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When Legion's Landing enters the battlefield, create a 1/1 white Vampire creature token with lifelink.
When you attack with three or more creatures, transform Legion's Landing.
Legion's Landing Discussion
14 hours ago
Obviously, not all of those belong in the same deck.
16 hours ago
So white is a pretty under-powered color in both modern and pioneer and I want to build a deck focusing on white cards for either of those formats, likely modern, and would like card and/or strategy suggestions.
Here's a list of cards I'm thinking about to get started, I just really don't know how to fit them together: Porphyry Nodes , Flagstones of Trokair , Recruit the Worthy , Sky Hussar , Squadron Hawk , Battle Screech , Legion's Landing Flip, Gift of Estates , Restore Balance , Generous Gift
Edit: I know the meta decks for white (D&T, Soul Sisters, Martyr Proc) and want to find a new W or Wx deck that uses weird mechanics and synergies specific to white in a semi-competitive way.
1 week ago
Rorolith first of all, thank you for actually playtesting it and giving some feedback!
The upside is obvious, they cost 1 mana, and thus would enable more T2 Emrakul hand combinations, at least in theory. But this comes with some baggage. One problem is, that LL and SV cost white mana, which I might have T1, but might lose again once I Ritual. The other problem is, that the cards might not carry their weight, because I only get one thing from one card, as opposed to my other token producing spells giving me 2. Out of curiosity I will playtest offscreen with +2x Spiritual Visit , as I think it has the upper hand out of all the options, because it is instant and also has the splice ability, which can become relevant with itself and Desperate Ritual netting me some card advantage. For that I'll take out -1x Mountain and -1x Dragon Fodder . If I then conclude that this setup is beneficial, I'll change it here as well.
As for Emrakul, the Aeons Torn , 2 copies would actually be a lot worse here. See, you don't want to draw this card, and adding another copy just doubles the odds of drawing a dead card. Maybe an additional copy would make sense in the SB for some matchups, but idk. This is not something I'm looking into in this stage of tweaking the deck.
What I really desperately need is a sound Sideboard Strategy.
1 week ago
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1 week ago
I like the idea as a casual "fun" deck. As you know, it would be much more effective if you had fewer, more game-ending creatures mainboard like Emrakul. That way it would be much more combo-y. And since you're not playing a specific format... if you added Dark Ritual and had a way of producing a creature token T1 (like with Legion's Landing Flip for example) you could pull off T2 Emrakul.
+1 anyway because of the Polymorph brew!
1 month ago
I'd like to see more token generation in the lower slots- convoke payoffs are amazing, but cutting a few to get a threat on the board that can scare 3 mana plainswalkers is essential for pioneer. More raise the alarm, more marshal.
In terms of 1 drops, Legion's Landing Flip Hunted Witness , Cartouche of Solidarity , Skymarcher Aspirant / Snubhorn Sentry , Thraben Inspector exist. If you make bigger tokens, Wake the Reflections can work. Springleaf Drum helps power out low-mana creatures.
Voice of Resurgence is the strongest 2 drop available for this list.
Further up the curve, Launch the Fleet , Countless Gears Renegade / Servo Exhibition , Dwynen's Elite , Animation Module / Anafenza, Kin-Tree Spirit , Hero of Precinct One , Lovestruck Beast , Murder Investigation Precinct Captain , Thorn Lieutenant , Westvale Abbey Flip and Hanweir Militia Captain Flip
In terms of sidebord, we'll see how the meta shapes up, but Alive / Well , Dryad Militant are worth looking at beside standard options. Druid's Deliverance if vannafar combo takes off. Sundering Growth as an artifact answer.
1 month ago
As a tribal list which gets incidentally hated out, its never going to be tier 1 competitive, but you can cover for a multitude of sins with hand disruption and planning.
Cordial and aristocrat really like 1 drop vamps. Gatekeeper/bloodline like a more midrange style, sometimes with drana to back it up.
If your meta has a lot of burn and decks you can race, go for the 1 drop lifelink vamps route, hit fast and pack a sideboard that hates out the most common combos. It will get hurt hard by midrange/control, but can crush the right meta.
If your meta has a lot of midrange, there is a 'grind the game out' style with bloodline keeper, premium removal, and cards that offer a lot of value like Gifted Aetherborn . The battle is that its diffucult to run tribal 'midrange' without Aether Vial , which is super expensive.
Mono black is light on artifact/enchantment removal, which is why players tend to diversify into other colours.
Green for Hardened Scales might never be as strong as artifact lists, but is more resistant to hate while access to key removal like trophy or decay covers its biggest weaknesses. In addition, Collected Company substantially improves the speed you can drop creatures on the board, while Shapers' Sanctuary helps patch up value matchups.
White gives access to key lords and cards like Legion's Landing Flip, allowing a far more consistant tribal strategy, as well as fringe strategies like Rally the Anscestors drain. Naturally, also artifact/enchantment removal
Red gives access to a bunch of weird innstrad stuff, lords and discard strategies. The venerable flying brick Falkenrath Aristocrat is seen less now due to the meta's speed. It also answers Ensnaring Bridge which is useful.
If you are seriously looking at playing vampire tribal, look at porting to pioneer (if there is a playerbase). All its key cards are in the format, and the lack of fetches/vial is likely to make the format slow enough for tribal lists to run well. Wait for the first wave of bans and see what it looks like.
Legion's Landing occurrence in decks from the last year
All decks: 0.31%
All decks: 0.04%
Commander / EDH:
All decks: 0.01%