Path to Exile

Legality

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

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Set Rarity
Signature Spellbook: Gideon (SS2) Rare
Explorers of Ixalan (EO2) None
Commander Anthology (CM1) Uncommon
Modern Masters 2017 Edition (MM3) Uncommon
Modern Event Deck (MD1) Uncommon
Modern Masters (MMA) Uncommon
Duel Decks: Venser vs. Koth (DDI) Uncommon
MTG: Commander (CMD) Uncommon
Archenemy (ARC) Uncommon
Conflux (CON) Uncommon
FNM Promos (FNM) Rare
Promo Set (000) Rare
Promo set for Gatherer (PSG) Rare

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Path to Exile

Instant

Exile target creature. Its controller may search his or her library for a basic land card, put that card onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle his or her library.

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Path to Exile Discussion

Joe_Ken_ on 2 is better then 1

22 hours ago

I’d add more mana ramp and some interaction to your deck. A bunch of double strike creatures won’t help if your opponent can consistently blow them up or make attacks not profitable.

For interaction I would add Generous Gift and possibly Path to Exile if that’s within your budget.

As for mana ramp I would first get a Smothering Tithe and then just grabbing more low cmc mana rocks like Mind Stone , Prismatic Lens , and Marble Diamond could be good picks. A few others that I think would be good and pretty budget are Hedron Archive and Worn Powerstone

You will also want some card draw so you can dig into your deck a bit. Endless Atlas and Mind's Eye are both decent card draw options that you could use another that I use in my land is Geier Reach Sanitarium and Mikokoro, Center of the Sea lastly The Immortal Sun will buff creatures, make your spells cost 1 less, and draw you cards.

Some last few additions I think would be good is Brave the Sands since having those double strike creatures able to block as well will be very beneficial. Since your deck is very creature heavy I would include some instant speed spells to protect you from board wipes like Make a Stand , Eerie Interlude , Selfless Spirit , and possibly Teferi's Protection

True Conviction could be a nice substitute for your commander if the commander tax gets too high and gives your guys lifelink. Light from Within will give your creatures some really good boosts, Marshal's Anthem will help bring some creatures back and is an anthem effect, also Force of Virtue is a potentially free cast at instant speed for a team boost.

Silverdrake on Jeskai monks

2 days ago

This is a cute concept, I like it!

I think you're going in the right direction to optimize this, but I'm questioning the Pacifism, Pariah, and Deflecting Palm. Pacifism should probably be replaced with Path to Exile if it's in your budget, or if not you could look at Condemn . If you're more concerned about getting rid of blockers, you could replace it with Journey to Nowhere . The point being, there's lots of better cards you can look at that do the same job. I'm not sure what your idea with Pariah is - if you're trying to protect your 'important' creatures, there's a million better ways to do it - you could try Apostle's Blessing or Brave the Elements . I think you can actually do better than both of those though if you opt for Boros Charm - it does everything this deck could want on any given turn, I'm surprised you don't have it in already. As for Delfecting Palm, I like it as a card and it's fun to "Gotcha!" people with, but it's a strictly defensive card that you've put in a very aggressive deck. I'd consider swapping it with something like Azorius Charm , which can be defensive if you need it to be (either floating an attacker or giving your team lifelink), or it can be more aggressive (floating a blocker or using the draw card mode to act as a "free" prowess trigger).

Lastly and most importantly, you have WAY too many lands for this deck. Hard control decks that plan on having 10+ lands on the field at once only usually run a maximum of 26, and you're here in an aggro list with your most expensive card at THREE mana running 27 lands. You're going to flood FREQUENTLY if you keep it this way. A list like this one generally runs between 20 and 22 lands - if I were you, I'd go down to 22 and replace the 5 lands you cut with some mix of more creatures (12 is a little low), the spells I mentioned, and the planeswalkers you're looking at.

All of this is just my (well informed) opinion though - if you don't like the changes I suggest then feel free to ignore them! Whatever you decide to do, be sure to have fun with it!

nUKe13 on nUKe13 Mardu Pyromancer

2 days ago

Piolun I think if we were more token centered, like Aristocrats, then Spark Harvest would be worth it. Right now, in the build, the tokens are more of a side theme. I think if you main boarded Goblin Rabblemaster or used some other token generator, it might be worth it

bankrupt_on_selling those are all great removal spells in our colors that I have used or still use at one time or the other. Fatal Push and Dreadbore are essential right now, with a myriad of planeswalkers and some cheap/big creatures coming from Jund decks. Dreadbore also helps us stay somewhat competitive against Tron based decks. As for Path to Exile , if you forgo playing Blood Moon , I would play 2 copies. Since I have Blood Moon in the side, I took out the Path to Exile , since I don't want to give my opponent basics to negate Blood Moon . The choice is up to you. I personally reverted back to a control/stun Mardu Pyromancer, in which Blood Moon can steal us some games.

YamishiTheWickedOne I LOVE using Hazoret the Fervent . Dog Mom gives us a big, beefy, hasty, indestructible creature that can also burn late. We don't want to see multiple copies, which is why I just play the one. I think she is still Modern applicable, even with more available exile based spells.

