City of Brass

City of Brass


Whenever City of Brass becomes tapped, it deals 1 damage to you.

: Add one mana of any color to your mana pool.

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Casual Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Custom Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Modern Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Oldschool 93/94 Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Unformat Legal
Vintage Legal

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City of Brass Discussion

multimedia on golgari elves

1 week ago

Hey, consider Sol Ring ? It's a staple mana rock in Commander. Consider less Swamps and more Golgari dual lands? Green mana is much more important than black. 11 Swamps really reduces the consistency of having a green source turn one for a green one drop mana dork. You don't want to draw all Swamps and no Forests.

You can speed up game play and help color fixing by adding more dual lands that can ETB untapped:


Several of these lands could replace lands that always ETB tapped: Foul Orchard , Golgari Guildgate , Jungle Hollow , Golgari Rot Farm . Elves of Deep Shadow is very helpful since can make black mana. Deathrite Shaman if playing multiplayer since can exile lands from opponents graveyards.

Good luck with your deck.

Mcat1999 on Card creation challenge

2 weeks ago

Epicurus, cards like Ancient Tomb , City of Brass and Mana Crypt just got infinitely better with your Myr...

Aura of Mass Lethargy


Spells and activated abilities may only be cast or activated anytime a player could cast a sorcery.

Take your two most beloved mechanics from different sets and combine them into a single card. For example, Monstrous from Theros and Eternalize from Amonkhet. Not that these are particularly my favorite, but you can see how they'd work together in some sort of basic sense.

Spaz696969 on Dark Deal

1 month ago

You do still take the damage, but your life total doesn’t change. That’s actually why I’m using City of Brass instead of Mana Confluence even though Mana Confluence is better with Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth . Platinum Emperion doesn’t let me pay life. I also had to pull out some lands like River of Tears and Sunken Ruins so I could cut back on the fetch / shock.

Grind on Budget Edgar Markov Deck

1 month ago

Check out The pain lands and the "manaless filters" as well as "filter duals" tend to be cheaper than shocks and fetches.
If you want to invest and have ability to use them in any commander deck in the future, City of Brass , Mana Confluence , and Reflecting Pool are staples.
Another strategy if you want to save $ and avoid etb tapped lands is going to two colors. You dont run that many red or white cards. You can still build a solid vampire deck and keep edgar at the helm but just go rakdos or orzhov. Makes your mana base simpler and cheaper, can still keep multicolor rocks and a few lands like nomad outpost and command tower so you can play him eventually. Just an idea. Maybe something to think about as you playtest the deck.

Grind on Ororo Ageless ASsetic Real deck

1 month ago

Nice deck!!
Personally i like Reality Shift over pongify bc it can deal w indestructible creatures like eldrazi. But Swords to Plowshares is the best!
Also i would consider Arcane Denial or Dovin's Veto over redirect.
Luminarch Ascension is an upgrade for griffin aerie.
I would consider Grasp of Fate over act of authority as its a 3-for-1.
I like Vampire Nighthawk over gifted aetherborn.
Also if you want to spend that budget, Serra Ascendant and City of Brass are good cards. But there are probably other cheaper choices to improve your deck if you want also. I really like Phyrexian Arena .
Just some ideas cheers and have fun!!!

zAzen7977 on TINY PUNISHER - Discard/Stax (cEDH Primer)

2 months ago

MrNoodlesworth, the best epiphanies happen at 5 am after staying up all night lol! I had a similar realization when it dawned on me that the build should be almost creature-less.

And you’re right about Rankle, Master of Pranks and City of Brass , etc for Praetor's Grasp . It really depends on your meta, and if spending the mana on the card will be worth it, from a cost-to-benefit analysis.

Thanks again for the compliments and I will definitely keep you updated regarding Tabernacle and any future changes!

forneyt on The Ur-Dragon

2 months ago

Great deck! The only thing I would suggest is to smooth out your mana base a little bit. I would switch out some basics for the rest of the Triomes and the shocks (at least the red and green ones). If you do take out some basics, Cinder Glade could be replaced with another fetch land or Rootbound Crag for consistency. Other great lands that you could include are Mana Confluence , City of Brass , and Forbidden Orchard .

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