Depths of Desire

Depths of Desire

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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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Ixalan (XLN) Common

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Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Frontier Legal
Vintage Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Pioneer Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Historic Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Leviathan Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Modern Legal
Highlander Legal
Casual Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Legacy Legal
Pauper Legal
Oathbreaker Legal

Depths of Desire Discussion

DPenguin22 on Ink-Treader Splice

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.

king-saproling on Ink-Treader Splice

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

SideBae on We have our heading!

2 months ago

So Rishadan Cutpurse, Rishadan Footpad and Rishadan Brigand are all pirates. I've always been successfully annoyed when an opponent plays them against me.

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.

Snap seems better than Depths of Desire.

Dack Fayden is probably a good fit for this deck. He's powerful and a thief (sorta a land-pirate, I guess).

Ponder and Preordain belong in any blue deck, including this one. Brainstorm is good if you get fetch-lands, but I wouldn't run it unless you have fetch lands.

Spectral Sailor is a good way to sink extra mana. Dockside Extortionist is good for getting mana.

Rhystic Study and Mystic Remora are good draw-engines.

I think Bribery is worth including. Also Coastal Piracy.

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.

Good luck

Dimmins on Magmatic Izmagnus

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

Saheeli's Artistry has a similar reasoning to Echo Storm

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.

Stolen Identity has a similar reasoning to Echo Storm

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

Hate Mirage has a similar reasoning to Clone Legion

Rite of Replication I would rather use Spark Double since I could copy Mizzix (the card's in my maybe board)

Radiate Other than Capsize and TTT, I don't think there's too many cards in my deck that this would work well with

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

Archaeomancer Great card, but I'm shying away from creatures. I would rather use Mystic Retrieval which is actually a card I want in the deck but I don't know what to swap out for it

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