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  • posted a message on Ravinica Guild Artifacts!!
    Orb of Izzet 5
    Artifact
    Whenever you cast a red spell, you may reveal the top card of your library. If it's red, deal 3 damage to target creature or player.
    Whenever you cast a blue spell, you may reveal the top card of your library. If it's blue, draw a card.
    Niv-Mizzet's knowledge flows within.

    Book of Dimir 3
    Artifact
    Whenever you cast a blue spell, you may reveal the top card of your library. If it's blue, put the top 5 cards of target players library into his or her graveyard.
    Whenever you cast a black spell, you may reveal the top card of your library. If it's black, target player discards a card.
    Szadek's teachings are inked inside.

    Helm of Boros 3
    Artifact
    Whenever you cast a red spell, you may reveal the top card of your library. If it's red, you may destroy target artifact.
    Whenever you cast a white spell, you may reveal the top card of your library. If it's white, you may destroy target enchantment.
    Razia's justice forever shines.

    Tombstone of Golgari 4
    Artifact
    When you cast a black spell, you may reveal the top card of your library. If it's black, you may return target creature from your graveyard to your hand.
    When you cast a green spell, you may reveal the top card of your library. If it's green, search your library for a basic land and put it into your hand.
    Savra's corruption seeps outward

    War horn of Gruul 2
    Artifact
    Whenever you cast a green spell, you may reveal the top card of your library. If it's green, you may give target creature +2/+2 until end of turn.
    Whenever you cast a red spell, you may reveal the top card of your library. If it's red, you may give target creature +2/+0 and first strike until end of turn.
    Borborygmos' fury is the only sound it makes.

    More will show up over time when I have some free time.
    Posted in: Custom Card Creation
  • posted a message on Cultist of Spirits
    Cultist of Spirits 1UU
    Human Wizard
    U,T Sacrifice a creature: Look at the top 3 cards of your library, then put them back in any order.
    Morbid - At the end of the turn, if a creature died this turn, you may draw a card.
    1/2
    "The spirits mourn. Their torment eternal. The answer to end their suffering will only appear once more have fallen into the abyss.."

    changed it up from original concept.
    Posted in: Custom Card Creation
  • posted a message on Memory Shift
    Memory ShiftU
    Target player shuffles his or her library.
    Draw a card.
    What was I about to say?

    Just thought it was a neat idea vs decks that tutor or scry or w/e
    Posted in: Custom Card Creation
  • posted a message on [ISD] 4 new cards from pro tour preview
    Quote from HTMP
    Erm, may I know why ratchet bomb?


    Because Ratchet bomb on 0 kills all flipped cards, including Garruk, the Veil-Cursed
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [ISD] DailyMTG Previews 9/2: Garruk Relentless, Visual Spoiler update
    Quote from Foam-dome
    Garruk looks immensely fun to play. Can he be run in a mono-green EDH deck?


    I doubt it, seeing as the cursed version of Garruk is Green AND Black
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on [ISD] DailyMTG Previews 9/2: Garruk Relentless, Visual Spoiler update
    Can you use one of Garruk Relentless' abilities, have him flipped, and do one of Garruk Cursed abilities in the same turn? I doubt it, it would seem way too good
    Posted in: The Rumor Mill
  • posted a message on Beating Thrun!!!
    Phantasmal Image is the best weapon UW has vs Thrun.
    Posted in: Standard Archives
  • posted a message on [developing] Illusion Aggro


    Something I can up with in like 5 min, plus I like the idea of a backup plan with Grand Architect + Big fat artifact.
    Posted in: Standard Archives
  • posted a message on Smallpox Strategies
    Is diving top legal in standard? Dark Tutelage is crap.

    I don't care if they keep their best card from monomania. How you going to cast that Primeval Titan when you're stuck in top deck mode and on 3 lands?

    also don't see how solemn is too slow on consistent turn 3's. funny
    Posted in: Standard Archives
  • posted a message on Smallpox Strategies
    because turn3 monomania is insane

    and if you aren't running solemn in any smallpox deck, you're doing it wrong
    Posted in: Standard Archives
  • posted a message on Smallpox Strategies
    4 Birds of Paradise
    4 Lotus Cobra
    4 Viridian Emissary
    4 Bloodghast
    4 Smallpox
    4 Vengevine
    4 Solemn Simulacrum
    2 Monomania
    2 Vengeful Pharaoh
    4 Go for the Throat

    2 minutes of thinking. Make it better, gogo
    Posted in: Standard Archives
  • posted a message on [NPH] New Toys for Tezzeret?
    Quote from Rigger
    Darksteel relic probably


    lolno, that thing is trash
    Posted in: New Card Discussion
  • posted a message on Additions to Grand Architect?
    Quote from foomfoomfoom
    And by this, I mean the set as a whole. It's one of the weakest I've ever seen.


