Dark Depths

Dark Depths

Legendary Snow Land

Dark Depths enters the battlefield with ten ice counters on it.

: Remove an ice counter from Dark Depths.

When Dark Depths has no ice counters on it, sacrifice it. If you do, create Marit Lage, a legendary 20/20 black Avatar creature token with flying and indestructible.

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Set Rarity
Ultimate Masters (UMA) Mythic Rare
Ultimate Masters Promo (UMAP) Mythic Rare
From the Vault: Lore (V16) Mythic Rare
Coldsnap (CSP) Rare

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

Dark Depths occurrence in decks from the last year


All decks: 0.45%

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.02%

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Dark Depths Discussion

catman2021 on Vampire Devotion (Bx Midrange Devotion)

1 hour ago

That would be great, balaam, if Dark Depths was legal in Modern, but unfortunately it has not been unbanned... yet.

rdean14 on Card creation challenge

1 week ago

Okay, so Epicurus's challenge looks unfinished,

House of Leaves

Legendary Land

House of Leaves enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Dryad.

: Add .

, : Untap target Dryad you control, it gains shroud until end of turn.

Okay, so Destroyerbirb's challenge was for

"Make the biggest creature in magic with no downsides other than it's mana cost for Ikoria, Lair of Behemoths."

Impervious Greatwurm is the largest printed card and Dark Depths produces the largest token.

So, at least a 16/16

ju009x on Yarok, who let the lands out?!

2 weeks ago

Thanks again fmastrome2008!

  1. Thanks for the extra information, I think I'll have to run one more basic land. Just to get it to a nice 9 basic's. I think more will be to much, as for the amount of lands you said cut it to about 37/38. Do you agree with me that (not counting Dark Depths and Maze of Ith) 37 is a goed amount? (This would mean cutting one land.

  2. Problem with Panharmonicon is that it won't dubbel up landfall triggers. So it would mean that, yes it will help out, but because my deck want's more to do with landfall than the occasional creature ETB. Do you think it would still be worth it, if so I will have to try it out!

  3. Because of the amount of graveyard decks in my current meta I recently added Erebos's Intervention, as it is able to remove multiple cards in multiple graveyards at instant speed. And it also pivots into a removal spell if need be. I have to say Reclamation Sage as a very good fit, but I wouldn't want to leave out Krosan Grip because of split second, as this has saved me multiple times in the past.

  4. Yes Yarok will indeed dubbel up the amount of triggers on Dark Depths, but by using Vampire Hexmage and Thespian's Stage I'm able to remove the counters. This is my absolute favorite card in magic to be honest especial the w art, so that cut I won't be able to make. Petrified Field is some secret tech to make Realms Uncharted find the Dark Depths combo. As for Homeward Path, that would indeed be something to cut, and keep in the binder if my meta changes.

After our conversation, this would mean: - remove Homeward Path - remove insert land - remove insert land

in order of relevance, maybe add: 1. basic land 1. Sire of Stagnation 1. Ice-Fang Coatl 1. Reclamation Sage 1. Panharmonicon 1. Elvish Visionary 1. Fblthp, the Lost 1. Shriekmaw

Any thought on other cards to cut? Again thanks for the help I can really use it!!

fmastrome2008 on Yarok, who let the lands out?!

2 weeks ago

ju009x, let's give it a go!

  1. Solemn Simulacrum, Cultivate, Wood Elves, and any other cards you might consider adding like Farhaven Elf, Rampant Growth, etc... all want basics. Even forest cards like Wood Elves sometimes nab basics. Blood Moon is also a card that lots of people play.

  2. Panharmonicon makes it possible to go off without your commander being out since it's the same exact effect. I use Thassa, Deep-Dwelling to draw more cards with Baleful Strix, kill more creatures with Ravenous Chupacabra, or thin my deck more with Wood Elves (think Avenger of Zendikar triggers late game). Both can be put in place of lands here.

  3. Reclamation Sage replaces Krosan Grip simply because of the double triggers. Shriekmaw replaces Erebos's Intervention (seems out of place in this deck).

  4. Fit Sire of Stagnation in place of a land.

  5. Dark Depths seems like it would get 20 triggers because of Yarok unless I'm mistaken. First cut. Unless your opponents steal a lot of your permanents, I'd next cut Homeward Path. Petrified Field seems kind of meh to me, but that's just an opinion.

ju009x on Yarok, who let the lands out?!

2 weeks ago

Thanks fmastrome2008!

  1. If you don't mind I would like some extra information why you would play 3 basic islands. My reasoning is that non basic lands also give the right mana, and to get the most out of Field of the Dead I would like to play as many non basic lands I can. Of course keeping in mind non basic land hate (which I don't run into very often).That said I was thinking of maybe cutting a land or two, keeping in mind Maze of Ith and Dark Depths don't count. But because I want to abuse my lands entering the battlefield as much as possible I'm not sure cutting lands would be the best idea. Though I would probably add Ice-Fang Coatl, Elvish Visionary and Fblthp, the Lost. Whats your take on this?

  2. I have been thinking about Panharmonicon and Thassa, Deep-Dwelling, but with just 13 possible creature etb effects I was thinking it wouldn't be enough. What do you think?

  3. As for Reclamation Sage and Shriekmaw, they are both really good cards! My only slight hesitance towards these is the sorcery speed, I wouldn't know what to cut to add them.

  4. I didn't think about Sire of Stagnation, this is such a nice fit! I'm just not sure what to cut for it.

  5. I do have one final question, keeping in mind the lands theme, what would (for you) be the best cut? (Please tell my what lands you would cut as well)

Sorry for the long answer, to be honest I haven't had a long time playing the deck (because of the virus) and would love everyone's opinion!

Epicurus on lord windgrace, kitty with claws

2 weeks ago

Like it. Would give a +1 just for including Glacial Chasm and Rampaging Baloths in the same deck. Here's a few card suggestions...

And then, if you want to try the odds just for the slim possibility that you actually pull it off, Vampire Hexmage + Dark Depths. Hexmage also doubles as efficient planeswalker hate, with possible other good utility effects (That's a really cute Everflowing Chalice you have there; it'd be a pity if someone were to...).

Anyway, that's all I got. Ch

rubix215 on oppinions on a shapeshifter token ...

2 weeks ago

First example that comes to mind is Dark Depths withSawtusk Demolisher mutated ontop.

then populate an army of 6/6 flying, trample, indestructible beasts

I'm sure there is better things that can be done. this is just first idea.

ToolmasterOfBrainerd on unbanning

2 weeks ago

BTW I have no idea if Dark Depths is appropriately powered for modern. But to be honest, I would be shocked if it caused problems. I think it would actually make for some sweet decks, even if they didn't have the most interactive gameplay.

Without Crop Rotation I doubt it could be that problematic. Elvish Reclaimer and Wrenn and Six would be obvious build-arounds. And now that Field of Ruin exists there is plenty of land hate running around that can mess that kind of deck up. Teferi, Time Raveler and Jace, the Mind Sculptor are also very good hosers for the 20/20 token.

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