Tezzeret's Gambit

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Custom Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Commander 2019 (C19) Uncommon
Commander Anthology 2018 (CM2) Uncommon
Commander 2016 (C16) Uncommon
Modern Masters 2015 Edition (MM2) Uncommon
New Phyrexia (NPH) Uncommon

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Tezzeret's Gambit

Sorcery

( can be paid with either or 2 life.)

Draw two cards, then proliferate. (You choose any number of permanents and/or players with counters on them, then give each another counter of a kind already there.)

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Tezzeret's Gambit Discussion

iggyoutpost on Ezuri, Claw of Progress

7 hours ago

notes: you have a lot of small creatures that you have to waste turns on buffing, you have a lot of card draw and not a lot of ways to keep all those cards, you have a lot of small synergies with merfolk/snake, but not enough to warrant having them IMO, could be better suited more focused on winning. cuts: Trollbred Guardian , Overrun , River Sneak , Experiment One , Coiling Oracle , Patagia Viper , Triton Shorestalker , Jace's Ingenuity , Ohran Viper , Verdant Confluence , Ezuri's Predation adds: Cultivator of Blades , Freyalise, Llanowar's Fury , Triumph of the Hordes , Reliquary Tower , Rancor , Doubling Season , Awakening Zone / From Beyond , Wirewood Symbiote , Hadana's Climb  Flip, Sudden Substitution , Devoted Druid , Temur Sabertooth , Bramble Sovereign , Thrummingbird , Tezzeret's Gambit , Faerie Artisans , Stubborn Denial

p0megranates on Budget Mizzix Storm [~$100 Competitive EDH]

5 days ago

Sorry, haven't checked this site in a while. Time to go through the mentions

@Texudo_1809 Yeah isorev is not that great. But more importantly, I want to be really clear on one point: things like Laboratory Maniac are totally unnecessary for this deck. You don't need it. When you have your whole deck in your hand, there are SO many things that win you the game. Lab Man is just a dead slot in a deck that can't afford dead slots.

@Overlordofdarkness It's not that great. At 5 mana it doesn't do enough; if it could net mana then we'd be in business, but best case scenario (notwithstanding high tide turns) it is mana neutral, and we already have Tezzeret's Gambit and Pirate's Pillage which are better cards to cast with 3 experience counters. (the former is mana neutral, the latter nets mana)

@deesoff Not a bad card thanks to PiF. Honestly I should consider it! Makes the budget a bit tight. I'd definitely add it to the upgrades section at a minimum.

Vimozahr on Atraxa Infect

1 week ago

Hi firesparker, Infect is more difficult in Multiplayer Games. I played a Atraxa Build with Infect for 2 Mounths. Your biggest Problem are your Opponents and there know what you play.

I try to give your my suggestion.

Play more Creatures for Utility like Odric, Lunarch Marshal / Shalai, Voice of Plenty maybe its help when he enable flying/hexproof each other Creature and you.

Craterhoof Behemoth Value Finisher if you had this Budget.

Grafted Exoskeleton also good, but expensive (CMC)

Skithiryx, the Blight Dragon Must have.

Spike Weaver & Teferi's Protection good for your Protection.

Mostly important is your Manabase and Mana-Rocks.

You will play fast as possible. Cut Lands that enters tapped.

Use Rocks like Fellwar Stone , Arcane Signet also Creatures like Birds of Paradise , or Utopia Sprawl

Play Atraxa just you can protect her. Abuse her Lifelink every Combat and cut Cards like Fog ...

Your opponents do not want to attack you if Atraxa is online -> Deathtouch.

Cards like Spark Double or Altered Ego can be very good. Copy Atraxa for Poliferate or an Infect Creature.

You need Zendikar Resurgent ? I think no, also replace it with Mirari's Wake but its better to take more Ramp with Rocks.

