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640 DAMAGE IN ONE TURN...... and trample

Standard* Budget Combo Energy G/U (Simic)

shepherdofire


Description

This deck is a ramp deck but not like the ones you know and love! This ramps energy. Thanks to the professor at tolarian cc i tweeked his build a bit by adding blue for protection and more energy!

The goal is to larger than life a pummeler and then Exponentially increase its power. I can easily get him to an 80/80 trample.

So i can search for my pummelers and larger than lifes. with Glint-Nest Crane , Anticipate, and Eldritch Evolution. And scry power with Aether Theorist and Glassblower's Puzzleknot.

The highest i have been able to reach is 640 damage in one turn!!!!!

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albino_ninja says... #1

October 9, 2016 1:56 p.m.

shepherdofire says... #2

I feel as though it is too late to the game. Like the idea is to get it off on the first go. Panharmonicon is good. I may consider it with more testing.

October 9, 2016 2:48 p.m.

Blume17 says... #3

I have a question about Electrostatic Pummeler; can you activate his ability at instant speed and more than one time, if you have the energy for it of course?

October 10, 2016 2:16 p.m.

shepherdofire says... #4

Yes. The only limit is how much energy you have to pump it.

October 10, 2016 2:22 p.m.

Blume17 says... #5

That is outstanding. Thank you!

I am building a green energy deck featuring Panharmonicon and Eldritch Evolution with Electrostatic Pummeler in it; I had it underrated.

October 10, 2016 2:34 p.m.

Sasquatch11 says... #6

What about blossoming defense. It would make pummeler extra safe and pump it even more.

October 11, 2016 10:43 a.m.

shepherdofire says... #7

That ahould be in the list unless i forgot to update it. Which i did..... okay ill update it later. Thanks!

October 11, 2016 10:50 a.m.

Delta-117 says... #8

Looks good, the only card I was going to suggest was Blossoming Defense but someone beat me to it. Besides that I don't see much else that I think needs to be changed right now, +1.

October 12, 2016 1:18 p.m.

schambers says... #9

No Aether Hub?

October 12, 2016 4:12 p.m.

Brofessor_X says... #10

He only gets the bonus until end of turn... I could chump block him with a 1/1 and your entire 640 dmg is negated, leaving you with zero energy.

Have you though about Built to Smash to rectify this? Larger Than Life is okay, but it's sorcery speed, so it kind of gives away your move.

October 12, 2016 4:25 p.m.

The_Grape says... #11

I agree, I run Built to Smash and the trample proves very useful at instant speed.

October 12, 2016 4:43 p.m.

shepherdofire says... #12

Larger Than Life gives trample and is more damage. I could try a temur build. Im still toying around.

October 12, 2016 5:24 p.m.

shepherdofire says... #13

And i havent pulled any hubs. And no one wants to trade them :'(

October 12, 2016 5:25 p.m.

The_Grape says... #14

I know right! I'm proxying my hubs right now. The pummeler is your main method of surprise damage because with a single Built to Smash in your hand and enough energy you get a trampler and a ton of damage. The Larger Than Life I would switch with Blossoming Defense since it gives a less buff but hexproof to prevent your opponent from focusing the crap out of it since they know what a R/G aggro energy deck can do with it. Also, it is 1 drop instead of 2. Instant speed is what the pummeler is all about and protection like this will also help with keeping your opponent's mana locked away from tricks.

October 12, 2016 10:21 p.m.

The_Grape says... #15

Whoops sorry I just noticed the defenses in your board. Maybe consider dropping 2 Larger Than Life for 1 Dynavolt Tower or 2, and if you have space, 1 or 2 Fabrication Module. These are just my thoughts, hope they help! And please give me some tips on my deck.

(T4 Win-112/112 trampler) Get out the Way!!

October 12, 2016 10:26 p.m.

FoolsPlay says... #16

Don't have to do 640 damage to win in magic, just 20 ;)

October 14, 2016 3:42 a.m.

NobleGhost117 says... #17

Instead of splashing red for Built to Smash you could always use some Haunted Cloaks. They're equipment, so they don't go away if they negate your damage or destroy your creature, and it provides not just trample, but vigilance as well.

October 14, 2016 8:13 a.m.

shepherdofire says... #18

And haste.i usually have to wait a turn to attack

October 14, 2016 8:33 a.m.

