|Commander / EDH||Legal|
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|Eternal Masters (EMA)||Common|
|Magic Origins (ORI)||Common|
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Creature — Elf Shaman
When Deadbridge Shaman dies, target opponent discards a card.
Deadbridge Shaman Discussion
1 year ago
Nice deck so far but I would change some things. I expect you want to cast your Commander as soon as possible. So I would add more ramp to your deck: Quirion Elves ramps, fixes mana and is an elf. Also Elves of Deep Shadow and Fyndhorn Elves. Another way are aritfacts. Commander's Sphere is nearly an autoinclude for every edh deck. I would cut Shrieking Affliction, Liliana's Caress, Bloodchief Ascension and Megrim as in Commander this cards have not enough impact on the board when everyone has 40 lifepoints. Also Dark Deal as mentioned above is an absolut must have for a Nath deck. Another good card is Champion of Lambholt. Other cards to cut:
- Deadbridge Shaman to situational
- Myojin of Night's Reach to late. Run Bottomless Pit and\or Necrogen Mists
- Avoid Fate to situational but depends on meta. Maybe in your playgroup it is ok.
- Radiant Fountain and Zhalfirin Void because you run to many lands that only produce colorless mana.
- Prowess of the Fair because you don't need it.
I hope this helps.
1 year ago
You want much more discard, as that'll help you generate as many elves as possible with Nath of the Gilt-Leaf. Certainly include Deadbridge Shaman, as it synergizes with both, but I think you want to include many more cheap, early-game discard spells, as otherwise, you're not really getting as much value out of Nath as you could be.
2 years ago
Nature's Lore, Assassinate, Bone Splinters, Death Stroke, Despise, Distress, Explore, Gruesome Discovery, Journey of Discovery, Mind Rot, Appetite for the Unnatural, Doom Blade, Druid's Deliverance, Gilt-Leaf Ambush, Naturalize, Seedling Charm, Spring Cleaning, Strength in Numbers, Vitalize, Prowess of the Fair, Wayfarer's Bauble, Deadbridge Shaman, Silhana Starfletcher can all be cut in my opinion. These cards are all low impact or just a bit eh, compared to what you can do.
Nullmage Shepherd lets to turn a swarm of tokens into repeatable removal.
If you want to go in hard on tokens, you also have Primal Vigor as another token doubler, Second Harvest as a single use doubler, Sylvan Offering as a massive token producer/political card you can take advantage of especially. Voice of the Woods turns tokens into yet more tokens.
Damnable Pact is a good draw x spell, which can be political, or can be used to burn someone to death. Weird Harvest is an interesting political option, that can let you win on the spot with enough ramp.
2 years ago
First of all: If you want to play Pauper, all youre Cards have to be Commons not uncommons. But beside this, I am really liking the Idea, +1. Here just some Cards you could play:Merciless Executioner, Fleshbag Marauder, Mind Rot, Contaminated Ground, Typhoid Rats, Shadow Alley Denizen, Gatekeeper of Malakir, Read the Bones , Defiant Salvager, Shadow Slice, Gifted Aetherborn, Vampire Nighthawk, Pulse Tracker, Murderous Compulsion, Bone Splinters, Stab Wound, Deadbridge Shaman, Boon of Erebos, Polluted Delta and Gray Merchant of Asphodel to call some. This are the first cards coming to my mind, I can look for other cards the next days.
3 years ago
No idea how it would do in an actual game... :/ But yes, it would be fun to play with on a casual day. I feel like it might need more stalling, something like Eternal Scourge, perhaps.
Soul Separator could be particularly funny if they managed to get rid of your Tree of Perdition, as you can get a 0/13 for blocking and a flying 1/1 with defender and Tap: Target opponent's life total becomes 1.
On a more practical run, Infinite Obliteration and its post-rotation replacement, and some 1-mana targeted discard might help you out. If you decide to run more creatures, Deadbridge Shaman or Weaponcraft Enthusiast respectively cause problems and stall, and they curve beautifully into Distended Mindbender which just ruins everyone else's day.
3 years ago
3 years ago
Yeah, I do sack Sifter more times than I'd like. Frankly, I couldn't think of someone else that would have the impact at 3CC. So by playing him I naturally went spread the aristocrat board. Did it with Decimator of the Provinces in mind. But unfortunately it hasn't worked right. And Scion Summoner is a bumb. Felt something of a necessary evil. Deadbridge Shaman is coming in...
The reason I haven't gone into blue since the beginning the 4x Sanctum of Ugin MB and the lack of standard dual-lands. In your build it made sense as you were running more copies of Pilgrim's Eye and Seek the Wilds. Then finishing with more Eldrazi Bombs. Haven't been a fan of the Blue bombs except Elder Deep-Fiend. Haven't played them but I did against them with my U/B emerge deck. They were annoying, slowed me down for a turn, then the opponent lost. Both games same thing.
On a similar note I have been trying out a Cryptolith Rite version tonight. Of course, the deck can off like Rite decks do. In the end I'd say each build are about equally powered. Personally, I don't like Rite cuz Standard has dookie for 1CC mana dorks... or much of anything. But it still is great. Elvish Visionary feels like a must in my listed build. Somehow I fear clogging the 2CC spot will back-fire more than cantripping a 1/1.
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