Containment Priest

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Pauper Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Ultimate Masters (UMA) Rare
Masterpiece Series: Amonkhet Invocations (AKHMPS) Common
Commander 2014 (C14) Rare

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Containment Priest

Creature — Human Cleric

Flash

If a nontoken creature would enter the battlefield and it wasn't cast, exile it instead.

Containment Priest Discussion

ThaneGarrus on Queen Marchesa: Politics, Aikido, and Control

1 week ago

Personal opinions: Unfortunately for us Queen Marchesa isn’t a particularly consistent deck to use at a competitive table, We certainly have the tools to hamstring them and (sometimes) steal a win with akido tactics but more often than not we will be heavily reliant on other players to take the strongest decks down.

Imo playing at a mixed table yields the best opportunity for a win. As a politics deck it’s to your benefit to shout and point at every key combo piece your opponents put down.

That being said we have some great hatebears in our colours and you should fully utilise them against a stronger table, Linvala, Keeper of Silence , Pithing Needle , Aven Mindcensor , Rest in Peace , Hushbringer , Containment Priest , Grand Abolisher , Rule of Law can completely house certain decks when played right and you have black to tutor them up

Of course, if you decide to go that route you’ll be playing a totally different deck and losing the soul of this beautiful deck but it is the price we pay to stay interactive. Maybe the best advise would be to have several decks that you can pick to match the tables power level, and remember that who you sit down to play with is ultimately your choice.

Osbert on Chulane's Hatebear Academy

3 weeks ago

Have you heard of Whitemane Lion ? With Chulane it's a 2 mana repeatable instant speed growth spiral. On a similar note Stonecloaker does a similar thing however it also eats cards from graves at instant speed. If you're feeling spiky you can combine these cards with Aluren to draw your entire library and drop every land into play. It shouldn't be hard to win from there with Laboratory Maniac , Jace, Wielder of Mysteries , or even Altar of the Brood . Just remember Chulane's ability is mandatory so you'll have to remove him before you go for the win or you might draw yourself to death.

There are a few hate cards I'm surprised you haven't included like Gaddock Teeg , Remorseful Cleric , Containment Priest , Leonin Arbiter , Linvala, Keeper of Silence , Rest in Peace , Archon of Valor's Reach , and Aura Shards . The newer Ranger-Captain of Eos pulls his weight as well by grabbing dorks and accessory creatures like Giant Killer while having the ability to entirely shut down non-creature spells which is great for comboing out that turn or just preventing a board wipe from an opponent on their turn.

Simple tax effects as well give you lots of time to set up Chulane and start slamming creatures down for some great value. Cards like Aura of Silence , Thalia, Guardian of Thraben , Vryn Wingmare , Thorn of Amethyst , Suppression Field , Kataki, War's Wage , Energy Flux , etc.

I think flash is the greatest strength a creature based deck can have so I suggest trying out Vivien, Champion of the Wilds , Vedalken Orrery , Leyline of Anticipation , or Yeva, Nature's Herald to go alongside your Teferi.

Lastly you should include Eternal Witness as some grave recursion and you can abuse the body via bonce or Sun Titan.

Bchong on Blood Pod

1 month ago

Nice, though there are some cards I would swap out. No Hulk combo? You don't have that many sac outlets

Null Rod to Collector Ouphe or keep both

Cabal Therapist ? is this actually good?

Fry to Red Elemental Blast

Body Snatcher is so good

no Bojuka Bog + Crop Rotation ?

Containment Priest ? do you not go against creature combos? also you have a severe lack of tutors cards like Protean Hulk or Recruiter of the Guard , why not also have Stony Silence . Runic Armasaur is a bit weak for 3 mana. most of these suggestions are just shots in the dark...I don't know your meta.

weezel on you don't need mana to play magic!!!!

1 month ago

99ghosts

This deck seems to lockout not only your opponents but with the ban on Paradox Engine , you as well. You have Unwinding Clock which I feel can be Paradox Engine replacement but I also feel Containment Priest is situational. I would probably switch her out with Stoneforge Mystic to tutor Sword of Feast and Famine and also using her to cast it for CMC1 cheaper.

blazingscout on Grenzo Doomsday Dash

1 month ago

Heya, I like the list alot, just have a few suggestions and thoughts

I don't hate Overmaster , I think it's a perfectly valid addition to the deck since were all in on doomsday, and this forces your opponent's hand without giving up your doomsday.

I like Imp's Mischief over Fork , it allows you to have an answer to an Abrupt Decay or any removal spell, while also having answers to counter magic.

You should mention the piles with Soldevi Adnate , I know they'r off plan but its good to give some direction for when things go wrong and how to assess your outs.

Example being a pile requiring 4 generic to work, and consisting of

  1. Soldevi Adnate
  2. Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker
  3. Skirk Prospector
  4. Murderous Redcap
  5. Metallic Mimic

Similar to the non conscripts pile except we make a copy of Adante to make 5 mana off of Kiki-Jiki to power into redcap combo.

Mogg Salvage and/or Slaughter Pact should make it's way into the list, probably in the sideboard as meta dependant. They give you outs to things like Torpor Orb and Containment Priest . I like Mogg Salvage over Shattering Spree but its more of a meta decision, I just play against alot of blue and stax decks in my meta.

Other than that, deck looks really solid, well done!

Enral on Bend Thy Knee

2 months ago

I think cards like Mandate of Peace , Containment Priest , and Rakdos Charm are better cards to stop combo (rather than Rule of Law ) while letting other players have fun. Also, most of the infinite combos in EDH doesn't require "casting" spells and are often infinite reiterations of an activated ability loop (walking balista/mike etc.) so it doesn't really stop them from going off. Most combo decks also basically save their removal till the turn they go off so having that card doesn't really achieve anything other than feel bads. From my personal experience, rule of law effects often draw unnecessary negative attention towards me since players often want to play multiple spells a turn in EDH. Unless this is a dedicated stax build, I just don't think it is worth it. Just my 2 cents.

multimedia on Akiri and Bruse *EDH Testing*

2 months ago

Hey, saw your forum topic asking for help. This is a good start, you have the right idea if you want to make this a cEDH deck then stax is a direction to consider, but there's only three stax cards here.

Consider more stax and hatebears?

Priest, Ferocidon and Mentor depend on the meta you play in, but each can stop combos. Priest prevents reanimation combos, Ferocidon prevents infinite creature combos and Mentor prevents infinite nonmana activated abilities combos.

Red does a good job of hating on blue.

All these can be cast with Sunforger.

Extra turn spells can let you hit another player with Akiri potentially killing two players or more with Commander damage.

Grace can prevent you from losing the game after casting these extra turn spells and Grace can be cast with Sunforger.

Other cards to consider adding:


Out of all these suggestions consider this expanded stax package and additional cards to consider adding:

Good luck with your deck.

Texturepack on Legacy Goblins

2 months ago

bam69icp I would be glad to give some feedback on your Goblins list. I just played at SCG Syracuse but just had bad luck in two games and finished 1-3. Incase you’re curious, Earwig Squad is amazing against Lands.

I considered playing Rest in Peace in the sideboard instead of Surgical Extraction and having a Karakas in the main board for lands and reanimator matchups and helping just cast Containment Priest . However, needing the white mana isn’t usually an issue and RIP isn’t much better than Surgical in some match ups. For example, Delver is one of the most common match ups and I’d prefer Surgical over RIP. However, I haven’t been able to test it so it might be worth trying but not in a single game I played at the Open would RIP have been better.

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Containment Priest occurrence in decks from the last year

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