Darksteel Colossus

Darksteel Colossus

Artifact Creature — Golem

Trample

Darksteel Colossus is indestructible.

If Darksteel Colossus would be put into a graveyard from anywhere, reveal Darksteel Colossus and shuffle it into its owner's library instead.

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Darksteel Colossus Discussion

Hi_diddly_ho_neighbor on Fling into the Incinerator

2 weeks ago

You might consider more creatures that are huge and shuffle themselves back in: Worldspine Wurm, Darksteel Colossus and the more mean OG Eldrazi titans.

Wuzibo on Questioning the Iona Banning

1 month ago

Yeah sure. The odds that you draw any 2 cards are low, and monocolored will always struggle vs an iona if they're playing the named color. In a 1v1, when she would be most oppressive, she can be close to a game over and you would need colorless in your deck or it's basically just over.

Those two aren't the only two ways to deal with her though. You can still use o stone or nevvinyrals or even an All Is Dust. There are artifact creatures, vehicles, and equipment you can still be putting out put out to at least be playing, and they fit into different decks Brass Squire and Wurmcoil Engine. Eldrazi can be cast too, and Spine of Ish Sah. You can get out an ornithoper and Darksteel Forge too. In any color. Blightsteel Colossus or Darksteel Colossus is a thing too. Most ramp is colorless and colored mana can be an issue so colorless big creatures that are kind of win cons on their own are pretty good.

She wasn't even that popular prior to the ban, so if she was so strong, why didn't more people run her? It's like blightsteel with haste enablers as a commander just oneshotting. It sounds so strong, but it's not easy to pull off reliably, and if there's a blue player at the table, they might not allow it to resolve if it hits one of their colors. Someone else might deal with it for hitting one of their colors. She might get caught up in a board wipe because someone else is going wide.

1v1 it would be a problem, since then in competitive everyone would have to build around the possibility of iona, which is format warping. But for the vast majority of players out there she was a rare kind of stax piece to play around and blow up to continue the game.

griffstick on Commanders worth brewing (kamigawa neon …

4 months ago

I think tokens are the way to go. Trading tokens for big stuff. Think the Myriad mechanic. Blade of Selves, Banshee of the Dread Choir, and Broodbirth Viper. Other cards like Bitterblossom, and Thopter Spy Network, trad these cards in for the biggest nastiest creatures.

These are good for starters to choose from for cheating in value.

Also dimir has all the evasion. Cards like Dauthi Voidwalker, Lifebane Zombie, and Shadowmage Infiltrator to cards like Levitation, plus many more.

Unlife on Looking for efficiently large creatures

6 months ago

Apex Devastator, Worldspine Wurm, Krosan Cloudscraper, Ghalta, Primal Hunger, Darksteel Colossus, Blightsteel Colossus.

I'm not sure if any fit, having not seen the actual deck. Both the colossus reshuffle after being flung, and the wurm makes chump blockers. The others are just big.

Gidgetimer on Mandatory Loop combos (for game …

7 months ago

Blood/Bond and Abyssal Persecutor

Painter's Servant, Grindstone and two cards that shuffle themselves in as a replacement effect. Blightsteel Colossus and Darksteel Colossus are the first two that come to mind, but Legacy Weapon, Progenitus, and maybe others would work as well.

Davinoth on

7 months ago

     DawnsRayofLight: Thank you, great suggestions!

     I am running Counterspell, so I'm not quite sure what you mean about running Stoic Rebuttal over it. I've considered cutting SR a few times for Negate, but I always end up deciding against it, as it's nearly always another Counterspell. This slot is more likely to become Disallow and eventually Force of Will. =)

     Absolutely love AEtherize! Used it a lot in standard back in the RTR block; I should definitely find a home for it here! I think I'll definitely consider Aetherspouts as well. Propaganda is really good with the land control, but I always feel like without running a whole Pillow Fort package, it's an enchantment I can't tap for mana. Same kind of feelings for Dissipation Field, despite the strength of the card.

     Manascape Refractor is an awesome suggestion that I hadn't considered! Definitely going to look to make room for it. Field and Vale, though, I feel would just slow me down more than they would be beneficial in the face of some of my stax effects. I'd be more inclined to add Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx back into the deck, I think.

     This deck honestly doesn't need more win-more cards. I used to have it very full of big value creatures like Darksteel Colossus and Sphinx of the Second Sun that I could turn up with Urza's active, which was fine - but I'd frequently find myself stuck with too many in my early hand, and was way more susceptible to being mana-screwed. At this point I'm down to one big fatty in Jin-Gitaxias, Core Augur. All that being said, I am planning to eventually cut God-Pharaoh's Statue for Blightsteel Colossus haha. =P

     Metalworker would be a great pickup too, but I'd definitely be more inclined to trade for than buy, and finding someone willing to trade one is easier said than done lol

     Thanks again! =)

Neotrup on Does Spy Kit change the …

7 months ago

Kindle the Carnage deals the damage as part of its resolution, so cards dont have a chance to change zones after being discarded before the damage us dealt. If they're discarded to exile (due to madness or Rest in Peace) they'll still be there and their mana value won't change. If they're discarded to library (due to Wheel of Sun and Moon or being Darksteel Colossus) you'll use the mana value that was revealed when they changed zones.

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