Increasing Confusion

Increasing Confusion

Sorcery

Target player puts the top X cards of his or her library into his or her graveyard. If Increasing Confusion was cast from a graveyard, that player puts twice that many cards into his or her graveyard instead.

Flashback {{X}}{{U}} (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its flashback cost. Then exile it.)

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Modern Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Unformat Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Custom Legal
Quest Magic Legal

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Increasing Confusion Discussion

twechsler on Nose to the Grindstone, Boi! Budget Mill EDH

1 month ago

This is great! I didn't even see the combo between Duskmantle Guildmage + Mindcrank but I love it! Definitely agree with the tutors for that. Im a little unsure about Soaring Thought-Thief because I don't really have many rogues but I could be wrong. I was originally thinking the same thing about Undead Alchemist but it would combo so well with the mill. Very cool adding in a few cards with intimidate to make the deck more aggressive. I also already have Jace's Mindseeker and a Increasing Confusion so I could swap those two in for something. This is great though I really like the build. The only one I'm confused about why it was cut is Nemesis of Reason because its only 5 mana and every time it attacks its 10 cards. I think of the maybeboard cards I would shell out for, Traumatize and Sphinx's Tutelage would probably be at the top of my list. But if I was gonna get 4-5 of the maybe board cards, what would you say is the best? I love this deck already and can't wait to put it together!

Afflicti on Bruvac the Grandiloquent Millage Pillage

3 months ago

Making some cuts for your deck is kinda hard for me, because I do not know meta in your playgroup. What other decks are in your playgroup, your banlist, are you playing 4player EDH or 1v1s... This means some of my advices might be totally off, so keep that in mind.

OUT: Drowned Secrets and Fraying Sanity - they mill just 1 player.
Altar of Dementia - without Undead Alchemist useless, there is nothing good to sacrifice
Altar of the Brood - mills just 1 card and only when you got permaments to play
Increasing Confusion - too slow and expensive
Archive Trap - Looks fun, but when no one is searching their library, it's just dead card on your hand

IN? : Search for Azcanta  Flip - powerfull filter, and also ramps you
Ponder , Preordain , Brainstorm - just some cantrips
Windfall - I just like wheels + insane with Sphinx's Tutelage or Psychic Corrosion
Into the Story - 4 cards for 4 mana almost all the time, that is just good
Frantic Search - Loot 3 cards for free
All these card draws are also insanely good with Sphinx's Tutelage or Psychic Corrosion



In case you are interested in some of my personal insights and experiences from my personal Bruvac deck, hit me up on discord: Afflicti#1111

Mizori on Kydele, Chosen of Kruphix, Kiora, Master of Deep

8 months ago

Umbral Mantle, Sword of the Paruns, Staff of Domination, Paradox Engine are my main kydele untaps.

Gemstone Array, Magus of the Candelabra are transform colourless into coloured mana.

Psychosis Crawler, Walking Ballista, Stroke of Genius, Fascination, Increasing Confusion, Helix Pinnacle are all game enders.

The rest are cards I figured would fit nicely or are extra mana generation in case Kydele can't get off the ground.

Goblin_Guide on Milling Gone Rogue (Precon Upgrade Guide)[PRIMER]

9 months ago

31 lands in 99 cards = one land every 3.2 cards. in an opening hand of seven, this means you have 7(1/3.2) lands which is equal to 2.18 lands per opening hand, in either your opener or your free mul.

You have 9 one drops, 7 of which make sense to play T1 (the outliers are Visions of Beyond and Increasing Confusion), which means about a 7% chance of getting at least one playable one drop in your opener.

You have 23 two drops, four of which don't make sense to play on T2 (Cyclonic Rift, Drown in the Loch, Mind Grind, and Heartless Act), leaving 19 playable two drops and 7 playable one drops on T2, a total of 26 cards, which comes out to (given you have drawn on both your first and second turns) a 35% chance of having a playable card T2.

By this point your chance of drawing a ramp spell in the range you want it or a land is 10(34/99) = 3.4 lands per T3 per game. Assuming you want to hit your third land drop (which I think you do, you have at least 12 playable three drops plus all of your two drops and one drops), this is a bit lower than I would be comfortable, considering you want stuff to do on every turn as an aggro deck. Considering you only have a 7% chance to do something T1 and a 35% chance T2, you should want to be a little more consistent with your mana drops (at least seeing four pieces of mana by T3 should do it). Plus, if you were dumb enough to not hit your second land drop, this number is even lower because it includes two mana rocks over one mana (which is a number I would definitely increase by the way, at least add a Mind Stone or a Fellwar Stone or preferably both).

