Thought Lash

Thought Lash

Enchantment

Cumulative upkeep-Remove the top card of your library from the game. (At the beginning of your upkeep, put an age counter on this permanent, then sacrifice it unless you pay its upkeep cost for each age counter on it.)

When Thought Lash's cumulative upkeep isn't paid, remove your library from the game.

Remove the top card of your library from the game: Prevent the next 1 damage that would be dealt to you this turn.

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Set Rarity
Masters Edition II (ME2) Rare
Alliances (ALL) Rare

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Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Highlander Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Thought Lash Discussion

dongerlord on Sevinne, the Chronoclasm Acid Flashback

1 month ago

It seems like you're running burn as your wincon.

Here are some cards that might help.

Static burn: Harsh Mentor, Zo-Zu the Punisher, Ankh of Mishra, Manabarbs

Finishers: Acidic Soil, Price of Progress. Molten Disaster is a decent finisher you can consider with split-second and also acts as a board clear (you might try replacing Devil's Play with this)

Since these are symmetrical burn, you could also run Glacial Chasm and stall it out. This is also the most important land card to run with these mono red sorcery finishers. Your Pariah is also a god level card with this setup. You might also consider Heartless Hidetsugu as a combo with these 2 cards.

For more drastic changes, you can fix around your landbase to cut a lot of nonbasics and add basics with a load of fetchlands, such as Fabled Passage, Prismatic Vista, , Ash Barrens, Terramorphic Expanse, Evolving Wilds, Myriad Landscape, Warped Landscape, some Panorama fetches, and keeping Flooded Strand + Scalding Tarn + Arid Mesa. I have this landbase in another of my burn decks and its fully sufficient for tri-colour commanders. In white, you get access to Land Tax as well so it helps further fix your mana - although in my experience with this landbase I would say its not even necessary.

With a basic land landbase, it opens you up to more burn, such as Price of Progress, Burning Earth. It also opens you up to hard stax cards if you have a vendetta against someone: Magus of the Moon, Blood Moon, Back to Basics.


An alternative package you can consider with your wheels is Narset, Parter of Veils and Alms Collector to discard their entire hand. You already have Smothering Tithe as well. Psychic Possession is also insane with wheels as it lets you draw 14 off a single wheel.

I would also just add Underworld Breach because its straight up insane.

You can also try Mana Geyser for a super explosive turn by recasting it from the graveyard again.

Dack Fayden is both a ramp card and a way to dump cards into your graveyard.

Good old Blasphemous Act and Chain Reaction are 2 of the best board clears you can pair with Sevinne.

Jace, Vryn's Prodigy  Flip Baby Jace is a VERY good card with Sevinne. Helps cycle into lands/ramp early and lets you cast spells from your graveyard once it transforms into Jace, Telepath Unbound.


Some cards I see that you could also try cutting/changing are:

Land Tax - you can run ramp artifacts instead, such as Surveyor's Scope. Surveyor's Scope is an excellent card with many fetchlands as you can tap them to sac as a cost, then activate Surveyor's Scope for up to 3 basics untapped since your fetchland is no longer on the field. Or basically any other 2 mana rock will do.

Mirage Mirror and Scroll Rack - these cards are a bit clunky to use and you can do more with mana rocks instead.

I would consider Ral, Izzet Viceroy a bit too slow.

You should swap Jeskai Ascendancy for the new Whirlwind of Thought

You have a lot of single target protection - Momentary Blink, Lightning Greaves, Diplomatic Immunity. I would suggest cutting one or two because you can still tutor for it.

Narset of the Ancient Way SEEMS a bit slow (but I have't seen this card in action yet), so you could replace it with Narset, Parter of Veils

Ray of Distortion is pretty omega slow. You might want to try Aura of Silence or a simple Disenchant

Personally I'm trying to build a cEDH Sevinne burn deck haha! Thinking of also trying Thought Lash with Thassa's Oracle

Long live our Overlord Sevinne

Tiphus on Lobotomist for dummies

5 months ago

FaiberJC, well, this is an interesting question. I think this can be done and the deck will not suffer much. I propose to make the following replacements:

  1. Mission Briefing -> Snapcaster Mage
  2. Chain of Vapor -> Laboratory Maniac
  3. Thought Lash -> Baral, Chief of Compliance
  4. Fabricate -> Trinket Mage
  5. Codex Shredder -> Jace's Archivist
  6. Rain of Filth -> Tomebound Lich

5hadao on Elsha, I am the Storm (cEDH)

6 months ago

I know a card you are missing and you will want for this build...

