Urban Evolution

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Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Casual Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Modern Masters 2017 Edition (MM3) Uncommon
Duel Decks: Elspeth vs Kiora (DDO) Uncommon
Gatecrash (GTC) Uncommon

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Urban Evolution

Sorcery

Draw three cards. You may play an additional land this turn.

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Urban Evolution Discussion

Master_Of_Obscure_Blue_Spells on Temur Man Lands

2 weeks ago

Okay, Modern is not my strong suit, but this looks like two different decks mashed together. What I see is half of a bad-Scapeshift deck and half of a bad counter-burn deck. However, the deck is called Temur Manlands, so I'll make my suggestions based on that. The first thing I would do is ditch those crappy fatties. Roil Elemental sucks, and should be replaced with 2xPrimeval Titan. I would remove 2xSylvan Scrying for 2XSakura-Tribe Elder. Stormbreath Dragon actually seems fine, and it dodges most removal, but four copies are a bit much, especially since it is a five-drop that has no synergy with the rest of the deck, so I think the right choice would be to take two out for 2xExplore. Also, you have no removal in a format that is all removal. Move those Spell Pierces to the sideboard and replace them with 4xLightning Bolt (or just take them out of the list altogether, since none of your non-land creatures really need to stay and your Manlands will be turned off most of the time). Also, Banefire is kinda ass. Take them out and replace them with 2xBonfire of the Damned and 2xMagma Jet. In order to help with consistency, take out the Temur Ascendencys and the Mindswipes for 4xSerum Visions, and Boundless Realms is WAY to expensive for what is does. Just take it out and add another Urban Evolution. Finally, I think taking out the Rattleclaw Mystics for 3xSearch for Tomorrow and one more Explore. It's probably a good idea to take out an Island for one more copy of Explore, because it helps you get your Manlands out.

These suggestions will help you lower your curve, which is extremely important in Modern. But it seems like a really neat concept, so I hope these suggestions helped!

You're welcome in advance, MOOBS

Pieguy396 on *HELP* Maelstorm Wanderer

2 weeks ago

Hey there! Awesome deck you have here (and Maelstrom Wanderer is probably my favorite commander, so that doesn't hurt)!

I agree you need a little more mana fixing; fortunately, Green is very good at this. Kodama's Reach and Cultivate are both amazing at ramp and fixing, and Farseek, Explosive Vegetation, Skyshroud Claim, and Urban Evolution are as well (keep in mind that you can get any forest with the Claim, not just basics). Gilded Lotus is also an option.

Some other general suggestions I have for you:

Finally, I do think your mana base needs a little work. I find 37-38 lands is appropriate for a ramp-heavy deck like Wanderer, so you can certainly cut a few lands. I'd recommend the checklands (Rootbound Crag, Hinterland Harbor, and Sulfur Falls), the painlands (Karplusan Forest, Yavimaya Coast, and Shivan Reef), the shocklands (Stomping Ground, Breeding Pool, and Steam Vents), the temples (Temple of Mystery, Temple of Abandon, and Temple of Epiphany), and the fetchlands if you can afford them (Wooded Foothills, Misty Rainforest, and Scalding Tarn). Ash Barrens is also amazing due to the shuffle effect if you need it, and Frontier Bivouac is fine if you need the fixing.

Hope this helps!

Riverain on This Deck Is Oozing Potential...

2 weeks ago

checkforloot While crafning Budget Damia Experiment I thought exactly in the same vain - it's cool to play with your opponents' decks! So I think you'll like my suggestions :)

  1. Abundance. Since you're using Green you really should use it's adavantages too :D Abundance is one of those cards that can provide with the whole ramp thing PLUS it prevents you from milling (which sometimes happens).

  2. Not sure about Lay of the Land. It seems to me that classical Cultivate, Urban Evolution, Farseek or Search for Tomorrow would be much more effective.

  3. Skullwinder is cheaper and more efficient on the battlefield than Eternal Witness plus it doesn't require double G in mana cost

  4. Extract from Darkness would be a great card to boost your Commander and get some cloning material

  5. I got the idea behind your deck but IMO it lacks removal a little bit. Simple Sultai Charm or Putrefy are great for this colors.

  6. Also think on Diluvian Primordial (and/or other Primordials), Palace Siege and Puppeteer Clique (this one is one of my favourite cards in the game)

hecklefeckle on Free Cards? Sure!

1 month ago

Oh, where's your Unexpected Results? It's my favourite card, gotta suggest it. :)

I also think some beefy beatsticks would be helpful. I'm talking Terra Stomper, Stormtide Leviathan, Simic Sky Swallower, Kederekt Leviathan.

Talrand, Sky Summoner seems good here. I'd put three more lands in as well, and more ramp; you can't always cheat your big stuff in. Urban Evolution, Cultivate, Kodama's Reach, Commander's Sphere

Some more good removal: Imprisoned in the Moon, Song of the Dryads, Cyclonic Rift. Gotta have cyc rift.

Yen24 on Dragons, Dragons, Dragons!

