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Creature — Eldrazi Drone
Devoid (This card has no color.)
: Nettle Drone deals 1 damage to each opponent.Whenever you cast a colorless spell, untap Nettle Drone
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Nettle Drone Discussion
1 week ago
I find that having playable hands comes down to flexible color mana and cheap to cast free to repeat damage. These 2 factors lead to Rakdos, Lord of Riots dropping at least turn 4.
You defiantly need more dual colord lands. As of this statment you have 3 lands and 4 mana rocks that can tap for either. that means you only have 7 chances to get a card that can pay for either the , or in Rakdos, Lord of Riots cost.
Lobber Crew, Nettle Drone, Thermo-Alchemist, Shepherd of Rot, and Endbringer are a good start for casting enablers. I will absolutly steal Plague Spitter, and Cryptolith Fragment Flip for my desk. I would also recommend Cinder Pyromancer, and Tunneling Geopede Basically I try to run 10 or more cards that don't take mana away from casting Rakdos, Lord of Riots, while still dealing at least 1 damage to an opponent.
The decklist is out of date from my current build but I am sure you can find some fun tools in Comrad Rakdos
I hope these tips help.
2 weeks ago
Alright, so taking a look at this, I see a few cards that can be immediately cut. Ruin Rat is just bad. Doomfall doesn't work in EDH, Nef-Crop Entangler has better cards, Toil isn't great here unless you're pointing it at yourself, Tresspasser's Curse doesn't help you get big things out, Horror of the Broken Lands is just bad, Carnage Gladiator is kinda meh, Prismatic Lens is weak AF, Kozilek's Pathfinder just doesn't really do anything here outside of being a colorless mana sink (which you don't really have support for) and Desecration Demon will likely never attack.
Nef-Crop Entangler out, Nettle Drone in. Nettle Sentinel is bonkers and I KNOW you have a copy of it somewhere (I legit gave my copy of it to you).
Toil out, Bloodgift Demon in. Not only is Bloodgift a decent beater, but he gives you card draw. Basically a dude version of Phyrexian Arena with a side of hitting opponents too.
Ruin Rat out, literally anything else in. Probably Endbringer, simply because I think you have my copy of it. Use it.
Horror of the Broken Lands out, Conduit of Ruin in. Bad card out, better card in. Tutor + cost reduction is nutty.
Trespasser's Curse out, Combustible Gearhulk in. Not only do you need more dudes, but you need better dudes. Combustible shouldn't be hard to find rn and is very powerful in a deck with Eldrazi.
Carnage Gladiator out, Duplicant in. It's free removal. Just do it.
Kozilek's Predator out, Pestilence Demon in. This Demon can make multiple opponents lose a lot of life very quickly, as well as nuke crappier creatures. It also beats for 7.
Desecration Demon out, Pathrazer of Ulamog in. Self-explanatory.
Rakazeth's Rite out (it's a bit expensive for a tutor), Crypt Ghast in. You'll appreciate the ramp as well as the Extort triggers.
Doomfall out, Hero's Downfall in. I think I have one lying around and Downfall is just better.
Loxodon Warhammer out, Neheb, the Eternal in. Someone'll get it eventually, and he's just baller.
Seer's Lantern out, Sin Prodder in. Yes, I hate Sin Prodder. But goddamn if it isn't fun AF to nug someone for 12 off a blind flip, and synergistic in this deck as well.
Traveler's Amulet out, Hellkite Charger in. You know you want infinite combats with Neheb. Don't deny it.
2 weeks ago
Creatures Nettle Drone x3Falkenrath Reaver x1Valakut Predator x1Pyre Hound x1Shivan Dragon x1Makindi Sliderunner x1Embodiment of Fury x1Cinder Hellion x 1Markov Crusader x1Sanitarium Skeleton x2Walking Corpse x1Vampire Noble x1Ghoulcaller's Accomplice x1Fourth Bridge Prowler x1Bane of Bala Ged x1Emrakul, the Promised End x1Void Winnower x1
sorceryShamble Back x1Ruinous Path x1Dark Salvation x1Mire's Malice x1Liliana's Indignation x1Bone Splinters x1Collective Defiance x1Sparkmage's Gambit x1Chandra's Revolution x1Cone of Flame x2Incendiary Flow x1Magmatic Chasm x1instantsMurder x1Borrowed Malevolence x1Fiery Temper x1Stonefury x1Essence Extraction x1EnchantmentsConsecrated by Blood x1
2 weeks ago
Interesting idea you have. Hope it works out for you. +1
3 weeks ago
I was thinking about Fanatic of Mogis and how good that sort of ability this is in this sort of deck.
You also Might wanna consider some nice, expensive creatures to ramp into.
(I promise this is the last one)
3 weeks ago
For your consideration:Demonic PactDominator DroneEmbraal Gear-SmasherFanatic of MogisFirebrand ArcherFlameblade AngelGuttersnipeHarsh MentorImpact TremorsKarplusan MinotaurKederekt ParasiteLobber CrewNettle DronePurphoros, God of the ForgeSin ProdderSpireside InfiltratorThermo-AlchemistTunneling GeopedeVexing DevilVial Smasher the FierceWeaver of Lightning
4 weeks ago
Well for starters, you definitely want more precombat damage sources (usually 7-8 total). Consider:
- Chandra, Fire of Kaladesh Flip
- Nettle Drone
- Cryptolith Fragment Flip
- Honden of Infinite Rage
- Lim-Dul's Hex
- Retreat to Hagra
Those last 4 are important because they're not creatures, so harder to remove.
Lastly, the very nature of the deck means you develop a huge board very fast, then probably get wiped. So consider not playing out your entire hand at once, so you can recover from wipes easier.
2 months ago
What I want to know is that should I build one deck focused around the helix one or both combos with no protection? I can Protect o0ne combo bu replacing another, what do you think?