Bonecrusher Giant

Bonecrusher Giant

Creature — Giant

Whenever Bonecrusher Giant becomes the target of a spell, Bonecrusher Giant deals 2 damage to that spell's controller.

(You may cast Bonecrusher Giant from exile if you sent it on an adventure.)


Instant — Adventure

Damage can't be prevented this turn. Stomp deals 2 damage to target creature, player or planeswalker.

(You may cast Stomp for from anywhere that you have the permission to cast this, then exile it on an adventure instead of putting it into your graveyard. When you have not chosen to cast Stomp, this card is treated only as Bonecrusher Giant in whatever zone it is in.)

(Example scenarios for Stomp: You may cast this off of Melek, Izzet Paragon . You may not target this with Snapcaster Mage . Thalia, Guardian of Thraben increases the cost of this. Electrodominance requires X=2. You may cast this from a cascade spell if the spell has a cost greater than Bonecrusher Giant's cost. If you cast a Stomp that another player owns, only you may cast the Bonecrusher Giant that got sent on an adventure, not the owner.)

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Arena Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Brawl Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Custom Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Gladiator Legal
Highlander Legal
Historic Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Modern Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Pioneer Legal
Pre-release Legal
Standard Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Unformat Legal
Vintage Legal
Standard Legal

Bonecrusher Giant occurrence in decks from the last year

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Bonecrusher Giant Discussion

Neotrup on How does Narset, Enlightened Master …

1 week ago

Sorry, that was supposed to be you can cast Stomp , you would not be able to cast Bonecrusher Giant .

Neotrup on How does Narset, Enlightened Master …

1 week ago

Narset, Enlightened Master lets you cast noncreature spells from among the exiled cards. As long as the spell your casting is a noncreature spell, such as Tibalt, Cosmic Impostor , you are aloud to cast it, even it it's a creature card like Valki, God of Lies  Flip. Similarly, if Bonecrusher Giant is exiled you can cast Bonecrusher Giant . This does require the noncreature spell to be cast normally, not with an alternate cost, so you can't cast Hypnotic Siren using bestow.

MrBoombastic on Sultai Landfall

2 weeks ago

I agree with everything @Markov_1947 pointed out. These grindy Ultimatum-less decks usually fold to Emergent Ultimatum and you play neither Extinction Event nor Shadows' Verdict , meaning that you could easily get run over by mono-white or mono-red too. I like a whole bunch of the cards you put in here and wish they were playable in a midrange deck like this, but many of them just aren't right now. If you want something like this, you either put in Ultimatum and join the bad guys, or you go more controlling and gear up to beat them.

Sarulf, Realm Eater and Cosima, God of the Voyage  Flip are great for limited and do look pretty delicious on paper, but in reality they are just too slow for constructed. I haven't played around with Nissa of Shadowed Boughs yet, but I believe she fits best in an aggro deck. Wolfwillow Haven is often better than Lotus Cobra , as the snake is just terrible at dodging Shock , Bonecrusher Giant , Eliminate and whatnot.

Hope that helps some. Good luck!

Sorin_Markov_1947 on Dwarves & Dragons

3 weeks ago

You could play on MTGA and not worry as much about prices. It's online so you can still play, and once you build up a collection you only need to spend a few wildcards now and then.

As for card suggestions, a fourth Magda seems necessary. Even if she's legendary, she's one of your best cards and will likely be removed quickly. Rimrock Knight is also good here as an aggressive dwarf.

Slaying Fire and Volcanic Geyser are pretty bad for burn nowadays. Frost Bite is a good one, and if you're really looking for that four damage, Thundering Rebuke gets you there. Shatterskull Smashing  Flip for a mana sink burn.

I can't imagine Bonecrusher Giant being bad here. He's not a dwarf, but he is one of the best all-around spells in red. I like the manabase, but you could use a few more lands if you're looking to get to Purphoros and other big creatures. Maybe a few more Castle Embereths as well. And while you're on equipment and aggro red, Embercleave !

Obviously if you're staying in paper, some of these aren't exactly budget.

ChrisHansonBiomancin on BO1-Foretold Song of Creation

3 weeks ago

Hey man nice deck, I'm also trying to build a Song deck so found this to get some inspiration. A few ideas you might want to try out:

  • Adventure cards such as Brazen Borrower and Bonecrusher Giant . I like the Foretell cards too but they can be slow against aggro, so these guys can help survive the early game while also avoiding the Song discard.

  • Ominous Seas is a good alternate win con, as you can easily churn out krakens once Song is rolling.

  • Ox of Agonas gives a similar type of payoff as Song to help with the deck's consistency, and if you get it with Song you can just discard it and use the Escape later.

Neotrup on Total Damage Clarification

1 month ago

The unmodified damage will be the Calamity Bearer dealing 1 damage to the 1/1, 3 damage to the defending player during first strike, then assuming the 1/1 id dead 4 damage to the defending player during regular damage, and the Bonecrusher Giant dealing 4 damage to the defending player. This means the modified damage will be 2 to the 1/1, and (3+4+4)*2=22 to the defending player.

This may be different if you choose to assign more damage to the 1/1 (you may not want to trample over for the full amount) or if the damage to the 1/1 is prevented (if it has protection from red for example).

-TheContagion- on Total Damage Clarification

1 month ago

I have Calamity Bearer attacking. My opponent blocks it with a 1/1. I flash Embercleave onto the Calamity Bearer . Im also attacking with Bonecrusher Giant which is unblocked. What is the total amount of damage that will get through to my opponent?

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