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- Marauding Raptor + Polyraptor + Warstorm Surge
- Ogre Slumlord + Warstorm Surge
- Ophiomancer + Warstorm Surge
- AEther Flash + Polyraptor + Warstorm Surge
|Commander / EDH||Legal|
|Commander: Rule 0||Legal|
Whenever a creature enters the battlefield under your control, it deals damage equal to its power to any target (creature, player or planeswalker).
1 week ago
since you're running a lot of small stuff, you could put in Warstorm Surge to slowly deplete the opponents' life total(s)
3 weeks ago
His tokens are as close to skeletons as possible without actually being those, and he fits the flavour of a skeleton army flooding the battlefield.
Also: Underworld Sentinel is an underestimated powerhouse.
1 month ago
This deck is absolutely bonkers. I just finished another playtest (not against any players; Just testing to find themes, synergies, combos, curves, etc) and ended Turn 7 with the following:
- Miirym, Sentinel Wyrm
- 2x Savage Ventmaw
- 2x Dragonborn Champion
- 2x Galazeth Prismari
- 2x Old Gnawbone
- 3x Lathliss, Dragon Queen
- 3x Utvara Hellkite
- 30x Lathliss' 5/5 Dragon tokens (Yes, thirty)
- Bramble Sovereign
- 9x Thunderbreak Regent
- 9x Terror of the Peaks
- Warstorm Surge
- Parallel Lives
- Impact Tremors
- Primal Vigor
- Temur Ascendancy
- Rhythm of the Wild
- 7x lands, Arcane Signet, Sol Ring, Mana Crypt and Dragon's Hoard
Along with (according to the screenshot) 58 cards in hand.
I "ended" the turn when I ran out of mana, lolol
1 month ago
When I played her I won how I usually do. Some silly combo. I don't recall everything in the deck. Warstorm Surge was funny when I lost the monarch, every upkeep Murder. Repercussion + Blasphemous Act was my main win-con but my meta is casual and creature heavy. I also had a lot of Manabarbs effects. Generally the deck wouldn't win fast but it would slowly grind the whole table down. Sometimes I'd win, sometimes I'd lose. Regardless, it was fun. Not altogether different from my current Kardur, Doomscourge deck really. Though Kardur has been more effective with how I wanted to play.
3 months ago
I like Vrondiss, as well. I also thought of the combo with Warstorm Surge, Goblin Bombardment, and a spell to make Vrondiss indestructible. That's what I'm building around. I'm moving away from the dragon focus the precon came with. Where Ancients Tread is another good sub for Warstorm Surge.
3 months ago
So I have rambled on and on about my thoughts on all of the different aspects of this deck. In advance, I would like to thank anyone who has taken the time out of their day to read all of these and leave their own thoughts, as that is part of what makes this community great. There aren't many more themes to talk about in the deck. Now, onto win cons. So my main win conditions in the deck are damage from triggers and beating the opponent down with hoards of big dragons (with a third backup wincon with Hellkite Tyrant and Hellkite Igniter).
For damage from triggers I have Where Ancients Tread, Warstorm Surge, Dragon Tempest, Terror of the Peaks, Scourge of Valkas and Panharmonicon. They work great with Lathliss, Dragon Queen due to the tokens she generates when another dragon is played, all activating those damage triggers which can be used to control the board and directly target the opponent's HP pools. Archwing Dragon is a reliable way for the Damage triggers to activate each turn. Summons from Utvara Hellkite, Skyline Despot and Dragonmaster Outcast act as backup token generators for the damage triggers in case our lathliss isn't in play. Demanding Dragon is potentially a free 5 damage to the opponent's face. Drakuseth, Maw of Flames his damage trigger is repeatable every time you attack.
Supporting cards for the first win condition: I do not have any of these three cards in my decklist, as I can't figure out what I want to replace to get them in, but the dream is there. Conjurer's Closet allows you to make a dragon leave and re-enter the field at the end of the turn, triggering all of our ETB effects above. Mirage Mirror allows you to copy one of our pieces above, and you can choose the most beneficial one. It would be nice having two Dragon Tempest in play, especially say if you have 6 dragons on the field, have Mirage Mirror end of turn triggering them and getting free 12 damage to any target you want. If you could fit in a Fiery Emancipation that 12 turns into 36!
The secondary win condition "beat down", with "big" "dragon hoards", is also supported by Lathliss, Dragon Queen due to the big 5/5 token dragons she pumps out. The "dragon hoard" part is also supported by cards such as Utvara Hellkite, Skyline Despot, Dragonmaster Outcast as they all generate plenty of dragons. Now the "big" part comes from my anthems that buff my dragons Crucible of Fire, Gauntlet of Power, The Immortal Sun, and Vanquisher's Banner, as well as several dragons that are all pumpable to make them and/or their fellow dragons hit harder. Moonveil Dragon, Scourge of Valkas, Moltensteel Dragon and lastly Lathliss, Dragon Queen. Now, the fun part of my secondary win condition, "beat down" comes into play. Dragons such as Scourge of the Throne and Hellkite Charger allow you to take an extra combat turn, allowing you to really bash in your opponent's face with your big dragon hoard :)
Supporting cards for the secondary win condition: Terror of Mount Velus gives all of your dragon's double strike. Thundermaw Hellkite allows you to tap your opponent's fliers, allowing your dragons through. Drakuseth, Maw of Flames allows you to potentially shoot down any small fliers blocking your path. Cards I would like to put in: Fervor, Anger and Akroma's Memorial would allow any dragons that enter the field to have haste (with akroma adding a slew of goodies and protection). Door of Destinies could allow you to grow your dragons even more. Gratuitous Violence and Fiery Emancipation would allow you to double and triple your damage. Rage Reflection granting double strike would be nice. I would prioritize Fervor, Anger and Akroma's Memorial, as haste is such a beautiful thing, as it helps make up for lost time due to how expensive your dragons can be. I am not sure what I need to remove to fit them into the deck.
Lastly, Hellkite Tyrant is a pretty nifty dragon, acting as a potential win condition on its own. My deck has plenty of artifacts as is, and I typically play against 2-3 (sometimes even more) opponents in a game. Reaching the 20 artifacts owned is doable, the hard part would be keeping it, the artifacts, and yourself alive until it is once more your turn (Suddenly that wall of text I wrote on protection is looking a lot more appealing). Another fun synergy with that is Hellkite Igniter, if that can sneak on by you can pump its damage insanely high due to all of the artifacts! Need to see about getting some haste in the deck to help it connect...
Thanks all for reading!
3 months ago
This deck is simply amazing. Great list, and Anax as the commander really surprised me. Very well done!
The few cards I'm not absolutely sold on are Dragon Fodder and its more expensive versions, but I have no fitting idea on what to replace them with.
Some cards you could still consider are those:
Warstorm Surge is a second copy of Terror of the Peaks. Caldera Hellion is a wipe that lets you sacrifice your board and leaves you with a ginormous beatstick. Ryusei, the Falling Star is a fine attacker that also can wipe if you need it. I realize Thermopod is perfect for the list, but Treasonous Ogre would be another great ramp card. I think you'd really want Anger in here, and Introduction to Annihilation is a great way for red decks to deal with Planeswalker. Finally, how about Shifting Shadow for the lols?