Sword of Feast and Famine

Artifact — Equipment

Equipped creature gets +2/+2 and has protection from black and from green.

Whenever equipped creature deals combat damage to a player, that player discards a card and you untap all lands you control.


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Sword of Feast and Famine Discussion

Boza on Amonkhet Spoilers and Speculation.

13 hours ago

I like these new masterpieces. They are a horrible mess, but it is something new and represent the last few vestiges of total creative freedom Wizards has. They have utterly wasted them by overdesigning the crap out of these.

The borders, the horribly illegible font, the artwork that looks like something out of Serious Sam 1, the random symbols that distract you from reading the card - just one of those is confusing enough, but all together they make a hot mess.

I started out liking these, but after more Careful Consideration, they deserve a big no. It feels like some intern in Wizards was told to design these with a deadline of one week. He had 7 ideas on how to do these and said "screw it, put them all on there!"

Compare any of these to the Sword of Feast and Famine or Platinum Angel and they fall flat on their face.

ExiliusGallant on Leovold Sultai Infect

22 hours ago

I run a very similar list but with Glissa as commander and obviously not Blue.

Don't you think is better have less colors? How reliable is your Mana base?

I added more artifacts: Sword of Fire and Ice, Sword of Feast and Famine, Grafted Wargear

n0bunga on Jor Kadeen, Metalcraft

1 day ago

Hey! Just a quick note here, Blade of Selves will make tokens that all see each other and then the Legend rule applies :\

  • 11/4/2015 If the equipped creature is legendary, the tokens will all enter the battlefield. Then youll choose one of them to remain on the battlefield. The others will be put into your graveyard. Any enters-the-battlefield or dies triggers of the tokens will work.

Great for any creatures with ETB effects, though.

As for any suggestions I can think of - I'm a huge Artificer fan :)

Sram, Senior Edificer seems extremely good in any voltron deck.

Inspiring Statuary and fabricate creatures like Angel of Invention or OG's like Myr Battlesphere would help cheat out your bigger creatures or Gods.

And you may as well go podracing here! Helps metalcraft! Maybe consider the stronger ones like Smuggler's Copter to draw, or Skysovereign, Consul Flagship? Or if you just want to bust out a big body - Consulate Dreadnought

Gold Myr, Iron Myr and Palladium Myr all seem decent as dorks.

Indomitable Archangel protects your stuff.

Goblin Welder, Eldrazi Displacer and Slobad, Goblin Tinkerer are all very useful; Welder recurs anything that might have been destroyed, Slobad protects what is about to be destroyed, and Displacer blinks your battlesphere - or an attacking general.

Myrsmith just helps churn this token cauldron for you to improvise with.

Argentum Armor is messy and janky, but I love it. And you can probably cheat it out.

If you had the money I would highly recommend accelerating the mana. Maybe not Mana Crypt (if you can, get it) but at least Mana Vault Basalt Monolith and Chrome Mox. You could also consider Unwinding Clock in that event.

I'd also consider Daretti, Scrap Savant. His plus ability is insane, and let's paint a picture for his minus;

Sac a myr token, bring back a Sword of Feast and Famine.


Sac a Scrap Trawler, it triggers, bring back your poor Mana Crypt then Daretti triggers and bring back something else.

Casey4321 on Jor Kadeen, Metalcraft

2 days ago

Let's do this! I love Boros voltron.

Multiple attack phases:Waves of AggressionBreath of Fury + Assemble the LegionAggravated Assault + Sword of Feast and Famine

Suggest this additional add to the Sunforger package Lapse of Certainty no one EVER expects the Boros Counterspell.

McAtoms on Kemba, Armory Commander

3 days ago

You should add all the legal swords. Sword of Fire and Ice, Sword of Light and Shadow, & Sword of Feast and Famine. (The Masterpiece versions)

Zero1911 on Big Dumb Green Shit

1 week ago

Sword of Feast and Famine would seems like a good fit for this over body and mind

Emzed on It's Not Easy Being Green

1 week ago

I am not a fan of Darksteel Plate, there are just way too many ways around it: Swords to Plowshares, Cyclonic Rift, Tragic Slip, All Is Dust, Control Magic and Song of the Dryads are examples for various ways to handle an indestructible creature. So unless you are confident that indestructibility is actually good in your metagame (i.e. people rely mostly on Wrath-effects, cards like Doom Blade or deathtouch creatures), 5 mana to play and equip Darksteel Plate probably isn't worth it. An important aspect of the problem is that you have to spend your mana before your opponents spend any mana on the cards you're trying to counter, like a Wrath of God. They see the problem in advance, and can adapt their plans accordingly. For example, they could Return to Dust your Plate, then follow up with their Wrath. Of course, it's not always likely they have the right tools for that kind of play. All i am saying is that relying on Darksteel Plate is risky, since in a game with 2-3 opponents, someone will usually be able to interact at some point.
In comparison, a card like Sword of Feast and Famine protects the equipped creature to some degree, while providing some valuable offensive bonuses. Even if it gets removed after a turn or two, you hopefully reaped some solid benefits already.

RamaLama on It's Not Easy Being Green

1 week ago

Thanks for the comment, Grantley91.

As I said earlier, this deck is still going through some changes. It is going from a somewhat Voltron build, to mostly Voltron.

I started out early on trying to pillow fort Omnath, but ended up moving away from that strategy and more toward protecting the mana he's storing rather than Omnath himself. I do think I'll take your advice though and add Darksteel Plate, and maybe Lightning Greaves and/or Swiftfoot Boots to the build.

Not sure I need any more swords though. Sword of Feast and Famine is definitely the best one to include here, and maybe the newer Sword of the Animist too. I haven't decided on that one yet.

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