Mayor of Avabruck

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Format Legality
Noble Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Casual Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Innistrad Rare
Promo Set Rare

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Mayor of Avabruck

Creature — Human Advisor Werewolf

Other Human creatures you control get +1/+1.

At the beginning of each upkeep, if no spells were cast last turn, transform Mayor of Avabruck.

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Mayor of Avabruck Discussion

Mandalorian on Wolf Pack

1 hour ago

You are going to want to cut a lot of the 1 ofs for more 3-4 ofs to make your deck more consistent. Eliminate some of the mediocre creatures for more of the better ones. The deck could also use some removal that doesn't require fighting. Not sure what your budget is but here are some considerations:

Huntmaster of the Fells  Flip is the best werewolf in Magic

Lightning Bolt

Roast

Flame Slash

Immerwolf

Full Moon's Rise

Breakneck Rider  Flip

Moonmist>Waxing Moon

Mayor of Avabruck

Master of the Wild Hunt

Silverfur Partisan

Reckless Waif  Flip>Village Messenger

austinbromine97 on Human Company

2 weeks ago

There are also a lot of noncreature heavy decks in my meta. We have about 12 to 20 players at each fnm so there is always a wide range of decks. Mayor of Avabruck  Flip is really good here and i have been thinking about getting a set for it. Thanks a bunch for the input!

Rev_Lycan60 on Lycanthropic justice mp67

2 weeks ago

What is your win condition?

Werewolves are a tribal type which focuses on hardcore aggro. This keeps pressure on your opponents and this best seen with the support wolf Immerwolf in addition to Mayor of Avabruck  Flip.

Since you are looking at modern then the best is look at Wolfbitten Captive  Flip with Village Messenger as early pressure and Moonmist offers protection along with transforming all your Werewolves.

Werewolves do an amazing job of flooding with damage.

For land look to Game Trail andRootbound Crag

zephyr_chang on Human Company

2 weeks ago

This is probably a budget issue, but Noble Hierarch instead of Birds of Paradise is an easy upgrade. Horizon Canopy is also good in this deck. I still think Abzan Falconer is a better target for Evolution/Company, or just to cast naturally, than Kambal, Consul of Allocation. Mayor of Avabruck  Flip is also a good Human lord who you don't mind flipping either. It is tough playing Modern with zero interaction so the Cloudshift should really be Path to Exile at least.

Oloro_Magic on Wolf Pack

2 weeks ago

I would add red simply for Immerwolf, lord cards are invaluable in magic. Additionally, Coat of Arms has great tribal synergy. All the ramp seems out of place, wolves tend to not be expensive and as such they don't need all the ramp.

Other wolf cards to consider with red are Pyreheart Wolf, Assembled Alphas, and then if you are open to werewolves Duskwatch Recruiter  Flip and Mayor of Avabruck  Flip are second to none and if you flip them (Waxing Moon, Moonmist) with Immerwolf out they don't flip back and stay in the werewolf form that makes them so good.

sylvannos on GW Humans

2 weeks ago

The first thing that needs to be done is cutting out some of the creatures with high mana costs and still die to Lightning Bolt. A creature has to do something amazing in order to justify costing more than 1 mana and having under 3 toughness. Dark Confidant, Arcbound Ravager, and Vendilion Clique fit these criteria. Odric, Lunarch Marshal, Consul's Lieutenant, and Heron's Grace Champion do not. Getting your creatures to survive to the combat phase when they get hit by Lightning Bolt and Fatal Push is a serious issue.

I'd also move away from anything costing more than 3 mana unless it flat-out ends the game when you play it. Surrak, the Hunt Caller sort of fits this criteria, because he's going to come down and give himself haste right away, allowing you to push in for those last few points of damage. I'm not convinced the same is true for Thalia's Lancers or Sigarda, Heron's Grace (although Sigarda, Heron's Grace is probably a prime candidate for the sideboard).

You're also an aggro deck. You can't afford to lose time because your land on turn 1 came into play tapped. Play basics over Evolving Wilds and Blossoming Sands. Sunpetal Grove and Canopy Vista are other good budget options. Windswept Heath, Temple Garden, Flagstones of Trokair, and Horizon Canopy are powerhouses if you're not on a budget. Lands going into the graveyard also means Knight of the Reliquary is viable.

Gavony Township should be played in your list in multiples. 2 would probably be good. You want to see them each game but you don't have any mana dorks (namely, Noble Hierarch) to allow you to play more than 2.

You should also be playing Honor of the Pure. All of your creatures are white and this puts them over the edge. Combined with Gavony Township, you shouldn't need Collective Effort. These two in combination are cheaper and make your team more consistently large.

That leaves us with the rest of your creatures. Doomed Traveler and Thraben Inspector are kind of "meh" because they don't get damage going fast the way Goblin Guide or Wild Nacatl do.

