Sage of Fables

Sage of Fables

Creature — Merfolk Wizard

Each other Wizard creature you control enters the battlefield with an additional +1/+1 counter on it.

, Remove a +1/+1 counter from a creature you control: Draw a card.

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Set Rarity
Morningtide (MOR) Uncommon

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Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Sage of Fables occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%

Sage of Fables Discussion

Last_Laugh on Misses Steal yo Stuff

5 days ago

Necessities:

Chaos Warp - Grixis' best answer to enchantments by far. Don't let Rest in Peace, Solemnity, etc. wreck your day.

Spark Double - Copies Marchesa for double Dethrone and this copy enters with a counter immediately protecting itself.

Draw/Discard:

Sage of Fables - Card draw, immediately protects Marchesa, and it doubles as a combo piece with Ashnod's Altar and Flayer of the Hatebound.

Midnight Reaper - Grim Haruspex with life loss is a plus in Marchesa.

Oona's Blackguard - Opponent discard is amazing in Marchesa.

Sadistic Hypnotist - See above but on a free sac outlet.

Ramp:- Other than Obelisk (and Lantern if you need it) I'd drop your cost mana rocks. They don't ramp you into a drop commander whereas drop rocks will net you a turn 3 Marchesa.

Dimir Signet, Talisman of Indulgence, Talisman of Creativity, Talisman of Dominance are your best options on a budget.

Boardwipe:

Last One Standing is an excellent budget option for 3 mana.

Sac Outlets: Besides the ones I listed above.

Viscera Seer - Free sac outlet with scry.

Goblin Bombardment - 3/5 colors can't deal with enchantments very well.

Feel free to check out my list for ideas. Upvotes on any of my decks are appreciated. Every Masochist Needs a Marchesa To Love Them

Last_Laugh on Marchesa's Undead Army enCOUNTER

2 weeks ago

I have some suggestions for you. I'll try to keep things budget(ish) friendly and I'll break it down by category. If you want help suggesting cuts, just ask.

ETB/Death Abuse: Sage of Fables and Metallic Mimic allow you to abuse these triggers on everyone's turn instead of once per round. Sage also immediately protects Marchesa and doubles as an infinite combo piece with Ashnod's Altar and Flayer of the Hatebound.

Draw: Midnight Reaper and Grim Haruspex are amazing here. Baleful Strix is another option worth considering.

Discard: Oona's Blackguard and Sadistic Hypnotist help seal up games tighter than a Dolphin's butthole.

Feel free to check out my list for ideas. Upvotes on any of my decks are appreciated. Every Masochist Needs a Marchesa To Love Them

Emuron on List of all infinite combos 2.0

3 weeks ago

Metallic Mimic/Sage of Fables/Mikaeus, the Unhallowed + Puppeteer Clique + any free sac outlet + any Grave Pact affect.

Metallic Mimic/Sage of Fables/Mikaeus, the Unhallowed + Puppeteer Clique + Goblin Bombardment

Metallic Mimic/Sage of Fables/Mikaeus, the Unhallowed + Puppeteer Clique + Phyrexian Altar

Basically, if a creature has a +1/+1 counter and a -1/-1 counter on it, the counters see each other and both disappear. This allows persist to trigger indefinitely.

Last_Laugh on Marchesa, The Black Rose - Primer

4 weeks ago

Flayer of the Hatebound + Sage of Fables + Ashnod's Altar for infinite draw/damage.

Mikaeus, the Unhallowed + Altar of Dementia + any non-human Persist creature for infinite mill. Replacing Altar of Dementia with Ashnod's/Phyrexian Altar will fuel a game ending spell also.

But honestly even with all those combos the deck typically wins through etb/death trigger abuse coupled with aggro and a bit of resource denial like Oona's Blackguard / Sadistic Hypnotist .

I have a bit more non-combat finishing reach in mine with Metallic Mimic + Kokusho, the Evening Star or Gray Merchant of Asphodel . Jokulhaups with your creatures coming back reliably ends games also.

Last_Laugh on 1 Life is plenty of Life

4 weeks ago

I have a few suggestions for ya.

Chaos Warp is Grixis' best answer to enchantments by far.

Spark Double copies Marchesa for double Dethrone, the 2 copies protect one another, and this copy enters with a counter immediately protecting itself.

