Temple Garden

Legality

Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Vintage Legal
Custom Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Noble Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Brawl Legal
Standard Legal
Arena Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vanguard Legal
Leviathan Legal
Planechase Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Modern Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Casual Legal
Oathbreaker Legal

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Set Rarity
Guilds of Ravnica (GRN) Rare
Zendikar Expeditions (EXP) Mythic Rare
Return to Ravnica (RTR) Rare
Ravnica: City of Guilds (RAV) Rare

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Temple Garden

Land — Forest Plains

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As Temple Garden enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, Temple Garden enters the battlefield tapped.

Temple Garden Discussion

multimedia on Roon's Hidden Toolbox

20 hours ago

Hey, saw your forum topic asking for help.

Eladamri's Call and Congregation at Dawn are good instant creature tutors. Dawn is nice because it's budget and it can tutor for three combo creatures and put them on top of your library. Palace Jailer is good with blink. You exile an opponent's creature with Jailer and usually with this exile effect when the creature leaves the battlefield your opponent gets back their creature, but this is not the case with Jailer.

Your opponent only gets back their creature if an opponent becomes the monarch. Even if Jailer dies your opponent doesn't get back their creature and you can blink Jailer to save it from removal. If you have the monarch and blink Jailer you exile another opponents creature and can continue to do this until an opponent becomes the monarch. You become the monarch when you blink Jailer making it difficult for you to lose the monarch. The monarch is powerful in Commander; drawing a card at your end step. It's nice with Stonehorn Dignitary who can help you to keep the monarch thus keeping your opponents creatures exiled.

Yavimaya Coast , Bant Panorama , Opal Palace are good budget lands that can make colorless as well as colored mana. Might be worth it to add a Wastes that way Farhaven and Simulacrum can search for a colorless source. Consider upgrading your land ramp spells? Nature's Lore is a big upgrade of Rampant Growth because Lore can search for a dual land. Because you have Breeding Pool then Lore can get a blue source, but other than Pool there's other lands it can search for such as Vista, Scattered. Adding a Temple Garden would help. As far as land ramp spells Farseek and Lore are the two noncreature spells to play since it's much better using deck spots for creatures who land ramp since then you can blink them.

Because of Displacer the exception for noncreature ramp spells are mana rocks that can make colorless mana. Talisman of Unity and Talisman of Progress are two drop mana rocks that can make colorless or colored mana. Mystic Remora is one of the best sources of repeatable no mana cost draw in multiplayer Commander and it's good with blink to reset it's upkeep cost. There's cards here especially Brago that can blink any permanent.


Cards to consider cutting:

  • 2x Forest
  • 1x Plains
  • 1x Island
  • Rampant Growth
  • Grow from Ashes
  • Displace
  • Stalking Leonin
  • Sunblast Angel
  • Elite Guardmage: already have Blazer and Muldrifter.
  • Reclamation Sage: already have Autumn.
  • Spell Swindle: too much mana for a counterspell.

JoosetheMuice on Doran the Angry Ent

6 days ago

I would cut a board wipe, maybe two. I'd also drop a land. Abzan Banner is a strictly worse Commander's Sphere . Solidarity is the one combat trick you are missing. I really don't Huatli is even worth it in here to be honest, shes pretty underwhelming. I think Darksteel Plate would be nice if you can get it, protecting Doran is key and its better than hyena umbra. I also love Read the Bones and Snuff Out in most black decks. Sylvan Reclamation is also really strong. I'd run that or Return to Dust . Crod would recommend Crush Contraband over return but I prefer the former.

As for creatures

I think Sapling of Colfenor would be good. Pontiff of Blight seems kinda fun. Karametra, God of Harvests . Oblivion Sower is something a little unconventional that I like, and World Breaker could also be worth a shot.

Shock lands are cheap right now, I'd try to grab an Overgrown Tomb and a Temple Garden at $5.. Llanowar Wastes is also only like a buck.

Cut Abzan Charm Grim Contest Magnigoth Treefolk and Dauntless Dourbark theyre bad

multimedia on Budget Elves of Ravnica

2 weeks ago

Territory is for Incubation Druid to make black mana to potentially cast Finality with Incubation. It's budget and it doesn't interfere with casting Elves especially Llanowar and Champion. Find / Finality is an important sideboard card.

djnewellmit, Shalia is a good card and you're right she seems great with proliferate, but this a budget deck, less than $100 including sideboard, which I still have to make room in the budget for. Due to the cost of the playable dual lands Sunpetal Grove / Woodland Cemetery and Temple Garden / Overgrown Tomb they're unfortunately not budget options. That's the reason this version is mono-green compared to Elves of Ravnica (WAR) which is Golgari. I would rather spend the available budget on Elves than on dual lands :)

I had Evolving Wilds at first, but it's just a bad land when playing Llanowar and Champion. Getting double proliferate with Evolution is good, but I don't think Wilds is worth it with Elves. Field of Ruin is another good suggestion, but unfortunately it's not a budget land. If I have any cost left over after I fill in the sideboard than I'll consider it.

