Shivan Reef

Legality

Format Legality
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
Frontier Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Duel Decks: Elves vs. Inventors (DDU) None
Magic Origins (ORI) Rare
Magic 2015 (M15) Rare
Tenth Edition (10E) Rare
Ninth Edition (9ED) Rare
Ninth Edition Foreign Black Border (9EDFBB) Rare
Apocalypse (APC) Rare

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Shivan Reef

Land

: Add to your mana pool.

: Add or to your mana pool. Shivan Reef deals 1 damage to you.

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Shivan Reef Discussion

lagotripha on Izzet-Snipe ($26)

2 weeks ago

I'll reccomend Whispers of the Muse for lategame- it lets you repeat trigger spells while still cantripping early.

Repeal, Augur of Bolas, Blistercoil Weird, Harness the Storm, Charmbreaker Devils Precognition Field Runechanter's Pike Trail of Evidence and Wild Ricochet are also worth a look.

Mirrorpool and Shivan Reef work well together and smooth out mana for cheap.

kjofficemagic on Storm

3 weeks ago

Since you already have Spirebluff and vents. I recommend getting 4x Shivan Reefs and go with the fetchless build instead.
Also the balanced number of bears is 4x Baral, Chief of Compliance and 2x Goblin Electromancer. However, this is for the fetchless build. You might also want to go for Opt instead of the scroll. and the Peer through depths replaced with 1x Unsubstantiate and 1x Repeal or any bounce cad you prefer. Personally I like a mix of Repeal and Perilous Voyage in the mainbaord.


Sideboard is sort of meta based. Although I would like to suggest the addition of 2x Pyromancer Ascension. Possibly removing thing and dispel, swan song is most effective in dealing with your negates, specially you would probably be using it to counter something that's targeting past in flames against a control match up. If ever you can fit in 1 more Echoing Truth in the side that would be neat as well. Or if you prefer Wipe Away to deal with Relic of Progenitus before it gets sacrificed.

rockleemyhero on NapoleonBonaparte

1 month ago

So I got Turnabout, Brainstorm, Condescend, Epic ExperimentF, Fact or Fiction, Dig Through Time, Counterspell, Impulse, Rewindfoil iconF, Steam Augury, Thought Vessel, Tezzeret's Gambit, Ponder, Preordain, Deep AnalysisF, Reliquary Tower, Shivan Reef, Sulfur Falls, Baral, Chief of Compliance, Young Pyromancer, Goblin Electromancer, Guttersnipe

I believe that's about $45 worth of stuff if I counted correctly. No idea how I'm gonna ship all of that affordably haha. Feel free to copy and paste this into a trade if you want to work something out :)

SynergyBuild on Animar, Soul of Combos - Turn 3 Win

1 month ago

And Arid Mesa for Exotic Orchard.

Let me redo the final bit:

In all, there are my drops, then I'll say what to run instead:

Drops:

Island (1x)

Forest (1x)

Cascade Bluffs

Shivan Reef

Exotic Orchard

Karplusan Forest

Additions:

Misty Rainforest

Verdant Catacombs

Flooded Strand

Tarnished Citadel

Arid Mesa

Polluted Delta

SynergyBuild on Animar, Soul of Combos - Turn 3 Win

1 month ago

Hey toffmcsoft,

I want to go over your land base, because in the deck, it seems the most improvable (is that a word, I mean most able to be improved upon if it isn't!)

You run 30 land, which is fine, but the lands you run seem a bit strange to me:

1x Ancient Ziggurat - All colors, untapped, only works for creatures, being useless for 18 cards.

1x Bloodstained Mire - Fetchland

1x Breeding Pool - Shockland

1x Cascade Bluffs - Filter, only works for two colors, not fetchable.

1x Cavern of Souls - Five color fixer, untapped, stops counters, and works for colorless on other creatures/spells.

1x City of Brass - Untapped five color fixer, not fetchable.

1x Command Tower - Untapped five color fixer, not fetchable.

1x Exotic Orchard - Untapped fixer for some colors, not reliable, not fetchable.

1x Flooded Grove - Fixer for only two colors, not fetchable.

2x Forest - Basic, fetchable, untapped.

1x Gaea's Cradle - Only one color, untapped, taps for commonly multiple mana, not fetchable.

1x Grove of the Burnwillows - Untapped two color fixer, not fetchable. Not filter.

3x Island - Basic, untapped, fetchable.

1x Karplusan Forest - Pain land, untapped two color fixer. Not fetchable.

1x Mana Confluence - Untapped five color fixer. Not fetchable.

1x Reflecting Pool - Not fetchable, and not always reliable, can be a five color fixer, untapped.

1x Scalding Tarn - Fetchland

1x Shivan Reef - Pain land, two color fixer, not fetchable.

1x Steam Vents - Shockland

1x Stomping Ground - Shockland

1x Taiga - OG Dual.

1x Thran Quarry - Not always reliable, five color fixer, untapped, not fetchable.

1x Tropical Island - OG Dual.

1x Volcanic Island - OG Dual.

1x Windswept Heath - Fetchland.

1x Wooded Foothills - Fetchland.

1x Yavimaya Coast - Two color fixer, painland, not fetchable.

I'll order these out below, and say which ones I like or don't and give reasons.

I love all fetchlands, they always are consistent, and fast.

