Dryad Arbor is a very interesting utility "land" and can be fetched up in easy and useful ways! To make things even easier, we can put in a [card]Worldspine Wurm[/card] instead of an [card emrakul, the aeons torn]Emrakul[/card]. While Dispel is a bit better against removal spells like Lightning Bolt and Fatal Push, Spell Pierce shines against the problem permanents I mentioned earlier. New Phyrexia. Despite his young age he has already reached the Top 8 of multiple Pro Tours and Grand Prix, and has been ranked in the Top 25 for two years in a row. ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks, already went over a bunch of cool looking decks in his article. So be careful about cracking fetchlands. Modern allows cards from the 8th Edition core set and all expansions printed afterwards. The game plan is simple. Dryad Arbor has many uses. Dryad Arbor Mutavault Polymorph[/draft] With 8 fetchlands, we generally have the ability to pull out our one [card]Dryad Arbor[/card] on the third turn, in order to [card]Polymorph[/card] on the fourth turn. Noble Hierarch is another centerpiece of this deck. If Dryad Arbor is changed into another basic land type (such as by Sea’s Claim), it continues to be a creature and a Dryad. For us to win, we need to attack with [card emrakul, the aeons torn]Emrakul[/card]. So when I found out that he did well with Infect, I naturally had to see how good the deck was. The worst pump spell, on the other hand, is Groundswell. Here is an extra list of sideboard cards to consider. The one weak point is Jund. Green Sun's Zenith. New Phyrexia. Pre-Owned. Dryad Arbor card price from Future Sight (FUT) for Magic: the Gathering (MTG) and Magic Online (MTGO). If they [card]Slaughter Games[/card] our [card emrakul, the aeons torn]Emrakul[/card], we can [card]Polymorph[/card] or Through the Breach into a [card]Worldspine Wurm[/card] and kill them. Since we have plenty of time, the game plan is to be patient and try to set up a turn that wins through open mana. We've updated our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The deck is SOLID against almost everything. © 2020 ChannelFireball.com, All Rights Reserved It will be a major help in your turn-3 kills, but you can’t always rely on having landfall, which can make it mediocre from time to time. Use the options below to exercise this right, and please review our privacy policy for complete information on how your data is used and stored. That isn’t a full turn off for me. A whole board of colorfixing goodness, turned into nearly worthless Mountains for the low low price of 2R! On the other hand, it has a bunch of uses in this deck. Not a bad way to go! Sometimes no one has been here because there are simply SO many ideas that a person can occupy—and the deck is AWESOME! You may opt-out at any time. Agent is the only blue card (apart from the 1 Echoing Truth) in the main deck, but its inclusion is well worth it. The sideboard is pretty straightforward. First, the mana base. Anyway, it’s time to go to work and figure out if something broken exists. If you think you can fix the matchup, we could use your help! The deck list Jacob used is a bit different from the previous versions of the deck. Two different, distinct game plans to cheat [card emrakul, the aeons torn]Emrakul[/card] into play. If it is, get some practice in. Land Creature - Forest Dryad: Cast: Rarity: U: Pow/Tuf: 1/1 (Dryad Arbor isn't a spell, it's affected by summoning sickness, and has ": Add to your mana pool".) But I still learn. Nature’s Claim is obviously great against Blood Moon decks while Deliverance and Corrupter have more utility. Nature’s Claim, Dissenter’s Deliverance, and Viridian Corrupter all protect you from artifacts. We now have [card]Boseiju, who Shelters All[/card], which means it isn’t too hard to force through a [card]Through the Breach[/card]. Please take a moment to review them and accept to continue. It’s not great, but you have to play it. The deck relied heavily on that card as fuel for Become Immense and a source of a free information, which is very important for the combo deck. This has got to be one the most explosive decks in Modern, as you aim to win the game on turn 3-5. Your weakest cards are Groundswell, Ichorclaw Myr, and Mutagenic Growth. [card]Lighting Bolt[/card]s and such to blast an Arbor in response are common in the format. Since the manabases in Modern can get greedy with their shocks and fetches and other color-providing wonder, Blood Moon is a common sideboard hate card to punish those greedy manabases. People usually disregard their life total while playing against Infect (i.e., using fetchlands and dual lands aggressively). My personal information may be used for the purposes defined in the privacy policy. Luckily, all you need is one turn when they’re not on the board to go for the kill, and Echoing Truth helps to find that window. The matchup is hard because they have plenty of spot removal to break up [card]Polymorph[/card], and plenty of discard to break up [card]Through the Breach[/card].