Golgari Cluestone

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Casual Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Dragon's Maze (DGM) Common

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Golgari Cluestone

Artifact

{T}: Add {B} or {G} to your mana pool.

{B}{G}, {T}, Sacrifice Golgari Cluestone: Draw a card.

Golgari Cluestone Discussion

Spirits on Glissa, Scrap Trawler $50 EDH

5 months ago

Hi bushido_man96,

Traveler's Amulet and Wanderer's Twig are very good in this format, I do use them frequently in $50 budget decks (example 2C Mardu Alesha, Boros' Crust.

Whip of Erebos is very important in this format, often because combos are less prevalent, and often you will be killed through having your life reduced to 0. Lifelink is powerful in $50 budget commander league. Also, it's an artifact so can avoid removal, plus it allows me to recur creatures like Fleshbag Marauder/Slum Reaper/Merciless Executioner/etc that I can't recur, to trigger my Glissa, the Traitor ability to return my artifacts. Sangromancer to can gain quite a bit of life in an Barter in Blood/Mutilate/Etc type situation.

I did opt-in things like Golgari Cluestone/Horizon Spellbomb/Etc because of draw or LTB triggers as well (on stuff like Mycosynth Wellspring for example. I thought I needed more tutors Razaketh's Rite/Diabolic Tutor but you might be right where I need more ramp now. I'll try and get some reps in, I have 4 $50 commanders now, so i usually randomly choose, but I can select, last season, and this season Glissa, the Traitor runs a 33% win ratio (in 4-player pods), so it is fairly consistent.

Graveborn Muse recently added has been doing tons of work for me, giving Bone Picker a chance now, really like the deathtouch.

Feyamius on Hapatra & The Attack of the Snakes!

10 months ago

I really like the Bloodspore Thrinax in this deck. But I'd cut kind of every other +1/+1 counter card. The Thrinax lets your new snakes come into play bigger and lets every creature neutralize some -1/-1 counters put on them to get more snakes, which is awesome. But the other +1/+1 enablers aren't strong enough to keep up with the -1/-1 synergy of this deck.

You could find a way to get Hapatra through, e.g. Whispersilk Cloak or Key to the City. Some ramp will be useful as well, the usual suspects would be Fellwar Stone, Golgari Signet, Golgari Cluestone, Commander's Sphere, Cultivate, Kodama's Reach, Rampant Growth.

Rupture Spire and Transguild Promenade are strictly better than Survivors' Encampment and Unknown Shores, but you really don't even need them in a two-color deck. Try Golgari Guildgate, Golgari Rot Farm, Jungle Hollow, Hissing Quagmire, Llanowar Wastes, Tainted Wood, Temple of Malady. Terramorphic Expanse is a second Evolving Wilds, Opal Palace and Path of Ancestry should be auto-includes in a budget deck.

Oran-Rief, the Vastwood and Grim Backwoods should be nice functional lands in this deck as well. And speaking of dying snakes for card draw: Skullclamp.

Pabs4444 on Poisoned Lips

11 months ago

I have been working on Hapatra for a long time. My favorite deck I've built with her is here Another Haptra deck. Hopefully it can help in any way that my comments do not. I personally feel the deck is lacking in the - counters (Yes, I'm aware they are -1/-1, but - just saves a lot of time) synergy. I do like the Blowfly Infestation, Incremental Blight,and some of the other cards cards that benefit through -1 counters. Have you considered Crumbling Ashes? Golgari Cluestone seems to slow. If anything, I'd recommend Golgari Keyrune. Another suggestion I have is going somewhat snake tribal due to hapatra making Deathtouch SNAKE tokens tokens. Just a suggestion. Hope some of it helps. One last thing, this is a token deck; why no Craterhoof Behemoth?

Suns_Champion on FIRST COMMANDER

1 year ago

Hello! Here are my cut suggestions.

Gonna second DrukenReaps here and confirm that 36 lands and 9 ramp is sufficient for your deck.

1) Dark Ritual one time ramp isn't as good in EDH as it is elsewhere

2) Warped Landscape too expensive for what it does. I'd rather run a land of the color I need more usually.

3) Golgari Keyrune and

4) Golgari Cluestone. Been cutting these in a lot of my decks. Most % of your curve in 3 cmc so you don't want to be playing mana rocks then. You could ad in more 2 cmc mana rocks if you feel like you still need the ramp. Much more useful early and don't slow you down as much late game.

5) Terramorphic Expanse Don't really need it in 2 color.

To differ from DrunkenReaps, I'd advise to stay away from infect, as it will get some hate that can occasionally turn a table against you.

6) Blight Mamba

7) Blightwidow

8) Phyrexian Swarmlord

9) Spinebiter

These cuts will lower your curve to relieve pressure on your your mana base, or free up your 2 drop spot so you can play Hapatra.

Last cut. When cutting stuff I always start at the top of the curve. That is:

Liliana, Death Wielder

I know she does what you want the deck to do and all, but at what cost man?? 7 mana for either a) a single -1/-1 counter on a creature, or b) a kill spell. Either way not efficient at all. And the ultimate, which you'll rarely get to in multiplayer, isn't all that great. Especially down the road if you use more Undying combos.

Hope some of this helps! Good luck!

DrukenReaps on FIRST COMMANDER

1 year ago

So removals I'd do at this point are: Dark Ritual, Heroic Intervention, Primal Vigor, Twinblade Slasher, Creakwood Liege, Warped Landscape, Terramorphic Expanse, Golgari Cluestone, Golgari Keyrune

Your deck is also showing 2x crumbling ashes.

This would drop you to 36 lands and 9 mana ramp cards. That should be plenty with an average CMC of 3.3.

I don't like primal vigor with hapatra as it helps your opponents remove negative counters from their creatures. This may not end up being an issue for you in which case you may consider using it but I wouldn't start with it in the deck.

You are using a lot of infect so people are going to come after you just keep that in mind. Triumph of the Hordes would be a good addition to get wins out of nowhere.

Blowfly infestation and hapatra is an infinite combo but needs Parallel Lives, Zulaport Cutthroat, Blood Artist, Grave Pact, Ivy Lane Denizen, Obelisk Spider, or any similar card you enjoy. Some of which you have in here but the other thing to note is the combo doesn't work when you have static anthems in play. It is just something to play around for the most part. I do prefer Kamahl, Fist of Krosa over Beastmaster Ascension.

Shadowdarkraity on FIRST COMMANDER

1 year ago

justinspruiell

Keel11

BahGringo

griffstick

DrukenReaps

Ok, so at this point I have 9 things to remove from the deck, due to there not being enough space for the more important cards

1 Stinging Shot

2 Shamanic Revelation

3 Maybe Druids' Repository

4 Fume Spitter

5 Rendclaw Trow

6 Spinebiter

7 Chord of Calling

8 Juvenile Gloomwidow

9 Rot Wolf

Now if there are any different/more cards I should replace then let me know but I have a question about the ramp cards. So I know I am supposed to have around 8 but what counts as ramp? The list that I have is:

1 Commander's Sphere

2 Golgari Cluestone

3 Golgari Signet

4 Golgari Keyrune

5 Sol Ring

6 Devoted Druid (Also used for my combo with Quillspike

Now the two I have more questions about

7 Growing Rites of Itlimoc  Flip

8 Druids' Repository

So for the last two, do they count? I would assume so but I am not 100% sure. Seriously any help that anyone might have would be awesome. I would like to buy this deck to play at my card shop. On tuesdays they have a casual EDH night. So anything that might improve this deck would be awesome. (While staying on an under $200 budget)

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Golgari Cluestone occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.0%

Golgari: 0.08%