2019-05-03: Nicol Bolas doesn’t remove loyalty abilities from the other planeswalkers.2019-05-03: Nicol Bolas doesn’t gain any static or triggered abilities of other planeswalkers or any activated abilities they may have that aren’t loyalty abilities.2019-05-03: While Nicol Bolas may end up with an astonishing number of loyalty abilities, you can still activate only one loyalty ability of Nicol Bolas, Dragon-God each turn.2019-05-03: If a loyalty ability of a planeswalker references the card it’s printed on by name, treat Nicol Bolas’s instance of that ability as though it referenced Nicol Bolas, Dragon-God by name instead. Add To Wishlist Restock Notice Gatherer & Rulings Counters aren't removed from your permanents due to game rules. Main difference is that I have only encountered one ugin deck, and way too many bolas decks. $2.73. We have a great online selection at the lowest prices with Fast & Free shipping on many items! ... the same Elder Dragon). If every player roped when they saw bolas, then people wouldnt want to play him as much. Destroy target creature if it has the least power or is tied for least power among creatures on the battlefield. $5.30, As low as: 100% of 7 decks +96% synergy. $0.39, As low as: [−10]: Destroy target creature. Elder dragon and tyrant of worlds, Nicol Bolas is one of the oldest known beings in the Multiverse. $12.99. A forum for discussion regarding the new commander variant format. • Destroy target creature and you lose life equal to its toughness. Legendary Planeswalker — Bolas Description: Nicol Bolas, Dragon-God has all loyalty abilities of all other planeswalkers on the battlefield. Nicol Bolas, Dragon-God $ 3.99 . 0.02 TIX. It can't be regenerated. $9.47. Thank you, this is a very constructive comment. [+1]: Choose up to two target creatures. Im thinking of something similar. Activate this ability only if you control two or more artifacts. [−7]: Target opponent loses 2 life for each creature card in their graveyard. A customer service representative will review this shortly. I doubt Nicol Bolas will ever be higher on this list, but it’s still up in the air, which can easily be attributed to the fact that so far he’s unproven. 2019-05-03: Nicol Bolas doesn’t gain any static or triggered abilities of other planeswalkers or any activated abilities they may have that aren’t loyalty abilities. His horns curve upward, framing a hovering orb between them, and his enormous wings spread behind him.When Bolas breathes fire, it is black-tinged with death magic. Nicol Bolas, Dragon-God. Activate this ability only any time you could cast a sorcery. Activate the best ability of planeswalkers on the battlefield, and win the game without dealing any damage! $12.99. 5/3/2019. [+1]: Return up to one target creature card from your graveyard to your hand. 188 decks (1.549%) Average Type Distribution. [0]: Put a 2/2 green Wolf creature token onto the battlefield. Cards exiled by any other abilities Nicol Bolas has (such as his own first loyalty ability) won’t be seen by those linked abilities.2019-05-03: If any abilities trigger as you draw a card while resolving Nicol Bolas’s first loyalty ability, those abilities don’t resolve until after your opponents have exiled a card or permanent.2019-05-03: After you draw a card as Nicol Bolas’s first loyalty ability resolves, the next opponent in turn order (or, if it’s somehow an opponent’s turn, that opponent) chooses a permanent they control or chooses a card in hand without revealing that card. I understand why you might wanna rope but I agree with others as well that it’s kind of a shitty thing to do, you’re better off just conceding and saving yourself the stress. $5.80, As low as: Then each other opponent in turn order does the same, knowing the choices made before them. OKAY HELLO HELLO HELLO!!! At one point, Bolas was the most powerful planeswalker of the Multiverse. 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. They mutate into the creature on top plus all abilities from under it.). How much life gain are we talking? Your planeswalkers aren't put into a graveyard if they have 0 loyalty. Until end of turn, you may cast that card without paying its mana cost. $2.68, As low as: For complete rules and regulations, see rule 704. Love this card so much. $1.49. [-3]: Destroy target creature or planeswalker. And I know that I will probably lose more karma for the comments justifying my actions in this sub, but I feel like the thoughts on the side of a "roper" might be valuable to be heard. I think it would be better in a more controll-ish shell, but then you have to compare him with Jace and bigger Bolas. [−7]: Draw three cards. I know this is a super old post that's about to be archived... but from what I can tell, this is pretty much the best planeswalker in the game. Sorry, this post was deleted by the person who originally posted it. $18.50. We can play a couple collective brutality here, though that probably isn’t quite enough. Press J to jump to the feed. We're sorry, we are unable to process your feedback at this time. $4.98, As low as: MTGAssist.com is not affiliated with these entities. Playing in non-ramp colors and thinking of your turn 4-5 curve really does not deserve any consideration as a viable tactic in Modern. I know its probably dumb, and I feel dumb for saying it. Constricting your opponents resources seems like a great gameplan in conjuction with the Dragon God. The card advantage he generates with his regular abilities should win the game if you ever manage to keep him on the board. $1.28. $14.49. As I mentioned in another comment, I included multiple spells that directly remove Bolas and other planeswalkers. [−2]: Tap up to two target nonland permanents. I dont see mizzet often, it looks hard to build with him. You choose a noncreature, nonland card from it. If a loyalty ability of a planeswalker references the card it’s printed on by name, treat Nicol Bolas’s instance of that ability as though it referenced Nicol Bolas, Dragon-God by name instead. Permanents you control attached or combined illegally remain on the battlefield. Whenever this creature mutates, destroy target creature or planeswalker an opponent controls. Equip only as a sorcery. If you do, each opponent loses 1 life and you gain 1 life. Magic: the Gathering is trademark and copyright Wizards of the Coast, Inc., a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. All rights reserved. Unlike normal dragons, the golden-skinned Bolas stands on two legs, using his long tail for balance. Whenever an artifact enters the battlefield under your control, you may pay . Whenever another creature you control leaves the battlefield, if it had one or more counters on it, you draw a card and you lose 1 life. Its controller loses 2 life. I understand your pain but I still think it's BM to salty rope an opponent. [+2]: Target opponent exiles cards from the top of their library until they exile a nonland card. $6.80, As low as: maybe mainboard bolt/snaps for removal and let racks do the rest, If you're planning on tapping 5 lands and then passing you're in the wrong format. Prioritizing early discard (making us more black for Bolas) and a strong removal control package, with a full playset of Snapcaster. His flight is inelegant. I also think the entire premise is wrong - the passive of this new Bolas is certainly not what makes the card strong and more of a flavor text than a relevant synergistic element to build a modern deck around. I tend to dislike facing Bolas as well. $3.99, As low as: $9.47. I don't think it's good in a midrange deck because of its intense mana cost. Ajalira_Zomalin. People always wipe, then drop him after I have attempted getting one creature out, and by then I am helpless. $9.53. Nicol Bolas, Dragon-God. If Nicol Bolas gains both abilities, the instances he has are similarly linked. The card is basically a nega-Teferi; it has potential. Deckcycle Deckcycle Feature Queue. Not just your walkers – all other walkers. My deck runs fine against almost anything else in brawl, but ugin and nicol bolas both are so oppressive that I cant even play the game. Nicchi B is oppressive for sure, but playing with a monocolored commander have a price to pay, and Ayara is strong against creature based deck but lacks the flexibility when facing opp planeswalkers.