Path to Exile

Path to Exile

Instant

Exile target creature. Its controller may search his or her library for a basic land card, put that card onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle his or her library.

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Set Rarity
Mystery Booster (MYS1) None
Signature Spellbook: Gideon (SS2) Rare
Explorers of Ixalan (EO2) None
Commander Anthology (CM1) Uncommon
Modern Masters 2017 Edition (MM3) Uncommon
Modern Event Deck (MD1) Uncommon
Modern Masters (MMA) Uncommon
Duel Decks: Venser vs. Koth (DDI) Uncommon
MTG: Commander (CMD) Uncommon
Archenemy (ARC) Uncommon
Conflux (CON) Uncommon
FNM Promos (FNM) Rare
Promo Set (000) Rare
Promo set for Gatherer (PSG) Rare

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Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Highlander Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Pioneer Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Frontier Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Path to Exile occurrence in decks from the last year

Legacy:

All decks: 0.16%

Modern:

All decks: 1.06%

White: 18.26%

WU (Azorius): 25.85%

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.16%

White: 1.33%

WU (Azorius): 1.7%

GW (Selesnya): 1.66%

WB (Orzhov): 0.74%

RW (Boros): 2.57%

WUB (Esper): 0.68%

RGW (Naya): 2.11%

GWU (Bant): 0.74%

RBW (Mardu): 0.86%

Path to Exile Discussion

GenoSans on Treefolk Tribal Assault Formation GO!

1 day ago

Maybe replace Crib Swap with Path to Exile? But maybe not if you're trying to keep it budget

Otherwise, Awesome deck. Personnally one of my favorite tribes

Elesius on Selesnya big tokens

1 week ago

If price isn’t an issue, I’d recommend Rhys the Redeemed and Voice of Resurgence. I’d also recommend control cards like Path to Exile or the multi-purpose Beast Within.

Crested Sunmare has an amusing synergy with Trostani, but may not be much use without her.

x2sock on Atla Palani

1 week ago

I did build Ghired, Conclave Exile myself using the Precon. I found smth like Hammer of Purphoros, Fires of Yavimaya and Anger to be rather usefull.

For some Creatures i can suggest Aurelia, the Warleader, a little bit more but not that expensive and hits rly hard. And since you what big creatures maybe include a Helm of the Host

Swords to Plowshares works good so do Path to Exile, Generous Gift, Beast Within and Chaos Warp as well as Decimate. If you ever fall behind on board smth like Blasphemous Act helped me a lot.

I would play lands such as Temple of Triumph, Temple of Plenty, Temple of Abandon over Guildgates for sure. Maybe you like the Vivid Lands over some of the Guildgates (or similiar). Vivid Crag, Vivid Grove and Vivid Meadow.

Some funny lands to cheat in big stuff aswell are Hideaway Lands. Windbrisk Heights, Mosswort Bridge, Spinerock Knoll.

I guess Shocklands are not the budget you are looking for? Temple Garden,Stomping Ground and Sacred Foundry But maybe the Painlands? Karplusan Forest, Brushland and Battlefield Forge.

x2sock on Selenia's Shenanigans - They never see it coming.

1 week ago

Return to Dust is more expensive but work better than Disenchant in some cases. Any white deck which is not green might want to play Land Tax or Smothering Tithe Some good card draw card which you are missing out on is Phyrexian Arena

Some very good white removals are Path to Exile, Swords to Plowshares and Generous Gift since it can target anything. Vindicate is good aswell but just sorcery speed.

And since you are not playing that many creatures myb include smth like Damnation, Decree of Pain, Plague Wind, Overwhelming Forces, Wrath of God

And that's just me, but i like to throw in a Mana Tithe just to catch some people of gurad, they dont expect a counterspell from a white/black deck.

x2sock on Don't hurt me, am baby

1 week ago

Idyllic Tutor to find your Enchanments more consistent. And i think your deck could need some single target removal such as Path to Exile,Swords to Plowshares or Generous Gift. I dont think you want to burn a boardwipe for that everytime.

