Unexpected Results

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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Set Rarity
Gatecrash (GTC) Rare

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Legality

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

Unexpected Results occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%

Unexpected Results Discussion

Magnanimous on Pioneer No Mana Cost

4 months ago

Aetherworks Marvel, Unexpected Results, Omniscience all fit the description but aren't great.

Reanimation like Blood for Bones and Bond of Revival could work if you just wanted to beat down with huge threats.

I'm guessing the Expertise series, Electrodominance, and As Foretold aren't what you're looking for.

Dubious Challenge, Madcap Experiment, Jalira, Master Polymorphist, and Dreamshaper Shaman also work.

limitsoflogic on Tireless pilgrimage

9 months ago

Very nice deck!

I'm especially impressed that you built a Golos without a bunch of timmy moves to exploit his free cast ability. Most Golos decks are just sucker-punch strategies that punish you for being too dumb to take out Golos. But this one actually works with or without him!

(Also Unexpected Results , yaay!)

lagotripha on Bringer of Victory

9 months ago

This looks pretty interesting. I'd consider leaning into an entirely colourless package with tron lands, and use Fist of Suns , but the bringers deserve to see the light. There are a lot of 'cheat big stuff' shells out there. Being reanimator is likely the strongest option, and I might try the dice archetype's mana package, to just make a ton of mana. Far from the most fun.

Pentad Prism is used to power out ad-nausiem, and artifact ramp cards offer options.

The unique thing about the big changeling is that he can abuse tribal cards. So go tinker with that.

Call to the Kindred , Preeminent Captain , Sorin, Imperious Bloodlord , Incandescent Soulstoke , Summoner's Egg , Quest for Ula's Temple , Descendants' Path / Leaf-Crowned Elder , AEthermage's Touch , Fold into AEther , Braids, Conjurer Adept , Reason / Believe also works as topdeck control, Call of the Wild / Impromptu Raid , Thran Temporal Gateway Champion of Rhonas , Dubious Challenge , Neoform / Allosaurus Rider , Deathrender , Unexpected Results

xtechnetia on Unexpected results and Awaken?

11 months ago

Awaken represents an alternative casting cost (Comprehensive Rules, 702.112a), and is thus subject to the rules of alternative casting costs. This means that any effect that lets you cast a spell "without paying its mana cost", like Unexpected Results , will only replace the normal casting cost with . Alternative casting costs are still what they usually are.

Note that Unexpected Results won't even let you pay alternative costs when you cast the spell you reveal. (You've already mentioned this yourself referencing the Gatherer rulings.)

toebby1 on Unexpected results and Awaken?

11 months ago

Can you pay the awaken cost of Clutch of Currents for free if you flip it with Unexpected Results ? I see the rulings for Unexpected states "If you cast a spell “without paying its mana cost,” you can’t pay alternative costs such as overload costs. You can pay additional costs such as kicker costs. If the card has mandatory additional costs, you must pay those." but there are two questions on tappedout, one saying you can't pay overload cost ( Cyclonic Rift ) for free and the other saying you can pay for awaken. I just want to clear this up.

bushido_man96 on Tuvasa's Codex of The Enticing of Endless Murder

1 year ago

I suggested two cuts already. Cut them. And cut your tutors. You should have enough redundancy in the deck that the tutors shouldn't be that necessary. And I don't see any one piece in the deck that is an "absolutely must have to go to tutor after." So, my suggested cuts:

Idyllic Tutor , Enlightened Tutor , Three Dreams , Unexpected Results , Greater Auramancy , Spectra Ward . I'd cut the Signets and keep the Talismans; I think they're better, and you've got plenty of ramp in your land enchantments.

That's 9 cuts right there. I'd probably switch a few of your counterspells with some removal, like Generous Gift and Beast Within . Fertile Ground , Wild Growth , and Overgrowth are other solid ramp enchantments, and might be better than some of your other land enchantments.

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