Metallic Mimic is used to abuse etb/death triggers on everyone's turn instead of once per round. Can also immediately protect Marchesa. Just sac and rename the creature type as needed.

Sage of Fables helps abuse wizard etb/death triggers and immediately protects Marchesa. It's also an infinite combo piece with Ashnod's Altar and Flayer of the Hatebound.

As far as creatures go... I'd try to lower the amount of 5+ drops that you have... feel free to check out my list for ideas. It's one of the top rated Marchesa lists on this site. Upvotes on any of my decks are appreciated. Every Masochist Needs a Marchesa To Love Them

Last_Laugh on Robot Army

1 month ago

Nice deck, I do have a few suggestions though.

First, Spark Double feels like it was custom made for Marchesa. It copies Marchesa for double Dethrone, the copies protect one another, and the copy enters with a counter immediately protecting itself.

Baleful Strix is definitely worth including.

Metallic Mimic can be used to abuse an etb/death trigger on everyone's turn instead of once per round. Just sac to reset the creature type as needed. Can also name human or wizard to immediately protect Marchesa.

Sage of Fables immediately protects Marchesa and it's an infinite combo piece with Ashnod's Altar and Flayer of the Hatebound. The draw ability is nice too.

Glen Elendra Archmage - Not an artifact... but your best counterspell in Marchesa by a long shot. Also infinitely combos with Mikaeus + Goblin Bombardment.

Diabolic Intent is arguably better than Demonic Tutor here.

Midnight Reaper in addition to Grim Haruspex.

Feel free to check out my list for ideas. It's not modular Marchesa but it's one of the top rated Marchesa lists on this site and you may find something you like. Upvotes on any of my decks are appreciated. Every Masochist Needs a Marchesa To Love Them

Last_Laugh on Marchesa, the Thief of Multiplayer

1 month ago

Suggested Additions -

Spark Double - Copies Marchesa 100% of games. Double dethrone, 2 Marchesas protecting each other, and the copy enters immediately protecting itself.

Drana, Liberator of Malakir - Essentially Commander #2 for you here. Reliably gets counters to your team without worrying about the Throne.

Glen Elendra Archmage / Goblin Bombardment - Best counterspell you can add here. Goblin Bombardment + Glen Elendra also enables an infinite combo with Mikaeus.

Midnight Reaper / Grim Haruspex - Amazing draw engines here.

Sadistic Hypnotist / Oona's Blackguard - Discard helps seal up games tighter than a Dolphin's butthole.

Sage of Fables - Immediately protects Marchesa, allows you to abuse wizard etb/death triggers every turn, and it enables an infinite combo with Ashnod's Altar and Flayer of the Hatebound. (See my list for explanations on both infinite combos I mentioned)

Last One Standing / Jokulhaups - More efficient boardwipes.

I can keep going on both additions and cuts... just let me know you're picking up what I'm putting down. Feel free to check out my list for ideas, it's one of the top rated Marchesa lists on this site. Upvotes on any of my decks are appreciated. Every Masochist Needs a Marchesa To Love Them

Last_Laugh on Marchessa, The Black Rose

1 month ago

I've been playing Marchesa for over 5 years now and I have several suggestions. I'll try to break it down by category.

Enchantment Removal: Chaos Warp 100% deserves a spot here. Don't let problematic enchantments like Solemnity or Rest in Peace wreck your day.

Draw: Midnight Reaper , Baleful Strix , and Skullclamp .

Discard: Oona's Blackguard and Sadistic Hypnotist . Discard helps seal up games tighter than a dolphin's butthole.

Tutor: Diabolic Intent is arguably better than Demonic Tutor here.

Combo Pieces: Ashnod's Altar

Ashnod's Altar + Flayer of the Hatebound + Sage of Fables for infinite damage and card draw.

1: Sac Flayer to Altar for , Flayer immediately comes back with a +1+1 counter and hits anything for 5.

2: Use the floating with Sage to remove Flayer's +1+1 counter and draw a card.

3: Rinse and repeat until all opponents are certifiably dead!

Let me know if you're picking up what I'm putting down... I can suggest cuts. In the meantime, feel free to check out my list, it's one of the top rated Marchesa lists on this site. Upvotes on any of my decks are appreciated. Every Masochist Needs a Marchesa To Love Them

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