|Commander / EDH||Legal|
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|Commander Anthology 2018 (CM2)||Uncommon|
|Commander 2015 (C15)||Uncommon|
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Coldsteel Heart enters the battlefield tapped.
As Coldsteel Heart enters the battlefield, choose a colour.
: Gain one mana of the chosen colour.
Coldsteel Heart Discussion
1 hour ago
So the ‘classic’ build for Oona, Queen of the Fae involves infinite-mana loops. Strionic Resonator + Basalt Monolith , Basalt Monolith / Grim Monolith + Power Artifact , or Isochron Scepter + Dramatic Reversal +rocks are the typical paths there. I understand if you don’t want to go infinite, though.
Ashnod's Altar is great for using tokens to power subsequent mills.
Ramp is at a premium in UB. Dimir Signet , Talisman of Dominance , Mana Vault , Coldsteel Heart , Sky Diamond , Charcoal Diamond , Mind Stone , Fellwar Stone , and (if you have access) Mox Diamond and/or Mana Crypt are excellent includes.
If you choose to include an artifact ramp package, which I highly advise you do, then thirty-nine lands becomes way too many. I’d recommend cutting six or seven.
With Laboratory Maniac , Demonic Consultation becomes an absurd card. Crafting your mana base to only have one basic and one snow-basic of each type allows you to run Tainted Pact , which I like more.
I agree with xaarvaxus: Black Vise seems sub-optimal here. I actually think the whole ‘punish for number of cards in hand’ theme is sub optimal; with Oona, Queen of the Fae as the main win-con and Laboratory Maniac as a backup, damage plans feel superfluous. I advise sticking with the other two win-cons, and utilize the new slots to further that plan.
Good luck. Lemme know if you need more help.
3 days ago
Man, it really hurts me to see cards like
in commander. Also it seems to be common for decks to have way to little ramp (4 in this case). I would highly suggest running about 10 in every deck. In this deck, you might want to favor rocks that can help you cast
Rakdos, Lord of Riots
a turn early.
Cards that come to mind are:
- Rakdos Signet
- Talisman of Indulgence
- Fellwar Stone
- Coldsteel Heart
- Charcoal Diamond
- Fire Diamond
- Pentad Prism
- Star Compass
- Sphere of the Suns
- Wayfarer's Bauble
There are also great colorless rocks, as well as rocks that don't help you cast Rakdos early, but that can give you big advanteges in the mid- to lategame. Please consider that you might not always be able to count on Rakdos's ability to cast your expensive creatures. If your commander gets stolen or permanently removed, you should have ways to not outright lose:
1 week ago
Phyrexian Obliterator is a good card when it comes to blocking, especially in a mono-black deck.
I’m surprised you’re not running Animate Dead , Necromancy or Reanimate . These cards, especially if paired with Entomb / Buried Alive and Dark Ritual can put down a fatty of your choice real fast. Massacre Wurm is a good reanimation target in addition to your Grave Titan .
Ramp is a premium in EDH. Mox Diamond and Mana Crypt set the gold standard after Sol Ring , with Mana Vault and Chrome Mox following them. Unfortunately, these cards will cost you about the same as a black-market kidney. Charcoal Diamond , Coldsteel Heart , Mind Stone , Prismatic Lens and Lotus Petal are affordable options to consider. Also, with a lot of 2-drop-rocks, Ancient Tomb becomes a powerful t1 play —- it’s about $20 now, after the reprint in UMA.
Toxic Deluge is a good board-wipe to consider.
1 week ago
2 weeks ago
Looks like fun, but I would suggest a few more ramp spells.
Liliana of the Dark Realms can also ramp you... eventually.
2 weeks ago
Cool idea! +1
Minister of Impediments could be fun in this deck.
Trusted Advisor could also be fun.
Since most of your creatures are small, you could also wreak some havoc with Meekstone . That card will definitely draw some hate tho, so be careful.
Michiko Konda, Truth Seeker could deter some attackers.
2 weeks ago
I love life gain strategies, but being in mono white, you're going to have a tough time ramping into your angels and drawing cards.
Looks like a fun idea, hope this helps!
2 weeks ago
I always have trouble cutting cards but some cards I would consider cutting are
Heartless Hidetsugu unless you can give it haste, it's going to draw everyone's removal and you won't get to activate it even once.
Howling Mine You already have lots of card draw, so you won't want to give your opponents cards as well.
Flash of Insight because it's technically not card draw, and won't combo with Niv.
Hope this helps!
Coldsteel Heart occurrence in decks from the last year
Commander / EDH:
All decks: 0.04%