Keening Stone


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

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Set Rarity
Commander 2016 (C16) Rare
Rise of the Eldrazi (ROE) Rare

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Keening Stone


, : Target player puts the top X cards of his or her library into his or her graveyard, where X is the number of cards in that player's graveyard.

Keening Stone Discussion

iNinjy on The Gravetide’s Eldrazis

2 months ago

ScionsStillLive, RNR_Gaming, thanks both for more suggestions.

I already have the Kozilek, but I do find that having some low mana creatures (especially since Dimensional Infiltrator has flying) is useful, as most eldrazis are already high CMC to start.

I have been trying to keep low amounts of instants and sorceries, so I probably won’t be adding more counterspells - I have 3 already.

Mind Grind while an understandable suggestion to remove, has proven to be too useful in my playgroup, and I have Ulamog's Reclaimer to recur it. It also pairs well with Oblivion Sower as a guaranteed X lands to steal.

Opinion on taking out Dominator Drone (not really useful outside of a trump blocker) and Pathrazer of Ulamog (super high CMC and rarely even gets a chance to attack if I cast it at all) for both Keening Stone (pairs perfectly with Fleet Swallower ) and Cloudstone Curio ?

Bchong on A Girl and her Stick

7 months ago

you don't even need isochron scepter your commander does that for you. the scepter combo works with your commander. You also should take out lands and pt in mana seem to have an extreme lack of them Fellwar Stone Prismatic Lens are ones to consider...

Also remove Keening Stone and put in Codex Shredder it gives you a bit more flexibility and it still kills people.

You also need to play more cantrips like Preordain Serum Visions

Araignee on Sign here, It's the Millman

10 months ago

leibthebabe88: Well, you have some other cards that do mill as well, like: Keening Stone , Traumatize , Mindcrank and Jace, Memory Adept . I would probably only keep Jace from these, because he also provides constant card draw. The Altar of the Brood seems to work with you blinking the Petitioners.

Is Phyrexian Metamorph necessary in the deck? When Planar Bridge looks cool, will you ever have enough mana to make good use of it?

Fila_Mindbender on Stealing A Better Deck

11 months ago

Flying-Turtle The first card I would suggest would be Waste Not it only 2 CMC and if you move Jace's Archivist into the main deck along with some other wheel effects like Dark Deal, Windfall, Whispering Madness, and other cards of the sort it can really add tremendous amounts of value to what you already want to be doing in the deck. And once again I would move both Keening Stone and Traumatize into the main list because they work together as 1 turn mill combo on a single person (if you have the mana). As for some other low cost cards I am surprised you don't have Animate Dead anywhere on the list because it can steal a creature from any graveyard. I would even count Avatar of Woe because the discount is easy to get and removal is always nice to have.

DrukenReaps on Grixis mill

11 months ago

You could run Jin-Gitaxias, Core Augur and a Nekusar, the Mindrazer package. The more they draw the more they hurt and the more they discard.

You might check this page for other suggestions

Mind Funeral, Keening Stone, Fleet Swallower, Mirko Vosk, Mind Drinker, Mind Grind, Consuming Aberration, Jace's Archivist are your big hitters when it comes to mill.

I would highly recommend including Bloodchief Ascension and Duskmantle Guildmage as win cons.

alias42 on under da sea

1 year ago

Fair warning, mill in edh will make you a target. If we're going for it anyway....

First up, I'd add a Sol Ring. Your tribe seems to be a mixture of octopi, krakens, and leviathans. All of which have high cmcs. Fairly certain you need the ramp.

Keening Stone Sphinx's Tutelage and Jace, Memory Adept are all fairly cheap and will make milling people out fairly easy.

Bloodchief Ascension gives you an infinite combo with mindcrank.

Also, not sure if your tribal rule allows for this or not, but if it is ocean dweller tribal then maybe a Hedron Crab?

james4038 on Phenax, God of Deception

1 year ago

phenax is a really good mill commander, my recommendations would be Riddlekeeper he can disincentives attackers coming at you, Wall of Frost also deters attacks. I have found Sphinx's Tutelage dose a lot of work in my mill deck, and a good finisher I like is Keening Stone if you can build up the mana you can drop it on to the field and knock out an opponent before they know what hit them. Tree of Perdition is a good shout too

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