Creature — Dinosaur
Whenever Deathgorge Scavenger enters the battlefield or attacks, you may exile target card from a graveyard. If a creature card is exiled this way, Deathgorge Scavenger gets +1/+1 until end of turn.
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Deathgorge Scavenger Discussion
6 months ago
Hey, nice first budget version of Gishath. Good job on the win.
Some budget cards to consider adding:
- Command Tower: staple Rainbow land.
- Arcane Signet: staple Rainbow mana rock.
- Garruk's Uprising: repeatable draw and give creatures you control trample.
- Rhythm of the Wild: makes Gishath uncounterable, can be a haste enabler or a +1/+1 counter effect to offset Forerunner of the Empire/Rampaging Ferocidon/Marauding Raptor.
- Apex Altisaur: repeatable creature removal with enrage fight and it fights when it ETB.
- Deathgorge Scavenger: repeatable graveyard hate is helpful in Commander.
- Three Visits: another two drop land ramp spell that can get a dual land.
- Exotic Orchard: staple Rainbow land.
- Path of Ancestry: staple Rainbow land, repeatable scry with Dinos.
Several of these cards are in Commander Legends, the new Magic set just released. The prices of these cards will be decreasing.
Cards to consider cutting:
- Vivid Meadow
- Temple of Abandon
- Temple of Plenty
- Grow from the Ashes
- Migration Path
- Vanquisher's Banner: repeatable draw from casting Dinos is not as good as draw that triggers when a creature you control ETB. Banner doesn't trigger when Dinos are cheated onto the battlefield and doesn't trigger when a Dino token is created.
- Whispersilk Cloak
- Burning Sun's Avatar
- Thundering Spineback
Good luck with your deck.
1 year ago
I'd say that you either run Collected Company or Lead the Stampede, and Stampede looks like it works better here. Mostly because Stampede doesn't force you to change your deck, and it can grab monsters like Ghalta, Primal Hunger. And it costs less.
CoCo is best in multi-colored decks, especially with . Mostly because it gets access to a lot more 3-mana creatures and some great toolbox pieces.
On Aspect of Hydra and Walking Ballista, removal type cards always seem weird when playtesting. They often feel like empty cards, until you go up against someone else and actually need it. Now, it's entirely possible that they both suck here. It really depends on your preferred curve. However, I think you could still keep Ballista in either situation because it's removal, mana sink, decent sized creature, growable creature, perfect fit for your curve, and much much more. But it's really up to you.
Glad that the SB tips helped! Petitioner is so much better than Acolyte, the mana shave off helps a ton.
On Lovestruck Beast, it can be a decent blocker but there's probably some other decent beatstick for 3 in the format. Maybe Boon Satyr, Deathgorge Scavenger, Deathmist Raptor, Fairgrounds Trumpeter if you use it right, Jadelight Ranger, Kaheera, the Orphanguard(can also be your companion), Prowling Serpopard, Tireless Tracker, Wayward Swordtooth, or Witchstalker.
1 year ago
Awesome list, i have taken some notes for when i start retooling my own gishath deck.
But there are some inclusions I myself have experienced to be underwhelming and was wondering what you thought about them.
Bellowing Aegisaur: Does he work as occasional +1/+1 counter placements or do you have multiple activations when you use him. I myself find the occasional trigger to be underwhelming, and not doing much for 6 mana. And when i can use something like Pyrohemia he does not protect himself.
Burning Sun's Avatar: Have been very disappointed with this one, tough to cast due to its cmc and triple red. Bolting a creature and a player seems very limited for 6 mana, and even when its cheated into play it seems underwhelming for a card slot when something like Apex Altisaur could remove multiple threats. And a 6/6 without trample is underwhelming as well in my opinion :/.
Deathgorge Scavenger: How often do you meet graveyard decks, because without that interaction it seems very limited in its use.
Raging Regisaur: I have been on the fence with this, it is a very nice trigger on a dinosaur body. But the amount of enrage targets are limited and - at least in my meta, a 4/4 will rarely be able to attack anyone without dying to one of their larger blockers. Killing an X/1 is nice, but the difficulty of having it attack without dying is a bit tough.
Raging Swordtooth: Same case as above, but i like this less. It triggers only once, which means it needs a lot of setup for getting a lot of enrage triggers. An army of 1/1 seems uncommon, most token decks will have something to buff them. A possible swap could be Staff of Nin it gives card draw and a nice way to trigger enrage, although at a higher cmc and no way of cheating it into play.
Siegehorn Ceratops: How has this performed for you? I find it very hard to trigger it the first time with only 1 damage. And even if it gets buffed it is just a big beater without trample. I really like the card and want to include it, but its hard to justify.
Territorial Allosaurus: Is a 5/5 for 4 with a possible fight ability really worth it, feels there are better options available.
Trapjaw Tyrant: Have shown to be very risky. Some setup is required to trigger the enrage, and even if the problems are removed, they will come right back when the board is cleared. And then one have to take care of those problems again with an empty board.
And what do you think about some of these cards?
Domri, Anarch of Bolas: Can be removal, ramp and buff.
Samut, the Tested Can give gishath double strike and enable enrage.
Aura Shards Can wipe most creatures from opponents boards when casting dinosaurs, and commander can be a board wipe when casting.
