|Commander / EDH||Legal|
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|Modern Masters 2017 Edition||Common|
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Land — Gate
Simic Guildgate enters the battlefield tapped.
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Simic Guildgate Discussion
3 days ago
Throw in some Hexproof and maybe Illusionist's Bracers and you can get a pretty fast commander damage kill. Just have your boss hit himself a few times.
1 month ago
Hey! Love your enthusiasm for your snake deck. As someone who's relatively new to Magic, I've never seen a snake deck... and it was a treat.
It seems like you'd want more basic forests over islands, as none of your turn 1 & 2 plays are blue and you only run 6 untapped green sources. Plus, when you actually need islands, you have Sakura-Tribe Elder and Terramorphic Expanse to find them for you. Maybe consider dropping 4 islands and add 4 forests?
2 months ago
I would suggest taking out the Simic Guildgate and replacing it with a Command Tower. Just like Sol Ring it is a Commander staple. If price isn't an option I suggest you spend the two or three dollars on the revised edition Sol Ring. They're very pretty, and the artist who did them is amazing! Hope this helps. I love seeing new people trying out the format :)
3 months ago
3 months ago
You're definitely on the right track. I'm personally not a fan of the keyrunes and signets for mana rocks, you could try Astral Cornucopia or Everflowing Chalice instead. I think your land count is a tad high, you could probably drop 2 or 3 and be okay. I'd drop the Vivid lands and maybe swap Simic Guildgate for Lotus Vale
For enchantments, Doubling Season is a fantastic option, if a little expensive. There are more budget friendly options but they are weaker.
Hope this helps, best of luck with the deck and welcome to Magic!
4 months ago
Hello! I appreciate the effort put in to make a cheap Infect deck. Just a couple things I see wrong here:
Why aren't you running Become Immense? Infect has enough spells to delve away to it that it's worth the slot in the mainboard.
What's up with Thornweald Archer in the sideboard? and Tower Defense? why not have 4 copies of Plummet in the sideboard and a couple Natural State's, and when you get the money, Grafdigger's Cage? Thornweald Archer still won't kill indestructible creatures, and neither will Plummet, except Plummet doesn't have to wait for the flier to attack.
What's Whispersilk Cloak doing? In my opinion, it's far too clunky for modern or just for infect in general. You have to wait until turn 3 to cast it, then wait until turn 4 to equip it just to give your guy shroud and unblockable. I definitely see the appeal, but it could be better replaced by something like Surgical Extraction (when you get money), Dismember for certain matchups and seeing as you have no removal. If you have an extra creature or two, even Paradise Mantle would be good. Really, you'll need more removal and counters in the sideboard if you want to have good matchups.
Hope this helps!
on UG Infect
4 months ago
If you tap a land and "float" the mana, then play Simic Growth Chamber and return the tapped land to your hand, you won't lose your mana and you won't be slowed down any more than a Simic Guildgate plus you will have an extra land from the Chamber on your next turn on top of being able to bounce the Thornwood Falls for lifegain. Guildgate obsolete. Chamber and Falls stronger in this deck.
And, with Brainstorm, you can replace any "bunk" spells in your ENTIRE hand. That means if you have a creature and need a pump, vise versa, etc... In this deck I believe Brainstorm to be the more powerful card over Preordain, Ponder, and Serum Visions simply for the fact you are able to manipulate your entire hand and not just the top cards of your deck.
4 months ago
Lotus Petal is an uncommon and not pauper legal.
My advice would be to replace the Simic Growth Chambers with one of each basic and a pair of Simic Guildgates, as they are more flexible and do not bounce your lands. I'd also probably cut Manamorphose entirely and run at least some of the Vines of Vastwood in the main deck.