Quote from Egbert82 »Karn seems a very nice addition.. too bad his -2 doesnt work in commander (yet) that would be a turn one clock
Quote from OP_Sigma »There's a new rule in edh, wish effects don't work anymore.
Quote from lyonhaert »Wishboards were already not officially supported. All they did was reword the rule that says they're not a thing to make it clearer. And they also added Rule 0 that says "these are the official rules, but house rules are of course fine as long as everybody is aware and agrees before the game begins". Here's the actual update.
Quote from Egbert82 »I hope bob is in modern horizon..
What changes would you make if you'd play one on one? Hate cards like dystopia and mana denial like contamination? Or go the discard route? I find Mindslicer is always fun with disciple of bolas or diabolic intent..wouldnt mind some hymns too
Force of Despair - A free destroy spell/wrath of this sort is at least worth consideration.
Mox Tantalite - I don't like it enough to run it, but it is a cool card.
Prismatic Vista - Already running all the fetches that I can, why not another?
Legion's End - Not quite versatile enough.
Scheming Symmetry - Super tempting, but it's just not quite good enough. A good opponent always grabs removal.
Lotus Field - Now this I like. Without Hexproof, I'd drop this like hot garbage, but with it, this is quite the card. I can't believe I'm saying this, but this might even replace Lake of the Dead in the long term.
Quote from BigBooy »I'm surprised to see no mention of Ransack the Lab. Just comparing it to nights whisper convinced me to at least give it a shot. It digs deeper at the cost of giving you one less card BUT it fills your graveyard with other cards that you can then access earlier than you would otherwise with Xiahou. Also, it's not technically "Draw" which gets around Chains in a slower build.
Also, Vilis, Broker of Blood is going to find a home in my build as my 1 reanimation target. The deck already runs Entomb and Reanimate so having a good target is worth it and this one draws you 8 cards straight away when you Reanimate him.
Here is my list for reference: https://archidekt.com/decks/53194#Xiahou_Dun,_The_One-Eyed
Quote from BigBooy »By itself does Painter's Servant enable any combo's in this deck? I get that it lets you recur your artifacts and lands but we already have Yawgmoth's Will/Buried Ruin for that (I don't know if the primer list is up to date but you've even got Shrouded Lore in there). Additionally, those cards are usually the ones you would want to recur the least, unless I need a combo piece back (why not just go for a different combo?) I usually want to recur tutors and draw spells the most.
Not saying it's not worth a slot, just trying to think about where it fits in the deck.
Edit: It's probably also worth considering that if you name black to improve Xiahou value then you blank your Snuff Out and Slaughter Pact.
Ayara, First of Locthwain - It's begging to be good enough. It really wants to be. And it's so close. If I had any of the 4-mana variants of this effect, I'd cut them for this in a heartbeat. As is, meh.
The Cauldron of Eternity - Oof. It has a nice effect, but it's so limited in actual functionality. Pass.
Epic Downfall - This is honestly a close consideration. I think it's meta-dependent.
Rankle, Master of Pranks - A cool card for its own deck. Not as great here.
Ser Konrad, the Grim - If it was on a smaller body, it could cost less. If it cost less, it would be a consideration. As is, it's rather underwhelming.
Wishclaw Talisman - I mean, I'd have to be running a way to sacrifice it. And Homeward Path. And then I still would feel bad running it. It's okay, I guess.
Castle Locthwain - Wow, that drawback is awful. Could be worse, but unlikely to even test this; Sea Gate Wreckage is unfortunately comparable in the optimal usage.
Witch's Cottage - A possible consideration. I think it's not the worst idea, but I'm not sure what I'd replace with it. I may come back to this if I decide that it's worth it.
Arcane Signet - A good card that I might just run. It's a bit plain, but not the end of the world. I'm thinking it slightly gets edged out in the bigger picture, but it's worth consideration.
Tome of Legends - I like this card a lot and want to run it... I may at least test it if I find myself playing the deck any time soon.