Zoologist

Zoologist

Creature — Human Druid

(3)(Green), Tap: Reveal the top card of your library. If it's a creature card, put it into play. Otherwise, put it into your graveyard.

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Set Rarity
Odyssey (ODY) Rare

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Legality

Format Legality
Leviathan Legal
Unformat Legal
Limited Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Casual Legal
Vintage Legal
Highlander Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal

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Zoologist Discussion

ClockworkSwordfish on

10 months ago

If you're going "all creatures" (or very nearly) then I think it's good to find room for cards that capitalize on that fact! Heartwood Storyteller , Nikya of the Old Ways and Zoologist all do nothing but reward you for your deck composition. Any Animar deck should also at least consider Ancestral Statue - if your commander has at least four +1/+1 counters, the Statue can be played for free, then immediately bounce itself to your hand. In this way you can play it an infinite number of times, making Animar arbitrarily large with just one other card! The fact it's an artifact shouldn't matter, since you don't even need it to stay in play.

ClockworkSwordfish on Help wanted for Tuvasa Enchantress, …

10 months ago

I'll take a look.

bushido_man96 on Mayael, the Power of 5

1 year ago

Stacking the top of your library with Mayael is great. Sylvan Library , Mirri's Guile , and Sensei's Divining Top are great for this. Illusionist's Bracers is a solid piece of equipment for Mayael, allowing you to perhaps get two creatures out. She's mana-intensive, too, so you need ramp: Mirari's Wake and Zendikar Resurgent are worth considering.

I see the appeal of playing with Mayael, but I've found her to be way to slow and too mana-intensive to be worth playing. A great card that fits the same theme is Call of the Wild , which has a cheaper activation that is repeatable. Zoologist is better, than Mayeal, even though she has to tap, too. Both are great to run for some redundancy.

ClockworkSwordfish on Nikya of The Old Ways EDH

1 year ago

Looking good! In these "Oops! All creatures" builds, cards like Vizier of the Menagerie and Zoologist are good for securing card advantage, since more often than not, the top card of your library will be a creature. Courser of Kruphix helps you play off the top of your deck even more often! It might also be worth considering Heartwood Storyteller and Nullstone Gargoyle , since you can be sure their abilities will never backfire on you - and the latter can even be fetched by Conduit of Ruin.

bushido_man96 on Slumbering Isles, Vacation Destination

1 year ago

Some options for getting some of the fatties into play you could look into could be Call of the Wild and Zoologist , or the fan-favorite Elvish Piper . The first two can be good options if you use some top-deck manipulation, such as Soothsaying , Sylvan Library , Mirri's Guile , and Sensei's Divining Top and even Scroll Rack . If you've got some fun creatures like Peregrine Drake or his big brother, Palinchron or Great Whale , you can really dump some fatties off the top of the library.

Optimator on Ubangi Stomp

2 years ago

Zoologist might be good!

bushido_man96 on Surrak Dragonclaw V1.0

2 years ago

If you're looking to cheat things into play, Elvish Piper is great, and Quicksilver Amulet is useful in a few ways. Sure, it costs to activate, but it becomes mana fixing in a pinch, and allows you to sneak something out at the end of the last player's turn, providing pseudo-haste. Both the Piper and the Amulet mean the creature can't be countered, either, which is solid if counterspells are a problem for you.

Other 'cheat into play' cards you might not think of in include Call of the Wild and Zoologist. There are some great cards you could run to help set those cards up, like Sylvan Library, Mirri's Guile, Sensei's Divining Top, Soothsaying, and even Scroll Rack. I'm not sure you would want to make that many changes to the deck, but they are a few other thoughts maybe outside the box to think about.

Bxbx on Dinosaur Tribal

2 years ago

Wow, these are quite some strong and complicated cards for a 7 year old! You might throw Scroll Rack into the mix as well. Rings of Brighthearth would be another way to copy the activated ability of Mayael the Anima.

I also noticed some cool cards in your deck that I didn't know before: I might consider Zoologist, Call of the Wild and Game Preserve for myself.

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