Slate of Ancestry


Format Legality
Pre-release 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
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Duel Decks: Elves vs. Goblins (EVG) Rare
Ninth Edition (9ED) Rare
Onslaught (ONS) Rare

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Slate of Ancestry


, , Discard your hand: Draw a card for each creature you control.

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Slate of Ancestry Discussion

smashadams83 on Asps! Very Dangerous! (Hapatra)

18 hours ago

Geier reach sanitarium looks great, ill have to add that to my list. do you think that Crop Rotation would be a good way to find it, or another utility land?
Another all star land for me has been Yavimaya Hollow. I would recommend getting one as its great for protecting hapatra. its a little pricey, but totally worth it. Ive justified the price tag but just rotating it throughout all my green decks. I cut Whispersilk Cloak for the Sword of Feast and Famine, not sure this was the right cut but i still have Lightning Greaves and Swiftfoot Boots in the list. Do you think these 3 are necessary for protection?

I added Bitterblossom to my list as I think that your logic in needing more token producers is correct. Having flying blockers is relevant as well. I also added Westvale Abbey  Flip and removed Rogue's Passage. passage seemed nice as a way to make hapatra unblockable but the activation cost is just too high for this deck and I never used it much.

I also wanted to recommend Forbidden Orchard. It helps to color fix, is an untapped land, and is great for putting more targets into play for -1/-1 counters. I find alot of times i run out hapatra on turn 2 and there are no other targets besides her to put a counter on, so this should help with that.

Also if you want another cycling land we can put in Polluted Mire.

How has Slate of Ancestry been working? I put it in my list but it seems kinda slow, although I haven't been able to really use it yet.

Sounds like life from the loam has been great. Honestly, I've never used this type of dredge strategy and I'm worried about discarding a win con ( like craterhoof or the archfiend) when dredging. What are your thoughts on this? is the risk worth the reward here? Maybe more recursion is correct if life from the loam is included?

I agree that the creature count is low. I've played a few games where I have nothing to discard to fauna shaman or survival. And Undead Gladiator looks like a great inclusion.

I cant think of many other creatures to recur to our hand, maybe Genesis? discarding it will turn on the ability we want anyway. How about something like Evolutionary Leap? With all the tokens we should be able to activate it multiple times in a turn if necessary to get some creatures into the hand.
Golgari Guildmage could work but its an expensive activation cost.

Sanitarium Skeleton could work as a creature to discard and return to hand.

Stinkweed Imp is a nice utility creature but dredging 5 seems too high for this deck.

Could Grave-Shell Scarab work here?

Its too bad that we don't have more creatures with relevant keywords for something like Mwonvuli Beast Tracker. its a nice creature tutor along with Fierce Empath. Actually, fierce empath might be nice for finding hulk or craterhoof. I guess if we are looking to up the creature count these could be nice utility guys but you're probably right in using wood elves and steve as utility creatures to ramp and possibly discard later on in the game if necessary.

I still want to find a spot for Golgari Charm as I've like Heroic Intervention so far. Great utility, and a blowout if someone boardwipes and we keep all our things.

Dovahkriid on Rhonas, MonoG Boxing Club

1 week ago

Thanks for the input!

Loved the suggestions (didn't know Slate of Ancestry, seems really great), but will probably take some time to get them in the deck, since any card above $8 is VERY pricey where i live (Brazil).

SkylordAleksander on Rhonas, MonoG Boxing Club

1 week ago

Correction: not Path of Ancestry, I meant Slate of Ancestry for card draw

Rogue_Toaster on Floop's Fooglies

2 weeks ago

Brought in Reforge the Soul because it's consistently better than Slate of Ancestry, which would hilariously always draw either 0 cards or more than the whole deck. Reforge can also be Recouped and have its cost lowered by all of the static reduction artifacts.

Seize the Day also takes the place of Ignite Memories mainly just because Ignite is bad 80% of the time. This also opens up some neat lines with Krenko, Mob Boss by just using it as a utility spell

Gleeock on Tana Leads The Charge

2 weeks ago

Yeah, there aren't a ton of analog decks to this one so you are building a bit more blind (which is more fun anyway). I think probably some more mass haste. My deck took a slightly different direction, Ludevic instead of Tana so I guess I don't truly know. What I do know is that Huatli, Radiant Champion can be difficult to manage, last time I put her on the table with 7 creatures and since only 1 opponent had enough evasion to get past the chumps they just decided it would not be worthwile to basically attack and lightly dent those ridiculous LP. I actually had the same experience with Slate of Ancestry as you did

Gleeock on Tana Leads The Charge

2 weeks ago

Yes! I so wanted to combo these 2. Samut, Voice of Dissent seems to make sense in there. Slate of Ancestry. Huatli, Radiant Champion

nicochulo on Sigarda, Token's Grace

1 month ago

[email protected] Thanks for the suggestions! What card do you recommend to replace Slate of Ancestry with? Seems interesting but I don't know what to take out

Suns_Champion on Rakka Mar FEEDBACK APPRECIATED

1 month ago

Generator Servant is my favorite red ramp card.

Humble Defector, Knollspine Dragon, Commune with Lava, Etali, Primal Storm, Reforge the Soul, Loreseeker's Stone, and Slate of Ancestry are all good card draw engives that this deck could take advantage of.

Hope some of these help!

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