Resplendent Angel

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Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Standard Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Brawl Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Core Set 2019 (M19) Mythic Rare

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Resplendent Angel

Creature — Angel

Flying

At the beginning of each end step, if you gained 5 or more life this turn, create a 4/4 white Angel creature token with flying and vigilance.

: Until end of turn, Resplendent Angel gets +2/+2 and gains lifelink.

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Resplendent Angel Discussion

Drakoy07 on Atraxa's Wrath of Life

2 days ago

Hey ThaneGarrusThanks for the visit :) and the UpVote! :) I appreciate it!

No, I've never considered it, but doesn't Sun Droplet seem a little slow? Or am I reading the card wrong? Great ability to gain 'charge counters' from taking damage, but if you can only remove 1 each upkeep to gain life then it's limited to the number of opponents you're facing, so you can never really max out the potential life gain. If you have 3 opponents you'll only ever gain 4 life by the time it comes back round to your turn no matter how many counters are on it, unless you have upkeep doubling effects Paradox Haze , and life doubling effects Alhammarret's Archive to really make good use of this card. I just don't think I have enough support to make a card like this work efficiently. It would work better in a more dedicated life gain...artifact...angel deck I think especially if you could make use of Resplendent Angel Angelic Accord Bubbling Cauldron Trading Post Would be epic!...chuck some green in there for some extra token doubling effects Parallel Lives to back up Anointed Procession ....ooof! drool! I think I would make that deck =P

Initially however when I first saw your recommendation I thought...hmmm mass counter moving...Is that a thing? If you were able to take damage then gain charge counters you can use Sun Droplet like a battery then use Power Conduit (the only card I could find that could work in this scenario) to move counters from Sun Droplet onto any of our other artifacts/creatures that would love some free counters for mana and card draw. It would be basically the same thing we do with Unspeakable Symbol + Crystalline Crawler / Fathom Mage but very much slower, but it can also put counters on Pentad Prism which is a plus. That would be epic! But I don't have space for these pieces (100 cards and it can never fit everything we want) and to really pull out the potential of this combination of cards...I think I'd probably have to run some untap shenanigans Unwinding Clock . It would be cool to be able to ramp from being attacked with damage, but it would take quite a while to setup. Together powerful, but as separate cards they don't stand very well on their own as they would rely on each other to make any real impact on the game.

Damn I can ramble.... Thanks again for the UpVote! If you were to put in Sun Droplet what would you swap out for it?

Drakoy07 on Atraxa's Wrath of Life

2 days ago

Hey ThaneGarrus Thanks for the visit :) and the UpVote! :) I appreciate it! No, I've never considered it, but doesn't it seem a little slow? Or am I reading the card wrong? Great ability to gain 'charge counters' from taking damage, but if you can only remove 1 each upkeep to gain life then it's limited to the number of opponents you're facing, so you can never really max out the potential life gain. If you have 3 opponents you'll only ever gain 4 life by the time it comes back round to your turn no matter how many counters are on it, unless you have upkeep doubling effects Paradox Haze , and life doubling effects Alhammarret's Archive to really make good use of this card. I just don't think I have enough support to make a card like this work efficiently. It would work better in a more dedicated life gain...artifact...angel deck I think especially if you could make use of Resplendent Angel Angelic Accord Bubbling Cauldron Trading Post Would be epic!...chuck some green in there for some extra token doubling effects Parallel Lives to back up Anointed Procession ....ooof! drool! I think I would make that deck =P

Initially however when I first saw your recommendation I thought...hmmm mass counter moving...Is that a thing? If you were able to take damage then gain charge counters you can use Sun Droplet like a battery then use Power Conduit (the only card I could find that could work in this scenario) to move counters from Sun Droplet onto any of our other artifacts/creatures that would love some free counters for mana and card draw. It would be basically the same thing we do with Unspeakable Symbol + Crystalline Crawler / Fathom Mage but very much slower, but it can also put counters on Pentad Prism which is a plus. That would be epic! But I don't have space for these pieces (100 cards and it can never fit everything we want) and to really pull out the potential of this combination of cards...I think I'd probably have to run some untap shenanigans Unwinding Clock . It would be cool to be able to ramp from being attacked with damage, but it would take quite a while to setup. Together powerful, on their own as cards not so much.

Damn I can ramble....

Gloglok on Mono-white Angels of Devotion

1 week ago

Ok quick update, it didn't take me long to realize that the Resplendent Angel doesn't bring much to the game plan.

So I'm reverting to something more control. Changes:

  • 3x Resplendent Angel -> out

  • 1x Lyra Dawnbringer out of 2 -> a 4th Thalia's Lancers . It's been quite some time now that I'm often wishing to draw my tutors more. I also learned today that since Ixalan, all planeswalkers are now legendary and do not work with the "planeswalker's uniqueness" rule like they used to. So this means I can tutor my Gideons with the Lancers! Yay! So more Lancers. And I'm cutting a Lyra because I don't need her so much given that I have fewer angels overall, and if I really need one Lyra on board I still have 5 ways to get her in the deck.

