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Kayne117 on Z-11-SoM-12 Mono Black Beatdown

a few seconds ago

Seems like a pretty solid addition, I think I'll try and see how to fit it in. The only thing going against it are the nighthawks, but if I don't draw those I'm usually low on life by the time Obliterators start swinging. Playing a few of these while low on life after an obliterator or two swings would be brutal.

MisterRoach on Conspiracy Cards

a few seconds ago

I thought about doing with the conspiracy cards was just making a small deck of them, maybe two of each, then before the game starts each player draws 2 of them. Then just go from there.

Boomstick022 on Orzhov Extort

a few seconds ago

Also just my thinking - Temple of Silence beats out the guildgate, even though it is more expensive price wise, the scy is still a good use to prestage your deck even if you only get 4 scrys.

Indivicivet on Budget Esper Cairn Wanderer

1 minute ago

that mana curve is one of the most painful things i've seen

Indivicivet on Token/Lifegain (HELP)

2 minutes ago

I'm saying have a particular goal in mind (lifegain, tokens/populate, or enters-the-battlefield triggers), although there can be some overlap - that is, even if you pick one, some other cards are still relevant. Examples for the first two bullets:

  • First bullet (lifegain): Trostani, Selesnya's Voice is synergistic as it still gives you lifegain to use with effects like Ajani's Pridemate and Sunbond . You can also use some efficient token producers, such as Doomed Traveler to get enters-the-battefield triggers for more lifegain, which then lets you use the populate effect. These efficient token producers also help with Essence Warden and Soul Warden , which you'd want to run more of if you were going life-gain. The 5/5 Wurm producers also combo well with Trostani. Alive is still a useful card. However this is somewhat going down the third bullet point option too; you could take the first route and cut all or almost all of the token cards out completely.

  • Second bullet (tokens/populate): Again here Trostani, Selesnya's Voice is synergistic, I shouldn't need to explain any further for that one. Alive can also still be useful, although it may not be as desirable as one token for 3G is not as cost effective as other token producers. However if you want to focus on tokens, especially more powerful tokens with populate, lifegain cards aren't going to be as effective so you'd want to cut those.

Dismay on Epochalyptik

2 minutes ago

Holy crap, I have no idea how that posted so many times... Sorry.

Boomstick022 on Orzhov Extort

2 minutes ago

Extort with Sanguine Bond + Exquisite Blood = dead opponent

yup_its_me_again on Black White Aggro Post Rotation

3 minutes ago

Maybe Whip of Erebos to give lifelink and buff the pridemate

Dismay on Epochalyptik

3 minutes ago

You should send me your e-mail, and we can have a back-and-forth (if you'd like) about some of your cards cards I'm interested in. I'm willing to trade with you but I'd rather just buy some if that's what you're trying to accomplish currently.

mr_spooner on The Attack of the Defenders...Wait ...

3 minutes ago

Oh yeah, and Gatecreeper Vine helps A LOT in pulling my Mountain when I need to, instead of relying to add more Mountains in the deck.

Dismay on Epochalyptik

3 minutes ago

You should send me your e-mail, and we can have a back-and-forth (if you'd like) about some of your cards cards I'm interested in. I'm willing to trade with you but I'd rather just buy some if that's what you're trying to accomplish currently.

Dismay on Epochalyptik

4 minutes ago

You should send me your e-mail, and we can have a back-and forth (if you'd like) about some of your cards cards I'm interested in. I'm willing to trade with you but I'd rather just buy some if that's what you're trying to accomplish currently.

Dismay on Epochalyptik

4 minutes ago

You should send me your e-mail, and we can have a back-and forth (if you'd like) about some of your cards cards I'm interested in. I'm willing to trade with you but I'd rather just buy some if that's what you're trying to accomplish currently.

mr_spooner on The Attack of the Defenders...Wait ...

4 minutes ago

Thanks for the +1s guys!

@Fulcrum, Gatecreeper Vine can search for your lands no? That's particularly why it's there. Obvs there will ALWAYS be wayyyyy better alternatives that cost more, but that defeats the purpose and challenge of making all of my decks budget friendly :D A set of Sylvan Caryatid is more than this whole deck itself lol xP

knightmarh on Ajani-lifegrab

5 minutes ago

I'm thinking about making these changes: Raise the alarm for another mortal's ardor, boonweaver giant for an elspeth sun's champion.Sideboard switching two meditation puzzles for two more congregates, oppressive rays for another mortal's ardor and the two tireless missionaries for a spectra ward and sunbond.

All in however, I came 6/24 at tonights FNM. 2-0 (white/blue aggro), 2-1(Red goblins), 1-2(slivers).

OliviaOnCrack on Kobolds

9 minutes ago

Welding Jar does almost nothing, since you can't regenerate sacrificed permanents.

