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Choose one — Target creature gets +3/+3 until end of turn; or, permanents you control gain hexproof until end of turn; or, return target creature to its owner's hand.
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The one thing about this version that I don't like is that there's only 2 copies of Simic Charm . I run 4 because it's usually my win condition, all my creatures get +3/+3 and I bounce all of my opponents creatures for 2 mana
I agree with this deck. Lol. As a sidenote/suggestion/win-more situation that would be a lot of fun (for you), try Illusionist's Bracers to take 2 creatures at a time. I think Frost Titan could be subbed out for that, all it really does is attack or block. I feel like Simic Charm could be Cultivate or something along those lines, just to ramp you. Simic Charm only trades 1-for-1 with a removal spell, which seems like it would be pretty bad in EDH as most people just play board wipes as their primary removal anyway. I would also play cards like Strip Mine , Ghost Quarter , and Wasteland , because Homeward Path would blow you out, and a lot of people play that because of Bribery in my experience. =) nice deck! +1!
In my opinion, I think you could use a few Simic Charm here. The card is a bomb, protecting your guys from removal, buffing, or allowing you to recast something like Zegana or Master of Waves. Also, this deck seems way too high-curve to work well against faster decks. I'd swap out one or two prophets for something like Cloudfin Raptor , Hero of Leina Tower or Judge's Familiar .
I'd say add 3x Sylvan Caryatid for sure, they're great mana creatures. Not sure why you only have 1 of each of the lady gods... I'd go away from both and take Kruphix, God of Horizons because he's so freaking awesome with his Prophet and X spells
Progenitor Mimic is awesome, but I would swap it for something like Alpha Authority or Simic Charm (heck, even Golgari Charm ) for some faster protection than the Archetype of Endurance . You're going to have enough superhydras without copies!
The Archetype of Imagination is really cool with a 32/32 Kalonian Hydra , but in case the curve is too steep, maybe opt out for something more economic (mana-wise). Bow of Nylea is one that certainly comes to mind, it's a low-cost gamechanger for sure!
Great deck, I just thought I'd offer my two cents. Hail Hydra!
is my personal favorite simic card artworkwise and was in the very first version of the deck (the Spot is now owned by Mistcutter Hydra
, which is just insane in the deck. ) but after some tests I think, he needs another shell, more swarm orientated (like as example with Master of Waves
). Here he would just be an creature, that would make Zegana an 5/5, which is not that great, with Corpsejack on the field, this would be an 9/9, sounds better but Mistcutter Hydra
for 4 after Corpsejack Menace
would make Zegana 13/13, so it is better.
Sage of Hours sadly won*t work in the deck, because the only heroic trigger in my deck would be Simic Charm and without an natural mechanism of getting +1+1's, cards in the deck won't get them but with Master Biomancer , he could just go full retard, what leads me to an new Idea for an deck, I wanna try to build :D
Thanks for the feedback!
And a response of Simic Charm to return it to you hand (to play a following turn). At least that's sort of how I would play my deck...
Hey there! I'd be happy to give you some help!
So, let's take a look at Mono-Black Devotion as an archetype. What are their strengths against you? You mentioned two things right off the bat: Desecration Demon and constant sources of removal. These are certainly part of what makes MBD strong against you for sure. One card that is always great against MBD is Witchstalker , which I see you already have. Things with hexproof obviously get around spot removal easily. Simic Charm provides a decent means of providing hexproof to your other permanents as well, and you do have them.
Desecration Demon is, luckily, very easy to take care of in your colors. You have access to Arbor Colossus , which is incredibly good against him, Nightveil Specter and things like Herald of Torment , if they are playing something like that. My personal favorite way of handling the demon is to play out a threat or two like Witchstalker and then prevent them from keeping him out by bouncing him with Cyclonic Rift or Simic Charm repeatedly so that they waste their turns and mana and so that I am able to continue to get ahead. You'd be surprised how big of a difference this can make. I would absolutely increase the number of Cyclonic Rift in your 75 and try using it more. It's really, really good.
Something black has access to is Underworld Connections . This card is honestly one of the best cards in their deck against you. Why? The sheer card advantage it provides can allow them to stock up on removal spells to the point that you cannot keep your threats out as you would tend to put out one a turn (as midrange/ramp does). This part is more difficult to deal with, but both Sylvan Primordial and Bramblecrush provides means to get rid of their land that the connections is tied to. Alternatively, there is Unravel the Aether , which also provides a way to remove their Whip of Erebos .
Prophet of Kruphix is one of the worst cards to play against MBD. This is because one will tend to play it using the knowledge that they can play another creature on the opponent's turn. Well....getting that propeht killed by Hero's Downfall on your end step can almost assuredly mean an effective Time Walk for them. Try to avoid this at ALL costs.
if Pack Rat is an issue, I will again refer back to Cyclonic Rift and/or Simic Charm . Forcing them to replay the rat repeatedly can easily buy you enough time to work up enough board that the rat become insignificant once it sticks onto the field for them. It's allllll about tempo.
I hope I gave you some helpful insight!
|Avg. draft pick||6.11|
|Avg. cube pick||14.73|
|Commander / EDH||Legal|