Library gone. Isochron Scepter rulings: 2016-06-08: If Isochron Scepter leaves the battlefield while the activated ability is on the stack, the ability can still make a copy. But yes, if you want to get specific, Manifold Key is technically better. You don't want to be ramping on turn 5 when you could be pulling off big combos. It is super easy to make infinite mana with it on a Scepter and while it does require a specific build around the ability to win on the spot does make a nicely viable way to go. This is more of a late game card to put on your second Scepter to re-use your first scepter or try to hurt their mana supply by using Entwine on the Sceptor (untapping) and repeating the process. Ashnod’s Altar provides the mana for activation, Deceiver Exarch or Pestermite provide the untap, and any other creature takes us to infinity! I would need to make significant investments into new cards if I wanted to play them. Just make sure that when you cast him from your command zone you have the ability to make him stick on the field. For general EDH deck building I think can be of some more use lol. Good artifacts to use with this would be Everflowing Chalice, Spellbook, Sensei's Divining Top (not budget, I know, but it's a good pick for Kykar if you ever want to add more to it), and Sol Ring. You don't want to be dropping rocks when you could be making plays. Puts more bodies on the floor. (The removed card is imprinted on this artifact. If you do, you may cast the copy without paying its mana cost. That would rip the rug out from under everybody and make your wheels that much more impactful. If Isochron Scepter leaves the battlefield while the activated ability is on the stack, the ability can still make a copy. Pick a commander that is a value engine and that enables itself. Imprint - When Isochron Scepter comes into play, you may remove an instant card with converted mana cost 2 or less in your hand from the game. Academy Ruins: Can get back any artifact we’ve sacrificed or had destroyed — whether that’s a mana rock or a combo piece. Up to you. Isochron Scepter Thrasios and Tymnna. As I mentioned earlier, Urza himself ramps us — that’s why he’s a top tier commander. Wayfarer's Bauble in your maybeboard is a good choice for this deck too. The weaknesses of mono-White in commander are well-covered by literally every other person who’s talked about the format, so I won’t beat that dead horse. T3: Land > Grand Architect > Tap for 2 > Isochron Scepter > Tap your other creature for 2 > Activate Scepter and go infinite. I Bought a 30+ Year Old Game Cartridge from eBay. When I come back, we’ll talk about Mike and Trike — a less spikey, less competitive build, but still packing an infinite combo finish. So here’s what I did: Optimized Commander brings a lot of rules to deckbuilding. As a result, Urza was a fairly easy choice. Starting with your lands, I would recommend subbing out a lot of your lands that come in tapped. by atingtdm, Breya Solitaire And if it's the commander tax you're worried about consider this: how much mana are you going to be spending over the course of the game recasting Nekusar from your hand every time someone targets him with anything at all? Hope this helps! But sometimes, I wanted to take this to major events in my area. This deck runs 27 pieces of interaction, including Mystic Remora and Rhystic Study, which are both taxing pieces that make opponents’ spells cost more lest they accelerate you towards a combo. Color ramp matters more than colorless ramp. I'd also suggest adding in some mana sinks to win the game off of once you go infinite, like Comet Storm and Kumano, Master Yamabushi. If you have artifacts in play (or artifacts and creatures) which tap for a total of 3 mana, you’ve just created the ability to generate infinite mana and cast infinite spells. You can use this against creatures too, but the only ones they will be fast enough to stop are Eternal Dragons and Akromas (and possibly Angels). This means that either it generates mana, generates card advantage, puts bodies on the floor, or is a combo piece — ideally it’s several of those things at once. Anymore questions just let me know. If you do, you may play the copy without paying its mana cost. The deck we’re working with here is a Urza Powered Scepter deck — we’re not brewing, but rather we’re analyzing. It's extremely common for high tier cEDH decks to rely on cards like Thassa's Oracle as their primary win condition. So what can we learn from Urza? You can then Timetwister again, and if you have infinite mana and infinite draw, you can get the Codex Shredder back in play to repeat the process for infinite spell casts. Beyond that, we’ve got 4 cards that can tutor up instants and/or sorceries (including Muddle the Mixture), which we can use to get counterspells or Dramatic Reversal and one card that can easily get a spell out of our graveyard to to reuse (Codex Shredder). You'll also probably want to run more removal like Path to Exile, Swords to Plowshares, and Chaos Warp. You’ll also notice that the commanders generate card advantage, mana advantage, or they are combo pieces themselves. If it costs more than 4, it needs to have an alternate casting cost or some kind of cost