Thalia's Lieutenant


Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Heirloom Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Casual Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Frontier Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Shadows over Innistrad (SOI) Rare

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Thalia's Lieutenant

Creature — Human Soldier

When Thalia's Lieutenant enters the battlefield, put a +1/+1 counter on each other Human you control.

Whenever another Human enters the battlefield under your control, put a +1/+1 counter on Thalia's Lieutenant.

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Thalia's Lieutenant Discussion

Timmmmey on Mono White Soldier, Help Needed

23 hours ago

What do you think is wrong with your deck? This is your deck, not mine; here's what I suggest.

Throw in some Thalia's Lieutenant and Champion of the Parish. They help give you an early lead in the early game.

I feel like Hero of Bladehold costs too much money and mana for what she does.

Are you sure you want to run that many planeswalkers? I run Kytheon, Hero of Akros  Flip because he is a cheap creature that can flip into a planeswalker. Plus I feel that Elspeth, Sun's Champion costs too much mana too late into the game to be useful as well. You need to lower your average converted mana cost.

If you want the deck to be cheaper run only Plains if you have to.

Daru Warchief isn't legal in modern btw.

Hope this helps!



BodhiQL on mono white Hate-Humans

1 week ago

Thalia's Lieutenant is hella good, just saying.

chadsansing on Vroom-vroom! Red-White Vehicles

1 week ago

Gideon of the Trials might be the better Gideon here, and there are some Modern creatures like Vexing Devil that will let you damage opponents early or get a great creature for crewing.

Champion of the Parish, Thraben Inspector, Thalia, Guardian of Thraben, Thalia, Heretic Cathar, Grand Abolisher, and Thalia's Lieutenant would give you a humans sub-theme making Cavern of Souls and Aether Vial possible inclusions, as well. It's probably more important in mod Modern that you have hate bears (creatures with tax effects) that limit your opponents instead of creatures that pump your vehicles. You need to slow down the pace of play to make your vehicles impactful. Monastery Swiftspear would also be a cool inclusion since you could trigger Prowess off of casting artifacts to help it crew larger vehicles.

You should also run Path to Exile and/or Lightning Bolt for early removal and maybe Faithless Looting for draw. Consider ditching the Gearhulks.

If you play a creature list with more hate bears, you definitely want something like Oblivion Ring or Shatterstorm in the sideboard to fight off Chalice of the Void on 1 and 2 because Disenchant and Ancient Grudge will get beat by Chalice, too.

Have fun with the vehicles!

Pieguy396 on BW Human Tokens

1 week ago

Hey there! Cool deck you have here! I would cut the Odric, Master Tacticians, Silverblade Paladins, Tragic Slips, and Oblivion Rings for 4x Thalia's Lieutenant, 3x Fatal Push, 3x Path to Exile, and 2x Kitesail Freebooter. I think that might be what it takes to move your deck from old Standard to Modern. (Also, Godless Shrines and Marsh Flats, but those are fairly expensive). Good luck!

xyr0s on Innistrad's Comrades (IRL Modern Humans)

2 weeks ago

Gather the Townsfolk is fine. It looks weak, but really, it's an ok card - it works with Champion of the Parish, Thalia's Lieutenant, and increases the value of Mayor of Avabruck  Flip a bit. I still think you overdo it with the 1-cmc creatures. Nice to always have a 2-power creature in turn 1, but you get outmatched on creature quality way too fast, and some of them are bad topdecks later in the game.

bpalermo on Human Aristocrat (Budgetish)

2 weeks ago

Hey fl0yd I see your point about being split between archetypes. I think the two can synergize well though. I'll try to discuss the cards mentioned here.

Xathrid Necromancer: I really like this one. It helps great against boardwipes and turns all the humans into a better Doomed Traveler . Definitely worth testing.

Teysa, Orzhov Scion: A nifty card. I'm not super sold on it, but she may have a place. I may play test her at 1.

Blood Artist: I would love to run him and Zulaport Cutthroat at 4 in this deck, but space is currently a bit tight and he lacks human synergies. I leaned on 6-7 being enough of the drain effects. Thoughts on who exactly to take out?