Boomboxer23 says... #19

Great thought good potential but someone casts that new "fog" spell and you would have wasted everything

October 14, 2016 3:43 p.m.

shepherdofire says... #20

Thats where the counters in the side come in

October 14, 2016 3:49 p.m.

Qolorful says... #21

I got it to 896/896 trample hexproof. Definitely building this

October 15, 2016 8:31 a.m.

Izack117 says... #22

I got my pummeler to 3584 using two built to smash and activating its ability 9 times. One card you might want to consider is Rings of Brighthearth.

October 15, 2016 8:57 a.m.

shepherdofire says... #23

Not standard leagal buddy

October 15, 2016 9:12 a.m.

Izack117 says... #24

Well it's a kaladesh card, but for some reason its not legal. My bad, I guess I'll be taking it out of my standard deck.

October 15, 2016 9:31 a.m.

shepherdofire says... #25

Its a masterpiece reprint. Lol. Its all good bud. Its cool to put in edh though!

October 15, 2016 9:37 a.m.

shepherdofire says... #26

Its a masterpiece reprint. Lol. Its all good bud. Its cool to put in edh though!

October 15, 2016 9:37 a.m.

Izack117 says... #27

Out of curiosity, what do you think of my pummeler deck Standard Artifacts

October 15, 2016 9:54 a.m.

SAiNTP4bLO says... #28

I bought the tolarian mono green deck with pummeler. Do you think it's a good idea to upgrade that deck into this?

October 16, 2016 2:12 a.m.

shepherdofire says... #29

Well. Tbh im still doing a lot of testing. I like it. Its got more coverage and protection. But rg can also be alot more aggro. So. You can go either way or go 3 color.

October 16, 2016 5:02 a.m.

SAiNTP4bLO says... #30

Ok thanks a lot for the reply. I am going to keep testing the deck too! So I can see if it is a good way to go.

October 16, 2016 5:20 a.m.

AllSwampReyes says... #31

Use Panharmonicon. I use the Pummeler in a GR deck, and I've been able to hit 72 in turn 5.

October 16, 2016 10:09 a.m.

shepherdofire says... #32

I want to win by turn 4. Lol.

October 16, 2016 11:42 a.m.

The_Grape says... #33

If you want a turn 4 win with trample, I'd suggest sideboarding in red to switch with blue between games for stuff like Built to Smash for the high intensity damage.

October 16, 2016 12:35 p.m.

The_Grape says... #34

October 16, 2016 12:36 p.m.

ginko2580 says... #35

I didn't see it mentioned above, so......

Architect of the Untamed with your 4XAttune with Aether.... ???

This deck might be fun after a Cycle and adding in Progenitor Mimic..... LOL

GL

October 16, 2016 3:52 p.m.

Have you considered Slip Through Space at least for sideboard?

October 17, 2016 4:13 p.m.

shepherdofire says... #37

Thats a great suggestion. Thanks

October 17, 2016 5:32 p.m.

Needs panharmonicon but very good overall. I've pulled 6 electrostatic pummelers and have been looking for something to do with them. Maybe it could be temur also for more pump spells

October 17, 2016 6:05 p.m.

Brofessor_X says... #39

Any particular reason that you leave out Longtusk Cub from the mix? I also feel that Fabrication Module could be huge.

October 18, 2016 7:43 a.m.

shepherdofire says... #40

They might. Id need to see what i would swap out and stuff. Ill add it to the test woth friends list and report on how it goes

October 18, 2016 7:52 a.m.

shepherdofire says... #41

The focus of the deck is to combo on turn 4 or 5 at the latest with pummeler as the main win con. So i put the best energy producers in to ensure that pummeler can grow huge

October 18, 2016 9:28 a.m.

The_Grape says... #42

Running against Boros vehicles is going to tough though. Stuff like Fumigate and Authority of the Consuls and Skysovereign, Consul Flagship will disrupt your deck.

October 18, 2016 9:39 a.m.

shepherdofire says... #43

Thats where the side board comes in and it turns to a control deck. Its okay game 2 and 3 if i win on turn 6 or 7 if i can counter their disruption and destruction.

October 18, 2016 9:43 a.m.

