Yorion, Sky Nomad

Yorion, Sky Nomad

Legendary Creature — Bird Serpent

Companion — Your starting deck must contain at least twenty cards more than the minimum deck size. (You may reveal this card from outside the game before you start and declare it as your companion. If you do, your deck must follow the companion's restrictions. You may pay to put this companion from your sideboard to your hand at any time you could cast a sorcery. This action can't be interacted with or countered. You may only choose one companion for your deck before the start of each round.)

Flying

When Yorion enters the battlefield, exile any number of other nonland permanents you own and control. Return those cards to the battlefield at the beginning of the next end step.

Yorion, Sky Nomad Discussion

reubo99 on Budget U/W Blink (Soulherder)

2 days ago

zapyourtumor I thought about Yorion, Sky Nomad but having Soulherder ASAP it soo important and the extra cards would might just not be worth it's ability.

Restoration Angel does seem pretty good but I think the other 4 cmc cards might just be better.

Kitchen Finks is a great suggestion for stalling out aggro match up didn't realize you can reset it's persist counters. Good find

Reflector Mage another good one I missed, would have to test if it's better than Venser, Shaper Savant

zapyourtumor on Budget U/W Blink (Soulherder)

2 days ago

Have you considered Yorion, Sky Nomad as companion?

Restoration Angel is decent.

Kitchen Finks good against aggro.

Akroma, Angel of Fury is funny if you morph it then flicker it to turn it face up.

Reflector Mage also pretty good

zapyourtumor on UW Sun Titan Control 2021

5 days ago

Skyclave Apparition and Vendilion Clique are some additional options.

You could definitely make Yorion, Sky Nomad your companion which I think would help the deck a fair bit. Given that you can just add more counterspells and etb effects, the consistency of the deck shouldn't be negatively affected. You could add some cantripping like Omen of the Sea and Spreading Seas, maybe even some Yorion mainboard. You could also add additional counterspells like Archmage's Charm (I assume force is too expensive). Remand isn't as good as it once was so I'd go up to 4 counterspells and maybe cut some remands if you have enough counters.

amicdeep on Azorious Soulherder except I have no money

1 month ago

may be worth playing Professor of Symbology and a few lesson card in sb. its a pretty budget package and effective.

if your running flicker wisp then a couple Glasspool Mimic  Flip may also be worth running

Restoration Angel is currently around $1.

Watcher for Tomorrow and another solid wall of omens effect.

Yorion, Sky Nomad as a companion is probably also a good call.

some other good budget options.

regular Elite Guardmage, Epochrasite, Faerie Seer, Reflector Mage, Sagu Mauler, Akroma, Angel of Fury

curve toppers Angel of Sanctions, Cloudblazer, Dream Eater,

Lavinia of the Tenth makes a lock with soulherder

PeriodicalFits on Blinker

2 months ago

sick, i may use this deck as a modern deck so I can use the Yorion, Sky Nomad companion ability.

plakjekaas on Why Has WotC Brought Back …

2 months ago

I think I'm sufficiently fed up with Yorion, Sky Nomad in Standard, and hope flicker- and blink-effects can be replaced with phasing for a while there, just to get a breather from value blinking strategies.

FalconForce on Staring Contest: A List of Blink-Effect Cards

3 months ago

Nightmare Shepherd is one of the best as it adds a lot of functionality with no upfront cost and allows you to exploit sacrifice mechanics like evoke. Creating token clones with etb/ltb can easily become overpowered, especially when combined with populate. In fact I built a great ETB Roon EDH deck around it using cards like Yosei, the Morning Star, Protean Hulk and Wayfaring Temples that clone themselves. Token clone generation is amazing because it's essentially ETB blinking as a side effect. You have some cards that do it already listed under abuse but I think the mechanic is good enough and has enough viable cards that it might be worth making a new category for it.

Token clone makers

Stolen Identity Blade of Selves Mirror Mockery Zndrsplt's Judgment Repudiate / Replicate Hour of Eternity Supplant Form Dance of Many Minion Reflector Bramble Sovereign Progenitor Mimic Anointed Procession Quasiduplicate Rhys the Redeemed Back from the Brink Dual Nature Mimic Vat Rite of Replication Song of the Worldsoul Helm of the Host Doubling Season Parallel Lives Battle for Bretagard Mechanized Production Orvar, the All-Form Prototype Portal Saheeli, the Gifted Saheeli's Artistry Seance Second Harvest Soul Foundry Spitting Image Splinter Twin Replication Technique Saheeli Rai Mirror March Mirrorworks Molten Echoes Mythos of Illuna Sublime Epiphany Flamerush Rider Felhide Spiritbinder Littjara Mirrorlake God-Pharaoh's Gift Hofri Ghostforge Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker Followed Footsteps Nightmare Shepherd Osgir, the Reconstructor Echo Storm Cackling Counterpart Esika's Chariot Feldon of the Third Path Flameshadow Conjuring Trickster's Talisman & of course anything with populate.

Also some other blink type cards:

Blink-Yorion, Sky Nomad Conditional bounce- Cunning Evasion ETB clone- Wall of Stolen Identity Graveyard blink- Cauldron of Souls, Twilight Shepherd, Adarkar Valkyrie ETB Abuse- Jalira, Master Polymorphist, Proteus Staff, Master Transmuter. Listing the ones that specifically clone or blink artifacts in their own group might be helpful too.

zapyourtumor on Soulherder Flash

3 months ago

Path to Exile isn't great in the current metagame, since you're running three colors I suggest Prismatic Ending

I'm not sure 4 Opt and 3 Remand is good when you could be running more creatures instead. Watcher for Tomorrow is a decent one to help you dig. Wall of Omens is another good draw engine that can stop aggro and walls Ragavan.

Also I think you should heavily consider Yorion, Sky Nomad as companion. Free cards are just really good, and there are definitely enough good flicker creatures in bant colors to go up to 80 cards. You could also include the Stoneforge Mystic package with the extra space to give the deck a more clear "must answer" wincon besides just generating value with etbs.

Some other creatures I think you should consider are Solitude, Endurance for sideboard grave hate, Skyclave Apparition, Noble Hierarch, Aether Vial (lets you "flash in" those non-flash creatures).

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