Enchantment — Aura
Enchanted creature can't attack or block.
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Pacifism occurrence in decks from the last year
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1 week ago
Akroma's Will isn't a bad card in a deck with lots of bodies, Thran Dynamo might be a decent fit. I don't know if something like Bonders' Enclave or War Room would make any sense in here, I feel like you might not need the cards as much with such a high CMC. Emeria, The Sky Ruin might be a good card, a bit pricey and slow though.
Darksteel Mutation is usually preferable to Pacifism, especially if you've got lots of flyers. Pacifism isn't a bad card, it's just that the Mutation turns off a creature almost completely. I feel like the rare case when it'll bite you in the butt is more than off set by the huge number of times it'll be a better card, removing all abilities as well as just stopping attacks/blocks.
3 weeks ago
MrXilas - haven't had a chance to run any pedh. Though I assure you this list has both ramp and removal. Though I have gold fished it a few times and found its main flaw being draw engines.
1 month ago
my recommendation would be to make Lurrus a 4 or 3x in the deck and don't bind yourself to his companion conditions. Call of the Death-Dweller and Murderous Rider and Demonic Embrace are then cards to consider.
For creature control 4x Dead Weight and 4x Mire's Grasp + either Heartless Act or Murderous Rider should be all you need. I play a lot of Hateful Eidolon and getting the payoff with those enchantments is huge. So it's best to keep a heavy focus on that.
1 month ago
Heyya Tanman, taking a look at the list and I have some broad critiques and some smaller ones. Let's start big.
You don't have enough +1/+1 counter cards to make it worth including payoffs for.
If you're playing infect, you're gonna need evasion, because no one in their right mind just lets an infect creature through, and honestly they're pretty small bois to begin with. Fleshing out the +1 counter package may help with this, big creatures are more troublesome to block and effects like Tuskguard Captain and Abzan Falconer can provide evasion beyond just being big and chunky.
You could do with a bit more ramp and a LOT more card draw.
Cards that are probably cuttable include:
Oko, the Trickster: I see this walker being cast for 6 mana, putting two +1 counters on one of your dudes, and immediately being focused to death by the rest of the table because its ult wins the game. You'd honestly be better off with Citadel Siege, it's harder to kill.
Arrest, Luminous Bonds, and Pacifism: in our meta, with so many creatures that either don't need to attack or can just be sacrificed, you're better off using kill spells like Mortify, Putrefy, or Swords to Plowshares (especially Swords bc exile beats recursion).
Grave Betrayal: such a sweet card, but much too slow.
Omen of the Dead and Omen of the Hunt: neither of these really do anything to further your gameplan. The fact that they're enchantments doesn't matter to this deck, and there are stronger recursion and ramp options.
Sunbond: There are 5 cards in this entire deck that gain you life. Goes great with your commander but there are a lot of things I'd rather spend my turn 4 on.
Courage in Crisis: Three whole mana for this effect? It's not a horrible card, but definitely inefficient.
Debt to the Deathless: This card would only be okay if damage was your primary win condition. As is? Not good.
Duneblast: The 7-mana slot may not be ideal for a wrath? Maybe this one is fine tho, idk.
Planewide Celebration: 7 mana to proliferate four times? No.
Storm Herd: Once again, this might be fine if damage was your wincon. You'd get a bunch of evasive attackers. As is? Probably not good.
Altogether though, great first deck, this would've kicked the crap out of my old Marath build back in the day.
1 month ago
I feel the extra 1 mana casting cost is worth it to hit activated abilities as well, plus the option to toss it out on a lowbie creature and just let it sit there until a real threat comes out to slap it on mana-free.
If you want, take a peek at a couple of my Control-type decks with White too:
Lockdown Combos on Mono-White: Intense Aura Beatdown (Fun to Play!)
Mass Exile build: Exile Everything! (Triple Teysas)
2 months ago
Hey, I'm glad you found the suggestions helpful! I took another quick look at the deck to see if there was anything else I could point out. I hope you don't take it as criticism, your existing build is already quite interesting imo. Nevertheless, here goes:
It's at least a few bucks per card since they're one of the more useful Vintage/Legacy uncommons for control decks (which I'd definitely consider yours), but Ghostly Prison achieves a similar - but better - effect to the Aura of Silence option you mentioned in the description. I find this card works amazingly well as attrition in a variety of deck builds and against a wide array of opponents' deck types, so I had no qualms about dropping a bit of cash on 3x of them myself. Not sure if they'd find a home in this deck for you or not, but it seems worth a mention at least.
I'm not sure if the extra casting cost would be a factor for you, but Prison Term is infinitely more useful than Pacifism since you can just lay it out on any creature and then opt to move it if a bigger threat comes out.
Also, Knight of the White Orchid can be extremely useful in decks where you want to drop 3 or 4-mana cards as early as possible. He can be a fantastic Turn 2 play when you've already got a land card in-hand...just play him out against your opponent's 3 mana, fish out a Plains, and then lay one down from in-hand. He also keeps with your Knight/First Strike theme that you have going on.
Selfless Savior is a fairly new-release card, and is a mana-free way to give any other creature you've got Indestructible (would be nice to have something survive your own Wrath of Gods on occasion perhaps)...
The only other suggestion I can think to offer would be perhaps some protection for your existing Artifacts/Enchantments in play since that seems to be a key theme. Cards like Rebuff the Wicked and Mana Tithe can really help out, particularly since Counterspell effects are almost exclusively for Blue decks & so opponents generally don't see them coming. It seems like keeping those in play once you get them out is fairly important to your build.
2 months ago
Lightning Helix might be a good include. I would also suggest trying out Oppressive Rays and adding in something like Pacifism since you are playing a sort of control, I wouldn't be afraid to increase the mana by 1 for more benefit in this case. I would also take out Generous Gift and try out Banishing Light to see if it works better, because it doesn't give your opponent a 3/3.
Play around with it and see which version you like more :)
3 months ago
Since Sethron triggers off of himself (with no qualifiers) you will get a 2/3 Minotaur token.
If you cast Sethron with the token still on the battlefield you will get two 2/3s. One from the token's ability and one from the commander.