Obstinate Familiar

Obstinate Familiar

Creature — Lizard

If you would draw a card, you may skip that draw instead.

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

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Obstinate Familiar Discussion

Zwadri on cEDH Kroxa - Loops | Primer

1 year ago

PeaceAndMusic You could make the Wheel + LED into a winner as well with Obstinate Familiar.

That would be so funny to defeat someone like that, mill everybody!

Yesterday on If you control two replacement …

2 years ago

Example –

You control both an Underrealm Lich and an Obstinate Familiar. You go to draw a card. Do you have the option of choosing in which order the effects apply (appropriate Magic terminology for this sentence would be appreciated in an answer too btw thx), meaning you could use the Lich's ability to look at the top three and choose one - or you could choose not to draw due to the Obstinate's ability, and therefore not use the Lich's ability as a result of having chosen to not draw; or considering that the Lich says you have no option but to replace the draw effect with its ability, does this mean that you would have no option to choose not to draw - as as a result of the Lich's nonconsentual ability, you must look at the top three cards and choose one rather than drawing a card and so therefore don't have an option to replace the nonexistent draw with the Obstinate's ability?

Sorrynotsorry for the convoluted sentence. I had fun typing it.

Thanks in advance.

Tartaras on Xantcha Worldgorger Combo

2 years ago

There's an Obstinate Familiar in the list to allow me to skip the draws, and I'll probably put in a Words of Waste, which replaces those draws with making your opponents discard cards.

TheCatHerder on Grix and Stones, Draw Cards and Break Bones

3 years ago

Obstinate Familiar always seemed like a good fit with mind razer

SteveWIII on Scorpion God is AMAZING!!! ...right?

3 years ago

Your guys' suggestions are amazing! Maybe as another thing, instead of shuffling stuff back in there's a way to slow my draw? I know there's Obstinate Familiar, Maralen of the Mornsong, and Omen Machine, and those cards are great, but is there anything else? Because if not, I might just not play Scorp God in my deck.

Caerwyn on Nekusar Reformed? help

3 years ago

Confusion in the Ranks is your friend. You can use this to gift your copies to other players. The challenge is then getting a sufficient number of the desired gift into play. I only did a brief search, but I did not find very many ways to make mass numbers of tokens.

Blade of Selves + Sundial of the Infinite + Obstinate Familiar is one Grixis option, allowing you to create a number of copies and give them to opponents as they enter.

Unfortunately, this would not work for Tomorrow, Azami's Familiar due to the legend rule. I am fairly certain Grixis does not have access to Opalesence , which would be needed for the mass donation of Parallel Thoughts via this method.

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