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Deck "More defenders"

Deck "More defenders"
Format: Vintage - 82 Cards
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Yet another revision of the defenders. Combination of the "lose defender" and "punish for attacking" strategy.

 
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Section: Lands (33 cards)
1 x Clifftop Retreat
Average price:
Clifftop Retreat (ISD)
  • Number: 238
  • Rarity: R
  • Type: Land
  • Color: Land
  • Artist: John Avon
Card text:

Clifftop Retreat enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Mountain or Plains. {T}: Add {R} or {W} to your mana pool.

2 x Dragonskull Summit
Average price:
Dragonskull Summit (M13)
  • Number: 222
  • Rarity: R
  • Type: Land
  • Color: Land
Card text:

Dragonskull Summit enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Swamp or a Mountain.
{Tap}: Add {B} or {R} to your mana pool.

5 x Forest
Average price:
Forest (RTR)
  • Number: 271
  • Rarity: L
  • Type: Basic Land
  • Subtype: Forest
  • Color: Land
  • Artist: Yeong-Hao Han
Card text:

G

1 x Isolated Chapel
Average price:
Isolated Chapel (ISD)
  • Number: 242
  • Rarity: R
  • Type: Land
  • Color: Land
  • Artist: Cliff Childs
Card text:

Isolated Chapel enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Plains or Swamp. {T}: Add {W} or {B} to your mana pool.

2 x Jungle Shrine
Average price:
Jungle Shrine (ALA)
  • Number: 226
  • Rarity: U
  • Type: Land
  • Color: Land
  • Artist: Wayne Reynolds
Card text:

Jungle Shrine comes into play tapped. {T}: Add {R}, {G}, or {W} to your mana pool.

6 x Mountain
Average price:
Mountain (RTR)
  • Number: 266
  • Rarity: L
  • Type: Basic Land
  • Subtype: Mountain
  • Color: Land
  • Artist: Yeong-Hao Han
Card text:

R

6 x Plains
Average price:
Plains (RTR)
  • Number: 250
  • Rarity: L
  • Type: Basic Land
  • Subtype: Plains
  • Color: Land
  • Artist: Yeong-Hao Han
Card text:

W

1 x Rootbound Crag
Average price:
Rootbound Crag (M13)
  • Number: 228
  • Rarity: R
  • Type: Land
  • Color: Land
Card text:

Rootbound Crag enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Mountain or a Forest.
{Tap}: Add {R} or {G} to your mana pool.

2 x Savage Lands
Average price:
Savage Lands (ALA)
  • Number: 228
  • Rarity: U
  • Type: Land
  • Color: Land
  • Artist: Vance Kovacs
Card text:

Savage Lands comes into play tapped. {T}: Add {B}, {R}, or {G} to your mana pool.

1 x Sunpetal Grove
Average price:
Sunpetal Grove (M13)
  • Number: 229
  • Rarity: R
  • Type: Land
  • Color: Land
Card text:

Sunpetal Grove enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Forest or a Plains.
{Tap}: Add {G} or {W} to your mana pool.

6 x Swamp
Average price:
Swamp (RTR)
  • Number: 264
  • Rarity: L
  • Type: Basic Land
  • Subtype: Swamp
  • Color: Land
  • Artist: Yeong-Hao Han
Card text:

B

 
Section: Creatures (30 cards)
1 x AEther Membrane
Average price:
AEther Membrane (DDI)
  • Number: 48
  • Rarity: U
  • Power: 0
  • Toughness: 5
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Wall
  • Mana cost: 1RR
  • Color: Red
Card text:

Defender
Reach (This creature can block creatures with flying.)
Whenever AEther Membrane blocks a creature, return that creature to its owner's hand at end of combat.

1 x Axebane Guardian
Average price:
Axebane Guardian (RTR)
  • Number: 115
  • Rarity: C
  • Power: 0
  • Toughness: 3
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Human Druid
  • Mana cost: 2G
  • Color: Green
  • Artist: Slawomir Maniak
Card text:

Defender
{Tap}: Add X mana in any combination of colors to your mana pool, where X is the number of creatures with defender you control.

Only a worthy few are permitted within the sentient forest known as Axebane.

3 x Doran, the Siege Tower
Average price:
Doran, the Siege Tower (V11)
  • Number: 3
  • Rarity: P
  • Power: 0
  • Toughness: 5
  • Type: Legendary Creature
  • Subtype: Treefolk Shaman
  • Mana cost: BGW
  • Color: Multicolor
  • Artist: Mark Zug
Card text:

Each creature assigns combat damage equal to its toughness rather than its power.

