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Treasure Cruisin' with Miracle Grow
  • posted a message on TCGPlayer preview: Legion's Landing / Adanto, the First Fort
    They really try to make white Vampire tribal a thing...

    This feels so forced after C17, so does the whole spanish vampire conquistador theme. I am a little annoyed by this. We already have winnie and token tribal in white with human and cats (knights, soldiers, Kithkin). I was hoping for a good enchantment/land in white not some tribal stuff. At least the art looks gorgeous.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Dinomaster Blade
    I realy like the idea but i think your sword is slightly broken.

    Moonsilver Spear generates bigger threats but they don't attack in the same turn they are created. The spear don't give any stats bonuses except for first strike.

    You sword give +6 damage each combat. 3 on a different body with trample and a tapped 3/3 with trample.

    Spear gives 0 damage and a 4/4 body with flying.

    Maybe the sword should give only trample instead of the +3/+3.
    Posted in: Custom Card Creation
  • posted a message on Full Spoiler Up
    I am looking at the deck list and I am getting jealous. An Angel tribal deck in this form would be super awesome. This where the perfect place to make it happen. I don't think we will ever get a better chance.

    I will buy the tribal artifacts, tribal land and maybe the teferi protection spell.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Commander 2017 announcement -- Only 4 decks, based on popular tribes, not color wheel!
    I don't know why but she doesn't look like a rogue. To much golden ornaments on that armor and the huge earrings. That face tattoo looks a little bit like a corrupted avacyn sign... kind of. I could be way off the mark but I think clerics or humans for now.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Commander 2017 announcement -- Only 4 decks, based on popular tribes, not color wheel!
    The image got deleted Frown I can't find it.

    No Angel Deck? Well I am out. At least I saving some money :/.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on The other two tribes being human and spirit?
    I have to admit that the WG Cat deck has shorten my hope for an angel deck and while Ryperior74 is right, that the decks aren't focused on the color wheel I think they will try to assemble a form of balance. So I can see a 2 color B/R/U tribe Deck and a mono color deck with the last color or a 3 color BRU deck and maybe another 5C or colorless deck.
    Posted in: Speculation
  • posted a message on Commander 2017 announcement -- Only 4 decks, based on popular tribes, not color wheel!
    Quote from White Magus »
    Quote from Manite »
    Quote from White Magus »
    As I said in my post I can see Mardu Angels, possibly Esper for a twist on Angels. I never imagined a full WUBRG Angel due to the lack of Angels in Blue and Green.




    I wouldn't call that a lack of Angels in blue and green. If you were referring to monogreen and monoblue Angels, I understand, but an Angel deck is going to be very white centric anyway, so you simply have to make sure the majority of the colorfixing supports both white and other colors, like using mainly duals and trilands that tap for white mana.


    Personally I wouldn't count cards like Filigree Angel or Sigarda, Heron's grace as those aren't exactly something I'd look for when building an Angel tribal deck. Both already slot into other decks. Gabriel Angelfire is also, as you said, not likely. Atraxa, Praetors' Voice is another one I don't see coming back any time soon since she was printed last year.

    I'm not saying WUBRG angels couldn't happen at some point, or even Bant angels. I just don't see it at this time simply because Black and Red have about twice as many angels when Combined as Blue and Green do. This obviously doesn't take into consideration any angels that might be printed within the set. Also for flavor reasons I've always imagined Angels as falling into the Mardu colors, though that's due to my own personal interpretation so I don't give it much weight.

    Boros is also a color combination that most players see as being the worst two color combo in commander, a strong Mardu or Boros deck that can sure up some of the issues would go beyond helping just Angels.


    I fear that a boros Angel Deck would be to one dimensional. We already have great attackers in those colors. I don't think they can do a better Aurelia or Gisela. And they will never print a flashy Angel in that color combination that care for something different than attacking. At least they had many oppotunities in the past and never deliver some noncombat stuff in boros.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Commander 2017 announcement -- Only 4 decks, based on popular tribes, not color wheel!
    Quote from SnowBunny »
    Quote from Ryperior74 »
    As much as I would love slivers, I don't think they need an EDH preconstructed deck.
    - They already have (arguably) the most powerful and synergistic commanders Sliver Queen, Sliver Legion, Sliver Hivelord and THE BEST possible commander for their tribe Sliver Overlord.
    - They had 5 print runs already (Rathi slivers, Legions slivers, Time spiral slivers and 2 runs of Shandalari slivers) that encompass pretty much all the spectrum of useful abilities AND offer redundancy, not only in the sme color, but also off-color redundancy.
    - They had 1 all-foil deck reprinting some of the most sought-after rathi slivers.
    I mean, there is no need to add even more love to a tribe that pretty much has everything already while other tribes are struggling with the little they have.


    That would be a great argument if they didn't dump dragons on us.

