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Fungus Footsteps - Matt Maurer (7/28/2007)

Sick of GW Saproling
Saproling
SaprolingSet: Phyrexia vs. The Coalition
Cost:
0
Color:
Colorless
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Saproling
Rarity:
C
Number:
3
Artist:
Warren Mahy
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
, mono-G saproling or BG Saproling
Saproling
SaprolingSet: Phyrexia vs. The Coalition
Cost:
0
Color:
Colorless
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Saproling
Rarity:
C
Number:
3
Artist:
Warren Mahy
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
? Well the Ultratog has got your casual cure. Enter UG Saproling
Saproling
SaprolingSet: Phyrexia vs. The Coalition
Cost:
0
Color:
Colorless
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Saproling
Rarity:
C
Number:
3
Artist:
Warren Mahy
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
. Blue Saproling
Saproling
SaprolingSet: Phyrexia vs. The Coalition
Cost:
0
Color:
Colorless
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Saproling
Rarity:
C
Number:
3
Artist:
Warren Mahy
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
? Well take a look. *I am still fixing this deck, but it is alright to play in a SLOW CASUAL game.*

Fungus Footsteps
63 cards

Green (23)
4: Essence Warden
Essence Warden
Essence WardenSet: Planar Chaos
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elf Shaman
Rarity:
c
Number:
145
Artist:
Terese Nielsen
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
Whenever another creature comes into play, you gain 1 life.
s
4: Sporesower Thallid
Sporesower Thallid
Sporesower ThallidSet: Time Spiral
Cost:
4
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Fungus
Rarity:
U
Number:
220
Artist:
Ron Spencer
Power:
4
Toughness:
4
Text:
At the beginning of your upkeep, put a spore counter on each Fungus you control. Remove three spore counters from Sporesower Thallid: Put a 1/1 green Saproling creature token into play.

4: Utopia Mycon
Utopia Mycon
Utopia MyconSet: Future Sight
Cost:
1
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Fungus
Rarity:
U
Number:
140
Artist:
Anthony S. Waters
Power:
0
Toughness:
2
Text:
At the beginning of your upkeep, put a spore counter on Utopia Mycon.
Remove three spore counters from Utopia Mycon. Put a 1/1 green Saproling creature token into play.
Sacrifice a Saproling. Add one mana of any color to your mana pool.

3: Thallid
Thallid
ThallidSet: Fallen Empires
Cost:
1
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Fungus
Rarity:
C
Number:
87
Artist:
Edward P. Beard, Jr.
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
During your upkeep, put a spore counter on Thallid.0: Remove three spore counters from Thallid to put a Saproling token into play. Treat this token as a 1/1 green creature.
Shell-Dweller
2: Sporoloth Ancient
Sporoloth Ancient
Sporoloth AncientSet: Future Sight
Cost:
5
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Fungus
Rarity:
C
Number:
152
Artist:
James Kei
Power:
4
Toughness:
4
Text:
At the beginning of your upkeep, put a spore counter on Sporoloth Ancient.
Creatures you control have Remove two spore counters from this creature. Put a 1/1 green Saproling creature token into play.

4: Sprout Swarm
Sprout Swarm
Sprout SwarmSet: Future Sight
Cost:
2
Color:
Green
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
C
Number:
138
Artist:
Chippy
Text:
Convoke (Each creature you tap while playing this spell reduces its total cost by 1 or by one mana of that creature's color.)
Buyback 3(You may pay an additional 3 as you play this spell. If you do, put this card into your hand as it resolves.)
Put a 1/1 green Saproling creature token into play.

2: Muraganda Petroglyphs
Muraganda Petroglyphs
Muraganda PetroglyphsSet: Future Sight
Cost:
4
Color:
Green
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
R
Number:
146
Artist:
Scott Altmann
Text:
Creatures with no abilities get +2/+2.


Blue (19)
4: Paradox Haze
Paradox Haze
Paradox HazeSet: Time Spiral
Cost:
3
Color:
Blue
Type:
Enchantment
Sub Type:
Aura
Rarity:
U
Number:
71
Artist:
Greg Staples
Text:
Enchant player At the beginning of enchanted player's first upkeep each turn, that player gets an additional upkeep step after this step.

