Ojutai's Command

Ojutai's Command


Choose two —

  • Return target creature with converted mana cost of 2 or less from your graveyard to the battlefield.
  • You gain 4 life.
  • Counter target creature spell.
  • Draw a card.
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Set Rarity
Dragons of Tarkir (DTK) Rare
Promo Set (000) Rare

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Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Highlander Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Block Constructed Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Pioneer Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Frontier Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Ojutai's Command occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.0%

Ojutai's Command Discussion

BlackPhilip on Jeskai Miner

2 months ago

Well, Ojutai's Command don't word with Reflector Mage, my bad.

BlackPhilip on Jeskai Miner

2 months ago

I_Want_To_PlayAllTheDecks Ojutai's Command is an awesome card here that I forgot, thanks! The card even can reanimate Aethergeode Miner. Reflector Mage maybe could be good, as it can be returned to our hand with Decoction Module and has sinergy with Ojutai's Command, but i don't know if spells like Abrade could be better in the Harnessed Lightning slot. Need to test... For Teferi, Time Raveler, card is strong for sure, but I don't have it, couldn't test.

I_Want_To_PlayAllTheDecks on Jeskai Miner

2 months ago

Maybe the deck could more be shifted into more of a control shell with the combo, utilizing cards like Ojutai's Command to play more of a late game if the combo doesn't work early, maybe this instead of the Whirler Virtuoso combo. Reflector Mage could also be strong instead of Harnessed Lightning in disrupting aggro strategies and not wasting precious energy, but I can't really tell becasue I haven't played the deck. Also, could Teferi, Time Raveler be good in the control snese and becasue he helps dig for the combo?

lstpcobra on Esper Dragons Pioneer

6 months ago

Daveslab2022 - I've tested this deck quite a lot on MTGO and yeah Ojutai's Command is not great. The life gain has been the most important mode on the card due to the copious amounts of burn decks going around. I could see myself running a copy or two of Hero's Downfall but currently I think I'd rather go up to four Detention Sphere s as the card has been insane against all the Aetherworks Marvel and Copy Cat decks. Kaya, Orzhov Usurper has been beyond good, the life gain and ability to remove the majority of the Mono Blue & Burn decks' creatures has been game winning.

On another note, Jace, Vryn's Prodigy  Flip has been fairly underwhelming and I think I'd rather just run more interactive spells.

Daveslab2022 on Esper Dragons Pioneer

6 months ago

Goddamn, yesssss. This looks amazing. However, Ojutai's Command is pretty bad even though it does return a Jace sometimes. I recommend Murderous Rider or Hero's Downfall if you’re worried about life.

Kaya, Orzhov Usurper is similarly meh, with niche uses relegating it to the sideboard. So my deck would be similar with just 3 of the above mentioned cards.

Sorin_Markov_1947 on The Bane of Playgroups

7 months ago

Okay, I have a few cards I question.

Battle Mastery doesn't really seem to fit the deck

Azorius Chancery is just bad

Evolving Wilds can be replaced by Fabled Passage (or add one of both, but if you do that also add Terramorphic Expanse

Convolute could be replaced by any auto-counter that also costs three mana (like

Sinister Sabotage ) unless the goal here is just to make them spend more mana and not to actually stop them. Same with Offering to Asha

Into the Roil is not an effective bounce spell for its cost

And then a few to recommend.

If you like Scytheclaw , Quietus Spike does nearly the same thing.

Icefall Regent is a very good fit for this deck.

Norn's Annex is another thing similar to Ghostly Prison , but can cost your opponent life if they aren't playing white.

Cryptic Command is similar to Ojutai's Command , but be wary of the triple blue cost.

Mystic Confluence and Force of Will are both good counterspells.

And then Mana Drain is just boss.

Bababad on Kruphix and the Value Town Toolbox (Pantry Raid)

8 months ago


I super appreciate that :)

we are gonna update our primer soon, getting our other decks on here and updated with primers first.

Restoration Angel , Ephara, God of the Polis , and Brago, King Eternal spring to mind...the deck would shift soo much if I had access to white...especially care package-wise( Return to Dust , Ojutai's Command possibly, Eerie Interlude most assuredly)

I dont have too much experience with etb angels, just whap/midrange angels (bruse/tymna). you cant go wrong by slapping a ton of mana rocks in and sneaking in Brago, King Eternal as an honorary angel and just keep dropping fun angels:p

SeekerofSecrets on UW Tempo (Budget-ish)

1 year ago

So I think that your a little threat heavy and should pick a game plan. Tempo decks want to land a single threat turn 1/2 and protect it until you win with it. Midrange wants to create enough space between you and your opponent and then land a large threat or 2 to win the game.

If you want to play tempo (which I absolutely love but isn't well positioned atm) delver, Pteramander and Thing in the Ice  Flip, Nimble Obstructionist and Spell Queller are your best threat options. But for this at a minimum of 27 instants and sorcery while 10-12 of these being cantrips.

I think UW midrange might be your better option, theres actually a few people at lgs currently playing it and they do pretty well. I think that you might be just a tad threat heavy so I think I'd just drop 3 delver some number of Torrential Gearhulk . I also think that you need Mission Briefing and maybe 1 copy of Logic Knot . You could also try Ojutai's Command .

I know that's allot, just dont give up like I did, I played U tempo for the better part of a year before giving up and picking up storm X) goodluck!

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