Delver of Secrets

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Format Legality
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Casual Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
From the Vault: Transform (V17) None
Innistrad (ISD) Common

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Delver of Secrets

Creature — Human Wizard

At the beginning of your upkeep, look at the top card of your library. You may reveal that card. If an instant or sorcery card is revealed this way, transform Delver of Secrets.

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Delver of Secrets Discussion

Chasmolinker on UB Control

20 hours ago

Delver of Secrets  Flip is only in there to allow a turn 2 Wizard's Retort. I like Cursecatcher though as it's ability is also a turn 1/2 counter spell. For the time being I'm going full Wizards Tribal so Thing in the Ice  Flip doesn't fit the bill. But I see how it could be beneficial.

plusARGON on The Rivers of Nihil

4 days ago

I think you should pick to either go with Delve or with Delver of Secrets  Flip, all in. As it stands I'm not sure you have enough spells to consistently flip a delver or to load the graveyard for delve creatures. Both ways would feed well off Opt; and Delve would also like Street Wraith and more Thought Scours. Delver might work better in a control shell, maybe with help from Nimble Obstructionist, Snapcaster Mage and the new Wizard's Retort.

JohnnyBaggins on Card creation challenge

5 days ago

Arcades Sabooth, Planeswalker

+3 You draw two cards and gain 2 life.

-1 Until your next turn, creatures you control get +0/+3, lifelink and vigilance.

-3 Exile up to two target nonland permanents.

-9 Search your library for any number of cards with different names and reveal them. You may put any number of permanents from among them into play. Put the rest into your hand.

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Delver of Secrets  Flip is a pretty cool card, so is Duskwatch Recruiter  Flip, but I think that are the only two two-sided cards that you can cast before turn three that made a real impact on constructed. So the Mardu colours are probably pretty sad right now. Design a low-cost flip-creature that isn't blue or green!

Richard_Rahl on UR a snapcaster mage, Harry

1 week ago

Learn2Tech, I really like those ideas. I've thought of pursing a wizard sub-theme for a bit now, but I fear it would detract too much from the delver strategy. Delver of Secrets  Flip already wants a low density of non instant/sorceries, and the only other wizard in the deck is ol' snaps. Both Wizard's Lightning and Wizard's Retort would be much much better if delver remained a wizard when transformed. I like your list! I'd recommend Final Iteration  Flip if you're looking for a more wizard-spell-slinging theme

SeekerofSecrets on Sincere Flattery

2 weeks ago

With thing you really want to play a more control then tempo so i would switch to 2 Remand 3 Mana Leak

Also you really need Delver of Secrets  Flip so i would pull the Faithless Looting and 1 land for 3. (you dont want card disadvantage and with 11 cantrips 19 land is plenty)

Good luck with the build! I love my budget UR delver

zentay98 on Edgy Goblin Nightmares

2 weeks ago

Thank you for the suggestions, Saljen.

Young Pyromancer is obviously a good card, but I don't like how it misses out on goblin synergies. I also feel like the Delver of Secrets  Flip/Guttersnipe/Young Pyromancer combo has been done many times before, and I want to do something a little different. He is sufficiently angsty though... Firebrand Archer is interesting, but it seems like a weak, non-goblin Guttersnipe for a mana more than I would really want.

Skirk Prospector is useful because it turns our goblins into fuel, which makes it possible to burn out opponents a turn or two earlier than otherwise. It allows the casting of unexpected Lightning Bolts and Goblin Grenades, for example.

captainamerica on

2 weeks ago

Also, this isn't delver. This uses the delve mechanic, but not Delver of Secrets  Flip

sceptikal on How To Lose Friends In Pauper

2 weeks ago

Chiberia: I took Delver of Secrets  Flip out in an eary build because I was still tweaking the creatures/spells ratio, and you're right, it definitely needs to be re-added.

As for Unwind, if I had any Negates, I would replace them in a heartbeat. I don't want to replace Exclude because I'd like to keep all the good/relevant spells against creature-heavy decks be mainboard. I would love to add some Unwinds to the sideboard, I'm just not sure what to take out to make room.

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