Reveal the top X cards of your library. Put all land cards from among them onto the battlefield tapped and the rest on the bottom of your library in a random order.
Spell mastery — If there are two or more instant and/or sorcery cards in your graveyard, untap those lands.
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Animist's Awakening occurrence in decks from the last year
Commander / EDH:
All decks: 0.01%
Animist's Awakening Discussion
1 week ago
Isn't this backwards of how these leagues normally work? I thought the winner is the only one that doesn't get the budget bump, so the most powerful deck doesn't snowball.
Anyway, Mindwrack Harpy is the most pushed intro deck card I've ever seen. That's my first add.
I also like putting in more creatures with ETB effects. It's kind of awkward that you'll want to tap mana dorks for Hogaak. Glowspore Shaman, Golgari Thug, Crow of Dark Tidings, Gamekeeper, and Mire Triton can all help get Hogaak out by turn 3 if you have a good turn 1 play.
There are a lot of good gold cards in BG graeyard stuff, too: If you have anyone that's relying on indestructibility, Drown in Filth is a good budget option to feed your graveyard. If you're built around Hogaak, I'd think it should regularly be a hard removal spell with upside. Nyx Weaver is just a great card in any graveyard deck, and cheap, too. Jarad's Orders is a good double-tutor. Underrealm Lich is worth the $2, in my opinion. I would also ask yourself whether Eternal Witness is $3.50 better than Acolyte of Affliction/Golgari Findbroker/Treasured Find. Storrev, Devkarin Lich didn't get much fanfare, but the power and price tag are there.
Animist's Awakening is good value at just over $1. World Shaper and Splendid Reclamation are a little more expensive, but higher impact than other $4-5 cards I see in the list. Lower on the ramp ladder, note that Harrow and Springbloom Druid put a land in the yard. Funeral Rites isn't a bad draw spell for this deck. Same for Winding Way, Gather the Pack and Relentless Pursuit. Syphon Mind doesn't have much to do with the theme, but I start with it in most of my black value decks. Dark Deal could be very good, especially if your draw power is maximized and you can use your yard as a second hand. Greenwarden of Murasa is just a powerful card. Same for Phyrexian Delver.
Some other general budget cards for considering: Ransack the Lab, Corpse Churn, Dead Reckoning, Grapple with the Past, Hatchery Spider, Millikin, Mindwrack Demon, Once and Future, Splinterfright, The Mending of Dominaria, Skullwinder, Blood for Bones, and Vigor Mortis.
1 month ago
Hi! I'm also refining my own Hydra Deck:
Commander / EDH
SCORE: 3 | 2 COMMENTS | 342 VIEWS
and I would love your input on what you would swap in or out from your list and I had a few suggestions for yours if you'll have them!
Umbral Mantle - A quintessential piece of Selvala equipment. If you really want to abuse her powers. Coupled with Animist's Awakening in the opening hand you can pull every land out of your deck on turn 3 since she goes infinite by herself.
Walking Ballista - An honorary member of the Hydra family in my book, it's just too good at ending games and removing problems to pass up I think.
Side-Note: I'm not sure Unbound Flourishing qualifies as a win con, just because I generally think of Win Cons as Cards that, directly, end the game whereas Flourishing is super useful but not in that category.
Personally, I'd also be hesitant with cards like Concordant Crossroads , City of Solitude and Hall of Gemstone as they potentially shut us down too (using up mana at the ends of the turn before us to pump creatures like Feral, Heroes' Bane etc). (Gem hall less than the others but still.)
At any rate, +1 from me and any suggestions you have would be very much appreciated.
2 months ago
Very nice build! You might like these: Perilous Forays (super strong with your general! essentially allows you to pay 1 mana to ramp 1 land and deal 3 damage), Fertilid (elemental that ramps!), Retreat to Kazandu (great with Fertilid, still cool otherwise), Greenwarden of Murasa , Fierce Empath , Warstorm Surge , Budoka Gardener , Animist's Awakening , Genesis Wave , World Shaper , Splendid Reclamation , Embodiment of Insight , Nissa, Vital Force , Nissa, Worldwaker , Generator Servant
2 months ago
Very cool! What do you think of these? Sporemound , Seed the Land , Lotus Cobra , Amulet of Vigor , Animist's Awakening , Genesis Wave , Collective Voyage , New Frontiers , Traverse the Outlands , Farhaven Elf , Wood Elves , Yavimaya Dryad , Helm of the Host , Fierce Empath , Woodland Bellower
3 months ago
Wow this looks great, especially considering the budget. You might like these: Stone-Seeder Hierophant , Patron of the Moon , Chakram Retriever , Animist's Awakening , Sporemound , Baru, Fist of Krosa , Harvest Season , Future Sight , Sinbad, Fa'adiyah Seer
4 months ago
I think sticking with land-based ramp makes sense. You should take out Farseek as it won't find any of your lands (it finds any type except Forest). You could replace it with Into the North and a few Snow-Covered Forest . You might like these too: Elvish Rejuvenator , Wayfarer's Bauble , Myriad Landscape , Blighted Woodland , Harrow , Inquisitor's Flail , Blanchwood Armor , Canopy Cover , Boundless Realms , Traverse the Outlands , Animist's Awakening , Lotus Cobra , Stone-Seeder Hierophant
4 months ago
Stomping Ground , Beast Whisperer , Essence Warden , Marwyn, the Nurturer , Mina and Denn, Wildborn , Banefire , Finale of Devastation , Rolling Thunder , Animist's Awakening , Savage Twister ?, Volcanic Geyser , Crater's Claws , Molten Disaster , Blaze , Burn from Within , Collective Voyage , Devil's Play , Zhur-Taa Druid , Fire-Lit Thicket , Ring of Three Wishes , Diviner's Wand , Planar Portal , Freyalise, Llanowar's Fury , Garruk, Caller of Beasts , Insurrection
5 months ago
Burgeoning Exploration Solemn Simulacrum Skyshroud Claim Nature's Lore Farseek Abundance Sylvan Library Gush Kodama's Reach Sakura-Tribe Elder Sporemound Mana Breach Overburden Wood Elves Yavimaya Elder Llanowar Scout Nissa, Vastwood Seer Flip Burnished Hart Farhaven Elf Explore Splendid Reclamation Nissa's Renewal Boundless Realms Nissa's Pilgrimage Animist's Awakening Far Wanderings Life from the Loam Grow from the Ashes Collective Voyage Horn of Greed Ghirapur Orrery Rites of Flourishing Into the Wilds Temple of the False God Myriad Landscape Amulet of Vigor Ghost Town Urban Evolution The Mending of Dominaria Thawing Glaciers Cultivate Sylvan Ranger Manabond Skyshroud Ranger Coral Atoll Ensnare Fathom Seer Flooded Shoreline Meloku the Clouded Mirror Parallax Tide Planar Overlay Storm Cauldron Tidal Bore Thwart Trade Routes Tragic Lesson Uyo, Silent Prophet