Wort, the Raidmother
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Format Legality
1v1 Commander 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
Vintage Legal

Wort, the Raidmother

Legendary Creature — Goblin Shaman

When Wort, the Raidmother enters the battlefield, create two 1/1 red and green Goblin Warrior creature tokens.

Each red or green instant or sorcery spell you play has conspire. (As you cast the spell, you may tap two untapped creatures you control that share a colour with it. When you do, copy it and you may choose new targets for the copy.)

GerroxJr on Infinite combo possibly?

6 months ago

Here's the thing, just built this deck and I think I have the combo. This is a deck that I just built and finally put it all together to play it. What I think I can do is this.

Deck: Wort, the Raid Mother Copies of Tokens

Combo: Wort, the Raidmother is on the field, I cast Jaya's Immolating Inferno, I don't conspire it. Then I cast Wild Ricochet, I conspire this. The stack looks like this...

TOP:

(Copy of WR) >> Wild Ricochet

Wild Ricochet >> Jaya's Immolating Inferno

BOTTOM:

Jaya's Immolating Inferno

Then I use the copy of Wild Ricochet to change the target of the original, targeting the copy of Wild Ricochet

The copy resolves, copying Wild Ricochet, targeting the original Wild Ricochet, creating a new copy, targeting the original Wild Ricochet.

Then the second copy of Wild Ricochet resolves, targeting the original Wild Ricochet, creating a new copy, targeting the original. And so on and so forth.

Theoretically, I could then create 8+ new Copies on the stack (at one point) to change the target of Jaya's Immolating Inferno 8+ times. THEN when I have as many copies as I want, I change every other Wild Ricochet to target Jaya's Immolating Inferno to cast the spell 4+ times instead of the 8+ copies i made. It gets out half, but if I can do it an infinite amount of times, half of infinity is still infinity.

Is this true? If not, should I cast a Reiterate to make it work so that Wild Ricochet is on the stack, so I could then target it?

BrassLord on The Hallar Art (AKA a Lara Bar in Alara) *PRIMER*

1 year ago

I got a KICK out of your primer! :D I have limited experience playing gruul, and even less so playing a burning, spell slinging deck, but it looks great!

Nothing to upgrade, just alternatives and things to think on as you keep playtesting the deck! Things that come to mind are: Glint-Horn Buccaneer is a combo with Keen Sense to deal a lot of damage and draw yourself out. Also you mentioned the Zendikar lands, Kazuul's Fury  Flip seems good in a deck going tall and burning, could help get that last burst damage in! Pir, Imaginative Rascal is a hardened scales with legs. Ring of Valkas could be something to look at, though it could be a little slow. Would be a decent trigger for getting even more +1/+1 counters. I run Inspiring Call in my bears deck. While it won't gain you as much card advantage, it is protection that replaces itself! The Explore and Riot mechanic would also work in tandem with your gameplan! Something like Path of Discovery or Rhythm of the Wild could also kickstart the counter train. Also, weird card choice, but Wort, the Raidmother could also be an interesting 1 of in the 99! Admittedly a utility land, Kessig Wolf Run was recently reprinted, and is an oldie but a goodie way of getting in that last bit of damage! Also, while not really a kicker matters card, Hull Breach is a good 2 for 1 removal!

Vessiliana on MY COMMANDER IS A MANA ROCK ♡ [PRIMER]

1 year ago

I love the deck idea! Have you considered Wort, the Raidmother as a little friend for Rosheen? She doesn't do much for your hydras, but she can copy those X spells for you!

Sephyrias on Phylath

1 year ago

Mossfire Valley is a decent budget land and Highland Forest is tutorable. I also like Blighted Woodland , Warped Landscape and Guildless Commons this deck. Don't think you need Reliquary Tower here though.

The proliferate cards like Retreat to Kazandu, Bloom Hulk, Vorinclex, Stumpsquall Hydra, Pridemalkin and Managorger Hydra don't fit so well to Phylath in my opinion. Going wide instead of big will get you better results. All you want in this deck is card draw, interaction, a lot of land ramp and some mass-pump spells. When cutting these cards, I'd also take out Inspiring Call, Soul's Fire, Thud and Fling. Plummet doesn't strike me as good enough. Kazuul's Fury can maybe work because it doubles down as a land. Gruul Locket, Wayfarer's Bauble, Commander's Sphere and maybe even Gruul Signet and Thought Vessel can be cut for more land ramp. I would even disregard single target protection like Swiftfoot Boots. Your commander dying is sometimes even advantageous, because then you can cast it again to get another bunch of tokens, similar to how Prossh, Skyraider of Kher can play.

