Serra Angel

Legality

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

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Set Rarity
Magic Game Night (GNT) Uncommon
Dominaria (DOM) Uncommon
Iconic Masters (IMA) Uncommon
Commander Anthology (CM1) Uncommon
Welcome Deck 2017 (W17) Uncommon
Eternal Masters (EMA) Uncommon
Welcome Deck 2016 (W16) Uncommon
From the Vault: Angels (V15) Mythic Rare
Magic Origins (ORI) Uncommon
Magic 2015 (M15) Uncommon
Magic 2014 (M14)
Magic 2013 (M13) Uncommon
2012 Core Set (M12) Uncommon
MTG: Commander (CMD) Uncommon
Masters Edition IV (ME4) Uncommon
2011 Core Set (M11) Uncommon
2010 Core Set (M10) Uncommon
Duel Decks: Divine vs. Demonic (DDC) Rare
Tenth Edition (10E) Rare
Ninth Edition (9ED) Rare
Ninth Edition Foreign Black Border (9EDFBB) Rare
Eighth Edition (8ED) Rare
Seventh Edition (7ED) Rare
Anthologies (ATH) Uncommon
Fourth Edition (4ED) Uncommon
4th Edition Foreign Black Border (4EDFBB) Uncommon
Revised Edition (3ED) Uncommon
Revised Foreign Black Border (3EDFBB) Uncommon
Unlimited Edition (2ED) Uncommon
Collector's Edition (CED) Uncommon
International Collector's Edition (CEI) Uncommon
Limited Edition Beta (LEB) Uncommon
Limited Edition Alpha (LEA) Uncommon
Promo Set (000) Rare

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Serra Angel

Creature — Angel

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying or reach.)

Vigilance (Attacking doesn't cause this creature to tap.)

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Serra Angel Discussion

DemonDragonJ on Do You Prefer New Artwork ...

2 weeks ago

TypicalTimmy, if I were an artist, I would illustrate for WotC only as a supplement to my main source of income, which would be original works conceived purely by myself, because, in my mind, the original artist of a work should receive royalties in perpetuity for any product that uses that work (as far as I am aware, musicians receive royalties at any time that movies use their songs in their soundtracks).

Also, I do not have any problem with the same artwork being used two, three, or even four times, but any more than that is ridiculous, with some of the worst offenders in this game being Naturalize , Pacifism , Serra Angel , and Vampire Nighthawk , each of which re-used the same artwork almost a double-digit number of times, which I found to be insanely annoying.

Conversely, Demolish has had so many different artworks that it would be very difficult for me to choose only four, if I had a full playset in a deck.

Boza on Since I can't access the ...

4 weeks ago

legendofa that answer exhibits exactly what I described - preconceived notions based on existing cards preclude design from soaring.

For staters, lets define some things. Colors have access levels to evergreen abilities, generally based on their philosophies. They are called primary (the color or colors that most often get this ability), secondary (they get it occassionally) and tertiary (they get it very rarely). For example, black is primary in deathtouch, secondary in flying and tertiary in vigilance.

Now with that in mind, read carefully the question once again. It states that wotc does not like to make 2 color creatures that can be done in a single color - which makes sense, most players would read that and say "why does that need to be two colors".

So, when you are asked to make a specifically multicolor creature with those abilities, Serra Angel says - you cannot do that, since I am a white creature. This excludes a,b and c. For D, blue and black make sense for flying but not vigilance, as they are tertiary in vigilance. Plus, technically Serra Sphinx is a thing, although it is a color bend (stretching what a color is allowed to do, but Time Spiral had a lot of those).

However, black is secondary in flying and green is secondary in vigilance, thus that makes perfect sense as to why it is possible from a design standpoint.

On the other hand, the existence and cult status of Serra Angel perhaps prevents this from ever happening.

Boza on Since I can't access the ...

4 weeks ago

cdkime “Golgari means what it does on Ravnica” rather than “what could Black and Green do?”

This really reminds me of This article, question 28. Can you answer it?

We try to avoid making two-color cards where the card could be done as a monocolor card in one of the two colors. Given that, suppose you have a two-color 4/4 creature with flying and vigilance (and no other abilities). What of the following color combinations would be the best choice for this card?
a.White-blue
b.White-black
c.Green-white
d.Blue-black
e.Black-green

People were outraged that the answer was actually...

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After 9 sets of Ravnica, the color pairs in MTG are now synonimous with the guilds, which is actively bad for design.

ThoAlmighty on Official missing/incorrect card/token thread

1 month ago

Serra Angel is missing Scott Fisher’s promo for the 25th Anniversary Tokyo Exposition. They’re fairly rare so it’s no biggie, but it’d be neat if it got added. Here’s the scryfall page for it.

Gidgetimer on Oloro - commander

2 months ago

You said in your thread in the deck help forum that you wanted to get it down to 66, so that is 18 cuts.

Trespasser's Curse - Curses feel unnecessarily antagonistic and this one doesn't do much.

Curator's Ward - Unlikely to ever draw you cards.

Ashes of the Abhorrent - Not good unless your meta is very graveyard heavy.

Thaumatic Compass  Flip - Frontside is bad, I find maze of ith to not be necessary in oloro.

Prowler's Helm - Not a very good piece of evasion equipment.

Wing Shards - Bad except against voltron.

Nightmare's Thirst - Hardly ever going to kill anything of importance.

Mana Leak - The type of games you are likely to play with this deck tax counters won't matter.

Convolute - See above.

Healing Grace - 1 shot small amounts of lifegain aren't worth a card slot.

Dark Ritual - Rituals aren't great in commander unless it is to ramp directly into a victory and you have no insta-wins.

Vampire Sovereign - ETB doesn't justify paying the price for the body in a non-blink deck.

Angel of the God-Pharaoh - 6 mana 4/4 isn't worth it just because it has cycling.

Archangel Avacyn  Flip - Boros color identity and illegal in this deck.

Deadeye Brawler - Just run Shadowmage Infiltrator if you want the effect.

Diamond Mare - Going to gain you much less life than you think it will.

Underworld Coinsmith - Effects aren't strong enough.

Bonus round, these cards are all relatively weak and I really think that maybe you wanted angel tribal and didn't want to say it was a tribal deck.

Lyra Dawnbringer

Angel of Mercy

Angel of Sanctions

Angel of the Dawn

Seraph of the Suns

Serra Angel

DerektheRed on Oloro - commander

2 months ago

In general, my feedback is that you have too many one-shot lifegain effects for small amounts (1-3 life). These don't do enough - you have to have multiple other cards on board before they really help you/hurt others.

Cards to cut:

- Angel of Mercy - Angel of the Dawn - Angel of the God-Pharaoh - Seraph of the Suns - Serra Angel - Urgoros, the Empty One - Vampire Sovereign - Dark Ritual - Healing Grace - Fountain of Renewal - Manalith - Prowler's Helm - Behind the Scenes - Ill-Gotten Inheritance - Trespasser's Curse - Dovin Baan

A few cards to think about adding:

- Herald of War - (one of) Aegis Angel / Deathless Angel / Angelic Arbiter - Blood Baron of Vizkopa - Greed - Commander's Sphere - Alhammarret's Archive - Comeuppance

Last, I'll just note that Oloro is already not a beloved commander, and you're playing a lot of counter magic. You might want to think about inserting some W/U pillowfort, cause everyone is going to be coming for you.

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