Sylvan Yeti


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

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Set Rarity
Starter 1999 (S99) Rare
Portal Second Age (P02) Rare

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Sylvan Yeti

Creature — Yeti

Sylvan Yeti's power is equal to the number of cards in your hand.

Sylvan Yeti Discussion

bushido_man96 on Kruphix, God of Card Draw

2 years ago

I've added Jushi Apprentice and Sage of Ancient Lore to the deck, and taken out Sylvan Yeti and an Island to make room. I've also switched out Ghirapur Orrery for Font of Mythos. I have acquired a Genesis Hydra, as well, but am not sure what to switch out for him yet. I was leery to taking out the one island, but the deck runs a decent curve, and with all the draw, I think it will be ok.

If anyone has any thoughts on switches for the Genesis Hydra, please let me know. I'll play it some more, too, and see if anything is lackluster.

bushido_man96 on Kruphix, God of Card Draw

2 years ago

SpaghettiToastBook, thanks for the suggestions! I just saw Psychosis Crawler the other day, and thought it would make for a great wincon, but the deck is somewhat group-hug, so I'll think on it a bit. I do like Sage of Ancient Lore  Flip, and I think it might replace Sylvan Yeti. Jushi Apprentice looks like it will find a place, too.

Thanks for the suggestions, and the +1!

bushido_man96 on Help me turn my casual ...

2 years ago

Hi, all. I'm relatively new here, but not new to Magic. However, I was on a long hiatus, and just recently got back into Magic since my kids dug up some of my cards and got interested. Since then, Commander became a thing, and I am hooked on the format. I don't play competitively, mostly casual, and in as big a group I can find (right now its usually 3-4).

To give an idea of when I dropped off the map, it was during the Kamigawa rotation. At that time, I built a casual deck built around getting the hand size up and winging with creatures like Multani, Maro-Sorcerer, Descendant of Masumaro, Masumaro, First to Live, Maro, Sylvan Yeti, and Soramaro, First to Dream.

The idea was to use cards from the Kamigawa block to return lands to my hand, try to draw cards, and hit with the biggies. I ran cards like Oboro Envoy, Oboro Breezecaller, Floodbringer, Elder Pine of Jukai, Soratami Mirror-Mage, Inner Calm, Outer Strength, Graceful Adept, and Soratami Rainshaper. They all had some decent utility in bouncing the land cards. I didn't play EDH at the time, and the deck really never took off for me. I loved the concept behind it, but couldn't really make it work well in a 60-card casual format.

But now, with the possibilities of Commander at hand, I figured there's got to be some way to make this theme work, if not to win, at least to be able to play out for a while. I also had a casual deck I tried to build around Squirrel Wrangler and Groundskeeper, which would fit into a blue/green Commander deck, as well.

So, with all that said, I was hoping I could get some suggestions from the community here as for making this theme EDH-worthy. I'm looking at blue/green primarily, but not exclusively. To start, I need a Commander. I thought maybe Momir Vig, Simic Visionary, but maybe Edric, Spymaster of Trest would be better? Perhaps Tamiyo, Field Researcher?

Another problem I have is after being out for so long, I'm playing catch-up as to what's available. I figured the posters here probably have a good working knowledge of what would fit into a deck themed this way.

Any and all suggestions are greatly appreciated. I run fairly budget, but I've got some decent stuff in my collection, and will splurge at times if I think its worth it, so suggest anything.

Thanks for taking the time to help me out!

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