Mizzix of the Izmagnus
Legendary Creature — Goblin Wizard
Whenever you cast an instant or sorcery spell with converted mana cost greater than the number of experience counters you have, you get an experience counter.
Instant and sorcery spells you cast cost less to cast for each experience counter you have.
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|Commander 2015 (C15)||Mythic Rare|
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|Commander / EDH||Legal|
Mizzix of the Izmagnus occurrence in decks from the last year
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Mizzix of the Izmagnus Discussion
3 days ago
First i'm impressed by the effort you put on the description of your deck.
From what I understand this deck totally depend on your commander to win, this deck would be a good match again the red Purphoros. Since instead of putting creature to make damage you are casting spell. It is the same mind-set behing it, but your version of it seem slower. But
The amount of counter spell in your deck can be very difficult for your opponent if they don't get strong or fast enought before your commander is in play and I think this factor is very important. The fact that you can slow your opponent before your can play your commander in the same time that you cast spell to get your commander faster could be very power full. Mystic Confluence would be good in there, I think.
One weakness of your deck seem, to came from the casting cost of your commander and the fact that you don't have a lot of cards (beside your lands) that give you color mana. I think that event sol ring or mana drain are optional since that they won't get your commander faster. I recommande Wayfarer's Bauble, this one here can help getting your commander one turn sooner.I also recommande Spell Swindle this one here don't make you draw but it can be a good option the turn before you can cast your commander, plus you can decide when you want to use your mana.
And finally I recommand Lightning Greaves for ultimate protection (totally optional since you got a lot of counter spell), now if you don't have counter spell in your hand or your ennemy is using an creature that have an ability to make damage, it won't affect your commander. The only option for your adversary is to use an wipe the board type of card just to remove your only creature (that can be fun to witness).
Mizzix of the Izmagnus can have a very powerfull synergie with your commander.
1 month ago
Definitely looks chaotic. You might like these: Bonus Round , Mindmoil , Arjun, the Shifting Flame , Shared Fate , Omen Machine , Elkin Lair , Sigil Tracer , Mizzix of the Izmagnus , Proteus Staff , Tomorrow, Azami's Familiar , Wildfire Devils , Charmbreaker Devils , Stolen Strategy , Thousand-Year Storm , Risky Move , Eternal Dominion
1 month ago
1 month ago
Hey again Kain, I saw your message regarding this deck on your Arjun deck page. These are the cuts I would make:
. Since it only hits a single target, even copying this won’t put you anywhere near eliminating even 1 opponent unless you have a ton of mana.
Mizzix of the Izmagnus
could make things like Banefire a little more impactful. Otherwise it is just an overpriced removal spell.
. Like Banefire, this requires too much mana to be good.
Fanning the Flames
. Same as above.
. The problem with this guy is that he is much more situational than he seems. Only 1/3 of the deck is instants/sorceries, so he will whiff most of the time. Even when he does trigger, you might not want to play the copy (due to mana limitations, bad timing, you’d rather play something else from your hand, etc.) It’s just not worth a card slot for something so low-impact.
Elsha of the Infinite
. Good if built around as a commander, in any other deck Elsha is just glorified card draw. She’s situational similar to Kefnet. For 5 mana you could play
Rush of Knowledge
which is copiable, easier to cast, and will give you access to more cards than Elsha would.
. Triple red in the mana cost can be tricky to pull off in 3 colors. And for what? A worse
that will likely get killed before you can use it a second time? Jaya requires too much building-around to shine.
. Keeping two blue mana open when you’re in 3 colors can be rough. You might end up slowing yourself down.
might be a better choice.
Winds of Abandon
. You don’t need this when you already have mass burn spells to wipe out creatures. Besides, if an opponent is running a token deck you’d actually be helping them out with this.
Swords to Plowshares
. You have plenty of ways to burn creatures. Why waste a card slot on single-target creature removal?
Echo of Eons
. Helps opponents.
Scour All Possibilities
. Requires tons of mana just to draw a few cards.
. Great if you’re consistently finding Urborg. Otherwise this card spooks a couple opponents at best and does nothing at worst.
. While this is a strong card, copying it does nothing for you. These kinds of tutors also put you at negative card advantage. I think there are better/more thematically fitting things you could use instead.
. You have plenty of mass burn. You don’t need this.
1 month ago
WARNING: TL;DR comment ahead.
@king-saproling: I apologize for my impatience & seeming like a stalker, sir; no intent on this at all. Anyways, Still not sure what to cut from those 3 decks? Maybe I can help?
Deck 3: You stated it can go from Cold to Hot/Hot to Cold & Weiß-Versa on a whim. Should I revert back to that build; w/ only minor changes to further the performance?
Deck 2: SO sorry about my statements; Docent of Perfection Flip & Hammerfist Giant is better than I thought. These 2 back in; but, I've some ideas: Why not keep Karma + Kormus Bell + Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth all in just the same? Sunforger is great, but not truly incredible in Sevinne, the Chronoclasm . Potential Cut there. Elsha of the Infinite is stated to be amazing as hell; look at her builds. Keep. While Mizzix of the Izmagnus is incredible, He'd rather his own dedicated build, like Sevinne already is in the works of one of his own kind; and we've Thousand-Year Storm already. Chopped. Other notable inclusions worth keeping:
Jaya Ballard , Comet Storm (Why...?), Banefire , Time Wipe (Actually, maybe Azorius isn't so bad.), Winds of Abandon (But exiling even your Opponent's Swamps? Better than Armageddon .), God-Eternal Kefnet (WHAT?! He's practically a staple here.), Fanning the Flames (An X-Burn w/ Buyback? Back in.), Counterspell , Swords to Plowshares , Enlightened Tutor (All three of these are awesome no matter what. Keep^3), Scour All Possibilities (Scrying & Drawing is a good 241 here), & Echo of Eons (This is a permanent keep as so few Timetwister effects don't exile themselves right away. Unless you want Day's Undoing or Time Reversal , this is as good as limits can allow.)