Maybe you need more Carddraw, Topdeck-Control:

Brainstorm > Ponder

Consecrated Sphinx

Phyrexian Arena

Rhystic Study

Sensei's Divining Top

Sylvan Library

Windfall

Mirri's Guile

If you build more around +1/+1 Counters with Master Biomancer -> Herald of Secret Streams

BUT, i think your Build is also good with more focus on poliferate.

Greez Vimozahr

lpeters82 on Snakes on a Plane (Casual)

2 weeks ago

Assuming our board is a Hardened Scales , Lorescale Coatl , and Stonecoil Serpent .

Brainstorm - Pumps our Lorecale Coatl by +6/+6 (Net zero cards)

Chart a Course - Pumps our Lorecale Coatl by +4/+4 (Net 1 or 2 cards)

Tezzeret's Gambit - Pumps our Lorecale Coatl by +6/+6 and Stonecoil Serpent by +2/+2 (Net 2 cards)

Perhaps worth noting that Sakura-Tribe Elder does have a shuffle effect, which is nice when topping cards you don't want with Brainstorm.

lpeters82 on Snakes on a Plane (Casual)

2 weeks ago

What are your thoughts on the card draw spells? I'm running three of each, because they seem very situational. We have Brainstorm which is , but doesn't actually net us any additional cards. We have Chart a Course which is and nets us either 1 or 2 cards. Finally, we have Tezzeret's Gambit which is which nets us 2 cards, plus pumps our snakes. I wish I was more sure any one was better then the others.

kamarupa on Little bit of everything Green/Blue

1 month ago

I mean this in the kindest way: I think you're packing too many big guns without enough ramp and utility. I don't think 4 ramp spells, especially Legendary ones, are sufficient to crank out creatures fast enough, let alone protect them and disrupt opponents.

Oran-Rief, the Vastwood seems like a good fit here, as does Utopia Sprawl . And you really can't go wrong with Birds of Paradise , either, but Llanowar Elves or Elvish Mystic will work just was well. I'd encourage you to run at least 6x ramp spells. I'm speaking from my experience trying to build Elf Warrior Tribal, mono-green +1/+1 counters, mono-white +1/+1 counters, Selesnya +1/+1 counters, and Simic +1/+1 counters. In each case, speed and resiliency have been the major factors determining the deck's success or failure. The best of all of those, incidently, is mono-white +1/+1 counters, because it's the fastest, and because white offers so many useful spells at low CMCs. All that said, there are a ton of spells that are relevant here and I wish you the very best of luck in finding a winning assemblage.

So here's a list of spells of varying cost that might be helpful: Rishkar, Peema Renegade , Jiang Yanggu, Wildcrafter , Hunger of the Howlpack , Inspiring Call , Simic Ascendancy , Hydroid Krasis , Tezzeret's Gambit , Incubation Druid , Vinelasher Kudzu , Chasm Skulker , Servant of the Scale , Arcane Adaptation , Metallic Mimic , Tuskguard Captain , Vines of Vastwood , Heroic Intervention , Incubation / Incongruity , Beast Within , Pongify , Turn to Frog , Fog , Harmonize , Return to Nature , Field of Ruin , Scavenger Grounds , Muddle the Mixture , Negate , Cyclonic Rift , Vapor Snag

multimedia on Proliferate Chaos

2 months ago

Hey, saw your forum topic asking for help.

Budget lands to consider adding:

The lands that have been reprinted in C19 will decrease in price over the next month.

Upgrades to consider:

Many of these suggestions are repeatable sources of proliferate or counters. Ancient and Managorger are good with a counters theme because they get counters as you and your opponents cast spells. In multiplayer Commander these cards if not dealt with can get out of hand very fast especially Managorger because it has trample. Farseek can search for a dual land: Temple Garden , Irrigated Farmland or Scattered Groves . Being able to land ramp with a dual is helpful when playing three colors and wanting to be able to make turn three.

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Tezzeret's Gambit occurrence in decks from the last year

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All decks: 0.03%