I have no idea what to say about Veilstone Amulet or Touch of Darkness besides that they are both great in this deck, with Amulet seeing some additional play in Feather, the Redeemed decks. March 14, 2018 by Andrew Cummings. 34% of the deck is no longer under $1, with a large overall cost increase of 155%. save. Are there any obvious inclusions I overlooked? Can't be from the 10 most expensive cards found in this set. Welcome back to Ultra Budget Brews, the article series that has an unhealthy amount of excitement about March Madness, brackets, and everything college basketball related this time of year. Do you like Dargo and Keskit together, or is there another pairing you would have preferred with either of them? This isn’t exactly underrated, but it’s fantastic in this deck. Elfmirfkin. Large spikes of single cards will have an outsized effect on the costs of decks. EDH All-Stars Baton of Morale, Helm of Chatzuk, and Squee’s Toy kill everything the light touches while Tower of Coireall, Scuttlemutt, and Crenellated Wall murder anything the first 3 may have missed. You might not be able to play with Breya, Etherium Shaper, Krak-Clan Ironworks, or Darksteel Forge, but you can certainly play with Teshar, Ancestor’s Apostle, Workshop Assistant, and Salvager of Ruin. r/EDH: Reddit's #1 source for EDH and Commander content. Establishing dominance is important. In my personal Treasure deck, this is one of my favorite turn-two plays and, over the course of a game, will give you so much more than two mana worth of value. Obzedis or Obzedat? Thankfully, as mentioned above, I’ve been doing this for a few years, so I actually have access to that information, at least in regards to the specific decks I wrote about. If you mix this up, you are liable to embarrass yourself on stream… not that I’ve ever done anything like that. If you are looking for cards for a particular commander, click on the budget option on their page. Command your budget! Tabletop Games 31. I’d love to hear them and I’m sure it would be helpful for other readers as well. The Anax and Cymede deck is an aggressive Heroic deck that plays a bunch of Auras and instants that are nigh unplayable anywhere else. One of my favorite cards recently is Reckless Fireweaver. Mono-White to the Rescue Hello, and welcome back to a special edition of Ultra Budget Brews, the article series that builds entire EDH decks containing no card that costs more than $1 (commander excluded). If you can’t tell, we’re playing an artifact Aristocrats deck with a bit of a Voltron backup plan. Posted by. For every Lord of the Undead, Joraga Treespeaker, and Muxus, Goblin Grandee you can find a Liliana’s Devotee, Gempalm Strider, or a Skirk Drill Sergeant. UNTAGGED. The other way that this deck can win is by using Dargo, the Shipwrecker to bash your opponents into paste. Check out the link below and let us know what you think of the cards. Number of cards that are not basic lands: 80, Number of those cards that are no longer under $1: 10 out of 80 (12.5%), Cards that went up the most: Reforge the Soul, Swiftfoot Boots, Hanweir Battlements, Spear of Heliod, Slayer’s Stronghold. Swiftfoot Boots was already discussed, and Hanweir Battlements is a cool card is from longer ago than you think and is almost impossible to reprint. This box is about as good as they get when it comes to budget EDH boxes. If you do manage to win with this, make sure you throw your Treasure tokens in the air like some strange combination of Lebron James and Scrooge McDuck. r/EDH. I can’t see if card prices dropped and if they did, by how much. Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), once or twice a month for EDHREC since March 2017, A deck built to show that burn and aggro can find a home in EDH, In this article, I attempted to build an off-the-wall control deck, WotC estimates that in the past few years, the player base of EDH has roughly tripled, Scryfall and use the advanced search filter, The 10 Commandments of Building on a Budget. Magus of the Coffers, Phyrexian Reclamation, and Charcoal Diamond make total sense to have risen in price, as the first two are in the top 100 cards of their color, and Charcoal Diamond is a two-drop mana rock. I can’t in good faith point to a number and say “Ah yes! Andrew is a life-long gamer and has been playing Magic since 2013. Spear of Heliod and Slayer’s Stronghold aren’t particularly popular, but are “CASUAL CATNIP” (trademark pending) and as a result, seem to always be worth something. It was very cheap partially because it runs 42 basic lands, which ends up being an additional 10-15 cards in your deck that cost you nothing. A lot of the token producers are fairly niche, but because it’s a blue deck, I was expecting to see a sizable increase in cost. EDHREC relies on ads to pay server costs and fund new features. Verse 2: Priest of Titania. Edit. EDHREC relies on ads to pay server costs and fund new features. Hello, and welcome back to another edition of Ultra Budget Brews, the series that builds entire EDH decks in which no card costs more than $1 (commander(s) excluded). This