Estrid, the Masked

Estrid, the Masked

Legendary Planeswalker — Estrid

+2: Untap each enchanted permanent you control.

-1: Create a white Aura enchantment token named Mask attached to another target permanent. The token has enchant permanent and totem armor.

-7: Put the top seven cards of your library into your graveyard. Return all non-Aura enchantment cards from your graveyard to the battlefield, then do the same for Aura cards.

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Custom Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Vintage Legal

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Estrid, the Masked Discussion

Archaeosis on The prismatic bridge to friendship

2 months ago

Mana base: I see you're running a lot of modal lands, I'd recommend switching these out for basic lands or more named lands (Forest, Plains etc). The modal lands aren't searchable off of your ramp spells like Spoils of Victory or Farseek. I really like having a named land focus in Esika's mana base - shock lands ( Overgrown Tomb , Sacred Foundry etc.) should replace the snow dual lands if your budget allows for them. If not (understandable, shock lands for a 5 colour deck eat your wallet) then I'd play all 5 Triomes, and all 5 named lands that enter untapped if you control 2 or more basic lands ( Prairie Stream , Smoldering Marsh etc.) along with 2-4 of each basic land and some basic land ramp alongside your named land ramp such as Rampant Growth , Cultivate & Kodama's Reach . Land Tax is also a solid option if you run at least a couple of each basic land as it can colour fix you very early on so you can play The Prismatic Bridge asap. I know you're running counter increasers like Vorinclex, but I'd also remove the 2 counter based lands you have as well, without something like Vorinclex or Doubling Season out they're sub-optimal.

I'd take out the mana rocks you have in there, and replace them with more ramp sorceries like Three Visits , Ranger's Path , Skyshroud Claim , and Nature's Lore . Yes, they search specifically for Forests, but with enough named dual lands or Triomes they'll still allow you to search for the colour you need. If you didn't want to add in more ramp sorceries, low cmc legendary creatures that you can tap for mana via Esika's ability are viable (this would require you to have cards that allow you to bounce Esika back to hand ideally so you could cast her enchantment side when needed). Kinnan, Bonder Prodigy is an absolute beast in this deck, even if you whiff on his ability a lot being able to tap any legendary creature for 2 mana of any colour from turn 2 onwards is dummy strong. If you go down this route untap cards like Derevi, Empyrial Tactician , Dramatic Reversal , Samut, Voice of Dissent and Kiora's Follower can help to give you buckets of mana each turn.

Planeswalkers/counter generation: Unless you decide to add flicker/sac & reanimate/ability copyers, I'd cut Deepglow Skate as it's a one-time-only version of Doubling Season for the same mana cost. Pir, Imaginative Rascal is brilliant in this kind of deck as his ability a) increases both starting loyalty and uptick loyalty gain and b) stacks with Vorinclex & Doubling Season. Having Pir & either Doubling Season or Vorinclex out will turn a +1 uptick into +4, a starting loyalty count of 5 becomes 12. Inexorable Tide & Contagion Engine are worth considering too, I can understand not adding Tide as you're free-dropping a good chunk of your Planesalkers/creatures with The Prismatic Bridge rather than casting them, but Contagion Engine is non-targeted creature removal as well 2 instances of proliferate per turn (Pir & proliferate = happy Planeswalker noises). Estrid, the Masked , Oath of Jace & Sphere of Safety would be a good group of cards to add - Estrid allows you to untap any enchanted permanent, her second ability will let you enchant any permanent (not just creatures) and increase your enchantment count for Sphere of Safety, and her ult is one of your only ways of recurring enchantments should they get destroyed (this won't allow you to recur The Prismatic Bridge though). Oath of Jace is great for filtering through your topdeck during your upkeep to choose your Bridge targets. Kaya the Inexorable is incredible in a superfriends deck - with your counter generation you'll have no problem getting her ult off straight away, which will allow you to free cast any legendary card once a turn, so if people kill (or even exile) your Planeswalkers or important legendary cards like Vorinclex/Chain Veil etc. you can always get them back. She also has removal, and recursion for your creatures. Samut, the Tested . Samut, the Tested . Samut, the Tested . For the love of all that is holy, play Samut because dropping her with Doubling Season or Vorinclex out can end games there and then. I have a combo in my Esika deck that will guarantee you first place unless Samut gets countered on the stack. Lithoform Engine , Strionic Resonator & Rings of Brighthearth will help you capitalize on important abilities like Planeswalker ults, The Prismatic Bridge and proliferate. Getting off an emblem and then going Lithoform Engine > Rings of Brighthearth to get 3 of those emblems instead of one is pretty explosive.

