Phyrexia's Core

Phyrexia's Core

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: Gain .

, , Sacrifice an artifact: You gain 1 life.

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Set Rarity
Commander Anthology 2018 (CM2) Uncommon
Duel Decks: Elves vs. Inventors (DDU) None
Commander 2014 (C14) Uncommon
New Phyrexia (NPH) Uncommon

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Legality

Format Legality
Leviathan Legal
Unformat Legal
Limited Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Casual Legal
Vintage Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Highlander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Modern Legal
Legacy Legal

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Phyrexia's Core Discussion

Monomanamaniac on Bosh throws a fit

2 weeks ago

So you might think if adding even more mana rocks like Mind Stone, Thran Dynamo, Hedron Archive, Worn Powerstone, Blinkmoth Urn, Everflowing Chalice, Gilded Lotus, Palladium Myr, or Iron Myr. You should be ramping as much as possible, you could even consider Extraplanar Lens if budget is no concern. You could consider cards like Myr Retriever, Goblin Welder, Buried Ruin, Goblin Engineer, Junk Diver, purphorous, bronze-blooded or Daretti, Scrap Savant to bring artifacts back from the graveyard. You could consider Mystic Forge, Planar Bridge, or Kuldotha Forgemaster for getting artifacts out of your deck and onto the battlefield. Darksteel Forge, Soul of New Phyrexia, or Eldrazi Monument so you're killing your artifacts only when you want to. Unwinding Clock it's good if you combine it with flash from Shimmer Myr or Vedalken Orrery. Ugin, the Ineffable or Foundry Inspector to reduce the casting cost of your artifacts without affecting the cmc. You could go full ham on some big artifact creatures like Myr Battlesphere, Meteor Golem, Duplicant, Ancient Stone Idol, Mycosynth Golem, Darksteel Colossus, Blightsteel Colossus, Platinum Angel, or Platinum Emperion just to name a few. Other ideas might be Hellkite Tyrant to steal your opponents artifacts Mycosynth Lattice to turn your non-artifacts into artifacts, Illusionist's Bracers or Kurkesh, Onakke Ancient to copy bosh's abilities, Swiftfoot Boots and/or Lightning Greaves to protect your big guy, Voltaic Key or Manifold Key to untap your rocks, or Mind's Eye or incidental card draw. Some lands to think about are Myriad Landscape, Darksteel Citadel, and Phyrexia's Core but not much else.

As per suggestions to take out : Catalyst Elemental, Destructive Digger, Forge Armor, Walking Atlas, Nahiri's Wrath, Wily Goblin (use Dockside Extortionist), Azor's Gateway  Flip, Furious Rise, Generator Servant, Pirate's Pillage, Scarecrone, Filigree Familiar just to name a few.

I would like to start by saying I'm not trying to say your deck is bad, just trying to give you a lot of ideas to go off of and pointing out things that don't really go with the theme of the deck, which is ramp super hard, drop a bunch of big threats, drop bosh and kill opponents. Secondly, I am not a competitive deck builder by any means, I just use the data I have and suggest the things I like. I actually like seeing gosh in the command zone.

austintayshus on Tickity, Tockity, You'll Die From the Clockity

2 months ago

I also have a Traxos deck and it is my favorite deck to play. It's on my page if you'd like to see it.

May I also suggest:

Meekstone: Great stax-y control

Endbringer: Really great versatile card.

Ugin, the Ineffable: Card draw, spell cost reduction and removal on a snek.

Phyrexia's Core: Sometimes you just need a sac outlet.

CatPepPop on Izzet a Gift?

4 months ago

You didn't ask but I've some cards to offer up for consideration :-) Saheeli's Artistry -a sweet card in an artifact and a namesake spell for the commander.

As general value cards Phyrexian Metamorph Phyrexia's Core and Cyclonic Rift (unless that one is too much(?))

If you want to beef up the token theme then perhaps Sai, Master Thopterist Steel Overseer Thopter Spy Network Efficient Construction or mirrodin Beseiged

austintayshus on Traitors Never Play Hangman

1 year ago

Phyrexia's Core could be a fun land for this deck.

myWoodcuttingIs99 on T R A X O S the brown

1 year ago

Thanks for the suggestions austintayshus!

unfortunately for me, Meekstone and All Is Dust are too out of the budget for me, all of the expensive cards in the deck are cards I already own.

I also don't think I run enough recursion to warrant playing cards that are sac outlets over others but Phyrexia's Core is a good idea as it takes nothing to replace a wastes with it.

Thanks!

austintayshus on T R A X O S the brown

1 year ago

I also made a Traxos deck and it's one of my favorite decks to play! You can find it on my page if you want some ideas.

Some cards that I would recommend are

Hope this helps!

RedYeard on Metalworks V2

1 year ago

Altar of Dementia is looking pretty good for us. It has nice synergy with Colossus. Perhaps as a one of or maybe even replacing Grinding Station . More testing required.

I've been considering swapping out Phyrexia's Core for Buried Ruin or Academy Ruins . I feel like we have plenty of other sack outlets and getting back a key combo piece from the graveyard is more important.

I dropped Mind Stone as I found its value questionable. Mox Opal is better as ramp and enables the possibility of a pre-turn 3 combo but I don't have $500 for them so I filled the slot with the Myr Retriever . After quite a bit of play testing Myr Retriever is a must in this deck (3-4). I dropped one Scrap Trawler . You want to keep one around for the classic combos in this deck.

The London Mull Rule will help us a lot. It might even be better to turn this into a blue deck to protect our combo instead of trying to find the combo with Ancient Stirrings .

More on turning blue Reshape finds our pieces and has nice synergy as a sac outlet and triggers Ichor Wellspring . Whir of Invention a similar story.

There are some interesting possibilities in white too but I won't bring them up here. See the .

OUT: Grove of the Burnwillows IN: Fiery Islet if we go blue

OUT: Mind Stone IN: Myr Retriever

OUT: Phyrexia's Core IN: Buried Ruin or Academy Ruins

Dischord on Eldritch Annihilation

1 year ago

For future reference, Commander's Sphere doesn't tap for any mana in a colorless Commander deck. Commander's Sphere specifies that it taps for a color in the commander's color identity, and Kozilek, the Great Distortion clearly doesn't have any colors, so Commander's Sphere can't tap for any mana. Try running Magnifying Glass instead! It provides card draw and ramp!

You should also consider running other lands over the tron lands and the Locus lands. Yeah, sure, they're really sweet if they're online, but you'll rarely get all of the pieces on the board if you draw them naturally. Maybe try Inventors' Fair , High Market , Phyrexia's Core , Reliquary Tower , and Haven of the Spirit Dragon .

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