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When you play Mana Vortex, you may sacrifice a land. If you don't, counter Mana Vortex.
At the beginning of each player's upkeep, that player sacrifices a land.
When there are no lands in play, sacrifice Mana Vortex.
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Mana Vortex Discussion
3 weeks ago
servantman Haha yea its pretty amazing getting to pick the type of permanent when it has multiple types, thats why I have Phyrexian Metamorph in the deck over some other clones. I dont like artifact lands because when someone wipes artifacts then they go too, I know the citadel is indestructible but its colourless mana and I could only play it as an artifact if I had Exploration on the field.
Dryad Arbor for me is the same issue, it gets wiped when creatures do, and Im not using GSZ to make the most of it on turn 1.
Smokestack I agree is an amazing card and one Ive considered adding, Ill play test it at some point. I played a game recently where someone played Mana Vortex and I came out better than anyone else so I can imagine Smokestack would be even better
1 month ago
2 months ago
Nice! I love Zur in EDH.
Nice deck, man.
2 months ago
Nietzsky: Thanks for the suggestions!
I am thinking about taking out the storm combos, so these would be good cards to slot in in the place of that devotion.
I like the land effects, simply because they wont effect me as much, and I actually was gifted a Vintage Masters Timetwister last year. TBH I thought it was in here, turned out I was wrong.
I dont like sphinx, seems like a win more card to me. Teferi and Tezzy seem like they require too much other things to make the deck work, and Fabricate doesnt have any really relevant targets.
Thanks for suggestions!
2 months ago
I run stasis and similar effects in my
Commander / EDH*
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, you might see something on my list that would work here. I'll make a few suggestions, some cards I run, others I didn't have the room for (but I run Azorius colors, and would probably slot them if I was running mono blue)
1) In mono blue control/stax, back to basics is a DEFINITE slot, 100% guaranteed.
4)You may get a few turns of value out of Consecrated Sphinx before it is popped... also Deadeye Navigator and another "untap" creature such as Palinchron may help to guarantee you can maintain your stasis lock indefinitely.
3 months ago
hi there - a couple of questions and suggestions:
are scrap trawler and myr retriever good enough? or are you depending on recursion so much?
what do you want to entomb? i mean yes your commander...artifacts... but thats durdling so much. imperial seal is the better choice here imo.
trading post and divining top cost lots of mana. in stax i would rather have some impact spells instead of durdling too much. i mean top atleast combos with counterbalance but you are also light on shuffle effects. on the fly i have no cards to recommend in that spot but i guess the should be better manasinks to abuse under rule of law effects.
on the good side though as you play more basics intead of all fetches for b2b its very good spot to play Leonin Arbiter. even most singlecolordecks play all 4 fetches and you only play the best 3.
i dont like chain of vapor as it can turnout to lose a card you cannot afford to lose as a trade.
artificers intuition is another manahungry "do (nearly) nothing" but some rare times hit the toolbox hatebutton. same with tolaria west. you tutor at 3 mana for ramp? or is toolboxing between hatecards or slow durdle profit you that much. imo if you tutor in stax you want to make it a bomb. otherwise spending mana to do what you want to do anyway isnt the ost manaefficient way. sometimes its better to come with redundancy and just draw the cards, cast em and your good. combo needs specific cards but they win if they resolve those. if you tutor for combos that dont even win you should probably not tutored for them but played some card like that instead of bad tutors.
have you thought about Hope of Ghirapur?
and now the thing that sprung to mind the first when i saw your deck: where is Mishra's Workshop?
and last question : is ravager really good here?
btw i came for the Mana Vortex. have a nice day.
7 months ago
Some cards I found:
Harmless Offering is a colorshifted Donate, Kazuul, Tyrant of the Cliffs could be white, Molten Influence is a "counterspell" in red, Measure of Wickedness should be probably red, Dragonmaster Outcast is a creature that rewards your ramp and I feel he could be green, Stromgald Spy looks at target player's hand and could be blue, Treacherous Urge, Enslave and Ritual of the Machine are threaten/control magic effects in black, The Great Aurora and Ezuri's Predation are wraths in green, Bellowing Tanglewurm has a black keyword, Curse of the Swine is mass removal with exile in blue, Primal Order is direct damage in green, Mana Vortex and Land Equilibrium are land destruction in blue, Web of Inertia is a strange pillowfort card and graveyard hoser in blue, Concordant Crossroads gives haste in green (???), Oath of Lieges ramps in white, Spoils of War gives +1/+1 counters in black, Touch of Darkness is colorshifting in black, Infernal Genesis gives everybody tokens in black, Countryside Crusher should probably be Golgari, Mana Flare is a mana doubler in red (????), Dreams of the Dead is creature recursion in blue, Reality Twist is ???, Imprisoned in the Moon is straight up removal in blue, Icy Prison is a political Oblivion Ring in blue, Not Forgotten is a green effect, Stunted Growth discards cards from opponent's hand in green...
9 months ago
Is it worth it to buy cards that I will actually use from the reserved list? From what I understand, the cards won't be reprinted so they should retain their value. These are not just cards to keep and hope they increase in price, but also cards that I will be using in EDH decks as well.
The specific cards in question I am looking to purchase are...