Defense of the Heart
At the beginning of your upkeep, if an opponent controls three or more creatures, sacrifice Defense of the Heart. If you do, search your library for up to two creature cards and put those creatures into play. Then shuffle your library.
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Defense of the Heart Discussion
6 days ago
To build on what griffstick said, there are a number of two-creature combos with Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker ... and you can use the enchantment Defense of the Heart to tutor the entire combo into play.
Kiki + Great Oak Guardian is probably one of your better options--not only will it give you infinite Great Oka Gaurdians, it will allow you to swing with infinitely large enchantresses on the turn you execute the combo.
1 week ago
With sterling grove, Starfield of Nyx might be fun if you want to shoot for the recurring card search combo. If so, having Defense of the Heart might also be worthwhile. Mirri's Guile could help make sure you get the cards you want. There is also Overwhelming Splendor for the lockdown side of things, though maybe a bit of an expensive cmc for cEDH. Academy Rector could help get it out (among other cards)!
2 weeks ago
Krosan Grip , Vandalblast , Chaos Warp , and Song of the Dryads are other good removal spells. Dictate of the Twin Gods and Furnace of Rath really good in basically any big combat deck like Xenagos. For more green and red staples, Defense of the Heart , Tooth and Nail , Craterhoof Behemoth , Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker , Gamble , Heroic Intervention and Aggravated Assault .
3 weeks ago
Hallo Draknoz, thank you for stopping by and sharing your ideas!
I thought about Defense of the Heart and Morophon, the Boundless for a long time and the reasons why they aren't both in the deck already transcend their playability. I have the first one in another deck and as a personal rule i try not to repeat the same cards in different decks to preserve their... i don't know how to call it, "sense of uniqueness". Regarding the second one, Morophon, i agree about the great synergy. It could be the only effective way to cast my commander since i removed Fist of Suns but... the problem is that i absolutely HATE its art.
I am aware that this is silly, but i just can't stand that moose pudding look and the obnoxious face. I don't want those dropping cheeks anywhere near my dragons!
Maybe in the future, if wotc ever reprint it with a new art...
Selvala's Stampede is a cool suggestion, i didn't knew the card! My concern about its possible use regards my deck's greatest weakness: on many occasions, my hand empties faster than it fills. Card draw it's a bit of a problem still and that's the reason why Niv-Mizzet, Dracogenius is the deck and Shadrix Silverquill is in the Maybeboard. With an excessively light hand, Stampede risks to be a dead draw...
3 weeks ago
Defense of the Heart I find it to be quite easy to proc in edh and a game-winner if left unchecked.
Selvala's Stampede just goes crazy in a big creature deck, instead of paying 5 mana for one dragon pay 6 mana for 4!
Morophon, the Boundless is so synergistic with your commander. I see him in the maybe board and I definitely recommend putting him in. He lets you drop Ur dragon for 4 mana and makes all your other dragons cost 2-3 generic. Maybe cut niv mizzet, he's kind of his own commander.
1 month ago
I like your take on a god deck. I am paying a god deck for quite some time now, you can take a look on my profiel to find it. It takes a whole other route. I stopped going here and doing stuff, but your deck really made me curious about the route you took.
Based on my experiences and looking at your deck, I would suggest to take a closer look at these cards:
Good luck and godspeed!
2 months ago
3 months ago
You're easiest way to mill your opponent is by simply getting two Kodama of the East Trees onto the field with your commanders alongside Ruin Crab then play a karoo land like your Simic Growth Chamber. To maximize the odds I'd add Hedron Crab and Guildless Commons for redundancy as well as tutors. I suggest Crop Rotation and Sylvan Scrying to find your lands and Chord of Calling and Defense of the Heart to find your crabs.