|Commander / EDH||Legal|
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|Vintage Masters||Mythic Rare|
|Commander's Arsenal||Mythic Rare|
|From the Vault: Relics||Mythic Rare|
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Karn, Silver Golem
Legendary Artifact Creature — Golem
Whenever Karn, Silver Golem blocks or becomes blocked, it gets -4/+4 until end of turn.
: Target noncreature artifact becomes an artifact creature with power and toughness each equal to its converted mana cost until end of turn.
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Karn, Silver Golem Discussion
1 week ago
Best answer to field wipes is to wipe the field first.
But if you really wanna be aggro you could try Karn, Silver Golem. doesnt seem like an aggro commander I suppose but I've lost track of how many times I ended games by animating 20 artifacts and turning them 90 degrees. Its tough to keep instant speed board wipe ready for that. Still you need indestructible to back it up, things like Soul of New Phyrexia and Eldrazi Monument really help, soooo many destroy artifact effects...
Saskia the Unyielding is a great aggro commander lacking only blue gives you everything you could possibly want and more. Plus you can actually do enough damage to close a game with aggro.
Alesha, Who Smiles at Death is a good aggroish commander though tends more towards combo for a competitive list. she does allow easy reanimation cheaply to recover from a wipe. i find it is much easier to reanimate after a wipe then it is to always hold onto an answer for a wipe. you wont always be able to have Boros Charm available so bringing stuff back is much easier.
1 week ago
In my opinion, Sarkhan Vol is a better fit with Yasova than Sarkhan Unbroken. Also, you have no dragons in the deck to take advantage of his ultimate. I feel that this would make him a dead draw. I have a Yasova deck as well and love her Hope You Didn't Want That. I'm planning to play Vol myself when I get a copy of him.
If budget is a concern at all, I would suggest Worldly Tutor over Sylvan Tutor. It's cheaper, and also better since you can play it at the beginning of an opponent's end step thus not allowing them to foil your plans and you get to use that mana for your turn. Win all around. In a tutor vein, Time of Need is pretty awesome with this type of deck.
On a less budget vein, I've been looking for a few more cards to do fun things to my opponents: Kamahl, Fist of Krosa and/or Quirion Druid to steal opponent lands, Karn, Silver Golem for more artifact theft since I have Aladdin, and Asceticism for protection.
2 weeks ago
Wow! Only a few creatures! If you need any extra creatures without getting rid of your artifacts Karn, Silver Golem is perfect to make all your artifacts creatures to protect yourself from being punched as often.
Plus, he's got an 8 booty when he blocks! He's great for blocking!
3 weeks ago
Daedalus19876 - Crazy idea, but that's just me, but why not a control Rashmi, Eternities Crafter with Timesifter and a Ugin's Nexus, bouncing the nexus with spells like Karn, Silver Golem + Vanish into Memory for when you want to take extra turns? I would build the deck about stacking the top of your deck while controlling others. I honestly don't know how reliable that is, but it is definitely a new take on her control theme. I would find it hilarious pulling those combos off - hell, even watching them get pulled off.
4 weeks ago
I love the following synergy in an artifact heavy deck, especially if Mycosynth Lattice comes out too
Therefore my combo above no longer works?
Many thanks, Nibsey
4 weeks ago
Karn, Silver Golem might be good in a deck like this. It might be a bit off-theme but I think you might get a decent amount of mileage out of his triggered ability.
1 month ago
Also let's Karn, Silver Golem turn lands into creatures which then immediately die
1 month ago
May I ask why Door of Destinies and Coat of Arms are in the list? You have a large mix of creature types, so they're never gonna pump your creatures that much, and Artifact isn't a creature type, so they don't really fit all that well. Other than that, a very ambitious and interesting deck. Soul of New Phyrexia offers you some protection in Colorless, and Workshop Assistant and Scrap Trawler give you some additional recursion. Spine of Ish Sah and Duplicant give you some removal as well, and cards like Karn, Silver Golem can become a wincon by turning your artifacts into creatures. Just some suggestions, have fun with the deck.