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  • posted a message on Merfolk
    My guess is because of the mana base. One of the strong points of mono-U is that you don't take damage fetching. So you either

    a) start at 17 life
    b) start a turn behind (fetch a tapped Breeding Pool to minimize damage)
    c) end a turn slow because you don't have the mana for the counterspells available.
    Posted in: Tier 2 (Modern)
  • posted a message on Merfolk
    I'm with Rothgar on the Islands... I just wish there were Korean versions. Noah Bradley's BFZ Islands are really nice as well, and the Unstable ones may be a replacement for me.
    Posted in: Tier 2 (Modern)
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    Quote from Wildfire393 »
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    If you're going to force us to merge our accounts, can we at least get a one time chance to unify our usernames?


    I've just granted you a nickname credit which you can use to change your MTGS Nickname. If you need to change your Twitch username, you'll have to go through Twitch to do that.


    Thank you! Greatly appreciated!
    Posted in: Community Discussion
  • posted a message on Twitch/Salvation Merge and Usernames
    If you're going to force us to merge our accounts, can we at least get a one time chance to unify our usernames?
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  • posted a message on Merfolk
    While the extra 1 mana hurts a lot, I like Spyglass for a set up for a following turn. When we don't draw it in the openning hand and have to play it later (or better scenario: when we draw a redundant copy), peeking the hand can tell us if it's clear to drop Master of Waves or our other Lords, or if there is a Push we need to try and bait out first. I think that might make it at least testable.
    Posted in: Tier 2 (Modern)
  • posted a message on Merfolk
    Am I the only one that things that if you are going to splash green (with Forests in the mana base), Selkie Hedge-Mage should be included? Or at least considered?
    Posted in: Tier 2 (Modern)
  • posted a message on Merfolk
    Quote from Ratrek »
    Quote from NerdPop140 »
    I know it wont be good and i am in the minority, but there is a good chance i will at least TRY UG since its my favorite color combination.

    Fully prepared for failure.


    I've been playing UG lately for my fish and I think it'll suprise you. It's actually a pretty fun deck.


    Im actually curious if by the end of the block we will have a UG merfolk deck whose core is more of a standalone deck as opposed to a merfolk deck; cousins as opposed to siblings if you will. But that's speculation we should keep off of the thread.

    I agree so far nothing but Kopala has any chance of being moved into our decks as they stand now, and i am sort of leaning towards the train of thought that Kopala's synergy coupled with early game protection may win out ovrr Kira. I'd still want Kira in the side, but its so cramped...
    Posted in: Tier 2 (Modern)
  • posted a message on Merfolk
    I know it wont be good and i am in the minority, but there is a good chance i will at least TRY UG since its my favorite color combination.

    Fully prepared for failure.
    Posted in: Tier 2 (Modern)
  • posted a message on Rashmi, Value Engine
    Can attest that Mind's Dilation is absurd in this deck.

    Some other things that made my version hum (which was a little more control-tempo with Planewalkers). Some of these will get in the way of Primal Surge though...
    Noxious Revival/Reclaim (respond to Rashmi's trigger and put whatever you want back on top. Great for counterspells)
    Mystic Tutor / Worldy Tutor (Since you are more creature-heavy than mine, definitely Worldy Tutor)
    Crystal Ball
    Posted in: Multiplayer Commander Decklists
  • posted a message on Edit Trading Post Search Not Working?
    Is this still being addressed?
    Posted in: Forum Software Feedback and Bug Reports
  • posted a message on Merfolk
    I really want Korean LoAs... it just makes me sad that when we get the new art in the Duel Decks (because there BETTER be), they won't be available in Korean Frown
    Posted in: Tier 2 (Modern)
  • posted a message on Merfolk
    They can just activate the untap ability again in response and continue to make mana.
    Posted in: Tier 2 (Modern)
  • posted a message on Merfolk
    Apologies. I misread your last post. In that situation it just functions as more synergistic creature. It gets pumped by the lords its protecting, and is unblockable, where as Kira is always just a 2/2 flyer. So it will actually put up a faster clock to help prevent the game from reaching the point where the opponent has the excess mana.
    Posted in: Tier 2 (Modern)
  • posted a message on Merfolk
    Kira doesn't protect Phantasmal Image; at all. Regardless of if the spell would have been countered, Image was still the target of the spell, and so it will sacrifice itself.
    Posted in: Tier 2 (Modern)
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