Master_Tame on Bant Spirits

3 weeks ago

Here are the changes I'd like to make when I am able to acquire the cards:

1) Swap the Mirror Image 's for Phantasmal Image 's.

2) Swap a Temple Garden for a Horizon Canopy .

3) Swap a Hallowed Fountain for a Razorverge Thicket .

4) Swap the Hinterland Harbor for a Seachrome Coast .

5) Swap the Celestial Flare for a Path to Exile .

Duerten on Selesnya Defence

3 weeks ago

While I usually play with faster cost-effective setups I did tested a lot with something like this list, let me give you my impressions.

First, if you can find more copies of these cards you should run 4 of Qasali Pridemage , Loxodon Smiter , Wilt-Leaf Liege , Fleecemane Lion . These are the core cards that win the game, should max them out.

Second, you definietly want more creatures total. About 28-30 is nice and consistent, any fewer and you won't be able to keep a decent fighting force on the field. Add cheap common creatures like Llanowar Elves and 2 more Steward of Valeron to gain mana faster. Maybe a few heavy hitters like 1 more Oversoul of Dusk or Wolfir Silverheart . Or if you can find some of these Kitchen Finks Knight of Autumn Wilt-Leaf Cavaliers .

Third, too many basic lands. With that many same color sources it will be harder to cast the multicolored spells. Many games live or die by the stability of the mana base. The obvious but very pricey choice is Windswept Heath wich is nice with Knight of the Reliquary , or Temple Garden . Cheaper alternatives are Sunpetal Grove and Canopy Vista , cheapest is Selesnya Guildgate . Whatever you pick, you need more color stability.

2 more Dromoka's Command would be nice too, filling the removal/defense slot. Shapers' Sanctuary will often be a dead card if you opponent doesn't target your creatures, you could replace it with 2 more Shield of the Oversoul .

You don't need to go big money to make a nice Selesnya Midrange get competitive.

Hexaflexagon on Testudo Tactic Holy Cadre

1 month ago

Hey man!

I would consider your last two cards to be land. Your land count right now is 19, which is usually only reserved for decks which have a lot of fixing and ramp, or decks which have a low curve. I would add at least one more land of your choice, which leads to my next suggestion.

For this to be a competitive (as you've tagged) deck, you'll have to upgrade your manabase. You'll at least want the shock lands, as they'll stay in Standard for another 2 or so years and they're played in Modern and EDH anyway, so they're great both for now and in the future, if you ever want to sell them. I would cut all your dual taplands and add in 4 Temple Garden , 4 Hallowed Fountain , and 4 Breeding Pool . You could also replace the lands I suggested with Buddy Lands ( Sunpetal Grove , Glacial Fortress , and Hinterland Harbor ), but those would make the deck less consistent, as you only have a minimum amount of lands that make them come into play untapped.


For your last card, I would put in a copy of Tower Defence, it's a great card for your deck, and I think it'll help the deck become more consistent.

Hope this helps, this is just my opinion. I hope that I don't come off as building your deck for you, as I know that takes the fun out of MTG for some people.

Hex

Esbilon on Heaven's Gates

1 month ago

Wooded Bastion does not create green mana on turn 1, which is when you need green mana. You want Temple Garden instead, which can also be fetched by Windswept Heath .

Be aware that Hushwing Gryff is a nonbo with Iona, Shield of Emeria .

Gilded Lotus is too slow to really be good, I think, and you don't need the mana fixing from it.

Oblivion Ring is slightly better than Banishing Light since it actually exiles the target permanent, even if they have enchantment removal ready, so you can use it to get rid of tokens and auras on the target.

I don't like Light from Within , you want to cast an angel with 4 mana, not an enchantment.

Leyline of Sanctity is more commonly a sideboard card, and Privileged Position is only really good if you play in a meta with a lot of spot-removal.

Path to Exile on the other hand is an excellent removal card that I think you'd want in the mainboard rather than the side.

Entity97 on A Cuberino

1 month ago

Cube Stats!
This past weekend saw my cube’s first seven player draft (eight had homework to finish). Now, some of them are filthy casuals but here are the deck lists drafted with (W-L) stats! No basic lands included, however.

Me – Mardu Angels (3-0)
Akroma, Angel of Wrath
Assemble the Legion
Baneslayer Angel
Boros Signet
Bruna, the Fading Light
Cavern of Souls
Conqueror's Galleon  Flip
Crystalline Crawler
Emeria Angel
Exhume
Faithless Looting
Gisela, the Broken Blade
Godless Shrine
Golgari Thug
Grim Monolith
Loyal Retainers
Lyra Dawnbringer
Nahiri, the Harbinger
Reanimate
Resplendent Angel
Restoration Gearsmith
Smuggler Captain (finds Reanimate )
Sphere of the Suns
Tidehollow Sculler
Windswept Heath

Pritch – Golgari Midrange (2-1)
Bayou
Chainer's Edict
Cryptbreaker
Damnation
Doom Blade
Doomed Dissenter
Go for the Throat
Golgari Grave-Troll
Golgari Signet
Grave Titan
Herald of Torment
Heir of the Wilds
Hissing Quagmire
Innocent Blood
Liliana of the Veil
Liliana, the Last Hope
Night Incarnate
Ravenous Chupacabra
Rite of Belzenlok
Scavenging Ooze
Sidisi, Undead Vizier
Thoughtseize
Thrun, the Last Troll
Tragic Slip
Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth
Verdant Catacombs
Westvale Abbey  Flip
Yahenni, Undying Partisan

