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Thing in the Ice
Creature — Horror
Thing in the Ice enters the battlefield with four ice counters on it.
Whenever you cast an instant or sorcery spell, remove an ice counter from Thing in the Ice. Then if it has no ice counters on it, transform it.
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Thing in the Ice Discussion
40 minutes ago
@Eiyros you're completly right, the deck is probably better with 4xThing in the Ice Flip and without 2xPia and Kiran Nalaar, Olivia, Mobilized for War and Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet. but also so much seen..
12 hours ago
If this were in as a set I would probably have 24 Instant/Sorcery spells.
1 day ago
I forgot about Exquisite Firecraft not being standard legal! Anyway, CthulhusNo1FavCultist, 'more Thing in the Ice Flip!' is my standard comment, too. It's one of my favorite cards in that entire block. I cannot tell you how much it pains me to say this, but....I have reached my creature limit and...Thing in the Ice Flip didn't make it! With the Baral/Creativity combo, I've managed to get Gearhulk out on turn 3! I can't add any more creatures and all of the ones that I have right now are completely necessary for the deck to function.
1 day ago
Hello Revedeka! Just stopping by to say that I purchased this deck today, sideboard and all, for around $94 bucks at my LGS. I really liked the start that you provided with Pia's Revolution, as it was my favorite of the spoiled cards for this set.
Tonight I went 4-0 with this exact list. It's fun, it flows, and it's just a janky/fun/comboish deck that works. Round 1, I played some sort of Eldrazi deck that wasn't very good and won 2-0. Round 2, I played U/R Control and won 2-1. Battle at the Bridge is excellent against Thing in the Ice Flip. Round 3, I played the Saheeli Rai + Felidar Guardian deck. Implement of Combustion was the MVP for that round as I went 2-0. Last round was against a sort of Grixis Dredge Zombie deck that was FAST. Marionette Master won game 1, and a sideboarded Herald of Anguish did work game 2.
Again, I was extremely pleased with how well the deck performed. I think I may look for a way to add 2x of Rush of Adrenaline for a little bit of trample damage. Thanks so much for posting this list.
1 day ago
I've playtested against a few decks and dropped Drana, Liberator of Malakir entirely, the double black was a pain in the ass. In it's place I'm adding a third Nissa, Voice of Zendikar and, after seeing how well it performed, another Animation Module.
As far as Scrounging Bandar goes I'd drop Narnam Renegade before him. He interacts so well with Animation Module by creating servos, with Winding Constrictor quickly multiplying counters, or just moving counters around to protect your more important cards from direct damage and/or getting the benefit of the ability on Rishkar, Peema Renegade.
I think i'd keep Fatal Push in the sideboard and rely on the size of my creatures to force a block or block incoming damage, however it did suit me well vs a control deck running 4x Thing in the Ice Flip. I'll probaby drop narnam altogether for your suggestion, Baloth Pup, and then sideboard him out for game 2 if I find I need my Heroic Intervention vs control, Ruinous Path vs. superfriends, or Fatal Push if they have creatures with troubling abilities.
1 day ago
This is going to be my new auto-comment on all blue, spellbased decks.
Needs moar Thing in the Ice Flip.*
1 day ago
Edit: should've seen it in ur maybeboard. whatever, he's still awesome.
2 days ago
Firebones675 Outside of Horribly Awry (which is certainly a consideration) I've tried some variations with all of your suggestions. As far as the main deck goes after changing my initial lists from 2x Torrential Gearhulk to 4x I've been very happy with the changes. I find that it's necessary to have them late game and often in multiples. Also my ability to churn through them between Anticipate, Baral, Chief of Compliance, and Glimmer of Genius means I'm rarely stuck with them in hand. I think it's very likely I go to 3x Baral but I'd like to see how it plays in tournaments before hand. Also considering shaving at least one land but because of my Gearhulk count I'm going to be keeping an eye on it. I only really like Thing in the Ice Flip as a transformational sideboard option like Niblis of Frost. It's better against aggro decks but worse against grindier midrange decks in my experience. Honestly Negate just slipped my mind. Definitely intended to make it a 4 of between side and main. As far as other sideboard changes I think it's just something I'm going to experiment with. Kind of a nonbo that Baral makes Radiant Flames cheaper since I'd like the option of hitting 3's. Does make Kozilek's Return better though. Appreciate your suggestions!