2 x Manor Gargoyle
Average price:
Manor Gargoyle (ISD)
  • Number: 228
  • Rarity: R
  • Power: 4
  • Toughness: 4
  • Type: Artifact Creature
  • Subtype: Gargoyle
  • Mana cost: 5
  • Color: Artifact
  • Artist: Matt Stewart
Card text:

Defender. Manor Gargoyle is indestructible as long as it has defender. {1}: Until end of turn, Manor Gargoyle loses defender and gains flying.

2 x Order of the Stars
Average price:
Order of the Stars (GPT)
  • Number: 13
  • Rarity: U
  • Power: 0
  • Toughness: 1
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Human Cleric
  • Mana cost: W
  • Color: White
  • Artist: Heather Hudson
Card text:

Defender. When Order of the Stars comes into play, choose a color. Order of the Stars has protection from the chosen color.

As stoic as the marble halls, as unblinking as the stars upon their shields.

1 x Overgrown Battlement
Average price:
Overgrown Battlement (ROE)
  • Number: 203
  • Rarity: C
  • Power: 0
  • Toughness: 4
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Wall
  • Mana cost: 1G
  • Color: Green
Card text:

Defender. {T}: Add {G} to your mana pool for each creature with defender you control.

2 x Perimeter Captain
Average price:
Perimeter Captain (WWK)
  • Number: 16
  • Rarity: U
  • Power: 0
  • Toughness: 4
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Human Soldier
  • Mana cost: W
  • Color: White
  • Artist: Steven Belledin
Card text:

Defender. Whenever a creature you control with defender blocks, you may gain 2 life.

2 x Rage Nimbus
Average price:
Rage Nimbus (ROE)
  • Number: 160
  • Rarity: R
  • Power: 5
  • Toughness: 3
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Elemental
  • Mana cost: 2R
  • Color: Red
  • Artist: Vincent Proce
Card text:

Defender, flying. {1}{R}: Target creature attacks this turn if able.

3 x Souls of the Faultless
Average price:
Souls of the Faultless (GPT)
  • Number: 131
  • Rarity: U
  • Power: 0
  • Toughness: 4
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Spirit
  • Mana cost: WBB
  • Color: Multicolor
  • Artist: Pat Lee
Card text:

Defender (This creature can't attack.) Whenever Souls of the Faultless is dealt combat damage, you gain that much life and attacking player loses that much life.

3 x Stalwart Shield-Bearers
Average price:
Stalwart Shield-Bearers (ROE)
  • Number: 46
  • Rarity: C
  • Power: 0
  • Toughness: 3
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Human Soldier
  • Mana cost: 1W
  • Color: White
Card text:

Defender. Other creatures you control with defender get +0/+2.

4 x Vent Sentinel
Average price:
Vent Sentinel (ROE)
  • Number: 171
  • Rarity: C
  • Power: 2
  • Toughness: 4
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Elemental
  • Mana cost: 3R
  • Color: Red
  • Artist: Chris Rahn
Card text:

Defender. {1}{R}, {T}: Vent Sentinel deals damage to target player equal to the number of creatures with defender you control.

3 x Wakestone Gargoyle
Average price:
Wakestone Gargoyle (DIS)
  • Number: 21
  • Rarity: R
  • Power: 3
  • Toughness: 4
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Gargoyle
  • Mana cost: 3W
  • Color: White
  • Artist: Jim Murray
Card text:

Defender (This creature can't attack.)
Flying.
1W: Creatures you control with defender can attack this turn as though they didn't have defender.

2 x Wall of Souls
Average price:
Wall of Souls (STH)
  • Number: 139
  • Rarity: U
  • Power: 0
  • Toughness: 4
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Wall
  • Mana cost: 1B
  • Color: Black
  • Artist: John Matson
Card text:

(Walls cannot attack.) Whenever Wall of Souls is dealt combat damage, it deals an equal amount of damage to target opponent.

1 x Woolly Razorback
Average price:
Woolly Razorback (CSP)
  • Number: 25
  • Rarity: R
  • Power: 7
  • Toughness: 7
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Beast
  • Mana cost: 2WW
  • Color: White
  • Artist: Richard Sardinha
Card text:

Woolly Razorback comes into play with three ice counters on it. As long as Woolly Razorback has an ice counter on it, it has defender and any combat damage it would deal is prevented. Whenever Woolly Razorback blocks, remove an ice counter from it.

