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Boros Signet Discussion
5 days ago
5 days ago
Just wondering on this, I've been playing Sharuum for a long while but I'm planning to switch up to Breya... but one of the biggest confusing points for me is the usage of the signet filters. I get that the deck produces a lot of colorless mana but wouldn't using something like Thran Dynamo or Gilded Lotus be better than using the filters (Boros Signet, Azorius Signet, Orzhov Signet, etc..)?
1 week ago
Boros is always difficult for card draw and ramp. I'm going to list all the ones I have been playing with some of the budget ones are really great and some of the expensive ones really are worth the cost.
Here are some of the things I have been playing with and found useful for my Angel Tribal (work in progress) deck.
Ramp; Knight of the White Orchid, Burnished Hart, Wild-Field Scarecrow, Solemn Simulacrum, Pilgrim's Eye, Myriad Landscape, Pearl Medallion, Sword of the Animist, Khalni Gem, Armillary Sphere, Land Tax, Gift of Estates, Tithe, Oath of Lieges, Sword of Feast and Famine and Crucible of Worlds(which will allow you to hit all your land drops if you have fetch lands)
Mana rocks that can be used as ramp to get your fatties out early;Sol Ring, Worn Powerstone, Gilded Lotus, Hedron Archive, Boros Signet, Coalition Relic, Thran Dynamo, Coldsteel Heart, Chrome Mox, Chromatic Lantern, Commander's Sphere, Cultivator's Caravan, Manalith, Star Compass, Doubling Cube
Creatures;Sunblast Angel kills all your opponents creatures and is a nice flyer, Pristine Angel Can only be dealt damage by non-artifact colorless creatures aka eldrazi while untapped. If you give her vigilance she can't be blocked either. Color protection is Really really good. Mother of Runes you can use her color protection to counter removal spells on your creatures one per turn. Eight-and-a-Half-Tails more protection!, Blinding Angel if they can't attack you..., Angelic Skirmisher super effective for all your creatures to choose Each combat lifelink, vigilance, first strike. Giving all your creatures lifelink is definitely something. Iroas, God of Victory he's low mana cost & exceptional, Oketra the True, Steel Hellkite super utility removal. Duplicant Also exceptional removal of even indestructible things, which it seems you like with your current removal. Kazuul, Tyrant of the Cliffs great with gisela, I see you like stuffy doll and boros reckoner how aboutCoalhauler Swine, Mogg Maniac, and Spitemare. They work Really well with damage doublers. When they pull out all the stops and attack you fora lethal 20+ damage, Selfless Squire and you get a 21+/21+ creature to attack past their tapped creatures on your turn.
If you like Deflecting Palm I'd like to recommend Ride Down, & Boros Fury-Shield. Pyrohemia is incredible with Gisela, as long as she is out and you only activate one at a time all damage is prevented to you and doubled to your opponents and their creatures. For stuffy doll and reckoner definitely enchant them with Pariah so when ever you are attacked that damage goes to your opponents instead!
Anyway sorry for the novel. I'm sure I gave you too much but hey it's better than too little eh?
1 week ago
in case you read back here, did the following by cutting some of the creatures, sorcs, instants and enchantments:
- Drawpower: Necropotence and Phyrexian Arena
- Tutors: Vampiric Tutor, Diabolic Tutor, Demonic Tutor, Beseech the Queen and Enlightened Tutor
- Creatures: Grand Abolisher, Rune-Scarred Demon and Stoneforge Mystic
- Artifacts: Dolmen Gate and Boros Signet
Think now I'm off to playtest that thing on MTGO :D
1 week ago
I think you need to work on your mana base, ensure you have sufficient color generation, as you have a lot of lands that produce colorless (albeit have secondary effects), and you have a lot of lands that come into play tapped. This can cause you to be delayed in turns when you NEED to cast a creature or two for a winning swing.
As it stands, I would recommend removing Evolving Wilds, Myriad Landscape, and Terramorphic Expanse and replacing them for basic lands as you don't have sufficient basics to even be able to fully utilize them (I believe you needed more mountains when I thumbed through your deck, no? 20 White Mana Generation in Lands and 14 Red Mana Generation was what I counted, I believe). That being said, I'll recount it once you have your changes made, to ensure you have a stable mana base. You could remove Darksteel Citadel as well. I'm not sure about Haunted Fengraf nor Sunhome, Fortress of the Legion, as you already have multiple ways to provide double strike. There was a Red/White land from Aether Revolt, I believe, you can add it in.
Your deck seems to want to deal more damage via tokens and creatures with multiple combat steps than in other ways, so I would consider removing the direct damage spells for more utility. Shattering Spree will take care of a LOT of things that could hinder your deck, Pillage gives you a choice of busting a land as well as an artifact (and also stops them from regenerating). You could also run Incendiary Command for utility and draw.
I'm not sure Ajani Vengeant nor Nahiri, the Lithomancer are good in this deck, it can open up slots for other effects, like Wake of Destruction or Ruination. The former will single-handedly wreck decks in a muliplayer environment that run lands that are not of your colors, whereas the latter will wreck EVERY deck that is in play (including yours), unless you run more basics. You could also benefit from running Secure the Wastes or Martial Coup for token generation for both, plus creature removal on the latter.
In regards to creatures, you could also check about adding a Weathered Wayfarer, Knight of the White Orchid, and Serra Ascendant. The first two are good to net you lands while the other is an undisputed beater as a turn one drop in commander.
In your enchantments, you're already running a True Conviction, which is one more white mana intensive than Rage Reflection, but it provides you with an additional effect, which I consider is better than the Rage Reflection itself. You can open up a space for something else. Anointed Procession benefits greatly when you run Secure the Wastes and Martial Coup as well. I'm not sure that a single effect like Sphere of Safety will be necessary, and the Murder Investigation is cute, but not optimal.
For your Artifacts, I'd replace the Hammer of Purphoros. The haste effect is nice, but the secondary ability isn't worth it in my opinion. Try and get a Darksteel Ingot, Mana Vault, Seal of the Guildpact, and possibly a Gilded Lotus. A Boros Signet and a Boros Keyrune aren't a bad idea either.
1 week ago
You want this deck to be as fast as possible, so add some more ramp/mana rocks. Consider cards like Sol Ring, Orzhov Signet, Golgari Signet, Boros Signet and Weathered Wayfarer. If you have money to spare, consider Land Tax and/or Mana Crypt.
You don't want Kaalia to die before she can attack, so add some more protection for her. Lightning Greaves and Gift of Immortality are great for her. Dolmen Gate gives her some nice protection while she's attacking. I'd drop both Umbra's and replace one of em with Spirit Mantle.
Instead of all this I'd cut Always Watching , Brave the Sands and some of the creatures from this deck to make room. You really don't need 36 large creatures. I'm running 28 and I never have trouble finding some face-stomping material whenever I need some.
2 weeks ago
You need more ramp, or else you'll spend the game staring at a grip full of angels with nothing on board. Chromatic Lantern, Boros Signet, Coalition Relic, Pearl Medallion, Commander's Sphere, Thought Vessel just to name a few would all be welcome here.
2 weeks ago
I really like that card but never build something with here because she is not legal but let me help with that one :P
At first i would include much more ramp. I think that will help alot with having enough mana for the spell and her ability and we get value creatures out earlier.
Then maybe Satyr Firedancer. With him on the field you can shoot everthing in the face and also remove creatures.
And Past in Flames to use your spells twice. Doesn't work with the ability of your commander but i dont see that you use the graveyard at all.