Bomat Courier

Bomat Courier

Artifact Creature — Construct

Haste

Whenever Bomat Courier attacks, exile the top card of your library face down. (You can't look at it.)

, Discard your hand, Sacrifice Bomat Courier: Put all cards exiled with Bomat Courier into their owners' hands.

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Bomat Courier Discussion

lagotripha on Modular explosion

5 days ago

If you want more reach, Bomat Courier can do its thing?

There are a few solid card advantage options for decks that go lower to the ground, and you could most of the artifact synergy/+1 counters synergy/empty hand red options.

In the higher mana options to go closer to midrange, Inspiring Call would be great protection against wraths and a decent way to refill while if you want to go for classic cards, Mindless Automaton

TheVectornaut on Messing with Lore

1 month ago

Sorry I haven't been on to respond in a while. I've been busy with work and haven't been playing much as my LGS still hasn't opened tables up to Magic players. I may not know much about some of these new cards, but I'll still offer some advice on running artifacts in EDH. (Most of my experience is with Sydri, Galvanic Genius in A Pile of Cans so feel free to check that out.) First, I'd try to narrow down to a particular approach to build around. Osgir, the Reconstructor offers a range of options in this regard. Then, you can make swaps for cards that synergize more with that chosen approach.

One option I see is running as many low-cmc artifacts as possible to minimize how much you have to spend on your commander's activated ability. The best bet for this might be the new modular cards. They have small bodies that can be buffed by Osgir after combat and give extra benefits on being killed off themselves. Bonus points if you can afford Arcbound Ravager. Modular is not actually a triggered ETB so you can't get more benefit from Panharmonicon, but I'll touch on that more later. Other options include Bomat Courier, Epochrasite, Gingerbrute, and Sorcerer's Broom. Making lots of token creatures makes a go-wide plan with Steel Overseer, Chief of the Foundry, Signal Pest, and the like more viable. Anything else that produces thopters or servos fits too. Untapping Osgir is probably more mana efficient than copying his ability with this approach.

The exact opposite gameplan is also possible. Run plenty of ramp artifacts like Basalt Monolith, Thran Dynamo, Blinkmoth Urn, and Hedron Archive to play and duplicate overwhelming threats. Darksteel Forge, Soul of New Phyrexia, Platinum Angel, Platinum Emperion, Spine of Ish Sah, Bosh, Iron Golem, Phyrexian Triniform, and Summoning Station are the first options I can think of. Unfortunately, such cards do tend to be less budget friendly. I think it would also be worth distinguishing between a plan using death and entry triggers and one using taps and untaps. The former is where Panharmonicon comes back into play along with Mirrorworks, Prototype Portal, and the refurbish-ers like Goblin Welder. The latter is where Unwinding Clock is king along with its little brothers Clock of Omens, Voltaic Construct, and Voltaic Key. (Both choices can also apply to a more aggressive approach of course.) Here, copying Osgir's ability is likely to be more efficient than untapping him.

Some other artifacts I'm a fan of that are always useful are Mirage Mirror, Kuldotha Forgemaster, and Scourglass. Let me know if you have any questions and I'll try to get back as soon as I'm able. I apologize in advance if that means a few days.

MTGStinky on Maybe a decent Cavalcade deck?

2 months ago

Man, I had my fun with cavalcade deck and by looking at your deck, I would like to tell you about few suggestion (I am no pro player, just want to share what worked for me)

  1. I do not see any extra card draw, don't you have problem with getting zero card hand after few turns? What about Light Up the Stage ?
  2. Raid Bombardment seems useless. Cost one more mana than Cavalcade + without extra card draw, I would be scared to run into hand when I have only enchantements and no creatures after board wipe
  3. I am not a big fan of Chandra's Pyreling since it do not have trample and can be blocked with 1/1. I prefer Chandra's Spitfire + Torch Courier for surprise.
  4. Grim Initiate + Heartfire was pretty good. Also Initiate have first strike so you may strike for 1 and THEN sacrifice it to the face, boosting Spitfire even more.
  5. Torbran, Thane of Red Fell for extra boost.

Anyway I really love how you include Spikefield Hazard  Flip and Bomat Courier . Both of them seem to be pretty epic to add into my version. Thank you for sharing.

Argy on Jeskai Ensoul (PNR)

2 months ago

Oh, a little note about your card grouping. Some people on TappedOut find it a little confusing if a card is mentioned more than once, in the same deck list.

For example, you have four Bomat Courier listed under Target, then the same four listed under Utility (great names, by the way).

Some people won't understand that you are saying the same four cards can do more than one thing.

I found that out from comments, over the years. I used to be a lot more active on this site.

Argy on Pioneering Burn

5 months ago

Did you play this deck much?

Are you still playing it?

You've changed it since your first match report, as a lot of the cards you mention are different.

I agree wholeheartedly that Soul-Scar Mage isn't that great. I think people mostly use it against Indestructible Creatures, but it is a slow method of killing them.

Oh, and also to turn on Wizard's Lightning - Skewer the Critics might be a better fit in a lot of circumstances, although I like Lightning Strike better than both of those.

I agree that Bomat Courier is extremely handy.

I haven't yet played a match up where I could get the most out of Rampaging Ferocidon although there is a lifegain deck that plays in my local meta.

Interesting to go back and playtest this deck. Feels like a good start.

Curious to see your thoughts on it, now.

Argy on Can I activate Bomat Courier …

6 months ago

If I attack with Bomat Courier , and it is blocked by a 2/2, can I exile a card as I attack, using the Bomat Courier trigger, and then activate Bomat Courier's ability before the combat damage step?

StrawBossMH on Zoblins

7 months ago

(Feb 2021) I am currently considering swapping:

Mainboard:

  1. 4 Dragonskull Summit for 4 Blightstep Pathway  Flip
  2. 2-4 Knucklebone Witch for 2-4 Bomat Courier

Sideboard

  1. 2 Shattering Spree for 2 Shenanigans

trocroi on 2021 Modern Mono-Red Affinity

7 months ago

I really like Bomat Courier for the card draw potential and it works with the mono-red you have.

I stumbled into Affinity back when Mirrodin was standard and have loved it ever since.

I find myself liking to play Vault Skirge + Cranial Plating , OR Arcbound Ravager + Disciple of the Vault , but I feel Arcbound+Cranial sort of work against each other.

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