Elspeth Conquers Death

Elspeth Conquers Death

Enchantment — Saga

(As this Saga enters and after your draw step, add a lore counter. Sacrifice this Saga after III)

— Exile target permanent an opponent controls with converted mana cost 3 or greater.

— Noncreature spells your opponents cast cost more to cast until your next turn.

— Return target creature or planeswalker card from your graveyard to the battlefield. Put a +1/+1 counter or a loyalty counter on it.

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Arena Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Brawl Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Custom Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Gladiator Legal
Highlander Legal
Historic Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Modern Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Pioneer Legal
Pre-release Legal
Standard Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Unformat Legal
Vintage Legal
Standard Legal

Elspeth Conquers Death occurrence in decks from the last year

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Elspeth Conquers Death Discussion

gumbogogo on Runetron, Defender of Realms

2 months ago

The Birth of Meletis might be worth considering. Along with a few other control-y white cards like Banishing Light and Elspeth Conquers Death .

Neotrup on MTGA destroyed my Athreos, shroud-veiled

2 months ago

What comes to mind, especially mentioning he had an enchantment out, is Elspeth Conquers Death , which would work to remove Athreos, Shroud-Veiled , but as said was said, without knowing the actual cards involved, it's hard to say. Could have been Arena messing up, or could have been the specific cards involved.

ShiltonCDXX on New Standard Shrines

2 months ago

I had thought about that but have found Banishing Light , Elspeth Conquers Death and Calix, Destiny's Hand are able to take care of any non-creature permanents causing issues.

I only use these on creatures if there are no other non-land permanent types.

Heartless Act only targets creatures also btw.

Polaris on Why in Arena when I …

2 months ago

The reason is Vorinclex, Monstrous Raider hard-counters Sagas. You, the opponent, cast a Saga. When it enters the battlefield it tries to put a counter on itself, but because of Vorinclex's last ability it puts 1/2 rounded down to zero counters. It never gets any counters at all while Vorinclex is in play (unless you had a Vorinclex out yourself), even during your subsequent draw steps.

Removing Vorinclex will let the saga progress normally; on your draw the turn after you remove Vorinclex, Elspeth Conquers Death will get its first counter and exile a permanent, and the subsequent turns will trigger chapters 2 and 3.

DanMcSharp on Eat the Rich

2 months ago


I'd be curious to see how this deck plays out, but at a glance there seems to be a few things that could backfire on you. Those Hushbringer would stop your Skyclave Apparition , Containment Priest would ruin the 3rd chapter of Elspeth Conquers Death , Vryn Wingmare makes your own spells more expensive... It would be a shame if you played it as a blocker against an aggressive deck to then not be able to cast a wipe the board on time.

It's also pretty gutsy of you to only run 19 lands. A prison deck certainly doesn't want to fall behind if it hopes to keep the opponent in check as the game progresses. The Birth of Meletis is supposed to give you an edge, but with so few lands it will often be what you HAVE to play just to hit your land drops instead of whatever else you'd rather do.

Anyway, good luck! Cheers!

DanMcSharp on Heavenly Rapture

2 months ago

Pretty sure Elspeth Conquers Death would be right at home in your deck.

9-lives on Absolute Control

3 months ago

And Elspeth Conquers Death!

Sorry i'm posting one at a time, but I'm just now finding these cards.

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