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Thought Reflection Discussion
1 month ago
WotC has printed creature versions of three of the five reflections from Shadowmoor; Rhox Faithmender is a creature version of Boon Reflection, Archfiend of Despair is a creature version of Wound Reflection, and Nyxbloom Ancient is a creature version of Mana Reflection, which means that WotC has not yet printed creature versions of Rage Reflection or Thought Reflection.
Naturally, I would like to see creature versions of those enchantments, since creatures generally are far more useful than are enchantments; I have Rage Reflection in several of my decks, and those decks would greatly appreciate having that effect on a creature.
2 months ago
You can't cast spells.
You have hexproof and cannot be attacked.
I'd like to see another enchantment with a huge upside and a steep cost! Maybe like in a cycle, but more like the Boon Reflection, Thought Reflection, Wound Reflection, Rage Reflection, and Mana Reflection cycle, where the mana costs vary more.
2 months ago
I'm mad that Notion Thief is black, he'd be fun.
3 months ago
3 months ago
Play any high-count draw spell while Thought Reflection and Sphinx's Tutelage are on your field and have a field day resolving the plethora of triggers that comes from it. Bonus pointa for playing more than one draw spell (I once drew through 40+ cards in a single turn looking for a Reliquary Tower and did not find).
3 months ago
Have you considered adding Psychosis Crawler in your deck? It looks like it could do a lot with your build!
Another one you might think about is Thought Reflection. It seems like it would synergize really well with your theme! That being said, it is also expensive to cast and might simply be too slow...
4 months ago
BlackoutX, thank you so much for taking the time to make these suggestions! To answer some of your questions, while I am going for a relatively budget build, I already had a Dockside Extortionist just lying around from the Jeskai Pre-Con of last year. In addition, a friend gave me a Cyclonic Rift as a gift this year. The reason that I am running Wayfarer's Bauble is because Izzet doesn't have good access to land based ramp, and I think although Mitch from the Commander's Quarters has been raving about it, it is criminally underplayed, and a steal for the price it's at. In addition, Jeweled Amulet helps me get Rielle, the Everwise out on turn 2, which is very helpful to the deck. In my experience, I have found Jeweled Amulet to be very underrated, and quite budget friendly.
Thought Reflection is in here just to represent the new card, Teferi's Ageless Insight, and Nezahal, Primal Tide is here because it's card draw, and if I have nothing do to, on every player's turn, I can activate that ability and draw lots of cards. Personally, I found Magus of the Wheel to be too slow because you have to wait a full turn rotation, and then activate it. For Psychic Corrosion, I found that to be a little to "cute" especially since I share a meta with people who play Meren of Clan Nel Toth EDH decks. For Baral's Expertise, I think you're really on to something! I think I might just put this in the deck because it's frickin awesome! I still have to decide, but I love it! For Dreamscape Artist, I had the same problems with it as I did with Magus of the Wheel. In addition, I would have to activate on the turn after playing Rielle, the Everwise, and take a turn off, which I don't really want to do. For Goblin Engineer, I don't have many artifacts that I REALLY want except for maybe Bag of Holding. Anyways, thank you so, so much for the advice! While we're talking about this, I just saw the AWESOME new Teferi, and I fell in love with it! Does anyone have any suggestions on whether I should put it in or not?
4 months ago
Dockside Extortionist and Cyclonic Rift are amazing cards but if your going for budget it is by no means worth the 30$+/card. Wayfarer's Bauble and Jeweled Amulet are slow, you might as well just spend a bit more to get to get Arcane Signet since its far better. Pentad Prism is pretty good as far as ramp is concerned (better for 3+ color decks tho).
Magus of the Wheel is good, red can even get multiple uses with cards like Underworld Breach. Psychic Corrosion is decent in budget, Baral's Expertise is a pseudo rift and can even hit artifacts, it can be incredibly useful to have this in a full hand. Dreamscape Artist is a Harrow on a stick in blue, with your commander in play you can also use it to cycle a card if you have nothing better. Goblin Engineer is a decent budget tutor and can be abused with some resurrect cards.
There is a lot that could be optimized for a budget CEDH build but since this is already quite a bit I'll stop here.