Remember, players aren’t judges, so it’s not necessary for someone to describe the combo in the level of detail I just did as long as it’s clear that he or she understands what each step is. All those triggered abilities don’t go on the stack right away. This is why we needed to sacrifice Myr Retriever and Krark Clan Ironworks as part of activating an ability. This draws us a card and brings us back to 7 mana, two of which are any color we want. Artifact Creature - Myr: 2: 1/1: Altar of Dementia. 0. must have two etherium sculptors on the field along with two myr retrievers. Posted by 5 months ago. We’re going to use Mox Opal and Chromatic Sphere because those are the cards they used on the WotC website when they wrote about this combo. After you sacrifice Scrap Trawler, it won’t be in play to see any subsequently sacrificed artifacts hit the graveyard. How about drawing infinite cards, for starters? Myr Retriever. I hope this answered all the questions you had about the KCI combo. Subscribe to get the latest information on your favorite games. Introductions are in order – Official names for stuff, Just my type – Types, subtypes, and supertypes, Let me Spell it out for you – How to cast a spell, Learning how to count – Converted mana costs, Swimming in the Mana Pool – Mana abilities, TOADS – Power- and toughness-changing abilities, What you thought you knew – Tournament trivia, Enters the battlefield replacement effects, Investigations | GP Cleveland Tournament Report, Updated! As part of the process of activating an ability, you get a chance to activate mana abilities. Today, I wanted to talk about the Krark-Clan Ironworks deck’s infinite combo. Myr retriever: 9/29/2010 Affinity: Gino95: 9/26/2010 Artifacts Combo! KCI Combo in EDH. Since Chromatic Sphere has a mana ability, it resolves right away, before players get priority. So sacrifice Myr Retriever and finally KCI itself for 4 more mana, bringing you up to 7 total, one of which is any color. When the very first players in Alpha cast Channel into Fireball, it sparked a passion for the thrill and excitement of combining two cards that work so well together that they can win the game on the spot. These do not require a mana payment, so the game never gives you a chance to activate mana abilities while you’re casting or activating them. If we sacrificed them normally like we did with Mox Opal, KCI wouldn’t be in the graveyard at the time when we needed to pick a target for Myr Retriever’s ability. Gatherer is the Magic Card Database. Question. (100 cards, 73 distinct) - Wheel of Fortune, Mana Crypt, Metalworker, Mana Vault, Ancient Tomb, Blightsteel Colossus, Dockside Extortionist We also need some more artifacts that cost less than 2 mana so that we’re netting mana each iteration of the loop. Use some of your infinite mana to replay all three artifacts and repeat until the opponent is dead. You just need to sacrifice Myr Retriever and KCI in the process of casting a spell. . In that case, the Scrap Trawler would die while you were generating mana, and it wouldn’t be around to see the Chromatic Sphere or Star die in the next step, where you pay the costs. We’re going to be sacrificing a bunch of artifacts to make mana and getting them all back to our hand to play again. We’re going to focus on the version of the combo that was described on the Wizards website. According to E.Asico, you still have the Staff of Domination? 3. So if you sacrifice first Scrap Trawler and then KCI in the process of casting a spell, you would be able to return a 2 drop, but you wouldn’t be able to return a 3 drop because Scrap Trawler wasn’t in play to see KCI go to the graveyard. Search for the perfect addition to your deck. . So once we have all five of these in play, what can we do? Browse through cards from Magic's entire history. They wait until a player is about to get priority, which in this case means right after we finish with Chromatic Sphere’s ability.