Hammer of Nazahn

Hammer of Nazahn

Legendary Artifact — Equipment

Whenever Hammer of Nazahn or another Equipment enters the battlefield under your control, you may attach that Equipment to target creature you control.

Equipped creature gets +2/+0 and has indestructible.

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Hammer of Nazahn Discussion

multimedia on Equip/Aura Galea

6 days ago

Hey, what you have so far is a strong start at upgrading the precon for your first deck, nice Hammer of Nazahn upgrade.

Currently you need to cut 24 cards to get to 100 cards. Some advice is start with cutting some lands because 43 lands is too much. Reduce it to 36 and if you think you need more mana then add more low converted mana cost (CMC) ramp sources or draw sources instead of lands.

Some lands to consider cutting:

All these lands always enter the battlefield (ETB) tapped and you have other lands that always do this too, but those other lands are better than these.


The next cuts to consider are some high CMC cards to reduce the mana curve.

Further cuts are some cards that are not as good as others here or have similar or the same effects.

Heirloom Blade and Reflections of Littjara are tribal cards that care about only one type of creature. That's not the strategy here since you have many different creature types. Skyclave Cleric  Flip and Tangled Florahedron  Flip are double face cards (DFC) that can be lands or played as the front face of the card and that can be helpful. The problem is the front face of the card is not worth playing even though they might be lands. Bala Ged Recovery  Flip is an example of a good DFC upgrade since front face is a good card and the bonus is that could be a land.

Suppression Field is a powerful card, but it affects equipment equip costs since that's an activated ability. Even if you control Puresteel Paladin with metalcraft activated you still have to pay 2 mana to equip the equipment to a creature you control. Puresteel will reduce the equip cost to 0, but then Field makes you pay an additional 2 mana to activate the equip ability. If an equipment is in your hand and you cast it or already on the battlefield you can't free equip if you control Field.

You have ways to get around having to pay for equip with attach. Difference is you're not equipping when you attach an equipment to a creature you control. The key word here is attach which bypasses the need to activate equip. You can free attach an equipment with Galea, Kindler of Hope, Halvar, God of Battle  Flip or Hammer of Nazahn. With Galea only if you cast an equipment from the top of your library, with Halvar only if the equipment is already equipped to another creature you control and with Hammer only if you cast the equipment or the equipment ETB. Free attach has synergy with Suppression Field, but the interaction is limited.

Good luck with your deck.

multimedia on Draggin' Grwl

3 weeks ago

Hey, good upgrades for the precon. Nice Gnawbone + Charger combo. Other than Gnawbone most upgrades here are budget.

What the precon doesn't have is a way to make Vron indestructible since then he can take infinite damage to enrage which can make Scourge, Outpost or Warstorm a burn win condition. Some budget ways to make Vron indestructible:

Hammer of Nazahn, Darksteel Plate, Heroic Intervention are three expensive price ways to make Vron indestructible.

Greater Good and Goblin Bombardment are budget cards for Dragon Spirits because when a Dragon Spirit does damage it triggers. When this trigger goes to the stack it has to resolve from the stack for the Dragon Spirit to be saced. You can response to the trigger and sac the Dragon Spirit for value. Greater is draw 5 cards and Bombardment lets you do 1 damage to Vron to create another Dragon Spirit. Bombardment is also a burn win condition when Vron is indestructible.


Some changes to consider:

Good luck with your deck.

multimedia on Draconic rage (upgrated)

1 month ago

Hey, pretty good upgrades for the precon, but calling your version competitive is a bit of a stretch.

Because of such a high budget for upgrades then I don't think you need several holdovers that are still here.

  • Temple of the Dragon Queen
  • Wild Endeavor
  • Bag of Tricks
  • Neverwinter Hydra
  • Hoarding Ogre
  • Hoard-Smelter Dragon
  • Shivan Hellkite
  • Colossal Majesty

An interaction with Dragon Spirits that isn't included in the precon is being able to sac the token before it's saced after doing damage. When a Dragon Spirit does any damage it's sac trigger goes to the stack and must resolve for the token to be saced. You can response to this trigger and sac the token for other value. Greater Good is draw 5 cards and Goblin Bombardment is do 1 damage to Vrondiss to create another Dragon Spirit or trigger other enrage such as from Ripjaw Raptor.

Bombardment is also part of a combo as win condition when Vrondiss is indestructible to do infinite damage to all your opponents. Vrondiss who's indestructible + Bombardment + one of Dragon Tempest/Scourge of Valkas/Terror of the Peaks/Outpost Siege.

If you want to utilize this combo then you'll want more ways to make Vrondiss indestructible since Heroic Intervention is currently the only way here.

  • Hammer of Nazahn: when it ETB it equips for free to Vrondiss or any other creature you control.
  • Anara, Wolvid Familiar
  • Roar of Challenge: as long as an opponent has a creature then it can start the combo when opponent's creature does damage to Vrondiss. Without the combo this can wreck an opponents board of creatures and each one who does damage to Vrondiss triggers his enrage to potentially create a lot of Spirit Dragons.
  • Tyrite Sanctum

Good luck with your deck.

