: Add to your mana pool.
, : Put a 0/1 white Goat creature token into play.
, Sacrifice X Goats: Add X mana of any one color to your mana pool. You gain X life.
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Springjack Pasture Discussion
3 weeks ago
Thank you for the suggestions LittleBluehero, I like the direction you want to take your Bontu with by winning with commander damage. Unfortunately that is not my goal for this deck I would rather play the more controlling version where I punish my opponent with sacrificing. I did consider Never//Return but I decided that having the instant speed removal is better since the return part creates 1 zombie which for 4 mana I have plenty of other cards that make tokens more efficiently. Lands like Springjack Pasture suffer from the same issue. I will say I am interested in some cards like Ascendant Evincar I will play around with it and see how it does.
3 weeks ago
Yahenni, Undying Partisan is not better at everything.
Sure he is a much easier sac engine than Bontu, but Bontu is much better at hitting with commander damage thanks to menace.
I'm kinda stuggling with the best way to build Bontu myself. I am currently going the zombie route simply because the token production is more prevalent for that tribe in Black. My hope is that I can clog the baord with deadites and swing in when I can for commander damage.
That being said Bontu is probably your strongest wincon and it couldn't hurt to run a few more ways to help him get the job done quicker. Things like Fireshrieker and Loxodon Warhammer are solid equipment you could run as well as buffs like Ascendant Evincar and Bad Moon. The buffs also make your tokens more useful for things other than sacrificing.
I would take out a few of your more expensive spells 5 and up. Despite a few good ways to get more mana in black its hard to do it with any consistency. You also aren't running any combos really so running a ton of tutors may not be needed. You could probably cut at least Diabolic Revelation.
Lastly Hero's Downfall is nice cuz its an instant but you might want to consider Never//Return since its aftermath gets you a token. You can also benefit from token producing lands like Springjack Pasture. Its expensive to make a token but helps in a pinch.
1 month ago
that what the Springjack Shepherd, Springjack Pasture, and the Trading Post where for my girlfriend really like making huge goats and punching people but if you wanted to see a goat tribal deck its as close as I get to Goat tribal http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/naya-goats/
1 month ago
Overall mana cost of the deck is way too high. keep in mind that modern is usually a turn 4 win format. if you want to start playing creatures only by turn 3-4, you need alot of control in the deck.
1 month ago
Welcome on T/O!
After looking at your list I came up with these suggestions you should really consider:
- Baral, Chief of Compliance
- Scourge of Fleets
- Stormtide Leviathan
- Springjack Pasture
- Swiftfoot Boots
- Faerie Artisans
If you would like to see other EDH decks, you can always check the ones I play which are present on my profile page. I like to play with this deck the most of the time. An upvote is always appreciated :)
Have fun on T/O and if you ever need EDH advise, you can always summon me. Glad to help out.
2 months ago
TheDoctor_Y2K More goats more better right? I'm not sure i run enough artifacts to fully utilize Trading Post. Although the post does do have a lot of options, which is good. This is my first time running Springjack Pasture, do you run it? If so how often are you sac'ing goats to get mana? I was mostly considering it a colorless Vitu-Ghazi, the City-Tree.
2 months ago
3 months ago
So cards that i think are a little underpowered are: Aegis Angel, Jeskai Barricade, Astral Cornucopia, Jace Beleren, Vapor Snag all feel underwhelming to me. Also i think 8 boardwipes are a lot, 6 is probably as many as you would want.
Some cards that might be good to add in are: White Sun's Zenith, Spirit Bonds, Springjack Pasture, Scourglass, Mirror Mockery, Martial Coup, Moonsilver Spear, Invocation of Saint Traft or the actual Geist of Saint Traft works well too. Cyclonic Rift can end games on its own. Some good draw cards are Treasure Cruise, Well of Ideas, Concentrate, Stroke of Genius and Rush of Knowledge and Bident of Thassa. Here is also a good list of draw spells https://www.reddit.com/r/magicTCG/comments/2u5o6m/best_reusable_blue_card_draw_edh/. I would also probably replace one elspeth with Ajani, Caller of the Pride