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At the beginning of your upkeep, if you have 40 or more life, you win the game.
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Felidar Sovereign Discussion
1 day ago
Thanks for your suggestions Dark_Messenger, I really like Anguished Unmaking since the life loss wouldn't be much of a downside most of the time. Im also fine with alt win conditions, I've had a couple games that just stalled and Felidar Sovereign would be a nice addition by giving me an extra win condition.
1 day ago
For control, I agree with Hexcimal. Doomblade or Sunlance won't help you against, for example, Erebos, God of the Dead, who'd almost ruin your strategy. Utter End and Anguished Unmaking would be much welcome in your sideboard.
Finally, are you fine with alternate-wins? If you are, consider adding Felidar Sovereign.
3 days ago
This deck is awesome. I love non-blue control, and this is just off the wall. I'd suggest Felidar Sovereign as a win condition, but I love all the synergy!
5 days ago
Hello! I've got some ideas about your deck. As I understand your tactics is to gain life each turn in order to activate Karlov's ability. In this case you don't need cards like Herald of War - she doesn't have anything connected with life-gain theme.
You have Ayli, Eternal Pilgrim. So why should you just sacrifice your creatures to activate her abilities without any other effect? Let's get more profit by adding Zulaport Cutthroat, Blood Artist or Falkenrath Noble. Then I'd recommend to add Felidar Sovereign as a wincon. Ajani's Pridemate is another useful card for a life-gain deck - it gets counters almost each turn. Serra Ascendant is also extremely powerful. Tymna the Weaver helps with card advantage.
Then artifacts. Whip of Erebos - without a doubt. Loxodon Warhammer - this is a classic card. Eternity Vessel - I think you can get some profit from it. Venser's Journal - it's very useful with Necropotence: unlimited draw engine, no maximum hand size and you gain life each turn. Not sure about your Armillary Sphere - Burnished Hart seems better. Filigree Familiar also looks interesting: life-gain + card advantage. And probably Elixir of Immortality?
I hope my ideas were useful. Good luck and have fun!
6 days ago
Nice deck! Oloro was also my first commander and the deck that I have worked on the most. A few suggestions:
Privileged Position's color identity is White/Green, so you may not run it in an Esper Commander deck.
Solitary Confinement is another Glacial Chasm, and can you give those one or two turns that you need to activate your infinite combo, or trigger Felidar Sovereign/Test of Endurance. Oloro and the aforementioned Well of Lost Dreams will keep your hand stocked so that you can keep the Confinement in play.
Venser's Journal is a pet card of mine for Oloro. It's not game-breaking, but it synergizes very well with the Well (pun intended) and gives a decent life boost every turn. Worth considering, but there are much better things to run.
Necropotence is begging for a spot here. Chances are you're already looking for one but if you're not, then do. Oloro will keep it from killing you, and if you NEED to draw into your wincon, paying half your life total is usually enough to hit it. The BBB mana cost is a little difficult to hit, but very worth it to keep your hand continuously stocked.
Overall, you have a very solid deck! +1
6 days ago
Graceful Cat is a pretty shit card (aside from the fact that it's a cat of course!). I'd suggest more Prowling Serpopard and Longtusk Cub. I use Metallic Mimic in my Standard cat deck too, with mixed results. If you wanna check it out: Here Kitty Kitty Kitty......
Also, it doesn't seem like the Felidar Sovereign angle is too practical here. Probably worth replacing. Not enough life gain, and you will be taking damage too. I realize that it's a big creature, but with multiple Regal Caracal, you will get big enough creatures. Maybe chop it to 1 at most, especially with no mana ramp.
Just some thoughts =)
1 week ago
@ SIES_Abzan Sorry I haven't got back to you sooner! It has been a long week for me, so I hope it's fine that I am responding a little bit later than I would have liked :) Before I get into cuts, I do want to go over a few more cards which should definitely be considered. This will probably make my list of cards to cut longer, but I definitely forgot some cards you should add to your deck!
Felidar Sovereign - I didn't realize you were running a lifegain sub-theme, but since you are, this card is almost a must. It can win games out of nowhere and gives you a way to win that doesn't involve combat. Test of Endurance - Same as above except the life threshold is 50, rather than Felidar Sovereign's 40 life. Austere Command - While it is a little expensive (both in mana cost and real-world money), Austere Command provides a board wipe that is always relevant and incredibly versatile in its uses! Aura of Silence - Amazing artifact/enchantment hate that is also an enchantment itself. This card has won me so many games in my own decks! Sphere of Safety - Discourages your opponents from attacking you and scales incredibly well with all the enchantments you are running. Ghostly Prison - A cheaper, but ultimately less effective Sphere of Safety; still worth consideration though! Rest in Peace - A piece of graveyard hate that can be incredible depending on your meta and the amount of black decks that see play. Exploration - Absolutely amazing enchantment that helps you ramp and makes for a great turn 1 or 2 play! Ajani, Mentor of Heroes - A great planeswalker who synergizes with both your lifegain and voltron gameplans! However, it might be a little outside of your budget. Winds of Rath - Another synergistic board wipe that protects your creatures while killing those of your opponents! Unflinching Courage - Great aura that provides lifelink and trample, two very relevant abilities for your deck!
Humbler of Mortals - Too expensive for the effect he provides :( Plus, you should try to lower the number of creatures you have in favor of more enchantments. Fate Unraveler - Doesn't synergize with what your deck is trying to do and will most likely aggravate your opponents, rather than win you games. Brain Maggot - An underwhelming creature, which frankly sucks in commander as it doesn't scale well in multiplayer. Dictate of Erebos - Your deck isn't trying to sacrifice creatures in order to abuse effects like this, so I would just get rid of it in order to make room for a more synergistic enchantment card. Treasury Thrull - I feel like it is just too slow and expensive to be good for a deck like this. Benefaction of Rhonas - A pretty bad draw/tutor card if you ask me. I would replace it with either Abzan Charm, Idyllic Tutor or Sterling Grove!
That's all I have for now, contact me if you have any more questions! Good luck!
1 week ago
Also i would strongly recommend Wall of Essence as oppose to the 4cmc wall you have.
If you want a heal every turn it would be good to change your planeswalker with ajani or nissa. Gideon is a really good planeswalker but it does not sync that well in your deck.
Also try considering a Felidar Sovereign for another win condition.