Scryb Ranger

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Time Spiral (TSP) Uncommon

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Scryb Ranger

Creature — Faerie

Flash (You may play this spell any time you could play an instant.)

Flying, protection from blue

Return a Forest you control to its owner's hand: Untap target creature. Play this ability only once each turn.

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Scryb Ranger Discussion

DragonLordJippy on The Stampede - Selvala, Heart of the Wilds - cEDH

1 week ago

denis1198 I have tried Instill Energy , Woodland Bellower and all the aforementioned cards, aside from Rhonas the Indomitable . Fierce Empath is a dead draw in many games and is not efficient enough to net wins: a three mana tutor is not something we need, particularly when it only fetches Great Oak Guardian (within my list). Hall of Gemstone is a strictly defensive option for a different deck. Though it's ability is nice, many players will be operating with a series of rocks to net the mana sufficient to play counter magic. Also, it's a World Enchantment; part of our win condition is using Concordant Crossroads to finish our opponents off on Turn 3. HoG will immediately be replaced. Fauna Shaman is a lesser Survival of the Fittest , which we operate with. While Shaman can be tutored for, you can see how it's counter-productive to simply obtaining the card we actually need with all of our Creature Tutors. Primal Command in many cases is an overly-expensive Tutor. The loop with it & Eternal Witness is just as unnecessary to our success as the Beast Within loop I explained here. It's what you would consider a "Win More," while we're only really looking to "Win." Priest of Titania is insurance for Selvala and strictly Plan B. She's extraneous in our deck list. Our game should be centered around using Selvala for victory. While her potential to ramp (in some deck versions) is decent, it is no substitute for Selvala. Between all of our current options for ramp, sticking with Plan A - casting & using Selvala - is always the priority and easily achievable. Dosan the Falling Leaf would be a much better consideration to fit into the deck, or Prowling Serpopard , as either of these (particularly Dosan) will help us Combo out on our turn and do so unaffected by our foes. However, even these are wanting in the list currently... I've tried about everything. Rhonas is fine, but would only act as a substitute for Wayward Swordtooth who is superior. The Swordtooth's ability to play an additional land can help us achieve the mana we need in a given turn to go off, via utilities such as Quirion Ranger & Scryb Ranger . Bouncing the Forest and being able to play them again is a larger benefit than paying three mana to net +2/+0 from Rhonas. Those synergies are more valuable to consider. Thanks for the comments/considerations!

Inkmoth_ on Yeva Draw-Grow

1 week ago

PookandPie Dude, I am so glad you liked the list. I keep trying to refine and perfect it, so your validation means everything.

I shall add Burgeoning to the maybeboard, since my land count is very low, but if Scryb Ranger makes it into the deck I feel like the effect will be abundant enough to warrant it. My issue with Weird Harvest and Uncage the Menagerie is exactly what you pointed out. :/

Autumn's Veil : Even though I play against 2-3 blue decks constantly, I still haven't felt like it's been absolutely necessary, but boy do I want this card in the deck.

Thanks for your time and support, truly means the world to me! :D

pufferbot on Modern Prime Speaker Vannifar

1 week ago

Wouldn't Scryb Ranger not work as it has protection from blue and Prime Speaker Vannifar is blue?

multimedia on The Speaker of the House

3 weeks ago

Hey, you're missing Command Tower :) There's a few creatures who when they ETB can untap a creature this is very good with Vannifar to chain activations a turn.

Consider adding:

Quirion -> Scryb -> Bounding -> Hippocamp -> five drop (Acidic, Mulldrifter , Peregrine, etc.). Quirion and Scryb can be repeatable untap of Vannifar each turn by bouncing a Forest. Wirewood Lodge and Minamo, School at Water's Edge are lands that can untap Vannifar. Thousand-Year Elixir can give Vannifar haste as well as untap her. Fatestitcher is a good four drop here since he can be repeatable untap or be untap when unearthed.

Mana dorks are good with Vannifar. Playing her possibly turn three and then they can be used as fodder to get two/three drops.

Consider adding:

With these Elves Wirewood Symbiote can be another repeatable per turn untap of Vannifar that's also good with Sage, Visionary, Farhaven Elf , Coiling Oracle , etc. Woodland Bellower is great to tutor for Witness to then also recur a creature you saced or any other card in your graveyard. Bellower is a good six drop to Vannifar into Hulk.

Mystic Snake and Frilled Mystic are counterspells you can possibly tutor for with Vannifar. This interaction is pretty powerful.

Lands to consider adding:

Good luck with your deck.


WaveAmbassador on Vannifar Modern

3 weeks ago

May I suggest Renegade Rallier , you can pod Scryb Ranger into him, getting back ranger.

enpc on Vannifar cEDH

3 weeks ago

There was a Vannifar line that somebody posted on either the commander list or reddit which was 1 drop creature -> Scryb Ranger -> Trophy Mage (fetching Thousand-Year Elixir ) -> elixir untaps Vannifar -> Fatestitcher -> Tidewater Minion -> Great Oak Guardian -> Protean Hulk -> unearth Fatestitcher -> sac hulk getting Pili-Pala , Grand Architect , Rootwater Diver and Walking Ballista . It's a lot of cards but you only need 4 mana to to make the line work, which means you play Vannifar one turn and then win the next (since she costs 4).

Brainstorm should be in the deck, and Scroll Rack would be good here.

Also, just in case you weren't aware, you can't use the Pili-Pala / Grand Architect infinite mana loop the same turn you play pili-pala. That's why Thousand-Year Elixir is a nice include - it's another psueudo-haste source.

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Scryb Ranger occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%

Green: 0.21%

Simic: 0.04%

Selesnya: 0.04%

Modern:

All decks: 0.01%

Legacy:

All decks: 0.04%