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, , Sacrifice Boros Locket: Draw two cards.
Boros Locket Discussion
3 weeks ago
I agree with the above comment, your deck needs lots of card draw.
Boros Locket - Budget ramp and draw
Lapse of Certainty - Just fun with sunforger, no1 expects it. Just cute
Magus of the Wheel - Card draw
Wheel of Fortune - Expensive but better card draw
Wheel of Fate - Conditional wheel
Reforge the Soul - Conditional wheel
Scroll Rack - Cute with land tax and wheels.
Regarding your meta choices, keep in mind that adjusting to the meta is always a good and healthy thing. Putting in 1 card because it messes with 1 particular deck is another, not including the potential benefit it can give you. Moreover, MLD, even if it gives basics can still make people mad. Make sure your playgroup is ok with it. Not saying I would be mad, but you never know regarding some people.
1 month ago
Thrill of Possibility is a good add in this deck, but Boros Locket really only ramps after you need the ramp. As I said, ramp is hard to find in Boros, especially in standard. Try some cheap creatures, like Fervent Champion , Healer's Hawk , or even a few Shock s (or similar) for early damage. You just need something to hold your opponent's board-state to "managable" until about turn 3 or 4.
1 month ago
Thanks Sorin_Markov_1947, that makes sense. I guess I was thinking of clearing the board after my Angels are out from Divine Visitation , but I might not want to do it earlier. I added Boros Locket for ramp and draw. Going to add some Thrill of Possibility too.
2 months ago
I would definitely include more draw effects. Because commander is a longer game, you need to be able to refill your hand and keep enduring battle. I would recommend
Chandra, Torch of Defiance
. I would also include wheel effect to reload your hand cards like
Magus of the Wheel
are great budget includes.
The deck is also lacking in ramp, I would include cheap ramp such as
and any old mana rock like
. With a bigger budget I would include commander staples like
Also one of effects like
Simian Spirit Guide
are very lackluster for non-combo decks that are not going to win in one turn.
Great Start and Welcome to Commander
3 months ago
I'm thinking you'll want to maximize on artifacts that are sacrificed in order to reap great benefit.
If you want access to some great ramp for you deck, Tooth of Ramos and Heart of Ramos will allow you to get 2 mana from them. After they are sacrificed, if Gerrard dies you get them back for free. Now I'm not sure on the technicality / legality of it, but I believe Horn of Ramos , Skull of Ramos and Eye of Ramos can also be used in your deck. Their errata text contains the mana symbols, but the physical cards do not; They list the color by name, not by identification. So I believe they are legal in all decks, regardless of colors.
- Arcbound Ravager can go full beast mode
- Burnished Hart is an obvious must
- Boros Cluestone card advantage
- Boros Locket more card advantage
- Cataclysmic Gearhulk is a recurring boardwipe
- Dreamstone Hedron gives you massive card advantage
- Glaring Spotlight amazing finisher
- Hedron Archive more card advantage
- Hope of Ghirapur lock on a single player
- Idol of Oblivion finisher
- Krark-Clan Ironworks explosive turns
- Kuldotha Forgemaster tutors
- Life Chisel life
- Lotus Bloom ramp
- Lotus Petal more ramp
- Metalwork Colossus free cast
- Mind Stone card advantage
- Mindslaver and I can not stress this enough, Mindslaver
- Mishra's Bauble card advantage
- Phyrexian Dreadnought bomb and you get back your artifact creatures
- Ratchet Bomb disgusting one-sided removal if you put 2 - 3 charge counters on it to blow up stones
- Universal Solvent awesome spot removal
- Wayfarer's Bauble ramp and deck filtering
Probably a few I missed but there you go.
5 months ago
At first glance, I noticed a couple things about the deck. One is that the mana curve seems very high for the amount of ramp you play. Talisman of Conviction , Mind Stone , Boros Signet and Boros Locket all seem like they could really help pump your mana production up and reduce the number of lands in the deck, which also feels like it's a little high. Mind Stone and Boros Locket - as well as Sunbaked Canyon , the new Boros canopy land - also act as card draw, which I think the deck wants.
The second thing I noticed is you're playing a heavy count of Legendaries, and, therefore, Historic spells. Cards like Board the Weatherlight and Weatherlight help you to dig for your powerful creatures, and they can dig for artifact ramp if you decide to add more. While not Legendary, Seasoned Pyromancer can draw you cards and develop a bigger board state, as will Cavalier of Flame from Core Set 2020. Jhoira's Familiar makes all your Legends and artifact spells cost 1 less. And with a high legend count, Urza's Ruinous Blast hurts your opponents much more than it hurts you. In fact, I think leaning into Legendary or Historic tribal could really work here!
Third and final: targeted removal and combat tricks. Some of the removal spells you have here are great; others are overcosted. Rather than Into the Core , why not play Vandalblast or Wear ? What about Swords to Plowshares and/or Path to Exile for problem creatures? These are staples of Red and White decks for a reason. Boros Charm helps you survive combat and wipes a little easier, and a pet card of mine for Adriana is Cosmotronic Wave , which makes every one of your creatures unlockable for a turn.
I like Adriana a lot, too, and I'm not telling you how you have to play her, but I think some of these offerings can help tune the list up just a little bit.
5 months ago
You should consider Reliquary Tower to avoid hand flood, and Darksteel Ingot Instead of Boros Locket . Also, You should run all one mana +3/+x spells and Assault Strobe . Also feather is pretty color heavy so i would not use Mind Stone . Also why are you not using blink protection and Ajani's Presence ? Blink and return at the end of turn escapes pretty much all possible removals for feather ( Toxic Deluge Cyclonic Rift and edicts
6 months ago
Ramp: Boros Cluestone , Boros Keyrune , Boros Locket , Boros Signet , Sol Ring , Fire Diamond , Marble Diamond , Commander's Sphere , Wayfarer's Bauble , Mind Stone , Corrupted Grafstone , Star Compass , Fellwar Stone , Coldsteel Heart , Worn Powerstone , Prismatic Lens , Burnished Hart , Solemn Simulacrum
Boros Locket occurrence in decks from the last year
Commander / EDH:
All decks: 0.01%