Willbender

Willbender

Creature — Human Wizard

Morph (You may cast this card face down as a 2/2 creature for . Turn it face up at any time for its morph cost.)

When Willbender is turned face up, change the target of target spell or ability with a single target.

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Set Rarity
Commander 2019 (C19) Uncommon
Masters 25 (A25) Uncommon
Commander 2014 (C14) Uncommon
Duel Decks: Speed vs. Cunning (DDN) Rare
Duel Decks: Jace vs. Chandra (DD2) Uncommon
Time Spiral "Timeshifted" (TSB) Rare
Legions (LGN) Uncommon

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Legality

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

Willbender occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%

Willbender Discussion

Schadowpop on Animar, Eldrazi and Friends

2 months ago

Why not pick any of these:
Draining Whelk , Glen Elendra Archmage , Stratus Dancer or Willbender
Instead of Counterspell ?
The synergy of the list above will be higher with your commander than with counterspell.

BMHKain on

2 months ago

@ClockworkSwordfish: I think I might also have some ideas for cuts as well:

  1. Willbender : Not truly powerful enough here; besides, Krosan Grip doesn't have that many targets here; & it needs new art... ...and a new Flavor Text that is NOT Pro-Nature; at all.

  2. Voidmage Apprentice : This deck already has enough Counterspell use, & is repeatable w/o needing to flip the table. There isn't that much danger from Split Second stuff anyway...

  3. Dream Stalker : & WHY did I already put in Tidespout Tyrant , & use Ancestral Statue , then Rescuer Sphinx , & back to the former?

  4. All down to you in case you accept these 3 as cut worthy.

Thanks for the help so far. :)

tspalding on

3 months ago

If you’re going full blown morphs, which it looks like you are, perhaps consider Mystic Forge . In the same way Ugin, the Ineffable sees your morphs as colourless so too does the forge. It allows you to say cast Willbender face down off the top of your library as in the rules it’s considered colourless for the purpose of morphing

Joe_Ken_ on Morph cards to pick up ...

5 months ago

So with Commander 2019 about a month away what kind of cards do people think should be picked up before the release?

I think Den Protector and Willbender will be two that shouldn’t be too much of a problem to pick up since I think green and blue will probably be colors for the deck.

Funkydiscogod on Izzet control

7 months ago

Why would you run Willbender instead of Swerve ?

KayneMarco on Muldrotha, the Gravetide

11 months ago

I see you have managed to get it down to the 100 that you need. Here’s a few card ideas to get mass amounts of cards into your yard and ways to protect the yard.

Your Glen Elendra Archmage will stop all other yard hate. Speaking of Glen, here’s a way to use her more than once per turn. Melira, Sylvok Outcast will turn Glen into an infinite Negate so you can counter any non creature spell you don’t like, not just graveyard hate.

[email protected]_only on It's Animorphin' time!

11 months ago

Np! I'm the only guy in my play group who runs morph, so I'm used to dealing with wierd shinanery, and love helping others do the same!

Important note for morph - it is considered a state-based effect, rather than an activated ability. This means that if someone activates a spell with split second, you can still morph in response, as the "when this card turns face up" is triggered, rather than activated. Willbender recks Sudden Spoiling on so many levels it wasn't even fair.

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