Target creature gets -3/-0 until end of turn.
Transmute (1)(Blue)(Blue) ((1)(Blue)(Blue), Discard this card: Search your library for a card with the same converted mana cost as this card, reveal it, and put it into your hand. Then shuffle your library. Play only as a sorcery.)
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|Ravnica: City of Guilds (RAV)||Common|
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|Commander / EDH||Legal|
Dizzy Spell occurrence in decks from the last year
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All decks: 0.0%
Dizzy Spell Discussion
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1 month ago
2 months ago
Hey, Niv soulbound to Lookout for the combo needs an instant way to shuffle your hand back into your library or you will deck yourself without killing all your opponents.
Lookout's paired ability is not a may like Curiosity and Eye are. Once you combo with Lookout you can't stop the loop to cast a sorcery. Emergence Zone is an option; sac it before you combo which lets you cast Winds at instant speed. Zone lets you assemble the entire Niv combo at instant speed in response to anything which can make the combo even more powerful. Whirlpool Warrior if it's on the battlefield before you combo can sac itself to shuffle or can cast it with flash to get it's ETB shuffle.
High Tide and Seething Song can help to ramp into Niv quicker. These two spells in combination with having flash from Zone can make lots of mana to combo with Niv including the you need to cast Niv and Winds. Dizzy Spell is worth adding to transmute for Curiosity since Gamble is the only tutor to get Curiosity. You really should add the two less expensive Fetch lands: Flooded Strand and Bloodstained Mire to give you more chances of getting Vents and to replace lands in the manabase that ETB tapped.
Changes to consider:
- Dizzy Spell > Mystical Dispute
- Emergence Zone > Fabled Passage
- High Tide > Mana Leak
- Seething Song > Snapback
- Whirlpool Warrior > Captain Lannery Storm
- Flooded Strand > Izzet Boilerworks
- Bloodstained Mire > Temple of Epiphany
Good luck with your deck.
2 months ago
I've made some of the changes above, while I keep playtesting others.
Likely the additional ramp creatures will come in at a later point along with Snake Umbra and Dimir Infiltrator. I'm a bit reluctant to adding less conditional tutors for now, since it might take the deck in a very much more competative direction that demands a bit of investment. I'll keep you posted!
2 months ago
From a bit of playtesting, it really seems that the secondary game plan is underperforming. Getting more evasive creatures and going wider is nice for resilience in more casual games, and there is a good argument for keeping the deck like this in the interest of managing the power level a bit. I do have some thought on how we might up the aggression a bit though, do tell me what you think about my thoughts if you are interested!
Underperforming cards include: Fathom Mage, Master Biomancer, Renata, Called to the Hunt, Herald of Secret Streams, Champion of Lambholt (the plan of spreading counters around seems to slow and fragile), Slither Blade, Invisible Stalker (these creatures don't add any additional utility, and we have other evasive creatures that can take Ukkima's place in a crisis), Ninja of the Deep Hours, Ingenious Infiltrator (bouncing Ukkima is nice, but taking away the combat damage is very much a feel bad) and Edric, Spymaster of Trest (seems a bit slow, but probably has more potential).
We could also use the additional infect enablers in Glistening Oil, Grafted Exoskeleton and perhaps even Corrupted Conscience, but it may be more efficient to just add some tutors here instead, Demonic Tutor, Scheming Symmetry, Dizzy Spell and Dimir Infiltrator would be good choices in that case (without completely busting the bank).
Taking all this into consideration I may soon do the following switches:
4 months ago
5 months ago
Thanks for the feedback Robster. The deck has gradually gone down from 4 Thief of Hope as I've been underwhelmed by the card in playtesting. One copy is enough to tutor for and gives me a wincon when I go infinite. I've found he is not that amazing to draw. I win in the late game against practically every deck, and the life gain is a bit slow. It's probably nice against delver and boros, but it seems useless otherwise.
When I was first making this deck it was more spirit tribal and I was considering all of those cards, but I've found that control is a better strategy, as I have infinite card advantage. As of now, the deck has only 16 spirits, and I end up sacrificing them a lot, and Petalmane Baku ends up eating kill spells. Distant Melody is incredible when it works, but so often I won't have many spirits. Brilliant Spectrum is safe as I will practically always have 4 different colors, and I can recur whatever I discard as I'm mostly just digging for a combo piece or interaction.
What you mention does seem like a really cool way to take the deck. Making a bunch of spirit tokens, using 2 or 3 Distant Melody and winning with one of the 2 or 3 copies of Devouring Greed. Triplicate Spirits could be super good with infinite grave recursion and costing essentially 0 mana. I didn't even think of that card while I was making this deck. Splash in a Mountain for Path of Anger's Flame and Gorilla Shaman. That would make Dizzy Spell worth including. I'll probably test that out eventually, but I feel this is better as it can win through loads of every form of interaction.
7 months ago
When I saw this deck I was pretty intrigued, especially since I love big blue creatures ( Stormtide Leviathan was my first rare from 2013 core set back when I joined). I was inspired to quickly come up with my own version: Ula's Temple. One recommendation I have is Dizzy Spell ; it acts as an additional copy of quest for ula's temple, plus it can also find clockspinning and shrink a creature in a pinch. I tried to use creatures like Judge's Familiar as disruption instead of instants to help my chances with Ula's temple; plus, without the need to leave mana open, it makes more sense to run Contentious Plan instead of Steady Progress . Grozoth will let you tutor for multiple inkwell leviathans, which would be pretty devastating. Also, Street Wraith would up your creature count and thin out your deck.