4: Reality Acid
Reality Acid
Reality AcidSet: Planar Chaos
Color:
Blue
Type:
Enchantment
Sub Type:
Aura
Rarity:
C
Number:
45
Artist:
James Wong
Text:
Enchant permanent Vanishing 3 (This permanent comes into play with three time counters on it. At the beginning of your upkeep, remove a time counter from it. When the last is removed, sacrifice it.) When Reality Acid leaves play, enchanted permanent's controller sacrifices it.

3: Convolute
Convolute
ConvoluteSet: Ravnica City of Guilds
Cost:
3
Color:
Blue
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
C
Number:
41
Artist:
Dany Orizio
Text:
Counter target spell unless its controller pays 4.

3: Clockspinning
Clockspinning
ClockspinningSet: Time Spiral
Cost:
1
Color:
Blue
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
C
Number:
53
Artist:
Zoltan Boros & Gabor Szikszai
Text:
Buyback 3 (You may pay an additional 3 as you play this spell. If you do, put this card into your hand as it resolves.) Choose a counter on target permanent or suspended card. Remove that counter from that permanent or card or put another of those counters on it.

3: Followed Footsteps
Followed Footsteps
Followed FootstepsSet: Ravnica City of Guilds
Cost:
5
Color:
Blue
Type:
Enchantment
Sub Type:
Aura
Rarity:
R
Number:
51
Artist:
Glen Angus
Text:
Enchant creature At the beginning of your upkeep, put a token into play that’s a copy of enchanted creature.

2: Crown Of Ascension

Land (21)
11: Forest
Forest
ForestSet: Oversize Cards
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
X
Artist:
Tony Roberts
Text:
T: Add G to your mana pool.

10: Island
Island
IslandSet: Oversize Cards
Color:
Land
Type:
Land
Rarity:
X
Artist:
Tony Roberts
Text:
T: Add U to your mana pool.


The green cards look like something a lot of saproling decks have. There is nothing flashy or special. It’s the blue that makes everything spicy. Paradox Haze
Paradox Haze
Paradox HazeSet: Time Spiral
Cost:
3
Color:
Blue
Type:
Enchantment
Sub Type:
Aura
Rarity:
U
Number:
71
Artist:
Greg Staples
Text:
Enchant player At the beginning of enchanted player's first upkeep each turn, that player gets an additional upkeep step after this step.
not only doubles, triples or even quadruples Saproling
Saproling
SaprolingSet: Phyrexia vs. The Coalition
Cost:
0
Color:
Colorless
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Saproling
Rarity:
C
Number:
3
Artist:
Warren Mahy
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
production rates but also works with Reality Acid
Reality Acid
Reality AcidSet: Planar Chaos
Color:
Blue
Type:
Enchantment
Sub Type:
Aura
Rarity:
C
Number:
45
Artist:
James Wong
Text:
Enchant permanent Vanishing 3 (This permanent comes into play with three time counters on it. At the beginning of your upkeep, remove a time counter from it. When the last is removed, sacrifice it.) When Reality Acid leaves play, enchanted permanent's controller sacrifices it.
for one turn elimination of a threat. Oh it also combos well with Followed footsteps on say, your foe’s biggest threat? Or if you feel like making people cry, try it on Essence Warden
Essence Warden
Essence WardenSet: Planar Chaos
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Elf Shaman
Rarity:
c
Number:
145
Artist:
Terese Nielsen
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
Text:
Whenever another creature comes into play, you gain 1 life.
. Enchanting the Warden or Sporesower Thallid
Sporesower Thallid
Sporesower ThallidSet: Time Spiral
Cost:
4
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Fungus
Rarity:
U
Number:
220
Artist:
Ron Spencer
Power:
4
Toughness:
4
Text:
At the beginning of your upkeep, put a spore counter on each Fungus you control. Remove three spore counters from Sporesower Thallid: Put a 1/1 green Saproling creature token into play.
will make most people surrender due to sheer power. And math headaches. Clockspinning
Clockspinning
ClockspinningSet: Time Spiral
Cost:
1
Color:
Blue
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
C
Number:
53
Artist:
Zoltan Boros & Gabor Szikszai
Text:
Buyback 3 (You may pay an additional 3 as you play this spell. If you do, put this card into your hand as it resolves.) Choose a counter on target permanent or suspended card. Remove that counter from that permanent or card or put another of those counters on it.
has buyback which makes it nice, remember you can add or remove ANY counter, not just time. Crown of Ascension
Crown of Ascension
Crown of AscensionSet: Onslaught
Cost:
2
Color:
Blue
Type:
Enchant Creature
Rarity:
C
Number:
78
Artist:
Bradley Williams
Text:
Enchanted creature has flying. Sacrifice Crown of Ascension: Enchanted creature and other creatures that share a creature type with it gain flying until end of turn.
is your finisher in the form of giving all your Saproling
Saproling
SaprolingSet: Phyrexia vs. The Coalition
Cost:
0
Color:
Colorless
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Saproling
Rarity:
C
Number:
3
Artist:
Warren Mahy
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
s wings. Convolute
Convolute
ConvoluteSet: Ravnica City of Guilds
Cost:
3
Color:
Blue
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
C
Number:
41
Artist:
Dany Orizio
Text:
Counter target spell unless its controller pays 4.
anything that threatens your Footsteps or Hazes.

