I really like Xenagos, the Reveler. A lot. Normally, I'm not a big fan of red, but I fell in love and now I want to make it work! I can already picture it... Xenegos and Purphoros, God of the Forge skipping across a flowery field, holding hands as it burns in their wake!

Since Xenagos is the focus, I figured it would be pretty token-heavy, using a few cards to take advantage for the mana that Xenagos provides ( Clan Defiance and Curse of the Swine). The easiest way I found to create more tokens was to use Young Pyromancer and kin.

Suggestions/feedback welcomed! This will probably be a semi-competitive FNM deck.



September 10, 2013 2:19 a.m.

Fleetfiend says... #2

Degonvey Perhaps... or maybe Zhur-Taa Druid ?

September 10, 2013 9:48 a.m.

Fleetfiend yeah I think Zhur-Taa Druid would be better for its ping ability.

September 10, 2013 7:24 p.m.

Khronowars says... #4

A good idea I had for Xenagos, The Reveler , I thought that he would work nicely in a Creature Mash deck. You could use Gruul and their multiple bloodrush abilities. Some cards that I think would work great in a deck like these are Ruric Thar, the Unbowed and Ogre Battledriver . Hope this helps! ~

September 14, 2013 12:23 a.m.

Fleetfiend says... #5

@Khronowars That's definitely a direction that I thought about going with it, but I'm kind of unsure. I almost feel like the token-based route is pretty easy to counter, with Illness in the Ranks and such, with not much to counter it.

September 14, 2013 1:54 a.m.

Sinobite says... #6

Don't forget Ratchet Bomb removes any kind of token.

September 15, 2013 12:21 a.m.

Fleetfiend says... #7

Sinobite would you have any suggestions to counter it? Or do you think I should go a different route?

I feel like an. R/G/U version of this might be interesting.

September 15, 2013 1:04 a.m.

Robaby says... #8

Destructive Revelry in the sideboard shoud do it :).

September 15, 2013 4:08 p.m.

Sinobite says... #9

If you go the route of RWG I would trade Druid's Deliverance for Rootborn Defenses or Boros Charm . Destructive Revelry wouldn't be able to destroy the artifact in game two when your opponent is wise to it's presence. They will play and activate on the stack as a 2 mana token wipe.

As a 1 of, I would consider a Congregate to buy more time. As Druid's Deliverance wouldn't take advantage of a full board presence. If playing against an [Erbos, God of the Dead] or Skullcrack , Druid's Deliverance would be stronger.

September 15, 2013 5:22 p.m.

Sinobite says... #10

Any ideas on this list JUNK in the Trunk with Theros out?

September 15, 2013 6:59 p.m.

iceteademon says... #11

Definitely good. I'd been looking for this sort of thing in Bant, but this is how it's done. +1

I feel like you're missing Urban Evolution , does it make things work?

September 16, 2013 6:04 p.m.

Fleetfiend says... #12

iceteademon Thanks!

Card draw is something that definitely might be useful.

September 17, 2013 1:51 a.m.

Since xenagos is the key part of your deck, adding 1 more seems reasonable. +1, great creativity(-:

September 20, 2013 4:14 p.m.

Nyad says... #14

Nice deck.

I'd remove curse of the swine and the chorus of might.

Consider playing Foundry Champion as your finisher.

December 13, 2013 4:22 a.m.

Nyad says... #15

December 13, 2013 4:23 a.m.

iceteademon says... #16

This is super-cool!

You could add a playset of Elvish Mystic to help it off the ground, faster... have you tried Beck / Call (just for the 2-mana half)?

December 13, 2013 4:31 a.m.

Fleetfiend says... #17

iceteademon Thanks!

I haven't tried Beck , but honestly, I like the look of it. Same with your suggestion Nyad. I'll definitely add them both to the maybes. As for removing Curse of the Swine , I have to disagree. Take all my little 1/1s (and enemy threats), get rid of them, then get more creatures ETBing to synergize with Purphoros, God of the Forge , coming back more powerful than before!

December 13, 2013 5:23 a.m.

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