Oath of Teferi
When Oath of Teferi enters the battlefield, exile another target permanent you control. Return it to the battlefield under its owner's control at the beginning of the next end step.
You may activate the loyalty abilities of planeswalkers you control twice each turn rather than only once.
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- Karn Liberated + Nicol Bolas, Dragon-God + Oath of Teferi
- Doubling Season + Estrid, the Masked + Oath of Teferi
|Commander / EDH||Legal|
Oath of Teferi Discussion
4 weeks ago
It's true that Spark Double would give you another use of a planeswalker's ability but if your goal is to make tokens of it, it still runs into the same problem. Turning all your tokens into a copy of Spark Double means that all of the tokens are 0/0 illusions that die as state based actions. But a wincon consisting of a huge planeswalker army is still well within reach!
We probably all know about Jace, Cunning Castaway's interaction with Doubling Season. If he ults with Doubling Season on the board, he makes two copies of himself each of who can do it again. You end up with infinite Jaces. If you have Oath of Gideon or Oath of Teferi/The Chain Veil on the field, they will either have enough loyalty to create 2/2 creatures (in the case of the former) or will be ready to create 2/2 creatures next turn (in the case of the latter.) Infinite tokens are pretty decent for our pal, Brudiclad, Telchor Engineer dontcha think? But who wants to win with creatures attacking anyways? If we wanted that we just play Selesnya or something. Why not throw in another card to win in a truly glorious fashion? A card that you already run in your deck! Nicol Bolas, Dragon-God on the field with the two aforementioned cards (Jace and Doubling Season) allows you to make infinite Nicol Bolas! If you have Oath of Teferi out, you can +1 them all at once, exiling everything on the opponent's battlefields and from in the opponent's hands. Come to think of it, that dragon dunce should've just done this during War of the Spark... but I digress. I think that those might be some fun combos for you to look into! Also it's important to remember that Bolas doesn't just have to use his own +1. That wins the game, sure, but if you wanna be flashy, he can use the loyalty abilities of any other walker you have out! Draw your library and drain everyone with Sorin, Grim Nemesis, dragonbomb the shit out of everyone with Ugin, the Spirit Dragon, gain infinite life with Ajani, Strength of the Pride, same turn token storm with Chandras One and Two, empty hands with Davriel, Rogue Shadowmage or Karn Liberated, gain infinite mana with Teferi, Temporal Archmage or Domri, Anarch of Bolas and if you really want to stick to the big, bad dragon then literally every single Bolas walker wins the game on the spot. Now that's a flashy superfriends pop off!
I hope you dig this path, I know the point was to do some Brudiclad shenanigans to go infinite but I'll be damned if this isn't a close second on the coolness scale!
1 month ago
Tibalt, Rakish Instigator- Moved to maybe may add to side board to stop life gain deck if they're a thing in pioneer
Tezzeret, Artifice Master- Moved to Maybe
2xAbsorb-I that TriusMalarky said to have Absorb but than i remembered Render Silent and put both on here for know I will get rid of the weaker one, gaining life is nice but stopping players from casting other spells is too nice to ignore but im sure how many deck will have more than one spell per turn to be played in pioneer
1x Ugin, the Spirit Dragon- For big finisher
2x Spark Double- Mostly for fill but being able to copy planeswalkers is a nice boon though for 4 mana might be too much
Still going to find room for Wrath effects
1 month ago
1 month ago
Arcades, the Strategist: Provides solid card draw with literal walls to protect your walkers (many of which can fly). I've seen some disgusting Superfriends builds with this guy specially buing in green to ramp to Karn Liberated and Ugin, the Spirit Dragon.
Lavinia, Azorius Renegade: Good stax commander. Slow down the board to a crawl and just get the emblem for every azorious planeswalker out there. I have a Lavinia stax deck with a Superfirends sub-theme (8 walkers) and it is not challenging to get their emblems.
1 month ago
1 month ago
Totems on all your permanents and infinite mana:
First, you'll probably need Oath of Teferi in play so you can put a Totem on something with the -1, and untap your lands/mana rocks with the +2. You'll also need Liquimetal Coating or Mycosynth Lattice, then add March of the Machines to make your planeswalker a creature. From here your best bet is probably going to be Eldrazi Displacer. Tap your Mana Vault to use the Displacer to Flicker your Estrid, the Masked, then when she's back you can use her loyalty abilities again. Now you can just alternate -1/+2 to add another Totem and untap your Vault again to flicker her with the Displacer.
Now that all your lands are enchanted you can just keep floating mana and untapping them.
2 months ago
The issue with the oaths are that they are almost all win more cards. They don't do a whole lot without me having a planeswalker presence, and since a planeswalker presence is how I win they don't do much when I have it.
My list runs multiple Oath of Kayas for aggro and burn. Playing one can represent 6+ life easily. The legendary rider isn't that big of a deal, I will play a second one to kill creatures.
Oath of Liliana is a 3 mana "kill your opponent's worst creature". Murderous Rider is a better effect at 3 mana, and Fatal Push is even better (if conditional). The zombies are nice (assuming I do get the one per turn), if a little win more.
Oath of Jace is a 3 mana draw 3 with conditional upside. Yes, the condition is usually on, but if I do this on curve I spend T3 doing nothing, and since I have no shuffle effects it can easily read "draw 3 skip 2 draw steps". If I wait until later in the game when I already have control of the board, well, I'm already winning and this won't really help me win faster.
Oath of Teferi is a 5 mana play that makes my walkers better. It's just that when this card is good I am already winning. If I play this when I have 3+ walkers on the field, well, it is at least turn 6, I have 3 planeswalkers, and the fact it is turn 6 with 3 walkers means I have board control and I'm already winning. Being able to produce more tokens or draw more cards is great, but this is as close to win more as you can get.
Almost every game I've won has been to a concession. I get control of the board, cast an Elspeth, Sun's Champion, and my opponent concedes. So playing these cards doesn't even mean I win faster.
I play a few of them in EDH, but here I don't think they are good enough (minus Kaya's).
2 months ago
I would think a 1x Oath of Teferi is worth it. The oaths are legendary, so you wouldn't run many of each. It's like a Time Warp that lasts forever. Of course, you want a lot of 3 cmc Walkers so that you can actually do stuff. The other Oaths are all 3 mana and should probably be 1-ofs, just because they get really really good with all the walkers in play.