Helm of Obedience

Helm of Obedience

Artifact

(X), Tap: Target opponent puts cards from the top of his or her library into his or her graveyard until a creature card or X cards are put into that graveyard this way, whichever comes first. If a creature card is put into that graveyard this way, sacrifice Helm of Obedience and put that card into play under your control. X can't be 0.

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Masters Edition II (ME2) Rare
Alliances (ALL) Rare

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Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Helm of Obedience occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%

Helm of Obedience Discussion

Caerwyn on How to Deny Graveyard Tactics?!

5 days ago

Edit - missed the Standard part at the bottom. Moving your thread to the correct help forum now.

griffstick on Help with Long Game Voltron ...

1 week ago

I spelled it soulbound that's why it was auto corrected to southbound which is a common term when telling someone how to find you on the road specifically ones that use jug handle uturns. I believe states outside of NJ call them roundabouts. Anyway, some other combos are Lavinia, Azorius Renegade + Knowledge Pool this makes it so that your opponents can't cast spells anymore.

There is Rest in Peace + Helm of Obedience exiling library one player at a time.

You could play Nature's Revolt and Linvala, Keeper of Silence rendering there lands useless or Elesh Norn, Grand Cenobite killing them all.

Caerwyn on The Boros Legion has arrested my wallet

3 weeks ago

First, I'd run a bit more aggressive removal package.

Personally, I'd lean into a group slug theme--burn everyone equally, with the hope of buffing Anya. She's already running Manabarbs, which is a great option. Burning Earth is another great option. Spellshock can be quite powerful as well in some metas, providing everyone else is casting more spells per turn than she is (she has some large angels, so that's not infeasible).

Furnace of Wrath is devastating with the above, and has the bonus fun of comboing with Heartless Hidetsugu to kill a player in one shot.

Or, if she does not want to go a hyper-aggressive group-burn route, Red and White have some great ways to slow down the game. Stranglehold and Aven Mindcensor take away a lot of other deck's primary advantages. Blood Moon can be a nightmare to play around considering how common nonbasics are in EDH. Rest in Peace is an all-around good card and can even take out players if you combo it with Helm of Obedience.

Smothering Tithe is a great option for Ramp, something Boros is lacking and this deck in particular really wants.

I would recommend cutting Boros Garrison, Evolving Wilds, and Terramorphic Expanse - they slow you down so much that they're arguably worse than a basic. Clifftop Retreat would be a good addition.

Talisman of Conviction is another ramp card to consider. I'd say it's vastly superior to Boros Cluestone.

Franck8666 on Haïti chérie

4 weeks ago

ByronTomas thank you for your input, Leyline of the Void is a good suggestion, I will put it in the sideboard section with Helm of Obedience as another wincon inside the deck.

3n3rgy2 on HELP: Esper Exile Brew

1 month ago

Is this going to be a deck that aims to use these cards you exile or just mill them out for the win condition?

Without a doubt cards like Codex Shredder and Pyxis of Pandemonium come to mind when its a direct mill to exile effect. However, depending how big your budget can be, you can run something simple like Muddle the Mixture to transmute for Rest in Peace to turn ordinary mill cards such as Glimpse the Unthinkable and Mind Grind and Rest in Peace will then exile them. The more expensive side of things you could play Enlightened Tutor to hit your Rest in Piece as well as Helm of Obedience. Helm of Obedience Rest in Peace is an infinite mill loop for one player at a time...

Starting with a typical U/B mill shell like say, Phenax, God of Deception and using staple cards from there to then encorperate that into an Esper shell.

As far as a Commander goes, something like Sharuum the Hegemon to grab back Altar of the Brood and Mindcrank would not be a terrible option as well. I can see Sydri, Galvanic Genius being a respectable option too! Needless to say, Esper has MANY MANY options to pull from in terms of combo, strategy and cardpool.

Sincerely hope this helped!

jaredtritsch on My Stormvala Deck

2 months ago

Given how you have several ways into infinite mana, maybe some other ways to dump that mana into alternate wincons? Helix Pinnacle , Helm of Obedience , Polukranos, World Eater , Waker of the Wilds , and Whetwheel come to mind.

Spirits on Arahbo, Xenagos... for Cats EDH

3 months ago

Hi TypicalTimmy thanks lol.

Foxfire_Celest,

Crop Rotation is on my Acquireboard, I was waiting till I could get a Gaea's Cradle in there as well, but Inkmoth Nexus definitely enough value, just like having the other tutor outlet if draw the Inkmoth Nexus or Gaea's Cradle to hand.

I picked up a The Great Henge in a draft I did, been thinking how to properly utilize it in this deck. Still under consideration, many utility, just trying to figure it out.

That being said, I gave up trying to tutor artifacts, I need an artifact to combo properly with cats. Now, I've decided, instead of tutoring for an artifact, drawing an entire library to find the artifact is easier. The Great Henge can play an important role, with something like Fleetfoot Panther like TzickyT suggested, or a Whitemane Lion + and Aluren get there with almost infinite +1, and almost infinite draw (bound by cards left in deck). Theres gotta be a way to T2/T3 combo with this. Working on it, stay tuned.

Have a commander tournament tomorrow, so going to spend the morning strategizing on this cats deck with some other cEDH players.

Rest in Peace ok because I don't really recur the graveyard. Also has a synergy with Helm of Obedience , but again, no way to tutor artifacts in Selesnya ().

I don't like Winds of Abandon because it's sorcery. CMC2 for exile is ok, but also ramps the player, much like how Path to Exile can be dangerous. What I like about Path to Exile is you can exile your own creature to ramp yourself, so it's a CMC1 ramp as well as a control/removal. Winds of Abandon lose that modularity. CMC6 overload at sorcery speed is just not sexy, Cyclonic Rift is instant, and the overload devastates the board (all permanents) where Winds of Abandon is just creatures which is likely meaningless. Noone does a creature combo and then waits a whole turn for a sorcery response. If it was instant, could be considered.

If anyone has thoughts on a T2/T3 way to draw library, please recommend!

Should have updates for cats soon, my revision of my Kaalia of the Vast deck is done, just one more card to change then that deck goes back into cEDH play testing.

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