At the beginning of each upkeep, you may exile target creature card from your graveyard. If you do, create a token that's a copy of that card except it's a Spirit in addition to its other types. Exile it at the beginning of the next end step.
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7 months ago
+1 my guy!
I really like ghired. A 5 mana 10/10 is a lot of fun in commander! There are a few populate tricks you could lean in to if you like the Mimic Vat effects like: Feldon of the Third Path, Seance, Stone Idol Trap, Zektar Shrine Expedition, Angelic Favor... were my favorites.
I would try to lower the curve and play some more ramp. The more you consistently play ghired, the happier you'll be.
-1Song of the Worldsoul... slow
-1Courage in Crisis... proliferate wut
-1Beastmaster Ascension... slow
-1Tendershoot Dryad... great card, but it has little synergy when you already make so many other tokens
7 months ago
Even though you are primarily Giant-Tribal, you may still want to have a small suite of "Brion" cards.
Gift of Immortality is extremely good with Brion. I don't have one though.
Sigil of the New Dawn isn't the most efficient, but can be good.
I have a Serra Avatar too, which is the best Fling-able creature around. Evra, Halcyon Witness is great too, but I don't have one. It's cheap though. A Stalking Vengeance would double up Brion's damage, but I don't think I have one either. Reya Dawnbringer is way mana-expensive but can be useful with such pricey giants dying left and right.
Flameshadow Conjuring can be good with Brion too. I don't think I have one though.
Phyrexian Processor is one of the craziest pieces of Brion tech around. It's not too expensive--I would totally slide this card in, even if I was doing Giant Tribal. You can get blown out, but the payoff is enormous.
Another piece of Brion tech is Grafted Exoskeleton, if you wanna be dirty.
Since Brion isn't the center of the strategy, protecting him isn't at such a premium. Cards like Swiftfoot Boots and Lightning Greaves are still good for protecting your big giants though. It may be worth sliding some cards like that in, but since it's a casual deck you may get away with none.
I have a Cradle of Vitality on-hand. Might be really good!
If you have any more Threaten-effects, those are functionally creature removal with your commander out. Perhaps a couple of cards like that deserve a slot. Captivating Crew is fun because it's repeatable. Song-Mad Treachery Flip is cool because it's a land too!
There are many more.
Illusionist's Bracers is very good with Brion, even with less of a focus on him. Probably worth keeping in.
8 months ago
Monomanamaniac glad you like the deck! I had a selesnya tokens deck back when I first started playing Magic and turned it into this one when I first got into Commander. Yeah I don’t own many copies of Sol Ring and Arcane Signet so the ones I do are in other decks, but I plan on adding them here when I can! Same thing for Panharmonicon too. Somehow never really thought about Helm of the Host, good call! And I just loved Seance, will definitely try to fit it in this deck too, thanks for all the suggestions!
8 months ago
Don't know if you like suggestions, but it looks like you're not running Sol Ring or Arcane Signet, which are staples. I'd also suggest thinking about Helm of the Host, because populating non-legendary copies of trostani is particularly spicy. Also Panharmonicon is really insanely good in this deck. Lastly a sleeper card I adore is Seance because trostani can populate a permanent token you can keep.
As for cuts, nothing really stands out to me, I love the use of Aetherflux Reservoir in this deck because even if you're not storming trostani is buffing your life total immensely. I like this deck, I've always wanted to build one and this may have given me some inspiration
9 months ago
zapyourtumor,funny enough, I already have Mimic Vat in the deck. Its only 1 of though and only in the sideboard for heavy removal/sac strategies and for sentimental reasons. I LOVE Mimic Vat. I couldn't figure out how to make a deck solely on Mimic Vat, but maybe some day...
Also, I used to use Glimmerpoint Stag and even Galepowder Mage in my builds, but Charming Prince kind of seemed to me like the better option. Sure its not removal, but its very flexible and costs 2 less.
As for Seance, check out my other decks Can you FEEL it? or Azorious Sundial. Seance requires much more graveyard filler cards like Bazaar Trademage and Ideas Unbound. Which is totally an amazing variant of a Sundial of the Infinite deck. As far as i'm concerned, that variant just needs the perfect creature to resurrect to be incredible.
Btw, I haven't found a way to make Chance for Glory and Glorious End work for any deck. I frankly haven't got any idea. I recently tried a variant of sundial that transformed from an esper build, see Grave timing ;), but I don't even see how to use Glorious End in a deck like that. Maybe i'll try a red variant with them again if Splinter Twin ever gets unbanned.
9 months ago
Have you considered whack stuff like Mimic Vat to make the tokens stick around? Glimmerpoint Stags can be extra Flickerwisps for more permanent removal. I think the card Seance is really cool (once built a deck around it) and having a single copy of it here is actually really nice since you can make those tokens stick around as well, which sort of makes up for the fact that they don't have haste. If you want to splash red, stuff like Chance for Glory and Glorious End would be janky as hell.
11 months ago
I never actually thought of using white, but it look interesting for what you've shown. I also found another white card that could work: Seance. What do you think? I wasn't using Eternal Scourge because it doesn't work with the forces, but since Force of Rage is not that good apparently, I could slide it into the list. Processor Assault was already in my maybe list but I eventually discarded it cause I switched my plan to focus on exiling cards mainly from my graveyard, which is also why I'm definitely going to use Relic of Progenitus. Speaking of which, do you think it should be in the main deck or sideboard?
1 year ago
I've seen Trostani Populate decks use Seance to great effect. It lets you recycle dead creatures into tokens, and gives you access to different lines of play.