Bushi Tenderfoot

Creature — Human Soldier

When a creature dealt damage by Bushi Tenderfoot this turn is put into a graveyard, flip Bushi Tenderfoot.

Kenzo the Hardhearted

Legendary Creature — Human Samurai

Double strike

Bushido 2 (Whenever this creature blocks or becomes blocked, it gets +2/+2 until end of turn.)


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

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Bushi Tenderfoot Discussion

PeriodicalFits on Legendary Samurai

3 months ago

Hey! I love samurai and have a few tips you may like. I would probably say that adding 2 Sensei Golden-Tail and taking out a Hand of Honor and a Inner-Chamber Guard would help. Sensei is a legendary samurai but is still only a 2 cmc. On top of that, you can use it to give more bushido to other samurai, which would be helpful once you drop Takeno, Samurai General. I would also recommend that you replace Hold the Line with Righteousness. yes, righteousness only targets one blocker, and not all, but it is only a 1 cmc, and you can target just Bushi Tenderfoot  Flip to cause it to flip easier. And finally, a cheaper alternative to Angel's Grace is Worship. Or if you want to stay in the Kamigawa block for your defense, you can use the kamigawa printing of Ghostly Prison.

Hope this helps! you can check out my Long Live the Samurai Deck or my Long Live the Monarch EDH deck for some nice ideas.

Chandra585 on Card creation challenge

8 months ago

okay, so the formatting is that it is a double-faced card, wiht the backside being a kamigawa flip card like Bushi Tenderfoot  Flip.

Kenzo, Eiganjo Warrior

Legendary Creature-Human samurai Werewolf

First Strike, Bushido x+1, where x is the number of training counters on ~.

Whenever ~'s Bushido ability triggers, put a training counter on it. Then if it has three or more training counters on it, transform it.


Kenzo the Ravager (color id: RG)

Legendary creature-werewolf spirit samurai

Double Strike, Trample

When ~ deals combat damage to a player, flip it.

Kenzo's Essence

Legendary Enchantment

At the beginning of combat on your turn, put a training counter on target creature. It is a Samurai in addition to its other types and has Bushido x, where x is the number of training counters on it.


gonna have to make that text really small. Make a kamigawa flip card that flips from a creature ot a legendary creature and then transforms into a legendary and then flips into an enchantment. FOur sides, so to speak.

Tylord2894 on Can I run Bushi Tenderfoot …

9 months ago

You can not run Bushi Tenderfoot  Flip as your commander.

Bushi is not a legendary creature. While it is capable of becoming legendary, it is not legendary. So, it can't be your commander.

That said, most playgroups are ok with these sorts of house rules. I highly recommend that you ask the people that you play with to see if they are ok with you running Bushi as your commander. If you don't have a consistent playgroup, I would have a backup creature that can be your commander just in case.

Hope this helps!!

Omniscience_is_life on Can I run Bushi Tenderfoot …

9 months ago

I want to build a deck around Bushi Tenderfoot  Flip, but don't know if I can use it as my commander

rdean14 on Card creation challenge

1 year ago

Jhyalli, Gavel of Paludaria

Legendary Creature - Zombie Dragon

Flying, Trample, Infect

At the beginning of your combat phase, you may put a -1/-1 counter on any number of creatures you control, then sacrifice all creatures you control without a -1/-1 counter on them.

: Target creature you control gains Undying.

: Target creature you control gains Persist.


I'd like a legendary creature made generic, like before they were notable:

Akki Lavarunner  Flip, Kitsune Mystic  Flip, Cunning Bandit  Flip, Budoka Pupil  Flip, Bushi Tenderfoot  Flip, Callow Jushi  Flip, Hired Muscle  Flip, etc. but not necessarily a transforming card. Disruptive Student and Hanweir, the Writhing Township from Hanweir Battlements+Hanweir Garrison are also cool possibilities, any other ideas I'm eager to see!

Ninokun on Samurai Bushibo (budget)

1 year ago

Very interesting deck. It looks efficient. QUESTION: how do you get Bushi Tenderfoot to flip? I was thinking of Band Together but maybe it is too difficult, right?

Madcookie on Commander 2019 early hopes and …

1 year ago

@Dylan Unfortunately Karn was already a planeswalker in the lore, by the time he was trapped in the Mirrodin core so I don't think he can be printed in creature form if it will be based on that time period.

@CasualCucumber That would be nice but the only reason I don't think they will ever print WW commander pre-con is that they will have to basically print all the common and uncommon werewolves from Innistrad too (no incentive to buy anything, somewhat limit upgrades too) and the fact most of those cards are flip cards which at least on paper are a big problem for pre-cons (big eyebrow raiser was this years Legion's Landing  Flip in the challenger deck). Apparently the community for some unfathomable reason didn't like the Kamigawa flip cards either which were at least much easier to print Bushi Tenderfoot . Now if the fall set has werewolf theme in a nordic plane as some people speculate...that might make this option seem a lot more possible :).

triproberts12 on Planeswalkers as Commanders

2 years ago

I think it would be awful. Every green deck would be the equivalent of Teferi, Temporal Archmage / The Chain Veil combo with Doubling Season . I think a good compromise would be to allow walkers and other cards like the Bushi Tenderfoot cycle that transform into legendary creatures be played as commanders. Apart from lands, for which commander tax has some rules issues, most legends could work. People have already speculated that we might be getting the reverse of the Magic Origins/ Nicol Bolas, the Ravager  Flip flip walkers to represent planeswalkers loosing their spark in the upcoming set.

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