Artifact Creature — Construct

Triskelion enters the battlefield with three +1/+1 counters on it.

Remove a +1/+1 counter from Triskelion: Triskelion deals 1 damage to target creature or player.

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Printings View all

Set Rarity
Mystery Booster: Store Edition (MYSTOR) Rare
Duel Decks: Elspeth vs. Tezzeret (DDF) Rare
2011 Core Set (M11) Rare
Mirrodin (MRD) Rare
Fourth Edition (4ED) Rare
4th Edition Foreign Black Border (4EDFBB) Rare
Antiquities (ATQ) Rare

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Format Legality
Leviathan Legal
Unformat Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Vintage Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Highlander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Noble Legal
Duel Commander Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Modern Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Oldschool 93/94 Legal

Triskelion occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.02%

Black: 0.18%

Golgari: 0.14%

Triskelion Discussion

Azdranax on What is your favorite combo ...

1 week ago

The first few years of playing more competitive EDH, my LGS implemented a maximum 3 iterations of any infinite combo during league matches played for prize pools, so to semi-circumvent this and ensure my combo would win the game without truly being infinite, I became very fond of Necrotic Ooze + Phyrexian Devourer + Triskelion or Walking Ballista, since it is limited to the CMC of your library. Total CMC of the deck was just under 200, so it was always good to kill three other players instantly. Still holds a special place for me.

Otherwise I’m with Gidgetimer...all of them!

arcane_trouper on MagicalHacker - List of All Anti-Infinite Cards

1 week ago

Wow, great work MagicalHacker. Reformatted with card links and averages (rounded up) of the range of decks the combos are in. I figure a single number for each 2 card combo makes it easker to tally up and figure percentages later. So 120,411 two-card combos total.

7293 Deadeye Navigator + Peregrine Drake

6255 Exquisite Blood + Sanguine Bond

4652 Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker + Zealous Conscripts

