Minamo Scrollkeeper


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

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Set Rarity
Conspiracy (CNS) Common
Saviors of Kamigawa (SOK) Common

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Minamo Scrollkeeper

Creature — Human Wizard

Defender (This creature can't attack.)

Your maximum hand size is increased by one.

Minamo Scrollkeeper Discussion

Tyrant-Thanatos on Do you have a hand ...

1 year ago

Seven. The default "Maximum Hand Size" is seven. What this means is, at the end of your turn, if you have more than seven cards in your hand, you have to discard down to seven.

There are quite a few cards that modify hand size in some way or another. Locust Miser, Minamo Scrollkeeper, Spellbook, etc.

402.2. Each player has a maximum hand size, which is normally seven cards. A player may have any number of cards in his or her hand, but as part of his or her cleanup step, the player must discard excess cards down to the maximum hand size.

Hutz on Handsize Matters

2 years ago

I put the followed cards into the sideboard and removed -1 Angelic Renewal and the playset of Auramancer (Feldon's Cane is enough). Afterwards I also removed -1 Bonesplitter now it seems worthless have one at all. Minamo Scrollkeeper have to be added! Thanks Tardigrade_Cain!

Tardigrade_Cain on Handsize Matters

2 years ago

I really like the idea of this deck, and I think this deck could be really powerful in pauper (I myself being a huge fan of pauper) I think you should mainboard Library of Leng and add Minamo Scrollkeeper maybe sideboard Echoing Truth Lifelink Bonesplitter and Angelic Renewal I would increase Empyrial Armor by one considering its the focus of your deck. Otherwise I think its a pretty good deck, with a focus thats hard to sideboard against.

Funkydiscogod on No Max Hand

2 years ago

Jace's Ingenuity is probably superior to Pore Over the Pages, but unlikely what you're looking for. You might want Confirm Suspicions, since it might result in more card draw? But, I would probably go with Scroll of Origins, since, if you get it down early, it'll keep the cards flowing through the rest of the game.

Also, Reliquary Tower, Venser's Journal, Minamo Scrollkeeper, and Graceful Adept also all have Spellbook-like abilities. The tower is probably the best to include.

It's unlikely they'll be very good here, but Descendant of Kiyomaro, and Kiyomaro, First to Stand are in your colors. What about Soramaro, First to Dream, Ivory Crane Netsuke and Empyrial Plate, or Kefnet the Mindful?

Also, I vote replace your Jace's Scrutiny and Expose Evil with Cowed by Wisdom.

Roryrai on Dramatic Azami

3 years ago

Glad to hear you like the deck!

I actually had Arcanis the Omnipotent in an earlier iteration but the 6 mana was too much to reasonably play. After Azami comes out, we need to be using mana for protection as much as possible and tapping out multiple turns in a row is really scary.

Diviner's Wand serves a similar purpose to Docent of Perfection  Flip in that it creates a backup win condition in the event that my combos fail. The reason I prefer the insect is that I don't have to draw the cards on MY turn in order to do use it effectively. Also he makes all my things cantrip super hard. The fact that the wand gets reduced by Stonybrook Banneret and can also tap for a card is definitely a plus though.

Graceful Adept seems decent, though I have to be careful I don't stack too many hand limit removers because they become redundant after you get one. I'd be more likely to consider Minamo Scrollkeeper since it's cheaper with a better body, and with my goal of reducing the curve as much as possible it ought to be possible to play out anything you need to.

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