Planeswalker — Elspeth
+1: Create a 1/1 white Soldier creature token.
+1 Target creature gets +3/+3 and gains flying until end of turn.
-8: You get an emblem with "Artifacts, creatures, enchantments, and lands you control are indestructible."
|Have (2)||gildan_bladeborn , abby315|
|Want (2)||uhore , dchaffee02|
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|Commander / EDH||Legal|
|Commander: Rule 0||Legal|
Elspeth, Knight-Errant Discussion
2 weeks ago
i would highly recommend The Elderspell because you can blow up your lesser planeswalkers to ultimate one of the more powerful one like Elspeth, Knight-Errant Nicol Bolas, God-Pharaoh or Ugin, the Spirit Dragon
1 month ago
I love the look of that BW list, I'll definitely look into giving that a shot. Right now across Vic I've ran into a lot of Thoracle decks, burn, RDW, Medium Red, Seeker time walk, Recall control, and general low-curve aggro. What are your thoughts on the best cards for mono white D&T to run into a meta like this -- would you ever consider cards like Porcelain Legionnaire which we can quickly get out on turn 1 fairly easily, or even cards like Fairgrounds Warden over Fiend Hunter so that we can more consistently play our O-Ring creatures? I have found two white to not always be super consistent, especially on the play, and tend to mull pretty aggressively to guarantee two white (sometimes to a great disadvantage, but maybe I'm piloting poorly)
I've also been very curious on your thoughts around Serra the Benevolent and Elspeth, Knight-Errant which are two cards I see a great variety of mono white d&t pilots play extensively across different metas. They seem to be high impact cards that really work well with all of our ways to create two colorless, and I think in a D&T list that wants to go slightly wider these two cards could be powerful inclusions, but I am sure you've already considered that.
Thanks for the BW list! I look forward to trying that out :)
2 months ago
In my opinion, you need more token generators for the theme of the deck. You have plenty of ways to poly into a big beater, but you only have three and a half generators of which all are 4 MV or above:
- Outlaws' Merriment @ 4
- Kykar, Wind's Fury @ 4+ when commander tax comes into play
- Assemble the Legion @ 5
- Shark Typhoon @ 6 (or the half here is at a minimum 3 when cycling, which is no longer recursive)
My suggestion would be to change two of the filter draw cards for token sorceries:
Other suggestions that may make this more consistent:
If you follow through with these, you may need to rebalance the number of Islands you have in comparison to Plains, maybe a two-for-two swap.
I do not believe that these changes will overpower your deck, but it should let you durdle more successfully.
2 months ago
I like a restrictive, casual theme, and how it pushes the boundaries of deckbuilding abilities. I did have a hard time reading the blue text on orange background, you may want to adjust the font color for legibility.
First, what I would cut:
- The Birth of Meletis is quite underwhelming.
- Dragon Throne of Tarkir is so slow, you are out 9 mana for the first activation.
- Elspeth, Undaunted Hero; I don't understand its purpose in here. Any of the other Elspeth would be far superior in here, I would go with Elspeth, Knight-Errant .
I would use Reconnaissance , which will allow you to attack without worrying about blockers in case your commander gets in trouble. You can also trigger it after combat damage is dealt, before the end of the combat phase, effectively giving all your creatures vigilance.
All That Glitters is an inconspicuous card that would be sick in this deck.
You are correct that flash IS busted with this deck. I know you said to mind the budget, but a Vedalken Orrery would greatly increase the output of your commander's draw ability, if you can afford this one splurge.
Winds of Abandon is a nice asymmetric board wipe that can turn into a wincon.
Hope you find this inspiring!
2 months ago
Ah thank you!! I'm not sure why yours never showed up in searches. I'll make a section that links to other bat decks, doesn't matter what format or where they are. So few exist and it would be nice to have them all in one place. :)
Thank you for the suggestion btw, I will have to see if/where I can fit him in. I think this deck definitely needs some more sources of permanents (like tokens) that I wouldn't feel bad about exiling if needed. Maybe if I squeezed him and something like Smothering Tithes in, that would help. My other idea was to add Elspeth, Knight-Errant since she can great some small bodies, and her emblem (if it can even be pulled off) would help mitigate the problem of Lich's Mastery being vulnerable to mass enchantment/permanent destruction.
4 months ago
Since you already have your list broken up into different categories, I don't see the point in excluding cards that don't save tokens, when you can just put them in their own list...
4 months ago
I actually made an entire deck around this concept that works surprisingly well. Steve Argyle is a particularly great resource for this topic. In addition to Liliana of the Veil and Chosen of Markov Flip, he's also done Deadly Allure , Guul Draz Vampire , Naya Battlemage , and Night Revelers . Other notable artists are Jason Chan ( Deathpact Angel , Fires of Undeath , Kiora, Master of the Depths , Mayael the Anima , Maul Splicer , Treasured Find ) and Volkan Baga ( Elspeth, Knight-Errant , Korozda Gorgon , Stoic Angel , Student of Warfare ). I ended up going with vampires + knights and some other cards I included are Hero of Bladehold , Knight Exemplar , Teysa, Envoy of Ghosts , Elenda, the Dusk Rose , and possibly the most ridiculous piece of Magic art ever created: Soul Collector . Some cards that came close to making the cut are Angel of Despair , Bloodflow Connoisseur , Drana, Kalastria Bloodchief , Knight of Dusk , Magister of Worth , Avacyn, Angel of Hope , Vampire Hexmage , and Veteran Cavalier .
Other cards that I like (sorted by type) include Exava, Rakdos Blood Witch , Lyzolda, the Blood Witch , Kemba, Kha Regent , Sunspear Shikari , Elvish Champion , Gaea's Herald , Quirion Dryad , Nimbus Naiad , Dreamborn Muse , Mistral Singer , Shipwreck Singer , Siren of the Fanged Coast , Akroma, Angel of Wrath , Archangel of Strife , Basandra, Battle Seraph , Razia, Boros Archangel , and Ire Shaman . Looking at this list now, it's clear I've spent far too much time researching this subject.
5 months ago
Brimaz, King of Oreskos ... Bro-maz Soldier token swarms!!!
Mobilization , Elspeth, Sun's Champion , Elspeth, Knight-Errant , Elspeth Tirel ..... Rhox Pikemaster , Field Marshal and Captain of the Watch and Veteran Armorsmith / Veteran Swordsmith and Crusade / Honor of the Pure .
There is a ton of fun and cheap support.