|Commander / EDH||Legal|
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|Masters 25 (A25)||None|
|Journey into Nyx (JOU)||Uncommon|
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Enchantment Creature — Sheep
At the beginning of your upkeep, you gain 1 life.
Nyx-Fleece Ram Discussion
3 months ago
Finally made another big round of updates! Several new cards added to the main board including: Estrid's Invocation , Dawn of Hope , Smothering Tithe and Dreadhorde Invasion . Also added some older cards including: Overburden , Darksteel Mutation and Mesa Enchantress . To compensate I have removed Mystic Remora , Eldrazi Conscription , True Conviction , Journey to Nowhere , Aegis of the Gods , Nyx-Fleece Ram and Underworld Coinsmith . These changes reflect a continuing focus on improving the early game and overall consistency of the deck. Dawn of Hope and Mesa Enchantress are excellent card draw engines to help make land drops and dig for tutors pre- Enduring Ideal , while Smothering Tithe can either help ramp you or slow opponents down. Adopting a more "go wide" approach with token generators for the late game rather than going tall with Eldrazi Conscription and True Conviction has lowered the cmc significantly while also providing useful chump blockers early. Since several enchantment creatures have been cut Overburden has little in the way of downsides anymore and Estrid's Invocation essentially adds another copy of Copy Enchantment . Finally Darksteel Mutation has replaced Journey to Nowhere because it is much more effective removal for commanders in particular since it does not simply put them back in the command zone and your opponent will likely need a sac outlet to get it back. A few changes to the maybeboard include adding Spreading Plague and the recently cut Mystic Remora and Aegis of the Gods .
4 months ago
Hey! Fantastic Licia deck :)
I have one as well and mine is a bit more heavy on the control and has a significantly stronger mana base. Love some of your choices though and they have inspired me. I've been thinking about Arcbond and Hatred for a long time and have them in my "sideboard" and will be purchasing them sooner rather than later.
My experiences have been the same with the deck as yours. It can switch gears between combo and beatdown very quickly and that can be tough on your opponents to react to! Makes it a ton of fun to play.
I also don't run the full Sanguine/Exquisite combo and just run Exquisite Blood (well I have Vizkopa Guildmage but I don't look to assemble the "combo"). I prefer Exquisite atm since it combos with Aetherflux Reservoir but after going over your deck I think Bond might actually have more utility and do more damage overall.
A few suggestions I have that have helped my deck. Icatian Moneychanger is hilarious and can get you a turn 3 Licia if played on turn 1! I'd rather have it in the deck than for example Nyx-Fleece Ram . My biggest card draw spells are Ad Nauseam , Necropotence and Necrologia and they're all insane in the deck. Pair them up with Children of Korlis/Tainted Sigil or a Reliquary Tower / Thought Vessel and you'll be drawing 30+ cards easily.
I also love Ivory Tower since it costs so little and functions so well in gaining 2-4 life most of the time. With the above draw spells it can get disgusting though!
I could go on forever, but I'll just mention one more card draw engine in my deck that I almost forgot that I think is even better in your build and that is Disciple of Bolas . He'll draw you 10+ cards and gain you 10+ life so easily in this deck.
If you're curious about my deck it's here The Price of Blood
4 months ago
A couple cards to consider:
5 months ago
PlatinumOne right..... I said that it is better under those conditions, which in the current set up of his deck, it would would meet those conditions. So I would argue that in this build High Alert is strictly better. Now if we change change it where half the creatures are like Nyx-Fleece Ram then there would be an argument for some kind of split between the two.
I understand that Tower Defense would need an immediate answer but imo it's better to have some kind of interaction or protection for your creatures. If you have 4 5/5's or larger on the board then your opponent is going to need an immediate answer anyway. I think that it would be better to have an answer to Terminus or Assassin's Trophy , the deck is in bant so I don't think that it would be incorrect to run some number of counterspells. It's simply better to be more flexible than to go all in on a big showy win.
I would also probably cut 4 creatures to run Serum Visions to smooth out your draw. It can be real awkward to be in topdeck mode and not find your win cons.
6 months ago
It was mentioned before and I would like to re-iterate that you really shouldn't build a deck whose only purpose is to beat up on your friend who plays goblins. It won't be fun for your friend at all and it won't be fun for you after 3 games. And it won't be fun to play against anyone else ever.
If you're dead set on building a deck for beating goblins you're much better off saving money and building a bulk common deck with blockers, removal, and lifegain. Pack some stuff like Nyx-Fleece Ram , for example, and you'll do pretty well. Finish them off with some lifelink angels. It'll be way more fun and way cheaper then spending $70 just to beat goblins.
6 months ago
I'm happy my tips help, I can understand that some of the swords are harder to get a hold off, especially the expensive ones. But do understand that there are more ways of giving Karlov evasion. Did you know the card Eight-and-a-Half-Tails ? I think you can pick it up for around 2 euro's or something and is not a highly played card, but it will perform well for Karlov.
You really gonna like Smothering Tithe it will give you a retarded amount of mana :-)
And if your LGS has Archangel of Thune that would also be one of the first cards I would pick up, since it's an alternate win con.
Cards that I would cut I think:
Overall I went for a more active approach of gaining life. So whenever something enters or when I do something, so cards like I said before Contemplation effect or Soul's Attendant . And I have cut all of the "Gain 1 life in your upkeep"effects in my deck, like Nyx-Fleece Ram , I really found those to slow and triggering only once to little impact. I think if you are looking for more consistency thats where to start. You really should look towards your support dudes like whenever something happens, I wanna benefit from it. Be greedy, be like Karlov ;-)
6 months ago
What about Tablet of the Guilds and Contemplation ? They are cheap and do way more work then for example Nyx-Fleece Ram and Palace Siege . Sure you lose the drain of Palace Siege. But you compensate that with the total amount of creatures you play.
I found out that in my Karlov deck ([[Primer]] Karlov's Will) I really want to have a lot of lifegain triggers and not just one once in each upkeep. Thats way to slow. Maybe my decklist provides some ideas for your build, even tho I skipped all the vampires. They are nice beaters, but with the arrival of Edgar Markov they kinda found their commander. There are lots and lots of creatures who benefit lifegain triggers if you ever think about replacing them :)
If you need any help or tips I would love to Brainstorm with you about your deck :-)
Nyx-Fleece Ram occurrence in decks from the last year
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All decks: 0.01%