Inquisitor's Flail

Legality

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

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Set Rarity
Innistrad (ISD) Uncommon

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Inquisitor's Flail

Artifact — Equipment

If equipped creature would deal combat damage, it deals double that damage instead.

If another creature would deal combat damage to equipped creature, it deals double that damage to equipped creature instead.

Equip 2

Inquisitor's Flail Discussion

king-saproling on The Forest Wakes

1 month ago

I think sticking with land-based ramp makes sense. You should take out Farseek as it won't find any of your lands (it finds any type except Forest). You could replace it with Into the North and a few Snow-Covered Forest . You might like these too: Elvish Rejuvenator , Wayfarer's Bauble , Myriad Landscape , Blighted Woodland , Harrow , Inquisitor's Flail , Blanchwood Armor , Canopy Cover , Boundless Realms , Traverse the Outlands , Animist's Awakening , Lotus Cobra , Stone-Seeder Hierophant

Atuva on Commander / EDH Starter Deck (The Essentials)

1 month ago

No Bojuka Bog , Exotic Orchard , Commander's Sphere , Field of Ruin , or any of the Talismans. Yet, I see Path to Exile , Strip Mine , Phyrexian Arena , and Rhystic Study . While all of these are commander staples in their respective colors, I'd recommend refining the deck before just making a budget '5 color Good Junk' deck. While card advantage is great, the money would be better spent on something like Smothering Tithe , Revel in Riches , Black Market , Land Tax , Exploration , or Burgeoning . At least those will help cast your commander faster.

Cut out some of the nonbasic lands, starting with guildgates, and put in the Panorama lands, and swap the bounce lands for basic lands (unless you intend to add landfall).

Where's the quick ramp spells? Cards like Farseek , Cultivate , Explosive Vegetation , and Rampant Growth .

Furthermore, there's a severe lack of tutors. Diabolic Tutor , Diabolic Revelation , Open the Armory and Eladamri's Call are all very budget-friendly tutor staples for EDH.

I also see that you're running Thought Vessel and Reliquary Tower , but have you considered Spell Book, Praetor's Counsel , or Library of Leng ? Library of Leng has the added benefit of protecting you from discard effects. If you're going to run cards like Phyrexian Arena and Rhystic Study it pays to protect your hand.

How about protection yourself while you're at it. Crawlspace , Norn's Annex , Sphere of Safety , Propaganda , Ghostly Prison , Teysa, Envoy of Ghosts , Glacial Chasm , Solitary Confinement and other such cards make great protection for decks with few to no other creatures.

Back to the subject of drawing cards. What are you even trying to draw for? You don't seem to have any major combos worth drawing for. At least throw in some cards like Furnace of Rath , Bitter Feud , Curse of Bloodletting , Dictate of the Twin Gods , Inquisitor's Flail , Gisela, Blade of Goldnight , and/or some double strike equipment/enchantments. Or Helm of the Host with a toke copying effect like Parallel Lives , Anointed Procession , Growing Ranks , Second Harvest , Rhys the Redeemed , and Primal Vigor .

Just some things to think about.

Guhreth on A Knight with a Dragon

1 month ago

king-saproling Thank you very much for the suggestions! I had inquired about Gratuitous Violence and Mirror Entity and the main reason they aren't in the deck is because I tried to keep it budget. Land Tax , Hallowed Burial , True Conviction and Bloodsworn Steward are the only cards I am buying that are above $0.50 on CardKingdom. Every other card I currently have and therefore it's cost was $0.00. I am anticipating getting several of the cards from the new set, as I plan to purchase at least 2 boxes, which is why they are put at $0.00 as well. Inquisitor's Flail is a great engine for doubling damage however, I feel the con to the card outweighs that. A simple chump block to the equipped creature can destroy it and I am attempting to keep them on the board. Double damage is nice but only so long as the creature is on the field. Shields of Velis Vel on the other hand is a very nice addition to the deck and I will be attempting to find a spot for it. I am going to remove a few dragons, because of the CMC size, and sub in that card as well as a few more lands. Again, thank you for your input and yes, this new set is going to wonders for Knights!

king-saproling on A Knight with a Dragon

1 month ago

The new set is a real boon to these partners huh? You might consider giving these a try: Gratuitous Violence , Mirror Entity , Shields of Velis Vel , Inquisitor's Flail

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Inquisitor's Flail occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%