It is currently Tue May 22, 2018 10:13 pm

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 7 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: [standard] Auras Matter
PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 12:08 pm 
Offline
Member
User avatar

Joined: Feb 29, 2016
Posts: 2354
Location: Portugal
Totally net-decked this one from mtggoldfish when I noticed I was basically all the cards (changing abrades to lightning strike and swapping basics for the fast lands):

Creatures (12)
4 x Siren Stormtamer
4 x Champion of the Flame
4 x Valduk, Keeper of the Flame
Spells (13)
3 x Dive Down
4 x Opt
2 x Spell Pierce
4 x Lightning Strike
Enchantments (14)
2 x Arcane Flight
4 x Curious Obsession
4 x Cartouche of Knowledge
2 x One With the Wind
2 x Riddleform
Lands (21)
9 x Island
8 x Mountain
4 x Sulfur Falls


Original list (by saffronolive):
Creatures (12)
4 x Siren Stormtamer
4 x Champion of the Flame
4 x Valduk, Keeper of the Flame
Spells (13)
3 x Dive Down
4 x Opt
2 x Spell Pierce
4 x Abrade
Enchantments (14)
2 x Arcane Flight
4 x Curious Obsession
4 x Cartouche of Knowledge
2 x One With the Wind
2 x Riddleform
Lands (21)
7 x Island
6 x Mountain
4 x Spirebluff Canal
4 x Sulfur Falls


What a trolltastic deck! Hard to play, because it's easy to get blown out, but when it goes off, opponents are sure to get salty. I only played 3 games with it and lost the first 2 to flooding (and a god draw by an izzet wizards deck, man I love that deck) and a stupid misplay, but game 3 vs a mono-green deck who was curving out perfectly, it blew him out of the water with a T5 kill. Opponent goes and let's his timers run down, trying to figure out what the hell was going on... Then rage quit as my beefed up flying Valduk and his goons ran right through him.

I may try out some short sword as an alternative to some of the auras, because in theory it should give you some chance to come back if your first dude bite the dust.

_________________
Give me land, Give me fire, Give me that which I desire! :mage:
My Duels Youtube Channel


Like this post
Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 12:17 pm 
Offline
Member
User avatar

Joined: Sep 29, 2015
Posts: 699
Location: Bend, OR
A while back I was destroyed by a 1/1 Hexproof token with a ton of auras on it. It was quite embarrassing at the time.

This deck looks interesting in the same way.

_________________
Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/wintervoidx
YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZ4WOy ... BgwzjA-FsQ


Like this post
Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 1:13 pm 
Offline
Member
User avatar

Joined: Nov 10, 2013
Posts: 9470
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
i love that deck

_________________
DCG-MTG wrote:
There's a limited amount of fun to be had in a single game, and this deck will ensure no one has any of it.


Like this post
Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 2:40 pm 
Offline
Member
User avatar

Joined: Apr 24, 2017
Posts: 617
This deck works perfectly when your opponent hits his curve... while they are tapped out you can put 3 auras on the champion or Valduc and wreck faces!!
I got schooled by this deck when I had an amazing start with my RDW.
Cool deck!

_________________
:planeswalker:


Like this post
Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 3:23 pm 
Offline
Member
User avatar

Joined: Nov 10, 2013
Posts: 9470
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
that Valduk card just scratches me in all the right places. I love those types of cards.

_________________
DCG-MTG wrote:
There's a limited amount of fun to be had in a single game, and this deck will ensure no one has any of it.


Like this post
Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 4:37 pm 
Offline
Member
User avatar

Joined: Apr 24, 2017
Posts: 617
Dauntless Bodyguard in the Boris version works great ;)

_________________
:planeswalker:


Like this post
Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 9:25 am 
Offline
Member
User avatar

Joined: Feb 29, 2016
Posts: 2354
Location: Portugal
I've put together an equipment version and it is about the same. The best match-up is mono green, they're busy curving out and I can play my stuff freely without fear of removal, but the deck is inconsistent... Lots of auras/equipments with only 12 creatures usually means that if removal takes out your first guy, your in trouble.
The deck needs to be ballanced out.
Boros could be interesting, throw in some Bloodlust inciters (for haste and chumping) and some lifelinkers and you can survive a bit longer. Danitha Capashen looks like a solid addition, but the White auras are kind of expensive, especially the better ones.

_________________
Give me land, Give me fire, Give me that which I desire! :mage:
My Duels Youtube Channel


Like this post
Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 7 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group