Unexpected Results

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Gatecrash (GTC) Rare

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Unexpected Results

Sorcery

Shuffle your library, then reveal the top card. If it's a nonland card, you may cast it without paying its mana cost. If it's a land card, you may put it onto the battlefield and return Unexpected Results to its owner's hand.

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Unexpected Results Discussion

pawrenn on Kruphix, Investment Manager

1 month ago

Love me some Kruphix eldrazi - I recently built a similar list and highly recommend Unexpected Results as a fun way to cast an Eldrazi for 4 mana. Since you get to cast for free rather than putting it into play you still get the draw and exile triggers from your Ulamogs and Kozileks. Here is my list - http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/31-12-18-tVx-kruphix-god-of-eldrazi/

swaggerooo on Water Boyz

1 month ago

Ya need more lands, at least 35 if not more. Also cut artifact ramp like Gilded Lotus and Thran Dynamo. You're in green, you can get some wild green ramp. Rampant Growth Farseek Kodama's Reach Search for Tomorrow You also have Tunnel vision in there, probably don't need since it's not really a mill deck, but you didn't include Spell Crumple and Hinder. I'm also not a fan of the "Counter target spell unless they pay x" spells. Hinder and Crumple are much better, even without tunnel vision. You also may have too many counterspells. Essence Scatter also isn't great for you in edh. I'm not a huge fan of Cryptic Annelid, Cartouche of Knowledge, Elixir of Immortality. Some good removal Beast Within Krosan Grip, Pongify

Some fun stuff to add:

Chaos Wand - Can trigger Rashmi to cast 2 spells for 4 mana

Courser of Kruphix Plasm Capture

Trygon Predator - Fly boi with removal

terastadon - Big boi with removal

Draining Whelk - Might be on theme for you. Get a big boi and counter a spell. Kinda expensive though

Unexpected Results Crystal Ball

Kogarashi on Aven Mindcensor and Tempt with ...

3 months ago

No player receives priority during the resolution of a spell or ability. Unless a spell or ability specifically allows a player to cast a spell or play an ability during its resolution (such as Unexpected Results), no one can actually play spells or abilities during resolution.

So your friend would either have to cast Aven Mindcensor before Tempt with Discovery begins to resolve, or wait until it's done. If they allow three people to do the search first, then the spell is already resolving and they can't put Aven Mindcensor on the stack until Tempt with Discovery is completely resolved and cleared from the stack.

hienisms on Value Rashmi

8 months ago

Cut: Mental Misstep (too narrow), Unexpected Results (deck too reactive), Plasm Capture (too colour intensive).

Add: Long-Term Plans

CrimsonKobalt on Sliver EDH Control Deck

9 months ago

You have included a lot of fun things I see! I have also included cards like Imprisoned in the Moon and Narcolepsy to deal with pesky commanders, including Declaration of Naught (that one is more for my playgroup). If they do not have a sac engine those kind of enchantments completely screw their game plan.

Also Unexpected Results, because well, unexpected results...

All very budget and effective!

jordybear2002 on ManaQueen

9 months ago

Hello there! So I would LOVE to help you out! Ok so as you have read the MOST and I mean ABSOLUTE MOST lands you can have is 40 and higher that is just not needed. In slivers or just making slivers form your sliver queen try getting cards like when a creature enters the battlefield and things like that and be careful of cards that so when you cast a creature spell instead of when a creature enters the battlefield. Artifacts - Keep Ashnod's Altar Chromatic Lantern Gilded Lotus Sol Ring Lands - Keep Canopy Vista Command Tower Dark Depths Flagstones of Trokair Gaea's Cradle Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx Pillar of the Paruns Thespian's Stage VesuvaInstants - Enlightened Tutor Vampiric TutorSorceries - Channel the Suns Commune with Nature Demonic Tutor Restore Sylvan Scrying Time of Need Vindicate Creatures - Auriok Champion Courser of Kruphix Essence Warden Hangarback Walker Joiner Adept Linvala, Keeper of Silence Soul's Attendant Soul Warden Urborg ElfEnchantments - Defense of the Heart Exquisite Blood gravepact Land Tax Sanguine Blood Tranquil Grove Ok so those are the cards that I would keep for starters. Cards like Azusa, Lost but Seeking Exploration and Explore will definitely help you out with your land. Plus cards like Authority of the Consuls Thalia, Heretic Cathar and Ghostly Prison help you out early game to get ahead of everybody. Also I know what I said about the whole creatures entering the battlefield and all that but actually Zendikar Resurgent will be a HUGE help for mana and card draw if you got creature which is my assumption. Also Protean Hulk Tishana, Voice of Thunder and Seal of the Guildpact just for extra support. And plus if you want some just plain fun do Sheoldred, Whispering One, Equilibrium, Rhystic Study, and Unexpected Results. Hope this helps!!!!!

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Unexpected Results occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0,01%

G/U (Simic): 0,1%

RUG (Temur): 0,12%