Manglehorn

Manglehorn

Creature — Beast

When Manglehorn enters the battlefield, you may destroy target artifact.

Artifacts your opponents control enter the battlefield tapped.

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Manglehorn Discussion

Ardees on Its Just a Flesh Wound (Budget cEDH Meren)

4 weeks ago

Consider playing also Manglehorn, Collector Ouphe, Nature's Claim, and some cheap removals, which you seem to lack.

I think the decks has largely improved since you posted it. Now I think you should focus on your strategy. Gaining exp counters or reanimate isn't a strategy per se, but it's the engine that should get your strategy running. I see you run the Magistrate's Scepter and Coretapper combo. I think this is a much more valuable combo, which is being played in competitive decks too. Also don't get focused too much on getting exp counters. Assume you have infinite: you don't reanimate infinite creatures, nor an infinitely powerful creature. You reanimate one creature at the end of each of your turn, assuming (which is unlikely) that Meren is left unscathed. So consider exp counters a facilitator toward your strategy rather than the goal in itself (hence why Spider Spawning isn't that valuable, in my opinion).

If you run a combo, I suggest playing more (cheap) tutors, such as Final Parting, Mausoleum Secrets, Unmarked Grave, Buried Alive, Profane Tutor, Wishclaw Talisman. Also, if you decide to run a combo, then other cards in your deck should aim at achieving that rather than do things that are separate from it, meaning you should include all 1-mana elves, and all cheap mana dorks (both enchantements and artifacts) to help you achieve your strategy.

You can also just decide to go aggro, but then I'd simply suggest to play a budget version of Skullbriar, the Walking Grave rather than Meren.

In any case, your mana curve is still quite high, 3.26 essentially means you play one spell each turn, possible no spells for the first 2 turns.

ThatWeirdPerson on Its Just a Flesh Wound (Budget cEDH Meren)

1 month ago

So I loved your suggestions but it was hard to find cards to swap them with. I Swapped Krosan Wayfarer for Springbloom Druid and I rlly wanted to add Thrashing Brontodon but I couldn't find something to swap it with. So I turned to my ramp and considered swapping in Neverwinter Dryad for Farhaven Elf but Farhaven Elf requires less mana to execute once you get the Meren recursion going so I looked away from it. With the problems I alr had with the swapping in and out cards I had to leave Manglehorn out because it didn't have as much to offer as the other things you had to offer. I put the other three is the MB so I don't forget them tho

RA_HORAKHTE on Its Just a Flesh Wound (Budget cEDH Meren)

1 month ago

Awesome deck!

Many people (like me) play Meren in more expensive / tryhard ways but I love to see people offering feedback for more budget friendly versions, so knew players or just people in casual enviroments can play with her too.

Some ideas: Neverwinter Dryad and Krosan Wayfarer (to have more ramp-sacrifice creatures like sakura tribe elder) Manglehorn and Thrashing Brontodon to artifact hate.

Ardees on Meren of Clan Nel Toth EDH

2 months ago

Would recommend lowering your mana curve, increase the ramp base, and add some tutors.

I'd suggest playing all the one-mana elves (Llanowar Elves, Fyndhorn Elves, etc.) perhaps with the exception of Boreal Druid.

Run also Collector Ouphe and Manglehorn to slow down decks that heavily rely on artifacts, which is most decks at the current state of EDH.

Depending on your budget, you should definitely run Green Sun's Zenith and Worldly Tutor, and perhaps squeeze in a Profane Tutor. Also cheap pick ups that are a must are Unmarked Grave, Reanimate, and Animate Dead.

If you don't want to run infinites (like Mikaeus, the Unhallowed + Walking Ballista), a nice non-infinite combo is Dauthi Voidwalker + Mindslicer + an infinite sac outlet (you should consider running also Carrion Feeder). Also if you run Phyrexian Delver, you can have your opponents lose around 20 life points each in a turn with Kokusho, the Evening Star (if Meren is also in play).

Cards I'd remove to accomodate the changes: Burning-Rune Demon, Khalni Ambush  Flip, Hagra Mauling  Flip, Dictate of Erebos, Read the Bones, Izoni, Thousand-Eyed, Jarad, Golgari Lich Lord, Tormod, the Desecrator, Springbloom Druid, Greater Good, Satyr Wayfinder.

I have a decklist which is semi-competitive and quite expensive, but I can guarantee it is nice to have the deck running faster, smoother, and without having your opponents targeting you as the archenemy form the beginning. Meren Surgical Toolbox [2K22].

DreadKhan on Beledros Witherbloom's Pest Control

4 months ago

Nantuko Elder is a mana dork insect if you're interested. Mazirek, Kraul Death Priest is a good insect in Golgari creature decks, especially if you can make a few tokens. Demon of Dark Schemes can go infinite with your Underworld Hermit (or other Hermit family cards), but it would wipe out your smaller creatures (and get energy for it, with your Commander you could then reanimate at your leisure) when it's played. It's ability to grab stuff from any graveyard is quite notable though. Ohran Frostfang is amazing in anything aggro.Ogre Slumlord is pretty good with rats, and it can be triggered a lot if other people run creatures.

For control I have a few ideas, if you want some flying hatred that's on flavour, Silklash Spider is a repeatable flyer wipe, scalable to protect your Commander as needed. If you want some Golgari control options, you could consider Null Rod (or Karn, the Great Creator), Root Maze, Hall of Gemstone which hates on multicoloured decks hard, Defense Grid, Manglehorn, maybe Tangle Wire, Winter Orb and Freyalise's Winds because you can untap your lands as needed. Even Static Orb could work for you, not sure if you have enough life gain as is, but you probably won't need to use the ability a ton of times if nobody else can untap.

Hope this stuff helps, cool deck! I built a rat deck using the Drop rat cards, Harmonious Celestial Rat Farm, neat to see some other ways to use these cards.

ZHamburglar on Forged Execution (Gruul Land-Hate)

5 months ago

Based on the current Modern Meta being fairly discard heavy, I would switch out something like your Manglehorn for something like Embereth Shieldbreaker. That way you get a cheaper artifact destruction spell, while also keeping it safe in exile.

I've been working on my own version of this deck if you have any feedback: Liquideath

maverin on Tasigur cEDH Brew

5 months ago

There is a Pod version of this deck focusing on trying to fill up your graveyard to use Neoform, Eldritch Evolution, Fiend Artisan and Birthing Pod to sac your creatures (especially Tasigur) for spicy tutors. This build would need far more creatures and a lot less spells and might not be cEDH power level.

Creatures: Devoted Druid, Scavenging Ooze, Collector Ouphe, Bloom Tender, Destiny Spinner, Fiend Artisan, Bone Shredder, Manglehorn, Opposition Agent, Yisan, Wanderer Bard, Oakhame Adversary, Tendershoot Dryad, Phyrexian Delver.

7 mana payoffs for sacrificing Tasigur: Hullbreaker Horror, Nyxbloom Ancient, Protean Hulk 8 mana payoffs for sacrificing Tasigur: Tidespout Tyrant, Razaketh, the Foulblooded

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