Warden of Evos Isle
Creature — Bird Wizard
Creature spells with flying you cast cost less to cast.
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Warden of Evos Isle Discussion
4 weeks ago
Warden of Evos Isle also lets you play more flyers per turn.
4 weeks ago
Plus, adding Lofty Denial is the biggest nope card that blue has with a flyers deck.
4 weeks ago
Honestly I don't know if my insight is so great that you should eagerly look forward to it like this, but I certainly don't mind, always glad to help as I can!
First thing I notice is that you don't have a lot of 1 and 2 drops. The deck mostly starts to come online at turn 3 or 4, and then you try to get the most out of cards like Watcher of the Spheres and Warden of Evos Isle (8 of these seems like a bit much btw, you could remove a few Warden of Evos Isle ) which would imply that you want to use all your mana every turn, otherwise they didn't achieve much. You also don't have anything to play at instant speed as it is, so if I was you I would replace the 4 Alseid of Life's Bounty with 4 Selfless Savior because taxing yourself 1 mana for each Alseid of Life's Bounty that you want to use really hurts since you have nothing else to do with the mana if you end up not using it. Getting hexproof is nice, but you run so many creatures that I'm pretty sure you should be more worried about board-wipes, and Selfless Savior usually helps more with that anyway. Sure Alseid of Life's Bounty has lifelink, but it's not getting any bigger or enchanted in this deck, so I wouldn't count on it to keep you alive with its life gain.
I have to admit I'm not a big believer in Archon of Absolution myself, but I can see how useful it can be with today's meta since mono-white life gain/agro is everywhere. But I must say I feel like it's dead weight in any control matches, and it only having 2 toughness at 4cmc makes it too easy to remove for anything that's not white. If it works well for you, I'm glad to hear it though!
Reidane, God of the Worthy Flip seems like a fine addition. It's probably annoying enough to play against for you to run some, and with all the snow cards around these days it's the best time to try it out.
If you're concerned about protecting your creatures, the first thing that comes to mind for you in this deck would be Lofty Denial , but if you feel fancy you could try adding 1 or maybe 2 Flicker of Fate . It can save a creature from targeted removal, return a stolen card back to your side of the battlefield, mess with the opponent's enchantments, +1/+1 counters and equipments, could be a combat trick for your Watcher of the Spheres by bouncing another flier, could draw you a card with Cloudkin Seer or bounce another target with Riddlemaster Sphinx and more interestingly, it could turn your Hakka, Whispering Raven into Alrund, God of the Cosmos Flip at instant speed!
This would already give you a few instant speed things to do if case you'd rather keep Alseid of Life's Bounty in the deck. If you go that route you could also consider Skycat Sovereign since it's a good 2 drop anyway, and it would give you more things to do with any leftover mana. Actually, 1 or 2 castles like Castle Ardenvale or Castle Vantress probably wouldn't hurt either.
I'm more used to seeing azorius flier played as a low curve agro deck, but it can probably work fine this way too. Actually you could also try slotting in like 2 Mazemind Tome , it's usually a fine addition for midrange decks that don't have much control elements, and it's also life gain!
Hopefully this gives you some food for thought.
1 month ago
Hey! Love the deck, got a few suggestions I think would fit really well in here.
Eidolon of Countless Battles is great for obvious reasons, he'll get huge, with all of these enchantments, he's a spirit, keeps in line with your low mana curve, and quite cheap.
Geist of Saint Traft is a great card, hexproof makes him a great target for your auras, he's a spirit, he makes fliers. A nice card to have a couple of. I'd probably swap him in for your Warden of Evos Isle s since your spells only cost two or three mana.
Followed Footsteps might be a possible replacement for Cackling Counterpart if you can handle the extra mana cost. It fits in great with your theme and can get out of hand pretty quickly in a multiplayer game.
Felidar Umbra is a neat aura to protect your best creatures from any potential removal thrown your way. Also the life gain is a nice way to outpace any other aggressive decks at the table.
Bident of Thassa is the last piece I think would be great for your deck. With all of your evasive fliers, you're sure to fill your hand back up real quick. and that activated ability can quickly put an end to a stalemate. Plus it's an enchantment.
4 months ago
I came here via Trench Engine.
I really like this deck. You do have some great card choices, I'll propably steal some ideas for my Archelos, Lagoon Mystic.
I have some suggestions, as well:
7 months ago
Excellent, thank you! I will definitely put this together. I am considering cutting one Empyrean Eagle for a Spectral Sailor. I think having 3 copies of a card in a 40 cards deck could be the equivalent of the full playset in a 60 cards deck. Also with the addition of curve-end Windstorm Drake this change might not hurt the deck too much and the extra card draw for the late game might help. There might be room for a copy of Rally of Wings as well - probably in exchange of a Warden of Evos Isle?
Your help is much appreciated!
11 months ago
I was thinking about including Warden of Evos Isle, but it only really reduces the cost of Empyrean Eagle and Vesperlark which is good, but I don't think it's worth the include. Thank you for your input though!
11 months ago
Looks good. How about some copies of Warden of Evos Isle?