: Gain three mana of any one color.
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- Gilded Lotus + Karn, Silver Golem + Voltaic Construct
- Archaeomancer + Ghostly Flicker + Gilded Lotus
- Gilded Lotus + Morphling + Quicksilver Elemental
- Dramatic Reversal + Gilded Lotus + Isochron Scepter
- Dramatic Reversal + Gilded Lotus
- Gilded Lotus + Synod Artificer + Unbender Tine
- Gilded Lotus + Kurkesh, Onakke Ancient + Manifold Key
|Commander / EDH||Legal|
Gilded Lotus occurrence in decks from the last year
Gilded Lotus Discussion
1 week ago
Hi sSasquatch, thanks for tuning in! The majority of my wins come from
- Tree of Perdition
- Theft: Empress Galina, Chainer, Dementia Master and Memnarch.
- As you picked up, pingers: Hateflayer plus one of Gilded Lotus, Coveted Jewel and Prismatic Geoscope will finish things very quickly. Kamahl, Pit Fighter and/or Spikeshot Goblin plus Intruder Alarm also works nicely.
I haven't been able to play in a few months due to a long work trip but would definitely recommend the new Sakashima of a Thousand Faces if you aren't running it already. Happy caging!
1 week ago
I did quite a bit of playtesting, was very happy with Flux Channeler, I'm really thinking hard on adding into my deck. With Mizzix of the Izmagnus in play, a Gamble for a Reiterate (or Electrodominance) get you 2 Experience and then I cast Electrodominance for (+ 2 Experience) gets you to 4 Experience then Reiterate for (+4 Experience). Initiating off a Desperate Ritual or something same result. So a win-con (assuming you have already Drawn/Muddle the Mixture/Spellseeker/Mystical Tutor the Electrodominance).
The lands were a little bit lean, but I think it's because your still 15 cards over, so skewing the testing a little bit.
You could cut Dualcaster Mage / Twinflame / Imperial Recruiter / Vedalken AEthermage since you have Bonus Round combos as a secondary win-con. (Primary being Reiterate + Electrodominance or Turnabout/Finisher).
Also have Dramatic Reversal + Isochron Scepter too. Could add a Runic Repetition combo line too since you already have Mystic Retrieval so only 1 card). I like enjoy the Dualcaster Mage line though because it's only with 1 Experience and a Mizzix of the Izmagnus to copy.
After I got my Intuition from boxing day sale I put Enter the Infinite in my deck, I personally didn't like it, so I took it back out lol, but I get why it's in there! Instead I'm using these tutor win-lines with Intuition: Firemind's Foresight + Past in Flames + Mizzix's Mastery or Turnabout + Past in Flames + Mystical TutorReiterate. I almost feel like Enter the Infinite need a Show and Tell/Omniscience lol, but can't tutor that Omniscience (similar to the Aetherflux Reservoir)
Fork pretty expensive compared to the other copies, could cut that if you don't have one for budget, and too many copy spells, BUT... a Ral, Storm Conduit + any two copy spells is a win, I respect that line too!
Trim 1 of the protection boots (not Lightning Greaves) maybe, you wouldn't want to accidently ever draw 2 and like devastating if you draw all 3. Hexproof > Shroud but Attach > Equip, situational call, would use both in the appropriate situation, like in response to removal Attach is key, especially if you can stack multiple attaches like Equip, opponent responds with removal, in response Attach as a game example.
Your pretty close, couple more cuts and your there. Im still testing T6-8, I had a T4 win with your deck playtesting. I had thought of a T1 and was going to add to my primer when I got to a PC, then I forgot it lol, have to think what it was, I know we have T1 potential.
RinceRaven on Kaalia
1 week ago
Okay so, this comment is kinda unreadable, and I'mma clean this up a bit, order cards together, give my personal thoughts and then repost it, but here's the dump version also so I can work off it myself
Dragon Tempest, Lightning Greaves, Caged Sun, Thran Dynamo, Aura of Silence, Austere Command, Archangel of Thune, Aurelia, the Warleader, Doom Whisperer, Rakdos, Lord of Riots, Sword of the Animist, Dragon's Hoard, Price of Fame, Ob Nixilis, Unshackled, Angel of Serenity, Kaalia of the Vast, Magus of the Moat, Herald of War, Primevals' Glorious Rebirth, Hazoret's Monument, Firemind Vessel, Worn Powerstone, Thundermaw Hellkite, Kolaghan, the Storm's Fury, Lathliss, the Dragon Queen, Karmic Guide, Sower of Discord, Angel of Condemnation, Blade of Selves, Gilded Lotus, Bolas's Citadel, Tainted Remedy, True Conviction, Deafening Silence, Grasp of Fate, Everflowing Chalice, Grafdigger's Cage
RinceRaven on Brago
2 weeks ago
More edits, some sad cuts had to be made due to a super tight budget. I am a bit unsure about the amount of interaction currently ran, and about the effectiveness of a card like sun titan, as I haven't been able to test vs other decks and only really play solitaire.
