Defender deck?

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With all the defender cards that get bonuses from haveing other defenders, and after seeing 1 in the new set that makes me think they'll be more to come, I wanted to make a defender deck. Any ideas? I was thinking G/W.

These are what I've found so far
Overgrown Battlement
Perimeter Captain
Stalwart Shield-Bearers
Wakestone Gargoyle
Pride Guardian
And the green 1 from RTR
Wall of Hope?

Maybe add a little bit of black for Doran, the Siege Tower?

>reminder to self< Best not to argue with idiots, they will bring you down to their level and then beat you with experience
umm, really no mention of vent sentinel? for shame, for shame!  I like lightning greaves a lot here too with all the defenders that are mana makers-can really set up some brutal early plays.  a singleton banefire is a surefire way to eliminate your opponents if you cant keep vent online.  lots of good defender dudes all through the curve, but i wouldnt invest much past venty.  After him id fill my extra slots with spells for removal.  red gives you reach via burn, green gives you naturalize and beast within (totally amazing for you here as the 3/3 does not beat your 0/4 walls :D ) perhaps a copy of gratuitous violence if you are feeling extra cheeky.  ways to add counters to your guys would be nice too, with stuff like gavony township.  green also gives you sky reach via plummet.  

cheers  

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plumevil could be a nice addition

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I once made a defender deck, it was a taunting deck that forced creatures to attack you. It was ... lemme find it... brb.

EDIT:  Ok found it, here it is. It's not great, but it's fun to paly with and who knows, maybe it might give you some ideas.

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Try these cards out in red

Rage Nimbus
Aether Membrane
Vent Sentinel

Wither creatures like Stigma Lasher and Boggart Ram-Gang work because they will shrink creatures so your walls block them better or Rage Nimbus and Bull Whip can use them to kill smaller creatures.

Another obscure, higher costing but interesting sort of Wall-But-Not-A-Wall is Tephraderm

Mogg Maniac also is a Wall but not a Wall.           
     

    
Wall of Hope?

Maybe add a little bit of black for Doran, the Siege Tower?




I want to keep it at least modern legal if I can, Also if I added a 3rd color it would be red as it gives you more options.

umm, really no mention of vent sentinel? for shame, for shame!  I like lightning greaves a lot here too with all the defenders that are mana makers-can really set up some brutal early plays.  a singleton banefire is a surefire way to eliminate your opponents if you cant keep vent online.  lots of good defender dudes all through the curve, but i wouldnt invest much past venty.  After him id fill my extra slots with spells for removal.  red gives you reach via burn, green gives you naturalize and beast within (totally amazing for you here as the 3/3 does not beat your 0/4 walls :D ) perhaps a copy of gratuitous violence if you are feeling extra cheeky.  ways to add counters to your guys would be nice too, with stuff like gavony township.  green also gives you sky reach via plummet.  

cheers  



I was thinking about the vent but I want to see if they add anymore red ones in the new set first before I add another color. I haven't decide what kinds of spell support I want to run yet so any ideas will help.

wall of omenswall of blossoms and carven caryatid for draw
plumevil could be a nice addition



I really like those and may add them as I start fine tuning the deck.

Rolling Stones, Doran, The Siege Tower, and Tree of Redemption.  Oh boy oh boy oh boy!



I will add the stones for sure, I may add the tree after I see how well the lifegain works. As for doran I don't want to spread the lands to thin so I'll see how my alt. mana sources work first or find a way to cheat them out before adding it, though I love the abillity.

Lots of ways to filter mana.  Springleaf Drum, Prophetic Prism, and when RtR comes out that insane artifact... Chromatic Lantern.  Look it up, it's not on gatherer yet I don't think.  WTF HOW GOOD IS THIS?  But I digress.
Lots of ways to filter mana.  Springleaf Drum, Prophetic Prism, and when RtR comes out that insane artifact... Chromatic Lantern.  Look it up, it's not on gatherer yet I don't think.  WTF HOW GOOD IS THIS?  But I digress.



Though there not modren I was thinking about Dragon Arch or Cryptic Gateway, I've already seen the lantern and I want them but they'll probably be like $20-30 each
Lots of ways to filter mana.  Springleaf Drum, Prophetic Prism, and when RtR comes out that insane artifact... Chromatic Lantern.  Look it up, it's not on gatherer yet I don't think.  WTF HOW GOOD IS THIS?  But I digress.



Though there not modren I was thinking about Dragon Arch or Cryptic Gateway, I've already seen the lantern and I want them but they'll probably be like $20-30 each



They're presale-ing for about $5 each on tcgplayer.com 
Damn, I wish I had the money for them right now.
Yeah I know, I really want to see a land-ramp Door to Nothingness + Chromatic Lantern deck in standard when RtR comes out.
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