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|Modern Masters 2017 Edition (MM3)||Common|
|Avacyn Restored (AVR)||Common|
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Creature — Human Wizard
Soulbound (You may pair this creature with another unpaired creature when either enters the battlefield. They remain paired for as long as you control both.)
As long as Wingcrafter is paired with another creature, both creature have flying.
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2 months ago
2 months ago
I’ve found that it’s very important to have some one drops to get Yuriko out on turn two. Some of the cooler ones I’ve found are Imagecrafter (ninjas in disguise!), Signal Pest, Deadeye Tracker, Hypnotic Siren, Qarsi High Priest, Sage of Epityr, Shadow Alley Denizen, and Wingcrafter. I like these because they also provide late game value.
Ashiok seems unhelpful to your deck. I’m sure there are better card draw options than the hondens, but I can appreciate the flavor. People might not like you playing Masterful Ninja because it’s really broken. Make sure you ask first.
I really like Karn's Temporal Sundering in this deck since it is easily castable and can bounce Yuriko.
8 months ago
@NyxDragon I'm not too familiar with modern, but I can make some educated guesses. Obviously this deck wants Delver of Secrets Flip and Lightning Bolt as four-ofs, but I think I'd also try out various combinations of Cursecatcher, Wingcrafter and Dispel. Maybe Skywatcher Adept, but I'm stretching by this point, honestly.
8 months ago
Not to be rude, but this list seems a little short on creatures.
Here is a few suggestions pulled from EDHRec:
Gudul Lurker, Jhessian Infiltrator, Siren Stormtamer, Hypnotic Siren, Cloudfin Raptor, Wingcrafter, Spire Tracer, Zephyr Sprite, Hope of Ghirapur, Elvish Mystic, Llanowar Elves, Cloud of Faeries, Cloud of Faeries, Faerie Miscreant, River Hoopoe, Coastal Piracy, Coiling Oracle, Stratus Dancer, River Sneak
9 months ago
Currently building this deck, but I had a few quick questions about whether you'd considered a few cards. In particular, how do you feel about dropping the Negate for a Heroic Intervention? What is the purpose of Wingcrafter, and would it be worth slotting Wind Zendikon in it's place? The last card I'm looking to put in is Greenseeker, which is slower than something like Arbor Elf, but can fix for Blue Mana as well as help reduce the amount of basics we draw.
11 months ago
Hello there! I don't see anything huge you're missing (other than lands), but I definitely think you should at least consider Sol Ring, Cultivate, Kodama's Reach, Eternal Witness, Mystical Tutor, Plasm Capture, Counterspell, and probably Blue Sun's Zenith and Stroke of Genius as well. If you're looking for cards to cut to make room for lands, I would start with the following. A lot of those cards are for what appears to be an Edric subtheme; I'd stick to just one plan, making a lot of mana and killing your opponents with it.
- Comparative Analysis
- Dive Down
- Gift of Tusks
- Hail Storm
- Hindering Touch
- Mizzium Skin
- Scatter Arc
- Storm Seeker
- Hands of Binding
- Hidden Strings
- Last Thoughts
- Needle Storm
- Open Into Wonder
- Pirate's Prize
- Storm Front
- Anvil of Bogardan
- Edric, Spymaster of Trest
- Graceful Adept
- Gudul Lurker
- Siren Stormtamer
- Slither Blade
- Triton Shorestalker
In any case, good luck! Feel free to let me know if you want some more suggestions!
1 year ago
Ornithopter is great with ninjas, dont listen to the haters.
I love the usage of spellstutters too btw.
The only downside I can see to your build is that you have an excessive amount of stuff returning to hand all the time. This will tax your mana and you will probably find yourself behind in tempo.
If you want more ninjas, Sakashima's Student is great.
A great ninja enabler has been Wingcrafter for me.
I also run a playset of Shadow Rift, which Ive found to be fantastic.
As super secret tech, you could run Genesis Chamber! If you have 2 of those many 1-drops that return a guy to hand, and a genesis chamber out, you can basically pay 1 blue mana to make a myr. And you are doing enough bouncing as it is that you should be getting way more benefit out of the chamber than your opponent anyway.
As a parting thought:Ninjitsu and Firstrike work great together as you can deal damage with a creature in the first strike step, then ninjitsu out a ninja and have it deal its damage in the regular damage step. So if you can give your guys first strike, it basically makes your attacks twice as effective.
1 year ago
Again, Thanks for all the suggestions. It's not a full playset, but I could replace Fleeting Memories with Ongoing Investigation, and 2x Tireless Tracker with a couple Whirler Rogue. They would really help with the secondary win condition of hitting big with Chasm Skulker or Lorescale Coatl and would mean I could remove Wingcrafter.
Precursor Golem is perfect in this deck, and is definitely going in with Confront the Unknown and maybe Epic Confrontation for the removal the deck has been missing. Also, I hadn't realised that Mechanized Production doesn't have to be attached to the winning artifact.