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CardShark Content - Aubrey Horn (2/5/2004)

Hello!

As a heavy casual Magic player I LOVE to make new decks! Its like a high for me to be able to play with somthing new every time I shuffle a deck. Even without a very large card collection I am able to maintain a freshness in the game with new attempts at winning.


Recently I read an article on Poison counters and how emberrasing it was to loose to them. That was a hilarious article! So I began to think, 'What would be a deck that could easily backhand that right on into the 'Decks I Don't Play' pile'(no offense to the writer. To be truthful, the deck is very strong that is why I despise it so much).


The only resoloution to that question was green. Green has mana acceleration, big pump ups and fast creatures, the key to a good beatdown deck. With thus much said, I began to think of how to give things enormous boosts and it hits me as I search through a random assortment of green cards.

Blanchwood Armor
Blanchwood Armor
Blanchwood ArmorSet: Urza's Saga
Cost:
3
Color:
Green
Type:
Enchant Creature
Rarity:
U
Number:
237
Artist:
Paolo Parente
Text:
Enchanted creature gets +X/+X, where X is the number of forests you control.
2G


Enchant Creature


Enchanted creature gets +1/+1 for each forest you control.



I thought to myself' Man, that is very good late game in mono green'
That is when I came across another card-


One with Nature
One with Nature
One with NatureSet: Scourge
Cost:
1
Color:
Green
Type:
Enchant Creature
Rarity:
U
Number:
125
Artist:
Darren Bader
Text:
When enchanted creature deals combat damage to a playe,r you may search your library for a basic land and put that card into play tapped. Then shuffle your library.
G


Enchant Creature


Whenever enchanted creature deals combat damage to a player, you may search your library for a basic land and put that card into play tapped. Then shuffle your library.


Cool combo huh?
That will get things big fast.
The next thing that I need is a couple of really fast creatures.


Deepwood Wolverine
Deepwood Wolverine
Deepwood WolverineSet: Mercadian Masques
Cost:
1
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Wolverine
Rarity:
C
Number:
242
Artist:
Ray Lago
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
Whenever Deepwood Wolverine becomes blocked, it gets +2/+0 until end of turn.
/Folk of An-Havva
Pygmy Razorback
Pygmy Razorback
Pygmy RazorbackSet: Prophecy
Cost:
2
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Boar
Rarity:
C
Number:
120
Artist:
Matt Cavotta
Power:
2
Toughness:
1
Text:
Trample

Treetop Scout
Treetop Scout
Treetop ScoutSet: Scourge
Cost:
1
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elf
Rarity:
C
Number:
130
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
Treetop Scout can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.

Slith Predator
Slith Predator
Slith PredatorSet: Mirrodin
Cost:
2
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Slith
Rarity:
U
Number:
129
Artist:
Justin Sweet
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
Trample Whenever Slith Predator deals combat damage to a player, put a +1/+1 counter on it.

Vitality Charm
Vitality Charm
Vitality CharmSet: Onslaught
Cost:
1
Color:
Green
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
C
Number:
296
Artist:
David Martin
Text:
Choose one - Put a 1/1 green Insect creature token into play; or target creature gets +1/+1 and gains trample until end of turn; or regenerate target Beast.
produces creatures and pumps them up.


Then a few big'uns


Living Hive
Living Hive
Living HiveSet: Mirrodin
Cost:
8
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elemental
Rarity:
R
Number:
124
Artist:
Anthony S. Waters
Power:
6
Toughness:
6
Text:
Trample Whenever Living Hive deals combat damage to a player, put that many 1/1 green Insect creature tokens into play.

Krosan Colossus
Krosan Colossus
Krosan ColossusSet: Onslaught
Cost:
9
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Beast
Rarity:
R
Number:
270
Artist:
Kev Walker
Power:
9
Toughness:
9
Text:
Morph 6GG (You may play this face down as a 2/2 creature for 3. Turn it face up any time for its morph cost.)



And then I needed to find a resurecting way to give things trample. Only one answer for that.


