Blatant Thievery

Legality

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

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Set Rarity
Explorers of Ixalan (EO2) Rare
Commander 2015 (C15) Rare
Onslaught (ONS) Rare

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Related Questions

Blatant Thievery

Sorcery

For each opponent, gain control of target permanent that player controls. (This effect doesn't end at end of turn.)

Blatant Thievery Discussion

Motys on Yennett All Odds, No Evens

3 weeks ago

So first iteration of my yenett deck was put to the test. 3 games, 3 wins. Worth mentioning i'm playing only in paper and that our LGS is small and deck are rather casual (i believe strongest decks are like 6/10 in term of power). We tend to play long games. My build runs 38 lands (21 basics, 1 fetch), and 10 even cards. Cannot provide decklist yet. My build isn't very focused on single target removal. Thou i need to add some removal for enchantments/artifacts. No Future Sight, Sensei, Soothsaying. Rise of the Dark Realms, Anguished Unmaking i have in other decks.

Even cards are : Strionic Resonator (damn this one is strong), Swiftfoot Boots , some 2cmc mana rocks, Supreme Verdict , Wrath of God , Smothering Tithe (Can this get ban already?), Overwhelming Denial .

Since this is "casual", only wheel effect im running along this Smothering Tithe is Dark Deal .

Liliana Vess performed really well. I don't have Animatou. Jace, the Mind Sculptor is probably fine addition to the deck. Dream Cache is probably better than Frantic Search? Living Death is too risky in my opinion.

To protect myself and yenett i'm running packet of : Propaganda , Ghostly Prison , Sphere of Safety , Shielded by Faith , Karmic Justice , Bastion Protector

Ethersworn Adjudicator was really good in my games.

Counterspell package: Stubborn Denial , Disallow , Overwhelming Denial .

Fun's over pack : Time Warp , Temporal Mastery

Examples of odd cards im running: Herald of Leshrac , Artisan of Kozilek , Brilliant Ultimatum , Pathrazer of Ulamog , Blatant Thievery , Void Winnower , Inkwell Leviathan , Mind's Dilation , Teysa, Envoy of Ghosts , Platinum Angel , Angelic Arbiter

If You want to improve Yenett and make deck real nasty , extra turn spells are probably way to go (Nexus of Fate might be really strong). Old Ulamog and New Emrakul are also Odd cards. Magister Sphinx , Enigma Sphinx , Mother of Runes , Iona, Approach of the Second Sun can also be very good.

Hope this helps a little and i'll see another Yenett video on the channel :D

Tiphus on Lavinia, first General

1 month ago

TheNocholas hi! I'm using Teferi, Temporal Archmage to untap my nonbsik lands, Mana Vault , Gilded Lotus to generate mana. On turn 4 if I have 3 lands (2 islands) and Mana Vault i can play Teferi, Temporal Archmage + Gilded Lotus and on turn 5 I have about 18-19 mana, which can be spent on cast: Jin-Gitaxias, Core Augur / Iona, Shield of Emeria / Void Winnower / Consecrated Sphinx / Elesh Norn, Grand Cenobite / Blatant Thievery / Expropriate / Time Stretch / Rite of Replication with Kicker / or simple Planar Bridge . I think it is strong for turn 5. There is also an strong synergy between Blinkmoth Well and Winter Orb / Static Orb . At the end of the opponent's turn I can use it to tap Stax-artifacts and untap all my lands.

Jaypay1994 on Marchesa- Theif cycling

1 month ago

Zealous Conscripts and Blatant Thievery are both notable omissions.

multimedia on KullaBunny Jeleva

1 month ago

Hey, nice start for a budget upgrade of the precon.

With Jeleva you don't have to go completely over the top with all splashy high mana cost spells, some is good. You can benefit from Jeleva by simply getting card advantage when she attacks from a low mana cost spell you exiled with her especially a draw spell such as Brainstorm or a tutor such as Gamble .

Budget cards ($5 or less each) to consider adding:

Lots of creatures goes against Jeleva's ability. If you have a lot of creatures then it makes it more difficult for you to hit an instant/sorcery to exile. You want to benefit from Jeleva's ETB ability too, not just exile your opponents spells.


Cards to consider cutting:

  • Dimir Guildgate
  • Izzet Guildgate
  • Rakdos Guildgate
  • Temple of the False God
  • Vivid Creek
  • Vivid Marsh
  • Baleful Strix
  • Dimir Doppelganger
  • Djinn Illuminatus
  • Fog Bank
  • Nekusar, the Mindrazer
  • Thraximundar
  • Tsabo Tavoc
  • Uyo, Silent Prophet
  • Vampire Nighthawk
  • Hypersonic Dragon
  • Fissure Vent
  • Liturgy of Blood
  • Molten Disaster
  • Tempt with Reflections
  • Annihilate
  • Price of Fame
  • Starstorm
  • Spiteful Visions
  • Illusionist's Gambit
  • Phthisis

If you like these suggestions then I offer more help. Good luck with your deck.


Ravenrose on Marquis of Morality

1 month ago

This is not garbage. This is "let's-throw-stuff-together" good stuff! It is fun and looks amazing to play against, albeit annoying. I would totally pay to see the look on your group's faces. You should totally add Blatant Thievery , Control Magic and Mind Control .

PlatinumOne on Homeward Path and Gods

1 month ago

if a creature stops being a creature, any auras or equipment on it will "fall off". so if your opponent doesn't have the necessary devotion, you'll get your creature back. as for "permanently" taking your god, there are definitely ways. one is Blatant Thievery . but no matter which method they use, Homeward Path gets your creature back IF the god is a creature.

Omnisurge on cEDH stax and stompy Jodah

1 month ago

Have you considered Enter the Infinite ? 5 mana draw your deck seems reasonable enough. You have all your counter and removal available as well and an Omniscience to vomit all your fatties on the board. Might be worth a slot over Expropriate or Blatant Thievery .

mfogle on Nicol Bolas, Omnipotent God

2 months ago

The deck looks really neat has great flavor, which is my favorite thing about nicol bloas.

Biggest issue I see with the deck is hat you have a really high average cmc but not a whole lot of ramp. I'd recommend cutting any 4+ drops that your on the fence about to work in more ramp. The other signets in your color, Talisman of Dominance , and Talisman of Indulgence are good cheap options.

The biggest cuts i'd recommend would probly be Thousand-Year Storm (sweet card, but wont be able to do much in this deck), Consuming Aberration (not enough mill synergy to warrant him), Dismiss into Dream (really neat card, but too costly too slow of removal in this deck), Blatant Thievery (reluctantly, you got other steal effects, and this is costly with a lot of blue), and maybe ribbons of the night (just feels like it costs more than it should).

Since your deck has a lot of color devotion, you might also consider some cards that produce treasure tokens like Spell Swindle , Captain Lannery Storm , or maybe Tezzeret the Schemer .

I hope this was helpful, best of luck.

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Blatant Thievery occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.03%

Blue: 0.22%