Jhoira of the Ghitu


Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Duel Decks: Mind vs. Might (DDS) Mythic Rare
Modern Masters (MMA) Rare
Future Sight (FUT) Rare

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Jhoira of the Ghitu

Legendary Creature — Human Wizard

, Remove a nonland card in your hand from the game: Put four time counters on the removed card. If it doesn't have suspend, it gains suspend. (At the beginning of your upkeep, remove a time counter from that card. When the last is removed, play it without paying its mana cost. If it's a creature, it has haste.)

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Jhoira of the Ghitu Discussion

I_TappedWrong on American Airforce

3 days ago

Put in a Jhoira of the Ghitu as like the person that could call in air strikes, but make her even better and play land destruction like Armageddon and just rain down with the flyers after that lol

Akromathia on Suspend, Replication and Kicker

3 weeks ago

Rhadamanthus First of all, thank you so much for your answer, and for sharing your wisdom with this noob girl.

Well, this is marvellous... just one more question to make sure I got the right idea before going like crazy over this with my deck.

a) Just as with Primal Amulet  Flip, the kicker is also affected by Goblin Electromancer?

If so... Fight with Fire kicker cost, after resolving from suspension (Jhoira of the Ghitu) and with the above cards in play would only cost ?

If so, I am going to pass out xD

Akromathia on Suspend, Replication and Kicker

3 weeks ago

So, pretend for a second that I have Primal Amulet  Flip in play, and that Fight with Fire was suspended by Jhoira of the Ghitu.

a) When I cast Fight with Fire with no mana cost, can I pay de kicker cost?
b) If so, this cost is affected by Primal Amulet  Flip?
c) If I were to kick the spell, and the make a copy of it, would it be the kicked or normal version of it?
d) If I pay the kicker cost of Fight with Fire with Primal Wellspring, would it be copied?

Thank you in advance

pogo4545 on Jhoira of the Ghitu with ...

2 months ago

Lets say I used Jhoira of the Ghitu to suspend Apocalypse. If I were to cast Timecrafting on someone else's turn to remove the remaining counters, would Apocalypse be casted after Timecrafting resolves? If not when would it be able to be casted? If I did it with a creature would it be the same thing?

Darkshadow327 on Card creation challenge

3 months ago

Jhoira, Ascended Master

Legendary Planeswalker- Jhoira

+1 Create a 1/1 Colorless construct creature token with ": Remove a time counter from a suspended permanent."

0 Until your next turn you may draw a card whenever an artifact enters the battlefield under your control.

-1 Exile an artifact from your hand: Put 3 time counters on the exiled artifact. If it doesn't have suspend it gains suspend.

-7 Put all artifacts in suspend onto the battlefield under your control. You may create a 1/1 thopter creature token for each artifact put onto the battlefield this way.

Jhoira, Ascended can be your Commander



Jhoira is one of my favorite Izzet cards out there, so I went for a combination of Jhoira of the Ghitu and Jhoira, Weatherlight Captain. Man, this card would be so cool.

Challenge: We finally got an Esper zombie with C18, so make another esper commander that cares about zombies (can be a Planeswalker or creature).

sethazur on izzet artifact ramp + super draw

4 months ago

Hey, nice deck! Let me make a few suggestions: Since you run Show and Tell, wouldn't it be nice to add cards such as It That Betrays, Omniscience, Blightsteel Colossus and other really big stuff in blue/red/colorless?

Now, why is it that you want to ramp so much whilst using Jhoira of the Ghitu in the command zone? She actually needs ramping only on turns 1 and 2, so she can go off ASAP by using her ability. After that, you will be drawing dead artifacts that won't help you win the game. Also, Jeskai Banner, Temur Banner and Obelisk of Grixis are illegal in your deck, since they contain white, green and black in their color identities, respectively.

Add some cheap interactions as Pongify, Negate, Counterspell, Vandalblast and Cyclonic Rift, Pithing Needle to help hold the board whilst you haven't went off.

Consider the addition of temporal tools, such as Jhoira's Timebug, Rift Elemental and Fury Charm.

And to abuse Jhoira's ability, consider adding expensive Global Removal, such as Obliterate, Decree of Annihilation and Jokulhaups. The thing is, for example, you set both Obliterate and Blightsteel Colossus with 4 time counters on them, try to make them resolve faster, using temporal tools, and if they would go to the stack at the same time, order the spells to resolve the Global Removal before the Beefy creature, them everybody has no lands, artifacts nor creatures, whilst you are left with a Zigagilion/Zigagilion creature.

Oh, a cheap combo possible in your deck is by adding Curiosity in order to use it with Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind, you'd draw as much as you want from your deck, and deal the same amount in damage to your opponents.

That's usually the plan of the deck. Other People consider a way more controlling approach, and use Jhoira's Ability to actually help you control the board whilst advancing your own, until you're able to combo of in some Izzet Way. I like both, if you want to hear more about it, just say so.

FenIsABasicSwamp on The Maze Ith in Your Mind

4 months ago

Haha fair enough then, time to do something about their mana rocks too probably.

TheGeneralAdvisor on the subject of suspend, you end up being correct. The most constructive way to point these things out is with cited references to the Comprehensive Rules, such as:

115.2f A player who has a card with suspend in their hand may exile that card. This is a special action. A player can take this action any time they have priority, but only if they could begin to cast that card by putting it onto the stack.

702.61a Suspend is a keyword that represents three abilities. The first is a static ability that functions while the card with suspend is in a player’s hand. The second and third are triggered abilities that function in the exile zone. “Suspend N—[cost]” means “If you could begin to cast this card by putting it onto the stack from your hand, you may pay [cost] and exile it with N time counters on it. This action doesn’t use the stack,” and “At the beginning of your upkeep, if this card is suspended, remove a time counter from it,” and “When the last time counter is removed from this card, if it’s exiled, play it without paying its mana cost if able. If you can’t, it remains exiled. If you cast a creature spell this way, it gains haste until you lose control of the spell or the permanent it becomes.”

I had always assumed it was an instant speed ability because it doesn't specifically say sorcery speed like most abilities do that are restricted, and because the most common way we interact with suspend is through Jhoira of the Ghitu and her ability is instant speed since it's an activated ability. Thanks for bringing it to my attention though. I guess that means that I can suspend Ith on other people's turns if I have Teferi, Mage of Zhalfir in play but not normally.

Teufell on Are planeswalkers a good choice ...

5 months ago

I've been playing for the last few weeks with my Jhoira of the Ghitu EDH, it's good for control and dropping bombs on my opponnents. But I wonder, can this Commander work well with PWs in her deck or are they just a big waste of time? Maybe: Ugin, the Spirit Dragon Ral Zarek Tamiyo, the Moon Sage

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