Primal Vigor

Primal Vigor


If one or more tokens would be put onto the battlefield, twice that many of those tokens are put onto the battlefield instead.

If one or more +1/+1 counters would be placed on a creature, twice that many +1/+1 counters are placed on that creature instead.

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Format Legality
Commander / EDH Legal
Vintage Legal
Leviathan Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Duel Commander Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Highlander Legal
Custom Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Legacy Legal
Limited Legal
Casual Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal

Primal Vigor occurrence in decks from the last year

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Primal Vigor Discussion

discipleofgary73 on na na na na, hey hey, goodbye(overwhelming tokens)

3 weeks ago

Hi! Thanks for the upvote.
A few suggestions:
Overwhelming Stampede rather than Overcome ; Sure your deck has many weenies, but by the time you're gonna want a 5 cmc mass trample for the win, you'll probably have something with larger than 2 power out.
Rule of Law is great for multiplayer, but Curse of Exhaustion might fit if you're gearing the deck for 1v1. If you are going for multiplayer, then Kismet works great at slowing opponents down without impacting yourself.
With the amount of PWs in the deck, Ignite the Beacon and Oath of Ajani might be worthwhile.
Phyrexian Rebirth could be a good board wipe, especially if you have crazy token amounts. Especially funny if you can combo it with Fresh Meat . Also funny with Requiem Angel out - a card worth including on its own, especially if you end up juggling your own tokens for other things.
Hardened Scales , Gavony Township , and Bloodspore Thrinax , could play nice with the +1/+1 subtheme.
Ashnod's Altar is great for utilizing creature tokens to get more things out.
Tireless Tracker might help with card draw later and gets some counters on its own.
The deck comp is pretty balanced, so Traverse the Ulvenwald might be effective. Congregation at Dawn and Chord of Calling are other tutor options if you find that the deck is more successful with particular creatures out.
I love swapping weaker tokens with Emrakul's Evangel (another fun fresh meat combo play). Of course, there is always Divine Visitation as well. It's easy to go overboard on doublers, but I figured I'd give a shout out to Primal Vigor and Second Harvest .
Swords to Plowshares for Pacifism ; might be better in some scenarios and always allows you to target your own creature to get some life out of it if you need to or if you go for the lifegain route.
Speaking of the lifegain route, if you want to go for it, here's some things that could work well: Phantom Nishoba , Wall of Reverence , Cradle of Vitality , Fumigate , Congregate , Blighted Steppe , Blossoming Sands , Gingerbread Cabin , Radiant Fountain , Graypelt Refuge , Kabira Crossroads , High Market , and Phyrexian Processor . The land balance will need to be played with if you want to swap the basics for some of those. Also, most Ajani PWs will work well for a more lifegain focused deck.
Now, when I think token generation, I think artifacts for many things. Thopter Assembly , Genesis Chamber , and Summoning Station come to mind. If you end up with more artifact tokens, you can use them with things like Krark-Clan Ironworks and Kuldotha Forgemaster . Also help with things like Dispatch .
Annnnnd one more suggestion if I haven't overstayed my welcome. Funny things can happen in token decks that put out a lot of creatures when you play The Great Aurora . Usually gives you a much stronger board state than opponents - might want to have a safety Reliquary Tower in for that hand size though!
Sorry if I doubled up on anything you had already considered!

sub780lime on stompy tokens

1 month ago

Have you thought abut running Strionic Resonator in parallel with Lithoform Engine? I see Primal Vigor is missing. Considered running Field of the Dead and swapping some Forest and Mountain for Snow-Covered Forest and Snow-Covered Mountain?

HalbrechtHalbrecht on This is the Season for Giving & Sharing!!

2 months ago

Fun deck idea! I like off-the-beaten-path strategies like this. +1 from me!

Since you have so much forced token production, I suggest Primal Vigor — the universal Doubling Season (and also forced). What's better than your game plan?? Your game plan at 2x speed!

Another fun thing to do when you're so "generously" gifting all your opponents all those tokens is to take them all away at just the right moment.... and drain a bunch of life while you're at it... with Massacre Wurm! I actually have a whole 60-card casual deck built around this strategy, and it's so much fun to pull off! The Wurm is especially synergistic with all the blink/flicker effects you have. You can ensure that your opponents have NO creatures in play with enough accumulated -2/-2s.

If you just want the board sweeper effect of the Wurm but for a much lower cost, then Displacement Wave can sweep all those tokens away for as little as two mana.

I'm sure there's more I could come up with, but those are the ones that jumped to mind. Cheers!

Deasert_Nomads_be_godly on Next wave in 00:03

2 months ago

legendofa add Doubling Season, Parallel Lives, Primal Vigor, Anointed Procession for even more tokens, unless you want a budget deck, but all of these add only $150. I know that sounds like a lot but it will ad TONS of power to the deck. +1

king-saproling on Gabriel: Keeper of the Garden

3 months ago

Nice! I built a similar deck (Lureflankingbandtrampage) that aims to give Gabe lure, flanking, banding, trample, and rampage lol. I use Captain Sisay as the general to find various pieces, plus a bunch of cards that give opponents 1/1 creatures.

You might like these: Genesis Chamber, Seed the Land, Forbidden Orchard, Alliance of Arms, Parallel Evolution, Primal Vigor, Beastmaster's Magemark, Retaliation, Open the Armory, Three Dreams, Rapid Fire, Strionic Resonator

legendofa on Token help

3 months ago

This should probably go under Rules Q&A.

I believe that each effect triggers once, in the order that you choose (assuming you control all of them and are creating the tokens). So with those four cards out, let's say you play Khalni Garden for a Plant. They all have the same effect, so order doesn't matter too much here. Anointed Procession doubles the effect to two Plants, Parallel Lives doubles Anointed Procession's doubling to create four, Doubling Season doubles that to eight, and finally Primal Vigor triggers, creating sixteen Plants.

Homework question for the day: If there was a card that said "If blah blah blah tokens under your control, it creates that many tokens plus one instead.", what would be the best way to stack triggers?

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