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Enchantment — Aura
Enchanted creature gets +5/+5 and has trample.
Epic Proportions Discussion
1 month ago
Read your deck help request -- sounds like you want to turn this into a voltron deck, where Omnath gets huge and tramples your opponents into the loam?
Last, you'll want to get Omnath as big as possible as fast as possible - and you need trample or it's all for nothing: Strata Scythe , Rancor ... Epic Proportions is particularly good for the flash; your opponents won't know until it's too late that 1/1 chump block meant their doom.
3 months ago
Hi willarevalo_95, I really like your take on Tuvasa the Sunlit . To improve the deck you should be clear about your game plan and how you want to win. Obviously your budget is important for deck building as well. Additionally you should keep the meta in your playgroup in mind: Do they play creature heavy decks - throw in some boardwipes, do they tend to combo off in late game - play more countermagic and so on. With that said I'm going over the different card types in your deck.
Because your commander is based on enchantments I think the amount you run is fine, maybe throw in some more (looking at you Enchanted Evening ). But I would cut down Abundant Growth since it doesn't ramp you (put in Birds of Paradise instead, they will ramp into your commander) and put in one or two more Umbras to give your commander totem armor ( Octopus Umbra to boost your commanders P/T by 8(!) and Drake Umbra for some evasion). I would play Myth Unbound as well to reduce commander tax in case Tuvasa does get killed.
Here I would like to mention in the second ability of your commander. You get to draw for the first enchantment you play each turn so not only your own but on opponents as well. Thats why i would play some more cards with flash and cards that give your spells flash (e.g. Epic Proportions , Sigarda's Aid , Leyline of Anticipation , Alchemist's Refuge and maybe Vedalken Orrery ). Then you can maximize your draw.
Regarding lands, I would just add Alchemist's Refuge for flash and its up to you whether to cut a land and which kind.
Especially when you plan to play more with flash, your instants become much more valuable. Spot-removal ( Beast Within ), protection ( Heroic Intervention ), Countermagic ( Counterspell ) are some examples. But I think these are the moste flexible spots in your deck. Just pick what you think ist fitting.
I would at least play one more boardwipe, especially in white. Austere Command would be the best in your case because cou can choose to keep Tuvasa and kill all the fatties. Also blowing up all artifacts is just nice.
Add your maybeboard for some blockers and early ramp. Cut some of your "put lands onto the battlefield" creatures to compensate for the cards I recommended. Also I would leave out Karametra, God of Harvests , maybe swap her for Kruphix, God of Horizons . You don't play that many creatures and don't need that much ramp as well. Kruphix is good for handsize, flash and leftover mana.
If you want to take a look at my Bant Enchantment List to get some additional inspiration, feel free: Estrid Enchantress
But keep the different commanders in mind, Estrid can play much more land auras and boardwipes due to her abilities.
I hope I was able to help you and I'd like to wish you a great day!
3 months ago
Wow, we definitely have different opinions on how to run this haha, but that’s totally ok! That’s what makes this game great. The instants are what make this deck so much fun for me because I love pulling combat tricks on folks, and well, the fact that things can be countered applies to all the reanimation spells as well—although that is not to say the reanimation stuff is bad. It’s another clever way to work with how Skully keepa his counters, which is fantastic. Plus it prevents you from having to pay commander tax, also clutch. I suppose Ive never really worried about paying the tax though since he starts off at 2. Ive played plenty of games where he’s ended up costing 14 or 16 lol. I used to run more ramp and looking back at my list i think i will make a few adjustments in that regard.
Stuff like Skarrg Goliath is expensive but they are game-changers and I love that. Plus in the event I need a creature on the board I can throw him down. Epic Proportions and Enlarge are super hilarious to me and have worked. Of course every meta is different so for you maybe they wont. Lastly, Berserk and Hatred are generally one shot kills. Again, something I think is phenomenal in voltron. But to each their own!
Glad you also sort of like Hot Soup !
3 months ago
Hello fellow Skullbriar player!
Right off rip, I’d say Armorcraft Judge is a great card. Here are some others I use:
Ridgescale Tusker more counters
Skarrg Goliath Bloodrush!
Dauthi Embrace unblockable
Hot Soup this is a personal favorite!
We both have a lot if similar cards. I think I have more unblockable stuff while you have more relating to counters.
Check my deck out here.. I’m down for any feedback you may have!
Good luck! +1
5 months ago
Hello fellow Skullbriar player,
I like your deck-list a lot! I like how you are running Triumph of the Hordes . I never really thought of going that direction for a win. You’re also running a lot more creatures which is cool to see!
Skullbriar for me, is the perfect deck to throw a bunch of combat trick stuff and janky pumps/unblockables like: Elbrus, the Binding Blade Flip, Hot Soup , Prowler's Helm , Epic Proportions , Gigantomancer , Emergent Growth , Berserk , Hatred , Hunt the Weak , Trailblazer's Boots , Burst of Strength , Might of Oaks and Enlarge (so hilarious to pull-off). Here is my Skullbriar brew
Hope some of that helps!
8 months ago
The bane of Rafiq voltron is chump blockers. You're pretty good on trample and decent on flying/evasion, but you have hardly any straight-up unblockable. Rogue's Passage , Amphin Pathmage , Prowler's Helm , Trailblazer's Boots , etc. All budget!
10 months ago
Then I'd look at your auras, you probably don't need a ton to get a lot of value from your commander: Empyrial Storm, Phyrexian Rebirth, Angelic Chorus, Epic Proportions, Ground Seal, Myth Unbound, Octopus Umbra, Spawning Grounds, Vow of Flight.
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