Old Gnawbone

Old Gnawbone

Legendary Creature — Dragon

Flying

Whenever a creature you control deals combat damage to a player, create that many Treasure tokens. (They're artifact tokens with ", Sacrifice this: Gain one mana of any colour.)

Old Gnawbone Discussion

trippy_mcfly on Big Daddy

1 month ago

Sweet deck! Old Gnawbone works really well with Goldspan Dragon, which in turn works well with EDH staple Dockside Extortionist. Have you considered either of those two cards? They are pretty good value regardless. Carpet of Flowers and Deathrite Shaman are good too if you want to include those. Commander's Sphere might be better than Chromatic Lantern, but if you run into fixing issues often enough than maybe not!

multimedia on Draggin' Grwl

1 month ago

Hey, you're welcome, nice changes.

Vigor prevents enrage from happening since it prevents damage dealt to Vron. It's a replacement effect which replaces the damage that is dealt with +1/+1 counters since damage isn't dealt enrage doesn't trigger. Rite of Passage works how you want with Vron because it doesn't prevent damage, but also puts a +1/+1 counter when damage is dealt.

Goblin Bombardment could replace many different cards simply because it's a win condition with Vron that's only two mana. Bombardment is also another card to infinite combo with Polyraptor and it can prevent ending the game in a draw with Marauding Raptor + Polyraptor. Anara, Wolvid Familiar could replace Cacophodon. Is Cacophodon part of a combo that I'm not seeing? Crop Rotation could replace Steel Wall.

Rishkar's Expertise and Return of the Wildspeaker are in the precon and they can draw a lot of cards because Vron starts at 5 power. Return being an instant can be cast not on your turn to fill your hand of cards to choose from to cast on your next turn. These spells are excellent with Klauth, Unrivaled Ancient and Old Gnawbone who can make a ton of mana to cast all the cards you draw.

Expertise and Return are actually better spells here than Kindred Summons because with Vron no matter what you're drawing at least 5 cards. Summons requires that you control many Dragons to get the same amount of value. One advantage of Summons is instant speed to potentially reveal both Gnawbone + Charger, cheating them onto the battlefield, but without a way to arrange these Dragons to the top of your library that will be rare.

Sword of Hours is in the precon and it does a lot with Vron since it's a source of repeatable die roll and a way to make Vron bigger with +1/+1 counters. Some budget lands to consider adding in place of some basic lands: Naya Panorama, Jund Panorama, Bonders' Enclave, Rogue's Passage.


Some changes to consider:

multimedia on Mother of dragons

1 month ago

Hey, nice version so far.

You have only 91 cards of 100. Consider adding three more lands and these cards to get to 100?

Hellkite Charger combos with Old Gnawbone for as many extra attacks as you want. Crux of Fate can wreck all your opponents creatures and not yours. Temur Ascendancy is a haste enabler and repeatable draw whenever a Dragon you control ETB including when a Dragon token is created. Get Court of Bounty onto the battlefield before you cast Tiamat to accelerate being able to get Dragons you tutored for with Tiamat onto the battlefield. Bounty is also repeatable draw with the monarch which Dragons help you to keep the monarch and get it back if you lose it.

Faeburrow Elder and Dragon's Hoard are nice ramp for Dragons. Elder can tap to make two mana or up to five mana (one of each color if you control Tiamat). Hoard is also repeatable draw and counts when Dragon tokens are created. Exotic Orchard, Path of Ancestry and Haven of the Spirit Dragon are more five color lands that can add more color fixing for the manabase.

If interested I offer more advice in another comment. Would you like more advice? Good luck with your deck.

Profet93 on The Xenabro Force

1 month ago

Canadion

From one My Not Updated Xenabro list (my copy list of my Xenabro, even though it's supposed to be an updated test version of my Xenabro, it's not updated since March 2020) deck to another, +1

I disagree with the above user regarding your CMC. Very surprisingly, your CMC is good for a Xenagos deck (for the most part). I do agree with their statement regarding more ramp. Without a cheater like Elvish Visionary, Sneak attack or Defense of the heart, you're going to have a hard time casting your creatures. We also have a different style of Xenagos, perhaps due to our metas. What level does your meta play at?

What do you feel your deck is lacking most? Do you have any budget restraints?

I know you like the deck where it is. That being said, I do have some suggestions I want to run by you. Only suggesting cards that I feel provide enough impact...

