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Rise from the Tides
Create a tapped 2/2 black Zombie creature token for each instant and sorcery card in your graveyard.
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Rise from the Tides Discussion
1 month ago
Hm, I was always on the fence about cards like Rise from the Tides, and especially Migratory Route. They give a bit of board presence, sure, but don't give me the swinging power that cards like Monastery Mentor and Docent of Perfection Flip do. But I might toy with the idea of those for sure. If I put those in, Anointed Procession would be damn good. Planeswalkers are hard to squeeze in, but Elspeth, Sun's Champion is good. As always, I appreciate the suggestions and will toy around with them and see what works best :)
1 month ago
I looked closer at your deck and I have some suggestions for ramping up your deck's token generating abilities, and a few other personal favorites.
Sram's Expertise, Migratory Route, Rootborn Defenses and Rise from the Tides jump out at me. Those are just four great cards for an azorius token deck. The fact that you can rebound them makes them very powerful.
Tier 1 cards to get would be Anointed Procession and Elspeth, Sun's Champion. The former can turn a lot of your token generators into broken, game wrecking things. Elspeth, Knight-Errant might be worth a look too.
Sheltering Light is a little one dimensional but can provide excellent synergy for both letting Taigam swing freely and wrathing the board asymmetricly. Shelter and Gods Willing work in that same fashion. If they're not needed on your turn, they can be surprising cards to play in response to an opponents wrath or spot removal, respectively. Even more so with As Foretold out.
I threw a lot of cards at you, here's some cut suggestions, in no particular order:
Snap- Too one dimensional, untapping two lands at your upkeep is small value, since you lose the mana you could create when you move to your main phase.
Mind's Desire- You can't control what you cast, and all the spells you cast aren't from your hand, therefore cannot gain rebound.
Declaration In Stone, Oblation- you have lots of spot removal, gotta draw a line somewhere.
Steel of the Godhead- did you know Taigam is your only UW creature?
Bastion Protector- useful but ultimately always temporary buff. This would work wonders on an enchantment/artifact, not on a 3/3 body.
Temporal Mastery- You have the good extra turn spells. If this one makes it to your hand, which can totally happen with all your card draw, it is really kinda terrible.
Phew I hope I gave you food for thought, let me know what you think.
1 month ago
Remove- Elixir of Immortality- Fork in the Road- Call the Skybreaker- Firemind's Foresight- Forest- Mountain- Island- Izzet Chronarch- Talrand's Invocation- Trench Gorger- Charmbreaker Devils- Perpetual Timepiece- Vengeful Rebirth
Add- Rise from the Tides- Ulamog, the Infinite Gyre- Docent of Perfection- Mana Severance- Empty the Warrens- Young Pyromancer- Myriad Landscape- Naya Panorama- Grixis Panorama- Brain Freeze- Grapeshot- Skyshroud Claim- Vedalken Orrery
1 month ago
Thank you for the advice. All of these are great suggestions and I've been thinking of what to cut. I love Memory Adept; he's won me games and his ultimate marries well with Rise from the Tides and especially with Elixir of Immortality. But I'll cut it and see how well it works. :)
2 months ago
Hi all, I'm in the process of trying to brew a mostly creatureless token deck using spells like Raise the Alarm, Spectral Procession, Rise from the Tides etc. I know these spells are generally not great in edh but I consider it kind of a challenge to make the deck workable.
First off, choice of commander. At first I wanted to do something with 4 colors, like Tymna the Weaver+whoever but that didn't seem great. I really like Jeskai for this but I don't think any of the commanders really seem like a fit. I settled on Taigam, Ojutai Master after much thought. The rebound ability makes a lot of the spells more impactful and the interaction with Dovescape is great and my most likely win condition.
I'm curious if anyone has advice on which token spells are best to include? Should I only stick with the ones that mostly make fliers or are the 2cmc 2 1/1 spells viable as well? Heres a link to a very rough draft of what i have so far: Ojutai Tokenslinger
Thanks for any help!
2 months ago
Runechanter's Pike is a great idea.
3 months ago
green - Fertile Imagination, Fists of Ironwood, Spontaneous Generation, Squirrel Nest, Saproling Symbiosis, Chatter of the Squirrel, Cobra Trap, Fresh Meat, Nissa, Voice of Zendikar, Bestial Menace, Night Soil, Parallel Evolution, Snake Pit,
multicolored - Seed Spark, Aura Mutation, AEther Mutation, Sorin, Lord of Innistrad, Migratory Route, Dovescape, Call, Thopter Foundry, Supply, Abzan Ascendancy, Fable of Wolf and Owl, Flurry of Wings,