Creature — Cat Illusion
Flash (You may cat this spell at any time you could cast an instant.)
Whenever Illusory Ambusher is dealt damage, draw that many cards.
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Illusory Ambusher Discussion
1 week ago
I know you are interested in new instants and sorceries, but you could upgrade your creatures to have more synergy with your deck...
IMHO these are the creatures you are running that could be changed:
4 months ago
Mutant's Prey can be helpful for getting rid of threats. When it comes to dropping cards for others in your maybeboard, let me comment on that.
Broodbirth Viper-doesn't help you much. It gives you decent draw, but it doesn't even give you xp for it's clones.
Caller of the Pack-too expensive, no xp, not even a bonus from dealing damage
Illusory Ambusher-really expensive for what it does, you will only get 1 draw from it in the beginning and it isn't good enough to waste a turn putting coutners on it
Will-Forged Golem-expensive and doesn't give you any benefits
Second Harvest-this seems to only be useful some of the time.
Day of the Dragons-will get rid of all of your hard fought counters-when your creatures re-renter, yes you can get a crap ton of xp and etb triggers, btu all the buffs you put on them go away and the tokens don't come back. a single Declaration in Stone removes your hard work and the enchantment is still on the field.
7 months ago
Be a terrible person with Buyback, Flashback, and all their friends! Mizzix reduces the cost of all alternate casting costs. (Also reduced Awaken, but I didn't include anything with that, because I know how much a fan you are, and I think you have most the good Overload)
Buyback:Capsize, Reiterate, Spell Burst, Whispers of the MuseFlashback:Lightning Surge, Cackling Counterpart, Devil's Play, Fervent Denial, Increasing Vengeance, Past in Flames, Recoup, Volley of BouldersKicker:Elemental Appeal, Illuminate, Into the Roil, Jilt, Molten Disaster, Spell Contortion
Denying Wind, Searing Wind, Insurrection, Temporal Trespass, Volcanic Vision, Aether Gale, Crush of Tentacles, Fall of the Titans, Mindswipe, Counterlash, Izzet Cluestone (and other colored mana generation), Reality Shift, Fissure, Rapid Hybridization, Pongify, Comparative Analysis, Tezzeret's Gambit, Mirrorpool, Scour from Existence, Dig Through Time, Treasure Cruise, All Is Dust, Mnemonic Wall, Archaeomancer, Izzet Chronarch also feel free to look at Niv's counterspell list.
Seal of the Guildpact, Artificer's Epiphany, Mystic Confluence, Repeal, Thirst for Knowledge, Meteor Blast, Arjun, the Shifting Flame, Barrin, Master Wizard, Broodbirth Viper, Dragon Mage, Etherium-Horn Sorcerer, Gigantoplasm, Illusory Ambusher, Lone Revenant, Warchief Giant, Rite of the Raging Storm, Thopter Spy Network, Thought Reflection
7 months ago
Stuff to move over from Mizzix:
Other things to add:
Counters (you don't need to run all of them, but pick and choose...these and the ones you already have are excellent):
Rewind, Desertion, Hinder, Spell Crumple, Faerie Trickery, Dismiss, Foil, Discombobulate, Last Word, Time Stop, Counterflux, Izzet Charm, Suffocating Blast, Summary Dismissal, Disdainful Stroke, Confirm Suspicions
7 months ago
Coming out (37):
Act of Aggression
Reins of Power
Word of Seizing
Awaken the Sky Tyrant
Rite of the Raging Storm
Call the Skybreaker
Arjun, the Shifting Flame
Illusory AmbusherLone Revenant
Seal of the GuildpactEvolving Wilds
8 months ago
ignore above, forgot to link cards
a bunch of cool cards to consider:Dominus of Fealty, Sphinx-Bone Wand, Warp World, Cast Through Time, Magus of the Future / Future Sight, Magus of the Wheel, Niv-Mizzet, Dracogenius, Blatant Thievery, Breaking Point, Mindwrack Liege, Chaos Warp, Spellbinder, Reweave, Mass Polymorph, Jalira, Master Polymorphist, Shape Anew, Mizzix of the Izmagnus, Illusory Ambusher, Etherium-Horn Sorcerer, Dragon Mage, Mystic Retrieval, Mizzix's Mastery, Rite of Replication, Call the Skybreaker, Mystic Confluence, Aethersnatch, Mirror Match
8 months ago
Most of the time it wasn't. My playgroup is removal heavy. So I kind of expected to never get through if they saw it coming. So I'd flash in Illusory Ambusher and present them an option. Take ten damage, or let your creature die while potential drawing me some cards. He was a true beater in my deck.
Anyways I like the deck man. I see in your maybe board you have Wood Elves. Can I suggest a swap to main? Yavimaya Dryad. They basically do the same thing. Sure Yavimaya Dryad forest walk, but it's two green and colorless instead of a green and two colorless. In a three color deck might be more reliable or at least let you use green more freely if you need it.
8 months ago
Hey man, like that deck!
I have to ask you something though. Illusory Ambusher, what's your opinion? I used to run a rafiq deck and I ran it. I had for card draw, but if no one was swing it a pseudo haste beater. They thought me swinging with it was strange, but it gave it evasion in a way.