Mystic Remora


Format Legality
Noble Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Masters Edition Common
Ice Age Common

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Mystic Remora


Cumulative upkeep (1)

Whenever an opponent plays a noncreature spell, you may draw a card unless that player pays (4).

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Mystic Remora Discussion

xxxavo on Yidris!

2 days ago


Burgeoning - I think this is mainly personal preference, while it does ramp you well, it's also a -1 in card advantage, and then you must ensure your hand is stocked with hands, which can go away fairly quickly. I'd rather remove to improve my chances at hitting sol ring, ancestral, or wheel.

Elvish Mystic - Same thing here, I'd rather remove to improve my chances at hitting sol ring, ancestral, or wheel. Also dies to easily to mass removal.

Clan Defiance - X spells don't play along with Cascade effects.

Lifecrafter's Bestiary - The value is to conditional in my opinion. I'd rather play a Mystic Remora or Rhystic Study


Rampant Growth - Staple Green Ramp

Abrupt Decay - Staple removal

Counterspell - Staple Counter

Swiftfoot Boots - Staple Artifact

GeminiSpartanX on Bruna,Voltron Control

2 days ago

Do you ever find yourself lacking card draw with your build? In addition to Jace and Rystic Study, I run Mystic Remora in the early game for more card draw, and some of my counterspells also draw me cards- Arcane Denial, Dream Fracture. If you play multiplayer more so than 1v1 with this deck, then another good wrath-tribal card is Hour of Revelation since it hits planeswalkers in case you have any superfriends players in your meta. Also, unless you regularly attach Indestructibility to non-creature permanents, I've found Shielded by Faith to be slightly better if you want to use it in the early game on an arbiter or abolisher due to the lower cmc.

I'm still working on my build (I've been trying to trade for an Intuition for about a year now), and my build isn't cEDH, but I'd appreciate you giving it a look- Bruna. Win. +1 from me!

Lorderos23 on Kess Me Kess Me Kess Me

4 days ago

I would include a few Duress effects.Collective Brutality is one that fits well in Kess.

If you are trying to be a storm deck I would cut some of the higher CMC cards and add a Mystic Remora as well. You'll also find Double Negative is the worst counterspell in your deck. Counterflux just does a better job

Daedalus19876 on The Ten Plagues: Locust God EDH | *PRIMER*

5 days ago

Agieryna: That is the primary reason, yes :) Two other reasons, however - I want to be able to interact with certain abilities (notably the cycling of Decree of Annihilation and the activated ability of Aetherflux Reservoir), and I want a card with a jackal on it in the deck (I'm an unashamed furry).

rkjunior: Absolutely. It's simply the best wheel in the game. I'd probably cut Time Reversal, Diminishing Returns, or Mystic Remora for it.

rkjunior: Yeah, the high mana cost, high blue devotion, and summoning sickness ruin the card for me in this build :( At least Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind does something when not able to tap, and still goes infinite with Mind Over Matter.

weiman: Will do! :)

jundemwing on Endless Summer

5 days ago

@rob_kittenz The deck is a bit strange so I'll try to explain it as best I can. The goal of the deck is to set up situations that allow you to benefit from skipping your turn, to put it a bit simpler you know your winning when you can completely remove yourself from the game. Set up cards like Mystic Remora, Spiritual Asylum, and Sulfuric Vortex then use your turn skipping effects to dodge the negative edge of those cards. I hope this explanation helps, its about the best i can muster, the deck seems very counterintuitive at first glance but after you get the hang of setting up your effects its really fun to pilot. :)

Profet93 on Cross counter

1 week ago

Strip Mine to get rid of lands like Cabal Coffers and Gaea's Cradle. Riptide Laboratory to protect talrand and reuse snapcaster. I know you run Back to Basics so you might be hesitant to do, but in my experience, it is very easy to play around. Consecrated Sphinx (or as I call it, Constipated Sphinx because he looks like he has trouble) is great for card draw. Speaking of which, perhaps a Reliquary Tower can help you maintain your card advantage? I mention these lands despite back to basics since your mono colored and have more flexibility with your mana base.

Land Equilibrium is fun (for you anyways)As Foretold is AMAZING!Mystic Remora for card draw?

Feel free to check out my deck Tisk Tisk Talrand since it appears you dont mind being the oppressor of the table

Hi_diddly_ho_neighbor on Flash and Show

1 week ago

Your deck seems specifically tuned to your meta so I am not sure how much my suggestions will help, but here are some things that you might consider.

Including Misthollow Griffin as an additional Eternal Scourge.

Personally I feel that Rhystic Study is superior to Mystic Remora. You avoid cumulative upkeep cost, which for a controlling deck such as this seems important, and Rhystic Study triggers off all spells your opponents cast, not just non-creature spells.

I am not sure about your meta, but including Glacial Chasm to help stall until you assemble combo pieces is an option.

Lastly, I'd suggest a board wipe or two. I think Cyclonic Rift would be great here.

xxSkedz24xx on WUBG Superfriends

1 week ago

SufferFromEDHD yeah, those cards are nice, but the main thing I'm trying to accomplish is fitting Solemnity and Mystic Remora into the deck. I feel like Viral Drake is an obvious cut for going down that route, since Solemnity makes Infect on Viral Drake useless and Inexorable Tide says I can usually do more than just proliferate for 4 mana. I'm just not 100% sure what the other cut should be. Possibly Deepglow Skate because it's really a win-more card in 99% of the decks it's run in

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