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Nature's Claim Discussion
1 day ago
ay.lobo: I think n0bunga summed it up pretty nicely. And while some of the cards I recommended are dead draws against certain decks, the important thing is that stop the decks that stop you. And for you, that is absoultely blue decks. Not only are they best suited to dealing with your commander (via bounce spells like Chain of Vapor) but are also the main thing that shut's down your game ending seplls, like Firecat Blitz.
On top of that, you absolutely want to be running Mox Diamond, just like you want to be running Mana Vault. The key to your deck is speed. You need to get down Purphoros as quickly as possible so he can start doing his thing. Both of the aforementioned cards help in doing that. Mana Vault is an outright turn 2 Purphoros. Extraplanar Lens however is a turn 3 play in hte hope that you have 6 mana turn 4. Or it eats a removal spell (see Fragmentize, Nature's Claim, Chain of Vapor, Abrupt Decay, etc) and you're left negative resources. At least a Mox Diamond diamond getting destroyed doesn't put you back on boardstate resources (other than itself). And yes, it sucks to draw ramp late game. But that's the game you play. That's the game we all play.
On your last point, I can't say with a huge level of authority whether Purphoros is better suited to a combo build of whether he's better as a token swarm deck. And I have no problems with you saying that a token build is the way to go. But my concern is that your deck is still lacking in certain spots (mainly the aforementiond cards) and I'm reluctant to swap one suboptimal deck for another. It's why even though this list has had a bunch of Saskia the Unyielding submissions, a decklist is still needed as none of them were at the level required.
5 days ago
I love Abzan! Here are some suggestions:
1:Improve your creatures
Sylvan Caryatid would be helpful, too.
2:Improve your mana-base
Cut Sandsteppe Citadel.
3:Improve your spells
Replace them with Fatal Push, Thoughtseize, Go for the Throat, Path to Exile, and Dismember or Maelstrom Pulse. Any of these two removal spells should be a playset(4), but all of them are just about the same.
3:Sideboard for Modern
Cut literally everything.
Stony Silence could be useful too.
If you choose to run Go for the Throat, sideboard a third removal option that can hit anything.
Leyline of Sanctity can hose just about any deck.
I couldn't really fit this stuff in without you cutting some other useful stuff, but cards like Kitchen Finks, Dark Confidant, Thalia, Guardian of Thraben, or Blind Obedience could worm their way into your deck.
1 week ago
Sorry, I was away for a few days.
Child of Alara isn't bad, but he can't win you the game if that's needed and you would also need a reanimation sub theme to re-use him (if you put him back into the Command Zone, his ability doesn't trigger). That'd be Super Reanimation Friends and I'm not sure you would want to spend the card slots to do that (though, to that end, you could run some reasonably powerful creatures like Notion Thief, reanimate him, and then cast Windfall and Wheel of Fortune or something to mind twist everyone else's hands while you draw 20+ cards.
Sliver Queen is an idea, but I would recommend running her combo cards and viewing the Planeswalkers as a vehicle to draw into her combo pieces. The reason Queenie is even tier 2 is because of her optimized decklist build linked on the Tapped Out tier list- so you're going to want to run some Boonweaver pieces if you're going to roll with her (or her own combo pieces or something. Infinite Slivers is a reasonable fallback plan).
As for Wave of Vitriol and the like, I don't think you would need to bother running it. If the players have decks as strong as you say, they'll be doing t1 Mox Diamond, Mana Crypt, etc., and the like into t2-t4 wins. You'd have to accelerate like crazy for Wave of Vitriol to be a reasonable response, so in that regard just run Nature's Claim, Aura of Silence, Vandalblast and the like to get rid of troublesome artifacts and enchantments.
1 week ago
You want low end ramp. Think Sakura-Tribe Elder, Nature's Lore, Farseek, stuff like that. Your commander is an equipment tutor after all, so you want to play him quickly to capitalise on combat as soon as possible.
1 week ago
what do you mean you can't fetch for Temple Garden? if by "fetch" you mean fetchland, you absolutely can. you can use a Windswept Heath (which you should replace the Horizon Canopy with) to grab a Temple Garden. replace the Field of Ruin with Sunpetal Grove. once you do that, the only land you'll have that can't produce colored mana for noncreature spells will be the Cavern of Souls, which means you can bump it up to 4. its not about "needing the color fixing", its about having an answer to counterspells. you also made a typo when you said "you don't want lands that don't produce colorless mana". i think you meant "colored", not "colorless". also, Aether Vial isn't mainly about color fixing (merfolk certainly don't use it for color fixing) or etb's. it helps with those for sure, but thats not the main reason people use it. its biggest advantage is the fact that it helps you start pumping out multiple creatures per turn which is pretty much what every aggro tribal deck wants. furthermore your Noble Hierarch could easily be replaced by a Birds of Paradise to save you a ton of money. Nature's Claim should be replaced with Disenchant or Naturalize. you don't want to just give your opponent 4 life.
and you mean "pseudo", not "sudo".
1 week ago
Dauntless Escort is really good in this deck good with wilt leaf
you cant go wrong with a Dryad Militant help you shut down some modern decks.
in the sideboard you really need Rest in Peace
aegis of the gods is kinda bad as it dies easily
1 week ago
Kizrakas, yes that is true. However we run more than enough tutors and pump to the point that it is not a worry. Also, you can use not only tutors and pump, but also removal. For example, playing a Sol Ring, using Nature's Claim on it, and repeating each loop iteration.
1 week ago
You have a good deck so far. Doubling Season isn't even worth it until it get truly reprinted. Anyhow, here are some suggestions:
- Gyre Sage
- Walking Ballista
- Managorger Hydra
- Rishkar, Peema Renegade
- Champion of Lambholt
- Herald of Secret Streams
- Spike Weaver
- Deepglow Skate
- Acidic Slime
- Kalonian Hydra
Hope this helps :)