Marisi's Twinclaws

Marisi's Twinclaws

Creature — Cat Warrior

Double strike

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Commander: Rule 0 Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Modern Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Custom Legal
Quest Magic Legal

Marisi's Twinclaws Discussion

greatdevourer on BURST of Joy (Needs Help)

5 years ago

Very interesting deck idea you have going. And it looks like you've already got most of the expensive cards in the deck as you have now.

You asked for budget recommendations to make this deck better. Here are my thoughts.

Start by moving every non-basic land in your maybe board to your mainboard. I like the basic lands but I don't think you have enough color fixing in the deck and I can see situations where you might end up color screwed and not be able to play things. Additionally, uncounterable abilities like the Subhome can force your opponents to make descisions that they might otherwise not have to make.Also consider running 34 to 36 lands total so that you aren't missing land drops, especially in the early game.

Swap the Fork in the Road out for the Kodama's Reach in your maybe board. Loosing a land to the graveyard after searching for it seems like a waste in a deck where you are not focused on graveyard.
The Blood Mist looks kind of weak in this deck. I would swap it out for another creature. And unless you are just really that excited about the Exert mechanic, I would consider replaceing those creatures with things that re more efficient. The Exert mechanic might work in draft or Standard, but I don't think it is a good choice for Commander decks. Take a look at the folowing creatures and see if they would work for you.

Equipment mattters theme
Avacynian Missionaries  Flip, Kor Duelist, Stone Haven Outfitter, Brass Squire, Kazuul's Toll Collector, Loxodon Punisher and Weapons Trainer
Double stike, bloodthirst, or trample to maximize the effects of the equipment
Marisi's Twinclaws or Hearthfire Hobgoblin, Scab-Clan Mauler, Skarrgan Pit-Skulk and many others.
Utility creatures that also help
Silklash Spider, Brigid, Hero of Kinsbaile, Taurean Mauler, and Spikeshot Goblin. I know that some of these might be a bit weak, but I'm focusing on good and budget friendly. Vexing Shusher and Godsire may not be budget cards but they are not too expensive and could help out.

I hope these suggestions at lease give you some new ideas. Also, feel to take a look at my decks and let me know what you think. As always, temper these suggestions with your collection and your budget.

Atony1400 on Official missing/incorrect card/token thread

5 years ago

@JesterMaster, all the cards you mentioned were in the database, you just had a few minor spelling errors.

@LithiumHD, Fixed!

JKRice on We stand together! (Naya Midrange)

5 years ago

Possibly cut Restoration Angel, and as for double strike, Marisi's Twinclaws, Markov Blademaster, and yes,Mirran Crusader.

chirz2792 on Favorite Flavor Text?

5 years ago

Marisi's Twinclaws- "Looks like we're completely outnumbered.""Lucky for us. I thought we'd be bored."

Making-a-new-account-Hopefully-I-can-get-my-old-Username on

5 years ago

Whilst it's not a very good card, it certainly is a lion: Guardian Lions. Also, Jamuraan Lion could actually offer some tactical advantage. An early beater could be Jungle Lion. Marisi's Twinclaws looks good and oacks some power. If your opponent doesn't play blue Mtenda Lion pscks a punch (sidenote: quite a few cheap green critters that psck a pinch for a small drawback. I'm seeing potential for a green deck that plays as a red deck). Nylea's Emissary is rediculously majestic. Pride of Lions has lion in the name, and the possibility of being a game-ender. Spirit of the Hearth might be manaheavy, but damn!

That's it for creatures from me. I'll get back to you on noncreatures

lagotripha on

5 years ago

Aww, I was hoping for a deck that had made Marisi's Twinclaws work. Ah well, this is pretty classic stuff.

metalevolence on

5 years ago

I feel like Marisi's Twinclaws is just a lot better as a commander. Double strike makes dealing 21 commander damage soooo much easier.

TyroMaven on Commander color identity & hybrid …

6 years ago

Let's say I wanted to put a Marisi's Twinclaws in an EDH deck in which Surrak Dragonclaw is the Commander.

Would it be invalid, or would I merely be restricted to casting the creature spell for ?

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