Vengeful Ancestor

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Legality

Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Alchemy Legal
Arena Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Commander: Rule 0 Legal
Custom Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Gladiator Legal
Highlander Legal
Historic Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Vintage Legal

Vengeful Ancestor

Creature — Dragon Spirit

Flying

Whenever Vengeful Ancestor enters the battlefield or attacks, goad target creature. (Until your next turn, that creature attacks each combat if able and attacks a player other than you if able.)

Whenever a goaded creature attacks, it deals 1 damage to its controller.

jarncards on destroy build destroy

2 months ago

Im really not a fan of the battle cry mechanic. It could work really well with Krenko, Tin Street Kingpin, Mardu Ascendancy, or the other many token makers, but I would rather just run Fervent Charge. It takes a single card for +4/+4 and your creatures are more likely to survive combat. you could always stack more though

Vengeful Ancestor, Parasitic Impetus, Shiny Impetus, and maybe Martial Impetus could all be fun tools to mess with your opponents while keeping yourself safe from larger threats. You get double rewards with Isshin

Guild Artisan, Curse of Opulence, and Sword of the Animist are options for ramp.

Fighter Class is nice for the tutor and later on can force blocks and can be used to kill off weak targets.

Shadowspear exists. you should use it in every deck Helm of the Host lets you double commanders, and lets you go infinite with Godo, Bandit Warlord. Who also should just automatically be your automatic first pick for a 6 drop. Tutor, double combats...

Bruse Tarl, Boorish Herder doublestrike AND lifelink. costs one more but can replace your enchantment.

Ilharg, the Raze-Boar Wanna play two cards for free?

Breena, the Demagogue does so much. buffs you like crazy. Can net you two cards per combat phase... which you will hopefully get multiple of with more things like: Aggravated Assault and Waves of Aggression can go infinite Port Razer, Raiyuu, Storm's Edge, Response / Resurgence are also nice

Agent of the Shadow Thieves and Fey Steed protect your commander or other attackers, and the steed may also come out even against removal.

You dont need to go all out on making one guy and instakill, Sublime Archangel with many tokens or Pact Weapon with combats can do it by themselves situationally. And the pact weapon is just way too cool.

Selfless Samurai is free lifelink and protection you can save for your commander. Cathedral of War is just going to be free power every once in a while

Hopeful Initiate is repeatable removal with extra steps I'd honestly ditch the sunforger.

Aceh on X gon' give it to ya' [Xantcha EDH]

9 months ago

Hi, love your deck wow!, Vengeful Ancestor could be nice in here

seshiro_of_the_orochi on Coach Kardur

10 months ago

This looks pretty cool!

Cauldron of Souls with a sac-outlet and a way to put +1 counters on Kardur seems like a great option for more goading. Also, Vengeful Ancestor and Karazikar, the Eye Tyrant seem like great additional ways to goad some creatures. The same is true for Bloodthirsty Blade and especially Shiny Impetus.

Finally, as you're already planning to trigger Kardurs etb as often as possible, Gray Merchant of Asphodel and Fanatic of Mogis would be great alternative wincons.

seshiro_of_the_orochi on Budget - Marisi, Breaker of the Coil - EDH

1 year ago

Frenzied Saddlebrute is always a good choice for a forced combat list. Also, Vengeful Ancestor and Disrupt Decorum are powerful god effects. Finally, Fumiko the Lowblood.

Oldbear on Ruric TharrrrRRRRRRHHHHHH!

1 year ago

okay, added

  • Terror of the Peaks just so so good with all the big creatures in this deck
  • Cindervines more punishment of non creature cards and added removal
  • Witch's Clinic lifelink in this deck is very helpful - I have been a little concerned with not getting enough R & G mana sources given how many double and triple pipped cards i have so I'm gonna be careful about how many more colourless lands i add.

Removed

  • a forest
  • Soul of New Phyrexia I found this too expensive and keeping mana open just in case is not always an option given how the high curve for this deck.
  • Vengeful Ancestor added this but didn't update a little while ago, it is okay but cindervines was a little more synergistic so I'm giving that a try at the moment

Cosmoesis on Curse me love

1 year ago

Not curses but curse adjacent flavor in goading: (12 suggestions) 1)Shiny Impetus 2)Psychic Impetus 3)Parasitic Impetus 4)Disrupt Decorum 5)Vengeful Ancestor 6)Bloodthirsty Blade 7)Karazikar, the Eye Tyrant 8)Jeering Homunculus 9)Goblin Racketeer 10)Grenzo, Havoc Raiser 11)Coveted Peacock 12)Kardur, Doomscourge

Other Curse like things with wither: (12 suggestions - some of these aren't very good and can be left out) 1)Stigma Lasher 2)Fang Skulkin 3+4)Nest of Scarabs + Corrosive Mentor 5)Everlasting Torment 6)Needle Specter 7)Midnight Banshee 8)Kulrath Knight 9)Necroskitter 10)Fists of the Demigod 11)Cinderbones 12)Oona's Gatewarden

Add 12 more lands (36 cards suggested total) + 56 cards currently on the list = 92 cards

Remaining 8 slots should be card draw, removal and Board-wipes (15 suggestions here) 1)Rhystic Study 2)Erebos, God of the Dead 3)Wheel of Misfortune 4)Shadowmage Infiltrator 5)Phyrexian Arena 6)Eye of Vecna 7)Blue Sun's Zenith 8)Tragic Slip 9)Go for the Throat 10)Doom Blade 11)Feed the Swarm 12)Ravenform 13)Chaos Warp 14)Damnation 15)Ritual of Soot

Conflykt on The Brown Spider

1 year ago

Totally agree with you on the Forgotten Realms set. Karazikar, Vengeful Ancestor, and even Wulfgar of Icewind Dale could be fed into the Thantis engine for what she does best. The combinations I saw with it is actually why I wanted to focus on her for my return to big playgroups and getting back to the US in general.

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