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  • posted a message on Basilica Bell-Haunt (Draftaholics Anonymous preview)
    Quote from thatmarkguy »
    Quote from thatmarkguy »
    I think the relevance of this is contingent on whether white gets any useful blink effects. If once this lands there are other creatures or spells that can blink this and effectively cause instant speed discard (plus life gain) there’ll be a home. Mm cloudshifting in your opponents draw phase for lifegain and instant discard...


    And today we see Justicar's Portal, which is the common Cloudshift effect that Bell-Haunt wanted.

    (1W instant, exile target creature you control, return under owner's control, gets first strike).

    My you-thought-he-was-tapped creature is now a surprise blocker. With first strike. And you discard a card. And I gain 3 life.


    We also have the stupidity with that siege ram thing... exile this dude to the ram thing, exile THAT ram to another ram, returning the bellhaunt.
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  • posted a message on Forbidding Spirit
    Like pillowfort decks needed another card to be utter annoying. Oh and in Commander you do have access to Helm of the Host which ensures triggers every turn.
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  • posted a message on Cavalcade of Calamity - The Loregoyfs preview
    Between our burn, and lots of 1 mana 1/1s with haste, we may just see the return of Rx Sligh...
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  • posted a message on Eyes Everywhere
    Quote from Huaojozu »
    Might as well play In Bolas's Clutches if you want to steal Teferi for 6.


    Except by then a player can counter it, you play this early, can potentially dodge counters and can prevent players from even casting teferi or another PW until it is dealt with.
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  • posted a message on Weekly MTG previews
    That ram is... brutal... 3 mana for a 4/4 vigi trampler??? ATLEAST? Can be up to a 5/5 for 3 if all your lands are gates. I am almost tempted to make a gates matter deck for the lulz
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  • posted a message on Cavalcade of Calamity - The Loregoyfs preview
    Considering how many 1/1s with haste for 1 we have this can get really funny... combined along side with burn, you can easily just blow people up with fast puny dudes...
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  • posted a message on Eyes Everywhere
    Oh you were going to ult your teferi? Oops.
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  • posted a message on Biogenic Ooze
    Quote from Crispen_Smith »
    What we really need is legendary Oozeatog - Eat an ooze, create 2 copies of the ooze it ate. In Jund or Temur


    Or an ooze that can make a token clone of a creature that died except it is an ooze in addition to its other types...

    Or an ooze that gets bigger for every other ooze and creates copies of itself whenever it takes damage.
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  • posted a message on Macabre Mockery (Possibility Storm preview)
    Could be funny in Grixis Control with the amount of discard they have...
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  • posted a message on Biogenic Ooze
    for the lulz, put this in a Nikya and create ALL THE TOKENS!
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  • posted a message on Lumbering Battlement
    Quote from Dunharrow »
    This is a tough card to deal with.

    I hope this becomes a standard deck with Mirror Image. Infinite ETBS on turn 6 (or earlier with ramp).
    You can play with Arcades and a bunch of walls to basically draw your deck.

    Or Aviation Pioneer for infinite thopters.
    Or Homarid Explorer to mill your opponent.
    Or Sailor of Means for infinite mana.
    Or Skymarch bloodletter to win the game.

    Honestly... not sure which colors would work best for a combo like this, and it is not very fast, but it's a combo.

    GRuw combo? you use Nikya and Goreclaw to get around the huge mana cost and to colorfix/ramp. it... could be hilarious actually XD

    Furthermore, you only need 2 of these or one of these and a Mirror Image to get infinite ETB triggers. I dont know why people are saying 3... with two you would just infinitely flicker the creatures xD.
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  • posted a message on Persistent Petitioners (Strictly Better MTG Spoiler) - mill common
    Quote from Zemarr »
    Quote from SnowBunny »
    Quote from Zemarr »
    Grand Arbiter Augustin IV can finally be a tribe leader in EDH.

    This is so gonna make Thrumming Stone jump again...


    I am curious to see how this will stack up with Thrumming-Rats style decks or Thrumming-Shadowborn Apostle decks. Personally I would be tempted to add Paradox Engine for lulz. Reveal a dude, in response to cast, tap all my dudes, cast the petitioner, untap all my dudes, rinse and repeat XD


    I'd feel like that'd be a solid way to go.

    Or find a G/U general which would let you untap everything consistently.

    Could be fun! Or just annoying -- who knows!?


    I feel it would probably be best in a U/B Phenax deck or UWx.
    B gives access to the best tutors combined with U. And with the two together, you get access to Leyline of the Void and Bojuka bog. W would give you access to RiP which would be very helpful as well. Phenax's biggest help though is that he gives you a fall back plan if they get rid of Thrumming Stone, as He, himself is a mill commander.
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  • posted a message on Persistent Petitioners (Strictly Better MTG Spoiler) - mill common
    Quote from Zemarr »
    Grand Arbiter Augustin IV can finally be a tribe leader in EDH.

    This is so gonna make Thrumming Stone jump again...


    I am curious to see how this will stack up with Thrumming-Rats style decks or Thrumming-Shadowborn Apostle decks. Personally I would be tempted to add Paradox Engine for lulz. Reveal a dude, in response to cast, tap all my dudes, cast the petitioner, untap all my dudes, rinse and repeat XD
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  • posted a message on Incubation Druid
    I guess it can be used with Nakiya to turn the mana dork into a threat and if Nakiya dies, she can revert to acting as big mana? idk
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  • posted a message on Persistent Petitioners (Strictly Better MTG Spoiler) - mill common
    Quote from Spaz350 »
    Honestly, I'm a little curious as to how viable a strategy built around them could be for draft or even sealed. If you can snag 4 in Draft, you are just ridiculous, I would think.


    I am tempted to make a standard deck with these for the lulz xD.

    And why did WotC not give them defender -.-..... MISSED OPPORTUNITY. One of the few times I WISH a creature had defender (if this had defender, this would be what Arcades Decks need to push in a win)

    EDIT: This... may just end up as a combo in COmmander... Combine this with Thrumming Stone... you have the protection of U counters, the ease of tutoring artifacts in U, and these guys get around summoning sickness with their second ability. The potential is... kind of hilarious XD
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