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2 months ago
2 months ago
3n3rgy2 thank you for the comment! I appreciate it!
I've thought about running Solitary Confinement, but in the end I've never actually gotten around to doing anything with it. As for Privileged Position, in my opinion the CMC is too high for this deck. As for Helm of Obedience, I'm not a particular fan of it due to it having an activated ability, and I'm trying to limit myself on artifacts and activated abilities. I'm even getting a Null Rod from a friend hopefully soon to add an additional source of hate against artifacts with activated abilities.
I appreciate the compliments about the deck! Honestly my favorite thing in Magic is fine-tuning decklists, and while I definitely think this deck needs some optimization (namely Living Plane in place of Nature's Revolt and Savannah in place of Scattered Groves just to name a few), I think it's pretty much as close to done as it's going to get without spending several thousand dollars on getting four to five cards.
Again, thank you!
7 months ago
I'm mostly a Standard player as well. I only came to Historic because I loved the idea of this deck.
Again, not sure how MDFCs help Ominous Seas. Maybe you're thinking of another card? Also, Savannah is a Legacy-only card. Really old.
7 months ago
Simply because you could trigger them in two to four turns with those spells.
Like two or three off them in your deck could work wonders. Mainly since your deck isn't a a completely locked out combo deck.
Again, I love your deck. I
When I give advise... I read through the deck description. Then I read through the cards. Then... ...then I ad suggestions from my card knowledge. I am constantly trying to being informed how to this or that could help and I love the criticism because my heart is in Standard. I'm trying to work my aged decks into Modern.
Personally I'll never be able to play in Legacy. Can't afford it.
I'll always try to help everyone get a better deck.
(side note note, I i miss Ice Age and Innistrad)
7 months ago
Well my friends, today a new journey has begun....
Today I have bought my first OG revised dual land. I feel that now that barrier has been breached, I will end up buying more (possibly one a month). Savannah is the first one I have bought. 2 Reasons, one it helps me get the land more evenly spread in this deck, and 2.... My first ever EDH deck is so there is some sentimental stuff there. Cant wait to add it to the deck. What would you take out for it? I am considering the Reflecting Pool or the Homeward Path ... Mortlocke I feel I may need to ask for your guidance once more.
I have also bought the secret lair drop with the poster art, purely because that art looks awesome. That Nature's Lore will defo be in here.
8 months ago
Mcat1999: You deserved to be beaten for that comment. We used to play with a guy who had a beta Savannah in single sleeve (and these were really crappy sleeves). He also had a bunch of SDCC Black Planeswalkers just sitting loose in his deckbox rattling around and getting damaged on the edges. All of us would shudder at how badly his cards were being treated.
1 year ago
My girlfriend just asked me to put Slivers back together. Anyways, as far as the land base goes I'm gunna list. Things out by cost/relevancy
duals I know eww reserved list but if you got em or can proxy em play em
fetches they're getting their reprint in modern horizons 2 but still stupid expensive - but the fixing is just so good!
Reflecting Pool, Cavern of Souls, City of Brass, Tarnished Citadel, Mana Confluence, Forbidden Orchard, Exotic Orchard, Meteor Crater, Pillar of the Paruns, Ancient Ziggurat, Path of Ancestry, Thran Quarry, Gemstone Mine, Aether Hub and Tendo Ice Bridge
I'm not a mega fan of the depletion lands but they're excellent if you're on a budget :)
shocks - you already got a few I'll recommend getting the rest
Utility lands very overpriced cardboard but the power is definitely there
From there, if those cards are out of budget/you cannot proxy I'd go with the Triomes, battlebond lands Sea of Clouds, check lands Hinterland Harbor, and lastly the painlands Battlefield Forge beyond those the lands start becoming too inefficient and you will be targeted playing slivers. Even if you're not the threat having a slow land base is a death sentence. Hope this helped :)
1 year ago
Toxic Deluge is an expensive card that I expect to go down in price soon (it's been reprinted in Double Masters, and in my experience masters sets tank their rares, if only for a short while). It'd be especially good since you have a lot of high-toughness cards.
I also think that even in a deck based on walls, you can benefit a LOT from one-mana mana-dorks. Arbor Elf, Elves of Deep Shadow, Elvish Mystic, Llanowar Elves, Deathrite Shaman, Fyndhorn Elves etc. will accelerate you in a way that only green can do. Even with boardwipes, they're worth it. Note that they also let you land your general turn two, if you get the right mana.
Additionally, since you're not a landfall, I feel like you're running too many lands. Replacing some with dorks will let you come out of the gate a lot faster. (I play EDH with a lot of more powerful decks, and your experience may differ from mine. However, I find that being able to land a meaningful turn-one play like Birds of Paradise is good in all power-levels.)
Speaking of lands, your mana base can be improved for relatively cheap. Indatha Triome is about $4 these days, and could easily replace your Jungle Hollow... Fetches are busted, especially when paired with duals like Overgrown Tomb or Savannah. However, if you don't plan on selling a kidney, there're other ways to improve. Slow-fetches (Rocky Tar Pit, Bad River, Flood Plain, Mountain Valley and Grasslands) are super affordable. Note that they can also fetch your non-basic typed lands (like Canopy Vista or Indatha Triome). Other lands of various prices to consider are Exotic Orchard, City of Brass, Reflecting Pool, Llanowar Wastes, Brushland, Caves of Koilos and friends.
Card advantage decides most EDH (and Magic in general) games. Some cards to consider: Sylvan Library, Painful Truths, Harmonize, Night's Whisper, Phyrexian Arena, Dark Tutelage etc. are all good ways. I was going to suggest Runic Armasaur, but you already spotted that one.
Retribution of the Meek is a GREAT wipe for decks like this.
I also suggest cutting some cards. I don't think Path to Exile is very good in EDH, where one-for-ones need to be REALLY good (like Swords to Plowshares or non-type specific like Mythos of Nethroi), and Path to Exile ramps your opponents. They're very likely to just use the extra mana to deploy a more dangerous threat. Glyph of Doom is interesting, and might be good, but I don't think it would be (granted that's not based on direct experience). I think you could probably just use a more powerful card in that slot. I also think you can cut some of the equipments for more influential cards. For example, if you cut Spidersilk Net and friends you can run things like Collector Ouphe and Stony Silence. If you're running mana dorks, you'll have ramp while your artifact-based friends get nailed.
Right. That's all I got. Hope this helped!