Rimewind Cryomancer

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Custom Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Coldsnap (CSP) Uncommon

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Rimewind Cryomancer

Creature — Human Wizard

(1), Tap: Counter target activated ability. Play this ability only if you control four or more snow permanents. (Mana abilities can't be targeted.)

Rimewind Cryomancer Discussion

greatdevourer on Ice Mirror (Snow experimental, help wanted)

2 years ago

Overall, I really like your theme and I've been wanting to build a snow themed deck for a while. You've got some great ideas going but there are a couple of small problems as well.

However, your #7, Rimewind Cryomancer + Cover of Winter wont work. The Cryomancer can counter an activated ability. However, cumulative upkeep is a trigger. Keep the Cromancer, she's too good against too many other things. You will have the same problems with the other cumulative upkeep cards as well. If you want to keep the cumulative upkeep creatures, look at Mistmeadow Witch which would allow you to flicker them and reset the upkeep counters.

Your #9, Instead of using Rimewind Taskmage or Squall Drifter to tap your own creature, why not look at Springleaf Drum and Holdout Settlement to accomplish the same goal. Also, the Drum and Settlement can use any creature with summoning sickness to make mana. Another way to go would be to look at something like Aura of Dominion or Viridian Longbow to tap the Centaur Omenreader for an effect instead.

Your #13, the Gelid Shackles is too weak. The table politics aren't strong enough of a tactic to work in your favor.

Your #14, You are correct about Mimic Vat being able to copy a land that died as a creature. But you also have to remember that the land token created by Mimic Vat will get exiled at the next end step.

Your #15, Welcome to the game! One piece of advice I always like to give new players for evaluating a card is this: You have a fixed number of sleeves for that deck. if you draw that card in the middle of a game, will that card make a difference or will you be disappointed drawing that card? If you don't feel that a specific card helps more often than you feel disappointed drawing it, replace that card.

I think the Sakura-Tribe Scout is a bit weak in this deck since you aren't really drawing that many additional cards per turn. This is one of those cards that is nice in the early game, but drawing it mid or late game, it's just a blocker and not very useful.

Daedalus19876 on

2 years ago

Strictly speaking, Bloodrush can be countered by Bind, Azorius Guildmage, Rimewind Cryomancer, Squelch, Stifle, Trickbind, Voidmage Husher, and Voidslime.

Egann on Pithing Needle; A diamond in ...

3 years ago

Loved the article. Still won't use the needle.

No, for me, Rimewind Cryomancer is my choice, because artwork wins over practicality any day.

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