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Implement of Examination
Sacrifice Implement of Examination: Draw a card.
When Implement of Examination is put into a graveyard from the battlefield, draw a card.
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Implement of Examination Discussion
1 week ago
Yeah, I see that, but you aren't going to get the AotSS early every time so you need to protect yourself. Little tokens aren't going to do well against boardwipes or creatures with trample. Even Mono-Red Aggro has a bunch of removal to take care of the tokens. And the removal you have can leave the battlefield with Cast Out, Naturalize, Ixalan's Binding, etc. and they'll just get there thing back. I'd recommend some removal such as Settle the Wreckage, Cast Out, Ixalan's Binding, Disallow, Essence Scatter or even Negate. I know that's a lot of cards but there are a couple of cards in your list that you don't necessarily need like, Implement of Examination is a little slow, Padeem you could get away with a one of, Authority of the Consuls Might be useless in some matchups, If your looking for T4 Approach you might be able to cut to 23 lands. Also Possibly Some card advantage. Opt and Glimmer of Genius are good at that. I realize tht if you add all those cards it woud just be a normal approach deck, so don't add all of them. I'm just trying to help so at least consider some of the cards. And sorry for my extra long comment. Again, It a really cool idea and you get a well deserved upvote from me!
1 month ago
There are a couple of things that i would suggest, however i do not know how "simple" they would be to use for a beginner so if you feel like testing them out but dont fully understand it feel free to ask.
First thing i would suggest is possibly going with Aetherflux Reservoir and Paradoxical Outcome. These cards together with all of your artifacts you have can do amazing and you would be surprised how easily you can get up to that 50 life. This can then be used as an alternate win condition.
another would be to use the Puzzleknots. Since you are using Prophetic Prism and the Cultivator's Caravan, you can have access to any color of mana. with this, you can use the Metalspinner's Puzzleknot for extra card draw. you can also do the same thing with the Implements. Implement of Improvement is a cheap card that give you some life gain and also card draw while Implement of Examination costs a little bit more but also give more card draw instead of life.
i hope these suggestions are at the least a little helpful
4 months ago
Alright, I can definitely switch out the Essence Extraction for three walk and one vraska. I can also add 2 Implement of Malice and one Implement of Examination. Definitely appreciate you stopping by and checking out the deck!
4 months ago
Only Run 2 of each monument since there are much more useful artifacts you can be running like Metalspinner's Puzzleknot Implement of Malice Implement of Examination Vanquisher's Banner Thaumatic Compass Flip or Sorcerous Spyglass
4 months ago
Roilmage's Trick - Not a very efficient spell, even with the draw. Giving creatures -2/0 for a turn at 4 mana can be better.
Pendulum of Patterns - The 3 life isn't amazing, but if you're playing blue the 5 mana to draw one card is just bad. Implement of Examination at 4 mana to draw 2 cards is also not good. You still have cards like Windfall and Reforge the Soul you can add. Even a simple Divination is 2 cards for only 3 mana.
5 months ago
I need to pull out 11 more cards to make room for some new cards to help tutor and get my combos going. Cards, I'm going to drop are Wall of Forgotten Pharaohs, Zuran Spellcaster, Rootwater Hunter, Tidewater Minion, Implement of Examination, Pieces of the Puzzle. That's all I think I'll pull right now. After I get these swapped out, I'll take another look at em
6 months ago