Weight of Spires
Weight of Spires deals damage to target creature equal to the number of nonbasic lands that creature's controller controls.
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|Commander / EDH||Legal|
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Weight of Spires Discussion
2 years ago
For some reason it is missing the last 37 items. My input CSV has 1299 unique cards, and the upload has only 1262. The missing items are the last 37. The input list is sorted alphabetically on name. The first missing item is Weight of Spires and the last missing item is Zur's Weirding. The last item that made it in was Wear Away.
3 years ago
Lash Out is probably my favourite budget burn spell for lists like this, but I've found Flame Jab/Geistflame/Burning Vengeance to be a fun package for ultra-budget burn making use of the discards and filtering lands. I'm a fan of Electrickery/Inflame, Earthquake, Firespout, Slagstorm, Street Spasm, Pyroclasm, Kindle the Carnage, Volcanic Fallout, Martyr of Ashes for crowd control. Fiery Gambit, Incendiary CommandThe big thing with budget lists is always sideboard- Aura Barbs, Boil, Empty the Warrens, Ingot Chewer, Molten Rain, Rending Volley, Roast, Shattering Spree, Weight of Spires, Sudden Shock, Smash to Smithereens Tormod's Crypt, Dragon's Claw, Bottle Gnomes and Shattering Blow can all find their place. Burst Lightning is a cheap shock upgrade and Furnace Scamp can be more efficient than a bolt if you are removing blockers. Unstable Footing/Wild Slash is pretty useful for that final push.
4 years ago
My personal favorite interaction is + then using cards like Weight of Spires and it's ilk to pump out Flying Deathtouch tokens. It's pretty out there in terms of token combos (interactions) you could use but I love it because no one sees it coming
4 years ago
tchau204 thanks for the suggestions, despite I really love Think Twice, I didn't think of putting it in the deck. You reminded me that the card existed. I will replace the Careful Consideration by Think Twice. As for Weight of Spires, at the beginning, I was playing it once in the maindeck and two Dismember in the sidedeck. I found it so good that I replace the Dismember by the Weight of Spires. This card is doing what I want from her : destroy medium-big creatures that slip through my couterspells and my Lightning Bolt. Every single deck in modern is playing so much nonbasic lands that it is rarely a dead card. An other card that is underrated is Vapor Snag. The card is really great. I have played UR delver, and a four-of wasn't too much, but in this temur delver, I am more interested in destroying my opponent's creatures than bouncing them. So, I think that only one Vapor Snag is enough, maybe I could raise the number to two.
4 years ago
Weight of Spires is interesting. Instead of Careful Consideration, I think that Think Twice or Epiphany at the Drownyard might be better. Since you are playing very reactive after you deploy your threats, I don't think you'll ever want to cast Careful Consideration at sorcery speed. In this case, the latter two are better.
4 years ago
Hey MTGFTW_BURST, I like the idea of the deck, but I could see some changes :
Dig Through Time and Steam Augury : I would take off both (I understand the power of Steam Augury, but I think it is too slow) and I would replace them by some cantrips : Serum Visions, Gitaxian Probe, Peek, Thought Scour, etc. These cantrips are all really good and they can help you getting some smoother draw. I could also see Anticipate and/or Telling Time in the slot of a cantrip.
Vessel of Volatility : I don't think it is good in modern, so I would put 2 or 3 more lands because 22 lands is really not a high number to cast Invoke the Firemind and Prognostic Sphinx (and you will probably discard land cards to protect him).
Jace's Sanctum and Harness the Storm : I would take both because both are really really really too slow and replace them by some creatures : Young Pyromancer and Delver of Secrets Flip or by some burns : Flame Slash, Roast, Weight of Spires and/or Vapor Snag.
That would be my changes for the deck, and I think that would play more burn/destroy spell than couterspells because it is more powerful in certain situations. Here is my deck with a similar strategy : Temur delver aggro-control. Hope it can inspire you and... Good job !!!