Shabraz, the Skyshark

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Legality

Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Commander: Rule 0 Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Custom Legal
Quest Magic Legal

Shabraz, the Skyshark

Legendary Creature — Shark Bird

Partner with Brallin, Shark Rider

Flying

Whenever you draw a card, put a +1/+1 counter on Shabraz, the Skyshark and you gain 1 life.

:Target Human gains flying until end of turn.

Murrow on Cycling is a Lifestyle

1 month ago

king-saproling

They are considerations of course. However a lot of them require me to build too linear like with adding Epicure of Blood and Cliffhaven Vampire. They’re absolutely great cards and if I wasn’t trying to be more adaptive in my deck building style and wanted to fine point the lifegain/loss strategy I’d absolutely add them. Same goes for Oloro, Ageless Ascetic lovely card but I don’t want to focus exclusively on lifegain/loss strategy. I know most people say to focus exclusively on a specific strategy but that’s just not my play style anymore. I like versatility and surprise! Haha

Lich's Mastery and Drogskol Reaver are great cards and easy wins. But I just don’t like playing like that with my friends so I stay away from those sort of things. I have added Peer into the Abyss and Necrologia as quick wins but more fair in my opinion.

Bone Miser and Psychosis Crawler are in my consideration pile in my deck box actually haha so you’re right on the money there! I’m also considering Shabraz, the Skyshark  Flip. I think I may be adding Sakashima the Impostor to my ninja deck now that you mention it.

Shadow of the Grave is a lovely card. I just always cut it at the final round of cuts for some reason. It’s in my maybe pile in my deck box though for sure. I still have to play test and work out the kinks of gameplay. So it may still make the cut in the end.

Bag of Holding would be lovely if it weren’t so easily destroyed. It’s also counterintuitive to the reanimator subtheme I have going in the deck.

Thank you so much for all your suggestions! It definitely reinforced some of my considerations :)

SithLord on Birb Storm

1 month ago

There are very few birds to be found here. Odd, because this is a tribal bird theme deck. You aren't even running Maskwood Nexus or Arcane Adaptation

So here are some birds I found that would be fun to play:

Derevi, Empyrial Tactician

Augury Owl

Arctic Aven

Falcon Abomination

Aetherstorm Roc

Apex Hawks

Aven Brigadier !!!!!

Aven Gagglemaster

Aven Mindcensor

Aven Squire

Aven Wind Guide

Bay Falcon

Celestial Gatekeeper !

Airborne Aid !

Battle Screech !

Teshar, Ancestor's Apostle !

Steel-Plume Marshal !

Emeria Angel

Judge's Familiar

Skycat Sovereign

Cloudchaser Kestrel

Healer's Hawk

Esior, Wardwing Familiar

Skyway Robber

River Hoopoe

Donal, Herald of Wings

Whippoorwill an exile for so little the cost

Storm Crow why isn't this here?

Spire Owl cheap, but nice

Jubilant Skybonder

Sephara, Sky's Blade this hits the field by turn 4 for 1 white mana!

Ledger Shredder badass name and badass ability

Cartographer's Hawk a fun card that empties your deck of plains

Watcher of the Spheres dude

Flurry of Wings and Settle the Wreckage There is so much fun to be had

Ishai, Ojutai Dragonspeaker_ look at this scawwwwww _ Warden of Evos Isle not needed, but nice for making 5 mana birds cost less

Empyrean Eagle lord

Kangee, Sky Warden all it takes is one 1/1 bird token to scwwwaaa

Kangee, Aerie Keeper you can't run one bird and not have any feathers ay?

Shabraz, the Skyshark its a sharknado

Wingmate Roc the best wingman

High Sentinels of Arashin use your mana ramp to buff your army

Nimble Obstructionist _a tale's end _

Cloudfin Raptor

Emeria Angel dude

Soulcatchers' Aerie

henrypan321 on Vega's Watching the Value

8 months ago

Thanks for the suggestion, Reynan! Drogskol Reaver + Shabraz, the Skyshark draws the whole deck right? Since it's a mandatory effect, I'd have to run Laboratory Maniac or Jace, Wielder of Mysteries to really use it though.

Reynan on Rarefied Atmosphere

8 months ago

Very cool deck, I always thought the new Linvala could give a nice azorius deck.

I would like to suggest Shabraz, the Skyshark, as you use Drogskol Reaver, you can make an infinite draw combo - but only if you are interested in that wincom, of course.

You use Emeria Angel and Azorius Chancery, so adding a Walking Atlas, you are able to put millions of tokens as you wish, and Walking Atlas work as a ramp in early game.

Boreas Charger, Cartographer's Hawk, Knight of the White Orchid and Loyal Warhound are nice possibilities of ramping defense. They can get Hallowed Fountain and Irrigated Farmland for you.

Another combo you can explore, and there's a lot of tutors for it in Azorius, is Archon of Sun's Grace + Enchanted Evening and there's endless tokens ETB(entering the battlefield). Anything to sacrifice a token or some ETB trigger to mill or deal damage to opponent do the trick, cards like High Market, Pyre of Heroes, Culling Dais, Altar of the Brood.

That's it buddy, nice deck.

TotesMcGoats on Wizzardrix (Kwain, Itinerant Meddler)

9 months ago

suarkdivad That is one direction you could go with! I wanted something beyond combat that though, something that doesn't scream "Hi, I'm the win condition!" What fun about the Smothering Tithe/Prosperity combo is that those are both unassuming cards you'd want in the deck anyway for group hugging. Like I mentioned above, cards like Nadir Kraken, Chasm Skulker or Shabraz, the Skyshark can easily make great win conditions on their own, but I personally aimed for subtlety.

Neotrup on Brallin and shabraz

1 year ago

Brallin, Skyshark Rider  Flip will trigger 3 times, and Shabraz, the Skyshark will trigger 7 times. You'll wait until Windfall finishes resolving and put those triggers on the stack in any order, so you could do the damage before or after gaining the life, or alternate between them.

captain_deano on Brallin and shabraz

1 year ago

So let’s say I play the card Windfall with both Brallin, Skyshark Rider  Flip and Shabraz, the Skyshark out. I end up discarding 3 and drawing 7. So would I gain 7 life and put 7 counters on shabraz, and then would brallin deal 3 damage and get 3 counters, or do they each only trigger once?

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