Daxos, Blessed by the Sun

Daxos, Blessed by the Sun

Legendary Enchantment Creature — Demigod

Daxos's toughness is equal to your devotion to white. (Each in the mana costs of permanents you control counts toward your devotion to white.)

Whenever another creature enters the battlefield or dies (is put into the graveyard from the battlefield), you gain 1 life.

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Theros Beyond Death (THB) Uncommon

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Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Frontier Legal
Vintage Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Pioneer Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Brawl Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Standard Legal
Historic Legal
Arena Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Leviathan Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Modern Legal
Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal
Casual Legal
Oathbreaker Legal

Daxos, Blessed by the Sun Discussion

king-saproling on Darien, King of Kjeldor Token/Lifegain EDH

1 week ago

You might like these: Daxos, Blessed by the Sun, Resplendent Mentor, Palace Jailer (flavor! plus being monarch incites opps to hit you. and it is a decent way draw cards for white), Throne of the High City, Coat of Arms, Aetherworks Marvel, Crovax, Ascendant Hero, Worn Powerstone (gets darien out T4), Coalition Relic, Goblin Lyre, Torture Chamber, Crashing Drawbridge

Ziu on How much life do I have? I stopped counting.

2 weeks ago

I like the list! It is comparable to a Lifedrain deck with Athreos, God of Passage as commander that I recently created. You focus on lifegain instead but I think both decks are fun and interactive to play. Three things I noticed: 1) Focussing on gaining life, Daxos, Blessed by the Sun may fit better for you than Suture Priest. 2) Instead of Drana's Emissary there are lots of options that potentially provide more than one trigger per round (e.g. Blood Artist, see my decklist). 3) I have read that the infinite combo of Sanguine Bond and Exquisite Blood does not let you win the game as long as you cannot interrupt the infinite triggers (e.g. by destroying one of them).

Feedback/Likes on my deck appreciated :)

5dollarMTG on Mono White Lifegain

3 weeks ago

Hey jlw157 - this is a good start! Lifegain decks can be a lot of fun. The main piece of advice I have would be to add more ways of turning your lifegain into offense. At the super-budget level, that probably means running the full playset of Ajani's Pridemate, at least two or thee Serene Steward, and possibly a couple of Sunbond. There are also a couple of fantastic budget cards in the last few sets for decks like this - see, especially, Daxos, Blessed by the Sun and Linden, the Steadfast Queen.

Halflingz on Queen Marchesa

1 month ago

Board wipes that seem "on theme" and white "ramp" to consider. Kaya's Wrath Fumigate Retaliate Austere Command Decree of Pain Martial Coup Merciless Eviction Descent of Dragons Angel of the Dire Hour Magister of Worth Sunblast Angel Boreas Charger Oreskos Explorer Surveyor's Scope Solemn Simulacrum Sword of the Animist Verge Rangers Smothering Tithe Sword of Feast and Famine Dowsing Dagger  Flip

Queen Marchesa doesn't have a clear single way to build so you have lots of options. However, I feel like said you want to play her like the Kween she is and create a royal court full of politicin' and group interaction to make all the boys whine. I don't think you want to discourgage people from taking the monarch from you, more encourage them to swing others IE: NO Ghostly Prisons, YES Teysa effects. Punish the ones who swing you only after the fact and reward the ones who swing others. There is a lot listed!

Politic theme links to Scryfall searches Monarch, Will of the Council, Council's Dilemma, Join Forces, Curses, Tempting offer, Goad

You will also want to get retake the throne each turn and lets face it, the Assasin's won't always get through Dauthi Embrace Dauthi Trapper Nether Shadow Nether Traitor Soltari Visionary Changeling Outcast Tormented Soul Break Through the Line Ferropede Gingerbrute Key to the City Whispersilk Cloak Trailblazer's Boots Zhang He, Wei General Yellow Scarves Cavalry Wei Night Raiders Wei Scout Xiahou Dun, the One-Eyed Lu Bu, Master-at-Arms Guan Yu, Sainted Warrior Shadow Alley Denizen

