Creature — Human Mercenary
(3), Tap: Search your library for a Goblin permanent card and put that card into play. Then shuffle your library.
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|Commander / EDH||Legal|
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1 week ago
Thank you so much for your interest in my deck and this thorough suggestion list and comment. So starting off with the draw you suggested, I kinda missed War Room , I am currently making up a list of things I want to change and I'm slightly changing up the pacing and direction and will be adding more draw. So War Room will definitely be one on the list. Tome of Legends is on my list already so thank you for confirmation on a good draw, especially with Norin popping in and out every turn. I don't know why but Endless Atlas doesn't feel too good to me, maybe if it were 1 mana I'd probably throw that in too but as is I'll pass. Humble Defector my current meta isn't super into playing nice politics so I haven't considered this, also the lack of abusable ETB makes me lean against it. I'll probably talk more on my meta at the end of the comment. As for Ignite the Future and Light Up the Stage they have been kinda on a watchlist, the list I'm working on is gonna look to make big plays with a handful of x cost spells so the flashback with Ignite the Future is less spicy in that sense but still a card I'm looking into playtesting a bit.
Moving on to the Ramp suggestions Curse of Opulence seems nice and I will definitely consider it as I change Norin up to keep it feeling a bit more fresh. Dockside Extortionist I haven't picked up yet because I support my LGS as much as possible and they ones I frequent the most haven't had any in stock when I've been there, and the one time they did - money was a factor. As for the crypt and the gauntlet, I have been playing magic for 20 some years now so many of the pricey cards weren't so pricey when I got them and also have had a healthy local trading market. Yes Myriad Landscape is too slow for my liking. You are correct in your assumption that I am not running Ruby Medallion because of the high amount of artifacts I'm running. It will likely be reconsidered. Sword of the Animist seems kinda good on paper, but my meta likes to do lots of spell casting on other peoples turns so I feel bad spending 2 to equip only to have someone cast a spell and make Norin go away. Oh, and as for Gauntlet of Power and Caged Sun both are going in with my next big change so stay tuned lol.
Utility & Misc. Chandra, Torch of Defiance is good, I'll consider it but not sure where to fit it in, also she will never live to see her -7 in my meta. Dualcaster Mage wasn't considered because I'm only running 9 sorcery and 1 instant and most of them not super great to duplicate, my new list may change this so I may come back and reconsider. Sunbird's Invocation seems perfect for the new list I'm cooking up, thank you! I will definitely play test that. Blast Zone just seems meh, I don't like the XX cost, I haven't found too many enchantments I've wanted to remove and when I do I make them artifacts and destroy them or take them. Flametongue Kavu and Inferno Titan just seem too expensive for what they do, the Kavu being limited to creatures is a bummer imo. Terror of the Peaks should go on to replace Warstorm Surge I'll have to look into that. And lastly Zealous Conscripts used to be in the deck along with a Goblin Recruiter and Moggcatcher and every game was basically the same, tutor for kiki and either gamble or wheel into zealous it felt boring and I didn't enjoy playing it. Might make a return one day in the right meta.
As for your synergy suggestion, I would add it but my new list is actually going to omit Mind's Eye.
Now for my meta... well I currently find myself in limbo as just a few weeks ago my group had a bit of a falling out. Basically, one of my friends became the direct boss of others in the group and he had to let one of them go from the company during covid lockdowns and it just created a lot of bad blood. Drama aside, we had some people showing up with cEDH decks when others were playing intentionally suboptimal decks and only one other person would play nice politics with me so it was kind of difficult at times. Ridiculous amounts of removal, both targeted and mass, so I typically felt somewhat okay running a bit light on that. Also with reds artifact hate and the ability to turn things into artifacts I never really felt disadvantaged.
As I said a few times I am making some changes and I'll be adding things like Firecat Blitz and Tempt with Vengeance to dump a mass amount of creatures in at once for those warstorm/pandemonium effects. I am currently focusing primarily on a new Alesha, Who Smiles at Death deck that you may enjoy, I hope to get it up and made public in the next two or three days. And if you enjoyed this Norin deck for it's low cmc curve you may enjoy the Alesha deck because it's even lower!
Thank you again for taking interest and thanks for the upvote. All of these suggestions are appreciated. :) I hope you have a great weekend.
1 month ago
I love this deck! If you don't mind I have a few questions:
- What would you swap out for Battlemage's Bracers and Jeweled Lotus and possibly Lithoform Engine (since we love duplicating Krenko's ability)?
And I found a few cards that may fit the theme of the deck or help out with win-cons, thoughts?
Goblin Sledder so we can buff the goblin that does hit our opponent at instant speed.
Moggcatcher because who doesn't want to tutor our combo pieces or.
Treasure Nabber because we like shiny things, why just settle for our own?
Volley Veteran is another possible win-con without attacking
Goblin Chirurgeon as a means of protecting our big mob boss and other precious goblins
+1 for showing off the best mob boss around
2 months ago
I did some more thinking and I can imagine trying out something like this:
- Honor-Worn Shaku -> Jeska's Will
- Loyal Apprentice -> Humble Defector
- Magus of the Wheel -> Ignite the Future
- Mountain -> Homeward Path
And then in the future probably:
5 months ago
I'd also recommend some good Shapeshifter cards, so you have things to do/find with these cards even without the Nexus. Maybe Altered Ego, Chameleon Colossus, Crib Swap, Duplicant, Evil Twin, Masked Vandal, Unsettled Mariner, and definitely Mirror Entity and Realmwalker. Morphon himself is also a good include.
Sounds like a fun idea!
9 months ago
You might like these: Renata, Called to the Hunt, Path of Discovery, Mikaeus, the Unhallowed, Eldritch Evolution, Goblin Matron, Moggcatcher, Cauldron of Souls, Memorial to Unity, Memorial to Folly, Phyrexian Altar, Evolutionary Leap, Thermopod, Mishra's Bauble, Urza's Bauble, Gilded Goose, Woodfall Primus
10 months ago
I always liked using Training Grounds and similar effects with the level up creatures - good candidates include Brimstone Mage, Hada Spy Patrol and Kabira Vindicator. I also felt it really put Dark Impostor over the top!
11 months ago
Goblin Recruiter is another great Goblin-search card since you can use him to snag any # of Goblins. He's a bit more on the expensive side for a Single, but he'd be an awesome fit here. Moggcatcher is another good one, but again on the slightly expensive side since he was never reprinted. His ability tosses Goblins right from the Library to Play though, so depending on your normal Win Conditions for the deck he might actually do better for you (especially with some of those 4 and 5-mana Goblins in there)
Food for Thought.