Empyrial Archangel

Legality

Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Casual Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Shards of Alara (ALA) Mythic Rare

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Empyrial Archangel

Creature — Angel

Flying, shroud

All damage that would be dealt to you is dealt to Empyrial Archangel instead.

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Empyrial Archangel Discussion

damik005 on Shielded by faith and shroud ...

5 months ago

If i have a creature enchanted with Shielded by Faith and play a creature with shroud like Empyrial Archangel, can i use Shielded by Faith's ability (Whenever a creature enters the battlefield, you may attach Shielded by Faith to that creature) to attach it to Empyrial Archangel, considering that it doesn't target, or does it?

Boza on Favorite reanimate targets

6 months ago

Other favorites include Tidespout Tyrant, Inkwell Leviathan is good on the budget, and my favorite Empyrial Archangel.

fifthdawn on Kynaios and Tiro, Defenders of Rainbow Vale

7 months ago

MrKrabs, Hi, thanks for your recommendations. I have found the white recruiter to be on theme. It is a flex slot option for sure. Just preference I'd say. My reasoning right now for opting against it is that often times I pod into recruiter, so in that sense, you really only need one, and the red one is the best of course.

I like Peacekeeper a lot as a strategy and as a card itself. This list is definitely tuned for casual and for fun. The Peacekeeper and all similar card options in a fog-stick slot are great choices. I like Spore Frog, Spike Weaver, Empyrial Archangel or Protector of the Crown a lot. I like the Protector of the Crown a lot for casual games. You can also use Cryptic Command, Turnabout or Orim's Chant for that slot. Turnabout would be perfect for me, however, even though we use a house rule of only being able to repeat an infinite loop once per turn in order to create complexity and reward strategic play, I don't put infinites into my decks which is also why I couldn't consider Phyrexian Altar for this list, in response to your recommendation, bobbyboo. If I was to add a repeatable sac outlet, I would probably choose Goblin Bombardment since it interacts with the board when necessary. Cheers to both of your great recommendations and insight into this strategy.

DemonDragonJ on Iconic Masters Announced

7 months ago

Eladamri's Call and Cromat have never been reprinted, so I would like to see them reprinted in this set, and Worldly Tutor also should be here, as well, since it was left out of Eternal Masters in favor of Green Sun's Zenith.

As for iconic creatures, my predictions are as follows:

Angels: it is very safe to presume that both Serra Angel and Akroma, Angel of Wrath shall be in this set, hopefully, with new artwork for both, and I also would like to see Angelic Arbiter, Shepherd of the Lost, Angel of Jubilation, Pristine Angel, Iridescent Angel, Crypt Angel, Desolation Angel, Angel of Despair, Empyrial Archangel, and Archangel of Thune.

Demons: Lord of the Pit is one of the most iconic demons in the game, but some other excellent choices are Abyssal Persecutor, Archfiend of Depravity, Bloodgift Demon, Butcher of the Horde, Grinning Demon, Havoc Demon, Herald of Torment, Kagemaro, First to Suffer, Kuro, Pitlord, Lord of the Void, and Xathrid Demon.

Sphinxes: it was not until recently that sphinxes started to become powerful and efficient, but, thankfully, there ave been a number of excellent sphinxes made, recently, including Consecrated Sphinx, Conundrum Sphinx, Goliath Sphinx, Guardian of Tazeem, Medomai the Ageless, Sharuum the Hegemon, Sphinx of Jwar Isle, Sphinx of Magosi, Sphinx of the Steel Wind, and Sphinx of Uthuun.

Hydras: as with sphinxes, hydras only recently have been well-designed creatures, so some hydras that I would like to see in this set are Apocalypse Hydra, Domesticated Hydra, Genesis Hydra, Hydra Broodmaster, Hydra Omnivore, Kalonian Hydra, Khalni Hydra, Managorger Hydra, Primordial Hydra, Savageborn Hydra, Ulasht, the Hate Seed, and Vastwood Hydra.

Dragons: there are too many dragons for me too list all of them, but it is safe to presume that Shivan Dragon shall be in this set, hopefully with new artwork, and some of my top choices are Moonveil Dragon, Balefire Dragon, Dragon Tyrant, Ebon Dragon, Mirrorwing Dragon, Moltensteel Dragon, Scourge of Valkas, Stormbreath Dragon, Two-Headed Dragon, Utvara Hellkite, Vampiric Dragon, Viashivan Dragon, and Hellkite Overlord.

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hoardofnotions on

8 months ago

These are angels you could add

Angel of Finality

Emeria Angel

Gisela, the Broken Blade

Stoic Angel

Sublime Archangel

Voice of All

Archangel of Thune

Baneslayer Angel

Blinding Angel

Karmic Guide

Radiant, Archangel

Shattered Angel

Sigarda, Heron's Grace

Sigarda, Host of Herons

Admonition Angel

Pristine Angel

Angel of Serenity

Angel of the Dire Hour

Akroma, Angel of Wrath

Empyrial Archangel

Reya Dawnbringer

I think you could take out Emancipation Angel, Illusory Angel, Guardian Seraph, Indomitable Archangel, Lightkeeper of Emeria, Malach of the Dawn, Seraph of Dawn, Avenging Angel, Herald of the Host, Patron of the Valiant, Dawnbreak Reclaimer, Archangel, Angel of Salvation

I also think you could cut some lands, 38 is a good number. Bant Panorama, Seaside Citadel are good to add back in

Harsh Mercy seems good as well

you have very little enter the battlefield effects, maybe add Torpor Orb or Hushwing Gryff

It seems like your heavy hitters are 4 mana and up, so i think your ramp should cost less than 4. This way you're not decieding betweenn casting an angel or ramping for other angels. Maybe cut Explosive Vegetation for Rampant Growth. you could cut Belbe's Portal and Quicksilver Amulet for that same reasoning. You could add Simic Signet, Selesnya Signet and Azorius Signet for more ramp as well

Maybe cut Caged Sun for Mirari's Wake.

I think you need some card draw as well. maybe Rhystic Study or Distant Melody, Zendikar Resurgent

You could run some anthems to pump your team as well, I think Door of Destinies could be really good in this type of deck

Lurking Predators is the Quicksilver Amulet type effect you want i think. maybe take out Selvala's Stampede for it?

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