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Creature — Elemental
Converge — Woodland Wanderer enters the battlefield with a +1/+1 counter on it for each color of mana spent to cast it.
Woodland Wanderer Discussion
1 month ago
Dragonmaster Outcast is fantastic. Sometimes I play it early just to see if they have removal since I can get it back with Den Protector or Greenwarden of Murasa . Woodland Wanderer might be sketchy include because of Converge but I figured an on-flavor (elemental) 4/4 for 4 with upside isn't half bad. And I've cast it with Unknown Shores and/or Shaman of Forgotten Ways a few times to get an extra counter or two.
4 months ago
Any deck that plays Nulltread Gargantuan gets an upvote from me!
Consider Coiling Oracle. Pairs great with Nulltread, evolves your 0 power creatures, and is a reasonable graft target. Also inexpensive! I have no idea what Fathom Mage or Master Biomancer are worth right now, but if they're in your budget you should definitely run them. Experiment One is another great evolve creature. Strangleroot Geist and Young Wolf both have undying, which is recursion PLUS a 1/1 counter! Avatar of the Resolute and Narnam Renegade are great 1/1 counter cards. Woodland Wanderer is a personal favorite of mine in 2+ color decks. I know Hardened Scales just recently jumped in price but it's a card to look out for if you can afford it.
You should consider playing some removal or counterspells so that a well-creafted deck doesn't just roll all over you. Mana Leak and Remand are cheap, effective counterspells. Unfortunately Blue + Green is the color combination with the worst removal - your best bets are Rapid Hybridization or Beast Within.
Your lands could use a little improving too. I know that's hard on a budget, but Botanical Sanctum is still (relatively) inexpensive, so you can try that. You could also look at Hinterland Harbor, though honestly I don't remember what the price on that looks like at the moment. At absolute bare minimum you could consider some Evolving Wilds so you can grab the color you want when you need it. They also trigger Revolt for Narnam Renegade, if you do wind up running that.
Whatever you decide to do, good luck and have fun!
7 months ago
skullz7, I know I'll be testing the new Sarkhan for sure. I did take a good look at the others you listed (as well as the rest of M19) and I don't think any of them are good enough to replace what's already in the main board.
I'd rather have Dromoka or Broodmother in the 6-drop slot than Lathliss, but I can see myself taking 1 out and testing her instead.
One card I am excited about is Goreclaw, Terror of Qal Sisma. It's not a dragon but it does make the big guys significantly cheaper. I think I'll take out the Woodland Wanderer and see how this does instead.
8 months ago
My recommendations for cuts are as follows:
- Captivating Crew
- Grove Rumbler
- Scute Mob
- Seismic Elemental
- Woodland Wanderer
- Natural Connection
- Scour from Existence
- Crash Through
- Gaea's Blessing
- Hellion Eruption
- Mob Rule
- Nissa's Renewal
- Primal Command
- Seek the Horizon
- Warp World
- 2x Forest
- 1x Mountain
- Domri Rade
- Blood Rites
- Bonds of Mortality
- Explorer's Scope
- Gruul Cluestone
- Hedron Archive
- Nevinyrral's Disk
- Slab Hammer
There are other recommendations I have for changes. For now I’ll start you off with that and if you want more suggestions, let me know.
1 year ago
It depends on the local meta: mine is generally filled with control and midrange decks (I'm including Zombies here), Ramunap Red is not very popular. Woodland Wanderer has been a beast in my games, often coming down as a 6/6 Vigilance Trampler on turn 3 or 4. Thanks to it, I'm currently 7-1 (I haven't been very active in summer). I decided to cut the other mana dork (Channeler Initiate) and move the Tireless Tracker and the 3 Chandras to the sideboard to include Longtusk Cub, Bristling Hydra and Whirler Virtuoso since I often lacked the threats to close games.
There is no guarantee I will still be on the Temur Energy plan come rotation, though if I do, I will certainly have to work on the mana base.
1 year ago
1 year ago
You already have a couple converge cards in here, so you may have already considered these cards, but Painful Truths, Exert Influence, Radiant Flames,and Woodland Wanderer are all good cards to throw into your deck. Painful Truths gives you card draw (3 cards for 3 mana!), Radiant Flames wipes out mana dorks and tokens, Exert Influence can steal your opponents cards (imagine taking a platinum angel or something of that likeness), and Woodland Wanderer is a strong 6/6 Vigilence Trample for 4 mana.
1 year ago
Some interesting suggestions there that I certainly had not thought of. I will absolutely agree on board wipes being lacking and definitely plan to get a Wrath of God or something similar to give me an additional option in that area. I like your suggestion of Child of Alara - it's undoubtedly a solid card for a five-colour deck - but I hadn't included it as it isn't an Elemental, and for this deck I didn't want to deviate away from that unless absolutely necessary (see Burnished Hart and Sylvan Caryatid as the main examples in the current list).
The same applies for Sunburst creatures, but that is also influenced by the fact that they are pretty random and, barring your favourite, I've not seen many that particularly excite me. It's part of the reason that I demoted Woodland Wanderer to the Maybeboard as, while Converge could cause it to be a 6/6 with Vigilance and Trample, it just isn't very exciting and doesn't exactly do an awful lot.
When it comes to Rhystic Study, I've only seen one player in my LGS's playgroup use it, and it doesn't seem to draw hate so much as it just causes everyone to roll their eyes and accept it. That being said, that player's Study is usually the least of our concerns, so maybe it would draw hate in my deck. I'll have to playtest the deck to see how that ends up going, and then decide what to do with it.
I was considering getting Joiner Adept at one point as a budget replacement for Prismatic Omen, but at the time I felt that the Adept was too vulnerable because it's such a small body. That being said, its ability is definitely better than that of the Caryatid, so I will definitely have to consider it. Pulse of Llanowar is an interesting card that I've never seen before, but it seems a bit random for my liking and, in the early game at least, seems like it could be as irritating as it could be helpful. Also, how would it interact with Prismatic Omen? I ask this because it seems to me as if this would pretty much cancel out the Omen due to every land I control having every basic land type. Granted, this would only affect my basic lands, but it still seems somewhat problematic.
As for whether I need the Walls or not, that will have to be something else I investigate after some playtesting, as it doesn't seem strictly necessary to me just from the decklist, but maybe actually playing the test will flag that as an issue.
Woodland Wanderer occurrence in decks from the last year
Commander / EDH:
All decks: 0.0%