Veilstone Amulet

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
Future Sight (FUT) Rare

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Veilstone Amulet

Artifact

Whenever you play a spell, creatures you control can't be the targets of spells or abilities your opponents control this turn.

Veilstone Amulet Discussion

Gattison on Best Way to Protect Commander ...

3 months ago

Also Glaring Spotlight , General's Kabuto and Veilstone Amulet .

And for redirecting cards there is also Shunt , as well as the more situational Reroute and Ricochet Trap .

Osbert on So Many Heads

3 months ago

Interesting that you omitted Unbound Flourishing as it's basically the tribal hydra card.

Rishkar's Expertise would also fit very well in here.

Ulvenwald Tracker is one of the few repeatable creature removal cards in green.

Surrak, the Hunt Caller is a great haste enabler.

Karametra's Acolyte is the most busted mana dork in mono green, right alongside Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx .

Giving your creatures flash is a great way to avoid board wipes and get the upper hand so I suggest including Vivien, Champion of the Wilds , Vedalken Orrery , and Yeva, Nature's Herald . Alongside flash if you populate your deck with more instants than sorceries you can take advantage of a card like Veilstone Amulet which allows you deny your opponent spot removal and can still trigger Gargos.

Because your creatures are extremely valuable I suggest running some more ways to protect them like Heroic Intervention and Asceticism .

Mono green has some of the most powerful, one sided ramp effects so I'm just going to list a ton. Some of these are upgrades to existing cards you have in the deck already and some you probably haven't considered yet. These are usually the cards I include first in every mono green deck.

Gaea's Touch , Llanowar Druid , Nature's Lore , Nissa, Vastwood Seer  Flip, Nissa, Worldwaker , Nissa's Pilgrimage , Nissa's Triumph , Utopia Sprawl , Vernal Bloom , Early Harvest .

McToters on Feather: Mid-Budget

3 months ago

Hey dude! Sweet build! I’d say both of ours are very similar—at least more closely related than our Skullbriar decks. I see you’re running some stax stuff like Mindsensor and Abolisher, which are dope. How do the stax pieces play for you? Just curious cause even though they are strong cards they don’t seem totally synergistic to the spellslinging style of the rest of the deck.
I love Sentinel Tower . I’m definitely going to get one of those, as well as the Veilstone Amulet .
I know you’re running plenty of mana rocks but what are your feelings about Land Tax and Smothering Tithe ? I’d also recommend Settle the Wreckage as a boardwipe or ramp for yourself depending on the scenario. Understandably not a card for everyone— that’s really all the feedback I think I have until I mull it over some more.

Your deck looks great!

xiud on Combatrips

4 months ago

Hey! I really like your build and I run a similar one, but a bit more budget and got a couple of questions for you if you have time!

I was wondering if you had tested Unwinding Clock ? I am looking at it to replace Paradox Engine which is out of range for me.

Also, Have you tried Aria of Flame ? Any thoughts on it?

I am curious to get your point of view on Veilstone Amulet . Is it a must for you or do you find it a bit redundant with all the instants protections this deck has?

I also noticed you don't run Zada, Hedron Grinder or Mirrorwing Dragon , were they not performing enough in your deck or..?

Finally, have you considered or felt the need to add more Stax cards to your deck?

Thanks!

Raging_Squiggle on Veilstone Amulet timing

4 months ago

You’re actually incorrect.

Continuous effects generated by the resolution of a spell or ability that modify characteristics or change control, only affect objects that are there at the time of resolution.

Continuous effects that DON’T modify characteristics nor change control, but instead modify game rules, will continue to affect the specified objects until the duration is done.

Since Veilstone Amulet is modifying the game rules by making your creatures unable to be targeted this turn, it will continue to apply to creature that enter the battlefield even after the ability has resolved.



611.2c If a continuous effect generated by the resolution of a spell or ability modifies the characteristics or changes the controller of any objects, the set of objects it affects is determined when that continuous effect begins. After that point, the set won’t change. (Note that this works differently than a continuous effect from a static ability.) A continuous effect generated by the resolution of a spell or ability that doesn’t modify the characteristics or change the controller of any objects modifies the rules of the game, so it can affect objects that weren’t affected when that continuous effect began.

Master_J on Gently

5 months ago

After a first play round, I'm making the following changes:

IN: Veilstone Amulet , Plains , Orim's Thunder

OUT: Ignite Memories , Assemble the Legion , Grapeshot

LordCyrodil on Feather Redeems Boros in EDH [Primer]

5 months ago

First of all, thanks for making a primer on this commander! There are a lot of people starting to play this one since release, but not a lot of in depth content out yet. I have some suggestions based around my play experience with this deck:

  • Mirrorwing Dragon and Zada, Hedron Grinder : I feel Feather works best when you can go off and kill someone in one turn, usually with commander damage. These two creatures enable you to go wide while still benefiting from the instants and sorceries you are already playing in feather. Cards like Bandage go from draw one every turn to draw 1 card every turn for each creature you control, all for just 1 mana. If you are ever worried about decking yourself, just don't cast the draw card targeting these creatures. Pump spells can easily turn into 1 mana Overrun s. Usually the turn I drop this, as long as I have leftover mana to play other pump spells, I can win the game.

  • Dreadhorde Arcanist : This guy is a house. You are naturally running pump spells in your deck, so you won't have a problem casting spells out of your gy. Some cards you run in the deck, such as Path to Exile , Council's Judgment or Chaos Warp , won't recur with feather, so being able to cast them another time for free is huge.

  • Twinflame , Ajani's Presence and Launch the Fleet : works best with either of the two aforementioned creatures, but can also work with strive. Can win games pretty fast when you swing with even just a couple creatures. Ajani's presence has saved my board countless times from board wipes as well.

  • Samut's Sprint , Brute Strength , etc: Most of my games with feather end in drawing into Temur Battle Rage and casting on feather when she is power 11 or greater. This requires many small cmc, efficient pump spells to fill your draws in the early game.

Cards I would replace:

  • Veilstone Amulet and Scroll of the Masters : Veilstone amulet can be accomplished with other cards we play for less mana ( eg. Apostle's Blessing, shelter, etc. ). Spending 3 mana to drop a do-nothing artifact isn't where the deck wants to be. Scroll of Masters is cute but I think we can get better effects in just the instants and sorceries we run.

  • Sentinel Tower and Guttersnipe : I considered both of these cards when making the deck, but I found they played out too slow. I couldn't find a time when I would like to cast Sentinel Tower rather than spend mana casting a draw spell on feather. Guttersnipe felt the same way. He also tends to attract a lot of hate when I'm not ready to finish my opponents. The nice thing about feather is you can amass enough card advantage by the mid game where you can explode and possibly one-shot your opponent.

  • Akroan Conscriptor is a bit slow and can provide no value depending on the board state.

  • I don't know how I feel about Grapeshot . I guess you will be playing 3-5 spells each turn, but a reusable card to deal 5 damage to a target every turn seems pretty slow to me. You should be able to not care about an opponents creatures most of the time ( she has flying, can give protection with various spells in deck, etc ) so killing creatures isn't as valuable and doing 5 damage to an opponents face is pretty lackluster.

  • Silverclad Ferocidons : A card that is > 5 mana should win the game for you when you play it. This card doesn't do that. I would much rather play 5-6 of my cheap instants/sorceries then play this card in a turn.

There are probably other cards I could think of and recommend, but I'm still working on my own list and tweaking it as I play the deck. Thanks again for writing a primer on this commander! Enjoy!

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