Distant Melody

Distant Melody


Choose a creature type. Draw a card for each permanent you control of that type.

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Set Rarity
Zendikar Rising: Commander (ZNC) Common
Arena Cards (ARENA) Common
Premium Deck Series: Slivers (PDS) Common
Morningtide (MOR) Common

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Format Legality
Casual Legal
Unformat Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Modern Legal
Leviathan Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Custom Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Pauper Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Limited Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Arena Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Historic Legal
Highlander Legal

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Distant Melody Discussion

Collateral on Sneak Attack Rogue Tribal

24 minutes ago

I also have the deck and am thinking about upgrading it. Your curve is a bit off. You want more 3 CMC cards, and cut down on higher CMC costs since you're not in green and ramping is not too easy to achieve. Though you have a decent amount of ramp with the artifacts.

Some things I would consider changing:

I think that's all I can think of, hope it helps :)

Jaktipe on Ahoy Mateys! Pauper Pirates

1 day ago

Distant Melody seems too late game for this deck.

I think it's a better move. The Outcast is still a pirate but comes with guaranteed evasion over possible flying.

channelfireball12345 on All My Friends Are Dead

3 weeks ago

Coastal Piracy is strictly worse than Reconnaissance Mission. It's probably worth including both though. Oh, and Distant Melody is pretty sweet; as I'm writing this, I've realized that I should probably check to see if it's already in the list, and I see you've got it in your maybe board, so I'll just say that I strongly suggest finding room for it in your build. Sure, it's not always great because boardwipes do exist, but given the rapid tendency of this deck to be able to build/rebuild its board, I'd think you wouldn't have to worry too much about that. Long story short, Distant Melody is just a value play that's right at home in a deck like this one.

multimedia on HELP with budget Ur dragon

1 month ago

Hey, for less than $150 you've done well with your version. You clearly know how to build a Commander deck with a low budget.

Cards that are $3 or less each to consider adding:

Scion of the Ur-Dragon is a very good Dragon as a repeatable Dragon tutor and it combos with Teneb, the Harvester + Bladewing the Risen to reanimate the Dragons you tutor for. Consider cutting some of the least good Dragons for a few creature tutors that can search for the better Dragons?

Temur Ascendancy does a lot for a three drop, haste for all creatures you control and repeatable draw when most Dragons ETB including Dragon tokens with 4 or more power. These land suggestions would add five more lands that can ETB untapped meaning they could replace five lands that always ETB tapped. Cascading Cataracts is helpful with Jodah/Fist letting you for five mana of any colors plus tapping Cataracts to cast any card.

Cards to consider cutting:

Even on a budget the Vivid lands are not good unless you have proliferate to put more counters on them and I don't recommend adding proliferate just for the Vivids.

Good luck with your deck.

Pikobyte on Snakes need wheels, they don’t have feet *Primer*

1 month ago

Heya TriusMalarky, I have tested effects like bident of thassa before and they didn’t work too well.

Distant Melody however is a card I never thought of. It may be a nice replacement for wheel and deal but I have to test that. It seems really solid in a 1v1 scenario but might kill me in a 4 player game. Having more snakes than cards in my library isn’t uncommon. But I’ll give it a test and see how it performs, looks promising.

TriusMalarky on Snakes need wheels, they don’t have feet *Primer*

1 month ago

I don't know how relevant these are, but I saw Bident of Thassa and Distant Melody and thought they were pretty cool. Drawing 20+ cards for only a little bit of mana seems pretty powerful to me. Or are they too slow?

Also.... Windfall/Archivist with those would be pretty friggin good. 60 some-odd snakes for 7 mana, yes please.


itachi5464 on Budget Crab Commander

1 month ago

Coat of Arms Door of Destinies Kefnet's Monument Distant Melody High Tide Kindred Discovery Adaptive Automaton

You can check out my version https://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/14-09-20-PGZ-time-for-crab/

Peoni on Bear Hug, like Group Hug but with BEARS [Primer]

1 month ago

Distant Melody or Steely Resolve?

Also do you ever have trouble with not having enough mana? Maybe your high card draw makes up for the lack of ramp but I'd be worried about not having enough mana to be able to cast your precious bears.

Cute deck! I like it a lot. :^)

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