Thatcher Revolt: I really like this one as well. It has a lot of synergy. There's really two main reasons it didn't make the list first go round. Basically I want red to be as small a splash as possible. You made a good point about it helping the budget, so I'd like to at least need as few duals, shocks, and fast lands as possible. Secondly it isn't a human creature, so it cannot be returned with Rally the Ancestors which is currently a very strong play to close out a game at instant speed.

Removal Suite: I absolutely agree with you about upgrading Tragic Slip. To me the floor on it is too low (but it does have a high ceiling). Ideally I'd replace it with Fatal Push because I'm a bit iffy on Path to Exile. The problem is I'm trying to keep the list from hitting crazy prices.

Viscera Seer: Initially building the deck I thought of Viscera Seer. I like the free sac and Scry is ok. At the time I opted out for a full set of Falkenrath Aristocrat. You are right she can be bad in multiples and I have to be careful when I play her. I'll debate coming off one Aristocrat for Seer though. The problem is (while Aristocrat may be expensive) she has insane potential to close out a game or turn a game around. She has great human synergy and has board impact the turn she comes down. If my board is established she has board impact the turn she comes down even if she gets targeted by removal.

Abyssal Persecutor: I like this card and I'm definitely going to test it. My concerns are it comes down and doesn't do anything that turn for 4 mana. It also dies to Fatal Push and would be fighting with Falkenrath Aristocrat for a spot. And Aristocrat has Haste and can achieve Indestructible possibly.

Judge's Familiar: I'm a bit iffy on this one. I see what you mean about the value in the control match up though. It may warrant a sideboard spot. There aren't any humans with a similar effect are there? I guess Thalia, Guardian of Thraben is close.

Hand Disruption suite: Love the idea of this. Almost definitely will make it in sideboard. Main board is a maybe since I want to be creature heavy and I feel at least a little removal is important.

Rite of Consumption: I see where you are going with this card. It packs a lot of potential, but I feel like it will often just be dead in my hand. I'll consider it though.

Red: I see your point in removing red. It definitely helps with the budget as well as consistency. But, I think Falkenrath Aristocrat is a bit too strong to pass up in this build. At least in its current iteration.

Vault of the Archangel: This is definitely one of my least useful lands, so it very well may get replaced by something else. I like the idea of Westvale Abbey  Flip for sure.

Thalia's Lieutenant: I see your point here. The goal with her though is to have an aggressive start. Turn 1 Champion of the Parish into Lieutenant is a lot of damage up front. Plus I like she can buff my Cartel Aristocrat who is basically unblockable. I'll consider lowering her count for some Gather the Townsfolk though. The problem with Townsfolk is again that it is a spell.

Falkenrath Aristocrat: I see where you are coming from with this card. And I've largely addressed her already, but I will test with her at 3. Also, she was a large part of the reason to build the deck. Her status as an Aristocrat and Human Synergy makes the idea just click.

Unclaimed Territory: This card is basically being used as a budget Cavern of Souls which would be undeniably good in this deck. Given the low spell count and the fact there are only two creature types makes the color fixing surprisingly good.

Overall some real quality suggestions that have given me a lot to think about. I'll make some adjustments, do some testing and get back to you.

ehuez on All you need are allies

3 weeks ago

Dear Dorotheus thank you for your comments! Your deck Degenerate Allies (SOME turn 3 kills listed) looks great. You have all the awesome cards which I can not afford Aether Vial Cavern of Souls Temple Garden Windswept Heath. I did some of the changes which you have recommended. Like removing Oust and adding Hardened Scales.

What are your experiences with those non-ally cards which you play?Champion of the Parish Thalia's Lieutenant I tried it but it did not work for me. Sure, they benefit from hardened scales and humans entering the battlefield but because they are non-ally they can not trigger Kabira Evangel, Akoum Battlesinger,Talus Paladin or any other ally which is their huge disadvantage. This disadvantage caused me some defeats. That is why I decided to play only ally creatures.

MatchTheGame on My Humans

3 weeks ago

Thalia's Lieutenant is a great card. Thanks xyr0s.

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