Artifact Creature — Scarecrow
Whenever Scaretiller becomes tapped, choose one —
- You may put a land card from your hand onto the battlefield tapped.
- Return target land card from your graveyard to the battlefield tapped.
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|Commander / EDH||Legal|
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3 weeks ago
So, while Scaretiller would give us more grind potential I don't feel he's necessary. He's a 4 mana 1/4 that requires us to have lands in hand or lands in the graveyard. Sure, we have things Cathartic Reunion and Evolving Wilds but he provides no immediate value and short of adding in cards like Springleaf Drum and vehicle cards we're going to need to attack to get value.
Already have Angelic Renewal in the deck; the 4 mana reanimation spells were a consideration but I didn't feel they warranted a spot due only having 3 creatures that cost more than 4 mana. Sure, we can cheat commander tax and sneak out a Crusher or get a cool etb that gives us monarch or gets back a combo piece - but it'd come at the cost of speed. Pedh decks already struggle enough to keep up with normal decks.
I do like the cycle on Marshaling Cry I may try it out in place of rally
The enchantments that return themselves could also be usful - definitely risky but I do like sudo-card advantage
The mana filter is an idea but definitely makes the combo have even more moving parts. I don't see it providing much value outside of the combo but I suppose that would require some play testing to truly determine.
Lastly, we already have Impact Tremors in the deck. I appreciate the suggestions and the compliments though. I have a feeling this deck will scale up.
3 weeks ago
I like the deck, but I'd like to make four suggestions:
Scaretiller can get you lands out of your graveyard, which is especially good since you'll probably discard a few and it triggers Quintorious, as well as being one of the only ways to land ramp in Boros and it does well with Evolving Wilds, Terramorphic Expanse, and, if you want to add them, the Panoramas.
Reanimation Spells like Angelic Renewal , Breath of Life , False Defeat , or Resurrection are also pretty good for the deck too I'd say. They trigger Quintorious, can regrab a utility creature like a monarch card or a graveyard to hand card to double trigger if you need it, cheat out Ulamog's Crusher, or just basically cheat on Quintorious's Commander tax if he dies, although that is a bit risky but its better than paying 7 or 9.
Maybe also a card like Marshaling Cry as an extra board pump in case you need to go aggro in case you don't get Rally the Peasants. Its also better early game since you can cycle it away.
I understand that you are going for more combo than aggro, but if you want to get even more spirits, play some auras that return themselves back to hand when enchanted creature dies, like Fiery Mantle , Undying Rage , and Brilliant Halo . I'm the most shaky on them because they don't do anything without Quintorious, but with them they can grab an extra spirit per turn. Perhaps if you could include a Prismite Effect and an Impact Tremors effect, with Ashnods Altar and Starnhiem Courser, you can combo off with them by playing mantle on a Spirit, saccing the spirit, prismite effect filters and starhiem discounts so you can pay the one red to get mantle back and get another spirit, and get infinite Tremors triggers
Other than that, I really like the deck, although I'm not that great at these kinds of things either.
1 month ago
Cool deck! Honestly seems like a surprisingly good Voltron commander, as you can get several combat steps out of nowhere. Maybe adding in some swords or things with double strike like Shriekmaw would give it, like QUADRUPLE strike! Just cool for an, oops surprise lethal!
Surprised not to see a Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker in there somewhere! It does infinite combo with Combat Celebrant , but even if you choose to play it just for value, you can get a lot of miles out of copying Scaretiller , Solemn Simulacrum .
Reverberate Shunt and Deflecting Swat are all useful if you're finding yourself playing in a counter heavy meta! Just redirect the counter to any of these spells. Coastline Marauders is one of those cards I think is a very good underrated budget card! Glad to see it getting some use!
2 months ago
Hey, sure, consider cutting cards that are single effects such as sorceries for cards that have repeatable effects? It's not just Priest that's good with repeatable token sources also Korvold, Pitiless Plunderer / Ruthless Knave , Butcher of Malakir , etc. therefore expanding on tokens helps all these cards.
