Gorgon Flail

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Custom Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
2010 Core Set (M10) Uncommon

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Gorgon Flail

Artifact — Equipment

Equipped creature gets +1/+1 and has deathtouch. (Creatures dealt damage by this creature are destroyed. You can divide its combat damage among any of the creatures blocking or blocked by it.)

Equip {{2}} ({{2}}: Attach to target creature you control. Equip only as a sorcery.)

Gorgon Flail Discussion

Siosilvar on Did Someone Say "Draw a Card"?

4 months ago

Some ideas:

Ophidian Eye and Tandem Lookout provide redundancy for Curiosity, and Dizzy Spell can transmute into it.

Arjun, the Shifting Flame and Mindmoil redraw your entire hand on every spell cast, and, Teferi's Puzzle Box makes everybody do it once per turn.

Day's Undoing , Diminishing Returns , and Time Reversal refill your library (well, everyone's) and draw 7.

Gorgon's Head or Gorgon Flail is hilarious when equipped to Niv-Mizzet.

DerektheRed on Good Boi Voltron

4 months ago

My two cents:

(1) you need more evasion. You have a metric ton of +1/+1 counters, which is great... but only 2-3 things that give trample and only 1-2 other pieces of evasion. Against the wrong deck, you'll get chump blocked all day. These specific cards are mostly just examples, but consider adding unblockable ( Suspicious Bookcase , Whispersilk Cloak ); deathtouch ( Gorgon Flail , Nightshade Peddler ); trample / multi-purpose ( Loxodon Warhammer , Haunted Cloak ).

(2) you need more protection. Everyone will gun for your doggo, knowing that it's your whole win-con. You have a few things, but not enough IMO. Add more indestructible ( Hammer of Nazahn ) and hexproof ( Mask of Avacyn , Archetype of Endurance ).

I'd suggest culling some of the +1/+1 cards - especially one-shot like Battlegrowth . Also, shroud isn't great with voltron because you can't target/enchant/equip, so I'd lose Lightning Greaves and Aspect of Mongoose .

Looks like a fun deck!

Hi_diddly_ho_neighbor on Bringing an Army to a Duel

6 months ago

After looking at you combat trick section, I would vote for replacing Krosan Vorine with Lowland Tracker . It does cost 1 more mana, but it has first strike. You pair that with Bow of Nylea , Basilisk Collar , or Gorgon Flail (other strong inclusions in a deck with Mirri) and now the Tracker is just straight removal.

Also, some other fun cards with Lure effects are Druid's Call , Saber Ants , and Broodhatch Nantuko .

Shamanic Revelation can be pretty potent card draw in a token deck as well. Yes you need a board state to get anything, but it has pretty high upside.

BlaineTog on Izzet It Romantic -- UR Multicolor Tribal

7 months ago

@Ziusdra

Thank you for your kind comment. I'm glad you like the deck!

I've only ever been disappointed by Bloodwater Entity whenever I've cast it. It's just too slow. It also doesn't work with Tome the way you think: you draw first as it's cast, then you stack the top of your deck as it ETBs. You'd have to draw again to get the recurred card, and of course you won't usually have Tome since it's a unique effect and we're not running any artifact tutors. It's entirely possible that Stormchaser Mage isn't good enough for Commander but it's a Wizard, so the floor for how good it has to be on its own isn't too high.

I would strongly recommend you don't take Gorgon Flail out. When attached to our Commander, it gives our Red spells each a free Wrath of God that upgrades to Plague Wind if we have Levitation out. This is actually the kind of effect that the deck wants even more of; Basilisk Collar would be amazing if it weren't so pricey.

As for counterspells, I don't want to go too heavy on them. The deck wants to be active rather than reactive. Creature-only counterspells are particularly iffy since we have so many ways of killing creatures once they've resolved. Ionize would certainly be a consideration, but I don't think it's worth the $1. If this deck wants it at all, it's only very marginally better than Cancel .

Ziusdra on Izzet It Romantic -- UR Multicolor Tribal

7 months ago

I like this deck a lot, especially for how budget-friendly it is--that makes me really happy :D

I have always wanted to like Stormchaser Mage but have found kind of limited uses for him in Commander. I might consider Bloodwater Entity and trade Stormchaser Mage 's haste for the recursion of Bloodwater Entity , although there is the drawback of taking sorceries/instants out of your graveyard and not even putting them directly into your hand (unless you have Tome of the Guildpact out). I might also take out Gorgon Flail to put in another gold card to give Tome of the Guildpact more mileage and to trigger the commander more. Maybe I'd put in something like Essence Backlash or Ionize for better control, though I don't like how expensive Essence Backlash is in terms of mana. (the addition of an instant rather than an artifact also makes Beacon Bolt and Enigma Drake go farther, and if your counterspell gets counterspelled, you can Expansion it to counter the counter and make more triggers happen...)

These are my thoughts, but well done nonetheless, I love this deck.

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