Efficient Construction

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Frontier Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Standard Legal
Legacy Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Casual Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Aether Revolt (AER) Uncommon

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Efficient Construction

Enchantment

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

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Efficient Construction Discussion

AgentJackjohn on Jeskai Tokens [Needs Help For FNM]

32 minutes ago

Animation Module doesn't seem like a great fit here, the only thing that gets +1/+1 counters is the Angel of Invention. Whirlermaker while being a good source of making tokens over and over again, its not really fast enough. Making a 1/1 flyer turn 4 isn't too great with all these dinosaurs going around. With only 5 artifact spells, Efficient Construction also doesn't seem that great. Servo Exhibition while only working once is a bit faster for producing the tokens. also, if you're going to use Release the Gremlins on yourself, something like Servo Schematic gives you a bit more value. If you're sticking to Jeskai I'd say pull out the Efficient Constructions and the animation modules for servo schematics and servo exhibitions. I personally think you could do a lot better in a token-aristocrat deck with an esper build, since you have access to Hidden Stockpile, Tezzeret the Schemer (Since it seems like artifact tokens like servos are best if you're going wide),Tezzeret's Touch, Marionette Master, Bontu the Glorified (for aristocrat style), and Oketra the True since you're going wide with servos. Mostly stuff that can generate tokens/ artifacts and help you hurting your opponent for killing your little servos or just saccing artifacts in general..

LimDaddyNecroPimp on Tezzeret's Grand Scheme

3 weeks ago

Far too much artifact support and not nearly enough artifacts. For example, you have twice as many Efficient Construction as you do actual artifact cards.

lilgiantrobot on Breya, Thopter Shaper

4 weeks ago

You're running more than enough 0/1 CMC artifacts to support Trinket Mage/and or Artificer's Intuition. Great way to find those silver bullets you need or just grab an artifact land. I run those two in my Breya deck along with Dispeller's Capsule & Nihil Spellbomb (over the Relic since I don't want to nuke my GY). Hex Parasite is also a neat piece of anti-planeswalker/counters in general tech that you can search up. Parasite can be niche, but its a pet card of mine. :)

Efficient Construction is the only real tribal Thopter card you don't seem to be running. And you have so many ways to trigger it!

Athraithe on The Ballista Paradox

1 month ago

Oviya seems too slow for token generation. Taps for 1 token, requires 3 mana per token. Maybe some stuff like Efficient Construction and some more artifacts?

aleister23 on Tezzeret the Improv

1 month ago

Yeah i can understand the avoidance of push for money reason

I would do this change to 4 herald, but just 1 tidy and maybe 1 Efficient Construction or if you see that your thopter count is large enough while playing you could try 1 Mechanized Production as an alt win

Merdolf_Gandlin on Mechanized Thopters

1 month ago

I just added 3 Embraal Gear-Smasher to my deck. I run no rares in my deck and when it takes off it works amazing. Has been a fun deck to play around with and tweak. I run 4 Reckless Fireweaver just for the sheer joy of getting more than one out. Two out on the field with Efficient Construction and Embraal Gear-Smasher is brutal when you drop in a Servo Schematic or Fireforger's Puzzleknot Do the math on that. I also took out my Whirlermaker and added more Woodweaver's Puzzleknot just to get the life gain and three more energy counters for the Whirler Virtuoso So much you can do with this deck and it is cheap and effective. Good luck.

Philigan87 on Used car Salesman

2 months ago

If you use Silas Renn, Seeker Adept and Akiri, Line-Slinger as partner commanders instead of Exava, you might get a bit more synergy with your artifacts.

I know this is gonna put you into two extra colors, but, if you had blue and white in addition to your current colors you could have...

Trophy Mage, Trinket Mage Chief Engineer, Filigree Angel, Sram, Senior Edificer, Ethersworn Adjudicator, Sydri, Galvanic Genius, Padeem, Consul of Innovation, Whir of Invention, Thopter Foundry, Efficient Construction, Thopter Spy Network, Sanctum Gargoyle, Sphinx Summoner, Etherium Sculptor and Salvage Scout.

4 color fixing is hard, but artifacts is probs the best archetype for mana rocks, I suppose.

landofMordor on Sen Triplets or Breya Etherium ...

2 months ago

Hm. Under the radar suggestions for artifact synergy...I have an Oloro, Ageless Ascetic deck that I've geared toward artifacts (no pun intended) and here's what I've learned from piloting that deck:

Recursion is easily available in Black for any artifact creatures, such as Phyrexian Reclamation, Unburial Rites, etc. Artifacts are also good at recurring themselves, like through Scrap Trawler and Myr Retriever. So I wouldn't worry too much about recursion in Esper colors. Furthermore, you've got insane tutors in your colors, from Sphinx Summoner to Thalia's Lancers to Djeru, With Eyes Open...and since you're in the best flicker colors, you can use Conjurer's Closet, Ghostly Flicker, etc to re-use those abilities and other ETB abilities like Sharuum's or Filigree Angel.

I really love playing Chief Engineer and Inspiring Statuary for hidden little mana advantages. You could also go Thopter "tribal" with Sharding Sphinx, Thopter Spy Network, Efficient Construction, etc. All of that kinda lends itself to an "artifact aristocrat" deck of sorts, but other synergies just depend on how you want to build the deck. However, if you get a list put together, I'd be glad to take a look!

My comments lean away from combo, since that's not my playstyle, but you can also build using the aforementioned infinite combos.

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