Traverse the Outlands

Traverse the Outlands

Sorcery

Search your library for up to X basic land cards, where X is the greatest power among creatures you control. Put those lands onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle your library.

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Set Rarity
Commander 2017 (C17) Rare

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Legality

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

Traverse the Outlands occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.02%

Green: 0.22%

Traverse the Outlands Discussion

alechodgin23 on Tymna|Tana casual beatdown

6 days ago

Hey man cool deck. Definitely a +1 from me!

Speaking of card advantage, I'd recommend a lot more card draw. Unless I missed a card, you currently have 2 forms of card draw in the deck: Harmonize and Phyrexian Arena.

These are great cards and should definitely be run in your deck. This may seem odd, but card draw and ramp are the 2 most important aspects of EDH. The more card draw you have, the more consistent your deck will run game to game. Luckily for you, green and black have some great options!

I'd recommend Read the Bones, Ad Nauseam, Camaraderie, Shamanic Revelation, Rishkar's Expertise, Night's Whisper, and there are tons more to choose from.

One last thing...RAMP! Get rid of Tithe and put in some good ramp that's worth your time.

Cultivate, Farseek, Rampant Growth, Kodama's Reach, Harvest Season, Traverse the Outlands, and much much more.

I hope this helps!

maxon on The Slumbering Kraken

2 weeks ago

I usually get 5-6 out of Boundless Realms. Traverse the Outlands seems really strong with this build and would be a great swap out if I can find one. Thanks for the suggestion

Marcolokvenvan on The Slumbering Kraken

2 weeks ago

I realy like the deck. I saw some cards i overlooked in my own arix deck like fierce empath and the collosus. Being curious how many lands do you usaly get from boundless realms and if Traverse the Outlands would be a consideration. Having arix active nets you 12 lands

griffstick on Need help to be green!

3 weeks ago

Some of The most green cards in my opinion are Skyshroud Claim, Traverse the Outlands, Gaea's Touch, and Overwhelming Stampede.

Profet93 on Goreclaw Timmy Heaven

1 month ago

Maybe cut avenger because you're only running new cradle and any other way to abuse tokens? I know you mentioned in the group chat you want to win through overrun, but with a non-token, timmy, based commander, you should just win through beating face.

Why is Arcane lighthosue in the deck, what do you need to target of your opponents?

Cut Rhonas's Monument for another land, Yavimaya Hollow , a forest, or any other good utility land such as Miren, the Moaning Well . Maybe Deserted Temple to untap new cradle and nykthos? You had land issues (although I havent played against you enough to know) and monument isn't impactful enough.

Cut steel helkite for Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger , other ulamog, or World Breaker . Both are cast triggers (as you so how crucial that was against blue), worldbreaker is recurable and colorless (for those rare, relevant moments). I understand helkite's appeal but I feel having to connect and pay mana on top of having to wait a turn assuming no haste, assuming you even have enough mana afterwards.

While this is a harder cut, it depends on the meta I suppose, cut Spearbreaker Behemoth for Boundless Realms / Traverse the Outlands . Behemoth is nice, but exile, sac and bounce effects are all prevalent in the meta.

Cut Omnath, Locus of Mana for Greenwarden of Murasa ? Not sure of what to add for this cut or the following cuts.... Recursion is nice, gives you a benefit to it's death as well (synergy with miren moaning well). Other good options of recursion include Creeping Renaissance , Seasons Past or even Preator's Counsel. Omnath does nothing at all except be a mana sink. Recursion is nice to rebuild after a wipe

Cut Bramble Sovereign for Grunn, the Lonely King . Bramle is fun, political and a cool card all around. But it is winmore. Add some synergy with Gruun.

Cut Apex Altisaur for Terastodon - All that mana to kill 1-2 creatures? Eh. Granted Terastodon isn't much different. Like I said, these last few cuts are flexible. But I've always had a soft spot for him.

Other fun but unfortunately not "on curve" for Goreclaw is Shaman of Forgotten Ways and Somberwald Sage is just straight gas.

Maybe a Dryad Arbor to synergize with G-Sun?

AnonymouSAvatar on arixmethes underwater

1 month ago

Cut Kraken Hatchling , Scattering Stroke , Thassa's Rebuff , Bident of Thassa , Kruphix, God of Horizons and Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx .

Return of the Wildspeaker , Prime Speaker Zegana , Rishkar's Expertise , Rush of Knowledge , Shamanic Revelation , Finale of Revelation , Praetor's Council, Feed , Soul's Majesty , Colossal Majesty , Elemental Bond , Guardian Project are good at drawing cards in this deck.

Your deck wants to ramp heavily, try adding a balance of early game ramp that costs 2-4 CMC and late game ramp that costs 5+ CMC, some good early ramp options include Farseek , Rampant Growth , Grow from the Ashes , Skyshroud Claim , Circuitous Route , Myriad Landscape , Burgeoning , Blighted Woodland . Good late game ramp options are Traverse the Outlands , Boundless Realms . Since your commander is CMC 4 you want any 1 or 2 CMC ramp to get it out on turn 3 at the latest but after that artifact ramp is much more fragile than land ramp so try to avoid it.

Note that Simic Guildgate is a good addition if you include Circuitous Route.

Fierce Empath can tutor any of your giant creatures.

Elvish Piper is another Quicksilver Amulet and Mosswort Bridge is a free addition that can cheat in a lot of big creatures.

Displacement Wave and Inundate are both other synergistic board wipes.

Lurking Predators can make it really scary for opponents to play any spells.

Leyline of Anticipation , Alchemist's Refuge and even Yeva, Nature's Herald are really good since they give your creatures pseudo-haste and protect them from sorcery speed removal for 1 turn.

With enough ramp, X spells can be particularly impactful, Finale of Devastation can search for any creature and it's not hard to get X=10+ to win the game, Genesis Wave is one of the premier green X spells,

Freed from the Real and Pemmin's Aura both create infinite with your commander. It's your choice if you want to include these cards though, they're not for every playgroup and don't fit the theme of your deck.

Here is the gatherer search for sea monsters there are enough of them that you should be able to have all of your sea monsters have some impact on the board, there are also some that might be better than the ones you currently have.

ThaneGarrus on Mina & Denn's Supermassive Landmass | Primer V-THB

1 month ago

HeyBeebles awesome deck and primer I thoroughly enjoyed reading it!

I was thinking if the goal of the deck is to be unassuming would Tendershoot Dryad be a better fit than Omnath, Locus of Rage or Rampaging Baloths (I know blasphemous right) which are traditionally kill on sight targets for any land deck opponent. In addition the lack of haste or sac outlet enablers it feels like omnath is a sitting duck.

Another question would be why isn’t Elvish Reclaimer in the main board, yes it takes a turn to get going but a Crop Rotation effect is invaluable to up the consistency of the deck (especially during draw go turns)

Is Myriad Landscape and Nissa's Pilgrimage too restrictive for the deck’s colours?

Is there an argument to add Castle Garenbrig green ramp since most of your creatures are green, Living Twister a commander deck should be able to function without its commander and this mirrors M&D’s bounce ability, Tempt with Discovery vs Traverse the Outlands any land into play seems huge, Kessig Wolf Run Gives the deck late game staying power when even Dryad Arbor can swing for lethal

I’ve got an edited version on your list on my profile if you’re interested in taking a look

Thanks for the awesome deck!

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