The Gitrog Monster

Legendary Creature — Frog

Deathtouch

At the beginning of your upkeep, sacrifice The Gitrog Monster unless you sacrifice a land.

You may play an additional land on each of your turns.

Whenever one or more land cards are put into your graveyard from anywhere, draw a card.

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The Gitrog Monster Discussion

Tyqar on Pieguy396

1 day ago

Closest I could make work is the following:

My:

Lifecrafter's Bestiary

Monastery Mentor

Total 12.05

Your

The Gitrog Monster

Siege Rhino Assuming it's the duel deck one.

Dragonlord Dromoka

Green Sun's Zenith

Total: 13.55

If that's close enough for you, let me know. (Or if you have other small wants you can find, that also works.)

Bluefire016 on Burning Jab

2 days ago

Cultist.Of.Rakdos, thank you for the suggestions. I may drop the 2 cards to the sideboard for more lands, but I won't be cutting The Gitrog Monster. He is one of my favorite cards and he has done some work for me in this deck, I can see how cutting him could add more speed or consistency to the deck but it has been running fairly well for me, and I can always use him as discard fodder if necessary. This deck started with a full set of Pyromancer's Ascension and it just never really worked out for me.

Thank you again for the suggestions.

Wulfsival on Git-Trogged

3 days ago

I get what you mean. Still saying, try and dwell on it a bit more, maybe there are some other utility lands that you could add, or maybe outright replace them with nonland cards. I don't know the right amount of lands that you wanna play (although I've always wanted to play The Gitrog Monster I've never had a chance to get my hands on one) but maybe 47 is too much. Idk. Have you thought about adding a Pack Guardian?

Pthance on Splendid Retreats Revised

1 week ago

Honestly I felt there was too much going on in the deck and wanted to streamline it. While Gitrog may still have a place, I'm testing this shell out to see how well the token theme works out. If I do add The Gitrog Monster, it will be at the top end. I almost feel Archangel Avacyn  Flip is a better top end with the mana base being so green light though.

BioProfDude on B/G Fun with deathtouch (3-1 at FNM)

1 week ago

Chris3778 I did watch the video and I think it's interesting. I thought that I responded to this earlier, but I guess it didn't take... I like the deck, but I'm not a fan of The Gitrog Monster. I get why people use it in decks like this (deathtouch), but I hate losing the land. The card draw would be interesting, but I just cannot stomach losing the land.

I have played around with the Pathway Arrows trick. It's clunky, but it works well. I'll probably try to get a couple of copies mainboard after some more tinkering.

Thanks for the link and for the suggestion!

hoardofnotions on Mazirek, Shaman of the Swarm ($60 budget)

2 weeks ago

I run 8 mana dorks so I think cutting the sol ring could work. The issue is I'm cutting a mana rock for a either Splendid Reclamation or The Gitrog Monster.

I think the reclamation is going to be better if i ever decide to take the deck out of a budget and add Fetch lands. Though even now I have a fair amount of lands dying, between their own effects or Sylvan Safekeeper. If I find space for The Gitrog Monster than the reclamation will be even better. The reclamation could combo with Nature's Revolt as well, which is why i considered it in the first place. I'm going to get a couple of games in with just the revolt to see how much i like it for now. Then start tinkering again lol

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