Traverse the Outlands

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1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Traverse the Outlands

Sorcery

Search your library for up to X basic land cards, where X is the greatest power among creatures you control. Put those lands onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle your library.

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Traverse the Outlands Discussion

mortilus on Omnath bringing the fight out of the forest.

2 hours ago
  1. Traverse the Outlands quickly becomes "Get all the lands in your deck".
  2. Swap Ranger's Path for Skyshroud Claim - they're exactly the same, except RP is worse.
  3. Seedborn Muse would get pretty stupid pretty fast. She's the same price as Vorinclex, Voice of Hunger, and a lot easier to cast.

ThallionDarkshine on Skullbriar Eternal Counters

23 hours ago

Crowned Ceratok isn't all that great of a trample outlet, Bramblewood Paragon and Tuskguard Captain are both better options. Bloodspore Thrinax doesn't really have all that many targets to devour, so maybe there are better options for buffs. All the creatures that are basically just vanilla with scavenge are kind of mediocre. I think you also have a lot of really slow cards, like the rings and Obsessive Skinner. Getting only one counter per turn is in my opinion too weak to justify a card slot, though the green ring might make the cut given that it gives trample, a very important ability. However, maybe I'm way off base with that analysis and Skullbriar retaining counters makes all these seemingly low-impact cards relevant.

You should consider adding some cards that benefit off of the high power that Skullbriar will accumulate. Soul's Majesty and Rishkar's Expertise both let you draw tons of cards, while Traverse the Outlands lets you ramp out of control. Garruk, Primal Hunter does the same thing, while also providing token production if you have no creatures to draw off of. Jarad, Golgari Lich Lord is a strong threat that lets you fling your creatures at all your opponents. Selvala, Heart of the Wilds gives you ramp and card draw all in one cheap creature. Greater Good, Momentous Fall, and Life's Legacy are all ways to sacrifice your stuff in response to removal for enormous card draw.

As for ways to buff up Skullbriar, Evolutionary Escalation and Kalonian Hydra are both great high impact cards to generate tons of counters. Verdant Confluence is another great card that can either give you counters, ramp, or recur your permanents.

ctroyer on Ezuri, Claw of Infect

1 week ago

So I play Ezuri infect as my main EDH screw everybody deck and a few things I have noticed in you use Overrun instead of the obvious Overwhelming Stampede. A few newer additions that would be nice to look at are Herald of Secret Streams, Traverse the Outlands and , Thaumatic Compass. Also move that Khalni Garden and Fungal Sprouting into that mainboard. A big problem with your deck in particular is it focuses too much on just infect however sometimes you need to calm down with the evil desires and add in some plain old Ezuri love cards.

Moton on Gishath, Sun’s Avatar (Dino/MLD EDH)

1 week ago

Good point about land destruction. Personally I'm going more heavily into sorcery-based basic land ramp, with things like Traverse the Outlands and doublers like Mirari's Wake, Zendikar Resurgent and Regal Behemoth and including non-basic hate like Ruination and Wave of Vitriol.

Gypsyhatten on Karametra - I heard you like ramp

2 weeks ago

Upptckte att tappedout inte tillter svenska bokstver, men fuck it

ADDITIONS

  • Farhaven Elf - en smre Wood Elves men fortfarande rtt s bra

  • Whitemane Lion - om du gillar att rampa med Greenbelt Rampager s finns den hr jkeln, och flash innebr att du kan gra det precis innan det blir din tur (t.ex. hlla uppe mana fr Beast Within men om inget farligt behvde removas s kan du rampa p instant speed), men utan din commander r det ett rtt s dtt kort om du inte har ngon annan hftig ETB creature p bordet som du kan returna och recasta

  • Stonecloaker - som Whitemane Lion fast med inbyggd graveyard hate vilket gr honom mer relevant ven utan din commander

  • Ramunap Excavator - bra med Krosan Verge, Myriad Landscape osv. och mot mill/discard, men r annars inte s relevant

  • Solemn Simulacrum - vldigt bra att ha men lite trkig i en grn lek som inte bygger runt sacrifice/reanimation/artifacts

