Five-Color Niv has eight one-mana accelerants in Abundant Growth and Utopia Sprawl , which gives this list a total of eleven ways to power out a turn three Omnath , or a turn four Omnath plus a land. Here's your basic formula. First, green mana never empties from your pool as phases and turns end! Additionally, he only costs three mana—making a turn 2 appearance very possible if you're able to summon a mana-tapping creature on turn 1. Our enchantments vary greatly in mana costs (cheaper are listed first) and provide a plethora of effects. While they may function similarly and share some common weaknesses, beating each deck requires a different approach. Select your country in the list below and you’ll see only products available from sellers who ship to your location, along with the shipping costs for those sellers. Notes and Rules Information for Omnath, Locus of Mana : You can keep green mana in your mana pool indefinitely while Omnath is on the battlefield. These decks have always been piles of the best cards by virtue of having access to a functional five-color mana base, but figuring out which cards to play has been challenging. Landfall — Whenever a land enters the battlefield under your control, you gain 4 life if this is the first time this ability has resolved this turn. ...as long as Omnath is alive. $23.39, As low as: One of Magic: The Gathering's most popular modes, Commander (EDH) format, tasks players with picking a legendary creature to lead their 100-deck army. But lacking a free mulligan, having more lands ensures an adequate mana supply (especially important for boosting Omnath) in the early stages of the game. EDH Recommendations and strategy content for Magic: the Gathering Commander This diversifies clashes by guaranteeing you'll see something new with each game and makes deckbuilding even more immersive. This annoying message will go away once you do. Many, such as Skyshroud Claim, simply play extra lands from the deck or increase your ramping effectiveness. The rulings info on Gatherer says, "You can keep green mana in your mana pool indefinitely while Omnath is on the battlefield.That means if you add a green mana to your mana pool during one step or phase, you can spend it during a later step or phase, or even a later turn." For instance, "Sol Ring" is allowed in the standard ban lists but illegal in duel commander, while "Primordial Titan" isn't allowed in the standard, but is in duel. They're relatively cheap, costing a bit to cast and a bit more to equip. So, if you build your deck with no other instants/sorceries, you'll play as many spells and lands as you like for free! Thanks to Omnath's mana-strengthening, this shouldn't take long, and you'll soon be brandishing a formidable spell for free! We know these two decks are powerful, but how do we beat them? Definitely an idea to consider. That’s right! This is a pretty boring ability, it’s been part of the green color pie up until Zendikar Rising, when all of a sudden, red gets it too, for no explained reason. To help get them onto the field quickly, Oracle of Mul Daya lets you see and play lands from the top of your deck while also granting an extra land per turn. That means if you add a green mana to your mana pool during one step or phase, you can spend it during a later step or phase, or even a later turn. Expansion: Worldwake. Below you'll find my deck's current build, but note that you might want to swap in/out cards depending on which ban lists you're using. Please enable JavaScript to get the best experience from this site. $4.30, As low as: Not surprisingly, the two primary homes seem to be Four-Color Uro and Five-Color Niv. Paying three mana and then another five to play Yorion is a tall task for most decks, but with the amount of acceleration and mana generation that Five-Color Niv has, paying the companion tax shouldn’t be much of a problem. This expensive sorcery needs a whopping ten mana, but reveals and plays cards from your deck until you reveal a non-permanent or choose to stop. 5 Fun Partner Combinations in Commander Legends, Treasure Hunter: 10 Underplayed Commander Cards Under $5, Goodbye, Omnath: 5 New Standard Decklists, The Secret to a Satisfying Commander Deck, Mechanic Spotlight: Modal Double-Faced Cards, Five-Color Niv has been on the fringes of Modern for some time, Oops All Spells and Goblin Charbelcher-style decks, Analyzing Zendikar Rising's Impact on Modern. If you don’t, hopefully I’ve given you some ideas on how to effectively combat them. Magic the Gathering, FNM is TM and copyright Wizards of the Coast, Inc, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. All rights