Target opponent reveals his or her hand. You choose a nonland card from it and exile that card.
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1 month ago
Yea Castigate is good, also Go for the Throat but the awful thing alll among this is the money. Ordering things from dolars and transfering them into my country value is almost doubleing the price and thats the shitiest part of all. Thats why im lookinf for some cheap and budget things. Thanks for suggestions !
1 month ago
Bitterblossom is GOOD.
But it's price indicates it's GREAT. And it's not.
4x of each
Targeted discard spells
If you have Thoughtseize
And/or Inquisition of Kozilek
Play em. 4-6 total.
If not, Duress at 2x is OK
Castigate exiles for 2.
Tidehollow Sculler Sucks. Don't play it.
Add your lands, maybe some cheap black removal.
Then fill in the blanks.
Elspeth Sun's Champion is really best in U/W or Esper Control.
2 months ago
2 months ago
The strength in the tokens strategy doesn't lay purely in the ability to generate a lot of virtual card advantage but rather in grinding opponents out of the game.
I would value Thoughtseize and Inquisition of Kozilek over the Sisters by a fairly large margin, replace Castigate, and I'd run at least 6 of this effect, if not 7.There's no reason you shouldn't be running Fatal Push, between Push and Path to Exile again 6 or 7 of this effect is good. Cut Harsh Sustenance I've never seen it and not wished it was something else. Phyrexian Arena is also so-so.
Hero of Bladehold is fantastic in the side but I'm unconvinced with the sisters in there as they mean that your opponent may not board out all of their spot removal, I've often brought Hero out in game 2 to completely steal the game and they have no way of dealing with her as they've boarded out all their spot removal.
Consider Concealed Courtyard It's probably the single best land this deck can run as it's pretty greedy as far as colour requirement on different parts of the curve goes.
Lastly you can always shave a Bitterblossom if need be, it seems counter-intuitive but having 2 is usually not very good.
Sorin is fantastic in this deck, Anguished Unmaking has often saved an otherwise difficult situation. Secure the Wastes can steal games pretty hard, and Zealous Persecution has a lot of versatility, it often acts as a board wipe if not stealing the game.
As far as the sisters go, in practice this deck is very good at utilising life totals as a resource, it doesn't always need the sisters help though but personal preference
3 months ago
Hey there, I would just run 4 Castigate if you are wanting to use the 2 mana discard.
In the kindest terms, Transgress the Mind sucks.
They are good but not main deck, 2 in the sideboard is great though.
Child of Night - There are so many 2 mana cards in modern that are better.
Look to the Knights for budget stuff Knight of Meadowgrain or
Consul's Lieutenant - Double white for no benefit. Renown doesn't really work in modern.
The same 2 cards I listed above are strictly 200% better. I think they are both cheap $$.
Basic/Generic/Budget(ish) Build could like this
plus 2-4 other lands
4x Blood Artist
Ummm... some sort of kill em all spells Killing Wave is my favorite.
Lot of options in black and white.
3 months ago
You have 4 Tragic Slips in your sideboard and 3 in your mainboard. To offer a little help with your sideboard, here are some modern legal budget options in your colors: Relic of Progenitus, Phyrexian Revoker, Kataki, War's Wage, Languish, Castigate, Sin Collector, Batwing Brume, Foul-Tongue Shriek, and Zealous Persecution.
4 months ago
One last thought -- I wouldn't go any lower on your targeted discard. The information it provides, in addition to crippling an opponent's opening plays, could prove invaluable. If the grave bothers you, then try something like Castigate, Transgress the Mind, or Appetite for Brains instead (although I'm aware that doubling the CMC of your targeted discard is no good, either).
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5 months ago
Hm, sweet build. I like this.
Anyhow, loved your deck. +1