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Creature — Human Artificer
When Aviation Pioneer enters the battlefield, create a 1/1 colourless Thopter artifact creature token with flying.
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Aviation Pioneer Discussion
1 week ago
FSims81 Thanks for your comment. Aviation Pioneer is certainly a card worth considering, my obvious point of comparison is Pia Nalaar so 3 CMC is not a completely bad deal. Initially they do the same, 3 mana, two bodies and the power difference is not relevant. My reasons for not including it are the following.
- a) It is not an artifact so it doesn't triggers Sai, Master Thopterist nor Traxos, Scourge of Kroog and if i ever add Weatherlight it can't be drawn.
- b) Its a 3-drop, and i'd choose to play Sai, Master Thopterist or Skyscanner over this any time. (The whole point of the deck is having Sai up and running)
- c) Its a bad top deck on late game (see B).
Again, thanks for your input.
1 week ago
So I love the Detection Tower in dealing with hexproof that no one wants to deal with. With your desire to see additional thopter makers, do you see any room for Aviation Pioneer use? Or do you consider the 2 too high a cost for a 1/2 and 1/1?
1 week ago
Update: Have you play tested this? I just ran this through the play test feature here. Turn 2 Wall of Mist and then I didn't see another creature until turn 9. Patient Rebuilding and Psychic Corrosion were out, but I can't see them being too helpful if you only have one blocker from turn 2 until turn 9.
You might want to drop the Befuddle for some additional cheap to cast creature. Maybe something like Aviation Pioneer that grants you a two creatures for one swing? I'm sure there are better creature options, just thinking in terms of you getting defense out there
1 month ago
So, I love Negate a LOT but it's rotating out in October and I'm trying reeally hard to steer clear of those cards right now. That said, I think in the sideboard it should be alright.
Sai, Master Thopterist SHOULD work well in place of Aviation Pioneer since I have a lot of artifacts in the deck but I need to test it before I can really say anything and... to test it I need to actually own the card.