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- What would happen with a Primal Surge and a Bear Umbra?
- What happens when Skullbriar dies after receiving Bear Umbra + Solidarity of Heroes?
- Interaction between enchantments untapping land on attack
- Which happens first in a case of a creature having multiple instances of "Whenever this creature attacks, X happens."
- Totem Armor vs Lifelink and Infect
Enchantment — Aura
Enchanted creature gets +2/+2 and has "Whenever this creature attack, untap all lands you control."
Totem armor (If enchanted creature would be destroyed, instead remove all damage from it and destroy this Aura.)
Bear Umbra Discussion
17 hours ago
I'd try out Bear Umbra . The land untap is amazing here and repeated totem armor is surprisingly handy. I'd try it in Gilded Lotus' spot. It costs less mana, is a less conflicting card type than artifact for muldrotha, has way more utility, and it will add more mana.
2 days ago
I like Aggravated Assault . It combos with a bunch of stuff. I have the masterpiece version in my temur elves deck, but it used to be in my wife's Aurelia deck
I'm sure there's others I'm missing haha
1 week ago
Bear Umbra Can fill that role in a way. Gives you the land untap of FaF and totem armor gives it protection in a different way
2 weeks ago
I play Muldrotha since its release now and it tends to draw a lot of attention and is a prime target for removals.
To make her stick around I play beside good old greaves cards like:
Diplomatic Immunity : So both my Commander/another key creature and my protection can’t be targeted.
Curator's Ward : protects your commander or other valuable permanents and draws you some cards in case of a global boardwipe.
Bear Umbra : enables really crazy turns, protection from boardwipes and non-exile spotremoval.
Command Beacon is a way to recast your commander for 6 only everytime. Just hold priority and replay the beacon directly after you recast your commander and you’re fine.
Those few cards make a huge difference in the consistency of the deck. Command beacon isn’t that cheap but rly worth every penny. The rest is pretty affordable. I might be missing something here, Glen Elendra Archmage might be worth mentioning. Feel free to take a look at my list if you want to explore some more. Don’t be scared by the pricetag, it’s mostly because of foils and masterpieces. There are some really awesome and cheap cards too.
2 weeks ago
Blightsteel Colossus - Curve reasons
Graveblade Marauder - Cute but effect probably isn't good enough
Hamletback Goliath - Curve reasons
Khenra Eternal - Bad card basically. Though we want this slot to be at that mana cost
Khenra Scrapper - Again. We want aggressive cards like this but we can do better
Saskia the Unyielding - Big target on your head. Colour intensive. Not a warrior
Savage Knuckleblade - Colour intensive
Taurean Mauler - Doesn't work towards our game plan. Doesn't trigger off combat damage doesn't buff others.
Tenacious Dead - Just bad
Tolsimir Wolfblood - Buff isn't universal and its expensive
Zhur-Taa Druid - We want mana dorks. But only taps for green and its colour intensive to cast.
Maybe Cuts Or Later Cuts
Thunderfoot Baloth - Expensive but ok effect.
Hellkite Charger - Maybe cut. We already have access to this effect at cheaper cost
Zurgo Helmsmasher - He's good. But doesn't help the rest of the game plan
Clan Defiance - Doesn't impact the board enough to make us win the game.
Lavalanche - Effect we want but possible to find cheaper?
