Lotus Cobra

Legality

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

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Set Rarity
Iconic Masters (IMA) Rare
Zendikar (ZEN) Mythic Rare
Promo Set (000) Mythic Rare

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Lotus Cobra

Creature — Snake

Landfall — Whenever a land enters the battlefield under your control, you may add one mana of any color to your mana pool.

Lotus Cobra Discussion

SynergyBuild on seshiro_of_the_orochi

1 day ago

Hey, have you seen the new Stone-Coil Serpent?

An easy shoo-in for Snake-tribal, may be able to fill up some dead slots and be a real mana dump for the stupid amount of Mana that Lotus Cobra gives, as before it was just Hexdrinker

dingusdingo on Non dredge gitrog deck.

2 days ago

This is a somewhat strange request. The interaction between Dakmor Salvage and The Gitrog Monster is extremely strong, and very cheap monetarily. You should consider running a couple dredge cards for value anyways, as hitting 2-3 extra draws off a dredge is an easy and once again cheap monetarily way to get ahead in card advantage.

To humor you though, here's what I'd probably run.

And from there, round it out with some efficient early game beaters, some spot removal, land ramp, and a bit of card draw.

DrukenReaps on Friend in need

3 days ago

If you want to go comboy then a bunch of low cost mana dorks like Llanowar Elves , Elvish Mystic , and Lotus Cobra with Intruder Alarm to eventually pop down Craterhoof Behemoth ... But I wouldn't do that for someone's first deck. Especially in a more laid back meta.

Since you are a more laid back meta I would go for a focus on his second ability and just go all in on ETB effects. You might still include intruder alarm but it would be a value alarm rather than a combo alarm. Some awesome ETBs: Eternal Witness , Tatyova, Benthic Druid , God-Eternal Oketra , Mulldrifter , and Sun Titan .

RNR_Gaming on Omnath, Locus of Rage

1 week ago

Lotus Cobra is a pretty good card especially when paired with Perilous Forays which is already in your deck. You'll more than likely be able to alpha people with just sacrificing your tokens and domeing them.

Goretast on Chulane’s Tale of the Instant Win

1 week ago

Wow does this deck look fun to play. Thinking about changing my Karametra, God of Harvests deck due to Chulane being strictly better for a flicker strategy. I think Lotus Cobra would be a nice addition with the constant land drops. Earthcraft would also be great if you are chaining creature drops to net you untaps. Finally, Aetherflux Reservoir could be an easily tutorable alternate win-con if the plan goes bad.

Ehsteve on Lord Windgrace Sits Behind A Chasm

1 week ago

More points for discussion

I am no longer convinced that Omnath, Locus of Rage is the best fit for the deck his only real synergy in this case is when after paying his full cost (7 mana), resolving a Scapeshift , Splendid Reclamation before using a board wipe like Damnation or Blasphemous Act wherein all this time, Omnath, Locus of Rage himself is not removed. There seem to be just too many points of failure to too little reward in this case.

I believe that Avenger of Zendikar is in a slightly different boat as the plant tokens are put down as part of the resolution, and he is not reliant red mana as well as green mana to cast. The main mana accelerant in the deck is Cabal Coffers + Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth to try and resole a large Exsanguinate or Torment of Hailfire so colour fixing large cost spells is important. Most creatures are also based around synergies such as:

This excludes utility creatures such as Eternal Witness or Acidic Slime which are supposed to be broad stroke ways of dealing with multple situations/threats.

I think that potentially Omnath, Locus of Rage and Turntimber Sower may be the cuts to fit in Mirage Mirror and Elvish Reclaimer as more utility rather than trying divert resources into what feels like a 3-card synergy for which the deck has limited (or precious) tutors.

Other thoughts

When the deck was originally put together (from the precon) I was throwing around a whole bunch of cards and one that caught my eye was a foil copy of Reap and Sow I had lying around. Compared to Realms Uncharted and Hour of Promise it may appear underwhelming but it does have two important distinctions: the land enters untapped, and it can be a targeted land destruction spell if needed. Now specifically this could be used to destroy two lands if needed by entwining the costs and also retrieving a Wasteland or Strip Mine but I think that an unrestricted land search effect wouldn't be unwelcome. There is limited room for cuts until a bit more testing but I think that it could be a good supplemental effect. The only concern would be having an oversaturation of land search effects without payoffs.

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Lotus Cobra occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.04%

Green: 0.19%

Golgari: 0.12%