Gemstone Mine

Gemstone Mine

Land

Gemstone Mine enters the battlefield with three mining counters on it.

, Remove a mining counter from Gemstone Mine: Add one mana of any color to your mana pool. If there are no mining counters on Gemstone Mine, sacrifice it.

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Have (2) Azdranax , Forkbeard
Want (3) Corruptions_Desire , Wylyam , Darui

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Set Rarity
Time Spiral "Timeshifted" (TSB) Rare
Weatherlight (WTH) Uncommon
Promo Set (000) Rare

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Legality

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

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Gemstone Mine Discussion

DemMeowsephs on The Real - Kess, Graveshift Mage

1 week ago

Hey there! Maybe consider these lands.

Fast lands are relatively cheap, and still good in the early game. Darkslick Shores, Blackcleave Cliffs, and Spirebluff Canal. I would also recommend adding the rest of the filter lands, (Cascade Bluffs and Sunken Ruins) as well as the other fetch lands (if you have the budget) and pain lands. (Polluted Delta/Scalding Tarn and Sulfurous Springs/Underground River). You also might like some of the following, though some are a bit expensive.

DemMeowsephs on Go Not Into Dark Woods

1 week ago

Hey there! One way to strengthen and upgrade your deck is through your mana base! Maybe consider some of the following lands!

If this helps be sure to check out some of my decks, (Double Trouble EDH *PRIMER*), give me suggestions if you have and support it if you like it- I'd appreciate it! Anyways though, good luck on your deck, hope this helps, and have a great day! Happy tapping!!!

DemMeowsephs on Dad Said It's My Turn to Play with the Lifegain

2 weeks ago

Hey there! Maybe consider some of the following for your manabase

DemMeowsephs on Arixmethes: Draw your deck

3 weeks ago

Hey there! I would recommend more ramp and some different lands! Maybe some of the following can be of use to you?

In the end let me know what you think! Did I miss anything? Or if you have any questions for me or want further help feel free to ask I'd love to help! If this does help be sure to check and support some of my decks: Double Trouble EDH, A Deal With the Devil EDH, and many others! Anyways though, hope this helps, good luck on your deck, and have a great day!!! Happy tapping!

DemMeowsephs on Tatyova's Playground (Simic Landfall/Draw EDH)

3 weeks ago

Hey there! Your manabase looks GREAT, but there are a great many upgrades I would recommend making as you continue to upgrade your deck! I would consider some of the following lands!

In the end, having a good mana base is important, and since your deck revolves around your mana base I think it definitely deserves a good upgrade in that regard. If this helps be sure to check out and support some of my decks- like Double Trouble EDH and A Deal With the Devil EDH! Anyways though hope this helps, good luck on your deck, and have a great day!

DemMeowsephs on Long Live the Monarch

3 weeks ago

Hey there! I think I can help a bit regarding your mana base. Let's take a look at that.

You have 26 lands, out of 100 cards, but your average mana cost is 3.72!!!! Usually you run about 30-32 if your mana cost is even at 2.20, so in my opinion, your deck needs A LOT more lands, and ramp. Let's take a look at lands first!

Lands

Ok, so there are MANY MANY lands you should use that you are missing. Our goal should be for you to include at minimum 33 lands. I understand it will be hard to find cards to take out but trust me- you need at least 33 otherwise it'll be very difficult for your deck to even function. You should include the following.

  • Shock lands. If you need mana THAT turn, they can come in untapped! If you don't want to take the damage you don't have to, but you'll always have the option to which makes them so good. They can also be used with fetch lands, but more on that later
  • Godless Shrine
  • Blood Crypt
  • Sacred Foundry

  • Fetch Lands! These are pretty much the best lands in magic. You can look for ANY colors you need, if you have the shock lands I just mentioned. The fetch lands can search for the shock lands, allowing you to get WHATEVER COLOR YOU NEED. They can also search for basics which is less helpful but still possible. They can also search for Savai Triome. (They search for anything that has a subtype they specify)

  • Marsh Flats
  • Bloodstained Mire (Budget: Rocky Tar Pit)
  • Arid Mesa

  • Fast lands! These are extremely useful the first couple turns, and they help you set up your board quickly so you can have a good start!

  • Concealed Courtyard
  • Blackcleave Cliffs
  • Inspiring Vantage

  • Filter lands! You have the red/white version- but not the rest! Add all three! They can give you any combination of the two colors they supply, which is extremely useful! They are also very cheap with double masters out- so get them soon!

