Rith, the Awakener


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

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Set Rarity
Duel Decks: Phyrexia vs. The Coalition Rare
From the Vault: Dragons Rare
Invasion Rare

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Rith, the Awakener

Legendary Creature — Dragon


Whenever Rith, the Awakener deals combat damage to a player, you may pay 2Green. If you do, choose a color. Put a 1/1 green Saproling creature token into play for each permanent of that color.

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Rith, the Awakener Discussion

TheDeckMaker2300 on Alternate Win Conditions :)

2 weeks ago

hey i definately like this deck i was considering a alternate win deck.

you might thank me or not for this but im going to give you lots of potential cards for this deck that are budget/semi-budget (note some of my ideas will not work in this deck ofcoarse)(they will be catergorized by each win con)

almost all of them

  • Diabolic Tutor (just another plane old find anything you want card)
  • Last Chance or/and Final Fortune you just cast it when you have a win con from you list ready then at the extra turn upkeep you win (examples: epic struggle = 20 creatures, test of endurance with 50+ life.) and not to mention you have Platinum Angel in the deck if its out it will counters the you lose part of both of them when the turn ends. see for yourself http://www.mtgsalvation.com/forums/magic-fundamentals/magic-rulings/magic-rulings-archives/259040-final-fortune-platinum-angel
  • now lets begin

Azor's Elocutors/Darksteel reactor

Barren Glory


  • Infinite Reflection
  • http://magiccards.info/query?q=ct%3Aenter+ct%3Athe+ct%3Abattlefield+ct%3Aas+ct%3Aa+ct%3Acopy&v=card&s=cname (the ones that can turn into creatures)

Test of Endurance/Felidar Sovereign/Celestial Convergence

Epic Struggle

Maze's End

Helix Pinnacle

Mechanized production/hellkite tyrant

Mortal kombat:pretty much any one creature from this list

Laboratory Maniac

Mayael's Aria

Near-Death Experience1.

hope this is to a help to you.

gonki on Saskia Token Assault

1 month ago

I would probably go a bit more enchantment heavy. I also believe the original Saskia list has more cards for synergy with saproling tokens in particular.... that said there are quite a few options that come to mind depending on where you go. These are pretty heavily influenced by a previous Selesnya deck I made so apologies that it's a bit lacking in other colors. These are also made without a particular budget in mind. Some are quite pricey, some are more affordable. The ones I mark as suggestions are those I think are worth including no matter where you go.

...and I'm starting to run short on ideas. Not all of these are optimal but I also wanted to provide some variety in token generators to go various directions depending on how you adjust your curve. Before anything else I would get the land fetches in, that should speed things up.

clayperce on Argeaux

1 month ago

Following up on Factual ...

It's probably impossible to say when the tide is going to turn against Jori, as it's almost totally dependent on the other decks in your group. If Prossh, Skyraider of Kher keeps coming out to play, you're NEVER going to be Public Enemy #1. If Prossh gets shelved at some point though, who knows!

More likely though is that folks will gradually realize she's pretty BA, and she'll slowly move from Public Enemy #4 to #3 to #2. As that happens, you'll probably want to adjust the deck accordingly, giving her a little more early-game protection. But that probably means changing a couple cards here and there, rather than making wholesale changes. A good analogy is probably the changes folks make to a Standard deck over the season ... their sideboard changes almost every tournament, and maybe they even start "pre-boarding" against certain matchups. But the core of a deck is going to stay pretty constant.

I personally love playing non-threatening Commanders. Rith, the Awakener is that way ... she's this super-high CMC Dragon with an ability that doesn't seem great. But the deck can definitely win.

One more thing about the Bounce spells, just in case you haven't already noticed: They're super-effective for sending messages and playing politics, even if nobody else at the table is doing so. For example, say Player A attacked you early game and you couldn't respond at the time. Later, say you really want Player B to attack Player A instead of you ... it's pretty elegant to remind Player A of their mistake and then Bounce their key Creature during Player B's 1st Main. >:-)

BTW, I know you have a lot of pillow-fort in the deck already (that was part of why I suggested more) :-)

As always, draw well!

KongMing on I Am A Rock - Noyan Dar $40 Budget Man Lands

2 months ago

I love this deck! I might make one myself. My only thought is that there might not be enough protection from Flying creatures. Swinging in early game with creatures like Rith, the Awakener is how a lot of players in my pod gain board control early game. Can you think of any good Flying/Reach cards to add?

onehitterquiter on R/G/W tokens

3 months ago

Ever considered Gahiji, Honored One as your commander? He would make your tokens a little bigger when attacking, which adds up when you've got tons of dudes.

Also here are some other cards you might like: - Geist-Honored Monk - Sigil of the Nayan Gods - Hope Against Hope - Parallel Lives - Impact Tremors - Juniper Order Ranger - Cathars' Crusade - Cryptolith Rite - Fungal Sprouting - Xenagos, God of Revels - Saproling Symbiosis - Aura Mutation - Artifact Mutation - Chancellor of the Forge - Rith, the Awakener - Krenko's Command - Pollenbright Wings

rockleemyhero on Selling some cards

3 months ago

I have the following for sale, free shipping in a envelope+top loader or tracking for $3 extra.

Karakas (EMA, mint) $37

Polluted Delta (khans, foil, NM) $48

Oboro, Palace in the Clouds (SP) $13

Crucible of Worlds (10th edition, NM) $52

Blood Moon (MMA, NM except one corner), $38

Aurelia, the Warleader (GTC foil, NM) $7.50 each or $25 for playset

Rith, the Awakener (FTV foil) $10.50

Vengevine x4 (3 NM, 1 HP) for $54

Here is the rest of my binder with stuff for sale (except lands, reserved list cards, and others coming into decks) binder clicky that i'm willing to go below TCG low.

If you see something in my binder on my wants list, I'm open to trades for the most part!

Amyas on Rith, the Awakener (Redux)

3 months ago

Hey buddy Sterling Grove + your Privileged Position makes a awesome combo to keep your board state safe! I like the deck and I run Rith, the Awakener in my Marath, Will of the Wild deck. I love token decks _.

speakfree89 on

3 months ago

Awesome! Really glad you took the time to share these ideas. I think I have incorporated them nicely.

I am slightly torn on Xenagos, God of Revels but only as a haste enabler for Tana, the Bloodsower and Rith, the Awakener or to increase the amount of tokens from Tana, the Bloodsower when she is already unblockable by other means. I'll keep him in the maybe board for now.

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