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Whenever Honored Crop-Captain attacks, other attacking creatures get +1/+0 until end of turn.
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Honored Crop-Captain Discussion
2 weeks ago
Yeah, I mean, that was just the most budget land I could come up with, that’s would allow you to work on curve. There’s also Stone Quarry, Needle Spires, Boros Garrison, and Wind-Scarred Crag as far as budget lands go, and you could consider Clifftop Retreat if budget becomes less of an issue.
2 months ago
4 months ago
Lightning Bolt should obviously be included.
Other than that, try looking into some token makers like Raise the Alarm, Gather the Townsfolk, or even Goblin Rabblemaster if it's not too expensive, and some Battlecry would be great as well. Honored Crop-Captain, and Signal Pest would be my immidiate suggestions.
6 months ago
Thanks for the suggestions Darth_Savage
I'll change the lands, but unfortunately Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx would be a bit out of budget. I thought about including Figure of Destiny as one drop, but I wasn't sure if I'd be throwing too much mana on his habilities instead of playing more spells to keep triggering Battlegate Mimic, I think it's stronger than what it looks at first glance. Anyways I could ignore the mimic and add instead the Honored Crop-Captain and Figure of Destiny. Thank you dude.
6 months ago
Conventional wisdom says that lands that come into play tapped like Wind-Scarred Crag and Temple of Triumph are not what you want in modern because of the loss of tempo. To improve things a little replace the Wind-Scarred Crag with Clifftop Retreat, then if you have the budget replace two of the Temple of Triumph with two Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx, this should help your mana base a fair bit.
Your also lacking one drops, so often you will be doing nothing turn one, that's ok but you need to know it is a weakness of your deck. If you weren't aiming to have everything by red/white I'd suggest Signal Pest, since you are I'm not sure what to suggest outside of Figure of Destiny, which will eat removal, but might be an option.
I hope that's of some help, have fun brewing your deck.
7 months ago
Well there are certain questions you need to ask yourself:
How do I want to balance goodstuff and aggro
Do I want a card, that can hit for 3 this turn or a card that hits for 6 the following turns?
At what cmc do certain effects matter the most?
eg. Gaddock Teeg is a great card on its own, but is this effect really relevant when try to close the game out before t6, or does his low attack hurt us more. Does this deck even need removal or swords? Every removal or high cmc card has the risk to be dead in our hand.
I have played a similar deck with Iroas, God of Victory as commander, and I thought that removal doesn't matter because my opponents can't take advantage from enchantments and artifacts, because they die without playing blockers. What mattered was that I have consistently a grip full of one, two, and three drops that attack.(I had a human subtheme with Champion of the Parish,Thalia's Lieutenant,Honored Crop-Captain and alike.)
I can't really say what to cut, because neither do I know how all in you want to be (and I can't decide that for you), nor do I know your playgroup.
7 months ago
Just remembered that you might like Kari Zev, Skyship Raider in this deck build. Reasoning is that you can stack your triggers between her and Honored Crop-Captain to get the monkey token the extra plus as well like what you can do with the Tilonalli's Summoner. The monkey token also counts towards your Ascend count in the battle step in case you end out needing to push for that one more permanent.
If you want to make room for her I would personally cut copies of Djeru's Resolve to make the room. Since she is legendary I would run maybe two copies (3 at most). I understand what the card Djeru's Resolve does for your deck, but I think its your weakest card at the moment besides Crash Through.
Another card you may want to consider is Baffling End as the card is a cheap early removal card and stays on board to add to your Ascend count.
Glad you liked the earlier suggestions. Hope these ones might be useful as well.
9 months ago
If you're planning to curve out at 2, you should cut lands to reduce the number of dead topdecks. I also think your creature count is a bit low; Honored Crop-Captain is a pretty good choice.