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Animar, Soul of Elements

Animar, Soul of Elements

Legendary Creature — Elemental

Protection of white and from black

Whenever you cast a creature spell, put a +1/+1 counter on Animar, Soul of Elements.

Creature spells you cast cost {1} less to cast for each +1/+1 counter on Animar.

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Animar, Soul of Elements Discussion

naynay666 on Advice Wanted: Starting an EDH ...

2 weeks ago

I recently joined an EDH league here in Philadelphia at a record store that sells mtg packs and accessories. It meets for a round every other Friday, and the seasons are five rounds long. You reserve your General and commit to playing it for the whole season. No two players can have the same General, and whichever General wins a season can't be claimed the following season.

The league is free, and there is weekly prize support. It's a fat stack of bulk rares, solid uncommons, full art promos and some SCG monthly memberships in an envelope that the winner of each pod gets to choose one card from.

They sent an email out before the season started listing the Generals selected thus far.
Animar, Soul of Elements
Azami, Lady of Scrolls
Borborygmos Enraged
Child of Alara <- me!
Derevi, Empyrial Tactician
Doran, the Siege Tower
Edric, Spymaster of Trest
Fumiko the Lowblood
Horde of Notions
Jeleva, Nephalia's Scourge
Marath, Will of the Wild
Michiko Konda, Truth Seeker
Oloro, Ageless Ascetic
Phenax, God of Deception
Sliver Overlord

SSR_Komamura on Munchies and Crunchies

2 weeks ago

It is a solid colorless removal to deal with Animar, Soul of Elements and other tricky permanents.

GoofyFoot on Struggling with Rakdos, Lord of ...

2 weeks ago

For one, It could just be your play group. If everyone you play against is using "control" then you would be pretty screwed if you're goal is to simply get Rakdos, Lord of Riots out. if you feel you must switch it up, I would suggest trying Animar, Soul of Elements or Karador, Ghost Chieftain . they both are based on creature interaction, which satisfies part of what you probably intend to do with Rakdos.

Another option (Though I would consider switching to Rakdos the Defiler for this, as it suits him better in some ways) is to build the deck in a voltron way. Most EDH games I've played don't run more than 5 wipes of any sort, and most of those are creature wipes. you could do a combination of enhancements and equipment and beat your opponents heads in.

As for Rakdos, Lord of Riots , I personally don't see anything wrong with him, he seems like he'd actually be pretty good. The best way to know would be seeing one of your deck lists.

apt142 on Itching to build a deck, ...

2 weeks ago

I've found Animar, Soul of Elements and Karador, Ghost Chieftain to be pretty rich commanders.

By which, I mean that you can go a lot of different ways to accomplish your victory conditions (combo, voltron, or beatdown).

As such, I think they are great commanders to explore deck construction with. You just pop them in the command seat and put in cards you think would go well with them. Play and repeat until you've developed a strategy or deck you like.

TechnicalAssistance on Hydras Hurt

3 weeks ago

robbiehaines: I'm not saying you should make it reliant on your general, but increasing interaction is key in EDH. Even if you could just put 5 more X cost cards in, you'd be more likely to hit them sooner. I must also STRONGLY suggest Lightning Greaves because your hydras will hit sooner as well as be immune to targeting. The thing is, at current state, with the near zero mana ramp you have and thin draw mechanic, people are going to outpace you really fast. Your Vexing Devil does little for you as well in a game where people start at 40 life. If I'm playing Oloro, Ageless Ascetic , I won't even bat an eye at 4 damage, not to mention it's only a 4/3 no abilities. It's a great aggro card 1v1, but most EDH games are 3 to 4 people and the key to winning is smart political maneuvering and strong combos and/or ramp.

You asked for possible color variations for another commander and I would like to bounce this idea off of you: Animar, Soul of Elements . He'll (1) make your hydras bigger and cheaper over time, (2) give you access to Blue's plethora of draw mechanics, and (3) he's even got protection from two of the strongest colors for targeted removal. You could even use Mystical Tutor in a pinch to get Blasphemous Act and that can make all the difference. Ex.: 1 blue mana, Mystical Tutor , tap Arcanis the Omnipotent or Azami, Lady of Scrolls (or for activate Treasure Trove for another 4 mana), draw Blasphemous Act , play it for 1 red mana (assuming the board is out of control).

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Power / Toughness 1/1
Color(s) R, U, G
Cost URG
Converted cost 3
Avg. draft pick None
Avg. cube pick 11.55

Legality

Format Legality
Commander / EDH Legal
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal

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Set Rarity
MTG: Commander Mythic Rare