|Commander / EDH||Legal|
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|Iconic Masters (IMA)||Uncommon|
|Duel Decks: Jace vs. Vraska (DDM)||Uncommon|
|Return to Ravnica (RTR)||Uncommon|
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Creature — Human Rogue
, Pay 3 life: Flip a coin. If you win the flip, you gain 6 life.
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Tavern Swindler Discussion
3 months ago
Hey, awesome deck! I love Licia to no end, I've been looking into her for a while now. I have some suggestions to make your deck stronger
Like Tavern Swindler and Gonti's Machinations. These are great early drops, and concerning licia, they ramp you very fast for no mana required! Instead of Temur Battle Rage and Brute Strength, consider Abzan Falconer and Duelist's Heritage and Rune-Tail, Kitsune Ascendant. Heritage can be used politically, as you inch players not to attack you by promising double strike, and Falconer is amazing, nuf said. I also wanted to mention Illusionist's Bracers, Key to the City, and Ashling's Prerogative, if any of those strike your fancy. Lastly, for the late game, I'd recommend Treasury Thrull, Crypt Ghast, Chandra's Ignition, and Necrologia instead of your Syphon Mind.
The deck looks fine as it is, so it's hard to find cuts. Without testing your deck, the weaker cards seem to be Haunted Cloak, Baneslayer Angel, Josu Vess, Lich Knight, Drana's Emissary, Felidar Sovereign (you've a lot of wincons anyway), and Blood Tribute. Some of the stronger cards I see are Twilight Prophet, Sword of War and Peace, Hide (which I'm adding to my deck as we speak), and Crested Sunmare.
Hope this helps!
3 months ago
Hagra Sharpshooter, Thorn of the Black Rose, and Tavern Swindler are some of the most attractive females in MTG, in my opinion. Idk, something about black-aligned renegades is just sexy to me. What can I say, I have a type =shrug=.
I guess you could say they've... stolen my heart LMAOOOOpleaselikemeOOO
Though that's just some. If I had to actually pinpoint a lady from MTG that I find the most appealing, not mechanic or lore wise but purely on looks, it'd definitely be Teysa, Envoy of Ghosts.
But alas, she's not a Rogue / Assassin. And I kinda want to do one of those.
So what I'm going to do is combine the three I've listed above Teysa into a sexy Rogue Assassin Planeswalker because gtfu Vraska you henti-fetish maker, you.
(Note: Espresso + anxiety medication = weird side effects, apparently...)
Sylvia, Nightshade Cultivator
Legendary Creature - Sylvia
+1 Flip three coins. For each coin that lands on heads, target creature gets -2/-2 until end of turn. For each coin that lands on tails, you lose 1 life.
-2 Create a colorless artifact - equipment token called Nightshade Oil with "Equipped creature has Haste and Deathtouch" and has "Equip - Pay 2 life"
-7 Choose power or toughness, then pay up to X life where X is your life total minus 1. Destroy up to any number of creatures with chosen total power or toughness X or less.
A mono-black Assassin that kills you while killing other things. Nice.
How about this one: Take your favorite MTG character and ascend them into Godhood. Doesn't matter how they got there or why, but let's see what they might look like if they ruled as part of a pantheon.
Kind of a weird challenge, I know, but it should be a fun one nonetheless.
8 months ago
I see the deck seems to also want to amass tokens, so Anointed Procession would be a good one to look in to. If you want lifegain, while keeping your CMC the same, replace Sacred Cat with Soul Warden as it will net you life when creatures ETB. Vizkopa Guildmage can act as a replacement for the Sanguine Bond+Exquisite Blood combo, so you can remove Tavern Swindler. Want to stop Haste creatures? Then Authority of the Consuls is right up your alley!
1 year ago
Elspeth Tirel, Kaya, Ghost Assassin, Gonti's Machinations, Children of Korlis, Martyr of Sands, Peace of Mind, Pristine Talisman, Scholar of Athreos, Tainted Sigil, Tavern Swindler, Tower of Eons, Trading Post, Urborg Syphon-Mage, Vault of the Archangel, Words of Worship
1 year ago
zombob57 I love that suggestion! I haven't felt great about Cabal Ritual in the deck, I will happily replace with Burnt Offering. I will add Sacrifice to the maybeboard for now, but it could be that I want both.
I will also be finding room for Sunbeam Spellbomb, probably replacing Tavern Swindler. After goldfishing with this a bunch of times, Tavern Swindler just feels too cute, and Sunbeam Spellbomb can cycle if you don't need the lifegain to up my cantrip count.
I'm also considering Icatian Moneychanger, although I'm not sure if more one shot lifegain type cards are where I want to head. I think I may need to shore up the cantrip count for Spells Matters payoffs.
1 year ago
Yeah haha, Tavern Swindler has a chance to facilitate an early Licia. Also has some synergy with Well of Lost Dreams and Alhammarret's Archive. But mostly it's just janky and comical and will occasionally do something minorly busted.
1 year ago
I may be missing something, or maybe it's just to cast a turn 3 Licia, but I don't know if Tavern Swindler is worth it. At the same time, I really like its' inclusion, because I've seen it in a deck before.