Memory Jar

Legality

Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
MTGO Legal
Vanguard Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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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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Memory Jar

Artifact

, 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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Memory Jar Discussion

jakethewhale007 on Judgment Day: Avacyn the Purifier EDH | *PRIMER*

2 days ago

Hey there Daedalus! I decided to increase my budget slightly, from $250 to $290. However, as a result, the overall cuts I had to make were very minimal! Luckily, I was able to find some good deals on ebay and tcgplayer haha. Anyway, here is how my list currently stands when compared to yours:

OUT: Mana Crypt, Memory Jar, Mox Opal, Wheel of Fortune, Aggravated Assault, Argentum Armor

IN: Coldsteel Heart, Reforge the Soul, Dowsing Dagger  Flip, Armageddon, Ruination, Cataclysm

I've also cut some of the non-basic lands you were running in favor of more basics (mostly for budget reasons + Ruination synergy). I'd really like to hear your thoughts on these changes and make any adjustments as necessary based on your response. I am considering swapping Coldsteel Heart for, say, Mind Stone or Worn Powerstone, but I thought Coldsteel seemed better for the fixing. Dowsing Dagger seems pretty sweet, especially when I can combo it with MLD. It would be an epic play to destroy all lands, then transform the dagger afterwards. I'm just curious as to whether I should include a Mind Stone or Worn Powerstone (or other rock) in its place.

Thank you so much for your time reading this! My decklist is below in case you would prefer to see it in that layout. :)

Oh, and I appreciate the warning about the dangers of running MLD. However, my playgroup is very understanding and open to all strategies, so I know they won't be salty. Also, one of my friends plays a Kess Extra Turns deck, and the other plays a Baral deck filled to the brim with counterspells... so as far as I'm concerned, the MLD is justified to cleanse them of their sin :)

Overall, I am super excited that I was able to build what seems to be a pretty close version of your deck on a sub-$300 budget. I can't wait to purify my next EDH game! :) Thanks again for your help, I appreciate it so much.

Decklist: http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/avacyn-the-purifier-budget/

sylvannos on Looking For a Card To ...

3 days ago

Have you considered switching over to BUG and playing Notion Thief? Then you can play all of your Windfall/Time Spiral/Timetwister/Teferi's Puzzle Box/Memory Jar degeneracy with impunity.

jakethewhale007 on Judgment Day: Avacyn the Purifier EDH | *PRIMER*

4 days ago

First off, I am in love with this deck! Very well done; it seems like a work of art. I really want to build this deck, but I am constraining myself to a ~$250 budget. I'd still like it to be as competitive as possible for that pricepoint, although I acknowledge that I'll have to make sacrifices until I can acquire some of the better cards. I am thinking that the best way for me to keep it competitive at this lower price point is to run the MLD package (unless you think it would be stronger without it). I would be very grateful for any insight you could offer.

1) Based on your response to someone else, you recommended removing Aggravated Assault and Argentum Armor for Ruination and Cataclysm. You also recommended removing Gift of Immortality for Armageddon, but to be honest, I am having such a hard time making that cut because of all the synergy that Gift has with the creatures in this deck. Is that really the best cut to make room for it?

2) I've made the following budget changes to your list to fit within my constraints, but I would love to hear your feedback about my changes and if I ended up going off the rails and altering it too much. I will provide a link to my list below, but the summary of changes I made are as follows:

OUT: Land Tax, Mana Crypt, Mana Vault, Memory Jar, Mox Opal, Scroll Rack, Umezawa's Jitte, Wheel of Fortune, Sword of Fire and Ice, Aggravated Assault, Argentum Armor

IN: Rogue's Gloves, Mind Stone, Worn Powerstone, Reforge the Soul, Star Compass, Mask of Memory, Mask of Avacyn, Chandra Ablaze, Scythe of the Wretched, Ruination, Cataclysm.

I know some of those inclusions might seem a bit janky. My thought process was that, since Land Tax and Scroll Rack are a draw engine, I would replace them with Rogue's Gloves and Mask of Memory, which also draw. In place of the 3 mana rocks I cut, I swapped them with Mind Stone, Star Compass, and Worn Powerstone. Finally, I substituted Memory Jar with Reforge the Soul, which has a similar wheel effect for the same cmc (or less with miracle), and I substituted Wheel of Fortune with Chandra Ablaze (mini wheel that will probably get value from forcing opponents to discard larger hands and draw to 3). I substituted the sword of fire and ice with the scythe, because that sword generates value, which the scythe seems to come the closest to replicating for a cheaper price (the only difference being that I get to summon the blocking creature instead of drawing a card and pinging something for 2).

