War Falcon

War Falcon

Creature — Bird


War Falcon can't attack unless you control a Knight or a Soldier.

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Set Rarity
Magic 2013 (M13) Common

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Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Highlander Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Pauper Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

War Falcon Discussion

DragonOfTheWest on Card creation challenge

9 months ago

I actually had a deck built around War Falcon , Griffin Rider , and Fledgling Griffin .

Super janky, but lots of fun when it curved out and won on turn 4 with a bunch of giant birds.

DragonOfTheWest on Card creation challenge

9 months ago

Hey, War Falcon is plenty awesome!

rdean14 on Card creation challenge

11 months ago

Elspeth doesn't do anything with Knights, only soldiers. I guess I could have made a sorcery which made that token, as she also works with tokens. I'm not a professional card designer, I'm just here to have fun. I like War Falcon , it was a key part of my first good standard deck, I thought Elspeth would have one, but I made it more narrow and gave it vigilance.

rdean14 on Card creation challenge

11 months ago

I already gave Elspeth a Steed... Let's see... her War Falcon !

Elspeth's Falcon

Creature - Bird

Flying, Vigilance

Elspeth's Falcon can't attack or block unless you control a Soldier


Let's see Ob Nixilis, Davriel, or Nicol Bolas's pet!

rdean14 on Card creation challenge

1 year ago

Sneaking Pleisiosaur

Creature - Dinosaur


Whenever Sneaking Pleisiosaur attacks and isn't blocked, the player it is attacking, or controller of the planeswalker it is attacking may discard a card. If they do, draw a card.

Enrage - Whenever Sneaking Pleisiosaur is dealt damage, each opponent discards a card. You draw cards equal to the number discarded that way.


I'd like to see a pushed common, like Rustwing Falcon , Healer's Hawk , War Falcon or Hunted Witness .

These seem weird to be common, but not broken as 1-drops.

Wizardhat91 on WW Soldiers LowCost

1 year ago

Preeminent Captain can't chain its ability onto another Preeminent Captain, so I'm not sure if you want more of those. You'll dump your hand a little faster but the lack of card advantage hits you quickly. If it was me building it I would drop the Kor Skyfisher and Armored Ascension in favor of more 1-drop creatures. Some for your consideration are Soldier of the Pantheon, Dryad Militant, War Falcon, Skymarcher Aspirant and Kytheon, Hero of Akros  Flip. I would consider Light from Within and Return to the Ranks as finishers as well.

JohnnyBoyG on

1 year ago

Oh sorry, I hadn't noticed you were on a budget.

In that case...

Dryad Militant and Soldier of the Pantheon are 2/1s for 1 with textboxes that are relevant against a surprising number of decks.

Zurgo Bellstriker 2/2 for 1 with a downside that you rarely care about.

Steppe Lynx and Goblin Cohort are high-risk high-reward cards-as long as you keep pumping out creatures/lands, they're better than anything else, but once you stop, it's as if you were down a creature which is especially bad in this deck. Still might be worth it, especially considering you're trying to win early.

War Falcon might work, but I think 14 soliders is a bit too few.

Hope this helps.

SynergyBuild on Knights of the Round

2 years ago

I'd Drop the 4x Paladin en-Vec and drop 2x Brave the Elements for an addition of 2x Accorder Paladin, 2x Caravan Escort, and 2x War Falcon.

I'd probably drop five plains for a couple Cavern of Souls, a couple Windswept Heath, and one Mistveil Plains.

The flagstones or heaths can search up and shuffle for the Mistveil Plains, and the Cavern is for straight value.

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