Creature — Demon Ninja
Ninjutsu 4UB (4UB, Return an unblocked attacker you control to hand: Put this card onto the battlefield from your hand tapped and attacking.)
Whenever Silent-Blade Oni deals combat damage to a player, look at that player's hand. You may cast a nonland card in it without paying that card's mana cost.
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Silent-Blade Oni Discussion
1 day ago
Interesting deck, so +1 from me, here's my 2 cents.
- There are some cards that are great in Commander that fit your theme! Among these are Whispersilk Cloak, Rogue's Passage, Cloak and Dagger, Swiftfoot Boots, Invisible Stalker, Shadowmage Infiltrator, Thalakos Deceiver, and Quietus Spike.
Coastal Piracy also comes to mind.
The next cards I'm going to suggest aren't exactly on theme, but I think they do enough in your deck that they should be included regardless, as they have such powerful synergy with what you play.
If you want any more suggestions feel free to let me know!
6 days ago
This is the best I can think of
1 month ago
I'm a big Kamigawa fan, and even though I understand why we're never getting a return to Kamigawa outside of casual supplements it still makes me sad. My Ninja deck was probably the first deck I ever built, and I still try to find space in my Commander decks for Ink-Eyes, Servant of Oni, Sakashima's Student, and Silent-Blade Oni.
On the plus side Ninja of the Deep Hours shows up pretty often in mono-blue Pauper decks, since Faerie Miscreant and Spellstutter Sprite will usually be unblocked and are things you would want to recast.
1 month ago
Phenax, God of Deception is good if you want to mill. Lazav, Dimir Mastermind is good if you are milling and he is hard to get rid of also if people are playing big eldrazi he does trigger because they have to hit the graveyard then are shuffled in. Lord of Extinction is really good also he just gets big and you can pick him with your commander and you can get his power as counters. Looks like you like playing with other peoples cards how about Silent-Blade Oni and Talent of the Telepath? Check mine out and see what you think I bet youll find some stuff you like also upvote +1 =).
Commander / EDH
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2 months ago
Entrei.....sigh, I guess I gotta explain some things to help you understand.
New to EDH? Nope. Been playing this and this format for a while actually. I did tag this deck as "casual" so it's not to be taken as seriously.
I never thought I'd have to defend Lightning Bolt. Really?! for 3.....that's value!! 3 may not seem like much when a player has 40 life total, but for a fast creature/planeswalker hit, it gets the job done. It is arguably one of the best cards in MTG and can easily fit into any format. I can only hope that I can imprint Isochron Scepter with it.
Collective Brutality is again...value. With Nekusar, the Mindrazer and the massive amount of card draw I put in this deck, I should not have a problem Escalating if I need to. This is a card I will keep an eye on and if I don't like the way it plays, I'll replace it with something else.
As far as Archive Trap goes, you are right that Mill is not exactly the focus, but with that being said, it does still play a factor in addition of the other effects.
Draw, Mill and/or Exile = less cards in library. Some that help:
- Consuming Aberration
- Sire of Stagnation
- Talent of the Telepath
- Jace, Memory Adept
- Archive Trap
- Jace's Erasure
- Sphinx's Tutelage
Cruel Ultimatum, you may be right, but I can't wait to use it.
Molten-Tail Masticore yeah yes.
Ninja of the Deep Hours, this is where I rely on Whispersilk Cloak, Higure, the Still Wind, Rogue's Passage and board wipes to get a hit in. The very worst, I'll discard him with Cathartic Reunion or wheel like effects.
This deck is all over the place and until I play it a few times, I'll be able to see what works well and what doesn't. Changes will come with time.
3 months ago
Three of the cards in this deck - Broken Dam, Cavern Harpy, and Silent-Blade Oni - are illegal in modern, if it matters. You might consider Blustersquall, Artful Dodge, Slip Through Space over Broken Dam.
As far as ninjas are concerned you've got just about everything; perhaps remove the two copies of the illegal Silent-Blade Oni in favor of two more Mistblade Shinobi.
Other thoughts include: Tormented Soul (for this deck strictly worse than Triton Shorestalker, but the next-best thing since you're already running four of the latter); Inkfathom Witch (another possible replacement for the Oni); and Boomerang, Dispel, Familiar's Ruse, Fatal Push, and Murderous Cut.
On the whole I like it a lot; +1 from me.
3 months ago
Wrexial, the Risen Deep does fit the theme however I have tried to avoid creatures that need to deal damage to a player for their ability to work. None of those are terrible and all of them could go in the deck but currently I prefer cards that always get 1 extra cast over cards that get you 0 to infinite. One of the few in the deck right now is Maelstrom Archangel but that only got in because I was looking for cards that work with Yidris, Maelstrom Wielder.
The cards that need to damage a player for free casts are Wrexial, the Risen Deep, Maelstrom Archangel, Yidris, Maelstrom Wielder, Master of Predicaments, Mindleech Mass, Silent-Blade Oni and cipher cards.
7 months ago
This looks like a job for ninja!