In the fourth mission in Magic Duels: Battle for Zendikar Gideon confronts two other Planeswalkers, Nissa and Jace.


Intro Text
You consult with the other Planeswalkers. You all agree that Ulamog must be stopped, but you disagree over strategy. Kiora refuses to compromise and storms off into the sea. You can't afford to lose more of your team. You must convince Nissa and Jace to trust your plan.

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Victory Text
You and the other Planeswalkers agree on a plan to contain Ulamog and defeat him. Each of you has an important role to play. While Nissa and Jace assemble the hedrons to trap the titan, you hold the encroaching Eldrazi forces at bay.
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Gideon's Army Deck (55 cards)

24 Lands Icon land
4 Evolving Wilds
2 Canopy Vista
2 Cinder Glade
3 Forest
2 Mountain
11 Plains
23 Creatures Icon creature
3 Hada Freeblade
3 Kor Bladewhirl
2 Kor Castigator
4 Oran-Rief Survivalist
3 Firemantle Mage
2 Lantern Scout
2 Veteran Warleader
2 Grovetender Druids
1 Munda, Ambush Leader
1 Kor Entanglers
8 Instants Icon instant
4 Gideon's Reproach
2 Smite the Monstrous
2 Roil's Retribution

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Nissa's deck (55 cards)

24 Lands Icon land
24 Forest
18 Creatures Icon creature
3 Scythe Leopard
3 Oran-Rief Survivalist
3 Snapping Gnarlid
1 Undergrowth Champion
4 Giant Mantis
2 Territorial Baloth
2 Oran-Rief Hydra
4 Instants Icon instant
4 Natural Connection
8 Sorceries Icon sorcery
4 Nissa's Pilgrimage
3 Wild Instincts
1 Nissa's Revelation
1 Planeswalkers Icon planeswalker
1 Jace Beleren

Special RulesEdit

Nissa is your opponent, but Jace strengthens her fight against you.

Nissa starts the duel with Jace Beleren on the battlefield, which starts with 1 loyalty.


  • Try using the rally abilities of the creature cards, like Veteran Warleader Power and Toughness is equal to the number of creatures in the field, combine that with Grovetender Druids's ability to create token creatures will strengthen it.
  • Make sure to have Kor Bladewhirl in the field, it's rally ability helps gain First Strike for every creature on the field, which helps Veteran Warleader gain it without paying a price, also make sure to have Veteran Warleader gain Trample by by tapping on a creature with Summoning Sickness as a price.
  • Creatures like Hada Freeblade and Oran-Rief Survivalist gain Counters for their Power and Toughness for every new creature summoned.