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by I Fight Dragons    3 weeks ago
Isawa Mori Seidō     (6)         person
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person  3  Ethereal Dreamer
person  3  Isawa Atsuko
person  3  Isawa Tsuke
person  2  Isawa Ujina
person  3  Miya Mystic
person  2  Prodigy of the Waves
person  3  Shiba Yōjimbō
person  3  Solemn Scholar
person  3  Student of the Tao
flash_on  3  A Season of War
flash_on  3  Celebrated Renown
place  3  Ancestral Shrine
place  3  Favorable Ground
place  3  Forgotten Library
attach_file  3  Cloud the Mind
attach_file  3  Fine Katana
attach_file  3  Ornate Fan
person  3  Ancient Master
person  2  Isawa Tadaka
flash_on  3  Against the Waves
flash_on  2  Assassination
flash_on  3  Banzai!
flash_on  3  Censure
flash_on  3  Clarity of Purpose
flash_on  1  Cloak of Night
flash_on  2  Consumed by Five Fires
flash_on  3  Court Games
flash_on  3  Let Go
flash_on  3  Supernatural Storm

by I Fight Dragons    3 months ago
Kyūden Isawa     (3)         person
    0 thumb_up    mode_comment    10 call_split    schedule    video_library
person  3  Adept of the Waves
person  3  Asako Tsuki
person  3  Ethereal Dreamer
person  1  Isawa Atsuko
person  3  Isawa Tadaka
person  2  Isawa Uona
person  3  Kudaka
person  3  Master of Gisei Toshi
person  3  Miya Mystic
person  3  Naive Student
person  3  Prodigy of the Waves
person  3  Solemn Scholar
place  3  Favorable Ground
place  3  Forgotten Library
place  1  Kanjo District
attach_file  3  Cloud the Mind
attach_file  3  Embrace the Void
attach_file  3  Fine Katana
attach_file  3  Finger of Jade
attach_file  3  Ornate Fan
person  3  Feral Ningyo
person  3  Shrine Maiden
flash_on  3  Against the Waves
flash_on  3  Clarity of Purpose
flash_on  1  Consumed by Five Fires
flash_on  3  Court Games
flash_on  2  Display of Power
flash_on  1  Karmic Twist
flash_on  3  Let Go
flash_on  3  Supernatural Storm

by I Fight Dragons    3 months ago
Kyūden Isawa     (6)         person
    6 thumb_up    mode_comment    100 call_split    schedule    video_library
person  3  Ethereal Dreamer
person  3  Fushichō
person  3  Inferno Guard Invoker
person  3  Inspired Visionary
person  3  Isawa Atsuko
person  2  Isawa Uona
person  3  Miya Mystic
person  3  Solemn Scholar
person  2  Student of the Tao
flash_on  3  A Season of War
flash_on  3  Lost Papers
place  3  Ancestral Shrine
place  3  Forgotten Library
place  3  Secluded Shrine
attach_file  3  Cloud the Mind
attach_file  2  Fine Katana
attach_file  2  Ornate Fan
person  3  Shrine Maiden
flash_on  3  Against the Waves
flash_on  3  Banzai!
flash_on  3  Censure
flash_on  2  Cloak of Night
flash_on  2  Consumed by Five Fires
flash_on  3  Court Games
flash_on  2  Display of Power
flash_on  3  Forebearer's Echoes
flash_on  3  My Ancestor's Strength
flash_on  3  Supernatural Storm
flash_on  3  Walking the Way

by I Fight Dragons    9 months ago
Kyūden Isawa     (6)         person
    1 thumb_up    mode_comment    call_split    schedule    video_library
person  2  Acolyte of Koyane
person  3  Adept of the Waves
person  2  Asako Tsuki
person  3  Ethereal Dreamer
person  2  Isawa Atsuko
person  3  Isawa Ujina
person  3  Master of Gisei Toshi
person  3  Miya Mystic
person  3  Shiba Yōjimbō
person  3  Solemn Scholar
place  2  Ancestral Shrine
place  3  Favorable Ground
place  3  Forgotten Library
place  3  Imperial Storehouse
place  1  Kanjo District
place  1  The Imperial Palace
attach_file  3  Cloud the Mind
attach_file  3  Fine Katana
attach_file  3  Ornate Fan
person  3  Ancient Master
person  3  Isawa Tadaka
flash_on  3  Against the Waves
flash_on  3  Banzai!
flash_on  3  Censure
flash_on  3  Clarity of Purpose
flash_on  2  Consumed by Five Fires
flash_on  3  Court Games
flash_on  2  Display of Power
flash_on  3  Let Go
flash_on  3  Supernatural Storm

