1 mana hate creatures
I am trying to find all of the 1 mana hatebears (hatecubs if you will) to see if any are worth slotting into any future cedh decks so I can stop/slow my opponents turn 1 and 2 plays. I would love to be able to just do a gatherer search on this, but hate pieces have such varied wording that I would be bound to miss something.
Once again, I am only looking for the 1 cmc creatures that have an effect that slows or stops an opposing strategy. I feel confident I have all I need in higher cmcs.
It’s really not a good selection at the 1 drop slot once you get to 2-3 cmc there are a lot more options.
August 29, 2019 10:30 a.m.
Mother and giver don't really fit the bill as a hate piece. They are nice cards for sure, but not something to really stop a strategy unless the strategy is targeted removal and that seems just god awful.
I would greatly prefer creatures because I enjoy creature based combo decks(i.e. I am a filthy hulk player) and it is easier for me to toolbox for creatures because of that. I am all too aware of the cheap noncreature gy hate because my creature combos also tend to use the graveyard.
You are totally right about it opening up at 2-3 mana, but I feel as though this is important for me to look into so I get better at my playstyle. Thanks for your help
August 29, 2019 10:44 a.m.
August 29, 2019 11:03 a.m.
There's a couple of 1 CMC creatures you can sacrifice for assorted effect, though most of them tend to be pretty limited to specific situations (to find these, you can run a gatherer search with "sacrifice" "creature" "CMC = 1").
I went through the entire list of 1 CMC creatures, and there really are not many great options. Here's a list of I came up with of creatures that (a) don't require a sacrifice to use, and (b) might be considered hatebears (though some are so niche that they bearly made the cut).
August 29, 2019 11:04 a.m.
Not a creature, but Molten Vortex is insanely good against hate-bears as you can use your dead draws to take them out instead of your premium removal.
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