Minds Aglow

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Commander Anthology Vol. II (CM2) Rare
Commander 2016 (C16) Rare
MTG: Commander (CMD) Rare

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Minds Aglow

Sorcery

Join Forces — Starting with you, each player may pay any amount of mana. Each player draws X cards, where X is the total amount of mana paid this way.

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Minds Aglow Discussion

Sizorninja77 on Mind Razor

2 days ago

consuming aberation is good, but I think there are better cards that would synergize more. The goal is to deal people damage from drawing, not mill and swing with a huge creature. Probably take out Fog Bank because you already have Guard Gomazoa. Master of the Feast could backfire if someone removes Nekusar, then you'll just be giving opponents free cards. Same deal with Howling Mine, Dictate of Kruphix, and Forced Fruition. Better to stick to reliable spells that you can control in my opinion, BUT!! It's good to keep a couple in if you're able to protect Nekusar, especially if you keep in other creatures and enchantments that do the same thing as Nekusar. Just something to think about. Grafted Exoskeleton is more reliable than Phyresis. Megrim is just a worse version of Liliana's Caress and Raiders' Wake. I doubt anyone is going to fall for Minds Aglow unless you can manage to flash in something that screws them, but if you have enough mana you can just do it yourself and screw everyone anyway. Wheel of Fortune would be great, but it is a bit expensive.

Kingtalk on Memedris CEDH (Combo+Casual+CompetitiveEDH)

5 days ago

Maybe consider swapping Prosperity for Minds Aglow. Looks like you're drawing a lot of cards, cascading, and potentially copying something. Maybe throw in a Mirror Gallery so you can copy Ydris? Might be funny, Helm of the Host could be good too for copying creatures and abusing ETB effects

jolli20 on Wizardy draw with some fish

1 week ago

Let's get you some wincons, and fix that landbase.

First: Landbase. Basic stuff, manarocks, and better land cards, and a touch of fetchlands to get us rocking and rolling. Then, guess what, you're playing green. Congrats, you get the luxury of a vast array of tasty morsels called ramp spells, so we'll take advantage of that.

-3x Island, +Simic Growth Chamber, +Yavimaya Coast, +Bant Panorama

-2 Forest, +Myriad Landscape, +Command Tower

-Beneath the Sands + Traverse the Outlands (great way to filter land out of the deck if you get a big hand size power/toughness creature)

-Zndrsplt's Judgment +Thran Dynamo

-Blink of an Eye + Gilded Lotus

-Evacuation +Simic Signet

-Displace +Cultivate

-Mystic Confluence, + Kodama's Reach

-Time of Ice, + Nissa's Pilgrimage

-Entrancing Melody + Explosive Vegetation

Next, let's look at capitalizing on your commander's strengths: Card draw. We'll add in card draw, and some hand size manipulation to help manage it, along with some ways to make use of all that mana you gain and cards you draw.

-Watertrap Weaver, + Minds Aglow

-Oviya Pashiri, Sage Lifecrafter + Mind Spring

-Academy Journeymage + Braingeyser

-Academy Elite + Pull from Tomorrow

-True-Name Nemesis + Venser's Journal

-Genesis Hydra + Thought Vessel

- Storm Sculptor + Tishana, Voice of Thunder

-Riddleform +Spellbook

-Divination +Harmonize

-Fleet Swallower +Awakening

Now for some wincons:

-Devastation Tide +Goblin Cannon (with your upcoming infinite mana/card draw combos, draw into this, then ping everyone for infinite damage and win, the ability stacks as many times as you pay the mana for it, before sacrificing itself).

