Scrounging Bandar


Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Frontier Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Standard Legal
Legacy Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Casual Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Aether Revolt (AER) Common

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Scrounging Bandar

Creature — Cat Monkey

Scrounging Bandar enters the battlefield with two +1/+1 counters on it.

At the beginning of your upkeep, you may move any number of +1/+1 counters from Scrounging Bandar onto another target creature.

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Scrounging Bandar Discussion

mtgcody on Winding Gearhulk Menace! +1+1

1 week ago

What do you guys think about me removing Scavenging Ooze for maybe +1 Scrounging Bandar and +1 Champion of Lambholt ?? Feedback is greatly appreciated!

ShadowAblaze on Daghatars detachment of devastating dudes

1 week ago

Hey, just an idea but adding cards with explore form Ixalan could be helpful or potentially really good in this. Cards like Emperor's Vanguard and especially Deadeye Tracker due to his grave yard hate, can potentially be good because you either get the +1+1 counters and kind of scry or draw a land.

If you want to build more towards a little sub-theme of explore, you could add Lurking Chupacabra and Wildgrowth Walker

Possibly add Scrounging Bandar

Schrodingers_Cat on Tribal Kitty Cats

1 month ago

A couple of suggestions of cats you could add:Prowling Serpopard to deal with control decks; Aetherstream Leopard + Riparian Tiger to better exploit charge counters; Scrounging Bandar early game creature that can help out your bigger cats late game; Scythe Leopard early game creatures; Felidar Cub can serve as artifact removal or just attack; Felidar Sovereign also a potential win condition

Some instants you could add:Acrobatic Maneuver + Eerie Interlude + Long Road Home blink a cat to avoid damage or to re-trigger Regal Caracal; Appetite for the Unnatural + Decommission makes great enchantment or artifact removal; Commencement of Festivities + Encircling Fissure to stall longer; Gift of Strength + Highspire Infusion + Mighty Leap + Shed Weakness + Swell of Growth for buffing; Gideon's Reproach + Immolating Glare for potentially cheap removal; Life Goes On is really cheap life gain and can combo with Felidar Sovereign; Lifecrafter's Gift can combo with Metallic Mimic; Pulse of Murasa is a generally good card; Prepare / Fight + Tenacity for a smack down end game

Some sorceries:Appeal / Authority + Driven / Despair + Engineered Might + Larger Than Life + Ondu Rising + Overcome for more end game smack down; Approach of the Second Sun could be a win condition if you want, especially if you're stalling; Attune with Aether for lands and energy; Chaplain's Blessing for extra life and to combo with Felidar Sovereign; Collective Effort has a variety of good uses; Dubious Challenge would work well if you get more high cost creatures; Earthen Arms + Incremental Growth for a permanent buff; Mouth / Feed for a creature and card draws; Not Forgotten to either fetch from graveyard or remove from graveyard;

Finally, a few enchantments:Cartouche of Strength + Cartouche of Solidarity + Gryff's Boon + Conviction + Iona's Blessing major creature buffs, Call for Unity + Trial of Solidarity end game smack down, Always Watching make all your non token cats stronger; Authority of the Consuls to punish your opponent and limit his blockers; Bonds of Mortality potentially add to deal with hexproof and indestructible; Bound by Moonsilver removal that can move; Durable Handicraft + Oath of Ajani + Retreat to Kazandu adds more +1/+1 counters; Overwhelming Splendor + Sandwurm Convergence wind condition; Gift of Paradise extra life and mana;

Of course, this is far more cards then you could have in your deck, so you'll need to mix and match. I really recommend Felidar Sovereign and some heal cards like Life Goes On, as this makes a potentially very easy win con. I also think you should try to exploit getting +1/+1 counters more, since green and white are perfect for that. Lots of potential cards for cat decks, I wish you luck finding a good selection.

landofMordor on Rhonas ideas

2 months ago

Just noticed that the Rampager was over $1! Scrounging Bandar is another option, that you could strategically trigger to give Revolt while making your critters bigger, and late-game could provide a Monument trigger.

Best of luck! Hit me up if I can do anything else to help!

mindness on Cat Deck GW

2 months ago

Ghosty Thank you for your comment and advice. Even if I had to play without Attune with Aether I would still play Longtusk Cub. This card is amazing, it is a cat so it fits the theme and with every attack on opponent it gets stronger. Always Watching Blessed Alliance are both good cards but they are not rotation proof.

Blossoming Defense Heroic Intervention have helped me a lot and I would consider mainboarding them in the planeswalkers' slots.

Scrounging Bandar I feel weird about this card, might be good with with Metallic Mimic in play, but it does not seem any better than the other cats on this deck.

Ghosty on Cat Deck GW

2 months ago

Energy synergy is very poor in this deck. The only -related cards are Attune with Aether and Longtusk Cub.I'd suggest to cut them in favor of mainboarded Blossoming Defense and (more probably) Heroic Intervention which perform extremely nice. IMHO other nice utility cards to think of are Always Watching and Blessed Alliance

Scrounging Bandar can be a good addition to the deck especially with Metallic Mimic in play.

As per sideboard I'd consider Felidar Cub

Gandolfini on Hangarback Howlpack (Wild Walkers)

2 months ago

Hey clayperce, I'm glad to hear that you checked it out on MTGO! Most importantly, I'm glad you had a blast playing it.

The mono-green mana base keeps the cost down without sacrificing power, so I hope the deck is accessible to lots of people like yourself. The recent addition of Tezzeret's Gambit really took the deck to the next level by keeping gas in the tank. Most hands have a strong line of play if one looks for it.

I am always willing to make tweaks and the current build feels very consistent and flexible. Chameleon Colossus seems like it might have a place in the sideboard against against Death's Shadow. As for Spike Feeder, I think it might be outclassed by Life Goes On and Scrounging Bandar.

And thanks for the feature!

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