Ankh of Mishra

Legality

Format Legality
Noble Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
MTGO Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Vintage Masters Rare
Masters Edition Rare
Classic Sixth Edition Rare
Fifth Edition Rare
Fourth Edition Rare
Revised Edition Rare
Unlimited Edition Rare
Collector's Edition Rare
International Collector's Edition Rare
Limited Edition Beta Rare
Limited Edition Alpha Rare

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Ankh of Mishra

Artifact

Whenever a land enters the battlefield, Ankh of Mishra deals 2 damage to that land's controller.

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Ankh of Mishra Discussion

Skyl0rd on Your Actions Have Consequences (Mathas EDH)

1 day ago

Beautiful.

I like Ankh of Mishra in concept, but I don't think it pulls enough weight, being only 2 damage, and contingent on CASTING a creature.

Pestilence Has always been an iffy one for me, in a good deck, I don't think it pulls enough weight.

I'm always torn on Bloodchief Ascension, it's good, IF it gets the counters, but it often doesn't get them...

hoardofnotions on Radha, Butcher of Keld

1 week ago

I think my deck is a ramp deck first than use land destruction second as a sort of wincon.

I'm trying to keep the number of artifacts and enchantments at a minimum so my Bane of Progress and Wave of Vitriol are only back breaking against my opponents. So I'm not sure about the Ankh of Mishra or Dingus Egg

I'll be honest, I'm really not understanding Rite of Ruin. It just seems so expensive for what it's doing. Like best case what happens? I don't have any creatures out, make my opponents sac three, 2 lands and 1 artifact? Have you had good experiences with the card?

I agree that Reclamation Sage is good, and the first time I get wrecked by some stupid crucible I'll think of you and add it but for now I think my noncreature hate is strong enough to fight through without it.

Because so much of my early game is getting lands I try to keep my cards mana costs in mind while searching. So I haven't really been screwed out of colors yet. Also Butcher Orgg is such a beating! Every time I play it, folks have to kill it or it wrecks their world. Picking off utility creatures, getting unlockable damage, leading to blowouts with removal. It's all great with the butcher.

I'm always trying to improve my creature base, within my guidelines of having more than 4 toughness and good in multiplayer. So if you know of a good creature to replace Flameblast Dragon on a budget let me hear it! The only reason I'm running the Dragon now is for more creature control.

I'll give it to you that the fog is ridicules lol. 3 mana is too much for the effect, and Moment's Peace is too $expensive$ to run at this moment. Any idea for a replacement?

GobboE on Radha, Butcher of Keld

1 week ago

I like your take on the land destruction theme: you seek to ramp, bring out biggies and then destroy land so your opponents are at a severe disadvantage. If our two deck should ever meet: nobody will ever have land in play (you've already seen my The Destroyer of Lands (Radha, Heir to Keld) deck) ;) .

In your deck though, I think you should be wary of cards that have triple mana symbols in their manacost, such as Butcher Orgg. With land destruction you never know you will have that available and it will be a dead card.

Likewise, Flameblast Dragon, as much as I like it, costs you mana to activate...and mana will be in short supply.

Lastly : I think Spore Cloud with all your destruction is redundant.

For some suggestions (considering that you are trying to run a budget deck):

Ankh of Mishra: yes you'll get damage, but it'll hurt your opponents more (especially if you play it after you've ramped)

Dingus Egg: If only for the flavour :)

Rite of Ruin: you get to decide, so it'll always hit your opponent harder

And I really suggest: Reclamation Sage small, but it'll take away a nasty enchantment of artifact (like a Crucible of Worlds which would be lethal against your deck)

Calyptic on The Alliance of Kjeldor

2 weeks ago

Updated! I'm loving the suggestions so far. I definitely would agree this deck could use a few more wincons. Mirror Entity will make a lovely addition to the team, as well at Ankh of Mishra, Staff of Nin and Tarnished Citadel so i don't have to rely on the enemy to make my tokens for me.

The only real thing I can see being needed for this deck maybe besides wincons, (which would aid wincons as well) are a few card tutors, I think? The card draws I've added will help with that too.

Peanut3181 on The Alliance of Kjeldor

2 weeks ago

Mirror Entity also is a great win con. Ankh of Mishra is just goofy with Darien and it prevents huge amounts of ramp. Well of Lost Dreams is a great card draw spell as well. Crystal Ball is a cheaper version of Sensei's Divining Top. And Staff of Nin is just plain good.

Name on Dariens Soldier Army

1 month ago

There's a very tight, efficient feel to the deck that I quite like. Just some super quick thoughts. Land Tax is objectively better than Surveyor's Scope and is around 12$ atm. You want your deck to have a nice pretty curve and a cmc closer to 2 than 4. You might like Slate of Ancestry or Skullclamp for draw and maybe? things like Stuffy Doll or Acorn Catapult for token gen. There are also other ideas like stax damage, say Ankh of Mishra or Dingus Staff. Stuffy Doll also works well with Pariah or the higher mana cost but reusable Pariah's Shield. Blasting Station makes a good wincon if you can make large amounts of tokens. Ancient Tomb should prolly be in there as early ramp and nice self damage. This deck might eventually work in cEDH if you moved in the direction of stax with things like Smokestack.

Nerdytimesorwhatever on Murdertime Funtime

2 months ago

What playgroup is this deck designed for? Give everyone an idea of what kind of changes you would need to do.

For general stuff, I would say lower Average CMC and add artifact ramp.

You could go a stax route, and run stuff like Harsh Mentor, Ankh of Mishra, Zo-Zu the Punisher, Scab-Clan Berserker, etc. You could even run stuff like Heartless Hidetsugu.

If you want mana balancing help or stax advice, just tag me and ask! Good luck, my friend. Rakdos is a hard EDH color to build correctly.

chirz2792 on I'm Looking for Enchantments Like ...

4 months ago

Manabarbs is one of my favorites. Not really the same as painful quandary but it can really mess up ramp strategies. Same with Ankh of Mishra and Zo-Zu the Punisher.

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