Bant Highlander (Not EDH)

Commander / EDH

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Description

Basically a Bant Highlander deck. Converted from a Rafiq of the Many EDH deck. A few synergies are present including: Gifts Ungiven for Life from the Loam, Wasteland, and Strip Mine; Sovereigns of Lost Alara an Eldrazi Conscription; as well as an Academy Ruins/Mindslaver lock. Basic equipment theme. Slightly midrange/aggro.

The deck is based off a point system in which 7 points are allowed. The points present in this deck are:

Gifts Ungiven - 2Strip Mine - 2Wasteland - 1Life from the Loam - 1Umezawa's Jitte - 1

Any suggestions would be great. Remember, this is a highlander deck, not an EDH deck, so it needs to be fast and competitive, and tailored for one vs. one play.

Thanks!

misterQ says... #1

Intuition for Life From the Loam, Wasteland and Strip Mine works fine too

January 9, 2012 5:32 a.m.

Good point with Intuition. It's sadly worth one point on my league's list, so the only way I could add it is by removing Jitte. Something to consider, though!

In a bit of playtesting, I have noticed the mana is pretty rough. Often too slow or too colour-light. Any relatively budget friendly mana suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Original duals and a Hallowed Fountain/Breeding Pool are on my want list, but may take a bit of work to obtain.

Thanks!

January 9, 2012 3:45 p.m.

misterQ says... #3

If you can get your hands on the other 2 shocklands I'd strongly recommend Krosan Verge . Another option is card:Treva's Ruins. You could also consider Skyshroud Claim and Cultivate /card:Kodama's Reach or if you prefer creatures Sakura-Tribe Elder , Yavimaya Elder or Krosan Tusker (but that last one's a personal favourite and the last 2 don't ramp your mana)

January 10, 2012 3:59 a.m.

misterQ says... #4

And what about the painlands? Adarkar Wastes , Brushland & Yavimaya Coast .

January 10, 2012 4:07 a.m.

misterQ says... #5

I'd also replace Wooded Bastion with Mystic Gate , you play way more WW & UU than GG. Or play both :)

January 10, 2012 4:10 a.m.

Great suggestions, misterQ. I was actually trying to pick up some painlands yesterday, but the trade fell through. I definitely like the idea of Elder (both) as they would still provide bodies to carry swords when not needed for their mana providing. Thanks!

January 10, 2012 11:53 a.m.

benettfreeman says... #7

Hi can you send me a link to the points system you mentioned in the description please?

May 12, 2012 7:24 p.m.

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Legality

This deck is Commander / EDH legal.

Cards 100
Avg. CMC 2.98