reduction. Narset’s Reversal, which allows us to pay UU to return a draw spell to our hand as we cast it, thus allowing us to use it again. It's more important to just keep him on the field. So I'm not a Kykar pilot, but from what I've seen of them they're a big fan of infinite combos. For Tabernacle, the budget choice was easy: add another basic land. Commanders: Thrasios, Triton Hero & Tymna the Weaver (Partner) Decklist. Keeping some bounce in isn't a bad idea like you said to potentially deal with stuff that's indestructible, but I would advise you focus on removal first and foremost and run bounce as a secondary thing. Overall this is really solid for a first time draft! So how and why did I choose this deck? If you cast it and it gets blown up, you're gonna be set back quite a ways. Isochron Scepter: While obviously a combo piece, this card can *also* copy Counterspell, Mana Drain, Brainstorm, Impulse, or any number of other situational spells, so long as they have a converted mana cost of 2 or less. Dramatic Reversal + Isochron Scepter is a big go to not only for infinite cast triggers, but infinite mana as well when combined with nonland mana producers. Event: Rank: Vintage. This build is a true Scepter deck built around the Dramatic Reversal + Isochron Scepter infinite mana combo and using Thrasios as a mana sink. Grim Monolith is a part of one of the deck’s key combos. Generally copied spells aren’t “cast” they are “put onto the stack” without being casted. As far as card draw goes, my favorites are targeted X spells like Blue Sun's Zenith and Stroke of Genius as they could always be upgraded to kill tools with an infinite source of mana i.e. This is where I’d usually provide a summary of the deck we’re going to look at. [card](Dark Ritual) will generate three mana and [card](Dramatic Reversal) will untap [card](Isochron Scepter). If you do, you may cast the copy without paying its mana co Imprint When Isochron Scepter comes into play, you may remove an instant card with converted mana cost 2 or less in your hand from the game. Sol Ring is just one of those cards that slots into just about every commander deck. As for rocks I'd recommend running the aforementioned Sol Ring and Everflowing Chalice. combo ATM lol. {2}, {T}: You may copy the exiled card. When you put them all together on a single commander, you’re going to get something incredibly busted — something that will make a splash even at the top tables of the format. If you want to use both of them, you can use the scepter to: Generate mana, with [[dark ritual]] for example, and them play whatever you want. Other good 2 cost options are Fellwar Stone, Mind Stone, and Prismatic Lens. Overall I'd say Parun is probably stronger but there's nothing wrong with running both. But to start with, an Alton Brown quote: The only unitasker allowed in my kitchen is a fire extinguisher. That was relevant back when Basalt Monolith + Rings of Brighthearth is a big go to not only for infinite cast triggers, but infinite mana as well when combined with nonland mana producers. The best place to find optimized decks is to look at the cEDH Decklist Database. As far as Thassa's Oracle and Jace, Wielder of Mysteries go, self-mill is actually one of the most powerful as most competitive win cons in EDH. I know it's long but I just really enjoy researching cards and learning about different strats so I usually get carried away. As a general rule I try to avoid mana rocks at 3 cmc or above, just because that's around the point where they stop generating enough value to be worth running or even casting. Paradox Engine + Isochron Scepter Narset, Parter of Veils, which allows us to look at the top 4 of our library on two different turns in order to dig for whatever we need. On the other hand, if the imprinted card leaves the exile zone while the activated ability is on the stack, the copy can’t be made. Before Flash got banned, Flash Hulk decks were one of the strongest and most oppressive archetypes in the format because all you needed were flash and hulk in hand with the right cards in your deck and you could mill your entire library at instant speed and win with Laboratory Maniac. 2016-06-08: You cast the copy while the ability is resolving and still on the stack. It also can't untap itself, in case you'd want to do that for... some reason. He turns any 1 cost artifact into a strictly better Sky Diamond. That isn’t so: the most important part of your Commander deck is your interaction package: the cards you put in to slow your opponents down or even stop them outright. Also consider this strat: you have your Dramatic Reversal + Isochron Scepter Terms of Use | Couple it with group X draw cards like Fascination, Minds Aglow, and Prosperity and you've got yourself anything from a potential win via nasty table mill to a de facto game winner with Nekusar, Kederekt Parasite, or Fate Unraveler (and Psychosis Crawler if you decide to run it). To add to your fort cards I would recommend perhaps Silent Arbiter since you aren't trying to swing out anyway and it fits your Pariah combo quite well, and Crawlspace. It is only 1 card you get to draw from him though on his own, and his stats are slightly weaker. The first is the ability to lock our opponent