Kor duelist

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Custom Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Modern Masters 2015 Edition (MM2) Uncommon
Zendikar (ZEN) Uncommon
Promo Set (000) Uncommon

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Kor duelist

Creature — Kor Soldier

As long as Kor Duelist is equipped, it has double strike. (It deals both first-strike and regular combat damage.)

Kor duelist Discussion

Cannonhead on Turn 2 Sigarda's Aid

1 month ago

I might recommend that you go with either Gladecover Scout or Slippery Bogle rather than Kor duelist and Noble Hierarch as they’ll be much more difficult to remove. Then you could potentially go “Turn one, creature. Turn two, Sigarda’s Aid+Hammer” and just start swinging.

kamarupa on 3 turns or bust

1 month ago

Your description needs some love. I suggest the following description:

Kor duelist + Sigarda's Aid + Colossus Hammer =22 damage T2.


If you want more detail, you can add a turn by turn explanation:

T1: drop Plains , cast Kor duelist

T2: drop Plains , cast Sigarda's Aid . Go to Attack Phase, Declare Attackers, cast Colossus Hammer . Kor duelist deals 22 damage.

PlatinumOne on Stoneforge Mystic: how to use ...

5 months ago

i think Umezawa's Jitte will eventually be unbanned as well, so thats the first obvious equipment. the "swords" cycle like Sword of Feast and Famine are also really good, especially on double strikers. modern has a ton of good creatures that can hold equipment, and just so many ways of "cheating" those equipment onto a creature, i'm honestly surprised someone hasn't figured out a way to break it already.

i'm honestly baffled by people here saying that modern doesn't have good equip users. theres Kor Duelist , Swiftblade Vindicator , Vault Skirge (an artifact creature that helps get metalcraft working for Puresteel Paladin or Mox Opal ), Champion of the Flame , Valduk, Keeper of the Flame , and Kazuul's Toll Collector .

lets say you have a double striker equipped with Sword of Feast and Famine , and a Sigarda's Aid in play. you attack, deal first strike damage, untap lands and opponent discards a card. then before normal damage is dealt you flash in an equip (such as a different sword), attach it to the creature for free, then deal normal damage and trigger the effects of both swords. seems good to me.

5dollarMTG on Boros 3 $

7 months ago

Flame Slash > Bombard & Lightning Strike > Burn the Impure .

Maybe more creatures that get bonuses from equipment? Kitesail Apprentice , Kor Duelist , Auriok Glaivemaster , etc.

Check out $5 Kor Equipment for some other ideas.

BjarneAlmighty on Isamaru - The Howling Blade

1 year ago

I suggest adding more ways to push your damage through.

Armored Ascension Evasion and big pump

Grappling Hook I favor this over Fireshrieker, it lets you focus fire utility/combo creatures like Blood Artist without burning a Path or StP

Spirit Mantle Evasion

Loxodon Warhammer An auto include in any voltron deck

Unquestioned Authority Card draw and evasion in one

Hammer of Nazahn Indestructible and Sigarda's aid in one

Silent Arbiter Ideal for any voltron deck focusing on control

Memory Jar Second part of the Scroll Rack draw machine

I would drop Kor Duelist, Mirran Crusader, Armageddon(you really don't like others having fun), Hero of Bladehold, Brimaz, King of Oreskos, and Skullclamp. Even if you don't want to put in the enchantments, Brass Squire and Leonin Abunas are better creatures.

MurderForBrunch on Budget Mono White Equipment Spam

1 year ago

Hi,

Right, turn 5 makes much more sense now. Still, over 100 power on turn 5 it's insane! Just imagine that on a Kor Duelist instead of the Apprentice, meaning it had double strike! Which makes me think, giving trample to some creature with something like Loxodon Warhammer can be pretty spicy. I would probably include just one, or maybe two, but that can be quite something!

Final thoughts, cool deck list, I'll take it into account for further brewing! :D

MurderForBrunch on Budget Mono White Equipment Spam

1 year ago

Hi, HunterKyleB

First thing, I think you mean this to be a Modern deck, but on top it says Standard. Also, this looks like a cool list, I also have a Mono-White Equipment deck in this link, in case you want to take a look.

