Mastermind's Acquisition

Mastermind's Acquisition


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

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Mastermind's Acquisition Discussion

DawnsRayofLight on Marquis De Chainer, Sadism 101

6 days ago

Mastermind's Acquisition Is a great card to combo with Xiahou Dun, the One-Eyed. You can make a 15 card board and put some cards in to help against certain decks that gives chainer some issues (blue white control--Nevi's Disc, Hero's Downfall and the like, Sword of Sinew and Steel, etc.) it allows you to run 15 extra cards without having them eat up space in your deck.

Attrition and Overseer of the Damned is a fun combo. I have gotten tons of use out of attrition.

The Rings + Basalt combo is nice, but I ended up dropping it out of mine. It is nice if you play Torment of Hailfire and Exsanguinate but I went more control than combo after a while.

Thought-Knot Seer is great for some recurring hand hate

Tevesh Szat, Doom of Fools has been an all-star in my deck, you could also add Karn Liberated and Ugin, the Ineffable for more pointed permanent destruction

Flesh-Eater Imp is also a fun sac outlet and an alternative win con.

Volrath's Stronghold is good for saving some of your cards from graveyard removal and I have been debating Phyrexian Reclamation and or Tortured Existence. Fortunately I have not seen too many EDH decks with a lot of dedicated grave hate.

Disciple of Bolas is also an all star card, he keeps chainer going like you wouldn't believe

Caran_Lyg on Hot Potato - $30 Budget Build

4 weeks ago

Take my upvote. I’m guessing Abyssal Persecutor is there just in case you have it out and opponent is ready to deal lethal damage or you about to get infinite combo’d? Maybe a tutor card to bring it out when you see the opponent about to combo you like Mastermind's Acquisition?

9-lives on Eyed Abyss of Rainbow Irises

2 months ago

"Claw Prison Primer" (can't figure out how to make a deck link) is the best tutor deck I've seen. I think I'm going to use the template for this deck. It will only take up as much room as my Grim Tutor and Mastermind's Acquisition.

9-lives on Felidae Cult

2 months ago

Liliana Vess, Grim Tutor, Mastermind's Acquisition, and Razaketh's Rite are all good tutor cards for toolboxing! I think I'll add black to use these cards. I searched for Good G or W tutors, and the only ones are Mythos of Brokkos and some that I forgot the name of that search for only enchantments or auras or artifacts.

JoJosMagic on Teysa, Broken on a Budget (Feedback!!)

3 months ago

maybe some inexpensive black cards to try Sanguine Bond with Blood Tribute for extra points throw in Aetherflux Reservoir. as for death triggers and graveyard shenanigans Endless Obedience, along withWight of Precinct Sixand Grimoire of the Dead . for tokens can't beat Army of the Damned with Ayara, First of Lochthwain this can be deadly. you might wanna throw in a tutor or two Diabolic Tutor + Mastermind's Acquisition...last thoughts Bontu's Monument Throne of the God-Pharaoh...any way hope that helps ..happy shopping

multimedia on

3 months ago

Hey, here's my less than $200 version of Krrik, Devotion to Yawgmoth (Budget).

My advice on a budget is load up on black tutors that can get Bolas's Citadel, Aetherflux Reservoir and Pontiff of Blight. Even four/five mana tutors are good since with Krrik they're only two/three mana and 4 life or only all life.

Necropotence is a much better expensive price card than Exquisite Blood. Necro combos with Citadel + Aetherflux and this combo is excellent with Krrik. With Krrik Pontiff of Blight's extort does what Exquisite + Bond combo does and Pontiff is easier to assemble as well as budget.

Gray Merchant of Asphodel + Viscera Seer + Phyrexian Reclamation is a budget combo to repeat drain your opponents with Gray.

Getting Krrik onto the battlefield with four mana is pretty important and more colorless mana sources can help especially two drop mana rocks.

Good luck with your deck.

AjanisLastDan on Mill hard play hard

4 months ago

Mastermind's Acquisition could replace Razaketh's Rite, (since Demonic Tutor will never go down in price) unless your opinion is that the cycling ability is worth the extra mana.

Talisman of Dominance, Coldsteel Heart, and Prismatic Lens are useful, relatively inexpensive artifact ramp.

Tree of Perdition and Undead Alchemist combo off with your commander to mill your opponents and flood your own board with zombies.

Just my two bits.

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