Some cards to consider cutting:
- Price of Betrayal
- Angrath's Rampage
- Clinging Mists
- Severed Strands
- Pulse of Murasa
- Haunted Cloak
Some cards that are okay, but could be upgraded with budget options:
- Winding Way
- Relentless Pursuit
- Firemind Vessel
- Return to Nature
- Arboreal Grazer
- Gatecreeper Vine
- Llanowar Scout
- Torch Fiend
- Gilded Goose
Some budget land changes to consider:
4 months ago
Time Warp + Meloku the Clouded Mirror + Mystic Sanctuary = infinite turns and then you just win :) So if Time Warp isn't too expensive for you, that is something I would look to add. Mystic Sanctuary is cheap, it's just a land that returns a spell from the graveyard to the top of your library. how it works: With Meloku the Clouded Mirror on the battlefield and 5 available mana, cast the Time Warp. Put the Mystic Sanctuary into play and, with the trigger of Mystic Sanctuary's ability, put Time Warp on top of your library. Use the Mystic Sanctuary's mana to activate Meloku the Clouded Mirror's ability, returning Mystic Sanctuary to your hand and creating a token. Take the extra turn and repeat this process infinitely. you then have infinite flying 1/1 illusions that kill everyone. then you take one extra turn after you think you have enough. about 40.000 creatures should do it :) and then you kill everyone.
Another combo thats also good with landfall is Scaretiller and Retreat to Coralhelm. if you have creatures that let you put at least 2 lands into play each turn. you play Scaretiller with Retreat to Coralhelm on the field and then play your first land, tapping Scaretiller, triggering it, returning a fetchland from the graveyard to the field, this triggers Retreat to Coralhelm untapping Scaretiller, you can then fetch again and again and again, for as many lands as you want. Walking Atlas lets you put extra lands into play by tapping it. Wayward Swordtooth, Tatyova, Benthic Druid, Azuza, Lost but Seeking all do this. you just need one of them to pull this combo off and you can fetch all the lands out of your deck. If you are only running basic lands, you can make due with something like Prismatic Vista which fetches basic lands out of your deck for the cost of 1 life, which is negated by tatyova, since she gains you a life when you play a land. so you are neutral on life.
so these are all the cards I suggest you add to the deck: Mystic Sanctuary, Wayward Swordtooth, Tatyova, Benthic Druid, Time Warp, Azuza, Lost but Seeking, Walking Atlas, Scaretiller and fetches like Prismatic Vista, Terramorphic Expanse and Fabled Passage. If you have the money, all the dual lands that fetch blue and green are also good. But if you don't want to spend money on prismatic vista, the regular fetchlands like Terramorphic Expanse and Fabled Passage work too as I said, since you are also taking unlimited extra turns, the lands become untapped anyway.
none of them are expensive thanks to reprints. What you take out for all of this I'm not quite sure. But I think I would start with Jace. he doesn't look like a card that belongs here. he is good for milling. If milling is your plan, then I think this is the wrong commander. I can take a look through the list and suggest cuts if you like, but later :)
4 months ago
Oh, and you can sacrifice the rocks to Keskit too, quite a neat pairing. Maybe the whole deathtoucher plan might work in RG too, if you can get them out out of your graveyard.
Back on topic, you might want Undertaker as a repeatable way to get your important creatures back. Scaretiller can also get your Panoramas back so that you can generate even more rocks. Im also curious about your transmute cards, which can only really grab monarch cards as their big cards, which seems kinda weird, but I guess it can work. I quite like the deck.
5 months ago
5 months ago
Scaretiller is a super good card for pretty much any deck that runs the cycling lands. Also you could include the pauper fetches Terramorphic Expanse and Evolving Wilds to thin the deck and just get those back with Tiller too. Adds a little flavor as well =]