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3 weeks ago
thegigibeast I am of the opinion that most cards "merit testing" but I'm not too hopeful about Ghalta and when I have the time to test cards I will be testing other cards (like finally forming an opinion of the Vitalize/Paradox Engine debate).
If you are more optimistic than it would be a great help to us if you would do some testing and post what you discover.
1 month ago
Since you're new, I'll just list all the cards I'd add or replace lesser cards with:
1 month ago
Normally Seton is the go to Druid Commander because you can play cards like Paradox Engine, Mobilize, Benefactor's Draught, and Vitalize + Vanquisher's Banner, Zendikar Resurgent, or Primordial Sage to basically play their whole deck and win on the spot. In an Omnath deck though you want alot of mana doubling effects like Mana Reflection, Gauntlet of Power, Extraplanar Lens, Caged Sun, and Heartbeat of Spring to really make him big along with some mana sinks like Helix Pinnacle or Eldrazi to win.
2 months ago
Permafrost I actually recently tested this deck in a 5 player game, and learned that a lot of what you are saying is correct. Currently, this deck performs amazingly well, BUT there is no closer. I'm unable right now to take advantage of the lockdown and capitalize on the victory. I added in Sword of Body and Mind but find it rather difficult to obtain things in such a large pod. Granted, stax is typically better in groups of 2 or 3, but it gets the job done quickly when needed. The hardest part is finding a way to close the game out (Besides Earthcraft + squirrels nest) Which I find to be eventually added to this deck as a way to close the game off. I considered running Vitalize and Craterhoof Behemoth as a way to close out with Earthcraft but have since failed to produce results. Earthcraft needs to go into this deck before I can test this deck with a 8 drop slot.
4 months ago
Vizier of the Menagerie
4 months ago
The deck is competitive. Now it's not tier 1 competitive, but it'll win a fair number of games at a competitive table. Where she really shines is the u/x matchup from my experience, as you tend to force their hand in mulliganing for answers.
To address your points:
Uncage - I do want to test this but I think it may be worse than primal command. Best case scenario is X=1 for dreadnought/untapper, but 3 mana tutor is pretty expensive.
Oasis - yep, I will be swapping a forest for that.
Nykthos - I think that cut is fine. It sometimes give you extra mana, but I do agree that colorless is a real drawback.
Rhonas - I'd like to give this a shot as well. My current build has more pump, which these 2 cost fatties work really well with.
Safekeeper - I'm actually testing Savage Summoning instead of safekeeper. Safekeeper is pretty awkward when they try to disrupt you. Savage hopefully leaves people unprepared to answer you. I think if you run safekeeper though, you'll want an untap package of Vitalize, Mobilize, Paradox Engine. Certainly an angle worth exploring.
Fast mana - I actually have gone the opposite direction and cut the fast mana. Not that they were terrible, but they weren't amazing for me and I felt they were worse than lands. Additionally, they're presence was cutting into the pump package, which I felt was reducing the consistency of the deck.
On a side note, JVP is another deck that has that feeling of uncertainty, which I also love to pilot.
4 months ago
For removal the fight mechanic like Prey Upon, Savage Punch, Ulvenwald Tracker, Unnatural Aggression, Mutant's Prey, Epic Confrontation, etc. could be fun and flavorful for hydras (at least in my head).
Hope something here helps!
5 months ago
I updated my deck with some inexpensive cards. My intent now is to have a deck of low mana creatures. I believe the combination of creatures with reach, death touch, trample, and flash provides flexibility during attacking and defending and Vitalize should provide an element of surprise.