Djinn of Infinite Deceits

Djinn of Infinite Deceits

Creature — Djinn

Flying

: Exchange control of two target nonlegendary creatures. You can't active this ability during combat.

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Set Rarity
Commander Anthology (CM1) Rare
Commander 2013 (C13) Rare

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Legality

Format Legality
Duel Commander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Highlander Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Legacy Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Leviathan Legal

Djinn of Infinite Deceits occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.0%

Djinn of Infinite Deceits Discussion

TriusMalarky on Suggestions for a very political ...

1 month ago

With this kind of deck, you need to first ask yourself what strategy you're actually going for. Are you

  • Trying to use politics to slowly gain advantages before suddenly taking over and dominating?

  • Trying to make yourself such a valuable ally that everyone leaves you alone and then you go one-on-one after two people die?

  • Trying to make games last as long as possible?

I'd likely recommend the second. This is because it is easy for each opponent to justify letting you live. If you win too often, your playgroup will either opt to team up on you and crush you early, or they will(each on their own accord) attempt to take you out at the end of the game by playing their cards right.

For this deck to work, you really need to be able to guarantee that you can incentivise certain actions at your discretion. For instance, with Kenrith you can say "Hey, I'll let you draw a card if you attack player B" do the player with a solid board state but an empty hand. Every card should give you as much choice as possible and with powerful enough effects that you can give people treats for following your orders, and bring down hellfire if they disobey.

Here's my personal list:

ZendikariWol on Roon your day in a blink of an eye

3 months ago

Mulldrifter seems like a shoe-in.

Deadeye Navigator is very strong.

Djinn of Infinite Deceits works like a charm with Roon- especially in conjunction with Agent of Treachery!

Duplicant has the removal.

Ephara, God of the Polis can draw you 2-3 extra cards per turn cycle, which is awesome.

Glen Elendra Archmage is a repeatable Negate effect.

Knight of Autumn is an extra Rec sage.

Mentor of the Meek.

Kiora's Follower can ramp or untap Roon.

Palace Jailer can exile things permanently if you blink him.

Perplexing Chimera is just bat-shit crazy, it messes the game up so much.

Reveillark resurrects people.

Solemn Simulacrum is still good ol' sad robot.

Soul of the Harvest... does its thing.

Sundial of the Infinite can skip the end step, permanently exiling a creature with Roon.

Aura Shards.

Guardian Project is bonkers.

babushkasara on What's mine is mine and what's yours is mine

2 years ago

Lazav, Dimir Mastermind - not really stealing, per se, but close

Reins of Power - especically if you have no creatures at the time

Boneyard Parley - politics!

Grim Return - they finally kill their creature to get it away from you and...no. Yours again.

Ink-Eyes, Servant of Oni - repeatable

Iridescent Drake - blue! Also, enchantments!

Djinn of Infinite Deceits - in case they try to escape by playing creatures with downsides or something? Just a fun card in general.

You could also do something like Mirage Mirror for temporary 'stealing' (or to copy your thieves for more stealing)

Sadly you can't use Pygmy Hippo or you could steal their mana too.

Suns_Champion on Need Some Creatures? Here, Take Mine!

2 years ago

You might be in need of some pillowfort options like Ghostly Prison, Windborn Muse, Sphere of Safety, and Propaganda. Don't want to be attacked while giving stuff to people.

If you like Paradox Haze, Strionic Resonator will both double down on his triggered ability.

Vedalken Plotter, Harmless Offering, Djinn of Infinite Deceits and Bazaar Trader to give stuff away or trade, which is nice.

If you like Reliquary Tower you'll also like Thought Vessel.

Good luck! Hope some of these are useful!

Austin_Smith_of_Cards on It’s a Bird Wizard

2 years ago

Depending on which angle of control you want to take, I can offer different suggestions.

Some staples for Derevi you'll want to consider no matter what build you end up going for: Swords to Plowshares, Edric, Spymaster of Trest, Birds of Paradise, Tamiyo, Field Researcher, and Counterspell.

From your description, you could consider running a pillow-fort strategy. It's kind of like an extremely watered-down version of Stax that really just prevents opponents from attacking you, while they still have the resources to attack each other. It's definitely a politics-heavy strategy, making deals with opponents to convince them that other people are better targets until you start laying down wincons.

Essential cards: Propaganda, Ghostly Prison, Sphere of Safety, Collective Restraint (since you're in tri-colors), Norn's Annex, Orzhov Advokist, Windborn Muse, Martial Law, and Aurification.

Your wincons are going to be big fatties that also lock down the board or take advantage of your protection: Stormtide Leviathan (can't recommend this one enough), Azor's Elocutors, Isperia, Supreme Judge, and Blazing Archon.

If you want more traditional control that utilizes tapping/untapping, the general good all-arounds are: Aven Mindcensor, Thalia, Heretic Cathar, Hokori, Dust Drinker, Trygon Predator, Bant Charm, Supreme Verdict, and Winter Orb.

For blink abuse, I suggest Deadeye Navigator.

As a general structure for your EDH deck, try to follow the pattern of 10 mana accelerators, 10 card draw effects, 5 spot removal, 5 boardwipes, and 4 tutor effects.

There's a few filler cards that don't fall in any of those categories, and don't necessary synergise. I recommend removing: Djinn of Infinite Deceits, Hada Spy Patrol, Kazandu Tuskcaller, Phantom Nantuko, Winged Coatl, Wonder, Curse of Predation, Pyramid of the Pantheon, Thunderstaff, AEthermage's Touch, Biomass Mutation, and Sprouting Vines.

Happy brewing!

Bezter on Does Turn to frog negate ...

2 years ago

Do cards like Turn to Frog or Polymorphist's Jest, when played on a legendary creature such as Nekusar, the Mindrazer, negate the Legendary Creature super-type?

Or would the card then read "Legendary Creature - Frog"?

Asking for cards like Djinn of Infinite Deceits.

Thanks!

SlavicGhaespar on

2 years ago

Maybe this could find place here Djinn of Infinite Deceits

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