No deck is perfect and this deck is far from it. I’d suggest Doubling Season
Doubling Season
Doubling SeasonSet: Ravnica City of Guilds
Cost:
5
Color:
Green
Type:
Enchantment
Rarity:
R
Number:
158
Artist:
Wayne Reynolds
Text:
If an effect would put one or more tokens into play under your control, it puts twice that many of those tokens into play instead. If an effect would place one or more counters on a permanent you control, it places twice that many of those counters on that permanent instead.
s and Painlands if you’ve got the money. Card advantage is needed, but I’ve got none on hand right now. You can replace Convolute
Convolute
ConvoluteSet: Ravnica City of Guilds
Cost:
3
Color:
Blue
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
C
Number:
41
Artist:
Dany Orizio
Text:
Counter target spell unless its controller pays 4.
with practically any hard-counter, Mana Leak
Mana Leak
Mana LeakSet: Stronghold
Cost:
2
Color:
Blue
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
C
Number:
36
Artist:
Christopher Rush
Text:
Counter target spell unless its caster pays an additional 3.
or Remand
Remand
RemandSet: Ravnica City of Guilds
Cost:
2
Color:
Blue
Type:
Instant
Rarity:
U
Number:
63
Artist:
Mark A. Nelson
Text:
Counter target spell. If that spell is countered this way, put it into its owner’s hand instead of into that player's graveyard. Draw a card.
. Parallel Evolution
Parallel Evolution
Parallel EvolutionSet: Torment
Cost:
5
Color:
Green
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
R
Number:
136
Text:
For each creature token in play, its controller puts a creature token into play that's a copy of that creature. Flashback 4GGG
is another great Saproling
Saproling
SaprolingSet: Phyrexia vs. The Coalition
Cost:
0
Color:
Colorless
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Saproling
Rarity:
C
Number:
3
Artist:
Warren Mahy
Power:
1
Toughness:
1
multiplier. For burn protection try Kira, Great Glass-Spinner. Stag Beetle
Stag Beetle
Stag BeetleSet: Onslaught
Cost:
5
Color:
Green
Type:
Creature
Sub Type:
Insect
Rarity:
R
Number:
285
Artist:
Anthony S. Waters
Power:
0
Toughness:
0
Text:
Stag Beetle comes into play with X +1/+1 counters on it, where X is the number of other creatures in play.
and Overrun
Overrun
OverrunSet: Tempest
Cost:
5
Color:
Green
Type:
Sorcery
Rarity:
U
Artist:
Jeff Miracola
Text:
All creatures you control get +3/+3 and gain trample until end of turn.
are nice win conditions. Speaking of win conditions I have two words: Epic. Struggle.


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