Devastation Tide

Devastation Tide

Sorcery

Return all nonland permanents to their owners' hands.

Miracle (You may cast this card for its miracle cost when you draw it if it's the first card you drew this turn.)

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Devastation Tide Discussion

keizerbuns on Milking a Miracle

5 months ago

Hey thanks, owenger! I think normally Serum Visions would be the better choice but Otherworldly Gaze can fill up my graveyard and help with setting up Bloodwater Entity with a wider selection of cards to choose from my graveyard. Plus it's basically two spells for the price of one card slot. I do agree that I do need more card drawing with my top deck manipulation so I am definitely going to add a few Brainstones.

I don't know how I missed adding in Temporal Mastery so that is going in immediately! I was thinking about running Terminus in the mainboard, but since the Bloodwater Entity is such a vital piece to this deck I decided it was better to run Devastation Tide instead so that way I'm only putting my Entity into my hand instead of losing him in my library.

I think you're right about the Ephemerates. I had those in there so I could blink Bloodwater Entity more reliably but I think 3 might be too many.

Thanks for the suggestions! They were very helpful :D

DrkNinja on Dead Silence

5 months ago

Ok so I didn't check to see if any of these were in the deck already but... here's my list of suggestions!

It's a lot of cards so...

Again some of these may be cut worthy but off the cuff this is what I came up with. Also I didn't include any ninjas... I figure they are easy enough to find

zapyourtumor on Banned cancer

10 months ago

I'd go down to 1-2 Devastation Tide and 1-2 Entreat the Angels as a finisher.

Cut some Noxious Revival , and probably cut 2x Brainstone for Sensei's Divining Top . Any no-banlist miracles deck with top is incomplete without 3-4 Counterbalance . I would also add a second jace.

I think you could also cut some Preordain and use the slots from entreat and tide to add Counterspell and Force of Negation .

Guerric on [Primer] Crouching One-Drop, Hidden Ninja *Update*

11 months ago

Prying Blade OUT Explorer's Scope IN

Prying Blade has always been terrible in this deck. After all, while our evasive creatures can make mana with it, they are usually bounced before they do damage, and hence it can't pay for its own equip cost. Plus if pirates are the eternal enemies of ninjas, then why would they use a pirate sword? Explorer's Scope is great because in this deck we'll often know what the top card of our library is, and thus we have a turn one playable card that we can often use to ramp out lands. Also, ninjas need spy scopes for their espionage activities.

In Garruk's Wake OUT Devastation Tide IN

While IGW can provide great damage when we draw it off the top on a Yuriko trigger, it is way too expensive as a board wipe, and the best board wipes for Yuriko are blue ones, since they put our tools right back in our hands to be re-used again. Also, we can usually cast DT for its miracle cost, which is great. Additionally, IGW just feels like the wrong flavor for this deck.

Guerric on Mizzix puts the "X" in Excellence!

1 year ago
Part the Waterveil OUT Alrund's Epiphany IN

Since foretell is an alternate casting cost which allows us to cast a spell at instant speed, this is just a strictly better card in this deck. In general with Mizzix we'd rather play on other people's turns than our own, and to be able to stick an extra turn of our own in the midst of our opponents' turns is a huge upgrade.

Devastation Tide OUT Flood of Tears IN

With Mizzix these cards will usually cost the same, but the Miracle cost of Tide is rarely a boon to us, whereas flood's ability to immediately put Mizzix back on the battlefield is a huge boon.

klaudiohmm on Akatsuki, the Horizon's Shadow

1 year ago

Hey! I have a Yuriko list on my tappedout, hope it helps too: https://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/sneaky-fairinjas/ . About your list, I have some tips that may help you.

First, I think that Draco, despite having a mana value of 16, is pretty bad in this deck. You won't be able to cast it in most situations and, if you cast it, it is very weak. I think that cards that doesn't have that mana value, but you can cast and they may actually be useful, works better than it. Maybe a card with this function is Commit / Memory or, if your budget allows for it, Emrakul, the Promised End .

I don't think that you will take benefit from K'rrik as you want to. This deck deals damage to all opponents and can struggle with life because it attracts a lot of hate from your opponents, so using K'rrik to cast spells paying life won't be good (don't know / think that its lifelink helps that much). Also, K'rrik doesn't have an ETB or evasion to help your ninjutsu.

If Shapesharer doesn't work that well, maybe a card like Unnatural Selection may be stronger.

Maybe cast Wound Reflection is hard and attract a lot of hate to you, so maybe is better to swap it for some cheap creature with evasion, a Ninja with Ninjutsu or something like it.

Other inclusions are (depending on your budget): Zendikar Rising mythic-DFC, split-cards (e.g. Discovery / Dispersal ) and free spells (e.g. Snuff Out , Deadly Rollick ), board wipes (e.g. Devastation Tide ), cards with Delve (e.g. Treasure Cruise ), etc. Cards that have a high mana value but can be cheaper (or even free) works very well in this deck.

TheVectornaut on Sorry, My Hands Are Full: Budget Card-Draw copy

1 year ago

Aside from the highly silver bullet Mirror Shield s, the card that immediately jumps out at me as being on the weak side is Concentrate . If you just need to draw more cards to take advantage of things like Psychosis Crawler and Chasm Skulker , I'd prefer a wheel effect like Windfall . I also agree that you could use more ways to stifle opponents. Voidmage Prodigy is another wizard and counter option that could fit right in here. I've had a reasonable amount of success with him in my Kanagawa's Revenge casual build with cheap expendable wizards. Baral, Chief of Compliance , Venser, Shaper Savant , and Vendilion Clique are other strong control tools at various budgets. Against friends running creatures that can stop countermagic, I'd consider keeping the Merfolk Trickster s here since they can potentially work around such a problem. An alternative plan could be to try and keep the board clear of threats long enough to win the game. Cyclonic Rift is the perfect card for such a role, but it is very costly. Maybe a Devastation Tide played after Brainstorm ing could be good enough. Or if you really want to bully your playgroup, Wash Out naming green is an option. As someone who suffered years of people naming green with Iona, Shield of Emeria against my mono-green commander decks, I recommend caution when employing color hosers.

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