Narset of the Ancient Way

Narset of the Ancient Way

Legendary Planeswalker — Narset

+1: You gain 2 life. Gain , or . Spend this mana only to cast a noncreature spell.

-2: Draw a card, then you may discard a card. When you discard a nonland card this way, Narset of the Ancient Way deals damage equal to that card's converted mana cost to target creature or planeswalker.

-6: You get an emblem with "Whenever you cast a noncreature spell, this emblem deals 2 damage to any target."

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Arena Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Brawl Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Gladiator Legal
Highlander Legal
Historic Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Modern Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Pioneer Legal
Pre-release Legal
Standard Legal
Unformat Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Custom Legal
Quest Magic Legal

Narset of the Ancient Way Discussion

StarstormKK on Flaming shark tornado

1 month ago

I was looking around for a deck to build that uses Shark Typhoon because I keep finding them in the packs I buy. I came across yours and I like the idea of using Unpredictable Cyclone in conjunction with it. It allows you to cheat out more expensive spells pretty effectively, while still creating a shark army. On that note, I would completely revamp the spells you have chosen, aside from Neutralize and Boon of the Wish-Giver , because they need to have cycling to trigger this awesome effect. I do really like Narset of the Ancient Way for this deck. I would remove Teferi, Time Raveler unless you decide to use more sorceries, like Essence Fracture .

In any case, I love the basic concept and enjoyed trying to think about some synergy for it.

9-lives on LIfelink and prevention

3 months ago

Could I use Narset of the Ancient Way as my commander?

ShiltonCDXX on New Standard Shrines

4 months ago

Hey KongMing thanks for the suggestions but card draw isn't usually an issue that I run into enough to justify Whirlwind of Thought . I can see Narset of the Ancient Way having some use and may try her out in a variant, along with Shark Typhoon though they would probably fit better in the 80 card yorion version of this deck. I have really tried to streamline this version into boardwipes, exile effects, and protection for the shrines. Thanks again for the feedback.

-Ugin Update- I can't believe I hadn't thought about it but Sorcerous Spyglass is now this decks answer to Ugin.

KongMing on New Standard Shrines

4 months ago

How about Narset of the Ancient Way ? Also, Whirlwind of Thought gives you solid card replacement. They're both a little color restrictive, but effective and share the Shrine theme.

Shark Typhoon might also be hilarious, too.

Azeworai on Kaldheim's Walkers

8 months ago

So, we've seen a consistent theme within the past Standard releases since War of the Spark, being the Planeswalkers. What always happens is that there are three 'Walkers—two returning characters and one new. Throne of Eldraine had these two, this one, and Elk; Theros, Beyond Death had her, that one, and him; Ikoria had High-Kick, this guy, and that person; and, lastly, Zendikar Rising had this compeer, this complice, and this confrere. (Ran out of things to call them).

With each of these people clearly stated above, and with the coming of Kaldheim, I am much curious as to what players may speculate. We know that it is a frore, hiemal terrain, being a Nordic-esc setting, but I know not anyone who would suit this setting. Sarkhan that beseems the wintry world, but the other returning character is more difficult to isolate.

More so as a follow-up in the same thread, any ideas for the new Planeswalker's design?

Quantum_Breaker on Favorite Mtg Art?

9 months ago

Narset of the Ancient Way and the other comic style cards from ikoria

amena60 on If a planeswalker becomes creature …

9 months ago

Hi! The question is for that example: I have Narset of the Ancient Way and Sarkhan the Masterless on battlefield.

Use the first ability of Sarkhan and becomes the two planeswalker in dragon 4/4.

Secondly, use Deafening Clarion dealt 3 damage and giving both creatures lifelink.

The Question: If I use the second ability of Narset, gain life with the damage?


Stardragon on Walking the Eternities

11 months ago

Thxs LeaPlath, TriusMalarky, Flooremoji and Oloro_Magic for all your help

Now Update

Cards cut:

Archangel of Tithes

Baird, Steward of Argive

Isperia, Supreme Judge


Call the Gatewatch

1xOath of Teferi

Jeskai Banner

Raugrin Crystal

Nahiri, the Harbinger

Tibalt, Rakish Instigator- Moved to maybe may add to side board to stop life gain deck if they're a thing in pioneer

Tezzeret, Artifice Master- Moved to Maybe

Narset of the Ancient Way




Cards Added:

2xNarset, Parter of Veils

3xOath of Nissa

4xGrowth Spiral

2xFires of Invention

2xOath of Chandra

2xDig Through Time

2xDeploy the Gatewatch

2xRender Silent

2xAbsorb-I that TriusMalarky said to have Absorb but than i remembered Render Silent and put both on here for know I will get rid of the weaker one, gaining life is nice but stopping players from casting other spells is too nice to ignore but im sure how many deck will have more than one spell per turn to be played in pioneer


2xInterplanar Beacon

2xSunpetal Grove

2xCinder Glade

2xHinterland Harbor

1x Ugin, the Spirit Dragon- For big finisher

2x Spark Double- Mostly for fill but being able to copy planeswalkers is a nice boon though for 4 mana might be too much

Still going to find room for Wrath effects

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