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Not a fan of either of your instants you are playing. Here are some suggestions.Giant Growth
: Obvious suggestion, +3+3 at instant speed for 1 mana.Alpha Authority
: A MUST-PLAY with some of your creatures. This deck fears all removal, and this stops it in its tracks. If you get this on your Kalonian Hydra
the game is over.Arbor Colossus
: In a mono-green with devotion in your deck, this is a definite sideboard.Experiment One
: Best Green one drop, would probably trade these in for the Sylvan Caryatid
as he is more for mana fixing, not for giving you more green mana but for splashing a different color.
Start with some of these suggestions, I bet it will help!
I realised that it's stupid to ask for hints when people have to guess which cards I own, so I've spent some time browsing the cards in my storage, and here's a first batch of cards i could include:
4 Augury Owl , 2 Counsel of the Soratami , 2 Bident of Thassa , 2 Bow of Nylea , 4 Inkfathom Infiltrator , 4x Tandem Lookout , 3 Kodama's Might , 4 Giant Growth , 4 Birds of Paradise , 1 Ghostform , 1 Blustersquall , 3 Aqueous Form , 1 Sol Ring , 1 Deathrite Shaman , 4 Ornithopter , 4 Viridian Claw , 4 Fireshrieker ... Gah, there's still so much to go through... well, not today.
Thanks for the hints.
Both Centaur Battlemaster 's heroic ability and Primeval Bounty 's 2nd ability will trigger when you cast the Giant Growth . You can target any creature you want with the Primeval Bounty trigger, not just the Centaur.
The Bounty trigger will not cause the centaur's heroic to trigger again, of course.
my 2 cents hope somethng is of your interest
cool, i'll keep an eye out for it. the thought of putting in Giant Growth completely skipped my mind until i read your comment
I'll post mine up tomorrow, Its a secondary deck I made for my girl. My main deck is a Aggro B/U/G deck.
Warning: This is a long one. I promise that the information is worth it, though.
I play a mono-green devotion deck in Standard to some very good results. In fact, I used it to win the Theros Game Day tournament at my LGS, which is actually a pretty competitive environment. Most of the cards in this deck have pretty strictly better, and still budget, upgrades if you're looking to play devotion/aggro.
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First off, Burning-Tree Emissary is every aggro deck's best friend. Not only does it sometimes give you some free wins by just overpowering the opponent, but it also has double devotion to green. ~$2
Kalonian Tusker is VERY efficient at 3/3 for 2 mana and it has 2 devotion to green. There are plenty of times against other aggro decks (especially mono-red), where they just can't beat the efficiency of the body. ~$0.50
Experiment One is very easy to turn into a huge threat with evolve, and will generally be a 3/3 by turn 3. Also, its regenerate ability makes it a nightmare for anyone trying to remove it once it gets going. ~$2.50
Deadbridge Goliath , like the Tusker, is efficient for its cost at 5/5 for 4 mana. It provides 2 devotion on its own and is just a huge beating if your opponent doesn't deal with it. ~$0.50
Boon Satyr is unbelievable. It has 4 power for 3 mana, AND Flash, AND Bestow. This card is awesome and will give control players fits. ~$2.50
These cards are all very good in this style of deck and are very cheap to buy. As to what they should replace:
Forced Adaptation is just too slow to work in Standard, and it opens you up to being 2-for-1'd, which in this case is just not worth the risk.
The slot that Wildwood Rebirth fills would be better served as just more creatures.
Chorus of Might is a bit slow a 4 mana, and would also probably be better as more creatures instead.
Karametra's Acolyte certainly does produce a lot of mana, but as an aggressive deck, a 1/4 body for 4 mana is VERY slow. Also, without something like Nylea, God of the Hunt , you don't really have any use for all of that extra mana you're making.
Now I know this one might seem controversial for you, but Wild Beastmaster is not as good as it looks. I know that in goldishing the deck it can seem REALLY good with the Giant Growth 's and such, but the reality is that it tends to die... a lot. Even if you do get to swing with it once, that one time will usually be the ONLY time. It also sets you up big time for being blown out, since you need to use all of your combat tricks before swinging. Example: cast Giant Growth on the Beastmaster, cast cast another Giant Growth on it, you try to go to the combat step, your opponent says "Before combat, Doom Blade your Beastmaster". You are now down 3 cards to the opponent's 1. Now, in some situations, you might be holding back a Ranger's Guile , but most of the time you won't have one. This spot would be better served as Boon Satyr 's honestly. It keeps you from putting all of your eggs in one basket, and Boon Satyr is just a better creature for the deck: it's on theme at 1 more devotion than the Wild Beastmaster , attacks far better on its own, and is a fantastic combat trick that can just blow opponents out of the water.
Gladecover Scout is Hexproof, yes, but in the end it is a 1/1 for one. It just plain loses to a 2/2. The only time that the Scout is ever really worth it is if you're playing an Aura deck, such as the Bant Hexproof deck from the last Standard season. This slot would be far better serves as some Experiment One 's.
Deadly Recluse just isn't doing much for you in an aggro deck at only 1 power for 2 mana. Your goal is to be on offense, and the Spider is a defensive card.
All of the suggested cards have a retail value of less than $3. I tried to keep all of the suggestions really low in cost since I don't know your actual budget. If your budget is bigger than what I've suggested, here are some other options I would highly consider:
Nylea, God of the Hunt is one of the biggest reasons to play Green Devotion. It's an Indestructible 6/6, AND gives all of your guys Trample, AND can pump them with any extra mana you have. If you can pick some up, it's totally worth it. ~$7
Polukranos, World Eater is one of the best creatures in standard. It's a big, efficient body, and it's removal. You don't want a full playset of them, since it's legendary, but 2 or 3 in a deck like this goes a long way. ~$12
Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx is one of the biggest reasons to play any devotion deck. The amount of mana this thing can produce is just unreasonable. With Nylea, God of the Hunt or Polukranos, World Eater , this card is just bonkers. As with Polukranos, it is not necessary to have a full playset, and in fact, in this kind of devotion deck you only really want 1 or 2. ~$11
Hope this helps!
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