Forgotten Ancient

Legality

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

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Set Rarity
Commander Anthology 2018 (CM2) Rare
Commander 2016 (C16) Rare
Conspiracy: Take the Crown (CN2) Rare
Commander 2015 (C15) Rare
Archenemy (ARC) Rare
Planechase (HOP) Rare
Scourge (SCG) Rare

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Forgotten Ancient

Creature — Elemental

Whenever a player casts a spell, you may put a +1/+1 counter on Forgotten Ancient.

At the beginning of your upkeep, you may move any number of +1/+1 counters from Forgotten Ancient onto other creatures.

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Forgotten Ancient Discussion

Vash13 on King Rhys, Elven Warlord

2 weeks ago

Doombeard1984 update on Forgotten Ancient : oh man im loving the collective sigh at the table when i play it everone knows they gotta burn some countermagic or risk letting it go crazy, its a great bait card, cause even if they dont take they bait they will be looking at some suddenly huge creature lol.

Duke.Fleed on Hardened Constrictor

3 weeks ago

Forgotten Ancient and Spike Drone are not modern legal. If you're into that sweet sweet Harden Scales action, you should check out this deck: Ep. 23 Mentor Stompy. You might get some good ideas from there.

[email protected]_only on Om nom Trample

3 weeks ago

Love khamal. best wrath insurance green can buy.

"I cast Wrath of God !"

"I animate all your lands."

"..."

"one sided Armagedon isn't too funny, is it?"


odd card options you may not have considered:

Lost in the Woods provides recurring fog effect (although not consistantly), along with giving some tuck as needed

Spike Weaver + Forgotten Ancient offers a legged fog engine that replenishes itself

Fade into Antiquity may be slower than instant speed, but it exiles instead of tucking

Night Soil exiles as part of the cost, meaning that the creature removal cannot be responded to.

Predator, Flagship is a good colorless creature removal engine, and Arena is one of my mono green deck's MVPs

cross reference for my green deck if you are interested - No Meats Allowed

Doombeard1984 on King Rhys, Elven Warlord

1 month ago

Vash13 no need for thanks man, more than happy to help. Glad you managed to pick up some ideas from my list. Forgotten Ancient can be really stupid, especially in multiplayer. Tends to grab some hate though lol. You could also consider, on a different note, something to help against board wipes. Us creatures hate seeing wraths destroy our board of nasties we have tried so desperately to make. I've been considering Eerie Interlude and/or Heroic Intervention . My only concern is it takes away from the creature base potentially. What do you think? I mean with Eerie Interlude I suppose you get your ETB effects again.

Vash13 on King Rhys, Elven Warlord

1 month ago

Doombeard1984 so i just went ahead and picked up a Beast Whisperer , saw onecheap but i wanted to thank you cause i grabbed another off your list that was what i was looking for but did not know it Forgotten Ancient it will do nicley thank you

draconic997 on Hallar, the Ramp Kicker God

1 month ago

Thanks for the suggestions PJ. I would definitely add all cards except gratuitous violence as I personally preferDictate of the Twin Gods as it can be played before your turn starts and have full mana available to burst people.

So far I would say my MVP cards have been Forgotten Ancient and Rishkar, Peema Renegade.

Forgotten Ancient allows for easy punishment after a big Cyclonic Rift and Rishkar, Peema Renegade can often fix bad hands or allow you to play multiple kickers early on and take the game. alone.

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Forgotten Ancient occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.04%

Green: 0.09%

G/U (Simic): 0.24%

Golgari: 0.07%

RG (Gruul): 0.1%

BGW (Abzan, Junk): 0.2%

RUG (Temur): 0.16%