Jeskai Student

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Custom Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Casual Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Frontier Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Khans of Tarkir (KTK) Common

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Jeskai Student

Creature — Human Monk

Prowess (Whenever you cast a noncreature spell, this creature gets +1/+1 until end of turn.)

Jeskai Student Discussion

ZorrosRage on Jeskai Calm

1 year ago

as for Jeskai Student isn't Elusive Spellfist just better in a different color?

Possible Enlightened Ascetic for flavor in side if you see a lot of enchentments.

I really like Stratus Dancer in something like this too. its not really expected. Maybe in side vs slower decks. It's a good monk control card

Jeskai Infiltrator Just looks fun

ZorrosRage on Jeskai Calm

1 year ago

i think Seeker is just strictly better than Jeskai Student why choose to opt out?

is not including Monastery Mentor a budget call? $11 card can be tough but he is a game changer if unchecked especially with tokens getting prowess too.

DragonFaceEater on Prowess is cool I guess...

1 year ago

For a deck based around noncreature spells, this sure has a lot of creatures in it. Now, I haven't played a prowess deck before, but I feel like you don't need to run every single prowess creature in here, especially cards like Bloodfire Expert, Dragon Bell Monk, Ingenious Skaab, Jeskai Sage, Jeskai Student, Mage-Ring Bully, Sanguinary Mage, Spellweaver Eternal, Umara Entangler, none of which have any significant abilities. To replace these, I'd run some mana ramp, which you have a criminally low amount of (one, in Chandra, Torch of Defiance). You could run Sol Ring, an EDH staple that every deck needs, also Azorius Signet, Izzet Signet, and Boros Signet, and if you want to get rid of your ramp later in the game, Mind Stone, Commander's Sphere, Hedron Archive, and Dreamstone Hedron will suit your needs. Some other ramp cards that can work really well in your deck are Chromatic Lantern, Coalition Relic, Coldsteel Heart, Corrupted Grafstone, Darksteel Ingot, Dowsing Dagger  Flip, Fellwar Stone, Gilded Lotus, Khalni Gem, Primal Amulet  Flip, and Pyromancer's Goggles. Obviously, you souldn't run all of these, but you should definitely consider them. The average commander deck should have around 10 ramp cards, though yours may want a few less, considering it's an aggro-ish deck. Also, Ponder's really good.

mdc7233 on Help me to identify this ...

2 years ago

Jeskai Student

Is this a sword or an axe?

I'm building an axetrodinary deck. Lol.

xXSarkhavskiXx on No blocks, you say?

3 years ago

I recommend replacing Setessan Battle Priest with Jeskai Student. ;D

Boza on

3 years ago

Things to cut:

Instant (12)1x Crippling Chill
1x Fortify
1x Glimpse the Sun God
1x Hold at Bay
1x Magma Jet
1x Mizzium Skin
1x Peel from Reality
1x Raise the Alarm
1x Rapid Hybridization
1x Voyage's End
1x Weapon Surge
1x Winterflame
Enchantment (2)
1x Goblinslide
1x Spirit Bonds
Sorcery (4)
1x Kytheon's Tactics
1x Revoke Existence
1x Taigam's Scheming
1x Write into Being
Creature (8)
1x Dragon Bell Monk
1x Frost Lynx
1x Harbinger of the Tides
1x Man-o'-War
1x Quickling
1x Two-Headed Cerberus

That is a total of 24 cards. Start by adding 5 lands, any that don't come into play tapped. While you are at it, replace thse CIPT lands you already have with any other.

Overall, you want to lower your mana costs as much as possible. True, the CMC limit is 3, but you should not have any card that is above 2 in your deck, except your commander and few creatures.

Creatures (8):
Monastery Swiftspear
Stormchaser Mage
Niblis of Dusk
Mage-Ring Bully
Umara Entangler
Abbot of Keral Keep
Jeskai Student
Sanguinary Mage

11 cards left. We want to churn through our deck and deal some damage:

Ponder
Preordain
Brainstorm
Mana Leak
Rush of Adrenaline
Icy Blast
Fatal Frenzy
Negate
Renounce the Guilds
Emerge Unscathed
Lightning Bolt

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