Rugged Highlands

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Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Frontier Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Casual Legal
Legacy Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Duel Decks: Mind vs Might Common
Commander 2016 Common
Eternal Masters Common
Fate Reforged Basic land
Khans of Tarkir Common

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Rugged Highlands

Land

Rugged Highlands enters the battlefield tapped.

When Rugged Highlands enters the battlefield, you gain 1 life.

: Add or to your mana pool.

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Rugged Highlands Discussion

saber4734 on Samut and Nissa alliance

6 hours ago

So these are the main land changes I would make. And that's provided you don't change any basic land. Change that Gruul Guildgate to a Rootbound Crag. Change a Rugged Highlands to a Gruul Turf. Yes it still comes in tapped but it taps for both red and green. Change the other Rugged Highlands to a Cinder Glade.

gravitydefyinghair on Surrak Dragonclaw EDH

4 weeks ago

Torrent Elemental is not a legal card with Surrak as the commander. Both colors of the hybrid mana in either the casting cost or ability activation cost must exist in the commander's color identity. So, for example, you could play Giant Solifuge in this deck (not that I would, but it is legal to do so) but it would be illegal to play Nightveil Specter.

I would replace Destructor Dragon with Trygon Predator.

I would take out Frost Walker, Cyclone Sire, Torrent Elemental, Gruul Turf, Gruul Charm, Lightning Strike. Seer's Lantern, Nissa's Renewal, Devour in Flames, and Izzet Boilerworks.

Here's why:

  • Frost walker and Cyclone sire are more 60-card format cards.

  • Torrent elemental is illegal.

  • Gruul turf and Izzet boilerworks seem good, but they're really just strip mine/wasteland bait.

  • Gruul charm is bad. Be greener and invest in trample.

  • Lifecrafter's Bestiary or Thassa, God of the Sea are upgrades from Seer's Lantern.

  • Nissa's Renewal is late game ramp. That's bad. Early game ramp is better.

  • Burn is bad in EDH.

I would suggest (these are all just good cards for your consideration, I know there are probably more than I suggested taking out):

For a 3 color deck, the landbase would also be improved by taking out basics and putting in things like:

Ideally, for a landbase you'd have shock lands such as Steam Vents, fetch lands such as Scalding Tarn, and regular dual lands such as Volcanic Island, but those things are expensive and this is a game.

djewell on Naya EDH Deck

2 months ago

Hey!

Commander is certainly my favorite format!! I would be happy to give ya a few pointers for what it's worth!

One thing that I noticed off the bat is that you have lots of tapped lands! I think you will find that very annoying to you and even that you don't need quite so many dual lands in the deck. I would take out Inspiring Vantage and in stead put in Clifftop Retreat. As well, I think Hanweir Battlements does nothing for you but slow you down since your commander already gives haste. However, if you run Hanweir Garrison (which I think you should) then it might be worth leaving in!

Myriad Landscape, Needle Spires, Rugged Highlands, Scattered Groves, Sheltered Thicket, Blossoming Sands, Sunscorched Desert, Teetering Peaks and Wind-Scarred Crag could be taken out, I would throw in some more basic lands unless you feel like dropping a lot of money on a deck and get some expensive but good dual lands which don't enter tapped... but I don't think you will need those honestly.

I feel like currently the deck is all over the place! It needs a little focusing to where you want to go with this. Commander is much more fun when you focus on getting out fun combos or cards that pair well together!

I think what i'll do is tell you about some cards you don't need in here and then some cards that you should absolutely put in here, and then some directions you might want to go towards with the deck!

Ruric Thar, the Unbowed is a good card, but you are running too many non creature cards! He will hurt ya! (i built a commander deck with this guy as the commander. If you want to use him still, you can check out that deck for inspiration). Stop Hitting Yourself!

Zendikar Incarnate , Omnath, Locus of Rage and Mina and Denn, Wildborn are better for landfall decks, and won't be as much use outside of it. By the time you have 4 mana, you typically won't have more than one land card in hand at a time anyways, and if you just want the trample ability, there are much better cards out there for ya!

You can find better cards than Sylvan Reclamation for removal, depending on what you decide to do with the deck!

Wilderness Elemental is not particularly great.

