Arcanis the Omnipotent

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Commander 2017 (C17) Rare
Eternal Masters (EMA) Rare
Duel Decks: Speed vs. Cunning (DDN) Rare
Tenth Edition (10E) Rare
Onslaught (ONS) Rare

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Arcanis the Omnipotent

Legendary Creature — Wizard

: Draw three cards.

: Return Arcanis the Omnipotent to its owner's hand.

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Arcanis the Omnipotent Discussion

Scytec on Arcanis the Omnipotent Interaction

2 days ago

So, I realize this is super niche, but it is potentially possible in my meta.

If I control Arcanis the Omnipotent and my opponent casts Arcanis the Omnipotent, I know it resolves and stays because of the most recent legend ruling. However, given Arcanis's second activated ability, could I activate it paying 4 mana and bounce my opponents Arcanis since it shares the same name? Or is it exclusively for my copy?

I'm not great at explaining myself, so if any additional clarification is needed please let me know. Thanks!

kingyfyvf on Grixis Wizard Commander Help

6 days ago

This is my first commander deck I got a few months back and have built it up slowly but am in dire need of help finishing it. I know it is slow and probably bad but I like it and it suits me just fine. I like how it can focus on the graveyard but the only strategies I have for it is the Duskmantle Guildmage and Mindcrank set and the Sphinx's Tutelage. Any help is appreciated.

Commander: Inalla, Archmage Ritualist

Creatures:

Arcanis the Omnipotent

Archaeomancer

Bloodline Necromancer

Body Double

Duskmantle Guildmage

Etherium-Horn Sorcerer

Firefist Adept

Fleet Swallower

Galecaster Colossus

Garna, the Bloodflame

Harbinger of the Tides

Kess, Dissident Mage

Magus of the Abyss

Magus of the Mind

Mairsil, the Pretender

Marchesa, the Black Rose

Naru Meha, Master Wizard

Nin, the Pain Artist

Nivix Guildmage

Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind

Portal Mage

Puppeteer Clique

Sea Gate Oracle

Taigam, Sidisi's Hand

Vela the Night-Clad

Vindictive Lich

Artifacts:

Caged Sun

Mindcrank

Mirror Gallery

Sol Ring

Thought Vessel

Worn Powerstone

Enchantments:

Curse of Opulence

Frenzied Rage

Propaganda

Shifting Shadow

Sphinx's Tutelage

Instants:

Cauldron Dance

Chaos Warp

Comet Storm

Crosis's Charm

Mana Leak

Memory Plunder

Polymorphist's Jest

Rakdos Charm

Reality Shift

Silumgar's Command

Unwind

Wizard's Lightning

Sorcery:

Clone Legion

Day's Undoing

Decree of Pain

Final Parting

Karn's Temporal Sundering

Kindred Dominance

Necromantic Selection

Soul Salvage

Spelltwine

Warlord's Fury

Weight of Memory

Planeswalker:

Jace, Memory Adept

Land:

Mountain x4

Island x10

Swamp x6

Dimir Aqueduct

Rakdos Carnarium

Izzet Boilerworks

Command Tower

Crumbling Necropolis

Exotic Orchard

Path of Ancestry

Swiftwater Cliffs

Dismal Backwater

Jwar Isle Refuge

Vivid Marsh

Vivid Creek

Vivid Crag

Evolving Wilds

Terramorphic Expanse

Temple of the False God

Grixis Panorama

Mystifying Maze

Daedalus19876 on Yidris Storm

1 week ago

Hi! Sorry it took me a while to get back to you, my job has been super busy.

This deck is...odd (not in a bad way). I'm going to be as cutthroat as possible here, since it's listed as competitive :)

I definitely see the influence of my The Locust God deck - you chose the same counterspell suite as I did, have a similar Paradox Engine line of play, use the same rocks, etc. And yet, there are some strange choices for a competitive deck - relatively little interaction, several 4+ mana spells that do very little when they come down, and a lack of hard draw.

