Pillar of Origins

Legality

Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Arena Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Standard Legal
Pioneer Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Brawl Legal
Frontier Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Ixalan (XLN) Uncommon

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Pillar of Origins

Artifact

As Pillar of Origins enters the battlefield, choose a creature type. : Add one mana of any color to your mana pool. Spend this mana only to cast a creature spell of the chosen type.

Pillar of Origins Discussion

xaarvaxus on The Dragon Gun (EDH) - Zirilan of the Claw

1 month ago

Steel Hellkite has been reprinted often enough that its pretty much a budget card now. Firebreathing and removal on a stick and you can use your Manifold Key to untap it after combat.

Ryusei, the Falling Star is also budget and can give you a 5 point Earthquake if you have a sac outlet of some sort. Speaking of, I'd add a Quake in place of Hordeling Outburst .

Dragonspeaker Shaman is needed cost reduction for your scaled beasties though looking on Card Kingdom.com, the price on this is a bit higher than I would have guessed. Would still be a very good investment for the deck.

Icon of Ancestry is an anthem and search for more dragons.

You really need more artifact ramp here. Budget options [under $1] include: Star Compass , Mana Geode , Pillar of Origins and Hedron Archive . If you're willing to bump up and spend more than $1 per rock: Mind Stone , Worn Powerstone , Wayfarer's Bauble and Fire Diamond are more powerful options. Sol Ring is an obvious choice as well and if you can afford to splurge on one, I would.

By Force is a really nice mass artifact removal spell that will go a long way towards slowing down the table to give you time to launch the dragon airforce.

Too bad on Sundial of the Infinite , it would really make the deck much better by mitigating Zirilan's drawback.

Vash13 on Reign of Fire

2 months ago

RECENT UPDATES: Pillar of Origins out Extraplanar Lens in (as well as snow lands), Reito Lantern sadly out cause i like this one but it was never as handy as I wanted it to be so Empowered Autogenerator is in adding to the ramp package. Ive also added Mirage Mirror and Grip of Chaos replacing Minion Reflector and somthing else i cant remember tho, Grip of Chaos i havnt played yet but its mainly there for fun till i find somthing better.

aogoli on Planet of the Apes

2 months ago

Have you considered ramp? I believe this could help: Wild Growth with other art style, Pillar of Origins , Myriad Landscape , and maybe Rhonas's Monument .

Soul's Majesty or Colossal Majesty may help to draw more if you judge it necessary. And if you like the draw idea, this may enhance it Summit Apes .

Sheltered Thicket has two types, mountain and forest, so it helps with Kird Ape . Maybe you can focus on your lands to surprise your adversary with Primal Bellow , you may try Ash Barrens or Evolving Wilds . Or, following the shout style: Roar of the Crowd .

Also, one Gorilla Titan and a few Hooting Mandrills forms a good team.

Why 3x Grunn, the Lonely King when you can use some variety, like Ancient Silverback ?

I dont know if you would like to mix apes with equipments, like with O-Naginata , or high tech things like Infiltration Lens , and Skullclamp . It would be nice and funny.

In fact this deck can use a lot of cards ideas. So I believe you will maintain it opened for new ideas you may have for quite a while.

earth24122004 on How Humanity Works

2 months ago

My first modern deck how Humanity works. by using raging aggro by putting stuff like Thraben Inspector , Boros Elite and buff them with stuff like Coat of Arms or Honor of the Pure could be good late-game buffs.

Removals- In this case, there will be no stuff like Path to Exile because it's kinda budget so I've have decided to put stuff like Fiend Hunter , Banisher Priest or fast spell-like Celestial Purge , Seal Away , Sunlance etc.

Mana ramp- Since this an aggro deck so it should include too much mana ramp for the help, But this case for sparing I've have decided to include Talisman of Hierarchy , Pillar of Origins for an emergency.

Tyrant-Thanatos on Slime-ageddon

4 months ago

Do you play a particular format, or just kitchen table with friends?

Either way your mana curve could use a bit of work. you have a lot of 3 and 5 cmc cards in here. I don't know what kind of card pool/budget you have access to, but you may consider some generic tribal support cards, such as: Steely Resolve , Descendants' Path , Stoneforge Masterwork , or Pillar of Origins .

Given how much token generation you have in here, Parallel Lives could be worth looking at as well.

You may also want to run a few more lands. 20 is pretty slim. I'd recommend 2-4 more probably, unless you include some ramping options, like the previously mentioned Pillar of Origins , or effects like Rampant Growth .

Also Ugin's Conjurant is honestly a horrible card, and it doesn't really fit your theme. Endless One is a better card and is a budget card.

This looks fun though. I love seeing people brew with unusual tribes.

enpc on Zerg Rush

5 months ago

I would swap Pillar of Origins out with Fellwar Stone . Unrestricted mana is better. Cultivate or Kodama's Reach could be Nature's Lore since you can get non-basics with it.

Mirari's Wake is super slow and couuld be cheaper ramp. I don't know how you feel about running non-sliver cards, but stuff like Birds of Paradise , Avacyn's Pilgrim , Elves of Deep Shadow , etc. should be here. More low end ramp means yo ucan get your commander down faster which means spewing out slivers sooner.

Would recommend swapping Rupture Spire out with Mana Confluence . I don't think you need ot be running 38 lands, especially if you work to pull your curve down a bit (try targetting something more like 2.5 average CMC). In that case you could free up 2-3 lands for other cards.

Jaysands on Changeling Tribal

5 months ago

Urza's Incubator Arcane Adaptation Herald's Horn Vanquisher's Banner Pillar of Origins Kindred Discovery Kindred Charge Conspiracy Peer Pressure Xenograft

I know some of these get up to the $10-$15 mark but worth checking out. Also check out ixalan block or commander 17 has some more generic tribal things.

xaarvaxus on Morophon's Dragons

5 months ago

Pretty much any mana rock will be better than Manalith . You may have enough other ramp to just drop it entirely though you could replace with something with cheaper CMC like Pillar of Origins or Coldsteel Heart .

Lands definitely need an upgrade: Command Tower is a must as well as Exotic Orchard . Duals and fetches are off your list but I'd invest in a Stomping Ground at the very least.

I'd dump the double of Thought Collapse and go with a less color intensive counter like Swan Song , Stubborn Denial or Arcane Denial .

You could really use some additional removal. Some suggestions: Swords to Plowshares and Path to Exile will permanently get rid of a creature; Vandalblast , Wear / Tear , Crush Contraband , Force of Vigor , Krosan Grip are all good ways to deal with problematic artifacts and/or enchantments; Beast Within and Chaos Warp are great catch-alls. You obviously don't need all of these but you should think about adding 2-3 so you have a chance to break up some decks' gameplans.

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