Path of Discovery

Path of Discovery


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Set Rarity
Rivals of Ixalan (RIX) Rare

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Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Pioneer Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Frontier Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Path of Discovery occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.02%

Path of Discovery Discussion

Optimator on Por Hillary

1 day ago

Some potential cards. Most of these might be side-grades or out of budget but are worth noting in the Maybeboard. I have a few of these:


Creatures are obviously optimal, what with elf anthems and counters and stuff. I would try to squeeze in the first three if you can. The tempo of getting your commander down on turn 2 is amazing.

Fyndhorn Elves , Priest of Titania , Boreal Druid , Farhaven Elf , Leyline of Abundance , Castle Garenbrig , Llanowar Tribe , Overgrowth , Reap and Sow , Kodama's Reach , Explosive Vegetation , Nature's Lore , Ranger's Path , Skyshroud Claim , Grow from the Ashes , Emerald Medallion , Growing Rites of Itlimoc  Flip, Harrow , Circuitous Route


Rishkar's Expertise , Soul's Majesty , Mirror Shield , Zendikar Resurgent , Primal Rage , Heroic Intervention , Return to Nature , Overwhelming Stampede , Overrun , Beastmaster Ascension , Loxodon Warhammer , Colossal Majesty , Rancor , Vivien, Champion of the Wilds , Blossoming Defense , Withstand Death , Titanic Brawl , Ancient Animus , Momentous Fall , Nature's Claim , Once and Future , Regrowth , Wildest Dreams , Road of Return , Creeping Corrosion , Season of Growth , Blanchwood Armor , Sandwurm Convergence , Garruk, Primal Hunter , Vivien Reid , Vivien of the Arkbow , Ghost Quarter ,

Aspect of Mongoose is nice but prevents untapping shenanigans with your commander.


Some obvious out-of-budget stuff here and some lower-powered stuff too but I'll suggest them for posterity.

Llanowar Reborn , Karn's Bastion , Forge of Heroes , The Great Henge , Incubation Druid , Loyal Guardian , Tuskguard Captain , Pollenbright Druid , Solidarity of Heroes , Biogenic Upgrade , Durable Handicraft , Planewide Celebration , Courage in Crisis , Verdant Confluence , Bow of Nylea , Contagion Clasp , Contagion Engine , Hydra's Growth , Path of Discovery , Retreat to Kazandu , Forced Adaptation , Evolutionary Escalation , New Horizons , Nissa, Voice of Zendikar , Jiang Yanggu, Wildcrafter , Vivien, Arkbow Ranger , Kalonian Hydra , Arbor Armament , Stony Strength , Savage Summoning , Hunger of the Howlpack , Soul's Might , The Crowd Goes Wild , Armory of Iroas , Weapon Rack , Predatory Hunger , Primeval Bounty

I have a Drove of Elves I'm not using

DarkEinherjar on Grumgully, the Generous cEDH (combo)

4 days ago

With Theros Beyond Death coming out, the new green demigod (Renata, Called to the Hunt) might be worth a slot, as she's basically Grumgully without the non-human restriction, thus adding to your combo pieces.

Also, have you tried Path of Discovery and Melira, Sylvok Outcast ?

NV_1980 on Pump You Up

1 week ago

This looks fun! We run an Ezuri deck that uses similar ideas (mostly). We would recommend Chasm Skulker as it will get big fast in this deck. Also, her death-bonus can get pretty hilarious. Managorger Hydra would be recommended for similar reasons.

A card that would benefit your deck a great deal, would be Panharmonicon . Any of your creatures with ETB triggers would benefit, as well as some of your enchantments like Guardian Project and Path of Discovery .

Barbarian_Sun_Pope on Exploring pain

2 weeks ago

You've probably moved past this deck as this point considering it's been a while since Rivals came out, but if you do want to give this deck another go you should consider Path of Discovery or Jadelight Ranger to double on explore triggers. Inspiring Call can also help your creatures dodge a bit of removal while giving your some card draw in the process.

Abzkaban on Ghave That Bitch an Infinite Combo [Primer]

2 weeks ago


Thank you for your kind words! I’ll check out your list when I get the time.

I don’t care for Poison-Tip Archer because of the cmc like you said, and Blood Artist is usually enough to stop opponents from going off with their own sacrifice combos. Overgrowth and Path of Discovery are intriguing, though. I’ll take them into consideration.

Tezzorin on Ghave That Bitch an Infinite Combo [Primer]

2 weeks ago

Hey Abzkaban!

I really appriciate your Ghave build and all the work you've put in the primer. I'm playing Ghave as a commander for years now and have revised my list over and over - especially since I found your list since it really inspired me.

My current build is on a simmilar power level as yours and you can check it out here: I don't like Protean Hulk / Karmic Guide / Reveillark combos, so I focused more on combo pieces that work in a lot of different combos but are also strong in combination with ghave or on their own (and are low cmc). Only combos with 4 or less pieces are listed.

Cards you might find interesting: Overgrowth works even better than Utopia Sprawl and Wild Growth. It creates infinite mana with Ghave + Earthcraft.

Path of Discovery carddraw / filtering and works just like Good-Fortune Unicorn etc. if you keep the non-land card on top of your library.

Poison-Tip Archer does a lot of work since it also triggers on opponents dying creatures and drains every opponent at once. But it's 4 cmc, so I'm considering to cut it myself.

Thank you again for all your work on this great primer!

KingKilvas on Cartographer's Journey

1 month ago

I really like this thematic and I think you did a cool job building around it! :)

My first advice is that Estrid neither synergizes with your deck mechanically or, to my knowledge, thematically. Consider swapping her around and making Chulane your leader, since your deck seems to have more focus on ETB and card draw/land drops. Alternatively, Roon of the Hidden Realm seems like he would fit thematically and enhance your ETB effects.

Some more cards that seem like they'd fit your thematic and be useful: Timestream Navigator , Path of Discovery , Curious Obsession , Perilous Voyage , Chart a Course , Thaumatic Compass  Flip, Dowsing Dagger  Flip, Treasure Map  Flip, Ongoing Investigation , Trail of Evidence , Map the Wastes

Some win con ideas: Avenger of Zendikar flickers well and works great with all your landfall triggers, White Sun's Zenith , Blue Sun's Zenith , or Entreat the Angels all give you places to dump your mana, Rite of Replication can be used to similar effect on one of your bigger guys or to get more ETB, Laboratory Maniac or the WotS Jace could let you try to win by decking yourself out with all your draw/land digging. Noyan Dar, Roil Shaper and the various awaken cards from Zendikar could also work if you want to make your excess lands into beaters. Vigor would also be a strong win-con for your deck.

Hope this helps!

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