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The deck's simple enough, my own attempt at angel tribal. Main aim is to get out a Semblance Anvil or two, imprinted with a creature - Porcelain Legionnaire for preference, to get further anvils out cheaper. Deck is for a fairly slow, heavily multiplayer metagame.

UPDATE: -4 Plains, +4 Emeria, the Sky Ruin -2 Infiltration Lens, +2 Strata Scythe


So, with the advent of Avacyn Restored, there's quite a few cards that could improve this deck, to such a degree that this is no longer particularly budget - I'll be building this (admittedly slowly) with an eye on competitive play. I'm guessing it won't do hugely well, but for a tribal deck it should be reasonably strong.

Cards in: Baneslayer Angel (as it's no longer budget), Restoration Angel (a flashing angel for 1? Yes please) and Herald of War - forces my opponents to answer it, leaving my bigger hitters to push through.

Cards out (roughly): Shepherd of the Lost - as much as I want it in, it's not worth it the cost compared to other angels (which in itself is quite sad).

P.S. Also removed Porcelain Legionnaire for Gold Myr - they can provide ramping even without the anvil, in the worst situation.


Emeria, The Sky RuinMTG Card: Emeria, The Sky Ruin would be awesome in this deck...

There's an equipment in Scars of Mirrodin, Strata ScytheMTG Card: Strata Scythe that would also be killer here...

March 26, 2012 10:22 a.m.

Deck_Master says... #2

+4 Serra AvengerMTG Card: Serra Avenger!!!

Also, I think you should have more removal in the deck in order to buy some time. Try -2 Serra AngelMTG Card: Serra Angel, -2 Infiltration LensMTG Card: Infiltration Lens (with flying it gets harder to be blocked) and +2 Journey to NowhereMTG Card: Journey to Nowhere and +2 Oblivion RingMTG Card: Oblivion Ring.

Best of luck! ;)

March 26, 2012 10:30 a.m.

JasonD says... #3

Considering the name, this lacks Chancellor of the AnnexMTG Card: Chancellor of the Annex and Shattered AngelMTG Card: Shattered Angel for more steampunk factor ;)

March 26, 2012 10:50 a.m.

Apollo_Phoebus says... #4

aeonstoremyliver: I like both those cards, and am not too worried about the conflict between less plains, and the scythe - even if I only have 20 plains in the deck, that could still lead to a sizeable boost. Cheers.

Deck_Master: If I could ever afford it, Serra Avenger would be in there in a flash, even though it has no synergy with the anvil ;) Unfortunately, I already have 4x Oblivion Ring, but if I need more removal, Journey to Nowhere will be my first port of call. Thanks

March 26, 2012 10:52 a.m.

Fo shizzle.

Oblivion RingMTG Card: Oblivion Ring is more versatile than Journey to NowhereMTG Card: Journey to Nowhere, as O-Ring can target ANY permanent, v.s. Journey can only target creatures...

March 26, 2012 11:31 a.m.

JasonD says... #6

If you have it, I would even suggest Path to ExileMTG Card: Path to Exile over Journey to NowhereMTG Card: Journey to Nowhere. But Paths can be pretty expensive.

March 26, 2012 1:02 p.m.

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This deck is Modern legal.

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Avg. CMC 3.76
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