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Re: Magic the gathering...gathering thread
« Reply #7125 on: April 12, 2017, 10:08:41 AM »
the black god is like a super powered viscera seer.
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« Reply #7126 on: April 12, 2017, 10:38:46 AM »
Yes, I don't think Bontu is that good.


I'd rather have Erebos!


I'd hope that procession will be cheaper than parallel lives. At least once the hype wears off. It might cause parallel lives to drop too, by reducing demand. This effect is probably better in white than in green. I'm going to get one at some point! Zombie Daxos wants it as well as Ghave.


Mentor is likely good in standard/modern/legacy, but not as effective in EDH. He shuts down some combo-decks but won't do much at all to a lot of decks. And, as you say he'll annoy people in multiplayer! I had that problem when I played an artifact-hating enchantment in a game where someone else had a Breya deck - it enraged them and so they attacked me every turn!
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« Reply #7127 on: April 12, 2017, 01:45:24 PM »
I think Bontu has a place as a sac outlet that you may get to swing with.

only 3cmc!
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« Reply #7128 on: April 12, 2017, 03:08:02 PM »
That's true. Maybe it's good enough then.

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« Reply #7129 on: April 12, 2017, 03:34:53 PM »
interesting array of keywords plus ability.
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« Reply #7130 on: April 12, 2017, 07:04:53 PM »
Holy crap a clone with embalm.

Hey realised breya deck wants anointed procession too.

Hope it does not make standard!
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« Reply #7131 on: April 12, 2017, 08:58:26 PM »
4 mana! Not bad.


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« Reply #7132 on: April 13, 2017, 10:25:01 AM »


is this good? it seems a bit win more-ish.
potentially a really big effect.
but if you're attacking with a bunch of creatures you're probably winning anyway.

unless your deck is doing other stuff to tap creatures.
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« Reply #7133 on: April 13, 2017, 10:31:13 AM »
That's a weird one! The creatures needing to be tapped is a bit awkward. Still, you only need two tapped creatures for it to be Explosive Vegetation for one less mana.

I think I'd play it.


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unless your deck is doing other stuff to tap creatures.

Riding in vehicles! Or tapping for mana with Cryptolith Rite.
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« Reply #7134 on: April 13, 2017, 10:35:48 AM »
I can see it with derevi with a mana dork, a kazandu tusk caller, the simic ug guy who taps and a derevi combat trigger or two to tap a few things you don't want to attack with.

the fact you only need 2 creatures tapped to make it better than explosive vegetation, and cultivate means it probably is good.
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« Reply #7135 on: April 13, 2017, 10:43:18 AM »
Derevi does seem a good deck to play it in! I'll try it for sure.
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« Reply #7136 on: April 13, 2017, 03:27:00 PM »
I like this card!



Apparently, Torrential Gearhulk can cast the memory half for free, even though it's a sorcery!  :Ohmy:
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« Reply #7137 on: April 13, 2017, 03:56:37 PM »
I like the super colour fixing land! definitely going in breya, and probably all 3 colour decks I have.
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« Reply #7138 on: April 13, 2017, 04:01:12 PM »
Is it that good though? It costs you 6 mana to get 5.



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« Reply #7139 on: April 14, 2017, 10:26:41 PM »
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Re: Magic the gathering...gathering thread
« Reply #7140 on: April 18, 2017, 03:08:06 PM »
Commander 2017 announced!

http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/announcing-commander-2017-edition-2017-04-18

August 25! Not November as is normal.

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« Reply #7141 on: April 18, 2017, 04:00:14 PM »
That seems soon!

Hope they're tribes i like.
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« Reply #7142 on: April 18, 2017, 04:01:50 PM »
It is soon!

Goblins? Slivers? Zombies? Who knows.


Also, the next set is called 'Ixalan.'
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« Reply #7143 on: April 20, 2017, 03:07:01 PM »
Commander is in August because they're doing 'Iconic Masters' in November.

http://magic.wizards.com/en/products/iconic-masters

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Iconic Masters offers players a tour through some of the most powerful cards in over 23 years of Magic history. Featuring new artwork on many cards, the set brings an array of massive Angels, Sphinxes, Demons, Dragons, and Hydras alongside some of our favorite and most memorable spells. Every box of Iconic Masters contains 24 booster packs—each with fifteen randomly inserted game cards, including one premium card in every pack. Get your friends together to embark on one of the most iconic and power-packed Draft experiences yet!

Another expensive reprint set!
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« Reply #7144 on: April 21, 2017, 10:27:17 AM »
Cards I probably want from Amonkhet (* = especially want):

Anointed Procession*
Aven Mindcensor
Cast Out
Dusk to Dawn
Forsake the Worldly
As Foretold (probably too expensive)
Commit to Memory*
Kefnet the Mindful
Pull from Tomorrow*
Harvest Season*
Manglehorn
Shefnet Monitor
Vizier of the Menagerie
Cycling lands

Quite a few! I'm not sure if I should go to the prerelease, or just buy these separately.
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« Reply #7145 on: April 21, 2017, 12:37:34 PM »
damnit I was writing out what I wanted and then deleted the post!

I want quite a few, then some are dependent on new decks.

Anointed procession (breya)
and harvest season (any green decks) probably the two easiest to slot in!

harsh mentor (any red deck)
rhonas's monument (for mina and den)
vizier of the menagerie (replaces garruk's horde)

possibles:
khenra charioteer (for mina and den)?
Prepare // Fight (marath)?
mouth // feed (marath)?
sandwurm convergence
vizier of many faces (really good but no decks)
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Re: Magic the gathering...gathering thread
« Reply #7146 on: April 21, 2017, 01:19:29 PM »
Uh oh!

I don't really want to make any completely new decks (I have enough), so I'm only going to buy cards that fit into existing decks.
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Re: Magic the gathering...gathering thread
« Reply #7147 on: April 25, 2017, 08:29:58 AM »
Leovold, Emissary of Trest = banned!

Protean Hulk = unbanned!

Both in EDH.
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« Reply #7148 on: April 25, 2017, 08:47:54 AM »
don't use either of them.
Protean hulk seems absolutely broken AF though.
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« Reply #7149 on: April 25, 2017, 09:18:29 AM »
Leovold is horrific, but I've never seen anyone play him due to the hatred it would draw.

Protean Hulk is probably a nasty combo engine. It has price-spiked like crazy since yesterday!


I've been reading a thread about protean hulk. It sounds horrendous. Aven Mindcensor and Ob Nixilis, Unshacked at the ready!
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