Primal Wellspring

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Primal Amulet  Flip

Primal Wellspring

Land

(Transforms from Primal Amulet.)

: Gain one mana of any colour. When that mana is spent to cast an instant or sorcery spell, copy that spell and you may choose new targets for the copy.

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Set Rarity
Ixalan (XLN) None
Promo Set (000) Rare

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Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Pioneer Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Frontier Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Primal Wellspring Discussion

Funkydiscogod on pioneer amulet

2 weeks ago

Adding green could turn this into an amusing control deck.

Every turn, you could use Primal Wellspring to cast Recollect targeting any answer you need, and target a second Recollect in your graveyard with the copy.

You can do this every turn, to keep getting back your answers and threats.

xtechnetia on Does Primal Amulet flipped work ...

5 months ago

No. When you end up casting the spell after all the suspend counters come off, you cast it without paying its mana cost. There is therefore no way to use the mana from Primal Wellspring to cast the suspended card and hence use the copy effect.

It could work, though, if something like Thalia, Guardian of Thraben was in play and your suspended card costs to cast instead of .

TaegukTheWise on Does Primal Amulet flipped work ...

5 months ago

Does Primal Wellspring work with the suspend mechanic? Suspending doesn't count as casting last I checked, but when it goes onto the stack after the last suspend counter does something like Ancestral Vision get copied with the ability to choose new targets?

Spook9MM on Combining effects from 2 cards ...

5 months ago

So I have Pyromancer's Goggles in play, as well as Primal Wellspring . I tap both and cast Banefire . I get 2 copies, right? So assuming X was 5, I was able to do 15 dmg in that scenario.

Additionally, throw Chandra, the Firebrand 2nd ability into the mix, yet another copy hits?

dragonstryke58 on Karn, the great creator + ...

6 months ago

On a related note: The Ixalan transform lands like Primal Wellspring will not die as they have a CMC of their front face.

dragonstryke58 on What happens if Starfield of ...

8 months ago

With both Enchanted Evening and Starfield of Nyx in play, all permanents with a cmc of 0 will be put to the graveyards as a state-based action.

Enchanted Evening will make permanents enchantments in addition to their other types. Starfield of Nyx will make all non-aura enchantments creatures with their power and toughness equal to their casting cost. If the card's original casting cost was zero, its power and toughness will be zero.

The permanents are not destroyed. They just move from the battlefield to the graveyard for having a toughness of zero. This is important since effects that trigger on destroy will not trigger.

On a side note, the transform lands (like Primal Wellspring ) from Ixalan will not be put to the graveyard as their cmc is the cmc of its front face.

skoobysnackz on Nexus of Fate combo

11 months ago

There are several ways of taking infinite turns with Nexus of Fate . Yes, one of the newer ones is using Primal Wellspring but I think those decks want to win off Expansion / Explosion rather than Teferi. I think the deck started out with just Teferi, Hero of Dominaria , Search for Azcanta  Flip, and Chemister's Insight to help draw a nexus when you need it. It also had tons of "fog" effects which is very similar to taking an extra turn against the aggressive creature based decks. Now we also have the addition of Wilderness Reclamation which lets you float mana and activate azcanta an additional time each turn for every copy of reclamation you have. A board state with a flipped Search for Azcanta  Flip, a Teferi, Hero of Dominaria and at least one Wilderness Reclamation would be incredibly difficult to beat without Unmoored Ego or something.

Darkshadow327 on Nexus of Fate combo

11 months ago

Basically you copy Nexus of Fate 3 or 4 times using Primal Wellspring , then just do that over and over again by putting Nexus back in the library. At least, I'm 99% sure that's how it works.

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