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Bard of Bamboozlement

Commander / EDH Combo Mono-Green

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Description

Yisan is a bard by trade, but a rascal by heart. He uses his lyre, Tolmnus, to summon sly elves and stupendous beasts to fight in his stead. He is known to use his talents to woo women and cheat the fool out of their hard-earned treasure.


Yisan, the Wanderer Bard presents a mono green deck which operates with instant speed and can sling a lot of dangerous creatures out very fast. The deck can also generate infinit mana in a lot of ways, which is most of the times a win.


If you like being the archenemy at the table, this is the deck you want to play. The deck is very fast-paced, and people quickly see you as a thread. However, the deck can handle it with its incredible survivability and no matter what Life will find a way.


I can only recommend the deck for its consistency and adaptability. I have played the deck for some time now and in my opinion it is a very fun way to play (and win).


Wombo Combos:

The plan is to cast a mana dork -> give it haste -> produce mana enough to bounce it up in the hand -> repeat with 1 mana in profit every time.
  1. Large mana dorks: Priest of Titania, Elvish Archdruid, Karametra's Acolyte or Voyaging Satyr + Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx
  2. Haste enablers: Swiftfoot Boots, Lightning Greaves and in this case Thousand-Year Elixir
  3. Bounce: Temur Sabertooth
  4. Antoher way is to use Umbral Mantle + a mana dork that produce over 3 mana
    This is some of the many usages, when infinite mana is at your disposal.
    1. Pump the team with Kamahl, Fist of Krosa
    2. Make Omnath, Locus of Mana huge
    3. If Temur Sabertooth is on the battlefield, you can take advantage of ETB effects such as Elvish Visionary, Reclamation Sage, Eternal Witness or Verdant Sun's Avatar
    4. Bounce everything up in your hand with Temur Sabertooth, in response to a board wipe. Then recast it with Yeva, Nature's Herald


      Card descriptions:

      1. Arbor Elf - Mana dork, works nicely with Wild Growth
      2. Birds of Paradise - Mana dork
      3. Boreal Druid - Mana dork
      4. Elvish Mystic - Mana dork
      5. Fyndhorn Elves - Mana dork
      6. Llanowar Elves - Mana dork
      7. Quirion Ranger - Bounces a Forest and untaps Yisan
      8. Sylvan Safekeeper - Protection, often the ability to give shroud keeps removal away
      9. Wirewood Symbiote - Bounces an Elf etc Elvish Visionary and untaps Yisan
      1. Elvish Visionary - Can combo with Temur Sabertooth and infinit mana
      2. Fauna Shaman - Tutor
      3. Phyrexian Revoker - Can slow the foe or even shut them down
      4. Priest of Titania - Makes a lot of mana!
      5. Scavenging Ooze - Gravyard hate and life gain
      6. Scryb Ranger - Bounces a Forest and untaps Yisan
      7. Voyaging Satyr - Can make a lot of mana with Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx
      1. Courser of Kruphix - Ramp, life gain and let me see if Yisan needs to shuffle the deck
      2. Dosan the Falling Leaf - Against control and protection when Yisan can combo of
      3. Elvish Archdruid - Pumps my fragile Elfs up and produces a lot of mana
      4. Eternal Witness - Get key cards and important pieces back from the gravyard
      5. Fierce Empath - Tutor for big creatures, works nicely with Woodland Bellower
      6. Omnath, Locus of Mana - Stores mana and can deliver a killing punch
      7. Reclamation Sage - Artifact and enchantment removal
      1. Karametra's Acolyte - Can make a lot of mana in the late game
      2. Nullmage Shepherd - Artifact and enchantment removal
      3. Oracle of Mul Daya - Ramp
      4. Temur Sabertooth - Combo piece 3000
      5. Yeva, Nature's Herald - Suprise motherfucker
      1. Seedborn Muse - "gg"
      2. Whisperwood Elemental - Unless a board wipe is on the stack
      1. Bane of Progress - Mass artifact and enchantment removal
      2. Duplicant - Creature removal
      3. Kamahl, Fist of Krosa - Pump or anti-board-wipe
      4. Soul of New Phyrexia - Protection
      5. Woodland Bellower - Tutor
      1. Avenger of Zendikar - Makes a huge army, works nicely with extra land drops and land bounce
      2. Hornet Queen - Anti-flyer
      3. Regal Force - Card draw
      4. Verdant Sun's Avatar - Life gain, can go infinite
      1. Archetype of Endurance - Protection
      2. Craterhoof Behemoth - The end
      3. Vorinclex, Voice of Hunger - Screw your oppenents by ramping
      1. Asceticism - Protection
      2. Genesis Wave - Fun card, which can easily win you the game
      3. Growing Rites of Itlimoc   - The new Gaea's Cradle (also a little cheaper)
      4. Heroic Intervention - Mass protection
      5. Lightning Greaves - Haste and protection
      6. Quest for Renewal - Untap enchantment
      7. Swiftfoot Boots - Haste and protection
      8. Thousand-Year Elixir - Untap and haste for Yisan and his mana elfs
      9. Umbral Mantle - Combo-piece 9000
      1. Burgeoning - Can ramp a lot in multiplayer games
      2. Carpet of Flowers - There is always a kind-hearted deck that runs islands
      3. Chrome Mox - Fast ramp
      4. Earthcraft - Everyone is a mana dork with haste now
      5. Sol Ring - Cause why not..
      6. Wild Growth - Another card to get Yisan out in turn 2
      1. Crop Rotation - Can get a non-basic land such as Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx or Wirewood Lodge
      2. Green Sun's Zenith - Creature tutor
      3. Sensei's Divining Top - Top tutor, can look for key cards (don't shuffle it in with Yisan!)
      4. Sylvan Library - Top tutor
      5. Sylvan Scrying - Land fetch
      6. Worldly Tutor - Creature tutor
      1. Beast Within - Nice removal for every card you need gone
      2. Krosan Grip - Artifact and enchantment removal
      3. Song of the Dryads - Permanent removal
      1. Homeward Path - If an oppenent steals your impressive board state (situational, but nice to have)
      2. Mosswort Bridge - Can get an expensive win con, and 10 power is easy done
      3. Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx - Can make a lot of mana mid and late game!
      4. Reliquary Tower - Might as well have it
      5. Rogue's Passage - If you have a hard time getting in
      6. Scavenger Grounds - Gravyard hate.
      7. Wasteland - Removes annoying lands
      8. Wirewood Lodge - Untaps big mana elfs like Priest of Titania or Elvish Archdruid
      Suggestions and comments are welcome - if you liked the deck, I've put an upvote button here, so you don't have to go all the way up again ;)

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      This deck is Commander / EDH legal.

      Cards 100
      Avg. CMC 3.09
      Tokens 0/1 Insect, 0/1 Plant, 3/3 Beast
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