Exile target creature you control, then return it to the battlefield under its owner's control.
Rebound (If you cast this spell from your hand, exile it as it resolves. At the beginning of your next upkeep, you may cast this card from exile without paying its mana cost.)
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Ephemerate occurrence in decks from the last year
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3 days ago
Yes this is an absolute legit strategy but hard to pull off consistently. You have two sets of cards you need. "Permanents with ETB triggers" & "Flicker Spells" If you draw only one of those sets, you are basically screwed. If you still want to try, it will work best if you splash a bit black or blue. (I think it is not worth to play in mono white)
5 days ago
Yes, Path to Exile is an instant so you can respond to something like Ephemerate or Ghostly Flicker (or Yorion, Sky Nomad 's enters-the-battlefield ability) by exiling a creature they want to flicker. If Path resolves, their creature will go to exile and can't be flickered because it isn't in play any more.
1 week ago
You might like these: Cabal Coffers , Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth , Deserted Temple , Stone-Seeder Hierophant , Ephemerate , Cloudshift , Elvish Rejuvenator , Animist's Awakening , Lotus Cobra , Ramos, Dragon Engine
1 week ago
SnakeByte77 Great question, and definitely one I've given a lot of thought, since others have asked it over the years. Nothing will do quite the same job, but Glacial Fortress is an excellent budget mana fixer. As for Aether Vial , I typically use it so I can save my mana for interaction, either with Ephemerate , Stubborn Denial , Dispel , etc. So, after looking at the Modern legal mana rocks, Springleaf Drum would be my pick for a mana cheap budget mana accelerator. Thanks for the upvote, hopefully you have fun with the deck!
2 weeks ago
You might like these: Reanimate , Dance of the Dead , Dread Return , Regna, the Redeemer , Krav, the Unredeemed , Start / Finish , Planar Birth , Stitch Together , Victimize , Blood for Bones , Karmic Guide , Obzedat's Aid , Ephemerate , Emerge Unscathed , Virulent Swipe , Spellbinder
2 weeks ago
Full disclosure: In MtG terms, I'm basically a generation behind the curve, so take this with a full tablespoon of salt.
I began playing pauper in 2017, and played very actively through 2019. In my local meta, and online, you could expect to see a wide, healthy variety of decks; linear things like mono white or red heroic, UB control, and U, UR, or UB delver. Even tron, turbo fog, and the usual suspects like boros monarch and MBC. Tons of decks!
After a move, I took a hiatus from pauper, and have now recently come back to it - to find that land destruction, cascade, and Ephemerate seem to have a death-grip on the format (at least online). While I subjectively despise LD, especially in what was once such an open format, I think Acid Moss is fine as it punishes 3+ color decks (or, at least tries to).
Ephemerate makes for some of the most unfun play patterns allowed in any format, at the moment. It feels like it's only half a notch down from Lantern Control, in modern, or how Caw Blade was in standard. I have a handful of decks that I adore playing, but unless you both get lucky and have your opponent get /un/lucky, defeating the blink decks feels unpleasant at best.
With a Mulldrifter and Ephemerate , you essentially have two Ancestral Recall - on a 2/2 flyer. And even then, in a vacuum, Ephemerate also acts as protection used outside of the wombo combo... and Archaeomancer only makes things worse.
I LOVE pauper. I want to continue loving it. I am hesitant to seriously call for bans, in general, but the game has largely lost its luster, for me. Legacy lite has become jeskai snow.
How do other pauper regulars feel about the current meta? Am I simply an out of touch MtG boomer, or is this a real problem?
Cheers, and keep pauping off, y'all.
2 weeks ago
You might like these: Bottled Cloister , Saltskitter , Aethergeode Miner , Deadeye Navigator , Bident of Thassa , Coastal Piracy , Skullclamp , Ephemerate , Ghostly Flicker , Displace , Mulldrifter , Felidar Guardian , Wormfang Drake , Changeling Hero , Distant Melody , Ribbons of the Reikai , Coat of Arms
1 month ago
And you can diversify your Landbase with Golos, make it a toolbox. Carddraw Arch of Orazca, Landdestruction Ghost Quarter, Graveyard Exile Scavenger Grounds etc. You can fetch them as you need it with Golos and don't have to worry to much about Color, because Golos can ofc. fetch the missing Landtypes. Just ramp into him. With Sol Ring e.g.
Also, Tag him with * CMDR * (without the blanks) in the Edit-Mask to mark him as your Commander.