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[+1]: Draw a card. Target player puts the top card of his or her library into his or her graveyard.
: Target player puts the top ten cards of his or her library into his or her graveyard.
[-7]: Any number of target players each draw twenty cards.
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Control is definitely the worst matchup for this deck. I personally haven't found an effective method of dealing with control aside from throwing Jace, Memory Adept into the sideboard, or simply bum rushing them too fast.
Tends to happen with aggro, though. If you don't get the steam rolling, it stops pumping.
Instant (26)3x AEtherize 3x Countermand 4x Cyclonic Rift 4x Dissipate 4x Dissolve 2x Opportunity 3x Syncopate 3x Voyage's End Artifact (6)4x Shredder2x Elixir of Immortality Land (23)2x Encroaching Wastes 21x Island Sorcery (2)2x Whelming Wave Enchantment (3)3xDictate of Kruphix Sideboard (15)2xDispel 3xJace, Memory Adept 2x Negate
Depends on the kind of deck. Do you want a good blue deck that wins consistently, though at the cost of not feeling very blue?
There's the standard Mono Blue Devotion deck that is in essence an aggro deck that uses little creatures to power out some fatties later on.
If you want a true blue feel in standard right now, your best bet is to play a mill-style control deck that utilizes things like Grindclock as a win condition. aetherspouts, Dissolve , Dissipate , Cyclonic Rift are all things that will help you get there, along with a secondary mill package in Traumatize and Jace, Memory Adept .
Traditional blue control really just isn't that competitive right now, though with the additions from M15, it seems like it can make a bit of a stronger presence. Just need to find the right build.
I agree - I think consistency and card draw are the things I'm really lacking right now. Upping the Thought Scour count to four will help. I'm thinking I'll cut out Liliana's Specter and Sage's Row Denizen , probably Haunter of Nightveil and Siren of the Silent Song too. That gives me four open slots for three more Thought Scour and Jace, Memory Adept . Then trade in Reap Intellect to sideboard, and replace it with another Wall of Frost . Thoughts? I'm resistant to Mind Grind , because I can get the same effect from Mind Funeral for cheaper.
I would recommend giving Opposition a try. You have a few token producing walkers, which would then do a better job at protecting your walkers and shutting down problem lands and artifacts. Also Gilder Bairn would greatly benefit from this card. The only problem is that you might not have enough token producers. Prophet of Kruphix in combination with Opposition is also a lot of fun (for you at least). Angus Mackenzie may prevent combat damage, but it doesn't prevent Kozilek, Butcher of Truth from annihilating your board, Opposition will stop that dumb big beatstick.
I don't see Jace, Memory Adept really helping you very much in this build. I could suggest Jace, the Mind Sculptor in his stead, but I realize the pricetag that accompanies this guy is less than acceptable for people that don't want to pour tons of money in a card game.
For the sake of Venser, the Sojourner having good targets to flicker, I'd replace Qasali Pridemage with something with a EtB ability, like Act of Authority or Reclamation Sage . Seeing that you don't have a way of reusing the pridemage (other than sacrificing an Eternal Witness EtB ability or Regrowth ), and you aren't intending to use the exalted trigger that much, I'd think it's a small but sometimes useful change.
As for planeswalkers, I'm surprised Tezzeret the Seeker isn't in here. It grabs Rings of Brighthearth and untaps stuff like Sol Ring , The Chain Veil , Gilded Lotus and Contagion Clasp . I'm not that big a fan of Kiora, the Crashing Wave and I think Tezz could be much better in her place.
Wargate should be worth considering.. Grab any walker, Doubling Season , Planar Collapse , Prophet of Kruphix , Maze of Ith or really anything you could ever need, when you have this card in hand, your options are limitless.
You could add Tolaria West and some utility lands like Kor Haven , Maze of Ith and Minamo, School at Water's Edge , If you don't use Tolaria to transmute for a utility land, you should transmute for Pact of Negation to protect your next moves.
I used to put the ravnica karoo lands in every edh deck for fixing, but they're huge targets for Wasteland or Strip Mine (or Capsize even). So unless you can get a clear advantage out of them (Mana Reflection , scrylands, landfall, EtB abilities on lands) I suggest you find a replacement for them (like the scrylands, or Seaside Citadel ). Because I don't see a land currently you would LIKE to bounce and profit from it.
Other than that, I can only recommend Voidslime as an amazing counterspell in your colors and a few staples, that aren't really related to the theme but are overall great cards to have.
I would lose one of the Jace, Architect of Thought and use a Jace, Memory Adept because this doesn't have to be minuesed to get cards, your opponent doesn't know what cards your getting and it gives you a different win condition besides AEtherling and Elspeth, Sun's Champion
|Avg. draft pick||1.77|
|Avg. cube pick||3.24|
|Commander / EDH||Legal|
|Magic 2013||Mythic Rare|
|2012 Core Set||Mythic Rare|