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Draw two cards. Create a colorless Treasure artifact token with "Tap, Sacrifice this artifact: Add one mana of any color to your mana pool."
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Pirate's Prize Discussion
1 week ago
1 month ago
I don't really uderstand why Nexus of Fate is there. It does nothing in your deck
Another card I don't really like is Pirate's Prize. It costs 4 mana and lets you draw 2 cards. Add some more Opt or Serum Visions if you really want an effect like that. They also let you scry and they cost just 1 mana
2 months ago
I forgot the sideboard! I feel like an idiot. Anyway, here it is: 1x Oakenform, 1x Dive Down, 1x Psychic Corrosion, 1x Ghostform, 1x Contingency Plan, 1x Negate, 1x Pirate's Prize, 1x Containment Membrane, 1x Ensoul Artifact, 1x Ulvenwald Captive Flip, 1x Hermit of the Natterknolls Flip, 1x Gearseeker Serpent, 1x Perplexing Chimera, 1x Luxa River Shrine, 1x Sentinel Totem.
4 months ago
Hmmm. Cover of Darkness and Mana Drain seem good! Beyond that, more artifacts never hurt...maybe Curse of Opulence? You also don't seem to have many draw effects, so that might be a good place to start (Pirate's Pillage and Pirate's Prize?).
5 months ago
If I may make a suggestion, ease off the treasure production spells in exchange for spells that produce the same board state effect for less mana. Though they make you a treasure or 2, they slow the deck down considerably. Contract Killing for instance is terribly in effective at eliminating a threat compared to 2 more Fatal Push or Doomfall. Pirate's Prize & Spell Swindle work well, but Depths of Desire doesn't fit at all in a control deck, if tempo was a goal I would suggest Unsummon instead but here its taking up space for better cards. Inspiring Statuary is interesting, but wasn't consistent enough to rely on.
6 months ago
6 months ago
Saheeli's Artistry is a cool card you could consider. You'll need a lot of manna but making infinite copies of any creature or artifact should win you the game. Pirate's Prize and Hornswoggle also seem reasonable for that reason.
There is an angle to this combo you mightn't have seen. With a Naban, Dean of Iteration or Panharmonicon you can use the extra Naru triggers to copy some other spell on the stack other than the flicker effect. You'll need even more manna on the same turn but if you don't have another etb creature you can psuedo River's Rebuke there board with a Expel from Orazca or something. Subsequently, Running Compelling Argument or Opt could be beneficial as the opportunity cost is so low but it's another way you could draw your library or mill out your opponent.
If you want me to suggest cuts you could tag me in a reply but usually I don't right away because it seems impolite idk.
But seriously, really cool deck. I've been on the fence about building something like this and you've pointed out some interactions I hadn't thought of initially.
7 months ago
Korlash88 has a decent point, but it can work with enough cheap spells that draw you cards. Chart a Course is good, Flood of Recollection returns another spell to your hand, Pirate's Prize and Pirate's Pillage give you treasure tokens, Secrets of the Golden City is efficient late game, and Shake the Foundations is a solid sideboard card against RDW.