As Alpine Moon enters the battlefield, choose a nonbasic land name.
Lands your opponents control with the chosen name lose all land types and abilities, and they gain "symbol:T: Gain one mana of any colour."
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|Core Set 2019 (M19)||Rare|
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|Commander / EDH||Legal|
Alpine Moon occurrence in decks from the last year
All decks: 0.0%
Alpine Moon Discussion
1 month ago
My first question is why no damage doubler effects? Furnace of Rath and similar work extremely well. Even though the opponent gets to decide what order the damage effects happen, you're still getting a big damage boost.
Second, have you considered going down to 33 or 32 lands? Your curve is pretty low and you aren't dumping your hand via artifact rocks or mana rituals. I think you could probably find one or two slots from land drops.
How have the planeswalkers been working out? The 4 CMC Chandra seems fine, but the other two seem expensive for not much effect.
Why are you running colorless creatures? The damage isn't amplified. Reality Smasher is expensive to cast at 5, and is effectively a vanilla 5/5 that keeps up card parity when it is removed. Smuggler's Copter gives card looting but requires creatures to make it work, creatures that could just be attacking and getting the +2 damage anyways. I can also see why you'd keep Phyrexian Revoker but Pithing Needle might outperform it here as its harder to remove and 2 damage a turn is negligible in EDH.
Some of your 3 and 4 CMC creatures you should reconsider for speed and effectiveness purposes. Thunderbreak Regent is a flying creature, but you aren't getting reliable triggers from it, most likely just one. Tectonic Giant offers card advantage and MASSIVE damage with Torbran. Inferno Titan is another powerhouse with Torbran as you can split the damage 3 ways and get 3 damage apiece. Mindsparker seems too niche and is a 3/2 first strike for against decks outside its color hate. Jaya Ballard, Task Mage seems nice but waiting for summoning sickness feels bad and having to pitch cards to it is a no from me. Taurean Mauler is certainly appealing and presents a threat later, but without trample you're losing out and would be better served by Hordeling Outburst for efficiency sake with Torbran. Finally, Dragonmaster Outcast takes way too long to turn on, and requires an upkeep step to do anything, making it prime target for opponents to remove. Its great when it works, but another token producer is going to outpace this. Specifically, Krenko, Mob Boss is going to run away with the game much faster especially if you have any random extra goblins floating around.
Alpine Moon is much more marginal than you think. Sure its shutting down Gaea's Cradle but your two other moon effects should be more than enough. Outpost Siege is a very marginal effect both ways, and I would recommend a cut for Impact Tremors if you are looking for more damage. Tectonic Reformation is -1 card advantage when you cast it, and no matter how many times you cycle it stays at -1 card advantage. It also becomes easier to cut if you go down to 32 or 33 lands. Experimental Frenzy seems useful when you've emptied your hand but seems marginal in the vast majority of circumstances. You aren't really running topdeck manipulation like Sensei's Divining Top or Scroll Rack to smooth this card out, and I sincerely think Thrill of Possibility is going to serve you better by making you have better turn 3's and turn 4's in your games.
on Deck changes
2 months ago
If I remember correctly, the "revisions" perk for decks of an upgraded user only checks edits after you've done the upgrade.
yeaGO, I would like to report a bug with the revisions, and I'm not entirely sure what is going on with the bug. However, I'd like you to explore these two revisions:
In both cases, almost all the revisions have 5 ofs of things, weird counts and cards that should be there, and missing cards.
Almost every revision in the path to perfection deck (from 49 and lower) should show 4x Mox Opal. But they don't for some reason. Even further, revision 48 shows 3x Alpine Moon in the sideboard, which doesn't make sense as I've only ever put it in the deck within the past couple of weeks.
In the "overprotective mom" deck, Revision 9 (the most latest one) is missing changes, Brain Maggot doesn't show in the revisions despite being something I've included quite frequently, and there's 5x's of other cards as well.
3 months ago
Hi drhouse10 thanks for your comments over on my deck, I'll return the favour.
So your list is less all-in on combo than mine ( Boar and Jackal ) to the point that they are quite different decks. You're playing a Gruul ramp deck, with a potential combo finish via Ilharg, but playing Ilharg ( or Champion of Rhonas ) isn't the purpose of your deck. Even so, something I've learned when playing Combustible Gearhulk is that most of the time your opponent will let you draw.
I'm dubious of Beanstalk Giant for the mana costs involved, even though it's strictly a 2-for-1, I'd think there is something better you can do.
I suspect with the banning of Field of the Dead you can cut Blood Sun, as Alpine Moon probably makes better land hate, if you still need it. Also out the side, you probably want some form of life gain against fast aggro, Feed the Clan in your maybe board would fill this roll.
You have a cool deck, good luck and I hope my comments are of help.
4 months ago
I hope these suggestions help, good luck with your deck.
5 months ago
While it pains me to admit that I actually understand this thread, I think it would be best (and easiest) to consider two things:
- Dimir would fit best with Princess Luna as a character
- Innistrad will have the most "moon-flavor"
Blood Moon , Imprisoned in the Moon , Alpine Moon , Bad Moon , Vampire Nighthawk , Chaos Moon , Full Moon's Rise , Kami of the Crescent Moon , Kami of the Waning Moon , Magus of the Moon , Moon Heron ...
Basically anything with "Moon" in it's name. Also focus on Innistrad, Werewolves and Vampires.
6 months ago
4x Alpine Moon is very strong, just name valakut or a tron piece .
7 months ago
I love the idea of Athreos (I use him in my Modern deck, and he's a lot of fun!). Problem is that four copies of Athreos seem a little high, considering Athreos is legendary and multiple copies are somewhat superfluous... I might cut it down to two or three. (They're also reanimation targets for Unearth !)
Some other thoughts include Stony Silence or Solemnity in the sideboard to deal with Hardened Scales Affinity, Affinity, Devoted Druid Combo, or Infect; Leyline of the Void or Kaya's Guile (to deal in one fell swoop with graveyards); Lightning Helix ; maybe also Thorn of Amethyst as another Thalia-like tax effect; and Alpine Moon to deal with troublesome lands, like Tron pieces, Inkmoth Nexus, and its kin.
I also like Thalia, Heretic Cathar to screw over your opponents.
7 months ago
the Lack of 2 Drops is a flaw i noticed, ty for pointing it out though! The Reason for 0 Dragonskull Summit is Rotation, same for Fanatical Firebrand , Blood Sun and Alpine Moon The reason why the Vampire is in there is it’s Deathtouch, you can sneak it in for damage quite often, lifegain is fine too. And it’s an Excellent blocker. Considering Fireblade Artist , i forgot about that 1,... Thank you!