by I Fight Dragons    > 1 year ago
Kyūden Isawa     (8)         person
    17 thumb_up    13 mode_comment    61 call_split    schedule    video_library
person  3  Adept of the Waves
person  3  Asako Tsuki
person  1  Isawa Atsuko
person  3  Isawa Tadaka
person  3  Isawa Uona
person  3  Keeper Initiate
person  3  Kudaka
person  2  Master of Gisei Toshi
person  3  Miya Mystic
person  3  Naive Student
person  3  Prodigy of the Waves
person  3  Solemn Scholar
place  3  Favorable Ground
place  2  Forgotten Library
place  1  Kanjo District
place  1  The Imperial Palace
attach_file  3  Cloud the Mind
attach_file  3  Fine Katana
attach_file  2  Hawk Tattoo
attach_file  3  Ornate Fan
person  3  Feral Ningyo
person  3  Shrine Maiden
flash_on  3  Against the Waves
flash_on  2  Banzai!
flash_on  1  Benten's Touch
flash_on  1  Censure
flash_on  3  Clarity of Purpose
flash_on  3  Court Games
flash_on  1  Display of Power
flash_on  3  Hurricane Punch
flash_on  3  Let Go
flash_on  3  Supernatural Storm
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Grand Kotei Gencon 2018 - 2nd Place Phoenix Deck Tech
> 1 year ago
Date: > 1 year ago
Recorded By: Travis McDaniel
Description
Detailed deck breakdown and explanation of general strategy.
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Added: 1 month ago
9 is plenty with all the rally.

Prodigy is still generically good with the fantana or while honored. Better than Fearsome because of CBFF

Storm is just 3+ late game to push the win through.
Added: 5 months ago
Edited: 5 months ago
1) It is, but it unfortunately answers many things that Trick cannot, such as Student of Anatomies and Bayushi Shoju. The only meta threat that runs Let Go is Crabbits, which you can trade Censure for or use Tadaka to scope out to still force a stick [continue reading]. Trading cloud for Calling in Favors is often very favorable for you, so I'm fine with that and of course the same point applies if you really need one to stick (though you cannot censure it if Shoju just hit the board.) I don't really care about cloud sticking in the lion matchup usually so if they just trade to remove it that's fine.

2) The character balance of the deck is on point, I don't feel I need more cheap shugs than what is already in the deck.

3) Space, mostly; but also because I tend to defend City of the Rich Frog more early on and then Shameful of course, so seeing an early DoP was not as vital as other options in conflict. When the deck ran Upholding Authority instead, 3 DoP was nice because I had 3 provinces I was perfectly fine trading a break for. Now it's down to 2 and one of the provinces I want to keep alive will always be attacked until it breaks.
Added: 6 months ago
Matchmaker is better than FTI and the deck justs wants as many 1 cost shugs as it can to make storms huge since that's all it buys from dynasty naturally anyways.
Added: > 1 year ago
I did find 4 air spells for Uona just slightly lacking. My current Seeker version of the deck has 2 Benten's touch to shore up the air spells and the extra seeker fate makes using a Benten's Touch and an Against the Waves as a way to honor a Shugenja [continue reading] less painful.
Added: > 1 year ago
Karmic Twist lost a lot of edges with a lot more uniques in the field. It's pretty solid against Lion still as a way to deal with Spiritcaller and Crane, but everyone else - especially Dragon - can easily play around it and make it dead. Beyond that, [continue reading] with increased unique counts in the Phoenix deck as well, it can be clunky to set up as a pseudo-reprieve as the only big characters you can do this with are Prodigy and Master of Gisei Toshi.
Added: > 1 year ago
and no other spells come close to matching what Hurricane Punch gives. I effectively have a 37 card conflict deck and also get extra raw stats for 0 extra card investment.
Added: > 1 year ago
It is more consistent than you would think. Considering Shrine Maiden is also a conflict card it is not hard to line them up with a punch or two; and Keeper Initiates are in play the whole game once you see them because it's really hard for anyone to [continue reading] stop you claiming the Water ring. So if you see a Keeper early then you practically always have a punch target and otherwise you just try and line up your Maiden uses with them.
Added: > 1 year ago
I have 7 Air cards. 3 Cloud the Mind, 3 Hurricane Punch, 1 Benten's touch
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