Sunbird's Invocation

Sunbird's Invocation


Whenever you cast a spell from your hand, reveal the top X cards of your library, where X is that spell's converted mana cost. You may cast a card revealed this way with converted mana cost X or less without paying its mana cost. Put the rest on the bottom of your library in a random order.

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

Sunbird's Invocation occurrence in decks from the last year

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Sunbird's Invocation Discussion

Romer on Riku's Replicants

2 weeks ago

Hey Forceofnature1, thanks for the positive feedback!

Yep, I've played this deck many times over the past decade. It was my first commander deck, way back in 2011, and I've continued updating it over time. Riku's definitely a target when he comes out but there are so many other sources of replication that I can often still be a threat with big board presence without him.

Hmm, I'm not super into chaos playstyles myself but if you were looking to go in that direction I'm thinking you'd want things that let you cast spells for free so you could save your mana to copy those spells or copy the creatures as they enter the battlefield. Things like:

You could also look at things that have this effort for all players, banking on your ability to create additional copies of spells, letting you pull ahead of other players in value:

Trying to think of other chaotic effects - maybe Genesis Ultimatum ? You could copy the Ultimatum itself, plus any creatures that ETB from it you could make copies of, too.

You mentioned reworking your Riku deck with Sakashima at the helm - did it become mono-blue or did you use the new Sakashima partnered with someone green/red?

Mcat1999 on My hell is mono-red

1 month ago

The trick here is to stack on mass damage enchantments, then use doubling enchantments.

Impact Tremors, Warstorm Surge, Purphoros, God of the Forge, etc.

Bitter Feud, Furnace of Rath, Fiery Emancipation, Dictate of the Twin Gods, etc.

Then you want damage stacks.

Chandra, Awakened Inferno, Burning Earth, Manabarbs, Ankh of Mishra, Torbran, Thane of Red Fell, etc.

You'll want explosive ramp together everything out on curve, so this puts you in Gruul.

Don't make it complicated by adding extra colors. Just Gruul. Plenty of card draw in these two colors. Look toward impulse draw (exile and play).

Sunbird's Invocation, Outpost Siege, Furious Rise, Dream Pillager as well as regular draw like Harmonize, Elemental Bond and Garruk's Uprising.

Now you're dealing with tons of noncreature spells, so Ruric Thar, the Unbowed is off the table.

I think Klothys, God of Destiny is your best bet. She gets out early, is hard to remove and lands 6 total damage per turn with her graveyard hate trigger.

FrogBoy95 on Maelstrom Wanderer Spellslinger

1 month ago

I love the deck idea. Getting bonus value for playing spells through stuff like Cascade or Sunbird's Invocation is one of my favorite things to do in EDH. Right now you have 2 copies of Mind's Dilation in the list, so you could replace it with something like Manamorphose or Seething Song for when you're storming off with Thousand-Year Storm. Mind's Desire is another fun storm card which doesn't necessarily guarantee a win, but will give you a bunch of spells to cast for free.

Sultai_Sir on Momo: Twice the horns, twice the fun

2 months ago

Hey man, love the deck! The alternate art for Moraug is sick. Here are a couple of suggestions:

  • Etali, Primal Storm: What's better then playing your deck? Playing your opponent's decks. This card is ridiculous value, and super fun, too.
  • Sunbird's Invocation: Are you noticing a theme? I love free, random value, and no card does it better then this. It often gets you 4-5 cards on the field for 6 mana, which is an amazing rate.
  • Dockside Extortionist: Where is this???? It's hands down, the best red ramp spell you'll ever want or need. This deck needs more ramp to power out your bois, and this is the best of the bunch.

Well, hope this helps, and as always, Happy Tapping!

RambIe on Biggest, Dumbest, Craziest Enchantments/Instants/Sorceries

2 months ago

i have seen alot of Kykar, Wind's Fury almost all of them were storm decks

enchantments would be a unique spin that most wouldn't see coming
personally i love Sunbird's Invocation
at the risk of tweeking out a few forum members, i recently cut a Rhystic Study for Sunbird's Invocation

todate: the most interesting version i played against was focused on wheels, flashback, and exile
it was surprisingly good he almost won with it

i did see an artifact version once but it was completely lame not really worth mentioning

Sultai_Sir on Biggest, Dumbest, Craziest Enchantments/Instants/Sorceries

2 months ago

For my Kykar, Wind's Fury deck, I want to build around one card type, and make it fun. Casting cards like Mind's Dilation or Djinn Illuminatus have always interested me, but I can't decide what card type to build around. From what I've found, Instants and Sorceries have more crazy support cards like Thousand-Year Storm and Swarm Intelligence, but enchantments have big dumb stuff like Possibility Storm and Sunbird's Invocation. So what are the best of each type, and which should I choose?

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