Persuasion

Legality

Format Legality
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Tenth Edition (10E) Uncommon
Odyssey (ODY) Rare

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Persuasion

Enchantment — Aura

Enchant creature (Target a creature as you cast this. This card enters the battlefield attached to that creature.)

You control enchanted creature.

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Persuasion Discussion

cdkime on Nicol Bolas Personified

2 weeks ago

It would be helpful to post a deck link so we can see what you are working with.

To start, what is more important to you, flavour or overall power? If flavour is more important, there are a number of spells with Nicol Bolas quotes you can use. Some top contenders for flavour include:

cdkime on Force Feed EDH

2 months ago

Couple suggestions:

  • You are going to want Lightning Greaves and Swiftfoot Boots. Nekusar can be pretty lethal, but you're also guaranteeing your opponents draw their answers. Protecting him is a necessity.

  • I would recommend running more wheel effects. Cards like Whispering Madness, Windfall, Reforge the Soul, Dark Deal, and Winds of Change can produce incredible damage while also disrupting your opponents' strategies.

  • Alongside the above, Library of Leng is quite useful--you can use a wheel effect to discard the cards you do not need, but ensure you retain the cards you will want to use post-wheel.

  • Helm of the Ghastlord combos well with wheel effects--opponents discards their card and are forced to discard every replacement they draw. This can easily win a game by locking your opponents out of having cards in-hand. Like Curiosity, it goes pseudo-infinite with Niv-Mizzet.

  • Sigil of Sleep is a great card in Nekusar, turning every wheel into a mass bounce spell.

  • I would recommend cutting Font of Mythos. Cards like this seem like they should be good with Nekusar, but I've found their lack of built-in punishment quite counterproductive.

  • Imprisoned in the Moon and Deep Freeze are strong removal cards in EDH. Unlike more traditional kill spells, these enchantments do not cause an opposing commander to change zones. As such, your opponent does not have the option of returning their commander to the command zone, so the removal spell is permanent.

  • I second kamelyan's suggestion to use infect. A single wheel effect and they're dead on the next draw step.

  • Nekusar should be focused on winning as quickly as possible once you've got him on the field. Your assorted Persuasion cards cost far too much mana and do not contribute to your primary victory conditions. As such, you should cut them from the deck.

Finally, Unmake's colour identity is Black and White--as such, it is illegal with Nekusar.

Xykame on Memnarch

9 months ago

While you have a solid base, I would recommend some changes. Some of the clone/steal affects like Clever Impersonator and Phantasmal Image, Beguiler of Wills, Annex, Roil Elemental, ect, are just expensive and don't exactly contribute towards your core strategy. I would replace those with Foundry Inspector, Palladium Myr, Padeem, Consul of Innovation, Unwinding Clock, Shimmer Myr, Whir of Invention, Paradox Engine, Treasure Mage, and Trophy Mage. Cards that let you take advantage of idle artifacts like Clock of Omens are fantastic, meanwhile I think Disallow and Spell Crumple are way too expensive for a counterspell. Mind Control, Persuasion, and Control Magic are just straight up bad cards, and Part the Waterveil doesn't exactly belong here either. Copy Artifact is great, but I think for the price Mirage Mirror is better. Lands are also important in an artifact deck, and so I would recommend, Expedition Map, Buried Ruin, Urza's Tower, Urza's Mine, and Urza's Power Plant. Finally, your commander is expensive, so Swiftfoot Boots and Lightning Greaves are a must, plus they are artifacts.

JagDogger2525 on Could I gain control of ...

9 months ago

If an opponent casts Emrakul, the Aeons Torn, and I have Mycosynth Lattice and Leyline of Anticipation out, does that mean I could gain control of him via Memnarch, Mind Control, Corrupted Conscience, Persuasion, etc.?

Cadoiz on This Deck Is Oozing Potential...

1 year ago

Some more Suggestions to the ones of dudualdo42:

Abduction, Confiscate, Control Magic, Dominate, Mind Control, Treachery, etc.)

Beguiler of Wills and Willbreaker are worth a look at too, if you ask me.

Maybe you can include Shrewd Negotiation for some shenanigans? Maybe to give the opponent a tapped Mana Vault, Steel Golem or something disruptive?

Found even more:

Chromeshell Crab, Dream Leash, Persuasion

thehat on Modern Spirits

1 year ago

like the base concept.

Confused by the lack of Phantasmal Image as it would etb as a Spirit. It doesn't trigger Tallowisp, but does trigger Mausoleum Wanderer and makes Drogskol Captain much better.

Also I think your Enchantment package needs an overhaul. Suggest maybe some of the following:

FatPoppaSmurf on All your base are belong to us

2 years ago

@Ajuntoson

Thanks for the suggestions.

YES for testing!!!

Mirrorpool Yup thanks.

Curse of Echoes I'll test this one out, looks like fun. Especially in multiplayer politics.

Identity Thief I will toss this one in as well, looks like a blast. I may also try and find another ETB in my own rather than rely on others.

Control Magic Already got it :)


Maybe!!!

Clone Legion Could be good if someone gets away from me.


No thanks!!!

Persuasion I looked at this before, but I think for 5 I want it to do something else rather than just take a creature.

Supplant Form Too much mana for what it does, due to how controlled the opponents are by that time in the game.

Mirari and Echo Mage Are fun, but don't fit perfectly because I can generally steal or copy something for less total mana or they are too controlled to do anything anyways.

Magosi, the Waterveil Um, just not sure what this is doing without a way to trick the turn without loosing one? - Please let me know if I am missing something here.

Ajuntoson on All your base are belong to us

2 years ago

Got to love a good gimmick. This deck looks great, but I have seen some cards that would just make it that much better.

Starting with the basics, Echo Mage, Mirari, and Curse of Echoes are nice for duplicating non-creature spells.

Next, cards like Clone Legion, Identity Thief, and Supplant Form are good copycats. Of course, you could just take their creatures with Persuasion or Control Magic.

Last, some special lands. Mirrorpool and Magosi, the Waterveil can replace a couple islands. I hope that this helps you to belong all of our base.

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