Grip of Chaos


Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Vintage 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
Scourge (SCG) Rare

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Grip of Chaos


Whenever a spell or ability is put onto the stack, if it has a single target, reselect its target at random. (Select from among all legal targets.)

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Grip of Chaos Discussion

Steelspike on Most hell like stack ever?

1 month ago

Grip of Chaos

Everyone else will ragequit. I've seen it happen. Hive mind, eye of the storm and grip of chaos.

The targets and triggers were uncountable. It was pretty amazeballs.

Optimator on Chaotic devastation

3 months ago

I love chaos decks but you gotta know Grip of Chaos is profoundly bad-mannered and is the type of card that will make people not want to play against you. I would replace it with Possibility Storm. That or Confusion in the Ranks or Mindmoil. Wild Evocation perhaps.

dooomsdae on Welcome to a World of Chaos!

3 months ago

Great deck, I love chaos +1. I must say, however; I prefer Psychic Battle to Grip of Chaos. It hits spells with multiple targets, reveals a card from the top of everyone's libraries, is one mana cheaper and can be less predictable. It's especially hilarious when there's a chain of spells on Eye of the Storm.

MagicalHacker on Old, Hidden Gems in EDH

3 months ago

In my decks, the cards that haven't been printed since the modern frame that I had never seen played before I found them to put them in my deck are Caverns of Despair, Grip of Chaos, Hall of Gemstone, Holistic Wisdom, Primal Order, Titania's Song, Hunting Grounds, Ritual of the Machine, Steal Enchantment, Aura Thief, and Thalakos Deceiver.

ImtheRealBear on

3 months ago

Grip of Chaos, Eye of the Storm and Warp World are neat chaos cards. Pairing Eye of the Storm and Hive Mind together gets crazy.

Liquidbeaver on Ib Halfheart, Goblin Sac-tician [PRIMER]

4 months ago

Just found Grip of Chaos, and I think it is the perfect kind of card for this deck. I've always hated the inflexibility of Pyroblast and Red Elemental Blast, and loved Wild Ricochet despite it's high CMC for a one time use spell I wouldn't be able to recur, but Grip of Chaos seems like an amazing card for this deck.

Gonna playtest it as soon as possible. It does hurt some of the interactions of my deck, but if I am smart about when I play it I'll be able to pillowfort with it and help seal off a win.

Any thoughts?

MagicalHacker on MagicalHacker - List of All Anti-Control Cards

4 months ago

Clay_Teapot, Grip of Chaos is on my MagicalHacker - List of All Anti-Infinite Cards because of that value. That said, this list is focusing more on blue's flavor of control more than anything.

Clay_Teapot on MagicalHacker - List of All Anti-Control Cards

5 months ago

While it won't stop counterspells Grip of Chaos does ruin plans about half the time.

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