Temporal Distortion

Legality

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

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Set Rarity
Invasion (INV) Rare

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Temporal Distortion

Enchantment

Whenever a creature or land becomes tapped, put an hourglass counter on it.

Permanents with hourglass counters on them don't untap during their controllers' untap steps.

At the beginning of each player's upkeep, remove all hourglass counters from permanents that player controls.

Temporal Distortion Discussion

lucasenra on Ral Zarek

2 months ago

(saw your post on tumblr and had to come and suggest stuff, but feel free to ignore, I'm just trying to throw some ideas out to help out!)

I think counterspells aren't very good as signature spells (but I don't have much experience with Oathbreaker). If you're going for flavor I think Expansion / Explosion , Izzet Charm or Turn//Burn could work. (It could also be fun to build a Harnessed Lightning energy-themed deck for Ral, Storm Conduit :x)

I think that instead of running a lot of creatures with tap (or untap) abilities it would be easier to focus on artifacts for the ramp/card draw/etc with cards like Clock of Omens , Key to the City , Staff of Nin (), Unwinding Clock , Chaos Wand , Oracle's Vault () and a bunch of mana rocks ( Mind Stone , Pyramid of the Pantheon (), Coalition Relic (), Talisman of Creativity , Star Compass , Hedron Archive , Basalt Monolith and Khalni Gem ). Animation Module can add counters to planeswalkers, so that could be fun too.

Invert / Invent and Firemind's Foresight are pretty good budget tutors. Fabricate and the Trophy Mage / Tribute Mage s could be good too.

Ensnare can be a lifesaver in certain situations. Blustersquall is something I thought I would already see in your list.

Temporal Distortion makes things take 1 extra turn to untap. Frozen AEther , Winter Orb and Mist of Stagnation are other relevant Stax pieces if you want to go that way.

Reality Shift is probably the best creature single target removal in blue.

I'd cut down on the number of X damage spells you're running and rely more on having some graveyard recursion/tutoring to make it more consistent. Mystic Retrieval would be my choice to run along with Archeomancer. Mizzix's Mastery is also pretty good, but probably better if you're focusing on spellslinging.

Vandalblast and Shenanigans (or maybe Release the Gremlins for the cuteness) are good artifact removal. Geistblast is a interesting Flashback spell that actually should be like Amonkhet's Aftermath. Insidious Will 's versatility shouldn't be underestimated.

(aaand I already suggested too much. Like I said, feel free to ignore. Can't wait to see the finished deck. I hope something from this mess helps!)

pyromaniac53 on Derevi, The Bounce Man

1 year ago

It's all dependent on what direction you want to go with this deck, but Derevi can support some pretty ridiculous combos like Stasis + Eon Hub, Stasis + Ghostly Touch/Hidden Strings, and Eon Hub + Temporal Distortion. And all of these combos get even better or just wins with Orb of Dreams

Victoryhelm on I play my Egyptian god card BONTU!!!!!!!!!!

2 years ago

Have you considered adding Contamination? Paired with Bitterblossom or ophiomancer its a pretty solid lock. Love the deck btw! Upvote from me. Oh! and also Temporal Extortion

JaysomeDecks on Derevi Stasis

2 years ago

Just to keep them in your maybeboard, I'm gonna mention Rising Waters and Temporal Distortion, two other good stax enchantments.

Flytrigreen on Voltron Lock Out

2 years ago

Quick heads up: Temporal Distortion is blue and Maralen only allows for mono-black cards. Sadistic Sacrament would be great in this deck because when it's kicked, you can take out your opponents combo pieces very easily.

Boza on Amonkhet Spoilers and Speculation.

2 years ago

Five-Alarm Fire, Merseine and Temporal Distortion are hard contenders though.

Both cards look ridiculous. Astral Slide is sadly not MOdern legal.

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