Explorer's Scope

Explorer's Scope

Artifact — Equipment

Whenever equipped creature attacks, look at the top card of your library. If it's a land card, you may put it onto the battlefield tapped.

Equip (: Attach to target creature you control. Equip only as a sorcery.)

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Set Rarity
Commander Legends (CMR) Common
Duel Decks: Zendikar vs. Eldrazi (DDP) Common
Conspiracy (CNS) Common
Zendikar (ZEN) Common

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Legality

Format Legality
Highlander Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Legacy Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Casual Legal
Vintage Legal
Leviathan Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Unformat Legal
Modern Legal
Pauper Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Custom Legal
Limited Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal

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Explorer's Scope Discussion

iBurgerKing on Best Red Creature???

2 weeks ago

oshus96 Explorer's Scope would definitely be in here except for the fact Moraug only triggers landfall during the main phase. Unfortunately, this means no extra combat from the scope and is also what keeps Sword of the Animist going pseudo-infinite with Moraug (endless combats until you are out of basics).

oshus96 on Best Red Creature???

2 weeks ago

Really cool deck idea! Have you considered Explorer's Scope? It's high variance but I can imagine it leading to some ridiculous turns with this deck.

HowlingFoxGPH on Always Loot the Bodies

2 months ago

i am wondering why would you pass on the 2 drop mana ramps and decided to go with the 3 drop ones?

Below are the mana ramps that i would suggest for this deck: Dimir Signet, Arcane Signet, Talisman of Dominance, Sword of the Animist, Dowsing Dagger  Flip... maybe Explorer's Scope too might be considered?

Daveslab2022 on Help with cutting equipment in …

2 months ago

At a cursory glance, Accorder's Shield is a cut I would make. Same for Explorer's Scope

CrazyDanPsycho on Zaxara, the Exemplary: Hydra Infestation

2 months ago

Sorry, another random thought...wouldn't a reusable ramp, say Sword of the Animist or Explorer's Scope, be better than a one time use item like Expedition Map? Just curious, hope I'm not buggin...

Peligrad on Sword of Body and Mind …

3 months ago

Explorer's Scope has a completely different role in the deck than the sword, but with an 8 cost commander that your strategy revolves around, it might come in clutch

Snips500 on [PDH] Tatyova Combo

3 months ago

Hi, I just recently brewed up a Tatyova list that is aiming to be competitive and I wanted to ask about a few of your choices. I acknowledge that you have likely tested and played this deck more often but I am mostly curious about some of your card choices and the direction that you took this list. You can find my deck here: ~PDH~ When Lands Came to Value Town (Tatyova)

  1. Why do you include so much card draw? I actually run zero spells or otherwise that draw me cards other than lands through Tatyova. When I first was putting the list together I had a bunch in the form of Ponder, Gush, and so on but ended up cutting them for other cards.

  2. Some of your Land fetchings spells just seem bad. I don't mean to offend but cards like Nature's Lore, Search for Tomorrow, Shoreline Ranger, Spoils of Victory, Farseek, Kodama's Reach and Rampant Growth just don't seem worth it to me. Instead of some of these fetch spells, I run 40 lands. I was also surprised that you are not running Dreamscape Artist (Springbloom Druid just seems like a worse version). It's like a repeatable Harrow and gets you two Tatyova triggers. I would argue that that card is one of the most powerful cards in my deck behind Tatyova ofc and Mystic Sanctuary.

  3. I decided to include more utility lands such as Bojuka Bog, Khalni Garden, and Sejiri Steppe. This decision on my part to include these was in spite of some of them not being in Green Blue but I though their value outweighs that downside. Bojuka Bog for example is better than Relic of Progenitus in this deck because you can flash it in with a creature like Walking Atlas and exile a target players bin and draw a card like relic. The thing is though that Bog is repeatable through your creatures that bounce your lands. Sejiri Steppe is similar in the way that its repeatable protection for Tatyova or another important creature.

  4. I noticed you only ran 1 land bouncing creature. In my deck, these guys power much of the value. With them and Halimar Depths I can basically ponder each turn at least once, it allows me to repeat the ETB effects that I mentioned above, and It also allows me to get a land drop in if I missed one for some reason. Floodbringer, Oboro Breezecaller, Soratami Rainshaper are the ones I run in addition.

  5. Now a few suggestions I have: Whispersilk Cloak, Power Sink, Universal Solvent, Vines of Vastwood, Scaretiller, Explorer's Scope (This works well in conjunction with Adventuring Gear and Aqueous Form), Seat of the Synod and Tree of Tales can be tutored with Trinket Mage, Library of Leng, Stone-Seeder Hierophant/Krosan Restorer, Spidersilk Armor (So the majority of your board doesn't die to Shrivel, Electrickery or something like that and harder for Pestilence and Crypt Rats.) Also Snap can ramp you is you have a land that taps for two and same with Frantic Search if you do want to play cantrips. Another win-con that will win you the game as soon as you combo off is Sage's Row Denizen that is assuming that you are not using Mystic Sanctuary.

Thank you for hearing me out. I am sure that there is a good reason for many of the cards I just questioned and I am excited to hear them to understand your deck better. If you have questions about my choices and reasoning I would be more than happy to explain further. I am trying to make the best Tatyova deck that I can and just wanted to know why a list with a similar end goal is running certain cards that I cut out.

Lastly, I just wanted to say that after looking through your list I am considering running: Lull and Moment's Peace because sometimes this deck has a problem stabilizing early because my playgroup sees my deck as a very large threat. Merchant Scroll, I don't know why I was not running it. Mystic Remora and Rhystic Study are just too good to pass up and I probably should have been running them. I have just one problem and that would be cutting cards. I would apreciate it if you could take a look at my list and tell me what you think.

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