Karn, the Great Creator

Karn, the Great Creator

Legendary Planeswalker — Karn

Artifact abilities of artifacts your opponents control can't be activated.

+1: Until your next turn, up to one target noncreature artifact become an artifact creature with power and toughness equal to the amount of artifacts equal to their converted mana cost

-2: You may choose an artifact card you own from outside the game or in exile, reveal that card and put it to your hand

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Set Rarity
Secret Lair (SLD) Rare
War of the Spark (WAR) Rare

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

Karn, the Great Creator Discussion

amicdeep on Monoblack Infect [Competitive/Primer]

1 week ago

with very limited pump spells, have you considered Swamp Mosquito over the myr, it provides a second evasize flyer for the same cmc

that said i would probably want to go a little more midrange and run Skithiryx, the Blight Dragon and Whispering Specter spector is devastating if they've taken only a few counters and is directly in Unearth range. the dragon is the card i want to be playing after a board wipe (or before if you can regen it)

Yawgmoth, Thran Physician could also be another effective wincon, being able to just discard to win, and also kill off problematic combo creatures is useful.

lastly the package the deck could really use is Karn, the Great Creator, wishboard, with Contagion Clasp, the myr and sword in sb seems strong, while providing the deck with more silver bullets and ways to protect itself.

it's really a shame that astrolabe was banned as i could see there being a really good build with Dead of Winter astrolabe, scrying sheets and Throne of Geth

i don't like the current expertise boardwipe, im tempted to say Bontu's Last Reckoning

i know it may seem silly but you may want to seriously consider Profane Command, removal, reanimation and mass evasion is really strong

LilMissWiz on The Historian - Breya

1 week ago

gdm1989 on Baba Yaga, the Boogyman [PRIMER]

3 weeks ago

should classic karn die Karn, the Great Creator is a good backup Liliana, Dreadhorde General seems effective enough

RNR_Gaming on Avacyn angel of hope

3 weeks ago

Mother of Runes is good for some redundancy and can help protect against exile effects or push through damage. I've actually enjoyed Hushbringer - made this korvald player a bit salty. Karn, the Great Creator - can be a combo piece or help you get key artifacts out of exile. Serra Ascendant - helps with early game pressure. Lastly, Ranger-Captain of Eos is a little guy Tutor with built in silence :)

GreenHamma on 5 Finger Death Punch - Eldrazi Lives Matter

3 weeks ago

Balaam__ did you play with it on tappedout? Also thank you. Jank is fun as hell. It used to have Greater Good so i could draw out every eldrazi in the deck but it was a little overkill and no sense in having all of the out when 1 usually wins. So Karn, the Great Creator was added, to make the Fist of Suns or Golos, Tireless Pilgrim get in play faster

Reznorboy on Fixing White in EDH

1 month ago

What I have learned from playing EDH myself in terms of this conversation is that mono-White is appallingly bad at just about most things IF:

You are new to the game.

I think someone mentioned that most good white cards break the social contract;

I think that 99.999% of decent white cards poop on the social contract.

I really hate the social contract, seriously, and this just reinstates that. An entire color became "unviable" simply because people decided that you're not allowed to play it.

That's salt right there.

I think what the original poster is trying to get at is that white should have more "socially acceptable cards", because currently, there are almost none.

Imagine playing Luminarch Ascension and NOT getting your face beaten in. It just doesn't happen unless you have some sort of back-up plan, and how is a casual player supposed to know that a back-up plan is required?

I honestly think that white should have some sort of way to be played in EDH without instantly making you Archenemy and having people threaten to stop playing with you.

Also, salt is real. I once literally played Braids, Conjurer Adept, a group hug deck, and then dropped Karn, the Great Creator and someone who was playing an Artifact deck scooped and then basically told me that I should learn to stop hating humanity and fix my toxic ways.


Davinoth on Grand Arbiter Azorius Control

1 month ago

     Very cool build, +1! =D

     A few suggestions! Estrid's Invocation & Mirrormade could both be useful with quite a few of your Stax and Pillow Fort effects. Maybe Karn, the Great Creator, Grand Abolisher, Linvala, Keeper of Silence, & Flawless Maneuver or Unbreakable Formation as well. =)

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