Birthing Pod

Birthing Pod


( may be paid for with either or 2 life.)

, , Sacrifice a creature: Search your library for a creature card with converted mana cost equal to 1 plus the sacrificed creature's converted mana cost, put it onto the battlefield, then shuffle your library. Activate this ability only any time you could cast a sorcery.

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Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Birthing Pod occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.06%

Golgari: 0.36%

BUG (Sultai): 0.7%

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Birthing Pod Discussion

Cariddis on Kamahl, Fist of Krosa EDH

1 week ago

Austin_Smith_of_Cards nyxbloom seems to me worth the try: it is a very good target for Natural Order and it will be less likely to be removed with respect to Vorinclex, Voice of Hunger . I think I will try it instead of Regal Behemoth . Furthermore, Nylea's Intervention is another card worth trying. For 4 mana it let's you get Gaea's Cradle and Deserted Temple . I still haven't decided yet whether it is better to take out Traverse the Ulvenwald or Worldly Tutor .

FYI, I am currently playing The Great Henge instead of Woodfall Primus and Collector Ouphe instead of Bramble Sovereign . The first swap is due to the fact that woodfall is very heavy on our curve and it doesn't provide much value for that cost. Speaking of the other swap, Bramble is good but it was actually the only flex slot I could think of. The choice was between it or Titania, Protector of Argoth , and the latter provides us more value. Ouphe is a nonbo with our mana rocks and with Birthing Pod , but it is far more troublesome for a lot of other decks so this is why I am currently trying it. I will let you know :)

Ziusdra on Card creation challenge

2 weeks ago

Biomancer's Accidental Pet

Creature - Goat Snake Thrull

Flying, skulk

When Biomancer's Accidental Pet becomes sacrificed to a spell or ability you control, return it from your graveyard to your hand at the end of your turn.

1 / 2

A great target for Prime Speaker Vannifar , Neoform , Birthing Pod , etc.

Do the challenge posted above

Inkmoth on Nylea, Shoot for the Stars (cEDH)

2 weeks ago

GrizzlyAtom: Just wanted to say that I absolutely loved the list! Safe to say you hit the nail on the head on almost all of your choices. However, I do highly recommend you make a couple of changes for the general consistency of the deck.

These won't be direct swaps to the cuts and more of a series of cards that you should highly consider as I don't want to cramp your style.

I hope this helps, I love the deck, will be keeping up with it. Final recommendation would be to use a similar categorization that I used in Yeva for your list as it helps you visualize your deck based off function and see where it is lacking.

Tata on Atarka CMDR Damage

3 weeks ago

I would cut the single-use pump spells like Giant Growth in order to fit more ramp. Farseek or Nature's Lore for Stomping Ground is a powerful turn 2 play. Cultivate , Kodama's Reach , and Nissa's Pilgrimage are also very strong. I think your deck could also do with some 1cmc dorks like Birds of Paradise and Elvish Mystic .

Natural End costs too much at 3cmc. Nature's Claim is faster, and Krosan Grip is much better at 3.

I think your deck lacks spell that generate card advantage. Birthing Pod , Lifecrafter's Bestiary , Guardian Project , Sylvan Library , Shamanic Revelation , Harmonize , Return of the Wildspeaker , Momentous Fall , and Life's Legacy are all examples of what I think your deck could benefit from.

CyborgAeon on Grumgully The Last Rainforest

3 weeks ago

Hey, I'm intrigued by the build but there's definitely some adjustments to make.

Elvish mystic => Orcish Lumberjack - mtg's greatest mana dork.

Harmonize => Compost - meta dependent but FAR greater reward.

Game trail => Gaea's Cradle . (This should be obvious)

Forest => Birthing Pod (35 lands is excessive in cedh unless you have a real reason)

Mountain => Sylvan Tutor (see above)

Mountain => Barbarian Ring (you otherwise have 0 ways to stop a grand abolisher or similar, so flash hulk bodies grumgully)

Reflecting pool => Mana Confluence (pool can't tap without another land)

Soul of the harvest => Yisan, the Wanderer Bard (getting up to six mana to play a dude that doesn't immediately do something is risky, at least yisan has application to find your entire combo, or disruption if needed)

Also what's the deal with genesis chamber?

Labrodor64 on Yasova Theft Pod Updated

3 weeks ago

Yasova Dragonclaw is one of my favourite commanders and I have always been interested in Birthing Pod . I just love the idea of the deck, stealing opposing creatures to then sac them to get your own out. I really want to try out this deck! Though this might be budget, might I suggest Food Chain ? I think it can be great though I know it might be a little expensive.

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