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Heartbeat of Spring
Whenever a player taps a land for mana, that player adds one mana to his or her mana pool of any type that land produced.
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Heartbeat of Spring Discussion
1 week ago
1 week ago
Ultimate Tier 1 Lockdown deck in Modern using 4 Heartbeat of Spring and 4 Damping Sphere. Practically says your opponents can't cast spells anymore which goes active turn 3 or you can play both cards on turn 4. ((The enchantment makes all lands produce double mana and the Sphere turns it into colorless mana so players can't cast colored spells anymore.))
A Black-Green deck would be optimal for this. Run turn 1 disruption spells like Thoughtseize, Inquisition of Kozilek. Standard removal like Abrupt Decay, Fatal Push, and Dismember. Win conditions can be Liliana of the Veil, Inkmoth Nexus, and Elixir of Immortality to mill them out since anything left on the field will sit unopposed.
2 weeks ago
Infinite Reflection doesn't go infinite with any of the indicated cards as far as I can tell (doesn't affect tokens).
2 weeks ago
What do you think of Dictate of Karametra and Heartbeat of Spring type effects to help ramp into your commander and adding in some extra stax effects to keep opponents at bay before you cast vorinclex?
1 month ago
The following group hug cards are in your list:
- Collective Voyage
- Dictate of Karametra
- Eladamri's Vineyard
- Heartbeat of Spring
- Keeper of Progenitus
- Natural Balance
- New Frontiers
- Tempt with Discovery
- Vernal Bloom
- Veteran Explorer
You are missing Spoils of Victory
1 month ago
I haven't looked over the entire list but here are a few suggestions at first glance:
1) Ramp Spells --- Let's be real, Gishath, Sun's Avatar is a game-winner, so you want to get it out ASAP. You're going to want to ramp up to 8 mana before your opponents can get too many blockers on the board. Thunderherd Migration and Farseek are already in there, and both are definitely solid, but I'd honestly put in way more than two ramp spells. Consider Rampant Growth, Exploration, Heartbeat of Spring, et cetera. You want to be getting more than 1 land onto the field per turn if you can, and you want those lands to be producing more than 1 mana whenever possible. For this reason I have honestly no idea why you aren't running Wayward Swordtooth and Commune with Dinosaurs. Both of those cards would be incredible in this deck.
2) Mana Rocks --- With the number of ramp spells available in your colors you really don't have much use for artifacts that produce mana. While I agree that Chromatic Lantern is good for mana fixing, you don't really need it when you can very easily get all three colors online extremely quickly using cards like Farseek. I would immediately ditch Pillar of Origins, Fellwar Stone, and Worn Powerstone, but I would strongly recommend getting rid of all mana artifacts in the deck in favor of ramp spells. Remember, you just need to get to 8 mana for Ghalta. You'd be surprised how quickly you can do that when you're playing green.
3) Mana Dorks --- Drover of the Mighty is an auto-include for obvious reasons, so I'm glad to see it in this list. I also like Kinjalli's Caller more than most people do, so I'm glad to see that as well. I also know that you are trying to limit the number of non-dinosaur creatures in your deck. For that reason, I'd recommend just a few more non-dino dorks such as Otepec Huntmaster, Birds of Paradise, and Voyaging Satyr. Remember, if any of your lands is producing more than 1 mana through land enchantments such as Utopia Sprawl, you can have Voyaging Satyr untap it for incredible amounts of value.
4) Utility Spells --- One of the best pieces of advice anyone has ever given me in terms of deck building is to avoid any and all cards that don't directly contribute toward getting your win condition online. For this reason, I would ditch the majority of your utility spells. This includes instants, sorceries, enchantments, and even planeswalkers.
Cards that trade 1:1 with an opponent such as Disenchant work in 1v1 matches, but this is EDH. I'd take out anything that destroys a target enchantment or artifact in favor of mass artifact removal such as Serenity or Fracturing Gust. Just remember not to wipe your own creatures off the board with creature wipes. I would recommend throwing in a very small number of targeted removal like Path to Exile and Naturalize just to take out a key threat on an opponent's board, but your main creature removal should come from combat or the "fight" mechanic.
Speaking of, take out Hunt the Weak entirely. Prey Upon does the same thing (kills a creature and triggers enrage), but it costs 3 less. Pounce Might even make sense since it has instant speed, making it effectively a removal spell that triggers enrage. Just be careful not to kill your own creatures - damage dealt in "fight" doesn't wear off before combat.
5) Land --- With your lands you really want to be both ramping and fixing. For this reason, the guildgate cycle is way too slow, as is Stone Quarry. EDH gives you access to some pretty ridiculous lands, so I'd spend a lot of time looking at those. Personally I'd strongly recommend the Ravnica bouncelands if you have a way to play multiple lands in a turn, or otherwise shocklands. I wouldn't recommend fetchlands (unpopular opinion) because this deck doesn't need to worry too much about mana fixing (you get it all from your creatures and, ideally, the rest of your land base), but for that exact reason I might go with a painland or two. After all, at a certain point you may not need the colored mana, so it's usually worth it just to have a couple. You're running tricolor, though, so ultimately you'll want a lot of basics. Aim for about 35 lands total, since you should have ways to search for lands so you don't need the full 40.
6) Anthems --- I wouldn't worry too much about Anthem effects or Lords. You really want to be flooding the board with creatures, not buffing the ones you already have (though that's always nice as an aside). Cards like Strength of the Pack are usually just too slow and don't do very much for you.
That's all I could pick out at a glance. Hope this helps!
2 months ago
This deck has performed very well, having never come below 2nd in any of the sessions I've played it in.The most noticeable downside to this deck so far is running out of gas quickly, more card draw needs to be added. Cards like Fecundity, Pirate's Pillage, Rishkar's Expertise, Life's Legacy, Momentous Fall and Greater Good are all ideas I've had but all have their own flaws in this deck. Another area of improvement would be recovering after a board wipe, the most obvious candidate for this would be Fresh Meat. Tilonalli's Summoner was another card that caught my eye as a quick way of recovering board state, Brass's Bounty was also a card that caught my attention as an include.
I was contemplating the idea of shifting away from the mass tokens and running more mana doubling abilities like Mana Flare and Heartbeat of Spring while adding cards like Banefire along with Furnace of Rathesque abilities in order to try and maximize damage with the limited amount of cards I draw. This package would replace the majority of the token generators as well as cards like Impact Tremors, Goblin Bombardment, Battle Hymn etc..
2 months ago
Glad you like it!
The great thing about Zacama is how it you can essentially cast him for free. While it is true that the road to that point is very mana intensive, the existence of various cheap mana doublers (Heartbeat of Spring; Mana Flare; Keeper of Progenitus) and cards enabling extra land drops (Exploration; Mina and Denn, Wildborn) really helps accelerates this process. Hell, the added benefit of the cheap mana doubling permanent being board wide effects could even be leveraged as a political tool. To be fair, turn one plays are a bit of a rarity, but with this being a casual build, that sort of thing is not exactly a necessity.
The main problem with dorks in this build is how they are essentially inferior to lands when considering the basic purpose of a dork. We cant double our mana output and untap our dorks with Zacama. However, lands allow us to accomplish this and therefore abuse Zacama, Primal Calamity cast-dependent ETB trigger. Both Selvala's and Somberwald Sage have such huge benefits that we can outright disregard how they miss the untap.
The combat/infect/commander damage win has occurred maybe 1/5 times I've piloted this guy.
Hope this satisfies your questions