Archetype of Imagination


Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Hero Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Heirloom Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Casual Legal
MTGO Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
Magic Duels Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Born of the Gods (BNG) Uncommon

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Archetype of Imagination

Enchantment Creature — Human Wizard

Creatures you control have flying.

Creatures your opponents control lose flying and can't have or gain flying.

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Archetype of Imagination Discussion

KumaLKS on Thraximundar - Zombie Tribal

17 hours ago

Also Archetype of Imagination might be worth the extra two mana instead of Wonder. I run a blue-black zombie deck and Gisa and Geralf works quite well in there.

Awoken_Leviathan on IntruZur Alarm | Zur EDH

3 days ago

I'm not too good with Esper or aggro/fast-paced decks, but I'm currently building a Kruphix deck and think some constellations may be, could be (I haven't a clue) beneficial.

For instance you can have a Hypnotic Siren, but since I don't think you can play it for the bestow cost you can also include a Riptide Chimera, put it back in your hand, and then play it for bestow. You could also just pull it out with your Recruiter of the Guard.

Not sure if this strays to far from what you're going for but it may help if they somehow get a creature on the board that you're not ready to deal with, like a Hundred-Handed One or Guardian of the Gateless. Or maybe even just snatch their commander.

Also, as a side note, I like to include the Archetypes when I can and this may benefit from an Archetype of Courage or the Archetype of Imagination, however the latter is kind of high CMC for the deck.

colton815 on Slivers

4 days ago

first of all ya gotta cut it down to 60 cards. second thing you need to do is get some dual lands in that mana base. i'd heavily recommend fetchlands and shocklands, and cutting the lands down to 24 at most.

cut the "archetypes". not only are a couple of them ridiculously high mana cost, but they're not slivers, so they're worthless. you can find actual slivers that grant either the same or similar keywords. for example, Galerider Sliver instead of Archetype of Imagination.

but like sweetaction says, you need to decide what format this is for before we can really help you.

heres the sliver deck i use for Modern-format FNM that has worked pretty well for me.

5C Sliver Company

jktorborg on Grand Augustin, Tax Collector

2 weeks ago

Two super fun cards that might fit your theme are Starfield of Nyx and Archangel of Tithes. Maybe a Dovescape? If you have any sort of prison out flooding the field with tons of doves is always fun, until you can grab a Archetype of Imagination and swing, or swing with your archangel if you run that too. idk, I have a modern deck that works that way and its a blast! Gotta love it. Maybe an Enduring Ideal?

Profet93 on Terrific Talrand

2 weeks ago

Archetype of Imagination - Costs too much, your drakes will fly. Other creatures should be for USEFUL utility or defense.

Dragon's Eye Savants - Very weak effect. If you really like to know their hand, Telepathy does that much better (don't recommend either)

Galecaster Colossus - Has some synergy with some wizards. It costs too much, even with potential synergy. You could replace this with an expensive counterspell or just more ramp/card draw.

Graceful Adept - See Reliquary Tower, Venser's Journal and Thought Vessel for a better replacement.

Mistfire Adept - Costs too much for what it does.

Paragon of Gathering Mists - Anthem affects are ok. They are usually considered "win more", meaning, if you are winning (have an advantageous board state filled with drakes/creatures), then they will help you "win more." If someone wrathed while you were tapped out and you draw this, then it will be effectively useless. You want to limit the number of "dead" cards in EDH.

Shorecrasher Elemental - No real way to abuse it (unless I'm missing something?). Replace with a 3 CMC counterspell, draw or bounce effect.

Simic Fluxmage - You are not playing simic, don;t use this card. Very weak effect with little to no synergy

Simic Manipulator - See above

Mike94 on NEED HELP with Tromokratis

3 weeks ago

Maybe it's a daring idea but why not try to build a Tromokratis voltron deck? He is bulky and could easily deal 21 commander damage if you equip him with the right gear.

Play a lot of mana-rocks to get him out as early as possible like Lotus Bloom, Thran Dynamo, Caged Sun and Extraplanar Lens. Even Sapphire Medallion and High Tide help this strategy. Tromokratis wants to be blocked but that would be a set back for your gameplan so evasion is your friend. Archetype of Imagination could help your commander hit face for example.

If you go the voltron route I would definitely play these equipments:

Each Mirrodin sword would be an auto include but could maybe be to expensive to buy but I would at least try to fit in Sword of Feast and Famine.

Since you're in blue there are a lot of ways to search for artifacts.

I would also play some mono-blue staples like Rhystic Study and Mystic Remora to draw as much of you deck as possible.

And last of I would play some disruptive spells to ensure you're not overwhelmed by other tempo decks that tend to go wide like:

I love mono colored decks in EDH since they play the toughest game but excel at one main goal. It's hard to make them work against those fancy multi colored decks and it could become a big investment but from one mono-colored EDH player to another, it's worth it! +1

Exotryptan on Help Needed- Blue Only Deck

4 weeks ago

Replace 3 x Air Servant with 3 x Sower of Temptation

Replace Water Servant with AEtherling

Replace Jace's Mindseeker and Fleet Swallower with 2x Archetype of Imagination

Replace 2 x Illusionary Armor with 2 more Favorable Winds

Replace Divination, Glimpse the Future and 1-2 others for 3-4 x Amass the Components

Of course these are just suggestions if you really want a card go for it

Some other suggestions

Use Dispel and/or Counterspell and/or Negate

Your creatures are pretty weak, you can control your opponent for a long time but you're missing the dmg to finish it.

If you want to focus more on flying you could use:


Darkslick Drake

Guard Gomazoa

Sprite Noble

Kira, Great Glass-Spinner

Dance of the Skywise

Gravitational Shift

Thassa, God of the Sea

Hope i could help :)

Hyperalgialysis on Modern Casual Sphinx Tribal

4 weeks ago

Chengeling is the answer for tribal support. In Mothdust Changeling Shapesharer and the like are decent filler since they are also sphinx. There are white ones as well like Mirror Entity. Unfortunately, from they way your deck appears to be built you are focusing on them flying more than anything. You may have better luck gearing it towards the sphinx tribe, as just flying creatures with buffs are much cheaper with Gravitational Shift being the top end. Archetype of Imagination would be good.

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