Yavimaya Hollow - Protection

Ancient Tomb - Ramp and T3/T4 commander

Berserk - Fun on malignus, another beater, or on an opponent's creature taking another opponent. Also fun on Selvala to get ramp in a pinch.

Deflecting Swat - Extremely powerful. Counter counterspells, redirect targetted removal, draw, extra turns and more!

Decimate - 4 for 1, can target commander if there is no other enchantment

Rishkar's Expertise - I usually shy away from cards like these because of the huge risk involved, but the payoff is too great to ignore. This risk is mitigated by having hexproof creatures such as Carnage Tyrant, Siege Behemoth or an indestructible creature such as Stone Chieftan

Elder Gargaroth - Draw, lifegain and creature fodder all in 1. Vigilance is nice as well.

Inferno Titan - Even if they destroy him, his ETB puts in work. Not to mention pumping prior to Xenagos for massive damage.

Old Gnawbone - Ramp!

I would love your thoughts on each suggestion as well as what specifically you are looking for in your deck so that I and others can offer you suggestions that you would enjoy

Commander_JAR on Big Green

1 month ago

I should update this list actually. Considering I got green creatures like Old Gnawbone and Apex Devastator in my collection.

NTakamura on More creatures to go with …

2 months ago

I want to add more extra combat phase cards to this deck. Feisty Dragon Mother

The key pieces are Hellkite Charger and Aggravated Assault where you can use mana to activate. I have a few ways of refreshing my mana with cards like Nature's Will and Bear Umbra. I need more cards to get me at least 7 mana that is on a creature. I can almost get there with Old Gnawbone on the field. But if I have Goldspan Dragon along with the other two dragons I can do it. The reason why I want it to be a creature is because my tutors only search out creatures. So are there any creatures that can get me 7 or more mana in anyway? That can also be activated as I declare my attackers.

Scytec on Tiamight

2 months ago

Of course, anytime. :p I agree, it is very solid. If you can get your hands on one, Old Gnawbone is also a really strong dragon.

multimedia on Tiamat's Coven

2 months ago

Hey, well done for being new and knowing that you can still learn and improve your deck building.

Some cards within your budget to consider adding:

You have Old Gnawbone, Hellkite Charger is a combo with Gnawbone for infinite attacks as long as Charger can keep attacking you can keep paying seven mana with treasures to have another combat step. This combo uses Dragons as the win condition by attacking with Tiamat being a source of lethal Commander damage. Savage Ventmaw can make six mana when it attacks that can be used to pay for Charger, needing only one mana to have another attack which can result in having a lot of extra attacks on your turn each turn equal to the amount of untapped mana you have. Crux of Fate can wreck since it can destroy all nonDragon creatures your opponents control leaving only your Dragons alive to attack.

Temur Ascendancy does two things that are really good for Dragons, it's a haste enabler and repeatable draw whenever a Dragon ETB. Faeburrow Elder can tap for two mana, green and white, but if you control other colored permanents then it can tap for even more mana, up to tapping for five mana, one of each color. Fellwar Stone is another two drop rainbow mana rock.

Boros Charm at instant speed can protect all permanents you control from most removal including all your lands. Swords to Plowshares and Counterspell are staple single effect instant removal options. Blasphemous Act is really good in multiplayer Commander as a fail-safe/reset the battlefield of creatures and it's mana cost consistently can be reduced to only one red mana.

Patriarch's Bidding is among the most powerful reanimation effects for tribal, for five mana it reanimates all Dragons that are in your graveyard.


Some cards to consider cutting:

Temple of the False God is not a good land. My advice is cut it from all your decks, since you can't tap it for mana until you control five or more lands. If you have it in your opening hand then that hand is a mulligan and any land that does this shouldn't be used. Orb of Dragonkind can't tap to make mana to cast any nonDragon card or pay for anything else, there's better ramp options.

You're not going to be casting enough instant or sorceries in a turn to reduce the mana cost of Demilich much. Quad blue or triple blue mana cost is too difficult to make with this manabase without controlling Chromatic Lantern or The World Tree with five other lands. Velomachus Lorehold cares about cheating the mana cost of powerful 5 CMC or less instants and sorceries which you don't really have here or do you need to include since Dragons are the high CMC cards you want to cast. Casting a Crux of Fate for free would be nice, but even so I don't there's enough worth while instants or sorceries to make Velomachus worth playing.

Good luck with your deck.

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