|Commander / EDH||Legal|
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|Commander Anthology 2018 (CM2)||Common|
|Duel Decks: Elves vs. Inventors (DDU)||None|
|Commander 2016 (C16)||Common|
|Commander 2014 (C14)||Common|
|New Phyrexia (NPH)||Common|
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When Mycosynth Wellspring enters the battlefield or is put into a graveyard from the battlefield, you may search your library for a basic land card, reveal it, put it into your hand, then shuffle your library.
Mycosynth Wellspring Discussion
3 weeks ago
Adarkar Valkyrie and Exclusion Ritual are the only cards I can see right now that aren't too helpful. Here are some suggestions: Oracle of Dust , Murk Strider , Ulamog's Reclaimer , Strionic Resonator , Naban, Dean of Iteration , Reality Acid , Wall of Omens , Meteor Golem , Nevermaker , Angel of Serenity , Diluvian Primordial , Flickerwisp , War Priest of Thune , Ichor Wellspring , Mycosynth Wellspring , Trial of Knowledge , Harbinger of the Tides , Merchant of Secrets , Champion of Wits , Deadeye Navigator , Sower of Temptation , Exclusion Mage .
1 month ago
2 months ago
30 combined instants & sorceries will cut into focusing on ETB triggers from permanents in play. You may want to cut a couple to make space for more flicker targets.
None of your non-creature artifacts have an ETB and they are legal targets for Aminatous's -2. Maybe Mycosynth Wellspring as a cheap target to flicker and hit land drops?
Reality Acid is one you may want to consider for catch-all, repeatable removal as it goes on any permanent and causes the target to be sacrificed so can get rid of some problematic pieces of an opponent's strategy.
I tried both Entreat the Angels and Entreat the Dead and didn't really find them that great. Especially for retrieving creatures from the graveyard I've found it better to flicker something like Gravedigger or Mortuary Mire as you don't have a high creature count to begin with so usually won't have a lot of targets.
5 months ago
Why are you running Mycosynth Wellspring and Evolving Wilds? It only looks for basic lands, you have none. Run Expedition Map if you want to find the urza lands. if it's for Throne of Geth, run 0 drops and the artifact lands.
6 months ago
Night's Whisper $1.58 is too much, Sign in Blood is $0.18 (and can target opponents), Read the Bones is $0.16 but I don't like the CMC3. Night's Whisper/Sign in Blood definitely the best. Brainstorm $0.70 is even better imo. Ponder is $2.30 so not a great option. Brainstorm/Sign in Blood best for budget. Altar's Reap don't like it either. Costly Plunder also not quite right.
Telling Time also not bad in budget $0.23 lets you scry one to bottom and replaces itself.
Dimir Signet $1.80 is so much. Talisman of Dominance $1.29 is better because it's CMC2. Also, Talisman of Indulgence $0.72. Fellwar Stone $1.25 but less predictable. I think the Signets are great, but $1.80 is tough.
Baleful Strix is $2.95 but pretty amazing, if you free up enough cash for him.
Displacement Wave slows you down too much I feel, it can give you a Thraximundar alone. You control it with , but it's not going to work in 1 hour format, outside of the 1 hour feel it's pretty weak anyway.
Shrieking Affliction is going to guarantee that 3x players are attacking you, and it's too slow to win you the game.
Can up you mana ramp with stuff like Mycosynth Wellspring $0.15,
Murder always a nice multi-purpose removal in this format.
Far // Away $0.24 can also be handy.
You're mana source distribution is quite good 24% / 24% / 37% .
Desecration Demon might be fun, he's only CMC4.
I think your fairly balanced too, maybe a little too heavy on Sorcery, sub 1 for an instant or another creature or artifact.
I wouldn't go counterspell (maybeboard has so many), won't work in this format effectively.
6 months ago
Whip of Erebos is very important in this format, often because combos are less prevalent, and often you will be killed through having your life reduced to 0. Lifelink is powerful in $50 budget commander league. Also, it's an artifact so can avoid removal, plus it allows me to recur creatures like Fleshbag Marauder/Slum Reaper/Merciless Executioner/etc that I can't recur, to trigger my Glissa, the Traitor ability to return my artifacts. Sangromancer to can gain quite a bit of life in an Barter in Blood/Mutilate/Etc type situation.
I did opt-in things like Golgari Cluestone/Horizon Spellbomb/Etc because of draw or LTB triggers as well (on stuff like Mycosynth Wellspring for example. I thought I needed more tutors Razaketh's Rite/Diabolic Tutor but you might be right where I need more ramp now. I'll try and get some reps in, I have 4 $50 commanders now, so i usually randomly choose, but I can select, last season, and this season Glissa, the Traitor runs a 33% win ratio (in 4-player pods), so it is fairly consistent.
6 months ago
You could toss in Mycosynth Wellspring and Ichor Wellspring and get some major value from them. Once you have infinite mana from the Drake combo, you can juggle them to your heart's content. Great way to massively thin your deck or just win on the spot.
7 months ago
@bushido_man96: Thanks for the upvote!
I still have to take this deck out for a spin, so I can so far only base my opinion on pure theory.
Concerning the comparison between Herald of Anguish and Phyrexian Plaguelord in an artifact-heavy deck like this there really is no comparison to be honest. The Herald just has so much more synergy, with the improvise and the sacrifice artifact ability (so you can also sac things like Ichor Wellspring and Mycosynth Wellspring). Also, don't underestimate the discard clause of the Herald. If you can manage to let him stick around long enough, this can really hurt your opponents.
I really like Fleshbag Marauder and the likes, but I am a firm believer that these creatures are only inclusions when you have a sure way to recur them often. Unfortunately, they are no artifacts so they don't benefit from Glissa, the Traitor. That's why I left them out for now. This might change in the future though!
Nice to see you agreeing with me on the Myrs. What I like most about them is that I can tap them for mana, Skullclamp them, draw cards and recur them later with Glissa. Rinse and repeat. This is just pure value in my book.
I am taking the deck out next saturday on an EDH tournament. I have all the cards complete (except for Krark-Clan Ironworks, that thing is sold out everywhere.... going to replace it with Ashnod's Altar for now).
Mycosynth Wellspring occurrence in decks from the last year
Commander / EDH:
All decks: 0.01%