Puresight Merrow

Puresight Merrow

Creature — Merfolk Wizard

{{W/U}}, Untap: Look at the top card of your library. You may exile that card.

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Set Rarity
Shadowmoor (SHM) Uncommon

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Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Puresight Merrow Discussion

dingusdingo on Help finding interesting cards to ...

1 week ago

I enjoy brewing weird decks in Modern, so I'll share some of the things that have caught my attention

Ghirapur AEther Grid I think has loads of potential. I tried brewing it RG with Brass's Bounty and also in RW with Smothering Tithe.

Also a big fan of Unbound Flourishing for brews. I've been experimenting with Magus of the Candelabra and Hydroid Krasis in a UG shell, as well as Magus + Banefire + Underworld Breach + all the red loot effects like Thrill of Possibility in a RG variant.

I've also been exploring Puresight Merrow + Paradise Mantle in a Thassa's Oracle deck, which has been tons of fun.

Gilbobaggins on Self-Millfolk Combo

2 months ago

If you have Jace, Wielder of Mysteries Puresight Merrow Paradise Mantle in play cant you just self mill until you win?

ObIviom on Sygg, Freed from Control

4 months ago

VaalVanir

Thank you for your input on the deck, Honestly the land base is gonna go through some changes as my budget frees itself a little bit more, and I'll be adding shocklands and the like to make the deck a bit faster, Evolving Wilds was just a filler card for a land. Also, the Ambassador Laquatus combo with infinite colorless was mostly put into the deck purely because it was a combo I've never had in a deck and I wanted to try it out, thinking about changing the cards out for Pemmin's Aura and Puresight Merrow as they would work better for the deck, HOWEVER, I don't know if Ambassador Laquatus would be worth keeping in the deck at that point, and I'm at a loss for what I want to replace him with.

nlaz123

Sorry for having only one comment to answer two comments, I was a tad late on my reply haha. Anyhow, thank you so much for checking out the deck! I have been thinking about adding Pemmin's Aura for a week or so now, and just haven't figured out how i want to my cuts, thank you for the suggestion!

ObIviom on Sygg, River Guide - EDH // Retired

4 months ago

Hi, This deck is really similar to mine, however I decided to go tribal Merfolk for flavor reasons, knowing Wizard tribal is objectively better, however my deck still seems to perform very well. I was just wondering if Puresight Merrow is a worthy card to put in the deck, currently i think i would switch out Cosi's Trickster for it, even though it would raise my average cmc. I run Paradise Mantle Combo's as well and just wasn't certain how worth the combo is.

Also i noticed that you run Steelshaper's Gift instead of Enlightened Tutor , and I don't see any Intruder Alarm even though the deck is normally able to abuse it.

I think its an awesome deck, and i know you have it retired, im just personally trying to make my deck a bit better tuned if i can, and was curious if you had a method to your madness haha.

Heres my deck in case you'd like to check it out for reference: Sygg, Freed from Control

Leetnub2010 on WoM Jace Oathbreaker

10 months ago

Can you run Puresight Merrow ? If the ruling is the same as in edh, I dont think you can

gabrielkrallzy on Fast Laboratory Maniac Combo

11 months ago

no need for Hallowed Fountain , u only summon Judge of Currents with Paradise Mantle 's mana, Aether Vial protects Laboratory Maniac from counter spells and its also mana ramp like. if u already got Puresight Merrow , u can use Muddle the Mixture to tutor Judge of Currents and u can also tutor Judge of Currents to the top of your deck with Puresight Merrow + Paradise Mantle combo.

GoblinsBeatElves on Them Fishies Will Kill You

1 year ago

Isn’t Puresight Merrow also an infinite combo with Paradise Mantle? It doesn’t win you the game, but I guess it helps you find cards you need. You could try that if you need more Merfolk based infinite combos.

Shnuff on Retraction Helix Deck

1 year ago

I love messing around with Banishing Knack and Retraction Helix. Puresight Merrow can be quite devastating in my wizard deck; All-Inclusive MONO BLUE WIZ'S. I vary between running 4 and 6 Knacks/ Helix's depending on how many board-bounces I want to do before becoming 'the jerk' at the table. I've even considered Isochron Scepter so you have a reliable source of the spell. Merrow Levitator and Surgespanner can be fun aswell, and you could even go wide with many creatures and get something with a Zada, Hedron Grinder effect.

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