Crackling Doom - Doesn't do enough
Oketra's Monument - Doesn't trigger enough and the mana reduction isn't relevant enough
Attacking / Combat Matter Cards
Blood-Chin Rager - Warriors have Menace
Herald of Dromoka - Warriors have Vigilance
Chief of the Edge - Warriors get +1/+0
Raiders' Spoils - Very good card draw
Lovisa Coldeyes - Warriors +2/+2 Haste
Mindblade Render - MOAR card draw
Ogre Battledriver - Your warriors that enter will be 3/1s when attacking
Jazal Goldmane - Massive Buffs
Mardu Woe-Reaper - Graveyard Interaction
Thrasher Brute - Drains an opponent with warrior etb triggers
Edric, Spymaster of Trest - MOAR CARD DRAW
Cryptolith Rite - Lots of mana, infinite combats
Phyrexian Altar - Sac some of the tokens to activate Najeela
Derevi, Empyrial Tactician - Win the game
Sword of Feast and Famine - Win the game if you have the lands
Nature's Will - Win the game if you have the lands
Bear Umbra - Win the game if you have the lands
Archetype of Aggression - Trample
Purphoros, God of the Forge - This guy doesn't need explanation
Cyclonic Rift - ....yeh
Divine Visitation - BECAUSE ANGELS
Harvest Season - we make a lot of tapped and attacking creatures. We want mana
Throne of the God-Pharaoh - Alternate win cons
Shared Animosity - Massive Buffs
Aggravated Assault - Easier Najeela trigger without keywords
Aven Wind Guide - Gives our tokens flying and vigilance
3 weeks ago
Combos look great! The challenge is going to be staying alive long enough and not showing your hand until it is too late for them to do anything about it.
I always found that people I play with hate seeing Authority of the Consuls and Blind Obedience . Those cards always draws a lot of attention and you get attacked a lot after it hits. How have they been for your deck? Do they slow everything down enough to stabilize, or do you tend to play them later in the game?
You seem to want to ramp to Primal Surge as your win con and you want to buy time to get there was try out Awakening Zone as a way to make mana that happens to chump block. From Beyond also works, but people get suspicious when they see the words search and Eldrazi on the same card. Another great card to help you get to your surge is Kruphix, God of Horizons just keep floating that mana until you get enough.
With the blink effects you have I always thought Aid from the Cowl was fun. If you need something to blink look into Attunement . With the extra card drawn from playing enchantments this is a great way to dig for that surge.
Copy Enchantment because I'm sure you want more of something.
If your plan is to win with combo, make sure you protect it. If it gets milled, or countered, you will need an Eternal Witness style card. Other options that are a bit more budget friendly are Den Protector , Greenwarden of Murasa and Skullwinder .
I don't see a lot of tutors for your combo, so if you are having trouble getting them online you may want to try Planar Bridge , Planar Portal and Tamiyo's Journal are all ways to find the combos you are trying to assemble.
1 month ago
As for land base I'd probably swap 1 Forest for Swamp just to have option for fixing with Sakura-Tribe Elder and other cards that search for basic lands.
Also I think that you don't need Skithiryx here because you don't win with Infect and you only set yourself up for unnecessary hate (some people really get triggered when they see infect creatures). I'd swap him for Glorybringer to get some hasty removal option.
Speaking of Dragons... I like to run token oriented strategy with Nesting Dragon and Vaevictis Asmadi, the Dire - you put land to get 0/2 Dragon Egg and Vaevictis attack trigger sacs it so you get 2/2 Dragon AND potential permament for free while crippling opponents' boards (13 non-permament spells look good here)
Another recursion option is Patriarch's Bidding - when you take back so many Dragons with Scourge of Valkas that you can one-shot whole table (I did that in my Ur-Dragon deck once or twice and it feels really awesome)
Last set also gave us Rhythm of the Wild - amazing enchantment that gives counters or haste (whatever you need at the time) and protects your creatures for only
Hope this helps a little fellow Dragon Master :D
1 month ago
Speaking of indestructible Soul of New Phyrexia is a good card to make sure your board of scary dragons doesn't get wrath'ed away.
Another option to give you haste is Hammer of Purphoros
Mana rocks are good, drawing cards is good. I think the Dragon's Hoard should be in this to solve both issues.
I'm intrigued by Bring to Light in this deck. I guess it is a cheap tutor, but is seems limited. I would love you hear how you use it.
There are some fun combos pieces that work with different dragons Bear Umbra , Curiosity (are you planning to add Niv-Mizzet, Parun ?), and Tainted Strike ; are you able to get them to work that often? If not, they may be the cards to cut.
Bear Umbra occurrence in decks from the last year
Commander / EDH:
All decks: 0.04%
GWU (Bant): 0.85%