Phenax, God of Deception

Phenax, God of Deception

Legendary Enchantment Creature — God


As long as your devotion to blue or black is less than 7, Phenax isn't a creature

Creatures you control have " (Tap) target player puts top X cards of his or her library into his or her graveyard, where X is that creature's toughness"

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Phenax, God of Deception Discussion

CaptSillva on Madness In The Deep

3 days ago

There seems to be a mill theme going on here so here are a few suggestions. Dimir Charm, Glimpse the Unthinkable, Ashiok, Nightmare Weaver, Pilfered Plans, Memory Plunder, Consuming Aberration, Extract from Darkness, Mirko Vosk, Mind Drinker, Phenax, God of Deception, Oona, Queen of the Fae, Geralf's Mindcrusher, Thought Scour, Sphinx's Tutelage, Archive Trap, Grindclock. And Baleful Strix just for the value wouldn't be bad either.

Clearly that is a lot of cards and you would need some room. Here are cards I think could easily be cut. Infinite Obliteration, Extract, Mirari, Denying Wind, Shipbreaker Kraken, Oracle of Dust, Behold the Beyond.

TheRedKnight on Kill Mill

1 week ago

It's never been played at anything official... nor will it for that matter! You're right insofar as in many matches it is too slow - especially in Single Player. It does however do very well in Multiplayer Matches. I'm considering adding Archive Trap and Path to Exile to mill faster.Consuming Aberration has consistently won me all the games I have won with this deck (which is about half the Matches) either through direct damage or by milling my opponent out. The thing with evasion is covered by Thassa, God of the Sea and Rogue's Passage and it mills like crazy with Phenax, God of Deception on the table! Tap at end of opponent's turn and tap in my turn usually is sufficient.But I'm curious what you would change?

Loboargost on Black/Blue mill help

1 week ago

I'm looking to build this deck around Ashiok, Nightmare Weaver and Phenax, God of Deception. Other key cards include Sphinx's Tutelage, Balustrade Spy, and Alhammarret's Archive.

TARDIS_Lover on Mill

2 weeks ago

Jace's Erasure, Grindstone, Phenax, God of Deception is just a straight better commander.

Icbrgr on Toughness milling with phenax!

2 weeks ago

I absolutely LOVE your deck and i would run it just the way it is :D a neat card to consider would be Consuming Aberration due to the fact that he fits the theme PERFECTLY and can take the game for you when you get your Phenax, God of Deception out no doubt about it +1 from me

Raging_Squiggle on Deadend

2 weeks ago

I'm a bit surprised no one has mentioned Mikaeus, the Unhallowed yet. He is every zombie/reanimator deck's best friend.

Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet is a good addition as well. Pumps out zombies, and exiles creatures that are destroyed via Grimgrin, Corpse-Born. Another fun creature is Undead Alchemist if you have any milling you'd wanna do.

Undercity Informer pairs very well with Undead Alchemist or any card that craps out tokens.

If you include Phenax, God of Deception, you can potentially do an "infinite" mill of every opponent by pairing him with your commander and Undead Alchemist.

Haakon, Stromgald Scourge is a great addition to this deck, since he is pretty much a second Gravecrawler and redundancy is great in EDH. Plus he also works infinitely with Rooftop Storm.

MTG1814 on W: Dimir Mill Stuff H: ...

2 weeks ago

Hey, I'm sorry if it seems like I keep posting this, but I'm still looking for 2x Phenax, God of Deception, 1x Consuming Aberration, 2x Liliana Vess, 2x Mind Grind, and 2x Mirko Vosk, Mind Drinker. All generally cheap stuff. Thanks for reading!

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Format Legality
Modern Legal
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal

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Set Rarity
Born of the Gods Mythic Rare


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