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Floodtide Serpent


Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Vintage Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Custom Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Noble Legal
Hero Legal
Magic Duels Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
MTGO Legal
Vanguard Legal
Leviathan Legal
Planechase Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Heirloom Legal
Modern Legal
Pauper Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Casual Legal
Oathbreaker Legal

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Set Rarity
Born of the Gods (BNG) Common

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Floodtide Serpent


Floodtide Serpent can't attack unless you return an enchantment you control to its owner's hand. (This cost is paid as attackers are declared.)

Floodtide Serpent Discussion

I_L_foxes on acid trip

7 months ago

Thanks for the feedback, Epochalyptic! On Riptide Chimera , it's flavour text applies indeed, but why floodtide serpent? I personally think it would mess up my curve a little, I don't want too many fivedrops and it's just a 4/4 without evasion as well... I can't really think of anything I'd find worth taking out, though obviously, I'm still open to any suggestions at all. What should I take out accordingly to you for Floodtide Serpent ?

Epochalyptic on acid trip

7 months ago

What about Floodtide Serpent ? Too bad you can't have a Riptide Chimera

DroThaShow on Terror of the Deep

2 years ago

Thanks for the suggestions lilgiantrobot, I'll definitely look into Terrain Generator, Striped Riverwinder, Sky Diamond, Retraced Image, and the two stones. You're right, the ramp could be a little better.

I agree with Spreading Seas, that and Quicksilver Fountain add some major disruption vs other colors. I'll see what other moves I can make. Now that you mention it, it definitely would be difficult for Floodtide Serpent to go off.

lilgiantrobot on Terror of the Deep

2 years ago

Terrain Generator is worth a look. Retraced Image puts an extra island into play. Dreamscape Artist is a repeatable blue Harrow. I'd also really consider adding more cheap ramping mana rocks. Sky Diamond, Fellwar Stone, and Mind Stone aren't the most exciting plays, but you're running a lot of big guys!

Striped Riverwinder is a new cycling serpent. You're going to almost never be able to satisfy the conditions for Floodtide Serpent so I think its a good switch. The cycling is important here too b/c you're low on raw card draw. Treasure Hunt is an option, since its ocean-themed draw. I'm also a fan of Spreading Seas, since it it basically land destruction that draws when you play it on a Cabal Coffers or other important land.

Optimator on The Rising Tide

2 years ago

Floodtide Serpent is soooo bad. Awesome picture, but a garbage card. Replace it with Brine Elemental or Coral Barrier or Colossal Whale or Serpent of the Endless Sea. Hell, even Killer Whale or Guard Gomazoa or Gomazoa would be better.

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