Do these sound like reasonable changes to preserve the spirit of the deck? If you have other suggestions, I am definitely open to hearing them.

My decklist: http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/avacyn-the-purifier-budget/

dlamars on SquEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

1 week ago

xander11 well you don't have to go crazy with artifacts but I think some really help. Mind's Eye, Memory Jar, Ruby Medallion, Unstable Obelisk, Meekstone and even Pyromancer's Goggles can be great in the right deck. Goblin Welder is occasionally good for removal too. Hope that helps!

dlamars on SquEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

1 week ago

Hi, I really like the deck and I've made a lot of mono red decks recently so hopefully I can add some good suggestions:

Daretti, Scrap Savant - I think even for pure looting he is a great addition and meshes well with squee. Red has the corner on the market for artifact recursion so it might be a good idea to consider Goblin Welder too. Artifacts like Memory Jar or Eldrazi Monument(flying is pretty relevant with goblins) are excellent in mono red and win games.

Past in Flames/Recoup - Personally I include them in every mono red build, they are pure gas when you need it either from the hand or graveyard. Almost 1/4 of your deck is sorcery/instant spells so they could be relevant.

Wheel of Fortune/Reforge the Soul/Runehorn Hellkite/Magus of the Wheel - Unfortunately Wheel of Fortune doubled in price recently but the other options are great when you find yourself needing gas to close out a game.

Goblin Chieftain/Goblin Warchief - Haste is extremely important for goblin tribal. Krenko and company draw a lot of hate so it is best when you can tap them immediately or attack.

Anyways hope these help!

CaptSillva on

1 week ago

Here is a few cards you could consider for this deck Sphinx's Tutelage, Obelisk of Urd, Jace, the Mind Sculptor, Memory Jar, Burning Inquiry, Mulldrifter, Slithermuse, and Treasure Cruise.

Also in case you are unaware, Day's Undoing will not grant you any insect tokens. This is because it ends the turn as a part of the effect. Though your commander's effect will trigger and go on the stack, it will need to wait until Day's completely resolves before it's effect can do the same. However, the "End Your Turn" effect will remove all spells and ability triggers from the stack. However, since it does not end the turn on your opponent's turns you could bypass this by adding cards like Quicken, Leyline of Anticipation, and Vedalken Orrery.

gdm1989 on yer a wizard, zombie

1 week ago

Memory Jar and Wretched Confluence would be hilarious in this deck

evncrbch on Nekusar's Wheel in the Sky

3 weeks ago

butthurt_qrow - I was testing other stuff in place of Teferi's Puzzle Box and I have found that I miss that card a lot, so it will definitely be getting added back into the list. Also Whip of Erebos is a neat bit of sustain that I hadn't thought of before, so thank you I will see if I can include it.

goblinguiderevealpls - Memory Jar is incredibly strong, I'm honestly not quite sure why it has taken me so long to look for ways to get it into the list. I probably forget it exists any time I go to edit things. As for Notion Thief, I think it is extremely strong for lists looking to combo off very hard with things like Mind Over Matter + Temple Bell , but I am trying to keep this list more semi-competitive because of the audience I am playing with most of the time. This means I am probably running less combo potential. This leads to the next couple of cards, Dream Halls and Mind Over Matter. Dream Halls may make the list, but I will probably refrain from running Mind Over Matter for the time being simply because while I want the deck to be able to win, I don't want to have every game run the same, ending with me going infinite. Necropotence is probably a card I will find the space for as well. Phyrexian Arena and Geth's Grimoire are also cards on my radar that will find space, I'm almost positive. Commit / Memory is another card I have been looking at, and I guess I never got around to putting it in the maybeboard while I figured out what I was going to cut for it. I like Deadly Tempest a lot, didn't even know that card existed. Finally, regarding the Pact of Negation suggestion from Delta-117, yes, I know the card is great, but I also am not sure that I want to spend that large of a chunk of my budget for upgrades to this deck on it just yet. Long term, yes the card gets in here, currently, it's probably going to need to sit on the bench.

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