Parallel Evolution

Parallel Evolution


For each creature token in play, its controller puts a token into play that's a copy of that creature.

Flashback (4)(Green)(Green)(Green) (You may play this card from your graveyard for its flashback cost. Then remove it from the game.)

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Set Rarity
Torment (TOR) Rare

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Legacy Legal
Noble Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Unformat Legal
Leviathan Legal
Highlander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal

Parallel Evolution Discussion

VeggiesaurusRex on Pashiri's Robot Rush

1 week ago

Sumradagnoth very cool! I ran Beastmaster Ascension for years but eventually cut it for a couple of reasons, primarily that it can't be tutored for in mono green and that it doesn't grant trample.

And Second Harvest costs less mana than Parallel Evolution and is an instant. I ran it for a while but cut it because it only ever seemed to show up when I had no tokens or when I had so many that doubling them didn't really make a difference. Maybe your experience will be different.

Sumradagnoth on Pashiri's Robot Rush

1 week ago

VeggiesaurusRex Some more of my mods to your list:
Mirri's Guile is out (It felt like just too much with Divining Top, Sylvan Library, and Cream of the Crop) and Beastmaster Ascension is in (it is just TOO good in this deck and great value)
Hurricane is out and Nylea's Intervention is in (more versatile, and more chances to grab stuff like Deserted Temple, Nykthos, or Cradle if I dont need to smash some fliers).

Evaluating Parallel Evolution but not sure what I would sub out.

Again, awesome deck!

Sumradagnoth on VeggiesaurusRex

1 week ago

Not to keep spamming you with deck suggestions, but Parallel Evolution is on my radar for granny as well

king-saproling on Trostani's Cloning Process *Primer*

2 months ago

Looks good! You might like these: Nacatl War-Pride (one of my fave cards. a beast with things like anointed procession and parallel lives. and if you populate a copy, the populated one sticks around indefinitely), Blade of Selves (like nacatl, you keep populated copies), Herald of the Host, Minion Reflector, Seance, Anointer Priest, Angel of Sanctions, Adorned Pouncer, Second Harvest, Parallel Evolution, Ancient Stone Idol, Echo Chamber, Serra Avatar, Well of Lost Dreams, Cradle of Vitality, Ageless Entity

king-saproling on Tokens Everywhere

6 months ago

This is a great start! You might like these:

  • Mimic Vat. Interestingly, if you populate a token that was made by Mimic Vat, the populated token stays indefinitely. This is because the new token was not created by the Vat and does not have the same triggers/restrictions tied to it. However, if you populate a token from Minion Reflector, both tokens are lost at end of turn because the creature itself has the text "At the beginning of the end step, sacrifice this permanent." So I recommend Mimic Vat but not Minion Reflector haha.

  • Similar to Mimic Vat: Twinflame, Flameshadow Conjuring, Helm of the Host, Seance, Feldon of the Third Path, Soul Foundry. These all let you create token copies of your creatures, which can be populated. Imagine having multiple Dragon Broodmothers!

  • Adorned Pouncer, Anointer Priest, Angel of Sanctions. These are all interesting here because after they have been embalmed/eternalized, you can populate them! Populating tokens with powerful effects like these is much better than making vanilla tokens.

  • Second Harvest and Parallel Evolution. Populate on steroids.

  • Eternal Witness, Farhaven Elf, Wily Goblin. These cards are decent on their own and become especially good when you start making token copies of them.

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