Creature — Kor Monk
When Lone Missionary enters the battlefield, you gain 4 life.
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|Commander / EDH||Legal|
|Commander: Rule 0||Legal|
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Lone Missionary Discussion
5 months ago
Blasting Station -> Altar of Dementia
We can do the same instant win combo, interactions, etc, but this also allows for self-mill, so you can get more things in grave that Sun Titan and Emeria, The Sky Ruin can play for free instead of casting them (and usually faster too!). Plus the mill used aggressively outside of our combo can really throw some decks off of their feet.
Pilgrim's Eye -> The Birth of Meletis
Does a Pilgrim's Eye and makes a Wall of Omens like we used to have (minus the draw, but our Mentor of the Meek can help with that). The little bit of extra life-gain from this, plus what we can get from Charming Prince makes Lone Missionary kinda redundant, so I can replace him. Considering using one of his slots for a 3rd Altar of Dementia , 2 of them to move Aura of Silence to mainboard (since we don't have the ability to deal w/ Artifacts and Enchants w/ Oblivion Ring anymore), currently unsure what to do with the last slot, so it'll be a 3rd Blade Splicer as a placeholder.
of course, now I need to plan a new sideboard
7 months ago
Intervention Pact has the text box " : pay on your next upkeep or lose."
"But it's good in commander!!!!1!" Nope. It's probably hitting one token, or one of the creatures Hoofie buffed, or their commander one time. Let's see what does much, much better: Fog , Holy Day , Clinging Mists , Blinding Fog , Arachnogenesis and Teferi's Protection , most of which are unplayable and the best are, well, Teferi's Protection is pretty good because white doesn't get much else.
Compared to Pact of the Titan, which is Bonebreaker Giant except it has flash and you don't have to pay for it immediately.
It's like comparing a Frito to draft chaff. One shouldn't be in your deck, and other's life purpose is to be destroyed.
10 months ago
11 months ago
On the note of lifegain, life is far and away one of the least important resources in the game. It's only relevant against aggro or if you are actively using it as a resource with, for example, Ad Nauseam or Sign in Blood.
There are two main reasons to include lifegain: either you get advantages with cards like Ajani's Pridemate, Griffin Aerie, Resplendent Angel, etc., in which case you mostly want creatures with lifegain or Fountain of Renewal. Otherwise, you're looking at effects like Lone Missionary, Arashin Cleric or Life Goes On/Chaplain's Blessing as sideboard cards against aggro.
1 year ago
I'd say green is, in 60-card, the best for huge bursts of life.
White has lifegain tacked to creatures, so it's also pretty good in 60-card.
If you want lots of real life gain that works MD, you want Black. In 60-card you get Sovereign's Bite, Collective Brutality and Alms of the Vein. In EDH and 60-card Aristocrats builds, you get Blood Artist effects.
But did you know that artifacts are pretty darned good at gaining life? A lot of the best lifegain engines are artifacts.
1 year ago
i would take out Lone Missionary for Veteran Armorer or Lumithread Field to protect your creatures form Electrickery . Cut a Mourning Thrull , a Soul Warden OR a Soul's Attendant and a Plains for 3x Night's Whisper , you are going to need the card draw. Replace the Castigate with Harsh Sustenance or Unmake.
Take out Shadowfeed and put in Beckon Apparition , i think it will synergies with with the soul sisters and Edge of the Divinity by giving you a white/black creature token. take out Nihil Spellbomb for Relic of Progenitus , trade out the Swamp in the sideboard for a Bojuka Bog or 2x by taking out 1x Bonesplitter . Replace the Castigate and Disenchant with 3x Standard Bearer.
sorry about the last post with no hyperlinks to the card names. i am new
1 year ago
Really like the theme of this deck.
Only criticism of the deck is maybe incorporate a strategy that can also combat strategies that can go around your Kor Hookmaster plan, such as Burn or Elves.
Against Burn I'd definitely recommend Lone Missionary , bouncing or flickering it twice or even once will probably make a Burn player scoop.
Against Elves and other Swarm decks Holy Light will help you out a lot.
I hope I have helped. Please ask any more questions if you have any. You have a great day!
2 years ago
Hey man! This is Phunlife from XMage. I've been really busy as of late so I've just got to looking at this. I did have it saved though so I would remember to come back and look at it.
Overall, looks good! I do have a couple suggestions for the sideboard though, especially if you want this to compete against top tiers -
I don't understand what exactly Hallow is for or what matchup it could be good in - maybe Tron's Rolling Thunder ? But even so, it feels like a very narrow sideboard card, and I think it could be cut. Maybe Prismatic Strands would be of interest to protect against Burn, or Lone Missionary as additional life gain as well as a body on the field. But Hallow just overall seems like it could be useful in a handful of situations to me.
With both Orzhov Pestilence and Tron on the rise, I'd look into Palace Sentinels as a 2-of in the sideboard. Both of those decks can easily take you to the late game, and without a card advantage engine I think you're lost against them. It's especially good against Orzhov if you can steal the Monarch from them too :D.