The first question that comes to mind is, how is it even possible to have over 100 power Kitesail Apprentice in turn 4?! I mean, it looks like a super cool thing to do, but I was running some numbers and the hightest I could get to was 70, and that's stretching it quite a lot, so I must be missing something.

And now, for real comments on the deck, I think that having both Puresteel Paladin and Auriok Steelshaper is a bit redundant for the Equip costs, I thing I would reduce the latter and include some stuff like Sram, Senior Edificer or even Sigarda's Aid, which might not even be necessary with the Puresteel for the Equipping, but it gives flash to Equipments, and also gives a pretty explosive turn 2, with the propper hand if you don't have the Puresteel or 0 drop equipments. You go turn 1 Kor Duelist, and then turn 2 Sigarda's Aid into Bonesplitter or Darksteel Axe and you swing for 12 points of damage!

tylorlilley on Sram, Senior Edificier

1 year ago

Okay, cuts.

I would cut On Serra's Wings. As fun a card as it is, I'm not sure a four mana aura that doesn't recur itself somehow is going to be worth it in this deck.

Teshar, Ancestor’s Apostle Only hits fifteen cards in your deck. Still probably good enough. I'd say you NEED to add a Mother of Runes to this deck though.

As much as I love Conqueror's Galleon  Flip, it is isn't a great card. It's probably among the worst 9 in the deck if you are looking for 9 cuts.

I've never been a big fan of Sword of Vengeance. That and Forebear's Blade could be easy cust to get the other actual swords into the deck if desired.

Skysovereign, Consul Flagship is a sweet vehicle but it costs 5 and is probably not good enoug here.

Grappling Hook and Inquisitor's Flail are equipment that always seem sweet in theory but haven't quite put the work in for me, and I've often ended up cutting them.

I think Ghostfire Blade is the worst of your 1-mana equipment and could be cut.

I always try to put Masterwork of Ingenuity into my decks and it always ends up getting cut. Maybe you will have more luck, but its such an easy thing to cut when looking for things to cut because it doesn't do anything on its own. It's probably better here than in most decks though, with the 1 mana draw a card attached.

I'd cut Key to the City since it doesn't draw you cards. If you want more ways to make Sram unblockable there are more equipments/auras that can do that (and Mother of Runes would help).

No Argentum Armor? I know it is very expensive for this deck's curve, but I still think it may be worth it. It's a very powerful equipment and you are a tad light on removal anyway.

I could go either way on the creatures that just get boosted for being equipped like Kor Duelist, Auriok Edgewright, etc. If your plan is to do Voltron with Sram, they really don't help you toward that goal in any way and could be easily cut. But they are not a bad back-up plan if you don't want to go all in on Sram voltron. Hmm. Similarly, is Mirran Crusader doing anything special here, or is he just a fun dude to equip?

Am I missing why you would run Second Sunrise over Faith's Reward? The prior helping out all your opponents seems like a bit much.

Auriok Steelshaper doesn't do as much as he sounds like he might and I have cut him before. Sram isn't even a Soldier/Knight to boot. Same with Stone Haven Outfitter; remember that if you are doing Voltron and equipping Sram and he dies and you put him in the command zone, he didn't die so you won't draw a card.

So all that said, I would suggest the following:

IN: Argentum Armor, Mother of Runes, Sword of Fire and Ice, Sword of Light and Shadow, Faith's Reward

OUT: Second Sunrise, Forebear's Blade, Sword of Vengeance, Key to the City, Skysovereign, Consul Flagship, Masterwork of Ingenuity, Ghostfire Blade, Grappling Hook, Inquisitor's Flail, Conqueror's Galleon  Flip, On Serra's Wings, Auriok Steelshaper, Stone Haven Outfitter, Mirran Crusader

That should bring tyou from 109 -> 114 -> 100, if I did my math right. Oh, and you definately want Field of Ruin/Tectonic Edge/Ghost Quarter/Strip Mine with this kind of deck! Otherwise Maze of Iths just ruin your whole day. And Rogue's Passage.

Good luck!

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