Chancellor of the Annex

Legality

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

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Set Rarity
New Phyrexia (NPH) Rare

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Chancellor of the Annex

Creature — Angel

You may reveal this card from your opening hand. If you do, when each opponent casts his or her first spell of the game, counter that spell unless that player pays 1. Flying Whenever an opponent casts a spell, counter it unless that player pays 1.

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Chancellor of the Annex Discussion

YaminoNakani on Kaalia

5 days ago

Budget cards to consider: Aegis Angel, Reya Dawnbringer, Reaper from the Abyss, Angelic Arbiter Spirit en-Dal Rakdos Charm

Pricey cards to consider: Chancellor of the Annex Magus of the Moat Mother of Runes Admonition Angel Blinding Angel Thunder Dragon

There's lots of options but do also be care of creature cards that say "When monster attacks" because when cheated it, they are not technically attacking because they weren't there during the declare attackers step in combat so their ability doesn't work if they were put in by Kaalia. Enter the battlefield effects are usually better unless the attack ability is too good not to have for a second swing in.

rockleemyhero on Selling some stuff for below ...

1 week ago

Selling some stuff out of my collection, everything should be marked below TCG low as of today. Shipping is $0.50 in PWE at buyer's risk or $3 for tracking and insurance. If you are interested in multiple cards, if it's over $50 I will give a discount. Thanks for looking!

1empyrean on Jodah's Maelstrom EDH

1 month ago

A while back I was going to use more counterspells, but I really don't know how I would make it work in a 5 color deck. I left Dovescape in the maybeboard because it interacts with Eye of the Storm, but I don't have enough to make Guile worth it, which is something I wanted to do at one point because Guile Is fun.

That said, if someone else knows their way around counterspell decks better than me, it would definitely be fun, along with stuff like Ice Cave, Chancellor of the Annex, and Nullstone Gargoyle, Decree of Silence, and a bunch of other things.

unstablemustard on Kaalia, Winged beatdown

2 months ago

The biggest drawback for my Kaalia deck is when she hits the field without haste. She eats removal in almost every 4 man pod I have ever played against. Hall of the Bandit Lord is well worth the 3 life loss for her. Also Bastion Protector, Grand Abolisher, Fervor, Hammer of Purphoros and Urabrask the Hidden.

Balefire Dragon, Thundermaw Hellkite, Yosei, the Morning Star, Adarkar Valkyrie, Chancellor of the Annex, and Bogardan Hellkite are excellent inclusions.

Might I also suggest Twilight Shepherd and Karmic Guide for that sweet recursion?

Swords to Plowshares and Angel of Serenity for removal. Phyrexian Arena and Bloodgift Demon for card draw.

EldraziMimic on Lyra Dawnbringer - Tribal Angel

3 months ago

LOVE the idea. Some other cool angel cards:

Adarkar Valkyrie, Angel of Condemnation, Angel of Jubilation, Angel of the Dire Hour, Angelic Favor, Blinding Angel, Chancellor of the Annex, Devout Invocation, Iona, Shield of Emeria (<-- a MUST for this deck! :D), Karmic Guide, Luminarch Ascension, Moonsilver Spear, Platinum Angel (<-- another must, imo), Seraph, Silver Seraph, Twilight Shepherd...

Just a few cool angel themed cards.

I would suggest adding some more board wipes, especially Austere Command, and also maybe adding in a Path to Exile.Personally Id also think about Dawn Charm and Lapse of Certainty

I think this deck would work great if taken in an equipment-ish direction, since white has some great equipment tutors!

Lord_Khaine on Play your entire collection on turn 1 (ALL SPELLS)

3 months ago

@HashMasta Alright, I'll start with Chancellor of the Annex due to the lower price. I've got one copy right now, and can order the other three later this month.

Lord_Khaine on Play your entire collection on turn 1 (ALL SPELLS)

3 months ago

@HashMasta

Removal/Protection is quite the dilemma for this deck. Cabal Therapy is currently the only piece as it can be used from the hand or graveyard, but I agree that Pact of Negation will help tremendously. Question is, where would you recommend placing it?

I think an argument can also be made for Chancellor of the Annex as well.

I've seen some versions of Oops, All Spells run 4x Pact of Negation and 4x Chancellor of the Annex in place of Gitaxian Probe and Street Wraith.

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