Let me know if any of that math is wrong, I basically wing'd it.

VorelNailo on Always Loot the Bodies

9 months ago

Really like what you're doing here! I was super excited to see where people went with the new commanders, and this is a great build! You're going more towards mill than the rogue tribal element, but I still have a few cards that might work:

Here's a link to my build around this super fun commander: A Mill Deck That Went Rogue

Helgrind on Arjun, Drawing Cards

10 months ago

Enkele suggesties voor mill kaarten: Patient Rebuilding; Sands of Delirium; Riddlekeeper; Memory Erosion; Fleet Swallower; Traumatize; Drowned Secrets; Increasing Confusion; Belltower Sphinx; Manic Scribe

Draw kaarten: Into the Story; Brainstorm

Dreamborn Muse is een optie, maar dicey gezien jij de grootste handsize hebt/will hebben. Als je genoeg spells speelt die alle spelers draw geven, is Narset, Parter of Veils een supergoede inclusie

Op dit moment zijn imo Oneirophage, Fevered Visions en Bomat Courier (die laat je geen kaarten trekken) de zwakste kaarten in het deck

tabbs33 on The Dark Mill

1 year ago

Is this deck intended to be casual or competitive? Budget or no? I'd recommend changing the hubs for your deck to help everyone give more targeted feedback and to expose the deck to a broader audience.

That being said, here are cards I'd recommend based off of Mill decks I've seen on MTGO/online (not taking into account card cost): Shelldock Isle as it basically nets you an extra card/free spell

Oboro, Palace in the Clouds to trigger Hedron Crab over and over

Visions of Beyond because it's basically Ancestral Recall for Mill

Search for Azcanta  Flip to continue to dig up Mill spells

Surgical Extraction/Extirpate/Ashiok, Dream Render/Nihil Spellbomb to hit key pieces your opponent needs (e.g. Uro, Kroxa, etc.)

Field of Ruin to hit your opponent's important lands

Crypt Incursion as a way to help you survive

Snapcaster Mage to flashback your Glimpses, Visions, etc.

Drown in the Loch, Fatal Push to serve as cheap, flexible answers to your opponent's threats

Inquisition of Kozilek,Thoughtseize to get your opponent's threats before they become threats

Breaking / Entering as a maybeboard card if you really need more efficient mill

Here are some other thoughts I had:

-You have a fair number of expensive cards in your deck, but you only have 20 lands. I have a feeling that your expensive cards will be stuck in your hand as you struggle to draw enough lands to play them (which will only be exacerbated by the fact that you have 64 cards in your deck). Even still, you'll probably want 21-23 lands in your deck. With that the average game of Modern lasts about 5 turns - can you successfully mill your opponent out in that time? If not, you'll want to trim/remove the cards that don't have a significant impact by that time. For example, I would consider replacing the following:

Curse of the Bloody Tome: comes out on turn 3 and you'll probably get 1-2 triggers out of it.

Patient Rebuilding: very variable and you may not even get any triggers out of it.

Keening Stone: you probably won't be able to cast this card.

Traumatize: most of the time this will probably only be marginally better than another Glimpse or perhaps even worse! I'd recommend doing some playtesting with your deck to see on average how many cards you mill from your opponent by turn 5. Also consider that opponents will be thinning their decks with fetchlands, Arcum's Astrolabe, and Mishra's Bauble.

Consuming Aberration/Nemesis of Reason: again, won't have an impact until turn 6, which may be too late.

Increasing Confusion: this card is very deceptive in that it actually isn't that mana efficient. If you flash it back on turn 5, then it's the exact same thing as Glimpse!

Mind Grind: same thing except for Mind Funeral - at 6 mana, this card does the same thing that Mind Funeral does for 3! -If you can afford it, definitely run 4x Glimpse, 4x Archive Trap, and 4x Mesmeric Orb. Those are your most powerful cards that you'll want every game.

-You'll also want dual lands, like Darkslick Shores, Drowned Catacomb, Watery Grave, etc. This will really help prevent you from getting mana screwed by drawing too many of one basic. Also, fetchlands are Hedron Crab's best friend!

Mill is always a fringe deck in the Modern metagame as most decks will just out-value and outrace you, which is a shame because I always find Mill so fun to play! I hope all this helps you out and I hope I didn't come off as mean/rude. I'm genuinely trying to help you out with your deck so you can win more and have more fun with it!

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