Desolation Twin


Format Legality
Duel Commander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Legacy Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Standard Legal
Modern Legal
Frontier Legal
Vintage Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal

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Set Rarity
Battle for Zendikar Rare

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Desolation Twin

Creature — Eldrazi

When you cast Desolation Twin, put a 10/10 colorless Eldrazi creature token onto the battlefield.

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Desolation Twin Discussion

Snap157 on Rakdos; Burn It Down

3 days ago

Alrighty then let's get you all set!

You've got some big things and that's not bad with your commander, but you'll need some cheaper burn spells if Rakdos can really work. With that being said, Lightning Bolt, Lava Spike, Bump in the Night, and Rift Bolt are your best friends. As for land base, try to shy away from basics, but add in as many rakdos duals that don't come in tapped as possible. I'll get you started down below.

While using rakdos, keep in mind that he takes away only colorless mana, so huge eldrazi such as Void Winnower, Ulamog, the Infinite Gyre, Pathrazer of Ulamog, Kozilek, Butcher of Truth, Desolation Twin and It That Betrays can all go out for free if you play it right.

It's also important to keep in mind that the ability only impacts creatures, so super expensive things like Din of the Fireherd, Subterranean Tremors don't belong.

Furthermore, there are some cards that don't work too well in an aggro build like this and could use an upgrade. Take out:

replace with:

With these changes as well as the ones mentioned above, you'll be well on your way to a hated deck! Good luck!

PipPipMagulager on W/B Tokens

5 days ago

I agree with pretty much everything said! It looks like you're going in the right direction, here's some more options to choose from incase you want more:

Allied ReinforcementsCaptain's ClawsOath of GideonDesolation Twin would be pretty sick as a finisher if you make it that long, probably not a good idea, but thought I'd mention if your local meta is slow.Ethereal Guidance or an instant equivalent could be sideboard-able in my opinionI also like me some one or two of's Unruly Mob and Inspiring Captain for the same reason, but don't let ANY creatures distract you from token generation, that is number one, any synergies that don't generate tokens are just icing on the cake. Focus on tokens FIRST.If you find you have great early game life gain Felidar Sovereign is an option as a one or two of.Call of the Bloodline Shamble Back From Under the Floorboards and Gisa's Bidding are all things in standard.

I'm not saying any of these will be the answer to your problems, but options are always a good thing, and you can mess around to see what works for you! Can't wait to see what you do!

Rzepkanut on Grab a Calculator

6 days ago

Looks fun, I also love getting exponential with my magic cards :) Got a few ideas of ways to double your numbers some more.... Desolation Twin, Panharmonicon, Strionic Resonator, & Storm Herd.

Happy gathering!!

solarPULSAR on Wasting Away (Please Help)

6 days ago

My first suggestion would be to limit your lands to a maximum of 22. 30 is way too many, and youll end up drawing more lands than you will need. Wastes are the least important land so you'll want to remove those.

Get a full playset of Eldrazi Temple, and all of the Urza lands. (4x copies)

Hedron Crawler is a bad mana dork in general, but its not really needed here since your lands themselves do plenty of mana ramping for you.

Rogue's Passage is a great card, definitely keep that over extra Wastes

Eldrazi Devastator is a good budget Eldrazi card, and they look good in foil. Desolation Twin is also great value, 2 10/10s for 10 isn't shabby at all.

ROUROU on Creatureless Temur Reclamation (second time 1st!!)

1 week ago

Hyperalgialysis This is taking an interesting turn. If i added eldrazis, then i could add Kozilek's Return in my graveyard, for mass wipe... XD Hyperalgialysis i would only add a Desolation Twin for maximum value xD .I will consider ALL of your cards. Let me playtest it a bit, but in the following week, because i have exams right now :P

CapitonMurfish Those are some good choices there. I will playtest them too xD

JBert on Cat-What?-HUH?!

1 week ago

I like the deck! Always love stuff that generates crazy board states.

One quick note is that you DO get the token when playing Desolation Twin off of Spawnsire of Ulamog as it says "Cast any number..."

lucster6 on

2 weeks ago

You do realize Desolation Twin only generates a 10/10 token if you cast it from your hand? Using Beacon of Unrest will just give you a vanilla 10/10 on the field.

rbar2255 on Devoted Vizier of the Eldrazi

2 weeks ago

LeaPlath Honestly nothing there does anything really. Desolation Twin is another way to get a bunch of creatures, and Emrakul's Influence is just another to get card draw. Everything else is just filler

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