Counterbalance

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Casual Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Arena [BETA] Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Masterpiece Series: Amonkhet Invocations (AKHMPS) Common
Coldsnap (CSP) Uncommon

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Counterbalance

Enchantment

Whenever an opponent plays a spell, you may reveal the top card of your library. If you do, counter that spell if it has the same converted mana cost as the revealed card.

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Counterbalance Discussion

Penthoplayer on I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse...

1 week ago

Some basic things: Chrome Mox, Arbor Elf, Elvish Mystic, Fyndhorn Elves, Llanowar Elves, Priest of Titania, and Carpet of Flowers should all be main decked because speeding up your deck is always a positive.

I wouldn't bother with the Scrylands in the maybeboard because of the power and fixing available through fetchlands and Shocklands being so great.

I'd also go ahead and add Counterbalance because it's so good with Top.

chromiumthemutable on R/U enigma drake counterburn

1 week ago

Niv-Mizzet, Parun, Djinn Illuminatus, Melek, Izzet Paragon, Galvanoth, and Crackling Drake are some creatures. Curiosity, Ophidian Eye, and Tandem Lookout go well with Niv-Mizzet, Parun, and as does Enter the Infinite. I've always thought that Crackleburr is fun. Stitch in Time/Ral Zarek and Krark's Thumb go together, and some good instants and sorceries are Risk Factor, Epic Experiment, Blast of Genius, Prophetic Bolt and Opt. My favorite Izzet enchantments are Firemind's Research, Future Sight, Counterbalance, and Telepathy.

hkhssweiss on Chromium, the Forsakened One (Combo)

1 week ago

KayneMarco

Hmmm a blue spell that reorganizes top 6-7??? I would definitely use that in my Intet if that was a cheap spell. I like Soothsaying and it bears consideration, I'm actually only missing a Scroll Rack for this deck haha, it pairs well with Counterbalance for the more control aspect.

Yeah I mean I really like the aggro approach, but I had a theme going on with tuning all my planar chaos/invasion dragon to the utmost level of refinement. I achieved that goal and now I swapped the commanders since this is a "draw-go" deck. If people wanted to do a better version of this build Oloro is the best at Esper control haha

Shaffle on The Fateshifter | **PRIMER**

2 weeks ago

Counterbalance makes people hesitate a lot xd

Mr9Loganja on Infinite Eternities That Also Last A Long Time

1 month ago

KillTheIslandUser thats unfortunate. Thanks.

Omnisurge Counterbalance is an allstar in my list (which i need to update really bad lol) Run it alongside Scroll Rack and youve got yourself a very soft lockdown which works long enough to do all the things. It doesn't completely lock everyone out, but people tend play different which leads to bad decisions on their part. Its kinda funny

Mortiferus_Rosa on Aminatou

3 months ago

Im going to make these suggestions under the assumption that price is not an issue.

Card Suggestions

griffstick on Any Topdown Effects not Requiring ...

3 months ago

Well I think clash would work good. Pollen Lullaby and Scattering Stroke seem like the best 2. May some other stuff like Arbiter of the Ideal.

Some other good cards that care about the top like Baneful Omen, Counterbalance, Deceiver of Form,

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