Stormtide Leviathan

Stormtide Leviathan

Creature — Leviathan

Islandwalk (This creature is unblockable as long as defending player controls an Island.)

All lands are Islands in addition to their other types.

Creatures without flying or islandwalk can't attack.

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

Stormtide Leviathan occurrence in decks from the last year

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Stormtide Leviathan Discussion

libraryjoy on Charix, the Penny Pincher ($40- $100)

2 weeks ago

Flow of Ideas is great card draw in mono-blue. Slinn Voda, the Rising Deep is also a Whelming Wave (although it's a creature and not a good polymorph target), and so is Scourge of Fleets . Volition Reins instead of Lay Claim unless you're super attached to the cycling. Budget options instead of Blightsteel Colossus are Ixidron , Scourge of Fleets , Colossus of Akros , Broodstar , Darksteel Juggernaut or Stormtide Leviathan .

kurban1213 on From the Depths of the Sea

1 month ago

I like this deck! I have a version of Arixmethes as well. One of the ways I think you can add some evasion (as it's one of your pointed out weaknesses of the deck) is Archetype of Imagination to give all your creatures flying and take it away from your opponents. Then (hear me out!) I have what seems to be an "anti-synergy" card in my version, Stormtide Leviathan , but this along with either the previously mentioned Archetype or along with Sandals of Abdallah and Phantasmal Terrain (among others if opponent doesn't have an island in play) can give some pretty awesome evasion (also for the other islandwalk creatures in the deck). One other addition I would suggest is Thespian's Stage to not only be able to copy Arixmethes, but, something I will be adding to my deck, if you play Dark Depths and Thespian's Stage is out with it, you can copy Dark Depths, sac the one with counters on it, and the new one you can sac and put the 20/20 black avatar out.

Overall I like this version!!!!

sylvannos on Simic Choke Control Needs Help

3 months ago

I've been toying around with this idea for a while in Modern:

Root Maze Choke Hold

Modern* sylvannos


Note, this deck isn't really well optimized and some of the card choices are out of date. The main idea is to use Root Maze and Choke to deprive your opponent of mana. You can also use Mind Bend to transform additional copies of Choke into more problems for your opponent.

I'd consider cutting Drake Haven and Stormtide Leviathan for some additional man lands or planeswalkers. Since you're playing casual, Standstill does really stupid things to your opponent in this kind of deck, since they end up getting smacked by man lands or out-valued by planeswalkers. But it punishes them for tapping out to cast cards by making Choke stronger. You might want to try this over your cycling cards.

plakjekaas on Favorite non meta creature

4 months ago

Stormtide Leviathan is also an alternative Moat to combine with Archetype of Imagination, although a bit more expensive in mana.

wallisface on Simic Choke Control Needs Help

4 months ago

While others are saying not to run Stormtide Leviathan because you’ll choke yourself, its a bit more complicated than that. If your opponent is already locked down and helpless, then this card ensures that they stay that way. If this is your wincon, then locking yourself at the end of the game to swing with an 8/8 and win seems fine to me. Its not like you’ll be expecting to have to cast extra spells after this, if your lock is in place. I guess just be careful not to cast it if your opponent still has wiggle room

MagicMarc on Simic Choke Control Needs Help

4 months ago

You could run Capsize in the deck. This provides a target anything bounce and is repeatable.

You can use it to help with Quicksilver Fountain to bounce one of your own lands to keep the flood counters going.

You can't run Stormtide Leviathan with Choke or you will lock yourself down too. Find another giant blue monster instead.

King_marchesa on Simic Choke Control Needs Help

4 months ago

Stormtide Leviathan makes your lands into islands too so watch out for that.

bjgivesbj on Simic Choke Control Needs Help

4 months ago

Ever since I saw the card Spreading Seas, the fantasy of designing a deck that locks a player out by turning all of his/her lands into islands has been unable to leave my mind. It started as mono blue with nothing but identity-changing land enchantments and creatures with islandwalk, but sadly it was to weak to contend with any deck with the smallest semblance of synergy. It also had nothing to stop creatures that had snuck onto the battlefield. You see, even though I could turn lands into islands, I could not stop my opponent from tapping them.

Then I found a card called Choke. To me, it made the gimmick tantalizingly close to something casually competitive. Combine this with Propaganda to keep creatures from attacking and finally Typhoon as a win condition when the opponent has 20 islands. Finally, I added a Stormtide Leviathan for good measure.

I would love feedback on this deck! For one, should I add more creature or permanent bounce such as Unsummon? Are there any other cards that have synergy with this deck? Should I add cards that reward me for playing enchantments and/or cycling (many of my cards have cycle effects)? How would you feel if you played this deck against your friends? How would you feel if you had to play against this deck?

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