Workhorse

Legality

Format Legality
Noble Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Exodus (EXO) Rare

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Workhorse

Artifact Creature — Horse

Workhorse enters the battlefield with four +1/+1 counters on it.

Remove a +1/+1 counter from Workhorse: Add (1) to your mana pool.

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Workhorse Discussion

Ultramegalord on Shadowborn Apostle Caretaker

3 months ago

Another route would be cards like Workhorse

SmokeyBear15 on Let 'em Die [Primer: Shirei, Shizo's Caretaker]

4 months ago

Also, Aetherworks Marvel is obviously amazing in this deck, and especially if you go the Artifact route like I mentioned above. Then you could do crazy things like Codex Shredder to get Living Death back and use it again and again. Get Junk Diver, Scarecrone, and Workshop Assistant, for even more recursion. There's a whole bunch of stuff I don't have that could make an artifact version viable, but I've never tested it:

Bottle Gnomes, Heap Doll, Hedron Crawler, Hex Parasite, Hope of Ghirapur, Manakin, Metalworker, Myr Moonvessel, Myr Sire, Opaline Unicorn, Pentavus(?), Scarecrone, Silent Arbiter, Stuffy Doll, Triskelion, Workhorse

Jake54 on Mikaeus, the Broken EDH

5 months ago

I would swap out Workhorse for Crystalline Crawler. They are similar but the crawler makes any colour of Mana and is a 4 cmc as opposed to 6 cmc

ClockworkSwordfish on Alesha and Angry Little Dudes

5 months ago

A good trick for getting more punch out of Alesha is to run guys who have more power than their printed stats might indicate. For instance, Arcbound Overseer has 0 power when he's in the graveyard, but as soon as you return him, he's attacking for 6! Other examples include Clockwork Dragon, Drakestown Forgotten, Nighthowler, Sewer Nemesis, Thought Gorger, Ignition Team, Crovax the Cursed and Workhorse. Your opponents will be surprised how often "2 or less" won't feel like it!

Other cards that fit your general strategy include Grenzo, Dungeon Warden and Unearth, which can return a lot of the same cards as Alesha. You might also want more removal, such as Bone Shredder, Ravenous Baboons and Garza's Assassin. Good luck!

Xion16 on Mikaeus Infinite Combo Absurdity

5 months ago

One of my favorite play's with my own Mikaeus deck is to get infinite mana by using either my Phyrexian Altar, Ashnod's Altar, Crystalline Crawler or Workhorse and then play out Carnage Altar or Viscera Seer or a different tutor to go find the Carnage Altar. Then you play out the

Once you got that, you have the black answer to Enter the Infinite and Omniscience

oo7x7oo on Competitive Sharuum Combos: Infinite Possibilities

5 months ago

You are correct with all the steps. Workhorse can be in the graveyard before starting the loop, but you will need 6 mana to cast the commander.

Take off counter from Workhorse is a mana ability and it dies as a state-base action, which means there is no mechanic in magic that can interrupt it once you receive priority.

NV_1980 on Competitive Sharuum Combos: Infinite Possibilities

5 months ago

Ow sorry, you need Workhorse on the BF as well before step 1 starts.

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