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Dictate of Karametra
Whenever a player taps a land for mana, that player adds one mana to his or her mana pool of any type that land produced.
Dictate of Karametra Discussion
1 month ago
Thanks for the upvote and comment, I'm glad to see your Tat deck is also improving. I'd love to know if those panoramas are working out.
I totally agree with the land count comment, yet, this past Friday I lost 2/3 games because I missed land drops on half my turns (then after one of those games I counted 9 lands in the next 10 cards, gawd I hate land pockets)! Just my luck, consistently bad that night... but you're probably right about the land count. The dig cards you mentioned were put in initially when I thought I might build a control shell, and to help with manipulating draws early into proper ramp/curving. As I've gone a bit deeper into the midrange realm, they're still good for finding countermagic (a necessity for my cEDH-like meta), but can easily find their way onto the chopping block. When I'm choking early from bad opening hands, having some extra fetch cards like Kodama's Reach could definitely help get things going quicker.
Just like Explore , Broken Bond is a solid little card, and it's actually on a short list of cards waiting to find a spot, but the reason it's not in yet is simply due to its situational nature. While it's probably 75% effective, well... see my luck comments above. Summer Bloom is fantastic, if I had it :)
I'm not above playing hug cards. I don't have any of the cards you mentioned, but I have considered cards like Dictate of Karametra and Dictate of Kruphix just to gain political favor at the table, though they do nothing for giving ME additional advantages like land-drop-based effects instead. I do have Storm Cauldron , but when I played it in Omnath, Locus of Rage , it often screwed me over because of how many "big" spells/cards I had. Seems it's better in a low-curve control build than a midrangey one.
Lab Man is one of those cards that made it into the list when I was crafting the deck as control with a combo or two... but feels really awkward without any more cards into making it work, and drawing him early just feels bad. At the moment, he's probably the MOST cut'able card as I'm tuning the deck. In other words, at this point, I'd rather cut him than add support cards, which brings me back to the other cards you've rightfully suggested. Like I mentioned, though, my meta is very heavy with control/combo decks, so this deck isn't above adapting to suit.
I might have some time today to take the deck out for some tweaking. This has been a super long week for me at work, and personal time has been squeezed hard in response, making little room for hobbies.
1 month ago
about death by karona, absolutely it happens if you aren't careful lol. i usually only play karona if i'm basically doing nothing in the game, or have a way to make her not attack me.
as for the extreme group hug and letting people cheat things out ( Braids, Conjurer Adept , Boldwyr Heavyweights , Hunted Wumpus , etc.) i think those could be a lot of fun and bring a bunch of chaos to the table. with this list, though, i kinda like the game going a bit slower and not exploding things too much. however, it would definitely be worth a try if you were planning on building a version of this deck yourself. i'd also recommend trying out the global ramp cards ( Mana Flare , Heartbeat of Spring , Dictate of Karametra etc.) if you were going that route
1 month ago
You may play around Kynaios and Tiro of Meletis 's ability. Tatyova, Benthic Druid will give you extra card draw whenever you get a land on the field. Reliquary Tower is cheap now, and works wonders. You surely will have 5 lands on turn 4, so Temple of the False God is really good.
You should also consider Azorius Chancery , Boros Garrison , Gruul Turf , Selesnya Sanctuary , Simic Growth Chamber , Izzet Boilerworks . You play your untapped land for the turn normally, then play one of those with K&T's ability. You get ahead of mana since these lands tap for 2 mana.
I suggest removing Azorius Guildgate , Blossoming Sands , Boros Guildgate , Gruul Guildgate , Izzet Guildgate , Simic Guildgate , Tranquil Cove , Vivid Grove , Haunted Fengraf and Unstable Frontier for the lands above.
Do you want to see chaos happen? Hive Mind , Knowledge Pool , Thousand-Year Storm , Eye of the Storm , Shared Fate , Gate to the AEther , Possibility Storm , Ruhan of the Fomori , Perplexing Chimera , Dictate of the Twin Gods , Furnace of Rath , Gratuitous Violence , Mind's Dilation , Sunbird's Invocation .
Do you want to give more resources to them? Eladamri's Vineyard , Dictate of Karametra , Zhur-Taa Ancient , Heartbeat of Spring , Heartwood Storyteller , Intellectual Offering , Keeper of Progenitus , Well of Ideas , Rites of Flourishing , Ghirapur Orrery . Zendikar Resurgent and Mirari's Wake .
2 months ago
Hiya!! Great deck so far! +1
Nikya of the Old Ways or Dictate of Karametra will really help you. But also, with big stompy creatures, you will get killed/bounced exiled a lot, so I recommend including some recursion cards, e.g. Creeping Renaissance , Greenwarden of Murasa . You should be running Grave Sifter due to the tribal. Also, it's simple, but Elixir of Immortality is also great at keeping you in the game.
How do you go with card draw?
3 months ago
Hi Chromebot, I love phelddagrif but this doesn't look like a group hug deck to me. You've got Dictate of Karametra and Dictate of Kruphix and Temple Bell and Rites of Flourishing , but that's about it for your group-hug package. You've also got a lot of protection like Briar Patch and Illusionist's Gambit , .
I think you've got a good start to this deck and I'd like to see where it goes. :)
4 months ago
I love the shenanigans, I would consider Zhur-Taa Ancient , Mana Flare , Heartbeat of Spring , Dictate of Karametra , Mana Reflection because you will always have more lands than your opponents because your commander and this will make it so that bringing back two lands gives you an excessive amount of mana. Traditionally group-hug cards like that will work really assymetrically with you land wiping the board and then putting lands back out, allowing you to get your commander back out quickly (-3) him and now you have a lot more mana to work with. Whenever you have a planeswalker commander it's not a bad idea to have a few proliferate cards in there as well just to keep up the toughness and in your case allow you to use your (-3) two turns in a row.
4 months ago
I think you need to utilize the ability of ramping with green and elves way more.
Add Elvish Archdruid , Rofellos, Llanowar Emissary , Joraga Treespeaker , Farhaven Elf , Wirewood Channeler and there are plenty more if you search for them. I would include more ramp spells as well, not only Cultivate as you have it, but also Rampant Growth , Explosive Vegetation , Kodama's Reach and so on.
To be honest: For a really fast Eldrazi Deck I would probably go with Nikya of the Old Ways as a commander and add Zhur-Taa Ancient , Neheb, the Eternal , Grand Warlord Radha . But I don't know if you would like to change the deck this much.
So have fun either way, I hope it helps!
4 months ago
Gaddog Teeg would still be a worthy addition to the deck as one of the 99. I think you should consider Revelation , Dictate of Karametra and Otherworldly Journey . Pollen Lullaby is flavourful and totally on theme. Primal Command may also be of some use. One ramp spell is not enough. Explosive Vegetation , Cultivate and Peregrination are worthy ramp. Wild Pair ia a fun addition but not a mandatory one.
Hope this helps!
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