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  • posted a message on [IKO] Statement on Spacegodzilla
    Quote from mikol »
    officially the most expensive card in the set


    I wonder how much each one of these would cost?
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [IKO] Shark Typhoon
    looks like a win con for certain control decks.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [IKO] Gyruda, Doom of Depths/Gigan, Cyberclaw Terror — Wizards EU preview
    I like the flavor of this card being a 6/6. Since it cannot beat the 7 power Godzilla card in combat, reminds me that Gigan can't defeat Godzilla in the movies.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Living End
    11/11 looks rather strong in our deck. However, it is competing with Archfiend for slots.

    still worth testing though..

    Posted in: Combo
  • posted a message on [IKO] Statement on Spacegodzilla
    @The Lord of Tresserhorn

    Oh I see... then I guess this is really a collector's item, since it was artificially made more rare by a limited print run.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [IKA] - Ken Yukuhiro Spoiler Help!
    this is a good "build around me" card. Affordable cmc as well.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Azorius Titan/Emeria Control
    Nice spotting, Fluff, deck names are sometimes misleading.

    I have been trying to figure out what is going on here, but the problem is that the deck registration website is currently down so I cannot see the full tournament's statistics. Judging by the top 8 alone, then, I can only come to the same conclusion as you - the pilot must have metagamed mostly against people who he beat to keep out of the elimination rounds. I am not a huge fan of this strategy in Modern, or with control, and specifically not with Emeria looking at the sacrifices Diogo had to make (they appear to have left him very vulnerable to the rest of the top 8, and I am not surprised to see that he didn't make it out of the quarterfinals).

    As it stands, the list is, to put it mildly, unfocused. Suppression Field is a powerful situational effect, but the conditions for its best use are strongly dictated by a reduced timeframe. I have a good deal of experience with the card from back when I just missed on the top 8 of GP Vancouver with Norin Sisters, while that deck was still viable (AKA before the printings of Wrenn and Six, Liliana, the last Hope, and most significantly Walking Ballista, while the Soul Warden effects could still spell auto-wins against the top tier of the metagame in both Burn and Splinter Twin). Every extra turn beyond the first three that you allow your opponent makes the card dramatically worse, since they will have a chance to crack their fetchlands and play around the tax by making natural land drops, so the effect is supported by shortening the game, which the card itself does not contribute to in the slightest. Emeria, the Sky Ruin does very little on that front either, and in fact rewards the opposite philosophy by passing the turn a minimum of eight times before having a chance to accrue value (barring acceleration).


    sorry, forgot to reply to this.

    my guess on the Grand Abolisher is it adds to the tax already presented by the Suppression field to further demoralize certain decks? that's only my speculation of course. Smile

    oh, and since you mention them.. Lightcasters are quite useful against Shadow decks when I used them about a year ago. My playtest buddy has a GDS list. Lightcaster can exile the large black creatures in his deck, as well as the singleton liliana of the veil that he has. If I board wipe, he could still get back creatures with Kolaghan's command, but with lightcaster.. they are exiled permanently. Pretty much his only outs to lightcaster are counter with cryptic, flash block with snap, or lightning bolt it.
    Posted in: Control
  • posted a message on [IKO] Statement on Spacegodzilla
    I wonder if some of the Death Corona cards actually got released into circulation?
    These would probably be worth a lot more than the edited version.
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Azorius Titan/Emeria Control
    @gerant

    that looks like a fun melira deck you created. Smile
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    well, and there's at least another combo. Too bad we don't really play any of these cards in the deck.

    Mothra + solemnity + altar of dementia = infinite mill combo
    Posted in: Control
  • posted a message on Azorius Titan/Emeria Control
    Could this monster have a place in our deck? She returns creatures directly to play and give them flying.
    Posted in: Control
  • posted a message on [IKO] Statement on Spacegodzilla
    he breaths corona virus on his enemies. hahaha
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [Primer] Affinity
    Looks like some people are trying a version with All that Glitters.

    https://www.reddit.com/r/AffinityForArtifacts/comments/fokwr7/glitterbots_is_fun_imho/
    Posted in: Aggro & Tempo
  • posted a message on Azorius Titan/Emeria Control
    it's obvious you like the card.. even your avatar is Teferi. just kidding.

    honestly, I have no experience using small t3feri in this deck. Gerant would be the one to fully answer your question.
    well, but if you look on the positive side of things. T3feri is a strong walker that you can use on many other UW control decks, so getting one isn't really a waste of money.
    Posted in: Control
  • posted a message on Azorius Titan/Emeria Control
    Modern Super Qualifier Metagame Breakdown: March 31

    https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/mtgo-standings/modern-super-qualifier-2020-03-31

    Top 8:
    RG Midrange/Ponza: 2
    Temur Uroza: 1
    Dredge: 1
    Mono G Tron: 1
    Infect: 1
    Bant Snow: 1
    Burn: 1

    9-16:
    Titan variants: 2 (One Amulet, one amuletless)
    Mono G Tron: 1
    Temur Uroza: 1
    Burn: 1
    Bant Snow: 1
    Temur Snow TBB+Emmy: 1
    Ad nauseam: 1

    17-32:
    Temur Snow variants: 5 (Temur Uroza: 3, Temur Snow: 2)
    Burn: 2
    Prowess: 1
    Titan: 1
    Naya Zoo: 1
    Superfriends: 1
    Humans: 1
    DS Zoo aggro: 1
    Esper(ft. arcum's astrolabe): 1
    Dredge: 1


    looks like there's plenty of aggro and snow.
    Posted in: Control
  • posted a message on Azorius Titan/Emeria Control
    @Chantu9Y

    nice to see you back here. Oh, and if you're having problem with certain decks - you might like to check out the matchups and sideboarding section of the primer, we've updated most of the guides there. Smile
    Posted in: Control
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