Since you're using proxies and money is therefore no object, I would run 4x Gaea's Cradle and Glimpse of Nature , as well as a few Fastbond , Beastmaster Ascension , Concordant Crossroads , Channel , and a Banefire . Your ideal plan with these would be to draw your deck with Glimpse, and either swing for massive with Ascension and Crossroads, or do the old Channel + Fireball (with Banefire), playing all your lands with Fastbond, Legend rule-ing out your Cradles to get a billion green mana and then, y'know, winning. To fit these in, I'd take out Thunder-Thrash Elder , Welding Jar , Tormod's Crypt , Lightning Bolt , Swords to Plowshares , and maybe Dryad Arbor .

Alternately, you could try out Cheerios, a legit Legacy deck that does about what I suggested, but more better. There's a good thread on it here, and, not to self-promote or anything, I've got a pretty fun build you can find here: Cheerios!

Dismay on From the Vault: Epochalyptik

10 minutes ago

I am very interested in many of your cards. If you are indeed leaving this community that'd be very sad. You bring quite a lot to it and you've been around a looooong time.

mtgmanmike on Token/Lifegain (HELP)

15 minutes ago

Just to make it clear are you saying i should ditch one of the concepts and make the deck clearly on either lifegain or Token or are you saying make it more of one thing than the other

mtgmanmike on Token/Lifegain (HELP)

17 minutes ago

id probably go for the first bullet

tempest on From the Vault: Epochalyptik

17 minutes ago

Epochalyptik- does that mean you're also leaving the T/O community? or at least resigning from your "duties"?

richyboy23 on Green/White Big Freaking Tokens

19 minutes ago

Privileged Position + Sterling Grove creates a lock giving all of your permanents hexproof. Aluren + Rhys the Redeemed + Phyrexian Altar allows you to sack rhys, then play him again from the command zone at instant speed, because Aluren doesn't specify hand, It works with any three cost or less commander. Cathars' Crusade + Kitchen Finks + Phyrexian Altar gives infinite life + infinite mana by sacking Kitchen Finks which then returns to the battlefield and recieves a +1/+1 counter from Cathars' Crusade negating the -1/-1 counter given by persist.

Indivicivet on Token/Lifegain (HELP)

19 minutes ago

Doomed Traveler is good and costs basically nothing ($-wise) :D

lil_cheez on Hungry Heart Double Striker

19 minutes ago

MariioPT I have a sweet spot for Stave Off because it can work as a counterspell in an opponent's creature that is being buffed or enchanted. Nonethless, Gods Willing is going over Faith's Shield, thanks!

KrimsonNekros on Spiral to Nothing.

21 minutes ago

@Prehcise Thanks for the suggestions. I can see placing Oona in the sideboard. I'm not sure about Hedron Crab or Snapcaster Mage though. I can see the crab falling victim to early removal and I'm not sure about how to recycle Snapcaster.

Fulcrum on The Attack of the Defenders...Wait ...

21 minutes ago

I would cut Gatecreeper Vine as it doesn't actually do anything since you're not playing gates. If you can get them, Sylvan Caryatid is a much better option. If not, Wall of Blossoms is cheap. Blossoms also makes a good replacement over Carven Caryatid .

jchudz on mono green aggro

22 minutes ago

Also, where's the Experiment One ? it's one of the best aggressive one drops green has access to.

ManaFreak on Mono Black Aggro

23 minutes ago

Got 4th place on an 8-man pod! Not bad for my very first FNM! :D

Scored 2 wins, 1 loss. Lost 0-2 to White Weenie tokens.Won 2-0 over UB Ashiok Mill.Won 2-0 over Orzhov Midrange.

cmartin37 on Mono Green Hornets

23 minutes ago

Genesis Hydra. Genesis Hydra. Genesis Hydra; but in all seriousness, Genesis Hydra

jchudz on mono green aggro

23 minutes ago

Predator Ooze seems a little slow to be a 4 of, especially with all the Path to Exile out there . Have you thought about Leatherback Baloth ? it presents a faster clock and still dodges all the burn removal in modern. Also Aspect of Hydra lets you get some explosive damage with the high devotion count of your creatures. I'd recommend dropping Arbor Elf in favor of them.

backonthehorse1 on Token/Lifegain (HELP)

24 minutes ago

lower your prices a bit. try Doomed Traveler this guy is awesome. Also, if its tokens created by creatures, try Spirit Bonds . otherwise it is nice, but you should dwindle to some four of's. Make sure it is the quick and easy guys. That way when you cast your life gain or Collective Blessing it will really pack a punch.

Servo on Boiler Room Blitz

25 minutes ago

Goldfished this once through, and holy crap. I drew through the deck like three times by turn 15, twincasted, then forked, then reverberated an epic experiment, pulled sphinxbone up to 45 counters, then cast ignite memories for like thirty. Awesome deck +1

dsagent on rats 2.0

28 minutes ago

You need more lands. Also Stupor is bad. Try Wrench Mind or Hero's Downfall

APPLE01DOJ on Z-11-SoM-12 Mono Black Beatdown

28 minutes ago

Cool deck, I dunno if it fits your theme but it seems like Death's Shadow is missing from this puzzle.

