Bloodbraid Elf


Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Planechase Anthology (PCA) Uncommon
Commander 2016 (C16) Uncommon
Eternal Masters (EMA) Uncommon
Planechase 2012 Edition (PC2) Uncommon
Alara Reborn (ARB) Uncommon
Promo Set (000) Uncommon

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Bloodbraid Elf

Creature — Elf Berserker


Cascade (When you cast this spell, exile cards from the top of your library until you exile a nonland card that costs less. You may cast it without paying its mana cost. Put the exiled cards on the bottom in a random order.)

Bloodbraid Elf Discussion

BMHKain on Yidris' Codex of Mobius' Mental Incapacibility

3 weeks ago

Hold it, I changed my mind about Karona, False God . I'll try & revise this Yidris CHAOS Deck the way I intended it to be. Rules?

  1. Keep the Land Base as it is.

  2. Keep the Talismans, Rings, & Crypt for decent measure. I'll let you decide the fate of the rest of the Rocks.

  3. Aggravated Assault + Bear Umbra are in as they not only allow extra Combat, but this Bear, unlike the entire Bear Creature Type, untaps all your lands for additional Cascades.

  4. Same for Erebos, God of the Dead ; Havoc Festival might be too risky; but I got to gain life too you know.

  5. Hmmm... It seems this deck has a potential Draw Engine. I benefit from opponents discarding while I Draw, hell, Waste Not is awesome here too; likewise for Bone Miser .

  6. Chance Encounter + Frenetic Efreet WILL be a Wincon here, though I'd like several others; including a combo that for CHAOS terms, It's kinda GG if in my favor, but can cost me SEVERELY; almost to the point of a Loss; A True Battle of CHAOTICA.

  7. What Other Coin Flip Effects and/or Random effects would you put in? What other misc. CHAOS Effects would be good also?

  8. On theme w/ Cascade, what cards in Yidris' Colors might be good here, & has Cascade? ( Throes of Chaos , Kathari Remnant , Bloodbraid Elf , Deny Reality , Etherium-Horn Sorcerer & Maelstrom Wanderer are prime, but I dunno about Demonic Dread , Violent Outburst , Shardless Agent , & Bituminous Blast ... your thoughts would be good though...)

I'm at 100. This means I'll have to replace ALOT of stuff. I hope you're ready. I'll put some stuff back in, but I might need some help yet again; at least for the Wincons I described them as such...

Thank you for helping me out. :)

Eledain on Temur Cascade

1 month ago

Bloodbraid Elf for even more is too high cmc for you?

How is your average winrate and matchups with this deck?

RNR_Gaming on Yidris wheel and deal

1 month ago

Looks like you've put some thought into this deck! Most people who play this commander utilize Possibility Storm and the commanders ability to establish a lock then they use creatures with cascade like Maelstrom Wanderer and Bloodbraid Elf to get around the lock. Also, in any deck that runs wheels Narset, Parter of Veils is an absolute house.

miracleHat on Niv to Light

2 months ago

4 niv mizzet is not necessary. You can cut one for an aditional birds of paradise to increase consistency in mana and the early game. I'm unsure what purpose Bloodbraid Elf and kess serve in this list. Increasing the number of ice-fang coatls and huntmaster of the fells/or supreme verdict again increases consistency and survivability.

jandrobard on Jace on a higher Level(er)

2 months ago

The deck seems really interesting, but I have two questions: what role does Ugin, the Ineffable play, and what's your plan to deal with hasty creatures like Goblin Guide , Monastery Swiftspear , Bloodbraid Elf , Arclight pheonix, and Bloodghast that come down too early for ensnaring bride to get tutored, gain tempo if you hit them with Boomerang , eat your dig spells if you Shoal them, and make setting up Jace before leveler a lot more dificult (though mirror can be played first)? It feels like this deck just folds to immediate impact creatures like the ones mentioned in game 1, and because your sideboard is a Karn Wishboard, you don't have many ways to adapt to them.

Doombeard1984 on I shall name you.... DemiVine of ReVenge!!!

2 months ago

Thanks for the heads up on Bloodbraid Elf , will have a think on it.

Angrath_the_flame_chained on I shall name you.... DemiVine of ReVenge!!!

2 months ago

cawcawcawblade... or something with stoneforge mystic in it. Also a sidenote, I remember a friend playing a similar deck and awaiting the inescapable ban hammer, started running a playset of Bloodbraid Elf which synergized well with Vengevine . I know it's not exactly grave oriented but thought I'd mention it just in case.

ToolmasterOfBrainerd on Faithless Looting & Hogaak Banned

2 months ago

MoonHollow124 ....what? Why would Life from the Loam get banned? Why would Hollow One care? I don't understand at all.

sergiodelrio there are a lot of Stoneforge fans that have been lingering about waiting for this day. Regardless of whether it's good or not, it will see a lot of play, at least at first. I think it will be impactful but balanced, much like Bloodbraid Elf and Jace, the Mind Sculptor .

Death and Taxes might become better than Humans. Giver of Runes is a very real card for that deck.

I really hope Stoneforge isn't too good. I want it here to stay.

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Bloodbraid Elf occurrence in decks from the last year


All decks: 0.15%

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%