Ethersworn Canonist

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Custom Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Modern Masters (MMA) Rare
Shards of Alara (ALA) Rare

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Ethersworn Canonist

Artifact Creature — Human Cleric

Each player who has played a nonartifact spell this turn can't play additional nonartifact spells.

Ethersworn Canonist Discussion

multimedia on Marchesa, Queen At Arms

1 week ago

Hey, I see why you're confused if you're going in the right direction because your deck is kind of all over the place. There's lots of good cards here, but I think you can reduce the themes and streamline the strategies.

Consider increasing the pillowfort theme? Increasing the token theme? Decreasing the combat themes (first strike), equipment theme and politics themes? In my opinion combining pillowfort and token strategies are the only themes you really need because both these themes require a lot of setup and they both strengthen each other. If you add other themes to these two all they will do is disrupt the ability to pillowfort.

Consider Luminarch Ascension ? It's a good win condition mana sink for pillowfort and token strategies. With three opponents it can activate fast. Windborn Muse is an upgrade for Baird, Steward of Argive . Consider Aura of Silence ? It's good opponent disruption making it more difficult for them to cast mana efficient artifacts and enchantments.

Other than Sun Titan you're not playing reanimation strategies. Consider Rest in Peace or Containment Priest ? Peace is more expensive price, but it affects everything. Consider Knight of the White Orchid ? It's a great card for land ramp in white especially since you're playing Plains Shock lands and Mistveil.

Depending on the budget of cards you want to add, Elesh Norn, Grand Cenobite , Ethersworn Canonist , Twilight Prophet and Elspeth, Sun's Champion are good here, but they're all expensive price. Elesh or Elspeth are an upgrade for Teysa. Both Elesh and Elspeth are very good finishers for tokens. Canonist shuts down some decks and Prophet in combination with a token strategy, getting the city's blessing fast, can give you lots of value.

Consider Kher Keep ? A repeatable way to make tokens that's a land; make a blocker at instant speed. Bitterblossom or the less expensive price, but much worse Dreadhorde Invasion are other good repeatable sources of token. Ophiomancer can be a repeatable source at each upkeep of a token that has deathtouch making it a good blocker on each of your opponent's turns.

Wrath of God as well Day of Judgment or the more expensive price Damnation or Toxic Deluge are cards to consider adding. Board wipes are good with pillowfort and the token strategies since tokens are being made from repeatable sources. Cursed Totem or the more expensive price Linvala, Keeper of Silence is opponent creature disruption since you're not relying on your creatures activated abilities only their ETB or static abilities.


Cards to consider cutting:

If you like some of these suggestions I offer more advice about why I think these cards can be cut. Good luck with your deck.

lagotripha on Mono White Affinity

2 months ago

I feel like tempered steel is a solid budget option, but getting it super competitive is going to take a lot of work. I did give some thought to a Blade Splicer / Countless Gears Renegade / Bygone Bishop flicker/midrange hybrid running it, but Dispatch or Trading Post isn't a spectacular payoff.

Its just one of those cards which is waiting for an efficient payoff that isn't already an archetype to drive Ethersworn Canonist 's price through the roof.

DuTogira on Secret Tech you have found!

2 months ago

Ethersworn Canonist is surprisingly a monster against most competitive decks, and doesn't do all that much in the way of stopping more casual players from having fun. One of my favorite commander cards.

Ascherat on Mono white affinity

2 months ago

@Flooremoji: Thank you for the upvote. Arcbound Ravager and Steel Overseer are perfect and I know them...but right now I can't afford to buy them...as you correctly recognized this is a budget deck... Maybe one day I will get some copies of them :) Right now I will put in Tempered Steel and change some of the none artifact creatures. What do you think about Ethersworn Canonist , Arcbound Worker and Arcbound Stinger ?

Jund_Machinist on Tajic, Blade of Fuck You

2 months ago

Boros is a pain to brew lol, too much shit to cram in ;-;

Spell limiters

Eidolon of Rhetoric , Rule of Law , Ethersworn Canonist

Godo Snaggers

Thalia's Lancers

Creature killers

Linvala, Keeper of Silence

Artifact Killers

Kataki, War's Wage

Creature (and other) tappers

Loxodon Gatekeeper , Thalia, Heretic Cathar , Blind Obedience

Nice Big Colored Manarocks

Gilded Lotus

Fuck counters and shit

Price of Glory

Card Draw

Mask of Memory

Stax

Torpor Orb , Winter Orb , Trinisphere

Pewpew

Boom , Epicenter

Rest in Peace combo

Helm of Obedience , Clock of Omens

Jund_Machinist on Tajic, Blade of Fuck You

2 months ago

shortened list of wants to:

Spirit of the Labyrinth and Burning Inquiry , maaaaybe Wheel of Fate to go with the semi notion thief shenanigans.

Ethersworn Canonist to go with Rule of Law

Trinisphere for dank stax

Leonin Arbiter to go with the library denial theme

Pull from Eternity and Silence for resilience

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Ethersworn Canonist occurrence in decks from the last year

Legacy:

All decks: 0.03%

Modern:

All decks: 0.01%

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.02%