Ugin, the Spirit Dragon


Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Custom Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Frontier Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
War of the Spark: Mythic Edition (WARMED) Mythic Rare
Fate Reforged (FRF) Mythic Rare
Promo Set (000) Mythic Rare

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Ugin, the Spirit Dragon

Planeswalker — Ugin

+2: Ugin, the Spirit Dragon deals 3 damage to target creature, player or planeswalker.

-X: Exile each permanent with converted mana cost X or less that's one or more colours.

-10: You gain 7 life, draw seven cards, then put up to seven permanent cards from your hand onto the battlefield.

Ugin, the Spirit Dragon Discussion

RNR_Gaming on The Weatherlight Superfriends Crew

1 week ago

God that description had to have taken forever; +1 just for the effort. Personally, I love Jace, Architect of Thought especially when coupled with Deepglow Skate or Doubling Season . It won't out right win the game unless your opponents are playing degenerate cards; my line typically went ultimate jace aot, grab an Ugin, the Spirit Dragon out of my deck, ultimate the ugin and vomit out some lands and walkers. Usually I prioritized getting things like Eternal Witness from opponents decks and by this point they realize they're punished by their own deck construction and scoop it up.

pskinn01 on H: valuable cards W: Cash

1 week ago

Below is a list of cards I have for sale. I will be adding more, and removing cards as they sell. Prices can be negotiated if reasonable. I plan on selling these on tcg player but thought I'd lower the price on try to sell on here first. I updated my binder a little bit ago, and have made some trades and have not been able to update due to thopters.

Gaea's Cradle - $274.
Wheel of Fortune (revised) - $70.
Arid Mesa (mm3) - $35.
Scalding Tarn (mm3)- $73.50.
Batterskull (new phyrexia) - $27.
Blightsteel Colossus - $41.
Cavern of Souls (A. Restored) - $50.
Giver of Runes (foil)- $28.
Mana Vault 5th - $21.
Marsh Flats mm3- $38.
Staff of Domination - $27.
Sword of Feast and Famine (M Beseiged) - $56.
Sword of Light and Shadow (darksteel)- $39.
Ugin, the Spirit Dragon - $35.
Sensei's Divining Top (E masters) - $27.
Rings of Brighthearth - $35.

Us only.

PayPal or money order. PayPal use friends/family or add 4%.

No extra shipping fee unless you need/want signature or insurance. Tracking will be included. I ship in padded envelopes only. I can only guarantee that I ship it, unless you insure it ($3).

I have over 120 traded on here, and over 140 trades on deckbox. I have over 100 sales on Ebay. All using same name.

TypicalTimmy on Is there an Exact Formula ...

2 weeks ago

Mark Rosewater has said that if it ever comes down to flavor or mechanics, flavor wins.

I think we can ask the same question about legendary creatures. For example, at what cost can you justify a 7/7?

Well, if the creature costs like Griselbrand , sure. That's a very steep cost. It should be huge. Likewise, Deep-Slumber Titan has so many hurdles to overcome that the 4cmc for a 7/7 isn't that bad because it requires a lot of setup and work. Next there is Enormous Baloth , who is very easy to get out due to the lack of color restrictions, but also brings nothing you the table aside from a vanilla 7/7 body.

It's all about the number of colors on the card and the mechanics involved.

You can have a 5c Planeswalkers that costs just 5 mana and that's going to be a LOT harder to get out than Ugin, the Spirit Dragon who can be put into any deck.

So to answer your question, there really isn't one. It depends on a multitude of factors:

  • What is the overall CMC
  • How many colored symbols are there?
  • How many different colors are there
  • Is it a back / side character or the main character?
  • What does the card ultimately want to do? E.G. what is the level of power it is designed to be at?

This is where R&D comes into play. A Planeswalker who has a CMC of 6 may feel okay bringing 5 to the board, but what if this newly designed Planeswalker also costs three colors? Perhaps our first Mardu Planeswalkers?

It's all about both design and perspective. You need to consider the environment it is being designed for, the way it is being designed, and who the design is representing.

RNR_Gaming on Planeswalker Precon Mashup

2 weeks ago

My favorite ultimate in edh is Jace, Architect of Thought . With Deepglow Skate or Doubling Season you just win out of no where with your opponents cards; if you can afford an Ugin, the Spirit Dragon it just gets that much more ridiculous.

csyounge01 on Ulamog Colorless EDH

3 weeks ago

after all the biggest weakness of this deck is lots of small creature, and Ugin, the Spirit Dragon 's middle loyalty ability is a nice way to board wipe your opponents without hurting you own stuff

csyounge01 on Ulamog Colorless EDH

3 weeks ago

i chose to keep Ugin, the Spirit Dragon to deal with tokens/aggro and put Karn, the Great Creator on the sideboard for against Urza decks

Hoobynobber7395 on Ulamog Colorless EDH

3 weeks ago

it's up to you, its your deck and playstyle, but Ugin, the Spirit Dragon and Karn Liberated on the field put a big target on you and you are already dealing with a big target playing eldrazi

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Ugin, the Spirit Dragon occurrence in decks from the last year


All decks: 0.11%

Green: 2.39%

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.04%

Blue: 0.17%

Red: 0.12%