Setessan Tactics


Format Legality
Modern Legal
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal

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Journey into Nyx Rare

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Setessan Tactics


Strive - Setessan Tactics costs G more to cast for each target beyond the first.

Until end of turn, any number of target creatures each get +1/+1 and gain "T: This creature fights another target creature."

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Setessan Tactics Discussion

SpiritKing on Wolves for Days

2 days ago

I made a deck with Silverfur Partisan as well some time ago, if you want to take a look at it i can link you to it, it is about 50$ as well, so it might have some budget cards you could be interested in.

I think Silverfur Partisan + Zada, Hedron Grinder is an amazing combo and should be considered if you try to pump out wolf token for good.If you dont want/have Zada, i think a neat option is to incorporate Strive spells into the deck. Cards like Twinflame, Colossal Heroics, Nature's Panoply, Setessan Tactics, Harness by Force and Rouse the Mob come to mind if you want to get more than one trigger out of one card.

Warriors' Lesson also gives you more than one trigger, and draws you cards as well, so i think that might be interesting to you as well.

The other option i see is to splash white by adding Jungle Shrine instead of Rugged Highlands and perhaps one more Evolving Wilds and 1 Plains instead of 1 Forest/Mountain each, to gain access to cards like Watchwolf, Reap What Is Sown, Seeds of Strength and Travel Preparations and powerful sideboard options like Condemn or Feat of Resistance

I hope some of my rambling was of help to you =)

BigDenny on Force cleaning.

1 week ago

You'll need some form of fetchland most likely Verdant Catacombs to enable fatal push actually, but if not you have a ton of removal already and might want some more creatures Dark Confidant is great to draw cards, Courser of Kruphix also offers card advantage and lifegain, Tarmogoyf is super costly but its just way too good to not mention also Tasigur, the Golden Fang can be good extra late game. Also this card is cool and fits the fight theme Setessan Tactics

lagotripha on Poisoned Arrows

3 weeks ago

If this is mostly casual, some stuff like Hunt the Hunter/Setessan Tactics/Ulvenwald Tracker might perform well, Hankyu,Heavy Arbalest, Livewire Lash, Mortarpod, Shuriken, Surestrike Trident and Wolfhunter's Quiver all exist, as does Brass Squire, Basilisk Collar, Gorgon Flail, Gorgon's Head,Vial of Poison which I know has been used for Brigid, Hero of Kinsbaile edh.

If this is a more competitive legacy meta, Animate Land for land destruction might be an option as a dumb one-off deck.

All told, good luck and have fun testing! If you're looking for something particular just say.

zephyr_chang on Obliterock

4 weeks ago

Didn't see the reply until now, sorry. You can also try Deadly Allure on top of Pit Fight and Setessan Tactics, and see which is better. If you are afraid of Eldrazi, which does seem to be having a rising meta-share now, Deadly Allure is generally not bad, unless they have run out Scion producers.

dontpanic503 on Deathtouch Shenanigans

1 month ago

Consider Lightning Volley or Furystoke Giant instead of some of the more expensive fight spells. Why fight enemy creatures when you can just pick them off instead? Setessan Tactics could be a good board clear effect as well. I'd take out Alpha Brawl, since it only affects your opponent's creatures, so unless you spend even more mana to give one of their guys Deathtouch, it won't have quite the same effect. Also, Rabid Bite for another one-sided fight.

Mr_Radical on Deathtouch Abuse

1 month ago

Always a fan of deathtouch themed decks, +1. Here are a few suggestions:

-4 Pharika's Chosen, +4 Ruthless Ripper

-4 Deadly Recluse, +4 Narnam Renegade (rely on removal to deal with flying)

-4 Runechanter's Pike, +4 Sharpened Pitchfork (unless you add more instants & sorceries)

Since deathtouch applies to all damage a creature deals, Nature's Way and Rabid Bite can be just as effective as Murder if you don't mind trading instant speed for 2cmc; Clear Shot's an option as well. Fighting (Prey Upon, Pit Fight, Ulvenwald Tracker, Setessan Tactics) also has the same effect.

There's also something to be said for swapping a few equipment cards out for Midnight Charm so first strike comes as a surprise.

Squirrel_of_War on Blessed Perfection

1 month ago

Thanks APPLE01DOJ, I appreciate your feedback. I made a few changes:

-1 Nameless Inversion

+1 Bile Blight

-1 Setessan Tactics

-2 Inquisition of Kozilek

+3 Thoughtseize

I also made adjustments to the SB. Bitterblossom is a great idea but I don't own any, I'll try and experiment with some of your other suggestions in playtesting.Thanks for the +1!

APPLE01DOJ on Blessed Perfection

1 month ago

Looks good. I would cut Setessan Tactics and 1 Nameless Inversion for 2 more MB Fatal Pushes.

I'd cut 1-2 more Nameless Inversion for 1-2 Bile Blight. Yes you're loosing the tribal keyword but you're extending your reach quite a bit.

You could swap 1 or both Vault Skirge for some Bitterblossom. Especially until you can get your hands on 2 more Dark Confidant. This will give you the tribal keyword again and low cost aggression.

I realize it's personal preference but I prefer Thoughtseize to Inquisition of Kozilek. Thoughtseize gets more value later in the game and it hits things like Ugin, the Spirit Dragon and Scapeshift that IoK is useless against.

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