Eye for an Eye

Eye for an Eye

Instant

The next time a source of your choice would deal damage to you this turn, instead that source deals that much damage to you and Eye for an Eye deals that much damage to that source's controller.

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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
Oldschool 93/94 Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Unformat Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Custom Legal
Quest Magic Legal

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Eye for an Eye Discussion

Muglacious_NiceFaceToad on

8 months ago

I love it! Have you thought of Arcbond, Delirium, Backlash, Traitor's Roar, Souls of the Faultless, or Boros Fury-Shield?

My favorite are the three that skip damage prevention and redirect instead. Thereby allowing your opponents to take lethal commander damage from their own commander. Although that is a rare occurrence unless you pump their creatures first. Reflect Damage, Mirror Strike & Glarecaster.

Some other interesting cards with similar effects Selfless Squire, Agonizing Demise, Shriveling Rot, Eye for an Eye & Harsh Justice.

I love these effects so much that the first deck I built ended up being split into 3. Each emphasizing different mechanics The bigger they are, the better they fall damage and spell doubling with Deflecting Palm, The Game of Houses (Daes Dae'mar) a more political redirection where I work on building up my opponents creatures and trying to take them out with commander damage from their own commanders, and a Stuffy creature based one with Feather at the helm which I just realized I never added to tapped out. Check them out if you'd like!

Gecko83 on Mono White Devotion

11 months ago

Ok, For game one, I added mostly a mana base; 21 Plains Windbrisk Heights, Emeria, The Sky Ruin, New Benalia, Eiganjo Castle, Mistveil Plains, Flagstones of Trokair, Castle Ardenvale, and Idyllic Grange

additionally i made one creature adjustment Master Apothecary was removed for Luminous Broodmoth. There is a mana increase in this swap but now a land does what the Apothecary does easier, and this gives a lot of the creatures some kind of mass removal evasion.

i will play more up to 15 games and make adjustments, let me know what you think.

Also Eye for an Eye is amazing.

Colonel_Kink on WotC Removes Images of Racist …

1 year ago

have some more

Holy Light

Confiscate cringy here

Reparations big one here

Eye for an Eye racially insensitive to muslims?

Disruptive Student ... this one i can see being banned.

Muglacious_NiceFaceToad on Damage Redirection

2 years ago

I Love redirecting damage!!! Have you thought about adding more doublers? If you haven't you should, these things are fun and fun... is Good! Dictate of the Twin Gods , Insult , Angrath's Marauders , and non traditional utility cards that can copy Mirage Mirror , Strionic Resonator .

Also good adds; Truefire Captain , Eye for an Eye , Impact Resonance , Saving Grace .

Anyway since it has been 3years since you updated this it's unlikely that you will see this anytime soon, but have fun hitting players with their own damage! I know I do =D

Tappedoutman on Queen Marchesa's Chessboard

2 years ago

NV_1980 thank you so Much for comment !! Starting from the the first couple of card that you mentioned Eye for an Eye and Reverse Damage i prefer the two that you mentioned that i already play because Deflecting Palm unlike eye for an eye it prevent the damage too and it could be decisive against the big occasionally threat of our opponent and comuppance is simple amazing!! I would like to enter the two that you mentioned but it could be considerable to enter Teferi's Protection as well and even though we play 100 cards the possibile slots are very few. Unlike that i said i think that Sudden Spoiling and Michiko must be inside this deck but i really struggle to find free slots, i m thinking on take out Batwing Brume and Sudden Spoiling could be a good choice. I played Karmic Justice but i took it away because with really few free slots i prefer to put something other inside. Thanks again for comment !!! And if you have any other suggest for what i could take out tell me. I Also consider Linvala, Keeper of Silence

NV_1980 on Queen Marchesa's Chessboard

2 years ago

Hi,

This deck looks very solid; +1 from us! We are using something similar (still needs to be posted on tappedout). Some of our favourite and least expected cards we use are very much like Deflecting Palm and Comeuppance . We use some of the older cards that have a similar effect like Reverse Damage and Eye for an Eye .

Other control cards we love to use include Sudden Spoiling (this is one of the most underrated cards of all time; it can turn any army into helpless babies, whether they have hexproof/shroud or not), Karmic Justice and Michiko Konda, Truth Seeker (makes people think twice about blowing up our stuff).

Have fun playing and refining this.

With regards,

Mrs. and Mr. NV_1980

TheMadRocketeer on 3rd edition white deck?

2 years ago

How strict are you being on including only 3rd (Revised) edition cards? The other White Knight-like cards, Order of the White Shield, Order of Leitbur, and Silver Knight, came later than the third (Revised) edition. All are great, though.

Some more good ones:
Eye for an Eye to turn a loss into a tie or otherwise prevent a crushing blow from being one-sided
Righteousness for a fantastic combat trick - "Look. My Mesa Pegasus just ate a dragon!"
Lance as a great ability for cheap
Wrath of God to reset the battlefield
Resurrection as a perfect card to follow a board sweep
Death Ward as another - Doesn't help against Wrath, though.

Revised also has some great color-response cards, including the B, U, G, R, & W Circles of Protection and Wards, Conversion, and Karma.

precociousapprentice on Queen Marchesa: Politics, Aikido, and Control

3 years ago

Wow, I've apparently been slacking. Busy week.

Hexekk, Harsh Justice was in the very first draft of the deck. It was pretty good for a mid-game multi-creature attack. The problem I found was that it didn't prevent the damage, and it only outperformed Eye for an Eye if more than one creature attacked, and was useless against non-creature damage. I replaced it with Eye for an Eye, and then eventually took that out, too. It is a good card for sure, and can occasionally surprise someone for a win. Well worth considering for people trying vary things up with Aikido decks, and actually a pretty good mono-White Aikido card.

Bloodytrailz, I like your thought process. For finisher, I like Exsanguinate. It can just end a game. Acidic Soil is also a super solid card. I currently run it over Exsanguinate. I also have been thinking about Orzhov Advokist. It is a dangerous card to run, but it has a very interesting effect on the game. People are often happy to get a long term pump to their creature for redirecting an attack away from you. This also creates somewhat of an arms race amongst your opponents, as no one wants to be hit with a rapidly growing creature without defending themselves. Before you know it, your opponents are duking it out with ever growing creatures, leaving you to watch them beat each other. This is exactly the kind of situation that benefits an Aikido general. I also ran the Vow cycle early in the evolution of the deck. The problem was that just because they could't attack me doesn't mean that they can't block me. I found them to be a little problematic, and I think Orzhov Advokist is likely exactly the same.

Coward_Token, I think that Thief of Blood is to Solemnity for counters as Bojuka Bog is to Rest in Peace for graveyard hate, with the addition of having a game ending body, and having a much higher CMC, but basically doing nothing against Infect. I feel like the continuous effect is a much better option.

bradtheimpaler13, it was a custom alter that I commissioned by Sandreline Mousse. She is my favorite altered art artists. I plan to get my ABUR duals altered by her as well.

Nothing new to report for changes or considerations. I have't really dug through the Dominaria stuff, but haven't seen much of value for Queen Marchesa, and I haven't played much, and the last few games I have played were Archenemy: Bolas. That is a pretty fun diversion from EDH.

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