By - horizan1
The deck looks like it will win some percentage of games just from swarming the opponent when they have no answer in time. That said, I think Paladin Class is completely unplayable, and I'm unsure if you have enough knights to make Valiant Knight worth it (it's 4 mana, yet I think it's easily less impactful than some of your even cheaper cards). Adeline is one of the best top-end cards you could play and isn't *that* expensive, but if you want to go even cheaper than that, Acclaimed Contender provides some nice card advantage and board wipe insurance. It's also unclear if you want to drop the non-Knight cards like Arcanist and Lieutenant which, while obviously strong, kind of clash with effects like that of Worthy Knight.
Also, play 2 more Furycalm Snarls.
Aight, followed those suggestions. And put white orchid from the sideboard to main board. How's it look now?
It's a lot better now I think, though I'm unsure if Knight of the White Orchid is the best 2-drop for that slot. I prefer Skyknight Vanguard, Rimrock Knight, and Venerable Knight personally. Additionally, do you need Gird for Battle and Ancestral Anger without a prowess/heroic subtheme? Maybe consider something like Brave the Elements as the other poster suggested.
Just swapped orchard for skyknight and gird for brave the elements. I had ancestral anger partially for the trample but also a 1 mana card replacement to get to better cards quicker. But I can see how just having a better card there would be better. There one that would be a good swap?
Your reasoning for keeping ancestral anger is sound :) I'm sure it will be more than fine.
No Fervent Champion? I would also consider Embercleave. Seems to go nicely with Adeline and/or History of Benalia.
Spicy play. Add x4 [[Knight of Grace]] to hedge bets against BR Midrange and how popular black removal is lately.
[Knight of Grace](https://cdn.cardsrealm.com/images/cartas/dom-dominaria/en/med/knight-of-grace-23.png?8773) ([txt](https://mtg.cardsrealm.com/en-us/card/knight-of-grace/txt?utm_source=reddit)) ([SF](https://scryfall.com/search?q=Knight+of+Grace)) ([G](https://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?name=Knight+of+Grace)) • [$ 0.1](https://mtg.cardsrealm.com/en-us/card/knight-of-grace?utm_source=reddit)
Why is dreadhorde arcanist in this list? it doesn’t seem very synergistic with the mainly knight creature focus of the deck
Good question, It has been removed
Have you considered [[brave the elements]] would be a clean way to both protect your creatures and sneak them through a grindy board state
[Brave the Elements](https://cdn.cardsrealm.com/images/cartas/zen-zendikar/en/med/brave-the-elements-4.png?3850) ([txt](https://mtg.cardsrealm.com/en-us/card/brave-the-elements/txt?utm_source=reddit)) ([SF](https://scryfall.com/search?q=Brave+the+Elements)) ([G](https://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?name=Brave+the+Elements)) • [$ 0.29](https://mtg.cardsrealm.com/en-us/card/brave-the-elements?utm_source=reddit)
I did consider that one but I figured because of cards like [[dauntless bodyguard]] I wouldn't need it. Although I had thought I put 2 of them in the sideboard
I think the man difference there is protection given by brave the elements would make your creatures unblockable in a lot of games, where body guard won’t do that. I think it would be much better value than [[gird for battle]] in a deck like that
[Gird for Battle](https://cdn.cardsrealm.com/images/cartas/grn-guilds-of-ravnica/en/med/gird-for-battle-12.png?4554) ([txt](https://mtg.cardsrealm.com/en-us/card/gird-for-battle/txt?utm_source=reddit)) ([SF](https://scryfall.com/search?q=Gird+for+Battle)) ([G](https://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?name=Gird+for+Battle)) • [$ 0.11](https://mtg.cardsrealm.com/en-us/card/gird-for-battle?utm_source=reddit)
[Dauntless Bodyguard](https://cdn.cardsrealm.com/images/cartas/dom-dominaria/en/med/dauntless-bodyguard-14.png?9404) ([txt](https://mtg.cardsrealm.com/en-us/card/dauntless-bodyguard/txt?utm_source=reddit)) ([SF](https://scryfall.com/search?q=Dauntless+Bodyguard)) ([G](https://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?name=Dauntless+Bodyguard)) • [$ 0.26](https://mtg.cardsrealm.com/en-us/card/dauntless-bodyguard?utm_source=reddit)
This mono-white knights just 5-0'd a league, it has some stuff that's probably out of your budget like mutavault but might help for inspiration.
I agree with the other user who suggested embercleave and fervent champion. You want a lot of low cmc guys so that mathematically you get the most damage out of your lords. Knight of the white orchid is very good as well. Cards like gird for battle/ancestral anger seem out place here, you'll probably want just more creatures in those slots for threat density.