Goblin Ringleader

Goblin Ringleader

Creature — Goblin

Haste (This creature can attack and : as soon as it enters the battlefield)

When Goblin Ringleader enters the battlefield, reveal the top four cards of your library. Put all Goblin cards revealed this way into your hand and the rest on the bottom of your library in any order.

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Format Legality
Custom Legal
Highlander Legal
Leviathan Legal
Casual Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Legacy Legal
Modern Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Unformat Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Historic Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Gladiator Legal
Arena Legal
Pioneer Legal
Vintage Legal
Limited Legal

Goblin Ringleader occurrence in decks from the last year

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Goblin Ringleader Discussion

biggestmtgnerd on Goblin over run

4 months ago

Makes sense. Maybe sleeve up this deck with some proxy cards and test to see which version you like best. After some thought, I think your best bet will be replacing your ib-halfhearts and maybe coat of arms with Goblin Ringleader, that's probably your best bet for helping your deck survive into the long game.

biggestmtgnerd on Goblin over run

4 months ago

Some ideas:

If you have the budget, are willing to splash black, and are fine with combo, you could lean into Conspicuous Snoop and include Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker, Boggart Harbinger, and Sling-Gang Lieutenant. That way, you won't need to outlast the opponents because you can combo win on one turn.

You could splash blue for Distant Melody or green for Collected Company. If you want to stay in mono-red, Goblin Ringleader and Goblin Matron can give you some nice card advantage.

If you're just playing casually and aren't too picky about modern legality, you can play Muxus, Goblin Grandee, perhaps with Skirk Prospector to help get him out early.

Also, both Mogg War Marshal and Goblin Instigator are better than Krenko's Command because they can be played through snoop or warren.

Hope this helps!

Liquidbeaver on Ib Halfheart, Goblin Sac-tician [PRIMER]

4 months ago

sdidonato: With how the deck is turning out in this iteration I think Goblin Ringleader may finally be a good fit. Going to try to find a place to test him in.

paytongamer: It will probably be a while before I can play it in person again, but as soon as I do I will definitely post my thoughts here

0rc on Whacked by Krenko (High-Power, Fast Token Aggro)

5 months ago

SirChris39, thank you. I appreciate that. The most important goblins to include are as follows: Goblin Recruiter, Goblin Ringleader, Skirk Prospector, and Goblin Chirurgeon. Also include protection, haste enablers, and untappers of your choice. Lightning Greaves and Thousand-Year Elixir are notable in that they fulfill multiple needs at once. I hope this helps you brew!

sdidonato on Ib Halfheart, Goblin Sac-tician [PRIMER]

6 months ago

Liquidbeaver I just noticed your Muxus, Goblin Grandee. Goblin Ringleader would also be another inclusion for a similar effect.

Mind you, the ability isn't as good, since they go in your hand (with Ringleader) instead of in play (with Muxus), but still thins your deck out & allows you to draw cards sooner (as early as turn 2 or 3) instead of turn 4 or 5 with Muxus.

Titus7007 on Aggro Phoenix

7 months ago

At least it doesn’t take 45 minutes to play!

I know didn’t design the cards either. I did make this deck, just as I made an earlier version of it that ran Goblin Ringleader. I don’t claim any special genius on making RDW.

Sorry I insulted your boring deck bro.

thinkoriginal on Ulasht's Harvest 2.0

8 months ago


Thank you very much for the suggestions! They are all very strong. A few of the changes, though, like adding in the Blood Pod lines, would make this deck play like a weaker version of my current Marath cEDH deck: https://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/01-10-19-wrath-of-marath/

Some suggestions I will definitely be making, though:

Changing out Reclamation Sage for Caustic Caterpillar is stellar.

I agree with your assessment of Wood Elves, and Glimpse of Nature would fit perfectly there.

Mycoloth I have waffled back and forth on, originally it was Siege-Gang Commander, but I think Oakhame Adversary (Grob) would be perfect in that spot.

As much as I love Krosan Grip and Beast Within, I feel one may have to go the same way that it did in Marath: cut for Nature's Claim.

As for Splinter Twin, it is great, but really hard to reliably tutor for without White. And Goblin Ringleader is in the list because of Goblin Recruiter. Recruiter is very easy to tutor for, and is a super-reliable source of cards. Any Goblin pile that Recruiter searches up is topped by Ringleader, who then draws the rest of the Goblins you put on top. It's the reason Recruiter is banned in Legacy, and provides that same gas-laden card draw here.

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