Council of the Absolute
Creature — Human Advisor
As Council of the Absolute enters the battlefield, name a card other than a creature or land card.
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Council of the Absolute Discussion
2 months ago
Citridon, umm that's a toughy for two reasons. First is there are few, only one in white: Voidstone Gargoyle, then, there are U/W cards like Meddling Mage and Council of the Absolute. Secondly, the fact that Runed Halo is an enchantment makes it super hard to remove. I prefer the Halo.
6 months ago
thanks for helping me more with the card draw, i have changed the Council of the Absolute and Resolute Archangel for 1 more Gitaxian Probe, another Seeker of the Way and a Anticipate, i am considering running even more, but i am not sure what i can change. I would love to play Dragonlord Ojutai, but he is a bit out of budget, but when i get a opportunety to get it cheaper i would do it as i do think he fits this deck.
6 months ago
I think you should cut your Planeswalkers, they really don't do much in this deck. Planeswalkers are always a ton of fun, and if you really want to play one then I recommend Venser, the Sojourner. I know he may be out of your budget, but he's something you can work towards. I also think Council of the Absolute and Delver of Secrets Flip need to be cut.
In the place of all these cuts, you can be running Grand Abolisher, AEther Adept, and Eldrazi Displacer. To run the Displacer though you're going to need to add 4 Adarkar Wastes and maybe 2 Sea Gate Wreckage. It's so freaking good for this deck though because of all the ETB triggers you have. Not to mention it's just a 3/3 body for 3 if nothing else.
6 months ago
Thanks Again SomeJustice, i have now changed Inkwell Leviathan and Pearl Lake Ancient with 2 Sun Titan as i do think he is better in the current deck, i have also changed 4 Tranquil Cove with 4 Glacial Fortress. I dont think i can put in Geist of Saint Traft, Meddling Mage and Restoration Angel because it is bit out of my budget, but i think Council of the Absolute is a replacement for Meddling Mage even though he costs a bit more mana and can't be used on creatures, but he can be used on my own spells to make them cheaper.
I do like where this deck is going and i like to have a Couple of big creatures, and i realy Apriciate your help because none of my friends are Control players so they cant help me much, and if you have some replacements for the cards, like for 3-4 dollar, you can tell me.
7 months ago
A couple more things (sorry): Council of the Absolute is not great in commander. Maybe Grand Arbiter Augustin IV? Also with Armageddon and Winter Orb in your deck I think you may want some more mana rocks besides just Sol Ring and Azorius Signet. How about Thran Dynamo, Gilded Lotus, Thought Vessel, and Worn Powerstone? All of those are very good. Also sorry for commenting so much; I just like to help.