Depths of Desire
Return target creature to its owner's hand. Create a colorless Treasure artifact token with ", Sacrifice this artifact: Add one mana of any color to your mana pool."
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Depths of Desire Discussion
2 weeks ago
You might like these: Spark Double, Sakashima the Impostor, Docent of Perfection Flip, Ilysian Caryatid, Harabaz Druid, Cackling Counterpart, Supplant Form, Riku of Two Reflections, Second Harvest, Archaeomancer, Zada, Hedron Grinder, Mirrorwing Dragon, Early Harvest, Turnabout, Depths of Desire, Unsubstantiate
2 months ago
Thanks king-saproling!! Those suggestions are great. I intentionally avoided cards that said "target creature you control", because this deck ends up giving your opponents a lot of creatures, and when the card specifies "creature you control" you can't copy a spell that targets Ink-Treader Nephilim for creatures controlled by your opponents. That being said, I love Heat Shimmer, Snap, Depths of Desire and Debt of Loyalty. Lastly, I love a good chaos deck as much as the next guy, but Dovescape, Possibility Storm and Knowledge Pool just aren't really what this particular deck is looking to do.
2 months ago
Nice list! Twinflame and Heat Shimmer would be all-stars here, definitely recommend them. Since they give the token copies haste, it's easy to generate infinite mana with a mana dork and something like Eternal Witness.
You might like these too: Harabaz Druid, Cackling Counterpart, Quasiduplicate, Repudiate / Replicate, Snap, Depths of Desire, Archaeomancer, Harnessed Lightning, Debt of Loyalty, Fiery Gambit, Dovescape, Possibility Storm, Knowledge Pool
2 months ago
Cool deck! These might interest you: Docent of Perfection Flip, Echo Storm, Saheeli's Artistry, Supplant Form, Archaeomancer, Depths of Desire, Pirate's Prize, Swarm Intelligence, Deploy to the Front, Devout Invocation, Summon the School, Lunar Mystic, Dawn to Dusk, Guile (fun on its own, and goes infinite with Dovescape!)
2 months ago
I suggest running 2-drop rocks over 3-drops. I think you should run cards like Rakdos Signet over Obelisk of Grixis. I think Talisman of Indulgence, Talisman of Dominance and Talisman of Creativity are probably better than the signets though.
Dack Fayden is probably a good fit for this deck. He's powerful and a thief (sorta a land-pirate, I guess).
The cuts are going to depend on how much you're willing to compromise flavor. Captain's Hook, Prying Blade, Fell Flagship and Dusk Legion Dreadnought seem like good cuts. There're also a bunch of creatures you can cut for better ones or to get down to a hundred cards: Brazen Buccaneers, Crafty Cutpurse, Rigging Runner, Siren Lookout, Slippery Scoundrel and Talas Warrior. I don't think they do enough to be included.
That's all I got -- hope this helped.
3 months ago
Interesting deck. You might like these: Remand, Memory Lapse, Relearn, Docent of Perfection Flip, Metallurgic Summonings, Merchant Scroll, Elite Arcanist, Kaho, Minamo Historian, Pirate's Prize, Depths of Desire, Eye of the Storm, Meletis Charlatan, Sigil Tracer, Twincast, Will Kenrith, Conqueror's Galleon Flip
4 months ago
Thanks for the feedback, king-saproling! With this deck I'm just trying to rush to where I go infinite, rather than protect it too much other than counter spells and a couple other protective spells. Also, minimizing the number of creatures was another goal. Here's my thoughts on the suggestions:
Sigil Tracer doesn't do much when Mizzix isn't on the field which can happen a decent amount of the time
Depths of Desire is a free spell with 2 experience counters, but it doesn't replace itself so I think Teferi's Time Twist is better since Mizzix would return to the battlefield after a board wipe without having to cast them out again, plus TTT can be imprinted on Isochron Scepter in a pinch
Rush of Knowledge was a card I had considered but now thinking about it again, with Mizzix out, it's B: Draw 4 cards which is very efficient. I'll have to consider this more. Might swap this in for one of the creatures in the deck
Echo Storm is nice for ramping, but I like my ramp to be 2 CMC or less, so even if the spell is copied a couple times, you're late in the game where you no longer need ramp anyway
Supplant Form is an interesting way to protect Mizzix, but it costs a lot and if I already have 4+ experience counters I'm probably going infinite soon anyway, so having TTT would be better, especially since I can use it on Mizzix early.
Clone Legion I'm not trying to win through combat, so this would be more of a protective/value play. It's unlikely most other decks are going to have creatures that would benefit my game plan, so this can be a dead card in hand most games
Ghired's Belligerence I'm not making tokens other than Treasure , and to make this card worth it I already have to have a ton of experience or gone infinite on Mana at which point I should be winning already
4 months ago
Nice! I dig that you went for a different take on Mizzix rather than the usual storm lines.
You might like these: Sigil Tracer , Depths of Desire , Rush of Knowledge , Echo Storm , Saheeli's Artistry , Supplant Form , Stolen Identity , Clone Legion , Hate Mirage , Rite of Replication , Radiate , Ghired's Belligerence , Archaeomancer