Orcish Lumberjack

Orcish Lumberjack

Creature — Orc

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multimedia on Omnath Elemental Tribal

1 month ago

Hey, for a first deck this is well done on a budget. Nice Foothills Expedition :)

Ask yourself do you need Elemental tribal with Omnath? My advice will hopefully give you ideas of how you can make upgrades with Omnath by getting away from the tribal theme. Omnath by himself is an Elemental engine, creating Elementals with landfall. Focus more on ramp and landfall for Omnath as your main source of Elementals, not other Elemental creatures.

The cards you cast before Omnath should help you to cast Omnath which will do a lot more for gameplay then casting some Elementals before him. Still play some Elementals such as Ashaya, Soul of the Wild and Bane of Progress , but play these because they're good cards not because they're Elementals. Elementals such as Creeping Trailblazer and Lavakin Brawler aren't good enough even with Elemental synergy.

Cards in the early game you want to cast are ramp.

Lotus Cobra , Tireless Provisioner and Stone-Seeder Hierophant are important budget cards because of landfall which makes them combo with Perilous Forays + Omnath to repeatedly pay for the sac activation of Forays.


Ramunap Excavator , Mina and Denn, Wildborn and Moraug, Fury of Akoum are good budget support cards who are not Elementals; they're support comes from interactions with lands. Excavator lets you play lands from your graveyard which is excellent with Fetch lands for landfall: Foothills, Passage, Wilds, Expanse, Myriad Landscape , Naya Panorama , Jund Panorama . Excavator makes cards that make you sac a land when you cast them better since you can then play the land you saced from your graveyard. Excavator is also good with Valakut Exploration which is landfall for card advantage or damage to all opponents.

Wildborn lets you play another land on your turn and it also has an ability to bounce a land you control to give Omnath trample. Moraug can be a win condition with landfall giving you extra combat steps to attack with Omnath and 5/5 Elementals. You get an extra combat step after a main phase for each landfall trigger.

If you're interested in these suggestions then I offer more advice. Good luck with your deck.

TriusMalarky on Snakes need wheels, they don’t have feet *Primer*

2 months ago

Personally I'd run both Petal and Monke but that's the fast mana lover in me. You might also consider rituals like Desperate Ritual , Pyretic Ritual , Rite of Flame . Also Orcish Lumberjack . Of course, they're just cards I'd run and I had on the top of my head so I threw them at you without rereading the decklist to even know if they're there.

plakjekaas on Are there any old cards …

4 months ago

The combination of Burgeoning and Ghost Town with any landfall on board is great.

Seeds of Innocence is a great green alternative to Vandalblast that I've never seen anyone else consider, even though it's cheaper than Creeping Corrosion in mana. I'm using it in my cEDH Marwyn, the Nurturer deck, to blow up a lot of opposing fast mana very early. Getting rid of someone's Mana Vault , Sol Ring , Chrome Mox and Mox Diamond on turn 2 is amazing, and your opponent only gains 2 life for that.

In the same vein, Meltdown is an amazing card if your deck is light on artifacts itself.

My Vaevictis Asmadi, the Dire deck is all about ramping out the commander fast, give it haste and have fun with the transformation trigger. Orcish Lumberjack and Tinder Wall are very overlooked and efficient mana dorks to help complete that goal.

Epicurus on Grandlandlord Radha *$50 Budget*

8 months ago

Hi there! I sifted through your list and chose 9 cards from amongst the higher price tags that I thought you could live without, then came up with 9 cheaper cards that seem to fit with what you have going here. I hope it's helpful

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MagicMarc on Commander Legends card is going …

8 months ago

@VampDemigod: Guess #2: It's not three mana of any color but Orcish Lumberjack is another good one.

bryanedds on Double Dragon

9 months ago

Orcish Lumberjack might be something to consider here.

VampDemigod on OVERplayed cards?

9 months ago

Tangent: Great underrated card: Orcish Lumberjack. I’ve heard it referred to as lotus orc. Five mana on turn 2....I mean come on, this should be in every Gruul deck.

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