Marsh Flats

Marsh Flats

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, Pay 1 life, Sacrifice this: Search your library for a Plains or Swamp card, put it onto the battlefield, then shuffle your library.

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

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Marsh Flats Discussion

YamishiTheWickedOne on Sexy Vampires

1 week ago

I should mention, I've been giving you advice under the assumption you're working with a limited budget. I bring this up because fetch lands like Marsh Flats, Verdant Catacombs, Bloodstained Mire, Polluted Delta and Prismatic Vista are all extremely useful in vampires even if you're monocolor because they let you reuse Bloodghast up to twice per turn, they can force a shuffle to hopefully get Nocturnus active, and they thin your deck making it slightly more likely you'll draw what you need.

Aside from Thoughtseize and Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet, another expensive card is Cavern of Souls, because having mainboard countermeasures to blue decks is always a good thing.

Stryfe_ on Azdranax

1 month ago

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2 Counterspell 2 Archmage's Charm 4 Fatal Push 1 Marsh Flats 1 Drowned Catacomb 1 Glacial Fortress 1 Clifftop Retreat 1 Isolated Chapel 1 Kaya's Guile

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zapyourtumor on 8 rack grief

1 month ago

I've been playing a Grief 8-rack build for some time and I have some comments on your build that I hope you find helpful.

For one thing, Feign Death is strictly worse than Undying Evil, except with multiple copies on the same creature. More about the creature/flicker package: If you flicker a Kroxa with Ephemerate the rebound is wasted since it still dies either way. And you don't have a further target if you topdeck another flicker spell/undeath spell later. Also, you have to wait until t3 to get any value from the flickering. This is why I suggest running a creature like Burglar Rat or Elderfang Disciple instead. Also, you have 10 flicker cards but only 8 creature targets. While the flicker cards are dead cards by themselves, the creatures aren't, which is why I advise going down on the flicker cards and going up on the creatures.

For the discard suite, you currently have 12 targeted hand disruption spells, 4 Grief, IoK, and TS. This seems really overboard for me, since those spells tend to be bad late-game topdecks (and this deck aims to put the game into topdeck mode asap). I suggest cutting down some on those and putting in some Blackmail and/or Raven's Crime. Also Liliana of the Veil is a really powerful card in any 8rack build. I'd move them from the sideboard to the mainboard, leaving up more space for hate cards in the sideboard.

About the manabase. You also have barely any lands. Even without Smallpox, 18 lands is really low. I would recommend 20 at the bare minimum. Not sure why City of Brass is there either. And you have 4 Urborgs and no fetches. For a three color deck, CoB should not be needed and I highly recommend you go with a fetch shock manabase with Bloodstained Mire and Marsh Flats (and maybe one Savai Triome. Mishra's Factory is also generally better than Mutavault.

Using Ensnaring Bridge to defend against creature-based strategies is a complete nonbo with the deck's strategy of attacking with Grief and Kroxa. You also have no spot removal in the entire deck, which means it is really difficult to deal with creatures you want to remove that don't attack. I suggest swapping out the Bridges for some spot removal. Also you're in mardu colors which means you can run Prismatic Ending along with Lightning Bolt and Fatal Push.

About the sideboard: Feed the Swarm is played in most monoblack lists because it is the only enchantment removal in monoblack. You're mardu, not mono-B, which means you have better options like Fragmentize, Fracture, Rip Apart, and Prismatic Ending. Grafdigger's Cage completely shuts down all of your Kroxa, Feign Death, Malakir Rebirth antics which makes it a terrible choice for graveyard hate. One sided hate like Soul-Guide Lantern and Leyline of the Void would be much better choices here.

zapyourtumor on Early Defence

1 month ago

Out of curiosity, is this actually competitive? Like have you tested it against some other decks? The deck feels pretty slow and I'm not sure you have enough cards to stall the game long enough, since the only control elements I see are 4x Spell Snare and 4x Damnation (and maybe Ashiok). This isn't a criticism per se, since I like janky decks, I'm just not sure whether this is competitive or jank. I feel like it needs more ways to slow down the game, either with controlly cards like more counterspells/removal or prison cards like Ensnaring Bridge.

Also, I think the manabase could be improved with some Drowned Catacomb and stuff. And if you want to play Phyrexian Unlife from the sideboard, you basically only have 5 lands that can make white mana. I'd just put the godless shrine mainboard and add some extra fetches like Marsh Flats to free up sideboard space.

Another more serious concern is getting targets for Surgical Extraction and Extirpate. You have some ways to get stuff into the graveyard with 5 discard spells, 4 counterspells, and 5 wipes, but every time you cast Day's Undoing all that gets shuffled away. Do you often find this to be a problem? If so, I think some more discard spells (1-2 more copies of Thoughtseize) and Counterspells could help.

zapyourtumor on orzhov afterlife lv 1

2 months ago

Are you sure you want this to be a modern deck? It could currently either be a modern or a pioneer deck, and you should probably choose one and stick with it.

If you choose modern, Doomed Traveler fits the theme of the deck pretty well. Teysa, Orzhov Scion is a powerhouse that gives all your creatures afterlife, doubles as removal, and is another instant-speed sac outlet. Honestly, she's the only reason I would consider playing an afterlife deck in modern. Xathrid Necromancer is another option that generates tons of tokens off of most of your creatures, and it works really well with Hero of Precinct One .

For lands, there's Marsh Flats , Concealed Courtyard , and Isolated Chapel . Vault of the Archangel is very strong in any token deck.

This deck definitely needs a playset of Fatal Push for removal which works in either format, plus maybe some Path to Exile or Vindicate if you choose to stick with modern. Mortify is bad in both formats so I'd cut it. 4x Kaya's Wrath is definitely overkill and might not be the best choice, since even though your board would have a bunch of spirits it would still wipe a lot of your creatures.

Giant Killer is just bad outside of standard. Athreos and Ethereal Absolution are also too slow, and I don't think Sorin adds enough to the gameplan to justify including him. Teysa Karlov obviously synergizes a lot but I'd take her out since she doesn't have any immediate board impact (while the other Teysa can have its abilities activated at instant speed to do a bunch of stuff in response). Not sure if Corpse Knight is worth it either. The other Athreos, Athreos, God of Passage , might be worth trying as a 1-of.

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