Emeth (Golems)

Ragnora the Relentless

Category: Meme/Fun

Archetype: Hybrid

Spirit: 4000-12500

Patch: 1.96

Author: nh3maser

Submitted: 2019.04.05

Golem Metallurgist
Celebrant
Boulder Breacher

Part of a series on neutral meme archetypes that can be played (with variable amounts of success) in any faction.
Part 11: Golems.

Concept

Golems don’t have anywhere near the tribal synergy of their Arcanyst counterparts. Even in the Golem factions (Lyonar, Vetruvian, Magmar), while decks often run minimal golem packages to gain access to powerful Bond effects, dedicated tribal decks are much more rare and lower-tier. In the other factions, things are even rougher. However, the sheer stats of the larger golems are sometimes enough to carry decks in this archetype to victory.

Cards

Golems

  • Golem Metallurgist
  • Celebrant

The essential 2-drop pair to ramp out bigger golems.

  • Golem Vanquisher
  • Boulder Breacher

The other neutral golems with tribal synergy. Not super high power level, but usually one or the other offers enough of a benefit to make the cut.

  • other neutrals: There’s a vanilla statstick golem available at every point on the mana curve. Ghoulie if you need a 3 drop, Hailstone if you need a 4 drop, Brightmoss if you need a 5 drop, Stormmetal if for some reason you need a 6 drop. Razorcrag is nice for some combo builds.
  • in-faction

Example Decklists

For the Golem factions, it’s not difficult to find reasonably strong lists on this site and elsewhere, so I’ll give example decks which are more memetic.

Lyonar – Midrange tribal with Peacekeeper as a finisher on the topend. Decklist.

Songhai – A slower version of typical Kaleos midrange. Decklist.

Vetruvian – An all-out tribal build with some silly Razorcrag tricks. Decklist.

Abyssian – In addition to midrange tribal, you can also make a janky combo build looking to fling a Worldcore. Decklists: Lilly, Cass (Credit Miguel for the inspiration).

Magmar – Breacher is great with Rippers. See decklist above.

Vanar – Works with dispel synergies. Decklist (credit DeathsAdvocate for the inspiration).

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  1. Oh. I wasn’t the first to realize Magmar has 3 ramp 2-drops plus Flash and Progenitor.
    Here’s a tip: Drop a couple of cards to 2x to add 2-3 Blood Rage. Between your golem
    swarms, Flash, and Kujata, you can get a lot of triggers, and if you play it on a Ripper…

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