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Creature — Dragon Spirit
: Return Eternal Dragon from your graveyard to your hand. Play this ability only during your upkeep.
Plainscycling (, Discard this card: Search your library for a Plains card, reveal it, and put it into your hand. Then shuffle your library.)
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Eternal Dragon Discussion
2 weeks ago
I think some more ramp and rocks might help. Some suggestions:
There are other ways to speed things up too. Fist of Suns and Frontier Siege can power out your Commander many turns in advance. The latter has the additional benefit of late game versatility should you not need the extra mana. If you want to try and slow things down, Gravitational Shift is basically all upside for you.
Finally, here's a handful of cards I think you might want to consider for various reasons:
1 month ago
Cool build - this is more interesting than the dragon commander deck that just came out. +1
Did you consider Eternal Dragon? Could be a good fit.
I was going to recommend Fist of Suns, but realized you kind of don't need it. Could still be helpful for the bigger CMC non-dragon spells though.
1 month ago
Cascading Cataracts / Crystal Quarry / Sylvan Ranger / Rampant Growth / Bloom Tender / Birds of Paradise / Sylvan Caryatid / Utopia Tree / Reflecting Pool / Oblivion Ring / Gruul Signet / Golgari Signet / Simic Signet / Selesnya Signet / Bringer of the Red Dawn / Bringer of the Blue Dawn / Bringer of the Black Dawn / Unclaimed Territory / Cavern of Souls / Keiga, the Tide Star / Breath of Darigaaz / Nissa's Pilgrimage / Explosive Vegetation / Molten Disaster / Subterranean Tremors / Ash Barrens / Evolving Wilds / Terramorphic Expanse / Sudden Demise / Fault Line / Beast Within / Dragonlord Dromoka / Sylvan Reclamation / Wear / Tear / Grand Coliseum / City of Brass / Mana Confluence / Fellwar Stone / Solemn Simulacrum / Farhaven Elf / Wood Elves / Heartless Summoning / Urza's Incubator / Sensei's Divining Top / Cyclonic Rift / Reclamation Sage / Urban Evolution / Nature's Lore / Eternal Witness / Skyshroud Claim / Chaos Warp / Manglehorn / Vizier of the Menagerie / Relic of Progenitus / Chromatic Sphere / Chromatic Star / Terrarion / Llanowar Wastes / Shivan Reef / Yavimaya Coast / Karplusan Forest / Sulfurous Springs / Battlefield Forge / Brushland / Caves of Koilos / Night's Whisper / Reanimate / Anguished Unmaking / Swords to Plowshares / Path to Exile / Flame Slash / Vindicate / Sarkhan's Triumph / Preordain / Ponder / Brainstorm / Anticipate / Weathered Wayfarer / Safewright Quest / Temple Garden / Breeding Pool / Overgrown Tomb / Stomping Ground / Mirari's Wake / Nature's Claim / Fatal Push / Thunder Dragon / Scourge of Kher Ridges / Skyline Despot / Siege Dragon / Karrthus, Tyrant of Jund / Foe-Razer Regent / Eternal Dragon / Dragonlord Atarka / Balefire Dragon / Vorosh, the Hunter / Swift Warkite / Scourge of the Throne / Runehorn Hellkite / Rith, the Awakener / Prossh, Skyraider of Kher / Numot, the Devastator / Noxious Dragon / Mordant Dragon / Harmonize / Ancient Craving / Ambition's Cost / Dragonlord Silumgar / Dragonlord Kolaghan / Destructor Dragon / Darigaaz, the Igniter / Surrak Dragonclaw / Stormbreath Dragon / Sarkhan Unbroken / Necromaster Dragon / Icefall Regent / Hunted Dragon / Glorybringer / Fearsome Awakening / Dragonlord Ojutai / Boltwing Marauder / Thunderbreak Regent / Territorial Hellkite / Skyship Stalker / Dragonloft Idol / Dragon Throne of Tarkir / Dragonsoul Knight / Dragonmaster Outcast / Slumbering Dragon / Omen / Serum Visions / Read the Bones
1 month ago
Kor Cartographer, Eternal Dragon, Knight of the White Orchid, Wayfarer's Bauble, Tithe, Gift of Estates, Journeyer's Kite, Oreskos Explorer, Oath of Lieges, Sword of the Animist, Surveyor's Scope, Extraplanar Lens, Caged Sun
2 months ago
3 months ago
RubyOrzhov - The deck didn't start out to expensive, but its been one I play and tweak the most over the past couple of years. Looking at it now yikes, lol. Snow-Covered Plains are important for Sunstone, but you can ditch Scrying Sheets if you're trying to knock down the budget. Kor Haven can slot in for the Maze of Ith for a couple of bucks cheaper, and it taps for mana (or more straight up removal like Condemn works too!). Glacial Chasm is a new edition, but before then it was just a plains and I was still running a Selfless Squire as another fog. Serra's Sanctum is completely non-essential. I'm not even running enough enchantments to get as much value from it as I'd like.
Land Tax and Tithe can be Gift of Estates and Oreskos Explorer. Temporary Truce is from Portal so it costs a few bucks because of that, but for much less you can run Truce, which is the instant version of it. Or just slot back in the Mentor of the Meek I took out. Angel of Finality can be Stonecloaker. In the general theme, you can run Mobilization and Knight-Captain of Eos for a nice repeatable fog as well. This works well if you've got out a way to protect the Captain.
Academy Rector and Crucible of Worlds are the two expensive cards I put the closest to be needed, but you can work around that too. Just the way EDH works there's still cards I've NEVER drawn in the deck, so I can't say any one is completely needed unless its the actual wincon. Plea for Guidance is your budget Idyllic Tutor or Rector. And White has enough ways to find land (including Eternal Dragon) that CoW is just something nice to have if you can run it.
Thanks for the comment, I hadn't really taken the time to think about a more budget friendly version of this lately!
3 months ago
Sweet deck! I definitely didn't think of the Angel of Flight Alabaster/Eternal Dragon/Admonition Angel synergy! Angel of Flight Alabaster seemed really weird to me at first, but I could see it really working in your list since it has some great targets like Selfless Spirit, Drift of Phantasms, and Kira, Great Glass-Spinner, not to mention Karmic Guide. Also Blasting Station is probably a better combo piece than Altar of Dementia, since it won't get randomly hosed by the original Eldrazi titans. Thanks for the tips!
3 months ago
It's a little of both. Using Equipment and Auras with enough support cards for both of them dilutes overall synergy. I originally built the deck for Equipment exclusively to keep the synergy as strong as possible, but I've started to slip in worthwhile utility Auras when Sram, Senior Edificer became the Commander.
Eternal Dragon is a great utility card:
- It can provide a land drop.
- It can tutor for Mistveil Plains.
- It provides a cheap shuffle effect to refresh the top of my library for Sensei's Divining Top.
- Its base 5/5 flying frame is perfect for Equipment if I need to use a back-up attacker.
- It's self-recurring, allowing the aforementioned abilities to be repeatable. It's not very mana efficient at it, but the option's there.
Eight-and-a-Half-Tails remains in the 99 due to a lack of reliable ways to prevent targeted removal.
Leonin Abunas is the gold standard... and every other option falls short, mainly due to all of them using shroud. Armory Automaton is especially affected by my Equipment having shroud, being completely dead. Future support cards could also involve targeting my own Equipment.
Until something better comes along, 8.5 is here to stay.