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Creature — Giant Warrior
(1)(White), Tap: Search your library for an Equipment card and put it into play. Attach it to a creature you control. Then shuffle your library.
Stonehewer Giant Discussion
3 days ago
I'd cut: Tainted Field and Tainted Peak . You need way more swamps for these to not be colorless lands a lot of the time. Basilisk Collar seems pretty marginal. It's just low impact, especially without pingers. Bloodcrazed Paladin also seems pretty bad. Diamond Knight isn't really playable in monocolor, much less three color. Cabal Paladin is also bad. Prismatic Lens isn't a good 2 cmc mana rock. Add the Talismans over it. Righteous Confluence is on theme, but also just kinda terrible. 3 knights for 5 mana at sorcery seems bad, even if you're exiling an enchantment as well. Steelclaw Lance seems too low impact as well.
I'd add: Nomad Outpost . And just generally, since so many of your knights have heavy color requirements, I think you need a very good mana base. I like all of Gus's suggestions for knights to add. Sylvia Brightspear should also probably be played if you're playing her partner. She's also solid with the swords of. Danitha Capashen, Paragon and Silverblade Paladin seem better than a bunch of your other knights. Balan, Wandering Knight also seems pretty decent. It's better than Twinblade Paladin at the very least. I think you should also be running a bunch of the good non-knight equipment creatures. Sram, Senior Edificer is great card advantage as is Stonehewer Giant . Merciless Eviction is imo a must play in w/b. Likewise, I think Sunforger is a must play in W/R
2 weeks ago
2 weeks ago
I know Equip abilites don't work because those target a creature. from the exact wording from Sigarda's Aid I'd expect it wouldn't work because it is says "attach it to TARGET creature". Or is it similar to Stonehewer Giant his ability, that it doesn't actually target a creature?
1 month ago
Hi! Like the deck and thought I could give some suggestions.
I feel like a Supreme Verdict could help the deck getting back on his feet if Rafiq gets removed a few times.
I like running Grand Abolisher in my voltron decks as it allows you to feel more relaxed when it is finally your turn to play. Sigarda's Aid can make a huge difference, allowing you to cheat mana costs as well.
Stonehewer Giant can help you pull out your swords more consistently as well, making it easier to deal with some specific situations.
Last one I am thinking of as of right now is Triumph of the Hordes since it can allow you to steal the game away from someone in one blow and it is hard to predict when you don't know the deck.
There are other cards that I can think of, but depending on your budget, they might be hard to acquire (thinking Pact of Negation to catch someone off guard or Noble Hierarch or Birds of Paradise for some efficient early ramp).
As always, the suggestions I give are from my own perspective so feel free to ignore them if this is not what you are looking for!
2 months ago
i'm noticing some problems that you have with too little recursion and too little in the ways of protecting her from targeted removal. cards like Faith's Reward , Second Sunrise , Resurrection and False Defeat are really good to make sure your creatures come back when you get blown up after you summon your god emperor angel. you also are mono white so the problem with that is your card draw is very limited to really get going. take a look at cards like Mind's Eye , Scroll Rack + Land Tax . it's a great way to draw 3 a turn for one mana. Staff of Nin is a good passive draw for you every turn and you should absolutely look at putting The Immortal Sun in your deck. card is nuts and fucks on planeswalkers at the same time which only really affects one card in your deck. other cards that will help with your voltron strategy are various cards like Steelshaper's Gift , Open the Vaults , Stonehewer Giant and Stoneforge Mystic . various equipments that are really good for what you wanna do are things like Champion's Helm , Darksteel Plate , Whispersilk Cloak , any of the sword of cards (just gonna put a link to all the sword of cards of your choice all but body and mind are sweet https://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Search/Default.aspx?name=+%5Bsword%5D+%5Bof%5D+%5Band%5D), Batterskull , Sword of Vengeance Hammer of Nazahn . certain creatures that are just good stuff that you should think about are Selfless Squire , Thalia, Heretic Cathar , Karmic Guide , Reveillark , Linvala, Keeper of Silence also look at putting in Nahiri, the Lithomancer for a good planeswalker for equipment
cards i'm seeing that are just meh: Aegis Angel , Resolute Archangel , Banisher Priest , Fiend Hunter , Herald of the Host (doesn't really do anything to make your commander the one shot machine you want), Deathless Angel , Oracle's Vault (becomes to easily blown up right after you put all the work into making it work), Emancipation Angel , Divine Visitation (i get why you have it there for the 1/1 spirits you make, but it's not worth it), Requiem Angel .
other then that you just trim the fat of cards that don't help make brisela your one shot machine you're looking for. hope this helped!
3 months ago
I'm trying to do something similar with Tajic, but don't you find that you don't have enough creatures? Also, is the choice to not have either Stoneforge Mystic or Stonehewer Giant budget related? I would think they would be automatic adds.
4 months ago
4 months ago
Stonehewer Giant occurrence in decks from the last year
Commander / EDH:
All decks: 0.02%