Cards that put creature token in opponent control
Posted on March 29, 2022, 9:08 a.m. by NTakamura
I have a deck that uses Teysa, Envoy of Ghosts and my build encourages/forces attacks. I have that part put together. I was wondering if there are white and/or black cards like Forbidden Orchard and Shadrix Silverquill where they put creature tokens on opponent side of the field that can still attack me? If you need more context of how the deck works here is the list
March 29, 2022 10:41 a.m.
Interesting choice going without , just a preference for Teysa?
The Hunted above are great options.
Plague of Vermin won't force opponents to take tokens but if they don't and you grab say 20, that'll be brutal. Since you gain life it should be a good card for you no matter the outcome.
Gallows at Willow Hill seems neat. You'll need to make sure you have a decent number of humans to make it work consistently. With 19 creatures I'd say if ~10 are human strongly consider it.
March 29, 2022 12:14 p.m.
DrukenReaps I picked Teysa, Envoy of Ghosts because that is where the idea came from. Want to stick with two color thou. In your opinion if I were to go with red white or red black, which has more options for this strategy. Plus I do need to have some Lifegain to balance out the attacks I will be taking.
March 29, 2022 12:36 p.m.
NTakamura I didn't consider that being attacked was actually part of the goal. If that's the case keep on keeping on.
Some of the first that jumped to my mind were Kazuul, Tyrant of the Cliffs and Varchild, Betrayer of Kjeldor. As Kazuul wants to be attacked and Varchild gives out lots of tokens just by existing while protecting you. Those, however, are monocolored. Still options for the 99.
Karazikar, the Eye Tyrant is pretty solid but I'd edge more towards Kardur, Doomscourge. He goads your opponents every ETB. Combine that with some of the already mentioned cards and Rite of the Raging Storm, Goblin Spymaster, and Tempt with Vengeance. Among others. You could actually drop the lifegain or with cards like Exquisite Blood and Whip of Erebos keep it going.
As a final offering Basandra, Battle Seraph allows you to force attacks like the Rakdos options but keeps attacking you open. I think the hardest part of this strategy is going to be forcing attacks. Particularly if you don't use red. Up to you of course and I think Teysa works well too.
March 29, 2022 1:38 p.m.
In 2-color - Breena, the Demagogue is pretty ideal for this strategy.
For 3-color gifting strategy Jund, Naya, & Mardu all have some strong points
Marisi, breaker of coils is pretty good with the large suite of Naya token gifting cards out there
Queen Marchesa isn't specifically built for it, but she works well with it. Mardu may be one of the best/strongest with a good combination of token gifters, strength enhancers, pillow, & aristocrats.
March 29, 2022 2:32 p.m.
March 29, 2022 2:42 p.m.
Clackbridge Troll hasn't been mentioned yet, but I'm not sure if your opponents will attack you with 0/1 Goats. Slaughter Specialist is a good one though. Sleeper Agent is one you can directly give away. Dowsing Dagger Flip also gives your opponents creature tokens, but they are 0/2's with Defender, so again I'm not sure if you want that.