Atla Palani, Nest Tender

Atla Palani, Nest Tender

Legendary Creature — Human Shaman

, : Create a 0/1 green Egg creature token with defender.

Whenever an Egg you control is put into a graveyard from the battlefield, reveal cards from the top of your library until you reveal a creature card. Put that card onto the battlefield and the rest on the bottom of your library in a random order.

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Custom Legal
Quest Magic Legal

Atla Palani, Nest Tender Discussion

Omniscience_is_life on The Pragmatist's Pet

3 days ago

It was perhaps among the saddest days of my life when I decided to cut Verdurous Gearhulk from my ever-more-powerful Atla Palani, Nest Tender deck. But in the end, I decided that beautiful card from one of my favorite set wasn't enough to counterbalance the mechanical weakness of it--IN THAT DECK, specifically. However, I bought a Vance's Blasting Cannons  Flip to go in my Reyav, Master Smith deck (a decidedly sillier one than Atla), purely for the art and for the fact that it came from another of my favorite sets.

But I digress--um... actually I have no clue where I'm going with this.

Azielle on Wait wait wrong egg WRONG EGG | **Primer**

1 week ago

I must immediately purchase some eggs for I need to have breakfast and without the eggs I cannot have the breakfast that I so require - Mojo Jojo

I tried to theory craft Atla Palani, Nest Tender once, but like Mojo I found that I needed two-for-one eggs. I added a secondary shapeshifter chain, Birthing Pod , Natural Order and the like. I got the two-for-one eggs I was looking for, but every breakfast thereafter tasted exactly the same.


For a nutritious eggs primer fun is the minimum requirement. Upvote for not stopping one shy of the fun that you need.

For you, and forever, Azi

Raknulfr on What Commander Should I Build …

3 weeks ago

Ayula, Queen Among Bears is the one I definetly have the absolute most fun with. But I like to play Atla Palani, Nest Tender , Yasova Dragonclaw and Otrimi, the Ever-Playful as well (Even though not as much as Ayula).

Omniscience_is_life on What Commander Should I Build …

3 weeks ago

Atla Palani, Nest Tender has always stood out to me as the most customizable, exciting, and lastingly enjoyable commander I've ever played. I have an (exhaustive) primer on her in my deck Wait wait wrong egg WRONG EGG | **Primer**

Pikobyte on Imoti, Go Big or Go Home *Primer*

3 weeks ago

Kinnan too slow? @Commander_JAR A friend plays kinnan with eldrazi and it’s fast af.

Imoti is fun for big spells and creates crazy boardstates out of nowhere. But if your goal is to play the heaviest hitters in MTG, maybe consider Atla Palani, Nest Tender or Xenagos, God of Revels . Both do really well with heavy hitters and Atla has some nice combo potential too. It’s not simic but fits that playstyle. I got an Atla deck but it’s tuned down to fit mid-power tables and it’s a blast to play already.

Your jadzi looks pretty fun to me.

Omniscience_is_life on Fun Commander

1 month ago

Atla Palani, Nest Tender can be a whole lot of fun with cheap big'uns like Savage Ventmaw , Akroma, Angel of Wrath , etc.

Gleeock on Non-Creature Naya Card Draw?

1 month ago

Don't even worry about card draw for Atla Palani, Nest Tender . I just play a bunch of 2-drop ramp, protection, sac outlets, & non-creature token generators with secondary polymorph effects... ie Kher Keep & Divergent Transformations . Then when card draw gets limited or staxed I just let it happen & laugh my way into my kobold-turned- Ruric Thar, the Unbowed . Same thing for counterspell heavy decks. Just ride the polymorph.

Quickspell on Non-Creature Naya Card Draw?

1 month ago

Alright, thanks everybody!

Omniscience_is_life, I think impulsive draw like Jeska's Will and Outpost Siege is too dangerous. Though a small chance, if I happen to exile up to three major creatures, I probably won't be able to cast them and I'll lose them completely. Valakut Awakening  Flip seems solid, though!

TriusMalarky Wow, Helm of the Host had been on my mind, but I never considered putting in Godo, Bandit Warlord as an alternative wincon. Open the Armory and Axgard Armory are nice! You are right, I don't care too much about tutors because they often limit how the deck works to specific cards. But in this case it makes sense, especially because of the Atla Palani, Nest Tender + Ashnod's Altar + Thornbite Staff combo.

Mtg_Mega_Nerds, gavriel1136, Thank you! Cathartic Reunion , Faithless Looting , Harmonize , Bond of Flourishing , Track Down , Return of the Wildspeaker all seem like good options!

hejtmane Thank you, I hadn't considered these since I have access to green for ramp. I'll check it out. As for Sensei's Divining Top and Scroll Rack , I actually had them in but eventually took them out again and put them into my Yennett, Cryptic Sovereign deck. I feel that topdeck manipulation is not the best approach here.

RambIe, I will put in Maskwood Nexus . Sacrificing a Blightsteel to save it from a Path or Swords - and then triggering Atla to bring in Kozilek, because that Blightstseel was also an egg, that seems like a great idea:) As for Greater Good , if I sacrifice an egg I will draw no cards but discard three, isn't that right? If Atla is removed before she triggers, doesn't that mean I just discard my hand for nothing? Seems a dangerous thing to do... which actually leads me to the question I've never thought about: When Atla is in play and I sacrifice the egg, she triggers. When she is removed with an instant, her trigger remains on the stack, doesn't it?

This was very helpful for me, thank you all!

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