Drowned Catacomb

Legality

Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Frontier Legal
Vintage Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Pioneer Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Noble Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Brawl Legal
Standard Legal
Arena Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vanguard Legal
Leviathan Legal
Planechase Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Modern Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Casual Legal
Oathbreaker Legal

Printings View all

Set Rarity
Ixalan (XLN) Rare
Archenemy: Nicol Bolas (E01) Rare
Magic 2013 (M13) Rare
2012 Core Set (M12) Rare
2011 Core Set (M11) Rare
2010 Core Set (M10) Rare

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Drowned Catacomb

Land

Drowned Catacomb enters the battlefield tapped unless you control an Island or a Swamp.

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Drowned Catacomb Discussion

saturn999 on Pioneer Budget U/B tassigur control (HELP)

16 hours ago

Looks like a fun list but it might be tough playing your instants when you want because all your dual lands etb tapped. If you’re able to save up and invest in the deck, a play set of Watery Grave and Drowned Catacomb could really help you out. Also, I agree with the above post that a 1 or 2 or Tasigur at most is good and then making space for Gurkha angler would be better. Another problem, getting him out fast enough will be tough considering we don’t have a lot of fetch lands in pioneer.

lagotripha on Budget Vengecrab

1 month ago

Needs more Shriekhorn . Land wise, you can still do a lot- I'm not talking hedron and fetches, I'm talking River of Tears Sunken Hollow Drowned Catacomb Fetid Pools Shelldock Isle Temple of Deceit , and Ipnu Rivulet / Scavenger Grounds .

multimedia on Zur The Enchanter

1 month ago

Hey, good start for a budget deck, nice Necropotence :)

Improvements to consider making are adding more Dimir dual lands that can ETB untapped or have interaction with basic lands. More ramp to be able to play Zur faster and adding cards that have good interaction with Necropotence .

Cards within the budget to consider adding:

For Voltron Zur you can with Zur assemble the Necropotence and Empyrial Armor combo. Diplomatic Immunity is good protection for Zur and you can still enchant Zur when you cheat an enchantment into play. Mystic Remora is one of the best enchantments in Commander, it can be a repeatable source of card draw. Zur is blue and white meaning Steel of the Godhead gives him +2/+2 lifelink and unblockable.

Command Tower and Exotic Orchard are Dimir dual lands that ETB untapped. The Check lands (Catacomb, Chapel and Fortress) have rotated out of Standard meaning these lands are the cheapest price they have been in two years. Getting one of each of them now starting with these three and then the other seven is a good investment for Commander.


Cards to consider cutting:

  • Azorius Guildgate
  • Dimir Guildgate
  • Dismal Backwater
  • Meandering River
  • Submerged Boneyard
  • Tranquil Cove
  • Transguild Promenade
  • Rupture Spire
  • Gateway Plaza
  • Horribly Awry
  • Polymorphist's Jest
  • Make a Stand
  • Essence Scatter
  • Norn's Annex
  • Unquestioned Authority

Good luck with your deck.

Skyler1776 on Nicol Bolas, the Original

1 month ago

Alright. After looking through, I have a few ideas. 1. Instead of stealing other’s artifacts for 4+ mana, perhaps running things like Abrade , Artifact Possession , Copy Artifact , or Bedevil to either create copies of other’s artifacts, or destroy them with more options than what you currently have.

  1. Mana fixing Drowned Catacomb , Dragonskull Summit , Watery Grave , Command Tower , Arcane Signet , Grixis Obelisk, and Grixis Panorama would all help in your ability to cast Bolas on curve.
  2. Holding off the other players.

Wrath of God , Vraska's Contempt , Bontu's Last Reckoning , Cast Down , and Cavalier of Night all keep the board clear while you set up for the victory!

  1. Creatures. Zahid, Djinn of the Lamp , Wall of Stone , Norritt , Chainwhip Cyclops , and Vraska's Finisher are all bad cards. I suggest cards like Nicol Bolas, the Ravager  Flip, Sheoldred, Whispering One , Notion Thief , Archfiend of Depravity , and Massacre Girl could be more beneficial than the current ones you have.

THCue on "Library.exe has stopped working" | Phenax Primer

1 month ago

Extended Update. I hope this helps And I love hearing what you think, if you hate the card let me know we are all here to brew and make it great right.

Lands Removed

Barren Moor Tapped....

Lonely Sandbar Tapped...

Reliquary Tower Not really Needed..

Temple of Deceit Tapped but... not sold on it.. Might put it in again who knows only land on the list that I simi-like

Terramorphic Expanse Bleh I hate comes in Tapped...

Evolving Wilds Bleh I hate comes in Tapped...

ADDED LANDS

Drowned Catacomb

Watery Grave

Field of Ruin Land Removal Just in case!

Exotic Orchard Poor mans Commander

Prismatic Vista Why not and it's fast!

MORE ADDED

Crawlspace More Protection Our guys are going to be tapped alot we don't DMG we MILL

Mask of Avacyn More Protection

Mind Grind To good to toss away

Ritual of Soot Ours are mostly high costing

xenosapien on May the gods of chaos praise the thieves

2 months ago

Nice idea, I love Dimir!

Have you looked at Agent of Treachery from M20 ? it is one more than Keiga, the Tide Star , but it can steal any permanent - plus it eventually doubles as card-draw!

Other than that, look at Hero's Downfall over Murder , maybe even just Doom Blade or Go for the Throat for the Sideboard if you're not up against other black or artifact decks.

And you should invest in a playset each of Watery Grave and Drowned Catacomb - I know they´re expensive, but the decks just play so much smoother with less taplands.

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Drowned Catacomb occurrence in decks from the last year

Standard:

All decks: 0.9%

Modern:

All decks: 0.15%

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.12%

UB (Dimir): 2.86%

WUB (Esper): 1.13%

UBR (Grixis): 1.23%

BUG (Sultai): 1.32%