Resolute Survivors

Legality

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

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Set Rarity
Hour of Devastation (HOU) Uncommon

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Resolute Survivors

Creature — Human Warrior

You may exert Resolute Survivors as it attacks. (It won't untap during your next untap step.) Whenever you exert a creature, Resolute Survivors deals 1 damage to each opponent and you gain 1 life.

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Resolute Survivors Discussion

beast_of_war on Exert

2 weeks ago

I found Resolute Survivors goes well in this deck theme as well. I was doing 8 to 10 damage with the exertion alone, then combat damage.

beast_of_war on Warrior Tribe of Untap

2 weeks ago

Resolute Survivors is a great card. I had it in my boros exert. But no Glorybringer? Your deck is awesome.

K1ngr3ese on Big Bad Boros

4 weeks ago

1 drops... sacred cat 2, bomat courier 2, magma spray 3

2 drops... adorned pouncer or glory-bound initiate 3, skyterror 3, tormenting voice 4

3 drops... aerial responder 2, combat celebrant 2, devoted crop-mate 2, sunscourge champion 2, sweltering suns 3

4 drops... gideons intervention or ixalans binding or cast out 2

5 drops... angel of invention, glorybringer total of 4

7 drops... god-pharaohs gift 4

22 Lands

So to answer your question i think it would look something like this. Maybe some adjustments to ensure a gift midgame. Maybe Inventors' Fair if you keep scrapheaps and such or the gate. Maybe gideon walkers. Main thing is lots of creatures in an agro style, and enough draw so you dont gas out and enough life(lots of lifegain from creatures to help counter other agro decks) to pull a wincon if game goes long. Gideon/ixalans for scrab god or other troublesome things. Then gift to stay going midgame.

Some other thoughts... -you could make a semi exertion style deck with Combat Celebrant + Resolute Survivors type deal and run anointed procession for double tokens off gift and basically win off drain from survivors- i have been messing with my mardu again because of the success with my boros... anointed processions and panharmonicons are both pretty sick in reanimators(i like procession better). Ixalans binding is under-rated. Yes it is slow, but, for example, it locks ramunap red out of the scarey stuff they play multiples of (ferocidon, glorybringer, hazorets). Ixalans is reactive, gideons intervention is proactive. I like both. Your 1,3 & 4 drop slot become great sideboard slots for the deck as you can customize your removal packages with flexibility. 4 interventions for control, 4 settle the wreckage for agro/energy, 4 bindings... doesnt matter, go nuts. Hope that helps.

phDaemon on Mardu Warriors

2 months ago

Also, in aggro decks, I especially recommend running 2 - 4x Valorous Stance. That card's utility is way too good to pass up. Especially in a meta with Fatal Push. It will not block Path to Exile, but most people would probably try not to use those up right away. Instead of Mardu Charm, I would run Secure the Wastes, and for the most part Crackling Doom is kind of worthless in modern, unless you're going up against a control type deck.

Kolaghan's Command is almost a must if you can afford the price (since you got the colors I would put at least 2x in my SB). I bought 8 of them when they were selling for a buck, I knew that card was going to be broken.

I would:

Maybe if you find space for it, a Mardu Strike Leader.

Lands:

Total 22 lands since your CMC is so low. You also need some wincon finishers, Sorin, Solemn Visitor is my aggro planeswalker of choice here. He also pairs nice with the painlands, basically having you recover any early self-pain. You should definitely use some disruption, probably Thoughtseize in SB otherwise you are highly vulnerable to wipes. Something on the sideboard for drawing extra cards wouldn't hurt either, e.g. Painful Truths.

So, for the SB, I would add

2x Thoughtseize2x Anguished Unmaking2x Blessed Alliance2x Kolaghan's Command

Depending on how competitive your meta is, there's a few other things you might need to add in there.

The core of most warrior decks look extremely similar because those are generally the best warriors out there.

filthyc4sual on Gamebita Mono Red Deck

2 months ago

You can use Inspiring Vantage to improve the mana. I would also get Lightning Strike and Ramunap Ruins. Some good cheap creatures are Bomat Courier and Rigging Runner. It might be worth it to try to get some Hazoret the Fervent and Glorybringers. Another good exert payoff is Resolute Survivors.

Burlane421 on

3 months ago

Drop 2 Glorybringer for 2 Combat Celebrant with the Bloodlust Inciter and the Resolute Survivors it becomes stupid damage on turn 4 and 5

DarDar17 on Red White Exert Aggro

4 months ago

i24 Brave the Sands ands Serra's Blessing aren't standard legal.

I think you should add 1 or 2 more Resolute Survivors, they stack and can be very powerful if you can get more than one on the field.

Dr_Jay on Exert Yourself

4 months ago

I would say, if you are going for a budget Exert deck, you should focus on more exert lords, as well as some more efficient exert creatures themselves. In addition, untap effects may be important. Cards like Glory-Bound Initiate, Khenra Scrapper, and even Glorybringer could make for a good aggro deck. I would personally drop blue and add white, as a Naya colored deck would go well here. Resolute Survivors, Vizier of the True, and Watchful Naga are some of my favourites. For untap effects, I would recommend Dauntless Aven, Prepare and the like, along with others.

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