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|Mirrodin Besieged (MBS)||Common|
|Mirrodin Besieged: Mirran (MBM)||Common|
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Mirran Spy Discussion
1 week ago
I agree that the extra toughness on Mirran Spy is definitely a plus but I did not exactly catch your idea about the summoning sickness. The thing I like better about Zephyr Scribe is that it may help you loot the library for your extra combo cards, actually.
1 month ago
@Halogenetic: Thank you for taking the time to comment on my deck. I decided to take a look and upvote yours as well. However I would recommend one change. I would change Mirran Spy out for Nettle Drone. Mirran Spy is a strictly worse Zephyr Scribe in this deck as it doesn't have the additional ability to draw for combo pieces and it also can't be used as the lethal part of the combo. Nettle Drone has the exact same ability as Mirran Spy in this deck but also is able to be used on the other side like Firebrand Archer and Reckless Fireweaver. That was the main reason I didn't run Battered Golem or Mirran Spy in the list I made 2 years ago; they just didn't do enough for the combo.
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The deck from 2 years ago, not the one you commented on.
7 months ago
Oof, that Priest of Yawgmoth fits the aesthetic really well, let alone being super useful.
Mirran Spy is something I'd been playing with in my head if I switched out Thrasios for Kydele -- With all the baubles being cantrips, it'd be easy to get a high draw count on any given turn. Add in Vedalken AEthermage (which I'm legit ashamed to have forgotten) and it might just be an insane little engine along with Reservoir...
I wanted to avoid Grand Pala, but it'd be a nice backup for Kydele if I do go down that route...
You're right about Muse and Orrery though, as I work out my cuts and restructure I'll go ahead with those too.
7 months ago
ive been playing around with adding green to my Seeking Treasure for the End of the World and i like some of your additions, wincons are the easy part, as most baubles cantrip allowing you to dig through the deck. (Vedalken Archmage is a huge draw engine work and makes Aetherflux Reservoir a solid wincon)
as for combos ....
and because you have green the only real additive wincon wise is
8 months ago
Hey thanks ElementalEd! I was hoping I'd have enough tap effects to stave off getting killed before I can pull of some of the 3+ card combos (Like 7 mana, Spine of Ish Sah, Priest of Yawgmoth, Mirran Spy, with a Disciple of the Vault and/or Altar of the Brood in play, being the most mana intensive combo) but yea, Reconnaissance was one I was not aware of, thanks! Also, spitting out annoying blockers with Nuisance Engine and Myr Propagator, killing with Kiku, Night's Flower, "sort-of-tutoring" with Jar of Eyeballs, Citanul Flute & Merchant's Dockhand are other reasons I have all those tap effects. As for straight up tutors.. I haven't decided yet if they're really needed, but will if they are. I do have a Trophy Mage in there though for digging up some useful artifacts.Arcum Dagsson and Master Transmuter are on my wish list atm, and I will eventually be trading out for more Inspired effects as this deck develops. Muzzio, Visionary Architect looks really groovy, too. Might have to get one. Lol, Caltrops. It's a great card, but is there a Sydri deck without it? I'll put it in when I get one. Probably, lol. With Sydri, Galvanic Genius effects, Kusari-Gama & Thornbite Staff & almost any other card in here will take care of early aggro..along with her effects & Liquimetal Coating to stave off early land drops in case I need to get rude..
There really is a ton going on with this deck, it kind of almost HAS to be played to see it all. Thinking of pulling the 7-8 mill effects though. It does play fairly defensively, but it's answers are usually to kill, exile, remove, or plain just give things Defender to just about anything..if I can get it moving fast enough.
AND, I just realized I should've put all this in the description, lol.
Thanks for checking out my deck though, feedback is always groovy. :)
9 months ago
1 year ago
1 year ago
Thanks for the advice Pyranem!
So I did some testing with your suggestions, and here's what I discovered:
Manamorphose helps storm, but doesn't do anything with Paradoxical Outcome, so it's not quite as good as I wanted it to be. I kept thinking I've seen it be better, but then remembered that's when Pyromancer Ascension is online.
Finally, I really wanted to like Riddlesmith since it would simplify my manabase, but compared to Contraband Kingpin it leads to me losing card advantage. I'll explain. In testing, pitching a card to Riddlesmith allowed me to churn through my deck and find answers, while also allowing me to actually have the answer in hand when I needed it. But, it has the downside of needing a card to pitch. The land scenario you mentioned is really uncommon, since the combo frequently goes off T4 - so I end up having to pitch other cards. With Contraband Kingpin I still have a body in play and the cards in hand while I search, so I can keep the scry train rolling. A small difference perhaps, but noticeable.
Anyway, thanks for the input I really do appreciate it.