Winds of Change

Winds of Change


Each player shuffles the cards from his or her hand into his or her library, then draws that many cards.

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Set Rarity
Masters Edition (MED) Common
Portal (POR) Rare
Fifth Edition (5ED) Rare
Fourth Edition (4ED) Rare
4th Edition Foreign Black Border (4EDFBB) Rare
Legends (LEG) Uncommon

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Format Legality
Oldschool 93/94 Legal
Pauper Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Highlander Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Unformat Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Noble Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Legacy Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Leviathan Legal

Winds of Change occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.02%

Winds of Change Discussion

Dredge4life on Cheapskate Talrand (Competitive, Budget $75)

3 days ago

If the plan is to Polymorph, I would cut the Deadeye/Drake package, and just run Oracle/Leveler. I think the better plan is to always know that Talrand is lethal if Mass Polymorph resolves. Other than that, I would probably try and lower the curve a little. Cut some of the more expensive countermagic and run things like Winds of Change and Chain of Vapor. Dispel and Miscast should also be in here, and maybe even Foil for another free hard counter. It’s bad, but we don’t have access to Force, and losing three cards is better than losing the game.

Let’s cut some of the other expensive win cons like Sphinx-Bone Wand to run a few more mana rocks, like Coldsteel Heart and Sky Diamond. We only have one primary win condition now, but it’s much more effective and resilient, and we can keep our combat damage backup plan. If we really wanted to, we could play Proteus Staff to try and stack our deck in the event we draw both combo pieces/have had them killed, but I think that’s just super greedy and going to be a liability most of the time.

Amass the Components could be See Beyond. That way, we could keep the escape option if we accidentally draw our wincons, but we lower the cost by two. We could also shave Distant Melody and replace it with Chart a Course. It might be less cards total, but it’s half the price, and is always letting us see two cards. Careful Study could be in here too.

That’s all I can think of for now, but I really like this concept. Mostly, we just really need to bring down this curve. Best of luck!

Copied from my response on reddit.

Daedalus19876 on Operation: Desert Storm

3 days ago

Seems like a pretty good Neheb deck! I am surprised not to see Wheel of Fortune in here, though -- just not affordable? I'm a great fan of Winds of Change in mono-red: it's great for screwing up decks that carefully search their library for specific cards, or manipulate their topdecks. Have you considered Gemstone Array to let you save mana over turn boundaries? Finally, I am a huge fan of Abrade and Lightning Bolt in EDH: Bolt hits a LOT of relevant commanders, and can be a Dark Ritual in this deck.

Coward_Token on Dance with the Devil in the Pale Moonlight

2 weeks ago

Winds of Change & Howling Golem for some more cheapish ways of getting 3 tokens without attacking with devils. You probably already know this, but it's worth noting that the group hug cards that can be activated (or in the case of Howling Golem, triggered) on other peoples turns can net an extra two tokens if you've already used an effect to make them draw on your turn. Living the dream and creating 9 tokens per turn cycle sounds pretty nice. Molten Psyche is obviously great if you really get into forcefeeding

Mind's Eye might be pretty good too

maybe Unstable Obelisk for some more type-agnostic removal

I don't think the puzzle box is worth it here since it won't trigger Zurzoth

Flavorwise it hurts, but at CMC 6 Flayer of the Hatebound is pretty bad without or at least e.g. phoenixes, might just wanna go for a Metallic Mimic

SatisfactionDay on Under My Wheels

1 month ago

Elmalco thanks for the suggestions. Winds of Change is one I planned on adding but at the time did not have budget for, but plan on adding soon after some trades. Coastal Piracy was in my original list and for some reason I took it out, but I do plan on adding Reconnaissance Mission.

And lastly, Arjun, the Shifting Flame is a card I have and have tested in the deck but don't have much experience with so I might add again and do some more play tests.

Thank you again!

Elmalco on Under My Wheels

1 month ago

Nice list! Have you considered Arjun, the Shifting Flame as an extra value flying creature that can get you bonus card draw? I also find Winds of Change and Coastal Piracy useful!

smilodex on NARSET'S WAY OF A JESKAI MONK [cEDH Primer]

1 month ago

@ Annexus: Winds of Change is good, but worse than Windfall, Echo or Spiral, but I listed it on the more "budget" list.

Since I played some games lately, I realized a rise of Opus Thief (and similiar decks) since flash is finally gone.

Because of the new crazy wheel commanders like Rielle, Brallin/Shabraz, Xyris and Gavi I decided to play Narset, Parter of Veils in the maindeck, but what should I cut??

McToters on Rielle, the Everwise cEDH

1 month ago

Great brew! Not sure if you are looking for suggestions (and these may not be what you’re looking for) but how about Teferi's Puzzle Box and/or Winds of Change, Reforge the Soul for additional wheel effects?

Again, sweet build +1

Franck8666 on Pat Sajak (cedh primer)

1 month ago

Where is Winds of Change ?! Its soooooooo good here.

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