Compulsory Rest


Format Legality
Standard Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Vintage Legal
Legacy Legal
Modern Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Pauper Legal

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Set Rarity
Amonkhet Common

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Compulsory Rest

Enchantment — Aura

Enchant creature

Enchanted creature can't attack or block.

Enchanted creature has, "2, Sacrifice this creature: You gain 2 life."

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Compulsory Rest Discussion

T0tal on Zombie deck help

6 days ago

Hey guys i am using Grantley91 's SUPER Budget Sub $20 B/W Zombies! Post Rotation deck and id like your help because i am missing:

2x Wayward Servants 1x Dusk//Dawn 2x Never//Return 1x Stir the Sands

I'm thinking of substituting Dusk//Dawn with Start//Finish or Compulsory Rest

also i have 2x Dread Wanderer and 1x Plague Belcher . Which of the cards in the deck should i swap them with ?

nyctophasm on Draft deck June 9, 2017

1 week ago

One other thing I noted when it came to the people playing against me is that enchantment removal is actually a very useful thing in this environment. I got Compulsory Rest played on more threats of mine then I cared to count. And although it didn't shut down Oketra the True completely, it did make her far less effective.


4 weeks ago

I like the idea of this deck as it also incorporates a bit of Taxes into standard. I would up your early response game as that mana curve looks a bit lopsided. You will be waiting until turn 4 to get rolling and a lot can happen until then especially with all the Zombie decks rolling around. Think of adding or sideboarding Censor which can counter or can trip and possibly Compulsory Rest as an additional lockdown.

Emzed on Tokens and Clues

1 month ago

You have so many ways to make use of extra mana, and lots of creatures. Cryptolith Rite would be amazing here, i suggest adding 2-3 copies. It can help you really go over the top by generating a lot of extra mana.
Heroic Intervention, while a cool effect, isn't something i would want more than 1-2 copies of in my maindeck. Keeping up 2 mana is a very real cost, and it doesn't even protect you from Engulf the Shore or Yahenni's Expertise.
Compulsory Rest is an odd choice for a removal spell, since it doesn't really answer creatures with powerful static abilities like Metallic Mimic, Lord of the Accursed, Winding Constrictor or Tireless Tracker. You might want to consider Stasis Snare or Declaration in Stone to replace it.

Izu_Korasu on Penicillin (The Cure for Infect)

1 month ago

not sure why Detonate and Shattering Spree are in the main, those are sideboard cards (and dead draws against infect?)

Blessed Alliance is a more versatile form of Celestial Flare and isnt as taxing on your manabase.

not sure how your creature base helps with infect, most of them are too small to have any impact.

Compulsory Rest, Prison Term, Reverence, Path to Exile, Opal-Eye, Konda's Yojimbo, Archangel of Tithes, Aurelia's Fury,

also aside from using burn/reflect spells, how do you win?

clayperce on Nicknames for Amonkhet Cards?

2 months ago

Almost forgot: An opponent played Compulsory Rest last night as United Customer Service. LMAO.

Cragon18 on Nissa, Collected Company??

2 months ago

Thanks for the comment InfuriatedBrute. I agree that Gideon's Intervention would be a great sideboard addition. Obviously great for combo, but also great against Heart of Kiran since, as you mentioned, this deck struggles with fliers. I'd consider Compulsory Rest over dec in stone, but would keep dec in stone in the board as the former is terrible against vehicles. I'll have to do some playtesting with Toolcraft Exemplar. It is definitely a good card as long as I can turn it on consistently (which is currently dependend on clues). I also like the card draw so that is why the Refiner is in there for the most part. I agree about Serpopard. Good sideboard against control, but playtesting has been underwhelming otherwise. You think Selfless Spirit or Spell Queller or I could even do something like Aerial Responder as replacement?? Thanks again!

InfuriatedBrute on Nissa, Collected Company??

2 months ago

Gideon's Intervention kills most combo and doubles as an overpriced Pacifism. I also prefer Compulsory Rest over Declaration. Obviously a sideboard would help. I think trading Rogue Refiner for Toolcraft Exemplar fits your deck more. And I think having a single flyer would be nice (probably the WU spirit), and maybe move Serpopard to sideboard to make way. Decent deck overall.

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