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, , Sacrifice Emergence Zone: You may cast spells this turn as though they had flash.
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|Commander / EDH||Legal|
Emergence Zone Discussion
44 minutes ago
Hey, what's the budget you have to make upgrades? Anje can be good with lots of madness cards or only a few. The first thing to consider is do you want to go all in with madness or just play a few good cards with madness? All madness is faster, cheaper, but less flexible. Only a few cards with madness is slower, more expensive, but more flexible, more options for deck strategies.
Madness is what makes Anje unique and with like 40 madness cards you can loot through your library fast which can set up combos/reanimation. Anje + Glint-Horn Buccaneer + Shadow of the Grave can be a budget win condition with lots of cards with madness. The more expensive Worldgorger combo can use two different cards with madness as the win condition: Avacyn's Judgment and the more difficult to pull off Bloodhall Priest.
The problem with this strategy is most madness cards are horrible, but are needed to untap Anje to loot more. Lots of cards with madness is a cheaper way to upgrade the precon because all cards with madness are budget options and you technically don't have to include the expensive price Worldgorger combo.
Do you want to play the Worldgorger combo? It's very good with Anje as an enabler for infinite mana and the fact that two cards with madness can be win conditions is helpful with Anje as Commander. The combo is however not budget, it's expensive. You'll want minimum $20: $10 Worldgorger, $5 Animate, $5 Dance.
Necromancy at $12 is better than both Animate and Dance since it can be cast at instant speed, but it adds more price for upgrades. Emergence Zone can be used with Animate or Dance to combo at instant speed. Cut / Ribbons and Sunscorched Desert are other win conditions with Worldgorder combo that work fine without having madness. The combo can be played in either a madness heavy direction or non madness direction.
Another direction to consider for upgrades is non madness, only playing a few cards with madness that are good when you discard them with Anje. The reason to choose this direction is the majority of cards you play are playable by themselves, not relying on madness with Anje's discard. The Worldgorger combo is just as good with this direction and you can include many other win conditions. Buccaneer is fine too, but not a combo win however without lots of cards with madness. There's lots more options to choose with this direction, other combos you could play or reanimation strategies. This direction will most likely be more expensive for upgrades, but it will be more flexible.
When I have a better idea of what kind of deck you want to make then if you would like I can give more advice.
2 days ago
Hey, your deck is already pretty damn competitive. Well done making it.
Some ideas to make it more competitive is fast reanimation for Vilis or Razaketh as well as other win condition combos. Ways to tutor for and put Gravecrawler into your graveyard can speed up the Altar combo. I think Dreadhorde Invasion would be a good addition so would Bitterblossom.
Cards to consider adding:
- Insidious Dreams: the closest spell to Doomsday without the risk of having to exile the rest of your library and lose half your life.
- Buried Alive
- Animate Dead
- Mikaeus, the Unhallowed: is a Zombie.
- Walking Ballista
- Viscera Seer
- Sensei's Divining Top
- Emergence Zone: assemble combos at instant speed.
- Inventors' Fair: tutor for an important artifact.
If interested in adding these cards then I offer more advice of what cards to cut. Good luck with your deck.
1 week ago
- Naru + Flicker + Overwhelmed Apprentice with infinite blink.
- Naru + Flicker + Duskmantle Guildmage with infinite mana.
Naru + Flicker makes infinite mana and infinite ETB triggers of Naru + permanents. To assemble this combo requires seven mana . At least one land or mana rock you target with Flicker needs to be able to ETB untapped that way you can tap it for mana and then blink it to repeat. Arcane Signet and Commander's Sphere are good with Flicker.
This combo can be done at instant speed which makes it powerful. It doesn't have to be instant though because after making infinite mana you can stop the combo by not targeting Naru with Flicker and then cast spells. To execute the combo at instant speed you'll want to have the mill win condition already on the battlefield or some way to flash in the win condition such as with Emergence Zone. Zone is very powerful for combos especially when you have infinite mana because then you can cast any cards at instant speed for the rest of the turn and have the mana to cast them.
If you don't have a win condition before you combo with Naru + Flicker then you can draw into one with infinite mana with Blue Sun's Zenith. With infinite mana and all cards from your library in your hand in one turn you can assemble with protection any of the other win condition combos such as cast Phenax + Eater + Greaves, etc.
If interested in adding these combos then I offer more advice. Good luck with your deck.
