Ivy Lane Denizen
Creature — Elf Warrior
Whenever another green creature enters the battlefield under your control, put a +1/+1 counter on target creature.
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- Ivy Lane Denizen + Renata, Called to the Hunt
- Ivy Lane Denizen + Viscera Seer + Woodfall Primus
- Carrion Feeder + Ivy Lane Denizen + Woodfall Primus
- Blasting Station + Ivy Lane Denizen + Woodfall Primus
- Altar of Dementia + Ivy Lane Denizen + Woodfall Primus
- Ivy Lane Denizen + Phyrexian Altar + Woodfall Primus
- Ashnod's Altar + Ivy Lane Denizen + Woodfall Primus
- Ivy Lane Denizen + Puppeteer Clique + Viscera Seer
- Carrion Feeder + Ivy Lane Denizen + Puppeteer Clique
- Blasting Station + Ivy Lane Denizen + Puppeteer Clique
|Commander / EDH||Legal|
Ivy Lane Denizen occurrence in decks from the last year
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Ivy Lane Denizen Discussion
3 days ago
Ivy Lane Denizen , Cryptolith Rite , Song of Freyalise , Druids' Repository , Perilous Forays , Settle the Wreckage , Thermopod , Death's Presence , Mikaeus, the Lunarch , Cauldron of Souls , Mycoloth , Ogre Battledriver , Goldnight Commander , Valor in Akros , Toski, Bearer of Secrets , Ohran Frostfang
5 days ago
1 week ago
You might like these: Alpha Status , Fallen Ideal , Ivy Lane Denizen , Immaculate Magistrate , Pennon Blade , Might of the Masses , Coat of Arms , Seedborn Muse , Awakening , Throne of the God-Pharaoh , Shamanic Revelation , Hunter's Prowess , Return of the Wildspeaker , Joraga Treespeaker , Pitiless Plunderer , Black Market
2 weeks ago
Looks great so far. Personally I would make these swaps:
Voice of the Woods -> Pitiless Plunderer ; while not an elf, I think the Plunderer is more impactful here, especially since you'd probably rather tap your elves for mana or toward Lathril's ability than toward making an elemental, right?
Llanowar Tribe -> Fallen Ideal ; Fallen Ideal allows Lathril to make exponentially more elves every time she hits. The extra evasion is nice too. I think the mana boost from llanowar tribe is unnecessary here especially since it won't get Lathril out any faster.
Abomination of Llanowar -> Ancestral Mask ; similar to Fallen Ideal, and i think it'd be more impactful than the Abomination.
End-Raze Forerunners -> Ivy Lane Denizen ; ok hear me out: the turn that Forerunners drops relative to the turn Lathril was played, you will have made 8 elves with Lathril, so Forerunners gives you an extra 25 damage that turn (7+(2*9)). Ivy lane Denizen, on the other hand, will have increased your damage output by 32 in that timeframe AND will also leave you with 24 more elves and a 32/32 Lathril. Oh and you will have killed 1 opp via commander damage. And the Denizen is not a dirty eyeblight :P
Springbloom Druid -> Paradise Druid ; Paradise gets Lathril out a turn faster, Springbloom doesn't.
Elvish Rejuvenator -> Priest of Titania ; same as above. Also PoT is busted.
Bounty of Skemfar -> Heart Warden ; similar to above.
Farhaven Elf -> Quirion Elves ; similar to above.
Wolverine Riders -> Immaculate Magistrate ; Magistrate will allow you to deal more damage and generate more elves in the long-run v.s. the Riders.
Casualties of War -> Storm the Citadel
In Search of Greatness -> Awakening ; I think the Search is a bit lackluster since its effect is that the free-casted card must be equal to 1 + highest-cmc, so it's kinda hard to play around. Meanwhile Awakening would win you the game if uninterrupted.
