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Massive Raid deals damage to target creature or player equal to the number of creatures you control.
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Massive Raid Discussion
1 day ago
Sorry for my late response, guys! Life is busy, lately.
I honestly don't know about Red Elemental Blast. I totally forgot about Pyroblast and how good of an inclusion it would be, especially in cEDH, but at the same time I don't know if we need the redundancy of another one. Redundancy is good, but it depends on what is being repeated.
If it goes in, I think I will take out Reverberate or Massive Raid, probably leaning more towards the latter. Massive Raid never really gets utilized anyway, so Red Elemental Blast is definitely also going to be considered. Thanks again for some good brain picking! :)
Skullclamp is nasty! I almost had a combo going on with it paired with Mana Echoes and Goblin Warrens! I was sacking, floating mana, and drawing cards left and right! I almost milled myself in the process, haha.
5 days ago
Goblin Warchief, Goblin Chieftain, Goblin King, Throne of the God-Pharaoh, Goblin Bombardment, Goblin Ringleader, Skullclamp, Massive Raid, Goblin Grenade, Mogg Infestation, Swiftfoot Boots, Lightning Greaves, Shared Animosity, Blood Moon, Mana Echoes, Outpost Siege, Raid Bombardment
1 week ago
Rugged Highlands is probably the best common tapland for your colors.
Goblin Bushwhacker is insane with tokens, and most decks that run Reckless Bushwhacker should run both.
Your creatures are generally terrible. There's no other way I can put it. You're playing a bunch of 2/2's and 2/1's for 2 mana with slight upside, and 3/2's for 3 mana with the same. Kashi-Tribe Warriors stands out because it's a 5-mana 2/4. There are so many 5-drops that are better (ex. Stampeding Elk Herd). Alternatively, you could skip the 5-drops and just play more 1-drops and 2-drops (Wild Nacatl, Kird Ape, Burning-Tree Emissary stand out).
Life Goes On is a sideboard-only card that you bring in against burn decks. Never mainboard it because it's generally bad.
You describe Massive Raid as a generally solid burn spell. Outnumber does the same thing for , except it can't go to your opponent's face. And if you want to talk about burn spells that actually deserve to be called "solid", Lightning Bolt is where you should be starting.
You're a green aggro deck in Noble, therefore Rancor is probably good in your deck.
I wonder if Stampede Driver would be good in this deck.
3 weeks ago
1 month ago
Hey, ticked-off-squirrel. Woah, lots of suggestions. So I did test out some of your ideas on our game day a few days ago. Let me find my notes:
Goblin Warrens- Great card, and I was lucky to had a Dragon Fodder the next turn. However, when my Goblins were killed, I ended up with Elemental and Human tokens for the rest of the game and that made this card not as useful as in the beginning.
Lich's Tomb was really nice. I have to say, it held off some big creatures for a bit. I need to figure out the synergy, because once my opponent had an infinite combo with Mikaeus, the Unhallowed and Triskelion, I couldn't do much. Good card though!
Massive Raid- I have tried cards like that and Mob Justice and Burn at the Stake, and it worked against non-Blue, non-White, non-Black decks. The reason why it didn't work as well against those decks is because when I played this kind of card, my opponents would have a instant-speed boardwipe that nullified this card. Sad face. Maybe I should try it again, with better results.
Sylvok Lifestaff- It was an interesting thing to be gaining life in this deck. I do like the combo with this and Ashnod's Altar. Not sure if I would use it, because I like the beatdown aspect before helping myself, but it was a nice way to stay afloat! Just a heads up, I was definitely more of a target when my opponents all had 15 life and I was still at 40 because of life gain. :D
Insult / Injury- Still testing. Love it so far.
Cards that don't work well with this deck, Foundry Street Denizen. Hmm, more for active attacking players. He doesn't have trample or anything, so he's just a big blockable beatstick. Lightning Greaves and Swiftfoot Boots, the thing is, I never make Purphoros a creature, so I wouldn't be able to attach it to him. He has enough of a protection as an indestructible enchantment.
Thank you for your thoughts, bro. I definitely appreciate it and will continue to consider some of them!
2 months ago
I would take out the Assault Formation (I think Kobolds lend better to mono red), the Outnumber and the Massive Raid's. Sure you get a lot of creatures but these are strictly win more cards and shouldn't be here in their place the pieces and mentioned and stuff like Lightning Bolt for removal and more damage output.
2 months ago
would Goblin Warrens help you out? it can pop out miniblins like crazy. or what about Foundry Street Denizen? he gets bigger for each red creature that pops out. or Swiftfoot Boots/Lightning Greaves to protect Purphoros from any targetable spell. or to be really mean, use Lich's Tomb so that way if the opponent does manage to break through and kill you you wont die since you got loads of tokens to sack. Massive Raid can be a big finisher for when you happen to run out of steam (unlikely as it may be). I also suggest Insult / Injury to make it even more fun. finally I suggest Sylvok Lifestaff so you can bounce it around your creatures and gain life when you sack them.
2 months ago
Hi, this looks like a great start! Krenko is one of my favorite commanders; he's a solid choice whether you play aggro or combo. Also, mono-red EDH! People tend to bash on red in the format, but I love it!
I think you could scale back the number of lands you have. In general, 37ish is the number of lands I aim for in commander, but Krenko's curve is so low compared to other EDH decks you could even go lower (with mana rocks or ramp, of course). I run 35 lands in my Krenko deck, all basic mountains (talk about a budget mana base!).
Other cards that would fit effectively with Krenko are Goblin Chirurgeon to help protect your board, Impact Tremors is like a mini Purphoros, Skullclamp can give you crazy card advantage, Thornbite Staff and any of your sac outlets like Skirk Prospector or Goblin Bombardment will let you pull off some infinite combos if that's your style, Five-Alarm Fire gives you repeatable lava axes just for combat damage, Fervor if you want more haste, Battle Hymn if you want another Brightstone Ritual, Massive Raid and Mob Justice can one shot someone out of nowhere (not as cool as Goblin War Strike). You've already got my two favorite goblin board wipes with Goblin Assassin and Skirk Fire Marshal, these guys do some real work with Krenko!
Now go wreck some pillow-forting control player!