Hands of Binding


Format Legality
Vintage Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Legacy Legal
Modern Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Pauper Legal

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Gatecrash Common

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Hands of Binding


Tap target creature an opponent controls. That creature doesn't untap during its controller's next untap step.Cipher (Then you may exile this spell card encoded on a creature you control. Whenever that creature deals combat damage to a player, its controller may play a copy of the encoded card without paying its mana cost.)

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Hands of Binding Discussion

Calliber on Out of my way, butt kicking time!

2 weeks ago

Have you considered Cipher's like Hands of Binding, Hidden Strings and Stolen Identity?

Akujiki on Shu Yun, Violent Monk

1 month ago

Here's some card recommendation that you might like : - Chandra's Ignition

- Hidden Strings

- Hands of Binding

- Mystic Retrieval

- Shreds of Sanity

- Mark of Fury

-Dawn Charm

-Boros Charm

-Ajani's Presence

- Valorous Stance

-Young Pyromancer

I hope those suggestion might lead you to create a martial prowess in the future

benfjerstad on Try to block this

2 months ago

Hands of Binding is a good one when your creatures can't be blocked.

ghoul_Legion on Cipher deck

3 months ago

As you said, it won't count as combat damage.

Guttersnipe - Spellheart Chimera - Young Pyromancer - Thermo-Alchemist - Stormchaser Mage are all good creatures.

if you want to stick with cipher: Hands of Binding isn't bad.

ALso some dual lands could help: if you can't afford the good ones: Highland Lake - Swiftwater Cliffs - Temple of Epiphany

Will361405 on Interested in aggro for a ...

3 months ago

My personal choice for a go wide deck is a bit off the wall, I would personally I love jank go for Sygg, River Cutthroat you play tons of unblockable creatures and you get sick cipher cards like Stolen Identity and Hands of Binding also sygg really is awesome at providing card advantage for the late game, but be sure to grab some deterrents like No Mercy and Propaganda so your opponents do some of your work for you

VulpesDaemon on Cipher

4 months ago

Schar17 Thanks for the suggestions. I added more Shadow Slice and Hands of Binding dropping Voidwalk and sideboarding Trait Doctoring. I like the mill though because it potentially keeps them from getting cards that could beat the deck and since it comes with damage it shouldnt be to much of a problem. Also dont worry about the curve i have a 60% chance of getting what i need within the first draw and a 50% chance within my opening hand. I Hypergeometrically Distribute the lands in most of my decks. (http://stattrek.com/online-calculator/hypergeometric.aspx)

Schar17 on Cipher

4 months ago

Seems solid, just try to focus on damage oron mill. Having both makes no sense. You could take out Mindcrank and put more Hands of Binding ; More Shadow Slice instead of Paranoid Delusions

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