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  • posted a message on Kaldheim packaging
    speculation mode on:

    Maybe we have a 4-Faction setting in Kaldheim? I mean we have some evidence for that. 4 MDFC-Lands and the leaked figures were a Wolf, Snake, Odin-Like dude and an Winged Woman. I believe that Ixalan was like that. Vampire, Pirates, Merfolk and Humans.

    The MDFC-Lands missing in Zendikar were Azorius, Golgari, Rakdos and Simic.

    Reidane just from the look of her would be Azorius. She was called Goddess of Justice so she has to be at least white.
    Alrund is more difficult but i think that the Snake and the Wolf would be Golgari/Rakdos so just Simic is left. He was called God of Wisdom which fits the color combination (at least blue). The Snake and the Wolf were just called Cosmo but they need to be gods right? I mean Fenrir and Jörmungandr are important figures mythology wise. They kind of feel different than the other two, tho. Maybe we have a cycle of gods and 2-3 multicolor 'gods' or cosmic beings or something like that?

    I am curious about the planes design. Smile
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Foil Etched?
    I got a Derevi, Empyrial Tactician from a booster and I like most of it. The frame is shiny and glittery. The name-box and the Type-box looks like it is standing out (3d-like). Really nice. I think the picture is slightly worse. I don't know, how to describe it. Darker and more pixelly. The set Icon in the text-box is the ugliest thing in my opinion. I would like to see a white card with this printing method. I have a red one Krark, the Thumbless and that card looks really great. The picture looks alright and the set symbol doesn't seem to be that ugly.

    Edit: They look way better in person (real life) than on pictures.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Playing one of the new Angels in Commander Legends as Commander
    Hi,
    I would love to play one of the new Angels as commmander. Normally I would build a deck for both or for multiple combinations but because of the current situation I don't have the time to play more than one game in the month. So I will focus on one of them.

    I am ignoring that Radiant, Serra Archangel exists. I am just talking about Liesa, Shroud of Dusk and Akroma, Vision of Ixidor.

    I like both. I am a little concerned about the hate Liesa would generate but I like the idea about the deck (Group-Slug). I know Kambal, Consul of Allocation is a thing but we have a Muldrotha, the Gravetide and a Chulane, Teller of Tales player in the 4-payer Group and both a very creature heavy decks.

    Akroma on the other hand feels a little underwhelming but has partner with could open up some interesting combinations. I would like to combined her with a green commander. Just to have some ramp available. I don't like the combination with Kamahl, Heart of Krosa because both are expensive.
    An equipment focus could work well with her, too. But there aren't many useful partner commander with equipment effects other than Ardenn, Intrepid Archaeologist which would mean I am in mono white territory. I already have a Feather, the Redeemed deck and would like to play another color combination this time. The deck idea would be Keyword-Soup.

    What do you mean? Which one could be funnier to play with? With which partner would you combined Akroma?
    Posted in: Commander (EDH)
  • posted a message on A new Akroma and her Will- Ashlen Rose preview
    The simplest option is Sakashima of a Thousand Faces for an easy 20 damage. I've seen GW strategies that cram in all the land ramp possible so Akroma and Kamahl, Heart of Krosa can lead an army of 7/7s.


    Aren't those 8/8? 1/1 +3 from Kamahl 4/4 with vigilance, haste, indestructible and trample?

    I like the idea with green and going big creatures. Those have the most keywords and some of them spread them around without any other cards like Sephara, Sky's Blade and Avacyn, Angel of Hope, Serra's Guardian, Shalai, Voice of Plenty, Archetype of Courage, Archetype of Endurance, Angelic Skirmisher the new Dawnglade Regent I am sure there are more. The only partner I think of is Gilanra, Caller of Wirewood because she grants mana. Kydele, Chosen of Kruphix and Thrasios, Triton Hero are valid to. I typically try to avoid 3 colored decks because they end up as good stuff decks most of the time.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [CMR] Mothership 11/05— Triumphant Reckoning, Alharu, Hamza, and the entire main set
    Quote from FlossedBeaver »
    Quote from Faruel »
    Yeah from all graveyards... not only your own.
    This is too expensive I thing. I mean the cost where clear because all the spells form the cycle had the same cost. This just doesn't do enough. If you are playing an Enchantment deck you will most likely stick with Replenish. I mean it is a one sided Open the Vaults most of the times. So the costs are okayish? I don't know for 9 mana you need to get bonkers from your grave.

    The Elephant is a funny build around.


    Can I borrow ninety bucks?


    Oh I can get a copy for around 30€ is still expensive but $90? Oof. Well I bought a copy long ago and I don't know all prices specially the one I didn't search for. But yeah that is too much :D.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [CMR] Mothership 11/05— Triumphant Reckoning, Alharu, Hamza, and the entire main set
    Quote from SonofaBith75 »
    For 9 mana you don’t even get creatures as well?

