Hello there! If you’re looking to improve your new enchantress deck, you’ve come to the right place. In this Enduring Enchantments Upgrade Guide, you’ll discover which cards you could add to your deck, in order to make it better and more fun.
Here’s what you can expect. First, we’re going to take a look at the decklist to see what we’re working with. Then, I’m going to recommend the best 3 cards that you can use to upgrade Enduring Enchantments with. (This can be helpful if you don’t want to replace a ton of cards.) Afterward, we’ll explore many other possible additions that you can make. Of course, I’ll also discuss which cards you should remove from the deck. At the end, I’ll also provide an upgraded decklist example.
There’s a lot to talk about, so let’s get right to it.
Enduring Enchantments Decklist
Just one more thing, before we move to the upgrades. In case if you don’t already own an Enduring Enchantments precon, you can get it on Amazon.
Top 3 Cards for Enduring Enchantments Upgrade
It can be hard to upgrade a whole 100-card deck all at once, particularly if you’re a new player without a large collection. That’s why I’ll first highlight just three cards, all of which can improve your deck by a lot. With these cards, I’ll focus on on-theme cards, as opposed to general staples.
Note: I choose all the upgrade suggestions in this article (including the Top 3) under the assumption that you’ll be using Anikthea, Hand of Erebos as your main commander.
Song of the Worldsoul
If you want to make your deck both more powerful, and more fun, this is a card that you shouldn’t miss.
Let’s say that you cast it for six mana. You use Anikthea to make a token of something like Enchantress’s Presence. Now, whenever you’ll cast a spell, you’ll be able to get another Presence in play. With this deck, you’ll be able to draw tons of cards very quickly afterward.
However, that’s not even the best case scenario. You could get Song of the Worldsoul into your graveyard, and bring it back with Anikthea. Since it’s now a token, you can get tokens of it, making more and more copies for each spell you cast. Then you can either decide to make more Songs, or copy other useful enchantments. Sometimes you could even go for a bit of both.
Games where you draw this card will play out quite explosively. You can increase your chances of getting it in your hand by including something like this next card:
This creature fits into this deck perfectly. First, it’s an enchantment, so it works with all of your enchantment synergies. Second, it allows you to put any card from your deck into your graveyard. Combined with Anikthea’s ability, Lamia essentially becomes a tutor.
You can search for the perfect enchantment you currently need, and bring it back as a 3/3. If you also include expensive enchantments in your deck, then you can potentially also cheat on mana.
There were many options I could choose for the third card, and I finally decided to go with this iconic enchantment. It used to cost quite a lot of money, but thanks to many reprints, it’s now reasonably priced.
The first effect of pumping your team is fine, but you’re really interested in its second line of text. It makes all of your lands tap for an additional mana. If you have never played with this kind of effect, you’re going to be surprised just how powerful it can be.
Of course, due to how powerful it can be, it often draws a removal of some kind. However, in this deck, that’s just a minor issue. You can bring it back with Anikthea anyway.
Additional Enduring Enchantments Upgrades
Besides the three cards I talked about, there are plenty of other options available for you. I sorted the cards into three important groups: better enchantments, additional support cards, and mana base.
Any deck with token-making can make use Anionted Procession, and so can the Enduring Enchantments precon. There’s one downside with it, tough. It can be quite expensive. If you’re playing on a budget, you can include Growing Ranks. While it’s a different card, it’s quite cheap, and it can perform in this shell.
There are plenty of other strong enchantments that you could include, depending on which direction you want to take your deck. Here are some options that you can go for:
Alseid of Life’s Bounty offers you a way to protect your commander or another key enchantment.
Dryad of the Ilysian Grove can sometimes ramp you, but even more importantly it allows you to just tap your lands, without worrying which mana you’re paying.
Calix, Guided by Fate can do a lot of work for the small investment of three mana. It can distribute +1/+1 counters, and if it ever connects, you can get a token copy of one of your nonlegendary enchantments. As you’ve seen so far, this deck will be able to take advantage of that token.
Another cheap enchantment creature that can do a lot of work is Weaver of Harmony. You can use it to copy Anikthea’s ability.
On the other side, there are expensive creatures, such as Nyxbloom Ancient. Tripling your mana can feel pretty unfair, even if you do end up paying seven mana for it.
There are plenty of cards with Satessan Champion‘s effect in the original decklist already, but it doesn’t hurt to have one more.
If you like expensive and powerful spells, you might want to add Eerie Ultimatum to your deck. Why get back just a single enchantment with Anikhthea, when you can get back all of them.
Mana base is passable for a precon, but there are plenty of improvements that you can make.
For budget upgrades, you can use:
- Check Lands (Isolated Chapel, Sunpetal Grove, Woodland Cemetery)
- Pain lands (Caves of Koilos, Brushland, Llanowar Wastes)
If budget is not that big of a problem, you can also add the following lands:
- Shock lands (Godless Shrine, Temple Garden, Overgrown Tomb)
- Fetch lands (Marsh Flats, Windswept Heath, Verdant Catacombs)
- Bond lands (Vault of Champions, Bountiful Promenade, Undergrowth Stadium)
- Indatha Triome
- Yamiya, Cradle of Growth, Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth
This deck also makes a good use of a great utility land, Hall of Heliod’s Generosity. It’s great when you can’t put Anikthea in play, but still want to use the enchantment again.
Which Cards to Cut From Enduring Enchantments Precon?
Commander decks need to have exactly 100 cards, so when you add cards, you also need to remove that many. It can be quite hard to decide which ones should go. With the recent precons, there are less and less completely useless cards in the deck. Nevertheless, there are still some that are relatively weak, such as Love Song of Night and Day.
Here are some others suggestions on which cards to remove first:
- Culling Ritual
- Dreadhorde Invasion
- Erebos, Bleak-Hearted
- Ghoulish Impetus
- Greater Tanuki
- Love Song of Night and Day
- Narci, Fable Singer
- Omen of the Sun
Of course, if you like a certain card, don’t feel like you have to cut it just because I suggested it here. Play whatever is fun to you. As far as the lands go, remove the ones that enter the battlefield tapped, and some basics.
Enduring Enchantments Upgraded Decklist Example
Here’s my first draft of what an upgraded Enduring Enchantments precon could look like. Of course, you don’t need to follow this decklist exactly. Add the cards you like, remove the ones you don’t. There really isn’t one exact optimal deck that I could give you.
Nevertheless, this should give you an idea of how a better version of the precon could look like.
That’s the end of our Enduring Enchatments Upgrade Guide. Do you think there’s an amazing card that I missed? With so many Magic cards, that’s practically a given. If you come up with a great addition, please let me, and the other readers, know in the comments below.
If you want to see the upgrades for the other three Commander Masters precons, you can check them by following these links:
- Planeswalker Party Upgrade Guide
- Sliver Swarm Upgrade Guide
- Eldrazi Unbound Upgrade Guide (coming soon)
Until next time, enjoy Magic and your upgraded Enduring Enchantments deck.