Whenever an opponent plays a nonartifact creature spell that doesn't share a color with a creature you control, counter that spell unless its controller pays (X), where X is its converted mana cost.
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Invoke Prejudice Discussion
2 weeks ago
Surge of Righteousness to get rid of red creatures.
Chill to tax red cards.
Baleful Stare to draw a lot of cards.
don't forgot some neutral cards like Path to Exile , Swords to Plowshares , and Grasp of Fate just in case you aren't playing against red guys. If you want to keep the theme of color hose, Mana Maze and Drought are fun.
Finally, if you want to drop 400 dollars against your friend. Invoke Prejudice .
I hope that helps.
3 weeks ago
I run a similar style with my Derevi deck, though I use primarily enchantments instead of creatures for one simple reason - Creatures are usually easier to remove. But here's some cards that I'd recommend using if you're going for as much resource denial as possible:
Creatures: Seedborn Muse , Angus Mackenzie , Lavinia, Azorius Renegade , Sigarda, Host of Herons , Hokori, Dust Drinker , Michiko Konda, Truth Seeker , False Prophet , Baird, Steward of Argive , Gwafa Hazid, Profiteer , Melira, Sylvok Outcast I'd only recommend using Melira if you plan on having Phyrexian Unlife in the deck.
Enchantments: Pendrell Mists , Frozen AEther , Blind Obedience , Privileged Position , Greater Auramancy , Back to Basics , Land Equilibrium , Propaganda , War Tax , Collective Restraint , Teferi's Moat , Moat , Humility , Overwhelming Splendor , Leyline of Anticipation , Solemnity , Invoke Prejudice , Mana Reflection , Mechanized Production , Overburden , Rising Waters , Rule of Law , Wilderness Reclamation
1 month ago
Moreover, you should consider upgrading your mana base...
Castle Vantress - Helpful to ensure you get what you need.
Mystic Sanctuary - Re-use powerful spells
Reliquary Tower - To ensure you don't discard
Strip Mine - To stop boseju, cavern or other utility lands such as urborg, coffers, field of the dead, etc...
Treachery - Control magic but for free. Lots of decks crumble without their commander, especially if they are mono red or black that have difficulty removing enchantments
Land Equilibrium - Stops greedy decks from ramping
Invoke Prejudice - With such few creatures, this can slow them down pretty hard
As Foretold - Note you can cast cards on their turns for free. Very powerful
I understand your'e a combo deck and some of these might not be exactly what you're looking for, but should be considered nevertheless
1 month ago
I feel like Invoke Prejudice is quite unnecessary. It fills a similar role to Llawan and competes at the same cmc.
1 month ago
The matter of stax is an interesting one for Yuriko. Much like a blood pod deck, she is highly customizable to be tailored to your meta. If wanting to win boosters at your local game store is what you want, look no further. You can build Yuriko in such a way you can crush that store specifically.
She has her "core" stax pieces, which I would define as the stax pieces Yuriko resonates too well with to not include (and said stax pieces largely don't affect the 99) and then you have those flex slots you can fill with more meta selections. Some of these flex stax pieces are borderline core and some of them are on the brink of unplayable no matter what your archetype is.
is certainly a card we cannot afford to run. Whilst Yuriko is very blue in nature and is mainly colored mana (barely any colorless sources), it is still a whopping . This is way too demanding and would essentially come out turn 6 or so. The effect itself is also subpar, as yuriko is almost always on the field, meaning a creature has to be strictly not or .
these days has just become too slow. In a turn 3 format like this, we really need to be answering game winning combos or dishing them out ourselves, and land equilibrium unfortunately provides neither in here.
is definitely playable in Yuriko, as both Yuriko and all other Ninjutsu avoid having the pay the . That being said though, I think the fact it costs 4 mana to bring out is highly problematic, as it doesn't do enough for it's CMC. This particular list, 5 mana is "end the game", so 4 mana should be borderline doing that, ala
Sakashima the Impostor
we unfortunately dont break parity on enough to break, but even in cEDH in general it is barely playable because of it's hefty casting cost.
Oppression is most definitely playable in Yuriko, and I actually highly recommend it in lists that run graveyard effects like Smoke Shroud or Wonder for example that want to be more staxier, just dont run it in lists with doomsday or turns as it can make things... difficult. Its borderline a staple in the stax-graveyard builds. You're definitely right in that the are many outer-rim flex slots for stax and some of them can be some really juicy options to absolutely cripple a specific meta and moving forward, keeping an eye on these options is important. Yuriko and the 99 in general are just so unaffected by stax as a whole, its easily the main reason why anyone would choose to take her into a cEDH meta.
1 month ago
I'm really loving this list, and I'm adapting my existing Yuriko to be similar.
What's your opinion on other stax effects that Yuriko can effectively bypass? Depending on meta I see some room for customization here. To me it looks like Invoke Prejudice , Land Equilibrium , Nether Void , The Abyss , Oppression , and others could be useful based on meta calls, and Yuriko should remain largely unaffected.
2 months ago
Oh and if you're willing to put up with KKK depictions by a racist artist for $200-300, Invoke Prejudice also synergizes with devoid