Nissa's Pilgrimage

Nissa's Pilgrimage

Sorcery

Search your library for up to two basic Forest cards, reveal those cards, and put one onto the battlefield tapped and the rest into your hand. Then shuffle your library.

Spell mastery — If there are two or more instant and/or sorcery cards in your graveyard, search your library for up to three basic Forest cards instead of two.

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Commander 2017 (C17) Common
Magic Origins (ORI) Common
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Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Casual Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Pioneer Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Frontier Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Nissa's Pilgrimage occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.03%

Green: 0.47%

Nissa's Pilgrimage Discussion

seshiro_of_the_orochi on Her Royal Fluffness

2 days ago

RxPhantom: What you say makes sense. After writing my question, I thought about it by myself. I decided to drop Beanstalk Giant, Nissa's Pilgrimage and Bow of Nylea, and I replaced them with one copy of each Llanowar Elves, Elvish Mystic and Arbor Elf. The Giant is a worse Cultivate, and the deathtouch bow grants isn't as useful as I thought. Right now, I'm undecided if I should re-add Pilgrimage for Skyshroud Claim. As all my basics are forest, it's basically a Cultivate with a slight upside. I'll have to think about this.

number61971 on Titania, Landscaper of Argoth

3 weeks ago

Sometimes this deck just goes off. Won two 3-player games today (vs Atla Palani, Nest Tender and Tasigur, the Golden Fang) in 25 minutes.

First game was fueled by turn 1 Exploration, followed by Nissa's Pilgrimage, Titania, Protector of Argoth and Fortitude.

Second game was turn 1 Sol Ring, turn 2 Freyalise, Llanowar's Fury, turn 3 Skyshroud Claim and Oracle of Mul Daya, and before anybody could do anything I ultimated Freyalise, played Hornet Queen and followed up with Craterhoof Behemoth.

Green Rawr!! before any coherent defense could be mustered. Nuts.

jakeelephant006 on Nylea, Hydra-eyed

1 month ago

Interesting build. If this is really a Hydra deck, then Gargos, Vicious Watcher is probably the better general but Nylea, Keen-Eyed is a cool choice. Also, there are a few interesting picks in here. First off, I would cut one of your two Genesis Waves for a Forest or some other green non-basic or utility land. I'll stick with non-creature spells for now. I'd for sure take out Tempt with Discovery in favor of a Skyshroud Claim, Circuitous Route, or Explosive Vegetation. Other than that everything in non-creatres looks pretty good. If you're looking for cuts I'll list the top few cards I think could get cut. Nissa, Vital Force doesn't seem at her best since you don't have too much landfall synergy. Bow of Nylea isn't an amazing card, but it is a super utility piece and it's very flavorful. I'd also say you could try slotting in a Kenrith's Transformation or a similar green removal enchantment. Return to Nature, Krosan Grip, or Reclamation Sage (Since you're running Woodland Bellower) could also warrant a slot for additional removal. You also seem a tad bit short on card draw. You've got a little bit, but I think it could be bolstered a bit. Harmonize, Zendikar Resurgent, Guardian Project, and Lifecrafter's Bestiary are all good options. Just a couple other ideas here: Rhonas's Monument, Nissa's Pilgrimage, Shared Summons, and maybe a Triumph of the Hordes or Overwhelming Stampede.

Padlio77 on Howl of the Night Pack

1 month ago

5dollarMTG I think that Nissa's Pilgrimage might come out to be better than Cultivate, since the deck changed to mono-green.

Wren's Run Packmaster is a great card, but an elf synergy is needed. In this case, 3x Sylvan Ranger, 2x Wren's Run Packmaster for 3x Duskwatch Recruiter  Flip, 2x Cultivate + 4x Llanowar Elves, might be ok.

Padlio77 on Howl of the Night Pack

1 month ago

@ 5dollarMTG I think that Nissa's Pilgrimage might come out to be better than Cultivate, since the deck changed to mono-green.

Wren's Run Packmaster is a great card, but an elf synergy is needed. In this case, 3x Duskwatch Recruiter  Flip, 2x Cultivate for 3x Sylvan Ranger, 2x Wren's Run Packmaster + 4x Llanowar Elves, might be ok.

5dollarMTG on Howl of the Night Pack

1 month ago

Cool deck idea! I'm working on a budget wolf deck myself right now.

3cmc is pretty much the going rate for two lands. Nissa's Pilgrimage gives you the possibility of three for 3, but it won't let you grab a mountain for Immerwolf.

Llanowar Elves is definitely the best budget ramp for green. If you want, you could replace Sylvan Ranger with Scorned Villager  Flip, which is more on theme.

The other card that could help you get to Howl of the Nightpack is Wren's Run Packmaster (although you probably want to keep Sylvan Ranger as a champion target if you're going to run that). Your opponent will be less likely to attack into a bunch of deathtouch creatures, giving you more time to set up for nightpack.

Thanks for all the love over at 5dollarMTG - I'll let you know when I get my own wolf deck posted!

Deadpoo111 on $15 Commander Deck | Arashi, the Sky Asunder

1 month ago

Anti-sticky_keys: yeah I plan on trading for Nissa's Pilgrimage when I get the chance

Beebles on Mina & Denn's Supermassive Landmass | Primer V-THB

1 month ago

Hey ThaneGarrus.

Thanks for checking out the deck and for giving me some the tips! I gladly answer your questions:

  • Tendershoot Dryad has been on the maybeboard for a long time, and I agree it would fit the deck perfectly. I really tried to add it, but I couldn’t find a good spot for it in the end :/. I kind of stopped trying after Field of the Dead satisfied my desire to add another token maker :).
  • It is true that the deck wants to keep a low profile. However, that’s only until we are ready for a big explosive play! Omnath and baloth both provide that ability for explosiveness that I want with this deck. On average you should be able to get 2 lands out the turn you bring them out, which is already decent value if someone should indeed take it out. But their ceiling is pretty high combined with something like Scapeshift or Traverse the Outlands. So those 2 landfall creatures are not going anywhere :).
  • I wrote about why I did not include Elvish Reclaimer in my M20 update. Short answer: it takes 3 turns before you can use the land you want, and that is too slow for what I want with this deck. I don’t think it compares that well with crop rotation, which gives you any land right now, untapped.
  • Nissa's Pilgrimage is a bit too taxing for this deck as I only run 9 basics, and I don’t like that it doesn’t fix. In a similar vein, I valued Blighted Woodland over Myriad Landscape in this build, and there are no lands I want to cut for it atm.
  • Castle Garenbrig is useful, but not necessary in this build. And unlike most other decks, every landslot here is super contested, so “useful” isn’t good enough to make the cut unfortunately :). Also, I don’t run that many creatures here.
  • I don’t think Living Twister is all that good tbh. I agree that a commander deck should also function well without the commander, but that doesn’t mean it should always be able to do what the commander does. This deck has many paths to victory that do not require Mina and Denn.
  • I got asked about Tempt with Discovery before. It is a fun card, but I personally don’t like that it is not reliable. Sometimes you might get lucky and get 4 lands, but most of the time I would get only one, ór my opponents do what they shóuld do and search for a strip mine and destroy the one land I actually wanted to get. The point is that there is no way to tell what you will get and I prefer reliability in my tutors.
  • I used to run Kessig Wolf Run for a long time, but I removed it to test other lands. I assure you, the deck has plenty of staying power late game ;), but I agree it is a strong card to have access to. Maybe it will find it’s way back someday.

Thanks again for sharing your thoughts! I’ve been thinking to add a section to the primer to talk about cards that I did not include. Maybe I will start that soon :). I will also have a look at your modified deck list at a later time.

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