reserved. $0.03, As low as: As if that wasn't enough, Omnath gets +1/+1 for each green mana in your pool. The ability to curve a Growth Spiral plus a removal spell on turn two into a Jace, the Mind Sculptor on turn three ensures that you untap with the powerful Planeswalker. Let’s take a look at both of these decks — how they’re built, and how to beat them. You can only include cards with colors matching your Commander's colors. You can keep green mana in your mana pool indefinitely while Omnath is on the battlefield. Modern seems to be a paradise if you enjoy big “battlecruiser” midrange decks like Four-Color Uro and Five-Color Niv. Protection artifacts keep Omnath alive to protect your stockpile of mana. Still, if you built up a stock of Mana this Omnath I can hit fairly hard, and carrying mana from turn to turn can be quite useful, but it’s only green mana. Meanwhile, Uro lets you jump from three to five mana with relative ease, which is important for Omnath. 500.1), so if you control Omnath, you don't lose unspent green mana as turns end (including as the ending phase of a turn ends). Just like Uro, Titan of Nature’s Wrath, Omnath, Locus of Creation has quickly become a fixture of the Modern format. Scryfall is not produced by, endorsed by, supported by, Magic sates his desire for competition and constant improvement. All Sets: Card Number: 109. If you do cast Hour of Promise using the mana from Omnath, you’ll likely end up with three life, four damage to the opponent and each Planeswalker they control, two 2/2’s from Field of the Dead…oh, and Omnath also drew a card. Omnath, Locus of Mana; Search Search all Forums Search this Forum Search this Thread Tools Jump to Forum Omnath, Locus of Mana | > >>| 1; 2; Next #1 Aug 7, 2010. amppyou. I almost included a Side Deck containing ideas for other useful cards, but the article was lengthy enough as is, making me table the idea for the time being. Omnath may look weak with only 1 power and 1 toughness, but consider his impressive boons. We'll get to those soon. Aggressive strategies aren’t as good here because of Lightning Helix and Kaya’s Guile. The deck incorporates various methods to keep him around, like shroud and protection, and slips in some malicious surprises. Original Zendikar or Worldwake I believe. My favorite has to be the nasty Sword of Feast and Famine. No deck is perfect. Not a lot of tricks, just a big fast beatdown. Use your insane mana amounts to deplete opposing life with a souped-up Omnath or a high-level behemoth (Eldrazi work well) before your opponents know what hit them. Discord Server | The problem with many hydras is that they have X casting values, which means if you play them for free with certain effects (like "Tooth and Nail" or "Defense of the Heart"), they enter with zero toughness and die. Omnath's mono-color restricts your deck to green and colorless cards, but that's more than enough for the ramp and behemoths you'll need. That means if you add a green mana to your mana pool during one step or phase, you can spend it during a later step or phase, or even a later turn. As Omnath cares about multiple landfall triggers per turn, it’s a natural ally for Uro, who makes it easy to enable all three Omnath triggers (especially in a format that prominently features fetchlands). Plus, you shouldn't need many mulligans thanks to the saturation of lands, and alternative win methods beyond traditional life depletion are viable. Artist: Mike Bierek. TappedOut.js Blog Widget. This site is unaffiliated. Once Omnath leaves the battlefield, you have until the end of the current step or phase to spend whatever green mana is in your mana pool before it too empties as normal. You can also cast "Momentous Fall" in response to removal to sac a creature and draw cards equal to its power while gaining life equal to its toughness. Flavor Text: It gathers against the coming storm. This will require TappedOut.js included in your blog. Mana multipliers like Mana Reflection and Doubling Cube make your mana skyrocket, which lets you use Slate of Ancestry , Genesis Wave and Primal Surge to put as much of your library as possible on the table as fast as possible. We're sorry, we are unable to process your feedback at this time. You can now import it in the MTG Arena client. Five-Color Niv has eight one-mana accelerants in Abundant Growth and Utopia Sprawl, which gives this list a total of eleven ways to power out a turn three Omnath, or a turn four Omnath plus a land. $0.01, As low as: Five-Color Niv is a bit of a different beast. Feeds | Green has always struggled to combat flying beasts, which cannot be blocked by non-flying creatures.