Finally here are some other fun interactions befitting the royal court. Crown of Doom Kor Haven Cathars' Crusade Electropotence + Pandemonium (Nasty with deathtouch) Field of the Dead Mentor of the Meek In the Web of War Mace of the Valiant Ogre Battledriver Orc Sureshot Mathas, Fiend Seeker Master of Cruelties Anya, Merciless Angel Tree of Perdition Alesha, Who Smiles at Death Ashling, the Extinguisher Azra Oddsmaker Aurification Bloodforged Battle-Axe Contested War Zone Thaumatic Compass  Flip Dread Elbrus, the Binding Blade  Flip Iroas, God of Victory Aurelia, the Warleader Gisela, Blade of Goldnight Five-Alarm Fire Hellrider Hixus, Prison Warden Larceny Necropolis Regent No Mercy Phage the Untouchable Quietus Spike Skeleton Key Throat Slitter Varchild, Betrayer of Kjeldor Vraska, Scheming Gorgon Scourge of the Throne Akroan Horse Captive Audience Goblin Spymaster Forbidden Orchard Clackbridge Troll Hunted Dragon Hunted Lammasu Hunted Horror

Theme directions to explore? Lifegain to stay above the swings? Angelic Chorus Answered Prayers Anointer Priest Authority of the Consuls Ayara, First of Locthwain Daxos, Blessed by the Sun Healer of the Pride Impassioned Orator Pious Evangel  Flip Soul's Attendant Soul Warden Archangel of Thune Suture Priest Ajani's Welcome Dawn of Hope Deathgreeter Exquisite Blood Epicure of Blood Falkenrath Noble Karlov of the Ghost Council Noble Purpose Righteous Cause Sanguine Bond Searing Meditation Seraph Sanctuary Serene Steward Shattered Angel Spirit Loop Sun Droplet Vizkopa Guildmage Well of Lost Dreams Alhammarret's Archive Licia, Sanguine Tribune Ayli, Eternal Pilgrim Eternity Vessel Chalice of Life  Flip Resolute Archangel Storm Herd Felidar Sovereign Divinity of Pride Serra Ascendant

Aristocrats of the Court (slow life drain strategy)? Bastion of Remembrance Corpse Knight Impact Tremors Purphoros, God of the Forge Blood Artist Zulaport Cutthroat Outpost Siege Bontu's Monument Brutal Hordechief Campaign of Vengeance Cliffhaven Vampire Cruel Celebrant Kambal, Consul of Allocation Polluted Bonds Retreat to Hagra Vindictive Vampire revenge Sorin, Grim Nemesis Judith, the Scourge Diva Stalking Vengeance Syr Konrad, the Grim

Radio_Cannibal on A Deck for Lurrus

1 month ago

If you are in an artifact-heavy playgroup, I'd recommend Kataki, War's Wage! He's put in a lot of good work for me. Have you considered Auriok Champion to go along with Daxos, Blessed by the Sun, Soul Warden, and Soul's Attendant?

Akkie on Daxos, Blessed by Kitsune

2 months ago

Commander_Olim I did consider it at first, but I think Daxos, Blessed by the Sun simply works better with the lifegain theme.

It's also a little funny to me that everybody expects enchantments or something seeing the commander, but boom - Fox tribal.

Death927 on Mono White life gain

2 months ago

Hushbringer and Daxos, Blessed by the Sun is an epic combo.

triproberts12 on Upcoming New Phyrexian Storyline

3 months ago

Karn is definitely going to Phyrexia. Ashiok is definitely going to Phyrexia. That much isn't up for discussion. Elesh Norn is definitely the closest to the new Father of the Machines, so that's why I assumed she might team up with Ashiok. We already know the sets through September of this year, so I'd imagine it will be January 2021, Spring 2021, or Fall 2021 that we go back to New Phyrexia. They're trying to do about half-and-half old and new planes, so with Ikoria being new and Zendikar being a return, with us just having come from a return set, I'd say Spring or Fall 2021 is more likely. I don't know where you got the idea that non-standard sets aren't cannon, shadow63, but I'm pretty sure that's wrong, given that we only knew about Daxos's stint as Daxos the Returned prior to being revived by Heliod as Daxos, Blessed by the Sun from the Commander 2015 card. That being said, kanokarob, I don't think art from a supplemental product in 2016 definitely says Koth is all well and good, since his fate was left up in the air back in 2013, but that is definitely a sticking point on him being compleated. Maybe he did make a miraculous escape from that caved-in tunnel using his geomancy or something. I still think that Karn will need allies in his pursuit of defeating New Phyrexia, though, and the fact that Koth and Urabrask are both Red make them seem like the natural leaders of the new resistance.

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