Description

The Ur-Dragon, the true unstoppable force of the EDH kingdom. Fear is any understatement to his followers allegiance! Power, strength and community are the key to his success. This is a preview into what makes this families' bond unbreakable!

ARTIFACTS:

Mana rocks are important to the early game with such a high avg CMC. Here are a few rocks that have been inserted into the 99:

CREATURES:

1.) Thunderbreak Regent: Those family friends who is always looking out for you and is willing to do whatever it takes to help you out.

2.) Dromoka, the Eternal: Tough, giving and defender of the weak cousin who cares dedicates a lot their time helping others.

3.) Stormbreath Dragon: You know that crazy aunt Janet that blows up on you for no reason and somehow is still married, well here is the dragon carnation of her.

4.) Thundermaw Hellkite: That overly flirtatous significant other who just was too much, too often.

5.) Dragonlord Ojutai: Wisdom is her every word and grace is her footstool. She is one of the nicest people you know. This is family member.

6.) Wasitora, Nekoru Queen: Your "doesn't like anyone but you" cat who isn't afraid to express how it feels towards you and anyone else.

7.) Scourge of Valkas: He love taps other creatures or opponents with the help of his brothers and sisters! Then there's, crazy uncle Utvara Hellkite who brings the rest of the family with him and then we get crunk!

8.) Silumgar, the Drifting Death: Your pack smoking, alcohol-drinking, always flirting uncle who is as tough as nails, but can't hold his liquor.

9.) Dragonlord Dromoka: She is unrelenting, kind, forgiving, protective and most of all always there when you need her. For most we call her: mom.

10.) Savage Ventmaw: Kevin is his name, danger is his game. Living on the edge, holding nothing back, pushing the limits of himself.

11.) Hellkite Tyrant: That cousin you hang with but are afraid to give any money to because he might spend it on 'fun' things and not bill he's late on. There's your sign!

12.) Scourge of the Throne: Your crazy ex-girlfriend!

13.) Teneb, the Harvester : Your grumpy, old uncle who says little, but is quick too upset.

14.) Dragon Broodmother: Your aunt who has eight children and constantly doing things with them.

15.) Atarka, World Render: Your strict church-going grandmother who will cook you anything oyu want one minute and discipline you the next for cursing in her presence.

16.) Dragonlord Atarkafoil icon: You know your mom who is always over the top and embarrassing you, but at the end of the day, she is your mom and does what she does because she loves you. This may be her!

17.) Balefire Dragon: Your father-in-law that when you met for the first time, you crapped your pants on before that first date. Now, you respect more than fear him.

18.) Karrthus, Tyrant of Jund: Your brother that finds a way to get the whole family together for every major holiday every year, but every other time of the year is too busy to meet up.

19.) Bladewing the Risen: Your uncle who you swear escapes death every other day, even when not looking for danger. His experiences are interesting to say the least.

20.) Utvara Hellkite: Grandpa is in the house and he's got the whole family coming to town if you are not careful. Don't let his old age and simplistic demeanor fool you. He still can kick your *ss if your not careful.
Your overly adventurous younger brother who seems to always attempting the impossible and some how finds a way to survive the insanity he gets himself into. You might be this guy.

  • Sylvan Library: One of the top 3 top deck manipulators in the game and a EDH, Legacy and Vintage staple. A worthy and well-founded addition.

  • Rhystic Study: The three best words in magic, "Draw a card".

  • Temur Ascendancy: Draw power and haste enabler.

  • Bloom Tender: Value Town! Up to WRGBU in value. Can't ask for anything better!

  • Lotus Cobra: In a five-color, being able to produce the right colors are important and this snake does this job very well. With 6 fetch lands in the deck and 38 total lands, there are plentoy of opportunities to get value out of each land drop.

  • Selvala, Heart of the Wilds: She synergizes perfectly with Samut getting the ramp train churning! CHOO CHOO!

  • Dragonspeaker Shaman : Cheap dragon spells = quicker games!

  • Oracle of Mul Daya: A staple because no other creature does what it does at the cost that it does as fast as it does. Oracle is eternal in my eyes.

  • Surrak Dragonclaw: No, your may not counter this creature. No, your may not counter any other creatures. No, you may not block with 1/1's and not pay the consequences! Oh and this statement can be quantified at anytime there is 5 mana available.

  • Xenagos, God of Revels: Punching people in the face since February 7 2014!!! Feel the pleasure of being the same room as power.

