The Elderspell

The Elderspell

Sorcery

Destroy any number of target planeswalkers. Choose a planeswalker you control. Put two loyalty counters on it for each planeswalker destroyed this way.

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Set Rarity
War of the Spark (WAR) Rare

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Legality

Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Arena Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Standard Legal
Pioneer Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Brawl Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

The Elderspell Discussion

axeil on Grixis Gang

1 week ago

Hi, saw your comment on my deck and figured I'd check yours out.

Having played with The Hatewatch I can say the most effective things are proliferate effects. I found during my games with that deck I was generally ignored until I was able to cast Nicol Bolas, the Ravager  Flip, flip the next turn and use Bolas's Citadel or Demonic Tutor to tutor for proliferate effects to put me in range of using the -12. That would generally attract everyone's attention and I was able to then wheel and deal with who I would target the -12 at.

Given that you're running 23 planeswalkers, I'd see about adding something like Flux Channeler as the static ability adds up very quickly. The Elderspell is another good choice. Looks like a fun deck!

dzapf2008 on Atraxa Planeswalker

2 weeks ago

Thanks KayneMarco! I assumed the Oaths would be weak. The Elderspell doesn't work with my deck if no one else is playing walkers. I'll have to add those 3 cards.

KayneMarco on Atraxa Planeswalker

2 weeks ago

The 3 I would remove myself are:

The 3 I would add would be:

Circle of Despair would be great as well but the only thing I could think of removing for it is one of your proliferate cards. That’s up to you on that one. The Wanderer is more of a meta dependent card. If your playgroup uses a lot of direct damage then I would add it. Dawnstrider is the weakest link of all of them so if you feel the need to add it you’ll have to figure out that one. Other than that I would definitely add the 3 and if possible the circle as well. They truly are game winners, at least they really work for my walker deck. I used to run Atraxa as well but I switched to Sisay, Weatherlight Captain once that set was released.

dzapf2008 on Atraxa Planeswalker

2 weeks ago

KayneMarco, out of those 5 cards, which ones would you add? I'm leaning towards Spike Weaver because it fits with the Atraxa proliferate ability, or Knight-Captain of Eos because of the synergy with Elspeth planeswalkers. What should I remove to include these cards? Take out one of my other removal cards, like Duneblast, Supreme Verdict, or The Elderspell? Or do I have some weak cards that don't quite fit the deck?

Fithakk on Jund Moon *Aus 7PH*

3 weeks ago

Took this version to the National Championships at Cancon and went 3-4, so fairly happy with that.

Got some free wins with Blood Moon so that was good, and had some super close games, including paying 8 life with Sylvan Library to be able to draw and cast Vengevine and Bloodbraid Elf, which cascded into The Elderspell when my opponent had 4 Planeswalkers on the board (sadly The Elderspell got hit by Force of Will).

Rorolith on LIFE

2 months ago

The Elderspell is really good for sideboarding. You should also include graveyard hate, and artifact hate to your sideboard

Barbarian_Sun_Pope on B/W midrange *recommendations very welcome!*

2 months ago

Hellos, I think your deck is pretty well put together. Have you considered Revival / Revenge or Gideon Blackblade ? Gideon has gone down significantly in price and feels like he would be a good fit for your deck.

If you're looking for more removal, consider Despark , The Elderspell (sideboard), or even Witch's Vengeance .

Since you're pretty creature heavy you can also try Deafening Silence , since you can still play your Mortify on your opponent's turn.

I think you deck is going to get more tools in the upcoming set with the return of the "Devotion" and "Escape" (works great with Surveil) mechanics.

BioProfDude on Death by Robots (Mardu Gearhulk Reanimator)

2 months ago

The Elderspell is great against planeswalkers, but that is going to be tough in your deck. Dreadbore might be a better answer.

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