Nomads' Assembly


Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Commander 2014 (C14) Rare
Rise of the Eldrazi (ROE) Rare

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Nomads' Assembly


Put a 1/1 white Kor Soldier creature token onto the battlefield for each creature you control.

Rebound (If you cast this spell from your hand, exile it as it resolves. At the beginning of your next upkeep, you may cast this card from exile without paying its mana cost.)

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Nomads' Assembly Discussion

Lafoss on Budget Build: Odric's Army

4 days ago

Hey Shiken! Thanks for the upvote! I really like Secure the Wastes but it is a bit tight on the budget. Both it and Nomads' Assembly will go in the Potential Upgrades tab for sure though. I hadn't seen Nomads' Assembly before!

Shliken on Budget Build: Odric's Army

4 days ago

Love this deck!My only recommendations are Secure the Wastes, which is token generation that imo is a little better than White Sun. It's slightly more expensive but in this case I think it is a good move. Also another card that is budget that this deck would love is Nomads' Assembly which doubles your army then doubles it again the next turn! It's worth consideration at least! Wonderful Work!

JoeBlondie on Darien, King of Generals

2 weeks ago

the mana curve does not look very healthy. You have a lot of overcosted things that don't actually do much and at the same time you don't have some pieces that I would say are almost mandatory in a darien build.

I know that you want to abuse Darien's ability, but stuff like Armageddon Clock Mindstorm Crown Jinxed Idol Torture Chamber Angel's Trumpet Jade Monolith (Doom Cannon in the maybeboard) are absolutely garbage cards that do nothing when Darien is not on the field and that do very little work when he is in play. For example, you pay 6 for armageddon clock, than you have to wait 3 turns to have 6 soldiers, assuming that darien survives that long, and they are just 1/1s, maybe 2/2s or 3/3s at best.

Now, why don't you just Conqueror's Pledge for 5 mana and you have the 6 soldiers right away? Without even needing Darien out. I think that your deck should be able to generate a good amount of tokens without him and a CRAZY amount with him.You want only self-pain cards that provide other benefits, like Mana Vault or Mana Crypt if budget is not a problem, pain-lands are ok but you lack Ancient Tomb and City of Brass.

Then, I see that you go hard on the indestructible thing for protection, but

1) indestructible does not save you from the best (and common) removal spells in the format Swords to Plowshares Path to Exile Merciless Eviction Hallowed Burial Chaos Warp Toxic Deluge Cyclonic Rift nor from sacrifice effect,

2) many of your indestructible sources seem weak or slow

I think that you should use protection like Lightning Greaves and Mother of Runes for spot removal and Rootborn Defenses for mass removal if you really want to, but the best defense against removal is to have a deck that can actually recover using cards from your hand.

Then I see that you have a strong lifegain sub theme. Now, some things are efficient and mono white classics, like Soul Warden and Soul's Attendant, but you don't really want to have Healer of the Pride occupying a precious 4cmc slot orNoble Purpose in a 5cmc slot. Also, Anointer Priest is garbage because costs twice a soul sister but triggers only on your stuff and only on tokens, too situational.

Devout Invocation and Nomads' Assembly are bad too, both cost a lot of mana and require you to be already winning but don't do anything if you are behind, I'd cut them for Decree of Justice Secure the Wastes Increasing Devotion

Finally, classic anthems are bad. Very bad. Hall of Triumph Intangible Virtue Glorious Anthem Honor of the Pure Phantom General these things are just trash. You need like AT LEAST 4 of these effects to have an army that can destroy the opponents and win the game. If you draw just a couple of them its just not enough and they are dead cards, if you draw too many there is a good chance that you didn't draw enough token generators and you have no soldiers.

I think that the good approach is to go directly from 1/1s to 20/20s. You do this by using exponential pumping, like Coat of Arms Mirror Entity Jazal Goldmane and things like that. The benefits are that when you are ready you win out of nowhere and nobody sees you as a threat until then and also you don't use tons of card slots for minimal pumping. But, more importantly, dropping the +1/+1 effects opens you the option of using Skullclamp. The card is just bonkers and, ifyou can fuel it, you just win the game, assuming none destroys it on the spot. You also run Steelshaper's Gift, Enlightened Tutor and Open the Armory to find Skullclamp so that you virtually have 4 copies in the deck.

Ah, cut Caged Sun for Extraplanar Lens, its the only mana doubler worth considering in my experience, the other ones just die the turn you tap out to play them. And find room for Martial Coup that is both sweeper and token generator.