And as far is noticed your deck likes a lot of life so maybe throw in a Ajani, Strength of the Pride

jakeyuki12 on Angelic Assualt

1 week ago

Hiya! Your deck has a few rather glaring issues, so let me spell them out.

1) Your mana-curve is absurdly top heavy. I suggest some heavy readjustment to your mana-curve. Otherwise, you'll find your deck is really, really clunky.

2) You have very few ways to consistently generate card advantage. Look into ways to generate card advantage in Boros that synergize with your deck.

3) Your ramp is lower than it probably should be considering how high your mana-curve is, and your ramp is quite inefficient. I recommend putting in more ramp and make your ramp either two-mana mana-rocks (Boros Signet, Talisman of Conviction, etc.) or big mana-rocks (Gilded Lotus, Thran Dynamo, etc.).

4) White has the best removal in the game, and you're missing out on a lot of it. Efficient removal like Swords to Plowshares and Path to Exile, Flexible removal like Generous Gift, some of the best board-wipes like Austere Command, both single-target removal and board-wipe in Winds of Abandon, and much, much more.

Boros is my favorite color combination, so let me know if you need help with card suggestions!

slashdotdash on 5 color no theme deck

1 week ago

Dear Kronhamilton

Golos, Tireless Pilgrim is my favorite commander, and I've been brewing around him ever since he was teased. Let me just say you've chosen an excellent commander.

(I’ve written quite a lot in an attempt to make a sort of guide for you, so if you want the short version, check out the Suggestions panel)

Golos can be tricky to build around since he can do literally anything pretty well. The easiest way to make an effective Golos deck is to lean into Golos's 7 Mana Rainbow Wheel Of Death. Before getting into that though, we need to cover some EDH deckbuilding basics.

I think the most useful advice I can give someone who is just beginning to explore the deck-building territory of EDH is to structure your deck and mind your Ratios. By this I mean it is useful to categorize the cards in your deck according to the role they fulfill.

We’ll begin by looking at some core categories that you’ll want to make your deck function effectively. Then I’ll present the Ratios (how many of each category of card) you will want to make a generic Golos deck function effectively. Next, I’ll include a detailed (but not totally complete, because I’d be here all day) catalogue of cards within some of those categories. I’ll also offer up some suggestions and input about some of your specific card choices. Lastly, since I’m about to unpack a lot of information, I will include a brief list of suggestions (see the bottom) for a generically good Golos ‘Shell’ that should be able to support most Golos strategies.

Categories

  • Draw

  • Ramp

  • Removal

  • Sweepers

  • Threats

  • Support

  • Land

Draw Show

Ramp Show

Removal Show

Sweepers Show

Threats Show

Support Show

Land Show

The art of Ratios is all about determining what combination of cards from each category makes your deck run the most smoothly.

Please note that these Ratios will not total to 99 cards. This is because you will invariably have extra flexibility to choose how your deck behaves even after establishing functional Ratios. Also keep in mind that although these Ratios do recommend you adhere to the minimum number of cards in each category, you still can choose which cards will fill those slots. The point is not to restrict your options, but instead to create a ‘Shell’ that is reliable enough to power your Threats cards, Support cards, and other cards. Whatever you do, make sure you have at least the minimum number of Draw and Ramp cards. THE MOST IMPORTANT CARDS IN THE DECK ARE DRAW AND RAMP!!!

While I ultimately suggest Ratios resembling the Basic Golos Shell, I will lay out the Ratios for several different Shells;

  • Template: a sort of baseline beginner’s guide which is commonly promoted as a place to start.

  • Basic Golos: a modified version of the Template that suites most Golos decks.

  • Control: a version tailored for a slower game with many Sweepers.

  • Aggro: a version designed to act quickly and deploy Threats before the opponents are prepared.

  • Big Mana: a version invested heavily into Ramp with the goal of deploying many end-game Threats.

