Golden Urn

Golden Urn

Artifact

At the beginning of your upkeep, you may put a charge counter on Golden Urn.

Tap, Sacrifice Golden Urn: You gain life equal to the number of charge counters on Golden Urn.

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Legality

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

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Golden Urn Discussion

TheVectornaut on Green Boi - please help

1 week ago

I'll just go through the mainboard cards I would personally cut first. Ancient Ooze : very big but requires trample or the like to actually do anything at 7 mana. Copper Myr : almost objectively worse here than most green mana dorks. Ezuri's Archers : not impactful enough in the main without a devotion or elf theme. Ghoultree : your creatures are too big to be dying that often and you want them alive anyway. Lumberknot : similar story to Ghoultree. Spawnwrithe : needs to be built around. Wall of Tanglecord : wastes the benefits of any Overrun effects. Predator's Rapport : more of a sideboard card unless burn is really popular. Reclaim : very slow and lacking enough good targets. Serpent's Gift : redundant and inefficient if you just run enough deathtouch creatures. Tower Defense : are there really enough flyers going around to have this in the main? Windstorm : see above. Spider Spawning : if this is what you're running Transguild Promenade for, it's not worth it without more GY synergy. Accorder's Shield : vigilance isn't impactful enough with no exert, tap abilities, or much else to abuse it. Brawler's Plate : very costly for the buff. Golden Urn : much worse than even the Rapport. Staff of the Wild Magus : staffs aren't even strong enough to do well in dedicated lifegain decks, unfortunately.

I'd say all of your maybeboard picks are better than the aforementioned cards. I'll list some other alternatives that come to my mind though. Primordial Hydra and Kalonian Hydra are some budget-unfriendly but highly dangerous beaters that you can get out relatively early. Joraga Treespeaker (or maybe Elvish Archdruid ) would make your archers much better by letting them double as mana dorks. Otherwise, I like Arbor Elf with Utopia Sprawl type auras on your forests to help ramp. If you prefer the vigilance idea, Champion of Rhonas is a budget Elvish Piper that likes not tapping in combat. If you like walls, Overgrown Battlement and Axebane Guardian can get ridiculous mana going. They also benefit from Assault Formation which synergizes with Tower Defense. In terms of small creatures with reach, Traproot Kami is my clear pick for mono-green, especially in multiplayer. If you need to add trample, Rancor is excellent value. If you need recursion, Eternal Witness should be near the top of the list. If you're struggling with flyers, maybe try Gravity Well . If you need more life, Engulfing Slagwurm likes forced blocks while Verdant Sun's Avatar likes playing beefy guys.

Given what you have already, I think shifting to include more deathtouch creatures and Lure s would be the most optimal plan. Viridian Longbow and Thornbite Staff are some other equipment that benefit from that strategy. For the creatures, Ohran Frostfang is a casual-only option that's completely busted in commander, and I'm always a sucker for Wasteland Viper 's versatility at only 1 mana.

pipopular on

7 months ago

Ill-Gotten Inheritance it is! I´ve honestly never heard of the Golden Urn before... Child of Night I have plenty.

Brutal_B on Which is the better stand-alone …

10 months ago

There's always Golden Urn...

Stefouch on Horde Magic: Loot Deck

2 years ago

Hi Supertek !

You got here some nice ideas for the Loot deck. I'm going to update my version.

I suggest to avoid color-specific artifacts, like Ruby Medallion, because they could be useless for your players if any of them don't play that color. Also, Golden Urn can be very bad if drawn in the end-game.

lagotripha on THE ROBOTIC RESURRECTION!!!

2 years ago

Generally, its a set of 1CMC sideboard answers as 1-ofs (in the maindeck), things like Nihil Spellbomb, Pithing Needle or Golden Urn alongside Artificer's Intuition and Trash for Treasure. It lets you reliably throw out relevant speedbump cards and put big stuff (and dead cards) in the graveyard. Used to run it back with Sundering Titan a long while ago- might be some old primers around for the more casual mirrodin lists that people were tweaking.

lagotripha on How to Piss Players Off On A Budget

2 years ago

Budget sideboard reccomendations- 1 duress, four Despise, four Cry of Contrition, three Wrench Mind and three Languish/Mutilate. Just update your hate to match your opponent. In burn metas, you might want Golden Urn or w/e.

Looking to even out your manabase without breaking the bank? Grixis Panorama is almost playable, and there are various taplands with upsides.

lagotripha on Insult to Injury to Death

2 years ago

I'm not a fan of mindcrank without Bloodchief Ascension. It almost never pays off, and so many decks want cards in their graveyard you can get punished pretty hard. Jamming Rakdos Charm maindeck can offset some of that, but giving your opponent card advantage is a real risk. Burning inquiry carries similar problems, and without you running lots of cards that want to be in your graveyard, will likely help your opponent more than you.

I'm guessing this started as a delayed damage Emberwilde Augur Insult Rift Bolt list, possibly including Flame of Keld, which then morphed into a Waste Not variant. Its a fun idea- I've never made it work without it becoming a different deck.

First things first, if you want a damage/discard hybrid deck, you need to decide- how important is the discard? Is the this the rack, or is it a burn deck with blightnings?

If your meta has aggro decks that typically only have 1 card in hand turn four, a lot of discard is wasted. If its all control, then you'll want to be jamming as much as you possibly can just to keep from being locked out of the game. The big thing is that with fifteen cards sideboard, you can pack in 11 copies of duress variants and 4 shrieking afflictions. The sideboard is there to adapt you to your meta- whether that be by jamming silver bullet answers or completely changing your strategy in response. Just by swapping Lightning Bolt alikes for Duress you completely change the pace and playstyle of your deck.

Initial changes? -4 mindcrank, +4 Rakdos Charm. -3 necrogen spellbomb +3 Raven's Crime,-3 Elder Mastery, + Rotting Rats/Sedraxis Specter -3 burning inquiry, +3 Lightning Bolt. It should run smoother.

I have a big list of mono black cards I use for brews here Mono black deckbuilder's toolbox, in particular Sign in Blood and Night's Whisper- both net you more cards in a way that red struggles with, and in a pinch can finish off someone on five life with lighting bolt.

Jamming Call the Bloodline to turn spare lands into lifelinkers can help, and lets you run Asylum Visitor- which can help if you don't feel like Raven's Crime is all that.

Elixir of immortality is cute. Personally, I prefer Sun Droplet or the new Fountain of Renewal, and sometimes Golden Urn. Shuffling the graveyard back in is usually a disadvantage outside of 'draw your deck' combos.

Finally, remember to build something that is fun to play. Its all well and good knowing the 'best' option, but if it ain't fun, it ain't worth it. So always keep that in mind when choosing cards.

(edit- also just maindeck angrath. He locks a player out of the game like lilana and doesn't break the bank)

Shimtalia on Oh Rats!

2 years ago

Ok, so, it's been a while, sorry

Dominaria replaced my commander and with that a number of the cards changed as well, not a lot, but a few:

In: Muldrotha, the Gravetide *CMDR - Crown of Ascension - Dark Sphere - Font of Fertility - Garruk, Caller of Beasts - Golden Urn - Kiora, Master of the Depths - Pernicious Deed - Warped Landscape (and I also found extra copies of Herald's Horn and Solemn Simulacrum to add to the deck.

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