Slate of Ancestry


Format Legality
Modern Legal
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal

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Set Rarity
Duel Decks: Elves vs. Goblins Rare
Ninth Edition Rare
Onslaught Rare

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Slate of Ancestry


mana symbol 4, mana symbol t, Discard your hand: Draw a card for each creature you control.

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Slate of Ancestry Discussion

Loli_RemiX on Kemba Token Generator Equipment Overload

4 days ago

Super, super solid deck up vote from me.

Maybe add a Return to Dust or a Dust to Dust because sometime those artifacts or Enchantments just need to stay away.

Brave the Sands and Crackdown seem like they'd fit in your deck well

Stonehewer Giant and Stoneforge Mystic are musts if you can get your hands on them.

You have a LOT of artifacts, Blinkmoth Urn could do you wonders

If anthems are what you are looking for, look no further than Jazal Goldmane

White deck tend to lack in the draw department, adding Slate of Ancestry will help plentifully.

Add tutors if you can fit them to make the deck more consistent Enlightened Tutor being my favourite.

Here is my deck , it's a bit different but if you want some ideas check it out.

TheRedGoat on It's OK. They're just Elves.

5 days ago

Okay, so I only know this from a friend who has been an UBER competitive Elf player, but you need Earthcraft. Probably for Vernal Bloom.

Other things I see that can speed you up:

Sylvan Messenger for Slate of Ancestry as its obviously a lot more cards most of the time.

Primal Command for Beast Within (presuming it was there for the permanent hate, see also Desert Twister or Scour from Existence )

Mind's Eye for Collective Unconscious, Soul of the Harvest, Regal Force, Primordial Sage (basically take your pick, but make sure you've got Reliquary Tower too)

Beastmaster Ascension for Helix Pinnacle or Epic Struggle cause attacking is for lesser, more savage elvish communities.

Also while I can't find cuts for Primal Surge or The Great Aurora I feel they both would be game breakers for you that won't make your opponents feel depressed as much as impressed. Largely because both cards can be used in the rare occasion somebody pulls enough board wipes out to set you back that you need to rebuild, and you either need to get it all back right then, or else need to set them back too. ( I also would point out Sakiko, Mother of Summer, but again, no idea where to cut)

BerserkWin on Is it a bird or a airplane? It's a bird army!

1 week ago

Windbrisk Raptor! Maybe Harsh Mercy if you find yourself needing a sweep effect. I love Crackdown in mono-white. Magus of the Moat could sure slow down opponents. I think card draw is lacking. Playing a lot of weenies empties your hand very fast. To that end, maybe Slate of Ancestry, my favorite Farsight Mask, and the kinda expen$ive Mind's Eye. Maybe Skullclamp or Infiltration Lens?

ComboCrazy on Slaughter with Myrs

1 week ago

Also add two more Myr Battlesphere and substitute two Slate of Ancestry for two Myr Reservoir. It improves curve and allows you to recover from wrath effects. Playtested this and wrath effects tend to be endgame for you.

ChiefBell on Myrves of Steel (Budget Relentless Aggro)

1 week ago

Seems pretty fast but liable to run out of cards. Have you considered something like Bident of Thassa or Slate of Ancestry?

n4pesto on This Deck is Full of Spiders

2 weeks ago

Hiya. I don't play commander and know nothing about it. Nevertheless, I have some suggestions. Stoneforge Masterwork and Aluren. Just from top of my head. Also if you will bend about your tribal a bitRegal Force might have a home in this deck. OrSlate of Ancestry.

SandyDufresne on The Elvish Army of Ezuri

3 weeks ago

I recommend Slate of Ancestry. I run it in my creature based green deck and it works really well to re-fill your hand.

MrHighscore on Angels, Spears and Swords or ASS (Swords Tribal)

1 month ago

Thank you for the feedback :)


  • Swords to Plowshares is in the deck. Look at the control section.
  • As mentioned earlier, alters are a slippery slope. I want to stay on the path.


  • Thank you! I'll check yours out :)



  • Sigarda's Aid would be nice! I am waiting for a higres image to be released. MouseyWolf argued that there is a spear in the background. Also, what to drop?




  • Brass Squire looks nice, but what would I drop for him? Also, he is pretty vulnerable beeing an artifact creature.


  • Updated the land base with Khans fetch lands to make the deck more sword'ish

Dumping maybeboard to keep it clean


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