Desert of the Mindful

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Standard Legal
Legacy Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Casual Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Hour of Devastation (HOU) Common
Amonkhet (AKH) None

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Desert of the Mindful

Land — Desert

Desert of the Mindful enters the battlefield tapped.

T: Add U to your mana pool.

Cycling 1U (1U, Discard this card: Draw a card.)

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Desert of the Mindful Discussion

TrueTribal on Favorable Pirates (Ultra Budget <$15)

1 month ago

Nice job making this super budget! I would suggest two cards: Curator of Mysteries, 4/4 flying for 4 mana is just good, and you can cycle it away as well. I realize that the other ability is useless, but I still think it might be better than Glyph Keeper. Desert of the Mindful because cycling is good.

Argy on D's - Modern Merfolks

1 month ago

You can use Desert of the Mindful instead of Lonely Sandbar

Thousandoaks on Tame and Channel the Champion of Fish Sanity

1 month ago

My pleasure. I like your changes. A few more thoughts:

1) With 14 creatures, I'd get rid of Shapers' Sanctuary. If you're looking for a 1 drop, I'd go with Siren Stormtamer. It also gives you the ability to protect your fish. Alternatively, I'd recommend Blossoming Defense to protect against removal.

2) Also, I would drop Desert of the Mindful and Desert of the Indomitable in favor of the corresponding basic lands. You already have 8 desserts without them, and they slow do your turn since they come into play tapped.

3) I would consider dropping Haze of Pollen for Blossoming Defense or Dive Down (Hexproof) or Siren's Ruse (Flicker and can be used to untap Champion of Rhonas).

4) I don't think Storm Fleet Aerialist fits well here. Channeler Initiate is your preferred 2 drop, and based on your creature based, you probably won't attack until Champion of Rhonas lands on the field; so raid won't trigger for Storm Fleet Aerialist. I would recommend Vizier of Tumbling Sands (untap Champion of Rhonas after exert); Watertrap Weaver (control/utility); or Siren Lookout (explore trigger to get through your deck).

Leon9358 on Budget UG Nissa Ramp

1 month ago

I have a similar deck you might want to look at. Mine has been performing well at my Fnms Nissa/Myriarch Ramp Ver1.5Also run Hour of Promise it is Amazing in a ramp deckTo support hour of promise and improve your land baserun 24-26 lands and run this at least4x Botanical Sanctum3-4x Desert of the Mindful3-4x Desert of the Indomitable1-2x Scavenger Grounds

William333 on Ye Olde Mill

1 month ago

It looks like you've found all the playable mill cards in standard right now. Unfortunately, black doesn't have much to offer, so it might not be worth including. It provides some removal options, but since you only really need to slow down your opponent, blue will probably be good enough on its own.

I'm not sure how good counterspells will end up being. Things like Engulf the Shore will probably work better just because counterspells require you to leave mana unused "just in case" but you're going to want to play your mill cards.

If you want the deck legal in standard, Battle for Zendikar and Shadows Over Innistrad will be rotating out once Ixalan comes out. On the bright side, Ixalan features Fleet Swallower and Navigator's Ruin.

Some cards suggestions: Desert of the Mindful, Decision Paralysis, Galestrike, Imaginary Threats, Select for Inspection

Leon9358 on

2 months ago

Your anther hubs don't seem to be doing anything the only reason you should run anther hub is so you can have more consistency with your mana base but in a mono colored deck with only 1 card that can use energy it won't be doing much that an island could already do and I also recommend running more deserts from ahmonkhet and hour of devastation like Desert of the Mindful as it is better than nothing

Catalog9000 on the return of flying men tribal

2 months ago

Not a huge fan of Standard, and blue is my least favorite color, but this looks extremely fun!

Would you consider putting in some of Desert of the Mindful? Since you have low costs, having a Cycle land or two may prove beneficial if you don't have draw spells ready.

@Ayden on The Cycle Combo

2 months ago

Something interesting as well about this combo is that the newer deserts that cycle can be usable as well for further budget players.

Desert of the IndomitableDesert of the Mindful etc

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