  • 1x Gideon Jura in. Because the planeswalkers are not unique anymore, this means I can have different Gideons on board as long as they have a different name. And given that I can tutor them, I'm just bringing a 1-of Gideon Jura for some more control over my opponent's board. But to be fair I'm not sure it will work really well with the Archangel of Tithes , I'm hesitating between him and Gideon, Ally of Zendikar . We'll see how he performs...

  • a 4th Runed Halo in. This card is too good, provides big amounts of devotion early on that is a pain for my opponent to remove, forces them to flood the board with even more creatures only to get sweeped... It's really good, there are tons of games where drawing it is critical, and they are almost 0 game where I can't benefit from it.

  • a 4th Wrath of God in. Now that I have fewer creatures on board, an additional sweeper is a great addition to the deck. I won't need the Seraph Sanctuary as much now that I have fewer angels, so I can reach the 7th Plains more often, which makes Wrath more interesting too. Not too sure on this one, let's see how it goes

Overall I kinda feel like I'm taking a step back and reverting to some older version of this deck (and Drcfan's version), but well if it's better I don't see a reason not to stay with it ^^

TheMadRocketeer on Angelic Knights

1 week ago

On the last line of the Turn 5+ section, I think you meant to name Resplendent Angel , rather than Shalai, Voice of Plenty . I like it.

Gloglok on Mono-white Angels of Devotion

1 week ago

Things I'm currently testing right now :

  • Is a 4th Archangel of Tithes viable? Or is it too much? My local meta is quite aggro like I said so keep in mind that this matters too.
  • Runed Halo . Should I put 2? 3? 4? Learning to play with it and learning the threats to target. So far I really like it!
  • I'm currently playing with 23 lands (coming from 24 lands for more than a year), with the Weathered Wayfarer and Nykthos it's working really well, but when I can't draw a Wayfarer in my opening 8 cards it's sometimes hard reaching the 4-5mana needed for me to survive the fastest matches. But before that I kept drawing too many lands too often to my taste...
  • Resplendent Angel . Alright this one I'm the least sure about. On the one hand it's a 3/3 with fly and 2W devotion for 3mana, and I really like the pressure it puts on some decks when you can pull the combo with Lyra and Seraph Sanctuary (which given the redundancy of the deck happens more often than you would think), and it is great to put all my wasted mana in late game. But on the other hand, it just dies to bolt, doesn't provide control like an Archangel of Tithes would. It also goes a bit against the Wrath of God (which I wouldn't mind putting a 4th of), and makes games faster which removes a bit the purpose of Emeria . I'm not sure that given the overall rhythm of the deck it isn't either a bit useless or a winmore... I will have to test this more in depth.

If you have any idea of 2-3cmc control permanents I could try to use instead of the Resplendent Angels I welcome every suggestion! I used to play Oblivion Ring , and it kinda worked so maybe I could try that but it also did feel a bit clunky, so looking for anything that you could think of!

Thanks

Gloglok on Angels of Power

1 week ago

Hey!

Interesting deck, have been into Angels myself for quite some time.

I wanted to ask you why did you remove the Resplendent Angel , and also why do you keep the Scroll of Avacyn now that you have removed the Angels? ^^

Thank you for the deck and for your answers!

Wolfpig on He Needs Some MILK!

1 week ago

Thanks AJ, usually I get hawks out and swinging for Dawn of Hope draw so I dont gets to topdecking before t4-t5. But Lyra Dawnbringer can be a much better response than the Benalish Marshal I was using for that same purpose, more immediate threat early; but her abilities trigger nicely with Resplendent Angel . Thanks music man for the suggestion, it was quite good and I needed more mid-range for equalizing.

multimedia on The Angel and the Demon with their Tokens

1 week ago

Hey, looks good, but consider more lands?

33 lands with only four additional mana sources is low with a five drop and a six drop Commanders. I suggest 38 lands with 8-10+ additional mana sources.

Cards to consider adding:

The artifacts that reduce the casting cost of black and white spells are good with Krav and Regna since they have a lot of colorless mana in their mana costs.

Other cards to consider:

If you like some of these suggestions I can help you to make cuts.

Good luck with your deck.


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Resplendent Angel occurrence in decks from the last year

Standard:

All decks: 0.11%

White: 1.22%

Orzhov: 0.34%

Boros: 0.59%

Selesnya: 0.35%

Modern:

All decks: 0.01%

White: 0.17%

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%

White: 0.04%

Orzhov: 0.03%

Selesnya: 0.03%