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Erratic Egotist (I rate back), by gosketch      (60 cards)

 
Deck Info
Created: 5/20/2003
Updated: 5/30/2003
Colors: Blue Red Green

Intended Format: Block
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: Not Legal

Deck Cost: $22.94*
Sideboard: $5.71*
Total Cost: $28.65*

Average Ratings
Playability
Synergy
Originality
Overall
Deck Tools
Creatures
2 View Picture Ancient Ooze Buy
2 View Picture Birchlore Rangers Buy
2 View Picture Dermoplasm Buy
2 View Picture Goblin Machinist Buy
2 View Picture Krosan Cloudscraper Buy
2 View Picture Krosan Colossus Buy
2 View Picture Mischievous Quanar Buy
3 View Picture Scornful Egotist Buy
3 View Picture Skirk Alarmist Buy
2 View Picture Wirewood Elf Buy


Spells
2 View Picture Discombobulate Buy
4 View Picture Erratic Explosion Buy
4 View Picture Long-Term Plans Buy
4 View Picture Spy Network Buy
4 View Picture Torrent of Fire Buy


Lands
7 View Picture Forest Buy
4 View Picture Grand Coliseum Buy
6 View Picture Island Buy
3 View Picture Mountain Buy

 
Sideboard     (15 cards)
2 View Picture Elvish Aberration Buy
1 View Picture Ixidor, Reality Sculptor Buy
2 View Picture Riptide Mangler Buy
2 View Picture Root Elemental Buy
2 View Picture Kaboom! Buy
2 View Picture Sprouting Vines Buy
2 View Picture Trickery Charm Buy
2 View Picture One with Nature Buy

What's a Sideboard?


How it Works

The main idea is two-fold. First, you have the big creatures as cannon fodder for the Kabooms! and Erratics, and then you also have the easy means of using them to stomp your opponent with all the easy uses to flip high costing morphers. The deck searching is to get the right card up top for the direct damage to use. I hope you like it, I am excited to try it out.

What do you think the best make-up of this deck is? The sideboard cards are all main deck possibilities and also, I am looking at attempting to get in some Wooded Foothills in the main deck but I don't know what to do to alter it.

The Ancient Ooze has its place in later games but the thing is, I don't know if I'll have a later game, it appears I'll be busy from the start and hope to kill before there is a need for turn 7 or so. It does have it's role in that it has a 7 mana cost so it is useful for the Erratic Explosion and the Torrent of Fire.

Also, which elves should I put ,the Birchlore Rangers or the Wirewood Elves? I've decided on splitting it 2 and 2 so that I can get mana regardless with the Wirewood but with the Birchlore and any other one, I can get any color. What do you think?

I was also thinking about the possible addition of Seedborn Muse but I'm not sure if it is worth it but it could be helpful for countering with the discombobulates. Also, if I should use it, what should I take out?

I am attempting to get this to be a great deck so help me to make this deck perfect. If possible I hope it will be tourney worthy at somepoint.

If you rate me I'll rate back, I promise!


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