Primal Surge


Format Legality
Modern Legal
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal

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Avacyn Restored Mythic Rare

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Primal Surge


Exile the top card of your library. If its a permanent card, you may put it onto the battlefield. If you do, repeat this process.

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Primal Surge Discussion

GreenFuzzyNinja on And I get a creature, and I get a creature, and...

13 hours ago

BTW, Primal Surge basically mills you and you lose

Kragmork on Hey Paul, bro, this thing has a turbo right?

1 day ago

I'm definitely going to add Selvala as soon as I get my hands on one, but I think Primal Surge is a bit too slow for this deck right now, since I don't think I ever got to 10 mana, and I feel like I would rather run an eldrazi titan instead of it. But if the rumors are true and the format will return to 30 mana by the divine decree of WotC, then it might be a pretty great addition. Thanks for the suggestions

Firebones675 on Hey Paul, bro, this thing has a turbo right?

2 days ago

With this many noncreature spells, Primal Surge can easily flip over a huge chunk of your deck. Selvala, Heart of the Wilds is also great for mana production

WillySmasher on All color Justice League

2 days ago

Since you're in all colors I'd run Cyclonic Rift I personally think it's one of the best instant speed sweepers, doesn't destroy but bounces everything you don't own and slows everyone else down. Mirari's Wake if you have trouble with mana. Dueling Grounds is a great pillow fort card if you don't plan to win with creatures.

But some other fun cards:

Inexorable Tide

Maelstrom Nexus

Deploy the Gatewatch

You have a lot of non-permanent cards but Primal Surge is cheeky.

Those are just a couple fun cards I've used with superfriends (I have 3 different 5 color superfriend decks.)

Gleeock on Box o' Fun

5 days ago

Not bad. Agree with some of the above disagree with others. I don't think Dosan the Falling Leaf is STRICTLY better than Dragonlord Dromoka due to slight text differences in how the ability works, that he is uncounterable, that he is a large, lifelink beater; in my deck that can be important because I don't have a ton of lifelink if I am playing swing wide with Odric, Lunarch Marshal -- sometimes one lifesaving strategy against those Purphuros decks. Redundancy of anti-counter is a good thing in this deck IMO. Same thing with Asceticism & Privileged Position & various other sources of hexproof; redundancy of hexproof is a good thing to have in this deck, especially when the search ability for said hexproof is limited.

The suggestion regarding pulling Yeva, Nature's Herald is good unless you have Seedborn Muse in there, Yeva becomes KEY!

Really, I honestly say screw it to the sorcery's and instants & run Primal Surge, in which case you can still include removals, they just have to be the white enchantment-based kind: (obliv. ring etc...)

criscofieldsforever on Paradoxial Sages

6 days ago

Thanks for the vote! I've won with Primal Surge in this deck so I took it out, it is something a guy does in my play group and I adopted the habit. Seen the Biovisionary win and I like it but the beats are what I love. Had Archetype of Endurance someone cloned it and then it got boring, also a little high cmc. Kira does a decent job. Primal Surge might make a triumphant return, I never seemed to draw it though and had to clone a Rune-Scarred Demon to get it and wait a few to cast it, on top of that I had two or three more non-permanents in the deck. It was fun. Thanks again!

KylerStar on Paradoxial Sages

6 days ago

And with so many clones, what about Biovisionary? Could even win same turn as Primal Surge cast. If you were running it at the time. If they fog your attack, as you have many ways to give all of your creatures haste.

tdopires on Mono Green Creatures & Primal Surge

1 week ago


I don't need to put the whole deck into play with Primal Surge (I may put the exiled card into play, and if I do, then I repeat the process). So, I can leave a few cards on the library to don't lose on my next draw step.

But if you are saying this thinking about the danger of global removals, like Damnation and Day of Judgment... Yeah, if they cast this, then I'm pretty much dead haha

I tought about Akroma's Memorial for this deck, but it's not so budget (it's on the wishlist)

Thanks for your comment!

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