Prison Term

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Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
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
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
MTG: Commander (CMD) Uncommon
Planechase (HOP) Uncommon
Shadowmoor (SHM) Uncommon

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Prison Term

Enchantment — Aura

Enchant creature

Enchanted creature can't attack or block and its activated abilities can't be played.

Whenever a creature enters the battlefield under an opponent's control, you may attach Prison Term to that creature.

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Prison Term Discussion

triproberts12 on Eight-and-a-half white cards later...

3 weeks ago

Okay, I see now.

If that's the case, then I would start with Sphere of Safety and adding more enchantments to bolster the pillow-fort plan. Blind Obedience , Authority of the Consuls , Darksteel Mutation , Grasp of Fate , Citadel Siege , Prison Term , Curse of Vitality , Martyr's Bond , Gideon's Intervention , Oath of Lieges , Martial Law , are Exclusion Ritual are all good. Norn's Annex is a "yes," from me, dawg. Baird, Steward of Argive , Orzhov Advokist , Peacekeeper , Windborn Muse , and Glacial Chasm , might be decent, as well.

Putting in the other Elspeths and maybe a Gideon or two, along with Arena Rector will help set up your end game for after you wrath. Fumigate would also be a big boon.

You'll probably want to go up to at least 37, if not 38 lands, since it sounds like you don't want to be missing land drops.

lithium142 on Why are you hitting yourself?

1 month ago

aw man, i do love token decks!

first place for you to make improvements; getcha self a Skullclamp! that card is op in most decks, and it's game breaking in token decks. if you get no other card, get that one. that said, it's so good, that it's worth running Stoneforge Mystic and Steelshaper's Gift to find it.

some good token generators:

Belfry Spirit

Blade Splicer

Cloudgoat Ranger

Hero of Bladehold

Battle Screech

Raise the Alarm

sadly a lot of the best ones are in green, but these are certainly improvements over a few you got in right now.

the best game enders are either in green, or the white one's are VERY expensive, so ill skip that, even though there are some very good includes you could run. the only cheap one i can think of is Mirror Entity.

boardwipes

you already have Hour of Reckoning and Martial Coup, awesome. here's some other goodies for ya.

March of Souls

Retribution of the Meek

Sunblast Angel

i run all three in my competitive token deck. Sunblast Angel is something i use in tandem with Birthing Pod. wipe their field, and then after they spend a turn on damage control, pod again into Elesh Norn, Grand Cenobite for the win, but i digress.

a big advantage you have in tokens is being able to bounce back from boardwipes faster than your opponents, so having a good arsenal of them is important.

you also look a little short on spot removal. im assuming you omitted Path to Exile because of the price. some cheaper alternatives that are particularly good in commander are

Faith's Fetters

Suppression Bonds

Prison Term

Darksteel Mutation

these are brutal, because they dont kill anything, they just make it useless. I.E. it wont send commanders back to the command zone. it does have it's own weakness (obviously they can destroy your enchantment), but honestly it's better for you to have them destroy your Faith's Fetters to get their commander back, than to have them use that same removal spell on your Divine Visitation. do be careful with Darksteel Mutation though; some decks have ways of buffing creatures, and then you have to face down a big dude with indestructible.

hope this helps you out! unfortunately it will never be as good as it could be in a G/W shell. the problem is white has all the powerhouse cards, while green has all the ways to search for them, and you're missing out on things like Aura Shards that are just flat out OP. in any case, mono white gives you a problem to be solved with ingenuity. a friend of mine has a mono white deck like this that uses reanimation cards like Resurrection and a load of board wipes. dont be afraid to make things interesting =P

anyway again, i hope this is some help to you! =D

lithium142 on Why are you hitting yourself?

1 month ago

aw man, i do love token decks!

first place for you to make improvements; getcha self a Skullclamp! that card is op in most decks, and it's game breaking in token decks. if you get no other card, get that one. that said, it's so good, that it's worth running Stoneforge Mystic and Steelshaper's Gift to find it.

some good token generators:

Belfry Spirit

Blade Splicer

Cloudgoat Ranger

Hero of Bladehold

Battle Screech

Raise the Alarm

sadly a lot of the best ones are in green, but these are certainly improvements over a few you got in right now.

the best game enders are either in green, or the white one's are VERY expensive, so ill skip that, even though there are some very good includes you could run. the only cheap one i can think of is Mirror Entity.

boardwipes

you already have Hour of Reckoning and Martial Coup, awesome. here's some other goodies for ya.

March of Souls

Retribution of the Meek

Sunblast Angel

i run all three in my competitive token deck. Sunblast Angel is something i use in tandem with Birthing Pod. wipe their field, and then after they spend a turn on damage control, pod again into Elesh Norn, Grand Cenobite for the win, but i digress.

a big advantage you have in tokens is being able to bounce back from boardwipes faster than your opponents, so having a good arsenal of them is important.

you also look a little short on spot removal. im assuming you omitted Path to Exile because of the price. some cheaper alternatives that are particularly good in commander are

Faith's Fetters

Suppression Bonds

Prison Term

Darksteel Mutation

these are brutal, because they dont kill anything, they just make it useless. I.E. it wont send commanders back to the command zone. it does have it's own weakness (obviously they can destroy your enchantment), but honestly it's better for you to have them destroy your Faith's Fetters to get their commander back, than to have them use that same removal spell on your Divine Visitation. do be careful with Darksteel Mutation though; some decks have ways of buffing creatures, and then you have to face down a big dude with indestructible.

