Sculpting Steel

Sculpting Steel

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You may have Sculpting Steel enter the battlefield as a copy of any artifact on the battlefield.

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

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Sculpting Steel Discussion

BrassLord on Reyav

2 weeks ago

Hail, dwarven battle brother! Sculpting Steel to double down on the best artifact on board is also a pretty flexible card. Goldvein Pick triggers off of dealing combat damage, meaning any time the equipt creature connects you get another treasure. Bearded Axe is another card that I can see getting out of hand with your general.

Shuko Grafted Wargear and Puresteel Paladin combo well with your commander and your dwarven brother from another bearded mother Koll, the Forgemaster , as you can slip on the equipment on for free!

And speaking of Dwarves, Sram, Senior Edificer feels like it should have a home in this deck, coming down for a low cost and keep drawing you cards as you start to equip and enchant snowball!

May your beard ever hang low!

BrassLord on Out With The Tide

3 weeks ago

Hello fellow Nessie Lover! I run Nezahal in my blue voltron decks and it for sure can surprise!

Since you're mono colored, Strata Scythe is another artifact that can really increase your creatures power. Sometimes you even get powered up by your opponents if they're playing islands as well!

Glad Mirrormade is getting some love here! Sculpting Steel is another decent option to copy the best artifact on board, and it'll scale if your opponents play strong equipment like swords.

Since you're already running the big boy artifact ramp like Thran Dynamo and Gilded Lotus , I'd also recommend trying out Voltaic Key and Manifold Key , as they can help accelerate and get your commander out as soon as possible to start that sweet card draw, and the Manifold Key can also make your commander unblockable in a pinch!

BrassLord on Esper

1 month ago

In terms of budget cards, I'd give Mirrormade and Sculpting Steel a look. Doubles down on your best artifact on board and can copy your opponents stuff. Interesting interaction with your commander as well to get the ETB again!

Manifold Key instead of/in addition to Voltaic Key , as it also gives a creature evasion in a pinch.

Workshop Assistant goes well with your iron works!

BrassLord on Eldrazi ♡ -jank edition-

1 month ago

If you want to make a "legal" 5 color eldrazi deck, Esika, God of the Tree  Flip is a good option, as the creature side color fixes you for those weird colors, and the enchantment side could allow you to cheat out those huge eldrazi creatures. Unfortunately it would mean you would have to redo the mana base to accommodate and probably cut some of the little eldrazi creatures

If you choose to keep your current commander, there are actually a few cards that take advantage of your commander being colorless. Things like War Room and Commander's Plate are super good, as you wouldn't have to pay life and the armor gives protection from EVERY color!

For the colorless mana base, I'd look into replacing a majority of your Wastes with utility lands. There are DOZENS of different utility lands that function like a wastes and come with an added bonus. Off the top of my head, some decent cheap options are things like Haunted Fengraf , Rogue's Passage , Ghost Quarter Cascading Cataracts

If you choose to play your commander as colorless, it would also mean you'd have to cut the cards with colored mana symbols in their mana costs. I'd replace them with ways to generate big amounts of mana. Things like Thran Dynamo , Voltaic Key Manifold Key , Sculpting Steel Worn Powerstone , Sol Ring , Everflowing Chalice , Hedron Archive , Dreamstone Hedron . I would still keep a few wastes around, as you could use cards like Solemn Simulacrum and Burnished Hart to ramp further. And I would definitely look into finding interaction and card draw that is colorless, as those cards are a a premium in that color identity.

Also, I would say that you probably have too many lands. I could see you running like 38-39 lands. It'd mean that you'd consistently hit a land drop every turn in addition to your ramp, making it a lot easier to cast your commander.

Hope those suggestions help, regardless of the direction you choose to go!

BrassLord on Ormos needs so much support budget is futile help

1 month ago

I haven't seen this commander done before, seems pretty neat! In terms of single cards, I'd definitely recommend Frantic Search , Mystic Sanctuary , Drownyard Temple , Chemister's Insight , Deep Analysis . Good general looting/blue cards to go with your commander's self discard theme! Self mill could also work, in which case Fraying Sanity on yourself could have a high upside! If you're looking for a budget wincon with your deck, Tunnel Vision seems like a fun route to go! If you pair it with something like Vessel of Endless Rest or Proteus Staff (though the staff is like $4 :/) you can either mill an opponent out, or mill yourself out. At worst, Vessel of Endless Rest is a three mana mana rock that puts a wincon back in the deck. To that end, in your current build, your commander is a (sort of semi conditional) infinite mana sink that will end with you picking up your deck and winning the game with Lab man and the like. Not sure how you feel about infinite combos, but if you're looking for a budget infinite mana combo in the deck outside of Dramatic Reversal + Isochron Scepter , Peregrine Drake / Cloud of Faeries + Deadeye Navigator is tried and true. Or if you go the artifact subtheme, Pili-Pala + Grand Architect might also work!

As for budget additions, I've had a lot of success with Sculpting Steel and Mirrormade . Both of these cards are relatively cheap and scale well depending on what your opponents play. You can double down on the best artifact/enchantment on board.

Since the deck seems a little hungry for mana, you could also double down on the key effects with ramp like Thran Dynamo , Gilded Lotus and Voltaic Key . Could help you get WAY ahead with your draw X spells.

To that end Emry, Lurker of the Loch seems to work in tandem with what you want your commander to do! Deck thinning and casting rocks from the bin!

Hope that gives some ideas! The commander seems rather open ended aside from wanting to draw ALL the cards, there are definitely a lot of different routes to go! For sure a cool commander!

KayneMarco on Queen Marchesa: Political Puppets

1 month ago

Agitator Ant will give you more goad options. Adding a Mirage Mirror to copy your geode rager for a turn would mean you could goad 2 players per land rather than just one. Throw in a Sculpting Steel to copy the mirror and you could goad 3 players per land. If you had to choose to add only one of the 3 though I would go with Mirage Mirror because you can copy almost anything for a turn. Someone have a Aura Shards out that you can’t get rid of? Copy the shards for a turn then play a creature and get rid of it. The mirror is extremely versatile.

legendofa on not a rules question, but …

1 month ago

I've seen something like this most frequently in a Sharuum the Hegemon combo with Phyrexian Metamorph .

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I don't think this proposed rule change would affect this particular combo, but there are a lot of weird lines out there. If it doesn't affect your games, it could work as a house rule, but watch out for outside situations where it could change the outcome of a game.

KorvoldMizzet on Clone High

4 months ago

So, the reason I carry Echo Storm is because I have two commanders, so I play each one once, and I get two triggers on echo storm, it can be used for ramp, creatures, or just powerful field presence, it can also depend on my opponents' artifacts, which is why I carried Sculpting Steel, but I am going to drop it. (I also have the double masters box-topper Blightsteel Colossus coming in the mail, and that's going right in this deck.)

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