Articles and comments are user-submitted and do not represent official endorsements of this site. Mono black Maralen+Agent decks are going to be strong contenders for a time, but that deck has an inherent issue in protecting the combo as a mono colored deck. Discord Server | Sultai lists (already the strongest lists in the format) will likely be the best Agent decks because they get to make full use of the range of tools that complement an OP Agent game plan aside from Aven Mindcensor and white removal. Because the way you picture it, there will be no decks left not playing blue or black in the world. All cards; API Access; MTGO Library ; Login / Registration; Home; AKH; Aven Mindcensor; Aven Mindcensor AKH View Foil. Now Maralen's new boytoy is most definitely Agent. Howdy! The amount I have paid for Study dwarfs the amount I haven't, close for Tithe, not even close for Remora, because I dont play into that one nearly at all, just dump creatures. Would you still shuffle your library after not searching it due to an Aven Mindcensor? This site © 2020 TappedOut.net, LLC Aven Mindcensor. TappedOut.js Blog Widget, Alesha, Who Smiles At Death and (s)Taxes [Primer], Masterpiece Series: Amonkhet Invocations (AKHMPS), how does Aven Mindcensor interact against fetchlands. And thanks for pointing that out about Recruiter. Sig1L, you bet! In terms of slightly "spicier" options I've written down Knowledge Pool shenanigans as it works with Teferi, Time Raveler and also Lavinia, Azorius Renegade, though I'm considering cutting those as I'm not the biggest knowledge pool fan, but was just food for though. I'm also working on a Kwain list and your list has been really helpful with inspiration. It's a cheaper Notion Thief without black and with added toughness and a different benefit. Why does it still count as searching your library when an Aven Mindcensor is in play? I think the Rhystic-Smothering Tithe style argument is sort of moot in cEDH, where tricking opponents, most of whom are previously in professional events or play on professional levels, at least in the cEDH playgroups and discords I happen to be a part of, isn't how we play. Rulings. In the past I'd use Protean Hulk to grab Maralen of the Mornsong and Aven Mindcensor. I don't think that magic without searching your library is as bad as this thread, and many others about this card, make it look. OP Agent comes with a couple issues for competitive environments it doesn't for casual. I've also got Archmage Ascension which is certainly a little weird but definitely could be powerful. Types: Creature — Bird Wizard. Abzan colors should have a viable Agent based game plan as well, but like mono black, Mardu and B/x-U decks has more limited choices to protect the game plan once it hits the board. Winds of Abandon is a wicked include! The ability to stop all draws on opponents' turns and just 1 draw per each player's draw step is pretty impressive. Magic the Gathering, FNM is TM and copyright Wizards of the Coast, Inc, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. All rights reserved. Artist: Rebecca Guay . Card Text: Flash. If you can't answer a 3/2 with your hand and/or boardstate, without searching your library, or if your deck can't win without its Thassa's Oracle, yes, then this card is a major problem for you. Here's some of the cards I was also considering, though my list isn't entirely together and so far it's all just floating ideas. I'm going to get back to playtesting this as Abzan a little more to see if it's worth keeping the extra color. Set Price Alerts Price Chart AKH. 9 of them only search your library for land(s). Alesha, Who Smiles At Death and (s)Taxes [Primer] But in the top 100 cards on EDHrec, there's 16 that get hosed by OP agent. What happens when you can’t search with Doomsday? TotesMcGoats I actually, for casual purposes agree with this entirely, excluding Hullbreacher, and think the white sentiment should be carried for both of these hatebears. My main wincondition going into this list was Isochron Scepter + Dramatic Reversal. Abzan decks actually strike me as quite intriguing though with access to the full range of effective hate bears in the meta.