Capsize

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Format Legality
Noble Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Masterpiece Series: Amonkhet Invocations (AKHMPS) None
Tempest Remastered (TPR) Uncommon
Tempest (TMP) Common
Promo Set (000) Common

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Capsize Discussion

CommunistBastard on Mark of Mastery

1 week ago

Okay. So here's what I personally would change around:

Llanowar Elves for Farhaven Elf - I say this because accelerating the early game is more important for Riku than trying to capitalize on spells turn 4-6.

Ingot Chewer or Reclamation Sage for Manglehorn - This one is tricky because it depends. Either way you're getting a artifact, but manglehorn also has artifacts enter tapped, where ingot chewer has the potential to get 2 artifacts for the same cmc with Riku and Rec Sage gives you enchantment targets which your deck is lacking.

Spellskite for Rattleclaw Mystic - You have enough ramp in your deck. What you are missing is easy ways to protect your 5cmc commander from spot removal. You want to save counterspells in this deck for other peoples win cons. Riku is meant to be able to pick a new win con if one is foiled, and its much harder without him.

Clever Impersonator for Trinket Mage - The only thing I see trinket mage in here for is to fetch Sol Ring. The slot can be used better and you already have a good amount of ramp.

Vandalblast for Decimate - This one is hard, but I think it benefits your deck better. You know your meta, but there is always someone who plays a gross artifact and you wish you could deal with it. Well just deal with everyones while you're at it. The reason I say no to decimate is because you have to have all the targets. So if you cast, you HAVE to target an enchantment, artifact, land, and creature otherwise it fizzles. So if someone never plays a enchantment besides you, and you need to get rid of a artifact, bye bye to your enchantment.

Capsize for Blasphemous Act - You have the kit for inf mana so you're also adding a wincon with this one. Blasphemous act can hurt you just as much as them. Boardwipes have no home in Riku. Leave those to the white and black players.

Sunbird's Invocation for Fabricate - This one is the same as trinket mage. You don't have artifacts worth fetching. Maybe Panharmonicon but still. Cast big spells and be able to copy the things you roll into with this beast. I've resolved this spell twice and proceeded to win twice. Coincidence? I know for a fact not.

Twincast for Manamorphose - The color fixing and draw is nice but not worth it. However, copying a juicy rite an extra time or having a situational counter or maybe someone casts something juicy that you want. This cards an all-star.

Your deck looks super fun, but exactly like you said "I tend to just ramp and hope I draw into a combo. It's a bit frustrating to durdle." The simple fix is take out some ramp and useless cards and replace them with interaction. You wont always ramp hard, but now when you do, you'll be drawing into more answers AND combos, not just waiting around to win when u draw a Palinchron.

Bxbx on Mono Blue Control (instant & sorcery synergy)

1 week ago

You could cut some of your creatures and add more instants and sorceries like Fact or Fiction, Capsize and Recurring Insight. Also add Trail of Evidence.

cyclinggamer on UB bounce, mill, or destruction

2 weeks ago

So far this has won with the infinite Paradox Engine + Capsize in a three pod casual, where I was getting pretty beat up about the face with few blockers, and poof, responses to capsize buyback? Okay, rinse and repeat for all your permanents and all yours next. Cost to playing that deck? Changed out for a less built-up deck and was decimated for the previous play. It was worth it. :)

Won one with the near infinite loop dug up by all dug up by Planar Bridge, first to Darksteel Forge then Unwinding Clock then, Mycosynth Lattice + Nevinyrral's Disk, which happened right before a fatal swing in 1 v 1 edh. Not that I had a whole lot of threats, but the next thing would be Lazav, Dimir Mastermind cast and dig for Tezzeret, Agent of Bolas to animate all the indestructible artifacts. I even let this opponent know how many total turns once I was within 3 turns of going off. Of course that's when everything was already indestructible and my bridge was on the board.

