Silence

Legality

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

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Set Rarity
Magic 2014 (M14) Rare
2011 Core Set (M11) Rare
2010 Core Set (M10) Rare

Combos Browse all

Silence

Instant

Your opponents can't cast spells this turn. (Spells cast before this resolves are unaffected.)

Silence Discussion

kamarupa on 8thBit's Wreck 'n Reload

5 days ago

I think you might be misinformed as to what "Tron" means in MTG slang. In MTG, Tron refers to the three Urza lands ( Urza's Power Plant , Urza's Mine , & Urza's Tower . Assembling Tron means getting one of each lands down, which provides a huge colorless mana base.

This deck here is what is known as "Cheerios." (because of all the O's in zero-drop artifacts) Usually, it makes extra use out of playing so many zero-drops by incorporating a card with Storm, like Grapeshot .

Mastermind's Acquisition is arguably better then Diabolic Tutor, but at the same CMC, it's not faster. You could use Shred Memory for it's Transmute, which would shave 1 CMC off the casting cost of a tutor, but it will only tutor 2 CMC spells. You could also opt for simple draw card like Sign in Blood . Temple of Silence might also work, especially considering how few 1 drops you've got.

Some sort of protection for your creatures might be useful, as they're pretty essential and you have very few. Faith's Shield is my personal favorite because of its broad "target permanent" language, and its Fateful Hour added applications. There are plenty of other options with white, though. Gods Willing , Brave the Elements , Apostle's Blessing , etc. Something like Noxious Revival would also work.

I'd suggest 1x Buried Ruin in the mainboard.

Some added interaction/disruption spells are usually good. Stuff like Silence , Fatal Push , Holy Day , Path to Exile , Dispatch .

Verac on Atla Palani

1 week ago

Wouldnt it be better to just have 2 – 3 creaures total in the deck which combo together to an insta win like Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker & Combat Celebrant and fill the remaining slots with disruption and or protection? Veil of Summer , Silence , Orim's Chant , Angel's Grace , Teferi's Protection , Beast Within comes to mind.

Verac on [[Primer]] Tending the Nest - Atla Palani EDH

1 week ago

Wouldnt it be better to just have 2 – 3 creaures total in the deck which combo together to an insta win like Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker & Combat Celebrant and fill the remaining slots with disruption and or protection? Veil of Summer , Silence , Orim's Chant Angel's Grace Teferi's Protection Beast Within comes to mind.

generalrenard on Chulane's fast food chain

1 week ago

If you're trying to run a fast combo deck, you should really run protection spells like Silence , Grand Abolisher , Veil of Summer , and Autumn's Veil . It just allows you to go off when you want to.

RylandL on Marath Dockside(Primer Under Construction)

2 weeks ago

No, you're probably right. I added them both as like a very last resort combo finish if the game dragged on to the late stages. They're probably not worth it, because 9/10 times I'm going for Temur Sabertooth + Dockside, and with all the creature tutors it's pretty easy to get out even if disrupted somehow. So I probably can cut both and be fine. Maybe add more interaction like Noxious Revival and Silence , or Ranger-Captain of Eos ?

GhostChieftain on Personalized User Spellbooks

2 weeks ago

GhostChieftain's Spellbook

I am Abzan at heart. I love board control and utilizing utility creatures over and over again.

1) Eldritch Evolution

Sac a dork to get exactly what you need and then get the dork back afterward.

2) Genesis Wave

Use your cheap mana producers to make a swarm enter the battlefield

3) Life // Death

Beat down with your lands for that last bit of damage or reanimate a demon

4) Eladamri's Call

Your entire deck is your toolbox... at instant speed

5) Swords to Plowshares

Best creature removal in edh

6) Entomb

Put something dummy thicc in the yard to pull back from beyond the grave

7) Silence

Eat your heart out mono blue control

8) Damnation

Honestly, this just really needs reprinted.

SideBae on BragoSTAX

3 weeks ago

Hey man! I got a few suggestions:

  1. Vintage Xerox-style cards are very powerful in EDH. Ponder and Preordain belong in pretty much any blue deck, and Brainstorm is good if you put in three or four more fetch lands to prevent yourself from getting Brainstorm -locked. Between them, these three will make sure you get to what you need and past what you don't; they may not look good, but they're busted. Some fetches (outside the Zendikar/Onslaught cycles) to consider: Grasslands , Flood Plain , Bad River (which will all grab your Hallowed Fountain and Prairie Stream ), Evolving Wilds , Prismatic Vista , etc.

  2. Swords to Plowshares is the best spot-removal in the game... I suggest running it, even though I'm generally against one-for-ones in EDH as usually they're simply not efficient enough; however, Swords to Plowshares is one mana, does not ramp your opponent like Path to Exile , and a single one-for-one is alright.

  3. Narset, Parter of Veils is an EXCELLENT card I see you're running. Consider universal mass-draw to accompany her: Timetwister is the best, but as it costs the same as a used car, Windfall is a much more common option.

  4. You've got a good amount of artifact ramp, but there're some other rocks you should consider. Talisman of Progress is a really good two-mana mana-rock you should consider, and Voltaic Key / Manifold Key pair well with your Mana Vault and Basalt Monolith . Even if your general is flickering the vault so it enters untaps, the keys will make two additional mana.

  5. Whir of Invention is an artifact-tutor to consider. If you have access, Transmute Artifact and Reshape are also great. These will get whatever Stax piece you need, or, more likely, find your Isochron Scepter if you have Dramatic Reversal in hand.

  6. Silence is a good form of combo-protection. On the turn you want to go off, it can be difficult to ensure that you're not facing any counter magic. Silence is a must-counter that you can use to blank an opponent's turn if necessary.

  7. There are some other flicker-able cards in your colors you should consider. Watcher for Tomorrow is a good way to Impulse every time you trigger your general. Rishadan Cutpurse is similar to your Rishadan Footpad , though being less mana to cast is significant; since Rishadan Footpad is four mana, it'll be competing with your general to be cast. I'm not sure if it's quite good enough for a final list, but I've seen Ichor Wellspring in a lot of Brago lists. If you choose to run snow-covered basics, Arcum's Astrolabe seems straight better than the wellspring. Finally, Snapcaster Mage can be BUSTED if you have the funds to get ahold of it.

  8. I see you have the Archaeomancer + Temporal Manipulation loop. Have you considered Savor the Moment instead of Temporal Manipulation ? If you flicker your general and three mana in rocks, you can pull off the loop with less mana (your general untaps the mana and himself).

  9. Depending on your meta, Devout Lightcaster seems like a pretty busted flicker target. Similarly, consider Chill , Sphere of Law and Tidal Control .

Good luck! Hope this helps.

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