Rancor
Rancor
RancorSet: Urza's Legacy
Cost:
1
Color:
Green
Type:
Enchant Creature
Rarity:
C
Number:
110
Artist:
Kev Walker
Text:
Enchanted creature gains +2/+0 and trample.When Rancor is put into a graveyard from play, return Rancor to owner's hand.



And the things I thought were worthy of going in, went in. So the decklist is complete, and I think I will share.


Land(29)
29 Forest
Forest
ForestSet: Oversize Cards
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
X
Artist:
Tony Roberts
Text:
T: Add G to your mana pool.

begging for One with Nature
One with Nature
One with NatureSet: Scourge
Cost:
1
Color:
Green
Type:
Enchant Creature
Rarity:
U
Number:
125
Artist:
Darren Bader
Text:
When enchanted creature deals combat damage to a playe,r you may search your library for a basic land and put that card into play tapped. Then shuffle your library.



Creatures(12)
1 Treetop Scout
Treetop Scout
Treetop ScoutSet: Scourge
Cost:
1
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elf
Rarity:
C
Number:
130
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
Treetop Scout can't be blocked except by creatures with flying.

4 Pygmy Razorback
Pygmy Razorback
Pygmy RazorbackSet: Prophecy
Cost:
2
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Boar
Rarity:
C
Number:
120
Artist:
Matt Cavotta
Power:
2
Toughness:
1
Text:
Trample

2 Folk of An-Havva
1 Deepwood Wolverine
Deepwood Wolverine
Deepwood WolverineSet: Mercadian Masques
Cost:
1
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Wolverine
Rarity:
C
Number:
242
Artist:
Ray Lago
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
Whenever Deepwood Wolverine becomes blocked, it gets +2/+0 until end of turn.

2 Krosan Colossus
Krosan Colossus
Krosan ColossusSet: Onslaught
Cost:
9
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Beast
Rarity:
R
Number:
270
Artist:
Kev Walker
Power:
9
Toughness:
9
Text:
Morph 6GG (You may play this face down as a 2/2 creature for 3. Turn it face up any time for its morph cost.)

2 Living Hive
Living Hive
Living HiveSet: Mirrodin
Cost:
8
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elemental
Rarity:
R
Number:
124
Artist:
Anthony S. Waters
Power:
6
Toughness:
6
Text:
Trample Whenever Living Hive deals combat damage to a player, put that many 1/1 green Insect creature tokens into play.



Others(14)
4 Rancor
Rancor
RancorSet: Urza's Legacy
Cost:
1
Color:
Green
Type:
Enchant Creature
Rarity:
C
Number:
110
Artist:
Kev Walker
Text:
Enchanted creature gains +2/+0 and trample.When Rancor is put into a graveyard from play, return Rancor to owner's hand.

4 One with Nature
One with Nature
One with NatureSet: Scourge
Cost:
1
Color:
Green
Type:
Enchant Creature
Rarity:
U
Number:
125
Artist:
Darren Bader
Text:
When enchanted creature deals combat damage to a playe,r you may search your library for a basic land and put that card into play tapped. Then shuffle your library.

4 Blanchwood Armor
Blanchwood Armor
Blanchwood ArmorSet: Urza's Saga
Cost:
3
Color:
Green
Type:
Enchant Creature
Rarity:
U
Number:
237
Artist:
Paolo Parente
Text:
Enchanted creature gets +X/+X, where X is the number of forests you control.

2 Vitality Charm
Vitality Charm
Vitality CharmSet: Onslaught
Cost:
1
Color:
Green
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
C
Number:
296
Artist:
David Martin
Text:
Choose one - Put a 1/1 green Insect creature token into play; or target creature gets +1/+1 and gains trample until end of turn; or regenerate target Beast.




This deck is very fast and fun to play. Drop a mana and creature, go, mana, rancor, one with nature, swing, go. mana, one with nature, blanchwood armor.

They get big fast so have fun and happy playing.


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