Overmaster

Overmaster

Sorcery

The next instant or sorcery spell you play this turn can't be countered by spells or abilities.

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Format Legality
Legacy Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Casual Legal
Limited Legal
Leviathan Legal
Vintage Legal
Custom Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Unformat Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Oathbreaker Legal

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Overmaster Discussion

Azdranax on HELP ME!!!

2 months ago

For mono-red commanders, especially versus blue, there are two keys that will lead to the greatest consistent success - 1) out race your opponent (typically with a lower mana curve) and 2) maintain similar or greater card advantage to mitigate any counter magic directed at you.

As others have previously stated, you can attempt to beat the blue player at their own game by focusing on blue hate options specifically, like Pyroblast, Red Elemental Blast, Burnout and Active Volcano. You can also use copy spells like Fork, Reverberate and Reiterate to beat them at their own game to counter their counter magic spells. Finally, you can venture down the road of mass land destruction specific to blue with by casting Overmaster into a Boil or Boiling Seas, bringing down the hammer if their counter magic remains focused on you. Unfortunately, there aren't enough of these card options to realistically create a reliable strategy to overcome blue counter magic, so deck building choices and strategies become even more valuable in most cases.

Simply outracing the blue player in resources and board state in the early game can be very effective. The lower your average CMC, the more you can advance you game plan before counter magic can oppress you. However, you then need to be able to recover your card advantage. While possible in mono-red, the best options are limited and can definitely stretch a budget. Wheel of Misfortune and Wheel of Fortune won't put you ahead in card advantage, but they'll definitely replenish your hand. Jeska's Will can be a powerful play, but it only affects a single turn. Most remaining options like Browbeat or Risk Factor are conditional to an opponent taking damage, which likely isn't a factor in commander if your needing cards in hand.

Based on all of these factors, unless you have the budget to pull together all of the blue hate spells and best draw option spells, I'd recommend giving a different commander in mono-red a try...Zada, Hedron Grinder. So long as you can get your commander in play, every single-creature targeted spell that can draw a card or scry becomes a cantrip or scry spell for every creature you have in play. Even if the original spell targeting Zada gets countered, the copies from the cast trigger can still resolve, so the value of individual counter spells is dramatically reduced for you opponent. Feel free to check out my specific list here: Yada...Yada...Zada

Best of luck with your mono-red goals and happy brewing.

Goblin_Guide on The Chaotic Coward

2 months ago

Not a super budget card, but if you really want to get around those counterspells you can add in Overmaster as well.

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Actually, that's have as much money as I thought, so a little more budget.

LitchOubliette on Commander Staples Cube

3 months ago

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smilodex on Jori En Draw Go

5 months ago

I mean it's obvious that Jori En is a suboptimal choice in cEDH, because there are plenty better commanders in Izzet. I mean Jhoira, Weatherlight Captain & Rielle, the Everwise are way better and to get the max out of Jori, you have to play more cantrips and cards like Quicken, Overmaster, Ponder, Preordain, Impulse, Anticipate etc.

hkhssweiss on Kykar

11 months ago

Yo MoGoose831, it looks like you have a pretty decent list. Here might be some inexpensive cards that can be considered as well!

Some cuts can be the 0 drop creature as they don't really help you when you have Kykar out. It might be a little bit more on the expensive side but some of the really helpful spells are ones that makes creatures as well such as Monastery Mentor and Saheeli, Sublime Artificer. Purphoros, God of the Forge is also a great one to rack up damage, you can also try out Crown of Flames it makes you infinite triggers if you have a token doubler effect. Bonus Round and Past in Flames are super good cards to use as well as Underworld Breach.

I have an old list if ya wanna take a look.


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Hope that helps!

blazingscout on Grenzo Doomsday Dash

1 year ago

Heya, I like the list alot, just have a few suggestions and thoughts

I don't hate Overmaster , I think it's a perfectly valid addition to the deck since were all in on doomsday, and this forces your opponent's hand without giving up your doomsday.

I like Imp's Mischief over Fork , it allows you to have an answer to an Abrupt Decay or any removal spell, while also having answers to counter magic.

You should mention the piles with Soldevi Adnate , I know they'r off plan but its good to give some direction for when things go wrong and how to assess your outs.

Example being a pile requiring 4 generic to work, and consisting of

  1. Soldevi Adnate
  2. Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker
  3. Skirk Prospector
  4. Murderous Redcap
  5. Metallic Mimic

Similar to the non conscripts pile except we make a copy of Adante to make 5 mana off of Kiki-Jiki to power into redcap combo.

Mogg Salvage and/or Slaughter Pact should make it's way into the list, probably in the sideboard as meta dependant. They give you outs to things like Torpor Orb and Containment Priest . I like Mogg Salvage over Shattering Spree but its more of a meta decision, I just play against alot of blue and stax decks in my meta.

Other than that, deck looks really solid, well done!

MagusOfHellfire on Kaalia, of The Vast

1 year ago

Alright, Iona, Shield of Emeria has been banned. :( I did get her out with a hard cast, just once and prevented all my opponents from casting spells, they all folded immediately... I changed about 13 cards out in the deck, removing Dreadbore , Flooded Strand , Hoard-Smelter Dragon , Iona, Mortuary Mire , Overmaster , Reaper from the Abyss , Seething Song , Wind-Scarred Crag . I put in, Reconnaissance , Hellkite Charger , Archfiend of Despair , Blood Crypt , Godless Shrine , Sunbaked Canyon , Winds of Abandon , Bolas's Citadel , Talisman of Indulgence , and Thaumatic Compass  Flip... In process of swapping 3 more cards for Kaalia, Zenith Seeker , Erebos, God of the Dead , as well as Pyroblast

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