Creatures: Captain Sisay would work quite well here as she can search any legendary card in your deck which is invaluable in Esika and isn't as pricey/colour dependant as Sisay, Weatherlight Captain (I'm not saying cut her, but 2 Sisays are better than one). Kodama of the East Tree will let you chuck out Planeswalkers like nobody's business, The Prismatic Bridge now doubles its usefulness per turn. Varragoth, Bloodsky Sire is a great tutor in Esika as he's cheap, he can swing without tapping due to Esika giving him Vigilance, search something using his boast ability and put it on top of your library (something something Prismatic Bridge shenanigans) and then tap for mana in your 2nd main phase.

I hope what I've said helps, I love building Superfriends and all the whacky stuff you can do with it

Brutal_B on Picking the right precon

3 months ago

My wife plays the Estrid, the Masked precon, Adaptive Enchantment. I gotta say, IMO it is one of the best precons WotC has released. It's not in your list and you probably checked it out but it's worth glancing over again. I doubt it's available at your LGS but can be easily obtained via the interweb.

rdean14 on Card creation challenge

4 months ago

I love Estrid, the Masked, so here's another one of her.

Estrid of the Blessed

Legendary Planeswalker - Estrid

+1: Choose up to one target creature you control. Draw a number of cards equal to the number of auras attached to it.

-2: Create a white Aura enchantment token named Mask attached to target creature you control. The token has enchant creature and totem armor.

-7: Destroy all non-enchanted creatures.

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I'd like to see another token enchantment, non-Aura

tef3ri on Yes, Uril can... PRIMER

5 months ago

Have you considered Estrid, the Masked for protection/untapping things? And perhaps Calix, Destiny's Hand for removal and card advantage.

Nagoragama on Bant Auracrafting

6 months ago

Added the newish Auracrafting cards Estrid, the Masked, Tuvasa the Sunlit, Kestia, the Cultivator, and Estrid's Invocation.

I switched the commander to Estrid for now, but I think would be better off with one of the creatures, so that I always have some creature to cast, never finding myself with nothing but Auras in hand and nothing to cast them on.

Commander options are: Estrid, the Masked Tuvasa the Sunlit Kestia, the Cultivator Rafiq of the Many

ZendikariWol on Samut Enchantress Tokens

6 months ago

I feel like with your ramp angle, Estrid, the Masked would be a more natural commander.

the_real_mosho on Bant Can't lose If you don't play

8 months ago

Totems on all your permanents and infinite mana:

First, you'll probably need Oath of Teferi in play so you can put a Totem on something with the -1, and untap your lands/mana rocks with the +2. You'll also need Liquimetal Coating or Mycosynth Lattice, then add March of the Machines to make your planeswalker a creature. From here your best bet is probably going to be Eldrazi Displacer. Tap your Mana Vault to use the Displacer to Flicker your Estrid, the Masked, then when she's back you can use her loyalty abilities again. Now you can just alternate -1/+2 to add another Totem and untap your Vault again to flicker her with the Displacer.

Now that all your lands are enchanted you can just keep floating mana and untapping them.

abby315 on Sisay, GodShrine Captain

9 months ago

Sounds like you want Heroic Intervention, Starfield of Nyx, and Replenish!

I'd also think about the "Enchantress" creatures for card advantage: Argothian Enchantress, Eidolon of Blossoms, Enchantress's Presence, Mesa Enchantress, Satyr Enchanter, Verduran Enchantress, and Setessan Champion. They can really help you set up an unbeatable engine, and then your opponents need to focus on either dealing with your creatures OR your Shrines.

Finally, for mana-fixing, there are some very good enchantments: Fertile Ground, Wild Growth, Utopia Sprawl, and Gift of Paradise.

Other possibly good cards:
Open the Vault
Second Sunrise
Starfield Mystic
Hall of Heliod's Generosity
Estrid, the Masked
Herald of the Pantheon
Destiny Spinner

For cuts, I doubt you want Planar Cleansing, since it kills your own Shrines. Finale of Glory, Ruinous Ultimatum, both Purphoros's, and God-Eternal Rhonas don't seem to fit with your plan.

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