Hero's Blade

Hero's Blade

Artifact — Equipment

Equipped creature gets +3/+2.

Whenever a legendary creature enters the battlefield under your control, you may attach Hero's Blade to it.

Equip (: Attach this to target creature you control. Equip only as a sorcery.)

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Hero's Blade Discussion

1empyrean on Ragavan, Boatswain of the Dragon's Smile

2 weeks ago

Eli4JHawks11 Sure. I had put off writing the primer to make sure the deck was working the way I wanted it, then I just kinda didn't get around to it. A problem is that, to type everything out, it feels like locking it in and I have to have more reason to change something than that it just feels right.

Until I get around to it, here is a basic run down of how to pilot the deck:

  • Turn one is almost always Mountain plus Ragavan. The times you might not do this are if you and to set up Hero's Blade or Door of Destinies (name pirates, then dash Ragavan every turn) first.

  • Some situations make dashing every turn a good idea. Confusion in the Ranks being on the board is one of those situations. It's really down to what you are up against.

  • Confusion in the Ranks with Liquimetal Torque lets you steal any nonland after making an artifact token.

  • The big combo behind the scenes is Flamekin Herald plus casting Ragavan to cascade into Glimpse of Tomorrow. This should be done with a field full of tokens and other things to maximize value. If one of the cards you put into play is Confusion in the Ranks, its going to get a little weird. If you want to keep it simple, have all the things of each type swap with the same target. When the first one swaps, the rest targetting the same card fizzle so you won't swap those. There is a chance of landing one of the game ender combos, but if that doesn't happen, at least things got exciting. Also, note that you keep stuff you stolen from your opponents when you cast Glimpse of Tomorrow and they lose anything of yours they might have.

  • Game ending combos are Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker and either Port Razer or Coercive Recruiter, Magda, Brazen Outlaw with Maskwood Nexus (if it doesn't win immediately, it sets you up to win quickly), or Hellkite Tyrant and enough artifacts.

  • Ragavan should be doing voltron stuff for most of the game. Not very complicated.

So, in summary, play like it's voltron, steal stuff with Ragavan and other things, and if combos happen, they happen. I handed the deck to a beginner once and he did fine. Knowing all the small little interactions isn't going to make or break the deck.

DBCooper on Inferno Of The Body Count

1 month ago

Blackblade Reforged, Hero's Blade, and Ring of Valkas help get your inferno’s power to 20 quickly and consistently. Rush of Blood is also worth considering.

Great deck!

multimedia on WTF KAALIA

5 months ago

Hey, well done on a budget. Nice Aurelia, the Warleader :)

Phyrexian Reclamation can be a repeatable source of recursion for Kaalia or any other creature, even at instant speed. Let Kaalia die, put her into your graveyard not the Command Zone; recur her to your hand which bypasses Commander tax. Dragon Tempest is a source of haste for Kaalia and any flying creature you cast or reanimate. It has the bonus of being able to do damage if the creature is a Dragon.

Dragon Mage pairs well with Emeria Shepherd . Mage discards the permanents that you then reanimate with Shepherd and Mage refills your hand to keep doing it. Nahiri, the Harbinger can be reanimated by Shepherd and her -8 in two turns can tutor for any creature or artifact including Shepherd. -8 Nahiri, tutor for Shepherd, play a Plains and reanimate Nahiri. Nahiri has other uses besides her -8 she can be repeatable discard/draw for reanimation or even repeatable removal that exiles.

Rakdos, Lord of Riots is a Demon who can reduce the casting cost of all other Angels/Demons/Dragons. If he or other creatures are attacking and doing combat damage to opponents then he's ramp to cast high CMC creatures which helps if Kaalia is disrupted. Arcane Signet is a staple mana rock in Commander. Orzhov Signet and Rakdos Signet is more two drop ramp.


Some changes to consider, with suggestions of cuts close to or equal in price:

My advice is cut the majority of the equipment theme for more ramp since ramp is going to help more to cast Kaalia and high CMC creatures. Phage the Untouchable and Sigarda's Aid are two expensive price cards for your budget that aren't doing much in your deck. You can't cheat Phage onto the battlefield with Kaalia or reanimation which makes it pretty useless. Aid is a good card, but not taking enough advantage of equipment and I don't think you need to since the most important equipment you want to play Greaves/Boots are low mana cost to cast and equip.

If interested I offer more advice. Good luck with your deck.

king-saproling on Curiosity Didn’t Kill This Cat.

6 months ago

Personally I would make these swaps:

Also it looks like you forgot to add your lands

1empyrean on Old Yeller

11 months ago

Since Snake Cult Initiation only works for combat damage, switching to Traveler's Cloak is probably the right move.

Swapping Elbrus out for something else is also probably the right idea, but instead of Loxodon Warhammer, try Shadowspear. Either option works, though. I would try Banshee's Blade and Nim Deathmantle instead of Hero's Blade and Trailblazer's Boots

Tezzeret's Gambit seems like an easy include, but I personally wouldn't cut a signet to add it, but possibly something else might do. The various proliferate cards are all useful, so choose which you like most, but if you get your hands on a Contagion Engine, swap out Contagion Clasp for it.

Maybe try Expedition Map and Wayfarer's Bauble instead of a couple of your other ramp spells since you have Muldrotha.

Lastly, I think you can get away with cutting an infect creature if you feel you need something else more.

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