Creature — Plant Hydra

If damage would be dealt to Phytohydra, put that many +1/+1 counters on it instead.

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Ravnica: City of Guilds (RAV) Rare

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

Phytohydra Discussion

seshiro_of_the_orochi on Godzilla/Kaiju Commander Deck

4 months ago

There definiteld are enough existing creatures that fit, and I really like the idea.

Aetherwind Basker might not look exactly like Godzilla, but a giant Lizard that shoots a laser beam gets pretty close. Phytohydra or Genesis Hydra make a decent impression of Biolante. You won't get any closer to Mothra than Moonwing Moth I guess, but the artwork fits perfectly. Traxos, Scourge of Kroog is perfect for Mecha-Godzilla.

That's what I have for now.

Daedalus19876 on Torment of the Underworld: Kroxa EDH [PRIMER]

7 months ago

DemonDragonJ: Thanks! It's tragic I can't run Phytohydra , but at least I can run Stitcher's Supplier (feed her dead things), Painful Quandary (moral difficulties between fame and the right choice!), and Victimize (what happens to anyone who gets in Seymour's way).

It's a stretch, I know, but still XD

DemonDragonJ on Torment of the Underworld: Kroxa EDH [PRIMER]

7 months ago

This deck absolutely deserves an upvote for its name; Little Shop of Horrors is one of my favorite stage musicals, and, with that name it is very unfortunate that Phytohydra cannot be put into it.

austintayshus on Morophon, He With too Many Heads

1 year ago

I'm so happy that someone other than me is playing Phytohydra other than me!

Vivien Reid could be fun in this deck?

magixxx on Atraxa

1 year ago

Thank you for your ideas. I will definitely try to add a Ajani Steadfast. Didn't saw Karlov of the Ghost Council before. I will think about him, maybeboard or siderboard. Or I could replace Phytohydra.

Thanks for your suggestions, DRmagic2017.

Italian2stalian on

1 year ago

I also have an atraxa deck (Atraxa, counter crazy if you want to check it out) and i cant believe i missed some cards that you have that work extremly well like Phytohydra, Scute Mob, and Hungering Hydra to name a few.

Caerwyn on Working on Green White Hydra ...

1 year ago

What format do you intend to play? My suspicion is Modern, but I always like to be sure.

Also, please link your cards using double brackets, like so:

[[Kalonian Hydra]]

For everyone else's reference:

I'd consider some early-game ramp. Llanowar Elves has been a Green staple since Alpha for good reason. Arbor Elf is another fantastic card, particularly when played alongside Utopia Sprawl. Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx can get out of hand in mono-Green, particularly if you have a number of cards requiring multiple Green to cast (like your Hydrae).

Phytohydra has a cool ability, but it is expensive to cast and takes a while before it becomes bigger, and, lacking trample, is easily chump blocked.

If you are keeping white,Selfless Spirit is a solid sideboard option against opposing boardwipes. Shalai, Voice of Plenty helps shore up one of Hydrae's weak spots, in that they require a good deal of investment, but are easily removed (Primordial Hydra even dying to Fatal Push). It also provides a mana sink, if needed.

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