Glaring Aegis

Glaring Aegis

Enchantment — Aura

Enchant creature.

When Glaring Aegis enters the battlefield, tap target creature an opponent controls.

Enchanted creature gets +1/+3.

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Set Rarity
Mystery Booster (MYS1) Common
Core Set 2020 (M20) Common
Dragons of Tarkir (DTK) Common

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Legality

Format Legality
Unformat Legal
Limited Legal
Block Constructed Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Legacy Legal
Highlander Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Modern Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Pauper Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Pioneer Legal
Leviathan Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Historic Legal
Casual Legal
Vintage Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Arena Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal

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Glaring Aegis Discussion

JP-Romero on Celestial Wings

1 year ago

Hello Sir!

I take it you started with the Mu Yanling, Celestial Wind planeswalker deck.

Two main suggestions in general:

I would suggest to keep the deck to mono-blue if you can, as this will allow you to not get color screwed (getting too many lands of one color, but not enough of another). If you insist on going White-blue, you need to run some dual color lands (maybe a set of Glacial Fortress ).

I would also suggest you get rid of your non-flying things and stay away from 1x counts. By having more one-ofs, you are thinning the probability to get the best cards.

If you dont mind cards rotating out of standard in october, the most obvious addition to this is Favorable Winds . A mono blue version of this would make the also soon rotating Tempest Djinn really good.

Having said this, let me give you a break down on how I would upgrade your deck in its colors:

-2x Air Elemental +2x Sphinx of New Prahv Sure, the Sphinx has 1 less toughness, but it also costs 1 mana less and is harder to deal with because of its special ability.

-1x Callous Dismissal -1x Bond of Discipline +2 Winged Words Since all of your creatures are flyers, you really want to be able to draw 2 cards for only 2 mana. This is also your only draw spell and Amass doesn't really make sense here.

-2x Spectral Sailor -2x Concordia Pegasus +4x Healer's Hawk Spectral Sailor and Concordia Pegasus can be easily replaced by the hawk, which will gain you life (and time) for you to get your finisher cards

-1x Saheeli's Silverwing +1 Warden of Evos Isle Get a fourth warden. Saheeli is slower than Warden, and the Warden will speed the rest of your deck. No brainer.

-3x Island -3x Plains +4x Glacial Fortress +2 Azorius Guildgate More reliable lands!

-2x Celestial Messenger + 2x Empyrean Eagle Eagle doesn't depend on having the planeswalker for not sucking.

-2x Show of Valor -1x Glaring Aegis +3 Aerial Assault Aerial Assault has better synergy with your deck, also, trying to have as many 4x as possible.

-2x Take Vengeance +2x Dovin, Grand Arbiter You already have 6x removal in the form of Aerial Assault and Pacifism

-1x Disdainful Stroke -1x Disenchant -1x Negate -1x Quench +4 Depose / Deploy Removing many one-ofs in favor of a flexible spell.

-1x Tale's End -1x Unsummon +2 Azorius Charm More flexible, in your colors, more consistency.

bushido_man96 on Balan... No Longer on a Budget?

1 year ago

Get rid of Expedition Map and go with Sword of the Animist. Staff of Nin will provide more solid card draw. I'd also dump cards like Greatsword for something that adds more than just a power boost. For example, O-Naginata is a straight upgrade and easier on your mana curve. Blackblade Reforged is perfect for a mono-colored deck. I think Divine Favor and Glaring Aegis are both kind of lackluster, and should be replaced. If your looking for some removal, go with Swords to Plowshares and Disenchant.

Jerenstein-Bear on

2 years ago

The main reason I have the borderposts in the deck is that they provide more blue mana if I need it and can be played for cheap just by tapping and then returning a basic land which is almost always feasible, and I've found 18 lands is the sweet spot for this deck and tends to work out pretty well. As for the cards you listed to be reconsidered in favor of more land, they all have uses;

I do like Dinrova Horror though, and I may switch it for Stonehorn Dignitary to see if it's effect is as useful. Good Call.

kingofcramers on

2 years ago

this deck is really cool and original! a few suggestions:

-I think signets like Orzhov Signet are a bit better than the borderposts if you want fixing, especially because they also ramp you a bit. -18 lands seems a little low, you could maybe trim some of your lower-impact cards like Glaring Aegis, Arashin Cleric, Azorius Arrester or Rescue to make your deck a bit more consistent -have you thought about Cloudshift and/or Ghostly Flicker? They both seem good replacements for Rescue -other cards to consider:Kor Skyfisher, Dreamstalker, Dinrova Horror, Phyrexian Rager

Kjartan on

2 years ago

Lens of Clarity doesn't really do anything, and Sphinx's Tutelage/Altar of the Brood has such a low chance at doing something that you might as well not run them.

Ojutai Monument isn't great either since you don't really ramp towards anything. I guess you could do Anticipate > 3-drop, which is fine, but not something you'll be going every game.

Graceblade Artisan is also very low impact when you only have Glaring Aegis to support it. Glaring Aegis itself isn't very good if you aren't trying to win the game fast.

Ojutai's Command is fine, but it's really asking for some 2 drops. Wall of Omens is good at grinding.

simplebricks on With a Rebel Yell

2 years ago

Have you considered Glaring Aegis? I think the deck is fun but it will get stomped by pestilence and/or heavy removal, the sideboard needs to be a plan for that.

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