Utter End

Utter End

Instant

Exile target nonland permanent.

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Commander 2018 (C18) Rare
Commander 2016 (C16) Rare
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Legality

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

Utter End occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.11%

WB (Orzhov): 1.35%

WUB (Esper): 0.79%

RBW (Mardu): 1.23%

Utter End Discussion

slashdotdash on 5 color no theme deck

1 week ago

Dear Kronhamilton

Golos, Tireless Pilgrim is my favorite commander, and I've been brewing around him ever since he was teased. Let me just say you've chosen an excellent commander.

(I’ve written quite a lot in an attempt to make a sort of guide for you, so if you want the short version, check out the Suggestions panel)

Golos can be tricky to build around since he can do literally anything pretty well. The easiest way to make an effective Golos deck is to lean into Golos's 7 Mana Rainbow Wheel Of Death. Before getting into that though, we need to cover some EDH deckbuilding basics.

I think the most useful advice I can give someone who is just beginning to explore the deck-building territory of EDH is to structure your deck and mind your Ratios. By this I mean it is useful to categorize the cards in your deck according to the role they fulfill.

We’ll begin by looking at some core categories that you’ll want to make your deck function effectively. Then I’ll present the Ratios (how many of each category of card) you will want to make a generic Golos deck function effectively. Next, I’ll include a detailed (but not totally complete, because I’d be here all day) catalogue of cards within some of those categories. I’ll also offer up some suggestions and input about some of your specific card choices. Lastly, since I’m about to unpack a lot of information, I will include a brief list of suggestions (see the bottom) for a generically good Golos ‘Shell’ that should be able to support most Golos strategies.

Categories

  • Draw

  • Ramp

  • Removal

  • Sweepers

  • Threats

  • Support

  • Land

Draw Show

Ramp Show

Removal Show

Sweepers Show

Threats Show

Support Show

Land Show

The art of Ratios is all about determining what combination of cards from each category makes your deck run the most smoothly.

Please note that these Ratios will not total to 99 cards. This is because you will invariably have extra flexibility to choose how your deck behaves even after establishing functional Ratios. Also keep in mind that although these Ratios do recommend you adhere to the minimum number of cards in each category, you still can choose which cards will fill those slots. The point is not to restrict your options, but instead to create a ‘Shell’ that is reliable enough to power your Threats cards, Support cards, and other cards. Whatever you do, make sure you have at least the minimum number of Draw and Ramp cards. THE MOST IMPORTANT CARDS IN THE DECK ARE DRAW AND RAMP!!!

While I ultimately suggest Ratios resembling the Basic Golos Shell, I will lay out the Ratios for several different Shells;

  • Template: a sort of baseline beginner’s guide which is commonly promoted as a place to start.

  • Basic Golos: a modified version of the Template that suites most Golos decks.

  • Control: a version tailored for a slower game with many Sweepers.

  • Aggro: a version designed to act quickly and deploy Threats before the opponents are prepared.

  • Big Mana: a version invested heavily into Ramp with the goal of deploying many end-game Threats.

  • Mega Mana: an even more extreme version of Big Mana with extremely expensive Threats.

Template Show

Basic Golos Show

Control Show

Aggro Show

Big Mana Show

Mega Mana Show

Draw Show

Please remember that any suggestions I make are because I am trying to help. Ultimately, the choices you make with your deck are up to you, and I can only provide constructive criticism based on my own experience and opinions.

Good luck :)

Ratio Fixing

The most effective change to your deck would probably be adjusting the Ratios, especially with regard to your Draw cards. Applying the most basic Template Shell, you want to have at least these three quantities nailed down for a smoother and reasonably powerful deck;

  • Lands – 36 --> You have 40 Lands (Cut 4 Lands)

  • Ramp – 10 --> You have 5 true Ramp cards (Add 5 to 8 Ramp cards)

  • Draw – 10 --> You have 3 true Draw cards (Add 7 to 10 Draw cards)

What I counted in your deck Show

Mutate

Depending on how strong your Mutate subtheme is, some of your Mutate inclusions may act as engines. However, I must state that Mutate is a VERY risky and even fragile strategy since your Mutate ‘Pile’ of creatures will all be destroyed at once if your opponent uses a Removal spell or a Sweeper. For that reason, I recommend leaning out of the Mutate theme (unless the Mutate card is just straight-up insane, as in the example of Nethroi, Apex of Death).

With that said, playing a Mutate theme is your decision and I totally respect that and if you want to stick to a Mutate theme then by all means do so. I just want to be sure you know that Mutate is a risky strategy that you cannot depend on to fulfill your Ramp and Draw slots (so you’ll just need to supplement it with other cards).

Cut or Include?

At a glance your deck seems like something you have created using just your collection – and that’s great! However, if you want to incrementally upgrade your deck, then I recommend replacing most of the cards in your deck with more powerful options over time.

Here is a list of cards you should probably keep playing: - Barrier Breach (Removal, because exiling 3 enchantments is helpful in some situations)

In my opinion, there are other, better options for all of the other nonland cards in the deck, however it is up to you to decide on how you would like to proceed so I won’t intrude.

I strongly recommend cutting the Planeswalkers though – Calix, Destiny's Hand doesn’t seem to synergize much with the deck and I feel that Lukka, Coppercoat Outcast is not very potent.