 
Section: Other spells (19 cards)
2 x Gravity Well
Average price:
Gravity Well (ROE)
  • Number: 185
  • Rarity: U
  • Type: Enchantment
  • Mana cost: 1GG
  • Color: Green
Card text:

Whenever a creature with flying attacks, it loses flying until end of turn.

3 x Hissing Miasma
Average price:
Hissing Miasma (GPT)
  • Number: 51
  • Rarity: U
  • Type: Enchantment
  • Mana cost: 1BB
  • Color: Black
  • Artist: Ben Thompson
Card text:

Whenever a creature attacks you, its controller loses 1 life.

All that remains when the fog finishes are neat piles of polished bones, like acid-etched glass. Orzhov servants collect them to make altar chimes.

3 x Lust for War
Average price:
Lust for War (ROE)
  • Number: 157
  • Rarity: U
  • Type: Enchantment
  • Subtype: Aura
  • Mana cost: 2R
  • Color: Red
Card text:

Enchant creature. Whenever enchanted creature becomes tapped, Lust for War deals 3 damage to that creature's controller. Enchanted creature attacks each turn if able.

2 x Nettling Curse
Average price:
Nettling Curse (DIS)
  • Number: 48
  • Rarity: C
  • Type: Enchantment
  • Subtype: Aura
  • Mana cost: 2B
  • Color: Black
  • Artist: Jeremy Jarvis & Wayne Reynolds
Card text:

Enchant Creature.
Whenever enchanted creature attacks or blocks, its controller loses 3 life.
1R: Enchanted creature attacks this turn if able.

2 x Terminate
Average price:
Terminate (ARB)
  • Number: 46
  • Rarity: C
  • Type: Instant
  • Mana cost: BR
  • Color: Multicolor
  • Artist: Wayne Reynolds
Card text:

Destroy target creature. It can't be regenerated.

3 x War`s Toll
Average price:
War's Toll (DIS)
  • Number: 77
  • Rarity: R
  • Type: Enchantment
  • Mana cost: 3R
  • Color: Red
  • Artist: Dana Knutson
Card text:

Whenever an opponent taps a land for mana, tap all lands that player controls. If a creature an opponent controls attacks, all creatures that opponent controls attack if able.

4 x Warmonger`s Chariot
Average price:
Warmonger's Chariot (ROE)
  • Number: 226
  • Rarity: U
  • Type: Artifact
  • Subtype: Equipment
  • Mana cost: 2
  • Color: Artifact
Card text:

Equipped creature gets +2/+2. As long as equipped creature has defender, it can attack as though it didn't have defender. Equip {3}

 
Total price for the deck:
Deck Statistics
Distribution by Color
- bar 23  28 %  
Artifact bar 7 %  
Black bar 9 %  
Green bar 5 %  
Land bar 10  12 %  
Multicolor bar 10 %  
Red bar 13  16 %  
White bar 11  13 %  
 

Distribution by Power
- bar 52  63 %  
- bar 18  22 %  
2 bar 5 %  
3 bar 4 %  
4 bar 2 %  
5 bar 2 %  
7 bar 1 %  
 

Distribution by Rarity
C bar 13  16 %  
L bar 23  28 %  
P bar 4 %  
R bar 17  21 %  
U bar 26  32 %  
 

Distribution by Subtype
- bar 20  24 %  
Aura bar 6 %  
Beast bar 1 %  
Elemental bar 7 %  
Equipment bar 5 %  
Forest bar 6 %  
Gargoyle bar 6 %  
Human Cleric bar 2 %  
Human Druid bar 1 %  
Human Soldier bar 6 %  
Mountain bar 7 %  
Plains bar 7 %  
Spirit bar 4 %  
Swamp bar 7 %  
Treefolk Shaman bar 4 %  
Wall bar 5 %  
 

Distribution by Toughness
- bar 52  63 %  
1 bar 2 %  
3 bar 7 %  
4 bar 17  21 %  
5 bar 5 %  
7 bar 1 %  
 

Distribution by Type
Artifact bar 5 %  
Artifact Creature bar 2 %  
Basic Land bar 23  28 %  
Creature bar 25  30 %  
Enchantment bar 13  16 %  
Instant bar 2 %  
Land bar 10  12 %  
Legendary Creature bar 4 %  
 



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