Longshot Squad

Longshot Squad

Creature — Hound Archer

Outlast {1}{G} ({1}{G}, {T}: Put a +1/+1 counter on this creature. Outlast only as a sorcery.)

Each creature you control with a +1/+1 counter on it has reach. (A creature with reach can block creatures with flying.)

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Mystery Booster (MYS1) Common
Khans of Tarkir (KTK) Common

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Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Highlander Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Pauper Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Pioneer Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Frontier Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Longshot Squad Discussion

pidyon on Shout Out to my X (Zaxara EDH)

1 month ago

I would keep Kiora in there. She's a great way to draw some cards and she untaps stuff.

Suggestions: Vorel of the Hull Clade, Jarad, Golgari Lich Lord, Herald of Secret Streams, Longshot Squad, Tuskguard Captain, and Sage of Hours. Think about replacing Condescend with something else; maybe Spell Rupture?

I know you're not a fan of combos but Freed from the Real is a really great inclusion. Infinite mana means you can cast you X spells for huge amounts of mana and finish a game up in a pinch. Running a single combo in the deck doesn't make the deck a "combo deck" and infinite mana doesn't win you the game outright, so it's not as annoying as most combos. I personally wouldn't feel bad for running it, but you do you.

Nice build though, hope it turns out great; +1 from me.

Spell_Slam on He was a kickr boi, she said c u later boi

2 months ago

Great start! You have pretty much all the good kicker cards. I think you could focus a bit more on the secondary theme of Hallar, which is +1/+1 counters. Hallar doesn't care where the counters come from, which means you don't actually need that many Kicker cards to make him deal tons of damage.

Hunger of the Howlpack is a great addition to the deck, being one of the most efficient counter-givers in Pauper.

Elven Rite, New Horizons and Soul's Might are all very efficient ways to get lots of counters on your Commander.

Mutant's Prey and Hunt the Weak are great removal spells for your deck that is chock-full of +1/+1 counters. Feral Contest also isn't bad.

Ivy Lane Denizen is a must have in this deck. You make plenty of tokens, which can either make Hallar massive or simply make your 1/1s into 2/2s, which is an incredible boost.

Longshot Squad gives most of your team reach. Aquastrand Spider also does it for a cost, but can also distribute counters. Spike Colony is a pretty beefy creature that can also give its counters to others. This can make combat very difficult for the opponent on top of all the synergy it gives naturally.

Horned Kavu is extremely useful in this deck, since it can re-buy so many of your ETB triggers for lots of value.

It's so hard to get card advantage in these colours. I would definitely play Entourage of Trest to try to keep up with Blue and Black decks. I also don't leave home without Rolling Thunder and Elven Cache in these colours as cards to catch you up in card advantage. You could also be running up to six cycling lands, namely Tranquil Thicket and Forgotten Cave. In terms of synergy, you could also go for Tishana's Wayfinder and Brazen Buccaneers.

I would also think about adding all the mediocre +1/+1 counter distributers, like Bond Beetle, Kujar Seedsculptor, Ironshell Beetle, Scrounging Bandar, Satyr Grovedancer.

vasarto77 on Counter Sac Engine / Gruul Mill

6 months ago

The following cards are out: Contagion Clasp - Proliferate is nice, but it doesn't perform at all when it hits the field. Return to Nature - played dozens of games. Keeps sitting in my hand with nothing to do. Fairgrounds Trumpeter - its ok, but I only ever got it to play once. Gruul Spellbreaker - Sure, it's hexproof and has riot, but it's just a early mid game blocker is all. Hunter's Prowess - never played it. Escape to the Wilds - on paper it's powerful, in practice it makes me lose the game. Return of the Wildspeaker - Just doesn't do much. Nissa, Voice of Zendikar - looked great, but really is not that great. Longshot Squad - Might be situation-ally good, but I never played it really. Rishkar, Peema Renegade - It's just really not doing anything for me so it's getting put onto the maybe list.

Cards ADDED to the list Birthing Pod Mycoloth Talisman of Impulse Goblin Matron Champion of Lambholt Krenko's Command Goblin Sharpshooter Thermopod Mwonvuli Beast Tracker - THE ONLY human in this deck...lol. Dark-Dweller Oracle

multimedia on Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mushroom

6 months ago

Nice deck Hi_diddly_ho_neighbor. The name gave me a laugh.

