Soul Warden

Soul Warden

Creature — Human Cleric

Whenever another creature enters the battlefield, you gain 1 life.

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

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Soul Warden Discussion

vossavant on Intense Aura Beatdown (with Infinite Defense!)

1 month ago

Apollo_Paladin it was a combination of Ajani's Pridemate and Wall of Reverence with some small white creatures like Soul Warden that constantly triggered life gain events. Ajani's Pridemate gets absurdly huge in short order. It was the only way to keep up with your deck.

I'm still playtesting but pretty happy with the deck I've put together and will share it when it's "ready".

osiczym on Green/White Tokens

2 months ago

Nice deck mate! I especially like Gavony Township, I think I will add it to my deck, cause I also have one full of tokens, feel free to check it out and comment. Maybe you will find some inspirations ;).

From my experience, Beastmaster Ascension is the best buffing enchantment for such deck. It can give you constant +5/+5 for all, beginning from the same turn or next just for 3 mana! I also find Overrun very effective. You can also consider Fungal Rebirth if someone kills your creature or for enemy disenchants. And last - for massive healing Essence Warden or Soul Warden works really great with tokens!

Rabid_Rabbit on Life gains

2 months ago

Swap Ajani's Welcome and the Orator for Soul Warden and Soul's Attendant. You gain for creatures your opponent plays too with them.

Apollo_Paladin on White Life

2 months ago

Soul Warden is another solid choice; The only real criticism I have for this deck is that the mana curve seems quite high and there's no means of reliable Card Draw or other mechanics to speed it up. I can see some really unfortunate starting Hand Draws with this build.

Most of your existing 1 and 2-mana plays are largely defense-based (Nyx Ram is almost a Defender unless you have other cards in play, and 2 of your other cards in this category are Instant or Enchantment (non-permanent).

Soul Warden triggers for opponent's creatures as well as your own, and is a pretty much a "bread & butter" include for Lifegain decks.

Guligal89 on colfenor

2 months ago

Hi! This deck's really crear, good job! I like the ETB approach with some creatures, and I definitely didn't know about Workhorse.

I have some ideas thay may be useful to you: as what I can see, the two main themes you're looking for are aristocrats and artifact combo. Artifacts work as a tribal: the more you have, the verter they are. That means, too, that the less you have, the worse they are. But I don't feel like you wanna go that hard into artifacts, so I recommend you trimming down the Workhorse, Foundry Inspector and Scrap Trawler, as they only get good enough If you have a ton of artifacts, and instead sticking yo X cost creatures, which can easily combo.

My other advice is that you let go some lifegain effects (Soul Warden-like) and put more lifeloss (for your oponente) effects or symmetric effects (Cruel Celebrant).

So TL;DR some artifacts are only worth if you have a shit ton of them and you may add more cards that damage/kill your opponents

Apollo_Paladin on MTGA kinda sucks lately, no?

2 months ago

The Anthology cards have completely screwed up Historic Format imo...particularly since they're not available anymore to newer players.

It's pretty hard to find a black deck in Historic MTGA that doesn't run at least a few Thoughtseize, or any number of Lifegain builds without Soul Warden.

There are other examples too, but the fact that so many decks run them makes it pretty clear how badly they've skewed the strength of certain builds. This isn't a massive problem for players who splurged on all 3 (so far) Anthology sets, but for those who missed one or two (or all, in the case of some people I've tried to get to play) it very much feels like too much of a "Pay to Win" dynamic.

I think some solutions that would help add a lot more diversity in Historic deck builds is: - if those cards were permanently available in the Store with a Coin buy purchase (however high), - they could be obtained as a random "Bonus Card", - OR alternatively, if there were a different format to filter decks with them out.

As it stands now, there is very little incentive for players who have bought all the Anthology sets to construct decks without those cards, as you can count on quite a few wins based on the sole fact that most non-Anthology decks don't have nearly as quick or efficient answers to play.

foawr on colfenor

2 months ago

first ideas for a colfenor in a 5-6 power level environment

What I need help with: I'd like to cut at least 5 cards for lands I feel like the maybe board could make the deck more consistent by adding more cards to the core themes: - Heal with Soul Warden - Deal damage with Marionette Master - Loop through 0 cost bois with Memnite Ornithopter Phyrexian Walker Shifting Wall Stonecoil Serpent Ugin's Conjurant (Skinshifter gets back bigger bois for 1 green, Arcbound Worker is free with Foundry Inspector and can move around his counters when he dies, for more value from the other artifact creatures. Wondering if I should make a cut for Jhoira's Familiar as a second cost reducer - Ramp with sac Pawn of Ulamog

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