Mox Sapphire

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
MTGO Legal
Vanguard Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal

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Set Rarity
Vintage Masters (VMA) Rare
Unlimited Edition (2ED) Rare
Collector's Edition (CED) Rare
International Collector's Edition (CEI) Rare
Limited Edition Beta (LEB) Rare
Limited Edition Alpha (LEA) Rare

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Mox Sapphire Discussion

goblinguiderevealpls on Broken Glass Everywhere (Prototype)

3 months ago

I dont understand how casual 1v1 means runnimg cards banned in 1v1, if you're going to ignore competitive banlists for casual play, you might as well start proxying Black Lotus Mox Sapphire/jet/ruby, Time Walk and Ancestral Recall.. i meam if you're already not playing by the rules might as well go all or nothing

sylvannos on Why hasn't Mardu found a ...

3 months ago

@Xica: That kind of misses the point. Tarmogoyf and Snapcaster Mage aren't included just because they're staples. They're staples because they're powerful cards, thus a deck needs a good reason to not play them when the deck is in those colors.

Tarmogoyf rewards you for just playing Magic. You fetch up a land and cast Inquisition of Kozilek. You now have a 3/4 that just grows larger the longer the game goes on. The only thing you had to do was do what you'd normally do.

Snapcaster Mage is just a Swiss Army knife. He can be Ashcoat Bear or Anarchist. He's blue. His effect is an ETB which opens up a lot of room to use bounce spells. If you're a blue deck with lots of instants and sorceries, you have to have a specific reason not to play him.

Tarmogoyf isn't something you play in Collected Company because your deck is basically creatures and lands, meaning he never grows beyond a 2/3. Nor is it something you play in Tron, because by the time you can play Tarmogoyf, you're a turn away from casting Wurmcoil Engine.

Snapcaster Mage isn't something you play in Storm because you're already playing Past in Flames or Noxious Revival. By the time you can flash something back with Snapcaster Mage, you could have just won with Past in Flames.

So despite being format staples and incredibly powerful cards, there are definitely reasons not to play either one. There's also high-tier decks that don't play either one.

The issue with Mardu is that it needs something that rewards you for just playing Magic, is versatile, or generates a bunch of value on its own. Young Pyromancer comes really close. In fact, I'd say it's on the same power level as Snapcaster Mage. The problem is Modern doesn't have all of the high-value, low casting cost instants/sorceries that Legacy has (like Hymn to Tourach or Swords to Plowshares). Nor does Modern have all the fast mana of Vintage so you can cast more expensive spells the same turn you play Young Pyromancer (such as going turn 2 Young Pyromancer -> Mox Sapphire -> Mox Pearl -> Gush -> Time Walk).

Mardu really needs something like Stoneforge Mystic that generates a ton of value immediately, but unbanning it will just mean Abzan is still the stronger deck.

I think what Mardu really needs and could actually be fine for Modern is Goblin Bombardment. Not only do you get to ping your opponent to death with Gravecrawlers and Bloodghasts, you get to do dumb things with Tidehollow Sculler and Fiend Hunter.

Muggins84 on An enchanting deck

4 months ago

I thought I would mention that Ancestral Recall,Mox Sapphire, Black Lotus are all restricted in vintage. As far as vintage goes I would suggest Sol Ring (also restricted) maybe even Force of Will

sonnet666 on [List] The MTG Weapons Arsenal

5 months ago

Don't stop now. I believe in you!

MagicalHacker on In light of the recent ...

6 months ago

In light of the recent MTGO Commander Banlist announcement, I thought to ask everyone what the banlist would look like if they made it.

The following proposed banlist is my opinion of what the banlist should look like. You will see 3 criteria for what makes a card unfit for the format, and a list of what cards could be banned based on them:

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enpc on The Deckwatch [Home Base]

7 months ago

We play a bit of Canadian Highlander and are allowed to proxy points cards in my playgroup. Becuase screw buying an Ancestral Recall or Mox Sapphire.

Babaloo28 on Insanely powerful

8 months ago

There are so many ways to use broken cards to cheat big monsters out using banned and unbanned cards. I think that's what you want to do, and I agree Eldrazis are awesome. So for starters, I wouldn't have sets of four for each eldrazi, since each one of those is a legendary creature. I know they have etb effects, but I think its more worthwhile for you to have other great broken cards. Add blue, add the moxs like Mox Sapphire, add Ancestral Recall and Time Walk and Tolarian Academy. There's way more "banned" cards, just look up restricted cards for vintage format.

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