Whenever you play a creature spell, you may pay . If you do, return target creature to its owner's hand.
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1 week ago
Trying to keep your budget in mind I have several suggestions. I'll try to break it down by category. My main advice is if an effect is available on a creature, use it over other versions (i.e. Stratus Dancer over Negate).
Feel free to check out my list for inspiration. It's not cheap overall but Animar has several good options for reasonable prices. Upvotes on any of my decks are appreciated. Animar, Gaea's Hemorrhoid
4 months ago
I questioned the card in the past and looking at the deck makes me think of this card again. Feels super relevant in a creature heavy deck and gives control over super pesky creatures midgame.
What do you think?
4 months ago
The Fool - Jester's Cap
The Magician - Dark Ritual
The High Priestess - Argothian Enchantress
The Empress - Counterspell
The Lovers - Sower of Temptation
Justice - Equilibrium
The Hermit - Uncle Istvan
Wheel of Fortune - Wheel of Fortune
Strength - Unholy Strength
The Hanged Man
Death - Necropotence
The Devil - Lord of the Pit
The Tower - Grim Monolith
The Star - Falling Star
The Moon - Blood Moon
The Sun - Sol Ring
Judgement - Wrath of God
The World - Omniscience
I would look in particular to older cards (premodern) and / or Seb McKinnon cards, as in my opinion those cards have the art style that would suit a tarot card.
4 months ago
6 months ago
The main thing I'm seeing that this deck needs some work on is lowering your non-creature spells by a LOT and adding bounce enablers. Most Animar decks run less than 20 non-creatures and instead run similar effects on their creatures.
Other random suggestions: Walking Ballista is your most mana efficient finisher with Ancestral Statue. Vizier of the Menagerie is excellent draw on a damn good card. Shrieking Drake is a fairer version of Ancestral Statue. Clones like Dack's Duplicate, Stunt Double, etc. work great with land untappers like Great Whale and the others you already run.
Feel free to check out my list for ideas. It's not budget friendly but there's still budget cards to pick through. Upvotes on any of my decks are appreciated. Animar, Gaea's Hemorrhoid
9 months ago
You might like these: Sanctum of Eternity, Temur Sabertooth, Vedalken Mastermind, Mimic Vat, Simic Growth Chamber, Stone-Seeder Hierophant, Expedition Map, Pir's Whim, Hour of Promise, Teferi's Ageless Insight, Beast Whisperer, Garruk's Packleader, Alchemist's Refuge, Portal of Sanctuary, Equilibrium, Tradewind Rider
9 months ago
I've never seen a lot of the cards you're running and I love it. Equilibrium is one of the coolest blue cards I've seen in a while. If you're running Tribute Mage and also want protection for Sen Triplets why not: Swiftfoot Boots or Lightning Greaves. Diplomatic Immunity is also a swell way to protect them. Check out Girls Just Wanna Have Fun it's my ultra strong Sen Triplets deck for more.
10 months ago
Oh wow, that's a lot of suggestions. Thanks king-saproling!
Lunar Force is an interesting idea that definitely synergizes well with Venser. However to use it properly, you'd be required to use a lot of mana (3 mana on the Force, while saving up another 4 for Venser). Though I think if the ability was a may-ability, it would totally be worth it.
Speaking of "mays," would the same trick work with Perplexing Chimera? I'm not familiar with the fine-print of the interaction, but I believe you could return Chimera to your hand as its ability triggers, and basically steal their spell with no downside (besides paying a total of 9 mana for the exchange)? If that would work, that would be pretty nifty indeed.
Okay, so the Ghostly Flicker/Displace cards are for the combos with stuff like Naru Meha, Master Wizard? Interesting. I haven't thought of that. Does this kind of fall in with your Sigil Tracer suggestion?
I've been keeping Equilibrium in the back of my mind for quite some time now. On paper it's a really good card, but I've found that most of the time, I'd rather be playing something else, and it becomes a dead card in my hand. It does synergize really well with Venser, but it's also pretty mana intensive.
Cloudstone Curio. Now that is a suggestion! I'm still not entirely sure about all of the implications of this card, but right away, I can see that it can potentially make Venser bounce one extra thing every time he hits the board. I suppose that it also makes it easier to bounce Venser back to your hand with another creature if you don't have one of the Gourmet Bagels out. It also allows you to infinitely bounce a Great Whale with a Peregrine Drake (or a Glasspool Mimic Flip/Clever Impersonator/Spark Double/Phyrexian Metamorph for that matter). A definite include.