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Where Ancients Tread
Whenever a creature with power 5 or greater enters the battlefield under your control, you may have Where Ancients Tread deal 5 damage to target creature or player.
Where Ancients Tread Discussion
3 weeks ago
I hope this helps! If you have some time to spare, I would love your thoughts on my Nightmares deck
3 weeks ago
Hey everyone! Sorry for my absence. I am currently deployed in the Middle-East, and I didn’t bring this deck with me (didn’t want the sand to destroy it..). However, I want to be more active from now on with replying to the comments and stuff. There has been quite a dry-spill with new cards for a while, but we have quite a few new goodies to look at now! (More on that in a bit).
GeminiSpartanX, Guerte, Dankey, Sylvanrush BlackShads, Wurmlover: As you can tell by this list, it seems like a ton of your metas deal with quite a few blue players. I guess I have been blessed enough to not really have that problem in my meta. Most people I play with (which is a good pool of 20+ people) are not really fond of blue as a primary color, so counterspells are pretty rare for me. However, I realize I am the exception here, so I decided to add a section of the Primer dedicated to “Anti-Blue”. This also got me thinking that I should add an “Anti-Artifact” and “Anti-Enchantment” sections too. I hope that you guys are excited about this! It will be part of my v3.4 update in the next couple days. I want to get your opinion first before I post the update. Ill list what I can think of myself, so please let me know if you have any other ideas! (Note: There might be some repeats among the list, and please fill free to mix and match as needed.
That is what I came up with so far, please let me know if you have any other ideas!
Ripwater: Welcome the the Om_rath family! (sorry for the 3 month delayed welcome…). I’m glad you like the decklist! It’s cool you are building it with the pricy stuff first, most do it the other way around lol. Are you done building yet? I don’t know how your games have gone so far, but I win in a few different ways. The two most common methods are through attacking with a hoard of tokens, or sacking tokens to burn everyone to death. Better yet, Where Ancients Tread and Warstorm Surge are the most effective way to burn. However, Purphoros, God of the Forge , Craterhoof Behemoth , Akroma's Memorial and Genesis Wave are all great win-cons too!
I am not a fan of three card combos, even more so when one of the pieces are not the commander itself. The expectation is when each piece of the combo are great in the deck by themselves anyway. The problem with the Valakut, the Molten Pinnacle + Prismatic Omen + Scapeshift combo is that only Scapeshift is good in the deck by itself. Not enough Mountain s for Valakut, the Molten Pinnacle and Prismatic Omen is pretty useless. However Zendikar's Roil is fine in the deck!
New for some potential changes!!!
POTENTIAL ADDS (trying a new thing where I rate them 1-10)
Prismatic Vista 10/10 - Best card for EDH in years! It is right at home in Om_rath!
Wrenn and Six 8/10 - I spent a LONG time starting at this card, trying to figure out if I like it or now… Then it accord to me that it is pretty much a Ramp spell in a deck with 11 lands that sack themselves! It makes me more included to keep Evolving Wilds around.
Crop Rotation 7/10 - I have been milling over this card for a while. When I play games, I try to think to myself, “would I want Crop Rotation right now? I have realized that the answer is almost always yes. So, it is coming back. But I must fork over $100 for a stupid foil one…
Force of Vigor 7/10 - Lets be honest, this deck is with a splash of , so this spell will always be free!
Living Twister 6/10 - Out of all the cards suggested, I am the most skeptical here. The fact that it is an Elemental does not matter to me. I am curious what you all think (for those who are not playing tribal).
CHOPPING BLOCK (MAYBE!!!)
Boundless Realms – I love this card but have come to except that this deck does not really need it. I rather have a cheaper ramp spell 90% of the time.
Sylvan Awakening – A bit conditional for a wincon. Most of the time it ALMOST wins and then pissing the survivors off.
Hour of Promise – Not sure if I want to cut it. For some reason always seems so much more then !
Evolving Wilds – IDK…
Please let me know what you think about these potential changes!!!
: I am not a fan of Nissa, Who Shakes the World in this deck. I think it is generally fine, but not worth a slot overall.
It was good to finally catch up with you guys. I am really looking forward to what all of you think about some if my thoughts. Quite a bit going on here, but it is an exciting time to be an Om_rath player!
3 weeks ago
check what ive got, though mine is a lot of ramp, Omnath, the Elemental Army
1 month ago
KongMing: I will definitely play test Warstorm Surge . I had Where Ancients Tread in the list before for a similar effect, and I found that I often had better things to do with my mana, and it often ended up as a dead card, or I just never got value from it. Surge seems suitably different though, and i'll give it a try. Cheers!!
1 month ago
Chhris Thanks for the comment/+1. I thought of the fling/thud route but feels it requires more dedication. Also, the sacrifice being part of the cost sucks when its countered. I still may explore it in the future. I have Warstorm Surge , and am debating adding Where Ancients Tread though its limited, it acts the same in a way without the sacrifice. Twinflame could be good, esp. with some like Armada Wurm and Penumbra Wurm leaving tokens in their wake. Definitely love Xenagos though, gotta find a spot for it.
1 month ago
Lanzo493 thanks for the feedback.
I think you're right about Where Ancients Tread . I'm going to swap these out.
I didn't include Myojin of Infinite Rage because my playgroup would be pretty annoyed. I'll likely pick up a copy to have on hand in case I need to punch up the deck.
As for Sundial of the Infinite , I have it in my maybeboard, but I've been going back and forth on whether or not to include it. Most of my creatures have strong ETB effects that I would like to repeat, and I think my creature count is a little low. I'm OK with the lower creature count because I am reusing them from my hand. If I add Feldon of the Third Path , then Sundial absolutely goes in as it will have multiple applications.
1 month ago
I prefer Warstorm Surge over Where Ancients Tread because it's almost as strict upgrade. If you're okay being mean you can play Myojin of Infinite Rage . It'll almost guarantee you victory. Illharg loves extra combats. I would suggest running a few. World at War and Savage Beating seem pretty useful.
Illharg plays very similarly to Feldon for the most part. You can check out my deck Feldon Never Gets Any Love to see what I mean, but here's one key interaction they share with Sundial of the Infinite . Because the tokens are returned to your hand at the beginning of the next end step, if you end the turn after that ability triggers and goes on the stack, that ability that would bounce your creature will get exiled as a result of the sundial ending the turn. It triggered once, so it won't trigger again. You'll get giant, free creatures for .
2 months ago
If you like Fling or Thud , consider Bloodshot Cyclops for a more repeatable version of the effect. Cards like Gaea's Touch , Ghirapur Orrery and Rites of Flourishing are budget cards that let you play additional lands, and the Rites lets you draw an extra card, too. Sakura-Tribe Scout , Skyshroud Ranger , and Walking Atlas offer you more Llanowar Scout effects, and you might find Budoka Gardener to be on theme for you deck, too. I'd recommend Goblin Bombardment as a good free sac outlet for Omnath's death trigger, and Warstorm Surge to bring some more pain when your big creatures come into play - straight upgrade over Where Ancients Tread .
Looks good so far! Hope this helps.
Where Ancients Tread occurrence in decks from the last year
Commander / EDH:
All decks: 0.01%