Armory Automaton

Armory Automaton

Artifact Creature — Construct

When Armory Automaton enters the battlefield or attacks, you may attach any number of target Equipment to it. (Control of the Equipment doesn't change.)

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Custom Legal
Quest Magic Legal

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Armory Automaton Discussion

jamochawoke on Halvar, Divine Voltron

4 months ago

I see you have Sword of the Animist already. Awesome! I also use Terrain Generator and Lotus Field in my Nahiri equipment deck for additional non-artifact ramp. It works really well. I've also been known to Settle the Wreckage several of my own tokens after moving the equipment to another creature like Balan, Armory Automaton , or Heavenly Blademaster . I've gotten 6 lands before on a single turn doing this! Also, I know you said you didn't want to run rocks but so many people don't know that Inspiring Statuary is ridiculously strong in equipment decks. Basically it turns all of your equipment into mana rocks! Windbrisk Heights is also another land-based way of cheating out a high mana cost card.

My deck if you're curious: Pure Nahiri

StopShot on Elsha's Infinite Voltron

10 months ago

Cards I’d cut:

Basilisk Collar - You don’t need deathtouch and your other lifelink equipment are more desirable.

Helm of the Host - Creating extra 3/3 prowess creatures isn’t worth it.

Sigiled Sword of Valeron, Sword of Body and Mind - the slight power boost and token production aren’t worth it.

Sword of Sinew and Steel, Sword of War and Peace - not enough payoff to justify these. Light and Shadow is a bit weak because you don’t have much creatures to reanimate, but the pro-white/pro-black is good at stopping removal and evading blockers. Truth and Justice feels also weak, but you’re getting a bigger beater every turn which is improving your damage output. Fire and Ice and Feast and Famine are the best swords to keep and not cut.

Sword of Vengeance - First Strike won’t matter when you get enough equipment and 3 to equip is a lot when you want haste. Run Haunted Cloak instead.

Armory Automaton - Cute but doesn’t contribute anything to you smacking your opponent with your commander.

Godo, Bandit Warlord - Clunky. I know he can be used as part of an infinite combo, but infinite combos should be added in when you have your 100 cards set aside and can start replacing them.

Leonin Shikari - It can make a bunch of cute interactions, but I think you can go without it. Run Sram, Senior Edificer instead.

Brainstorm - it might be good for removing lands but you should run Druidic Satchel over it as its a repeatable Rampant Growth in this deck, though since you’re trying to cut cards I think you can go without either.

Remember the Fallen, Serum Visions, Sevinne's Reclamation - Remove these as you can go without them. If you’re worried about losing your stuff you should run Academy Ruins as it only takes up a land slot.

Mystic Forge - Your commander is already doing its job for you.

Masterwork of Ingenuity, Mirrormade - These are situational cards that vary on what you have out. They also provide amazing incentives for your opponents to destroy the original equipment effectively 2-for-1’ing you.

tbone2072 on Two Kor Walk into an Armory...

11 months ago

I like your deck however there are some changes that I would suggest making.

I would recommend putting in some more ramp especially if you want to play the really expensive equipment you have in your deck like Argentum Armor and Helm of the Host. Another thing that I would recommend is for you to change the ramp that you do have into two-mana artifact ramp like the talismans and signets not only will this make your deck faster but it will also synergies with Akiri by boosting her power.
Most of your equipment is fine but there are some pieces that I think are dubious inclusions in the deck.

  • Lightning Greaves: This card sounds like it would be very good however cards like this come with a very big downside. The downside is that it doesn't just stop your opponents from targeting your stuff it also stops you from targeting your stuff. This means that you will not be able to equip any more equipment to your creatures after you put the greaves on them. I would recommend replacing them with Swiftfoot Boots
  • Whispersilk Cloak: I think that this should be taken out of the deck for the same reason that Lightning Greaves should be taken out and that is that it gives shroud. If you want the cloak for the unblockable then replace it with Trailblazer's Boots or Prowler's Helm and if you want it for the protection replace it with Champion's Helm.
  • Argentum Armor: This card is good if you can get it on a creature but I think it just cost way too much, it takes twelve mana to play and equip in one turn and if you just play the equipment and leave it on the board it becomes an immediate target and you probably won't get to attack with it.
I think that you should get rid of creatures like Balan, Wandering Knight, Armory Automaton, and Fervent Champion. The reason that I think this is because those creatures are designed to hold equipment and that is not what you want because you already have commanders that are designed to do that. You want your creatures to support your commanders not compete with them. I also don't like Stone Haven Outfitter in the deck +1/+1 is not that much and your equipped creatures dying is something you want to avoid at all cost.
Here are some miscellaneous recommendations I have.

And that is pretty much it, if you have any questions feel free to ask.

Lordeh on Gwyn is love Gwyn is life

1 year ago

Don't forget the Armory Automaton for those free equips or to steal your opponents equipment.

Also don't underestimate the Leonin Shikari as instant speed equipping can allow you to equip protection such as Swiftfoot Boots in response to targeted removal.

K1ngMars on Kemba's glorious army

1 year ago

In this deck, you should support the equipment-Voltron strategy more. In order to swarm out, you need to protect Khemba and equip a lot of stuff onto her. Don't use other effects to produce tokens.

As far as lands go, 35 are enough. So I'd cut 3 plains and Karoo (it messes up your turn 2).

As for cuts in the creatures dept, I'd cut Platinum Angel (not needed wincon, nor reliable unless you lock the game, but at that point you've won anyways), Ajani's Pridemate , Anafenza, Kin-Tree Spirit , Armory Automaton , Auriok Steelshaper , Hero of Bladehold , Imposing Sovereign , Leonin Arbiter , Magus of the Moat , Thraben Doomsayer , Frontline Medic , Toolcraft Exemplar , Wall of Reverence , Relic Seeker (slow).

As far as equipments and stuff, I'd cut Marble Diamond (since your average CMC isn't that high and most of your spells are colourless), Moonsilver Spear , Sigil of Distinction , Skeleton Key , Ring of Thune , Mask of Memory .

ADD Anointed Procession ! As a good boardwipe for a finisher, I suggest Winds of Abandon . I suggest also Sun Titan , Bastion Protector , Balan, Wandering Knight as good lategame creatures. I suggest Kusari-Gama , Infiltration Lens , Trailblazer's Boots , Fireshrieker , Sword of Vengeance , Hammer of Nazahn , Argentum Armor , Chariot of Victory , Whispersilk Cloak as better equipments with respect to some of the ones I didn't mention for cutting.

Keep up the good work!

Monomanamaniac on Can creatures with shroud be …

1 year ago

There are some instances that get past this, anything that doesn't target with its ability would work. Quest for the Holy Relic can get around this, because it doesn't target. Fumble Armory Automaton Stonehewer Giant are interesting examples of ways to put equipment onto creatures with shroud.

He_Who_Hungers on

2 years ago

Cool take on the quite common equipment deck. Here's some you might consider adding:

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