Skemfar Avenger -> Skullclamp ; Skemfar only triggers on nontoken dudes dying which is kinda a bummer. Skullclamp is nice because it draws you cards but could also go on Lathril for extra damage/elves.
Pyre of Heroes -> Shamanic Revelation
Poison the Cup -> Attrition
Rhys the Exiled -> Throne of the God-Pharaoh ; I think the Throne is more impactful than Rhys
1 month ago
You might like these:
Ivy Lane Denizen (causes Lathril and your # of elves to grow exponentially each time Lathril hits an opp)
Fallen Ideal (similar to denizen. sac your tokens right before lathril hits to deal a ton more damage and make twice as many tokens as you had before)
Coat of Arms
Song of Freyalise
Return of the Wildspeaker
Patron of the Orochi
1 month ago
+1 my dude! @your reddit post,
More lands imo. Also more big ramp... seems like Vorinclex is a big target for removal, so ramping up to 15+ mana a turn seems like the way to go.
I think the biggest problem is that you're splitting themes and trying to jam infect. A lot of seemingly powerful cards don't have synergy with the rest of the deck. Only ~12 cards directly create +1/+1 counters. So (eg.) Hardened Scales really does nothing.
...Cut incidental Infect:
-1Phyrexian Swarmlord... I love this card but, even when you're all in on infect it isn't that good...
(I think the other infect cards with 5+ power as soft, 2-card combos with your commmander are viable).
...Cut fatties with no evasion:
-1Rampaging Baloths... incidental 4/4s aren't worthwhile
-1Ulvenwald Hydra... no synergy
2 months ago
Hey, thanks for the suggestions SirQuixano! I totally missed that Ivy Lane Denizen puts the counter on any target creature, not just the creature that entered the battlefield, with Aerie Ouphes it'd be a wincon in its own right!
I did test with Bramble Elemental a while back, but noticed there weren't really enough Auras in the deck to get much value out of it. I'll give it another try with the new Auras and see how it works out.
3 months ago
As for The Great Henge, The Ozolith, Heroic Intervention, Hardened Scales, Doubling Season, Branching Evolution and so many other spicey - yet pricey - cards, please keep the description of the deck in mind. This deck is going to be a budget build to be an entry in a Secret Santa type thing. My playgroups' gentleman's agreement is ~30,00€/$40.00 maximum - plus cards that sit in our binders which we don't mind giving away.
Also, the deck's supposed to be played in a low powered pod, which we would score 3-4/10 by our metrics. The easiest way to do that is have most cards either fit the counters theme or one of the subthemes such as fighting instead of being generically good. Meaning, cards like Inspiring Call and Sporeback Troll fit a lot better than Heroic Intervention, Wrap in Vigor, Lightning Greaves, Swiftfoot Boots and the likes.
I still have Tuskguard Captain and Bramblewood Paragon in a box somewhere. I might add them as extras. For the moment i think Champion of Lambholt, Gnarlid Colony and Pridemalkin should be plenty to enable hits.
I'm quite sure Longshot Squad is one of those boxes, too. It'll have to be an extra for now, since i won't know if the deck's even facing flyers until all Secret Santas are revealed. Nice catch though!
Hydra's Growth and Increasing Savagery have been on my mind as well, yet they fit Mowu, Loyal Companion so much better than the other interchangable commanders. Going wide and wild with counters is a lot more entertaining than just going big. Same goes for Managorger Hydra. Sure it's straight forward, but something like Forgotten Ancient can enable a variety of things - at half the price.
As for Yorvo, Lord of Garenbrig, there are only so few creatures that would trigger his second ability reliably at the moment: Bloodspore Thrinax, Renata, Called to the Hunt, Verdurous Gearhulk and Vigor. If i would be looking for creatures that do something similar to his first ability i'd propably consider Ivy Lane Denizen for its flexibility instead.
Anyhow, thanks again for your kind words and suggestions!
ps. MapPsycho thanks for your flattering words as well! :)