Articles and comments are user-submitted and do not represent official endorsements of this site. This card is a great card advantage engine in blink decks. I love enchantment decks, and Karametra’s Favor sounds my enchantress alarm. There are bright spots here, so let’s try to find them. Grapple with the Past. Convoke (Your creatures can help cast this spell. Grapple with the Past doesn’t target the card to return to your hand. Steven Vincent is an ESL teacher located in Oaxaca, México who uses Magic as a teaching tool. Eldritch Moon. Sacrifice a snow land: Return Whiteout from your graveyard to your hand. Sometimes I do. Mill three cards, then you may return a creature or land card from your graveyard to your hand. Cycling (, Discard this card: Draw a card. First, this was the first appearance of multicolored Gods, which are now popular and expensive cards for EDH. The real winner here, though, is Archetype of Imagination. Let me know your thoughts in the comments below! If you do, add this card's effects to that spell.). Create a 1/1 green Saproling creature token. Howling Gale deals 1 damage to each creature with flying and each player. • Search your library for a basic land card, reveal it, put it into your hand, then shuffle your library. Terms of Use / Privacy Policy • After putting the top three cards of your library into your graveyard, you may choose from among any creature or land cards there. Desires simply align to her will. Shuffle all creature cards from target player's graveyard into that player's library. The majority of releases don’t post those kinds of numbers in this category. While removing trample from your opponents’ creatures might only be relevant under special circumstances, there aren’t many cards that give your entire team trample. He hasn't introduced his students to Commander yet, but he is inching them toward the format so that he has a play group and can more frequently sate his thirst for EDH. Mill three cards, then you may return a creature or land card from your graveyard to your hand. I’ll see you all on down the road. As Shutdowns Return, Restaurants Grapple with the New, New Normal. Target player shuffles up to two target cards from their graveyard into their library. Greetings, everyone, and welcome back to Grapple With the Past, a series in which we look back at the set pages for old releases to discuss the cards that made it and the cards that fell into obscurity in EDH. Remember to EDHREC responsibly: always dig a little beyond the statistics. Ephara, God of the Polis is one of my favorite Gods from Theros. Kiora’s Follower is an awesome card that has extra utility as a mana dork, perfect for commanders with tap abilities such as Vorel of the Hull Clade and Prime Speaker Vannifar. The closest that Born of the Gods comes to a staple is Courser of Kruphix. Desires simply align to her will. Greetings, everyone, and welcome back to Target creature gets +3/+3 until end of turn. (Astral Cornucopia | Art by Aleksi Briclot) Divine Intervention. Set: Mystery Booster Type: Instant Rarity: Common Cost: {1}{G} Put the top three cards of your library into your graveyard, then you may return a creature or land card from your graveyard to your hand. Dredge 3 (If you would draw a card, you may mill three cards instead. If you do, put this card into your hand as it resolves.). • Return target creature card from your graveyard to your hand. This is one of the most annoying cards for Commander, and I’ve never enjoyed playing against it. The top 10 for this set is probably where it shows its age the most. Contact MTG Assist • Put the rest into your graveyard. If you do, return this card from your graveyard to your hand. Finally, we have two Archetypes in the top ten. Outside of that application, however, she probably has little utility. Fated Retribution is a worse Rout. Rulings. Sets / Printings. • Target creature gains flying until end of turn. Price: Paper • … Some may say that seven mana is too much for a board wipe. Fall of the Hammer is the rare fight offshoot that doesn’t damage your own creature and is best with mono-red commanders that are already pretty chunky, like Ilharg, the Raze-Board. Card Text. I’m not the biggest fan of Archetype of Endurance because it costs eight mana, but I can imagine it as a tech card in decks that cheat out creatures such as Atla Palani, Nest Tender. All creatures lose flying until end of turn. Otherwise, exile this card.). But in an Azorius control deck, Rout and Fated Retribution might have a place. Flashback (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its flashback cost. Grapple with the Past / 過去との取り組み (1)(緑) インスタント. Next, we have a few removal spells that seem decent. If this spell is the first spell you've cast this game, you may cast it without paying its mana cost. Combined with the Gold token that comes with it, Gild isn’t a bad inclusion if you find yourself in a meta with plentiful indestructible threats. Satyr Wayfinder, on the other hand, is an acceptable way to fill the graveyard. It’s not amazing, but it’s fine for Muldrotha, the Gravetide and Kathril, Aspect Warper. Kiora, the Crashing Wave is a strange entry at number six. Seeing as her number one commander is Arixmethes, Slumbering Isle, I’m guessing she sees play mostly in the Sea Creatures archetype. The new shutdown has sparked mixed responses. Sometimes, my EDH preferences bubble up in my articles, and nowhere is this more apparent in how I evaluate enchantments. Instant. What about your favorite Theros God? ), Splice onto Arcane (As you cast an Arcane spell, you may reveal this card from your hand and pay its splice cost. It was a small, middle set from the old block structure. Mill four cards, then return a creature card and a land card from your graveyard to your hand. On a cluttered board, this ends the game. Each creature you tap while casting this spell pays for or one mana of that creature's color. Magic: the Gathering is trademark and copyright Wizards of the Coast, Inc., a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. All rights reserved. Are there any cards from Born of the Gods that you might try out now? Sanguimancy probably isn’t great, but it does have a very high ceiling for mono-black decks. Finally, I love Whelming Wave. Archetype of Aggression just got nudged out of the top 10, but it might be one of the better ones. Then exile it.). Four of these seven generals appear in more than 1,000 decks! View All Versions Rarity, #: C, 160 Card Type: Instant Description: Put the top three cards of your library into your graveyard, then you may return a creature or land card from your graveyard to your hand. Target creature gets +2/+2 and gains trample until end of turn. Four mana is a lot to pay for single-target removal, but black decks have very few ways to actually exile creatures. I don’t know if Perplexing Chimera is a good card or even a fun card, but it can definitely stall out some games. Target creature gets +2/+2 until end of turn. Put the rest on the bottom of your library in a random order. Don’t be fooled, this card is good. Emrakul does not grant wishes. I like the card, especially the art, but its spot on this list is a bit perplexing. (Call to the Kindred | Art by Jason A. Engle) Fumbling in the Dark. MTGAssist.com is not affiliated with these entities. MTGAssist.com is not affiliated with the mobile app "MTG Assist" or Kiiwi Up. Return up to three target land cards from your graveyard to your hand. EDHREC relies on ads to pay server costs and fund new features. You may reveal a creature or land card from among them and put it into your hand.