It may seem that I'm overly criticizing here, of course you can ignore some (if not all) of my advices if you are not convinced but I love Darien, I have played many of the bad things you are playing and eventually cut them out, just wish that someone told me these things so that I wouldn't have wasted time on bad cards. The cards may seem fun in theory but when you play and the deck doesn't work at all I guarantee that you feel only frustration and no fun.

MetaPenguinBomb on Trostani wants more friends the deck

3 months ago

so this ended up a way longer list than i expected. anyway if i were building trostani i'd probably include these but commander decks are largly personal and often just whatever cards are easily available, so use whatever you think would work.

Boreal Druid, Joraga Treespeaker; a couple more mana dorks.

Farhaven Elf, Wood Elves; ramps and leaves a body.

Growing Rites of Itlimoc ; crazy mana acceleration when its transformed.

Evolutionary Leap; trade in your tokens for other stuff.

Mitotic Slime; a lot of bodies.

Verdant Force; makes a lot of tokens if left alone for even one round of turns.

Twilight Drover; unsure about this in trostani, its been good in my ghave deck and flyers are useful.

Hydra Broodmaster; hella big army.

Increasing Devotion, Secure the Wastes, Nomads' Assembly, Deploy to the Front; a lot of tokens from single cards.

Reclamation Sage, Acidic Slime, Harmonic Sliver, Aura Shards; removal for opponents' artifacts and enchantments.

Terastodon; a big boy that blows up some stuff, you can even blow up your lands to make creatures in a pinch.

Mentor of the Meek; some card draw.

Parallel Lives, Anointed Procession; double tokens.

Rhox Faithmender; double life.

Aetherflux Reservoir; one way to kill your opponents with your high life total.

Eldrazi Monument; should be easy enough to sac one token per turn to keep.

Collective Blessing, Path of Bravery, Dictate of Heliod, Bloodspore Thrinax, Gavony Township, Cathars' Crusade; make your tokens bigger.

Overrun; another overwhelming stampede.

again, i'm not saying run exactly these cards, but hopefully some of them look useful to you.

Philoctetes on Nope, you can't do that! (Teysa Control)

4 months ago

Hey there! Welcome back to the world of EDH!

A few suggestions for you - biggest thing I am noting is not enough draw and ramp. I count about 3 draw engines in the deck, more if you count your tutors. As a general heuristic I aim for about 10 solid draw effects, either powerful one shots or strong engines like you have in Phyrexian Arena and Skullclamp. Underworld Connections, Read the Bones, Necropotence, Land Tax, Gift of Estates, Promise of Power, Damnable Pact, Read the Bones all reasonable options pending budget.

As for ramp I also typically aim for 10 total sources. Myriad Landscape is an easy inclusion in 2 color decks that only occupies a land slot, other possibilities would be Ashnod's Altar with your token theme, Mind Stone, criminally underplayed Wayfarer's Bauble,Commander's Sphere, and personal favorites Everflowing Chalice Worn Powerstone and Thran Dynamo.

That leads me to a couple of other suggestions - replace token makers with more powerful iterations. Conqueror's Pledge and Nomads' Assembly are decent cards, but Secure the Wastes, Decree of Justice, or even Entreat the Angels are all more scalable and mostly instant speed, a huge boon in edh.

So what to cut? I would start with a few cards that I believe are underpowered - Archdemon of Unx, Phyrexian Gargantua, Elixir of Immortality, aforementioned token producers. I would also consider finding good but expensive cards to cut to lower Your curve - i have found the ideal sweet spot in edh is 3-4 mana power plays more so than 6-7 mana bombs that die to a removal spell or board wipe.

Happy brewing!

Gottsplitter on Boros Legion

4 months ago

Nice deck! Got some new ideas from it for mine like Thalia, Heretic Cathar.

I agree to your choice of Iroas as commander. You can do really go aggro with iroas without loosing your little creatures and also push a lot of the damage throught with the menace-ability.

Thought about Purphoros, God of the Forge. Should be even better in your deck than in mine, cause you play lot more token generators like Conqueror's Pledge and Nomads' Assembly.

Also consider Ashling the Pilgrim to wipe out opponents creatures during your attackphase before blockers are declared.

Maybe Skullclamp helps with the little acces WR have to card draw.

My own approach to Iroas aggro multiplayer is here: Iroas, God of War (Multiplayer EDH)

Greetings form Gottsplitter

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