  • Elemental Bond - effektiv card draw nr man spelar med stora dudes

  • Temur Sabertooth - lter dig runka med extra ETBs och galen mngd ramp, men r vldigt irrelevant i situationer dr du behver ngot med mer impact

  • Mirri, Weatherlight Duelist - duglig combat buff, duglig pillowfort

  • Primordial Hydra - vill du ha en spelbar manadump hydra utver Hydra Broodmaster s r den r en ordentlig must-answer nr man castar den fr X>=5

  • Tireless Tracker - att den blir strre r inte s relevant men det r riktigt bra landfall, dock att behva betala 2 fr card draw r lite meckigt men bra om du ofta knner att du fr slut p gas

  • Emeria Angel - landfall som kanske inte r helt smst, men inte srskilt impactful heller

  • Woodland Bellower - om du har kort som Reclamation Sage, Eternal Witness och Wood Elves s r det hr ett ganska mysigt toolbox-kort

  • Sylvan Reclamation - vldigt bra removal och basic landcycling kan rdda dliga starthnder, men cmc5 r rtt s dyrt

  • Return to Dust - ocks bra removal men jag fredrar Sylvan Reclamation, denna r ett mana billigare men man vill oftast lgga den p sorcery speed

  • Oblation - ganska stor downside att ge motstndaren card draw, men jag gillar mjligheten att lgga det p en egen permanent som hller p att bli removad eller p en token fr lite emergency card draw

  • Momentous Fall - instant speed r det viktiga hr, kan lggas som svar p att ngon frsker remova en fet creature s fr du fet card draw istllet, eller bara lggas p sin tur nr man behver grva efter ett svar och olikt Rishkar's Expertise & co s kan man inte dda creaturen som svar p att du frsker dra kort, fr sacrifice r del av kostnaden (dock kan du counterspellas och d har du varken din creature eller kort)

  • Seasons Past - ungefr en till Praetor's Counsel fast billigare, det r inte allt fr ofta man behver returna mer n ett kort per cmc och recursion av flera kort kan vara vrt att spela mer n en kopia av

  • Traverse the Outlands - relativt billig big ramp men krver board presence och din strsta creature kanske blir removad som svar

  • Hour of Revelation, Planar Cleansing och Akroma's Vengeance - jag gillar dessa board wipes vldigt mycket, extra mycket nr din commander kan ta smllen utan att bry sig, och nr din lek r creature heavy s pverkar dessa dig nstan lika mycket som en Wrath of God medan dina motstndare fr ta massiv skit

  • Day of Judgment - en extra kopia av Wrath of God

  • Explosive Vegetation - bra ramp, men inte p samma niv som Cultivate och Kodama's Reach, och inte heller creature synergy som med Wood Elves och Farhaven Elf

  • Lightning Greaves och Swiftfoot Boots - du har en duglig mngd creatures som vill sl direkt och/eller vill bli skyddade, men det r ltt hnt att du fr slut p gas med kort som dessa

  • Seer's Sundial - en lite smre men lite tligare Tireless Tracker, n en gng bra om du fr slut p gas ofta

  • Primeval Bounty - inte srskilt bra fr 6 mana men mysig mngd token spam och lifegain om du gillar det

  • True Conviction - kostar mycket men lifeswingen man kan f r absurd

  • Mirari's Wake - big mana becomes even bigger, skulle inte sga att den r bttre n Zendikar Resurgent i din lek men man kan alltid ha en extra av samma effekt

  • Evolutionary Leap - bra stt att uppgradera mana dorks och dylikt till pseudo-card draw, men r inte alls lika bra som riktig card draw

  • Garruk, Primal Hunter - primra syftet r att lgga -3 fr en lite smre Rishkar's Expertise, men man kan ocks vara modig och spawna tokens och frska lta honom verleva

  • Temple of Plenty - helt okej dual land, scry ska inte underskattas men den kommer nd in tapped och gr inte att fetcha