    For a set focused solely on Commander, Wizards sure didn’t do enough to address White’s shortcomings in the format, despite Maro and Gavins assurances they’d be addressing them.
    9 mana gets you only creatures.


    Yeah from all graveyards... not only your own.
    This is too expensive I thing. I mean the cost where clear because all the spells form the cycle had the same cost. This just doesn't do enough. If you are playing an Enchantment deck you will most likely stick with Replenish. I mean it is a one sided Open the Vaults most of the times. So the costs are okayish? I don't know for 9 mana you need to get bonkers from your grave.

    The Elephant is a funny build around.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on A new Akroma and her Will- Ashlen Rose preview
    Hm, I found a really large, detailed version of the figure, but her face still looks warped. Maybe it is on purpose?


    Here is the image he shows in his twitter account.

    Looks good for me. Shrugs I mean it is an oil painting. I actually like it. The army in the background is something that we can't see in the actual card.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [CMR] Soul of Eternity and Body of Knowledge— MTG Brazil previews
    Quote from Ernart »
    Is this the last of white rares and mythic?

    If it is there's nothing to expect of something like a planeswalker with partner


    No and no. The set will only have 2 planeswalkers. I think one Mythic white sorcery and one black Mythic nonlegendary creature is missing but I am not sure. And I didn't looked into the missing partners. I believe a black one is missing there, too.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on A new Akroma and her Will- Ashlen Rose preview
    Quote from Max Rebo »
    What I don't understand is how Chris Rahn drawing an Angel could be so bad.
    What's with the non-face, blurred smudged body and stuff, it looks really weird


    Well the image here is in a lower quality. In the actual picture you can see a face. Just search for Akroma Vision of Ixidor in google. There should be a better picture.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Commander legends speculation
    Hm planeswalker printed for a modern set will not have "Can be your Commander". They don't want to have text on the cards that is doing nothing for the actual format. At least that was the case in the standard sets and in the last modern horizon set. I would prefer to have them in the next commander relevant set/product. Just to have an equal amount of choice between the colors. I am not saying that those characters need to be commanders but that we should get some planeswalkers with the next commander product.

    We are missing the Mythic spell for white, the Mythic non-legend creature for black (if those are full cycles). Right?


    Posted in: Speculation
  • posted a message on [CMR] Soul of Eternity and Body of Knowledge— MTG Brazil previews
    Quote from Xcric »
    is this one of those good white cards they were talking about?



    ...because i don't see how it is


    Have they said something specific about this set? Because they keep saying that they want to print some better cards in white and they keep delivering us with one card in each set.Akroma's Will, Keeper of the Accord and Armored Skyhunter are good. Court of Grace, Promise of Tomorrow and Livio, Oathsworn Sentinel are okay. The best cards in the set for mono white are most likely the artifacts and the land :laugh2:. (Jeweled Lotus, Commander's Plate and War Room)
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on A new Akroma and her Will- Ashlen Rose preview
    Ya I think she can be fun. If you want to play her as commander than I would recommend to pair her with one of the green partners to get access to some ramp spells. Green creature tend to have 2 keywords or more so does some white creatures. Specially Gilanra, Caller of Wirewood gives you additional mana and card draw when using that mana for some expensive thing, for example Akroma. Kodama of the East Tree is good, too. Kamahl, Heart of Krosa works fine with her because the lands will get additional +4/+4 from her effect. They end up as 8/8s.

    She is great in other decks as 99 but that was already discussed. (Kathril, Ordic)
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on A new Akroma and her Will- Ashlen Rose preview
    Quote from 5colors »
    Quote from Faruel »
    Quote from PigmyWurm »
    I know it is not in whites pie so I'm not surprised but this would really like to still have haste. At 7 mana an effective 11/11 with flying (and other stuff) that can pump your team is a lot better if it can come down and swing right away rather than tap out and wait for your turn to come back.


    I mean she has trample what isn't white either.


    Maro has said, much like how green rarely can having flying for dragons, sometimes white and blue can get trample on bigger creatures.


    Yeah, I think they choose trample because the old version had it, too at least in this case. In addition Akroma had some feral aspects after being merged with a jaguar.

    She is normal Human size creature. At least this is how I remember how she was. She isn't Zetalpa, Primal Dawn sized.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on A new Akroma and her Will- Ashlen Rose preview
    Quote from PigmyWurm »
    I know it is not in whites pie so I'm not surprised but this would really like to still have haste. At 7 mana an effective 11/11 with flying (and other stuff) that can pump your team is a lot better if it can come down and swing right away rather than tap out and wait for your turn to come back.


    I mean she has trample what isn't white either. I would exchange trample for haste for a 7 CC creature. Oh another thing is her +1/+1 effect isn't working for herself. So she is still a 6/6.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on A new Akroma and her Will- Ashlen Rose preview
    She was swallowed by a deathworm or something like that and the acid/digestive juice in the worm burned her legs and other things. But for some reason her body could heal but the animal part didn't. So she used swords as legs after that... (If I remember correctly)
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
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