Clearwater Pathway

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Clearwater Pathway Discussion

Vlasiax on The Scarab God commits tax evasion

1 month ago

Some more cards I'd suggest include:

Grubbernaut on Alchemy Balcony

2 months ago

Perplex is one of those cards that's always worse than you want it to be; they'll only ever discard their hand if it's preferable for them to do so. I know it has the transmute option, but it might be worth ditching it or playing other dig spells - things like Opt , Sleight of Hand , Behold the Multiverse , etc. Drift of Phantasms and Dimir Infiltrator suffer from a similar downside, in that the front side really doesn't do much. Archmage's Charm is a really solid, flexible option I would recommend, and even the usual suspects of Snapcaster Mage , Cryptic Command , etc

I also think Blue Sun's Zenith is a better wincon than Mind Grind , since there may be situations where you need to use it to dig for value, and Grind doesn't offer that flexibility. If you stick with transmute spells, BSZ is also a 3 drop.

Finally, I think 4x basic swamp in a deck with so much in the way of UU is a high risk; fetches, checklands, or even Clearwater Pathway  Flip offer some more insurance against manascrew.

Cheers!

Doombeard1984 on Bolas's Super Friends

4 months ago

Ok, so firstly, 10/10 for flavour on the deck. Definitely a +1.

So there is some things that I think would be useful however for you:

  1. Obviously, no tap lands would be ideal, but I understand budget and stuff can be problematic. You could look at things like the Modal Dual Faced land cards from Kaldhiem and Zendikar Rising ( Clearwater Pathway  Flip etc. If you are able to stretch to Shocklands Watery Grave , Blood Crypt and Steam Vents ) then these are certainly worth the investment.
  2. There are some really good other Planeswalkers you could include. Liliana Vess would give you some tutoring ability to find pieces you want. Ashiok, Dream Render shuts down your opponents ability to search, and you can exile opponents graveyards if needed. Also, if you are wanting that "Planeswalker vibe", The Chain Veil is both awesome and super flavourful in the story of Bolas, Lilly and there deal they struck. Also, Narset, Parter of Veils will stop your opponents getting card advantage on you.
  3. Seeing as you have Niv in here in his many forms, Curiosity is an easy combo here that can result in killing your opponent. Only thing is you need to wary of the number of cards in your deck.
  4. To help you cheat some of those hefty costed dragons into play, you could consider Cryptic Gateway . Your Dragons can pay for more dragons.
  5. Honestly, some card draw could be useful too. Phyrexian Arena and Greed are some could card generators to help keep you with a stacked grip. You could also use things like Rhystic Study and Mystic Remora if your budget allows.

Good luck with the deck. Will be cool to see how it evolves.

Antarktika on Formless Demons

5 months ago

Painlands are perfectly viable budget lands. Besides fetches and shocks that you mentioned (that are generally pretty essential for a 3 or 4 color deck), some good UB land alternatives you can look into are River of Tears and Darkslick Shores off the top of my head. You could also try Clearwater Pathway  Flip, Sunken Ruins , or even Sunken Hollow since you have a lot of basics. I understand the need for budget, but with the mana requirements in this deck, the mana base will probably be very rough until you upgrade to fetches and shocks.

Omniscience_is_life on Distinguishing art for binder

5 months ago

What you're going to want to do is this: find the set number of the card, and add it like so--

[[Clearwater Pathway (ZNR:286)]]

That becomes Clearwater Pathway  Flip, although unfortunately as of late the full-art MDFCs are broken as to that the backs are showing up as the regular version. Oh well :/

DarkMagician on Distinguishing art for binder

5 months ago

So I'm making my binder again and I ran into a snag. I know how to denote the set of a card but what about which artwork a card is? To be more specific how do I denote a pathway land such as Clearwater Pathway  Flip as the full art version vs the regular printing?

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