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 Post subject: Locust-bound and Down
AgePosted: 2017-Nov-27 3:27 pm 
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So I'm continuing to make decks outside of what I usually make. The latest one is The Locust God.

I made a Leovold deck awhile back and that was one of only two Tier 1.5-2 decks I've ever built.

I think this one will be the same. I've never built a control/combo deck before and I liked the looks of the Locust God. It has lots of wincons which I like.

This is way out of my wheelhouse so help is appreciated!

Control
Cyclonic Rift
Desertion
Force of Will
Last Word
Stifle
Trickbind
Arcane Denial
Chaos Warp
Counterspell
Disallow
Rewind

Draw
Rhystic Study
Nin, the Pain Artist
Recurring Insight

Land
Academy Ruins
Island
Izzet Boilerworks
Mountain
Steam Vents
Sulfur Falls
Volcanic Island
Halimar Depths
Mikokoro, Center of the Sea

Utility
Leyline of Anticipation
Alhammarret's Archive
Opposition
Jace, the Mind Sculptor

Reuse
Snapcaster Mage
Ulamog, the Infinite Gyre

Wheel
Forgotten Creation
Magus of the Wheel
Whirlpool Drake
Fateful Showdown
Tolarian Winds
Day's Undoing
Diminishing Returns
Reforge the Soul
Time Reversal
Time Spiral
Wheel of Fate
Wheel of Fortune
Windfall
Memory Jar

Wincon
Goblin Sharpshooter
Laboratory Maniac
Psychosis Crawler
Purphoros, God of the Forge
Stormtide Leviathan
The Locust God
Altar of the Brood
Goblin Bombardment
Shared Animosity

Combo
Phyrexian Altar
Dramatic Reversal
Snapback
Ashnod's Altar
Isochron Scepter
Paradox Engine
Skullclamp
Kindred Discovery

Tutor
Mystical Tutor

Rock
Coalition Relic
Izzet Signet
Pyramid of the Pantheon
Sol Ring
Worn Powerstone
Chrome Mox
Coldsteel Heart
Grim Monolith
Mana Vault
Mind Stone
Mox Opal
Thought Vessel
Thran Dynamo


Sorcery
Day's Undoing
Diminishing Returns
Recurring Insight
Reforge the Soul
Time Reversal
Time Spiral
Wheel of Fate
Wheel of Fortune
Windfall

Planeswalker
Jace, the Mind Sculptor

Land
Academy Ruins
Island
Izzet Boilerworks
Mountain
Steam Vents
Sulfur Falls
Volcanic Island
Halimar Depths
Mikokoro, Center of the Sea

Instant
Cyclonic Rift
Desertion
Force of Will
Last Word
Stifle
Trickbind
Arcane Denial
Chaos Warp
Counterspell
Disallow
Dramatic Reversal
Fateful Showdown
Mystical Tutor
Rewind
Snapback
Tolarian Winds

Enchantment
Leyline of Anticipation
Rhystic Study
Goblin Bombardment
Kindred Discovery
Opposition
Shared Animosity

Creature
Forgotten Creation
Goblin Sharpshooter
Laboratory Maniac
Magus of the Wheel
Nin, the Pain Artist
Psychosis Crawler
Purphoros, God of the Forge
Snapcaster Mage
Stormtide Leviathan
Ulamog, the Infinite Gyre
Whirlpool Drake

Commander
The Locust God

Artifact
Coalition Relic
Izzet Signet
Phyrexian Altar
Pyramid of the Pantheon
Sol Ring
Worn Powerstone
Alhammarret's Archive
Altar of the Brood
Ashnod's Altar
Chrome Mox
Coldsteel Heart
Grim Monolith
Isochron Scepter
Mana Vault
Memory Jar
Mind Stone
Mox Opal
Paradox Engine
Skullclamp
Thought Vessel
Thran Dynamo

_________________
Glissa, the Traitor -> Voltron
Mayael the Anima -> Flopping Fatties
Phenax, God of Deception -> Grave Rats
Starke of Rath -> Wrath of Starke: MRC

Proving Grounds: Drawmia-maro, Titania When Lands Attack, Tromokratis Read it Again, Kaalia's Klerics, Hordes of Tribes.


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 Post subject: Re: Locust-bound and Down
AgePosted: 2017-Nov-28 8:55 am 

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Locust God's a lot of fun. My version is my favorite EDH deck I've ever built.

You've certainly got the right idea - lots of mana rocks and wheels, get Locust God out ASAP then start swarming.

However, Day's Undoing doesn't work with LG. Everyone wheels their hand, but then the turn ends and all of Locust God's triggers get wiped off the stack. Unless you've got Leyline of Anticipation out or some other way to cast it instant-speed on someone else's turn, you won't get the tokens from it.


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 Post subject: Re: Locust-bound and Down
AgePosted: 2017-Nov-28 9:39 am 
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Age: Elder Dragon
Location: Seattle
rpgtiger wrote:
Locust God's a lot of fun. My version is my favorite EDH deck I've ever built.

You've certainly got the right idea - lots of mana rocks and wheels, get Locust God out ASAP then start swarming.

However, Day's Undoing doesn't work with LG. Everyone wheels their hand, but then the turn ends and all of Locust God's triggers get wiped off the stack. Unless you've got Leyline of Anticipation out or some other way to cast it instant-speed on someone else's turn, you won't get the tokens from it.


Well I'll be darned!! Totally missed that. Thanks! I do have leyline in there. I may just keep in for now unless I run across my copy of Winds of Change

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Glissa, the Traitor -> Voltron
Mayael the Anima -> Flopping Fatties
Phenax, God of Deception -> Grave Rats
Starke of Rath -> Wrath of Starke: MRC

Proving Grounds: Drawmia-maro, Titania When Lands Attack, Tromokratis Read it Again, Kaalia's Klerics, Hordes of Tribes.


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