So today was the first time I played the deck and I went 5-2 (Games 12-5). Placed 14th out of 71 players.
Won Round One: 2-1 Over U/W Delver PikeGame 1: Played three Blade Splicers in a row and he eventually just scooped.Game 2: Lost to 2 Flipped Delver of Secrets Flip. Needed to draw an 5th land to be ok but didnt.Game 3: Had Ajani, Caller of the Pride and Garruk Relentless Flip out and over ran him with creatures. Thragtusk was big.Lost Round Two: 2-1 to Wolf Run Ramp Game 1: Pretty even until he landed Elesh Norn, Grand Cenobite Game 2: Over ran him quicky with Silverblade Paladin and Rancor and Sublime ArchangelGame 3: Lost to Inkmoth Nexus and Kessig Wolf RunWon Round Three: 2-0 Over Some Sort of U/B/R Deck, didn't get to see much of it.Game 1: Didnt play any creatures just over ran him quicklyGame 2: Ajani, Caller of the Pride and Garruk Relentless Flip got there together.Lost Round Four: 2-1 to Grand ArchitectGame 1: Lost to a Wurmcoil Engine and Steel Hellkite I was mana flooded.Game 2: He got mana flooded and I then overran himGame 3: He got there with the Grand Architect and the Steel Hellkite pair to a Silverblade Paladin which he copied from me with the Phyrexian MetamorphWon Round Five: 2-0 Over R/W HumansGame 1: Won with the Sublime Archangel, he almost won but was one damage short.Game 2: Sided in the Sword of War and Peace and got it in my opening hand, it owned.Won Round Six: 2-0 Over InfectGame 1: He got mana screwed and I just over ran himGame 2: Had better card but was able to chump block and then fly over him using Rancor on the angels.Won Round Seven: 2-0 Over U/W DelverGame 1: Over ran him with Blade Splicer and RancorGame 2: Garruk Relentless Flip and Ajani, Caller of the Pride worked well together and Gavony Township sealed the win by pumping all of my creatures.
Please comment your thoughts.I need to adjust the sideboard and suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
I would sideboard at least one Sigarda, Host of Herons for decks with alot of spot removal so you have a win condition against black.
July 28, 2012 11:21 a.m.
Would you ever think about putting in Champion of Lambholt? If you swing with her with the exalted buff she can cut straight into the other player.
July 30, 2012 2:55 p.m.
I'm surprised with all the double strike that you only have the swords in the sideboard. Have you tried them main and just find that with Rancor and the archangel, you are simply better of with tons of dudes?
July 30, 2012 6:49 p.m.
They are more of a sideboard card for this type of deck. Example this weekend sided it in vs red white humans and had it from the opening and just owned. They take 5 mana and I would rather have creatures out for that five mana.
July 30, 2012 10:41 p.m.
I love this. Only suggestions is to stick to playsets (Sublime Archangel , Birds of Paradise and card:Avacyn's Pilgrim). I dont particularly like Thalia, Guardian of Thraben , i find she's better sideboarded, but i understand she may be there for lack of a 2 drop. also where is Thrun, the Last Troll ?
July 31, 2012 8:35 a.m.
July 31, 2012 9:45 a.m.
I like Thalia, Guardian of Thraben because she is awesome vs delver and is a first striker. I also only have 8 cards that she effects and her being able to be pumped with +1/+1 is awesome. I am not running Thrun, the Last Troll because I traded him away and dont feel like getting him back. The Aven Squire and Knight of Glory are decent but after talking to other friends we decided that they aren't that beneficial. Just like Cathedral of War is too slow for the deck too.
July 31, 2012 12:21 p.m.
Ever consider Champion of Lambholt ? I'm in the process of making GW deck with that as the main win condition. It is pretty potent. I'll post my deck when it's done.
As for your deck, I'd definitely add Sublimes if I had them. Fungal Sprouting would be a killer in your deck though! +1
August 14, 2012 10:43 p.m.
Sorry, I meant I'd add Sublimes to MY deck if I had them.
August 15, 2012 11:18 a.m.
I have my own G/W/b exalted deck: deck:insert-clever-title. I have come to realize that there are two ways to build this, One involves what you are doing with Blade Splicer and Restoration Angel . The other direction involves a token approach which is amazing with Champion of Lambholt .
To those wondering about Champion of Lambholt 's absence, the reason she is not here (which I agree why you haven't added her senhor114) is due to the fact that Champion of Lambholt doesn't get big enough, fast enough, to matter. More than likely you are going to be swinging with the Golem token or Thragtusk (something expendable) and not going to want to be swinging with Champion of Lambholt .
senhor114, IMO you need more removal mainboard, 2x Dismember is just not enough. A good solution is Fiend Hunter . He doesn't cost more from Thalia, Guardian of Thraben and he can be bounced by Restoration Angel in a pinch to get rid of a bigger threat.
August 15, 2012 6:53 p.m.
Pretty solid list. How did the Hero of Bladehold play out? +1
August 31, 2012 4:29 p.m.
Hero of Bladehold is killer just gives the deck anothere one turn lethal threat. Possible on turn five.