Carpet of Flowers

Carpet of Flowers

Enchantment

At the beginning of your precombat main phase, you may add up to X mana of any one color to your mana pool, where X is the number of Islands target opponent controls.

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Set Rarity
Mystery Booster: Store Edition (MYSTOR) Uncommon
Mystery Booster: Convention Edition (MYSCON) Uncommon
Urza's Saga (USG) Uncommon

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Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Carpet of Flowers occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.05%

Green: 0.21%

Golgari: 0.17%

Carpet of Flowers Discussion

jaymc1130 on Emry, Lurker of the loch cEDH

2 weeks ago

So I've played about a dozen games now with Minamo, School at Water's Edge and you were dead right. This card provides some wonderful value generation while also helping to limit the effectiveness of opposing Carpet of Flowers. I've really enjoyed it's performance.

Dramatic Scepter combo really doesn't feel like it does anything for the deck though. Same issue the other infinite mana combos had, the mana alone doesn't do anything without a reliable outlet and the performance of the deck with those pieces included was a bit worse than without them. There's probably a way to optimize Emry to make good use of them, but it seems unlikely to improve overall performance. I think that type of combo makes a lot more sense when there is an outlet in the command zone and access to more quality rocks/dorks than mono blue tends to have access to.

I'm considering giving Riddlesmith another try now that my list has gotten tuned to the low cmc artifact approach as this feels like it'd have better synergy with Riddlesmith than my initial approaches. Both Guild Globe and Swiftfoot Boots feel like card slots that Riddlesmith could take. I'm leaning toward Guild Globe coming out since it's to activate and doesn't produce when filtering while fulfilling a similar primary role of digging. The boots have sometimes been nice in the face of Gilded Drake effects or other targeted removal but also has felt like a card lacking impact most games, so either seems like a slot that could be tinkered with. Curious as to your thoughts on which might be the better slot for Riddlesmith to occupy for the time being.

Servbot40 on Tuvasa Enchantress

3 weeks ago

GucciJesus - This deck seems like a good start but it does have a few glaring weaknesses. From what I can tell you only have 9 instances of ramp with a fairly high average CMC, Two enchantress cards not including your general and no clear game plan. Tuvasa is a fairly versatile commander with strong theming that draws her to have you jam every enchantment into a deck and roll with it. This will work in most low power metagames and feel strong as you will likely have few opponents with decks built to handle enchantments and the extra draw every turn will put you ahead in most cases. However, the lake of a true plan to win the game will, feel like a slog when you get to the last few moments of the game, where you just keep casting Tuvasa hoping she will stick so you can 21 someone, only to have her removed before combat.

This is where a focused game plan can help breath new life into your deck. Typically Tuvasa has two clear options: Pillow Fort Enchantress or Voltron Enchantress.

Enchantress Decks typically try to turbo out a bunch of cheap enchantments to eventually win with overwhelming card and some win-con.

The pillow fort variety will usually puts up a wall of enchantments (Sphere of Safety, Propaganda, Elephant Grass) to prevent your opponents from hurting you while you play cheap and useful enchantments (Root Maze, Sterling Grove, Blind Obedience) with various enchantresses (Enchantress's Presence, Satyr Enchanter, Verduran Enchantress, Nessian Wanderer) to draw to a win-con (Opalescence, Starfield of Nyx)

Voltron attempts to win with a large Tuvasa, which appears to be the route that the Precon was built for. The issue is it seems you have no true protection from your commander. But Tuvasa is unique to other enchantment based voltron commanders in that she gets big with regular enchantments rather than aura's. Cards like Asceticism, Privileged Position can protect her, and cards like Levitation can help her get in for damage. The cheap and useful enchantments (Root Maze, Sterling Grove, Blind Obedience), various enchantresses (Enchantress's Presence, Satyr Enchanter, Verduran Enchantress, Nessian Wanderer) still apply here.

Finally the ramp situation, if you are in a metagame that has limited mass enchantment removal (most) and shy's away from land destruction, then you should look to land aura's that ramp like Utopia Sprawl, give you extra land drops like Exploration or are just powerful like Carpet of Flowers. A good ration is around 10 to 12 ramp spells.

