Ojutai's Command seems like it would fit well in this deck, and it's fairly cheap.
August 16, 2016 6 p.m.
August 16, 2016 6:05 p.m.
Ballzanya Ojutai's Command is interesting I'll add it to the maybeboard, as I like being able to stop the large amount of aggro decks in my meta really easily. With that being said, Port Town seems like it could work as a four of, but Temple is a tap land, and I really need to stay on curve with this deck, but I'll maybeboard it as well.
August 16, 2016 6:41 p.m.
The Temple would only be a one-of or two-of, because of it necessarily entering the battlefield tapped. However, if your turn one land is that and you scry, it doesn't seem to hurt you too much.
August 16, 2016 7:11 p.m.
I also wasn't sure what your budget restrictions are because if they let you play cards that are 3-5 dollars each, then I'd also recommend a couple Prairie Stream and two Remand. (the modern masters 2015 version is around 5 bucks)
August 16, 2016 7:13 p.m.
Also, Gideon Jura. He's really good against affinity and zoo decks.
August 16, 2016 7:14 p.m.
Ballzanya Since Prairie Stream is a tap land till at least turn 3 I don't really think I can play it, Remand is great, but in my current meta Unsubstantiate is better because of the unsummon mechanic and the ability to 'remand' an uncounterable card, both added to the maybeboard. I will experiment with Gideon to see if he's really playable, as Aetherling can dodge every removal and wrath effect in modern, and i see Gideon as serving as both a finisher and a potential turn saver.
August 16, 2016 7:43 p.m.
I used to play a somewhat budget azorius control in modern, and i played gideon as a one-of in the deck. I beat affinity and infect without any problems, as well as burn after siding in four Kor Firewalker, which you have in your sideboard. Wall of Omens might actually be good too, as I remember I played that. I think I played Gitaxian Probe in place of Serum Visions and the card draw in the early game was most often beneficial.
August 16, 2016 7:56 p.m.
Also, I wonder how the new land, Geier Reach Sanitarium would fare in a control deck in modern. I haven't tried it yet, although it's great in commander.
August 16, 2016 7:58 p.m.
Ballzanya I think this deck is to color intensive to play Geier Reach Sanitarium, Wall of Omens could be interesting, although being able to see an opponent's hand with Gitaxian Probe is good, I find that Anticipate can set me up for a wrath, bounce, or finisher and is instant speed which works really well for setting up my draws.
August 16, 2016 8:22 p.m.
Great deck +1. Could you upvote my St Traft Azorius Control?
August 23, 2016 8:33 a.m.
Glacial Fortress and Port Town are a nonbo, you can't have a turn 1 untapped land if they are together at opening hand, if Fountains are off budget, try Prairie Stream + Fortress (still no turn 1 untapped land, but turn 2 double duals) or Port Town + Prairie Stream (I've tested this one and it is a lot safer in a budget, even better if you are considering Spell Snares/Pierces/Mana Tithes) that allows you to have the mana at turn 1. +1, hope it helped.
August 29, 2016 1:47 a.m.
HBKII I understand that having both fortress and port town in your opening hand is problematic but that almost never happens, and Prairie Stream is even worse as it doesn't fit the set curve I want at all, but thanks for the suggestion.
August 29, 2016 3:54 a.m.
Hi, i really like the idea of your deck, seems pretty fun! Have you seen Blessed Alliance, it could be good making an opponent sac an attacking creature and can also gain you life!
September 13, 2016 4:42 a.m.
September 14, 2016 4:42 a.m.
ArcticJohn while Telling Time may seem better than Anticipate, Anticipate is far more superior in practice than Telling Time, as typically only 1 out of the 3 cards is actually needed. Blessed Alliance is an interesting card, but doesn't actually do a lot as the inability to target creatures makes it less useful. But Thanks! I do appreciate the feedback.
September 14, 2016 2:35 p.m.
It was to have your opinion on it, because sometimes if you could the 3 cards would go to the bottom, but sometimes you want all of them... As for the Blessed Alliance it's more a sideboard card against infect or boggles, matchups where the opponent can protect the creatures in many ways.Does the deck play well, have you played with it, what is your experience with, which good and bad matchups does it have?
September 15, 2016 6:11 a.m.
ArcticJohn Yes i can see it being a good card to play against boggles or infect, and it has been added to the maybeboard, as for your questions to how the deck plays, it does well against most matchups, it can beat decks like stompy, midrange decks often have a tough time with the deck, the deck post board does well against control, most aggro matchups are just fine, burn can be an issue but landing kor firewalker typically deals with that problem, tron can be an interesting matchup, I have played with both telling time and anticipate, and in almost every situation, you want to take anticipate over telling time, however since Serum Visions has dropped so much in price, it will replace both of them. The deck typically does alright, although sometimes the lack of card draw coming from cards like remand can hinder the deck.
September 16, 2016 8:23 p.m.
Dismember perhaps? Condemn and Azorius Charm are useless against problematic creatures that don't enter combat. Things like Grim Lava Mancer, Jace Vryn's Prodigy and all flavors of mana ramping creatures to name a few.
November 8, 2016 4:11 p.m.
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