Beast Within

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful 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
Battlebond (BBD) Uncommon
Planechase Anthology (PCA) Uncommon
Commander 2016 (C16) Uncommon
Conspiracy: Take the Crown (CN2) Uncommon
Duel Decks: Heroes vs. Monsters (DDL) Uncommon
Planechase 2012 Edition (PC2) Uncommon
New Phyrexia (NPH) Uncommon

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Tokens

Beast Within

Instant

Destroy target permanent. Its controller creates a 3/3 green Beast creature token.

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Beast Within Discussion

UpperDeckerTaco on Midrange decks in combo-happy meta

1 day ago

You can definitely make Omnath, Locus of Rage competitive. I have a friend who plays it.

Ramp is your best friend. And Sac Outlets are your best friend along with some wrath effects.

Purphoros, God of the Forge works wonders in the deck, especially along side the staples of Avenger of Zendikar and Rampaging Baloths .

Cards that you need to make the deck function better are Explore type effects: Oracle of Mul Daya , Azusa, Lost but Seeking , Exploration , Explore , Enter the Unknown , Journey of Discovery , Mina and Denn, Wildborn , Summer Bloom , Wayward Swordtooth ... These work to great effect in getting the most out of Omnath's triggered ability and might hinder your opponents' plans of sweeping the board.

Also, you should be running more lands than the usual EDH deck because you want to be able to keep playing lands.

Recursion is also what will assist in the control metas: Regrowth , Eternal Witness , Den Protector , Greenwarden of Murasa , Recollect , The Mending of Dominaria ... These will help you maintain use of the cards that get removed. Also it allows you to let your general go to Graveyard and get it back to cast it for regular CMC.

Some form of protection is necessary: Heroic Intervention , Ranger's Guile , Blossoming Defense , Lightning Greaves ...

As for sac outlets, you have a great one in Goblin Bombardment and Greater Good and also Ashnod's Altar and Phyrexian Altar .

You could also use some triggers upon a creature entering the battlefield: Electropotence , Impact Tremors , In the Web of War , Mana Echoes , Warstorm Surge , Purphoros, God of the Forge , Colossal Majesty , Elemental Bond ...

And of course you could use some of the staples: Sylvan Library , Krosan Grip , Constant Mists , Beast Within , Word of Seizing ...

As for some sweepers: Chandra's Ignition and Star of Extinction are good ones. Hour of Devastation does some work. Insurrection is usually a good game finisher.

The world is your "oyster" good sir! So have at it. And happy shuffling. Hope this helps.

Leptys on Gitrog Dredge Combo [Primer]

4 days ago

@quasarmtg:

As n0bunga said, it requires too many extra steps to include a 4CMC card in the list. Being "free" also is a relatively marginal benefit, as we often have near-infinite amounts of mana when we start looping our outlet cards of choice.

Speaking of outlet cards, I've updated the relatively confusing "Creating Infinite Green" section of the combo with a small disclaimer that sheds light on some of the more conventional outlets used by people these days ( Ebony Charm , Beast Within , Emergence Zone etc.). I haven't mentioned all of them, but the confusion that comes out of reading on Rath's Edge loops when the current deck doesn't run it shouldn't be too prevalent now (at least I hope so).

I also reworked the quote blocks as normal quotes, as TappedOut has had problems with them lately. Should be easier to read the primer now. :)

Cheers!

-Lep

heckproof on Gruul Combo Stall

1 week ago

I’ll admit I’m no expert on Tooth and Nail combo, but the deck seems like it’s lacking meaningful disruption. I would maybe replace the Voyaging Satyrs with some number of Lightning Bolt s or Beast Within s

lagotripha on Mono-Green Mining Modern!

1 week ago

@sea monkey The trinisphere, vivien and ballista serve a really specific role in making this deck tick, and they are what makes the deck expensive.

For a more budget list, I'd look at Beast Within , Rootgrapple , Dungrove Elder / Heartwood Storyteller , with Reach of Branches , so that you have creatures consistantly beefy enough to slow the ground game, then sideboard aggressively against burn/aggro with Pulse of Murasa .

Eternal witness/Primal Command /plow under is really, really strong together, so I wouldn't look at replacing that.

lagotripha on "Modern" "Energy"

2 weeks ago

Nimbus Swimmer always feels a little weak to me. I always assess by looking at how a card feels to draw in the first three turns. Drawing a low cost spell later in the game is usually ok, but making sure those first few turns put you in a good spot is essential.

I'm just flicking through the simic stuff since I've tended to only do stuff like Cloudfin Raptor / Experiment One with it. Hydroid Krasis looks promising when the set rotates and it gets cheap, which will let you replace glimmer of genius.

Right now, think what I'd do would be add three Gyre Sage and two thrummingbird, cutting a climb, a hungering, two forests and a swamp. I'd also consider cutting Go for the Throat and running Beast Within instead, since I like the extra versatility with my 2 drop slot already taken/ ramping me to play it.

I'd also look at Everflowing Chalice and Astral Cornucopia while upping the proliferate count- Tezzeret's Gambit does a reasonable impression of Glimmer of Genius in most cases, and getting lots of mana to pump into hydras is good feeling.

Thats my thoughts though, and my deckbuilding is far from perfect. Testing is the most important thing. Hit playtest, draw a few hands, change some things then try again. Its how you get a deck that feels good to play.

aeternitatis on Naya Stompy

2 weeks ago

Some suggestions:

A few hot takes:

aeternitatis on Mayael the Anima

2 weeks ago

Some suggestions:

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Beast Within occurrence in decks from the last year

Modern:

All decks: 0.05%

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.2%

Green: 1.23%

G/U (Simic): 1.69%

Golgari: 0.72%

GW (Selesnya): 1.56%

RG (Gruul): 1.8%

RUG (Temur): 2.19%

BRG (Jund): 1.4%

RGW (Naya): 2.08%

GWU (Bant): 0.87%

BUG (Sultai): 0.91%