Oblivion Ring

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Casual Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Modern Masters 2015 Edition (MM2) Uncommon
Magic 2013 (M13) Uncommon
Duel Decks: Venser vs. Koth (DDI) Uncommon
2012 Core Set (M12) Uncommon
MTG: Commander (CMD) Common
Duel Decks: Knights vs. Dragons (DDG) Common
Archenemy (ARC) Common
Planechase (HOP) Common
Shards of Alara (ALA) Common
Lorwyn (LRW) Common
Promo Set (000) Uncommon

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Oblivion Ring

Enchantment

When Oblivion Ring enters the battlefield, exile another target nonland permanent.

When Oblivion Ring leaves the battlefield, return the exiled card to the battlefield under its owner's control.

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Oblivion Ring Discussion

Icbrgr on Turbo fog

5 days ago

I think Pollen Lullaby would be more effective than Batwing Brume in mono white turbofog; is the lifeloss worth it? or is the idea just to possibly win via ridiculous alpha swing from the opponent?.... cuz then you can swap those Isolated Chapel s for other lands like Reliquary Tower / Mikokoro, Center of the Sea or even Buried Ruin .

As for some sideboard tech for various matchups I would consider Rebuff the Wicked as a means to protect your Isochron Scepter from Assassin's Trophy and such... Nevermore for combo pieces... Pithing Needle for planswalkers... Oblivion Ring for stray nonland permanants (honestly good enought to consider mainboarding a few copies for planswalkers and other non aggro threats)... Rule of Law for storm.... and obligatory gravyard hate with Grafdigger's Cage

RedmundR2 on Mono White Angel

1 week ago

Im a big fan of mid-rangey mono color tribal decks, but here is some advice if you want to make it work more consistently and be generally more successful even in a very casual table top setting:

Curve in modern is king!

If you look at the curve for your deck and the average CMC in general, its very very high and its going to take several turns to even start getting your big angels out. This is an issue because at most you will be playing one threat per turn, and by turn 4 your control opponent will have more than enough mana and cards to stop them from hitting the board, your aggro opponents will have killed you, and faster mid range decks will have set up the board to a point where you are behind the rest of the game.

Solutions: Splash green for ramp ( Llanowar Elves , Birds of Paradise ) or find more cards in the 1 and 3 slots that are defensive. Current build is desperate for Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx . Defensive/tax/solid cards in white you can use would be stuff like Leonin Arbiter , Thalia, Guardian of Thraben , Thraben Inspector , Doomed Traveler , Student of Warfare .

You can try to go the Pillow Fort route with enchantments as well. Think Sphere of Safety , Ghostly Prison , Runed Halo , Porphyry Nodes , Sigil of the Empty Throne as a finisher.

Interacting with your opponent is key!

Currently the only removal you have in your deck is Ixalan's Binding , which costs a large amount of mana considering it only removes a single target. Lucky for us we are playing white and have alot of great removal. Path to Exile , Fragmentize , Oblivion Ring . If I was playing this deck, my biggest fear would be my opponent would play something like Ensnaring Bridge because i'd only have a 32% chance of drawing Ixalan's Binding by turn 5 and thats spooky!

Hope this helps. tl;dr is I'd lower the average CMC, add more removal and ways to interact with the opponent

hkhssweiss on Avacyn, Mostly Angels

3 weeks ago

Damn that's a lot of LGS over there! That's pretty sick, one of my friends own a beer pub that we can kick back and relax to play some games over there. Not an actual LGS but at least we can drink and play some entertaining games lol.

Grasp of Fate may be better than Oblivion Ring but so is the price for that card as well.

Bigrage on ☀ Tuvasa Enchantress | Sun's Glory

3 weeks ago

multimedia

thank you for the kind words and advice! I did consider the aura enchantments at first too, but decided to go a more pillowforty route. As for the suggestions of upgrades:

  1. I agree that Grasp of Fate is better then Oblivion Ring here! sadly the deck is already getting quite expensive, and i like to keep it just a tiny less expensive right now (I already have O-ring in my collection). Ill keep the card in mind though!