Lands

Just as a recommendation, I would suggest the following spread of Basic Lands;

  • 8 Basic Forests

  • 3 of each other Basic Land

The remainder of your lands could be either more basics (which is really, really, risky if you don’t have tons of Ramp – think like 15 Ramp cards and about 12 Basic Forests) or Color Fixing Lands (see the Catalogue for more options). It is rough to have your lands enter the battlefield tapped, but unless you want to either lean into Green or spend a lot of money on lands, you will just have to live with it (I play around 5-10 tapped lands in a normal Golos deck and it isn’t really that bad).

In this section, I will list out an example of the Basic Golos Shell complete with the necessary Ratios and some examples of good/fun cards in each category. I’ll try to keep it relatively Budget sensitive and most of these cards will be relatively random – this won’t be based on any particular theme so don’t expect it to be optimal.

As a reminder:

Basic Golos Show

The Shell

Ramp – 12

Draw – 13

Removal – 7

Sweepers – 2

Threats – 12

Support – 7

Land – 36

Good Luck :)

-Slashdotdash

DrunkManSquakin666 on Jirina Humans

3 weeks ago

I feel like a broken record at this point, but I suppose it can't be helped, lol.

Some cards to consider for spot removal: Vindicate, Anguished Unmaking, and Utter End. They are played in the vast majority of Orzhov and Mardu decks for a reason.

Tribal decks are gonna wanna run Vanquisher's Banner and Herald's Horn for the same reason: they're just that good.

Finally, General Kudro of Drannith is a lord card, gave hate, AND (somewhat limited) spot removal in one package. Run him in this strategy, for the love of all that is pure and holy! Jirina will love you for it.

DrunkManSquakin666 on Ruthless Regiment Upgraded

3 weeks ago

Chaos Warp is a good card if you're in Rakdos, but having access to white gives you much better options that don't come with the inherent risk of swapping the target out for something worse.

Seriously, why are so few people putting Anguished Unmaking, Vindicate, or Utter End in their upgraded versions of this precon?! Don't wanna be mean, but these cards should be the first cards that come to mind for spot removal.

Also, you might wanna reconsider using Queen Marchesa. She is not card draw, she's a bullseye on your forehead. Wonderful Pillowfort commander, but more often than not, you ain't keeping that Monarch for long without a way to blink her or deter attackers.

DrunkManSquakin666 on Human Tribal

3 weeks ago

Glad to see someone has a brain in their head and added Vindicate and Utter End to the deck, lol.

You might wanna consider Anguished Unmaking for good measure, though. Maybe play around with the idea of a Sunforger package?

In either case, you're definitely on to something with this. Good job! :)

DrunkManSquakin666 on Alesha's Drag Race

3 weeks ago

Something to consider for the deck would be Nim Deathmantle. It can go infinite with Murderous Redcap or Sling-Gang Lieutenant + Ashnod's Altar.

I never was a fan of Chaos Warp, myself... especially in Mardu strategies. Not only is there always the risk that you'll bring out something worse in the target's place, but you simply have better options thanks to your access to white. Some alternatives you might wanna consider are Vindicate, Anguished Unmaking and Utter End.

Grave Hate is better to have an not need than to need and not have. Something you might wanna add is Bojuka Bog, if nothing else. I'd also recommend Remorseful Cleric.

Finally, some tutors you might wanna look into if you have the money are Imperial Recruiter and Recruiter of the Guard.

nospamspam722 on Life After Death

3 weeks ago

I was thinking Deathpact Angel because it has a high CMC and doesn't seem very important to the deck's theme.

Pillory of the Sleepless is okay control but I think you have enough other control and life-loss cards in the deck that losing it wouldn't cause much harm.

Syndicate Messenger is okay, but it's a bit expensive for its Afterlife and flying. Of course, flying is always important in any deck, especially when you run white, but taking advantage of Afterlife in cheaper creatures (which create double the tokens with Teysa) fulfill that part of the deck. (Check out my deck for examples if you want)

Knight of Sorrows is also a little too expensive to be fairly valued for its Afterlife.

Karmic Guide is extremely expensive, especially with its echo cost, and only provides a bit of recursion.

I think it's fair to replace Yawgmoth's Vile Offering with Bone Splinters or Spark Harvest because they provide the same removal and Yawgmoth's Vile Offering only has one card of recursion more than they do and costs more to cast. You could also take out Utter End Vindicate, or Mortify for the similar reason of simply lowering your average CMC.

Also, Worn Powerstone is not a very good mana rock, but it's in for a totally different purpose than the cards I recommended so of course if you need that mana then keep it in.

Hope this was helpful! I really like your take on Teysa!

xSKINCOLLECTORx on

1 month ago

Mesmeric Orb might be good, Entomb is definitely missing here.

Mortify should be a Generous Gift and Utter End could be Mythos of Nethroi

Gravebreaker Lamia and Fauna Shaman and Corpse Connoisseur seem good to choose what goes in the yard when you need it. i like Tortured Existence to trade dudes in hand for dudes in yard. Stitcher's Supplier can help feed the yard and is great to clamp. Golgari Thug has been doing a lot of work for me lately

i would consider Abrupt Decay and Assassin's Trophy if you could get them

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