Magus of the Mirror

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Commander: Rule 0 Legal
Custom Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Modern Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Vintage Legal

Magus of the Mirror

Creature — Human Wizard

Tap, Sacrifice Magus of the Mirror: Exchange life totals with target opponent. Play this ability only during your upkeep.

Asgeren on Mono black bling bling

2 months ago

A friend of mine build him around draining is own life for value and then swapping life using Magus of the Mirror and such spells with other players - super funny and cool deck! x)

Squee_Spirit_Guide on Life Swap Shenanigans!

3 months ago

Very nice! I love this kind of strategy. Magus of the Mirror seems like it would fit the flavour of the deck. With Phyrexian Unlife it's ability is an insta-kill for players. Angel's Grace might be nice too to let you life swap and kill someone immediately.

For taking care of indestructible 'players can't gain life' cards, exile effects like Oblivion Ring or Path to Exile would be good.

Balaam__ on I'm not dead, you're dead!

3 months ago

This was very interesting to comb through. My gut instinct said ‘Pick Magus of the Mirror’ too. In the preliminary draft in my mind I missed some great choices you didn’t (like Spoils of the Vault), but on the other hand I’m surprised Wall of Blood didn’t make the list.

Squee_Spirit_Guide on Andramalech

3 months ago

Alright, here we go! An honest, straightforward, totally fair deck built around Magus of the Mirror :)

I'm not dead, you're dead!

I linked to your deck in my FAQ, but I haven't had a chance to check it out yet. I did see Dark Depths though, so I'm excited to dive into it!

Squee_Spirit_Guide on Squee_Spirit_Guide

3 months ago

Andramalech, agreed. I like the Mangus/Martyr buildaround. Let's go with Vintage for the card pool. My mind is already working on an idea for Magus of the Mirror :)

Andramalech on Squee_Spirit_Guide

3 months ago

All right Squee_Spirit_Guide. It's time for the build-around challenge! When I crafted the list for Balaam__ I hand selected things I believed would interest them.

And without further ado, I introduce the "Martyr or Magus" challenge? Will you pick...

Martyr?

Magus?

So do these creatures intrigue you? We have plenty of options for building possibilities, but I'd like to hear your thoughts on other ideas if this falls short.

freezerboy on Mogis be Toxic

1 year ago

Could always throw a Magus of the Mirror in there for those close calls

DBCooper on Enchanted Second Sun

1 year ago

Mesa Enchantress is a great add to keep your hand moving, given how many enchantments you'll be casting.

Starfield Mystic can speed your enchantments up, and make a potential alternative threat if your main win-con is prevented.

Solemnity + Phyrexian Unlife is a great way to lock opponents down and make it so you can't die, which buys you plenty of time to get your combo going. Also, when combined with Magus of the Mirror , Soul Conduit , or Axis of Mortality , this becomes a win condition in its self.

Great deck!

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