Bolbae on Guided by Faith

1 month ago

Colossus Hammer by itself is too slow, but since you're already playing Hammer of Nazahn, Sigarda's Aid and Open the Armory it might be worth considering.

Because of all the enchantments, Sovereigns of Lost Alara are another possible choice.

Apart from that, I wasn't saying Octopus Umbra should be swapped, that's completely up to you of course.

Should you decide on further empathizing on the "Winged Guardians" backup plan, while Anointed Procession doesn't let you keep Saint Trafts' Angels, it still massively boosts their damage output. In addition, those created by Moonsilver Spear do stay. Together with Sundial of the Infinite you can also react to the triggered ability at the end of combat and keep all tokens that would be exiled.

I'm not much of a Voltron player though and I don't know if you really need that backup plan, so that's just an idea.

Have fun!

PlutoniumWedding on Pinball wizard

1 month ago

Hey!

Golos really embodies Timmy edh in that sense of 'I don't care what I'm casting as long as it's big and flashy!', doesn't he? :D

I have a few ideas and comments, in no particular order.

Expropriate seems like it would be one of the big ones for a bit more pay-to-win oomph.

I think Field of the Dead is amazing in Golos decks, since your five colour edh land base is unlikely to contain many duplicate names. It's not the wincon it apparently was in... Historic? But it generates a very steady stream of chump blockers. It's apparently still like $10, though.

Emergent Ultimatuming up a board wipe and Fated Return sadly only works if Golos for some reason is already in the graveyard, since you cast the two spells immediately and will need to choose targets for Fated Return before the wipe resolves. You can of course get some other big thing that's died during the course of the game.

The flat damage spells (Sorin's Vengeance, Searing Wind) seem weak - they only impact the game if someone is already at 10 or less life, and even then only if they're currently the threat. I'd look to those if you need to make cuts for higher quality cards.

Rise of the Dark Realms and Clone Legion are a few ways to get instant boards. Both work very well if you can sneak in an Eternal Witness (or Archaeomancer) as they can recur the little creature for infinite fuel, even though you're of course unlikely to cast either more than once per turn.

Omniscience is a great way to get all the fat spells in your hand to actually be useful. It's wonderful if you get it off of Golos, but perfectly OK to hard cast before emptying your hand of bombs.

I know you're mostly going for instants and sorceries - is there a reason for this? You don't have to have one, but there are a lot of nice permanent bombs that fit the Golos playstyle, like Etali, Primal Storm, Debtors' Knell, Worldspine Wurm and Mind's Dilation. Ugin, the Spirit Dragon is a boardwipe that spares Golos and sticks around as a nuisance and possibly even a long-term threat.

Another great card with Golos is Illusionist's Bracers. Twice the madness.

Given the deck's reliance on Golos himself, I'd think it almost mad not to run some protection, such as Lightning Greaves, Darksteel Plate, Swiftfoot Boots, Hammer of Nazahn etc. Counterspells would be an option, but it's so sad to flip them with Golos...

Since Golos ramps on ETB, flicker cards like Teleportation Circle, Soulherder, Conjurer's Closet and Thassa, Deep-Dwelling can each get you one free land every turn, not limited to basics. Running all of them is probably... A different deck. One or two might be nice.

If you do go with that approach, you have lots of options, like Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth + Cabal Coffers for lots of mana, The World Tree, Cascading Cataracts and Crystal Quarry for fixing, or utility lands like Maze of Ith and Mystifying Maze. Since these are lands that are perfectly fine to draw on their own, this takes up a lot less deck space than it might initially seem like.

I hope I've given you some ideas at least!

Commander_JAR on Best Commanders in EDH [Tier List]

2 months ago

That awkward moment when you realize Godo does not immediately equip Helm of the Host when ETB.

What are some "plan B" strategies people use in case Helm is destroyed before Godo gets to equip it?

I am aware of Panharmonicon and getting Hammer of Nazahn first before Helm or having a Brass Squire ....but again....let's assume the worst. Combos like Twinflame and Dualcaster Mage don't seem fast enough....

seshiro_of_the_orochi on I said the REAL One Punch Man.

3 months ago

I like this. Iwamori is one of those commanders that I have considered building a dozen times, but still never did because I didn't like resulting list. Yours looks very cool, I like the route you've taken. You should consider some ways to make your Saitama indestructible: Spearbreaker Behemoth , Hammer of Nazahn or something similar. Also, how about Gargos, Vicious Watcher as additional removal off of each Aura and fight spell? Bow of Nylea is a great value card that makes your attacks so much better. Vigor and Rite of Passage are awesome for fight decks. Klothys's Design can be quite a house in a deck with big creatures. And then, there is Return of the Wildspeaker . Oh, and I forgot Karametra's Acolyte and Grunn, the Lonely King .

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