Pentavus

Legality

Format Legality
Modern Legal
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal

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Set Rarity
Commander 2014 Rare
2012 Core Set Rare
Duel Decks: Elspeth vs. Tezzeret Rare
Planechase Rare
Mirrodin Rare

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Tokens

Pentavus

Artifact Creature — Construct

Pentavus enters the battlefield with five +1/+1 counters on it.

, Remove a +1/+1 counter from Pentavus: Put a 1/1 Pentavite artifact creature token with flying into play.

, Sacrifice a Pentavite: Put a +1/+1 counter on Pentavus.

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Pentavus Discussion

urchinpriests on Jalira, the Chubby Chaser

1 day ago

Thopter Assembly and Pentavus might need to be cut

cklise on Eco Friendly Vehicles

2 days ago

A little heavy on the vehicles (though I realize they are the namesake of the deck), but I'm digging this clean-burning aether engine. Pentavus seems good for this deck. I might also suggest Hardened Scales if you wish to further push +1/+1 counters, along with Durable Handicraft - also from Kaldesh!

MoGoose831 on Breya's Etherium Storm

3 weeks ago

I love Breya!!! A fun interaction/infinite combo is Pentavus, Ashnod's Altar, and Blade of the Bloodchief. The pieces are pretty reasonably priced and with the amount of tutors in W/B/U/R it's super easy to get all the pieces you need.

Good luck!

alphashados on The NUTrient Cycle

3 weeks ago

Is there a reason you aren't running a token doubler like Doubling Season or Parallel Lives? (Primal Vigor is another choice, but that can be a problem if you run into another token deck.) It seems like one of those would be fantastic for this deck, especially since they could enable a few combos like Pentavus+Doubling Season+Ashnod's Altar for infinite counters on Pentavus/sacrifices for Asmira, Holy Avenger (and infinite mana/tokens with both Parallel Lives and Doubling Season out). Love the concept and flavour of the deck! Great job!

xyr0s on Artifact Rebels

1 month ago

Worn Powerstone and Shifting Wall are not modern-legal.

The first 2 Galvanic Bombardment in a game are inferior or equal to Lightning Bolt, making lightning bolt the preferred card (since it's overly optimistic to believe that a game will go long enough for the third copy to come up). Harnessed Lightning is also questionable... it takes a lot before it's better than Flame Slash.

Pentavus is funny, but playing something with cmc 7 requires ramping of tron-like levels, or ways to cheat it into play. As far as I can tell, you have neither.

Ion Storm is going to be impressively disappointing. It requires 2 mana for every activation, after you've spent 3 mana to just put it on the table. And THEN it needs a creature with a +1/+1 counter, or an artifact with a charge counter... that adds up to a card, your opponents are going to love.

You play quite a few 4-cmc cards. At that cost, cards should have immediate impact in modern - like Cryptic Command or Supreme Verdict. Removal is quite good in modern, so if you play a small creature, and the next turn a vehicle, your opponent will gleefully path/bolt/push/snag your creature.

Sorry, this is a bit of a rain on your vehicle-parade.

ay.lobo on Purphoros and Krenko (Multiplayer EDH Primer)

1 month ago

Hey, maddoxmtg. I'm kind of with Hybrow on this. Emrakul's Hatcher is a good card to have in this deck, at least for the ETB effect to add tokens. Hmm, those two goblin-mana ramp cards are great if I do add Pentavus...


Hybrow, I'm probably not going to add Pentavus in the deck. Simply for the fact that i already have a good amount of token creatures. Also, if I add that card, I'd have to replace a card of about equal mana, and that would be replacing my ETB draw power dragon. However, I have added your recommendation to the description in the "modest budget" section, because it's a great card. Hellion Eruption is a great card, but I decided against that a while ago. Mogg Infestation and Descent of the Dragons are the mass creature transformation I stuck with in the end.


Hey, DrValium. Fiery Gambit is a pretty interesting card. Straight up damage if I feel lucky. Hmm, I don't think I would be able to use this card. The only gambling I would consider in this deck is Gamble and that's a scary card too. Honesty, the whole deck is a pretty fun gamble, not really an opportunity to tutor for that card you need and all.


Thank you guys. Good thoughts, Good advices, and a great way for me to start the day.

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