Guardian of the Gateless

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Legality

Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Commander: Rule 0 Legal
Custom Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Modern Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Pioneer Legal
Vintage Legal

Guardian of the Gateless

Creature — Angel

Flying Guardian of the Gateless can block any number of creatures. Whenever Guardian of the Gateless blocks, it gets +1/+1 until end of turn for each creature it's blocking.

babushkasara on Cool/Unique EDH Cards

6 months ago

I immediately made sure you had Instill Energy on here :) Definitely going to peruse this later on. Some suggestions/pet cards I've come across that seem to fit the bill are Uba Mask, Rune-Tail, Kitsune Ascendant  Flip, Guardian of the Gateless, Joven's Ferrets, Harmonic Prodigy, Uphill Battle (effect normally only in white).

TypicalTimmy on Rune-Tail Lockdown

8 months ago

One card I think your deck will absolutely benefit from is Hundred-Handed One. He plays on curve, and can become Monstrous relatively easily. There is also Avatar of Hope, Entangler, Guardian of the Gateless, Ironfist Crusher, Palace Guard, Thoughtweft Trio and Wall of Glare.

I see you have Guardian of the Gateless and Palace Guard but the others could be added for more oomph.

Niko9 on I'm either crazy Aura genius!

9 months ago

Nice deck! I love a good aura deck. It just feels very old school magic goodness, you know?

I can think of a few things from my white deck that may or may not help. Up to you, but I figured I'd mention.

Sejiri Shelter  Flip is a great MDFC that can take a land slot. It can save you creatures in a pinch or power through that Serra Avatar for a KO.

Blaze of Glory effects can be really funny/oddly powerful with protection and umbras. Things like Entangler Valor Made Real Guardian of the Gateless Give No Ground Palace Guard I kind of love valor made real. You don't always end up playing it, but when you do, it's a huge surprise. And you can even throw it on an opponent's creature if it seems like it will swing something big. One of my favs is to Darksteel Mutation one of my creatures if I don't need it for removal and then put an Entangler on it : )

Sevinne's Reclamation can get you back some of your auras and most important, it can get back Prison Term Darksteel Mutation and other removal enchantments back, which can really be powerful.

Cast Out is a little expensive, but it's really nice that it can hit a variety of things at instant speed. Exiling things to break up combos can be really useful. And cycling is kinda nice sometimes.

Might think of some other ones. My decks are packed up right now, but that's what I could think up off the top of my head. Not sure if it helps or not, but just throwing some ideas : )

Oh and Moon-Blessed Cleric gives you a tutor and a decent body to put auras on. Every time I play her I feel like she's way better than I thought she'd be.

libraryjoy on What are the best defensive …

1 year ago

I like Thornweald Archer on defense. I also like Inviolability (an aura, I know, but hear me out). I love putting it on creatures like Wall of Glare , Palace Guard , Guardian of the Gateless , Hundred-Handed One etc. Or putting it on Palisade Giant .

griffstick on What are the best defensive …

1 year ago

Everdawn Champion and Seraph of the Sword seem like perfect blockers. Other cards like Hundred-Handed One and Watcher in the Web . Also theres cards like High Ground and Brave the Sands help out big time as well. Someone mentioned Stuffy Doll I think that's a great one. Someone mentioned Guardian of the Gateless that card and all the cards that allow you to block multiple creatures go great with Godsend . Theres so many great blockers. Someone mentioned Ophiomancer , that's a fantastic suggestion.

1empyrean on What are the best defensive …

1 year ago

There are lots and lots, but a few I like are Ophiomancer , Spellskite , Selfless Spirit , and Permeating Mass . Higher cost cards like Palisade Giant and Guardian of the Gateless are fine, too.

multimedia on

2 years ago

Hey, nice start, mono white can be tricky to build and play in Commander. You have Avacyn, Angel of Hope, make her the Commander? This is Angel tribal, but using Elesh Norn as Commander is strange...

No matter the Commander with Angel tribal Angels take up most, if not all, the high CMC spots in the deck because the best Angels have high CMCs. My advice is cut the majority of the other nonAngel high CMC (5 CMC or higher) cards. Ramp and Angels should be priority.

Cards to consider cutting right away because they're not as good as other cards or are redundancy you don't need:

This is 20 cards that doing a quick look over are subpar compared to the rest. The next 10 cards are cut to streamline by choosing the most important cards at different CMCs and cutting the others. Cards to consider cutting:

The last four cards is where it gets difficult to make cuts, but continue to streamline:

Hopefully this info helps and I offer more advice especially if you change to Avacyn, Angel of Hope as Commander since there's several good interactions to take advantage of.

Good luck with your deck.

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