Always Watching

Always Watching

Enchantment

Non-token creatures you control get +1/+1 and have vigilance.

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Set Rarity
Magic Game Night (GNT) Rare
Shadows over Innistrad (SOI) Rare

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Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Heirloom Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Pioneer Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Frontier Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Always Watching occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%

Always Watching Discussion

zerowingv2 on Blue White Hatebears

1 week ago

I would recommend mainboarding Always Watching since you're running Dragonlord Ojutai. It would maintain its hexproof since it protects itself from removals. While Deputy of Detention is nice, I would also recommend switching it to its enchantment version, Detention Sphere. You're going somewhere with this deck. Cheers!

Argy on mono white sram * Theros update*

2 weeks ago

In my opinion this deck has too many Artifacts or Enchantments for the amount of Creature it is running. Oftentimes in testing I had nothing to attach to Equipment that was on the field. It just sat there, doing nothing.

It is also missing some high value cards such as Thraben Inspector, Knight of the White Orchid, Selfless Spirit, and Declaration in Stone.

From experience (4 seasons of play) Ixalan's Binding is MUCH better than Banishing Light.

In a deck Always Watching is a must.

Has this deck played successfully in any tournaments? If so, I must be missing something.

Argy on Soaring Lifegain

2 weeks ago

Selfless Spirit and Thraben Inspector might be two handy additions.

Gisela, the Broken Blade is also VERY good. Once you cast her, aggro decks don't stand a chance. She's an early Angel too, so fits your theme. StuBi used her to great effect in his midrange deck.

Finally, Always Watching might be a good addition.

Silverdrake on Nya Exert

1 month ago

Looks fun! I think you DEFINITELY need to find room for either Brave the Sands or Always Watching (or both!). Exerting a creature means you don't untap it during your next untap step - but if it isn't tapped to begin with (because it has vigilance, for example) then exerting effectively means nothing at all! Either of those enchantments + combat celebrant = infinite combat!

I'd also consider Glory-Bound Initiate and Glorybringer

seshiro_of_the_orochi on SUPER BUDGET ARCADES

1 month ago

The landbase seems a little too simple for a 3-colour-deck. May I suggest du add at least Evolving Wilds and Terramorphic Expanse ? They aren't expensive and help a lot. Primal Druid and Wild-Field Scarecrow are fitting ramp/fixing options, and Scaretiller might be worth a look, as well.

You should play copies of each High Alert , Assault Formation and Belligerent Brontodon as backups for your commander. Wakestone Gargoyle might be very useful as well.

Two more interesting options are Tetsuko Umezawa, Fugitive and Mistford River Turtle to make your walls unblockable. Oh, and a way to give your creatures vigilance seems importan as well ( Always Watching is fine for that). Three more nifty cards for toughness-decks are Bident of Thassa , Angler Turtle and Profaner of the Dead .

Keep up the work, you definitely are on a good way.

Zinon on Orzhov Flying Vampires Aggro

1 month ago

Couldn't you replace the Radiant Destiny with Always Watching ?

Suns_Champion on Suns_Champion

1 month ago

seshiro_of_the_orochi hello! Thanks for the upvotes!

He's an interesting design, and a tricky commander to work with. I haven't decided if I'll build him, but I assume I'll cave in eventually :P

How would I build him? First off, no equipment or auras. Not worth the risk. Plus:

702.16d "A permanent with protection can’t be equipped by Equipment that have the stated quality or fortified by Fortifications that have the stated quality. Such Equipment or Fortifications become unattached from that permanent as a state-based action, but remain on the battlefield. "

I'm pretty sure this means anything that's the wrong CMC would just fall off.

If I were to build him, I'd have two key things: haste enablers like Fervor and Crashing Drawbridge , and anthems like Crusade , Glory of Warfare , and Always Watching . Bloodsworn Steward does both. That gets him on the 3-turn clock on turn 4ish.

Next, I'd have ways to shore up his weaknesses. Bastion Protector , Chalice of the Void , and Sanctum Prelate . Then other indestructible effects to protect against board wipes. Boros Charm and Unbreakable Formation .

If you have a bunch of slots to fill after that, I'd suggest going wide because of the anthems and Boros Charms. Concerted Effort might be fun.

I'd also be careful with the RRWW mana cost. Keep the utility lands to a minimum. No colorless mana rocks, I might even not do sol ring, but it wouldn't be a bad choice.

That's what I would, and might, do. I'd love to see your list.

Argy on Azorius humans in Pioneer

2 months ago

BioProfDude just so you realise, it's not just the +1/+1 from Always Watching that is clutch. It's the Vigilance.

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