Swans of Bryn Argoll


Format Legality
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Modern Masters 2015 Edition (MM2) Rare
Shadowmoor (SHM) Rare

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Swans of Bryn Argoll

Creature — Bird Spirit


If a source would deal damage to Swans of Bryn Argoll, prevent that damage. The source's controller draws cards equal to the damage prevented this way.

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Swans of Bryn Argoll Discussion

Debo on Modern Mill 2-Pc Draw Combo

3 weeks ago

Turns out that Shelldock Isle was just too slow.

Testing out Underground River to be faster, or Grier Reach Sanitarium to increase the draw.

Also, it seems that the deck just wasn't ramping fast enough, so were removing Swans of Bryn Argoll for Leaden Myr and Jace's Erasure for Talisman of Dominance.

spuiopq on Kraum's MANly Combo

4 months ago

Good job, 'brudder! Used to regard Kraum/Tymna pair as an inferior alternative to Thrasios/Tymna, but this deck, to some extent, changes my opinion.

One question, though. What do you think of an inclusion of Pestilence and/or Pyrohemia? A cmc of 4 is a pain, but they have potential of hosing creatures and synergy with Swans of Bryn Argoll might be the icing on the cake. Decent in a slower meta, perhaps?

Skinken on

5 months ago

Even though you would never need white mana to cast Swans of Bryn Argoll, it's color identity is still UW. Thus making it illegal technically. As the effect is actually very replacable, you should be looking to change it out for another card. Maybe Dictate of Kruphix or Humble Defector would be what you are looking for.

Ask your playgroup how they feel about you playing an illegal deck. Many EDH players take the rulings very lightly, both regarding the banlist and the deckbuilding rules. For example it's pretty normal to use cards that are either not legendary or not creatures as your commander. This is fine if everyone at the table agrees that it's fine, but hear your friends out before suddenly casting an illegal card.

vasarto77 on Masters 25 Speculation and Wishlist

5 months ago

My wishlist of stuff....I need Alternative art for all of these.

BerserkKitchen FinksBoggart Ram-GangSwans of Bryn ArgollForced FruitionUncle Istvan ....it has nostalgic value to me OK?! Is that OK? A new Garruk! Immaculate MagistrateMountain Goat .....don't look at me like that.....I want M.G

LiM3D on Can I prevent Damage dealt ...

6 months ago
  1. Let's say my Opponent attacks with Primeval Titan and I block with Swans of Bryn Argoll. I then cast Shining Shoal with X=6 targeting the Titan. Can I prevent the damage before my Opponent draws Cards? I say yes, because the source of the Damage is affected by Shining Shoal so it never came to damage that could be prevented.

  2. What if the Titan has double strike? Shining shoal says "the next X damage that a source of your choice would deal". Does this prevent first as well as normal strike damage if X is high enough?

  3. Can Shining Shoal "target" Progenitus with it's first ability, because it doesn't have the word target on it?

  4. Same Szenario as in 1. but I cast Divine Deflection with X=6. Which ability will prevent the damage? Divine Deflection or Swans of Bryn Argoll?

Skybound on Molten Vortex

7 months ago

Treasure Hunt Swans of Bryn Argoll Seismic Assault

Goggles are way to slow, because the only target you have are the anger. But if you add swans, you turn anger into card advantage as well. Seismic is just a pure upgrade to molten. You don't have to worry about getting to three mana, because of how many lands you have.

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