Radha, Heir to Keld is not bad, but the two red mana empties from your mana pool after your combat phase ends. if you want to go for mana ramp and something similar, might i suggest Savage Ventmaw or Skyshroud Elf? Those two are similar but in different ways. The nice thing about skyshroud is that he can tap for green, red or white (since he taps for green and the second ability would allow you to use that green mana to turn it either red or white) and you can use it to filter your mana to the color you want (besides green). the mana produced by Savage Ventmaw doesn't deplete between phases.

Oversoul of Dusk while hybrid mana, is harder to cast in your 3 color deck and the card itself isn't necessarily that great. Green and white are very common colors in commander.Now Rubblebelt Raiders on the other hand.. might be worth it, and less mana intensive!

Thelonite Hermit is not super great since you're not creating tons of saproling tokens. I don't even really run it in my Tana, the Bloodsower commander deck.

Odric, Lunarch Marshal gives all your creatures double strike and vigilance when you have your commander out.

Bastion Protector aslo pairs well with Odric.. all creatures you control get indestructible.

Odric, Master Tactician is also good for you no matter what direction you decide to go with the deck!Content goes here

I see this really going anywhere. Your commander is quite flexible!

  1. You could find some way to play with your commander's untap ability (with things like Intrepid Hero or Heartless Hidetsugu and other cool creature tap abilities). you could use Illusionist's Bracers to copy the untap effect when you pay the mana cost. Heck, you could untap her with that free untap. Creatures with tap abilities can tap the same turn they come out as long as you control your commander!
  2. You could build a token deck featuring things with "devour" creatures, Anointed Procession and Parallel Lives.
  3. you could focus on large creatures that you can cast to smash into opponents the same turn they come out.

That's about all I have for now.. decide what you want to do to focus the deck and I will be looking to give you ideas wherever you decide to go with this!

TheHelvault on R/G Landfall

2 months ago

If I were you, I'd pick one: Omnath, Locus of Rage or Rampaging Baloths. Baloths is cool and all, but Omnath gives you a bigger creature for just 1 more mana invested. Maybe run 2 Omnath and add in another Scythe Leopard, cutting the Rampaging Baloths completely.

Lightning Strike should be Lightning Bolt, saving you one mana to do the same thing. Bolts are expensive unless you buy them heavily played, and your local card shop probably has them for $1.50 each.

Either the Crop Rotations or Adventuring Gear should come out to add in more lands, because 19 isn't exactly enough for this deck. I think crop rotation should come out because all it can really do is fix your mana by getting rid of a forest and grabbing a mountain or Rugged Highlands. I would cut the Crop Rotations (or trade them for Lightning Bolts) and add in 3 Evolving Wilds, which will give you 2 free land drops when you play them PLUS allowing you to mana fix.

Hope I could help!

Mmyoo on Xenagos, God of Ramp then Trample

3 months ago

Sweet deck! A few suggestions would be to eliminate the lands the enter the battle field tapped, they slow the deck down. Kazandu Refuge and Rugged Highlands aren't worth the gaining of one life to enter tapped. I'd run Fire-Lit Thicket and Mossfire Valley instead.

Savage Beating, Lurking Predators, and Birthing Pod could be fun cards to add in too.

SpiritKing on Wolves for Days

3 months ago

I made a deck with Silverfur Partisan as well some time ago, if you want to take a look at it i can link you to it, it is about 50$ as well, so it might have some budget cards you could be interested in.

I think Silverfur Partisan + Zada, Hedron Grinder is an amazing combo and should be considered if you try to pump out wolf token for good.If you dont want/have Zada, i think a neat option is to incorporate Strive spells into the deck. Cards like Twinflame, Colossal Heroics, Nature's Panoply, Setessan Tactics, Harness by Force and Rouse the Mob come to mind if you want to get more than one trigger out of one card.

Warriors' Lesson also gives you more than one trigger, and draws you cards as well, so i think that might be interesting to you as well.

The other option i see is to splash white by adding Jungle Shrine instead of Rugged Highlands and perhaps one more Evolving Wilds and 1 Plains instead of 1 Forest/Mountain each, to gain access to cards like Watchwolf, Reap What Is Sown, Seeds of Strength and Travel Preparations and powerful sideboard options like Condemn or Feat of Resistance

I hope some of my rambling was of help to you =)

Pieguy396 on Thromok The Insatiable EDH

4 months ago

Fling is an absolute must here, and Warstorm Surge is fantastic as well. I'd also recommend swapping Vivid Grove for Rugged Highlands, Brawler's Plate for Krenko's Command, and Streetbreaker Wurm for Hordeling Outburst. Looks like a fun deck!

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