Laboratory Maniac

Laboratory Maniac

Creature — Human Wizard

If you would draw a card while your library has no cards in it, you win the game instead.

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Set Rarity
Mystery Booster (MYS1) Uncommon
Ultimate Masters (UMA) Uncommon
Innistrad (ISD) Rare

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Format Legality
Block Constructed Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Highlander Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Modern Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Unformat Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Noble Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Legacy Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Leviathan Legal

Laboratory Maniac occurrence in decks from the last year


All decks: 0.04%

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.08%

Blue: 0.45%

UR (Izzet): 0.74%

WUB (Esper): 0.33%

UBR (Grixis): 0.62%

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Laboratory Maniac Discussion

0rc on Talrand Combo Control- cEDH

7 hours ago

Nice. I love Talrand! You should be running Merchant Scroll, Spellseeker, and Tribute Mage to help you find your combo pieces. The tutor creatures will also work with your polymorph combo. You may want to replace some of your bigger mana rocks with low CMC utility cantrips such as Ponder because you’re not casting big (or shouldn’t be) and you need to produce drakes and draw into more answers quickly. I’d usually recommend Thassa's Oracle for a potential card-draw combo, but in your case Laboratory Maniac is probably better in case you polymorph into it before you draw out your deck +1. I hope this helps!

DeinoStinkus on The Fun Police

2 days ago

Also, what is your win condition here? Control decks enflame the board, but you won't always be ablE to counter spells. I'd recommend Jace, Wielder of Mysteries/Laboratory Maniac/Thassa's Oracle+Mirror of Fate/Leveler as a good alt win, or some Leviathans to destroy the empty board after your opponents empty their hand.

ilovemydoghisnameistuna on 165,128 Mana Turn 6? Shut The F#ck Up

3 days ago

Try adding Sage of Hours and Strength of the Tajuru to win with Laboratory Maniac ... by taking all the turns.

scaevola23 on Phenax

3 days ago

I am looking to add Eater of the Dead, Tree of Perdition, Laboratory Maniac, Doomsday, Thassa's Oracle and also some stuff with transmute.

I'm open to all suggestions especially for how to fix the mana and speed.

HouseMarkovBWR on Kalamax, Thunderstruck

5 days ago

I am undoubtedly going to change this up a bit. I recommend adding at least ten, 5 cmc or lower sorceries so you can combo on your own terms. Otherwise you're leaving it up to your opponents to play am instant or sorcery. Modified it recently to add Rishkar's Expertise. You can go a Laboratory Maniac route easily with rishkar's, Momentous Fall, or Life's Legacy.

1empyrean on Sanctify Thy Deck

6 days ago

Looks pretty good. Have you considered Jace, Wielder of Mysteries instead of Laboratory Maniac? It interacts better with Sisay, Kethis, Raff, and your board wipes

GoblinElectromancer on The Dumbest Deck ever built™ (Now with primer!)

1 week ago

Maybe replace Laboratory Maniac with Thassa's Oracle to give this deck a faster win?

I love the idea on this deck! +1

Voke1012 on prime speaker of my hulk child

1 week ago

hey i noticed some basic stuff missing

mana - Botanical Sanctum - Hinterland Harbor - Wirewood Lodge - Emergence Zone

artifacts - Thornbite Staff - Lightning Greaves - Thousand-Year Elixir

other - Spectral Sailor - Laboratory Maniac - Ezuri, Claw of Progress - Sage of Hours - Emerald Charm i hope my suggestions help you in some way

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