Natural State

Natural State

Instant

Destroy target artifact or enchantment with converted mana cost 3 or less.

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Set Rarity
Oath of the Gatewatch (OGW) Common

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Legality

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

Natural State occurrence in decks from the last year

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Natural State Discussion

irish_trunks on Everyone Hates Yisan

3 months ago

I love Yisan, absolutely my favorite commander. Just a few suggestions. Yisan is usually fast enough that something like Sword of the Paruns wouldn't really be necessary, you should be versing enough to have blockers or just flat out take damage until your board state is ready to decimate with that big ol' Craterhoof. Skyshroud Poacher has too high cmc for my taste personally to eventually tutor for an elf. Also have you had good success with Magus of Candelabra?

Removal like Lignify, Natural State, or Return to Nature are cheap and fantastic to use. If you're ok putting a bit more money into the deck, some stax pieces like Trinisphere, Thorn of Amethyst, or Sphere of Resistance are really good at slowing your opponents down without really slowing you down since you're usually generating tons of mana anyways.

Destroyerbirb on Tour de France

3 months ago

Balaam__ Try and go for a lower curve. In competitive formats, two costing removal like Return to Nature, Wilt and Naturalize are harder to cast and slower than one mana removal such as Nature's Claim and Natural State. Try and use as little mana as possible for your removal, as you'll be able to do more things you want, and will need to hold up less mana.

SynergyBuild on Staples of the Format

3 months ago

Key Cantrips:

Ponder, Preordain, Brainstorm, Gitaxian Probe

Key Draw:

Mystic Remora, Rhystic Study, Sylvan Library, Dark Confidant, Ad Nauseam, Mindblade Render, Oakhame Adversary, Waste Not, Notion Thief, Sensei's Divining Top

Key Wheels:

Wheel of Fortune, Windfall, Timetwister, Dark Deal

Key Tutors:

Enlightened Tutor, Mystical Tutor, Vampiric Tutor, Demonic Tutor, Gamble, Worldly Tutor, Lim-Dul's Vault, Eladamri's Call

Key Recursion:

Yawgmoth's Will, Underworld Breach, Noxious Grasp, Reap, Eternal Witness

Key Mana Rocks:

Mana Crypt, Sol Ring, Mox Diamond, Chrome Mox, Lotus Petal, Mox Opal, Mox Amber, Mana Vault, Grim Monolith, Basalt Monolith, Arcane Signet, Fellwar Stone, the Signets and Talismans, Mind Stone, and Thought Vessel

Key Mana Dorks:

Deathrite Shaman, Birds of Paradise, Noble Hierarch, Avacyn's Pilgrim, Elves of Deep Shadow, Elvish Mystic, Llanowar Elves, Fyndhorn Elves, Arbor Elf, Boreal Druid, Bloom Tender, Priest of Titania, Faeburrow Elder

Key Mana Ramp (Other):

Dockside Extortionist, Kinnan, Bonder Prodigy, Smothering Tithe, Carpet of Flowers, Curse of Opulence, Derevi, Empyrial Tactician, Wild Growth, Dark Ritual, Cabal Ritual

Key Stax/Hate:

Collector Ouphe, Notion Thief, Ashiok, Dream Render, Narset, Parter of Veils, Null Rod, Linvala, Keeper of Silence, Cursed Totem, Grafdigger's Cage, Chains of Mephistopheles, Rest in Peace, Aven Mindcensor, Drannith Magistrate

Key Blue Countermagic:

Swan Song, Spell Pierce, Flusterstorm, Miscast, Dispel, Force of Will, Force of Negation, Mental Misstep, Fierce Guardianship, Pact of Negation, Mana Drain, Dovin's Veto, Drown in the Loch, Counterspell

Key Non-Blue Countermagic:

Silence, Veil of Summer, Autumn's Veil, Red Elemental Blast, Pyroblast, Deflecting Swat

Key Removal:

Chain of Vapor, Swords to Plowshares, Nature's Claim, Dismember, Fatal Push, Vandalblast, Winds of Abandon, Cyclonic Rift, Gilded Drake, Oko, Thief of Crowns, Legacy's Allure, Abrade, Abrupt Decay, Assassin's Trophy, Drown in the Loch, By Force, Shattering Spree, Natural State

Key Wincons:

Demonic Consultation, Tainted Pact, Thassa's Oracle, Jace, Wielder of Mysteries

Lands are Fetches, Horizon Duals, Og Duals, Shocks, Pain lands, sometimes triomes, sometimes the castles. Command Tower, City of Brass, Mana Confluence, Exotic Orchard, Forbidden Orchard, Gemstone Caverns, Gemstone Mine, Ancient Tomb, Gaea's Cradle, Wirewood Lodge, Mystic Sanctuary

GhostChieftain on Favorite Answers?

4 months ago

Hard to pin down a favorite with path, swords, trophy, abrupt decay, natures claim. I do have a pet removal card in Natural State though. It may not be my favorite overall, but it is a good fringe card that I usually jam in for extra removal that most won't.

BRG24 on Selesnya Pioneer Bogles

4 months ago

Torchic I’d say it looks good. Obviously considering counters to Shadowspear will depend on how prevalent the card is in your meta - in mine the card sees play all the time. Natural State is very efficient, and since you’re mainly going to be targeting the spear it’s probably fine. I’ve take to running Return to Nature instead, there are a lot of decks running Uro, Titan of Nature's Wrath and Kroxa, Titan of Death's Hunger, and the extra flexibility to deal with those cards really helps, but it would be strictly worse if your meta doesn’t run any cards like that.

Torchic on Selesnya Pioneer Bogles

4 months ago

BRG24 thanks for the suggestion, I will take that into account. I looked at some of the top competitive decks and most do run the Adanto Vanguard I will find a good counter for the Shadowspear how about a card like Natural State ?

HyrdaDOOM666 on Elves Hydra Ritual

5 months ago

Overwhelming Stampede great damage and trample gain. Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx great devotion mana ramp. Craterhoof Behemoth another great damage and trample gain. The Ozolith to keep all your counters. I would move Force of Vigor, Natural State to sideboard. I would remove 2 Castle Garenbrig and all the Llanowar Reborn for regular Forest and 2Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx. I would also remove the 4 Managorger Hydra for 4 Khalni Hydra. Move the artifacts to side. I would also recomend putting in some Primalcrux but i wouldnt suggest straying away from the creature type past that,

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