Leyline of the Void
If Leyline of the Void is in your opening hand, you may begin the game with it on the battlefield.
If a card would be put into an opponent's graveyard from anywhere, exile it instead.
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Leyline of the Void Discussion
2 weeks ago
3 weeks ago
Hey, TheoryCrafter, thanks for the comment! First and foremost, I must say that, due to the pandemic, I got very little chance to hang out with my friends to play EDH with, BUT I've continued to follow releases and sets regardless. I came up with an extended update list that I wish I'll be able to share on here too as soon as possible. With this in mind, I'll go onto your comment. I tried to check your deck, but it seems to be private: let me know where to find it and I'll gladly check it out!
Regarding adding cards that give me value when my opponents discard, I tried to avoid them due to the fact that in my pod there is already a Yidris, Maelstrom Wielder wheel/discard deck, so I tried to now follow the same path. Regardless, I have thought about introducing cards like Windfall and Whispering Madness as incremental advantage, but even then, I probably won't include cards like Liliana's Caress .
Graveyard exile effects like Planar Void / Leyline of the Void really mess up my gameplan, since the deck's main wincon relies on using all possible X/X creatures like Consuming Aberration that count cards or creatures in opponent's graveyards (see this deck's description section "The Big Bois"): if graveyards are empty, those creatures won't mill at all. In order to contrast graveyard decks, such that I can mill them without helping them out, I instead included (or will include) cards like Grafdigger's Cage , Weathered Runestone and Silent Gravestone : in this way, graveyards can be full, but nobody will be able to take advantage of it, apart from me.
Evasion is a mild subtheme I will try to add, but instead of Aqueous Form , I was thinking of something more enduring like Thassa, God of the Sea or Dauthi Embrace . It's a good idea, sometimes I face decks with cards that reshuffle graveyards, so being able to knock them out in another way is a good option to have.
As for Ruin Crab and Hedron Crab , I don't really think they mill enough to be relevant during the course of the game, so I left them out. Moreover, I don't run enough fetch-like lands as of now, so I won't really get such an advantage from running those two anyways.
In the update list I mentioned at the start, Fleet Swallower will get swapped out for Maddening Cacophony : it's a good card, can be cats a turn earlier with respect to Swallower and doesn't need haste. The combos are the same as before, so that's a good funcitonal update.
As for tutors, my playgroup banned them. If I were to run some, I would run many other mana-cheaper tutors like Grim Tutor . Regarding commander rules, I have to tell you that, unfortunately, wish effects like the second choice of Mastermind's Acquisition don't work: this is due to the fact that "from outside of the game" really means "from your Sideboard", but in EDH there is no Sideboard. I know, no fun allowed, at least according to WotC.
I'll go onto update the description of this page once I'll get all the new cards I need.
3 weeks ago
Glad someone is also running this guy! I've been on the receiving end of it! Looks like a fun build!
Our playgroup ran into the problem of encountering the eldrazi cards and such that dump the graveyard back into the deck when milled. Jester's Cap , Oona, Queen of the Fae , Leyline of the Void , Bitter Ordeal , Praetor's Grasp are ways around that if you start to encounter that, though a timely Eater of the Dead activation in response to the trigger could work as well!
1 month ago
Seems fun to pilot. Cheers!
1 month ago
Yes, I've played maybe 4 games of EDH since the beginning of covid, my playgroup consisted of a stax player(he mainly played Golos and Zur), a combo player, a casually competitive player and myself whom I would consider also a casually competitive player (insight to best describe myself is that I enjoy playing Land Destruction and aggro style builds, physical damage in games is highly underrated and misunderstood at my local LGS and I use that to my advantage, I came into magic when i first started playing into a heavy control environment and just don't really "understand"/like the archetype)
Im not really about it either, i've included a single snow covered swamp for synergy with Field of the Dead
I don't plan on running snow lands as such will likely not run Dead of Winter
I ended up cutting Grasp of Darkness for Tragic Slip , i'm in the same spirit likely to cut Dismember for Feed the Swarm I hadn't thought about the likely hood of coming across Leyline of the Void or even Rest in Peace
1 month ago
2 months ago
MrNoodlesworth, I really appreciate your compliments! I have spent a great deal of time refining this deck and I am very pleased with its current form. I think a lot of people get stuck in the 8-Rack trap when choosing Tinybones, which only dilutes and slows down the deck in a competitive setting. Or they choose squishy creatures with abilities that are relatively under-valued.
And you’re absolutely right about Planar Void . As the owner of the triggered effects, I get to choose which to resolve first, the Void or Tegrid. Below I’ve attached a link to a handy explanation that summarizes this issue in a different but relevant context. However, the same cannot be said about Leyline of the Void , which is a replacement effect. So there’s no chance to make a decision to take a card with Tegrid if the Leyline is in play. I’ve also been playing for over 20 years now, and I didn’t know this distinction until another user pointed this out to me last year lol. We are always learning!
And I share your sentiments about the Tabernacle. I’m leaving it as a maybe for now.
2 months ago
Cool deck! Not sure if you are still looking for more card draw or not. I think based on your list Mirrormade may help. I don't think it would be good to copy Leyline of the Void or Necropotence but the others including maybe Skullclamp should be great. Imagine 2 Rhystic Study , Phyrexian Arena , or Mystic Remora s