Cascading Cataracts

Cascading Cataracts



: Add to your mana pool.

, : Add five mana of any combination of colors to your mana pool.

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Amonkhet (AKH) Rare

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Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Pioneer Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Frontier Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Cascading Cataracts occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.03%

Cascading Cataracts Discussion

SideBae on SupER DuPer FrIEnds :)

5 days ago

So a land you may want to consider is Cascading Cataracts... if you fetch it with Golos you can use it to make sure you have the chromatic mana you need to activate him.

You may want to consider running "draw-sevens" like Wheel of Fortune, Windfall, Diminishing Returns or Timetwister (if you're loaded). They're really, really good with Narset, Parter of Veils.

If you end up with a lot of mana on your turn you don't know what to do with (I'm having trouble envisioning how this deck plays) you might want Karn's Bastion in the mix.

Depending on your moral compass you might also consider Stasis. It's a hard lock with Teferi, Hero of Dominaria and an almost-hard-lock with Smothering Tithe.

I'm surprised with all your dual lands you're not running moxen... is there a reason why? I feel like Mox Diamond, Mox Opal and even Mox Amber have a pretty reasonable chance of being busted in this deck. Also Mana Crypt.

Savor the Moment is a good way to get extra value from your planeswalkers.

CrimsonWings3689 on Beware the Hive - Sliver EDH

2 weeks ago

@The_Munchkin: Sol Ring's exclusion was less of an oversight and more of a "I shouldn't need it" at the time when I originally made the deck. Colored mana production was at a premium, but I'm open to trying it out and cutting one of the redundant slivers like Essence Sliver to see if it's impactful enough. (it's likely to be)

Cascading Cataracts is there as a means of making 5 colors in the event that the Magic gods have seen fit to screw me on colors, but I still have access to enough mana to make use of the land and get the 5 I need. While not having all 5 colors by turn 5 is a rarity, it's insurance for that, if nothing else.

The_Munchkin on Beware the Hive - Sliver EDH

2 weeks ago

I'm curious why you are not running a Sol Ring in the deck. I understand that you're looking for colored mana, but you have an Urza's Incubator which effectively does the same thing as a sol ring except its only for slivers and costs instead of .

Also, I hate the card Cascading Cataracts because you have to tap 6 lands for 5 mana and while I ran it I had multiple times where it was my 5th land and I still couldn't cast my commander. If it works for you that's great but I have had multiple bad experiences with it.

TheRussBuss on Enter The Elemental Horde

1 month ago

It is good, but Cascading Cataracts is better since I can make any combination of colors, and Crystal Quarry is specifically WUBRG. I don't have a problem getting all 5 colors out, but I sometimes have trouble with the Cavaliers since they're triple color.

epartica on Angels Brought The Apocalypse

1 month ago

Amun: The point of Darksteel Citadel , Flagstones of Trokair , and Cascading Cataracts is because I run Armageddon . Having Crucible of Worlds would be really good for this deck but I don't have anything that can search for it expect Enlightened Tutor . So the odds of getting those cards and then Armageddon is to much chance so I'd rather just chance it with lands, besides card like Land Tax , Luminarch Ascension , and Smothering Tithe can still work really well with no lands.

If this deck gets ahead I can easily go over 7 cards with Well of Lost Dreams , Mind's Eye , The Immortal Sun , and Alhammarret's Archive so Reliquary Tower can help. However, if you have any land suggestions to swap those out please let me know!

Thanks again for checking out my deck!

hkhssweiss on hkhssweiss

1 month ago


Your best bet will most likely be Jodah, Archmage Eternal if your thinking of cheating out huge cost enchantments or spells. The other alternative commanders you have would be Golos, Tireless Pilgrim or Kenrith, the Returned King . Each of those commanders can be built in a unique way.

Using curses is an interesting build as there are several ways you can do them. If going for an enchantment build you can definitely cheat them out using cards like Academy Rector in conjunction with Flash to bring them out. Or even use that combo to grab out Omniscience to free cast them.

For Jodah, you would need to have a really good mana base to consistently get your color fixing. Unless you want to rely on cards like Chromatic Lantern , Prismatic Omen , or weird cards like Cascading Cataracts . For Golos, its pretty much ramp and control and free cast for , he allows you to cheat out stuff. His build would be more for value control. Kenrith is very open ended and can do a plethora of builds so he is just pure value.

triproberts12 on Tolsimir Wolf

1 month ago

Oh, but looking at that page, there haven't been any submissions for WBG wolves. My suggestion is Karona, False God as a commander. You can still use Green Sun's Zenith , Finale of Devastation , and Chord of Calling to tutor up psuedo-commanders like Immerwolf or Tolsimir, Friend to Wolves , but you also get access to the Garruks you want. With access to red, you get Immerwolf, Huntmaster of the Fells  Flip, Arlinn Kord  Flip, and Pyreheart Wolf . Also, if you build it nearly mono-green, you can really take advantage of Fable of Wolf and Owl , relying on Channel the Suns , Crystal Quarry , and Cascading Cataracts to power out Karona.

Funkydiscogod on Gift of Ugin

2 months ago

Except for budget manabases, Urza lands , and opponents' land destruction, players always have the colors of mana they need. There's no real need for a card like this.

Compare to Wild Cantor (X=1), Manamorphose (X=2) or Cascading Cataracts (X=5). It kinda needs something else to make it interesting.

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