  • Homeward Path, Scavenger Grounds, Ghost Quarter och Tectonic Edge - det r bra att ha svar pklistrat p lnder som kommer in untapped, men man vill inte ha fr mnga lnder som gr colorless (och som inte kan fetchas)

  • Blighted Woodland - en bttre/smre Myriad Landscape om du gillar effekten, denna kan man anvnda fr mana direkt men att det kostar totalt 5 fr att rampa med den r dyrt, speciellt nr du vill lgga din commander nr du har 5 mana

  • Emeria, The Sky Ruin - ett vldigt lngsamt och mysigt kort men som du kan f igng rtt s tidigt med din commander, du har dock ingen annan sacrifice/reanimation synergy s ibland har den inget att returna

  • Eventuellt fler basics - ven om din commander rampar och du har mycket annan ramp s mste man kunna behlla bra hnder och ha rd att lgga sina kort speciellt med en s hg average cmc, det r rekommenderat att sikta p 45 reliable mana sources (lnder + unconditional ramp som inte kostar 4+)

  • Sigarda, Host of Herons - en duglig beater och protection, men har utver det inte s mycket med leken att gra, jmfrelsevis s har Avacyn, Angel of Hope mer impact

  • Oracle of Mul Daya - vldigt bra ramp/pseudo-card draw, simply put

  • Lotus Cobra - kan balla ur med din commander p samma stt som Amulet of Vigor

  • Teferi's Protection - nnu bttre n Heroic Intervention, nstan lite trkig fr att den r fr bra men skaffa den om du har cash

  • Austere Command - en av de bsta board wipesen i spelet, flexibiliteten r absurd

  • Akroma's Memorial - en ordentlig soppa av combat buffs men kostar vldigt mycket mana fr ett kort som inte gr ngot i sig sjlvt och kommer vilja removas allt fr ofta

  • Mind's Eye - vldigt bra card draw nr man har mycket ramp

  • Sylvan Library - otroligt bra card selection och i ndsituationer kan man betala liv fr att gra det till otroligt bra card draw

  • Asceticism och Privileged Position - ganska trkiga "sluta interagera med mig"-kort och du ter fortfarande skit mot board wipes, men det kan vara snt som avgr games ocks

  • Aura Shards - vldigt bra removal nr man r creature/token heavy, fuck alla mana rocks

  • Temple Garden och Savannah (lol kp inte pls) - de bsta dual landsen som kan fetchas med din commander och Krosan Verge , auto-include om man vill spendera pengar

  • Windswept Heath - fetch land som kan leta upp duals untapped, auto-include om man vill spendera pengar

  • Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx - big devotion big mana, din commander ger dig big mana but you can always go bigger

CUTS

  • Elvish Visionary, Wall of Blossoms, Wall of Omens - de kommer antagligen vara bra just pga. din commander men de kan cuttas fr roligare kort om du har ont om plats

  • Pathbreaker Ibex - utan haste r han ganska tveksam, men man kan ocks gamblea p att motstndarna inte har removal s ballar han ur

  • Selvala, Explorer Returned - vldigt incosistent ramp och det r inte bra att ge motstndare card draw, men hon r kawaii

  • Subjugator Angel - en finisher fr aggro mot trga board states men hjlper inte mot pillowfort enchantments/lnder och riskerar att bara tvinga ut en Cyclonic Rift/Evacuation/Fog osv., beror p hur ofta du sjlv har knt att den har legat p handen och varit irrelevant

  • Trostani, Selesnya's Voice - enablar devotion och lifegain kan vara mysigt, men populate r sllan relevant och r bara en 2/5

  • Ulvenwald Observer - card draw r bra men folk kommer antagligen inte lgga vanliga board wipes med honom ute och du har inget eget stt att sacrifica, och han sjlv har inte trample

  • Mosswort Bridge och Windbrisk Heights - jag har gett upp p hideaway, alldeles fr inconsistent och conditional

  • Boundless Realms - vldigt bra spell men kanske blir ett dtt kort lite fr ofta om du redan har rampat med din commander, beror p din uppfattning

