Skyshroud Ranger

Skyshroud Ranger

Creature — Elf

Tap: You may put a land card from your hand into play. Play this ability only any time you could play a sorcery.

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

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Skyshroud Ranger Discussion

king-saproling on ProVag 2.0

4 months ago

I like cards like these with Damia since they get her out faster and help to empty your hand once she's out: Sakura-Tribe Scout, Skyshroud Ranger, Broken Bond, Swell of Growth, Azusa, Lost but Seeking. And they all feature ladies!

You might like these too: Alexi, Zephyr Mage, Diplomatic Escort, Silverglade Pathfinder, Go for the Throat (the promo art is also nice), Alluring Siren, Complicate, Fauna Shaman, Meren of Clan Nel Toth, Calming Verse, Song of Freyalise, Sheoldred, Whispering One

plakjekaas on Can This Turn-3 Infinite Landfall …

5 months ago

I'm playing a deck with possible infinite landfall combo's that has more pieces interacting with Retreat to Coralhelm, maybe not from turn 3, but still, redundancy is key in commander:

Oboro, Palace in the Clouds / Meloku the Clouded Mirror / Trade Routes / Living Twister can all return a land to hand for 1 mana

Walking Atlas / Llanowar Scout / Sakura-Tribe Scout / Skyshroud Ranger can then put the land back in play and trigger Retreat to Coralhelm to untap itself.

Lotus Cobra will help you make all the mana you need. Knight of the Reliquary + Retreat can put all your forests and plains into your graveyard for a big Splendid Reclamation. Tunneling Geopede / Spitfire Lagac will kill your opponents even if they'd play an Eldrazi Titan that shuffles back their graveyard. I'd also include a few ways to give haste to a creature, so you won't have to wait a turn before you can combo.

So the best tip I can give you with this combo: breach out to more colours than just Blue and White. Landfall decks just work best with Green included, because Green can get you a lot of lands into play, even when you're not going infinite. There's more landfall pieces in existence than alternatives to Retreat to Coralhelm, so that might improve the consistency of the deck, making it more enjoyable to play, even if you're having a hard time assembling the combo.

Unless you want to challenge yourself and make a Landfall deck without green. In that case I'm all for it and wish you the best of luck!

Starsky2814 on Omnath, Locus of Landfall

8 months ago

Catching up here. Wouldn’t you have rather cut Wayward Swordtooth over Dryad of the Ilysian Grove? As for Emiel the Blessed, I’d consider Skyshroud Ranger or Tireless Tracker for the cut. Cloudshift can at least serve as protection from spot removal. Like I told rkjunior, I wouldn’t consider draw to be removed for Retreat to Coralhelm. Though you are better suited than the two of us with draw. I’m thinking more along the lines of Growing Rites of Itlimoc  Flip as your cut there. As great as Itlimic, Cradle of the Sun is, I feel like it can be slow to get the flip and not worth having at that point. This is coming from my experience with the card and it always finds its way out of any deck I’ve added it to. Just my two cents...

Snap157 on Underrated EDH Cards

8 months ago

People always play Exploration but always forget about Skyshroud Ranger, Sakura-Tribe Scout, and Llanowar Scout.

False Prophet is a super political boardwipe. If people aren't swinging at you, theire helping you win. If they're attacking you, block with this.

Ashes to Ashes is very nice

Quicksilver Fountain ROCKS in mono blue

Spy Network gives you an insane amount of info, same with Telepathy

Daring Apprentice is very nice to just have out.

Snips500 on Turf War (Brushfire Elemental PEDH)

8 months ago

You might want to consider finding more ways of getting multiple landfall triggers per turn. Sakura-Tribe Scout, Skyshroud Ranger, Llanowar Scout, Walking Atlas, Harrow, Wayfarer's Bauble, Cultivate, Kodama's Reach, and Explore are all good ones. There are a bunch more out there, in green especially but those are probably the best ones.

davidsays1 on Tatyova's Playground (Simic Landfall/Draw EDH)

9 months ago

Retreat to Corelhelm + Simic Growth Chamber + a Skyshroud Ranger type effect equals drawing your entire deck potentially with tatyova in play Or you can play oboro, palace in the sky with Patron of the Moon

libraryjoy on Best 1-drops?

9 months ago

I like

Blue:

Cloudfin Raptor

Cosi's Trickster depending on meta (ran it in a Thada Adel, Acquisitor deck for a while)

Telepathy

Green:

Taunting Elf

Elvish Herder

Sakura-Tribe Scout

Skyshroud Ranger

Scattershot Archer (especially if you have ways to give it deathtouch)

Sedge Scorpion

Traproot Kami in mono-green

Utopia Sprawl

Wild Growth

Red:

Dragonmaster Outcast

Quest for Pure Flame

White:

Kami of False Hope

Soulmender in any build that has "Whenever you gain life" triggers

Sigarda's Aid

Spirit Link

Colorless:

Skyblinder Staff in flying heavy decks

Elixir of Immortality

Signal Pest

Animation Module

Darksteel Axe

Glaring Spotlight

Gorgon's Head

Runed Stalactite in tribal builds to protect utility creatures

Stoneforge Masterwork

And I didn't forget black, I just don't play it so I don't have anything to add for that color.

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