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Enchantment — Aura
When Nylea's Presence enters the battlefield, draw a card.
Enchanted land is every basic land type in addition to its other types.
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Nylea's Presence Discussion
1 week ago
1 month ago
Disciple_of_Doran thank you for that. Collected Company is a bit on the pricey side for me. i do like the Elvish Champion and Nylea's Presence combo though. i might run more Joraga Warcaller if needed
1 month ago
First up, Wellwisher isn't Modern Legal, so... you'll have to drop that one.
Second, If I could suggest anything for this deck, it would be to drop Dwynen, Gilt-Leaf Daen, Nath of the Gilt-Leaf, and Fog. You're elves, you already have one of the best strategies against aggro decks - a ton of big creatures.
I'd replace them with Elvish Champion and Nylea's Presence, a combo that not only pumps your elves and can help ensure you get black mana, but when combined can make all your elves unblockable by enchanting an opponent's land. Maybe double down on your mana ramp and throw in some copies of Arbor Elf for the rest, or some Joraga Warcaller for something to spend all that mana on.
Also, if you chose to take the above route and have the cash, trading out Harmonize in favor of Collected Company gives you instant speed elves for free. It won't grab your new enchantment or more copies of itself, but other than that all cards worth finding it will.
1 month ago
Great deck. Love me some Doran. The land count and fixing seems a little low with only one or two alternate mana generators. Do you find you you are able to cast everything on time and later cast two or three spells per turn in the late game?
Consider maybe cutting some of the walls you find that are underperforming (based on your meta) and getting your mana generation up to 34 or 35 cards. Axebane Guardian is great with so many Defenders. With all of your auras you could also consider adding a couple of the aura tutoring creatures (Totem-Guide Hartebeest and Heliod's Pilgrim are two of my favourite Doran friendly creatures) to get your key auras when you want them and then something like Nylea's Presence which can fix your mana, cantrip, turn Manigoth into an unblockable monster and in a pinch, give an opponent a forest if you have any other forest walkers to swing with.
That new dino is awesome but does seem a like a bit of a nombo with a low power/high toughness theme.
5 months ago
All the cards I think I could possibly suggest are already in your Maybeboard!
I would suggest 1 Pendelhaven as it can allow your 1/1 dorks to be more aggressive when you need them to be.
Collected Company is obviously excellent and aside from that either Chord of Calling or Lead the Stampede should replace Nylea's Presence. Some do one or the other and some do a 2/2 or 3/1 split. Either way I think one of these should definitely be mainboard. Lead the Stampede is excellent at refilling your hand and Chord of Calling can get that 1 Ezuri you need to win on the spot. Both are powerful, though I lean more towards Chord since it allows you to play singleton hate cards you can tutor for in sideboarded games.
Joraga Warcaller is a pretty awkward card with Collected Company because you cant have it come in with counters to pump the whole team. In a Coco build I would cut it and a couple Visionaries and 1-2 Champions to make room for Heritage Druid and Nettle Sentinel. The most explosive starts possible with Elf decks involve Heritage Druid. Ex-
Turn 3 you can deal 20 damage, but an explosive start like that doesn't happen without Heritage Druid, its just not possible. With Nettle Sentinel you can tap it for mana using Heritage Druid cast a spell, untap the sentinel, and do it again, essentially playing out your whole hand.
Anyway, Elves are my favorite Modern tribe, I hope this helped a bit! Happy Brewing
6 months ago
Nylea's Presence is another card that makes a land every basic type.
6 months ago
To upgrade your deck mantaining the same style, if you can afford it, Doran, the Siege Tower over the Thoctar is great, because it is effectively a 5/5 and powers up your other creatures. This way, you would have to shift to Abzan's colours.
7 months ago
So, I've been taking in all of these suggestions and trying to narrow things down as far as which cards I'd like in the deck. So, these are the cards I'm considering, how much of each, and why. From there, maybe you guys can help me narrow things down..?
2 Wren's Run Packmaster and 2 Howl of the Night Pack has been a good combo, allowing me to get a lot of deathtouch creatures to block with, or to to discourage enemies from attacking while I build up my elves.
2 Jagged-Scar Archers gets even better with more elves on the field. It'd be a great (and so far, only) defense against any flying, able to deal damage without taking any if needed.
2 Overwhelming Stampede. This. This has actually won me the game many times, giving all of my creatures a great temporary buff and trample, allowing my damage to actually go through.
4 Elvish Archdruid can give me a lot of mana to work with, with an added buff to all elves as well!
2 Ambush Commander pairs greatly with a lot of cards, getting a lot more tokens onto the field. The only 'danger' of this card is the enemy having a board wipe or taking out the lands otherwise, which has happened to me once or twice.
2 Wellwisher. One game, I had two of these out and reached about 100+ life. That was pretty fun.
2 Bramblewood Paragon gives a lot of creatures a good buff, as well as the all-important trample condition.
3 Elvish Promenade gives me a lot of tokens to work with, which helps for both blocking and building things up.
3 Elvish Mystic, 3 Llanowar Elves, and 2 Heritage Druid help greatly with accquiring mana; but with 4 Elvish Archdruid, I don't want too much of these cards, otherwise I'll have more than I need and less cards to actually cast from these guys.
2 Ezuri, Renegade Leader could provide me with both a nice buff and an easy way to regenerate creatures. Great card all-in-all for the cost.
2 Dwynen's Elite gets me another token when casting it. Pretty good, but a lot of other things also give me more tokens as well.
3 Elvish Visionary helps me with card draw, giving me a little more to work with.
Eladamri, Lord of Leaves is a great card, but it seems a little too expensive for my taste, heh.
So, this is my thought process so far as I try to narrow everything down. Thoughts, if any..?