Memory Jar

Memory Jar


, Sacrifice Memory Jar: Each player exiles all cards from his or her hand face down and draws seven cards. At the beginning of the next end step, each player discards his or her hand and returns to his or her hand each card he or she exiled this way.

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Set Rarity
Vintage Masters (VMA) Mythic Rare
From the Vault: Relics (V10) Mythic Rare
Urza's Legacy (ULG) Rare

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

Memory Jar occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.02%

Red: 0.17%

Memory Jar Discussion

triproberts12 on Why should someone play boros? ...

2 weeks ago

I think you would like Gerrard, Weatherlight Hero . Due to his ability, you can do some very cool things, if you're fond of wiping the board, but want to be more aggressive about it. He makes cards like Cataclysm , Razia's Purification , and Scourglass a lot of fun. If you were thinking Jor Kadeem, I've had a copy for a long time and have just never seen the potential, but Gerrard makes much better use of cards like Mishra's Bauble , Urza's Bauble , Ichor Wellspring , and Arcum's Astrolabe for insane card value, along with bigger stuff like Memory Jar and the above-mentioned Scourglass . I'm in the process of collecting cards for a Gerrard deck, and the angle I plan on taking him is Spitemare , Boros Reckoner , Lavabelly Sliver , Truefire Captain , Mogg Fanatic Coalhauler Swine , and Creepy Doll with mass damage effects like Star of Extinction and Blasphemous Act . Throw in some redirection cards like Master Warcraft , Gideon's Sacrifice , Nomads en-Kor , Outrider en-Kor , Shaman en-Kor , and Warrior en-Kor , and you can build a deck that really does uniquely Boros things focused on mass destruction and direct damage.

Profet93 on Torbran, Thane of Incremental Damage

1 month ago


Arcane Signet > Fire Diamond

Why do you run swiftfoot boots, do you need the hexproof or can you just swap with Lightning Greaves ?

No Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx ? Goes very well with your commander

Myriad Landscape for ramp?

Volcanic Offering - Destroys 4 things with 1 card, at instant speed. Can be used politically as well.

Chandra, Torch of Defiance - Ramp, Card advantage, removal and wincon all in 1

Stranglehold - Stops fetches, tutoring and land ramp. Very powerful for 4 mana

Any good mono red deck will find a way to refill it's hand, especially with such a low Avg CMC. As such, you should consider the following...

Arch of Orazca - Repeatable late game draw

Commune with Lava - Draw

Endless Atlas - Best card I can recommend for mono red, repeatable and cheap to play, cheap to activate

Hedron Archive - Whole the CMC is high on this one, it might be worth considering

Humble Defector - Politics. Plus it's fun with Homeward Path should you be inclined

Mind's Eye - Repeatable card draw. Yes its 5 mana, yes it doesnt do anything the turn it comes down so I understand why you would not like it. But repeatable card draw is repeatable card draw

Skullclamp - With all the devils and tokens you make, this should be an auto include

Solemn Simulacrum - Does everything you need, card draw and ramp

Tome of Legends - Might be worth considering

Magus of the Wheel - Oh look, you used vampiric tutor on my end step. Cool, pass priority during draw step so I can make you wheel away whatever you discarded. But seriously, wheels can be very helpful. While it does refuel opponent's hands and helps GY strategies, it should not be overlooked

Memory Jar - Yes it's expensive, but a psuedo wheel might be worth considering. It's also reserved list

Wheel of Fortune - Best wheel

Joe_Ken_ on Aurelia's Angelic crusade

2 months ago

griffstick I’ve already got a few of those cards you mentioned in the deck. I have 3 wheel effects with Khorvath's Fury , Reforge the Soul , and Memory Jar as well as an equipment to draw me cards with Mask of Memory which is generally a draw 4 discard 2 with Aurelia. I also have Geir reach and Mikokoro for the lands that draw cards. Then I also have 4 tutors that get Mask from the deck and 1 that could get Mask or Memory jar.

Joe_Ken_ on Angel Tribal (Lyra)

2 months ago

Geier Reach Sanitarium and Mikokoro, Center of the Sea could be good with Smothering Tithe in the deck to get some treasure triggers at opportune times.

Also if you can get it than Memory Jar is a good pick up for being a colorless wheel effect to combo with it.

I know its not the best card but in my Boros angel tribal deck I've found that Thaumatic Compass  Flip is a great card to ensure you hit your early land drops and be a defensive piece later in the game.

Endless Atlas and Mind's Eye can be good for more colorless card draw sources and with the lifelink then Alhammarret's Archive can also be a good card.

Angel of Jubilation is a good low cmc angel that shuts down some graveyard and aristocrats decks and is another anthem effect for your angels.

Joe_Ken_ on Licia, Sanguine Tribune | Your Pain My Gain

2 months ago

Sanguine Sacrament could be good for life gain since it could be a huge mana dump to heal double of especially at instant speed.

Obviously cards like Demonic Tutor and the other better tutors are things you could look into for upgrades.

Gift of Immortality could be something to help keep your commander around.

Swords to Plowshares , Anguished Unmaking , and Utter End are upgrades for single target removal.

I would say with Smothering Tithe in the deck you could potentially add a wheel or two. Obviously Wheel of Fortune may be out of price range but Memory Jar , Magus of the Wheel , Reforge the Soul , and Khorvath's Fury could be more obtainable.

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