Woodcutter's Grit

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Custom Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Casual Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Frontier Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Eldritch Moon (EMN) Common

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Woodcutter's Grit

Instant

Target creature you control gets +3/+3 and gains hexproof until end of turn. (It can't be the target of spells or abilities your opponents control.)

Woodcutter's Grit Discussion

Silverdrake on White/Green Humans

4 months ago

Looks like fun! I assume you're operating on a budget?

Consider some cheap dual lands like Blossoming Sands or Selesnya Guildgate to help make sure you have the colors you need when you need them. A step up from those without spending too much money would be Sunpetal Grove , Canopy Vista , and/or Fortified Village . If you wanted to go nuts you could look at Windswept Heath , Temple Garden , and Cavern of Souls .

Maybe look into Blossoming Defense or Heroic Intervention to replace Woodcutter's Grit , Strength of Arms , and/or Cloudshift .

The front side of Mayor of Avabruck  Flip buffs your dudes, and the back side provides you with more bodies when you need them. Champion of the Parish is of course nuts in a deck like this, but it is a little expensive.

There's plenty of other changes you could make to make the deck stronger, but that's where I would start. Whatever you decide to do, good luck and have fun!

Xica on Pump *CLAP* You Up

2 years ago

Here are my 2 cents on the topic of infect decks.

In the current meta with all the removal flying around the main challenge isn't keeping up with other deck in speed, but having the consistency despite the amount of removal that exists in the format.
Girxis death's shadow for example has the same number of creatures, but as many removal as infect has pump spells.

Thus i would advocate to increase the ways to put creatures on the field, and to only use pump spells that double up as protection from removal (with the exception of a few power houses).


Sadly manlands are not true creatures, especially in a deck that needs to pump its creatures to win, Inkmoth Nexus takes up 2 lands to activate, and you need something extra to pump it.
Thus your effective creature count is 8 -> 65% chance to have 1 or more in your seven opening cards. It could be argued that having one is insufficient, specially in a build that cannot reliably protect them.
Please add 1 more playset of creatures!

Mutagenic Growth; Become Immense; Rancor - are the tree strongest power ups for creatures, for recursion, lack of cost and raw power (also mutagenic growth fuels become immense very nicely)
Other than these i would focus on stuff like Vines of Vastwood; Blossoming Defense; Simic Charm - which does everything this deck wants; and some cards that may or may not warrant a place Ranger's Guile; Heroic Intervention; Woodcutter's Grit

I would also consider utilizing the graveyard, its unexpected, and can prove very powerful.
For one if you can fill the grave fast Become Immense soon become a game ending threat, if you add Tracker's Instincts it can both help you out if your creatures get murdered, and to fill your grave to get +6/+6 faster.
You may even consider Pieces of the Puzzle - if the 3 cmc cost is not prohibitively expensive - since it is a Collected Company for pump spells, that can also help to pay delve costs.

I would cut things that don't help you in attaining your goal.
You will mainly use counterspells to protect your creatures, so i would switch them for pump spells that have hexproof or indestructible beside the growth effect.
And in the current meta artifacts are a liability.
People will pack removal, and you lack ways to protect them, beside that Livewire Lash requires the mana investments of two solid turns to attain a functioning state - equipped on a creature.

Kyln on Omnath, the protector

2 years ago

It kind of feels like you have more hexproof than creatures in the deck. It kind of feels like you need more trample that hexproof. The deck is well built so the only cards that i felt were a little out of place are Frontier Siege and Woodcutter's Grit. Im not an expert tho, hope someone else can give you an opinion.

Hamdenglade123 on My Name Is Mud

2 years ago

Try Blossoming Defense instead of Woodcutter's Grit , It's cheaper manawise

lursthegreat on Jund Energy

2 years ago

I'd take Blossoming Defense pver Woodcutter's Grit any day of the week.

clayperce on Need Help Sideboarding With G/R ...

2 years ago

One I forgot to mention for the Proactive category: Woodcutter's Grit.

Sorry, Zaueski! :-)

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