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Goblin Diplomats Discussion
2 weeks ago
Hey Darrell this is Austin. I haven't really gone through what should replace what but just a list of what to take out and to add in. The cards that are going on the add list should help speed the deck up and cards that should be taken out are either to slow or just not as good as other cards that are on the add list. Now it's your deck so you do what you want, but these cards should help out a lot. Alright here we go.
Take out:1. Akki Drillmaster2. Aligned Hedron Network3. Banefire4. Faithless Looting5. Flameshadow Conjuring6. Frenzied Goblin7. Goblin Assault8. Goblin Bushwhacker9. Goblin Diplomats10. Goblin Guide11. Goblinslide12. Grenzo, Havoc Raiser13. Hellion Eruption14. Lightning Bolt15. Manabarbs16. Mizzium Mortars17. Mountain18. Mountain19. Need for Speed20. Ogre Battledriver21. Possibility Storm22. Predator Dragon23. Pyretic Ritual24. Quietus Spike25. Raid Bombardment26. Seething Song27. Smuggler's Copter28. Throne of the God-Pharaoh29. Warbreak Trumpeter30. Warstorm Surge31. Zo-Zu the Punisher
Add in:1. Breath of Fury2. Brightstone Ritual3. Caterwauling Boggart4. Cavern of Souls5. Coat of Arms6. Door of Destinies7. Goblin Chieftain8. Goblin Chirurgeon9. Goblin Lackey10. Goblin Matron11. Goblin Recruiter12. Goblin Ringleader13. Goblin War Strike14. Krenko's Command15. Mana Echoes16. Massive Raid17. Moggcatcher18. Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx19. Price of Glory20. Purphoros, God of the Forge21. Reforge the Soul22. Sensei's Divining Top23. Shared Animosity24. Shattering Spree25. Staff of Domination26. Stranglehold27. Swiftfoot Boots28. Thousand-Year Elixir29. Vandalblast30. Warren Instigator31. Wheel of Fortune
3 weeks ago
I think your featured card artwork should be Goblin Diplomats, which is a hilarious card on many levels.
1 month ago
So, for starters, I'd definitely take out Akroma's Memorial and either sell that bad boy or put it in literally any creature-focued EDH deck that you have, because all the keywords in the world will still only make your Stuffy Doll a 1/1. I'd also take out Assault Formation, since it only affects 4 of your creatures (and even then, it's negligible gain). Also, I'd nix Crawlspace since it defeats the purpose of Nightly Hunting. Gravity Well is redundant if you draw more than 1, so I'd just keep 2 copies.
To put in: Lust for War, Contaminated Bond, Contaminated Ground, Nettling Curse, Sinister Possession, Visions of Brutality, Goblin Diplomats. I'd put in Jaddi Offshoot or any Black creature with lifelink (Gifted Aetherborn? Vampire Cutthroat?) if you're concerned about Burn. I know your deck doesn't include B, but having those Auras will help you accelerate victory (honestly, you almost could take out all of the G cards in this deck).
Hope this helps! Mention me if I can clarify or otherwise be helpful.
4 months ago
precociousapprentice, absolutely! All of them are playtest based. I can't speak for the new cards yet, except in theory.
I dropped Darksteel Mutation because it's sorcery speed removal in a deck that wants opponents yo attack each other.
I dropped Crumbling Sanctuary since it pillow forts my opponents.
I dropped Sun Droplet since it doesn't trigger in a pillow fort, or it doesn't fort and stop me from dying.
I dropped Volrath's Stronghold since it doesn't add colored mana and has an activated ability I rarely needed.
6 months ago
cough cough Platinum Angel cough cough
So I added him back in as well. I cut Goblin Spymaster to get him back since I already have Goblin Diplomats. I took Entrei's suggestion (thank you for that btw, Entrei) and added Warstorm Surge in place of Trash for Treasure. What are your thoughts on that card? It seems like a more expensive version of Impact Tremors to me, since all my stuff is 1/1.
7 months ago
Thanks for the suggestions. For Goblin Ringleader I've tried him before and I don't think he ever really had any use unless I had Goblin Recruiter or some other card that stacked the deck, He would end up being a dead card because I was to afraid to play him thinking that the top 4 cards were the non goblin combo pieces I've been waiting for all game. Unlike Goblin Diplomats (though I do plan on removing diplomats for almost the exact reason as ringleader.) and Foundry Street Denizen who are cheap bodies to block with. So in the end it does end up coming down to the cost and the chances of drawing a combo piece for Goblin Ringleader. And for Siege-Gang Commander I've just never really cared for the card it's been in the deck since day 1 and it's just to expensive, yes 4 chump blockers for the price of.. well 4 chump blockers is nice, though I can do the same with Krenko easily. And the ability is kinda pointless in my opinion especially with how hard it is to get mana in this deck, it really isn't a option. Anyway I can do the same with Goblin Bombardment for free. (I hope that you can find some useful info in all of that nonsense.)
7 months ago
Love the deck!! Plenty of combos in there that can go infinite, and nice amounts of ramp and fetching to make them happen.
My one question would be the inclusion of a couple of goblins like Bazaar Trader, Foundry Street Denizen or Goblin Diplomats. I understand these creatures are cheap and each come with their own mini-strategy perks, but there are a few out there that pair very well to a couple of cards you have included in here to make for really big perks. For example, I noticed Goblin Ringleader was not included probably due to his mana cost of 4, which is high for a goblin, but I have found he's really useful in tandem with cards like Goblin Recruiter. Just put him on top of the library before the four you want, and you have them in your hand as soon as he comes out. Siege-Gang Commander is another one that I'm guessing is viewed as a little too pricey mana-wise, but he greatly increases your number of goblins for Krenko's ability and doubles as a sac outlet.
Those would be my only suggestions, and they're very much "to each his own" in terms of how one views mana-cost, but overall very solid deck!