Birthing Pod

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, , Sacrifice a creature: Search your library for a creature card with converted mana cost equal to 1 plus the sacrificed creature's converted mana cost, put it onto the battlefield, then shuffle your library. Activate this ability only any time you could cast a sorcery.

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Birthing Pod Discussion

Hexbringer0 on Sharpen Your Ears

5 hours ago

Greater Good would only help when I am already pumping my elves and my deck no longer needs the gas... Though it is a great card. Nettle Sentinel does nothing I need in commander. There's is only Birchlore Rangers to exploit the untap. Not quite enough to justify inclusion. Nissa has been discussed quite a bit and I have considered Eternal Witness, Birthing Pod, Scroll Rack, Elvish Champion, Gilt-Leaf Archdruid, Dwynen, Gilt-Leaf Daen and many others, but can't seem to pull the trigger do to sentiment and her being a removal target that takes a blow my combo pieces won't have to. Thanks so much for the continued input Poprox!!!

Rozmar on Ma-Ma-Ma-Meren

14 hours ago

Why not play Birthing Pod? Also I prefer Caustic Caterpillar over Viridian Zealot.

Valdast on untapping all the things

1 day ago

Consider Lotus Vale. Drop Birthing Pod, lack of good chains. Orochi Hatchery is odd. Luminarch also odd. Selvala, HotW is meh in current version, lack of big creatures.

Bansato on Rhonas God of Strength

2 days ago

I think the scenarios you describe are very situationally. Every strategy has its counter strategy. I know in a white commander deck that are very common cards. But every commander has problems with cards like Arrest. And you probably are missing the point that i need to get a 4+ creature on the field as early as possible. Your suggestions are good and not senseless at all but i have tested Chord of Calling and Beast Within for example and they are way too expensiv or dead on the hand. Your Birthing Podscenario is quiet interesting and i have changed him for Rhonas's Monument. World Breaker is one of these cards where you cant make a clear decision. Maybe yes or maybe no. He's good for control but too expensive for fast aggro.

Thank you for taking your time to comment this deck. It helps a lot.

Bansato on Rhonas God of Strength

3 days ago

This are great cards! But they are way to slow for this Deck. Yisan, the Wanderer Bard is wasting a full turn and after that he summons his first tiny creature. As a Commander on its own he is great but he needs a deck which is build around him.Beast Within Is a good and versatile removal but in this deck i have way better cards to get rid of permanents. Chord of Callingis way too expensiv in all scenarios. This is again a card that is not good in this deck. Birthing Pod this is too slow again for an aggro deck! Every creature in this deck is useful on the board. Why should i sacrifice them?

Please explain your suggestions maybe a bit more in detail. Maybe there is something i havent thought about yet.Thank you for your comment

nayrash5 on Animal Taxes

5 days ago

Genesis is a recur engine stuck onto a creature. Depending on whether or not you stick to the all creatures idea, Birthing Pod is a ludicrous tutor engine. Speaking of, I think mostly creatures would be better than all, so you can get some tutors and such of the non creature variety, like Diabolic Tutor, Worldly Tutor, and maybe Demonic Tutor if you can get one. Also things like Sol Ring and Chromatic Lantern help you get ahead in mana and/or assure you have all your colours. Still, I kind of like the gimmick of creatures, these are more of a push to a less gimmicky version of the deck.

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