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Reality Spasm Discussion
2 months ago
for sure you gonna need Reiterate and Capsize to go with Mizzix. I'd take outShattering Spree and put in Vandalblast Seal of the Guildpact is not great in Mizzix deck, because thanks to him you gonna cast spell for cheap. All 3 enchantments what you run - I'd take them out because from my experience they get removed quite fast. You definitely want to put Brass's Bounty in there, comboing it with Reiterate for infinite mana in form of treasure tokens. Take out Nevinyrral's Disk. Run bit more control spells, type of Evacuation Crush of Tentacles Capsize Cyclonic Rift Curse of the Swine
3 months ago
Well, Mizzix storm's usual payoff is Aetherflux Reservoir, with the commander used as a cost-reduction effect with spells like Treasure Cruise, Dig Through Time, and many other giant spells that keep digging cards, as well as High Tide, Rite of Flame, Desperate Ritual, Pyretic Ritual, and Seething Song as rituals to keep making mana.
Mizzix can reduce the cost of mana-neutral cards like Snap or Frantic Search to net mana, and with effects like Reality Spasm that make a ton of mana on a large Mizzix, you can get a ton of mana and all of the card draw like Firemind's Foresight to get a ton of card draw spells, as well as effects like Stroke of Genius, etc. afterwards the deck commonly drops an Aetherflux Reservoir, then goes infinite with Reiterate and Desperate Ritual/Seething Song/Pyretic Ritual/Reality Spasm to win the game.
The rest of the deck is based on using cantrips like Ponder, Brainstorm, Preordain, Impulse, etc. as well as cards like Mind Stone, Izzet Signet, and other fast mana rocks, to make enough mana to win all in one turn, generally turn 4 after you drop Mizzix turn 3 off of a Fellwar Stone, etc. It is blisteringly fun and fast.
4 months ago
You're missing Eyes of the Watcher. Other than that it looks pretty complete. Are you going to include cards like High Tide, Turnabout, Reset, Dramatic Reversal, Time Spiral, Reality Spasm, etc. which give you fuel to spell sling?
4 months ago
Ultimately I added, and then removed Reset. It is quite good, has nice synergy with Izzet Guildmage. For tutoring, in most cases, Reiterate + Reality Spasm + Fall of the Titans is just as effective, found I don't need the redundancy. Reality Spasm is a little more modular.
7 months ago
8 months ago
Thought I would mention, I've found Reality Spasm works as good as Turnabout but takes a little more mana to kick-off, doubles chance of drawing the Infinite mana enabler, and can tutor the other half.
Also, as an alternative to Reiterate I also run Nivix Guildmage. As you can imagine, any combination of Turnabout or Reality Spasm + Reiterate or Nivix Guildmage, all work together, increased consistency of drawing into it, or being able to draw some parts and tutor the missing parts. Imperial Recruiter can Tutor Nivix Guildmage so can Muddle the Mixture out of interest, and both work on 3 other creatures (Muddle the Mixture works on any other CMC2 card as well).
Mana Geyser also can go Infinite mana if you play in 4-player pods regularly.
Also with Nivix Guildmage,
If one of the Islands is a Steam Vents you can get Infinite Mana. Built in Tutor as well thanks to Frantic Search. If you don't have High Tide an Izzet Boilerworks gives you the ability to use Frantic Search to Tutor any card, just doesn't give you Infinite Mana, unless you Tutor to your High Tide and cast of course (it's an instant!).
I would recommend Disallow it can handle lots of interactions people need to start their Infinite Combos, maybe delaying them a turn, or solving the issue all together.
Mana Crypt is a nice mana accelerator, quite pricey though, a Fabricate makes a nice Mana Crypt tutor (or possibly Net + with 2 Experience, can be used on a Sol Ring too or Thought Vessel if you need the no maximum hand size for some reason.
Jace, the Mind Sculptor? He's like another Cantrip.
