Pact of Negation

Pact of Negation


Pact of Negation is blue.

Counter target spell.

At the beginning of your next upkeep, pay . If you don't, you lose the game.

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Format Legality
Oathbreaker Legal
Leviathan Legal
Modern Legal
Arena Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Gladiator Legal
Casual Legal
Legacy Legal
Historic Legal
Limited Legal
Unformat Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Custom Legal
Vintage Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Pauper Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal

Pact of Negation occurrence in decks from the last year

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Pact of Negation Discussion

Doombeard1984 on Slivers

9 hours ago

Hi there. So having a look at your deck, I would first say there is a lack of interaction with other decks. I get the want to get as much value as possible off of Primal Surge , but a single Counterspell could ruin your day. Have you thought about running your own interaction for this? Pact of Negation , Fierce Guardianship and Force of Negation could all help your plans come to fruition.

I also thought could you make more use of things like enchantment, as these are permanents also. Things like Aura Shards can help with selective removal of problem artifacts and enchantments, Mirari's Wake gives you an anthem and mana doubler, and Shared Animosity could really pump your board in damage if you are on a go wide attack strategy.

As a fellow sliver player (check my profile if you want to see my deck), a word of warning Harmonic Sliver is not optional. You could end up wiping out your artifacts and enchantments lol. Just as a piece of advice, asbi have had to start blowing up my own stuff in the past.

+1 for your hive though. Always good to have more in the collective

ShaDoWz_6677 on Azami Wizard Storm

9 hours ago

IvanS I'm kinda surprised you use Pact of Negation over Force of Will and run Foil over it as well. Is this because you don't own a Force of Will?

in cEDH currently, Pact of Negation is a card that you decide if you want to run but it really isn't something ran. Fierce Guardianship took its place when it was printed.

RambIe on Best Play I Have Seen …

1 month ago

Azdranax Platinum Angel is why the token etb was able to resolve

Omniscience_is_life haha I Love It!. but i dont take credit for this play i was in the game but did not respond to any of the events that unfolded it was just to funny to watch

i do have 3 plays i love to tell
last year on my turn 0 i casted Pact of Negation on my buddies turn 1 Sol Ring

thanks giving 2019 in a 10 player game.
I turned 1 Mountain into Sol Ring
turn 2 Mountain & Repercussion
turn 3 Forest, Natural Affinity & then Blasphemous Act
everyone thought it was going to be a long game, one of the people kept saying i don't understand how did i die lmao!!

and i dont remeber if it was 2018 or 2019
i built my Kenrith, the Returned King infinite of infinite deck
in one game my combo went off on turn 4
it gets complicated but its was a 36 card combo that allowed me to move my libary straight to hand or battle field, move my hand to battlefield or grave yard, grave yard to hand or libary, and exile to grave yard
i then looped a spell causing all the players to put all there lands onto the battle field, then milled there decks put all there creatures from graveyard onto play under there control, shuffled there graveyards back into the libary, made them draw all but the last 5 cards of there decks, i then casted Happily Ever After & Teferi's Protection and passed the turn

RNR_Gaming on Adeliz leads some angry Wizards

2 months ago

More interaction, cantrips spells and draw engines.

Budget interaction package



Swan Song




Lightning Bolt

Chaos Warp

Narset's Reversal

Spell Pierce

Mental Misstep

Muddle the Mixture

no budget interaction

Force of Will

Pact of Negation

Force of Negation

Snapcaster Mage

budget cantrips

Gitaxian Probe





Narset, Parter of Veils


Mystic Remora

Rhystic Study

Underworld Breach

Cut all the cards that are dead if you dont have a board state. Pump cards are situationally great but have a very low floor.

boristormodor on Marit Lage's Landing [PRIMER]

2 months ago

You're welcome :) I appreciate your interests in my deck!

Exploration is great for getting extra mana with Golos activations or, as you already said, with wheels. I really love this card, but feel free to cut it, if it doesn't work out for you.

Jeweled Lotus is sadly not too good for this deck. It's kind of good in the first two turns, but I would highly recommend Mana Vault over it, because you can use it to cast Golos, Tireless Pilgrim or activate him, or cast a "Feel the Wheel" combo. It's a dead card in the mid to late game.

I can definitely include Silence. I just didn't do it, because I think that Grand Abolisher and Vexing Shusher are better for the deck. But if you need more, include it.

I considered Flusterstorm and Pact of Negation aswell, but they're not too good with Jeskai Ascendancy, but more important they're not too good with Golos, Tireless Pilgrim in general.

I will probably make the Alms Collector cut, but I have to think about Aven Mindcensor. I think that having another 3 cmc flash creature, to interrupt opponents tutoring and fetching is just too good.

Thank you very much for your interest again. I really enjoy the discussion!

Frank_Glascock on Marit Lage's Landing [PRIMER]

2 months ago

boristormodor, thanks again for creating this deck and by providing an outlet for discussion. My playgroup also doesn't allow for infinite damage, mana, draw, ect.

I am curious about the inclusion of Exploration in a deck that plays 29 lands. I assume it is good primary when you wheel. Could Jeweled Lotus be played in that slot considering Golos is a main part of your early game and is also part of your primary wincon?

Is Jeskai Ascendancy the reason the deck isn't playing more counterspells? Flusterstorm and Pact of Negation are played in most blue cEDH decks. Force of Negation is another possibility. Silence would also be good as wouldn't have to have a target so Jeskai Ascendancy would trigger.

RambIe on The amonkhet "last stand" cycle …

2 months ago

@ gavriel1136 "I mean, when you compare these to something like Pact of Negation, you're essentially losing a turn"

you have a valid point and i like your perspective
the idea behind Pact of Negation is for it to be used when you don't expect there to be a next turn
I.E. just blew all your mana to drop a win con and now you have to protect it
although its very rare that i have witnessed it be used in that manor
most just blow it on the first available target just to show they have it.

gavriel1136 on The amonkhet "last stand" cycle …

2 months ago

I mean, when you compare these to something like Pact of Negation, you're essentially losing a turn (or at least 5 mana) in the same fashion. Bonus points to the last stand cards if you use mana dorks or mana rocks. I think the boardwipe in particular is moderately playable, at least.

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