Glen Elendra Archmage

Glen Elendra Archmage

Creature — Faerie Wizard


, Sacrifice Glen Elendra Archmage: Counter target noncreature spell.

Persist (When this creature is put into the graveyard from the battlefield, if it had no -1/-1 counters on it, return it to the battlefield under its owner's control with a -1/-1 counter on it.)

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Set Rarity
Ultimate Masters (UMA) Rare
Modern Masters (MMA) Rare
Eventide (EVE) 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

Glen Elendra Archmage occurrence in decks from the last year


All decks: 0.03%

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.05%

Blue: 0.19%

BUG (Sultai): 0.66%

Glen Elendra Archmage Discussion

omega1563 on Azami's Wizard Gang

1 week ago

Planned Changes:

DespairFaction on sisay blades

1 week ago

Hey just stopping by, it does look pretty similar to my list. I am constantly switching things in and out of my list so its never really the same twice. Anyway heres a few things that Ive found. First, your maybe board has some great cards. Ive been liking Kethis, the Hidden Hand it really eases the burden of the high CMC cards, plus 3 colors. Glissa is great early game, 2 colors and awesome blocker, and you can tutor it out in response to a wrath to get back equipments if they get blown up. Dalakos looks very solid I would probably slot that in over the prophetic flame speaker. The impulse effect is usually best with a low CMC deck which this one is not so you don't lose your big pieces. Ive really been liking Pariah's Shield. Once hammer is in, you can tutor for Godo to flash it in response to a big hit, so did a similar trick with an aetherflux reservoir trigger targeting me the other night. A few other things I like Raff Capashen, Ship's Mage is a new one for me thats been playing really well and Glen Elendra Archmage (strangely not legendary) has been great to stop cyclonic rift and things that make your life terrible. Faeburrow elder is another one that I'm trying to test out. I know their pricey, but try to get an embercleave the trample double strike is just so unbelievably good. My version of the deck is pretty casual, it doesn't play fast at all and I've been happy keeping it there, but you can explore the untap tricks like Bear Umbra and Nature's Will for a little additional power. But yeah overall I think you're in pretty good shape, just keep a close eye on mana curve whenever making changes. Yours is currently better shape than mine, but things get clunky fast. Also I think I'm going to check out Thran Temporal Gateway at some point.

Lokotor on Marchesa, The Black Rose - Primer

1 month ago


The deck plays as an Aristocrats style deck, with the goal being to create a controlling presence on the board via continually using effects like Grave Pact , and by recurring creatures like Plaguecrafter , Voidmage Prodigy , Nicol Bolas, the Ravager  Flip, and etc. From there you will typically win via combat damage, though by making small adjustments to this particular list it is also easily viable to win via combo if you include Goblin Bombardment , since you can then loop Mikaeus, the Unhallowed and Glen Elendra Archmage for infinite damage.

Last_Laugh on Robot Army

1 month ago

Nice deck, I do have a few suggestions though.

First, Spark Double feels like it was custom made for Marchesa. It copies Marchesa for double Dethrone, the copies protect one another, and the copy enters with a counter immediately protecting itself.

Baleful Strix is definitely worth including.

Metallic Mimic can be used to abuse an etb/death trigger on everyone's turn instead of once per round. Just sac to reset the creature type as needed. Can also name human or wizard to immediately protect Marchesa.

Sage of Fables immediately protects Marchesa and it's an infinite combo piece with Ashnod's Altar and Flayer of the Hatebound. The draw ability is nice too.

Glen Elendra Archmage - Not an artifact... but your best counterspell in Marchesa by a long shot. Also infinitely combos with Mikaeus + Goblin Bombardment.

Diabolic Intent is arguably better than Demonic Tutor here.

Midnight Reaper in addition to Grim Haruspex.

Feel free to check out my list for ideas. It's not modular Marchesa but it's one of the top rated Marchesa lists on this site and you may find something you like. Upvotes on any of my decks are appreciated. Every Masochist Needs a Marchesa To Love Them

Last_Laugh on Marchesa - No Rest For The Wicked

1 month ago

Nice start. I do have a few suggestions to help you lower your avg. cmc though and I'll try to break it down by category and suggest a cut.

Draw: Midnight Reaper , Yawgmoth, Thran Physician , and Skullclamp for Butcher of Malakir (Grave Pact if your mana can handle it but Butcher is overcosted and susceptible to more removal), Bedevil (versatile but single use and not abuseable here), and Necropolis Regent (Really good at what it does but there's better finishers for Marchesa).

Control: Glen Elendra Archmage (combos with Mikaeus and Goblin Bombardment also) for Mystic Confluence (Glen Elendra gets multiple uses, Confluence only 1).

Boardwipes: Last One Standing and Jokulhaups for Decree of Pain (You won't need extra cards with Jokulhaups and it's cheaper to cast) and Polymorphists Gest (Last One Standing is the same cost but effects all opponents rather than 1).

Win Cons: Gray Merchant of Asphodel and Kokusho, the Evening Star (both very abuseable with Metallic Mimic to ignore the Throne and win outside of combat).

Discard: Sadistic Hypnotist and Oona's Blackguard (discard helps seal up games tighter than a dolphin's butthole) for Vilis (Marchesa does better with cheap aggro) and Underworld Connections (You'll have better results out of resource denial than a single use per turn draw).

Expensive Suggestions: Sneak Attack , Diabolic Intent , Imperial Recruiter , Grave Pact , Necropotence , and Spellskite

Feel free to check out my list for inspiration, it's one of the top rated Marchesa lists on this site. Upvotes on any of my decks are appreciated. Every Masochist Needs a Marchesa To Love Them

Last_Laugh on Marchesa, the Thief of Multiplayer

1 month ago

Suggested Additions -

Spark Double - Copies Marchesa 100% of games. Double dethrone, 2 Marchesas protecting each other, and the copy enters immediately protecting itself.

Drana, Liberator of Malakir - Essentially Commander #2 for you here. Reliably gets counters to your team without worrying about the Throne.

Glen Elendra Archmage / Goblin Bombardment - Best counterspell you can add here. Goblin Bombardment + Glen Elendra also enables an infinite combo with Mikaeus.

Midnight Reaper / Grim Haruspex - Amazing draw engines here.

Sadistic Hypnotist / Oona's Blackguard - Discard helps seal up games tighter than a Dolphin's butthole.

Sage of Fables - Immediately protects Marchesa, allows you to abuse wizard etb/death triggers every turn, and it enables an infinite combo with Ashnod's Altar and Flayer of the Hatebound. (See my list for explanations on both infinite combos I mentioned)

Last One Standing / Jokulhaups - More efficient boardwipes.

I can keep going on both additions and cuts... just let me know you're picking up what I'm putting down. Feel free to check out my list for ideas, it's one of the top rated Marchesa lists on this site. Upvotes on any of my decks are appreciated. Every Masochist Needs a Marchesa To Love Them

Soketsu on Aminatou EDH WIP

1 month ago

For my superfriend deck, I thought about Aminatou or Sisay, weatherlight Captain I my search, I think Brago, King Eternal , Peregrine Drake and Glen Elendra Archmage might interrest you

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