1 week ago
I would add Emergence Zone that would let u go off at instant speed and maybe Teferi, Mage of Zhalfir to make sure no one can answer found it works as counter bait as well about to upload my own Oona brew soon
2 weeks ago
2 weeks ago
Hey, Worldgorger Dragon combo could replace Iona. Emergence Zone could replace Sanctuary. Reanimation is a good secondary strategy with Kaalia and reanimation is what enablers Worldgorger combo. Bogardan Hellkite can be a win condition with the Worldgorger combo and Kaalia can cheat Hellkite onto the battlefield. The Worldgorger combo would give you an alternative way to win the game which has synergy with Kaalia and strategies you want to play with Kaalia.
Cards to consider adding for Worldgorger combo:
- Enablers: Necromancy, Dance of the Dead, Emergence Zone
- Win Conditions: Bogardan Hellkite, Sunscorched Desert, Cut / Ribbons
Other cards to consider adding:
- Phyrexian Reclamation: repeatable recursion for Kaalia so she doesn't have to keep going to the Command Zone. Combine the repeatable recursion with hand/wheel discard to have more access to putting big creatures into your hand to cheat them onto the battlefield with Kaalia.
- Dark Ritual
- Faithless Looting
- Buried Alive
- Arcane Signet
- Exotic Orchard
- Forbidden Orchard
Cards to consider cutting:
- Seraph Sanctuary
- Dragonskull Summit
- Clifftop Retreat
- Isolated Chapel
- Iona, Shield of Emeria
- Archfiend of Depravity
- Ob Nixilis, Unshackled
- Lord of the Void
- Angelic Arbiter
- Baneslayer Angel
- Merciless Eviction
- Duelist's Heritage
- Strionic Resonator
- Utter End
Good luck with your deck.
3 weeks ago
Cards I would consider throwing in:
Minion Reflector - In a colorless deck with so many mana rocks, paying 2 extra mana to get some big fatties you're running would be great, in my opinion. Maybe even Thran Temporal Gateway to cheat, lets say, Blightsteel Colossus, make a copy of it by Minion Reflector for 2 mana with haste a possibly insantly take someone out? Pretty good if you ask me.
Mimic Vat - One of my most favorite artifacts. Being able to imprint anyone's creature and play it every turn just for 3 mana? Heck yea! In combination with Mirror Gallery, you could do some sick plays. Imprint Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger to Mimic Vat, pay 3 and tap it to create a token, when you activate Mimic Vat, it triggers Rings of Brighthearth, pay 2 to create another copy of Ulamog. If you use Strionic Resonator, it gets triggered on triggering Rings of Brighthearth. Or just forget about Mirror Gallery and Ulamog and use It That Betrays instead.
Field of Ruin - Another non-basic land removal and fetches a basic land for everyone. It might be worth running, since you can easily replay it by Crucible of Worlds. Maybe take out Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth, unless you combine it with Mana Web.
Soul-Guide Lantern / Tormod's Crypt - cheap and effective graveyard hate.
tron lands: Urza's Tower, Urza's Power Plant, Urza's Mine - not the greatest lands to use in EDH, but unless you've an effective way to fetch Wastes from your deck, tron lands might be worth running.
Oblivion Sower - Very decent Eldrazi to use. Gets you ANY land an opponent's own in exile. Attack few times with Ulamog, cast Oblivion Sower and you're good. It also helps you to get rid off opponent's top deck card if they somehow manipulated it (Vampiric Tutor, Insidious Dreams, etc.). You can even double it's cast effect with Strionic Resonator!
Emergence Zone - Sneaky land that gives your cards flash. Nice way to dump your mana at the opponent's end of turn and finish them on your turn.
Mycosynth Lattice - This is just a dumb combination with Darksteel Forge. But gives your opponents acces to all colors, so watch out for that.
Titan's Presence - Fairly easy creature removal.
Warping Wail - Cheap and flexible instant spell. Does any opponent have x/1 mana dork? Exile it and send them a message. Need some dumb blocker? Warping Wail got you! Is an opponent trying to board wipe you? Nope, they don't!
Cavern of Souls - Choose Eldrazi and watch your blue opponents screan,
Dark Depths - We love big, dumb creatures that win us the game, don't we? Dump in extra mana and slowly wake up Marit Lage! This also works well with Thespian's Stage. T1 Stage into Sol Ring, T2 Dark Depths, tap Sol Ring for 2 mana, use Stage, copy Dark Depths, sac Dark Depths due to legendary rule, after that sac Stage (now copy of Dark Depths but with 0 Ice counters) and get a 20/20 legendary creature token with flying and indestructible.
Void Winnower - This bad boy..or..whatever it is, might be a very nice addition aswell. Your opponents can't even, ba-dum-tss.
1 month ago
Emergence Zone is a budget land that I've added to all my decks that are trying to win with a combo. Letting me combo at instant speed. Zone is way to give Faith or Boonweaver flash.