Zurgo Bellstriker

Legality

Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Casual Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Frontier Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Dragons of Tarkir (DTK) Rare

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Zurgo Bellstriker

Legendary Creature — Orc Warrior

Zurgo Bellstriker can't block creatures with power 2 or greater.

Dash (You may cast this spell for its dash cost. If you do, it gains haste, and it's returned from the battlefield to its owners hand at the beginning of the next end step.)

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Zurgo Bellstriker Discussion

miracleHat on [List - Multiplayer] EDH Generals by Tier

14 hours ago

Melton: A tier 5 deck cannot beat a high tier deck. A tier 3 deck can. Zurgo Bellstriker aggro will not win in a full competitive pod. Ezuri, Renegade Leader elfball can come up with a win in a full competitive pod (though at that point just use selvala). Why would you put ezuri + zurgo in the same category?

Ragham on [DC] Kytheon competitive (XLN)

1 day ago

Mono-red is a positive match-up because the white has naturally more board presence than the red, with powerfull key-words in First strike and Lifelink that hurt a lot the red.

Honestly, I have met less to less mono-red so I put off some usefull cards against red and almost every life gain effects. This actual decklist is not builded arround Zurgo especially and some cards are slow against him. This deck is performing very well in general against any commander deck. A lot of times you can close the game in early turns like on turn 4. And you have answers to everything is happened, even wrong, thanks to hate-creatures and tax-creatures, and thanks to the resiliency and the reach that the deck offers you.

Do you meet a lot of Zurgo Bellstriker, also for Saskia the Unyielding or Akiri, Line-Slinger or else ? In that case, Kor Firewalker should replace Adanto Vanguard. Brimaz, King of Oreskos is a huge threat for red also. Long time ago, I played Auriok Champion, I disliked it because of its non-agressive stats, but Zurgo could almost not win when she was on battlefield.

Mandalorian on Getting back into magic Green/red

2 months ago

It looks like your deck is a mix of Warriors (or cards that synergize with Coldeyes) and Dinosaurs. I think between the 2 I like the idea of a Coldeyes deck. Once you have a more focused theme you can cut the rest of the cards that don't synergize.

+More Coldeyes and warriors, berserkers, and barbarians

-Creatures that aren't the type listed above

You probably don't need 29 lands with your decrease in curve and can probably settle around 23.

As far as non creature spells are concerned I like these

Lightning Bolt

Atarka's Command

Temur Battle Rage

Some other creatures that fit well in a Coldeyes deck

Den Protector

Combat Celebrant

Reckless Bushwhacker

Earthshaker Khenra

Fanatic of Xenagos

Frenzied Goblin

Goblin Bushwhacker

Goblin Rabblemaster

Khenra Charioteer

Lightning Berserker

Zurgo Bellstriker

Zealous Conscripts

Penguin_Gamer_1 on [List - Multiplayer] EDH Generals by Tier

4 months ago

Hey I've been toying around with an idea and I'd like to know what people think and if it could change the commander's placing at all. The deck runs Zurgo Bellstriker as the commander, but is not at all your average mono red aggro deck. I think its a very interesting way to look at him and I'd like to see if anyone else thinks so too. It is a competitive build so keep that in mind.



lagotripha on Mardu's mighty 1&2 drops

5 months ago

Foundry Street Denizen/Flameblade Adept/Goblin Bushwhacker/Reckless Bushwhacker/Zurgo Bellstriker? Ash Zealot is ok sideboard, though woe reaper does a lot to fix that. Its an archetype I can see being powerful, I'm just not confident the support is there, or the correct colours with Bramblewood Paragon out there.

landofMordor on Marton -- A Challenge Deck

6 months ago

Props on doing the unconventional thing while deckbuilding.

If I were you, I'd protect Marton by any means necessary. A Saproling token could block him and kill him unless you have precautions. Darksteel Plate and the like comes to mind.

Then, I'd say your average CMC is a little high, especially for only 35 lands. Cut some of the least helpful Dragons once you get to playtest. If it's 6-7 CMC, it should absolutely cripple your opponent. You should only need one Dragon to buff your team and swing in with Marton. Plan to finish an opponent every time you swing -- you've gotta have a low enough curve to take your opponents by surprise and damage them for 15-ish by the time you swing in with Marton and co. on T5 for lethal. Insult / Injury, Mob Rule, Curse of the Nightly Hunt, Zurgo Bellstriker, Fervor, and the like will help with that plan, I think...

Love the deck. I've got a similar deck @ One-Punch Woman (Primer) that might help with your strategy, even though the colors are slightly different.

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