Creature — Human Wizard
At the beginning of the end step, if you control four or more creatures named Biovisionary, you win the game.
|Have (3)||metalmagic , Mortiferus_Rosa , IcyLightning|
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|Commander / EDH||Legal|
Biovisionary occurrence in decks from the last year
Commander / EDH:
All decks: 0.0%
- Can you win with 4 Biovisionary out and no library?
- Does Thragtusk + Infinite Reflection + Gigantiform work?
- If copies are exiled at beginning of end step, does Biovisionarys static still trigger?
- Could I use rite of replication in conjunction with biovisionary to immediately win?
- Will reanimating Biovisionary + clones with Wake the Dead win the game?
1 week ago
If you want a deck that will play a different game each time, build one that focuses on alot of synergies rather than combos or power. That way your deck should have alot of different play patterns, rather than trying to tutor up the same pieces every game.
E.g. My Riku of the Infinite ETB Triggers deck used to be a taking turns combo deck. I changed it to focus on value ETB creatures rather than trying to combo (though I do try and win with Biovisionary sometimes, just because it's hilarious). It's alot more fun to play now, though it is less competitive.
Alternatively you can focus on an underpowered theme, like coin-flipping (Heads or Tails), odd converted mana costs (Yennett's Odd CMC Tribal) or cycling (The Infinite Cycle). These decks tend to be a little underpowered, but alot of fun to play.
1 month ago
I used to have a pretty competitive Tatyova. when building her you really want to focus on her ability, she is a Landfall goddess.
LANDS: 38 More Lands are needed, Terramorphic Expanse is another Evolving Wilds and triggers Tatyova twice. and what i believe is a great land card and if not a staple for this deck Alchemist's Refuge . this card with Seedborn Muse will give you practically another turn on someone else's turn.
Since you going to be bring in lands allot, your going to want other creatures that play off the "Landfall" trigger.
Rampaging Baloths creating a 4/4 beast with every land can make you quite scary. Roil Elemental Stealing your opponents creatures when a land enters will give you huge advantage. Psychosis Crawler your going to be drawing lots of cards, might as well deal some damage with it. Hedron Crab and then we have a bit of mill... actually this is scary. you can play this card fast and let the hurt begin.
INSTANTS: Krosan Grip A K-grip is always a good card to have in a deck. Crop Rotation It brings in a land. and you can find Reliquary Tower . another land card that is a must have in a deck that will have you drawing so many cards. Deprive Returning cards to your hand is a great way to play lands again. this is a cheap spell with an EXPLOSIVE result.
ENCHANTMENT: a great card for "landfall" is Burgeoning if you can get this out early is crazy ramp. if you can get it out mid to even late game is SUPER good with all the "Landfall" triggers you might have out on the table. Courser of Kruphix here is a way to play lands from the top of your library in case you don't have any in your hand. plus some extra life gain. Exploration lets you play more land per your turn. Zendikar's Roil and some more tokens per land entering the battlefield.
ARTIFACTS: once this deck starts to really take off Aetherflux Reservoir will end games fast. Alhammarret's Archive even more life and even more card draw. Storm Cauldron is a nasty card. it will stop other plays in their tracks, while giving you all the advantage.
COMBOS: There are a few combos that are optional.
Amulet of Vigor , Perilous Forays and any token generator Rampaging Baloths , Zendikar's Roil ... you can even use your opponents creatures as sac fodder if you have Roil Elemental . HOW THIS WORKS: with Perilous Forays pay sac a creature, find a land and put it on the battlefield. triggering Zendikar's Roil creating another creature. with Amulet of Vigor that land comes in untapped, allowing you to repeat this until you have all your basic land and all the triggers you could possibly want.
this is an infinite combo Retreat to Coralhelm , Walking Atlas and Simic Growth Chamber this allows you to repeatedly bounce Simic Growth Chamber to your hand and on the battlefield as many times as you want.
So here is my suggestions. just ways to energize with Tatyova. Hope this helps.
3 months ago
Primary win-con looks to be Biovisionary .
I think it works with the planeswalker, but the strategy itself is slow. Think you might want to apply some more flash since you have the Prophet.
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4 months ago
When you say too much protection, do you mean the amount of protective artifacts, or something else? If you mean the artifacts, which ones should I keep?
I put those three for extra protection against non creature spells and they fit the theme of copying things. Should I replace them?
4 months ago
So when I build an edh deck, one of the first things I try to figure out is how I'm going to wrap up the game. General Value can work as a strategy, where you're just trying to outvalue everyone around you, but it's really hard when you don't focus on something specific. For Riku, there are a few paths you can take:
Out - Value everyone: This is kind of the path I was talking about, with tons of valuable ETB and LTB triggers, or big things that you can play early since you're so far ahead from the earlier value plays.
Alt Wincon: Biovisionary is a good example of this - some decks pick a specific wincon that they want, it can be just one card, and build the deck trying to win around that card. (btw, Rite of Replication is amazing with biovisionary too :P) Often, these decks fall into Combo.
Now, don't get me wrong, your deck is perfectly fine as is. You have tons of value with Riku, protection for him, and a way to win through biovisionary. Could you make it more efficient? definitely. Here are some cards that I'd cut, almost no matter what direction you take the deck:
Phantasmal Terrain : I don't see what this does in your deck
Staff of Nin : Generally too slow and isn't really compatible with your cmdr
Some form of protection: While protection for your guys is great, you may have one too many
4 months ago
Nemesis Thanks for the suggestions, but I'm looking more for advice if my current deck is good and if it isn't, what cards should I get rid of (and then replace with something else). Currently don't really have any wincon (I think), closest would probably be cloning Biovisionary . I've never really played with any wincon, mainly just playing cards and seeing what happens. Don't know if it counts, but cloning strong spells and doubling them might be a wincon. Never really needed one either since all my decks up to now haven't had a wincon and have worked well. Although that was standard, not commander.
4 months ago
@shadow63 it’s a lot easier to pull off a visionary win in EDH than you would think. I’ve done it in riku and momir decks in the past. Momir was far more powerful with things like Wild Pair . I have a new deck with Volrath now too. Biovisionary is fantastic in EDH