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Dimir Charm Discussion
1 month ago
Also, you don't have very much removal in the deck so far, I don't think, and you don't have much recursion. I'd also recommend more land than 29. Mortuary Mire is a good start for two of those.
- Psychic Spiral - recursion
- Sire of Stagnation - not simple mill, but mill-to-exile and draw power
- Siren of the Silent Song - sort of on theme plus mill and discard which is nice if your opponents try to draw answers
- Induce Paranoia - counterspell + mill
- Perplex - counterspell + mill + tutor if needed
- Dimir Charm - counterspell or removal or mill/control
- Psychic Drain - mill and lifegain
- Memory Erosion - not a counter but a deterrent
- Command Tower, Temple of Deceit, Dimir Guildgate, Sunken Hollow, Jwar Isle Refuge
2 months ago
Cellar Door could be very viable if you use cards like Anticipate or Dimir Charm so you can filter what cards will be at the bottom of your library. And if you want Isochron Scepter to be a key part of your deck, you could activate it every turn.
2 months ago
2 months ago
I also testing Dimir Charm as a way to cheat my counterspells count and removal in the same slot, it kills Aven Mindcensor and Containment Priest and in some cases Scavenging Ooze should work well enough for me for those reasons, idk about your particular list tho.
NOTE: Counterbalance worked so damn well in my meta.
3 months ago
Then add them.
The bounce lands are just bad in almost all cases, because you get set a turn behind. They're like guild gates that you can't play turn one.
For additions, Dismember is a nice card. Chain of Vapor is likewise awesome. Dispel helps protect you when comboing off. Shred Memory is an ok tutor, with fringe benefits if needed. Languish is a nice wipe, as Tasigur doesn't die to it.
3 months ago
Angrath, Minotaur Pirate, is not a legal commander because it is not a creature. Only Planeswalkers which specifically delineate that they can be used as a commander (example: Teferi, Temporal Archmage), or when they start as a creature (example: Jace, Vryn's Prodigy Flip).
Another rule of commander is that all cards in the deck must exclusively fall within your commander's colour identity. Colour identity includes both the colorus to cast the spell, and all mana symbols in the text box. Even assuming arguendo your commander is legal (though it is not, as established herein), its colour identity would be Red and Black. Thus, you can only play cards with Red or Black colour identities.
I am well aware Boros Reckoner can either be red or white. Its colour identity is both Red and White--as such, it would be illegal with a Rakdos commander.
The following cards, would also fall outside Rakdos' colours, and thus would not be permissible:
- Admiral Beckett Brass
- Daring Saboteur
- Deadeye Plunderers
- Hostage Taker
- Sailor of Means
- Siren Stormtamer
- Skyship Plunderer
- Storm Fleet Aerialist
- Storm Fleet Sprinter
- Dimir Charm
- Grixis Charm
- Izzet Charm
- Pit Fight
You also cannot use any lands which have non-Red/Black symbols in their rules texts. Vivid Creek, Island, Dimir Aqueduct, Dismal Backwater, Swiftwater Cliffs, and Izzet Boilerworks are all no-goes. The same is true of artifacts, so Dimir Signet, Izzet Signet, and Sky Diamond cannot be used. While Fellwar Stone can produce non-Red/Black mana, because it does not have mana symbols in it, its colour identity is colourless, and can thus be used in any deck.
I think that covers everything. There might be more that I missed. I hope this proves helpful.
5 months ago
Heres a list of modern legal Mill spells that I dont think you have listed in your deck.
To make a decent mill deck youll definitely need to splash black as the most efficient cards for mill are Dimir cards.
Youll also want to use Fetch and Shock lands like Watery Grave and Polluted Delta if you want to attempt competitive level play. I would recommend not doing that though because mill is very inefficient against the meta decks in modern and is considered by most to be too slow.
Hope that helps!
6 months ago
Personally I don't think Enter the Infinite is a good idea, It mills YOU after all.