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Boneyard Scourge
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Boneyard Scourge
- Commander 2017

Reviewed August 29, 2017

Constructed: 3
Casual: 4
Limited: DNA - Precon Deck
Multiplayer: 3.25
Commander [EDH]: 3.50

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David Fanany

Player since 1995

Boneyard Scourge
 
Considering how expensive dragons tend to be on average, you will no doubt be hoping that as few of them die as possible when you're playing your dragon tribal deck. Fortunately, Boneyard Scourge is a decent consolation and provides a pretty nasty dilemma for the opponent. They may feel confident of removing a given dragon from play (Doom Blade Guy is no longer on Twitter, but many of us carry a piece of him within us, to our eternal cost), but not everyone comes prepared to deal with a 4/3 flyer that never dies. The only wrinkle is that in EDH and other multiplayer formats, more opponents means a higher chance that somebody did come prepared. But since you can't quantify that chance, you may as well play him anyway - returning from the graveyard for such a low cost is definitely a tempting ability.
 
Constructed: 3/5
Casual: 4/5
Limited: n/a
Multiplayer: 3/5
EDH/Commander: 3/5
James H.

Boneyard Scourge (8/29)

 

The obvious use of Boneyard Scourge is as part of a loop with two of them in, say, Legacy. One dying lets you pay 1B to get the other back, a loop which gets bigger and bigger with more copies. And even if you have to cast the cute little dragons, a 4/3 with flying for 2BB is a fair price to pay. It's not spectacular in and of itself, but it does offer a lot of potential synergy, a returning creature and an incentive to not worry about your Dragons dying.

 

Constructed: 3

Casual: 4

Multiplayer: 3.5

Commander: 4


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