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Horde of Elementals (u r8 / i r8), by BigL16      (60 cards)

 
Deck Info
Created: 6/16/2008
Updated: 2/13/2009
Colors: White Blue Black Red Green

Intended Format: Standard
Vintage: Legal
Block: Not Legal
Standard: Not Legal
Extended: Not Legal
MTGO Open: Legal
MTGO Vinta: Legal
MTGO Exten: Legal
MTGO Stand: Not Legal
MTGO Block: Not Legal
Legacy: Legal
Modern: Legal

Deck Cost: $141.12*
Sideboard: $23.43*
Total Cost: $164.55*

Average Ratings
Playability
Synergy
Originality
Overall
Deck Tools
Creatures
2 View Picture Ashling the Pilgrim Buy
3 View Picture Bloom Tender Buy
4 View Picture Flamekin Harbinger Buy
2 View Picture Horde of Notions Buy
4 View Picture Incandescent Soulstoke Buy
4 View Picture Mulldrifter Buy
3 View Picture Nova Chaser Buy
3 View Picture Reveillark Buy
4 View Picture Smokebraider Buy
4 View Picture Spitebellows Buy
1 View Picture Vigor Buy


Spells
4 View Picture Turn to Mist Buy


Lands
4 View Picture Ancient Ziggurat Buy
3 View Picture Exotic Orchard Buy
4 View Picture Mountain Buy
4 View Picture Primal Beyond Buy
4 View Picture Reflecting Pool Buy
3 View Picture Vivid Creek Buy

 
Sideboard     (15 cards)
3 View Picture Chameleon Colossus Buy
2 View Picture Cloudthresher Buy
1 View Picture Dread Buy
1 View Picture Purity Buy
4 View Picture Shriekmaw Buy
2 View Picture Wispmare Buy
2 View Picture Eyes of the Wisent Buy

What's a Sideboard?


How it Works

If you rate my deck I will rate yours.

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The basic idea for this deck is to take advantage of all the evoke elementals by championning them with Nova Chaser Buy, hasting/sacking them with Incandescent Soulstoke Buy, bringing them back from graveyard with Horde of Notions Buy or blinking them with Turn to Mist Buy. Damage is mainly done with Nova Chaser Buy, Reveillark Buy and Spawnwrithe Buy, but once Vigor Buy is out, Everyone can contribute Happy

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Flamekin Harbinger Buy: Used to get whichever elemental is needed
Smokebraider Buy: Mana acceleration
Bloom Tender Buy: Mana acceleration and/or combo with Horde of Notions Buy.
Incandescent Soulstoke Buy: Used to trigger the evokes and attack hasted for only {1}{R}.
Nova Chaser Buy: Used in conjunction with Incandescent Soulstoke Buy to champion an 'Evoke' elemental in play so it comes back in play at the end of the turn while attacking for 11 Trample all for {1}{R}. Best card to champion is Flamekin Harbinger Buy since you can go get another Nova Chaser Buy when it comes back into play and repeat the process next turn. This is the main way to deal damage to the other players.
Turn to Mist Buy: Combine with evokes to activate 'comes into play' abilities twice, and leaves play abilities once while keeping the creature in play.
Reveillark Buy: Bring back 2 'Evoke' cards from the graveyard to trigger their abilities. Best cards to get is Flamekin Harbinger Buy and Mulldrifter Buy so you can put any card on the top of your library and then draw 2 cards.
Horde of Notions Buy: Bring back 'Evoke' cards from the graveyard as needed.
Vigor Buy: Used to pump/protect all my creatures on the board. Optionally, Can be used with Incandescent Soulstoke Buy as a surprise after the player has declared blockers, or before the attack for some trample damage.
Mulldrifter Buy: Draw cards
Spitebellows Buy/Shriekmaw Buy: Removal
***Spawnwrithe Buy: Great card to use with Incandescent Soulstoke Buy at the right moment. Can get out of hand for your opponent VERY quickly. Especially when he's a 3/3 or greater.

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Manabase currently works perfectly so if you have any suggestions for other cards/combos or just comments in general, they are all welcome!

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Thanks.

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