deck attempts to utilize the Heroic keyword to shotgun players out of nowhere, hoping to reload before being overwhelmed by the remaining players. Without manually going through every single cards price history, I simply don’t have a way to look at this, but if I had to guess, maybe 10% of the cards in each deck dropped an actual meaningful amount. There are flaws with this, which I would like to address now: With all of that out of the way, let’s see what information we can glean! I would prefer 4 mono colored simple strategy decks with an overall budget excluding basic lands of less than $50, anyone have some decent budget lists that meet my criteria? I love that this card represents killing a creature and looting its corpse for a small amount of Treasure, like most of us have done in dozens of video games. I bring you more 1 Ticket EDH, a budget commander format where Sol Ring isn't legal because it just costs too much. 28% of the cards in the deck are no longer budget, for a total cost increase of 102%. Latest Set: Ravnica Allegiance. Looking through my decks, I can't find one below $200 and the most expensive one (one using "normal" cards, so excluding the promos and alters in there) is almost $500. Ultra-Budget Unesh Commander / EDH Mono-Blue. Deckcycle Deckcycle Feature Queue. Bonus points if I find a way to integrate nonsensical gifs into the articles as well. QUESTION. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. The deck has a number of win conditions. Andrew is a life-long gamer and has been playing Magic since 2013. Ultra budget commander lists? Sporting a total price increase of 23% with only 12.5% of the cards no longer being considered budget, bad Feather, the Redeemed gives us a bit of hope. It doesn’t look like much on its face, but if you’re playing a deck with lots of artifacts, the card does quite a bit of damage over the course of the game. WotC estimates that in the past few years, the player base of EDH has roughly tripled. This thread is archived. I’m a huge fan of Treasures. Welcome back to Ultra Budget Brews, the article series that builds entire EDH decks in which no card costs more than $1, commander included. Everyone knows that the cost of Magic has been rising, but I hope that this article will aid people looking to build on a budget. This allows our Dargo or Keskit to sacrifice creatures and turn them into a resource we can use later. A 7/5 trampler for one red mana is silly efficient. If you are looking for other tips for playing on a budget that are less focused on deck building, check out my article, The 10 Commandments of Building on a Budget. Posted by 11 days ago. There are three ways I typically try to find these. Archived. commander edh niv mizzet. If I’m being honest, I expected this to be higher, but a quick look through the deck reveals a lot of cards that are good with this particular commander, and basically nowhere else. 1 year ago. In EDH, players typically really, really want their sacrifice outlets to be instant-speed and free; the difference in play between Barrage of Expendables (424 decks) and Goblin Bombardment (13,726 decks) illustrates this nicely. This is an incredibly small sample size and because all the decks were built by me, there are certain to be specific deck-building prejudices inherent in the data. Horobi, Death’s Wail is the very definition of niche, using cards that are truly unplayable in any other context. What a difference the lack the word ‘nontoken’ makes. Number of cards that are not basic lands: 67, Number of those cards that are no longer under $1: 19 out of 67 (28%), Cards that went up the most: Veilstone Amulet, Magus of the Coffers, Phyrexian Reclamation, Charcoal Diamond, Touch of Darkness. It easily holds 100 single sleeved cards, I am confident that it could hold 100 double sleeved cards as well. Arachnogenesis is a fantastic card that allows me to exclaim “Pocket Sand!” like the southwest Missouri yeehaw I’ve become, but Winds of Qal Sisma does the job for pennies on the dollar. Ultra Budget Brews — Yasova Dragonclaw. Anecdotally, it has become significantly harder to build decks that both meet my self-imposed criteria (every non-commander in the deck must cost less than $1) while also meeting the obvious criteria that the decks I build feel some combination of competitive and fun. It can be fun to be the obvious underdog for a bit, but after awhile, it becomes wearisome to be playing in a game, while having no real chance of affecting the outcome in a meaningful way. 16 comments. If you decide to add more graveyard synergies to this deck, and you certainly could, the value of this card only goes up. It’s been a minute since I’ve written a normal budget article. A popular way to garner clicks and views is to blame the dirty speculators in the #MTGFINANCE cabal, but in most cases, I think the explanation is far simpler than anything like that. Dargo was the uncommon commander that first jumped out at me. Hello everyone and welcome back to Ultra Budget Brews! I use this box to hold my second EDH deck. It provides