Is Lazav a good commander?

Lazav has enjoyed a top spot among Dimir commanders for quite some time. With 1,057 decks to his name, he’s presently fourth in line behind Phenax, God of Deception, Gisa and Geralf, and The Scarab God. This is fitting for the Dimir, of course; lay low, so no one sees your master plan until it’s too late!

Does Mimeoplasm deal commander damage?

No matter what The Mimeoplasm is copying, whether it’s face up or face down, any combat damage it deals will be commander damage. 903.3.

Is Lazav, Dimir Mastermind a good commander?

Lazav works perfectly well within a normal deck, but choosing to use it as a Commander generally won’t break most games. The biggest area of caution will be if you choose to copy a large creature and then start launching attacks against opponents for large chunks of Commander damage.

Can Lazav copy commander?

Commanders hitting the graveyard does mean you get a Lazav trigger to copy them, yes.

Is NIV Mizzets ability Commander damage?

Just like with Xantcha and Yuriko, Vial Smasher the Fierce and Niv-Mizzet, Parun also don’t count as commander damage. Their abilities don’t deal combat damage, just regular damage.

Can you be killed by your own Commander damage?

The rule is that a commander has to do 21 combat damage to an opponent, so you can’t be killed by your own commander, and Heartless Hidegetsu won’t kill your opponents by using his ability, even if he does 21 damage, since it’s not combat damage.

Does Lazav get EtB?

Copying Banisher Priest by Lazav you will not get EtB-trigger.

Does Syr Konrad Do Commander damage?

All Damage is Commander Damage This allows Syr Konrad player to win after 21 activations of their commander’s triggered ability instead of dealing 21 damage by attacking. This rule may be better suited to combo-centric groups.

Does ruric Thar deal Commander damage?

These commanders both do damage to the opponent through effects. For example Ruric’Thar is my commander and on the battlefield. You cast a wrath of god to clear the board. Based on the wording on the card Ruric’thar deals six damage to you, not you take six damage.

Does Syr Konrad deal Commander damage?

Does Lazav the multifarious trigger ETB?

Lazav does not enters the battlefield as a copy (he was there already, he just changed his characteristics), therefore EtB-triggers of the copy will not work.

How does Lazav the multifarious work?

2018-10-05: Lazav copies exactly what was printed on the original card and nothing else, except the characteristics it specifically modifies. It doesn’t copy any information about the object the card was before it was put into your graveyard.

How good is lazav without infect?

Even without infect the Phyrexian Dreadnought can still make Lazav hit for 12 damage, and with commander 21 damage rule, it can kill players in a couple of hits. You can copy Crackdown Construct with Lazav and then you can copy any zero costing creature in your graveyard as many times as you want to make Lazav get infinite +1/+1 until end of turn.

How to use lazav’s +1/+1 counters?

With Lazav ability to become different creatures, you can potentially toolbox how those +1/+1 counters are used. If he is a Walking Ballista then he can deal damage. If he is a Mindless Automaton then he can use them for draw and discarding cards to your graveyard.

Is lazav a good card to build with?

It is a great card that does very heavy lifting if you are using artifacts. For your build I would suggest Nether Traitor and Meekstone. The traitor is another very good unblockable creature that offers some self reanimation and the ability to give Lazav haste later in the game.

Is it possible to make lazav different creatures?

Well, the thing with spending mana to make Lazav different creatures is that it is mana intensive, even if the converted-mana-cost of the creatures is only 2 or 3 mana. The fact of the matter is that you can never have enough mana to bounce around different creatures the way you’d like to in your head.