Mimic Vat

Mimic Vat

Artifact

Imprint — Whenever a nontoken creature is put into a graveyard from the battlefield, you may exile that card. If you do return each other card exiled with Mimic Vat to its owner's graveyard.

, : Create a token that's a copy of the exiled card. It gains haste. Exile it at the beginning of the next end step.

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Custom Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Modern Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Unformat Legal
Vintage Legal

Mimic Vat occurrence in decks from the last year

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Mimic Vat Discussion

carpecanum on The Clone Wars

3 days ago

Infinite Reflection and any creatures, even token generators.

Blade of Selves , Mimic Vat and Soul Foundry . Maybe Soul Seperator

Cauldron of Souls is freaking amazing here

Savage1988 on Perv”R”Us, the Fat Sling (EDH)

6 days ago

Haha yeah forgot to mention it, but it’s already in the deck description under deck development!

Definitely an upgrade to the Phyrexian Triniform, though we may want both, i’ve been so impressed with Goblin Welder everytime that i try to keep it artifacty?

Btw, i made some changes to the list today:

  • Panharmonicon OUT FOR Mimic Vat : i think panharmonicon has big upside but is a little conditional, there’s not that many relevant hits in the deck (12 ish). Mimic Vat was once in and was cut for a land when i ran 35, but i think it’s actually a great backup that doesn’t need other stuff to do anything, always giving us something for when we run out of gas a bit. Even if we keep our own stuff around, it takes other peoples’ creatures just the same.
  • Sandstone Needle OUT FOR Prismatic Lens : i think 37 lands (counting mdfc) is sufficient with our ramp and rituals, i’d rather have the untapped 2cmc rock. I cut this land because it has been awkward in starting hands and the downside of saccing it is real.

Other cuts i’m eyeing for the spoiled cards:

  • Coldsteel heart for the mirror
  • hoarding dragon for the ruin grinder
  • for the triplicate i’m considering cutting the worldgorger/bearer of heavens combo. It’s very convoluted and pretty much insta win, but with a huge risk. Either the game is won or someone interacts with worldgorger and you’re out of the game yourself, while the others need to play from scratch. Worldgorger is still an interesting card, especially with zirillan being able to find it, in response to a wrath or to keep other sneaked in creatures permanently, reset my mana, etc. so i may keep that. Just need it to go off one more time and then i’m ready to let it go

Jackfrost23 on Control, Sac, Drain, Bring Back!!

2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for checking out my deck, Cypher35!! The deck is supposed to win with cards like Blood Artist yes, but it can also beatdown with all the tiny creatures. Doing a full swing, sacrificing your whole board to drain then bringing everything back again is incredibly powerful. I will definitely add some Path to Exile in the spot of Mimic Vat which was to slow anyways. Really appreciate it!

TheSlowestBro on I got a bad feeling about this..

3 weeks ago

Hello! Sorry for the late reply, had some issue with my service provider.

So let's see, I think I've considered most of these already, they are all really cool ideas, the main issue is making deckspace for them. Do you see anything that sticks out to you as potential cuts? Aftershock has generally been really good, people don't see it coming and being able to hit a broken land if needed is really powerful.

  1. Sensei's Divining Top : the main issue here is $$, I actually bought a copy not too long ago, but I put into my Titania, Protector of Argoth deck as it's just way too good there to go anywhere else. Feel free to check it out, The Entmoot if you have any interest. When I feel I can justify buying another copy, of course I will highly consider it for this deck.

  2. Ignite the Future : THIS is interesting and I had not considered it. Nice little synergy you pointed out there with Top as well. Great tip! I'll definitely give it a try when I get the chance.

  3. Light Up the Stage : I like it, don't get me wrong, but do I like it more than a recurrent value generator like Treasure Map  Flip or Mimic Vat ? I don't think so.. Has it performed for you?

  4. Jeska's Will : You're right, this should probably have a slot. Again, what to cut, if I shave anymore from the goblin package I don't think it's worth running them anymore.

  5. Zealous Conscripts : Precisely not in here because it combos with Kiki a bit too easily! I'm just not a huge fan of infinite combos in EDH that are too easy to pull off, and I have so many ways to search for Kiki.

  6. Dockside Extortionist : You're right, this guy would be totally nuts, but it comes down to $$ and I'm kiiinda hoping on a reprint before I splurge, we'll see how long my patience lasts heheh.

  7. Homeward Path : Absolutely if I find a slot for the Humble Defector this would be so cool. Again, slots. But perhaps I should prioritize the defector more than I currently am, haven't really tried it out, should try to proxy it up, but you know, not much going on where I live unfortunately on the gaming side because of covid :/

  8. Outpost Siege : it's cool and I definitely considered it, but I think there are other value/ping options that are far better, though the utility of being able to choose is nice ofc. I think if I do find I need another ping-style card this will be the go-to.

Thanks for your thoughts and such a in-depth comment on my deck. Really useful and appreciated!

Edit: I was gonna edit my own comment but deleted your original one by mistake! Ooops! Also I did not realize that Confusion in the Ranks triggers in that matter and neither has anyone in my group ever noticed hahah! But I think this just makes the card even more interesting, so thank you for pointing it out.

TheSlowestBro on I got a bad feeling about this..

3 weeks ago

Hello! Sorry for the late reply, had some issue with my service provider.

So let's see, I think I've considered most of these already, they are all really cool ideas, the main issue is making deckspace for them. Do you see anything that sticks out to you as potential cuts? Aftershock has generally been really good, people don't see it coming and being able to hit a broken land if needed is really powerful.

  1. Sensei's Divining Top : the main issue here is $$, I actually bought a copy not too long ago, but I put into my Titania, Protector of Argoth deck as it's just way too good there to go anywhere else. Feel free to check it out, The Entmoot if you have any interest. When I feel I can justify buying another copy, of course I will highly consider it for this deck.

  2. Ignite the Future : THIS is interesting and I had not considered it. Really interesting synergy you pointed out there with Top as well. Great tip! I'll definitely give it a try when I get the chance.

  3. Light Up the Stage : I like it, don't get me wrong, but do I like it more than a recurrent value generator like Treasure Map  Flip or Mimic Vat ? I don't think so.. Has it performed for you?

  4. Jeska's Will : You're right, this should probably have a slot. Again, what to cut, if I shave anymore from the goblin package I don't think it's worth running them anymore.

  5. Zealous Conscripts : Precisely not in here because it combos with Kiki a bit too easily! I'm just not a huge fan of infinite combos in EDH that are too easy to pull off, and I have so many ways to search for Kiki.

  6. Dockside Extortionist : You're right, this guy would be totally nuts, but it comes down to $$ and I'm kiiinda hoping on a reprint before I splurge, we'll see how long my patience lasts heheh.

  7. Homeward Path : Absolutely if I find a slot for the Humble Defector this would be so cool. Again, slots. But perhaps I should prioritize the defector more than I currently am, haven't really tried it out, should try to proxy it up, but you know, not much going on where I live unfortunately on the gaming side because of covid :/

  8. Outpost Siege : it's cool and I definitely considered it, but I think there are other value/ping options that are far better, though the utility of being able to choose is nice ofc. I think if I do find I need another ping-style card this will be the go-to.

Thanks for your thoughts and such a in-depth comment on my deck. Really useful and appreciated!

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