Steam Augury

Legality

Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Hero Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Casual Legal
MTGO Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Commander 2015 (C15) Rare
Duel Decks: Speed vs Cunning (DDN) Rare
Theros (THS) Rare

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Steam Augury

Instant

Reveal the top five cards of your library and separate them into two piles. An opponent chooses one of those piles. Put that pile into your hand and the other into your graveyard.

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Steam Augury Discussion

Rabid_Wombat on Step Into My Firemind

1 month ago

Thank you for the kind words Calyptic :)

Willbreaker is used with Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind's pinging ability - so every time you draw a card you just hit an opponent's critter for 1 damage then steal them!

I dug up my Firemind deck so here's a few more suggestions:

Epic Experiment - Awesome fun late game when you can cast it for eight or ten mana!

Jori En, Ruin Diver - More cards = More damage :D

Invoke the Firemind - Gotta have flava!

Firemind's Foresight - Great tutor & more flava!

Steam Augury - Arguably the best Izzet card out there.

Counterflux - An uncounterable Counterspell is solid.

Hypersonic Dragon - Sorceries as Instants? Hell yeah!

Djinn Illuminatus - This guy is Forking sick!

Volcanic Vision - Graveyard recursion & boardwipe.

Rite of Replication - When kicked it can be a Wincon ;)

Winter Orb - Nasty late game lock that hurts opponents.

Finally, I have to agree with Jimmy_Chinchila- you need to add a few more lands, six more Mountains to bring you to a total of 35-36 lands is highly recommended. Have fun :D

Subject134127 on Mirror Wizards

1 month ago

Disciple of Bolas has a pretty strong ETB effect that you may want to copy, and Champion of Wits is really nice with the Sage of Fables and Docent of Perfection. Steam Augury is a nice supplement to Fact or Fiction :)

Avulth on Jhoira, Big Creatures

4 months ago

My advice would be to cut down the creatures that you're only planning on casting with Jhoira out and that can't win the game on their own. Examples of this are Tidespout Tyrant or Breaker of Armies. They're strong cards but if you need to suspend them with something else they become much too clunky. I also want to echo jon_hill987's board wipe suggestions, although Curse of the Swine could still be strong removal on a budget. You could also look into ways to protect the board while you get yourself going, because this isn't the fastest deck. Options here include Wash Out and Whelming Wave. If you're already running Steam Augury, it's probably worth considering Fact or Fiction. Finally, it doesn't look like you're running enough non-creatures to justify Arcane Melee. It might just make your match-up with more specialized control decks even worse.

jkolb712 on

4 months ago

megaPisces13 The cards I took out are these:

Creatures

Gigantoplasm, Broodbirth Viper, Illusory Ambusher, Lone Revenant, Warchief Giant Goblin Electromancer, Charmbreaker Devils, Arjun, the Shifting Flame <-(Might be worth keeping), Etherium-Horn Sorcerer, Melek, Izzet Paragon, Dragon Mage.

Sorcery

Faithless Looting, Stolen Goods, Chain Reaction, Call the Skybreaker

Instant

Echoing Truth, Desperate Ravings, Reins of Power, Steam Augury, Word of Seizing, Aethersnatch, Magmaquake, Act of Aggression, DominateFor artifacts its a toss up, but I got rid of Seal of the Guildpact.

Get rid of all three enchantments.

For lands, limit it down to 36. Get rid of Rogue's Passage, and Temple of the False God.

Replacements*

I'll just put this is as a block text. Dig Through Time, Pieces of the Puzzle, Void Shatter, Swiftfoot Boots (or Lightning Greaves, if you prefer, thought you can go with both), Whispers of the Muse, Mystical Tutor, Part the Waterveil, Scour from Existence, Commit / Memory, Desolate Lighthouse, Cyclonic Rift, Tezzeret's Gambit, Mirrorpool, Disallow, Insidious Will, Shivan Reef, Spirebluff Canal, Metallurgic Summonings, Temple of Epiphany, Reiterate, Past in Flames, Learn from the Past, Meekstone, Epiphany at the Drownyard, Ponder, Merchant Scroll, Blasphemous Act, Mnemonic Nexus, Treasure Cruise, Guttersnipe, The Locust God, Wheel of Fate, Reforge the Soul, Sky Diamond, Expropriate, Insurrection, Caldera Lake, Halimar Depths

If you want some other upgrades to make this deck truly yours, you can go to EDHRec (https://edhrec.com/commanders/mizzix-of-the-izmagnus) to see what else you want to do. My deck is by no means the end all be all of upgrades. Keep it fun and make it work for you. :)

Blard on First ever Commander

5 months ago

Steam Augury and Firemind's Foresight would probably be good in riku

lilchaos on Izzet Graveyard Budget Deck

6 months ago

PocketGio, Exquisite Firecraft is a solid card, but again it's too expensive personally and i don't like the three mana cost to cast.

Izzet Charm is a great card, and i will probably switch out Nagging Thoughts for it.

As for Steam Augury i feel that Taigam's Scheming is superior as it does the same thing except i have full control even if it is a sorcery.

I like your point as per the Sorcery vs Instant, good advice.

PocketGio on Izzet Graveyard Budget Deck

6 months ago

replace Inside Out with Exquisite Firecraft, you also might want to consider Izzet Charm , Mizzium Skin , and Steam Augury. Steam Augury is great for draw and also putting spells into the graveyard to pump up Enigma Drake and Spellheart Chimera. Mizzium Skin is a great way to protect your creatures from removal and also can be used just for the health to trade. Izzet Charm is just great because of its flexability.

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