So what are the replacement options for all of this?

Thalia, Guardian of Thraben is one of the first things you'll want to include. Her taxing effect makes sure your opponents are off tempo in casting their removal or win conditions. Storm basically can't win so long as Thalia, Guardian of Thraben is on the table.

Mirran Crusader is a powerhouse. Immune to Abrupt Decay, Fatal Push, eats Tarmogoyfs, etc. Probably the scariest thing you can do is follow up a turn 2 Honor of the Pure with a Mirran Crusader. If your meta doesn't have a whole lot of green or black, Blade Splicer is another good option for your 3-drop slot.

Hero of Bladehold will quickly end the game and is a a great card to play at the top of your curve. Ranger of Eos is another option. Either card will quickly flood the board and benefit from Honor of the Pure/Gavony Township.

Thalia, Heretic Cathar is absolute hell to try and deal with in Modern. A lot of people are playing fetches and shocks in their mana bases with only enough basics to dodge Ghost Quarter and Blood Moon. Combined with Thalia, Guardian of Thraben, your opponents' mana bases will be so strained they may never cast anything after turn 3.

Kytheon, Hero of Akros  Flip, Boros Elite, and Soldier of the Pantheon can fill out your 1-drop slots to speed up your deck.

For some utility, there's Saffi Eriksdotter, Eiganjo Castle, and Okina, Temple to the Grandfathers. These will help keep various elements of your deck alive.

Lastly, there's your maindeck hatecrap that comes from playing G/W Humans. Grand Abolisher, Ethersworn Canonist, True Believer, Imposing Sovereign, and Fiend Hunter will steal games out from under the right opponents.

All of this hinges on you playing Honor of the Pure or sticking with only humans. If you don't run Honor of the Pure, Experiment One, Mayor of Avabruck  Flip, and Noble Hierarch are powerful alternatives (you may want to still include some of these anyway, especially Experiment One).

You can also move away from humans and more into G/W Little Kid. You get more hatecrap (Leonin Arbiter, Qasali Pridemage, Scavenging Ooze, Voice of Resurgence, Aven Mindcensor, Gaddock Teeg), more beatsticks (Loxodon Smiter, Wilt-Leaf Liege, Brimaz, King of Oreskos, Thrun, the Last Troll), and mana dorks.

I'd be remiss if I didn't mention Collected Company. It can be a little underwhelming, however, unless your deck is filled with silver bullets and singletons. You're looking more to go wide and attack as fast as possible. It will completely change the dynamics of your deck and how you play it.

As TMBRLZ, however, you really haven't provided much information. It's hard to tell you specifically what to add or cut from your deck (like is Hero of Bladehold to expensive for your budget? Sword of Fire and Ice?) other than just by glancing over it.

What's your budget? Who will you be playing against? Do you want this deck to remain strictly G/W? Strictly humans? What's the local meta? Is it a bunch of Zooicide players or U/W/x Control players? Or is it 1 guy with a $2,000 Rock deck and a bunch of people with Standard decks? Is this something you want to play for the rest of your Magic career or are you only looking at something to jump into Modern with? Do you plan on playing Legacy or Vintage and this is a deck you'd like to use help ease into older formats?

None of these questions have really been answered and so we're kind of left giving vague card suggestions/descriptions, instead of something like "Cut 3 copies of X and replace them with 2 copies of Y and 1 copy of Z."

Mandalorian on Oh the horrors

2 weeks ago

I think Silverfur Partisan should def be a 4 of since it synergizes so well with your creatures.

I think some of the enchantment are either unnecessary or can be upgraded to enchantments that synergize with your deck. I would drop the Blood Mist, Gruul War Chant, and Gift of Paradise for stuff like Howlpack Resurgence and Full Moon's Rise.

Naturalize is also probably pretty weak here and could be replaced. Creatures like Solitary Hunter  Flip, Brazen Wolves, Smoldering Werewolf  Flip, and Thornhide Wolves can be upgraded as well.

Here are some cards that are budget friendly I would find room for:

Immerwolf

Lightning Strike

Ulrich's Kindred

Howlpack Resurgence

Full Moon's Rise

Breakneck Rider  Flip/Neck Breaker  Flip

Duskwatch Recruiter/Krallenhorde Howler  Flip

Cult of the Waxing Moon

Instigator Gang/Wildblood Pack  Flip

For options that are above budget:

Huntmaster of the Fells/Ravager of the Fells  Flip

Mayor of Avabruck  Flip/Howlpack Alpha  Flip

Lightning Bolt

Domri Rade

Hexcimal on Furry Fun Night

3 weeks ago

Once he's flipped, Mayor of Avabruck  Flip has excellent synergy with wolf decks as well. Anthem and token generator, plus benefits from Howlpack Resurgence. Perhaps something to keep in mind.

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