One final note while Sol Ring is a powerful card in most situations, it isn't necessarily better than the previously mentioned ramp spells, as they accelerate your game plan (buffing Tuvasa, draw you more cards) and can ramp you into Tuvasa, 3 things Sol Ring is not good for. I usually drop it from most of my decks where the commander doesn't have any colorless mana in their cost as its usually a dead draw in my opening hand and causes political problems.

SideBae on Sidisi Mill

1 month ago
  1. You should try running Ponder and Preordain -- they belong in any blue deck, including this one. They may not look like much, but they're banned in Modern for a reason. In that vein, I usually don't recommend Brainstorm for decks not playing fetches, but I think it's fine here since your general can mill off the cards you put back.

  2. Dorks. I notice you're not running any one-drop mana-dorks. You should run some. It's hard to beat the rate of ramp they provide, and late game you can Victimize or Dread Return some or do whatever you want with them. Seriously, they're absurd. Consider at least four of the following: Llanowar Elves, Fyndhorn Elves, Arbor Elf, Deathrite Shaman, Elves of Deep Shadow and/or Birds of Paradise.

  3. Similar to dorks, Utopia Sprawl and Wild Growth are good methods of ramping. It's worth noting that since they're not creatures they won't trigger your general, but if you're running Arbor Elf they may be worth including anyway. Carpet of Flowers is good, but it's rocketed up in price so IDK if it's worth it rn.

  4. You may want to run Thassa's Oracle over Laboratory Maniac. It's less mana and doesn't need to still be alive when its ETB trigger resolves.

  5. There're some pieces of permanent-based disruption you might find helpful. You're not running much in the way of artifacts with activated abilities, and if you choose to run dorks you can cut Golgari Signet. That would let you run things like Collector Ouphe or, if you really wanted, Null Rod. Narset, Parter of Veils is a great card, especially if you run Windfall (which I think you should even if you don't run Narset, Parter of Veils). Depending on your meta, Ashiok, Dream Render can be a powerhouse.

  6. Counter magic is good, too. Drown in the Loch is a current favorite of mine, but just things like Counterspell or Swan Song are powerful in their own right. Negate and Veil of Summer are good, too.

  7. Since I've never played this specific build, IDK how long you spend with a full graveyard. If it's more than one or two turns in the course of an average game, consider Splendid Reclamation. If you can return four or five lands with it, that's a big swing your next turn.

  8. Deep Analysis seems like a good card, since you can cast it even if you mill it. Think Twice is similar and an instant, but I still think it's worse than Deep Analysis.

  9. Doom Whisperer seems like a fine creature to run.

  10. Lim-Dul's Vault is a good instant speed tutor.

Right. That's all I got.

Good luck

BuildingDankJankEDH on Grumgully The Infinite Gruul Goblin (CEDH)

1 month ago

Thank you for the suggestions, Carpet of Flowers is an amazing ramp spell for every green deck. It wasn't put into this list since I only have 1 copy and it is currently in my Zacama deck which I finished building about 2 weeks before I started this deck. Yes I know everyone will say "Just use a proxy since you own one" but I try to keep the proxies to a minimum unless it is something like my OG dual lands, and even then only if it's crucial (yes I have a Taiga, no I didn't proxy it in this deck! haha). You are correct that Commander's Sphere is probably the number 1 cut from the rocks.

Tendershoot Dryad is one of those "it's late game, and my plan failed" cards that I included as a back up. Yes this deck has a lot of ways to go infinite, but if I'm missing pieces to my engines having free 3/3 blockers generated every turn is ok with me. Is it necessary to to deck, absolutely not, but I always feel safer having a way to slow people down if I'm not finding what I need.

As for Domri Rade I'm not sure how I feel about him in here anyway. He is in there mainly for the "fights target creature" ability to try to get rid of some threats if needed. Domri, Anarch of Bolas is another good option to switch him out for, I also still have Xenagos, the Reveler in my maybe board as well as a possible replacement for him.

Spell_Slam on Grumgully The Infinite Gruul Goblin (CEDH)

1 month ago

If you're playing in a very competitive environment, Carpet of Flowers is probably one of the best ramp spells you can play. You could probably run it over some of your 3-mana ramp spells.

