Doran, the Siege Tower
Legendary Creature — Treefolk Shaman
Each creature assigns combat damage equal to its toughness rather than its power.
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|Commander / EDH||Legal|
|Commander: Rule 0||Legal|
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Doran, the Siege Tower Discussion
2 months ago
The Wanderer is bad here. You just don't care about the damage prevention, as common red removal doesn't hurt you anyways.
Unbreakable Formation is also not great here. It's for playing on turn 3 or 4 to buff your weenies for the kill, or to prevent a wrath from ending the game. You're not white weenie. I don't recommend any copies, but one or possibly two could be valuable.
You still have basically no real removal. Portable Hole is good, Settle the Wreckage , Declaration in Stone , Detention Sphere . . . there's a lot to choose from. Or, add countermagic like Absorb , Quench , or Disallow .
Definitely add two more Dusk / Dawn to the sideboard. It's not great all the time, but in the matchups where it's good you want four.
4 months ago
Not to mention, Doran, the Siege Tower alone doesn't allow the creatures with defender to attack.
4 months ago
Doran, the Siege Tower is a hit off CoCo so I'd replacce high alert with those if you can splash black, then go up to 4 cocos. Not sure if its worth going 4c for though.
Also Perimeter Captain
5 months ago
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5 months ago
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5 months ago
Meta dependent. They both remove things well but in certain scenarios one out performs the other. In a low to the ground metagame they'll both do well. Languish laughs at cards like Heroic Intervention and Wrap in Vigor ; however it may not be a good match for Doran, the Siege Tower or Arcades, the Strategist - Granted, defender decks are niche but it should be a consideration. Basically, if your meta has a loads of low cmc creatures with high toughness run Ritual and if it's just low to the ground creatures with protection/industructable shenanigans run languish.
6 months ago
Ezuri, Claw of Progress has so many cheap value creatures, you can build an insane boardstate quickly. On the more expensive end, I play a Yidris, Maelstrom Wielder deck that's dragon tribal, but running him with a bunch of cascade/free cost spell and effects can turn a modest field into insanity rather rapidly. Doran, the Siege Tower lets you play a lot of defensive creatures that can easily turn around and wreck someone. A more general option is Surrak Dragonclaw who has the colors and support for dropping huge creatures and dealing damage.