Cruel Tutor

Cruel Tutor

Sorcery

Search your library for a card, then shuffle your library and put that card on top of it. You lose 2 life.

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Unformat Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Custom Legal
Quest Magic Legal

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Cruel Tutor Discussion

FelixMortem on Chainer, Dementia Master

1 month ago

zAzen7977 Thank you for the comments! I'm actually saving up for Chrome Mox , Jeweled Lotus , Lion's Eye Diamond , Mox Amber , Mox Opal , Mox Tantalite , Mox Diamond , Lotus Bloom and Lotus Petal . I'm also going to pick up Culling the Weak and Cruel Tutor when I order the other cards. I'll probably cut a handful of basics for the fast mana.

azja on Yuriko (Optimized) Primer

3 months ago

@Snake57 Sounds like you've got a good plan!

Thanks again for the feedback and suggestions! I really appreciate talking Yuriko with someone else who's super invested!

Omniscience_is_life on Relics of Fear

3 months ago

Beseech the Queen , Diabolic Intent , Grim Tutor , and Cruel Tutor can all get you that sweet, sweet Memory Jar . Junk Diver can function as a second myr retriver, too (but it FLIES).

EleshNornsFs on Manaless and Bananaless

8 months ago

That is a good point, RNR_Gaming and although I don't often use the top in conjunction with the Citadel (due to being mana starved) it does enough work in the early game to justify its slot. I switched out Cruel Tutor (redundant) and Personal Tutor (used only to tutor another tutor) for Reshape and Whir of Invention. I also switched Goldnight Redeemer (situational gains and high cost) for Serra Ascendant and Scroll Rack (budget and clunkiness) for Rhystic Study. Does that seem wise to you? I didn't want Remora because it is too mana hungry, and I passed on Necropotence because the Citadel is supposed to go off on a single turn.

jaymc1130 on

9 months ago

Looking sweet. I'd still probably cut that Cruel Tutor for any land to get that land count up to 28 since this isn't a deck that's going to be quite as reliably fast as some of it's competition and making sure to make land drops will really help the deck out in the longer affairs where it has some value engine advantages. A 3 mana card disadvantage tutor to top is a bit lackluster in most situations because of how slow and resource intensive it is. It's a card that's liable to create situations where you lose just for casting it at times because you won't be able to interact or threaten interaction that makes opponents think twice before trying something.

Lemme know how she performs for you in the next 10 games or so and give us some feedback on which changes had what sorts of impacts! Constant evaluation of performance and tweaking based on the results is how a list gets fine tuned to perfection over the course of 100 or 200 games.

DemMeowsephs on X is greater than Y

9 months ago

Personally, I would reccomend Tutors. You can go infinite with the two untap auras which you have, but why not add cards that search for those? By tutoring for those auras you can get infinite mana, and thus cast one huge X spell. It may be hard to find cuts, but remember, each tutor can find you infinite mana. I'd say that's worth it.

RecklessFable on Die Last or Die Trying

11 months ago

Wow, I never knew about Cruel Tutor. I love the flavor scale from Cruel to Grim.
But yeah, I watched you play on MTG Muddstah and loved the extra style points in spin-tossing the Phase onto other people's boards.

Brutal_B on Hop in! We're going for a ride!

1 year ago

Well you got the black tutors of course: Demonic Tutor, Diabolic Tutor Vampiric Tutor, Grim Tutor, Cruel Tutor.

You can use cards like Fabricate, Whir of Invention, Tezzeret the Seeker to search for an artifact (like a vehicle).

As far as counters go, I don't play many and when I do it's to protect my stuff. You can never go wrong with Counterspell. I like Rebuff the Wicked, Disallow, Cancel, Dissipate, Unwind,Countersquall, Absorb. That new Fierce Guardianship is pretty cool.

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