be ideal. I think Mikaeus, the Unhallowed and Walking Ballista is the only winning pile.

Cards to consider adding: Spellseeker Demonic Consultation Tainted Pact Cephalid Illusionist Nomads en-Kor

SynergyBuild on Oracle Core

2 months ago

Cards I have been testing as possible options for this deck:

Cephalid Coliseum - This one works well against the mirror-match, killing in response to the oracle trigger, but also just has decent value targetting yourself. This isn't the worst even if it is just a bad island too, and this deck can fill it's yard fast too. Great in grindier matches.

Tale's End - Stifle effect, that can hit commanders, Jace, Wielder of Mysteries, Oko, Thief of Crowns, and other walkers, then it can hit Derevi, Empyrial Tactician, Tymna the Weaver, and Edric, Spymaster of Trest in the Najeela deck. Linvala, Keeper of Silence is seeing play as a one-sided counter to this deck in some midrange builds, and it too can be countered. So while it isn't a great counterspell, stifle effects are in high demand, and this does some outside work.

Abeyance - This Orim's Chant effect is often way more powerful than it seems. It is no silence when you are trying to go off, 2 CMC and it doesn't stop any artifacts, enchantments, or walkers, but the card can shut down an on-stack flash, by making Nomads en-Kor unable to activate, and also stopping the consult line but shutting down further consultation casts. Few cards can shut down both halves of this line, while also cantripping, and being able to be used to protect yourself from interaction in a pinch or grab a top-of-deck-tutored card. I have found mild success for this card, but haven't seen it in enough games to be completely sure.

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