Expedite

Expedite

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Target creature gains haste until end of turn.

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Set Rarity
Mystery Booster (MYS1) Common
Battlebond (BBD) Common
Oath of the Gatewatch (OGW) Common

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Format Legality
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Pioneer Legal
Vintage Legal
Limited Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Modern Legal
Pauper Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Highlander Legal

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Expedite Discussion

Azdranax on Useful formulas for deck building

3 weeks ago

Interesting topic Ramble, I've been meaning to respond for the last day or two but have just been super busy, but let me provide a mana base formula I stumbled on a few years back after noticing a pattern in my deck building - might be something to try out and see if you find similar results, as I find it's very rare to get either flooded or mana screwed using this formula. I'll provide a couple of examples as well - more for the casual-competitive decks, as my cEDH decks don't always follow the formula as rigorously.

The basic formula for mana-producing lands is: Starting base of 30 mana-producing lands, plus additional lands equal to the CMC of your commander, plus additional lands equal to the average CMC of the deck, minus designated values for each mana rock, mana dork, mana spell and draw spell equal to or less than the CMC of the commander.

The first example is for my Zada, Hedron Grinder deck: Yada...Yada...Zada. In this case, the formula is 30 + 4CMC (commander) + 2.28 average CMC, or 36.28. I then subtract designated values for the following cards in the deck: -1.0 for Mana Crypt, -0.5 for Sol Ring (or any other 0 or 1 CMC rock), -0.25 for Thought Vessel (or any other 2 or 3 CMC rock), Battle Hymn, Brightstone Ritual, Traitorous Greed and Dockside Extortionist, and finally -0.10 for each of the draw spells in the deck: Accelerate, Boiling Blood, Crimson Wisps, Expedite, Fists of Flame, Stun and Renegade Tactics for a total reduction of 3.45 and a final value of 32.83 (rounded up to 33).

The second example includes a more aggressive reduction in mana-producing lands based on my Elf tribal Marwyn, the Nurturer deck: Elves Tap and Slap (Marwyn Tribal Counters). The formula here is 30 + 3CMC (commander) + 2.64 average CMC, or 35.64. I then subtract for the following cards: -0.50 for Sol Ring, -0.25 for Elvish Archdruid, Elvish Mystic, Fyndhorn Elves, Gyre Sage, Incubation Druid, Llanowar Elves, Llanowar Visionary, Priest of Titania, Rishkar, Peema Renegade, Selvala, Heart of the Wilds, Viridian Joiner, Wood Elves, Cultivate, Kodama's Reach, Nissa's Pilgrimage, Rhonas's Monument, Gaea's Touch and Growing Rites of Itlimoc  Flip. Finally, I subtract -0.10 for Elvish Visionary, Llanowar Visionary and Inspiring Call for a total reduction of 5.30 and a final value of 30.34 (rounded down to 30).

Although the reduction values could be considered a little arbitrary in certain deck concepts, this formula has held pretty accurate since I started keeping track of it. I hope you find this useful in the future, and happy brewing.

Icbrgr on Living Lore Pioneer

1 month ago

I honestly think it loks fine as is but it could be fun to try one of those new Ultimatums? maybe splash red/ and add Inspired Ultimatum over God-Pharaoh's Gift and make some room for some red prowess creatures like Expedite and Soul-Scar Mage?

King_marchesa on Mono Red Tips (Value, Ramp) …

1 month ago

A very good red commander is Zada, Hedron Grinder if you use Expedite you can draw so many cards. I personally think it is a much better had more unique commander than Etali, Primal Storm. Check out this article https://www.mtggoldfish.com/articles/budget-commander-zada-hedron-grinder-25-50-100 for an great budget build!

Massacar on Mono Red Tips (Value, Ramp) …

1 month ago

Basically all red draw requires a discard. Expedite is one exception. Red tends to handle draw through exiling the top of your library and giving you the ability to play those cards for a turn or two like what Etali does.

As for (mana) ramping: Desperate Ritual, Pyretic Ritual, Rite of Flame, Seething Song, Simian Spirit Guide, Runaway Steam-Kin, Battle Hymn

mmogel on Watch Your Blocks

2 months ago

Bounty of Might seems weak, since to copy it, you're paying 6 to give one creature +9

Can you copy Blossoming Defense, Hunter's Insight or Ranger's Guile on other player's creatures?

Artful Dodge makes all opponents unable to block on attacks, as does Mugging, Off Balance, Renegade Tactics, Singe, Stun

All of the ___ Wisps cards, Expedite, Leap, Accelerate, Carom, Pressure Point, Quickchange, Refocus, will draw a ton of cards on a big board.

Also a ton of mass-damage, mass-bounce, mass-protection, mass-indestructible you could look at. Ex: Snap is a pseudo boardwipe that generates a ton of mana

TheBloopKing on izzet prowess pioneer

3 months ago

Remove Expedite as 8 of your 15 creatures have haste.

Change Infuriate to Titan's Strength as you can sacrifice 1 toughness for a scry.

Consider Temur Battle Rage. It's a game finisher.

Monastery Swiftspear is a prowess decks best friend

The Royal Scions and Kasmina, Enigmatic Mentor are slow for what you are trying to do. They are 3 and 4 mana respectively and you are trying to play 1-2 mana spells to max out prowess triggers.

Wild Slash, and Crash Through are pioneer prowess staples

Izzet Prowess (M21 Pioneer) is my build. It's very aggressive and swings massive turns 3 and 4

lagotripha on Weird Paradise

4 months ago

Cerulean wisps is mana positive in the combo - it untaps coil twice (coil trigger, tap for mana, celerian resolves, tap for mana). Fists of flame helps keep the damage reliable enough that slip has only a minor upside. Personally, I've run a couple red cantrips instead of the green - Expedite and Crimson Wisps are good when you find yourself needing to combo on turn three, but the increased power is also a consideration.

Personally I'm a fan of Tainted Strike or Assault Strobe - halving the 'count to twenty' is a major reliability improvment, while casting both with coil on the field means you need to find just three more power to win.

I'd give a little thought to Simian Spirit Guide- Its a decent one-shot mountain which can make this a turn one combo, while still not gumming up the hand too much.

criddlegakes on Demon Spawn

4 months ago

I would get rid of Demonic Rising, Mark of the Oni, Expedite and Reign of the Pit.

I would replace Demon's Grasp with 4 copies of Terminate.

Demonic Vigor is fine but I wouldn't have 4 and it's low on the priority list of cards to keep.

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