Sign up for the Hipsters Newsletter for weekly updates. Magic the Gathering, FNM is TM and copyright Wizards of the Coast, Inc, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. All rights reserved. This site © 2020, LLC The decklist below costs about 34 Tix online, or $70 in paper. I’ve been wanting to get into pioneer recently and Izzet ensoul looks like fun. Some of its best decks are built around cards that were once labeled as being too narrow, unplayable, or weird—I’m looking at you, Inverter of Truth. Izzet Boilerworks. Privacy statement | by Magic_Aids, Burning Artifacts Now that we’ve gone through the upgrades, let’s take a look at our final list! Additions: 3 Mutavault (32 Tix), 1 Shivan Reef (0.90 Tix), 2 Emry, Lurker of the Loch (2.20 Tix), 1 Wild Slash (0.05 Tix), 1 Metallic Rebuke (0.05 Tix), 1 Island, 1 Mountain, Cuts: 4 Springleaf Drum, 4 All That Glitters, 2 Battlefield Forge. by Corrosive_Cat, Inspector Gadget Inevitability by ThomB96. Contact | We must protect our threats to be able to execute this gameplan. Our threats are better, our card quality is higher (nothing feels worse than topdecking an Ornithopter at the wrong time), and our mana is much smoother. by DrPerry, hammertime by jbrown86, Cheapo Weapioneers Pioneer Fast Artifacts! A deck that relies heavily on the Artifact card type, frequently with abilities like Metalcraft. Since watching an opponent put an Ensoul Artifact on a darksteel citadel in the first week of the format I’ve just thought that this is the coolest deck. PNR 1 / 0 . While these can be weaker topdecks than a timely All That Glitters, their versatility is what makes them worth taking its slot. This build will set you back roughly 34 Tix or $70 in paper. by ThomB96, Grixis Ensoul Artifact by Rivulets, Draw some cards This comes in at 92 Tix online, and $248 in paper. The final upgrade polishes off the mana base. As I mentioned earlier, sideboards can vary wildly. This may be a more expensive upgrade, but what I said about Mutavault is also true here: these are Pioneer (and Modern) staples, and will see play for a very long time to come. Help | Price of Progress is a series dedicated to making entry into eternal formats as enjoyable and budget-friendly as possible. by Paxoujy, Mardu Warrior Equipment Unlike the other guilds, the Izzet do not openly strive for hegemony of the city and the pla… Pioneer Finds Balance in the Top 8 of Players Tour Phoenix. by mmahfoud, Aqua Regia by itsbuzzi, Lurrus Ensoul To take advantage of these effects, we need valid targets. The key piece of this deck is the namesake card, Ensoul Artifact. ◁ Silver Bordered. Both provide a looting effect and the scions despite not being artifacts themselves they can buff ornithopter for chip damage. Emry allows us to rebuy artifacts from the graveyard, helps us to find Ghostfire Blade to start pressuring, and tends to eat a removal spell that would otherwise be aimed at a real threat. Both provide a looting effect and the scions despite not being artifacts themselves they can buff ornithopter for chip damage. In addition to carrying out these functions, the Izzet members — obsessive, keen, and creative intellectuals, who often have short attention spans — are known to perform magical experiments, ever with reckless abandon and sometimes with spectacular but severe results. We’ve got two Stubborn Denial as a means of shielding our giant scissors from dreaded removal spells like Fatal Push, and Hope of Ghirapur’s sacrifice effect prevents our opponents from casting noncreature spells for a whole turn. Pioneer is a unique format. The fact that it’s another target for Ensoul is a nice bonus. Affectionately nicknamed Running With Scissors due to the art on the namesake card, it’s one of the more aggressive decks in the format. by SnakeByte77, Janky Pioneer Affinity Burning Artifacts by cakegood. But what if we want to take it a step further? While not all of these perform the exact same function, they are similar enough that any one of these is a very welcome sight in our opening hand. Izzet Ensoul in Pioneer. This upgrade focuses on our creature suite. Emry, Lurker of the Loch, Wild Slash, and Metallic Rebuke will help you cope better against removal, threats, and wars of attrition. But could [[smugglers copter]] be replaced with the likes of [[the royal scions]]? There are many benefits that we gain from these upgrades, the most notable is that we can hold our own better against some of our harder matchups. It becomes a rapid clock that cannot go ignored; if left uncontested and with no further interaction, this will kill your opponent on turn five. by funnyguy99, Jeskai Ensoul Pioneer 15 min to read . Terms of Use | Ensoul has always been a solid deck choice in Pioneer, having put up consistent results since the format’s inception. (This is basically an auto lose, barely worth playing out since the matchup takes forever. Articles and comments are user-submitted and do not represent official endorsements of this site. Hipsters is proudly sponsored by: Starting off in eternal formats can be troublesome. However the deck is most commonly referred to as Izzet Ensoul by its players, even with the additional splashes. Parker Ackerman December 26, 2019 ... giving us lots of keywords to play around with when we start ensouling our artifacts. Ornithopter is a cheap flier that we can swing in with very early on, and Bomat Courier starts swinging from … Izzet Phoenix — 1.47% Boros Aggro — 1.46% Esper Enchantments — 1.26% Sultai Midrange — 1.18% Temur Reclamation — 1.18% Gruul Deck Wins — 1.15% Dredgeless Dredge — 1.09% Lotus Field Combo — 1.09% Gruul Aggro — 0.88% Get the decklists in our Pioneer section ☝️