|Commander / EDH||Legal|
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|Iconic Masters (IMA)||Common|
|Conspiracy: Take the Crown (CN2)||Common|
|Commander 2013 (C13)||Common|
|Rise of the Eldrazi (ROE)||Common|
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Creature — Wall
When Mnemonic Wall enters the battlefield, you may return target instant or sorcery card from your graveyard to your hand.
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Mnemonic Wall Discussion
1 day ago
I think what this deck wants is some ways to make infinite mana. The one that would be best, in my mind is Dramatic Reversal + Isochron Scepter . You'll want more mana rocks, although I think you want more anyway, but with that combo, you can power out Blightsteel or proliferate out the table with Contagion Engine , Contagion Clasp , or Viral Drake . You'll want the typical Muddle the Mixture to grab the combo, and artifact tutors such as Whir of Invention , Fabricate , and Tezzeret the Seeker can get your Engine and Clasp, as well.
A cheaper alternative is the old Pauper Peregrine Drake combo. You use Ghostly Flicker , Illusionist's Stratagem , or Displace to blink Drake, Great Whale , or Palinchron with Mnemonic Wall , Archaeomancer , or Salvager of Secrets , returning the instant each time.
I'm also surprised not to see Corrupted Conscience in here. Love that card.
As for cuts, I'm not really sure what Helm of the Host is doing here. It's not your commander you want more of, it's infect creatures. For that kind of mana, you could just kick Rite of Replication . Not really sure what Telepathy is for. If anything, you don't want the table to know when the infect player is a danger. Borrowing 100,000 Arrows has always been a pet card of mine, but making the kind of mana you are, you want X spells. Blue Sun's Zenith , Open Into Wonder , and Pull from Tomorrow are you friends.
Since you're limited on infect creatures, you might want normal clone effects. Phantasmal Image is cheap. Gigantoplasm can copy an infect creature and one-shot people, Quicksilver Gargantuan to a lesser extent. Phyrexian Metamorph is flexible. Vizier of Many Faces has recursion. Stunt Double can surprise the table by speeding up the clock just before your turn. Fated Infatuation comes with card selection. Mirror of the Forebears survives board wipes. Cackling Counterpart , Stolen Identity , Quasiduplicate , and Saheeli's Artistry can all copy creatures multiple times.
3 days ago
You're already running Peregrine Drake and Mnemonic Wall . Put in Displace and Ghostly Flicker to complete the drake combo package. You're already running Isochron Scepter, as well. Throw in Dramatic Reversal , and you have infinite mana and blinks with Roon with any mana rock out. You're already running Reveillark , so run Karmic Guide for the infinite recursion.
4 days ago
I knew what you meant by budget, . A decent modern deck costs 500-2k$. I'm familiar with what not being casual is, I'm understand the modern meta and price tag, I just choose to reject that in favor of the play style I prefer.
And it's just that- the play style I prefer. Just me. I have a lot of friends who are super competitive. They consider it a fun challenge. I consider it an unnecessary deck building restriction. Are either of us totally right? No. Because both our arguments have some truth to them. In the end, we prioritize the joy that we get out of the game. For me, that's a game of commander with no combos and no stax! And for them, it's a game of pauper where they have tron out, a Stonehorn Dignitary , a Mnemonic Wall , and Ghostly Flicker in the graveyard.
TL;DR I understand and see the appeal in competitive, especially competitive modern. It's a nice cup of tea, but it's not my favorite. My comment was meant to poke fun and not to actually offend or criticize.
6 days ago
It's a little difficult to tell what you're thinking from such a limited list, but if you're going for a blink subtheme, I advise putting in Drake Combo. The Pauper version used Ghostly Flicker to blink Peregrine Drake and Mnemonic Wall for infinite mana. Displace and Illusionist's Stratagem have been printed since the banning. In addition, while Mnemonic Wall best fits your strategy, you also have access to Archaeomancer , Scrivener , and Salvager of Secrets for recursion and Great Whale and Palinchron for land untapping. You also have access to Roon of the Hidden Realm , Brago, King Eternal , Deadeye Navigator , Mistmeadow Witch , and Eldrazi Displacer in your colors.
3 weeks ago
Couple suggestions: Snapcaster Mage i know is pricey but is a solid auto include in this. Future Sight or Magus of the Future to have potential for infinite spells to access Archaeomancer , Torrential Gearhulk or Mnemonic Wall along with Bosium Strip for recursion for spells.
1 month ago
You definitely seem like you know what you're doing. I think you have some room for some powerful combos, though, and if you're looking for an affordable tutor that works well with blinking, Sidisi, Undead Vizier fits the bill.
Since you're already running Capsize , Deadeye Navigator , and Peregrine Drake , Palinchron and Great Whale also infinitely combo with it. You can also add the Pauper infinite combo that blinks Peregrine Drake and friends and either Mnemonic Wall , Archaeomancer , Possessed Skaab , Salvager of Secrets , or Scrivener using Ghostly Flicker , Displace , or Illusionist's Stratagem . The instant gets returned by the recursion, netting mana each time you loop it. I would also add Sphinx's Revelation . It's better than Stroke of Genius
1 month ago
I'm not really seeing the blink theme. I would fully commit by putting in more blink effects and Peregrine Drake combo. The way it works is that you use Ghostly Flicker , Illusionist's Stratagem , or Displace to exile Peregrine Drake , Palinchron , or Great Whale and either Mnemonic Wall , Archaeomancer , Possessed Skaab , Salvager of Secrets , or Scrivener . You use those two's ETB effects to return the blink spell to your hand and do it again and again, netting mana each time. You've already got Deadeye Navigator , which is also a combo piece that works with the land untapping creatures. All of the blink cards have value unto themselves with your theme, so you can go heavier on them, since it's no big deal if you draw redundant pieces. Once you have infinite mana, Blue Sun's Zenith or Torment of Hailfire , Exsanguinate , or Debt to the Deathless can win you the game. I would also head to the EDHREC page for your commander, as well as the blink theme page for ideas!
1 month ago
Right sorry! Hmmm, could have sworn said draw a card. Well, you can discard 0 CMC cards for lands but I guess you are using up a tutor. Maybe more 4-5 CMC card for transmute? Having trouble finding Archaeomancer / Mnemonic Wall in testing. Or are you going for Retracion helic combo?
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