3 months ago

Cascading Cataracts / Crystal Quarry / Sylvan Ranger / Rampant Growth / Bloom Tender / Birds of Paradise / Sylvan Caryatid / Utopia Tree / Reflecting Pool / Oblivion Ring / Gruul Signet / Golgari Signet / Simic Signet / Selesnya Signet / Bringer of the Red Dawn / Bringer of the Blue Dawn / Bringer of the Black Dawn / Unclaimed Territory / Cavern of Souls / Keiga, the Tide Star / Breath of Darigaaz / Nissa's Pilgrimage / Explosive Vegetation / Molten Disaster / Subterranean Tremors / Ash Barrens / Evolving Wilds / Terramorphic Expanse / Sudden Demise / Fault Line / Beast Within / Dragonlord Dromoka / Sylvan Reclamation / Wear / Tear / Grand Coliseum / City of Brass / Mana Confluence / Fellwar Stone / Solemn Simulacrum / Farhaven Elf / Wood Elves / Heartless Summoning / Urza's Incubator / Sensei's Divining Top / Cyclonic Rift / Reclamation Sage / Urban Evolution / Nature's Lore / Eternal Witness / Skyshroud Claim / Chaos Warp / Manglehorn / Vizier of the Menagerie / Relic of Progenitus / Chromatic Sphere / Chromatic Star / Terrarion / Llanowar Wastes / Shivan Reef / Yavimaya Coast / Karplusan Forest / Sulfurous Springs / Battlefield Forge / Brushland / Caves of Koilos / Night's Whisper / Reanimate / Anguished Unmaking / Swords to Plowshares / Path to Exile / Flame Slash / Vindicate / Sarkhan's Triumph / Preordain / Ponder / Brainstorm / Anticipate / Weathered Wayfarer / Safewright Quest / Temple Garden / Breeding Pool / Overgrown Tomb / Stomping Ground / Mirari's Wake / Nature's Claim / Fatal Push / Thunder Dragon / Scourge of Kher Ridges / Skyline Despot / Siege Dragon / Karrthus, Tyrant of Jund / Foe-Razer Regent / Eternal Dragon / Dragonlord Atarka / Balefire Dragon / Vorosh, the Hunter / Swift Warkite / Scourge of the Throne / Runehorn Hellkite / Rith, the Awakener / Prossh, Skyraider of Kher / Numot, the Devastator / Noxious Dragon / Mordant Dragon / Harmonize / Ancient Craving / Ambition's Cost / Dragonlord Silumgar / Dragonlord Kolaghan / Destructor Dragon / Darigaaz, the Igniter / Surrak Dragonclaw / Stormbreath Dragon / Sarkhan Unbroken / Necromaster Dragon / Icefall Regent / Hunted Dragon / Glorybringer / Fearsome Awakening / Dragonlord Ojutai / Boltwing Marauder / Thunderbreak Regent / Territorial Hellkite / Skyship Stalker / Dragonloft Idol / Dragon Throne of Tarkir / Dragonsoul Knight / Dragonmaster Outcast / Slumbering Dragon / Omen / Serum Visions / Read the Bones

CaptSillva on Ramos the Voltron Spellslinger

3 months ago

Here is a list of some great cards you could consider for this deck. Corpsejack Menace, Horde of Notions, Sliver Queen, Progenitus, Atraxa, Praetors' Voice, Saskia the Unyielding, Cruel Ultimatum, Brilliant Ultimatum, Cultivate, Kodama's Reach, Bound/Determined, Decimate, Urban Evolution, Abzan Charm, Bant Charm, and Sultai Charm.

As far as some cuts go you could cut these Chandra's Ignition, Day's Undoing, Reforge the Soul, Unexpected Results, Mind's Dilation. I don't really thing they do enough in this deck.

eLLIPSIS666 on I'm the reason people hate Child of Alara

4 months ago

UpperDeckerTaco Land Tax is a card I've been seriously thinking about, and same with card's like Exploration and Burgeoning. My deck runs a loooooot of ramp, and land tax seems like it may not do a whole lot if i'm always ahead of curve. My fear is that their usefulness will fall rather short because of my tendency to ramp into a child on turn 4 or 5 followed instantly with sacrificing child to clear the board and discourage my opponents from winning. And those cards are extremely powerful early game. It's something I will have to test and see how effective it is versus a sorcery like Explore or Urban Evolution which i can very easily recur with Archaeomancer,Izzet Chronarch,Mnemonic Wall. But Eternal Witness and Noxious Revival can grab anything. So I think it is something that will just come down to testing.

Norberry on But I'm Not the Only One

5 months ago

armillary fixes your land drops, but you have 39 land, donno if youu need that Nature's Lore can get you the duel lands, which is super handy Search for Tomorrow is kinda cute that you can get it going on turn one in the 3 mana spot, Kodama's Reachthe new Spring / Mind card seems pretty handy, turning into a late game draw card rather then peregrination, i recommend Explosive Vegetation or Skyshroud Claim

the signets work pretty well, whatever ones you find i'd shift them in over the 'dragons cost 1 less mana cards' as you find the ramp cards i guess, might even be able to pull out one or two lands for the 2 mana ramp spells

Urban Evolution isn't bad as a draw/ramp card either

for 7 mana, I dont' feel like that guy is doing enough in your deck, you might have one card in your hand it applies to when you cast it, and he doesn't do much else

i'd focus more on things that are going keep you ahead, you are a swinging deck Pathbreaker Ibex Stormtide Leviathan Prime Speaker Zegana

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