Sire of Stagnation

Legality

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

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Set Rarity
Battle for Zendikar (BFZ) Mythic Rare

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Sire of Stagnation

Creature — Eldrazi

Devoid (This card has no color.)

Whenever a land enters the battlefield under an opponent's control, that player exiles the top two cards of his or her library and you draw two cards.

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Sire of Stagnation Discussion

Zerlixono on Morophon, the 4th Eldrazi Titan

1 week ago

I like how you're using the ingest mechanic, I've been wanting to try it in edh for a while. I feel like Sire of Stagnation would fit in nicely here, maybe in place of one of those one drops. Also consider Fathom Feeder and Blight Herder .

StevTheRenegade on I'm more triggered than I once was

3 weeks ago

I really like this deck start. I would add more Wood Elves type cards and have less instants/sorceries. Ex: Springbloom Druid , Farhaven Elf , Nissa, Vastwood Seer  Flip.

You're talismans are good ramp but are strictly worse than basic signets. I would replace them. In a deck with hefty lifegain they might be better - but i can forsee taking a ton of damage from then.

Terastodon and Venser, Shaper Savant should be mainboarded.

The The Immortal Sun , Guardian Project , Mystic Confluence , Ulvenwald Hydra , Seedborn Muse , Rune-Scarred Demon Muldrotha, the Gravetide , Hornet Queen , Courser of Kruphix , Oracle of Mul Daya ...and anything with Landfall are my least favorite cards for the deck. I think Landfall is an entirely different style this commander can be played with - as in I think it would need support from the entire deck and need to abuse Landfall with more cards. Right now I think the deck has a bigger Control theme. Cards like Roil Elemental or Sire of Stagnation need to be protected - and need an entire support system of counters and Explore and Harrow and Scapeshift and Splendid Reclamation and Crucible of Worlds etc etc.

I think you would benefit more from cards like Equilibrium Treachery Strionic Resonator Lightning Greaves Diluvian Primordial Duplicant Prime Speaker Zegana

Also you can probably go down to 32 lands.

Swim_ish on Yarok, the Desecrated- Landfall Abuse

1 month ago

UnderworldFiend Craterhoof Behemoth is out of my price range, and Oblivion Sower is a cast trigger, not an etb, but I like it’s synergy with Sire of Stagnation . I don’t know how I can justify putting it in for synergy with one card tho, much less what to take out. I do like the idea of Inverter of Truth and Laboratory Maniac , although I’m thinking replace the Maniac with Jace, Wielder of Mysteries . To make this happen, what 3 cards should I remove?

JoosetheMuice on Yarok and Roll

1 month ago

Ignore what I said about Sire of Stagnation its really good here

SideBae on Yarok and Ya-roll

2 months ago

Firstly, I feel I should mention that you can't play Kitchen Finks or Murderous Redcap in Yarok, as their commander identities are outside your colors. I know they're in the Maybeboard, but I thought you should know.

So the main bonus of playing green is the access to mana dorks. I think you should definitely run Llanowar Elves , Birds of Paradise and Elves of Deep Shadow , and Fyndhorn Elves , Elvish Mystic , Deathrite Shaman , Priest of Titania and/or Bloom Tender are all excellent cards as well. They also work with your Craterhoof Behemoth , which (by the way) I think is a great win con for you, especially with your Natural Order . Consider God-Eternal Rhonas as a secondary Craterhoof. Land-ramp like Nature's Lore or Farseek is also good.

In the same vein, lowering the average CMC of your deck is worth attempting. Lower CMCs mean a faster deck. Sol Ring is kinda a busted card.

You should consider tutor-cards. Demonic Tutor , Worldly Tutor and Mystical Tutor are all worth considering, as they can help assemble the combo really well. Similarly, card-draw is at a premium at EDH. Wirewood Symbiote is a great way to return Elvish Visionary or Masked Admirers while potentially making mana, if you choose to run dorks. Because you're running so many creatures, Slate of Ancestry may be a good artifact to include. Tireless Tracker is an excellent card for a landfall-Yarok deck.

I think you're running too many lands, even for a landfall deck. I suggest cutting two to five. If you choose to, keep in mind that lands that have the ability to ETB untapped are significantly better; make sure you cut Foul Orchard before you cut Woodland Cemetery . Fetch lands are great for making sure you have the colors you need; Prismatic Vista and the Zendikar/Onslaught fetches are the gold standard, though they're definitely hard to get ahold of. Slow fetches like Bad River or Flood Plain are good and much cheaper, though they're significantly slower (hence the name).

Xerox cards like Ponder , Preordain and Brainstorm are all good in blue decks. They'll dig you to the lands you need or get you past the lands you don't need. Brainstorm is mediocre if you don't have shuffle effects to get rid of the cards you don't want.

Some ETB-cards to consider:

  • Manglehorn : Yarok makes him into a 2-for-1, and the second clause is very significant in many games.

  • Reclamation Sage : Similar to Manglehorn .

  • Temur Sabertooth : This is a good way to return creatures to your hand, both to protect them and to recur their ETB abilities.

  • Eternal Witness : Being able to recur any two cards from your 'yard is pretty good, especially if you choose to run the aforementioned tutors or land-ramp.

  • Baleful Strix and Ice-Fang Coatl : Two-mana draw-twos are great, and these can hold off early attackers. Baleful Strix is better, mostly because you don't have to have snow-basics to get Ice-Fang Coatl deathtouch.

  • Birthing Pod : This can tutor the creature you need and put it right onto the board. You just have to be careful you keep your creature-curve smooth enough for it to keep fetching.

  • Sire of Stagnation : Six mana, and it gets double triggers with Yarok.

  • Plague Engineer and Phyrexian Revoker : This might need a rules check, but I'm pretty sure Yarok lets you name twice. Naming the same creature type should give them all -2/-2 -- using this as removal seems pretty reasonable, and turning off two cards seems pretty good too.

Right. That's all I got. Good luck, man!

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