hope this helps you out! unfortunately it will never be as good as it could be in a G/W shell. the problem is white has all the powerhouse cards, while green has all the ways to search for them, and you're missing out on things like Aura Shards that are just flat out OP. in any case, mono white gives you a problem to be solved with ingenuity. a friend of mine has a mono white deck like this that uses reanimation cards like Resurrection and a load of board wipes. dont be afraid to make things interesting =P

anyway again, i hope this is some help to you! =D

Apollo_Paladin on Drogskol Spirit Deck

2 months ago

Eidolon of Countless Battles for sure, possibly True Conviction, Three Dreams, and Celestial Mantle as well. Given the number of enchantments/auras (including the Eidolons), maybe capitalize on that some more with Flickering Ward, Winds of Rath (I see you have Wrath of God already), Sram, Senior Edificer, Kor Spiritdancer, Daybreak Coronet, and things like that. Prison Term is fantastic and I'm hard-pressed to avoid it in my white decks due to the utility.

eliakimras on Estrid, the Masked

2 months ago

Solemnity is a really strong card that shutdowns Atraxa, Praetors' Voice, Vorel of the Hull Clade, Mikaeus, the Unhallowed-Triskelion/Walking Ballista combo, Marchesa, the Black Rose reanimator and general infect decks. Since you're not running any of these strategies, swap in Solemnity. It comboes with Phyrexian Unlife (you can't die since you can't have poison counters), Lost Auramancers (that can be immediately killed with High Market to bring Decree of Silence so no one but you can play Magic), Glen Elendra Archmage (counter every single noncreature spell your opponents cast, since she can't have -1/-1 counters), Dark Depths (the land enters without counters, then immediately turns into Marit Lage - but she can still be easily Swords to Plowshares'd), Glacial Chasm (if it can't get counters, you can keep it forever to never be attacked), Mystic Remora (free draws for the rest of the game) and Arixmethes, Slumbering Isle (it enters as a creature). It also comboes with Elephant Grass (more pillowfort), Force Bubble, Delaying Shield and Kitchen Finks, but they're not that good on their own. However, you need to protect your combo pieces: Solemnity+Decree of Silence win combo cost a whopping 11 mana, and can be disrupted easily. So you need protection of targeted removal. Privileged Position, Sterling Grove and Greater Auramancy can do the trick, and the Grove doubles as a tutor. // Enchanted Evening comboes with Aura Thief+High Market, Cleansing Meditation, Calming Verse, Opalescence+Mirari's Wake (all opponents' lands will be 0/0s and will be put into the graveyard while yours will be 1/1s) and Serra's Sanctum. // Omniscience + an Enchantress + Approach of the Second Sun is a free win if uncountered. // If I can suggest some improvements on your manabase: Exotic Orchard, Rogue's Passage, Prairie Stream and Yavimaya Coast are cheap replacements for Thornwood Falls, Woodland Stream and 2 Islands. Weirding Wood is better than Gift of Paradise, because it can draw you a card via Clue. Card advantage is crucial in EDH, and you should run at least 6 sources of realiable draw. That's why I recommend you to run Mesa Enchantress, Verduran Enchantress, Kruphix's Insight, Mystic Remora, Rhystic Study, Sylvan Library (comboes with Abundance), Argothian Enchantress. // Eladamri's Call tutors your creatures. Ground Seal and Rest in Peace shutdown graveyard stategies. Open the Vaults is a really good budget replacement of Replenish and plays around Ground Seal (better replace Hanna, Ship's Navigator - she's too slow). Courser of Kruphix, Land Tax, Mirari's Wake, Burgeoning and Exploration are great ramp Leyline of Anticipation allows you to play on your opponents' turn. Copy Enchantment gives more utility. Search for Azcanta  Flip fills the graveyard for Open the Vaults and easily flips into a good utility land. Seal of Primordium, Seal of Cleansing, Banishing Light, Stasis Snare, Cast Out, Prison Term, Act of Authority, Detention Sphere, Imprisoned in the Moon, Song of the Dryads, Grasp of Fate and Aura Shards take care of troublesome permanents. Energy Flux, Aura of Silence and Stony Silence deals with artifact decks. Austere Command, Wrath of God, Supreme Verdict and Cyclonic Rift are great boardwipes. Teferi's Protection is the best protection spell ever released. Karmic Justice and Martyr's Bond tell people to don't mess with you. Collective Restraint is another Propaganda effect (comboes with Prismatic Omen).

SynergyBuild on Need An Answer To My ...

3 months ago

Suppression Field, Prison Term, and other type effects, possible commander hate in the form of Nevermore, Darksteel Mutation, Gideon's Intervention, Null Chamber, etc could work in Marchesa. Even Cursed Totem, but for Mairsil, you will have to look elsewhere.

Mairsil is harder, I guess Imprisoned in the Moon?

halla on Who doesn't love drawing cards?

4 months ago

Hi CaptSillva, thanks for your comment! With the two creature tutors, I have effectively 10 creatures, which is pretty low, but I've tried to tailor them to what the deck really needs. From playing with this deck, I typically have enough pillow fort or interaction for problem creatures that I don't get beat down too hard early on. Courser of Kruphix is great source of card advantage though, and I always forget that it's an enchantment creature. I'll try to find room for it somewhere!

Hypnotic Siren, Kestia, the Cultivator, and Kruphix, God of Horizons seem a bit too high CMC for their effects IMO. Nyx-Fleece Ram is cheap and a good blocker, but I think in this deck, I would generally rather run a good interaction enchantment (like Prison Term or Darksteel Mutation) over the Ram because enchantments are overall less likely to be removed than creatures. At least that's my thought right now, what do you think?

I've had Starfield of Nyx and Opalescence in the deck before, but they've felt like more of a liability in most situations. If I play them to improve my board state and don't win on the spot, most times a board wipe will come down and destroy my whole game plan. They are pretty potent as a win condition, but I feel like the Enchanted Evening combos are a bit less fragile and easier to pull off.

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