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Artifact — Equipment
Equipped creature gets +2/+2 and has infect. (It deals damage to creatures in the form of -1/-1 counters and to player in the form of poison counters.)
Whenever Grafted Exoskeleton becomes unattached from a permanent, sacrifice that permanent.
Grafted Exoskeleton Discussion
3 days ago
I'm thinking of challenging myself to build a mono-white EDH deck that can at least hold it's own. Doesn't need to be "competitive" in terms of cEDH, but I'd like to be able to hold against numerous opponents.
Haven't settled on a Commander or a theme yet, but I am looking into win conditions to actually close out the game. I'm thinking with enough prisons and such, I can kind of just bide my time. Between wraths, targeted exile, prisons and lifegain I think I can last long enough to play it out.
The win conditions that are reliable enough to make an impression that I know of are the following:
- Zetalpa, Primal Dawn + Grafted Exoskeleton = 1 hit kill
- Elesh Norn, Grand Cenobite + Kormus Bell + Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth = All lands are 1/1 creatures, and all creatures my opponents control get -2/-2. Ergo, nobody gets lands but me
- Test of Endurance / Felidar Sovereign + Teferi's Protection = Hit the life total requirement and phase out so nobody can interfere with me. 100% surefire win upon phasing back in
- God-Eternal Oketra + flickering creatures = Giant boardstate. Isn't a win condition, but sets you up to win
Are there other good ones?
No, I will not be running Aetherflux Reservoir . I personally am of the opinion that it is a terrible "win condition". That's a topic for another day, so let's not discuss it here, okay? I may consider it as a lifegain enabler, but I will not consider it as a win condition.
Also, I'd love to hear some ideas on who would be a good Commander. Should I just choose Oketra / Zetalpa / Norn just so I always have access to them, or should I go for someone cheaper or perhaps better in terms of protecting what I have, such as Avacyn, Angel of Hope ? I know white is very has no ramp outside of generic stones like Sol Ring and Mana Vault , but if I go the route of enchantments / prisons then I at least have access to Serra's Sanctum . That with Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx could be very beneficial.
So to reiterate, this thread is to discuss WIN CONDITIONS in mono-white, but if you have a decent suggestion on who should be at the forefront of the deck, feel free to share that as well.
1 week ago
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3 weeks ago
I honestly don't think you should use those XCMC burnspels because Niv daddy already makes shitloads of damage, i haven't try the orientation that you are picking but i found quite easy to get the wheel going with tons of Pyretic Ritual s alongside with the Goblin Electromancer s effect so, for that, i replaced the U CMC spells such as Opt with the rituals, because i draw a card and generate mana at the same time on one side and are quite redundant with Niv's ability and you don't get the electromancer's 1 mana discount on the other side. What i already said can be discussed but what cannot be is the absence of the following cards:
Basilisk Collar & Gorgon Flail : equipped with Niv dady or Goblin Sharpshooter you can kill almost any creature on the field Grafted Exoskeleton : you can equip this to a Guttersnipe type of card (including Niv daddy) and you can almost kill al the opponents in one turn (with powerfull cards such as High Tide Firebrand Archer & Thermo-Alchemist : with those you can draw A LOT OF CARDS alongside with Curiosity and allows you to not only save it for the time you wanna combo out with Niv daddy.
Also you will want to get all of those 2 CMC mana artifacts that give U/R as possible because this deck is so mana-color-intensive (begining with Niv).
I have other suggestions but i dont quite have the time nor i remember the name of the cards. Awesome deck and i take note of some of your interesting picks such as Torbran, Thane of Red Fell among others.
1 month ago
1 month ago
I think about Strionic Resonator from two days :) And i want to add some spice stuff to poison enemy's. Maybe Grafted Exoskeleton to Verdant Force And than give him some unlockable stuff Rogue's Passage or Whispersilk Cloak . Its fast 7 poison counter. The other wayis like you said give Grafted Exoskeleton to my commander and shot from dystan then double it thx to Strionic Resonator . I like add Helm of the Host on Tendershoot Dryad . Verdant Embrace can work well. What do you think?
1 month ago
As long as Grafted Exoskeleton or Snake Umbra are equipped to slimefoot he will do his ping damage according to what the card says. So hypothetically if a Grafted Exoskeleton is equipped to slimefoot when a saproling enters the battlefield you will ping 1 damage in the form of giving 1 poison counter to each player.
Grafted Exoskeleton occurrence in decks from the last year
Commander / EDH:
All decks: 0.03%