    Are you high? This is looking to be the strongest set released in over a year, easy.
    Posted in: New Card Discussion
  • posted a message on States Results [Post all States results here!]
    Quote from Kable
    The NC finals were UGr Dforce(with Frost&Primeval titan) and a BR midrangey kind of deck.. Just had a bunch of burn with koth, wurmcoil, abyssal persecutor and pyroclasm MD. Dforce got there for the win without a sweat. That deck just had so many answers and ways to lock him out of the game it was rediculous. Looked really fun to play

    I played Elves to a miserable 3-5 finish. I was running on 2 hours of sleep followed by a 3 hour drive out there and I think I definitely could have done better.

    I also think I played a sub-optimal list because I was too focused on having "catch all cards" against possible rogue decks I predicted I would see, and tuning the MD to have an explosive game 1 which led to a much weaker g2-3. Bad deckbuilding on my part.

    My matchups were:

    R1-Loss 1-2 U/W control. This was one of my friends from my shop. G1 I get the nuts hand with a t4 kill on the play. G2 I keep a slow hand and he gets me with a DoJ that I just couldn't play around because he had 2x WoO's out but I didn't have an ezuri. G3 I misplay hardcore. It was t4, I have an ezuri and an archdruid in my hand with 3 lands and a 4 elves on the field and he was tapped out. I figued if he didn't have it(I knew he was only running 3 total DoJ in his 75 so I had a chance) I could drop the archdruid now and ezuri next turn and double overrun for the win next turn. He had it and I lost.

    R2-Win 2-0 Mono-Green Eldrazi. G1 I get a turn 4 kill and he hasn't played anything relevant. G2 I side in Preservers and he doesn't have an answer to him outside of Ulamog so I get there.

    R3-Win 2-1 U/G/B Dredge-a-vine with Skinrenders to fauna for. G1 hes busy fauna-ing for vengevines but doesn't actually get any in play before I overrun him with Ezuri and Garruk. G2 he gets an explosive start with t1 birds, t2 cobra>fetchland>fauna shaman. and its all downhill from there. G3 I win with a double overrun out of nowhere as I'm able to cast ezuri/overrun with archdruid and untap him mid combat with a copperhorn scout to do it again.

    R4-Loss 1-2 Valakut. G1 I have a great hand with a t4-5 kill, but my t2 arch druid gets bolted. I draw another on t4 and he doesn't have another bolt and I win on t5. G2 and 3 pyroclasm wrecks me with a bolt on ezuri followed by a pyroclasm the next turn and he just gets there like valakut does.

    R5- Loss 1-2 URb pyromancer(with consuming vapors in the main and sadsac in the board). This was another friend from my shop, I basically can't win this matchup because of the ~18 removal spells he runs+more in the board. G1 I get the nuts but I still have to fight to get there. Post board hes got ~22 removal spells/burn in the deck and I can't ever keep a creature on the board between staggershock/vapors rebound and 'clasm. g2-3 I just die.

    Was really thinking about dropping here but as its been roughly 6 years since I've been able to go to a "real event" I just wanted to have a good time and play people that I haven't had the opportunity to play back home so I decide against dropping and just finish playing the 8 rounds.

    R6- Loss 0-2 RDW G1 he keeps my board clear and gets there. G2 I make the biggest, most embarrassing play mistake of my life and I lose.

    R7- Win 2-0 U/W Allies. After an established board my guys are just better and I get an easy 2-0. She gets mana screwed g1.

    R8- Loss 1-2 Valakut. G1 I go off with 2x copperhorn scouts and some elves being able to get in early damage and still play all my stuff. G2 and 3 Wurmcoil and pyroclasm take me out of the game.



    In short. Wurmcoil Engine is stupidly good, any deck with primeval titan is basically the best deck you can play, Elves just seems to lose to decks that run red, and Black was the most underplayed color at the tournament. There were 2 vampire decks that were at the top tables all day. One of them was in the top8 at X-0 but lost in the QF. Just looked like...normal zendikar vampires...with captivating vampires, consuming vapors and a singleton masticore... I didn't even see mind sludge. Idk how they went X-0 but sometimes you get there.


    Is that you Justin? lol
    Posted in: Standard Archives
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