Freyalise, Llanowar’s Fury (677) #5 in Green I am not sure on the route to do that. But as I looked at the numbers and saw how relatively low the submitted decks of Saheeli, The Gifted were, I felt there was a bit of a stigma holding her back. For example, if you control three artifacts, including one you can sacrifice to add. In all honesty, I think the Rules Committee should seriously consider making this change. Before discovering proliferate was in War of the Spark, I did not think Saheeli’s ultimate was a realistic goal. Nicol Bolas, the Ravager (442) #11 in Grixis 2018-07-13 Ryan Sainio is a Graphic Designer who writes about EDH, the EDH community, and streams on Twitch in his down time. Any enters-the-battlefield abilities of a copied artifact will trigger when the token enters the battlefield. Amassing a second copy of each artifact we have in play is always going to scale to our boardstate. Saheeli, the gifted. It is dual color blue/red.1 The primary commander is Saheeli, the Gifted, and the secondary commanders are Brudiclad, Telchor Engineer and Tawnos, Urza's Apprentice. The real point is that Saheeli is a synergistic card that can appear not to be the threat until it’s too late. Chandra, Fire of Kaladesh (364) #12 in Red Liliana, Heretical Healer (670) #6 in Black Planeswalkers being generals have been a fairly popular, with a majority of the legal generals being in … While Saheeli Rai was good in her own way, the Commander precon version, Saheeli, the Gifted and Saheeli, Sublime Artificer still didn't incorporate the ability enough if not at all. The latter being in standard, so, it's excused, but still. While we are in the right colors for Time Warp effects and we have access to The Chain Veil, going from four to seven loyalty felt unlikely when people are paying close enough attention. As we move into War of the Spark, players should reassess some of these Planeswalker generals and think through what is possible with the new tools we’re getting, especially in the color identity of Izzet. Nissa, Vastwood Seer (441) #8 in Green Saheeli, the Gifted gives a spell you cast Affinity for Artifacts each turn. The converted mana cost of the spell remains unchanged, no matter what the total cost to cast it … In fact, for a clean victory, I would look back to Wing Splicer and Precursor Golem. 2018-07-13 Join him for a stream at twitch.tv/hipstersainio on Tuesday nights. There is no reason we need to be fancy with winning through our general’s ultimate. To determine the total cost of a spell, start with the mana cost or alternative cost you're paying, add any cost increases, then apply any cost reductions, 2018-07-13 affinityartifactsbrudicladCommanderedhizzetmtgsaheeli. I wouldn’t leave home without Brudiclad, Telchor Engineer also plugged into the deck, a workhorse that can turn any tokens you do create into your best creature token. Aminatou, the Fateshifter (650) #6 in Esper Rulings. 5/3/2019: Saheeli’s first ability resolves before the spell that caused it to trigger. From there a well timed Rite of Replication—which can be kicked easier with Saheeli’s second ability—means that you can possibly knock a player out if they don’t keep their defenses up. Sign up for the Hipsters Newsletter for weekly updates. Estrid, the Masked (502) #7 in Bant Edition: Commander 2018: Type: Legendary Planeswalker - Saheeli: Cast: Rarity: M [+1]: Create a 1/1 colorless Servo artifact creature token. She is a strong general that can often fly under the radar until becoming the biggest threat at the table. 1 Decklist 2 New cards 3 Double-faced tokens 4 References 5 External links The new cards in the deck are: Saheeli … Shame. This deck has gone through a few different transitions from precon to planes walker oriented and finally it … To help push the artifact theme, I recommend Wing Splicer, Golem Foundry, Hammer of Purphoros, and Precursor Golem to make and augment some sizable golem tokens. As I worked towards trying to refine my thoughts about Planeswalker generals beyond where I had landed a year ago; I was taken aback by the placement of Saheeli, the Gifted in the ecosystem of Commander, both within her color identity and as twelfth in a list of fifteen planeswalkers. Green is going to spike in popularity with new proliferate cards, making Estrid, the Masked or Nissa, Vastwood Seer suddenly more appealing. Let’s take a look at where each planeswalker general currently sits on EDHrec: Daretti, Scrap Savant (1418) #2 in Red A few instant-speed spells later, we’d have more life than we knew what to do with and a finger resting on the metaphorical “destroy target player” button. So until then, thanks for reading. Expansion: Commander 2018. Rulings. Rarity: Mythic Rare. At the time of writing, we only have Flux Channeler and Karn’s Bastion as viable proliferate options within the color identity. Ob Nixilis of the Black Oath (270) #17 in Black 2018-07-13 So this week I would like to explore Saheeli, the Gifted as a viable Commander which deserves more time at the table.