Ronathan on You should probably block...oh wait, ...

32 minutes ago

Pretty nice deck! I run a Rakdos Aggro, but this could be a fun little deck to bring to FNM or to have a friend use when they come over. I like the principle. Although, there are many cards such as Blinding Flare and Lightning Strike that can easily help aggressive decks get through your flyers. I would suggest adding some counter spells, like Negate . Hope my advice helps!

JASTME on Progenitus - God of gods ...

32 minutes ago

Awesome, thank you very much for the feedback.

I understand the bringer suggestion and I've been looking for better draws that isn't on a stick and easy to remove. But what would I remove should I add some of is in? :)

Xenophobe on Teysa's Combo

32 minutes ago

You forgot to list Teysa in the deck ;)

Indivicivet on Token/Lifegain (HELP)

34 minutes ago

Which of the three bullet points are you going for (if decided to aim for one of those)? It's important to try and have a specific goal in mind when deckbuilding. Your changes make me think you're going mostly for the second one, although in that case you'd want to ditch most of the lifegain cards so Sunbond wouldn't be of any use any more.

Also, I'd recommend - if you want to build a more consistent deck - that you make edits on tappedout and then, once you've got a decklist you're fairly happy with, order the cards you don't have online. Building decks like that means you're not restricted to your current cardpool, so you're a lot less restricted. It also means you can have playsets (4x of the same card, if you're not familiar with the term) of the most important cards, so your deck will play a lot more consistently. As well as buying cards online you can - of course - trade for things you don't have yet, before finalizing your decklist and then making an order.

Anyway, once you can figure out which direction you want to take this deck in, I can give card suggestions as well as suggestions for what to remove. Since it seems to be for more casual play I'll try to keep my suggestions to a fairly low budget. I built the only decent deck I have that way back when I was newer to the game - I had to order a fair amount of cards to complete my deck but it only set me back about 10. :)

ch1m3ra on Doom Genorator

38 minutes ago

Ok. Honestly the deck's pretty solid as it is then. Make certain you have a pseudo-mana-dork (Generator Servant or Chief Engineer) in hand before you allow yourself to play and this should go pretty well.

wolfsokol on The Happening, Sultai Walkers

40 minutes ago

Kills a vast majority of creatures in the format or makes trading profitabble and isnt dead against mono black unlike doom blade where bile blight can just brickwall a growing rat army The life and information you gain from thoughtsezie makes the 2 life worth it. Most people when evaluating thoughtseize use burn as the precendent to see if it can work or not. burn runs 12 4 damage spells and cards like young pyromancer and eidolon so thoughtseizing can actually save anywhere from 2-5 life not to mention it allows you to have knowledge on how to kill them more efficiently due to hand knowledge.

In my opinion and this may be wrong I would cut 1 dissolve 1 aetherspouts and 2 fonts for 4 thoughtseize.

tatatay on (M15) Soldiers, FORWARD! (1st @FNM!)

42 minutes ago

been using this to playtest my blue/green deck UG I can see how you got first

IustitiaRex on RWB EDH

42 minutes ago

Diabolic Tutor Increasing Ambition

Two nice tutors that aren't too expensive.

Deathmaster474 on Burning Revelation

44 minutes ago

play test review: running b/w life gain and hit a wall with storm breath. Also exiled Ajani's Pridemate (Big hit.) and Resolute Archangel (and i wasn't even trying to get the life reset at that moment.) very well put together deck over all.

mtgmanmike on landfall chaos

47 minutes ago

Hey great deck +1, could you check out my deck and maybe help me out with it. if not thats ok thanks!

Ev0clipse on Modern Esper Control

48 minutes ago

@ corythackston Since decks like this have the tendency to go into the very late game, Mana Leak can become a dead card late in the game when your enemy has a lot of mana but not much to spend it on. Negate does a more reliable job in the longrun.

Teh_Mammoth on Land Wins

49 minutes ago

Not a big fan of only have 1 of a card in the deck, very slim chance of drawing it. Personally, I would rather have 4 Divination and remove Jace's Ingenuity completely. Other than that, this is a nice deck that might be worth a try. Unknown Shores and Yavimaya Coast might be something to think about as well. :)

tempest on Femme_Fatale

50 minutes ago

hey, do you want me to start adding khans spoilers? i won't be able to do the pictures. if you want, i could just do all the cards, while you do the pictures?

GuzmanGaming on Angel Tribal EDH

51 minutes ago

is it ok if i use Avacyn as a commander because she is cheaper full art?

mtgmanmike on Token/Lifegain (HELP)

51 minutes ago

I have posted an updated version of my deck. First let me just say thank you so much for commenting! I was wondering what cards i should take out to add things like Arbor Elf or Elvish Mystic . I have 2x Sunbond but i already have 62 cards and dont know what to take out. if you could help me out that would be great! Also the reason i added more Seller of Songbirds because i dont have a lot of flying. Again thanks!

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