|Commander / EDH||Legal|
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|Masters Edition II (ME2)||Rare|
|Portal Three Kingdoms (PTK)||Uncommon|
|Promo Set (000)||Uncommon|
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Creature — Human Advisor
When Imperial Recruiter enters the battlefield, search your library for a creature card with power 2 or less, reveal it, and put it into your hand. Then shuffle your library.
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Imperial Recruiter Discussion
1 week ago
Surprised you arent running Heartless Hidetsugu, he is a notorious burn/game ender, especially with damage doublers, it might be too slow here though 9
For some reason i prefer rakdos neheb, but that may be my love of Control/stax/Didgeridoo,however new neheb is undoubtedly much more powerful when built around, ive already seen him played by several people at my LGS and he is more explosive than Krenko, Mob Boss, definitely makes top 5 for mono red generals
Other than that, looks very red deck win staple! minus Imperial Recruiter, which is probably bad here anyways since it tutors next to nothing
3 weeks ago
What I'm thinking with cards like Harvester Druid and Naga Vitalist versus Manaweft Sliver and Gemhide Sliver; what happens if you don't have lands of all your colors? Just that once-in-a-while instance makes the slivers strictly better. They don't need other slivers to do their thing, so it's something to consider. I like the direction you've taken the deck so be sure to do what's fun for you!
Also I'm hoping you'll swing by my animar deck and give it an upvote!
4 weeks ago
About that Walking Ballista, I actually pulled the foil version as a pre-release promo. Figured I want to pimp out my deck with it. (I actually pulled another regular copy during the pre-release as well, I think.)
4 weeks ago
Amazing, +1 from me
I'm super jealous of that Walking Ballista; looks like you've put some effort into this
1 month ago
If you plan on playing with them, get the ones you want to play with first! they are all expensive, but if you are in no rush any particualr one then go with the ones you want most.
Also, Imperial Recruiter is not on the reserved list
1 month ago
Is it worth it to buy cards that I will actually use from the reserved list? From what I understand, the cards won't be reprinted so they should retain their value. These are not just cards to keep and hope they increase in price, but also cards that I will be using in EDH decks as well.
The specific cards in question I am looking to purchase are...
1 month ago
Taking out Lightning Crafter and Thornbite Staff for now. This removes all of the infinites that are possible with the deck, but I never had fun doing those anyway, and they were definitely win-more cards with the way the rest of the deck is balanced. These, along with Mana Web/Stranglehold/Manabarbs, may make it back in for FNM outside of my regular playgroup.
This opened up slots for the fantastic Curse of Opulence and Kindred Charge from C17. The curse will fill the ramp spot that removing Treasonous Ogre made (without any negatives!), and Kindred Charge is just straight up stupid in any red tribal deck.
Still looking for a slot for Disrupt Decorum. Not only is it a really strong card, but it also fits this deck's playstyle very well.
I want to playtest Surveyor's Scope. The exile aspect is rough, but since I can all but guarantee that I can have less land that the other players, this is basically "free" goblins and landfall triggers for Valakut, the Molten Pinnacle. Put it on the stack and then crack a fetch in response and you are already at -1. In my regular playgroup this is good for 3-5 basic lands. You can use Rings of Brighthearth on it as well, so that helps.
I need a little more protection for the more important creatures, so getting a Swiftfoot Boots in to backup the Lightning Greaves is probably my best option in MonoRed. Not sure what to cut for it though.
As always, if you have any suggestions or criticisms, start screaming them at me!
1 month ago
Thanks for your suggestions, AlmightyTentacle!
You've definitely suggested a ton of cards that I either want to test out or already have, so thanks for that! :)
When it comes to card draw, I really haven't experienced many issues. You are correct that I don't have a ton, but keep in mind that I do have tutors/cheaters that essentially are card draws for the specific cards needed.
Herald’s Horn is one that I was pretty excited for when I saw it got spoiled. It'll definitely get tested!
Grenzo, Havoc Raiser was a card that I tested out before, but ended up passing on him. He might be worth testing out again though!
Mikokoro, Center of the Sea will definitely need to be tested. I've honestly overlooked this one, but it can definitely be handy.
I would love to run Imperial Recruiter, but there is no way that I can spend that kinda money...maybe someday though!
Gamble will need to be tested. I hated the idea that I could be forced to pitch what I tutored, but mono-red doesn't really get any better tutors, haha.
The Control & Others category are pretty much all previous inclusions or considerations. I end up not needing the redundancy with some of these cards as much as one would think because most games are won by around turn 8 at the latest.
Quest for Pure Flame may also be re-tested.
As for your recommended cuts, I agree with some of them.
Mardu Scout is another one. I love dashing him for repeatable 2 damage with Purph, and he does synergize with Door of Destinies, but you are right about him being on the chopping board. Grenzo, Havoc Raiser may fill his gap.
Apocalypse is actually really good. I recover exceptionally well after board wipes, and pitching my hand never really hurts me too bad. This deals with heavy enchantment based decks like Bruna, Light of Alabaster, Sigarda, Host of Herons, and Zur the Enchanter.
Again though, thanks so much for your comment! I will be testing out some of these and seeing what works most efficiently! :)