  • Nature's Lore - typ den bsta rampspellen fr 2, men personligen tycker jag Cultivate/Kodama's Reach r bttre pga. card advantage och Wood Elves pga. creature synergy

  • Revive - smre n Regrowth, fortfarande kanske spelbar

  • Selesnya Signet - signets r bland de bsta rocksen men grnt ska inte behva artifact ramp, just signets kan dock lta en keepa hnder med bara vita/colorless lnder

  • Thought Vessel - samma argument som ovan, no maximum hand size r vldigt verskattat, ven om du ngon gng drar 15 kort s behver du nstan aldrig behlla mer n de 7 bsta, och i grnt kan du spela med recursion som gr discarden nnu mer irrelevant

  • Staff of Nin - borde cuttas nr du lgger in bttre card draw, den r vldigt lngsam

ThallionDarkshine on Tana and Akiri's Artifact Funhouse

3 weeks ago

Definitely looking a lot better! I really like the artifact recursion engines you added, and the power-based effects like Rishkar's Expertise and Traverse the Outlands.

Just a quick note on some stuff that either feels a bit weird in the deck. Bringer of the White Dawn and Academy Ruins can't be played because of the mana symbols in their card text. I also think you might've gone a little too heavy on tutors (I count 9).

And some stuff that I didn't think of earlier that I believe totally could find a place in the deck. Sunforger is a great value generator that can be easily tutored in your list. In addition, I think this list could benefit from a faster mana rock package, since you have very few cards that cost over 5. Maybe Boros Signet, Selesnya Signet, and Gruul Signet could be good replacements for Hedron Archive and Worn Powerstone. Also, just mentioning this again, but some land destruction might be a good idea as an answer to Maze of Ith effects, with Ghost Quarter or Field of Ruin being easy answers that you could fit into your land base.

Rexdale on Kresh Bandicoot

4 weeks ago

I have been slowing building a Kresh Deck myself and have a few suggestions for you to consider.


Rite of the Raging Storm - High mana cost, but a potentially 5 counters every end step.
Ulvenwald Tracker - Single target removal / Kresh wins fights...
Flowstone Slide - Spicy / underrated / lesser known card. How many extra counters would you like? Also consider Flowstone Surge against/with token strategies
Reyhan, Last of the Abzan - Because your creatures will die or put into the command zone ...
Traverse the Outlands - Ramp based on creature's power ...
Rishkar's Expertise - Draw based on creature's power ...

Frank_Glascock on [[Primer v3.2]] - OM_RATH!!! (C17 Update!!!)

1 month ago

VexenX, I assume you are asking about my experience with Growing Rites of Itlimoc  Flip? I am not playing the card and was interested in seeing what you plan to cut for it. Your response indicates it probably is not going to make it into the deck.

You did put in Traverse the Outlands by cutting a land to go to 42. I am at 42 lands as I cut one to get Asceticism into the deck. Natural Order and Akroma's Memorial were two possible cuts for Traverse the Outlands that I mentioned.

Would you recommend leaving out Traverse the Outlands, or cutting Akroma's Memorial or Natural Order or another card? Natural Order is the only card of the three that can be played while we are behind or as an alternate win condition getting either Avenger of Zendikar or Craterhoof Behemoth (win con).

I know Akroma's Memorial has won you games. I still value Steely Resolve, Asceticism and probably Eldrazi Monument more that Akroma's Memorial. This may come down to what kind of decks you are playing. A competitive table probably doesn't even concern itself with Omnath. A more casual table where turn six wins are very unusual are going to kill or counter Omnath 9 out of 10 times.

Akroma's Memorial does partiality aid with keeping Omnath on the board but it is not as effective as the other three as protection from white is much better than protection from red. The seven mana cost another issue as this necessitates waiting a turn to cast Omnath.

Have I overvalued Eldrazi Monument? It comes down on the mana curve before Omnath in theory and provides protection from most boardwipes. We are not playing that many creatures. Has the sacrifice clause been an issue for you? If you are having to play this after Omnath hits the board it becomes less valuable and probably loses out to Akroma's Memorial in finishing games.

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