Nezahal, Primal Tide

Nezahal, Primal Tide

Legendary Creature — Elder Dinosaur

Nezahal, Primal Tide can't be countered.

You have no maximum hand size.

Whenever an opponent casts a noncreature spell, draw a card.

Discard three cards: Exile Nezahal. Return it to the battlefield tapped under its owner's control at the beginning of the next end step.

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

Nezahal, Primal Tide occurrence in decks from the last year

Nezahal, Primal Tide Discussion

Housegheist on LochNess-Monsters

1 month ago

I cutted Nezahal, Primal Tide for Return of the Wildspeaker. Although the artwork and name fit the theme, in the end it‘s a dinosaur and too expensive to cast/to protect - in addition not castable with Quest for Ula's Temple. Return of the Wildspeaker can draw tons of cards because of your big creatures or help to push the final damage through.

KorvoldMizzet on Sakashima, of a thousand faces …

2 months ago

Y'all, I need help building this deck, I have the best colors for clones, now I just need some broken, stackable legendary (and non-legendary) creatures, please bring it at me!

The reason I am committed to Sultai is for Dimir cards like Evil Twin and simic cards like Progenitor Mimic

My reason for choosing Reyhan, Last of the Abzan, is for the situation that my opponents have nothing good to copy and I can just go off with stackable +1/+1 counters and win off commander damage.

Once I build the deck IRL, I will post the decklist here, and then close the thread, I appreciate the help!

(I'm not talking card recs like Sol Ring, Arcane Signet, Cyclonic Rift or any other staples, I'm looking for niche cards that will make for a fun/unique play experience)

(Also, I already know about all the other clone cards, so pls don't recommend cards like Progenitor Mimic)

Cards like: Soul Foundry, Mimic Vat, Nezahal, Primal Tide, Lithoform Engine and Experiment Kraj

KorvoldMizzet on Sakashima, of a thousand faces …

2 months ago

Thank you! These are great recs! I was also thinking about Nezahal, Primal Tide

abby315 on Illuna, Wishlist

4 months ago

I don't think you have nearly enough token targets for all of your Polymorph spells. It's a bit hard to count but I think you have about 9, and most of those are lands (which you might need)?

There's a lot of efficient token generation effects in your colors:
Dragon Fodder / Krenko's Command
Saproling Migration
Lazotep Plating is also a fantastic card that happens to create a token.

Sandwurm Convergence is a great enchantment hit that would also allow you to keep the Polymorph train running.

I don't think you have nearly enough cycling to take advantage of Unpredictable Cyclone or Hollow One (which is also a sad hit off of Polymorph) so I would cut them.

Also, Polymorphing into a cascade creature does not get you the cascade trigger. I know they might be in there as pseudo-Polymorph effects, but there are so many legit Polymorph effects that I don't think the ones you have are worth it. Maelstrom Wanderer is a possible exception because it has a decent ability if you hit it with Polymorph.

Titanoth Rex and Yidaro, Wandering Monster are super underwhelming.

Here are some other creatures to consider that are better Polymorph hits, because they have ETB effects:
Apex Altisaur
Nezahal, Primal Tide

Transmogrify is a polymorph spell you've missed, and it also works as a pseudo-removal spell. Reality Scramble is great, too, because you can polymorph any permanent.

Finally, you might want a few other Mutate creatures because they can retrigger Illuna. I'd only consider big creatures that you don't mind hitting on Polymorph, so:
Sawtusk Demolisher
Auspicious Starrix

Rageinn on When Rashmi crafts a sea creature army...

4 months ago

Definitively need a Kiora planeswalker and one stated in the other comment is Kiora, Behemoth Beckoner (untap engine)

Nezahal, Primal Tide would be great

Thornwood Falls should be cheap dual land with +1life

Thespian's Stage is a land copythat combo with Arixmethes wen its a land (you pay with arix tap thespian to copy it with 0 sleep counters since its already on the battlefield.) You will have to sack you original since you cant have to same legendary.

Cold-Eyed Selkie could replace Elusive Krasis (more flexible mana and great card engine)

Sigiled Starfish replaced by Kiora's Follower. If youre looking not to miss land draw then put a card that can untap one land you got

Thing in the Ice  Flip can unwillingly board clear you since it auto flip and you got no horrors except that card

Sea-Dasher Octopus for its 2mana flash mutate. Good card engine or mutate over non-octopus/leviatan/kraken to protect it from Whelming Wave

Lightning Greaves better then Swiftfoot Boots but you can have both

RangersGuild on 1 mana commanders

6 months ago

I just recently made decks around some of the prime dinosaurs. My favorite is Nezahal, Primal Tide and another one that I used in a deck is Ghalta, Primal Hunger. Ghata can have for really interesting and funny decks build around it, and Nezahal can be a monster. Especially with cards that make it unblock able or buff it's damage.

iRidetheTvan on Let's See what isn't Written shall we?

6 months ago

some girthy blue bois include Nezahal, Primal Tide, Pearl Lake Ancient, or Tromokratis but these arent as good as eldrazis

RhythmBeast on

6 months ago

Great list! I recently built a Rielle deck, and this list is not too far off from what I have been playing. I'm wondering what you thought of switching Nezahal, Primal Tide for Spark Double? Nez has great synergy, but kind of a high CMC. Getting an extra draw/discard pinger or and extra Rielle for 3U seems almost too good, in my opinion.

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