“Dies” makes such a difference for how Elenda plays. The Legion of Dusk is an alliance between the powerful Church of Dusk and the iron-fisted monarch Queen Miralda. Thank you for your feedback! We're sorry, we are unable to process your feedback at this time. 3 is average. Sacrifice Elenda to Ashnod’s Altar to generate two colorless mana. Very well explained... Now, furthermore, if it is the ancestor... Why is it weaker than any other Vampire of the set? I think she is a wonderful addition to the format, and I’m excited to see what clever avenues are explored as she continues her stay with us. So how has the EDH world been shaken up by the newest release? $0.22, As low as: Additionally, anthems feed incredibly well into Elenda. As the title alludes, these cards both give us a permanent anthem advantage. Along with that, there’s plenty of utility with cards like Marshal’s Anthem and Spear of Heliod. With Elenda dying, that also means that we’re likely to be creating tokens which opens up using Victimize as fodder to bring back our haymakers. She took upon the curse of vampirism to protect Ixalan (the plane) from the abuse of the The Immortal Sun. Of all combos in EDH, this one feels like one of the most iconic in the format. The monastery was raided by Pedron the Wicked who killed most of its occupants. Having said that, I'm also positive Elenda will get a better treatment in the story. Ravos, Soultender is back without a partner, and his raise dead ability plays perfectly into our strategy. Her first ability helps with that as she can quickly grow. This is a good ability, and it helps to mitigate some concerns that many had … His MTG career started with a casual lifegain deck with only a single win-condition. As those around her fall, she only becomes stronger in her pursuit. A rumpled nest of dried leaves and grass was heaped into one corner of the room—a bed for some giant creature. Next, Gideon, Ally of Zendikar is back from terrorizing and warping standard to warp the battlefield around him. However, if you want to go all in, I would recommend going for the token specific anthems first. Magic the Gathering Resources, Tools, Previews, and Community. I often forget that Nim Deathmantle actually does more than resurrect dead creatures, and that it’s first half gives a +2/+2 buff. While we have already talked about bringing back Elenda from her tomb with Reveillark and Karmic Guide, there are still a few others cards we need to include to ensure that she comes back to us. $3.50, As low as: Sacrifice the one vampire for two colorless, and return Elenda to the battlefield equipped to Nim Deathmantle. Anthems are incredibly potent force multipliers, and there are so many that we should never be without one or even two. Elenda, the Dusk Rose is a commander which can have various synergies to build around. A massive buff and a crippling debuff for our opponents? The place had the same musty smell that permeated the rest of Orazca. Select your country in the list below and you’ll see only products available from sellers who ship to your location, along with the shipping costs for those sellers. If we gear our deck with the thought to maximize this “downside”, we can equally create a greater synergy in the total deck when she’s sleeping in her tomb. Elenda, the Dusk Rose is no different. She can be utilized for +1/+1 counter builds because of her first triggered ability, or for token builds because of her second triggered … He’s a little slow and a little fragile, but that’s the price we pay for the abilities. THANKS FOR LOOKING AT OUR LISTING AND BE SURE TO CHECK OUT OUR OTHER AUCTIONS!This listing is for four copies of Elenda the Dusk Rose from Rivals … Due to personal scheduling details, I have been away for what feels like far too long from writing, but I am excited to be back! Before we wade into Elenda’s more unique roads to victory, I do feel inclined to mention the usual suspects that fit into her deck. We have low drops such as Honor of the Pure and Glorious Anthem, and we also have higher costed anthems with addtional effects like Eldrazi Monument and The Immortal Sun. $0.00. A four mana permanent emblem is everything this deck wants. When Elenda dies, create X 1/1 white Vampire creature tokens with lifelink, where X … I hope you have enjoyed looking at a bit of a different twist on Elenda. She took upon the curse of vampirism to protect Ixalan (the plane) from the abuse of the The Immortal Sun. I’m always looking for new ideas. Rivals of Ixalan Foil: Elenda, the Dusk Rose. While both of these are valid, in my opinion, this isn’t the direction I want to explore Elenda. The Legion of Dusk is a nation from the continent of Torrezon, which is located on the plane of Ixalan.1 It is led by aristocratic vampires, but also has human members. There are actually a surprising number of them that are relevant to Elenda, as well as a spread over different card types. This is a good ability, and it helps to mitigate some concerns that many had with her. With so many other anthems floating around, she can end up being a force to be reckoned with. She can be a tribal commander for both vampires and knights. Let’s take a look at all of the different options we may look to include: These are the options that are very efficient at what they do. She can either can in as a fragile body with multiple tokens, or as a slightly bigger flier. $0.15, As low as: Well, Rivals of Ixalan was released, and the higher ups even let me write a Top Ten article about it! Oh, the power of words. Elenda was born mortal, a warrior nun charged with her brothers and sisters of faith to guard the Immortal Sun in the mountains of Torrezon. The other dealt with her text box: “When Elenda dies, create X 1/1 white Vampire creature tokens with lifelink, where X is Elenda’s power.”. 5 is great. $0.20, As low as: $0.10, As low as: She can be utilized for aristocrats style builds, because she has triggered abilities when another creature dies and when she dies. We got from having two power on the board, to having four. What has happened in the world since? Well, a few reasons. Whenever another creature dies, put a +1/+1 counter on Elenda, the Dusk Rose. While most anthems come to us in the forms of enchantments and artifacts, there are a few quality creatures that will help us hammer home a victory. If you don’t follow the Magic storyline, Elenda is basically the ultimate martyr. That is it for me for this article! Usually Commanders with quirks form the most unique strategies, and this isn’t any less true for Elenda. Reviewing Elenda The Dusk Rose in Rivals of Ixalan to see if vampires are powerful enough to make it on the Pro Tour. Elenda is both a vampire and a knight… So the general thought would be, if you were to make a tribal deck, that Elenda would lead either a vampire deck or a knight deck (Haakon, Stromgald Scourge has a home!) Order your two triggered abilities so that Elenda’s “dies” trigger resolves first. If you don’t follow the Magic storyline, Elenda is basically the ultimate martyr. Well, according to our data, Merfolk are currently leading the pack from Rivals with Kumena, Tyrant of Orazca, and Dinosaurs are still making a gigantic splash with Zacama, Primal Calamity and Etali, Primal Storm.