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When you cycle Shefet Monitor, you may search your library for a basic land card or a Desert card, put it onto the battlefield, then shuffle your library.
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Shefet Monitor Discussion
1 month ago
Also, if your looking for activated abilities you could add in Training Grounds
2 months ago
First of all... Sidisi, Undead Vizier?!?!?!?!?
You also have very little mill and no sac outlets, though with all the card draw you probably don't need mill, I think having like an Ashnod's Altar would do you well even if most of your creatures kill themselves.
Personally, I'm not a huge fan of the draw artifacts. You have 5, and they just give you a single extra card per turn while your commander is out- who you do not even have protection for. Especially get rid of the Aether Spellbomb. Costs you 3 mana for that extra card.
Speaking of protection- boots???? This deck really depends on your commander and it's an expensive one. All these cool interaction are useless when your dude is dead. Your commander is such value it'll be a high priority target, so you either need to be able to protect it, or get your mama's worth the turn it comes down. Automatically, it gets you a land drop and a card based on this list, but if you don't want to wait till you have like 14 mana to play your commander and get value from it, you need a way to protect it.
Also, Skullclamp??? You have a trinket mage and a wholeeee lotta of boys you hope die, so no excuse. None. There's also that enchantment that draws you a card when you cast a spell from grave, I forget what it is called. Mindslicer hits your opponents hard and basically acts as protection for your commander with a sac outlet. Artifact ramp like Mind Stone is recoverable. Stop pesky boardwipe tribal decks with Hope of Ghirapur. Run more artifact creatures in general, because you have the option of returning them either as a creature or an artifact. Noxious Gearhulk and Ravenous Chupacabra in the same turn from the grave? Tasty.
Siren Stormtamer protects your shit, Song of the Dryads repeatable and recurrable, Ipnu Rivulet is your new favorite land, Shefet Monitor never leaves your hand. Consider Mirror-Mad Phantasm and Forgotten Creation, wheels fill your grave like little else. Buried Alive!!!! You have a whole bunch of non-basics, so where's your Expedition Map?
Anyways, that's just a few suggestions, but I think one card that you absolutely must include, above all else, and I can't believe it isn't in here already.... is Storm Crow
2 months ago
NV_1980, the Muscle Burst effect is irrelevant, as Kamerot says. But I'm hesitant to take the Diligent Farmhand out specifically because he's one of my only turn 1 plays. However, looking back at my ramp cards, I'm going to try taking out Shefet Monitor - it's ok, but 4 mana is a bit high for ramp.
And yeah, Loxodon Gatekeeper is a good call - it's a new card I added hoping that making lands enter tapped would slow everyone down (slowing enemies down seems to be more effective than speeding myself up in this deck), but 4 mana is a bit slower than I would like to get that effect. Thanks for the suggestion!
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4 months ago
Love the deck, just see a bit of a problem with the Sweltering Suns in the sideboard. having just 3 red sources, all of which come in tapped, might not allow you to cast Sweltering Suns when you want it. I have no doubt you will find the 3 lands because of the heavy cycling theme, but likely not turn 3-4, right when you need it. This is just a concern that I have, I don't know if that scenario will actually come up in games, but at a glance it could be an issue. An easy fix would be to remove a forest for a Mountain in main, as you still have the same number of untapped lands, and green has enough lands already (the extra advantage is the fact that you can get it from the Shefet Monitor . Love how you made all the sideboard cards improve your goal AND help against certain matchups, That's always a sign of a great brew. Honestly i love this deck and will definitely try it out. great job!
5 months ago
This looks incredible, +1 from me!
Hopefully you can take a minute to check out one or two of my decks, maybe animar since it's updated and in the same color scheme.
Keep up the good work!
7 months ago
Ifnir Deadlands is a pretty sweet desert, and with Excavator with a removal spell you can continue to recur.
Hazoret the Fervent also seems really good in this deck by discarding lands you draw for a free 2 damage and then playing it from the graveyard for all the value.
Shefet Monitor might have a place?