So far I've only harassed people with Oona, Queen of the Fae and Hostage Taker, and really think Hostage Taker is an easier infinite loop for me to hit. Basically changed the tactics up from ramp mill/hand hate to build to one of my win cons passively, then explode and make the board hate me only after I've hit for the win. And they're scalable, so I can kill one player or multiple players at a time. Heck, if I get this monstrosity out: Unwinding Clock, Paradox Engine both out, with Mycosynth Lattice, and Leyline of Anticipation, then I'll be having fun during everyone else's turn too, with flash/instant speed getting rid of my hand or dig for a response if someone plays hand hate.

Speed in getting the mana base up and running, because until then, I'm very vulnerable to control and counterspells, and to mana rock hate. Anything not horribly expensive to get me there turn 3 or 4?

cyclinggamer on UB bounce, mill, or destruction

2 weeks ago

So far this has won with the infinite Paradox Engine + Capsize in a three pod casual, where I was getting pretty beat up about the face with few blockers, and poof, responses to capsize buyback? Okay, rinse and repeat for all your permanents and all yours next. Cost to playing that deck? Changed out for a less built-up deck and was decimated for the previous play. It was worth it. :)

Won one with the near infinite loop dug up by all dug up by Planar Bridge, first to Darksteel Forge then Unwinding Clock then, Mycosynth Lattice + Nevinyrral's Disk, which happened right before a fatal swing in 1 v 1 edh. Not that I had a whole lot of threats, but the next thing would be Lazav, Dimir Mastermind cast and dig for Tezzeret, Agent of Bolas to animate all the indestructible artifacts. I even let this opponent know how many total turns once I was within 3 turns of going off. Of course that's when everything was already indestructible and my bridge was on the board.

So far I've only harassed people with Oona, Queen of the Fae and Hostage Taker, and really think Hostage Taker is an easier infinite loop for me to hit. Basically changed the tactics up from ramp mill/hand hate to build to one of my win cons passively, then explode and make the board hate me only after I've hit for the win. And they're scalable, so I can kill one player or multiple players at a time. Heck, if I get this monstrosity out: Unwinding Clock, Paradox Engine both out, with Mycosynth Lattice, and Leyline of Anticipation, then I'll be having fun during everyone else's turn too, with flash/instant speed getting rid of my hand or dig for a response if someone plays hand hate.

Speed in getting the mana base up and running, because until then, I'm very vulnerable to control and counterspells, and to mana rock hate. If I want to speed up I need to look at cc mana rocks, like the mox rocks.

Yen24 on I Love The Drake!

2 weeks ago

dthoreson813 This deck description has sort of fallen into disrepair over the years, as I took it apart and haven't really put much work into revamping it. Regarding your suggestion, the deck wins by looping Time Warp and its ilk repeatedly with Archaeomancer or Mnemonic Wall and Crystal Shard, so it doesn't matter if it wins with 2/2s or 3/3s once it has access to infinite mana, attack steps, and bounce (with Capsize).

whatskraken on Mizzix EDH

3 weeks ago

epajula thank you so much! I completely forgot about Capsize I'll definetly have to put that in. I don't think Deadeye Navigator synergizes with my deck very well though and I'm not sure about the enchantments

Efesto on Izzet Things and Stuff

3 weeks ago

Thank you for your suggestions! I think that Capsize, Snap or Reality Shift are better removal than Echoing Truth; and Cyclonic Rift is the best to clean the board and it's less situational than Echoing Truth. I already knew Bribery and it's a bit too expensive for me, but it's a really good card for sure, I'll keep it in mind! The other 3 cards are very interesting, especially Spelljack (I was looking for funny or less boring counters to add to this deck, you really hit the point on that). Thank you again!

epajula on Mizzix EDH

3 weeks ago

It looks good. I recently took my Mizzix apart in hopes to build into one of the new Grixis generals. I feel like you are going to need more protection. At minimum you are going to want to run Capsize. If you get your experience to 4 you are just paying UU to bounce all of their lands, and creatures. Deadeye Navigator was also super fun in this deck. He has less synergy with your creature package. He is good for protection though. You can see my build at It is now time to put on your 3-D glasses.

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