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|Core Set 2020 (M20)||Common|
|Masters 25 (A25)||None|
|Eternal Masters (EMA)||Common|
|Tempest Remastered (TPR)||Uncommon|
|Dragons of Tarkir (DTK)||Common|
|Magic 2014 (M14)||Common|
|Magic 2013 (M13)||Common|
|2012 Core Set (M12)||Common|
|2011 Core Set (M11)||Common|
|2010 Core Set (M10)||Common|
|Duel Decks: Divine vs. Demonic (DDC)||Common|
|Tenth Edition (10E)||Common|
|Ninth Edition (9ED)||Common|
|Ninth Edition Foreign Black Border (9EDFBB)||Common|
|Eighth Edition (8ED)||Common|
|Seventh Edition (7ED)||Common|
|Classic Sixth Edition (6ED)||Common|
|Urza's Saga (USG)||Common|
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Enchantment — Aura
Enchanted creature can't attack or block.
6 days ago
So I've been playing commander and magic for a long time but I've never been a competitive player. Now my LGS is running 1v1 tournaments with those rules. First time I showed up not even knowing they were doing it so I went in with a Volrath, the Shapestealer deck for the luls and placed I think 7th out of 13? So I went back with something I thought would do better. The Cult Of Duels... I was wrong.
I'm not sure if I want to make Athreos playable in the tournament or if I want to build something else entirely. I'm open to suggestions.
The best decks showing up are deciding the game within the first 4 turns and then winning either that turn or within the next 3. A lot of the meta is creature combat. Decks like combo Krenko, Mob Boss . Another deck is Sram, Senior Edificer with Pacifism tribal and equipment and swing to win.
I rather enjoy combo decks and would really rather have black as at least one of my colors if you suggest something other than my current deck.
2 weeks ago
Addendum: Oko will refer to Garruk as “Dog” because of the particular spell that was cast. Seems to akin to Pacifism
3 weeks ago
I love the deck name. I got a few suggestions:
Your land-base can use some work. I highly suggest Command Tower , City of Brass , Mana Confluence and Prismatic Vista . The prices on these lands varies, but they're all good (especially Command Tower )...
Xerox cards, sort of like your Opt , will allow you to run slightly fewer lands -- they'll dig you to what you need and past what you don't. I highly recommend running Ponder and Preordain in any blue deck; Brainstorm is great, too, though it requires slightly more shuffle effects than just Terramorphic Expanse and Evolving Wilds .
I think Swords to Plowshares is a lot better than Path to Exile . Ramping an opponent in a format filled with high-power cards is actively dangerous, and I suggest Path to Exile only in highly aggro decks that need to remove blockers to kill an opponent. Giving an opponent a little life is much less significant. Similarly, I think Grasp of Fate is likely a lot better than Pacifism .
Narset, Parter of Veils is a bomb in EDH, especially if you can pair her with a well-timed Windfall . Similarly, many decks have at least a decent number of search effects, meaning that Ashiok, Dream Render is also a powerhouse.
Like the aforementioned Windfall , there're a bunch of card-advantage spells to consider. Painful Truths is a favorite of mine, and Fact or Fiction , Dig Through Time , Treasure Cruise , Phyrexian Arena etc. are all awesome. Fathom Mage can also draw you cards.
One major bonus to playing green in EDH is that it grants you access to the best dorks; in these colors, you can play pretty much all the best ones except Orcish Lumberjack . Some are more expensive than others, but since dorks (and their low cost) are the best ramp in the game, you should consider running any number of these: Avacyn's Pilgrim , Llanowar Elves , Fyndhorn Elves , Elvish Mystic , Elves of Deep Shadow , Deathrite Shaman , Noble Hierarch , Birds of Paradise and Bloom Tender will all be powerhouses in this deck.
There're some charge-counter artifacts to consider, as you can proliferate the counters. Everflowing Chalice and Astral Cornucopia come immediately to mind, and Coalition Relic and Transmogrifying Wand are both powerful as well.
Depending on your meta, there're some enchantments you should consider: Mystic Remora is often an Ancestral Recall in more inexperienced metas; Compost can be a powerhouse, as black is the second most common color after blue; heavy blue metas are friendly to Carpet of Flowers ; and similarly, since you're not running any Island s outside the basics yourself, Choke can be good.
I think you forgot Sol Ring ...
If you want, you can run a little bit o' hate. Grafdigger's Cage is probably the best Stax piece in the current meta. Smokestack is a fun piece of work you can proliferate, if necessary; running it in conjunction with Orochi Hatchery or just Bitterblossom can give you all the advantage you need.
1 month ago
MaStCu Hahaha, Yes! I would love to tell you how the deck plays, that discription isn't too informative :)!
Step 1: Typically, you try to get out Tallowisp asap, but if you don't think it will survive, wait until you can do both Step 1 and 2 at the same time.
Step 3: Cast a Spirit/Arcane spell, search your library for Shield of Duty and Reason . Enchant Tallowisp . Now that that's done, your Tallowisp has protection from everything except white. (Kill white players first because of that)
Step 4: Look around the table, find the most problematic commander. Cast a Spirit/Arcane, search you library for an answer.
Step 5: You can mostly just start making the rest of your opponents boards unable to attack, while finding Ethereal Armor . Keep in mind that if you need a cath all answer, Reprobation & Choking Restraints are your best bets.
You can also tutor up cantripping auras to make your spirits draw you a card, and give protection to your opponents creatures to make other auras fall off.
Hope this helps!
1 month ago
All spells can be countered.
If a nonland permanent attacks, blocks, or if one of its activated abilities is activated, it becomes detained.
Sacrifice Lavinia's Amendments: Counter target spell.
2 months ago
Exile target creature, it gains Suspend X, where X is that creature's converted mana cost.
Because blue gets hard counters, I don't want them to have hard removal. Plus, the suspend is a recast, so counterable. It also gets rid of tokens permanently
2 months ago
Some relatively inexpensive cards that should help...
I'd remove at least a couple of the Pacifism type enchantments in favor of removal such as Swords to Plowshares or Generous Gift . You could use at least a couple of inexpensive [$$-wise anyway] boardwipes like Fumigate and Hour of Revelation .
2 months ago
Pacifism occurrence in decks from the last year
Commander / EDH:
All decks: 0.01%