Artifact Creature — Construct
Walking Ballita enters the battlefield with X +1/+1 counters on it.
: Put a +1/+1 counter on Walking Ballista.
Remove a +1/+1 counter from Walking Ballista: It deals 1 damage to target creature, player or planeswalker.
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Combos Browse all
- Mikaeus, the Unhallowed + Walking Ballista
- Dramatic Reversal + Isochron Scepter + Walking Ballista
- Mikaeus, the Unhallowed + Pitiless Plunderer + Walking Ballista
- Corpse Knight + Mikaeus, the Unhallowed + Walking Ballista
- Blasting Station + Mikaeus, the Unhallowed + Walking Ballista
- Altar of Dementia + Mikaeus, the Unhallowed + Walking Ballista
- Archangel of Thune + Spike Feeder + Walking Ballista
- Archangel of Thune + Walking Ballista
- Greater Good + Mikaeus, the Unhallowed + Walking Ballista
- Archangel of Thune + Bruse Tarl, Boorish Herder + Walking Ballista
|Commander / EDH||Legal|
Walking Ballista occurrence in decks from the last year
Latest Decks as Commander
Walking Ballista Discussion
3 days ago
Combo lines; Commander + Life and Limb / Ambush Commander / Natural Affinity + any sac outlet like alter of dementia (this one is actually game winning) gives you infinite etb and death triggers plus infinite mana. Ways to finish the game after that include Walking Ballista / Goblin Cannon , Soul of the Harvest / Fecundity / Staff of Domination to draw your entire library, Season of Growth / Path of Discovery to scry your way to another wincon, Seed the Land , Genesis Chamber , Scute Swarm , Zendikar's Roil for infinite tokens, Baru, Fist of Krosa for infinitely huge trample creatures, Essence Warden / Retreat to Kazandu for infinite life then hit people with a Squall Line
3 days ago
Hey edengstrom1 thanks for stopping by, really appreciate the comment and upvote.
I decided to spoil myself this year and pre-ordered all five of the C21 precons, but this is definitely the one I'm most excited for. Cool to note that the precon comes with over 20 cards already used in this list too.
Yeah as far as infinite combos go I would say Krark-Clan Ironworks / Dockside Extortionist / Walking Ballista are some of the more expensive pieces, but Dockside Extortionist isn't really necessary for the majority of the wincons. Hopefully he gets a reprint soon and the price will come down a bit.
Anyway, glad you liked the list. Looking forward to seeing what you come up with for your build. Cheers.
4 days ago
Also if you ever get Imperial Recruiter and Spellseeker in here... also add Neoform . The following is the most streamlined way to combo in Animar and only requires 2 counters on Animar: , 4 life, and Imperial Recruiter in hand. Imperial Recruiter looks up Phyrexian Metamorph . Metamorph for 2 life copies Recruiter and looks up Spellseeker . Spellseeker looks up Neoform . Neoform sacs Spellseeker to look up Ancestral Statue . Play Statue bouncing itself until Animar is double your opponents life total then use Statue's final bounce to return Phyrexian Metamorph to hand. Metamorph for 2 life again copies Imperial Recruiter to look up Walking Ballista for the win.
Feel free to check out my list for ideas. Upvotes on any of my decks are appreciated. Animar, Gaea's Hemorrhoid
1 week ago
Currently Krosan Wayfarer is in the slot Guttural Response is usually in. Im going faster so its not as useful tbh.
As for including Storm Kiln and Culling Ritual, the former is a dockside that doesn't care as much about rock light tables and the latter is a way to dumpster stax pieces, accelerants, and it pays for itself. I find these pay for the dinks off of Naus, as both can be played to great affect before & afterwards.
As for Walking Ballista , what would I be using it for? I haven't got any loops with it..? Most cards in the list have quite a few functions and are vying for slots with around 15 other cards.
I like swapping stuff around, sometimes I forget to log it still lol
1 week ago
Hi, why dont you use Walking Ballista ?
I still see Krosan Wayfarer in the list and could you justify the new aditions from Strixhaven I honestly dont understand why you added cards with high CMC.
1 week ago
usually the devoted druid combo decks win by using Duskwatch Recruiter Flip to search up Walking Ballista . they also keep everything 3 or less so they can find their combo pieces with Collected Company . Eladamri's Call also seems too good to not use here.
2 weeks ago
Hey! So there are actually various ways that this deck can win, and a lot of them don't require a whole lot of setup, just good tutoring and keeping the right cards. All 4 of the combos (Angel's Draw, Bomberman, Dramatic Scepter, and Thassa's Consultation), are win conditions. With Angel's Draw, you cast Angel's Grace first and just draw whatever you want with Ad Nauseam . Bomberman is an infinite mana combo because Auriok Salvagers lets you return Lion's Eye Diamond . Dramatic Scepter is also infinite mana as long as you have 3 mana in the form of mana rocks and mana dorks, you simply exile Dramatic Reversal with Isochron Scepter . Thassa's Consultation is (arguably) the easiest way to win the game, cause it only costs 3 mana and it's pretty hard to stop unless they have counterspells. Simply play Demonic Consultation and name a card that isn't in your deck, you'll exile your entire deck, and then play Thassa's Oracle and you win the game. Of course usually with infinite mana you'll just be drawing your entire deck out with Thrasios, Triton Hero and you'll usually be putting that infinite mana towards Walking Ballista .
Usually if you're wanting to win you'll be looking for 1-2 tutors in your hand, and a piece of a combo, that way you know how you're gonna do it. Aetherflux Reservoir isn't so much a win condition as it is a great way to bypass decks that eat at your life total, because you also tend to hurt yourself a lot. It just gives you some insurance so when you do finally cast that something big, if it gets stopped you at least have a backup.
As for ways to get to the combos, you'll be looking at any tutor of course, and Birthing Pod is an excellent choice for getting out a creature that you really don't wanna be countered. Usually before you win the game you'll want some form of insurance out on the battlefield, so if you have a win con in hand, the pod, and a one drop mana dork, I recommend using pod to get Grand Abolisher out, cause then they can't stop you from winning the game.
Finally, if you're in a situation where ballista isn't gonna win you the game and next turn you'll lose, or if you simply don't have a way to get oracle out or win by damage, there are ways to simply take over the game with things like Memory's Journey , Noxious Revival , and Windfall , or Timetwister . This is simply a combo that if you have infinite mana and Thrasios out, you'll be able to have infinite of every card in the deck, cause you get to shuffle your graveyard over and over again, and don't forget that if they destroy your infinite mana source at some point you can use Hullbreacher to generate some treasure tokens with this. All you have to do is use either Windfall or Timetwister, shuffle everything basically, draw your cards, use Noxious Revival to put it back on top of your library, draw it, use it again, then Memory's Journey to put Noxious and your card of choice back into the deck.
If you have any other questions, just let me know!
2 weeks ago
I'm a dumb smoothbrain. Could you explain to me how this deck wins? I see Aetherflux Reservoir and Walking Ballista , but these each require massive amounts of setup to pull off. Is there another way this deck wins?