Cream of the Crop

Cream of the Crop


Whenever a creature enters the battlefield under your control, you may look at the top X cards of your library, where X is that creature's power. If you do, put one of those cards on top of your library and the rest on the bottom of your library in any order.

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Modern Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Unformat Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Custom Legal
Quest Magic Legal

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Cream of the Crop Discussion

KorgK on [EDH] Bacon and Eggs - Atla Breakfast Club

1 month ago

Thanks for the suggestions! Now I got even more cards to cut :D

PikobytePurphoros will go in for sure. For the other combos: Could you explain the third and fourth combo? I don't understand, how they work. Still I don't want to include too many combos, because that makes me a target even more. First game is fun, all other won't in my playgroup :D Also it's very dependend on Atla to stay I guess? What do you think? Also why did you cut Craterhoof Behemoth and Cream of the Crop in your deck?

Omniscience_is_life I already checked your deck a lot and playtested it. Works so well - great deck!

Mtg_Mega_Nerds Added Jeska's Will . I'm a bit hesitant about Craterhoof Behemoth , because it's so price intense :P

Quickspell on Non-Creature Naya Card Draw?

1 month ago

Omniscience_is_life Ah yes, I had thought about Nature's Chosen but went for Instill Energy . It doesn't work that well though. The haste is only relevant when you have 7 mana in turn three or four, which really never happens. But it let's Atla untap and is great for giving haste to Blightsteel or Ulamog. Mutavault and Sundering Growth I am running, but Cream of the Crop seems amazing here!

Oh yeah, I put my deck back to private... aaand it's back in. It's still a protype: Monster Omlette

Omniscience_is_life on Non-Creature Naya Card Draw?

1 month ago

Quickspell you're not wrong, I do have a lot of creatures--but I also think you'll find noncreature gems with high synergy like Nature's Chosen , Mutavault , Sundering Growth , and Cream of the Crop (that one's basically scry 10 with Ulamog!)

Sorry if any of those cards I spotlighted are ones you already have in the deck, your link seems to have stopped working so I couldn't double-check :/

AJ@THE@MAN on Ixalan Park

2 months ago

Negan_Davidson my main call for Cream of the Crop is to quickly get to a card that one may want or need plus it because it looks at the power of the creature (most dinos mostly have pretty high power) and it whenever it comes in to play so you a good swing of Gishath you can get multiple triggers and possibly bypass a group of useless cards

AJ@THE@MAN on Ixalan Park

2 months ago

any thoughts on Cream of the Crop to filter the top deck ?

MagicMarc on The Scout is a Spy!

3 months ago

I like your deck. Looks like it would be a lot of fun for casual games. I also have some suggestions:

I would replace all the copies of Slippery Bogle with Paradise Druid . You get hexproof and can tap for colored mana. Which helps address your mana issues you mention in the description. And up the count of your Sylvan Caryatid s.
I would also consider replacing the 3 copies of Turn Aside with Muddle the Mixture . It counters instant and sorceries which would be the primary targets for Turn Aside anyways. Then it can also transmute for Spy Kit , Cream of the Crop , Sylvan Caryatid and Paradise Druid . (If you added it).
I would also suggest getting 2 or more copies of Fierce Empath which would let you tutor your giant monsters.
Then once you get them in hand you can use Retraced Image of course. Or put them on top of your library with Brainstorm for Mitotic Manipulation .
I would also suggest a mana rock if you continue to have mana problems whether or not you add Paradise Druid . Something like Simic Keyrune would be good since it can also transform into a hexproof creature for your combo.
I like Reason / Believe in your maybeboard too. Scrys and it can also put them into play with the Aftermath side. Synergizes nicely with the deck though not sure where you would cut until you even out your other issues.

Daedalus19876 on Koma Daughter of the Cosmos

5 months ago

Have you considered Cream of the Crop? Seems like a good trigger for your tokens.

I'm building Koma as well, I'd love to compare notes:


Commander / EDH* Daedalus19876


...Also, I like your username :3

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