Teferi's Puzzle Box

Teferi's Puzzle Box

Artifact

At the beginning of each player's draw step, that player puts the cards in his or her hand on the bottom of his or her library in any order, then draws that many cards.

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Set Rarity
Mystery Booster: Store Edition (MYSTOR) Rare
Ninth Edition (9ED) Rare
Ninth Edition Foreign Black Border (9EDFBB) Rare
Eighth Edition (8ED) Rare
Seventh Edition (7ED) Rare
Classic Sixth Edition (6ED) Rare
Visions (VIS) Rare

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Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
2019-10-04 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

Teferi's Puzzle Box occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.02%

Teferi's Puzzle Box Discussion

rdean14 on Card creation challenge

1 week ago

So, my current deck in standard is a mill control deck.

For that one:

Teferi's Dismissal

Instant

Return target creature you don't control to its owner's hand.

Draw a card.


For my modern deck, which recurs elementals:

Death's Whisper

Creature - Elemental

When Death's Whisper enters the battlefield, destroy target creature with converted mana cost 2 or less.

Menace, Haste

At the beginning of your endstep, sacrifice Death's Whisper

4/1


For my favorite commander deck, mt Kambal deck, I've talked about ad nauseum...

Kaya's home plane of Tolvada has a maddening sky, so here's my riff on that

Observatory of Tolvada

Land

Observatory of Tolvada enter the battlefield tapped.

: Add .

, : Each player puts the cards in their hand on the bottom of their library in any order, then draws cards equal to the then draws cards equal to the greatest number of cards a player put on the bottom of their library this way. ________-

I think Teferi's Puzzle Box represents going mad, also Whispering Madness. Viseling, Ebony Owl Netsuke, Misers' Cage, Ob Nixilis, the Hate-Twisted, Underworld Dreams, Iron Maiden, etc. would love this effect. ______--

Super fun, repeat the challenge!

Caerwyn on R/B/B Nekusar Card Draw

1 week ago

I would cut the following:

Kami of the Crescent Moon, Dictate of Kruphix - Both of these are traps. They seem like they should be good with Nekusar, but, in actuality, will probably get you killed. They add no damage for themselves, so, if you cannot keep Nekusar or Spiteful Visions fielded, they are just pure card advantage to your collective opponents. Yes, each player is getting only a single draw, but you have to look at them as a whole unit--in a four-person pod, you get 1 chance to draw a card you need to win; but you're giving up 3 chances that someone will draw the card they need to stop you. Without built-in damage effects, they are simply not worth it. Likewise, I must disagree with TheOtherHand's suggestion of Howling Mine and Underworld Dreams.

Forced Fruition - much the same problem. Often this means they cast their piece of removal, draw 7, then combo out and win the game that turn.

Jace's Erasure, Sphinx's Tutelage - These can win the game, but you will usually win through damage first. As such, not worth including--there are better ways to pull out a victory than mill.

As TheOtherHand mentioned, Teferi, Hero of Dominaria is not legal in this deck, nor do you have a way to cast him.


Here are some things I would recommend adding:

I agree, partly, with TheOtherHand's suggestion on running more wheels. Wheels are the bread and butter of Teferi, allowing you to crank out significant amounts of damage. Howeverm Day's Undoing does not work with Nekusar. When Day's Undoing ends the turn, it also exiles all spells and abilities on the stack--that includes Nekusar's damage triggers. So, by using it, you just caused everyone to draw 7 cards, without actually taking any damage.

I would also add Teferi's Puzzle Box to the list of wheels worth adding. It can disrupt direct-to-and tutors and also does not provide actual card advantage. The repeatable wheel effect can get brutal very quickly. Dark Deal, Molten Psyche, Reforge the Soul, Whispering Madness, and Winds of Change are some other wheel effects not already mentioned.

You should also include more artifact ramp, such as Sol Ring and the talismans and signets.

Curiosity allows you to go near-infinite (can keep combo up until you run out of cards) with Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind and is a solid choice to put on Nekusar as well. Helm of the Ghastlord also combos with Niv, and has the added advantage on Nekusar of forcing them to discard any card they draw, locking them into just playing instant-speed spells.

Sigil of Sleep turns all the wheel effects into mini-Cyclonic Rifts.

Then we get to the real power of Nekusar: Grafted Exoskeleton, Glistening Oil, and Phyresis. Infect plus wheels and regular card draw can close out a game extremely quickly.

Hope some of that helps!

Scytec on NOkusar

2 weeks ago

So, I don't see any of the normal Nekusar cards here, and if you don't mind, could you explain why? Haha. Dictate of Kruphix, Font of Mythos, Temple Bell, Howling Mine, Teferi's Puzzle Box, Kami of the Crescent Moon, Spiteful Visions, even Anvil of Bogardan, or Forced Fruition.

Doubling up on his damage dealing effect you have some options as well...Kederekt Parasite, Underworld Dreams, Fate Unraveler, Psychosis Crawler, and Ob Nixilis, the Hate-Twisted.

Two of these can also be coupled with the infect sub-theme. Following suit, Phyresis, Grafted Exoskeleton, and Corrupted Conscience are all valid options.

You may also consider running a few board wipes at least. Vandalblast is quite good. Cyclonic Rift is amazing if you have one, they are a little pricey. Toxic Deluge, Damnation, even things such as Crux of Fate or Decree of Pain would be better than having no way to deal with a massive board state.

Lightning Greaves, Swiftfoot Boots, and Whispersilk Cloak are all excellent options for protecting Nekusar or other key pieces of your board as well. Just make sure you give him Shroud after you equip or enchant him if you're wanting to do so.

Sorry for the paragraph...this went a little longer than I wanted, but I really love Nekusar and while my deck got stolen about 2 years ago...I really am considering rebuilding him, he is an absolute blast to pilot.

KayneMarco on Niv-Mizzet wheel

2 weeks ago

Arjun, the Shifting Flame, Teferi's Puzzle Box and or Mindmoil are all nuts in a Niv deck.

Mironzitos on Grenzo Doomsday Dash

3 weeks ago

Ashnod's Altar or Phyrexian Altar,

Teferi's Puzzle Box,

Stranglehold or Blood Moon to help the locking

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and I want your opinion guys about possibilities to fit Splinter Twin to make variable combos like:

Goblin Sharpshooter or Zealous Conscripts

the combo Dualcaster Mage + Twinflame that can interact with other cards having some value

to support more this variations Imperial Recruiter is sugar .

any piece that appears first is easy to combine and you will be unpredictable for multiple matches. It's been fun and competitive appreciate ur attetion end Lets Grenzo !

twitch.tv/Mironzitos

Mironzitos on Grenzo ft. DJ Doomsday | Competitive Primer

3 weeks ago

Ashnod's Altar or Phyrexian Altar,

Teferi's Puzzle Box,

Stranglehold or Blood Moon to help the locking

-

and I want your opinion guys about possibilities to fit Splinter Twin to make variable combos like:

Goblin Sharpshooter or Zealous Conscripts

the combo Dualcaster Mage + Twinflame that can interact with other cards having some value

to support more this variations Imperial Recruiter is sugar .

any piece that appears first is easy to combine and you will be unpredictable for multiple matches. It's been fun and competitive appreciate ur attetion end Lets Grenzo !

twitch.tv/Mironzitos

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