Helm of Obedience

Legality

Format Legality
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal

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Set Rarity
Masters Edition II Rare
Alliances Rare

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Helm of Obedience

Artifact

(X), Tap: Target opponent puts cards from the top of his or her library into his or her graveyard until a creature card or X cards are put into that graveyard this way, whichever comes first. If a creature card is put into that graveyard this way, sacrifice Helm of Obedience and put that card into play under your control. X can't be 0.

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Helm of Obedience Discussion

Zaraeleus on worst combo you've come across?

1 day ago

I have a degenerate combo I shove in my Decks specifically to shutdown trash decks, I rarely activate it unless I really really really want to hate someone out.. Helm of Obedience + Leyline of the Void or Helm of Obedience + Rest in Peace

basically, activate Helm of Obedience for 1 mana, no cards can actually hit the graveyard due to replacement effect. Exile target players deck in one shot.

Fastest possible? Turn one reveal Leyline of the Void put it into play. Land, Sol Ring, Two drop Rock. like Charcoal Diamond. Turn Two Land, Play Helm of Obedience, Activate it, Exile someones' deck.

JaceTheSwagSculptor on Don't. Test. Me.

3 days ago

Also you are spot on with Helm of Obedience. The changes I made to the deck make it pretty much revolve around the RIP + Helm combo.

entheogeneral on Don't. Test. Me.

3 days ago

Okay, well I'm currently broke but I'll soon get some money and I'd prefer that the card be less than or around $20, like Humility or Helm of Obedience. I might get a Teferi as you suggested.

masterosok on Brago Stax

6 days ago

I think Mesmeric Orb might be hard to pull off as the idea is to keep opponents permanents from untapping in Stax.

Altar of the Brood is something I have considered and ran if a different type of Brago deck. I might need to squeeze it back in though.

I am not sure I would be able to recast Stroke of Genius enough times to win but Blue Sun's Zenith could work though I worry about the

Helm of Obedience + Rest in Peace could work too. Rest in Peace being a somewhat staxy card itself

entheogeneral on

1 week ago

Why Zulaport Cutthroat when I could get a Blood Artist? I do believe that I might need another win-con, but I usually win by making them sacrifice all of their permanents (as they sit back waiting to untap them). My favourite thing to do is get Possessed Portal with Planar Bridge and then just keep tutor-ing while they slowly die. Diabolic Revelation seems great to put in here, I'll get that soon, then hopefully a Demonic Tutor. I'll get the Felidar Sovereign, seems good. I really want a Helm of Obedience but if I were to spend $20, it would be on a Moat. Anyway, thanks for your suggestions, I'll give them a shot next time I get money.

GearNoir on Helm of Obedience unknown infinite ...

1 week ago

From Helm of Obedience Gatherer:

  • If an effect like that of Leyline of the Void prevents cards from being put into your opponents graveyard, the process described in the first sentence of Helm of Obediences effect will never stop. Your opponents entire library will be exiled, even if X is 1.

Whether or not this is an uncontrolled loop depends on a couple things I guess we have to know. Is Pyxis of Pandemonium already tapped? If there are any options available that can break the loop, they must be taken. Also, are Progenitus and Blightsteel Colossus the only creatures in the library (I suppose it would behoove your opponent to be honest about that at this point or the game ends in a draw)?

lithium142 on Helm of Obedience unknown infinite ...

1 week ago

I'm confused about what you think is happening here. perhaps you could clarify what you mean? I'm also confused how Pyxis of Pandemonium ties into this.

regardless, Helm of Obedience requires mana to activate, so unless you have infinite mana, i dont see how it would go infinite. in addition, there's the problem of untapping it for multiple activations.

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