Khalni Garden enters the battlefield tapped.
When Khalni Garden enters the battlefield, create a 0/1 green Plant creature token.
: Gain .
Printings View all
|Commander 2018 (C18)||Common|
|Planechase Anthology (PCA)||None|
|Duel Decks: Nissa vs. Ob Nixilis (DDR)||Common|
|Commander 2013 (C13)||Common|
|Planechase 2012 Edition (PC2)||Common|
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|Commander / EDH||Legal|
Khalni Garden occurrence in decks from the last year
All decks: 0.06%
Commander / EDH:
All decks: 0.03%
Khalni Garden Discussion
1 week 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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
1 month ago
I love you Zada list, btw. It's my favorite list I've ever found, and I'm using it as the guiding philosophy for my own paper Zada deck.
Anyway, as a recommendation, I highly suggest Dwarven Mine. It's basically a strictly better version of a mountain, because you can usually play it untapped, and it grants a free dude a la a red Khalni Garden.
1 month ago
Looks really sweet! I like that Umori, the Collector gives you a good blocker to protect your walkers as well.
I can see you haven't really played with the mana base yet. I think I would spend some time and look closely at the lands, there's a lot one can do there. First of all there are plenty of spell-like effects that are good to have when you're restricted to only planeswalkers (stuff like Blast Zone, Khalni Garden, Ifnir Deadlands etc) and second they synergise really nicely with Windgrace. I think since you'll want to hit all your land drops and don't have much ramp you could probably up the land count a lot. It's hard to get flooded with Windgrace, so you can comfortably run well over 40 I reckon.
1 month ago
Golgari Rot Farm, Hissing Quagmire, Jungle Hollow, Khalni Garden, Oran-Rief, the Vastwood, and Temple of Malady would be immediate cuts from me. I'd run things like City of Brass, Mana Confluence, Overgrown Tomb, Forbidden Orchard, and fetches instead (if you can afford them).
2 months ago
Thanks for the suggestions lonesentinel and Podkomorka.
To make room for Ambuscade, Band Together, Lignify, Ram Through (which is strictly better than Pounce), and Unnatural Aggression, I decided to drop the Primal Druid as suggested, as well as the Viridian Emissary (which does basically the same thing).
Not feeling comfortable going down to 35 lands, I opted to only drop Khalni Garden, and both Forge of Heroes and Opal Palace (as I rarely need to recast my commander).
4 months ago
I'd consider Green Sun's Zenith to fetch Dryad Arbor. You don't have any of the important card advantage engines currently (e.g. Mystic Remora, Ad Nauseam, Necropotence, Rhystic Study), so I'd really advise capitalizing on your opponent's big effects with Narset's Reversal. Dwarven Mine ought to be in the deck, it offers another way to make a creature at little cost to your deckbuilding choices. I'm personally I huge fan on Stifle. I'd for sure cut the three mana ramp spells like Cultivate, but add Nature's Lore, Search for Tomorrow, and Three Visits if you can afford it. I'd cut the Flame Sweep for Pyroclasm, and add in Subterranean Tremors. The way i see it, your combo needs a lot of mana. The way you do that without artifact ramp is that you play a control game so you can get to the lands you need. I'd add Portent and Serum Visions, and cut Summer Bloom. Frantic Search is bad. I really like Extract here. What about Khalni Garden? I like Unsubstantiate, as it can interact with Abrupt Decay. I'd cut the token makers if you can, mostly relying on fetches to go get Dryad Arbor or Dwarven Mine. You can play 9 fetches, that should get you there, in addition to Nature's Lore and Farseek being able to find them. I know you're starved for tutors but Long-Term Plans is way too slow. Focus more on cantrips and countermagic. Chain of Vapor is super strong. Swan Song is a good counterspell. You can also counter your own spell for the token! Gitaxian Probe deserves a slot. Nature's Claim and Natural State are excellent interaction. Pyroblast often functiond as a slightly worse Dispel. Lastly, By Force is excellent. All in all, your concept is SUPER SWEET, it just needs some fine-tuning.
4 months ago
Welcome to EDH! Can't wait to see how this develops.
7 months ago
Heliogabale: Thanks for the comment! Wall of Kelp was in the wheelhouse but I decided to initially exclude it because of price concerns. Now that the deck has shifted away from a tiny budget, I've considered adding it. The tokens definitely fit the theme, but I don't feel that the price is worth what I'm getting, especially since the deck is shifting to better and better cards. Haunted Angel is super cool! I'll definitely add it to the roster of cards I want to try, if only there were more space am I right? Looks at land count menacingly Jiang Yanggu is an amazing suggestion, when I first saw your comment I looked inside myself and cursed my soul for I had not thought of him. Another on the roster! Rapid Hybridization is a good idea, but I don't want my opponents to get the weird tokens, I want them all to myself. Finally, since the day it was released, I've had Nadir Kraken in my Card Kingdom cart, and I can't wait for its release!!!
Lanzo493: Both lands would be pretty solid, but I think Khalni Garden is too common because who hasn't faced Avenger of Zendikar before right? Mirrorpool is a super interesting card and I have wanted to find a home for it for a while, but I think it's more suited to a Brudiclad deck, which I'm really trying to stop this from becoming. However, your suggestions did bring to mind Kher Keep , which makes the weirdest little kobold tokens, so I'll definitely be adding that to the roster.
Suns_Champion: Thanks for the suggestion! He's been in my Card Kingdom shopping cart since he was spoiled, just waiting until the whole set is spoiled to order him!