I tried Metallurgic Summonings, I found Docent of Perfection Flip to be more utility, it's secondary ability is good but not great. Some people play Talrand, Sky Summoner, I wouldn't. To be honest, I know it's CMC7 so doesn't make any sense, but Sphinx-Bone Wand wins me games, if I can get any type of Reiterate going it's a win-con. If you have the Blue Sun's Zenith or something in your hand already then ok, but it's like another really bad Guttersnipe.
8 months ago
So having a look at all the decks you listed, this one absoluetly calls to me the most (looks at list, picks one of the most completed decks :P)
So First thing I'm going to mention is the mana base. You've got a deck that runs both Volcanic Island, one of the most expensive ABURs, and Izzet Boilerworks, which is like the complete opposite end of the spectrum. While I get that sometimes tapped lands are required becuase budget, seeing decks that run both ends of the spectrum alwyas baffle me. I would recommend starting by cutting Izzet Boilerworks, Izzet Guildgate and the vivids and replacing them with more islands. You run High Tide so you're going to want a high density of island type lands. If you were looking to get more fetches, swapping these in instead would be better again but that's a lot of money to drop. Temple of the False God should be Ancient Tomb - it helps get Mizzix down that much faster. I would also try and find room for Izzet Signet and Fellwar Stone for the same reason. Again, if you feel like dropping cash on a Mana Crypt, that'll help too but I don't blame you for not.
As for your combo - a card I would recommend adding is either Opt or Lightning Bolt (or both). Currently you only have Brainstorm for your Firemind's Foresight line, and it doesn't hurt to beef this up a bit. Getting either a one drop draw spell or direct win condition together with Reality Spasm and Reiterate is good and means you can combo from an empty hand (ther than foresight).
I don't think you need Rite of Replication - it's win more. Especially with such a low creature count. And you don't want to have to rely on opponents' creatures to get you there.
I'm guessing there's some sort of combo with Stuffy Doll, however I just don't think it's worth it. At 5 mana, it just does too little, especially outside of combat.
I hope this helps, I get that this is a more polished deck but I am the most comfortable giving advice around combo. But I will try to also leave tome feedback on one of the other listed decks.
On the whole the list looks pretty decent though. And I really like the alt art Ez in place of Mizzix. Although given the fact that Mizzix is actually female, Sona might fit the bill a bit hbetter :P either way, it looks cool.
8 months ago
Have to figure out what kind-of combos your looking for, blue can easily Infinite Mana, Infinite Turns, Infinite Burn, Infinite Mill, "You win the game"... etc, usually try and focus on one to build up the synergy / consistency.
Some that I can see that would be easy,
You have Turnabout, add Reiterate an easy Infinite mana combo. Usually you'll seen enablers like Blue Sun's Zenith or Stroke of Genius, but you do have Starstorm & Devil's Play. Comet Storm is also very good because it's an Instant. If you go this way Firemind's Foresight can Tutor the win-con Reiterate + Comet Storm + Mystical Tutor > Turnabout.
Brainstorm is Instant, and puts cards back into your library, it's a must include.
Thought Vessel also good, it's a Mana source, so good, but also gives you unlimited hand size.
Mizzix's Mastery can usually stabilize later in the game too. Reality Spasm goes Infinite mana with Nivix Guildmage just as often as Turnabout does. Merchant Scroll can Tutor Turnabout (or Firemind's Foresight if you end up going that win-con tutor route)
Fissure Vent seems like a High CMC for an Artifact/Land, some specific land your after in your pod?
Assuming some of these are cards you owned/have, there are definitely some upgrades out there:
Timestream Navigator seems like a lot of work, mana, and no haste. Temporal Mastery? Is there a combo you have for this guy to recur infinitely or something? Imperial Recruiter can tutor him. So could Muddle the Mixture.
Since you have Traumatize, you may also want to consider Tunnel Vision it can tutor a card in your library, or it can hit an opponents library. With Jace, the Mindsculptor's +2 it can remove their entire library too. (or Vendilion Clique both options expensive)
A few ideas to consider anyways, cheers, +1
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