Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Custom Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Modern Masters (MMA) Uncommon
Duel Decks: Elspeth vs. Tezzeret (DDF) Uncommon
Conflux (CON) Uncommon

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Artifact Creature — Jellyfish


At the beginning of your upkeep, return an artifact you control to its owner's hand.

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Esperzoa Discussion

Podkomorka on Pauper EDH Deck Compendium

6 months ago

I've got a small update for you all!

  • updated the introduction
  • added Veteran section

A little late but I hope everyone enjoyed their Winter and any festivities. As always, thank you all for your submissions and support!

I really shouldn't let these submissions build up...

Decks added:

Polupus on Pool Party at Padeem’s!

1 year ago

I like Muzzio, Visionary Architect as an alternate commander for this deck to mix things up and I might try him out in place Esperzoa if that doesn't work out. I've actually been looking at a lot of Muzzio EDH decks to get ideas because there isn't a lot of information out there for Padeem EDH decks. Another way to cheat stuff out from under Knowledge Pool is always great though.

Memnarch is a different story... I don't like him. Yes, he's powerful, but he screams combo and draws so so much hate from the table the moment he plops his big fat head on the board. Maybe in a more competitive setting, but for this deck I'm purposefully avoiding including him. I'm testing Avarice Totem in here as a fair & cheaper version of him ( vs ), so we'll see how that goes.

Suns_Champion on Deadly Toaster

1 year ago

Sorry i took so long responding!

I like it! Fun deck, very janky and I respect that.

You seem to have it all of the budget marks. I'll just suggest some cuts then.

So there's some cut's I'd consider. Good luck!

ThallionDarkshine on Deadly Toaster

1 year ago

First off, I'm not sure you have enough to support your slight etb package you've got. Esperzoa and Panharmonicon feel like they'll just be dead cards a lot of the time.

Next, I feel like your deck could really benefit from an artifact sacrifice outlet. A lot of your cards benefit from your artifacts dying, and it's good to be able to trigger those effects on your own terms. Although there are no free sac outlets on a budget, there are some pretty powerful options available. Phyrexia's Core is a land that lets you sacrifice artifacts, while Herald of Anguish is a powerful threat that can sac your artifacts to remove troublesome creatures. Reshape is slightly more expensive, but is a great tutor for artifacts.

One other neat card that I like in Esper decks is Ethersworn Adjudicator. It's just a very powerful piece of repeatable removal, and works very nicely with you holding up mana to activate Sydri.

I'm not so sure about the Tunnel Vision combos. Not only are they very mana-intensive, the combos work over two turns, leaving you very vulnerable to various forms of disruption. Finally, Revel in Riches feels a bit weak here. You have very few ways to actually destroy opposing creatures, and all your board wipes that destroy get rid of Revel as well.

mcstang1986 on Jellyfish Tribal Fog?

1 year ago

You don't until you side in relic. It's just either Dormant Gomazoa or Esperzoa to get the required 16 and since there are only Relic of Progenitus's in the deck to return, Dormant Gomazoa has a better chance of attacking if opponents target you. It's also less mana intensive. Esperzoa is a better blocker, but you would have to constantly replay it.

sixpakal on Artifact bounce tribal

2 years ago

xyr0s Thanks for the feedback. Esperzoa when played acts as a nice plus when it sticks due to flying and it's power, but mostly soaks up removal as you stated.

This deck's primary goal is to play a lot of artifacts to boost Master of Etherium and Cranial Plating and make Metalwork Colossus cheap. I keep switching out Mycosynth Wellspring & Servo Schematic for functional reprints of Ichor Wellspring (Prophetic Prism, Alchemist's Vial and the like), but but them back in for chump blocking ability and getting lands out of my deck.

I think I put too much emphasis on the bounce and not the rapid amount of artifacts I can play.

xyr0s on Artifact bounce tribal

2 years ago

This looks like a durdle-midrange kind of affinity. Instead of just hitting early on, you have piles of synergies... but at the cost of having meaningful 1st and 2nd turn plays (ok, Echoing Truth being an exception).

Esperzoa: modern is not a format, where you get to play a creature with toughness 3, and watch it bounce an artifact repeatedly for ETB-cardadvantage in your next turns upkeep. Instead, you most likely get to watch it bounce the artifact, and then be Lightning Bolted and the bounced artifact Remanded when you recast it. Perhaps 1 Esperzoa, just because you never know when a game will go really long.

Ichor Wellspring, Mycosynth Wellspring, and Servo Schematic seem good, if you can get them to be cast repeatedly. Otherwise, they are less impressive (2 mana for a single servo token isn't considered a threat in modern). And you only have Esperzoa for repeating.

The_EVANgelist on Revolt...TRIGGERED

2 years ago

Kidchaos2084 Good looks I forgot about card draw, I put half a set so if you can get one or the other on the field eventually you'll get the other and then have options of how to spend Esperzoas ability

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