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BIGGER, SMARTER, FASTER, STRONGER. My attempt to build an edh using and abusing Iroas, God of Victory


Make Them Bigger, Stronger

Creature Buffs: Agrus Kos, Wojek Veteran, Sublime Archangel, Sword of the Animist, Hero of Bladehold, Angel of Jubilation, Balefire Liege, Hero of Oxid Ridge, Nobilis of War, Oathsworn Giant, Ogre Battledriver, Glory of Warfare, Marshal's Anthem, and Sword of Feast and Famine.


Make Them Smarter

Vigilance: Angelic Field Marshal, Angelic Skirmisher, Aurelia, the Warleader, and Stonehewer Giant.

Flying: Angel of Jubilation, Aurelia, the Warleader, Angelic Field Marshal, Tyrant's Familiar, Angelic Skirmisher, Firemane Avenger, Hellkite Charger, Nobilis of War, Tyrant's Familiar, and Victory's Herald.

Trample: Archetype of Aggression.

Lifelink: Angelic Skirmisher, Victory's Herald, Windbrisk Raptor, True Conviction, and Basilisk Collar.

Other Stuff: Captain Lannery Storm, Viashino Heretic, Stranglehold, Soltari Visionary, Stonehewer Giant, and Argentum Armor


Make Them Faster

Haste & Double Strike: Aurelia, the Warleader, Hellkite Charger, Hero of Oxid Ridge, Ogre Battledriver, Assemble the Legion, Berserkers' Onslaught, and True Conviction.

Double Damage & Extra Attack Phases: Gratuitous Violence, Aurelia, the Warleader, Hellkite Charger, Boros Charm, and Aggravated Assault.


Iroas, God of Victory's 1st and 2nd abilities, aka Menace ability and suto Dolmen Gate will guide you to victory.

(1st ability) Creatures you control have "Menace": Butcher Orgg, Cyclops Gladiator, Laccolith Titan, Boros Battleshaper, Tyrant's Familiar, Basilisk Collar, Infiltration Lens if they block draw 4 cards, Kusari-Gama this will trigger twice, and Sword of Feast and Famine.

(2nd ability) Attack Without Worry: attack and buff your creatures with, Agrus Kos, Wojek Veteran, Hero of Bladehold, Hero of Oxid Ridge, Nobilis of War, and Ogre Battledriver. Attack with these and get other stuff: Victory's Herald,and Windbrisk Raptor. Taking advantage of the 2nd ability: Sword of the Animist, Lightmine Field, Powerstone Minefield, and Pyrohemia. Add Vedalken Orrery to the 2nd ability and cast these when attacking: Blasphemous Act, Chain Reaction, and Mizzium Mortars. Fault Line, and Starstorm for when you don't have Vedalken Orrery.


Board Wipe Combos

Iroas, God of Victory + Fault Line, Starstorm + Iroas, God of Victory, Pyrohemia + Iroas, God of Victory, Butcher Orgg + Basilisk Collar, Vedalken Orrery + Iroas, God of Victory + Blasphemous Act, or Chain Reaction, or Mizzium Mortars, and Kusari-Gama + Basilisk Collar.

Other Good Combos: Sword of Feast and Famine + Aggravated Assault, Sword of Feast and Famine + Hellkite Charger, Laccolith Titan + Basilisk Collar, and Basilisk Collar + Tyrant's Familiar.


Like what you see, +1. Don't like what you see ? Check out my other deck Selvala, Explored and Returned with tokens


Things You May Have Missed

I missed this stuff too: Agrus Kos, Wojek Veteran, Hero of Oxid Ridge, and Hero of Bladehold they all buff my creatures when they attack so giving them extra attack phases to attack again, buffs them again. So its "battle cry x2" from the Hero's, and its +4/+0 form Agrus Kos, Wojek Veteran on the second attack. Angelic Skirmisher also triggers twice. Not only for my extra combat phases, but my opponents as well. you're all going "duhhh" right, but i knew this too. Didn't realize i have been missing these triggers all the time.


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So I had a hard time making a cut but I went with Quicksilver Amulet because it's only good at cheating creatures into play for cheap that's the upside the downside is you waste a turn playing it and it doesn't do anything else so it feels like a wasted slot in the deck also with the added nonbasic lands giving me my colors better this helps me out so much not having to worry about color screw. The Quicksilver Amulet was good for this... I added in Soltari Visionary for the enchantment removal. It also has 2 white mana symbols in it which helps iroas. This change also helped smooth out my mana curve

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4 weeks ago)

-9 Mountain main
-1 Battlefield Forge main
-1 Basilisk Collar main
+1 Pyrohemia main
-1 Marshal's Anthem main
+1 Iroas, God of Victory main
-1 Coalition Relic main
+1 Tyrant's Familiar main
+1 Boros Guildgate main
-8 Plains main
-1 Wind-Scarred Crag main
-1 Boros Guildgate main
-1 Boros Charm main
-1 Tyrant's Familiar main
+1 Sword of Feast and Famine main
-1 Starstorm main
+1 Wind-Scarred Crag main
+1 Basilisk Collar main
+1 Angelic Skirmisher main
+1 Magmaquake main
and 91 other change(s)