Here some nonland cards that I'd definitely add either way:

Beanstalk Giant , Predatory Rampage , Nature's Claim , Impact Tremors , Momentous Fall , Overrun , End-Raze Forerunners , Rampaging Baloths , Abrade , Valakut Exploration , Heraldic Banner , Farhaven Elf

I personally like Creeperhulk and Gigantomancer , because they increase creatures' base stats, so Pylath's +1/+1 counters up the target's power even more. Very easy to get a handful of 10/10 plants this way. Vitalizing Wind can also win you the game, but costs a lot of mana upfront. Wort, the Raidmother can come in handy too. If you can afford it, Greater Good does very well in this deck as card advantage engine.

multimedia on Kalamax Kopy

1 year ago

Hey, you've started to upgrade the precon, but haven't done much yet. Nice upgrades of Narset's Reversal, Ral Storm Conduit, Shark Typhoon and Cyclonic Rift. Your deck doesn't have a Commander yet since Kalamax is in the main deck 99. To fix this, in the editor add the CMDR tag at the end of the Kalamax, the Stormshire text.

Kalamax, the Stormshire *CMDR*

What's your budget for upgrading the manabase? I ask because you essentially have the from the box manabase of the precon minus a few Forests. $20 would give you a decent upgrade; $40 a much better upgrade. Adding more dual lands that will ETB untapped will speed up gameplay.

Some areas to consider further upgrading on a budget:

Some cards to consider cutting:

The biggest change these cuts would make is reducing the mana curve. Cutting many higher mana cost cards for lower mana cost ones will help gameplay. More instants and less creatures will give you more with Kalamax.

If interested I offer more advice. Good luck with your deck.

multimedia on Thunderbutt

1 year ago

Hey, good job upgrading the precon on a budget.

All players at some point have problems with mana screw; it's just part of the randomness of the game when playing more than one color. Ways to reduce the possibility of getting screwed with lands on a budget are slim because you're relying on basic lands, but there's some hope from nonland cards. The three Guild Signets: Izzet Signet , Simic Signet and Gruul Signet are more 2 drop mana rocks that are ramp you can tap any land to make two different colors of mana. Roiling Regrowth is less good Harrow ; more mana fixing with basic lands.

Of course upgrading the manabase with more dual lands: Bond lands, Shock lands, Filter lands, Pathways and less basic lands would help with color fixing. These lands can be expensive and there aren't a lot of good budget options: Shivan Reef , Ash Barrens , Evolving Wilds , Terramorphic Expanse .

Kalamax is nice with more lower mana cost instants that draw or filter: Brainstorm , Impulse , Manamorphose . Solve the Equation is a new card from Strixhaven; it's a tutor for any instant or sorcery. Return of the Wildspeaker is a powerful draw effect with Kalamax because it's going to have high power.

Storm-Kiln Artist is another new card from Strixhaven and it's a repeatable source of treasures which can be saced to make any color of mana. Artist has magecraft which is a busted mechanic with Kalamax because it triggers when you copy a spell. With Artist in your control + tapped Kalamax you create two treasures just by casting the first instant on a turn. If you combo with tapped Kalamax + a Fork this creates infinite treasures which is infinite mana. Prismari Command is an instant that can create a treasure token, two with tapped Kalamax as well as do other effects.


Some cards to consider cutting:

If interested I offer more advice. Would you like more advice? Good luck with your deck.

Omniscience_is_life on None

1 year ago

Mono-white getting Dovescape , Mirrorweave , Waves of Aggression , and Swans of Bryn Argoll ? Mono-green getting Guttural Response and Wort, the Raidmother ? Mono-black getting Murderous Redcap ? Mono-red getting Tyrannize and Vexing Shusher ? I don't the flavor makes sense, nor do I think we need to make the change. It'd be a very confusing thing for new players, you'll have to remember.

I can see the attraction though, and I agree that it's a good thing to discuss.

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