Creature — Elf Warrior
Whenever another creature you control enters the battlefield or dies, if that creature's power is greater than Pelt Collector's, put a +1/+1 counter on Pelt Collector.
As long as Pelt Collector has three or more +1/+1 counters on it, it has trample.
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Pelt Collector occurrence in decks from the last year
Commander / EDH:
All decks: 0.01%
All decks: 0.06%
All decks: 0.17%
Pelt Collector Discussion
1 day ago
Boza thanks for your suggestions!
I don't hate Wildwood Tracker in this deck, however I think the ability to play a 3 drop on T2 or a 4 drop on T3 is too big of an upside to cut Gilded Goose or Paradise Druid for it. Additionally, it doesn't play well with Pelt Collector like Gallia of the Endless Dance or Paradise Druid do.
In my opinion, the downside of Lovestruck Beast not being able to attack without a 1/1 is too high to include it in the main deck. Although it survives a Deafening Clarion , Shock , Bonecrusher Giant , or any bounce effect like Brazen Borrower on its own, it will not be able to do anything without the token or a Wildwood Tracker on the board. I think those two cards you suggested pair nicely, but in a different version of the deck, or even a go-wide version with more 1/1 creature support. Also, Lovestruck Beast does not provide enough devotion to help enable Klothys, God of Destiny regularly.
Ilysian Caryatid seems better in a go-big strategy, possibly using for Rotting Regisaur or Polukranos, Unchained . For the T1 Gilded Goose into T2 Domri, Anarch of Bolas play alone, I find having a T1 mana creature to be much more relevant. Additionally, selecting Paradise Druid over Ilysian Caryatid allows my Pelt Collector to trigger on T2.
I am including 2 copies of Sunder Shaman as a mainboard way to fight against the new Gods, as well as any matches against decks running Doom Foretold , Fires of Invention , or other impactful enchantments. It adds 4 devotion for Klothys, God of Destiny which is huge, and is just an overstatted body on its own. I don't feel bad running the 2 copies in the main, as this is a BO1 deck where having a bit of insurance against problematic enchantments could prove to be very helpful.
The one copy of Escape to the Wilds is a way to refill after a sweeper, and actually outperformed my expectations during the last standard season. You'd be shocked with how much pressure you can apply after hitting 2/3 relevant creatures with its ability, which can be enough to push for lethal the turn after you play it. I've only included 1 copy, as I am testing out Klothys, God of Destiny as a way to push the last few points of damage.
Finally, I see Collision / Colossus to be more of a side board option, where this deck is geared towards BO1 play. I think having the ability to fight with Domri, Anarch of Bolas along side its ability to provide mana and a +1/+0 static anthem effect are much more relevant than running a conditional pump spell. It does pair nicely with Embercleave , and can take down a flying threat, however this deck is more focused on pushing through damage to achieve a win on T4/T5 if possible. Holding up 2 mana for this effect is taking away from a turn that I could just play Embercleave or an impactful creature, and the list is pretty tight so I can't justify making 2 cuts for the copies.
Thank you again for your suggestions! Like I said I think they might be suited for a similar deck but aren't the exact effects I am looking to pull off with this build. I hope I explained my decision making well enough, feel free to disagree or build one however you see fit!
4 weeks ago
I've had medium success with Dromoka's Command in my local meta. Pelt Collector plays a similar role to my Warden of the First Tree . I feel the elf is better at the early game, but the warden isn't a dead draw late in the game. Loxodon Smiter is a fine card, it's just that my local meta plays mostly "fair" magic. There is a couple control decks, but not enough for me to look at it more than Anafenza, the Foremost . What card are you looking at to replace with the smiter?
4 weeks ago
1 month ago
Is this a budget deck? If so, ignore most of what I say. If this is competitive, I have some suggestions.
Regulate your cards. You have a lot of 1-2 ofs, and a lot of cards that don't fit with your theme. Take out Aggressive Mammoth , and probably Bloom Hulk since he's a little under-powered (same with Outmuscle ). God-Eternal Rhonas also doesn't fit your theme, and neither do Nissa's Triumph , or Circuitous Route or Gingerbread Cabin or Growth Cycle or Season of Growth .
You need more power. You just need cards that are effective and can win you the game. Consider adding blue or white (or both) so you have more selection; some of the highest-power cards for this archetype are found in G/U or G/W colors. If you're staying in mono-green, add some more Yorvo, Lord of Garenbrig s, replace Vivien, Nature's Avenger for Vivien, Arkbow Ranger , drop Evolving Wilds for Fabled Passage , Incubation Druid can replace all the ramp we've been taking out, Voracious Hydra has value coming out the ears, even with all its heads, Pelt Collector is good, and Stonecoil Serpent is just good. Nissa, Who Shakes the World is great too. Those are all ideas; take what you want and leave the rest.
Interaction is needed. Because we're taking out Outmuscle , we've got almost nothing to interact with the board spell-wise. And here's where my advice becomes unhelpful. This archetype in mono-green really just doesn't have any good interaction besides Voracious Hydra . You need to splash white or blue to get some removal or bounce or anything. All green has is fight.
Again, if this is just casual and you don't care about spending $100-200 on a deck to make it competitive, ignore most of what I just said.
1 month ago
If you're playing aggro, you want 4 Blooming Marsh and probably 0 Quagmire. Advocate is probably not very good here if you're running only 23 lands because it will be very difficult to get to 6 lands in Pioneer. I would also drop Field of Ruin because, again, you're an aggro deck simply trying to clock your opponent. There aren't any threatening lands in the format to warrant a slot to a colorless mana source. I would Max out on Knight of the Ebon Legion and Scrapheap Scrounger .
Here's what I would change: -4 Sylvan Advocate -1 Scavenging Ooze -1 Tireless Tracker -2 Questing Beast -1 Liliana, the Last Hope -1 Vraska, Golgari Queen -3 Fatal Push -1 Collective Brutality -2 Field of Ruin -2 Hissing Quagmire
Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet
As for the Sideboard, you probably don't need Plague anymore, since Field of the Dead is.. well, dead. I would honestly set it up for what you most expect to play against. X number of Duress, Graveyard hate (Ashiok/Leyline of the Void/Scooze), Artifact hate (Reclamation Sage), Creature hate (Cast Down/Doom Blade/Languish/Cry of the Carnarium). There will still be some Nissa/Big Mana decks you'll have to look out for.
1 month ago
Mdmaster13 I'd like to hear your thoughts on this potential version of my golgari Scales deck, I haven't committed to the changes (which is why I made this copy to play around with lol) but these are things I'm considering.
Changes from the list I took to tournament:
I ran into a few hands where Avatar of the Resolute couldn't enter with any counters so I wanted to add more early creatures with +1/+1 counters and more protection ON said creatures. Also Spell Queller was obnoxious and I wanted an answer so that's why I am opting for Transgress the Mind instead of Duress.
1 month ago
This deck looks amazing!! Pelt Collector seems a little slow. I might try Paradise Druid , Incubation Druid , or another mana ramp card. This would set up a turn 3 Questing Beast or Shifting Ceratops. I would also mainboard 2x Vivien, Arkbow Ranger over 2x Vraska, Swarm's Eminence .
1 month ago
that makes sense. Pelt Collector could be another option.