    Mind you I love dragons and my favorite EDH deck is my Scion Legendary Dragon deck...but even for me it was fairly low on the list of tribes that really needed love.


    Agreed

    One more shot against his argument the bigger reason slivers is wanted for reprint is because well they are no longer a budget tribal some of the cards the professor (tolarian college) did on slivers for edh well just a few more than half are not budget anymore

    The only good arguement he has is we will not get more than 1 five color deck, if we do get five-color pre-built decks slivers should be locked. And angels have the same problem because of Maelstrom Archangel and people weirdly want five color for them blue and green aren't heavy at all.


    a few problems though.

    1) Commander products are still mostly casual products. And SPECIFICALLY multi playerfocused. Slivers are notoriously unfun. On top of which, Slivers are notorious for very crappy mirror matchs. This limits the potential for a fun multiplayer enviornment.

    2) There are going to be A LOT of new cards... which is a problem because Slivers has next to no design space left... they have done just about every sliver you can do...

    3) Dragons are a five Color deck already... So i doubt we will have 2 5 color decks...

    UNRELATED:

    If angels are a thing I expect either RW or RWB. No green angels that I know of and only a handful of U.



    You are right when you are looking on the monocolored angels. (Than white, red and black have the most. Only one blue and no green ones)

    But in a 5 Color Deck you have to consider the multicolor ones more.

    Bant Angels:
    Empyrial Archangel (possible)
    Jenara, Asura of War (nah I don't know)
    Stoic Angel (possible)

    Selesnya Angels
    Sigarda, Host of Herons (would be nice)
    Sigarda, Heron's Grace (human focus?)
    Gabriel Angelfire (nah I don't know)

    Azorius Angels
    Bruna, Light of Alabaster (Enchantment/Aura focus?)
    Filigree Angel (Artifact focus?)
    Iridescent Angel (possible)

    Jeskai Angels
    Lightning Angel (possible)

    Blue Angel
    Illusory Angel (maybe?)

    multicolored Angels
    Maelstrom Archangel (possible)
    Atraxa, Praetors' Voice (never)

    The Dragondeck has at least 5 new multicolored creatures. 3 of the new Dragons are 5 colored and can be selected as commander.

    I would love to see a more controllish deck with Stoic Angel, Archangel of Tithes some life gain effects to be different. It would be really nice to see more Angel type support effects (Bruna, the Fading Light, Herald of War, Kaalia of the Vast like). I want to see the last Innistrad Angel, Feather and Asha. The last Innistrad Sister could have a reanimate ability for angels (and demons? not relevant here but story-wise). Asha could have an enchantment focus (Sigil of the Empty Throne this would make Bruna more likely. Gisela, Blade of Goldnight was reprinted already in commander. Sigarda, Host of Herons is expensiv but not out of range. There are some angel token generators as enchantments, too. Angelic Accord, Luminarch Ascension and Sigil of the Empty Throne.

    The Dragon Deck has a Tarkir flair. The Angels one could be more focused on Innistrad.

    Plenty of options.

    (Sorry for the miserable English :/ )
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on 3 Cards from Hour of Devastation - Nicol Bolas, Black Sorcery and Samut Planeswalker
    Quote from genini2 »
    Quote from Sylve »
    I like the two planeswalkers. A shame Samut isn't our first Naya walker but i'm okay with that.

    The wrath is confusing. Are unconditional wraths now a black thing? I thought Damnation was an unique effect for black, a colorshifted Wrath of god and on a CMC of 3 with downside? The last wrath effect I saw in standard was for 5 CM. A big let down for white mages.


    Unconditional Wraths in standard are supposed to be 5 CMC with an upside now according to wizards new design philosophy. 3 CMC with a downside is certainly odd, but not outside of blacks color pie. Crux of Fate wasn't too long ago.


    Crux of Fate was in a dragon heavy standard. The choice of destroying all non-dragons or dragons matters so it wasn't 100% unconditional.
    I thing it would have be better if it -X/-X all creatures or something like that. Just me 2 cents.


    Quote from Merlin4343 »
    kinda cool that the black wrath combos very well with bontu itself. Wrath - doesn't kill Bontu - if it kills one of your creatures bontu is activated. I wonder if the other last stands will also activate...

    White - gives you three creatures
    Green - Overrun effect
    Red - Something where you get effect for discarding cards
    Blue - Discard draw seven

    What do you think??


    I don't know. Getting a spell that give you 3 1/1 Warrior Tokens and keep your lands untapped sound like a bad deal.
    Blue seems to be okay. Rhonas the Indomitable doesn't need help to hit some faces. Red would be the most interesting unless they do something like discard your hand and deal X damage to all opponents, where X is the amount of cards discarded this way (or something like that). Could be a cycle.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on 3 Cards from Hour of Devastation - Nicol Bolas, Black Sorcery and Samut Planeswalker
    I like the two planeswalkers. A shame Samut isn't our first Naya walker but i'm okay with that.

