Sphinx of the Steel Wind

Sphinx of the Steel Wind

Artifact Creature — Sphinx

Flying, first strike, vigilance, lifelink, protection from red and from green

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Set Rarity
Eternal Masters (EMA) Mythic Rare
Commander 2013 (C13) Mythic Rare
Premium Deck Series: Graveborn (GRV) Mythic Rare
Alara Reborn (ARB) Mythic Rare

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

Sphinx of the Steel Wind occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%

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Sphinx of the Steel Wind Discussion

austintayshus on Lifegain with OLORO!

7 months ago

I would probably cut Death Grasp simply because you already have Exsanguinate and Debt to the Deathless .

Might also cut Sphinx of the Steel Wind , just seems kinda pricy (mana-wise)

achi11es on Discardifact

8 months ago

Sphinx of the Steel Wind cant be targeted by any of your red "target artifact" spells/abilities like Trash for Treasure or Daretti, Scrap Savant but would still work with Sharuum the Hegemon and Refurbish so its not a complete waste but its a questionable fit because of that.

FrantaFire on Oloro, Annoying Ascetic.(Budget Control Life Gain)

9 months ago


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For Oloro, you seem to have only so many cards that really say "I'm going to win if you don't get rid of this" such as, Felidar Sovereign , Serra Avatar , and Sanguine Bond (amongst others), so I would recommended some possible creature tutors like Eldritch Evolution or Fierce Empath .

The former, Eldritch Evolution , puts it right on the battlefield but you don't have any creatures you want to sacrifice other than some chump Spirit tokens you may have created; and the latter, Fierce Empath , is really cheap and is able to search for two of the previously mentioned threats - can also find Sphinx of the Steel Wind , Magister Sphinx and a couple others.

Cloudius on We Love Freebies! *Primer*

10 months ago

chromiumthemutable Thanks for your suggestions. They could be useful for generic Yennett decks but are not suitable for my deck for the following reasons:

1) This is a creatureless deck, and being creatureless is a key component of my combo. So running Grozoth , Thopter Assembly or any other creatures for that matter, is certainly not within my considerations.

2) I'm currently only running one 9 CMC spell in the deck (i.e. Expropriate ) and in order to synergize with Yennett's ability, we would want to tutor/manipulate the card to the top of the library, and not tutor into my hand.

3) The 9 CMC cards you suggested are fun cards but don't fit the theme of the deck. Sphinx of the Steel Wind is 8 CMC though.

I invite you to go through my Primer to gain a better understanding of the deck concept. I'd love to hear your suggestions thereafter! Looking forward to them. Cheers!

chromiumthemutable on We Love Freebies! *Primer*

10 months ago

I suggest Grozoth to tutor all your 9-cmc cards, and if you are looking for more cards to put your hand on top of your library, maybe add an Aminatou, the Fateshifter . Some more 9-cmc cards to get with Grozoth are Heroes Remembered , Clone Wars, and Sphinx of the Steel Wind . For some reason, I've always liked the Thopter Assembly / Time Sieve combo because infinite turns- whether or not you have to pay an upkeep cost of - is fine with me.

nathanl69 on GO BUDGET ON LEGACY - Reanimator

10 months ago

would replace Sphinx of the Steel Wind with Void Winnower , as you actually have a chance of casting it if it gets stranded in your hand, and it's much more disruptive to whatever your opponents are doing

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