Consider a few other tutors to get the persist creatures and a sac outlet into your hand or onto the battlefield?

  • Gamble : I think this is a must add because it can tutor for an enchantment or artifact sac outlet.
  • Fauna Shaman : repeatable creature tutor.
  • Eldritch Evolution or Birthing Pod : nice to sac a three or four drop to get a five drop since many of the persist creatures are five drops.

Consider cutting Longshot Squad , Kodama's Reach and Warstorm Surge for these tutors? Warstorm is six drop redundancy that I don't think you need. Stalking Vengeance could be cut instead of Warstorm, but it's a creature who's easier to tutor for than Warstorm.

Other cards to consider adding:

bushido_man96 on Counter Sac Engine / Gruul Mill

7 months ago

Love the idea behind this. There is some fun stuff to do with +1/+1 counter themes. If I were you, I'd look to branch outside of just Throne of Eldraine cards, because it will really strengthen the deck.

Champion of Lambholt is a pain in the ass for other players. The Outlast mechanic is strong here, and cards like Longshot Squad and Tuskguard Captain provide nice bonuses for all the creatures with +1/+1 counters on them. I also second the use of Hardened Scales , along with cards like Pir, Imaginative Rascal and Rishkar, Peema Renegade .

I have a Selsenya +1/+1 counter theme deck, and it might provide you with some ideas should you choose to break out of the Throne of Eldraine shell:


Shalai, Voice of the Mana Dorks

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Rorolith on

8 months ago

all of your lands enter tapped, which makes it kind of slow for the CMC of your creatures. to replace Stroke of Genius you could add Blue Sun's Zenith or Braingeyser . Herald of Anafenza is a token creator with outlast. Abzan Ascendancy puts counters on all your creatures to make them get the benefits of Abzan Battle Priest and Abzan Falconer . if you want more things with outlast that benefit all your creatures Ainok Bond-Kin , Mer-Ek Nightblade , Tuskguard Captain , Longshot Squad . those are options, not what will necessarily make your deck better.

dahhahm on Sun and tree

10 months ago

Well you don't need the extra Longshot Squad if you have more Abzan Falconer . I think Hardened Scales and Citadel Siege are pretty fun.

Liscom on Entwurf Rot-Grün

10 months ago

Crested Craghorn , Flowstone Overseer , Krosan Cloudscraper , Root Elemental , Fanatic of Xenagos sind einfach nicht gut... da gibt es besseres.

Vulshok Sorcerer da bin ich mir unsicher, was du damit willst. Ja, er kann gut sein, wenn jemand viele kleine Sachen spielt, aber sehr häufig ist er auch nutzlos.

Als Faustregel spiele ich immer 8 Mana Artefakte: Gruul Cluestone , Gruul Keyrune , Gruul Locket , Gruul Signet sind günstige Klassiker.

Ich habe noch ein paar Empfehlungen, die alle irgendwie mit Countern synergieren: Bane of Progress , Bow of Nylea , Curse of Predation , Curse of Stalked Prey , Durable Handicraft , Fangren Firstborn , Forgotten Ancient , Jiang Yanggu, Wildcrafter , Krenko, Tin Street Kingpin , Longshot Squad (stellvertretend für alle Kreaturen mit Outlast), Mowu, Loyal Companion , Ravenous Slime , Rishkar, Peema Renegade , Rubblebelt Raiders , Song of Freyalise , Verdurous Gearhulk , Ravager Wurm , Rhythm of the Wild

Hier noch Karten mit etwas höherem Preisschild (aber auch nicht zu hoch): Hardened Scales , Managorger Hydra , Pir, Imaginative Rascal

Vielleicht wäre es auch eine gute Möglichkeit Surrak Dragonclaw als Commander zu nehmen und dir so Zugriff auf Blau zu ermöglichen. Mir ist aufgefallen, dass bei dir eh ein wenig das Ziehen von Karten zu fehlen scheint.. Ansonsten empfehle ich Samut, Voice of Dissent . Ihr weiß kannst du wenn du willst ja auch ignorieren

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