King of the Pride

King of the Pride

Creature — Cat

Other Cats you control get +2/+1.

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

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King of the Pride Discussion

ellie-is on "...and Lions, Oh My!" (Modern GW Cat Aggro)

2 months ago

HalbrechtHalbrecht: Heh, you're welcome!

Now lets see...

Honor of the Pure is the best option overall due to its low mana cost, but it doesn't affect Pride Sovereign. Since you only have two Sovereigns and they get pretty big on their own, that might not be an issue. I do recommend having it as your primary anthem, as the lower mana helps ensure you'll be able to cast multiple of them if you've drawn them, which can be the difference between winning or losing with a great card in hand.

Radiant Destiny is my favorite of the 3-mana anthems. Always Watching gives vigilance without the City's Blessing condition, but your tokens would miss out (that said, you don't make that many tokens so it might not be an issue).

Spear of Heliod is nice, but it does have two easy to remove types, compared to the rest that only have one. Icon of Ancestry might win you some tight games you'd otherwise have lost, but overall it feels too slow for modern, especially if the card you're drawing is 1- not going to be cast on that turn because you're out of mana after activating it 2- not going to win you the game when you play it via haste or another effect. So I'd pick another card over it.

Force of Virtue is a nice trick to have, but I wouldn't run it as your primary anthem. Up to two copies if you already have at least 4x of other anthems can be nice to have and adds combat tricks to an otherwise very predictable deck, and could score you some wins.

If you're trying to figure out what you could take out for more anthems (and I do think it's a good idea having at least 8 of them, but King of the Pride counts and so you have 8 already), Whitemane Lion would be my pick—removing two of them would be a very safe bet.

shivanlord on The Commander's Quarter's Lord Tribal Challenge

2 months ago

Tried to make the deck a little bit more consistent and with a couple more draw and planeswalker cards. In addition, the creatures added give a bit more staying power and other abilities instead of just strictly attacking, although that's still the main mode of winning. Also went a bit more in on +1/+1 counters as well.

-1 Changeling Sentinel -1 Moonglove Changeling -1 Valiant Changeling -1 Undead Augur -1 Venom Sliver -1 King of the Pride -1 Winding Constrictor -1 Neoform -1 Tatyova, Benthic Druid -1 Vastwood Surge -1 Bloodline Keeper  Flip -1 Chromatic Lantern +1 Skyshroud Claim +1 Despark +1 Oath of Ajani +1 Jiang Yanggu, Wildcrafter +1 Kaya, Ghost Assassin +1 Ashiok, Nightmare Weaver +1 Teferi, Time Raveler +1 Crystalline Crawler +1 Tendershoot Dryad +1 Twilight Prophet +1 Sanctum Seeker +1 Shalai, Voice of Plenty

NV_1980 on

2 months ago

Hi m8,

Some budget options from us:

In case you're interested, please have a look at our Kemba deck for more ideas.

Wkr, Mr. and Mrs. NV_1980

multimedia on ArahBo - Mon chat s'appelle Mitaine

3 months ago

Hey, nice semi budget version of Arahbo.

King of the Pride + Elemental Bond is an interaction for a lot of repeatable draw with Cats. The +2 of power is applied to Cats when they ETB therefore with King any Cat here who ETB will trigger Bond. Bond triggers when tokens are created and with King a 1/1 Cat token ETB as a 3/2 Cat which triggers Bond to draw.

This interaction is good with equipped Kemba, Kha Regent, Felidar Retreat, Brimaz, King of Oreskos or White Sun's Zenith. Many Cats have 2 power which means with any anthem such as Kaheera, the Orphanguard they get 3 power which triggers Bond. Garruk's Uprising is another option and trample is nice, but Cats consistently having 4 power when they ETB is more difficult then 3 power.


Consider more tutors to get a Cat, an equipment, an enchantment?

Several Cats have double strike including Raksha Golden Cub who can give all Cats the ability, but he's 7 mana. Giving any Cat the ability for a lower mana cost is helpful since Arahbo is a repeatable pump right away.

With double strike a creature who has an effect that happens when it does combat damage to a player can potentially trigger it twice. Can take real advantage of this with Feline Sovereign and Bloodforged Battle-Axe. Other ways to use this are too draw cards with Mask of Memory, Keeper of Fables, Hunter's Insight.

Good luck with your deck.

zapyourtumor on Mono Green Cats (Budget)

4 months ago

Pride Sovereign is great, although its probably more for GW. Feline Sovereign is a lord that also gives you artifact/enchantment removal. Prowling Serpopard is obviously great against any sort of counterspell-playing deck, although a bit expensive. Kaheera, the Orphanguard is also sorta expensive but you can just run one as a companion. Generous Stray isn't as good but its cheap and cantrips.

Some other 2-drop green cats are Feral Prowler and Initiate's Companion. Hungry Lynx is super good, but pretty expensive as well.

You could also maybe add some 1-drop cats like Scythe Leopard, Scythe Tiger, or Wild Nacatl (you'd have to run more colors for that though).

I would suggest going into GW colors. Even though the manabase won't be great with budget constraints you get access to so many more cats: Adorned Pouncer, Brimaz, King of Oreskos ($$$$), Leonin Vanguard, Regal Caracal, King of the Pride (this one is OP), Qasali Ambusher, Ajani's Pridemate (good with Leonin Vanguard, etc. This'll also give you good SB options like Felidar Cub/Qasali Pridemage (not sure if needed with Feline sovereign already removing artifacts/enchantments), Dromoka's Command, Leonin Arbiter, etc.

Spirits on Arahbo, Budget... for Cats EDH

7 months ago

Yeah, Kaheera, the Orphanguard would be a reasonable replacement for Kemba, Kha Regent. I'd almost rather have King of the Pride for the additional +1 instead of vigilance. Where Kaheera, the Orphanguard is better is it can companion, however, means a bit of pivoting around combos and strategies with the restriction of the creature subtypes.

When Leonin Shikari and Puresteel Paladin are onboard, it's amazing to reallocate all the equipment to make cats, and then utilize the equipment onto unblocked, or blocked (giving trample) attackers.

Some games Kemba, Kha Regent has made an impact, lots of the time, I feel like it's just wasting the equipment from other attackers to make vanilla 2/2 creatures. Depends on the situation. The more token makers the better value your get from Kaheera, the Orphanguard as well, so the direct replace does make it a bit slower. I just found Kemba, Kha Regent without a centralized equipment focus was too slow.

Dunno if that helps but Kaheera, the Orphanguard in the 99 is a fair trade, as a companion, means quite a bit of re-evaluation and rework.

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