Tahngarth, First Mate

Tahngarth, First Mate

Legendary Creature — Minotaur Warrior

Tahngarth, First Mate can't be blocked by more than one creature.

Whenever an opponent attacks with one or more creatures, if Tahngarth is tapped, you may have that opponent gain control of Tahngarth until end of combat. if you do, choose a player or planeswalker that opponent is attacking. Tahngarth is attacking that player or planeswalker.

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Tahngarth, First Mate Discussion

Hav0cD3m0n on Mighty Manotaur

4 months ago


Sorry to ask, but how the Berserk + Tahngarth, First Mate combo work? I can't understand why the creature wouldn't be destroyed. Is it because it is already tapped and attacking without you declare it as an attacker? Do you know where I can find the ruling for this? I'm a bit confused lol

jamochawoke on Najeela, Queen of the Blossoms

6 months ago

I like how the guy above this comment just casually strolls in and tells you to put in a bunch of moxen...

That said, warriors is one of my favorite tribes and I've made a ton of decks with them! Plus Najeela is such a badass commander! These are my suggestions that you haven't included and could serve as some better synergy with your deck than your non-warriors:

  • God-Eternal Oketra make huge 4/4 zombie warrior tokens on every warrior cast.

  • Oketra the True make warrior tokens and acts as a big beater itself.
  • Oketra's Monument tons and tons of warrior tokens.
  • Rush of Battle warrior themed overrun that gains you tons of life.
  • Herald of Anafenza gets bigger and makes warrior tokens at the same time.
  • Raiders' Spoils probably the best card draw you'll see for warrior tribal.
  • Gilt-Leaf Ambush elf warrior tokens with sometimes deathtouch.
  • Hunting Triad elf warrior tokens or modal +1/+1 counters.
  • Presence of Gond give a creature a tap for elf warrior token ability.
  • Lovisa Coldeyes more warrior lord buffs!
  • Obsidian Battle-Axe haste and auto-attach to warriors equipment!
  • Regna, the Redeemer and Krav, the Unredeemed act as a sac outlet and warrior token generation combo.
  • Lord Windgrace deck filtering, color fixing, and generation of a ton of cat warrior tokens
  • Great Hall of Starnheim gets you a 4/4 angel warrior token in a pinch
  • Base Camp cheap 5 color land for warriors
  • Starnheim Unleashed make a ton of 4/4 angel warrior tokens!
  • Emeria's Call  Flip make angel warrior tokens and give your non-angel warriors indestructible or make it a land
  • Ascent of the Worthy pretty fun tricks on this.
  • Firja's Retribution make a 4/4 angel warrior token and give angels destroy and double strike.
  • Battle for Bretagard make warrior tokens, then make copies.
  • plakjekaas on None

    6 months ago

    The black-bordered card that can already attack during an opponent's turn, is Tahngarth, First Mate . I know it's not exactly the same, but the concept you were meddling with, has gone through Wizards designers heads as well, it seems. Just in a way that it's multiplayer only.

    Coward_Token on Mighty Manotaur

    10 months ago

    Jeska, Thrice Reborn seems really fun here since the effect doesn't end until you next turn, although unfortunately you have to cast her after Tahngarth, First Mate and she'll be damn fragile.

    Coward_Token on Commander Legends Spoilers

    10 months ago

    Court of Virtue: not too bad, even though I think it's unfairly costed compared to the one. I'll probably add this to my Marisi deck; has surprisingly few ways of steadily making evasive tokens, and the monarch is obvious great for encouraging conflict

    Livio, Oathsworn Knight: more experimentation with card advantage. As alluded to, if he's your commander then you're free to recast him and tap him down for the creatures he got tucked away

    Belbe, Corrupted Observer: not bad in the 99 of a Thantis, the Warweaver deck, although note that she doesn't trigger off just damage (let alone combat damage), so a simple Impact Tremors or exploit will net people . (You're not allowed to run Sygg, River Cutthroat in her 99 because the RC hates you.)

    Toggo, Goblin Weaponsmith: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HEdg4glpCkg

    PW!Jeska: hey, finally. Slam dunk in the 99 of Tahngarth, First Mate. 15 power's worth of pain coming your opponent's way 4 times a turn cycle!

    Jeska's Will: Not super excited tbh, but it's reassuring that they're exploring the aikido design space of punishing excess, esp. in &

    Archon of Coronation: Pretty clever that this lets you weather the back-and-forth of the monarch as your opponents are less likely to hit you when you're not crowned. Beware of infect tho.

    Eligeth, Crossroads Augur: The Scarab God

    Wheel of Misfortune: took me a while to parse, but basically don't be the one to pick the highest OR the lowest number (unless you want to keep your hand, in which case I think you're free to pick minus infinity). I assume if e.g. one player chooses 1 and the rest 0, nobody wheels (but the former still gets a single ouchie)

    Rograkh, Son of Rohgahh: Ha.

    DemonDragonJ: maybe Prossh just got a mate?

    RambIe on Gruul In cEDH?

    1 year ago

    Mina and Denn, Wildborn - manland,landfall, land matter style decks
    Radha, Heart of Keld - can be built to competitive level
    Radha, Heir to Keld - gruul elf ball
    Tahngarth, First Mate - Voltron + Goad
    my fav!! Thromok the Insatiable - Think Insurrection + Chandra's Ignition

    Gruul is completly do able it just had to be done diffrently
    you cant really stop players from doing things
    but you can punish them for doing it,
    you can stop them from stopping you,
    and you can break all there stuff including lands.

    Paeldroth on Suggestions for a New Commander

    1 year ago

    Hey all!

    I need to shake myself out of my current deckbuilding rut. You see, I tend to gravitate towards the same strats and it's getting boring.

    My current commanders are: Omnath, Locus of the Roil, Korvold, Fae-Cursed King, Tuvasa the Sunlit, and Tahngarth, First Mate.

    Basically it's either creature-based interaction or Voltron. Granted, Omnath and Korvold work VERY differently, but the ideas are the same. Permanents leaving or entering the field cause triggers, etc.

    So I was wondering if people couple please suggest another commander for me! Something budget-friendly, because that's a must, but something SO outside of what I already play.

    Thanks in advance!!

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