Primeval Protector

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Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Vintage Legal
Legacy Legal

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Commander 2016 Rare

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Primeval Protector

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Primeval Protector costs less to cast for each creature your opponents control.

When Primeval Protector enters the battlefield, put a +1/+1 counter on each other creature you control.

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Primeval Protector Discussion

Casey4321 on Rally to the Call (Saskia Ally EDH)

1 month ago

Alright some cuts.

Primeval Protector 10/10 vanillas that can get chumped by Soldier tokens feels bad man.

Vastwood Animist Not a fan of turning lands into creatures. Plus it's only ever going to be like a 4/4 because by the time 4+ allies hit the battlefield, you're either going to have the game in hand or someone is going to blow up the board.

Undergrowth Champion Not a lot of synergy here.

Gisela, the Broken Blade Bruna, the Fading Light I know everyone wants to live the dream, but if you're really focused on Allies I just think this isn't the deck to do it in.

Avenger of Zendikar Craterhoof Behemoth Gisela, Blade of Goldnight Gahiji, Honored One Malignus I put all these here in the same pile cause they fit into what I call "Good Stuff" that detracts from what I think the overall strategy of the deck should be. For me Allies is a deck that accrues value every turn by dropping one creature after another in a synergistic chain. These guys are at the top of the chain but either for me feel "Win More" which I'm not a fan of, or feel like they do something different than what the deck really wants to do. Just my two cents.

Inclusions:

March from the Tomb Patriarch's Bidding Living Death RECURSION RECURSION RECURSION.

Mirror Entity This guy is a closer.

DanteBeleren on Budget Yisan

1 month ago

Seems alright. Few cards seem a bit... odd or like you were trying to replace cards?

I'd recommend removing the following:

Judging upon you creature base, you don't have much of a win-con. You have tons of 1 and 2 drops which will help Yisan trigger multiple times in one turn, but no end result. The only two I'm really seeing are Craterhoof Behemoth and Shaman of Forgotten Ways. While both are good, Craterhoof seems moot since I imagine your board being blown up before getting the chance to attack with anything besides him. If you trigger Shaman early on, that can easily be a game-ender, but what happens if someone uses Swords to Plowshares on it before you get the chance? Not trying to be mean, or pick you deck apart, but unless I'm missing something your deck has a solid premise with nowhere to go. Most Yisan deck's I've seen or played against create some form of stax, or each creature he cheats into play has a prominent or dominating effect on the board/game. Being fast as hell feels super awesome until you have nothing to do, but can't win.

Some cards I'd recommend are below and some will hopefully help abuse Yisan's verse counter-curve:

So many cards... Point being, ramping into Yisan and triggering his ability is awesome, but a moot point if you can't hit anything that does something. But again, I could be completely missing the point of what you're going for, and if so I apologize for the wall of text. It's your deck and you are free to do with it as you please, I just wish you a grand time of obliterating your games.

Rzepkanut on

1 month ago

Hey got a few ideas while looking...Ivorytusk Fortress seems good. Primeval Protector, Ridgescale Tusker, and even Titania's Boon are alternatives to Lifecrafter's Gift. I think Edric, Spymaster of Trest is an upgrade from Bred for the Hunt, as I really like how he makes people attack each other. Happy gathering!

TheMTGOverlord on Pashiri's Death Garden

1 month ago

What removal is your group running? If it's simple destroy effects, run indestructible stuff
Darksteel Plate-will always come in handy protecting something
Heroic Intervention-protects the entire board
Inspiring Call-gives card draw and indestructible and is good value even without a ton of counters
If your play group is running exile effects, run hexproof stuff
Swiftfoot Boots-great for everythingreally anything that's cheap, instant speed, or gives good value. Furthermore, you want to make sure you aren't dropping any big threats (Avenger of Zendikar, Primeval Protector, etc...) without having some form of usable protection either on the battlefield or in your hand.

Firebones675 on Vial Smasher Thrasios Tempo / Burn / Ramp

3 months ago

It's worth noting that for cards like Blasphemous Act, Curtains' Call, Primeval Protector, or Stone Idol Trap it doesnt matter how much mana you paid for it, it's cmc is still whatever is in the top right corner of the card. For that reason I really want to build an affinity grixis deck so i can run vial smasher with Blinkmoth Infusion

Rzepkanut on

3 months ago

First a few strict upgrades...Dawnglow Infusion, Brave the Sands, Hindervines, Tangle

Some staples... Wargate, Kodama's Reach, Explosive Vegetation, Reflector Mage

Then some +1/+1 counter synergy... Kalonian Hydra, Hardened Scales

And finally some of my favorites... Primeval Protector, Selvala, Explorer Returned, Rafiq of the Many

Fathinar on Playing the Lottery

3 months ago

I would consider adding more creatures maybe bring the creature count to somewhere between 30-35 i know they are all big beefies with high cast costs. But I feel like with the ramp you have it cant hurt. plus the idea is to have good things for mayael to dig for. I would start with Armada Wurm and maybe Craterhoof Behemoth Aegis Angel. something like Arborback Stomper will help get some life for free if you need it. Avatar of Slaughter for the game ending hit. Boldwyr Heavyweights because you should have the biggest creatures at the table and its a 2 for 1. Bringer of the Green Dawn/Bringer of the Red Dawn because reasons Council Guardian Deathcoil Wurm doesnt mind being blocked lol. Dragonlair Spider is great for blocking and creature racing. Enlisted Wurm though im not sure how cascade works with mayael. Garruk's Horde just seems natural in here as does Gladehart Cavalry. Living Inferno fight clubs all by its self as does Nessian Wilds Ravager. um Panglacial Wurm because i dare you to cast it from your library. i will scoop right then. Primeval Protector will be almost free even if its in your hand. Scourge of the Throne i mean your deck loves attacking why not do it again? Siege Behemoth,Tornado Elemental,wolfpack and Thorn Elemental because we want to just do straight damage to people. Stalking Vengeance will make people think twice about clearing the board. Tyrant of Discord sounds awesome. Vagrant Plowbeasts u know why. Vigordoesnt have time for anybodys shit. Windbrisk Raptor id like to see some lifelink in this deck because it has the potential to pump out assloads of damage per turn. there were a ton of creatures i omitted which had cycling and in hindsight they may be good but im sure you can do a search for them but if you ever find your hand flooded with creatures it might be a good out. also one last thing since i love this card Blade of Selves I didnt price anything out because I didnt feel like it since you could buy any of these one at a time and slowly build the deck into something that you wanted.

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