Genesis Hydra

Legality

Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Frontier Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Casual Legal
Legacy Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Magic 2015 (M15) Rare
Promo Set (000) Rare

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Genesis Hydra

Creature — Plant Hydra

When you cast Genesis Hydra, reveal the top X cards of your library. You may put a nonland permanent card with converted mana cost X or less from among them onto the battlefield. Then shuffle the rest into your library.

Genesis Hydra enters the battlefield with X +1/+1 counters on it.

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Genesis Hydra Discussion

Homelessguy on

3 weeks ago

Wirewood Lodge and Genesis Hydra pump enough mana into him and he's a good way to dig for your sword,staff,or mantle.

demonicgrizzly on Anafenza, Khan of the Scales and Amber

3 weeks ago

i would say if you are on the fence about Eternal Witness, just do it. it's better in some instances than den protector since you get your card immediately upon it entering the battlefield. i run it in every green deck i have alongside Den Protector. it's just that useful. especially when you can Worldly Tutor for it on your opponent's end step, cast it, and get back whatever you need right there. it pairs well with Vedalken Orrery, which makes your entire deck instant speed.

o also suggest Courser of Kruphix for land off the top of your library. it really outperforms in EDH. the downside is irrelevant 99% of the time.

i will also suggest Genesis Hydra for the cast trigger. it makes a killer mana sink, too.

Matrixxx999 on Larger than Life

1 month ago

Hi! Thanks a lot for your comment and upvote!

In the early version of the deck I used Genesis Hydra and yes, I have considered Genisis Wave, but I didn't test it. I realy like this card, It usualy ends the game. I'll think about testing it. Thanks for your suggestion.

Homelessguy on Alex Superramp/how to:Mono G w/o eldrazi

1 month ago

Thank you for your suggestion earlier of Portal it helps me out especially with the cards going to my hand.

Looking through your list have you thought about Genesis Hydra as it is a card that is essentially a tutor and away to pump out large amounts of Mana the next turn

Maybe Hall of Gemstone as a way to shut down opponents playing multicolored decks and stopping your cards from being countered from colored cards other than green.

Homelessguy on [[Primer]] Selvala, Heart of Timmy Eldrazi Smash

1 month ago

Have you thought about adding Cream of the Crop to help look for key pieces of your deck?

It's even a May if you don't want to.

It is a really neat interaction with cards like Genesis Hydra.

Also if you have a chance please take a look at mine Selvala, Queen of the wild

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