The title is taken from the third verse of William Blake's Auguries of Innocence.

"To see a World in a Grain of Sand

And a Heaven in a Wild Flower

Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand

And Eternity in an hour"

I happened upon Ith, High Arcanist while looking for an Azorius General. I'm a filthy combo player, so I was positively giddy over this card.

Ith's fun comes from his ability: Attack with him, and he can infinitely tap and untap himself, swelling Wake Thrasher and Crackdown Construct to colossal proportions. With Illusionist's Bracers equipped, goes infinite with a wide variety of cards (anything with a tap symbol in their activated ability cost).

Win Conditions: Laboratory Maniac, Wake Thrasher, Crackdown Construct, Stroke of Genius

MVP: Illusionist's Bracers enables half of the deck and alt-wincons. Any pinger spells doom. Dorks go infinite. I can wipe boards, draw libraries, and win games.

Maze of Ith is a flavor card and not of much use here.

My goal is to tune this list as much as possible, despite how mana intensive my wincons are. I've got a decent start, but need some help from the community.

Comments, suggestions, and upvotes are appreciated.


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This deck is Commander / EDH legal.

Rarity (main - side)

1 - 0 Mythic Rares

35 - 0 Rares

25 - 0 Uncommons

25 - 0 Commons

Cards 100
Avg. CMC 2.38
Tokens 3/3 Frog Lizard, 2/2 Morph
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4 weeks ago)

+1 Scaretiller maybe