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Until end of turn, target creature you control gains trample and gets +X/+0, where X is its power. Sacrifice it at end of turn.
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Fatal Frenzy Discussion
5 days ago
Cereal_Killer Thanks for the suggestions.
I agree about Dismissive Pyromancer . It's very niche but it comes in handy for poor draws every now and then.
Vexing Devil would be amazing in this deck, but it costs more than the entire thing. Will put in the maybeboard for sure though.
madcap and Bonesplitter seem like great alternatives. Originally this was a standard deck is why I have the others. Will try them out though. (Sometimes the extra +1 to toughness can make all the difference though.)
Fatal Frenzy could be a kill card, but so far the creatures do fine on their own. Could be very powerful though and I'll test it out some for sure.
Thank you for your suggestions!
5 days ago
Then, I do not understand why Demanding Dragon should be usefull, I mean, it's true that's a 5/5 flying creature, but it's effect is not worth the mana you spend on him, in my opinion. Remember that is the opponent who chooses whether sacrifice a creature or lose 5. Basically you cast it and if you are lucky its effect would sort in something, but most of the times it won't and you've spent 5 mana on an easily removable creature. That's why I'd suggest some Lightning Bolt or, if you really like things that make your opponent decide something, Vexing Devil or Browbeat
Similar story for Dismissive Pyromancer : basically you have an easily destroyable creature, that let's you discard a card in order to draw one (and, since you don't have ways to draw cards, sometimes would not be so usefull) or, for the cost of 3 mana, deals 4 damage to an opponent and then dies. Is it worth?
Could Fatal Frenzy be usefull here?
2 weeks ago
Thanks a lot for commenting! You gave me some interesting suggestions.
The Neheb subtheme is like a backup plan. I was also considering to cut something else for Mana Geyser and get a huge Comet Storm. Or maybe cast Varchild for the 7th time, which is always a downside of Voltron decks.
I was thinking the other day that Cloudstone Curio is not all that great because I have very little creatures. Plus it's like a 15$ card, so there's that as well! haha
For Repercussion I was thinking that it might not be optimal with all the Survivor tokens, but it's definitely a great card. I think that as you say it is quite correct to include.
Slate of Ancestry is quite amazing! I didn't know that card at all. Even if you have only 4 or 5 Survivors, your hand is probably one or two cards. And drawing half a deck seems powerful as well! :D
The thing with Vance's Blasting Cannons Flip is that I have a promo version of that card, which looks sweet! But you're probably right, Outpost Siege is almost always better, the flip side of Vance's Cannons is not that exciting.
I'm also surprised not to have Rogue's Passage here! I must have misspelled or something when I was posting the list, but that card is an auto-include in this deck! hahaha :D
Thanks a lot for commenting! Your comment has been super helpful! You gave me a ton of includes for this deck.
3 weeks ago
Very nice deck! I've found it a fun challenge to balance the voltron/token/political mix of Varchild. And it's got a Neheb theme? Lovely!
Not sure how well Cloudstone Curio is going to work for you... you don't seem to have enough creatures to consistently bounce Varchild with it.
One card you might not know is Slate of Ancestry. After you gain control of all your survivors, you can discard your hand to draw half your deck :)
Grenzo, Havoc Raiser is a great way to get some card advantage with your survivors.
Trading Post is another great value card. Whatever you have a lot of you can dump for what you need.
Suprised not to see Rogue's Passage.
Fatal Frenzy is a great buff then sac card. Everything you want for 3 mana.
That's all for now. Check out my Varchild deck for more ideas! I Will Survive | Varchild EDH
4 weeks ago
It seems like this commander would do well with high power/low durability/downside cards like Phyrexian Dreadnought, Arc Runner, Ball Lightning, Blistering Firecat, Impetuous Devils, Crumbling Colossus, Blistering Barrier, Bloodmad Vampire, Cosmic Larva, Keldon Vandals, Lavacore Elemental, Loxodon Peacekeeper, Mijae Djinn, Okk, Phyrexian Soulgorger, Wall of Razors, Wall of Torches, Inferno Hellion, Iroas, God of Victory, Spark Trooper, Thunderblust, Traxos, Scourge of Kroog, Volcano Hellion, etc, etc. Cast creature -> attack in (if possible) -> sacrifice if it won't do damage/do damage then sacrifice for even more damage.
Bonus points for slapping buffs the creature before flinging, e.g.: Blazing Shoal, Reckless Charge, Fatal Frenzy, Rush of Blood, Brute Force, etc. Instant/enchantment double strike might be good for per-sacrifice combat round as well.
or really kick things up with Feldon of the Third Path and the biggest thing you can get in your graveyard.
2 months ago
ThePhantomOfTheOrzhov and Mighty_Devil_1 The 11.67% is the odds of drawing Countryside Crusher in your opening hand. No other maths are involved to determine Fatal Frenzy being your next draw and thereby killing you immediately
3 months ago
As much as I love this deck, I do want to know the actual maths behind the 11.67%. For example, does it include the chances that after playing Countryside Crusher, that the very next card at the top is the Fatal Frenzy, which is basically the only time this deck would get close to winning but lose horribly?
Also, if this were to be imported directly into an EDH deck (just add another 39 lands and a random commander with red), what would the odds look like? Obviously, this deck is a one shot one kill deck, and after that, you die, which could theoretically make for interesting politics.