Yuriko, the Tiger's Shadow

Yuriko, the Tiger's Shadow

Legendary Creature — Human Ninja

Commander Ninjutsu ( Return an unblocked attacker you control to its owner's hand: Put this card onto the battlefield from your hand or the command zone tapped and attacking.)

Whenever a Ninja you control deals combat damage to a player, reveal the top card of your library and put that card into your hand. Each opponent loses life equal to that card's converted mana cost.

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Set Rarity
Mystery Booster (MYS1) Rare
Commander 2018 (C18) Rare
Promo Set (000) Rare

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Format Legality
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Casual Legal
Vintage Legal
Highlander Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal

Yuriko, the Tiger's Shadow Discussion

Tylord2894 on Fox Offering+Commander tax?

3 weeks ago

The abilities that you are thinking of are probably those like Derevi, Empyrial Tactician and Yuriko, the Tiger's Shadow. Both of these effects put their card onto the battlefield. Since this isn't a cast, the Command Tax doesn't apply. Fox Offering doesn't do this. Rather, any Offering ability just reduces the amount of mana that you have to pay.

The most important distinction here is that Offering applies when you cast your commander. Similarly, the Command Tax applies only when you cast your commander. So, both will apply. The same will go for commanders like Jodah, Archmage Eternal and other commanders that have alternative casting costs. While their ability lets you change what you have to pay, you are still casting them. That's the key detail.

Hoobynobber7395 on Block me if you can

4 weeks ago

Hey there! I play competitive Yuriko, the Tiger's Shadow chek out my deck Ninjitsu!

I'd say your biggest thing is getting better mana base even if the etb tapped, there are some lands in the $5 range that can enter untapped as well like Sunken Hollow, Tainted Isle, and Choked Estuary!

Some spicy includes would be Blinkmoth Infusion, Thassa's Oracle, and Doomsday

Zero drops are great like Ornithopter, Phyrexian Walker, and Memnite for easy turn 2 Yuriko, the Tiger's Shadow drop!

Spell_Slam on Ninjas Tribal Dimir

1 month ago

Looks great! Do you have a special rule with your friends to let you use Ninjustu from the Command zone (à la Yuriko, the Tiger's Shadow)? If not, do you just plan on casting it for 4 mana?

Cavern Harpy is a pretty big omission from the deck. It's a cheap and evasive threat that also bounces back your ninjas AND can also return itself to hand for only 1 life, making it near unkillable and completely resetable for more ninja shenanigans.

Do you play in a heavy Blue meta? I think Slither Blade would be slightly better than Merfolk Spy.

Mothdust Changeling also fits the bill as a potentially evasive "ninja" for value.

Withdraw can be a pretty cheeky spell in that you can target on of your creatures with the "Pay 1" ability and essentially get a good ninja reset/tempo spell that can also target two of your opponets' creatures when they are tapped out.

Skyscanner gets you a lot of value like Cloudkin Seer and Pilgrim's Eye.

I get the idea with the adventure creatures, but Smitten Swordmaster seems a bit weak because he has no evasion.

I'm also not a huge fan of Aven Eternal or Daggerdome Imp.

Some of your removal seems slow. You could get your hands on the downgraded Cast Down. Gigadrowse also seems like something you'd want.

thenewlollipopjam on Reaper King changeling tribal!

1 month ago

So, I don't know if you've had time to update this list of late, but I would like to make some suggestions, and maybe what to cut for them. An old add that I was disappointed not to see was Manaweft Sliver as its redundancy, and maybe Homing Sliver since you're running a decent amount of the Sliver lords. Speaking of, I would play Cloudshredder Sliver over Bonescythe. Two keywords, one being evasion, is better to me over double strike. Lathliss, Dragon Queen over Utvara Hellkite, as it costs two cmc less and does something similar. I'm also going to run Najeela, the Blade-Blossom and Yuriko, the Tiger's Shadow.

Hoobynobber7395 on Yuriko, the ninja milf v2

1 month ago

have you considered Blinkmoth Infusion and Draco as additions to shell out on Yuriko, the Tiger's Shadow trigger? also Phyrexian Walker is a great 0 drop to include

thenewlollipopjam on "Tribal" Tribal

1 month ago

I think when it comes to lands, Sliver Hive would be a decent addition, seeing as you're running more slivers than just the changelings. Also, I feel like Yuriko, the Tiger's Shadow would be pretty nice here. Its pretty decent card advantage with this amount of Ninjas, and being able to loop combat with Najeela is pretty frickin hilarious, if you ask me.

SimicVisionRy on Card creation challenge

1 month ago

a7thson , I believe you are confusing Bushido for Ninjutsu. Same block, different keyword lol. i.e. Takeno, Samurai General , Yuriko, the Tiger's Shadow.

Bushido is a poor man's reimagining of Flanking, and that wasn't great either; IMO. Either way, a 4 Mana cost ninja with Ninjutsu for 3 isn't bad. The added bolt effect isn't bad either, and it's legendary, so it can't be abused as much as a nonlegendary. All in all, I'd give it a 7/10.

Hoobynobber7395 on Yuriko edh

1 month ago

Hi, what are you looking to do with Yuriko, the Tiger's Shadow? This looks like a great start for possibly a stax. Somethings to think about are maybe including Draco and Blinkmoth Infusion purely for her flip effect, maybe running Doomsday and Thassa's Oracle as a wincon, or even Thassa's Oracle and Demonic Consultation as a wincon? some zero drops would be great like



Phyrexian Walker

if you wanna check mine out and see for any ideas feel free Ninjitsu

feel free to ask me for help anytime!

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