great card selection, and even card draw later on. Lieutenant is a keyword that works very well with Partners, as you are, in theory, twice as likely to have a commander on the field, especially if they’re cheap. When an item that is limited in quantity becomes popular, price goes up. Our Commander. That, paired with the sheer number of other exciting legends, has caused Keskit to be overlooked. If you’ve been living under a rock (unlikely, if you are reading this article, but I digress), Commander Legends is unprecedented: it is a full set, like a Standard or Masters set, but instead of being geared towards those constructed formats, it’s geared entirely towards EDH. Another culprit that is often pointed at is lack of meaningful reprints, and while there were certainly some examples of that in my decks above (Reforge the Soul, Swan Song, and Vandalblast spring to mind), overall, I’d argue the reprint situation has really improved in the last couple of years. If you look at the cards that spiked, listed or otherwise, a solid 75% of them spiked because of popularity, and their popularity seems to be connected to how generally efficient and helpful the card is. My Modern decks are Amulet Bloom and Infect. Winning the Game Combo Line. He lives in Joplin, MO with his wife. He works as an ASL interpreter, enjoys running, and sitting on his porch reading, while simultaneously silently judging his neighbors. And that’s about it. DISCUSSION. Others are so broad that you can easily get away with playing the second string and still be playing a powerful deck. I see the merits of both sides, but figured I’d do a democracy and let you all make your voices heard. Number of cards that are not basic lands: 71, Number of those cards that are no longer under $1: 24 out of 71 (34%), Notable price increases: Vandalblast, Zo-Zu the Punisher, Heartless Hidetsugu, Grafted Exoskeleton, Gratuitous Violence. My second article was one that is built around turning harmless tokens into terrifying monsters. Until next time! What do you think of this Partner deck? Today, I want to look at why this is and, most importantly, where do we go from here? I’ve gotten a fair amount of feedback from you all, some of it positive, glad that they are a resource that exist, and some of it negative, wishing I built more ‘normal’ budget decks. Let’s check it out! I personally don’t include this in decks unless it fits thematically (for me, it has started to reach Laboratory Maniac levels of yawn inducement), but it definitely fits this deck like a glove. Deckcycle Deckcycle Feature Queue. Verse 4 (x2): Karametra's Acolyte + Temur Sabertooth. This card will absolutely overperform in this deck. Currently, we are in a series within a series, or a series-ception if you prefer the technical term. Meanwhile, Keskit wants to sacrifice three artifacts or creatures. God bless EDH. Today we do a Commander Quick Take on the … As I stated above, building budget decks has become quite difficult. Jalira is a Polymorph deck that uses niche cards to create tokens that no other blue deck wants much to do with. (60 cards, 14 distinct) - Helm of the Gods, Negate, Negate, Retreat to Kazandu, Forest, Sagu Mauler, Thornwood Falls Once you have them nailed down, you can focus on the eggs, hash browns, coffee, and bacon, and so it goes with the rest of our Dargo and Keskit deck. Hello everyone and welcome back to Ultra Budget Brews! Number of cards that are not basic lands: 58, Number of those cards that are no longer under $1: 19 out of 58 (33%), Notable price increases: Reforge the Soul, Horn of Greed, Splendid Reclamation, Rishkar’s Expertise, Heroic Intervention. Few people enjoy taking an underpowered pile of draft chafe to EDH night. As always, these are the cards that I would include if I were unconcerned about a strict budget restriction, wanted to up the power level of the deck, or simply had easy access to a copy. Upvote 0. Swan Song is one of the most popular blue cards as well as one of the most popular instants, while Roil Elemental is one of the top blue creatures in the format. Here at The Commander's Quarters we brew fun and focused $25 EDH decks. To use an analogy, life, work in […] While I don’t suspect this will often grow Dargo more than a handful of times, there will be games that players simply don’t have the necessary removal in hand, and Dargo will proceed to wreck them on the way to winning you the ‘ship. Ultra Budget EDH challenge. +1/+1 counters are yet another example of an archetype that is flush with options. This will weed out the most expensive decklists and often shows you cards that are less popular while still being effective. often have such a deep well of cards to draw from that you can skip the most powerful and still build a functional, powerful deck. According to the data, Vandalblast is one of the top red cards and sorceries in all of EDH and it hasn’t been reprinted since Commander 2015, but with this exception, none of the rest of the cards on this list are particularly popular. DISCUSSION. 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