ENCHANTMENTS:

  • Mirari's Wake: A Selesnya EDH staple that screams value. Always good to have and a strong card to search for in the mid-game when you need to close the game out quicker.

INSTANTS & SORCERIES:

ARTIFACT/ENCHANTMENTS:
- Enlightened Tutor

PLANESWALKERS:

  • Sarkhan Unbroken (4):+1: Birds of Paradise (mana) + draw a card
    -2: 4/4 Dragon with flying
    -8: Family Reunion!

Updates

I played three games with this deck and I was nervous about the mana base due to me mostly just slapping it together. To my surprise, it worked rather well. I went 2-1 with this deck and put out several dragons before winning outright. Some issues I did find is my lack of responses to non-creature spells, so I am adding Stubborn Denial and Swan Song into the deck to stop the most oppressive of those spells. I also saw that the lack of lifegain and very little pillow fort cards made it easy to swing at me. Ghostly Prison is entering the mainboard and possibly Propaganda if need be. Additionally, I would like to keep the dragon count to at least 20 dragons and probably no more than 25. Here are a list of the changes made:

Additions:

Whip of Erebos: Life gain is important, especially when your running as many shocks as this deck is running.

Courser of Kruphix: Lifegain and Land grab help. The GG is a concern. It will be on watch.

Surrak Dragonclaw: An additional anti-blue card that is mostly in here for the trample.

Teneb, the Harvester : Recursion is vital at times and a 6/6 with a mana ability that can gain you another dragon is always welcomed.

Dragonlord Kolaghan: haste on a stick is great! Haste on a 6/5 dragon is golden. ;)

Authority of the Consuls: opposing early attacks while gaining life from those creatures an opponent plays is helpful, especially if the deck has a slow start.

Ghostly Prison: oppressing the opponents has to happen.

Stubborn Denial, Swan Song: Countering the important spells, period.

Green Sun's Zenith: a strong tutor that gets those important green creatures down early.

Removed:

Commander's Sphere: Looking in another direction with my ramp package.

Territorial Hellkite, Thunderbreak Regent and Kolaghan, the Storm's Fury: All three were removed for not providing enough to the overall function and direction of the deck. thankfully, they don't hurt the wallet too much so, it was an easy move to make.

Thalia, Guardian of Thraben: moving to the sideboard for more 1 v 1 matchups that look to control the board-state more.

Elemental Bond: I feel I have enough draw and this enchantment just doesn't provide enough.

Crucible of Fire: cute card, but the dragons in this deck are big enough for me.

Terminate: Switching out for counter spells instead.

Sarkhan Vol : A tough choice, but I feel the life gain from Whip of Erebos was better for the deck as a whole.

Comments

Argy says... #1

+1 for Dragons

August 12, 2017 12:26 p.m.

Argy says... #2

You might want to try Reality Shift.

It's a hidden gem.

August 20, 2017 10:37 a.m.
September 7, 2017 8:17 p.m.

snotice says... #4

Odric_Magnusson: Thanks for the suggestion. I like that card a lot for the defensive side of the deck, especially early game. I'll have to playset it to see how worthwhile the card is for the deck.

September 7, 2017 11:12 p.m.

Rabid_Wombat says... #5

Moat would be better than Norn's Annex and Ghostly Prison

October 2, 2017 4:28 a.m.

snotice says... #6

Rabid_Wombat: That it is, but at $414.99 for a LP version on ebay, I'll pass.

October 2, 2017 2:48 p.m.

Rabid_Wombat says... #7

snotice Wow! Never realised it went up so much, got my LP one for $80 back in 2007....wish I'd chased down a playset :/

October 3, 2017 1:28 a.m.

Wiggyman says... #9

With tutors and all, Island Sanctuary is a cheaper alternative to Moat.

October 9, 2017 1:03 a.m.

snotice says... #10

I decided to run Ghostly Prison since it is straight-forward, small cost to play and isn't that expensive to purchase.

October 11, 2017 8:18 p.m.

DRACULA150704 says... #11

October 12, 2017 1:55 a.m.

DRACULA150704 says... #12

Nice deck

October 12, 2017 1:56 a.m.

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Date added 2 months
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Splash colors WU
Legality

This deck is Commander / EDH legal.

Cards 100
Avg. CMC 3.89
Tokens 1/1 Spirit, 6/6 Dragon
Folders Commander, commander things
Views 1431

Revision 28 (2 days ago)

-2 Mountain main
+1 Mana Confluence main
+1 Island main
-1 Forest main
+1 Plains main
-1 Mana Confluence maybe
-1 Plains maybe

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