Swords to Plowshares, Blue Sun's Zenith, Wrath of God, Detention Sphere, Gilded Lotus, Thespian's Stage, Ethersworn Canonist, Counterspell, Meteorite, Jace, Wielder of Mysteries, Ephemerate, Ghostly Flicker.
2 weeks ago
Yeah Doublecast I don’t like, it’s a sorcery (yuk) can’t even integrate in while combining, Fork feels better. Twinning Staff good because your already focusing around Spell Copy synergy, doubt you’ll ever use it’s activated ability. Fury Storm good in a Spell Copy variant is RR with 2 Experience, if it’s copying itself like 3 times though something really going strange in the game lol that you’ve cast Mizz that much, so expect itself and 1 copy most of the time!
Gilded Lotus is ok with Dramatic Reversal if you can get it off a Seething Song or something. Mana Crypt not necessary at all in EDH, if you want to enter cEDH probably will need including the free counters, but you can be high power easily without them for sure!
I’m worried you’ll have hands with like 4 copy spells, but no spell to copy lol. Or like 3 draw X spells and nothing to build experience.
Tezzeret's Gambit I’ve enjoyed, gets me the Experience (2) that I need to start most Reiterate combos. Like a Turnabout puts one on the stack and an in response Reiterate puts the 4th as an example, plus can put a counterspell or something in my hand as well.
Looking good though!
2 weeks ago
Great advice as always, Spirits! I finally got around to adding custom categories tonight, and that’s really made some cuts and includes obvious, so I’ll work on that in the morning because I’m off from work tomorrow.
Any thoughts on Doublecast in particular? It feels like a nice bit of value, but I’m a bit worried that it’s a trap. It doesn’t really combo with anything, but it can double up a tutor or a burst of card draw really efficiently. I feel the same way about some other copying cards like Twinning Staff and Fury Storm, but I’d probably cut Twinning Staff long before the others. For Fury Storm, the combo with Ral might be be good enough reason to keep it.
I’ll also fiddle with the mana base and ramp package in the morning. I want it to be solid, but my friends are just somewhere in between casual and competitive, so I’d feel a bit bad if I included a Mana Crypt or all 7 fetchlands. For Dramatic Reversal, I need artifacts that actually produce enough mana, but cards like Thran Dynamo and Gilded Lotus just seem too slow for this deck. That might be a sacrifice worth making to keep them happy. I probably won’t include any high-end counters like Force of Will or Mana Drain either, and will just opt for the classics like Counterspell and Negate. The way I see it (particularly in a singleton format because of the high variance) a well tuned deck will be powerful regardless of a few less than optimal cards, as long as they still synergize well. Obviously any deck would be strictly better with cards like Force of Will, but it shouldn’t take too much of a hit without them.
4 weeks ago
If you do decide to build Mairsil, the Pretender, basically what you do is you make half your deck cards that have an activated ability, then lands and little bit of other whatever.
Some really good cards for Mairsil with activated abilities are:
Blighted Bat (Gives haste)
Cinderhaze Wretch (Discard+Untap)
Doom Whisperer (Mills, good for setting up Mairsil)
Horseshoe Crab (Untaps)
Kozilek, the Great Distortion (Counters stuff)
Mirror-Mad Phantasm (Not sure about ruling, but dumps portion of library in grave)
Quicksilver Elemental (Targeting Mairsil, makes it so he can do his abilities any number of times per turn, it's gnarly)
Pendant of Prosperity (Again, weird rulings, but I believe it gives you crazy value because you control Mairsil aka Pendant and your its owner.)
Gilded Lotus (Should hopefully be obvious)
1 month ago
Part of my personal thoughts on what a staple is, is that it would be good on practically any budget. This means cards like Cabal Coffers belong in every mono black deck that can afford it, but the fact that its so out of price range for many makes it not so much a staple in my view. there isn't really a hard budget limit on what that is, but its usually less than $10
This list isn't exhaustive, but some of my staples are Command Tower, Exotic Orchard, any tri-tap from Alara block (Arcane Sanctum), Arcane Signet, any guild signet (Azorius Signet), Gilded Lotus, Everflowing Chalice, Astral Cornucopia
I might get flack for the last two, but they're perfect for the speed of my playgroup at least, but I imagine they'd scale in to cEDH quite poorly