Creature — Elemental
When Nevermaker leaves the battlefield, put target nonland permanent on top of its owner's library.
Evoke (3)(Blue) (You may play this spell for its evoke cost. If you do, it's sacrificed when it enters the battlefield.)
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|Commander / EDH||Legal|
Nevermaker occurrence in decks from the last year
Commander / EDH:
All decks: 0.01%
3 months ago
Hi, doddlm. I've looked at your Brudiclad decklist and it look solid overall, but I have a few suggestions on what can make it better. The only major thing that comes to mind is that I think you have too few big payoff cards (6) for Brudiclad to multiply and too many little token set-up cards (23). My opinion is that (little tokens)- to – (big tokens) – to – (copy effects) has to be roughly equivalent with each category having at last 10+ cards. As far as card choices go there are some that don't make enough in EDH and you might consider replacing them with something else.
What to consider to remove Show
Ghired's Belligerence – I tried it, didn't work out for me, but you have a lot more of 1/1 guys that can be pinged for populate so it can work for you if you keep close to current ratios.
Nevermaker – Feels like the payoff is too small. When you are in a pinch you can't even sacrifice it to remove something as you don't have sac outlet. Spell Swindle – not a fan of it, not gonna lie. I just don't like sitting with 5 open mana.
What to consider to add: Show
Vandalblast – you can remove one of the 2 boardwipes I mentioned for this.
More salt for your opponents: Timestream Navigator – If copies into a token goes infinite turn lock with Brudiclad
Hope this answer isn't too long and you find it helpful! I'll also enable chat in case you have more questions. Cheers, mate!
4 months ago
You might like these: Domineering Will (steal 3 dudes, keep one of them permanently using Thassa's ability!), Ray of Command, Chamber of Manipulation, Overtaker, Mulldrifter, Sea Gate Oracle, Diluvian Primordial, Agent of Treachery, Conjurer's Closet, Verity Circle, Wall of Stolen Identity, Meteor Golem, AEther Adept, Venser, Shaper Savant, Sunken Hope, Nevermaker
7 months ago
Your deck looks light on win-cons. Beyond the Strionic Resonator combo, the only ways to clear path to victory I see is for Agent of Treachery to steal threats. Nevermaker and Venser, Shaper Savant can win the game too I suppose, but only if you're blinking them a lot, and it's probably not enough to defeat multiple opponents quickly. Commander damage isn't particularly viable either, since everyone will try their best to kill Brago.
I'd recommend playing at least a few bigger threats that are worth blinking.
Crystal Shard is a versatile card.
I also prefer equipment over auras for Brago. There's less of a chance of losing card advantage, at least.
8 months ago
Hey! I built a budget Black Rose deck and, you're right, it is hard to win! The throne mechanic can be really restrictive. I think it's important to remember Marchesa wants to be aggro. Flayer of the Hatebound is the closest you can get to combo (with Marchesa, burning people for 9 at each end step). So make an enemy... try to kill someone ASAP. Dethrone other players only if you have a way to nuke your life, on-demand +1/+1 counters, or board that can 1-2-shot someone.
You need more creatures. At least 28.
If you want to win consistently, I'd play more stax pieces like Sadistic Hypnotist , Oona's Blackguard , Noxious Toad , etc. Maybe even Specter tribal with the likes of Sedraxis Specter . You really want to slow your opponents down and secure your board; like how Boros aggro needs Armageddon .
Purphoros, God of the Forge wins games.
I would consider cutting...
Altar of Dementia ... any other engine on a stick is better.
I might add...
Plaguecrafter ... all-star.
Shifting Shadow ... great engine in Marchesa.
Breath of Fury ... extra combats will win.
Puppeteer Clique ... fun theft.
Grave Titan ... you might just need some pricey 1-card houses.
Curse of Stalked Prey ... ignore the Throne.
Sidisi, Undead Vizier ... tutor.
Fleshwrither ... maybe?
Whip of Erebos ... to combo with "Pay life:" ...or some other life gain.
8 months ago
Roon is crying for Lightning Greaves /etc.
Try limiting your good-stuff, avoid stacks, and actually winning the game (quickly). Do you want to control and grind the game out? Are there certain combos you prefer? There are so many ETBs to choose from, the best thing you can do with flickering is try to spike. The value will always be there for you; So how are you going to deal 40-120 damage?
9 months ago
I think you'd like Unquestioned Authority . Like Traveler's Cloak, it makes Brago unblockable and can be flickered with his ability for extra draw. These might interest you too: Curator's Ward (protects Brago and gives extra draw when he flickers himself! You can flicker the Ward as well, but be sure to leave 1 creature unflicked so the Ward has somewhere to land), Sunblast Angel , Heliod's Pilgrim , Totem-Guide Hartebeest , Flickerform , Coveted Jewel , Mulldrifter , Cloudblazer , Prophetic Prism , Azorius Signet , Fellwar Stone , Tsabo's Web , Nevermaker , Sovereigns of Lost Alara
1 year ago
I’ve also played Brago and there are 2 very good budget things you can do with this deck. 1, ramp. 2, draw. Brago basically doubles your mana from mana rocks, so if you have a lot of mana and a lot of draw, that is powerful. That’s why Rhystic Study and Smothering Tithe cost so much.
Let’s start with ramp. He can blink mana rocks so your mana rocks need to enter untapped. No Fieldmist Borderpost effects. Instead, you have Mana Geode , Darksteel Ingot , Prismatic Lens , Hedron Archive , Basalt Monolith , Peregrine Drake (he’s fun), and anything else you have. Sol Ring and what not.
Now draw. Mystic Remora is definitely worth the price. It’ll draw you a ton of cards and Brago will keep the upkeep cost to . Other good draw is Trial of Knowledge , Sea Gate Oracle , Unquestioned Authority , Traveler's Cloak , Pentarch Ward , Curator's Ward (you draw cards and can trenchant your commander!) Heliod's Pilgrim , and more. There are always permanents that help you draw.
Shoutout to Cloudform and Lightform for cheating everything into play. Should you want to keep your manifested a creature a 2/2 instead of blinking it (for example, it’s an instant) you only need to blink the ~~~~form enchantment. Also, Reality Acid and Nevermaker do great.
Also, planeswalkers. Add them if you’ve got them. Like Narset, Parter of Veils . She’s good.
Those are my suggestions anyway. Now if you’re to take any cards out, I’d start with Serra's Blessing . Your commander can blink itself and all your creatures so they have pseudo-vigilance. I’d also remove instants and sorcerers from your deck that can be easily replaced with a blinkable permanent with the same effect ( Unsummon —> Nevermaker ).