Unravel the Aether


Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Hero Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Heirloom Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
MTGO Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Born of the Gods (BNG) Uncommon

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Unravel the Aether


Choose target artifact or enchantment. Its owner shuffles it into his or her library.

Unravel the Aether Discussion

hkhssweiss on EDH Surrak Dragonclaw Angry Mongol Horde

1 week ago

Funny thing Luarviq, Deadeye/Peregrine( Palinchron ) combo not as bad as you would think. There are many ways to actually deal with it. Provided you have the mana on the time as well. Like in response to ETB trigger you can remove Deadeye, or response to activating soulbond.

Some cards that do this are:

In regards to Defense of the Heart , there should really be no reason why that stays on the battlefield longer than one rotation with it being active. There are several great removals that are cheap and decent, ex. Nature's Claim , Krosan Grip , Naturalize , Deglamer , Unravel the Aether to name a few.

I am a fan of tutors, because they lead to deck consistency, it does goes against the spirit of EDH but I am a competitive player so I like to win.

Cards you can consider cutting:

Darth_Savage on Shuffle Lockdown

1 month ago

It's conditional and would need some setup but Invasive Surgery would make sense in your sideboard, particularly against Faithless Looting decks. Cranial Archive or Quest for Ancient Secrets might also work. Field of Ruin is unconditional, booth players must shuffle, Ghost Quarter lets your opponent decide. Stream of Consciousness does what you want, but if you were willing to splash green Memory's Journey is better and you have access to Riftsweeper and Unravel the Aether, the last is worth considering since you don't have enchantment/artifact removal.

Isochron Scepter, might be useful, also Boomerang and Eye of Nowhere can bounce lands, or anything else which is a good stalling tactic. Last thought Blessed Reincarnation is probably better than Commit / Memory, and hits twice. Hope this helps, have fun brewing your deck.

Profet93 on Om nom Trample

3 months ago

I actually have an Azusa deck on my profile I want some feedback on too, lmfao Azusa, Lost but Woke.

Going back to this discussion of Kamerot's deck, why Unravel the Aether?

JibJig on Vhati likes to Parti

3 months ago

Right off the bat there's some automatic includes I like to run in Golgari colors - those cards usually include some powerful effects that can effect the whole board with very little cost to you.

One of the biggest strengths black has is the ability to use what are referred to as Edict effects, which is a reference to a card called Diabolic Edict that forces your opponents to sacrifice creatures. This is powerful because no matter what you will trade a creature of yours for a creature of EACH opponent's - that's a one-for-three trade which gives you a sizable card advantage. Also sacrificing gets through pesky strategies like Indestructible or Hexproof from your opponents' commanders (chances are your opponents are going to try to protect their commanders very well).

For creatures that can do this easily, ordered from most favorite to least, Plaguecrafter, Merciless Executioner/Fleshbag Marauder (they are identical), lastly Slum Reaper. Slum Reaper is a bit more expensive but it's useful if you need more consistency of killing enemy creatures. If you REALLY want to push your opponents' creatures Butcher of Malakir can make sure no creature stays on the battlefield for very long as long as you constantly have creatures to throw into the graveyard.

You also have options in enchantments that can do this effect as well. Grave Pact and Dictate of Erebos are solid options, but should only be seriously considered if you're focusing on a sacrifice theme.

Secondly, I like adding sacrifice outlets. They are powerful additions that give you an out whenever you're dealing with targeted or mass creature removal. Ideally you want your sacrifice outlets to be free, so cards like Ashnod's Altar, Altar of Dementia, Carrion Feeder, and Viscera Seer will make sure you never get nothing from a creature dying on your side of the battlefield. Other options that can play well with Vhati il-Dal are Phyrexian Plaguelord who can turn your creatures into a -1/-1 for a creature that you weaken with Vhati's activated ability. If you're going with a creature-focused combat damage strategy Evolutionary Leap and Mycoloth are good options to trade your weaker creatures for more powerful options.

I'll list some overall good cards to add for Golgari colors, as well. Ramp (Named for Rampant Growth. These are cards that generate more mana for a small investment.)


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These are all just some ideas I hope they help you tone the deck into the direction you want it to go into.

Gidgetimer on Does card:Vaevictis Asmadi, the Dire's ...

4 months ago

If it uses the word target at all it targets. The specific phrase "choose target" is in the Oricle text of 59 cards. It is used when a single effect performs multiple actions using the same set of targets (Capricious Efreet, Confiscation Coup, Time to Feed, etc) or when one player targets a permanent and another player performs an action on it (Unravel the Aether, Deglamer, Ashling, the Extinguisher, Vaevictis Asmadi, the Dire, etc).

FlintSR on Collected Stompany

4 months ago

Yeah Pelt Collector, Steel Leaf Champion, and Ghalta, Primal Hunger are really pushing Mono G Stompy...

Q: Why Unravel the Aether over Naturalize?

Eloniel on Asking Help about Theros lore ...

8 months ago

The "Island" in Eagle of the Watch i've find a place named "One-Eyed Pass" in described like this: "This outpost has been carefully chosen by the Stratians for a particular reason: the abundance of cyclopes. They funnel their enemies into the pass, using the cyclopes who aggressively defend their territory as a gauntlet of certain death."

I also want to use Unravel the Aether, in the same guide there a place named Pharagax Bridge "The Stratians defend this huge stone bridge with all their might against any who would enter Akros without the king's permission. Some claim that the massive chasm it spans leads to the Underworld, and that foul creatures emerge from its depths."

What do you think about my two hypothesis ?

I also want to show Purphoros's sacred peak thi placed is in the flavor text of Magma Spray and i think this peak is the art of Peak Eruption

I don't know where are located there:

-Mana Confluence

-Astral Cornucopia

-Voyaging Satyr

-Ephara's Radiance Meletis Temple of Ephara ?

-Rollick of Abandon

-Plea for Guidance

I will have at least one location for these gods: Helios, Nylea, Karametra, Iroas, Keranos, Kruphix

I could not find artwork for the cities of Odunos and Asphodel... I will use Black Oak of Odunos but i can't find official artwork for th cities.

It's the same for Phoberos and Oreskos...

Thanks for your help ! =)

I've several other change i want to make/card easier to add, i will list every change for the v2, if you have ideas for other location i'm open to suggestion ^^

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