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Erayo's law (Ur8 Ir8), by oneill90      (60 cards)

Deck Info
Created: 6/17/2005
Updated: 8/17/2005
Colors: Colorless White Blue Green

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

Deck Cost: $326.99*
Sideboard: $158.85*
Total Cost: $485.84*

Average Ratings
Deck Tools
3 View Picture Birds of Paradise Buy
3 View Picture Erayo, Soratami Ascendant Buy
1 View Picture Isamaru, Hound of Konda Buy
4 View Picture Ornithopter Buy

3 View Picture Boomerang Buy
3 View Picture Counterspell Buy
3 View Picture Echoing Truth Buy
2 View Picture Enlightened Tutor Buy
2 View Picture Twincast Buy
2 View Picture Worldly Tutor Buy

2 View Picture Arcane Laboratory Buy
1 View Picture Rule of Law Buy

3 View Picture Chrome Mox Buy
1 View Picture Lotus Petal Buy
1 View Picture Mana Crypt Buy
2 View Picture Paradise Mantle Buy
2 View Picture Pithing Needle Buy
2 View Picture Sensei's Divining Top Buy
2 View Picture Sword of Fire and Ice Buy

2 View Picture Blinkmoth Nexus Buy
2 View Picture City of Brass Buy
1 View Picture Gemstone Mine Buy
1 View Picture Mikokoro, Center of the Sea Buy
3 View Picture Savannah Buy
1 View Picture Tolarian Academy Buy
4 View Picture Tropical Island Buy
4 View Picture Tundra Buy

Sideboard     (15 cards)
1 View Picture Isamaru, Hound of Konda Buy
4 View Picture Meddling Mage Buy
3 View Picture Chalice of the Void Buy
2 View Picture Dark Sphere Buy
2 View Picture Mox Diamond Buy
3 View Picture Urza's Bauble Buy

What's a Sideboard?

How it Works

A new type of deck that focuses around erayo and rule of law.
It is some what fast at getting stuff out and is now fast enough to get erayou out and flip her in the same turn. This can usually be done by turn two or three, but in some cases turn one. I dont mean once in a blue moon, though, i mean that like once out of every 6 or 7 playtested hands. Any help that you could provide would be greatly appreciated.
Every one keeps telling me to make this 2 colors, and drop the rule of law for some arcane laboratory, i could do this, but then i would have no tutor to find the 2 combo pieces because my enlightened tutor is white. Please help me with this dilema if possible.

Here is a basic overview of why things are in my deck and what they do.

The creatures

Birds of Paradise Buy: I'm sure you all know what this bad boy is for. First off, he is just another cheap spell that helps to flip erayou if need be. Also, this little guy helps speed up my mana department and can also function as an early blocker if i really need him to.
Erayo, Soratami Ascendant : One of the 2 main cards in this deck and the center combo piece. Once i get her into play, i need but play four cheap spells and get a Rule of Law Buy into play to lock the game down for my opponent. If i want to, i can play erayo as either the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd spell in a turn and she will count herself towards the 4 spells.
Isamaru, Hound of Konda Buy: early blocker/attacker. A 2/2 for {W} is an amazing deal. Plus it can help count towards my four card necesity in order to flip erayo.
Ornithopter Buy: What can i really say about this card. It costs {0} to play so it can easily be one of the 4 spells i need to flip erayo. It is also and early blocker with flying, which means i can pump it up with a Sword of Fire and Ice Buy and fly over for the win. Usually my primary win condition. Also works well with bounce because i can return it to my hand and then play it right away.

The Spells

Boomerang Buy: An early game staller that can really hep me out of a tight spot if i need it two. Can also be used to bounce one of my own creatures so that i can replay them.
Counterspell Buy: the best stall/counter card there is. If he decides he is going to drop a threat, ill be right there with a counter spell.
Echoing Truth Buy: like Boomerang Buy, this bad boy can help me return any anoying and pesky creatures, or return some of my own so that i can replay them. Imagine playing erayo on turn two. Then the next turn, dropping two ornithopters, then bouncing them back and replaying them to flip erayo. I know, its a sweet idea.
Enlightened Tutor Buy: This card serves two main purposes. Since i dont want to run 4 rule of law's because they are just useless after the first, i can use this to search one out if i need to without taking up more space in the deck for a 4th rule of law. Also, this card can help me get out a Pithing Needle Buy to shut down my opponents Sakura-tribe elder or something else.
Worldly Tutor Buy: This is obviously for searching out erayo if by some chance i dont draw her early.
Twincast Buy: awsome new saviors card which will allow me to copy any threatening spells and is also dirt cheap.

The enchantments

Rule of Law Buy: This is the other half of the combo. Together, this bad boy and erayo will prevent my opponent from ever playing a spell again.
Arcane Laboratory Buy: due to popular demand, i added some of these in. I wouldnt go as far as to say these are beter than rule of law, but they are a different color which gives me some more options incase my opponent is playing some spells that affect specific colors. Also, this is blue so all of the mana from Tolarian Academy Buy can be used to play this.

The Artifacts

Chrome Mox Buy: Not only is this one of the best artifaact accelerators of all times, but it also costs nothing to play. It is an easy way to trigger erayo's ability, and you dont even have to remove a card with it if you dont want to.
Lotus Petal Buy: a nice {0} casting artifact that is a one time use Chrome Mox Buy except that i dont have to remove a card that could potentially be used towards my 4 card erayo count.
Mana Crypt Buy: A new addition to the artifact family of this deck. I just realized how well this card would fit into my deck. adding mana for a cost of {0} is awsome and the fact that it adds {2} is just insane. The draw back is not to bad because i can simply bounce it back to my hand when the lockdown is in place.
Paradise Mantle Buy: A nice {0} costing artifact which can help speed up the mana a little if i equip it to a ornithopter or something.
Pithing Needle Buy: This new and expensive card can help out a lot of times by shuting down my opponents most useful cards. It also costs a mere {0} to play and so it helps flip erayo.
Sensei's Divining Top Buy: An amazing card which costs only {1} to play and easily flips erayo. Can also be useful to dig up some cards you may need in certain situations. If you have at least two of these out, then you can basically asure that erayo gets flipped because you can keep putting one on top of your library, only to draw another and replay it to do the same thing.
Sword of Fire and Ice Buy: This is the main win condition. Just equip it to one of my fliers and soar over for the win.

The lands

Blinkmoth Nexus : A possible win condition after i get the lockdown in place. All i have to do is turn it into a creature, then equip it with the sword, and the enemy will be taking damage every turn.
Mikokoro, Center of the Sea : If the game seems to be getting stagnant and my combo is not appearing, this land can help me to find what im looking for at a reasonable cost. After the lockdown is in place, it has no drawback because my opponent cant do anything with the card he draws anyway.
Tolarian Academy Buy: amazing card, can help me get out the combo by turn 2 or 3 at maximum. With the 17 artifacts in this deck, this bad boy will usually tap for 2-3 {U}.
City of Brass Buy: Wow, the best land in the game, gives me any color mana so that the deck functions well.
Gemstone Mine Buy: just another color helper

The rest of the lands produce multiple colors in the following color combinations so that i can play all of the different colored spells in my deck.

{G}{W} {W}{U} {G}{U}

Hope you like it

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