Approach of the Second Sun

Approach of the Second Sun


If Approach of the Second Sun was cast from your hand and you cast another spell named Approach of the Second Sun this game, you win the game. Otherwise, put Approach of the Second Sun into its owner's library sevent from the top and you gain 7 life.

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Set Rarity
Amonkhet (AKH) Rare

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Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels 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

Approach of the Second Sun occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.03%

Approach of the Second Sun Discussion

Ziusdra on Card creation challenge

18 hours ago

Young Oketra, Keeper of the Hidden Sun

Legendary Creature - God

Vigilance, indestructible

When Young Oketra, Keeper of the Hidden Sun enters the battlefield, search your library for a white card with converted mana cost equal to or less than the number of creatures you control, reveal it, then put it into your hand. Shuffle your library afterward.

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Obviously, if you can tutor out Approach of the Second Sun, you're winning the game...

I thought it would be interesting to revisit this one, especially in a prequel kind of way. Revisit another Amonkhet god in a younger version of themselves (if gods even age...? Ignore that). Or, if you're like me and you just don't want to open this thread to alternate gods again, I can understand and let you do a wildcard. :)

Smorgaz on Avacyn's Angels of the Apocalypse

6 days ago

vasarto77 Thank you for your suggestions. Smothering Tithe, Wrath of God and Endless Horizons were already in the deck. I think all of the "gain 1 life"-cards are too low impact compared to the rest of the deck. Especially since I don't have that many creature drops and most spells have high cmc. Sun Titan has no relevant targets in the deck. Teferi's Protection is at least 40 bucks which is far to expensive for a single card I believe. Austere Command is good, but I don't know which other wipe to cut for it. Approach of the Second Sun and Grand Abolisher are probably good cards, but don't fit the deck too well.

MrAbyssal on WU Second Sun Control

6 days ago

I'm in the process of changing the deck to give it some counters in main deck. Part of that will also be adding a 4th Fae of Wishes. With Dig Through Time and the rest of the card draw/cycling and Fae of Wishes you don't usually have issues finding Approach of the Second Sun and there is less chance of it clogging your hand when you're not ready to play it yet.

KeyQuasar on WU Second Sun Control

1 week ago

Is there any specific reason you only run one Approach of the Second Sun in the mainboard? wouldn't it be better to have more since that is the win condition? I guess fae of wishes helps but still, with no way to shuffle the library if the sun is on the bottom you kind of need to use the fae to get a win. I want to build a deck like this so I'm just asking out of curiosity.

maxon on Chain of Command

2 weeks ago

I actually think this could be interesting. You'd have to lose the flexibility of rarity. Lock in the rarity and sorting becomes easier. It would take a while to sort each game though. With that kind of set up time I think you could go further with changing the rules to make it worth it.

Maybe have objectives that if you meet them grant some kind of bonus.

Or planeschase type effect that you get along with each commander, but only benefits the owner of the commander.

I'd Increase life total and required commander damage.

Ban all auto win cards like Approach of the Second Sun and Vraska the Unseen to promote the long game.

ScionsStillLive on Weatherlight Consultation *Primer*

3 weeks ago

Maybe Laboratory Maniac as an additional wincon (i know the wincon is the same as Jace but here you have something than can also win you the game.)

Maybe you could also consider Approach of the Second Sun.

Gurkins on Epharan High Culture (Ephara, God of the Polis)

3 weeks ago


Interesting take on Ephara. I'd like how the no counterspells route works out for you. I'm often tempted to make room by cutting counters, but then I take a Vorinclex, Voice of Hunger to the face, and that makes me put the couters back in.

The absolute best card that came out in Theros (for Ephara, specifically) is Nadir Kraken. It gets big, gets you blockers and triggers Ephara each turn.

A while ago, I made the final decision to cut any land that can't enter untapped and just replaced them with more basics, and my manabase has been much more consistent. Maybe worth a think, if you're struggling with early game speed.

Windfall also accelerates you to Approach of the Second Sun if you've already resolved it once. Maybe worth a try here.

If you want, you can check my build, if you're looking for inspiration. Ephara, Police of the Polis

All the best.

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