Trepanation Blade

Trepanation Blade

Artifact — Equipment

Whenever equipped creature attacks, defending player reveals cards from the top of his library until he or she reveals a land card. The creature gets +1/+0 until end of turn for each card revealed this way. That player puts the revealed cards into his or her graveyard.

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Trepanation Blade Discussion

WhisperingBlade on Avacyn Murders Kytheon and Steals All His Stuff

5 days ago

Love the foil Mana Tithe. Must be hilarious to play with when people are throwing around large spells everywhere. I haven't seen Trepanation Blade for what feels like an eternity (I used to love that card when I first started playing). I'd consider Boros Charm because double strike for voltron and protecting your board state from wrath effects and the like seem very relevant here. Council's Judgment is a really powerful catch-all effect that gets around things like hexproof and shroud, making it an incredibly absolute for of remove that I consider a must-have in a white EDH deck. Also, you should consider adding Swords to Plowshares. Great deck, and good luck proving your friend wrong.

hfvalenz on Mama Said Deck You Out

6 days ago

I think Isochron Scepter needs more imprintable cards, only 2 have CMC =< 2 as of now. Maybe you can cut it or add more low cost spells, like Thought Scour for example.

Increasing Confusion maybe could work here. Also, Jace, Memory Adept is a planeswalker that fits the theme.

Oh yeah I almost forgot Trepanation Blade and Undead Alchemist!

Sorry for the monocolored suggestion though.

hiyami on New to Modern; what to ...

1 week ago

I played standard back during Return to Ravnica before falling out because of my schedule and such. I recently got back into playing and discovered that with Modern, my cards are still legal! Of course, that means that a lot of other cards are also legal - and a bunch scarier!

I played with a friend's deck the first couple of weeks and then a blue/red counterspell & burn deck the last two weeks I went. I'm still fiddling with that deck, but I wanted to also consider something new - healing and burning or milling.

I've got an Angel's Feather, Chalice of Life  Flip, Elixir of Immortality (3), Ring of Thune (2), Scroll of Avacyn (3), Tablet of the Guilds (2), Sands of Delirium, Trepanation Blade (4).

I'm considering adding Lightning Helix, Path to Exile, Faithless Looting, and Dawn Charm to the mix based off of said friend's suggestion - maybe even some Thunderous Wrath?

I haven't sorted out what creature cards I'd add for the Trepanation Blades, but for the most part, I'm trying to determine whether I'm attempting too many things in one deck and if I should maybe just focus on healing/burning or one of those and milling instead?

Thanks in advance for reading c:

nobu_the_bard on Colorless Voltron

4 weeks ago

Also I'd consider cutting Trepanation Blade, I think it's a pretty small effect compared to most of the other similar things in the deck. My experience is, this kind of effect is not likely to mill more than 5 cards typically (unless they've filtered their deck very thoroughly).

kushsusername on Library Pains

1 month ago

Cards Only Good in the 1v1 matchup.

Hunson_Abadeer on Dimir Mill

1 month ago

I would suggest a full playset of mind funeral, it can mill a lot of cards for only three mana.

Also Nihilith can be an easy turn three with Breaking.

Mindcrank and Trepanation Blade do me well in my own mill deck. I would not suggest a playset of either of them, I run two of each. you can still have a good mill deck without them.

I know the budget aspect of this deck is a thing, it also is in practically all my decks. But a playset of Thing in the Ice  Flip is pretty cool to work in with all the U/B horror cards that can fit into a mill deck.

I hope this helps and happy milling to you my friend!

Kingconker on Geth, the Library Destroyer

1 month ago

RyProv: I have considered all three cards; Extractor Demon is hilarious in a mass board wipe, though once people see what its goal is, they'll just use single target removal. Now for the Undercity Informer, I actually love this card in mill decks. The sad thing is, like you said, is that it's not a zombie. Though I definitely feel that the power is high enough to replace a card for it. Finally, Trepanation Blade is an alright card for damage, but pretty mediocre for milling, since it only searches for a single land card. I just don't see much of an impact, if it were a basic land card it would be broken against Hermit Druid/ no basic land decks, and if it were two or three lands I would include it, but it's just too underwhelming in a format with 30+ lands.

Thanks again for the suggestions!

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Format Legality
Modern Legal
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal

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Innistrad Uncommon

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