Shaman en-Kor for moving enrage triggers
1 year ago
I could whip something up if you wanted to just send me a list of all the Dino stuff you have access to? Otherwise,
If it’s various Dinos in the sideboard, keep in mind Commune or Forerunner of the Empire. Both of those help to see those Dinos sideboarded in as 1-2 of.
I’d maybe start with 2 Thrashing Brontodon in the main and maybe 2 more in the sideboard just in case. It’s my favourite answer for artifacts and enchantments. It doesn’t really hurt the game plan either to have something like 2 in the main to start I feel.
I think definitely some amount of Rampaging Ferocidon. It seems various forms of Mono-white life gain are popular right now. Especially with new Heliod. It’s an easy card when deciding to board in or out. “They have lifegain or many creatures/tokens? ITS IN!” :)
Flame Sweep would probably be good in the Main even, to help against some of the Mono and clear out any mana dorks etc. I almost always use 4, whether sideboard or main. I’ve found it generally useful at most points.
Shifting Ceratops is quite important in the 75 for obvious reasons. It definitely another good choice for the sideboard or main. I like a split of 2 Carnage and 2 Shifting but I could see 4 Shifting if facing lots of Teferi and Blue. I’d rather have more than one Shifting out VS the decks they are good against simply because they are so resilient. Also the fact they cost less than Carnage really helps to keep things going fast.
Deathgorge Scavenger could certainly be in the Sideboard. Some to consider if you anticipate needing graveyard hate.
1 year ago
I would never have more than 60, the consistency is always more important than the extra cards. I would cut 2x Consulate Dreadnought which you don't get much out of, 1x Forest because cutting the other cards can lower your land count, 4x Territorial Allosaurus because the kicker isn't really that good with the other cards and you don't need another 4 drop 5/5, 4x Gigantosaurus because you have enough power already and without trample it's not doing much for you also because the cost is so high, 1x Ranging Raptors you could probably cut all of them because you don't need ramp really; but you need three drops, move the 2x Deathgorge Scavenger to the side board in place of Cacophodon because it's ability is only good in some matches, and add 1x Ghalta, Primal Hunger because it's probably the best card in the deck with being able to come down for GG and having trample.
1 year ago
Id replace Deathgorge Scavenger with Marauding Raptor because that is the only creature you control that wouldnt survive the raptors ability and the raptor is a cheap creature which you need and lowers the CMC of your other dinos. Id also add the Dinosaur Stampede in, it will be better than either Overrun or Titanic Ultimatum 85% of the time. You'll have to play test it a bit and see if the mass trample really helps you. About half your dinos have trample already.
1 year ago
1 year ago
We gave your request a lot of thought. Our main objective was to keep the spirit of the deck the same. So we decided to try and find replacements for the more expensive cards while keeping the original thought of the replaced cards alive. Naturally this would mean we would end up with cards that are either slightly less effective at what the expensive cards do, or they have a higher CMC, or both.
Almost all replacements we have chosen cost below 1 dollar. Some of the replaced cards are cards we do not own, so we decided not to post a new deck as we only do so when we own all the cards in it. So, here is a list of the replacements we would make in order to turn this into a less expensive deck:
- Forest for all the non-basic lands
- Hermit of the Natterknolls Flip for Beast Whisperer
- Ivy Lane Denizen for Bloodspore Thrinax
- End-Raze Forerunners for Craterhoof Behemoth
- Wirewood Channeler for Elvish Archdruid
- Skullwinder for Eternal Witness
- Rushwood Herbalist for Ezuri, Renegade Leader
- Evolutionary Leap for Fauna Shaman
- Elfhame Druid for Fyndhorn Elves
- Deadly Recluse for Hornet Queen
- Dwynen, Gilt-Leaf Daen for Joraga Warcaller
- Ant Queen for Mycoloth
- Nullmage Advocate for Nullmage Shepherd
- Centaur Rootcaster for Oracle of Mul Daya
- Thunderfoot Baloth for Pathbreaker Ibex
- Mul Daya Channelers for Priest of Titania
- Initiate's Companion for Quirion Ranger
- Runic Armasaur for Regal Force
- Yavimaya Elder for Sakura-Tribe Elder
- Llanowar Scout for Sakura-Tribe Scout
- Deathgorge Scavenger for Scavenging Ooze
- Fyndhorn Brownie for Scryb Ranger
- Rampaging Baloths for Seedborn Muse (we know, not quite the same functions)
- Archetype of Endurance for Asceticism
- Overrun for Beastmaster Ascension
- Abundance for Burgeoning / Exploration
- Beast Within for Song of the Dryads
- Nature's Claim for Krosan Grip
- Vitalize for Benefactor's Draught
- Shared Summons for Green Sun's Zenith / Genesis Wave
- Mask of Avacyn for Lightning Greaves / Swiftfoot Boots
- Sol Ring for Worn Powerstone
We were not able to find suitable replacements (i.e.: cards that would do the same thing but be slightly less effective at it) for the following cards:
- Vorinclex, Voice of Hunger
- Concordant Crossroads
- Mirri's Guile
- Quest for Renewal
- Heroic Intervention
- Worldly Tutor
- Freyalise, Llanowar's Fury
- Lifecrafter's Bestiary
- Sensei's Divining Top
- Umbral Mantle
So if you have any suggestions for these, please let us know. For now, we hope we helped you a bit to make a cheaper version of our deck. Have fun brewing it!
Mrs. and Mr. NV_1980