Paul – Grixis Control (1-1)
Academy Ruins
Baleful Strix
Bitterblossom
Bituminous Blast
Brain Maggot
Creeping Tar Pit
Cruel Ultimatum
Cyclonic Rift
Eldrazi Monument
Force of Will
Havengul Lich
Inferno Titan
Kitesail Freebooter
Lich Lord of Unx
Mesmeric Fiend
Murderous Redcap
Nicol Bolas, the Ravager  Flip
Purphoros, God of the Forge
Rakdos's Return
Tezzeret, Artifice Master
Thassa, God of the Sea
Thing in the Ice  Flip
Twilight Prophet
Unscythe, Killer of Kings
Whirler Rogue

Abby – Bant Midrange (0-1)
Austere Command
Bow of Nylea
Celestial Colonnade
Counterspell
Courser of Kruphix
Crush of Tentacles
Dauntless Bodyguard
Elixir of Immortality
Felidar Sovereign
Glacial Fortress
Imposing Sovereign
Kiora, the Crashing Wave
Loxodon Hierarch
Mikaeus, the Lunarch
Noble Hierarch
Plaxcaster Frogling
Qasali Pridemage
Reclamation Sage
Sagu Mauler
Sakashima's Student
Selfless Spirit
Sigarda, Host of Herons
Simic Signet
Solemn Simulacrum
Sphinx's Revelation
Spirit of the Labyrinth
Sun Titan
Supreme Verdict
Suture Priest
Sword of War and Peace
Temple Garden
Terminus
Traveler's Amulet

Matt – Four Color Good Stuff (1-1)
Ancestral Vision
Arch of Orazca
Ayli, Eternal Pilgrim
Badlands
Birds of Paradise
Bomat Courier
Brimaz, King of Oreskos
Clifftop Retreat
Crop Rotation
Desolate Lighthouse
Domri Rade
Dualcaster Mage
Elesh Norn, Grand Cenobite
Experiment One
Ghost Quarter
Hallowed Fountain
Isolated Chapel
Lotus Cobra
Maze of Ith
Murderous Cut
Odric, Master Tactician
Path to Exile
Phyrexian Metamorph
Plateau
Price of Fame
Sacred Foundry
Savannah
Silverblade Paladin
Sunpetal Grove
Sword of Light and Shadow
Teferi, Hero of Dominaria
Tetzimoc, Primal Death
Through the Breach
Tropical Island
Ugin, the Spirit Dragon
Ultimate Price
Voice of Resurgence
Warden of the First Tree
Wasteland
Zacama, Primal Calamity

Ben – Temur Cascade– (0-1)
Akroma, Angel of Fury
Arboretum Elemental
Blasphemous Act
Bloodbraid Elf
Braid of Fire
Chief Engineer
Chrome Mox
City of Brass
Combustible Gearhulk
Deep Analysis
Dream Eater
Etched Champion
Eternal Witness
Fauna Shaman
Ghalta, Primal Hunger
Genesis Wave
Gruul Signet
Heart of Ramos
Hedron Archive
Hellkite Charger
Hinterland Harbor
Inkwell Leviathan
Izzet Signet
Kira, Great Glass-Spinner
Lumbering Falls
Maelstrom Wanderer
Master Transmuter
Metalwork Colossus
Mishra's Factory
Mox Opal
Myr Enforcer
Mystic Snake
Pact of Negation
Sai, Master Thopterist
Sarkhan Unbroken
Search for Azcanta  Flip
Shardless Agent
Sword of Fire and Ice
Taiga
Temporal Mastery
Urabrask the Hidden
Verdurous Gearhulk
Voidslime
Volatile Chimera (I forget what was on it, never came up)
Wurmcoil Engine

Courrtney – Green Black Delirium (0-1)
Avenger of Zendikar
Blood Artist
Dark Petition
Empty the Pits
Emrakul, the Promised End
Expedition Map
Explosive Vegetation
Garruk Relentless  Flip
Ghoulcaller Gisa
Great Sable Stag
Greenwarden of Murasa
Ink-Eyes, Servant of Oni
Isareth the Awakener
Ishkanah, Grafwidow
Living Death
Master of the Wild Hunt
Mox Amber
Mox Diamond
Oracle of Mul Daya
Phyrexian Delver
Primeval Titan
Putrid Leech
Rampaging Baloths
See the Unwritten
Sylvan Ranger
Thran Dynamo
Volrath's Stronghold
Merciless Eternal
Whip of Erebos
Worn Powerstone

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Temple Garden occurrence in decks from the last year

Standard:

All decks: 0.62%

Modern:

All decks: 0.63%

GW (Selesnya): 100.0%

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.16%

GW (Selesnya): 2.75%

RGW (Naya): 3.5%

BGW (Abzan, Junk): 4.66%

GWU (Bant): 1.96%