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Creature — Sliver
All Slivers have ": Add one mana of any color to your mana pool."
Gemhide Sliver Discussion
1 week ago
2 weeks ago
Good question cerobins5. I actually think green and red is where you want to be a for an aggro slivers deck. You could try to splash blue for Galerider Sliver and some better draw spells, but the mana base is going to get pricey. Gemhide Sliver or Manaweft Sliver can help out, but it's probably not worth it for an aggro deck.
3 weeks ago
Try Intruder Alarm . It's absolutely brutal once you have Gemhide Sliver / Manaweft Sliver on the table. Together with your CMDR, you will actually be able to go infinite and cast all slivers from your library.
We've found that Sliver armies tend to get wiped a lot, because people rightfully fear a lot creatures that are all able to boost one another. So we've included Teferi's Protection and Heroic Intervention . Also Yawgmoth's Will and Living Death , in order to recast creatures we lost earlier. None of this is cheap, but it's absolutely awesome in order to have us retain our army.
Last but not least, we like using Shared Animosity as the boost can kill opponents quickly.
Hope your deck works out for you. Happy brewing and playing!
Mrs. and Mr. NV_1980
1 month ago
Firstly it would seem that you've made a miscalculation. With Freed from the Real & Bloom Tender together you net 1 abundant mana (not really relevant which colours - even if it's only abundant green that should be enough - provided you can support a few other colours via lands & rocks), and finally end on one blue, and abundant other colour(s). This then means that you cast Sliver Overlord , tutor up Heart Sliver and Gemhide Sliver (or any dork-sliver) to then produce additional colours of mana as you need, meaning that you can add blue to your pool for each sliver and begin generating abundant mana of each colour. From here you can grab your combo & win.
Copy Artifact may not be your cup-of-tea; but while grabbing Arcane Adaptation might be cool - it's without a doubt a win-more card. Because by the time you have 10 mana to cast overlord, tutor & play a 2 drop you probably should've won xD
1 month ago
CyborgAeon: Cheers for the response. I had looked at using Freed from the Real , however my biggest concern with it an Bloom Tender is that you end up producing WBRG each loop (assuming you have your commander out). This in turn is not enough to loop Sliver Overlord and then means I can't combo via it. That's why I went for Umbral Mantle instead - it lets me produce WUBRG from both Bloom Tender and Selvala, Heart of the Wilds . I was also thinking of adding Gaea's Cradle so that I could put Umbral Mantle on Kiora's Follower as well.
The reason I was looking at Nivix Guildmage was that as well as producing infinite mana, he can act as a draw engine for Timetwister and Noxious Revival without the extra card requirements. Though Izzet Guildmage seems good too, I had kind of forgotten about him. Talking to a mate about it, he was actually recommending Riftsweeper instead, which does go all in on the Acidic Sliver line but technically provides redundancy on every pieces.
I'm on the fence about Copy Artifact - it's not bad but I don't think I need it here.
As for Overlord himself, I get that he's basically a dedicated combo piece. But the benefit of him is that he provides access to all five colours, provides a tutor for the deck win condition and can help get there faster by tutoring 2 mana BoPs in the form of Manaweft Sliver and Gemhide Sliver . He's also naturally a 7/7, which is nothing to scoff at. I did think about Hivestone but decided not to run it as it's only good for mana fixing, which I can get with Cryptolith Rite . I was thinking about Arcane Adaptation which gives Overlord deck-wide tutor, but for now am under the opinion that it's too mana inefficient. I might change my mind on this though.
2 months ago
If you need ideas on cuts, I have a few:
Most of your creatures feel like goodstuff. Maybe that's the point, but, in agreement with most of the fellows here, I think slivers would suit you better.
Venser's Journal seems an odd choice. Does this deck usually draw a lot of cards?
Legion's Landing Flip is bulk. Like it's fine but 0 synergy with the rest of the deck. Same for... all of your sorceries except the two wraths and Torment of Hailfire , which I'm assuming is a finisher.
2 months ago
I actually built a version of this deck but later changed it to have Jodah helm the deck. I agree with Shagreel but disagree with his selection. Run slivers that do things, like Gemhide Sliver , Manaweft Sliver , Necrotic Sliver , Harmonic Sliver , Constricting Sliver , Basal Sliver , Darkheart Sliver , or Psionic Sliver . if you are gonna go that route though slipping an Arcane Adaptation and Conspiracy may be worth your while.
Also I think there's a bug with your deck page, I can't seem to find Tamiyo, Field Researcher might want to get a mod to take a look at that lol.
2 months ago
What sort of budget do you have? Tishana, Stratus Dancer, Cloud of Faeries, Peregrine Drake, Tidespout Tyrant, Rishkar, and Wood Elves combined is like 3.50ish. A few $1ish mana dorks also come to mind... Manaweft Sliver , Gemhide Sliver , and Utopia Tree .
Gemhide Sliver occurrence in decks from the last year
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All decks: 0.01%