Rule of Law
Each player can't cast more than one spell each turn.
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|Commander / EDH||Legal|
|Commander: Rule 0||Legal|
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Rule of Law Discussion
1 week ago
Hey, good work in progress so far for a first deck with an interesting concept.
Command Tower and Arcane Signet are two staples to consider adding. Consider adding some flying creatures who can disrupt your opponent to help you do keep the monarch and some repeatable sources of flying creatures?
- Archon of Emeria and Rule of Law can bring the game to a halt which helps you to keep the monarch.
- Windborn Muse and Ghostly Prison make it more difficult for opponents to attack you which helps you to keep the monarch.
- Aven Mindcensor: doesn't let your opponents tutor which can give you a big advantage.
- Luminarch Ascension: it cares about each opponent's end step meaning in multiplayer Commander that it can get counters quick.
- Court of Grace: another source of the monarch.
Blind Obedience can be opponent mana rock ramp disruption and shuts off haste of opponent's creatures who might want to attack you. With Cunning Rhetoric opponent may not want to attack you because then you'll exile card from top of their library.
The mana curve is very high here since you have so many 5 CMC, 6 CMC or higher cards. Cutting some of them for lower CMC cards and more ramp would help gameplay. More two drop mana rocks can make it easier/faster to cast Marchesa. Since she's a 4 CMC creature then a turn two mana rock can potentially let you cast her turn three if you make your land drops.
- Arcane Signet
- Fellwar Stone
- Thought Vessel: no max hand size can help when you're drawing a lot of cards with the monarch.
- Boros Signet
- Orzhov Signet
- Rakdos Signet
Some lands to consider adding in place of some basic lands that are within your budget to improve the manabase:
- Rainbow lands: Command Tower, Exotic Orchard, Path of Ancestry
- Fetch lands: Fabled Passage
- Mardu lands: Nomad Outpost
- Bond lands: Vault of Champions, Spectator Seating
- Pain lands: Caves of Koilos, Battlefield Forge
- Filter lands: Rugged Prairie, Fetid Heath, Graven Cairns
- Check lands: Dragonskull Summit, Isolated Chapel, Clifftop Retreat
- Tango lands: Smoldering Marsh
If you're playing Dark Depths then consider Thespian's Stage? Stage is the land that combos with Depths to get Marit Lage. When you control Depths and Stage pay 2 mana to copy Depths with Stage. Stage becomes Depths with no ice counters on it and the legendary rule will take place since you can't control two legendary Depths at the same time. Choose to keep Stage and remove Depths. Since Stage has no ice counters it's saced to create Marit Lage.
If interested I offer more advice including cuts to consider. Good luck with your deck.
2 weeks ago
Spoilers today look pretty solid. The head of the zombie commander deck looks fun and werewolves finally got the legendary lord that they needed in Tovolar. I really like that his upkeep effect actually punishes your opponents for flipping your werewolves back into humans. I still would've loved to see him with Naya colors so you could run Rule of Law effects, but overall, werewolves got a very solid legendary to serve as a commander. Seeing a new Arlinn planeswalker is great as well...though her extend art version is really dis-jarring. I get that it's depicting her when she served the church in her past, but idk, it's just odd.
1 month ago
Rule of Law can be powerful to cheat onto the battlefield with Zur. It will slow down your opponents more than you because you have a repeatable source of tutoring for enchantments. Vanishing can repeatedly protect Zur from anything and all auras/equipment that's with him. When he phase out all cards that are with him also phase out and all don't return until your next untap step.
Profane Tutor can tutor for any card, just have to wait two turns with suspend. Moon-Blessed Cleric can tutor for any enchantment and Heliod's Pilgrim can tutor for an any aura. Archon of Sun's Grace is an upgrade for Ajani's Chosen . Sovereigns of Lost Alara is another way to tutor for and cheat Eldrazi Conscription onto the battlefield.
Some budget land upgrades to consider:
- Exotic Orchard --> Thriving Isle
- Path of Ancestry --> Thriving Moor
- Caves of Koilos --> Scoured Barrens
- Sunken Hollow --> Temple of Deceit
- Port Town --> Tranquil Cove
- Shineshadow Snarl --> Temple of Enlightenment
Good luck with your deck.
2 months ago
Looks like a fun and solid list, especially with the announced Hullbreacher ban!
How do you normally win in this deck?
2 months ago
Hey, welcome back :) I like MoxField's site design and deck builder much more than TappedOut, but TappedOut has the community and that's why I stay here. I build casual/competitive budget decks, that's my niche, but that doesn't mean that I don't know about more expensive cards to use and upgrades to make for a higher budget. It's great you've increased your budget to $800 that will really help with lands, tutors and combo cards like Phyrexian Altar .
I like Varina more as a Zombie Commander because I like to assemble Zombie reanimation combos. Varina helps much more and is much faster then Scarab with reanimation since her loot ability fuels reanimation and lets me also potentially draw a reanimator. Wonder is busted if you're attacking with Zombies and Varina can setup Wonder much easier than Scarab. White with Varina is helpful as a third support color for artifact/enchantment removal to combat opponent popular hate cards ( Rest in Peace , Ghostly Prison , Rule of Law ).
3 months ago
Adding to what plakjekaas mentioned, the following cards also create a lock preventing players from casting spells from their hands:
3 months ago
Don't forget Notion Thief / Hullbreacher / Narset, Parter of Veils in combination with Reforge the Soul / Windfall / Winds of Change and the like. It's a one-time effect, but usually stops all opponents right in their tracks, as much as any lock would.
Not sure if that counts for your criteria, but it's worth a mention.
4 months ago
Cards in the side that I think could work in the main are Dungrove Elder , Ambuscade , Rancor , Shield of the Oversoul , and maybe Ironscale Hydra . Cards that fit the general idea of the sideboard include Kogla, the Titan Ape , Mold Shambler , Reclamation Sage , and Yasharn, Implacable Earth . Other common SB options in these colors could be Stony Silence , Rest in Peace , Leyline of Sanctity , Selfless Spirit , Kor Firewalker , Rule of Law , Force of Vigor , Qasali Pridemage , and Scavenging Ooze .
At this point, this deck is far enough removed from the deathtouch lure plan that I think it could be worth swapping out those cards to go all-in on bogles or aura/hexproof instead. Cards like Slippery Bogle and Silhana Ledgewalker tend to pair well with aura buffs like Spirit Mantle and Ethereal Armor .