Pheres-Band Raiders

Pheres-Band Raiders

Creature — Centaur Warrior

Inspired — Whenever Pheres-Band Raiders becomes untapped, you may pay 2{G}. If you do, put a 3/3 green Centaur enchantment creature token onto the battlefield.

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Set Rarity
Born of the Gods (BNG) Uncommon

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Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Hero Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Heirloom Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Highlander Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Pioneer Legal
MTGO Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Pheres-Band Raiders Discussion

bootsworthy on Modern Centaurs

1 year ago

Hi JessT! It looks like Armadillo Cloak isn't modern legal!

I might consider consolidating some of your creatures and instead of having two of a bunch of different creatures, choose a few that you'd really like to see come out in a game and give yourself 3 or 4 of them.

I might also think about adding some more cards with a CMC, so that you have a better chance of being able to throw something out there on your first turn.

A cool thing you could possibly do with Pheres-Band Raiders and Pheres-Band Tromper is use cards like Beacon Hawk, Act of Heroism, Aim High, Djeru's Resolve, Gift of Growth, Ornamental Courage, or Prepare to untap them after they've attacked and activate their abilities.

I'm also worried about Pheres-Band Warchief being in there, because if it's out on the battlefield, cards like Pheres-Band Raiders and Pheres-Band Tromper will have vigilance, and thus not tap when they attack and not be able to activate their untap abilities.

I hope some of this is useful!

Gidgetimer on Double strike vs multiple blockers

3 years ago

There is a major conceptual error you seem to be operating under. The controller of a creature determines in what order that creature deals damage to the creatures blocking it, or if the creature can block multiple others to the creatures it is blocking. This means that while your opponent can triple block if they like, you can assign damage to the Rot Shambler first and kill it. Barring combat tricks your Pheres-Band Raiders will die either way and your opponent it throwing away a creature, and giving you a choice of two creatures to kill, for no benefit.

Rules to show who determines damage assignment order. Remember that the active player is going to be the attacking player:

509.2. Second, for each attacking creature thats become blocked, the active player announces that creatures damage assignment order, which consists of the creatures blocking it in an order of that players choice.

509.3. Third, for each blocking creature, the defending player announces that creatures damage assignment order, which consists of the creatures its blocking in an order of that players choice.

CaiusV on Double strike vs multiple blockers

3 years ago

My Pheres-Band Raiders is enchanted with Hopeful Eidolon and Ghostblade Eidolon, power and toughness each 7. My opponent is blocking with Champion of Stray Souls whose power and toughness are each 4, Jarad, Golgari Lich Lord whose power and toughness are each 5, and Rot Shambler whose power and toughness are each 8. That is the blocking order she is choosing in hopes that my Pheres-Band Raiders will die before it deals enough damage to her Rot Shambler to kill it. Will either of the first two blockers do ANY damage to my creature, or will the first strike kill both of them before either of them deal damage and she's killing them unnecessarily?

sarkhanisverybroken on Shiver me Temurs

3 years ago

id totally run as a four of, the constructed all-star #Pheres-Band Raiders

sarkhanisverybroken on

3 years ago


sarkhanisverybroken on

3 years ago

Cool deck, seems fun to play, but there are some options i would consider adding. First and foremost the most important card to run as a four of in these strategies is of course the constructed all star Pheres-Band Raiders. But asides from that, i would add some things with evasion, like a Midnight Haunting as well as maybe some large beaters akin to Thragtusk. Also Ajani, Caller of the Pride seems ok for getting out lots of tokens in a casual setting. Also your deck is lacking in interaction, so I personally would recommend adding Demystify especially for Ghostly Prisons, and for some slight card advantage, as your colors aren't great at that I'd recommend a Runed Servitor.

The7thBobba on

3 years ago

Looks solid, man! I've always wanted to do a deck like this. I think you'd like Centaur Omenreader, and maybe Pheres-Band Raiders. Have a great day!