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Larger Than Life
Target creature gets +4/+4 and gains trample until end of turn.
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Larger Than Life Discussion
1 day ago
Larger Than Life? Can help make unblockable guys much more deadly. Also good in the mirror or against other Aggro decks.
I also tried another 4 cards that had already been considered, so up to 9 cards that people are going to continue to suggest
5 days ago
Hey man! You going to update this deck? I saw that you saved my pummeler deck, so hopefully you can get ideas from that. Lightning Runner, Maulfist Doorbuster, and Architect of the Untamed seem too slow for this deck. I do like the Commencement of Festivities for how aggro this meta is with decks like mono red and Mardu vehicles dominating the format.Larger Than Life, Voltaic Brawler, and Servant of the Conduit need to go in the deck. I'm aware you already have a brawler, but it is so good in the deck it needs at least 3 copies.
6 days ago
Pabs4444 This isn't my deck so I can't make any decisions but I can tell you why those cards are subpar. Larger Than Life is Sorcery speed and costs 2 mana, which makes it practically useless. Blighted Agent and Glistener Elf are far better than Ichorclaw Myr. Besides, Infect usually doesn't run too many creatures so it is unnecessary in colors with better options. Assault Strobe effects can be used in Infect, however it makes the deck more inconsistent and reliant on those cards. After the banning of Gitaxian Probe and the printing of Fatal Push last year, Infect has evolved from more of a rush berserk deck to more responsive. That is why cards like Vines of Vastwood and Blossoming Defense are good.
clayperce This seems great. I have been playing Infect for about four years and unlike most decks here on TappedOut I have nothing demoralizing to say. I highly reccomend Shapers' Sanctuary, but it is in your maybeboard already. If you want, I have a primer for my deck, however I recently added Black and switched to Sultai.
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Anyway, I love the deck. For the glory of Phyrexia!
1 week ago
Cards you could look at;
From the games I've played with Infect I can tell you that you will usually win/lose before getting 5+ mana out(unless you go the route of heavy control/discard), so I wouldn't run as many mana heavy creatures as you're currently running.
1 week ago
I only disagree about Glorybringer because Lathnu is cheaper on the mana curve which is significant. It also has energy synergy in the deck. I run them in the main board. What is being changed for the banning of Attune with Aether? Also, why is there no Larger Than Life?
1 week ago
Why no Larger Than Life? Also, Ichorclaw Myr is an amazing infect creature because any combat tricks that give trample make it a threat regardless of being blocked or not. Have you considered splashing red for combat tricks? You already run Wooded Foothills that could fetch for one. Maybe Stomping grounds to keep up the tutor availability with forests. Temur Battle Rage could be a perfect choice for this deck.
2 weeks ago
Today we got an article on the final Duel Deck, Elves vs. Inventors, and a few spoilers.
Then there's Ezuri, Renegade Leader with new art, but the card itself was blacked out in the packaging photo.
Then the article says "we've got something a bit special planned for that card. We'll explain as we get closer to the release date." About Ezuri.
They told us it was Ezuri, and showed us the art, but won't show us the cards themselves (worth mentioning that there aren't images of the other spoilers, the author just tells us about them too). What could be on Ezuri's card?
I assume spoilers in the flavor text or something to that extent, similar to when Larger Than Life was spoiled with the flavor text blacked out.
2 weeks ago
This looks like a good continuation of the post-Attune RG Pummeler. However, I think you are dangerously low on your land count with only 20. Even when we still had Attune with Aether, I rarely saw Pummeler decks below 21 lands. If I were to cut anything to make room, I would drop 2-3 Built to Smash and add 2 more Sheltered Thicket, then move the 4th Blossoming Defense to the mainboard. With your full playsets of Invigorated Rampage and Larger Than Life, the loss of Built to Smash shouldn't be a big concern. Sheltered Thicket is better in a post-Attune meta, where the deck doesn't really have a turn 1 play, so a tapped land is ok; plus in the late game, cycling allows you to mitigate flooding out.
You might also want to bring your creature count up a little to around 20; with that standard Pummeler builds of around 20-23 creatures, I still find myself more often than not with plenty of pump spells and no creatures alive to target. Again, to make room you can cut the Built to Smash to bring in one or two more Lathnu Hellion and/or the fourth Bristling Hydra. Other good creature options that I've used with good success in RG Pummler are Longtusk Cub and the over-looked Aether Chaser; the Chaser's first strike makes it practically unblockable when you are holding Invigorated Rampage, plus popping out Servos can occasionally give you pump targets after all your maindeck creatures are eaten by targeted removal.
For your sideboard, I would definitely recommend at least a couple copies of Heroic Intervention. In games 2 and 3, it works very well against the Fumigate and Sweltering Suns. I've found it useful to swap out a couple Blossoming Defense and bring in the Heroic Intervention. But I'm also siding out a few Pummelers (especially if I killed them with it game 1) as they will bring in a lot of sweepers and spot removal to target it.
Another good contender for your sideboard is Aethersphere Harvester. The Harvester can stop all the aggro and token decks in their tracks since they don't want to attack into a loss of a creature, plus lifegain for you. I'd probably trade out your 3x Scrapheap Scrounger for at least a pair of Harvesters, and maybe a Lifecrafter's Bestiary if you have one. I bring the Bestiary in against control decks, and as a bonus it will occasionally eat an Abrade brought in to combat your Pummeler.