Thought Lash add this to your deck and you will win more :)

Strangelove on Niv Mizzet Reborn EDH

8 months ago

+1 This is a great battlecruiser!

You already have the most important card, Chromatic Lantern . You might even run Trophy Mage just to tutor it.

You already have all the Tri Lands. That's great! I think those are super solid.

When I started, I had a 5-color, 60-card 4x Sliver Overlord deck from way-back-when that I converted to Commander. WUBRG was a struggle for Pauper! Instead of buying Fetch Lands, I first got all the Vivid Lands. Then I centered my Ramp package around Nature's Lore , Farseek , Skyshroud Claim , and Hunting Wilds ; I searched for Forest Battle Lands and Bicycle Lands before upgrading to Shock Lands. Murmuring Bosk is a hidden gem of a Forest Tri Land. Once I had a solid 12-14 Ramp like this, it became very consistent.

My favorite deck right now is my Karona/ Hugs/ Politics. It is mostly carried by Land Tax , but does very well with its janky mana base. Recently I won by exiling my library with Thought Lash and then casting Nexus of Fate over and over, and killing everyone with my 8/8 commander!

Fires of Invention is my favorite right now and it is worth considering in any 5-color and definitely goes in any Battlecruiser deck.

Buy a Smothering Tithe while the're still $8!!!

Run Sakura-Tribe Elder in almost every deck.

And how is Niv-Mizzet Reborn working for you? Another buddy of mine bought the Commander's Quarters Budget Version, but its a tricky deck. Niv seems best when you're dedicated to "color-pair tribal" because his "exactly those colors" clause is very restrictive. Have you considered Scion of the Ur-Dragon , The Ur-Dragon , Ramos, Dragon Engine , or Morophon, the Boundless ? Scion is the cheapest and the most fun, imo.

Besides that, it looks powerful! Maybe put Skithiryx, the Blight Dragon into The Mimeoplasm just because its more likely to 1-shot someone in that deck? Idk seems pretty sweet... Also, consider finding a card or a 2-card combo for all of your decks that can "win out of nowhere" so if someone locks down the board, you can work a miracle.

Sorin_Markov_1947 on Revised Jace Self Mill

9 months ago

......Just realized how BROKEN Thought Lash is in a self-mill deck.......

cPute on P.E.T. Deck (Proteus Elsha Top)

9 months ago

BTW Have you considered Thought Lash ? I "brewed" a deck with this card, but I need to test it first.

thom-le on Come out, Teller of Tales

11 months ago

Nice deck, I like the card draw engine. If you want to win with Laboratory Maniac I'd like to recommend Thought Lash to have another option for removing your library.

Ziusdra on Card creation challenge

11 months ago

Aczilza, Who Never Forgets

Legendary Planeswalker - Aczilza

Whenever you would draw a card, you may instead take a card you own in exile and put it into your hand.

+1 Each player exiles the top two cards of their library.

-4 Exile target creature or artifact.

-6 You gain an emblem with, "Whenever a permanent you control would become exiled, return it to the battlefield under its owner's control at the beginning of the next end step."

Aczilza, Who Never Forgets can be your commander.

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Pronounced "Ah-chill-za" more or less. This is a planeswalker whose ultimate is nice, but it's the static ability you want to build your deck around. Kaya, Orzhov Usurper is a nice win condition with her, and then you can put in all of those self-exile cards that basically give you options to draw from, so that you're not drawing from your deck . You can't lose to mill, basically, when Aczilza is out. Divining Witch , Necropotence , Thought Lash , Tezzeret, Master of the Bridge , any number of Jaces or the new Ashiok, these all make a deck begging to built...

Another command walker!

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