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Tana, the Bloodsower
Legendary Creature — Elf Druid
Whenever Tana, the Bloodsower deals combat damage to a player, create that many 1/1 green Saproling creature tokens.
Partner (You can have two commanders if both have partner.)
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2 months ago
legendofa is absolutely correct. However, I had at one time thought it would be interesting to build a Golgari deck with Reyhan, Last of the Abzan and Slurrk, All-Ingesting. They might work here also, though Carth the Lion is a better choice. I mention it because I was trying to figure out a partner combo that would get you into Jund, which there isn't really anything that would be better than Carth. The best I can figure would be either Kamahl, Heart of Krosa with Vial Smasher the Fierce, or Tana, the Bloodsower with Krav, the Unredeemed. Either would be viable options (albeit much different deck designs) if you wanted to add Red to the identity. Of course, using Krav would stretch the rules, since Tana is not actually its partner.
4 months ago
Recently put together a Naya token deck with Tana, the Bloodsower and Prava of the Steel Legion, and needed suggestions on what to cut for Angelic Exaltation and Chord of Calling. If there are any better suggestions than the former of the two, I'd love to hear them! The deck as-is struggles with starting up token generation I've noticed, is there anything I'm missing potentially to get a large army out?
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Commander / EDH
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6 months ago
I'm in the process of brewing a deck with Wilson, Refined Grizzly and Shameless Charlatan with the idea of turning Wilson into a copy of whatever is the best creature on the battlefield. Wilson's cheap to cast and has some baked in protection and nice abilities in case there's nothing great to copy. I'll be putting a bunch of +1/+1 and ability counters on Wilson. Kind of a build my own voltron.
I also built a background tribal deck with Tana, the Bloodsower and Tymna the Weaver at the helm called You Came From Where?. Its pretty low budget (I just bought some cards to slightly improve the mana base) but it can be surprisingly powerful. Its not surprising, but Noble Heritage and Raised by Giants are really, really good with Tana and Tymna. I've made tons of saprolings and gained a whole lot of life very quickly. Basically partner commanders are very strong with backgrounds.
Overall I really like what they did with them. They meet the need that Battle for Baldur's Gate had for the draft environment without really breaking things like the partner mechanic kind of has.
7 months ago
Unlife I'm working on a Tana, the Bloodsower and Tymna the Weaver loaded with backgrounds and other 'commander matters' cards like Fury Storm and Bloodsworn Steward. I don't think it'll be great by any means, but hopefully it'll be fun.
7 months ago
When I said Jund, I actually considered Tormod, the Desecrator and Tana, the Bloodsower. Mainly because Tormod just sinergizes very well with a lot of skeletons and some Skeleton support also supports zombies too (namely Death Baron and Death-Priest of Myrkul.
Another option, but 4 colored, would be still Tana, the Bloodsower now with Ravos, Soultender. You can still have Tormod in the deck, still have access to a lot o reccursion (even in your commander) and get a lot of good anthems, and tribal support, in white.
11 months ago
Partnering with Tana, the Bloodsower also opens up the opportunity to use cards with the Bloodrush ability, expanding on the theme you want to abuse with the Channel ability.
Another option to give Pietro more evasion is Sidar Kondo of Jamuraa. But that will limit your pool of Bloodrush cards moreso.
11 months ago
This has made me realize I’ve been reading Ghost of Ramirez DePietro wrong this entire time. I thought his trigger was tied to the player that was dealt damage.
Some high synergy cards would be:
1 year ago
dfbenj: What's your definition of infinite combo? A lot of decks win using Tainted Pact + Thassa's Oracle which technically isn't infinite. Other decks use Approach of the Second Sun, which again isn't infinite but is still just an "I win" card. You could look into Edric, Spymaster of Trest decks which attempt to chain together multiple turn spells and win through amassing an anrmy of beaters. Yuriko, the Tiger's Shadow is the same idea (though can run Pact + Oracle as well). Again, none of these are technically infinite but taking multiple uninhibited extra turns still very much feels in the same vein.
If you're after fair and balanced magic, you might want to look into something like a Tymna the Weaver + Tana, the Bloodsower bloodpod stax deck. A lot of these run a Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker + Felidar Guardian birthing pod/Yisan line, though you can just omit the combo for more beaters/stax if you want.