Surestrike Trident


Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Casual Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Darksteel (DST) Uncommon

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Surestrike Trident

Artifact — Equipment

Equipped creature has first strike and "Tap, Unattach Surestrike Trident: This creature deals damage equal to its power to target player."

Equip (4) ((4): Attach to target creature you control. Equip only as a sorcery. This card enters the battlefield unattached and stays in play if the creature leaves the battlefield.)

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Surestrike Trident Discussion

DJSilvera on Good touch bad touch

1 month ago

You could get some reach with cards that let your deathtouch creatures instantly kill without going to combat using equipment like Mortarpod, Surestrike Trident, Pathway Arrows deathtouch still triggers when they do damage, as does lifelink.

You could break the game a little with Livewire Lash allowing you to get additional reach and a buff.

shaistyone on Infect rulings

2 months ago

Yeah, no Fling. You need Soul's Fire.
In my Infect EDH, I've also gotten good mileage out of Chandra's Ignition, Mage Slayer, and Surestrike Trident.

flophlavac on SASKIA INFECT

2 months ago

I just built an infect deck with the same comander. This deck looks like so much fun. I would suggest Kusari-Gama Surestrike Trident and Livewire Lash

TheRedGoat on The Element of Surprise

3 months ago

Hey, I found a little gem in Surestrike Trident if you find the space for it. This still is a really cool deck btw.

Mike94 on God sent Anya and her army to destroy

4 months ago

Hi! First of all cool deck +1 I also love to play with equipments so allow me to give some advise on the matter.

You seem to have a solid game-plan already and I don't know if you are willing to pay a little more for better alternatives but I would play:

I would also try to play around 35 lands, 31 is in my opinion not enough.

Those are some of my suggestions. I to play an equipment oriented deck, feel free to take a look for inspiration Odric's Holy War

COUGARMEAT on Kor Equipment: Modern Competitive?

4 months ago

I use Surestrike Trident in a similar build with Leonin Shikari & Puresteel Paladin. It closes out games from nowhere. Sigarda's Aid also mitigates the high equip cost as well.

landofMordor on Kresh the Sacrificer

5 months ago

Hey friend! Love the deck. Kresh is one of my favorites -- I've got a build and primer myself @ Blood-Braided Beatdown (Primer); go check it out! I took mine in a slightly different direction than you did, making Fling and friends my primary win conditions, but you might still be able to find some new cards in there.

As for directions your build could grow, I think you could make a lot of incremental improvements with individual cards. Stuff like Seed Guardian, for example, currently serve as your "flex spots" you can cut for edits if needed (I'd put Vile Redeemer over it, probably). Also cut cards that don't scale to EDH well, like Bolt and Make Obsolete, in favor of Earthquake and Fall of the Titans or something. Random suggestions are Dying Wish and Feed the Pack.

In general, I'd recommend increasing your creature density as much as possible -- put in Chaos Maw or Skirsdag Cultist for Devour in Flames, for instance, since Devour won't put counters on Kresh when it dies. Put in "fight"ing creatures instead of damage-based removal. And so forth. And then solidify a win condition: is it Soulblast? Overwhelming Stampede? Surestrike Trident? plain Voltron? and so forth.

Hope this helps! Hit me up if I can clarify or assist! Kresh is near and dear to my heart and I love the start you've gotten with this build.

sonnet666 on [List] The MTG Weapons Arsenal

5 months ago

Don't stop now. I believe in you!

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