-Saheeli's Artistry +Empyrial Plate (slap that on your commander, give it flying with caller of gales, free commander damage kill)

-Grunn, the Lonely King, + Laboratory Maniac

-Index + Time Warp

-Broken Bond, + Beacon of Tomorrows

-Opt +Psychosis Crawler

-Jace's Ingenuity +Sturmgeist

-Spelltwine. - River's Rebuke

+Isochron Scepter, +Dramatic Reversal (infinite mana combo with some mana rocks)

-Fumble +Illusionist's Bracers

-Ghostly Flicker +Aphetto Alchemist (equip bracers to alphetto, tap to untap it and target manarock or kydele for aother infinite mana combo, once you have infinite combos going, you can take multiple turns, draw out your whole deck with psychosis or lab maniac or tishana, or empyrial plate, etc)

Other infinite combos you can look for are Sword of the Paruns or Umbral Mantle equipped to kydele if she's drawn enough cards. The possibilities are vast, just a matter of finding yourself a bit of room for those cards, which shouldn't be too hard. However I'm also aware of budgets, I know I've suggested a LOT of changes, many that you might need to purchase, and while the individual cards aren't too pricey, collectively it's a lot once you look at all the changes. But if you're personally looking to take your deck to the next level, I'll add some more blingy suggestions at the end of this comment.

Last couple of swaps to make:

-Overwhelming Denial +Counterspell (cheaper, better counterspell)

-AEtherspouts +Swan Song

The bling: Staff of Domination (more kydele comboing)

Patron Wizard

Seedborn Muse

Minamo, School at Water's Edge

Boseiju, Who Shelters All

Cyclonic Rift

Palinchron

Vorinclex, Voice of Hunger

Tooth and Nail

other cards to consider would be a touch more cantrips and counterspells? Depends on local meta, how often you need to stop people from preventing your comboing off: Pact of Negation Muddle the Mixtures Brainstorm Mystical Tutor

Funkydiscogod on Custom Ability Question

1 week ago

I've been thinking about this problem...I think that the issue lies in the fact that there are different types of extra cost abilities...allow me to explain...

  1. "The mana cost of spells and abilities you control can’t change." counters Thalia, Guardian of Thraben, but not Leonin Arbiter or Mana Tithe.

  2. "If a spell or ability an opponent controls would cause you to pay any amount of mana, you instead pay ." counters Mana Tithe, but not Thalia, Guardian of Thraben or Leonin Arbiter.

  3. ": Add . Spend this mana only on effects you don't control." counters Mana Tithe and Leonin Arbiter but not Thalia, Guardian of Thraben (and has potential issues in Modern).

The closest I think we can get to the desired effect is by combining effects 1 and 3, and trying to make combos with it unplayable in modern. Mostly, it can't be 2CMC, otherwise we could use Muddle the Mixture to find missing combo pieces and a finisher, and protect the combo. It also can't be colorless, otherwise Tron decks risk having sideboards that are too good.

As far as Legacy, I see no issues with this countering Minds Aglow(and similar cards), since that card would need to be cast by an opponent, unless someone used Hive Mind(or Harmless Offering. In that case, it's a 3-card combo and I don't care.

JethroWilkins on Nekusar Loves You

1 week ago

Dictate of Kruphix and Howling Mine are both pretty cheap additions that will help add consistent damage. Font of Mythos is also great, but maybe out of price range (I feel like I shouldn't suggest anything over $5, which is my idea of a budget).

Fascination and Minds Aglow are effectively extra copies of Prosperity, with Fas being a bit worse and Minds being potentially much better.

Spiteful Visions could be fun, too, if you don't mind taking some damage yourself.

Thorbogl on Help with mistrorm ultimus

2 weeks ago

Do they run discard outlets? If not, let them draw.

Blue Sun's Zenith, Braingeyser, Overflowing Insight , Stroke of Genius, Magus of the Jar, Minds Aglow and Prosperity.

However, if they do, you might have to counter it maybe?

Maizena on Nekusar, the Friendship Destroyer

1 month ago

Hi DrkNinja! I really don't like cards like Fascination and Skyscribing, you need to spent too much mana, a "wheel" is strictly better. But, if you like those type of cards, try Minds Aglow and Prosperity.

NotASunBro on Kami of the Crescent Moon

1 month ago

I've made a similar deck, but with Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind as the commander.

You could consider Minds Aglow , Gitaxian Probe , Dream Fracture , Psychic Spiral , Remand , Twincast , Jace's Archivist , and then Consecrated Sphinx for turning your group hug drawing into a self hug, and maybe Laboratory Maniac for the backup if you draw your whole deck.

Overall though, looks like a fun and solid deck! Goodluck :)

And here's My draw everything deck for reference.

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