Chaos Orb

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Vanguard Legal
Leviathan Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal

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Set Rarity
Unlimited Edition (2ED) Rare
Collector's Edition (CED) Rare
International Collector's Edition (CEI) Rare
Limited Edition Beta (LEB) Rare
Limited Edition Alpha (LEA) Rare

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Chaos Orb

Artifact

, : If Chaos Orb is on the battlefield, flip Chaos Orb onto the battlefield from a height of at least one foot. If Chaos Orb turns over completely at least once during the flip, destroy all nontoken permanents it touches. Then destroy Chaos Orb.

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Chaos Orb Discussion

SynergyBuild on Chariots of the Gods

3 months ago

Nah, just call it a casual deck!

Casual is a format where Chaos Orb is legal as a 4 of.

SenseiRamen on "HELP" - All suggestions taken

4 months ago

Oops, didn't see Razor Boomerang was already there. Replace them with 3x Chaos Orb

HorseFist on M:tG-Themed Insults and Pickup Lines ...

5 months ago

"Yo Mama so ugly, she look like she got smacked upside the head with a Chaos Orb!"

cdkime on Do experienced players generally follow ...

6 months ago

I'm not exactly sure what you mean.

There are 33 cards banned in Modern. That's a measly .29% of available cards in Modern. There are some absurdly powerful cards on this list, but its far from all the "halfway decent" cards. Jace, the Mind Sculptor was recently unbanned. Path to Exile and Thoughtseize are wonderful cards. Snapcaster Mage, Delver of Secrets  Flip, Aether Vial. Countless infinite combos or other turn four victories.

Standard only has seven banned cards, and these were banned because they were way too powerful, and thus run in every deck (Smuggler's Copter, or they enable a single archetype which became overly common in the meta, stifling competition and creative deckbuilding.

Legacy's banlist consists of cards that would essentially allow whoever went first to always win the game. It also limits cards that might constitute a violation of real world laws (i.e. cards with ante), and dexterity challenges (Chaos Orb). Shahrazad is banned because it would interfere with the timing of tournaments by needlessly stretching out games.

Vintage allows mostly anything, bar Shahrazad, ante, and dexterity cards. The restricted cards are chosen to limit players' ability to win a game before their opponent can make a move.

Ultimately, the ban and restricted lists are not very intrusive, and there's still plenty of room for unique, interesting deckbuilding. It's simply an incorrect statement that "all of the halfway decent cards are banned".

cdkime on Our Community deck

7 months ago

Agent_Fire

Chaos Orb and other dexterity cards are illegal in Commander.

Agent_Fire on Our Community deck

7 months ago

Chaos Orb cause chaos

Rabid_Wombat on JLK's Nicol Bolas l Game Knights #15

7 months ago

squinney1718 As Chaos Orb is illegal in Commander I'm guessing it was a typo - I've put Gauntlets of Chaos in my version of the deck ;)

RaberSaber on 93/94 Goblins Workshop OLD SCHOOL

8 months ago

I'm confused... what does it do? Why did you put Chaos Orb in when it's banned.

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