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|Commander 2015 (C15)||Uncommon|
|Urza's Saga (USG)||Uncommon|
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, , Sacrifice Crystal Chimes: Return all enchantment cards from your graveyard to your hand.
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Crystal Chimes Discussion
1 week ago
I really like the maelstrom cards as they add some flavor and kill factor, but they don't necessarily fit the deck besides being 5 color.
Crystal Chimes seems like an obvious run for the long play. Again, I don't understand why enchantments are so naturally hard to deal with.
1 week ago
I understand the enchantment flavor for Chromanticore and that it's decent by itself, but would rather see Ramos, Dragon Engine or something else that functions better (although Ramos can be aggro).
You totally have a theme going and I dig it, just tossing some thoughts out there.
1 month ago
To help you get your enchtments back there is also Crystal Chimes
4 months ago
I ran into the same problem of recursion with a U/B deck. The colors are good for creature recursion but nothing else. If you want enchantment recursion, Crystal Chimes can help. With Beacon of Unrest, you could do it several times. For instants and sorcercies you have Archeomancer, Mnemonic Wall and Possessed Skaab I would consider adding Coffin Queen, Havengul Lich and Chainer, Dementia Master - these allow you to recur not only your own creatures but opponents as well. Geth, Lord of the Vault is good as well for opponents graveyards. Another trick you could do is put in Haakon, Stromgald Scourge along with either Ashes of the Fallen, Conspiracy or Arcane Adaptation naming Knight.
5 months ago
I did not consider anthem effects... food for thought thank you.
7 months ago
I play-tested this a bit before responding and my thoughts are you still need ramp and more smaller utility guys.
I don't think I ever got Medomai out before T6, and you want her out T4-5. Ramp creatures are good because they get you advantage and can be used for chumping if need be (a weakness of voltron can be you don't have defenders). Wall of Denial and Fog Bank are cute but they don't do anything besides block. Burnished Hart, Pilgrim's Eye, Solemn Simulacrum, Knight of the White Orchid, Kor Cartographer, Oreskos Explorer, and Weathered Wayfarer are more/better options.
Heliod's Pilgrim was a great inclusion. Another would be Trinket Mage for snagging Sol Ring or even the artifact lands if you choose to include them. Glint-Nest Crane is also good for digging for artifacts.
Essentially I see Medomai working best when early game you can drop utility guys, ramp, and cheaper equipments to enable you getting you a T4-5 Medomai who can be protected/have haste. Swiftfoot Boots and Lightning Greaves are essential here I think. Cards like Argentum Armor are bad. 1: its the same cost as your commander so it's a dead draw until T7+ 2: it'll take 3 turns without ramp to equip and be used. Lot's of time for it and/or Medomai to be blown up because no one wants their stuff to be exiled.
Some cards I think won't be pulling their weight are Dovin Baan (nothing he does enables voltron), Venser's Journal (very slow and is having 7+ cards in hand ever a worry? Play Reliquary Tower instead), Perpetual Timepiece (play Crystal Chimes instead), Sphinx of the Final Word (decent threat but you only have 14 instants and sorceries so you aren't fully taking advantage of him, I'd re-include Sphinx of Magosi for instant and continual draw), Celestial Mantle (way to expensive and life-gain is meh in EDH, Ethereal Armor is a straight upgrade), and Mind Unbound is SO SLOW, replace w Sage's Reverie for instant draw and attack boost to complement your voltron strategy.
Sorry for the book again, I'm thorough because I want to see this shine, but it is shaping up nicely!
7 months ago
7 months ago
Daxos is amazing and I like this deck! So, +1 from me! Some questions though:
Rest in Peace seems a bit counter-productive considering you're also running Animate Dead, Debtors' Knell, Grave Betrayal. Not saying it's not a useful card; just that whenever it's out, these three cards become pretty useless (and the other way around too).
I find a similar contradiction in your use of Humility. This card is absolutely awesome, but not in a deck that largely depends on you being able to use your (cheap) tokens to win the day for you. Also, once it's on the field, cards like Luminarch Ascension and Sigil of the Empty Throne become a bit obsolete.
As for additions, I'd recommend Crystal Chimes (a Replenish that can be re-cast if you have Sun Titan in play), Grim Guardian (for some nice pinging action!) and Flickering Ward (to give yourself some more XP each turn). For more ideas, check out my Daxos deck freely.
Cheers and have fun!