Efficient Construction


Format Legality
Modern Legal
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Standard Legal

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Aether Revolt Uncommon

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Efficient Construction


Whenever you cast an artifact spell, create a 1/1 colourless thopter artifact creature token with flying.

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Efficient Construction Discussion

mrbuech on Ballistics (#1 14-02-2017, 1.43 CMC)

5 days ago

I actually have a U/W deck similar to this, but I hadn't thought about adding Walking Ballista. It's a great idea. One thing I use as well is Steel Overseer. Another suggestion might be Efficient Construction to generate thopters every time you cast an artifact spell. Another thought might be Inexorable Tide if you added Inspiring Statuary.

mrbuech on U/W Paradoxical Storm

6 days ago

What would you think about adding Efficient Construction? The 0-drop artifacts would generate thopters like mad and would force your opponents to deal with the extra threat, give you cheap blockers, and give you an alternate wincon.

patricklvanduyse on Improv: Wombo Edition ($20)

2 weeks ago

With this many low-cost artifacts, a playset of Aetherflux Reservoir might be worth considering. I currently run a deck with a playset each of Bone Saw, Cathar's Shield, Efficient Construction, Aetherflux Reservoir, Prophetic Prism, etc. plus a couple more artifacts for card draw and some spells to bounce stuff back (I can't remember what they are called).

GregariousG on BREggs YAn bombs

2 weeks ago

    Cards to Consider
    Aethor Revolt is so good for your eggs deck.
    Paradox Engine: Dumb card for silly eggs deck. Free untapps for your cheap eggs

Instants and Sorceries
Stuff I Dont Like
    Implement of Combustion and Implement of Improvement: This cycle is weak IMO besides the blue version, which I love for some strange reason.
    The Equipment (and Stoneforge Mystic/Steelshaper's Gift) Besides Nim Deathmantle and Skullclamp: I dont Voltron is what this deck is trying to do.
    Servo Schematic
    Thousand-Year Elixir: Not sure if this is that type of deck.
    Aphetto Alchemist, Sage of Lat-Nam: Other cards do it better.

Mxyzptlk on Metal Militia

3 weeks ago

Efficient Construction and Tempered Steel are good, and Scrap Trawler synergizes with Breya really well.

Wino on

3 weeks ago

Thanks tpmains and Duuland for the comment!

Answer to tpmains:

Bomat Courier is very good, but how can I put in? What cards I don't need?

Answer to Duuland:

Unlicensed Disintegration is Great I forgot about it! I will put in right now instead of Efficient Construction and one Pia's Revolution. For the lands: I put only 20 lands because this deck mana curve is very cheap so I think that I don't need so much lands.

Izu_Korasu on Blue/White Aetherflux Storm

3 weeks ago

Sram, Senior Edificer and Paradoxical Outcome feel like auto 4x, as they are the most powerful ways to draw cards in the deck.

Inspiring Statuary is supposed to reduce the cost of cards of powerful spells like Glimmer of Genius/Baral's Expertise and other draw spells, or big drops like Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger/Elder Deep-Fiend, but in the decks current form it gets very minimal value from improvise.

Metallic Rebuke gives you some reaction, Servo Schematic/Efficient Construction creates bodies while your combo-ing and Sigarda's Aid lets you combo at instant speed.

buemmschaf on Counters, Removal, Demons, oh my!

3 weeks ago

Efficient Construction should be cut. It only works on casting an artifact spell. As far as i can see, that's the 3 Tamiyo's Journals and 3Scrapheap Scroungers, which is far too few actual Artifact spells to run the Construction.

Additionally, 22 Lands is very, very low. Maybe fill up with some additional nonbasics that also provide much-needed color fixing?

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