  2. I really like Privileged Position myself, over Enchanted Evening even. (also, Evening is pretty expensive, see 1.)

  3. This is definitely better, added!

  4. Stony Silence seems really good on second glance. I will add it (cutting Plea for Guidance instead of Aura of Silence), but might cut it if it starts too much hate in my playgroup

  5. This deck is already pretty big on tax. I think I want to avoid this card in order to keep the deck just slightly lower in powerlevel for my playgroup

  6. Same reasoning as Stony Silence, i'll follow your advice on cutting Cast Out for Rest in Peace, but cut it if it makes for too much hate

Thank you again for the nice suggestions!

Icbrgr on Emrakul: Turbo Tron

3 weeks ago

It's a good idea for speeding up Tron...I think I might playtesting mainboarding Expedition Map and sideboard Oblivion Ring. Ty ty

FrostTheBear on The Boys from Hell

3 weeks ago

So here is what I recommend taking out, Caustic Tar, Shadowborn Apostle, Shirei, Shizo's Caretaker, Pyretic Ritual, Cabal Ritual, Dark Ritual, Thoughtseize, Exquisite Blood, Angel of Glory's Rise

The reason we don't want these is because you don't have removal in your deck and we have no way of protecting Kaalia of the Vast Removing these gives us 17 open slots for removal, protection, and some better creatures

Now some recommendations, Kokusho, the Evening Star He is a really good blocker since you have no ways to sac him blocking is going to be your best bet to kill him, Lathliss, Dragon Queen I don't need to explain this one, Terminate Very good instant speed removal, Dreadbore More removal (also hits planeswalkers so that's a bonus, Iroas, God of Victory Sure you cant cheat him out but who cares look at that ability! Skithiryx, the Blight Dragon Cause hes aids, Lightning Greaves We have to protect Bae otherwise she will be shot down on sight Vindicate Great removal, Swiftfoot Boots More protecting of Bae, Strionic Resonator So when Bae attacks we hit her ability with this and get double the triggers so now we put to bois into play Merciless Eviction You need a board wipe, Earthquake A board wipe that only hits your opponents stuff YES PLEASE! Liliana's Contract For the memes, Linvala, Keeper of Silence shes op, Oblivion Ring More removal. Swords to Plowshares Honestly the best white removal in commander, Anguished Unmaking Exile op op.

APPLE01DOJ on Silver Bullets

1 month ago

Against control Carnage Tyrant is legit. It's not a silver bullet because they run both Settle the Wreckage and Terminus to answer it. And for that same reason you're not going to find an unstoppable answer. Id say 1-2 Tyrant in the main, 2-3 Treetop Village/Stirring Wildwood also in the main with 1-2 Choke and 1-2 Sorcerous Spyglass/Pithing Needle in the side. Will improve your Control match up. Your mana base probably can't afford them but a couple Field of Ruin/Ghost Quarter will also help against both Control & Tron.

As it is your sideboard is really weak. I would revise the whole thing. Especially since you're in white. There is no reason at all you shouldn't be running stuff like Stony Silence.

Against Tron. Basically land hate and exile effects with a quick clock.

So a full Path to Exile play set in the main. Soul Tithe, Oblivion Ring, Mwonvuli Acid-Moss, Stony Silence, Damping Sphere, Aven Mindcensor, Gaddock Teeg (which u have). If you want something that works with your deck I would use Wurmcoil Engine. It dodges Ugin & All Is Dust and if they crack an O-Stone will leave bodies behind.

Esbilon on

1 month ago

I don't think Luminarch Ascension is really worth it. It does nothing when it comes into play, and for at least 4 more turns. Sure, it's just a 2 drop and it does provide devotion, but I only really see that card working well in multiplayer.

Mox Amber also seems like a subpar choice, you don't need the mana-fixing, and Kytheon, Hero of Akros  Flip is the only card that really allows it to ramp you. I'd just get another plains, or possibly a fancier mono-white land like Eiganjo Castle, Mistveil Plains or Emeria, The Sky Ruin.

You don't have a whole lot of removal, so I'd definitely consider adding some. Path to Exile and Oblivion Ring are the classics, but Angel of Sanctions is on theme even if it is pretty pricy.

Your curve is pretty high, so maybe consider Knight of the White Orchid, Mind Stone or Weathered Wayfarer. There's also Endless Horizons and Extraplanar Lens. For the second, maybe consider switching to Snow-Covered Plains.

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