Commander's Sphere is an easy cut if you want to add some of the cards in your Maybeboard. 3 mana is too much to pay for a mana rock in your deck and your meta, from what I understand. Tendershoot Dryad also seems slow for your deck. I don't see the combos with Grinding Station in your deck. What is it here for?

Domri Rade seems like a weird inclusion to me. The +1 won't get you a card a lot of the time and I don't think you will realistically get to the -7 very often. Why not play Domri, Anarch of Bolas instead? He pumps your team, adds mana, makes your creatures uncounterable and still has the -2 fight ability, which I assume the main reason he is there.

Cool deck overall! I'll be keeping tabs on it as it you refine it into a real

dgrant on Backstreet Elves

1 month ago

I would run Mindslicer as well as Pennon Blade. Additionally, how often do you need to recur your artifacts that Glissa, the Traitor is needed? Carpet of Flowers might be a solid ramp option if you play against decks that even splash blue.

kalfred16 on Ixalan Park [Pet]

1 month ago

CardTyrant - Do you ever find yourself getting hated out of games because of your commander? At my LGS there's one player in particular that tries to get the other players to gang up on me when I play my dinosaur deck. I'm testing out things like Veil of Summer and Seedtime to try and protect myself. Also thinking of running Carpet of Flowers as there seems to always be someone playing blue. Interested in hearing your thoughts!

ShreddedByCrows on Surrakar tribal challenge

1 month ago

Cool concept, even if it's pretty hard to match. A bit of an easy take on your theme, but why don't you play some Shapeshifters as a way to have more Surrakar? Tribal cards also could help.

As Surrakars' living places are mostly wild forests and underground rivers, there's a lot to do with that without having to back up only on the Zendikar's expansions.

1.) River cards:

  • River of Tears not the best land you could find, but fits in there

  • Underground River certainly an essential

  • Bad River cheap fetchland fitting the theme

  • Rushing River great removal, really underplayed, fits the theme / you can try something revolving around self land destruction if you decide to give it a try (Crop Rotation, Crucible of Worlds, Wasteland, etc.)

  • River Kelpie interesting creature, which design feels otherworldly and weird, according to the Surrakars /n needs a graveyard gameplan to be effective, and that will seem fine (obvious synergy is [card:Cauldron of Souls] and it's a playable card in there) / pretty good interactions with Yarok / card draw

  • Carpet of Flowers staple in lots of decks for mana production, depends on your playgroup though

  • Dire Undercurrents excellent synergies with Yarok, enabling your creatures without etb-abilities to be more effective / card draw, card advantage

  • Undermine weird counterspell, not really that good, not bad either / illustration matches with the theme

2.) Cave cards:

3.) Cloning your Surrakars cards:

  • Mirror of the Forebears not the most flavourful one, but gives you a cheap way to get more Surrakars so it deserves being at least mentioned

  • Fated Infatuation same comment as for the Mirror, with the advantage of the more abstract card name / waterpoint in the illustration

  • Mimic Vat classic card, not the most flavourful

  • Wall of Stolen Identity more of a Ravnica-themed card, but worth mentioning

  • Phantasmal Image if you can alter a bit the card's image, it could be some Surrakar there / otherwise, it's a good card, and the illustration is strange enough to not injure your theme-deck-style imo

  • Metamorphic Alteration also a nice one

  • Mirror Image not as good as the others, still a wildish illustration style according well with Surrakars

  • Unstable Shapeshifter funny card, a quality+ illustration

  • Bramble Sovereign Surrakars also living in the Guum Wilds/Tangled Vale, this one feels really good / has some interactions with Yarok

  • Rite of Replication Zendikar-themed, water-themed, excellent card, good interactions with Yarok

  • Supplant Form let's just assume for a while that this is Surrakar's magic lel

  • Dual Nature yeh it is slow, but it is strong / interactions with Yarok

4.) Tribal outlet:

5.) Yarok outlet

6.) Other cards

I hope you'll find something helpful amongst those suggestions, keep on brewing and thanks for sharing it!

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