Pod is back?

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Posted on Jan. 3, 2019, 3:11 p.m. by smackjack

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Now, its not really Birthing Pod but close enough. Will this bring back pod decks?

Vman says... #2

Idk but pod made me quit magic back in the day. Hopefully melira pod stays dead hahaha

January 3, 2019 3:25 p.m.

smackjack says... #3

Haha pod made me start playing modern, i hope its comming back :)

January 3, 2019 3:31 p.m.

smackjack says... #4

This also has great synergy with Intruder Alarm

January 3, 2019 3:33 p.m.

SynergyBuild says... #5

Probably broken for EDH, just don't have the line yet. Deceiver Exarch/Pestermite are both 3 drops that let you skip to 4, and at 4 cmc... well if you can line up to 7 for Protean Hulk again... Okay maybe it isn't that bad. Cool card though.

January 3, 2019 3:42 p.m.

APPLE01DOJ says... #6

January 3, 2019 4:24 p.m.

Icbrgr says... #7

"Elf Ooze Wizard".... Nice :p

yeah with Intruder Alarm and Essence Warden your way through Protean Hulk with Wheel of Sun and Moon you can get infinite life?

January 3, 2019 4:38 p.m.

SynergyBuild says... #8

Ooh, ok, so I have been working on a Protean Hulk line, not sure what this does once we get there, but:

0 drop into Quirion Ranger (Dryad Arbor off of fetch worst case scenario if you flood out.)

1 drop into Scryb Ranger

2 drop into Pestermite

3 drop into Breaching Hippocamp

4 drop into Body Double for Pestermite

5 drop into Great Oak Guardian

6 drop into Protean Hulk

dunno how to sacrifice it, also Faces of the Past is an easy win if you are a little tribal.

For winning with a Protean Hulk loop, it will probably involve Body Double again, maybe Gigantoplasm with it for more copies of the combo, Loaming Shaman with this kind of line can go infinite done well:

If you have Protean Hulk and Gigantoplasm on the field, the plasm copying the hulk, you can pay 0, sacrificing it to get a Deceiver Exarch and Loaming Shaman, hopefulling shuffling some of the line in your graveyard back into your deck, possibly sacrificing Deceiver Exarch to P-S-Vannifar, fetching back Gigantoplasm or something, starting it over, unsure of the final completed loop yet, but this may be a start.

January 3, 2019 6:47 p.m.

Boza says... #9

This is an instant staple for Muldrotha, the Gravetide decks.

January 4, 2019 3:24 a.m.

smackjack says... #10

Hows this for modern?
Turn 1: Birds of Paradise
Turn 2: Goblin Motivator
Turn 3: Prime Speaker Vannifar. Tap Goblin Motivator to give Vannifar haste then:
Goblin Motivator -> Scryb Ranger (return forest to untap Vannifar)
Scryb Ranger -> Pestermite (untap Vannifar)
Pestermite ->Breaching Hippocamp (untap Vannifar)
Breaching Hippocamp -> Zealous Conscripts (untap Vannifar)
Zealous Conscripts -> Sun Titan (return Pestermite, untap Vannifar)
Pestermite -> Breaching Hippocamp (untap Vannifar)
Breaching Hippocamp -> Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker
Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker copy Sun Titan (return Pestermite, untap Kiki)
Now you got infinite Pestermite with Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker.

January 4, 2019 9:06 p.m.

dingusdingo says... #11

Your boy built a commander deck

1 Tap 2 Win U/G Commander Edition [cEDH]

May 12, 2019 2:13 a.m.

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