Nature's Lore and/or Three Visits over Kodama's Reach, Windfall over (or in addition to) Time Reversal. Cutting Mindbreak Trap for Arcane Denial, unless your meta is REALLY storm-heavy. Sylvan Library over (or in addition to) Mirri's Guile. Since you're in green, you have access to some strong mana dorks that work well with Paradox Engine (or just as early ramp), particularly Birds of Paradise and Bloom Tender. I'd personally argue for Bear Umbra over Nature's Will, since it also protects the creature in question, but it sorta depends on the amount of exiling removal in your meta. You're not running Necropotence, and you should fix that. I would almost certainly run Dramatic Reversal/Isochron Scepter in here - each half is really good alone, and it gives you an infinite storm count together. In terms of removal, Nature's Claim is the biggest thing I feel you're missing, since you have very little interaction to deal with hate pieces that you go up against. An argument could be made for adding Deadeye Navigator to pair with your Palinchron/Peregrine Drake, and cards like Tooth and Nail/Defense of the Heart to find them, but I don't feel that's a great use of slots in the current list. Jace's Archivist is far better than Arcanis the Omnipotent in this deck.

My first cuts would absolutely be any card at CMC 5 or greater, unless it essentially immediately wins you the game. I would remove Berserkers' Onslaught, Consuming Aberration, Peregrine Drake, Treachery, and Arcanis the Omnipotent immediately.

If I may ask, why use Yidris for this if you could use something like Kess in the command zone instead? It seems like you aren't doing too much with green in the deck, and relying on connecting with Yidris seems...unreliable. In a competitive deck, you'd want to be winning on T4 most games, which makes casting Yidris at that point a bad proposition (especially since most strong mana rocks can't help you cast him, given that his mana cost involves no colorless mana).

I hope this helps as a preliminary look! I can come back and offer more thoughts when I have a few more minutes to think about it :)

NV_1980 on Inalla meets Roon

1 week ago

I like your deck but I think you could improve its speed by adding some more draw options. Some cheap-to cast options would be Preordain and Ponder. Some other in-theme options would be Azami, Lady of Scrolls and Arcanis the Omnipotent. I would also add Rhystic Study, as no decks in which I include blue goes without it; but maybe that is just me.

Geralf_Cecani on I Don't Want You to Play EDH (Grand Arbiter)

1 month ago

Maybe more card advantage? You only have 5 recurring sources of card advantage (im not including Land Tax cos that will never get you gas) that I can see, so maybe throw in Mind Unbound, Arcanis the Omnipotent or Thought Reflection. Also, Memnarch is not made cheaper by arbiter, but i have never seen a card better at shutting down a board than him. He also works well with counterspells. And Omen Machine

wereotter on Thoughts on Will & Rowan ...

1 month ago

Merfolk Thaumaturgist and Mannichi, the Fevered Dream play nicely with Will's +2. Turn two creatures into 0/3 and then activate one of them to turn the creatures into 3/0 and kill them.

Echo Mage plays well off both their ultimates. Double level up counters when you have Rowan's emblem as well as copy an instant or sorcery 4x off activating him (on top of the twice if you ultimate Rowan before Will). Level up in general might be viable, Brimstone Mage tapping for 6 damage will be decent.

Arcanis the Omnipotent tapping to draw 6 cards will make him even more powerful here than in other decks.

Also artifacts are another solid route. Copying Kurkesh, Onakke Ancient's ability to copy an artifact's activated ability will be really potent, and using Master Transmuter to return one artifact to hand and pop two onto the battlefield will be insane.

Also back on the note of proliferate effects, there's Skyship Plunderer for a weaker effect, but still effective if you only have one of the pair in play.

ersatz_olorin on Welf-air Commander

2 months ago

Considering how many tap effects you have, Mind Over Matter would do some work in this deck, especially considering that it goes infinite with Arcanis the Omnipotent

In that same vein Freed from the Real also offers synergy, and could go infinite, were you to add Bloom Tender.

Nice deck, lots of potential fun in here :)

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