Vindicate

Vindicate

Sorcery

Destroy target permanent.

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Set Rarity
Masters 25 (A25) Rare
Masterpiece Series: Amonkhet Invocations (AKHMPS) Common
Eternal Masters (EMA) Rare
Apocalypse (APC) Rare
Promo Set (000) Rare
Promo set for Gatherer (PSG) Rare

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Legality

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

Vindicate occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.05%

WB (Orzhov): 0.69%

WUB (Esper): 0.42%

RBW (Mardu): 0.61%

Vindicate Discussion

x2sock on Selenia's Shenanigans - They never see it coming.

1 week ago

Return to Dust is more expensive but work better than Disenchant in some cases. Any white deck which is not green might want to play Land Tax or Smothering Tithe Some good card draw card which you are missing out on is Phyrexian Arena

Some very good white removals are Path to Exile, Swords to Plowshares and Generous Gift since it can target anything. Vindicate is good aswell but just sorcery speed.

And since you are not playing that many creatures myb include smth like Damnation, Decree of Pain, Plague Wind, Overwhelming Forces, Wrath of God

And that's just me, but i like to throw in a Mana Tithe just to catch some people of gurad, they dont expect a counterspell from a white/black deck.

Brogan54 on Oloro, Ageless Ascetic

2 weeks ago

My recommendations :

I think most people will tell you that Oloro offers little competitive advantage to you compared to other esper commander like Zur (who can fetch Necropotence into play) or even Aminatou (who is a combo piece in the command zone). I think upsides for Oloro would be that he can do larger ad nauseam and possibly can even run Humility which few decks can win while it is on the board.

LOW IMPACT:

Teferi's Protection

Rhox Faithmender

Debt to the Deathless

Despark

MANA COST TOO HIGH

Merciless Eviction

Anguished Unmaking

Disallow

Thran Dynamo

TOO SLOW

Mox Tantalite

Phyrexian Arena

Twilight Prophet

Crypt Ghast

Winds of Abandon

Vindicate

Search for Azcanta  Flip

I would first add better ramp, better draw, potential Stax, tutors and then other win cons.

RAMP

Dark Ritual

Fellwar Stone

Mox Diamond

Talisman of Hierarchy

Talisman of Progress

Copy Artifact

Mox Opal

Cabal Ritual

Grim Monolith

Lotus Petal

Dramatic Reversal

DRAW

Ad Nauseam

Night's Whisper

Windfall

Timetwister

Whispering Madness

Brainstorm

Ponder

Preordain

Verity Circle (good against dorks)

Plunge into Darkness (a good Impulse)

Mindblade Render

Sygg, River Cutthroat

STAX

Drannith Magistrate

Aven Mindcensor

Cursed Totem

Notion Thief

Humility

Blind Obedience

Rest in Peace

Torpor Orb

BETTER COUNTERSPELLS

Mental Misstep

Dispel

Flusterstorm

Delay

Spell Pierce

Spell Snare

Negate

Tale's End

BETTER REMOVAL

Chain of Vapor

Gilded Drake

Yahenni's Expertise

Into the Roil

Blink of an Eye

TUTORS

Vampiric Tutor

Imperial Seal

Transmute Artifact

Intuition

Whir of Invention

Praetor's Grasp

Spellseeker

Academy Rector

OTHER COMBOS

CONSULT COMBO Demonic Consultation

Tainted Pact

Jace, Wielder of Mysteries

Laboratory Maniac

AD NAUSEAM COMBO Angel's Grace

Ad Nauseam (draw whole deck, can Windfall and make everyone die while AG means you can't lose

Helm of Obedience

Rest in Peace / Leyline of the Void

Heliod Walking Ballista

Approach of the Second Sun

Dramatic Scepter

Isochron Scepter

Rocks that produce at least three mana total (outlet is extort with blind obedience or crypt ghast) If have pristine Talisman gain infinite life, which is infinite draw with commander

Didn't look at landbase

RNR_Gaming on Harvesting Time - infinite persist

2 weeks ago

improvements to the mana base will help this be more competitive. However, lowering the curve would also do wonders. Have you considered using changelings? They still count as scarecrows but they're no where near as cool. Taurean Mauler, Unsettled Mariner, Mirror Entity, Changeling Outcast are all fairly useful and become a 3 mana Vindicate with your commander out.

CardTyrant on Drannith Defense Force

3 weeks ago

Vindicate is a good card, but if you noticed that most of my removal is instant speed for single target and sorcery speed for mass removal. That was why Vin didn't make the cut.

Herald's Horn is a nice card (and I have three or four copies somewhere) but the reduction is nice and all, but humans are pretty cheap. The added card draw is nice, but this deck doesn't lack that.

Vanquisher's Banner was considered since it is a nice anthem and card draw, but that 5CMC is what's stopping me.

Thought Vessel is a maybe because it was a cheap mana rock. I was trying to run as many cheap mana rocks that I got back at least half the card's cost back without having to do anything extra.

Angel of Glory's Rise was considered, but since she's an angle, I didn't want to open that can of worms because then people would suggest cards like Herald of War or Angelic Overseer or Requiem Angel.

I'm not going to reject your suggestions, but these were my thoughts against them. Now I was also considering switching the commander for the partners in the deck. If I did that I would most likely run Angel of Glory's Rise AND Requiem Angel.

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 Drannith Defense Force

3 weeks ago

You're definitely on to something with that Maybe Board. I'd suggest adding Herald's Horn, Vanquisher's Banner, and Vindicate.

Also, if you do end up running Thought Vessel, you might wanna add a Reliquary Tower for good measure.

Another card you might wanna consider is Angel of Glory's Rise for recovery.

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! :)

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