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|Shadows over Innistrad||Uncommon|
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Artifact — Equipment
Equipped creature gets +1/+1.
When equipped creature transforms, transform Neglected Heirloom.
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Neglected Heirloom Discussion
3 days ago
I like where you are going with this but it needs some work. First off 30 lands is a crazy amount even for your curve. You could probably be OK with 24 maybe 25 max. Might want to look into some of the dual lands like Inspiring Vantage or Needle Spires to help with your mana fixing. Also, I see you are running Avacynian Missionaries Flip which is a good card if you are running equipment cards like Cathar's Shield, Bone Saw, Neglected Heirloom Flip or Elbrus, the Binding Blade Flip but otherwise it is a lackluster card on its own. You have a lot of creatures at 4 converted mana cost you may want to look at cutting 1 or 2 of them and throwing in some 3-drop spells. I would suggest Thalia, Heretic Cathar as her ability causes your opponent's creatures to enter tapped and buy you those early-game turns that you will desperately need to bring out your big guys. Other than that pretty solid deck. White has some good removal too in Declaration in Stone and Immolating Glare. Cheers mate!
1 week ago
- -3x Fortified Village
- -1x Mountain
- -3x Blessed Alliance
- -4x Waxing Moon
- -3x Conduit of Storms
- -3x Ulvenwald Captive
- -3x Precise Strike
- -1x Ulrich of the Krallenhorde
- +4x Cinder Glade
- +4x Duskwatch Recruiter Flip
- +4x Lambholt Pacifist Flip
- +4x Blossoming Defense
- +2x Heroic Intervention
- +3x Moonlight Hunt
- 1x Moonlight Hunt
- 2x Hermit of the Natterknolls Flip
- 3x Spirit of the Hunt
- 1x Ulrich of the Krallenhorde Flip
- 2x Natural Obsolescence
- 2x Neglected Heirloom Flip
- 4x Village Messenger Flip
Why remove these cards?
They're expensive to cast or aren't worth the white splash. The deck needs to be aggressive and flood the board with creatures. You need to punish people for not playing cards on their turn and holding up counterspells or removal, so "no spells -> flip" Werewolves will get under combo and control better than midrange beatdown right now. Waxing Moon is a trap - playing mediocre cards because you can "cheat out" a flip is a poor two-card combo no matter how flexible it is. Precise Strike is tough to remove but we aren't at Red-Deck-Wins aggro, plus we needed room for removal spells.
Why add these cards?
Removing splash lands for on-color Cinder Glade (which can still be revealed for Game Trail - it has basic land types!) These are more valuable creatures that are irreplacable in the deck. Added combat tricks that also get around removal, because everyone and their grandmother are going to be running either Shock or Walking Ballista.
Mix of cards to help deal with threats or tune the deck to be more aggressive or more defensive. Like, you can cut two lands and two 4-5 drops to bring in Village Messenger Flip if your opponent wants to play slow. Something like Natural Obsolescence gets rid of problems like Aethersphere Harvester or Torrential Gearhulk. Or if you go up against BG Constrictor (plays Winding Constrictor and a bunch of cards that want +1 counters), Neglected Heirloom Flip can help you get bigger than them.
1 week ago
1 month ago
Neglected Heirloom Flip is actually a solid card in the deck even when it's not flipped, so I don't think i'm removing it. I also wouldn't want to remove an equipment for a card that's only good when you've got equipments. I even like it more than Bone Saw because it helps protect my creatures from burn and helps them survive combat. However Thalia, Heretic Cathar would be an awesome addition! I've noticed her impact on the field first hand when playing R/W vehicles and she definitely would find a home here. Her first strike will also be great when combined with the equipment buffs.
about Cathar's Shield, I don't like playing that card in an aggro shell, it's too expensive to equip and wouldn't have much impact when you did. so it would only function as a way to trigger the "when you have an artifact/equipment" clauses. all the other equipments function in other ways as well so i prefer them by far. and well I've already elaborated why i prefer heirloom over bone saw. now, Captain's Claws is a great card, but for this deck it's also quite expensive, drawing two of them is already hard to curve out, drawing three of them would be disastrous for your speed. that's why intend to keep it to 3 copies so that the probability of such a thing happening is significantly lower.
Reckless Bushwhacker however is another card i like. The deck is already quite aggressive (I finish games T4 quite often) but he would fit right in finding lots of spells that would allow him to surge in. i'm not sure which place he'd take but i think i'll try him out. Since Town Gossipmonger Flip was indeed the slowest one-shot i had, i probably will replace him with 2 Thalia, Heretic Cathars and a Reckless Bushwhacker for starters :p
thank you for the suggestions :D
1 month ago
I love people brewing Boros Equipment decks. Here's my 2 cents for thought.
Rip out Town Gossipmonger Flip and get some Thalia, Heretic Cathar to replace it as a 2-3 of, or even Authority of the Consuls. These 2 cards serve a real point in this deck - To prevent potential blockers being able to block.
Rip out Neglected Heirloom Flip. It's a solid artifact sure if you're running enough flip creatures to reliably get it flipped in 1-2 turns, but since I've already suggested removing Town Gossipmonger, then the sword has no way to flip and becomes wasted slots. This frees up room for that Sigarda's Aid that has been mentioned several times.
With both Town Gossipmonger and Neglected Heirloom gone, and the other cards added in, there still should be a couple of slots left open. This was done deliberately to leave room for more equipment. Another Captain's Claws, some Cathar's Shield, maybe even more Bone Saw. If these don't interest you then why not consider Reckless Bushwhacker? It can create a surprise win very early.
1 month ago
This deck is running no-AER cards right now, since I will be playing it on the first week, before I get my pre-orders. Despit this, I don't expect much changes.
Renegade Rallier I considered, but they have to kill something during your turn. I think it's too hard to trigger Revolt for it in the current standard.
Oviya Pashiri, Sage Lifecrafter was tried and replaced by an equipment.
Aid from the Cowl definitely not. It's too slow and another 5-drop. I'd rather play more angels instead.
1 month ago
1 month ago
Just got back to computer access so I'll respond to all the comments here in order now, thanks for all the upvotes by the way!
I love Astral Steel but its just such a bad card haha, if I'm playing for flavor I'll definitely add it!
Ornithopter sadly isn't a vehicle or he'd definitely get included.
I was considering the tron lands but decided I have so few lands that I want mostly plains and the nonbasics I opted to use are mostly land destruction stuff.