  • Fetid Heath
  • Graven Cairns
  • Rugged Prairie

  • Pain and Horizon Lands! These are AMAZING because you can always rely on them for mana, without worrying if they come in tapped- at the expense of only ONE LIFE. Remember your life is a resource- if you win at 1 life it's the same as winning at 40. Getting good mana is much more important than paying some life.

  • Caves of Koilos or Silent Clearing
  • Sulfurous Springs or [No Card Exists Yet]
  • Battlefield Forge or Sunbaked Canyon

  • Check lands. Now these I would recommend not using, but if you have a budget and you want to improve your manabase, these are much better than what you have now.

  • Isolated Chapel
  • Dragonskull Summit
  • Clifftop Retreat

  • Battlebond/C Legends Lands! Some of these aren't out yet, but be sure to get them if you normally play with multiple players!

  • Vault of Champions (COMES OUT SOON)
  • Luxury Suite
  • Spectator Seating (COMES OUT SOON)

  • So in the end, these lands are VERY VERY VERY helpful and make your manabase much faster. There are also a BUNCH of single lands that are even better than some of these! Try to include as many as you can of the following:

  • Ancient Tomb

  • Prismatic Vista
  • Fabled Passage
  • City of Brass
  • Mana Confluence
  • Reflecting Pool
  • Exotic Orchard
  • Strip Mine/Wasteland
  • Forbidden Orchard
  • Gemstone Mine
  • Gemstone Caverns

  • So again, I would try to include many of these, and trust me- aim to have 33-35 lands in your deck. A lot of your lands come in tapped- slowing you down and making your manabase worse. Take those out. A couple lands could be replaced with better things. (Temple of the False God for Ancient Tomb). Take those out. You also have some good lands that don't relate to your deck. I get Boseiju, Who Shelters All and Eiganjo Castle (Etc) are cool, but they don't really make sense in your deck, and could be replaced with cards I mentioned before. To make a good deck you need a good mana base, and I recommend making that mana base, and definitely adding more lands in general.

If this helps be sure to check out and support some of my decks like Double Trouble EDH and A Deal With the Devil EDH! if you have any questions about what I wrote, want more help, or want some ideas, feel free to ask me on my wall or just tag me here, I'd love to help! Anyways, I hope this helps, good luck on your deck, and have a great day!!! Happy tapping!

DemMeowsephs on Plague Archer Kelsien

4 weeks ago

Nice deck and nice story! +1 from me!

I think your deck could use a little upgrade on the land section. The average mana cost for your deck and the number of lands don't really seem to fit, so I would recommend changing some of the lands you have now, and adding around 2-3. Here are some options I would recommend.

DemMeowsephs on What Pink Floyd and Dale Earnhardt have in common

1 month ago

G'day mate! Your mana base is indeed good, but I have a couple of suggestions you may find to your liking! Lets start off looking at your lands. I notice you have the shock lands, and true duals, which are pretty much some of the best so nice job there, as well as the check lands. There are a couple I would recommend however, that can be extremely helpful.

Fetch lands! Verdant Catacombs, Windswept Heath, Marsh Flats. These guys can search for the shock lands like Overgrown Tomb, giving you pretty much whatever color you need at the given moment which is super useful.

Filter lands! Take one color and poof it gives you a different color in a couple of combinations!Twilight Mire, Wooded Bastion, Fetid Heath.

Horizon lands and pain lands! These are some of my favorite, since they aren't conditional, like the check lands: which only can give you mana and come in untapped if you meet the requirement. These guys you can always rely on for mana, even at the cost. Nurturing Peatland, Horizon Canopy, Silent Clearing, Llanowar Wastes, Brushland, Caves of Koilos.

Fast lands! Those first few turns it can be nice to have untapped lands, right? Maybe use these! Blooming Marsh, Razorverge Thicket, Concealed Courtyard!

There is also a long list of multi lands that function very well- even better than some of the ones I just mentioned! Here are some of them you might like

I also recommend some more ramp cards, like Birds of Paradise, Exploration, Sylvan Caryatid, Burgeoning, Arcane Signet, Emerald Medallion, Jet Medallion, Pearl Medallion, Lotus Petal, Nature's Lore, Three Visits, Bloom Tender (adds three mana with your commander out) and many more!

In the end if any of this helps be sure to check out some of my decks, like Double Trouble EDH and A Deal With the Devil EDH, which I recently updated both of which with CSS and huge descriptions! Anyways though, hope this helps, good luck on your deck, and have a great day! Happy tapping!

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