Elvish Mystic

Elvish Mystic

Creature — Elf Druid

: Add to your mana pool.

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Set Rarity
Duel Decks: Elves vs. Inventors (DDU) None
Commander Anthology (CM1) Common
Commander 2014 (C14) Common
Magic 2015 (M15) Common
Magic 2014 (M14) Common
Promo Set (000) Common

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Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Casual Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Pioneer Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Frontier Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Elvish Mystic occurrence in decks from the last year

Modern:

All decks: 0.2%

Green: 4.29%

Golgari: 2.79%

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.13%

Green: 1.23%

Golgari: 0.39%

GW (Selesnya): 0.97%

RG (Gruul): 1.29%

GU (Simic): 1.02%

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Elvish Mystic Discussion

HezTheGod on Saskia is itchy and hateful

1 day ago

mana dorks like Arbor Elf, Fyndhorn Elves, Llanowar Elves, Elves of Deep Shadow, Elvish Mystic, Birds of Paradise and Deathrite Shaman might help to midigate the hurt you feel from you MLD

GhostChieftain on Korvold's Sacrifice

1 day ago

I truthfully think you have a cool deck here, but there are a lot of things you could do for upgrades. I think you could improve your mana ramp by adding in a few 1 drop mana dorks. Birds of Paradise, Fyndhorn Elves, Llanowar Elves, Elvish Mystic, Boreal Druid, Deathrite Shaman, Joraga Treespeaker, Orcish Lumberjack, Arbor Elf, Elves of Deep Shadow etc... all make it so you have a turn 1 play and can make your korvold come out much much faster.

I think that anything over 4 mana should basically be able to win the game on its own or at least be part of a combo, so things like molderhulk or overseer could definitely go away in favor of a lower cmc card that packs just as much of a punch.

Again, this is meta dependent. If you are in a group that can't deal with a turn 3 korvold or stop a Dockside Extortionist+Temur Sabertooth combo, then it would make sense to not make these changes.

seshiro_of_the_orochi on Her Royal Fluffness

2 days ago

RxPhantom: What you say makes sense. After writing my question, I thought about it by myself. I decided to drop Beanstalk Giant, Nissa's Pilgrimage and Bow of Nylea, and I replaced them with one copy of each Llanowar Elves, Elvish Mystic and Arbor Elf. The Giant is a worse Cultivate, and the deathtouch bow grants isn't as useful as I thought. Right now, I'm undecided if I should re-add Pilgrimage for Skyshroud Claim. As all my basics are forest, it's basically a Cultivate with a slight upside. I'll have to think about this.

RxPhantom on Her Royal Fluffness

3 days ago

Dude. T1 ramp has been awesome for me. Sol Ring is obvious, but Wild Growth, Elvish Mystic, and Llanowar Elves. Git it!

GhostChieftain on Group Goad Unblockable Tribal

1 week ago

I would cut about 4 lands to add in Llanowar Elves, Elvish Mystic, Fyndhorn Elves, and Boreal Druid. Doing so increases your early creature count for extra bits of damage, it ramps you into your commander more quickly, and it makes it so you have less dead draws later. Mana dorks op. Turn 3 commander for you nearly every time

SideBae on Graveyard Shift

1 week ago

Hey man! Welcome to magic. I have a few suggestions... feel free to ignore any/all of them.

  1. Dorks are one mana creatures that tap for mana. A lot of the time people don't like them, because before you play with them you don't realize how absurdly powerful they are; people are wrong. I highly suggest running at least a handful of these guys, like Llanowar Elves, Elves of Deep Shadow, Birds of Paradise, Deathrite Shaman, Fyndhorn Elves, Elvish Mystic... In general, ramping turn one is REALLY strong, since it lets you play a turn ahead of everyone else. Though they aren't one mana, you could also consider some cards like Priest of Titania or (if you're rich) Bloom Tender, which are also pretty strong.

  2. Slate of Ancestry is an interesting card to consider. You're running a lot of creatures, so I think in general using Slate of Ancestry will be card-positive for you. Note also that if you discard a creature card with it, Meren of Clan Nel Toth can just get it back for you.

  3. Plaguecrafter: This guy is messed up, and he gets you an experience counter from sac-ing himself. Also, once you're at 3 exp, you can just keep recurring him.

  4. Abrupt Decay/Assassin's Trophy: Personally, I like Abrupt Decay more since I play in a meta with a lot of counterspells and low-to-the-ground decks, but both are good. Being able to kill any card type is generally pretty powerful.

  5. Casualties of War/Windgrace's Judgment: Like (4), these can kill anything. I am preferential to Windgrace's Judgment because it's an instant, but again, both are powerful cards.

  6. Nature's Claim is a really efficient piece of spot removal for things like Rest in Peace, Grafdigger's Cage or Leyline of the Void. I suggest running it.

  7. If you're in a counter-heavy meta, Veil of Summer is an absurd card.

  8. Finally, running Ancient Tomb is worth considering. It's pricy, but the price is lower these days than it has been in a while; the ramp it offers is really, really good.

Cards I'd consider cutting:

Eldrazi Monument: Your experience may be different from mine, but I feel like this card is probably a win-more type thing in that it's only really good if you're already winning the game. You're probably better off just running card draw by something like Phyrexian Arena or Slate of Ancestry.

A few lands: If you run the dorks mentioned in (1), generally people don't play more than 33 lands.

Butcher of Malakir: The effect is good, but you already have Grave Pact and Dictate of Erebos. I think the third piece of redundancy is probably too much.

Black Sun's Zenith: Like Butcher of Malakir, I think you have plenty of ways to make your opponents lose creatures already. You're probably better off running more universal removal, like Windgrace's Judgment.

Algae Gharial, Flesh Carver, Scavenger Drake: While these aren't bad, you can probably do better. I think overall they don't have enough punch to end up in a final decklist.

Also, since you're a new player, I'd like to point out edhrec.com is an excellent resource I use a lot. You should check it out if you haven't already.

Good luck!

LordBlackblade on Opinion: Banning Tutors in EDH

2 weeks ago

I strongly agree with GhostChieftain on this. Being singleton doesn’t implicitly mean a format was designed to be inconsistent. It breeds creativity to compensate for the singleton nature. E.g. running Elvish Mystic and Llanowar Elves instead of multiple copies of either. (Very simple example but I believe my point stands).

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