JacenSolo29 hmmm... with Lightning Skelemental and the other Rakdos elementals, it comes down to what you want your deck to do. The Rakdos elemental deck is fast and stun heavy, with a crap ton of discard. It can be weak to counter and control decks, and even graveyard hate, but might have an edge to Tron due to speed. I think, again, it's up to you. I wouldn't play them here simply because I want to value with Lingering Souls and Young Pyromancer . Therefore, you would need to change the build here to be, I think, solely Rakdos and hit hard, and hit fast. Unearth is good with Seasoned Pyromancer and the elemental creatures, but doesn't go well with Bedlam Reveler and Hazoret the Fervent . Test it out!

Thank you all for your comments! Sorry that took so long! School got busy, but I'm looking forward to continuing to test this in the new Modern Meta!

TypicalTimmy on New Format: Bounty Hunter

6 days ago

So basically let's say that my opponent has an Void Winnower on the field, and it just so happens that the majority of my deck has low cost even spells. We're talking 2 drops and 4 drops. My Commander also is an even-cost spell, so I am effectively shut out of the game.

What makes this particular Void Winnower especially frustrating is that it is run in a Golgari deck, so recursion isn't an issue.

I can pay X (X = 3 for this example) to put a Bounty Emblem out that effectively says: "Hey, if someone EXILES Void Winnower , you get 3x Treasure tokens."

Now, when another opponent casts Path to Exile on Void Winnower , that player gets 3x Treasure tokens?

What happens if Void Winnower is dealt with beforehand, such as someone casting a Crux of Fate naming non-Dragons?

Funkydiscogod on Making White great again

6 days ago

What about Tallowisp as part of the focus on spirits? Like Celestial Kirin it also encourages you to not run 100% spirits.

Being able to fetch out Ordeal of Nylea , for example, can allow for a quick rebuild after armageddon. And instead of Path to Exile for removal, Oppressive Rays would tutorable, and benefits from armageddon.

abbatromebone on abzan buying an obliterator...

1 week ago

smackjack on Poly'Torn (RUG)

1 week ago

Funkydiscogod: ah, i see. I would play 4 poly and no Indomitable Creativity in a deck like this just to get that hexproof.. abbatromebone paying 3+1 for the ”token” would be better if your opponent has Lightning Bolt , Path to Exile , Fatal Push or any other removal in their hand. This combo cant go off if your opponent has removal, and there are plenty of removal in modern ;) Thraben Inspector was a brainfart, of course you cant play creatures :).

Hikarumei on Faeries Tribal

1 week ago

so the way I see it you're actually quite close (33 basic lands means 25 basic lands brings you up to 82)

Sooooo creatures

  • Zephyr Sprite (basic 1 drop flyer, but a 1 drop flyer is good on its own)
  • Wydwen, the Biting Gale (3/3 flyer with an ability that gives you bounce to save itself or add faerie casts)
  • Wasp Lancer (3 mana faerie flyer, that's it)
  • Vendilion Clique (ok, pricey but a good way to say no to an incoming problem)
  • Thieving Sprite (another way to say no to an incoming threat)
  • Silkbind Faerie (untap effects are very exploitable, although often rare)
  • Silkbind Faerie (easy to be a 3/3 flying vigilance for 3)
  • Ringskipper (this one is kinda mostly filler but could be obnoxious to get rid of)
  • Quickling (ok I think this is a diamond in the rough, 2 mana, get a body AND save a faerie from impending doom)
  • Oona's Gatewarden (i know defender BUT WITHER IS SUCH A GOOD MECHANIC)
  • Nightveil Sprite (2 mana 1/2 flyer that lets you look at the top card of your library, with the option to toss)
  • Mistbind Clique (forcing your opponent into an all out play can create quite the opening, timing it before the end of a phase limits their options on what they can do with all that mana)
  • Metropolis Sprite (With anthems that ability could be nasty, especially since early game flyers are often going unblocked)
  • Knacksaw Clique (I hate myself for suggesting this monster of a card but even if you aren't stealing their cards, your permanently removing them and that's just nasty)
  • Faerie Vandal (drawing 2 cards in a turn isnt hard in blue, so in many cases it will get +1/+1 every turn)
  • Faerie Mechanist (counts as an artifact AND sifts for more)
  • Fae of Wishes (that adventure lets you pull solutions out of thin air)
  • Eye Collector (1/1 with a decent ability)
  • Brazen Borrower (again not budget but another great adventure)
  • Faerie Guidemother (1 drop white with an ok adventure option)
  • Phyrexian Metamorph (clone that can hit artifacts always good, especially in EDH)
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My sanity is lasping soooooo…. Also might want to think of artifact / enchantment recovery cards and good ol’ Elixir of Immortality

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Path to Exile occurrence in decks from the last year

Legacy:

All decks: 0.16%

Modern:

All decks: 1.06%

White: 18.26%

WU (Azorius): 25.85%

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.16%

White: 1.33%

WU (Azorius): 1.7%

GW (Selesnya): 1.66%

WB (Orzhov): 0.74%

RW (Boros): 2.57%

WUB (Esper): 0.68%

RGW (Naya): 2.11%

GWU (Bant): 0.74%

RBW (Mardu): 0.86%