4545 The Gitrog Monster + Dakmor Salvage

3688 Basalt Monolith + Rings of Brighthearth

3073 Demonic Consultation + Thassa's Oracle

2990 Demonic Consultation + Jace, Wielder of Mysteries

2957 Niv-Mizzet, Parun + Curiosity

2658 Mikaeus, the Unhallowed+ Triskelion

2445 Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind + Curiosity

2410 Grand Architect + Pili-Pala

2370 Demonic Consultation + Laboratory Maniac

2333 Mindcrank + Bloodchief Ascension

2315 Worldgorger Dragon + Animate Dead

2242 Umbral Mantle + Priest of Titania

2132 Niv-Mizzet, Parun + Ophidian Eye

2129 Mindcrank + Duskmantle Guildmage

2010 Godo, Bandit Warlord + Helm of the Host

1957 Aurelia, the Warleader + Helm of the Host

1852 Dualcaster Mage + Twinflame

1809 Deadeye Navigator + Palinchron

1673 Worldgorger Dragon + Dance of the Dead

1714 Traumatize + Fraying Sanity

1689 Necrotic Ooze + Buried Alive

1679 Exquisite Blood + Vizkopa Guildmage

1662 Umbral Mantle + Elvish Archdruid

1598 High Alert + Axebane Guardian

1558 Combat Celebrant + Helm of the Host

1532 Ad Nauseam + Angel's Grace

1523 Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind + Ophidian Eye

1514 Traumatize + Keening Stone

1483 Mindcrank + Syr Konrad, the Grim

1466 Eldrazi Displacer + Peregrine Drake

1429 Staff of Domination + Priest of Titania

1388 Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker + Felidar Guardian

1390 Fleet Swallower + Fraying Sanity

1358 Worldgorger Dragon + Necromancy

1311 Aggravated Assault + Sword of Feast and Famine

1302 Grim Monolith + Power Artifact

1304 Reiterate + Mana Geyser

1279 Umbral Mantle + Karametra's Acolyte

1263 Heliod, Sun-Crowned + Walking Ballista

1245 Sage of Hours + Ezuri, Claw of Progress

1251 Exquisite Blood + Cliffhaven Vampire

1239 Time Sieve + Thopter Assembly

1227 Fleet Swallower + Keening Stone

1231 Necrotic Ooze + Entomb

1223 Food Chain + Eternal Scourge

1218 Aggravated Assault + Savage Ventmaw

1225 Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker + Combat Celebrant

1170 Najeela, the Blade-Blossom + Nature's Will

1167 Basalt Monolith + Power Artifact

1188 Aggravated Assault + Neheb, the Eternal

1155 Helm of Obedience + Rest in Peace

1153 Exquisite Blood + Defiant Bloodlord

1112 Niv-Mizzet, Parun + Tandem Lookout

1107 Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker + Deceiver Exarch

1103 Devoted Druid + Vizier of Remedies

1087 Freed from the Real + Incubation Druid

1076 Umbral Mantle + Marwyn, the Nurturer

960 Najeela, the Blade-Blossom + Cryptolith Rite

1025 Splinter Twin + Zealous Conscripts

1011 Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind + Tandem Lookout

1008 Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker + Pestermite

Gracco on Sac and Kill

4 weeks ago

Dictate of Erebos is another Grave Pact. Triskelion is infinite with Mikaeus. Ashnod's Altar and Nim Deathmantle go infinite with Wurmcoil Engine and are just all around excellent to have. They also go infinite with Mikaeus and Kokusho, the Evening Star which is another all around good card in general for this deck. Bloodthrone Vampire is another excellent sacrifice outlet. Also High Market deserves a land slot.

Excellent first draft.

multimedia on Meren's Sacrificial Army of Death, Doom, and Gloom

1 month ago

Hey, I think you're being too risky here with Hermit Druid and the manabase because you don't have an infinite win condition combo to assemble after Hermit with Dread Return. You've added a Hermit safe guard by playing 2x of Swamp and Forest, but even with this you risk losing the game by trying to draw from an empty library before you can win. Currently other than the manabase the rest of your deck is built to use Hermit as a support creature for repeatable self-mill not an enabler to activate to win.

When you play Hermit with a manabase of lands as 1 ofs then want to build around the idea of winning right after you activate Hermit. Don't want to count on having a lot of turns, or even one turn afterwards. If you don't have an infinite combo to assemble from your graveyard after Hermit then you should add more basic lands to give you more turns after you activate Hermit to use the creatures in your graveyard with Meren and Genesis. In this case use Hermit as support for self-mill and add more basic lands so that you don't deck yourself. If you add more basic lands then Sakura-Tribe Elder who's excellent with Meren could be added to thin your deck of basic lands.

Currently, the closest line you have that's a combo after Hermit is reanimating Izoni, Thousand-Eyed with Return and sacing the Insects. This however not an infinite combo, not a sure way to win the game, as well as needing Meren on the battlefield and Victimize in hand to reanimate a sac outlet and an aristocrat who can be the win condition.

One Hermit line that doesn't require Meren on the battlefield and gets all the cards you need to win from your graveyard is to reanimate Eternal Witness with Return and recur Victimize. Have three mana to cast Victimize and sac Witness for Mike + Trike. Reanimate Mikaeus, the Unhallowed and Triskelion which wins you the game no matter how much life your opponents have. Any line using flashback Return requires you have at least three creatures on the battlefield. Hermit is one of these creatures, need two more. Bloodghast can help since can reanimate it after Hermit by just playing the basic land you get with Hermit.

Good luck with your deck.

Stefouch on Pir & Toothy at the Dice Pool

1 month ago

Hi razer97!

Thank your for your upvote! I just switched this deck from Vorel into Pir & Toothy. So, some card interactions might seem to work better with Vorel.

The deck is lacking good combos. I don't play any tutor (due to the theme's limitations) so it's hard to fetch the missing pieces:

Other nice card interactions:

  • Cauldron of Souls + creatures that ETB with +1/+1 counters: easy recycle.
  • Pir + any spike: pay to add a +1/+1 counter on the spike.
  • Pir + any PW: free extra loyalty at each activation.

Suggestion: Gyre Sage with 5+ counters + Staff of Domination makes infinite life and draw.

Incoming changes

The following cards will be added to the deck:

Zomgasa on Diminishing Returns

1 month ago

Thoughts on adding Triskelion?

Jhi69 on Muldrotha, Lady of the Swamp

1 month ago

Bisher habe ich durch Mill der Gegner oder durch mich selbst via Jace, Wielder of Mysteries gewonnen.

Ebenfalls ist es möglich mit Hilfe von unendlich Mana durch Torment of Hailfire oder Villainous Wealth zu gewinnen.

Um auf Nummer sicher zu gehen fahre ich noch eine Combo mit Mikaeus, the Unhallowed + Triskelion / Walking Ballista + Altar of Dementia Damit kann ich durch Schaden oder Mill des Gegners gewinnen.

Kaya's Ghostform fahre ich in meinem ursprünglichen Deck und habe sehr viel gute Erfahrungen gemacht. Allerdings ist es ohne LED doch irgendwie recht schwierig mit Muldrotha

Vash13 on Geth

1 month ago

Sheoldred, Whispering One, Mikaeus, the Unhallowed, Triskelion,Phyrexian Devourer, Grave Pact, Necrotic Ooze, Magus of the Abyss, Black Sun's Zenith, Necromantic Selection, I think would all play nicely here plus many more since mike is the key to tons of mono black combos, but wow what a crazy commander, it almost reads "whether I win or not, you won't like me" lol

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