Mother of Runes

Mother of Runes

Creature — Human Cleric

: Target creature you control gains protection from the color of your choice until end of turn.

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Trade

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Set Rarity
Mystery Booster (MYS1) Uncommon
Commander Anthology (CM1) Uncommon
Eternal Masters (EMA) Rare
Duel Decks: Elspeth vs. Kiora (DDO) Uncommon
MTG: Commander (CMD) Uncommon
Urza's Legacy (ULG) Uncommon
Promo Set (000) Uncommon

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Legality

Format Legality
Highlander Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Legacy Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Casual Legal
Vintage Legal
Leviathan Legal
Unformat Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Custom Legal
Limited Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal

Mother of Runes occurrence in decks from the last year

Latest Decks as Commander

Mother of Runes Discussion

LitchOubliette on Commander Staples Cube

2 days ago

Changelog (22/11/2020)

White

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Green

Multicolored

Colorless

Mana Fixing

RNR_Gaming on Tajic Legion's Edge

1 week ago

Just some suggestions ;)

Anafenza, Kin-Tree Spirit - makes smallest dude a little more swoll; additionally combo potential - put it in from your board

Anax, Hardened in the Forge - value town/sudo wrath/removal protection on a body

Archon of Emeria - rule of law on a flying body slaps in a fair aggro deck

Aven Mindcensor - F#$% their tutors and fetches

Ethersworn Canonist - artifact rule of law is still a rule of law and keeps things fair

Giver of Runes - redundancy with your Mother of Runes is pretty cool

Goblin Cratermaker - can take down a problem bear or a problem ugin

Magus of the Moon - might be out of budget but if you got one this card is very frustrating for most players

Phyrexian Revoker - needle with legs

Ranger-Captain of Eos - tiny dude tutor combined with a built in silence it earns its' price tag

Samurai of the Pale Curtain - 2 words. Fox Samurai.

grrKate on Avacyn angel of hope

1 month ago

RNR_Gaming I actual had Mother of Runes Hushbringer and Serra Ascendant before in deck but had to cut off something for space because i was really worried about card drawning so that's why i included cards like Skullclamp The Immortal Sun and Mangara, the Diplomat. I will add maybeboard soon.

RNR_Gaming on Avacyn angel of hope

1 month ago

Mother of Runes is good for some redundancy and can help protect against exile effects or push through damage. I've actually enjoyed Hushbringer - made this korvald player a bit salty. Karn, the Great Creator - can be a combo piece or help you get key artifacts out of exile. Serra Ascendant - helps with early game pressure. Lastly, Ranger-Captain of Eos is a little guy Tutor with built in silence :)

Fibonachos on Orah Cleric Tribal

1 month ago

Good looking list! One or two suggestions, if you are going for life-gain Ayli, Eternal Pilgrim might be better value than Pitiless Pontiff. That being said, I'm not sure there is enough life gain to make Speaker of the Heavens worth. Other great 1 costs would be Mother of Runes and Giver of Runes. A sweet tutor to consider is Buried Alive, and good recursion in Victimize. Hope that helps!

Davinoth on Sram's Serious Sword [Stoneblade EDH]

2 months ago

     Wiizy: Indeed, that's true! You're definitely not wrong, but there are a number of creatures in this deck that I don't have much interest in stacking equipment on that are still worth protecting (Mother of Runes, Bastion Protector, etcetera).

     Having the ability to give haste for no additional mana in a White deck is quite valuable with things like Giver of Runes or Stonehewer Giant as well. The Shroud part of Lightning Greaves can definitely be annoying at times, but they still draw me a card, grant haste and equip for zero. In my mind the Greaves are just too useful to not include. =)

JW398 on Arcades Commander Deck

2 months ago

Hello, I have some cards suggestions you could consider.

Chulane, Teller of Tales - Not a defender but provides insane advantage if he sticks.

Mother of Runes - Again not a defender but the protection from spot removal is handy

Spidersilk Armor - Free butt padding and some answers to flyers

Crashing Drawbridge - Enables combos - see below.

Aura Shards - Just be mindful of this one as its really powerful but depends on your group. I play against Zur so its incredibly useful to me. Might not be as useful to you.

Intruder Alarm - allows for infinite combos - Overgrown Battlement for example.

Oko, Thief of Crowns - Still powerful. Shouldn't ever be a dead card.

Concordant Crossroads - Just over $20 atm. Allows you to be incredibly aggressive and allows you to ramp with Overgrown Battlement and the like. Combine this, Intruder Alarm & Battlement/Axebane & Arcades &/or Chulane and you should be able to drop quiet a few if not all your defenders. Crashing Drawbridge can sub for Crossroads in a pinch though.

Worldly Tutor/Mystical Tutor/Enlightened Tutor - Pretty self explanatory. Fairly cheap options that add a tad of consistency

Aluren - Combined with Arcades/Chulane and you drop the entire deck into play.
Im sure there is more but this is what I could think of off the top of my head.

abby315 on Clerics WIP

2 months ago

I definitely agree with GoblinElectromancer's suggestions - Clerics were given a lot of new tools to actually win the game in the new set, rather than be supporting characters. I think you need 4x Angel of Destiny, 4x Fiend Hunter, and 4x Cleric of Life's Bond as a good lifegain and removal core. I also recommend 4x Soul Warden.

Here are some other good Clerics in addition to the above that you should consider. In general, I think going a lifegain, rather than a damage prevention, route will be more successful for you. There's a reason they've moved away from damage prevention in white.
Auriok Champion
Ayli, Eternal Pilgrim
Bishop of Rebirth
Bygone Bishop
Edgewalker - but please don't buy any now, as they've spiked and will go back down.
Giver of Runes/Mother of Runes
Mangara, the Diplomat
Selfless Spirit

These cards I think are weak that you can definitely cut for new cards:
Daru Healer
Oriss, Samite Guardian
Pulsemage Advocate
Shieldmage Elder
Ancestor's Prophet
War Report

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