Jwar Isle Refuge

Jwar Isle Refuge

Land

Jwar Isle Refuge enters the battlefield tapped.

When Jwar Isle Refuge enters the battlefield, you gain 1 life.

: Gain or .

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Modern Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Unformat Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Custom Legal
Quest Magic Legal

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Jwar Isle Refuge Discussion

TheKamikazeBagel on Boat Tribal

1 month ago

Sarcastically says: "There's no boats in some of those lands, how dare this boat deck not have boats in its lands".

Jokes aside, I have done a non extensive search for boat inclusive lands.

PO2 Island #154/#156

ISD Island #254

AVR Island #234

SOI Island #288

XLN Island #265

XLN Island #264

Jumpstart Island #52

ISD Swamp #257

AVR Swamp #237

M19 Swamp #271

KHM Snow-Covered Island #278

SOI Highland Lake #277

Jwar Isle Refuge

Port of Karfell

River of Tears

Spirebluff Canal

Submerged Boneyard

THB Unknown Shores #249

XLN Unknown Shores #259

To note, while Innistrad #260 / Avacyn Restored #240 Mountains don't have boats, they do have lakes and lighthouses, and those fill out nicely with the other Adam Paquette ISD/AVR land cycle.

Non Lands:

Drag Under

Elder Deep-Fiend

Epiphany at the Drownyard

Grizzled Angler  Flip

Rise from the Tides

Seagraf Skaab

Vexing Scuttler

Peoni on Muldrotha, Sac N Snatch

9 months ago

Not too rude? So no Zur's Weirding then? :^)

I'm no Muldrotha pilot but this list seems pretty solid. I might suggest adding in more mana rocks like Arcane Signet or talismans. You could also make use of Farseek and Nature's Lore or Skyshroud Claim to fetch your shocks. I'd also recommend swapping out a few of your lands that come in tapped like Jwar Isle Refuge and Opulent Palace with stuff that can come in untapped. There are plenty of budget options like tainted lands, battle lands (this is the only one in your colors though :^( ), and of course some of the check lands are pretty affordable. There's also always ordinary basics. Nothing wrong with running more of them.

I like your deck! Hope this helps. :^)

LittleBlueHero on Hayabusa Deck - Dragon Ninja ***

9 months ago

Don't remove Watery Grave. The 2 life is something you always pay without a thought. It's nothing in commander. And if its in your opening hand without a one drop go ahead and play it tapped.

That said you do have a lot of lands that enter tapped. If you are going to cut though cut from ones that don't get you both colors or don't really help the gameplan.

Skyline Cascade for instance is a minor effect and only gets you blue, i'd rather have Castle Vantress here. The castle could come into play tapped but only needed one isalnd isn't much of a requirement and being able to scry is extra helpful for your deck. And Crypt of Agadeem can net you a lot of mana in some situations but since you aren't filling your graveyard on purpose like a reanimator deck chances are this won't do as much as it should sometimes, i'd play a Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth over this here. The tomb comes in untapped and makes sure all your lands tap for black just in case.

Also with only 5 islands and 4 swamps (6 and 5 if you change the above) the chances of you having three of either to get Witch's Cottage or Mystic Sanctuary to enter untapped and give you the benefit is unlikely. These are both better in mono colored decks or deck that are running a lot of basics. Both can easily be basics instead.

You have 13 lands that HAVE to come into play tapped. Thats way to many. if you make the above changes that brings you down to 9 that have to come in tapped... still a lot.

So, I know why you run Vesuva but I don't think you really need it in a two color deck. It would better suited in something three or more colors so it can help you fix. Our group doesn't run enough powerful lands to really want to copy anything super crazy. I would swap for Exotic Orchard. You may or may not get access to the colors you need with it but the way i see it is its an untapped dual land more often than not.

I would swap Frost Marsh for Underground River. I know that 1 damage may look scary but 9 times outta 10 you'll only need to tap it for colorless, the colored mana is there as a failsafe. And like I mentioned before 1 and 2 life is really nothing in commander. Jwar Isle Refuge could be Fetid Pools, yes it still comes in tapped but has the ability to cycle if you draw it late in the game which can be huge.

Lastly Dismal Backwater should be Polluted Delta if you can afford it. Again, don't be afraid of one life loss to fix your mana, the delta doesn't search for basics it searches for Swamps or Islands which means you can search up one of you lands that has the dual typing like Watery Grave or Sunken Hollow.

If you really don't want to spend the 25 or whatever it is though you could run run River of Tears instead.

After all that you have 6 lands that HAVE to come into play tapped. Which is only 1 more than I usually try to stick to at 5. Its not a perfect system but its worked for me.

ToastedBagl on Infect

1 year ago

Alchemist's Refuge and Jwar Isle Refuge seem solid too.

multimedia on CMDR Call of Yuriko

1 year ago

Hey, no deck is jank when it has Top, Rack, Demonic, Drain and Study :)

Baleful Strix isn't a Ninja without Arcane Adaptation , but it has good synergy with Commander Ninjutsu as low mana cost draw. Strix and Yuriko interact as a drawing engine for since Strix has flying and deathtouch it will more than likely attack unblocked. One drop Wingcrafter is good with Yuriko and Ninjutsu because has flying and gives the Soulbound creature flying. It's Soulbound can keep changing since it triggers when a creature ETB and you choose if you want to pair that creature with Wingcrafter.

With the high budget here there's really no reason to play terrible lands such as Submerged Boneyard , Dismal Backwater and Jwar Isle Refuge . Lands that could replace these are Underground River , Darkslick Shores , City of Brass . Mystic Sanctuary is powerful because the card you recur is put on top of your library.

Consider adding Temporal Trespass , Dig Through Time and Treasure Cruise ? More cards that have high CMC for Yuriko's trigger, but you can cast them with delve for much lower CMC. Vampiric Tutor , Lim-Dul's Vault and Insidious Dreams are other instant tutors that put the cards you get on top of your library. Chain of Vapor is good removal spell with Yuriko.

Cards to consider cutting:

  • Spellbook
  • Folio of Fancies
  • Erratic Portal
  • Venser's Journal
  • Downsize
  • Drowned Secrets
  • Price of Knowledge

Good luck with your deck.

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