Apex of Power


Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Standard Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Brawl Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Core Set 2019 (M19) Mythic Rare

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Apex of Power

Legendary Sorcery

Exile the top seven card of your library. Until end of turn, you may cast nonland cards exiled this way.

If this spell was cast from your hand, gain ten mana of any one colour.

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Apex of Power Discussion

Squicken on Red Scare: Zada EDH | *PRIMER*

12 hours ago

Thank you so much for putting this deck together. I've been wanting to make a Zada deck for some time now and finally did utilizing yours as a foundation. Obviously all play groups will be a little different and as such decks will need to be modified to meet the differing demands. Never the less, I was hoping to get your input on a few different cards.

First Bonus Round from Battlebond and copy spells in general. Works great with many cards in the deck, especially rituals.

Second Apex of Power from M19. It does come with a steep mana cost but has a strong effect when you do cast it. More than once I have found myself "storming" off, but only with producing mana while not managing to get cards. It's not terribly often, but does. This could really help in those situations.

Last is Mana Echoes when combined with a fire ball effect. Producing 20+ goblin tokens in a round is not a hard task. I've been using mana echoes with a fireball as an alternate win. Vomit out 20 goblins and your looking at 400 mana. All you need is a single red and people will burn.

Hope to hear your input on these cards.

seshiro_of_the_orochi on OMGispell Adept

6 days ago

Am I getting something wrong with adept? The spell still resolves and is put into the graveyard, except when the spell says different. So you don't just cast a copy, you cast the spell. Which means you'll still have to find nexus to cast it over and over again. Apex of Power might actually be more interesting with adept.

Kaleo42 on Kaleo42

2 weeks ago

Majestic_Clown thanks for checking in on it. In all honesty my Marath Says No deck has been the center of my focus lately. Unfortunately there have not been many cards from the new sets that can keep up with the already blistering speed of my Neheb deck.

I have however been testing -Fateful Showdown +Apex of Power.

I am also looking at a few cards:

Dark-Dweller Oracle has really caught my eye as a "draw card" engine but I haven't found the slot for it.

Howling Golem looks good in a slightly slower version but you do risk giving your opponents interaction.

Loyal Apprentice will find a slot for sure but I have to decide where.

Treasure Nabber is obviously very powerful but I'm not convinced on where it falls in the tempo of things.

Expedite could find a slot for it's simple cycling and would serve as another haste giver that can be later flashed back.

Coveted Jewel is almost good enough.

Romer on Purphoros, God of Tokens

3 weeks ago

@xJonahSlayerx: Yeah, card draw and removal are definitely key. For card advantage, Apex of Power, Dark-Dweller Oracle, Mind's Eye, Outpost Siege, Reforge the Soul and Skullclamp. For removal, I'm running Aligned Hedron Network, Blasphemous Act, Burn at the Stake, By Force, Goblin Bombardment and Vandalblast among others. Try sorting the deck by custom categories to see everything I have under Card Advantage and Removal.

@Neth: Hmmm, trade life for ? Yeah, I could see adding Treasonous Ogre. I'll have to pick one up.

@Shinkusenshi: I used to run Goblinslide in the early days of this deck. I really liked the idea of Goblinslide, but found in practice it added too little value compared to other cards that could take that card slot in the deck.

@iwhaleme: There's only 1 copy of Pia and Kiran Nalaar. I had the deck set to sort by custom categories, so it was showing that Pia and Kiran serve multiple roles in the deck, both generating tokens and dealing damage. I've changed the default sorting back to Type for clarity that cards aren't actually in there multiple times.

@SirFowler: Altar of the Brood's not a bad idea, I just have trouble thinking of what I'd cut to make room for it. I'll keep in in mind next time I find something to cut.

Jeriah_nimo on Locust God Take the Wheel

4 weeks ago


-1 Wizard's Retort Not enough creatures for it to have a prayer of being a Counterspell.

-1 The Mirari Conjecture Feels just too slow, and I never seem to mind discarding it.

-1 Swiftfoot Boots Locust God is already inherently resilient, and you're not dependent on other creatures.

-1 Apex of Power I find it amusing, but the cost plus it not being a draw puts it on the chopping block.

+1 Counterflux At worst, a slightly more restrictive Cancel that can't be countered.

+1 Mindmoil Free wheel stapled onto every spell for a deck that always wants to draw more cards.

+1 Ashnod's Altar Turns the tokens into super-Lotus Petals. Goes infinite with Skullclamp+The Locust God.

+1 Swarm Intelligence What's better than casting a draw-2? Getting a second draw-2.

cdkime on Nicol Bolas Personified

1 month ago

It would be helpful to post a deck link so we can see what you are working with.

To start, what is more important to you, flavour or overall power? If flavour is more important, there are a number of spells with Nicol Bolas quotes you can use. Some top contenders for flavour include:

Poaralion on Unlimited Fire Works

1 month ago

Hey, I like the idea. Does the deck manage to cast an Apex of Power then win often ?

Have you though about some spicy stuff with Wildfire Eternal and Tetsuko Umezawa, Fugitive ?

samuelmood11 on Midrange Neheb the Eternal

2 months ago

Perhaps a cheeky single copy of Apex of Power to make bank on Neheb's mana ability? :3

Might want to run some form of card draw / draw fixing.

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