Bloodstained Mire

Scalding Tarn

Windswept Heath

Wooded Foothills

Breeding Pool - Shocklands are very good in conjunction with the fetches, so I am glad you run all of them, with the OG duals.

Forest (2x) - I'd drop one, more room for mana fixing, such as the fetches.

Island (3x) - I'd drop one, leaving one for Blood Moon three is too many.

Steam Vents - See Breeding Pool

Stomping Ground - See Breeding Pool

Taiga - See Breeding Pool

Tropical Island - See Breeding Pool

Volcanic Island - See Breeding Pool

Ancient Ziggurat - This is about the worst I'd still think is good enough to run, not hitting 18 cards is bad, but since it hits your commander, and 51 other cards so well, I think it is okay.

Cavern of Souls - Stopping counterspells and making your commander stick is worth it alone.

City of Brass - Any untapped, non-restricted, reliable five color mana fixer is godly.

Command Tower - See City of Brass

Exotic Orchard - Not always reliable, it can be kept though.

Mana Confluence - See City of Brass

Reflecting Pool - See Exotic Orchard

Thran Quarry - See City of Brass, because though it isn't as reliable, it is pretty good.

Cascade Bluffs - I don't like this in the deck because it is your worst two colors.

Flooded Grove - I do actually like this one, green and blue are way more useful in this deck than red.

Grove of the Burnwillows - like a pain land, but reversed. I think it is worth a spot.

Karplusan Forest - Painland for some of your colors. It is fine.

Shivan Reef - I'd drop it, it isn't worth the fixing when it is your least useful colors.

Yavimaya Coast - See Karplusan Forest, then put better colors.

Gaea's Cradle - I'd have to renounce myself as a player of magic if I told you to drop it.

In all, there are my drops, then I'll say what to run instead:

Drops:

Island (1x)

Forest (1x)

Cascade Bluffs

Shivan Reef

Additions:

Misty Rainforest

Verdant Catacombs

Flooded Strand

Tarnished Citadel

Spirits on Mizzix, the spellslinger

1 month ago

Hi abobb, fellow Mizzix of the Izmagnus player, Mizzix, the Storm EDH.

You mention the Reiterate + Turnabout Infinite mana to win, and you have Firemind's Foresight to tutor the win-con combo (through Mystical Tutor >> Turnabout) and Comet Storm.

Thought I would mention, I've found Reality Spasm works as good as Turnabout but takes a little more mana to kick-off, doubles chance of drawing the Infinite mana enabler, and can tutor the other half.

Also, as an alternative to Reiterate I also run Nivix Guildmage. As you can imagine, any combination of Turnabout or Reality Spasm + Reiterate or Nivix Guildmage, all work together, increased consistency of drawing into it, or being able to draw some parts and tutor the missing parts. Imperial Recruiter can Tutor Nivix Guildmage so can Muddle the Mixture out of interest, and both work on 3 other creatures (Muddle the Mixture works on any other CMC2 card as well).

Mana Geyser also can go Infinite mana if you play in 4-player pods regularly.

Also with Nivix Guildmage,

Frantic Search (in your 99) + High Tide (in your 99) + Nivix Guildmage | Almost Infinite Mana + Tutor for Comet Storm (in your 99)

If one of the Islands is a Steam Vents you can get Infinite Mana. Built in Tutor as well thanks to Frantic Search. If you don't have High Tide an Izzet Boilerworks gives you the ability to use Frantic Search to Tutor any card, just doesn't give you Infinite Mana, unless you Tutor to your High Tide and cast of course (it's an instant!).

I would recommend Disallow it can handle lots of interactions people need to start their Infinite Combos, maybe delaying them a turn, or solving the issue all together.

Mana Crypt is a nice mana accelerator, quite pricey though, a Fabricate makes a nice Mana Crypt tutor (or possibly Net + with 2 Experience, can be used on a Sol Ring too or Thought Vessel if you need the no maximum hand size for some reason.

Shivan Reef is a good mana, produces to mana fix if needed. Bloodstained Mire or Wooded Foothills can fetch Steam Vents (mana fix) or Mountain.

I stole your idea for Corrupted Conscience, I like that. Torrential Gearhulk seems a bit High CMC for it's ability, and your not doing combat damage so his 5/6 isn't that handy.

Jace, the Mind Sculptor? He's like another Cantrip.

I tried Metallurgic Summonings, I found Docent of Perfection  Flip to be more utility, it's secondary ability is good but not great. Some people play Talrand, Sky Summoner, I wouldn't. To be honest, I know it's CMC7 so doesn't make any sense, but Sphinx-Bone Wand wins me games, if I can get any type of Reiterate going it's a win-con. If you have the Blue Sun's Zenith or something in your hand already then ok, but it's like another really bad Guttersnipe.

Cheers, +1.

F3A5t on Mizzix, Spellslinging Shenanigans

1 month ago

You should look into getting some of the cheaper color fixing lands such as Shivan Reef and Temple of Epiphany. Both were reprinted in the last duel deck.

As for lands that will help your collection you can invest in City of Brass, Mana Confluence, Ash Barrens, Boseiju, Who Shelters All, Cascade Bluffs, Maze of Ith, Myriad Landscape, Reflecting Pool, Riptide Laboratory, and Tarnished Citadel

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