Glimpse the Possibilities... as long as the possibilities are more rats!
The shell is a simple Rat Cage
deck - play the cage, play random relics, beat down with Obelisk'd rats. The fun begins when you drop your first Perilous Research
- between Lethrai Courtier
and Talir's Sanctum
, ramping power should be fairly easy, and Glimpse the Possibilities
will start generating a lot of value around 5-6 power (depending on how much setup you've managed to drop).
The aim of the deck is not
to storm out - think of Glimpse as more like Evenhanded Golem
, generating a lot of card advantage in the right deck. The goal is to ramp to at least 8 power the next turn, and generate a few Rats and random Relics.
Once you hit 8, you should be swimming in random units, and hopefully an online Obelisk. Then one of two things will happen - either they fold to the tokens, or thew blow you out.
... except you're not blown out! Remember that Perilous Research
that didn't really seem that great at the time? That Alarming Findings
is looking real nice creating half a board of large overwhelming units and drawing a near-full hand of cards, snowballing your gameplan even further! Even better, even if you haven't gotten some incidental healing off Porcelain Mask
and Shepherd's Horn
, the horn alone will put you out of immediate reach once the Sandcrawlers arrive.