We're at 112 (113 if we count Time Wipe ). Maybe you could find better cuts from what I stated please? Thanks. One deck remains; Deck 1.
Omnath, Locus of Mana still at 33 Cards over, The deck has one purpose; Unify both & ; as all 5 Mana Colors each had the masterful Trinity of Magic, Science, & Technology, cares much less about their own. Huge Prejudice over flight, Impurities, Anything that only counts as a creature within limits, is fine; & they blatantly Hypocritically used all those "Non-Creatures for themselves, & got away w/ it. Even long before The Ur-Dragon 's birth, even now, -Affiliated individuals don't give a care.
I'd like it if you cut 33 cards from this deck as well, all while keeping the theme of Magic, Science & Technology/Nature Technology Equality theme in mind for a & Mana Deck, please.
Finally, I might think of doing Atemsis, All-Seeing one last time. But I'm replacing my Deck entirely. Does Solemnity ring a bell? I tried to find the right Partner Commanders (C16); only to find all 5 colors have this property I can work with. But, Any suggestions for a 5 Color Commander that might help well w/ the idea of No-Counters Allowed Gameplay?
Sorry this is too much; I've no intention of being forceful. That said, I did help w/ some of the cuts. Now, king-saproling: Do you want to make some cuts for the 3 decks above alongside me
1: Omnath #1 Magic, Science, & Technology Unity Matters' Deck (Nature + Technology Themed.)
2: Sevinne Mass Burn Wrath, Non-perm Matters, & Self Protection Deck
3: Arjun Deck in question; you stated a build of this at one point was very great; albeit below 100 at the time. Should I revert back to that build w/ minor improvements?
4: What 5 Color CMDR would help w/ cards w/ Age Counters , Undying Counters , Charge Counters & Similar , & even after-death itself Phyrexian Unlife + Repay in Kind + Solemnity . Any ideas? Karona says no... XP ; Wonder if they also reject Experience Tokens , or even Energy Counters... (: You Know...)
Sorry if this was too much; I was just asking for one more favor to cut to 100 for said decks; not add more in please... X/
1 month ago
Perhaps these too:
Your list is very nice as-is, but hopefully I was able to help!
1 month ago
If you wanna go all-in on the spell copying i have a few things. You need cost reduction, in addition to Electromancer you have Baral, Chief of Cumpleaños , Arcane Melee , Mizzix of the Izmagnus , and Curious Homunculus Flip for creatures. There're also the Medallion artifacts( Sapphire , Emerald , and Ruby ) and Jace's Sanctum is an enchantment that also has you scry 1 each time you cast an instant or sorcery. You can also look at As Foretold , Throes of Chaos , and Maelstrom Wanderer as ways to get "free" spells so you can use the mana that the spells cost to instead copy them. You're also going to want more mana acceleration so you can cast multiple spells or utilize multiple copy effects the best dorks are Rattleclaw Mystic , BoP , and Sylvan Caryatid and for 2CMC rocks you have the Signets( Izzet , Simic , and Gruul ) and the Talismans ( Creativity , Curiosity , and Impulse ). If you don't want to rely on artifacts for ramp since they don't synergize with Riku Kodama's Reach and Cultivate are pretty much auto-includes for G ramp spells, and Nature's Lore , Farseek , and Skyshroud Claim to get non-basic Forests into play faster, this does mean you'll need more non-basic Forests so you should get Breeding Pool , Stomping Ground , and Sheltered Thicket . Once you have costs down you can focus on the value you get out of your spells an easy way is looking at Twiddle effects like Rewind , Frantic Search , Snap , and Unwind , similar to Peregrine Drake and Palinchron , they untap their costs worth of lands so when you copy them or reduce their costs they start to generate mana. Now that you've generated a stupid amount of mana you need things to do with it so you have Epic Experiment , Expropriate , Time Stretch , and Rishkar's Expertise for value and you can use Fireball , Fall of the Titans , Finale of Devastation , and Electrodominance to just straight up kill people. Additional ways to copy spells are Dualcaster Mage , Dual Casting , Repeated Reverberation , Bonus Round , and Increasing Vengeance and Echo Mage , and some added value effects you can use are Rashmi, Eternities Crafter and Sunbird's Invocation .
2 months ago
Look on EDHREC for more information about Kess, Dissident Mage and you can also take inspiration from other commander's like Mizzix of the Izmagnus for more inspiration about storm. (BTW: add Mizzix of the Izmagnus , she's a super Baral, Chief of Compliance without the looting effect though). Counter magic is fine but it isn't as effective in commander as it is in modern or standard, The counter is 1/4 less effective than in other formats. Burn is an little bit of a strange choice but I have no ideas on what to replace it with. One last thing, how strong would you grade this deck based of a 1 to 5 scale, 1 being the worst jank/10 second deck build and 5 being the most highly tuned think you can win really early. Again, Hope you found this really long paragraph useful and not just a waste of time.