Each player sacrifices X lands.
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Tectonic Break occurrence in decks from the last year
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Tectonic Break Discussion
3 months ago
World Shaper Tectonic Break Swap for night's whisper & sign in blood(1 time use, commander is a draw engine already) If we get fetch lands get everyone you can fit in. Fetch lands, extra land cards, and crucible/ramanup effects provide an insane draw engine and can kill a table very easily with Retreat to Hagra or obnixilus(spelling) Fetch lands a dumb expensive right now. But Azusa, Lost but Seeking is cheap and Exploration is reasonable-ish for now. I chose to go all in on my lands and limited the dorks and rocks. It was awkward at first, normally I'm very dependent on my rocks and dorks. Then, you swap your "cultivate" and rampant growths for more basics. It's easy to set up a ramanup-exploration board state and just keep playing fetch lands from the graveyard, drawing, and getting korvold huge. I've killed tables with commander damage a ton. Sorry for the long post and terrible grammar. Build him how you want and have fun!
6 months ago
Reznorboy, Past in Flames seems awesome in theory, but is a bit too costly for this deck. To pay 4 mana and then the mana cost of whatever spells I want to flashback, most of the time I'd be able to recur one spell, maybe two, and forget about casting it for its own flashback cost. Desperate Ritual and spells like that are certainly something I'm considering, if I can find the right one or two. Mana Seism is really the only one I'm using at the moment. Also, hell yes build that Tasigur deck!
Peoyogon, I'm already running Boom / Bust and Impending Disaster, as well as Tectonic Break and quick spells like Raze and Tremble. Jokulhaups and some of the others you listed are too high mana cost. If I have that much mana to spend, I've either been messing up, or I've been doing amazing. If the latter, I have a lot more lands to lose than the opponents, and if the former it's probably too late to be helpful. And Decree of Annihilation is a hard no because I have a lot of interaction with my graveyard, and would be screwing myself if I exiled it. However, Boil and Ruination are certainly possible maybes.
8 months ago
+1 from me! Feel free to check out some of my lists for ideas. I have two temur decks; def my favorite 3c combination
9 months ago
I. Love. Goblin decks.
And this is a good one.
Next I would recommend Furious Assault. You're heavier on token production than creature spells, true, but the idea of any weenie deck is a-little-at-a-time, so since you're casting creatures pretty much every turn, it would help. Also synergies somewhat with Fires of Invention, and Torbran, Thane of Red Fell.
Lastly, you have a lot of mana ramp, but a somewhat low mana curve. I like the suggestion of Winter Orb mentioned earlier, but also I might include some amount of land destruction. Your opponents will need their land more than you do. Cheap spells like Raze and Tremble, permanents like Shivan Harvest, and bigger spells such as Tectonic Break, just to list a few examples. You might even be better served to use these in place of some of the mana ramp you're running, and could include Aether Vial to compensate.
Sorry for the novel. Looks pretty awesome already.
1 year ago
This deck already looks great, but we thought it would be worth mentioning several cards that could increase its power even more:
- Courser of Kruphix / Oracle of Mul Daya / Burgeoning : more ways to play lands.
- Nissa, Vastwood Seer Flip; another way to play more lands and has a nice ultimate.
- Rampaging Baloths ; every land entering your battlefield comes with a 4/4 green beast token. This is great value for CMC6; especially when considering that Baloths itself is also a 6/6 trample creature.
- World Shaper ; when destroyed, it's another Splendid Reclamation .
- It is not particularly our thing (our play group frowns on (basic-)land destruction), but if yours is not we would also recommend Impending Disaster , Epicenter , Tectonic Break and especially Price of Glory as none of these will hurt you nearly as much as it will hurt your opponents. Also, Overlaid Terrain could be really good for you.
Mrs. and Mr. NV_1980
1 year ago
You're going to have to run a lot of symmetrical effects (hit all players) and then run cards to get around them yourself. In a 4 player pod, if you 1 for 1 trade cards from hand for opponents lands, you're going to be really far behind. You start with 7 cards, while your opponents collectively have 21 cards. 1 for 1 trades are not the way to go about building this deck.
Now, some ways to negate the drawback
- Boros Garrison and other bouncelands -> lets you get more from untapping just 1 land, and the bounce resets a land to enter untapped again
- Lands that tap for 2+ mana -> Ancient Tomb City of Traitors Gaea's Cradle most of these are expensive-ish. Also check out depletion lands Remote Farm its a full cycle and they cheap.
- Permanent untap effects -> Seedborn Muse and similar
- Lots of artifact or creature based mana. Signets and Talismans are great in five color budget.
Next, some cards that destroy lands or hate on lands. Armageddon Boil Choke Flashfires Acid Rain Ravages of War Destructive Force Contamination Blood Moon Magus of the Moon Tsabo's Web Omen of Fire Strip Mine Wasteland Impending Disaster Tectonic Break Ruination Wildfire
Then we run some cards that let us recur lands, or like when lands break Ramunap Excavator Crucible of Worlds Life from the Loam Terravore The Gitrog Monster Titania, Protector of Argoth Splendid Reclamation
Add some lands matter cards, some ramp, and some good beaters, and you have a deck.
1 year ago
You want to make sure someone isn't playing anything so you can flip your werewolves? Mindslaver .
1 year ago
First, what do you mean be stax?
There are tons of types. Often, it is in reference to a few, but there are tons.
Land destruction/land hate is a common type, but it is massive in scale is style:
Ravages of War , Armageddon , Ruination , Winter Orb , Back to Basics , Impending Disaster , Wildfire , Myojin of Infinite Rage , Decree of Annihilation , Cataclysm , Jokulhaups , Tectonic Break , Obliterate , etc.
Tax effects are plentiful too, Trinisphere , Nether Void , Sphere of Resistance , etc. are often considered staxy, Grand Arbiter Augustin IV , Thalia, Guardian of Thraben , Vryn Wingmare , Glowrider , Thorn of Amethyst etc. are taxing, but so are Pendrell Mists , Magus of the Tabernacle , The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale , Kataki, War's Wage , etc. count too.
Even color hate like High Seas can count in that department, etc.
I don't think you can ban stax.