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  • posted a message on [[SCD]] Mimic Vat
    I got to live the dream of putting a Grief under the Vat & it was amazing. Anything short of instant speed artifact removal won't stop the combo.
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on [MID][CUBE] Tovolar's Huntmaster
    No evasion but you get 10 power for 6 mana and potentially more if you can flip it.

    How often will it reliably get flipped in a green deck though?

    May be worth testing but I really like all my 6+ drops at 540. The weakest is probably Woodfall Primus but giving that up for this is tough.
    Posted in: Cube New Card Discussion
  • posted a message on [MID][CUBE] Memory Deluge
    This doesn't fill your yard like FoF but getting a guaranteed 2 cards of your choice (out of 4 vs 5) seems pretty good.

    Not splashable like FoF but I think this warrants testing at 540.

    It will be this or FoF. Surprised to see a card like this.
    Posted in: Cube New Card Discussion
  • posted a message on [CUBE][AFC] Teleportation Circle
    Tested this card and it has been solid in my powered 540.

    My favorite turn was playing turn 2 Black Lotus with Teleportation Circle plus Thraben Inspector making two clues in the turn.

    The next turn I played Charming Prince and blinked it for many turns of value.

    It did other things but that was the best one. It has been a fun archetype to support in my Cube. We will see if it stays long term in a vintage powered environment.

    I also added Thassa for redundancy.
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on [MH2][CUBE] Tourach, Dread Chanter
    Card has been fantastic. We've been pushing an emphasis on heavy black cards in my Cube (not devotion). Tourach and Dauthi Voidwalker are great recent cards that reward heavy black. This card is also nuts off Dark Ritual.

    Last night I went turn 3 Hymn to Tourach into turn 5 kicked Tourach, Dread Cantor. It was as amazing as it sounds. This deck only had 9 black sources so even when the mana isn't great sometimes you can still get to 1BBB.

    My opponent and I both remarked how happy we are with how well Tourach has played.

    Worth testing this (and Dark Ritual if you're not running it) in 540 for sure and possibly smaller Cubes.
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on [AFR][CUBE] Monk of the Open Hand
    This one is very mildly interesting to me. At 540 it would be this vs a card like Skymarcher Aspirant. How often will this reliably trigger once? More importantly, how often will it trigger more than once?

    It needs to frequently hit once and sometimes hit twice to be worthwhile.

    Willing to test but expectations are low.
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on [AFR} [Cube] Includes & Testing Thread
    Quote from Marl Karx »
    Has the green manland been spoiled?


    Not that I've seen. Hopefully it is good enough!
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on [AFR][CUBE] Zariel, Archduke of Avernus
    Quote from Szko »
    Comparing across colors is difficult because they are trying to do different things, and can be stacked in different places. BW isn't super deep.


    I appreciate the conversation from everyone and not trying to be super off topic.

    I agree with what was said about Sorin/Elspeth feeling more like walkers and Zariel having a subpar ultimate. I think the haste on Zariel will have at least some impact and could really hit hard semi-unexpectedly.

    A Walker token maker in red is not something we've had so having even a glimmer of it makes it test worthy at 540 for me.

    As for Sorin LOI I am sad as to how much it has fallen. It used to be almost a top 10 Walker and I don't think it is close to that anymore.

    I think I am underestimating how much worse it is for Zariel since she won't tick up with each token that's made.

    I am still going to test this for a bit and will report back.
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on [AFR][CUBE] Zariel, Archduke of Avernus
    The negative feedback to this card is making me question how good Sorin, Lord of Innistrad still is.

    Admittedly the lifelink on the creatures is nice as is the fact that making tokens is a plus ability. Also the Anthem is permanent. Despite those ways that Sorin is better I wonder how good Sorin LOI still is in the eyes of the Cubemunity. I still run it.

    Really curious how this card is going to play in my more token heavy Cube with cards like Bombardment, Makeshift Munitions and Purphoros. Also makes UR Opposition decks better.

    Will report back once it has seen play.
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on [AFR][CUBE] Zariel, Archduke of Avernus
    Just yesterday I was talking to a player in my Cube group about how much I wanted a 3 or 4 drop red walker that made tokens. Then this happens!

    Objectively I know it's not the most powerful but having additional support for midrange red, Aristocrats, tokens & Goblin Bombardment/Makeshift Munitions is more than enough for me to try this card.

    I hope it plays well.
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on [AFR][CUBE] Flameskull
    Also combos with Laelia! That card keeps getting better!
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on [AFR][CUBE] Flameskull
    I feel like this card is a slam dunk into my 540. Excited to try it!
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on [MH2] [CUBE] - Abundant Harvest
    Quote from steve_man »
    Quote from Red13th »
    How did this one play out to those who added it?


    Pretty much as expected, it's green's Preordain. The fact that it's making waves in Legacy should be a testament to its power where it's often being played over Preordain as a supplement to Brainstorm / Ponder in UGx decks.


    Thanks for this feedback. In our post MH2 drafts this card hasn't really been in the drafting pools so this info will keep it around for a while to ensure it gets properly tested.
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on [CUBE][MH2] Includes & Testing Thread
    My post in comment 15 had some early feedback.

    I love aggressively testing new cards and it has been a blast with this set.
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
  • posted a message on [MH2] [CUBE] Bone Shards
    This card has been fantastic in limited playtime and it is the card that two of my regular drafters are most excited about.

    1 mana discard outlet and kill spell? Sign me up!
    Posted in: Cube Card and Archetype Discussion
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