Spined Thopter

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Archenemy Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Commander: Rule 0 Legal
Custom Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Modern Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Pauper Legal
Pauper Duel Commander Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Planechase Legal
Quest Magic Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Vanguard Legal
Vintage Legal

Spined Thopter

Artifact Creature — Thopter

( can be paid with either or 2 life.)


Mortlocke on New hubs to be added

3 years ago

Hello legendofa,

I propose a new hub to be added: Phyrexian. During Modern Horizons 2, 225 creatures were retconned into having the Phyrexian creature subtype to join Vorinclex, Monstrous Raider . Additionally, there were a smattering of Enchantments, Artifacts and etc that ether have the Phyrexian subtype or create creature tokens that do. Thanks to this retcon I now have a deck that has a Phyrexian tribal theme. For your reference, below is a full list of spells that were affected by WotC's Phyrexian errata.

Source: https://mtg.fandom.com/wiki/Phyrexian

metalevolence on Marchesa, the Black Rose 1v1

7 years ago

it's great i love it

I would just tune it up by fixing the curve so you have relevant things to do turn 1 and/or 2 like Inquisition of Kozilek/Thoughtseize, or maybe Mana Leak/Miscalculation. It would be really great to find some more 1-2cmc creatures that are worth it. I think Spined Thopter is probably just too weak. I am a huge fan of Brain Maggot/Mesmeric Fiend

you're using proxies for this right? You definitely want all 9 fetchlands (all but Windswept Heath)

I would replace soul manipulation, recover, forbidden alchemy, smash, maybe other stuff for 1 or 2cmc cards. Like forbidden probably should just be Preordain. Also treasure cruise is banned now :C

I'm surprised you don't have more sacrifice outlets like Goblin Bombardment but there's a lot going on here already!

PickleNutz on Blue/Black Budget Affinity

7 years ago

You can even replace Vault Skirge with Spined Thopter and play mono-blue. Etherium Sculptor could then be a good add on.

nobu_the_bard on

8 years ago

Stumbled across this randomly...

I don't play much Modern, but general advice to new players is to get the number of different cards down. Spined Thopter, for example, is just kind of randomly here. Look to replace him with another copy of something you like, such as Zombie Outlander, or whatever, do the opposite - more thopter, less zombie. You want fewer 1x and 2x cards and more 3x and 4x cards. It will improve your consistency game-to-game. This is the first lesson that will help you build stronger decks on your own.

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