Elvish Pioneer

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Casual Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Eighth Edition (8ED) Common
Onslaught (ONS) Common

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Elvish Pioneer

Creature — Elf Druid

When Elvish Pioneer enters the battlefield, you may put a basic land card from your hand into play tapped.

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Elvish Pioneer Discussion

Pieguy396 on Ezuri Elf Tribal

1 month ago

Hi! Looks like a good start to me! Here are some suggestions:

Additions:

Cuts:

Hope this helps! Feel free to message me any time!

BlazingPheonix on Marwyn, Mono-Green Storm [EDH]

1 month ago

bonsai11943

Great list! Your list has given me some great ideas to tweak mine.
This post is huge, for which I apologize, so you don't have to respond to every question right away or at all. As another Marywn player though, here are my questions/comments.
1. How fast is the your meta? How does your list compare?
2. How much removal do you typically face? My tablemates know that if Marwyn doesn't have summoning sickness I am very close to winning, so I typically have to recast her about once a game. To get around that my list has more redundancy in terms of mana generating creatures and more haste enablers. Continuing that thought, you mentioned considering cards like Swiftfoot Boots. I have found haste enablers to be incredible.
3. In your experience how effective is Elvish Pioneer? Is 28 enough basics to consistently use the ability?
4. How effective have you found all the pump cards in your list? About how often do you end up with a huge Marwyn and no outlet for the mana? our lists differ drastically in this regard, how we pump Marywn. Berserk seems amazing though, I'll likely switch that out for Overwhelming Stampede.
5.How do you win with just Duskwatch Recruiter  Flip as your outlet? activate until you hit a draw creature?
6. Can you win at instant speed? In my experience, playing with a couple CEDH decks in my meta, it has been extremely helpful and won me several games. I use Yeva, Nature's Herald. I cut her from the deck more than once, thinking she just doesn't do enough, but it has been a critical card in many situations and has proved its worth to me. Also having that particular card to include with the Duskwatch Recruiter  Flip outlet seems solid. I will likely try this.
7. Have you considered Multani's Acolyte over Masked Admirers?
8. What do you search for with Woodland Bellower?
9. Does Harmonize pull enough weight? I ended up switching it out for Collective Unconscious because, in my experience, 3 cards did not give me a high enough chance to draw a win.
10. What has been your experience with Fierce Empath? I run the same 6+ drops as you do but have been unsure about this elf.
11. Does Sylvan Library draw you enough cards to be worth a slot? I have never played with this card before. I'm wondering about its usefulness in a deck like this that is trying to win the game within 3ish turns of being able to cast it. Further, if you cast it on turn 2, do you feel it significantly increases your chances of winning faster?

Again, great list! For other Marywn players, here is my deck for reference. Marwyn the Nurturer of Victory (Highpower Elf EDH)

lagotripha on Bant “Landfolk”.

3 months ago

Remand and pact are appropriate as fuel for ascendancy combo, but there aren't enough cantrips for that to be somewhat reliable- I'd consider cutting ascendancy entirely, and looking for some 'play an extra land' cards- Azusa, Lost but Seeking might break the bank, but Explore, Journey of Discovery, Rites of Flourishing, Wayward Swordtooth exist. Elvish Pioneer won't be great, but Sakura-Tribe Scout has made a strong showing in Primeval Titan decks, alongside Tolaria West. If you're ok with the cost, Tireless Tracker is the core 3 drop in most green lists right now for a reason. Vesuva is modern legal, if not played because of the lack of Cloudpost abuse.

Sideboard wise, Broken Bond looks nice for this deck in particular, then its the usual hate cards for your meta. If you're having trouble with a particular deck, look at their primer and see what cards they are trying to play around.

spooky_skeleton on ramp help

3 months ago

Thanks for the advice, guys. I think I'm going to go with Elvish Pioneer or Arbor Elf. Those two seem the safest best Search for Tomorrow.

Will361405 on ramp help

3 months ago

Well Arbor Elf goes great with sprawl. There are also a ton of mana dorks, but one I find interesting if you are mono colored is Elvish Pioneer as it puts a land into play.

SynergyBuild on Tatyova Landball

3 months ago

Oh, that is fine, if it your challenge to run every card that gives you more land drops <4 mana, even the bad one, you gotta runthe following though if that is your reasoning Walking Atlas, Broken Bond, Swell of Growth, Budoka Gardener, Elvish Pioneer, Krosan Wayfarer, Llanowar Scout, Loam Dweller, Manabond, Skyshroud Ranger, and Swell of Growth.

Rekram on casual elves

3 months ago

Nice deck. If you want to really ramp up mana fast you could consider some amazing cards: Skyshroud Ranger , Elvish Pioneer with those two you can synergise with Fertile Thicket , Cultivate , Kodama's Reach for straigt out mana generation with creatures you could add Song of Freyalise , Grow from the Ashes and definitely add Steel Leaf Champion he is just way to good to not have him in an elven deck.

Hope this helps!

Rekram on Better bring bugspray for this one

4 months ago

Christopher I agree with you and I also do not know what cards to swap out. Maybe Song of Freyalise and instead of 2x Elvish Pioneer up to 3x Skyshroud Ranger so that would allow 4x Cultivate and 2x Rancor if I drop 1x Forest im back at 60 cards... Difficult decision

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