Ancient Amphitheater

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Custom Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Commander Anthology 2018 (CM2) Rare
Commander 2015 (C15) Rare
Lorwyn (LRW) Rare

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Ancient Amphitheater

Land

As Ancient Amphitheater enters the battlefield, you may reveal a Giant card from your hand. If you don't, Ancient Amphitheater enters the battlefield tapped.

: Gain or .

Ancient Amphitheater Discussion

Magicaids on Karona everything tribal. Wait, what?

2 months ago

really like the idea of the of deck and if you use the changlings to there fullest try out the tribal lands from lorwin block here they are and they i think a fun way of showing off everything tribal Flamekin Village , Primal Beyond , Murmuring Bosk , Ancient Amphitheater , Gilt-Leaf Palace , Auntie's Hovel , Secluded Glen , Wanderwine Hub , and Rustic Clachan

triproberts12 on Tajic, Legion's Edgelord [Artillery Aggro, Primer]

4 months ago

There are a lot of soldiers out there, but some of the must-haves I feel you're missing are Brimaz, King of Oreskos , Preeminent Captain , Evangel of Heliod , Nomads' Assembly , Launch the Fleet , and Deploy to the Front . High Sentinels of Arashin and Elite Scaleguard could also be very powerful, depending on how much +1/+1 counter stuff you plan on doing.

If you're going to play the Earthquake deck, you might as well play Truefire Captain , Spitemare , and Boros Reckoner .

I think the deck could also use some more "vegetables" cards. You should be running Boros Signet , at minimum, but Boros Keyrune , Boros Locket , Mind Stone , Sword of the Animist , and Knight of the White Orchid should probably be in the conversation, as well. Vandalblast , Aura of Silence , Crush Contraband , Return to Dust , etc. are all removal you might consider over the abundance of creature removal you have. In terms of card draw, being tribal, you could look into Vanquisher's Banner could also do work.

As for cuts, you shouldn't be running Evolving Wilds and Terramorphic Expanse in a 2-color deck. Ancient Amphitheater , Needle Spires , and even Stone Quarry are all strictly better without cards that care about land types or Landfall. The deck thinning is inconsequential in a 99-card deck, and you'd rather have the flexibility. Catapult Master, Hour of Devastation (you know it removes indestructible, right?), Deafening Clarion, and Hammerfist Giant all seem pretty suspect to me, just on card quality. Rather than Deafening Clarion, Firesong and Sunspeaker seem better with the Earthquake theme.

ClockworkSwordfish on "Tribal" Tribal

6 months ago

I designed a similar Reaper King EDH deck years ago, and while it's not especially good, it's certainly my favourite!

I'd say your biggest concern is that that mana base needs work. Having nearly all of your lands come into play tapped is sure to get you overwhelmed. You'd do well to run City of Brass and Mana Confluence - since you start with 40 life to work with, they're essentially Command Tower #2 and 3. Since you're running all of the changelings, you'll probably also appreciate the tribal taplands from Lorwyn. I see you already have Primal Beyond, but Ancient Amphitheater, Auntie's Hovel, Gilt-Leaf Palace, Murmuring Bosk, Secluded Glen and Wanderwine Hub will more often than not come into play untapped and can make coloured mana for any of your spells.

eliakimras on Red/White Angels

7 months ago

Have you considered Boros Signet, Worn Powerstone and Gilded Lotus? Heartless Hidetsugu is game over if Gisela, Blade of Goldnight is out. Furnace of Rath, Dictate of the Twin Gods and True Conviction are great for beatdown. Boros Charm is really versatile in this deck. You can swap Take Vengeance for Swords to Plowshares. Sunforger is the greatest card in Boros and can grab any instant at 4 CMC or less. // It's good to run Command Tower, Battlefield Forge, Temple of Triumph, Needle Spires, Ancient Amphitheater, Boros Guildgate are good for mana fixing. Slayers' Stronghold, Sunhome, Fortress of the Legion and Rogue's Passage are good for combat tricks; Mistveil Plains brings recursion; Spinerock Knoll is great at cheating costs; Secluded Steppe and Forgotten Cave for card selection. // Revitalize, Lightning Helix, Demystify, Fountain of Renewal are subpar in this deck.

ClockworkSwordfish on A Sliver Deck With No Slivers?!!

8 months ago

How's your manabase working out for you? I'd strongly recommend City of Brass and Mana Confluence - since you're starting with 40 life, they're basically Command Towers #2 and 3. Path of Ancestry is also flat-out better than any of the taplands, even if you never get its scry ability.

In addition, if you're running one of each changeling, you should try and use the tribal lands from Lorwyn, since they often perform as dual lands without a drawback! That would include Secluded Glen, Wanderwine Hub, Ancient Amphitheater, Gilt-Leaf Palace, Auntie's Hovel and Murmuring Bosk.

Gidgetimer on Ancient Amphitheater amd Shapeshifters.

10 months ago

As long as it has changeling, which Taurean Mauler does, it is all creature types at all times and you can reveal it for Ancient Amphitheater. The printed type is in case something removes abilities, like Humility does, it will still be a shapeshifter. If something is a shapeshifter but not a changeling (Clone for example) then you can not reveal it to have Ancient Amphitheater come in untapped.

MrSilk on Ancient Amphitheater amd Shapeshifters.

10 months ago

When you play something like Ancient Amphitheater.. Can you reveal a Taurean Mauler as a giant? The card says that it's every creature time, but the subtext is shapeshifter.

Thanks!

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