Eight-and-a-Half-Tails

Eight-and-a-Half-Tails

Legendary Creature — Fox Cleric

: Target permanent you control gains protection from white until end of turn.

: Target spell or permanent becomes white until end of turn.

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Eternal Masters (EMA) Rare
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Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Eight-and-a-Half-Tails occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%

White: 0.34%

Eight-and-a-Half-Tails Discussion

NV_1980 on White Light Incarnate

2 weeks ago

Hi epartica,

Thank you for your feedback! Windswept Heath and Flooded Strand are in here mostly for filtering purposes. We filter lands out of the deck so that we need less actual lands and thereby slightly increase the chance of drawing something other than lands when we already have enough of them.

Idyllic Tutor is actually due to be replaced. We recently noticed it's not doing that much for us and we were thinking maybe Scroll Rack would be a more useful addition. We are thinking about writing a primer for this deck. When we do, we will probably also make this replacement.

Eight-and-a-Half-Tails is in here to protect Avacyn from getting exiled; well over half of all the most common exile spells are (at least partly) white, so we felt this was a good addition. And when an exile spell (or maybe some sort of forced, targeted sacrifice) is of a different colour, well that's what Tails' second ability is for :)

So far both Mox Opal and Chrome Mox have been working well for us. The deck contains 21 artifacts in order to make the use of Opal a reality. Evicting a white permanent for Chrome can be annoying, but we've experienced often that a game-state could be turned in our favour because of it.

We're not sure whether we have an Hour of Revelation, but if we do it will definitely replace Planar Cleansing. Thanks for the tip!

Regards,

Mrs. and Mr. NV_1980

epartica on White Light Incarnate

2 weeks ago

Love the deck NV_1980, always happy to see another deck with a love for angels! Before I give suggestions I would like to ask about some cards and why you chose to add them in your deck. Also love Pariah such an underrated card!

The first one are both Windswept Heath and Flooded Strand as a mono color deck why do you want these lands?

Second is Idyllic Tutor you don't seem to have to many enchantments, are there any that stand out to you?

Third is Eight-and-a-Half-Tails even though you can make something have protection from white that won't save you from a board wipe because nothing is targeting it. Unless you do something else with this card I'm not sure it will do much for you.

Lastly, the Chrome Mox and Mox Opal I find these conditions sometimes hard to meet because white has horrible card draw so I wanted to ask if these are still working out for you.

After making my angel deck I find that mono white biggest problem is card draw but your control in this deck is solid, which stops a lot of faster decks and anything that might hurt you on your turn. I have plenty of board wipe suggestions to give to you for instance Hour of Revelation is a direct upgrade to Planar Cleansing.

EldraziFanBoy04 on White Blink-ish Superfriends

3 months ago

Seems kind of underpowered, even for a budget deck. Obviously, your Mana base wouldn't be great to begin with in a budget deck, but you lack ramp and card draw, both of which are essential to decks in EDH, especially in White. Whilst I profoundly disagree with the argument that White isn't very good on its own in EDH, it does have many problems in budget decks. I'd recommend you to filter out cards that are seemingly purposeless such as Wall of Omens or Eight-and-a-Half-Tails .

Furthermore, I find that your removal is barely acceptable considering that you're playing mono-White. Since you don't really have an aggro strategy, consider adding cards such as Land Tax , Smothering Tithe , Norn's Annex , Moat , et cetera. Maybe try to lean into a Proliferate strategy.

Cards such as Academy Rector , Karn Liberated Gideon, Ally of Zendikar and Ugin, the Spirit Dragon would greatly benefit your neutral game. Consider adding Elesh Norn, Grand Cenobite , Pearl Medallion , Enlightened Tutor and Sword of Truth and Justice for general play as well. DEFINITELY add Thran Dynamo , Mana Crypt , Thran Temporal Gateway , Mana Vault and Metalworker to the deck as your ramp is not very good.

All in all, your concept for this deck seems interesting but lacks focus. I struggle to see how you could make a Superfriends deck on a budget, but keep on trying and you'll get there eventually.

P.S: I forgot to add Scroll Rack .

Wurmspiralmaschine14 on Call of the Wild

3 months ago

Okay. I'm the Reddit dude. Sorry for the wait. Life interfered and I didn’t have a great opportunity to write this, so my b. Here's what I'd try messing around with. I'll do my best to keep suggestions budget

Boardwipes Add Rout , End Hostilities , Cleansing Nova ... Three should be fine. When you need a boardwipe, it pays to have one. You will need a boardwipe at some point.

Removal Naya Charm is a fog, removal spell, mass unblockablility, and a Regrowth all at once. Worth it. Generous Gift and Beast Within are also solid open-ended removal spells. Oblation , Chaos Warp , and Swords to Plowshares should do the rest

Draw Add Beast Whisperer , Guardian Project , and some other spells that draw off creatures. Your deck has so many creatures - might as well turn them into cantrips. Primordial Sage and Lifecrafter's Bestiary also come to mind. Maybe a Vivien Reid as removal and draw all in one, if you feel like splurging a bit?

Ramp Cultivate Kodama's Reach Farseek Rampant Growth Into the North + two of each basic snow land Burnished Hart Farhaven Elf Springbloom Druid

Boardwipes, removal, ramp, draw - That’s the general stuff that each deck needs simply to function

Here’s some more niche stuff I think your deck could use

Protection Kindred Boon and Eight-and-a-Half-Tails are good at protecting your creatures, and what makes them better is that the're activated abilities - to say, your werewolves won't flip but you’ll get to spend your mana

Overrun Beastmaster Ascension , Overwhelming Stampede , and Thunderfoot Baloth all do WORK! Swinging in with the team is your way to win the game. Make it more powerful

The Other Stuff I really like Cult of the Waxing Moon , Tolsimir, Friend to Wolves , Bow of Nylea , Mastery of the Unseen and Boros Charm . Bow synergises particularly well with your commander, making blocking a lose-lose situation. Mastery of the Unseen is a solid mana sink, so you’ll have something to do on the turns where you don’t want to flip your wolves. Boros Charm ’s just insanely more versatile than it appears

Ok. This comment’s long enough as is, so I’ll take my leave. If you want a hand making cuts, though, feel free to comment and I’ll try to get back to you quicker this time :)

GhostChieftain on Tomik the Taxman

4 months ago

Thalia, Guardian of Thraben , Eight-and-a-Half-Tails , Kataki, War's Wage , Hokori, Dust Drinker or Thalia, Heretic Cathar would be better options as commander here imo. Tomik is a very narrow effect

Tzefick on Ability challenge

4 months ago

Woiteck

Yea, sorry about that one. I have had busy weeks and limited access to this PC where I had the suggestion written up. I loathe TappedOut's text formatting and small comment typer, so I usually write in Notepad and copy over for larger amounts of text.

For the kicks of it I'll post my response to the Divine suggestion and my raw draft on Collide that I had written up but not reevaluated before posting.

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Divine Feedback Show


Old challenge: Collide Show


I'll need some time to think about Nobility.

Sounded on Chulane's Tale of Aluren and LabManiacs

4 months ago

Hey, Thank you for your precious input, I appreciated it! You're right: protection is key, so I decided to follow your idea and I included Mother of Runes and Spellskite . Then I changed some things, added Eight-and-a-Half-Tails for additional protection coupled with Smothering Tithe and Wilderness Reclamation for more utility, and Hall of Heliod's Generosity . Still need to test the changes though.

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