Brofessor_X says... #44

The_Grape is correct... I faced a similar deck yesterday, and won every game I played against it with simple removal. Unless you're getting Blossoming Defense off, I'm able to remove him with stuff like Murder, but I won yesterday with Blessed Alliance in one deck and a simple Commencement of Festivities in another.

Once you've blown your energy wad once, most of the decks are too fast to make up for it. Even with your control, I find that it, at the very least, slows down the deck. Which is nearly as effective.

Still a great deck, but you'll need to be extra cautious against any sort of counter defense or removal. One misplay and you lose your combo completely.

October 19, 2016 11:29 a.m.

MotherMoose says... #45

So at the decks best, you can swing a 2.41*10(to the power of 41) p/t with trample

October 19, 2016 11:52 a.m.

Treezy says... #46

+1 - I love it when you can put a powerful deck together at a reasonable price

October 19, 2016 1:58 p.m.

BioProfDude says... #47

Could be fun to put in a couple of Aether Hubs (to generate a red mana) and Uncaged Fury to give a pumped Electrostatic Pummeler double strike!

October 20, 2016 8:11 p.m.

KingEnma says... #48

I'm not sure if it has been mentioned already but I have a similar deck and found Dispel to be more useful as a part of defending Electrostatic Pummeler than Blossoming Defense as it can stop cards like Repel the Abominable and Commencement of Festivities that don't target it. Counter magic in the main makes for an easy combo and easy life. Blossoming Defense is great because it not only adds hex proof but provides a power boost at instant speed so less cards are needed before your lethal attack, but I have not found it difficult to get both Larger Than Life and Dispel into my hand at the same time.

October 21, 2016 2:28 p.m.

ptownazkikr says... #49

3 color feels too slow for this current standard when you're running a combo deck based around such a cheap creature, so at least for me the argument is limited between the gruul and simic variants. The gruul is a better deck generally speaking and is capable of winning without the combo, but the simic deck is much better at protecting said combo and has more deck filtering to make the combo more reliable. If you want to try a gruul variant then you should make a separate deck because the two variants are fundamentally different. BTW, love the deck, I just recently made a simic energy deck and ruled out pummeler because I wasn't running red. Thanks for showing me I was wrong.

November 27, 2016 12:27 a.m.

MohenjoDaro says... #50

First strike and deathtouch is going to wreck you, might think about 3 Rogue's Passage in the sideboard. Otherwise, nice deck. Not something I usually see.

December 14, 2016 8:05 a.m.

shepherdofire says... #51

Rogues isnt in standard is it? And i havent encountered much deathtouch in the local meta. But its something to look out for that wasnt in mind before. Thank you.

December 14, 2016 8:24 a.m.

Malbrecht says... #52

Key to The City. Gets your creatures in unblocked and adds some card draw. Better if you have madness cards of course but probably helpful even without madness to get your damage in and draw cards to get to combo pieces. I would run two of in place of Decoction Module main deck.

January 7, 2017 12:10 p.m.

Panzerforge says... #53

A REALLY frustrating thing I've encountered is Skeleton Key on the ESP...

He's a 1/1 during the declare blockers step, and can only be blocked by things with 1 power... then BAM... it's horrible.

Though, in reflection, this won't work with Larger Than Life, but is brutal with the Built to Smash option.

February 27, 2017 7:25 a.m.

Fishguru21 says... #54

I learned a lot from this, I need to reevaluate my simic energy deck I rum the Pummeler as a 3 of I had no idea it could get that big in a game.

February 27, 2017 12:40 p.m.

AstroBitTrip says... #55

Awesome deck! I overlooked the Pummeler entirely until I saw this. Such a simple, cheap, yet effective combo. Definitely need to build this!

April 8, 2017 3:56 p.m.

At least from this build it is impossible to deal any damage on turn 1 since you have nothing yo give anything haste... maybe change the clickbait tile. Just a suggestion.

April 24, 2017 12:37 a.m.

shepherdofire says... #57

Um its not click bait. Its in one turn as in a single turn. Not turn one. Wording is key here. Yeah. So dont go saying my title is clickbait.

April 24, 2017 12:42 a.m.

Yea I was trying to delete my comment but my comment but my phone kept fucking up.

April 24, 2017 12:46 a.m.

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