  • Mega Mana: an even more extreme version of Big Mana with extremely expensive Threats.

Template Show

Basic Golos Show

Control Show

Aggro Show

Big Mana Show

Mega Mana Show

Draw Show

Please remember that any suggestions I make are because I am trying to help. Ultimately, the choices you make with your deck are up to you, and I can only provide constructive criticism based on my own experience and opinions.

Good luck :)

Ratio Fixing

The most effective change to your deck would probably be adjusting the Ratios, especially with regard to your Draw cards. Applying the most basic Template Shell, you want to have at least these three quantities nailed down for a smoother and reasonably powerful deck;

  • Lands – 36 --> You have 40 Lands (Cut 4 Lands)

  • Ramp – 10 --> You have 5 true Ramp cards (Add 5 to 8 Ramp cards)

  • Draw – 10 --> You have 3 true Draw cards (Add 7 to 10 Draw cards)

What I counted in your deck Show

Mutate

Depending on how strong your Mutate subtheme is, some of your Mutate inclusions may act as engines. However, I must state that Mutate is a VERY risky and even fragile strategy since your Mutate ‘Pile’ of creatures will all be destroyed at once if your opponent uses a Removal spell or a Sweeper. For that reason, I recommend leaning out of the Mutate theme (unless the Mutate card is just straight-up insane, as in the example of Nethroi, Apex of Death).

With that said, playing a Mutate theme is your decision and I totally respect that and if you want to stick to a Mutate theme then by all means do so. I just want to be sure you know that Mutate is a risky strategy that you cannot depend on to fulfill your Ramp and Draw slots (so you’ll just need to supplement it with other cards).

Cut or Include?

At a glance your deck seems like something you have created using just your collection – and that’s great! However, if you want to incrementally upgrade your deck, then I recommend replacing most of the cards in your deck with more powerful options over time.

Here is a list of cards you should probably keep playing: - Barrier Breach (Removal, because exiling 3 enchantments is helpful in some situations)

In my opinion, there are other, better options for all of the other nonland cards in the deck, however it is up to you to decide on how you would like to proceed so I won’t intrude.

I strongly recommend cutting the Planeswalkers though – Calix, Destiny's Hand doesn’t seem to synergize much with the deck and I feel that Lukka, Coppercoat Outcast is not very potent.

Lands

Just as a recommendation, I would suggest the following spread of Basic Lands;

  • 8 Basic Forests

  • 3 of each other Basic Land

The remainder of your lands could be either more basics (which is really, really, risky if you don’t have tons of Ramp – think like 15 Ramp cards and about 12 Basic Forests) or Color Fixing Lands (see the Catalogue for more options). It is rough to have your lands enter the battlefield tapped, but unless you want to either lean into Green or spend a lot of money on lands, you will just have to live with it (I play around 5-10 tapped lands in a normal Golos deck and it isn’t really that bad).

In this section, I will list out an example of the Basic Golos Shell complete with the necessary Ratios and some examples of good/fun cards in each category. I’ll try to keep it relatively Budget sensitive and most of these cards will be relatively random – this won’t be based on any particular theme so don’t expect it to be optimal.

As a reminder:

Basic Golos Show

The Shell

Ramp – 12

Draw – 13

Removal – 7

Sweepers – 2

Threats – 12

Support – 7

Land – 36

Good Luck :)

-Slashdotdash

bmbinder on Modern Mardu Mutate Menace Mania

1 week ago

I really like the theme of your deck but you should think about updating the manabase. Implimenting some fetchlands (Bloodstained Mire is the cheapest in your colors) as well as some fastlands (ie Inspiring Vantage or Concealed Courtyard) can make your colors much more consistent, especially in the early turns where you need untapped mana of the right colors for your aggressive gameplan. additionally its usually nice to have a few (1-2 of each) basics so you have protection from Blood Moon and Path to Exile effects. Finally you probably want more than 21 lands if you plan to reach five mana every game without card draw effects. I hope some (or all) of this helps you :)

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