Welcome to my G/B elves decklist!

This is one of my favorite decks, just the pure gass that mana-elves in combination with lead the stampede and collected company produces is amazing, t3-t4 victory's are amazing and not rare! pretty basic winconditions for G/B elves are in the form of shaman of the packs ETB or overrunning the enemy with a very VERY large ezuri trample buff.

Talking sideboard, it's a WiP

Even though i'm pretty pleased with the list, suggestions are always welcome!

So please take a look and if you have any tips please leave a comment and a vote!Happy tapping!




Hoschie says... #1

Siege Rhino is too risky in my eyes, when you can't get withemana

January 12, 2017 4:27 a.m.

nickmavrick says... #2

January 21, 2017 9:45 a.m.

Bennybadkuip says... #3

Hoschie i've replaced the Siege Rhino for Thragtusk you were right and these fill the same roll but better, nickmavrick i'm using Windswept Heath to fetch basic forests or Overgrown Tomb

January 21, 2017 12:11 p.m.

llunsmann says... #4

I use Nylea's Presence in my sideboard with Elvish Champion. Gets a card and gives you forestwalk. It's never failed me in games 2 and 3 when I needed to get damage through.

January 23, 2017 5:18 p.m.

vaperowned says... #5

Where is Nissa Revane? It's a solid casual tribal though.

February 23, 2017 1:38 a.m.

vaperowned says... #6

Descendants' Path also, forgot about that one.

February 25, 2017 7:32 a.m.

Bennybadkuip says... #7

vaperowned thanks for the suggestions, i feel as if nissa might feel dead in hand (as in i'd prefer a creature) Descendants' Path looks pretty solid though, ill playtest that one!

February 25, 2017 12:45 p.m.

icehit6 says... #8

I've never understood G/B elves that's not combo. I mean, like in theory it's really good, but it's so easily interrupted because it has no creature protection, or life gain.

Elves started going downhill when decklists that were brewed took out Spellskite and Scavenging Ooze mainboard. G/B elves works best as combo with Cloudstone Curio because you can go infinite at turn three and kill with Shaman of the Pack, but if you play beatdown with no creature protection and rely on Shaman for the win, it's not gonna end well. You can cast your Shaman, and in response, someone can play an instant board clear and kill all your elves, and without Lead the Stampede, it's likely over because there's no recovery. And most of these board clears will come from red, so your best option for a second color is white.

Plus, white opens up to some good sideboard removal such as Path to Exile, and creature protection such as Burrenton Forge-Tender. And you can use Hushwing Gryff to ruin ETB effects. Black only seems to open you up to Shaman of the Pack, which is easily countered without mainboard creature protection, and Abrupt Decay, which while useful, still leaves an opponent open to graveyard play. Which in this meta is extremely risky.

And white opens the deck up to Horizon Canopy which can be an extreme tide turner late game when you don't need the mana and just cycle it for a draw.

The deck is most definitely good, but I feel like there are so many ways to cripple it.

Nonetheless though, good job on the build. +1 from me.

Check my build and my primer out if you'd like

Dwynen's Army of Elves

Modern Elves Primer!

March 2, 2017 2:42 a.m.

TitanofYAW says... #9

Maybe Glissa, the Traitor as some defense so that you can stop any damage from being dealt to you while you are beefing up your strategy?

April 12, 2017 4:02 a.m.

PickleNutz says... #10

Rhys the Exiled, Beastcaller Savant, Bloom Tender, Imperious Perfect, Dwynen, Gilt-Leaf Daen, Elvish Champion, Elvish Piper, Ezuri, Renegade Leader, Gaea's Herald, Immaculate Magistrate, Joiner Adept, Mul Daya Channelers, Nath of the Gilt-Leaf, Oracle of Mul Daya, and Fauna Shaman are all missing though! Seriously, you can't have an Elf deck without a few of these thrown in there. This is why I play Elf based EDH decks, I like them all too much to go without one. Haha. +1

I love Elf decks.

May 10, 2017 6:35 a.m.

filthyc4sual says... #11

One trick I like with modern elves is Summoner's Pact. It makes having t2 Heritage Druid + Nettle Sentinel very consistent, and it can occasionally be free if you win the turn you cast it! My list, if you want to see how Pact is in elves, is Cloudy with a Chance of Elfball. I also like playing a one-of Craterhoof Behemoth in case they have Surgical Extraction for your Ezuri, Renegade Leader. Great deck though. +1

August 25, 2017 10:22 p.m.

Djricci97 says... #12

Lol! One of the greatest deck names I've ever seen and probably the coolest Elf decks I've ever seen.

December 12, 2017 4:07 p.m.

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This deck is Modern legal.

Cards 60
Avg. CMC 2.19
Tokens 1/1 Elf Warrior, 1/1 Human Cleric
Folders Modern, elves, Tribal (Modern/Standard), Coppied decks, Elves, elves, Andrew, Elves, Ideas, interesting, See all 18
Top rank #42 on 2017-12-14
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