Avenger of Zendikar

Avenger of Zendikar

Creature — Elemental

When Avenger of Zendikar enters the battlefield, create a 0/1 green Plant creature token for each land you control.

Landfall — Whenever a land enters the battlefield under your control, you may put a +1/+1 counter on each Plant creature you control.

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Set Rarity
Double Masters (2XM) Mythic Rare
Secret Lair (SLD) Mythic Rare
Commander 2018 (C18) Mythic Rare
Duel Decks: Zendikar vs. Eldrazi (DDP) Mythic Rare
Commander 2013 (C13) Mythic Rare
Worldwake (WWK) Mythic Rare

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

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Avenger of Zendikar Discussion

EgyptianSpaceGamer on The Martyr of Atla's Eggs

1 day ago

Trample enablers:

These two are good bombs... Aggressive Mammoth Thunderfoot Baloth

These cards are just valuable cheap trample enablers... Primal Rage, Ferocity of the Wilds, Archetype of Aggression, Khenra Charioteer

Garruk's Uprising is a good draw source when you populate 5/5 dragon tokens.

Brawn is a good creature to sacrifice early. It is more annoying for your opponents to deal with. The effect works from the graveyard, and draws out graveyard removal.

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Additional Suggestions:

Also, there's an interaction with Gerrard, Weatherlight Hero + Mirror Entity + Atla Palani, Nest Tender that might interest you.

Reinforcements is a card that acts the same as Congregation at Dawn but in the late game, after board wipes and spot removal.

Also consider Kogla, the Titan Ape as he is opponent creature removal, artifact and enchantment removal, and can protect Atla Palani, Nest Tender from removal and board wipes with his last ability.

AEther Flash will kill all your eggs instantly, and make sure your opponents are punished for Avenger of Zendikar, tokens, weenies, etc.

Both Scapegoat and Fanatical Devotion are extremely valuable sacrifice outlets which can save select creatures from removal and board wipes.

Lanzo493 on Budget Reanimation Targets

3 days ago

When it comes to reanimation targets, you want creatures that function identically to spells. Removal spells, draw spells, etc. That way you can go all-in on the reanimation strategy while also pulling off interaction at the same time. With that in mind...

Solemn Simulacrum for ramp and draw

Duplicant/Meteor Golem for removal

Etali, Primal Storm because he's just straight value

Flayer of the Hatebound can deal lots of damage in a reanimator style deck

Worldgorger Dragon goes infinite with Animate Dead, Dance of the Dead, and Necromancy very easily. Then you have infinite mana to do stuff with. It's worth the price tag and is a wincon in reanimator cEDH decks.

Tendershoot Dryad/Avenger of Zendikar can take over boards. They aren't all that cheap, though.

Phylath, World Sculptor can make tons of tokens and is more budget friendly

Vilis, Broker of Blood is surprisingly budget, and takes over any game

Gray Merchant of Asphodel is designed to be reanimated as many times as possible

Sepulchral Primordial/Diluvian Primordial are like spells on big sticks

Any of the eldrazi that shadow63 mentioned

I'm mostly familiar with mono-red reanimator because of my commander Feldon of the Third Path. He would work great in a reanimator deck, too. Especially one with lots of creature-based shenanigans. Also, Chainer, Nightmare Adept is great at reanimating. He also gives Korvold haste and any creature you have in hand (provided you discard it and cast it from the yard).

Starsky2814 on Omnath, A Song of Creation and Chaos

3 days ago

rkjunior, that is one of my favorite ways to win is with Purphoros, God of the Forge and Avenger of Zendikar. Purphoros has been a MVP with all the token producers.

glintzy on Draw cards, make +1+1 counters, feed Ezuri

5 days ago

Here's a list to consider. Some are expensive, some will make you lose friends, and some are just jank.

In terms of extra mana production, Vorinclex, Voice of Hunger and Mana Reflection are always fun.

If you want to draw cards, Alhammarret's Archive is vital if you pair it with draw engines like Finale of Revelation or Pull from Tomorrow.

Some board control can come in the form of Cyclonic Rift

Some other funny creatures to include might be Archetype of Endurance, Protean Hulk, Progenitor Mimic, Beguiler of Wills (as long as you have enough creatures), and Seedborn Muse (there's more that's just a few)

If you're needing more token generation, Avenger of Zendikar can provide that (however brief), and it has a similar effect to Mycoloth (which you have already), and that gets plain dumb when you pair it with ETB-affected cards like Kapsho Kitefins (and it buffs Ezuri when you have token doublers on field). Also Ezuri gets really happy when you Clone Legion someone with a bunch of tiny tokens on their field

Also if you want to Omniscience and Planar Bridge are kind of unfair (but that's a good thing)

and finally, one of my favourite combos to this day...

Stormtide Leviathan and Archetype of Imagination (together they lock opponents out of attacking)

Starsky2814 on Omnath, A Song of Creation and Chaos

1 week ago

unwucht, Carpet of Flowers should be a great way to make the deck faster and provide an over abundance of mana to empty into one of our sinks, most specifically Finale of Devastation. BTW I cut the Forest and replaced it with Dryad Arbor. So if we roll out an early Tooth and Nail that isn’t quite ready for Craterhoof Behemoth/Avenger of Zendikar, we can grab Emiel the Blessed/Dockside Extortionist for infinite mana (assuming there are at least 4 enchantments/artifacts on your opponent’s field). This will give us the win with a fetch grabbing the Dryad. Assuming it checked out, I had a turn 4 win with that combo in testing. Also, Chromatic Orrery has won me over in testing and will become a permanent in my list. Normally I’d say the card is too expensive and not worth the add, but it is so easy to get out by turn 4-5. Plus, I’ve known people to spend the same amount of mana into a Zendikar Resurgent and to me I feel like I get more out of the orrery.

bubba64 on Budget Yasharn Lands

1 week ago

itwasninjastoo In this case it's basically just attack with creatures. Avenger of Zendikar/ Rampaging Baloths/baloth woodcrasher can all close out games if they don't eat removal.

Room can certainly be made for more powerful win-cons but I intentionally built this one to be lower-power so I can play it at casual tables.

Starsky2814 on Omnath, Locus of Tokens

2 weeks ago

At first glance here are some recommendations I have that would fit right in: Avenger of Zendikar, Dryad of the Ilysian Grove, Dockside Extortionist, Parcelbeast, Purphoros, God of the Forge, Risen Reef, Tireless Tracker, Sakashima the Impostor, Spark Double, Wayward Swordtooth, Burgeoning, Sylvan Library, Valakut Exploration, Finale of Devastation, Finale of Revelation, Farseek, Nature's Lore, Amulet of Vigor, Ketria Triome, Raugrin Triome, Oboro, Palace in the Clouds a few bounce lands such as Gruul Turf, Selesnya Sanctuary, Simic Growth Chamber. I also would agree with DemMeowsephs and multimedia. Fetch lands and shock lands are crucial to have in this build, as well as having the tutors that have been recommended.

I feel like you are very light on draw, so a lot of my recommendations point to that. Mutate Parcelbeast on Scute Swarm with Risen Reef in play = insane draw. Play more land cards are always great to have in landfall decks. I didn’t suggest this, but you could add a sub theme of flicker effects to abuse Omnath, Locus of Creation landfall triggers. Clone cards that can copy Omnath and ignore legendary rule to use as a triggered ability doubler can have overwhelming results.

If I can provide anymore assistance, feel free to let me know. Good luck with your brew!

rjife on Yo Soy Groot (Multani EDH)

2 weeks ago

I think Avenger of Zendikar could be sweet in this deck, and so could Khalni Heart Expedition.

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