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Whenever a creature you control with power 2 or less attacks, Raid Bombardment deals 1 damage to defending player.
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Raid Bombardment Discussion
LuxuryBall on goblin
1 month ago
Boggart Shenanigans, Quest for the Goblin Lord, Impact Tremors, Raid Bombardment, Hazoret's Monument, Goblin Bushwhacker, Reckless Bushwhacker, and Foundry Street Denizen would all be great additions. I play a lot of goblins in standard and modern and these are the guys that really stick out.
1 month ago
kamarupa: Thanks for the comment!
I am gonna have to look into Time of Need. Initially I was going to say I can't run it because not all the creatures I look for are legendary, and I need to be able to put the creature into play with it. When I think about it more, the vast majority of creatures I try to grab are Legendary, and running 3x Eldritch Evolution MB and 1x SB has actually been too many, so I think I will playtest at least 1x ToN in place of the SB one. The idea there is if I bring in one of the SB creatures, I also bring in the tutor, rather than run 2x of that particular creature in the sideboard.
Funnily enough, I actually playtested a 1x Shalai, Voice of Plenty in the MB today in place of the Pegasus Courser, and a Thalia, Heretic Cathar in place of the Obelisk Spider and was really happy with them both. I think Shalai is definitely going to have a place in the deck, possibly in addition to the Leylines. Thalia I think is just going to be in the MB.
I tried running Slaughter the Strong a long time ago when the deck was just Abzan, but when I switched to 4+ color I stopped running it. I think it is worth revisiting again, especially since it gets in under Gaddock Teeg.
Throne of the God-Pharaoh is a strict upgrade to Raid Bombardment in here, and I wish I would have caught your comment before I went to FNM because it is a much better fit. I hardly ever lose creatures on my turn anyway, so in that sense they are equal, but the fact that Throne can proc off of tapped Birds of Paradise, and there are a few control decks in my meta that are constantly tapping Doran down, Throne definitely ends up being a better fit. On top of all of that there's no color requirement, and it's 1 mana less and smooths out the deck even more. Great suggestion.
Thanks again for commenting, that gives me a lot to think about!
1 month ago
Rather than 2x Mardu Ascendancy I am going to swap one out for 1x Raid Bombardment and test it that way instead. I tried this a long time ago with decent performance, but I had just added red to the deck and it wasn't running smoothly at all, and I didn't have the consistency in my creatures that I do now. I also ran it in place of Ascendancy, and as a 3-of, and I think all of those were bad ideas.
The thought is that, even with lots of chump blockers on the opponent's side, I'm still getting a good amount of damage through. It is non-combat damage so a lot of Fogs don't effect it at all, and Leyline of Sanctity doesn't matter because the effect isn't targetting. It's also much, much easier to hardcast than Ascendancy is. Hopefully the playtesting goes well!
I'm still relatively new to Modern, I've only been playing for about 5 months, so I have a lot to learn about maximizing my Game 1 setup, instead of having my G1 mainboard be a mix of answers to a bunch of different decks. Obelisk Spider for instance I run in the MB, but it could probably be in the SB instead for the Humans and Spirit matchups. That being said, is there a better MB creature for that spot? Maybe Lightning Greaves even? It may even get people to mistakenly sideboard in artifact hate on G2, where I can SB it out and only have Spellskite left for it to hit.
Let me know what you think!
1 month ago
This is a surprisingly decent list- but the big thing for budget lists at FNM- SIDEBOARD.
You don't have to grab staple sideboard tools- the more budget your list, the more powerful a transformative sideboard becomes. Changing from red devotion where you want Leyline of Sanctity asap to a Raid Bombardment/Mogg War Marshal tokens list is very powerful, and the flexibility of just saying 'oh, I'll run these 15 cards instead of (all my spells, all my creatures, half of each) is strong.
It also lets you plan out sideboard tools so that some can sit mainboard- Ash Zealot and Harsh Mentor provide seven slots mainboard that can be smoothly swapped for more spells, more creatures, different hate depending on what you need, and planning that out can have immense benifits.
There are lots of options- and finding cards that can flex into a second list with 15 swaps is suprisingly a lot simpler than it seems- just look for cards that are hit hard by spells your opponent will sideboard out so you can swap them in. eg; they ditch their high CMC answers/enchantment removal for more road blocks while you swap to a Goblin Assault/Curse of Stalked Prey list.
Good luck, and happy brewing.
3 months ago
I went and played in a Pauper tournament todat at my LGS. Today, was my first time playing the deck. I found that when I was able to get Mogg War Marshal on the board I was able to win because of the overwhelming amount of goblins. I want to bring more token production in the deck. I am looking to add Goblin Instigator Impact Tremors Raid Bombardment Dragon Fodder and Krenko's Command. I am not sure sure how many to add of each and what to remove? Recommendations?
4 months ago
Also, your card count comes out to 99 including Ib, so you have an open slot!
4 months ago
They tie closely together because they go on the stack at the same time, so as long as a Goblin is a 2/2 or less before attackers are declared, it doesn't matter if you attack with 20 Goblins and each one is a 21/2 because of Shared Animosity, Raid Bombardment still procs as well because at the time the trigger resolves Shared Animosity hadn't. To make sure I hit the hardest I can, I have sometimes sacrificed a Goblin Chieftain or a Goblin King to make sure Bombardment gets to proc. Even if I get chump blocked or fogged I still get a lot of damage through. The fact that we get another lord, and he can sacrifice himself to himself to make sure I get under the threshold for Raid Bombardment is fantastic. I still can't get over how good these two new Goblins are!
Unfortunately I don't have any recordings of this in action, although I've always wanted to get it going on MTGO. I do have a GoPro though, so maybe I can convince some of my friends to play a game with me.
8 months ago
Here are some suggestions, in no particular order:
- Cathartic Reunion
- Wild Guess
- Angelic Purge
- Oblivion Ring
- Journey to Nowhere
- Raid Bombardment
- Swirling Sandstorm
- Judge Unworthy
- Marshaling Cry
- Basilica Guards
- Aura Blast
- Needle Drop
The cantrips shouldn't necessarily go into the deck but I think they're good value for being so cheap to cast. I'll post some more when I think of them