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Creature — Cat
Cats you control have protection from Rats. (They can't be blocked, targeted, or dealt damage by Rats.)
At the beginning of your end step, target opponent creates a 1/1 black Rat creature token with deathtouch.
Whenever a Rat dies, put a +1/+1 counter on each Cat you control.
Hungry Lynx Discussion
6 months ago
Hungry Lynx isn't modern legal; commander, masters etc don't automatically enter modern or standard when they release unless they are in a 'proper set' e.g. Ixalan or Guilds of Ravnica.
6 months ago
Some cards I found that might be useful for this deck. Hunted Troll , Hunted Lammasu , Akroan Horse , Baffling End , Benevolent Offering , Dowsing Dagger Flip, Hungry Lynx , Sylvan Offering , Afterlife , Transmogrifying Wand .
7 months ago
Hungry Lynx is one of the best cats, but I don't think that ARotW is a great commander. Many of the cats are underpowered, and GW isn't the best EDH color combination.
9 months ago
Hungry Lynx/Plague of Vermin/Pestilence Rats are cool rat spells. there's also Heirloom Blade/Wild Pair/Evolutionary Leap/Heroic Intervention/Kindred Summons/Grave Sifter naming rats/Creeping Renaissance naming creatures. Hope this helps
9 months ago
Revitalize is...not a good card, especially for EDH. It just doesn't have a big enough impact to merit a card slot. Likewise for Root Snare - fog effects aren't worthwhile unless you take advantage of them in some way which this deck does not.
Beneath the Sands could be replaced with Cultivate -two lands for the same cmc. I'd look into more ramp as well, you probably want to aim for around 10 sources and I think I count 6-7 right now.
You ABSOLUTELY need some more removal. A Day of Judgment or Rout would be great. Even a Martial Coup to rebuild your tokens. Disenchant or Naturalize for enchantments and artifacts, Beast Within for other pesky things.
You don't currently have much in the way of +1/+1 counter synergies as far as I could see so you might want to find some more sources of the counters. Hungry Lynx is a good option.
Cards I'd remove:
- Beneath the Sands
- Root Snare
- Inspired Charge
- Luxa River Shrine
- Filigree Familiar
- Longtusk Cub - no way to make more energy
- Oreskos Swiftclaw - there's better cats
- Riparian Tiger - energy dependent
Cards I'd Add:
10 months ago
Do you have a specific budget in mind, Under $40, Under $50?
Riptide Replicator seems really awful, it requires for a cat, so your hoping it's at least 5/5 or more, which means the initial cost is =5 + = . That's a terrible conversion. I understand you want to build your board position since your cats pump each other, but Riptide Replicator is not the way to go.
Stir the Pride is way too high a CMC for it's modular (or Entwine) abilities. I would take that one out.
Qasali Slingers is a nice control for Artifacts and Enchantments, plus hes a 3/5 reach.
Balan, Wandering Knight might consider, but with only 13 equipment targets, understand why he's not in there.
Jazal Goldmane might be a bit better, because he's 4/4 first strike, but he can pump all the horde of cats.
Beastmaster Ascension feels like 100% necessary in this, to pump all your 1/1 token cats. I think this will be a primary goal for winning in this budget format.
Crown of Vigor is not every exciting a 1-shot +1/+1, with a static +1/+1 for 1 creature, not fantastic.
Mask of Memory might help with the draw as well.
Hungry Lynx, originally I thought this guy would be amazing, but all he does is create problems (deathtouch rats), and I've never had him successfully pump my cats before being removed. I took him out, mechanic didn't work.
Uktabi Wildcats, this guy only worthwhile if you have 5 Forest, remember, Tranquil Expanse / Selesnya Sanctuary are not forest unless they say "Forest" on them, so with a max size of 11, he's rarely going to be a 5, so no other abilities, not worth the CMC .
Whitemane Lion combos infinite with lost of , but enablers might not work in the budget. There is Infinite creature (several) enablers, Infinite Ramp enablers, etc. Him and Fleetfoot Panther run the show. Could be an interesting way to get some combo going, not sure how combos are viewed in your budget pod.
Lost Leonin can also put some infect pressure on people, but without support (like Silverblade Paladin/Ajani, Caller of the Pride/that white enchantment that gives 1 creature double strike/etc to make him a single hit kill. He's still a 2 hit-Eminence win-con though. Unless no infect allowed, he will eliminate players just with Eminence on occasion. If you can Grappling Hook him or enable doublestrike elsewise (like Raksha Golden Cub). Often he comes out early enough. It's my initial strategy in my Arahbo, Roar of the World but I use mass-creature tutor.
1 year ago
A buddy of mine pulled a Leonin Warleader from a 2019 booster and showed it to me. It makes me think a G/W version of this deck would be feasible - maybe even more so than what I've come up with so far, but I have to admit I am very much attached to the idea of combining Hungry Lynx with Crypt Rats, which is also why I haven't made room for Night of Souls' Betrayal. I appreciate the suggestion, though, and have added it to the maybe list for consideration :-)
1 year ago
Things that should work well in the deck: Nahiri, the Lithomancer, Aura Shards, Fireshrieker, Worldslayer, Shield of Kaldra, Helm of Kaldra, Sword of Kaldra, Conqueror's Flail, Basilisk Collar, Godsend, Whispersilk Cloak, Quietus Spike, Masterwork of Ingenuity, Sword of Vengeance, Rishkar's Expertise, Open the Vaults, Krosan Grip, Auriok Steelshaper, Armory Automaton, Puresteel Paladin, Stonehewer Giant
Consider removing: Alms Collector, Stalking Leonin, Hungry Lynx, Jazal Goldmane, Leonin Arbiter, Fleecemane Lion, Phantom Nishoba, Temur Sabertooth, White Sun's Zenith, Curse of Bounty, Curse of Vitality
I think some of my suggestions for adding may already be in there but that just tells you they are doubly worth it :P There may be better options then some of what I listed so you might want to take a look here too:
Hungry Lynx occurrence in decks from the last year
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