    The wrath is confusing. Are unconditional wraths now a black thing? I thought Damnation was an unique effect for black, a colorshifted Wrath of god and on a CMC of 3 with downside? The last wrath effect I saw in standard was for 5 CM. A big let down for white mages.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Commander 2017 announcement -- Only 4 decks, based on popular tribes, not color wheel!
    Quote from Colt47 »
    If they brought dragons, there's going to be angels. I think there are some interesting options for multiplayer commander such as Haunted Angel, Serra Advocate, Archangel of Strife, and Angelic Page that provide some gaming of the politics. They may also do a spirit mix with the angels to fill in the lower tiers and go with choices like Requiem Angel and Angel of Flight Alabaster. The primary issue angels have is there are so few good low cmc angels that it gets difficult to flush out the ranks. The page and Serra Avenger are the two lowest, with Emancipation Angel coming in at 3 cmc.


    Keep in mind that one of the new Angels Legendary could have eminence, reducing mana cost by 1 and they may add some humans/clerics that support Angels. I mean Taigam supports dragon without being one.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Commander 2017 announcement -- Only 4 decks, based on popular tribes, not color wheel!
    Quote from White Magus »
    Plus a lot of the dragons are lore characters. Ramos the Dragon Engine, O-Kagachi, Nekoru Queen, The Ur-Dragon, Taigam (not a dragon but still a lore character).

    So we should also be considering with each potential tribe: What legend in the lore hasn't gotten a card.

    If we are getting Angel Tribal, I want to see Feather!


    I would love to see an actual WB Version of Radiant, Archangel, considering she was being manipulated by the Phyrexian's and went a wee bit genocidal/crazy I think it would fit. Doesn't fit the "Who hasn't gotten a card" idea you mentioned but I feel like they missed a chance to make a really cool card for an interesting character because the Urza's Block didn't have multi-colored cards. Maybe they could even use the old art by Michael Sutfin that was done for the duelist magazine.


    I agree 100% and the art is gorgeous.

    They are plenty of Angels that are missing, too. For example 6 of the 7 Asuras (Only Jenara, Asura of War has a card), Asha and her sword, the fourth Flight of Innistrad, Feather, Trine, Rahel. And character interacting with Angels like Archmage Xarl Angel-Keeper, Eskil, Serra. I would like to see a version of Iona in the Gatewatch timeline.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Making first time EDH deck, starting from cards I currently own. Aurelia red/white token deck
    You should cut out some of your high drops and add some card draw, land search/ramp and mana generation. Playing white/red can be really tough in that sector.

    Look for cards like:
    Oreskos Explorer
    Sol Ring
    Boros Cluestone
    Command Tower
    Mask of Memory
    Loreseeker's Stone
    Commander's Sphere
    Myriad Landscape
    Mentor of the Meek
    Surveyor's Scope
    Grand Abolisher (nice against counter, combat tricks and other effects)
    Magus of the Wheel
    Armillary Sphere
    Burnished Hart
    Emeria, the Sky Ruin (if you run some plains)

    Here some cards not from Commander Decks:
    Sword of the Animist
    Cathartic Reunion
    Faithless Looting
    Reforge the Soul
    Tormenting Voice

    I think you should aim for 20-22 creature and 6-8 with converted mana cost of 5 and higher. You should have about ~46 mana sources (artifact, lands).

    Posted in: Commander (EDH)
  • posted a message on Searching for card interaction with Oketra the True
    These are all good suggestions. I really like Hero's Blade and Champion's Helm and the idea with dragon throne of tarkir is good, too. Dragon throne of tarkir supports the commander damage strategy (equip it with another creature like Odric and give Oketra trample and +3) and the token go wide thing but the slots in the deck are limited. Hard decisions must be taken :/. Nevertheless many thanks.
    Posted in: Commander (EDH)
  • posted a message on Searching for card interaction with Oketra the True
    Odric, Lunarch Marshal man why haven't I seen him.
    The land-creature idea is really good, too.
    Mentor of the Meek will be useful, white lacks card draw effects maybe I should add some investigate cards from shadow over Innistrad. They
    benefit from Anointed Procession.
    The Regal Caracal is an auto-include :).

    Mirror Entity I like him but i don't know. He replace toughness and strength... Maybe i should add Jazal Goldmane instead? He is a cat and a warrior Grin and would add first strike to the mix, when playing with Odric ... well that doesn't matter with double strike active and Mirror Entity being every creature type. I can run both ^^.

    I could go the warrior tribe way and add Coat of Arms and Metallic Mimic.

    Thinking about the advantage not being an enchantment, I should add Pariah's Shield and Pariah.

    Thank you for your input Smile
    Posted in: Commander (EDH)
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