Rebuilding tribal Dragons: Switching Zirilan to The Ur-Dragon

 

Welcome to another edition of the article series where I go over changes to my different EDH decks in detail (and where I trash them and rebuild them into something better).

There have been a number of my decks over the last few years that have been on the chopping block after disappointing performances and poor games, and many have been culled or changed. Much as I have done before, I rebuilt decks that just aren’t working; this may involve either changing some cards around deck to deck, changing who the general of the deck is, or completely overhauling the entire deck.

Now, with Rivals of Ixalan long since released and Dominaria out as well, I’ve been going over each set of changes and additions to my EDH decks, and man, have there ever a lot of them!

Today, we’ll be looking at what I’ve done with one of our tribal lists: changing from Zirilan of the Claw mono-red tribal Dragons, to Commander 2017’s 5-color The Ur-Dragon. Let’s take a look!
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Changes to my Five-Color Manabases

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Welcome to another edition of the article series where I go over changes to my different EDH decks in detail (and where I trash them and rebuild them into something better).

For a long time, the manabase of each of my five-color decks has been disappointing, and I finally sat down to change them a short while ago. They were clunky and slow, with basically every land coming into play tapped, and many games were lost due to poor mana. I have changed these manabases, and they now work much better.

What did I do to make them more streamlined and effective? Let’s take a look!
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