Yennett, Cryptic Sovereign

Yennett, Cryptic Sovereign

Legendary Creature — Sphinx

Flying, vigilance, menace

Whenever Yennett, Cryptic Sovereign attacks, reveal the top card of your library. If that card's converted mana cost is odd, you may cast it without paying its mana cost. Otherwise, draw a card.

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Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Legacy Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Custom Legal
Quest Magic Legal

Yennett, Cryptic Sovereign Discussion

Quickspell on Non-Creature Naya Card Draw?

1 month ago

Alright, thanks everybody!

Omniscience_is_life, I think impulsive draw like Jeska's Will and Outpost Siege is too dangerous. Though a small chance, if I happen to exile up to three major creatures, I probably won't be able to cast them and I'll lose them completely. Valakut Awakening  Flip seems solid, though!

TriusMalarky Wow, Helm of the Host had been on my mind, but I never considered putting in Godo, Bandit Warlord as an alternative wincon. Open the Armory and Axgard Armory are nice! You are right, I don't care too much about tutors because they often limit how the deck works to specific cards. But in this case it makes sense, especially because of the Atla Palani, Nest Tender + Ashnod's Altar + Thornbite Staff combo.

Mtg_Mega_Nerds, gavriel1136, Thank you! Cathartic Reunion , Faithless Looting , Harmonize , Bond of Flourishing , Track Down , Return of the Wildspeaker all seem like good options!

hejtmane Thank you, I hadn't considered these since I have access to green for ramp. I'll check it out. As for Sensei's Divining Top and Scroll Rack , I actually had them in but eventually took them out again and put them into my Yennett, Cryptic Sovereign deck. I feel that topdeck manipulation is not the best approach here.

RambIe, I will put in Maskwood Nexus . Sacrificing a Blightsteel to save it from a Path or Swords - and then triggering Atla to bring in Kozilek, because that Blightstseel was also an egg, that seems like a great idea:) As for Greater Good , if I sacrifice an egg I will draw no cards but discard three, isn't that right? If Atla is removed before she triggers, doesn't that mean I just discard my hand for nothing? Seems a dangerous thing to do... which actually leads me to the question I've never thought about: When Atla is in play and I sacrifice the egg, she triggers. When she is removed with an instant, her trigger remains on the stack, doesn't it?

This was very helpful for me, thank you all!

1empyrean on Other Good Foretell Commanders

3 months ago

Black has Dream Devourer , so I like Aminatou, the Fateshifter or Yennett, Cryptic Sovereign , but I'm looking into partner pairings as well, particularly if I want to build a WUBR deck.

Green doesn't offer much.

Coward_Token on Kaldheim official spoilers

5 months ago

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Unlife on Tutoring a new edh player

6 months ago

Yennett, Cryptic Sovereign-being able to play things for free, plus having some of the best colors for removal and countermagic

Rhys the Exiled-elf tribal for a lot of good creatures, plenty of removal and ramp options, plus options for tutors

Borborygmos Enraged-pack this with plenty of ramp, plus surprises like Defense of the Heart, Snake Umbra and Grafted Exoskeleton, and he will wreck both large and 1v1 games

SplendiferousPotato on Commander tips?

10 months ago

I'd give Yennett, Cryptic Sovereign. Set up the top deck with big, odd CMC spells and generally have a good time.

Gbeail on Well, that's odd

1 year ago

Glad to help, I also made an izzet (blue/red) deck recently that focused on cheating things out so here's a good blue cards I think you could use, Diluvian Primordial. I also know this is a budget deck and extra turn cards are expensive, but extra turns mean extra combats, so here is the cheapest price wise odd CMC extra turn card, Temporal Trespass, and for cheap but not odd CMC there's, Part the Waterveil, Karn's Temporal Sundering, and Timestream Navigator. There all over a dollar but they're cool. Also it's a really cool deck and now I'm thinking about making a deck with Yennett, Cryptic Sovereign.

MurderForBrunch on The Immortal King: The Fable of Oloro [cEDH]

1 year ago

GhostChieftain I don't think I agree. He has a 6 CMC Commander and fetch lands. Also he already has 9 Counterspells, I think that's more than enough!

If he shifts the deck into fully cEDH territory then yes, I would do that you say, but I would go as far as say cut more lands and add a bunch more of fast mana. But as it stands, I don't see cutting lands and Yennett, Cryptic Sovereign (which is really good) for counterspells!

xThule on U wont like that | EDH

1 year ago

multimedia the 9 lands you're looking for are in the maybe board :) as stated befor the main board are cards i own and the maybe board are cards i consider, need or will buy later :)

the main them of the deck is to annoy anyone at the table as much as possbile

i really liked the mill theme with Patient Rebuilding , Drowned Secrets and Psychic Corrosion

also Chromi is just a placeholder till i got my Yennett, Cryptic Sovereign

thank you for the great feedback :)

i will take the addition and cuts in consideration and will do some playtesting with proxys to see what sticks with my play style best :)

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