Hero of Iroas
Creature — Human Soldier
Aura spells you cast cost less to cast.
Heroic — Whenever you cast a spell that targets Hero of Iroas, put a +1/+1 counter on Hero of Iroas.
|Want (3)||joriiiii12345 , RedScorch1 , brom|
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|Ultimate Masters (UMA)||Uncommon|
|Born of the Gods (BNG)||Rare|
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|Commander / EDH||Legal|
Hero of Iroas occurrence in decks from the last year
Commander / EDH:
All decks: 0.01%
Hero of Iroas Discussion
1 week ago
Looks super fun, +1 from me! Aphemia and Alseid seem like they could be replaced with better beaters. Namely Blessed Spirits, Graceblade Artisan, and Hero of Iroas all reward you for suiting them up with your enchantments.
Whatever you decide to do, good luck and have fun!
1 month ago
I have decided to put my Korvold deck I wanted to make recently to the side which "due to big debt from previous card purchases" made it look like it might be too expensive for what I wanted. So, I was looking around for a new commander of some kind and despite the fact of how much I absolutely hated the original Theros block and how apathetic towards this one I was I saw the new heliod and really gave it a look over for the first time and realized she would be a really fun and NON super ultra instinct level commander. I tried a mono green as my very first commander which was the locust of mana so I think having a new mono color commander could be fun for my deck rotation. So, help me brainstorm for ideas for what to put in this deck. I already know all about EDHREC and I looked it over and I think we could do a bit better than the list of stuff that is given there.
I already have the showcase version of heliod - Not foil unfortunately- and I was thinking of adding this combo in the deck.
Famished Paladin + Resplendent Mentor I also was thinking maybe doing a slight "aura" theme with the deck-but I don't think there is enough good mono white auras to make use of creatures like Hero of Iroas I could go with tokens as a secondary theme which cards I was thinking of using like Honor of the Pure Benalish Marshal and Storm Herd could be good. But then I might run into the problem of overdoing it with Tokens which I would have to decide WHICH kind of white tokens I would want to aim for that would still let me get in the "lifelink" theme that the deck would run on. I also have things like Sun Titan Archetype of Courage Dawn Charm Loyal Unicorn Idyllic Tutor and Three Dreams in addition to some of the staples from edhrecs' list. I know this can potentially be a really great mid power white aggro life gain-Possibly aura and tokens deck. But I don't normally play white-ever. I have probably have ever had possibly 2 mono white decks "both standard at the time" during the entire time I have ever played magic the gathering. It will also be a challenge since statistics show that having any white in your deck what so ever, even a single card gives you a -1% chance at winning games LOL. Not lying, so to beat someone with a mono white deck would be highly satisfying, especially if they are playing a higher power commander with the higher powered colors like blue green and black or heck, maybe even all three.
Anyone else can brain storm up some ideas? Possibly combos that are infinite or just a singular combo that is fun or strong or possibly what kinds of auras or creature base I should shoot for? Should I go soldier or humans for my lifelink or simply just fill out my deck with creatures with lifelink with no thought to what else they are or do?
2 months ago
Hero of Iroas too if you're running expensive enchantments. I took him out of my build because I was able to tweak everything down to 1-2 mana casts pretty much, but he's real decent.
3 months ago
-I'm not sure that this is a Once Upon a Time deck. It only hits 10 "important" things and if you already have a bogle in play it's pretty much useless and a waste of mana. Maybe keeping 1 for some insurance is fine but I don't think that card is meant for this deck.
-I'm not totally sold on Gift of Orzhova. It's just a slightly worse version of Unflinching Courage and gums up your curve by being so high cmc. I would just go the full 4 Unflinching courage and replace the remaining two Gifts with some lower cmc auras (maybe Gryff's Boon if you're worried about having flying? And to provide early evasion).
-Hero of Iroas seems really strong for racing non-interactive linear/combo decks and reducing your somewhat high aura curve, but obviously isn't great for other more interactive matchups since it doesn't have hexproof.
-I would most definitely play Veil of Summer in the sideboard, that card is just far too powerful to not play and protects you against Thoughtseize and your opponent blowing up your key auras.
-And finally I don't think you're winning the game if you have to play Witchstalker on 3. Waiting to attack until turn 4 is too long in this format even if they do ban the more degenerate stuff like copy cat and Kethis combo.
Upvoted. Creative and budget-friendly. Good luck hope you have fun in the new format! :)
4 months ago
Thanks for this deck, looks really fun to play so I'm building it in paper for casual play.
4 months ago
Not a bad idea. I think auras are widely overlooked and I see potential here.
I think there's room for the devotion mech to be strengthened for the benefit of Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx, and some room to even make the deck somewhat more competitive if you're interested.
I would consider cards like Worship, which become easier to cast with Hero of Iroas already maxed out in the MB, and Leyline of Sanctity which provides 2 white symbols for devotion to white. Each offer quite a frustrating foil to a good number of and burn and hate decks.
In order to make room, I would suggest boarding or removing at least 1 or more Hyena Umbra and Angelic Destiny each. I also suggest a slight thinning out of auras in general, try for no more than 20, to offer the player a contingent against hand flooding uncastable auras early game, and thus, mulligans.
Umbra Mystic makes Hyena Umbra a fair bit redundant, you have plenty offering first strike as it is, making first strike also I think a bit redundant, so even replacing Hyena Umbra with stronger, more mana costly white auras which can benefit from Hero of Iroas, would be another suggestion here.
This is the most painful suggestion, due to the $$ involved... If you can get your hands on 4x Stoneforge Mystic and at least 1x Sword of Fire and Ice, that there is a great combo for both drawing cards and dealing with decks with aura removal. I would recommend thy be at least in the sideboard.
5 months ago
Funkydiscogod: uh thats a spicy combo, well thanks for that. I can flash it in via Sigarda's Aid, which I want to do anyway. My first thought was a bit expensive for 4 Mana, but Hero of Iroas and Starfield Mystic can take care of that. I will definitely consider it.
5 months ago
I have a Pauper deck that may be worth a look for some tools/ideas. GW heroic
with a return to Tharos soon some cool tools should be added, I would look into the old Tharos sets as well as there is Hero of Iroas that may be something you would want.