out of drawing cards by strapping a [card]Funeral Charm[/card] to our [card]Isochron Scepter… It’s going to enable you to cast multiple spells per turn cycle earlier. This mechanic allows you to cast both sides of the spell, a new option for cards of this type. Alternatively, you might prefer cards with one time effects like Relic of Progenitus and Scavenger Grounds.. or you could mix and match! I like your deck a lot and if you do decide to expand into commander I really hope you enjoy it. by Catonis, kwain combo ! Finally, I want to acknowledge Mana Reflection. You want your ramp to be hard and fast so that you can transition into making plays sooner. I know you're running some recursion yourself but this deck has the potential to seriously fuel opposing decks with heavy graveyard interaction as their motif, for obvious reasons lol. Nice deck. Imprint- When Isochron Scepter enters the battlefield, you may exile an instant card with converted mana cost 2 or less from your hand., : You may copy the exiled card. However, as the goal of this deck is to have the fewest dead draws possible and combo off early if needed, the summary will get windy. I didn’t really like the other options, and I felt they might impact how I play out the deck. Some of them are infinite, some of them are not. I pulled out a Mountain from WAR and wrote Tabernacle’s Oracle text on it. :^), What about Isochron Scepter? Finally with bounce keep in mind that sure you can bounce a card and then potentially wheel it out of their hand into the graveyard, but removal does exactly that anyway without the extra step or the risk of them being able to cast it again before you wheel. Very good card. The same could not be said for any of the other decks. Most people think that the defining characteristic of an optimized deck is the mana base. However, a couple of bonuses at work have put even those cards in my collection. Contact | Don't take out Cyclonic Rift though. That card is almost an auto include (there are no actual auto includes, but this one is pretty close) for any deck running blue. DMCA requests | Before, I begin, I want to start by sharing the decklist that will be the core of this article. Type: Artifact. Power Artifact: Perhaps the narrowest card in the deck, as most of our artifacts don’t have activated abilities that cost mana. Plus if you took out some of your bounce you could run some cards more suited to your general strategy, like Notion Thief! If you decided to pursue group draw you could also experiment with stuff like Prosperity, Minds Aglow, and Fascination (you said you like options right?). Lantern has its place in certain more color intensive decks, but I don't necessarily think you'll be needing it in a 3 color deck. 2, T: You may copy the imprinted instant card and play the copy without paying its mana cost. {2}, {T}: You may copy the exiled card. Tap [card](Isochron Scepter) to cast both exiled cards. Add to Cart + *4 Isochron Scepter [/Artifacts] [/deck] This next deck list is a bit less tested than the UWR Scepter deck, but I think it also has a few fairly powerful things going for it. Sac damage outlets such as Goblin Bombardment and Barrage of Expendables also do the trick. Just improves your odds of finding one of your combo pieces. For this purpose, any actual mana rock, anything with an ability to add mana, or anything that can get a mana rock is ramp. Sai, which we can use in a pinch to sacrifice artifacts for card draw. You’ll notice that all of these decks are combo decks — even the control decks are proactively working to combo off. Use Codex Shredder’s second ability to sacrifice Codex Shredder and return Timetwister to your hand. And I wanted it to be an established deck in the optimized metagame. Take this as fair warning. Well, first, Urza himself turns any 0 cost artifact into Mox Sapphire. Magic the Gathering, FNM is TM and copyright Wizards of the Coast, Inc, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. All rights reserved. This site © 2020 TappedOut.net, LLC T2: Land > Remand / Mana Leak / Another Blue Creature. (The removed card is imprinted on this artifact.) The main goal of our combos is to create infinite mana, which will let us use Urza to cast our whole deck. Use two of the [card](Dark Ritual) mana to activate [card](Isochron Scepter) again. So basically all value spells you want anyway make good Scepter plays if you don't need Scepter to win … Dramatic Reversal + Isochron Scepter And Mana Drain is the best Blue Ramp spell ever. If you do, you may cast the copy without paying its mana cost. Buy your copies of Isochron Scepter (Mirrodin) on LilianaMarket, the new marketplace for the Magic: The Gathering community in the UK. Created By: jimparadox. FINALLY, (yes I know, we're finally at the end) I would honestly just replace many of the dual lands you have that come in tapped with basics. by crewchief88, Crafty Token Explosions Some good commander counters include Swan Song, Flusterstorm, Delay, Negate, Dovin's Veto. This interaction also results in infinite mana. They’ve got a sizable listing of the best possible decks built according to the rules laid down buy the Commander Rules Committee. Make them discard 12 cards instead of 6 or 7! Would you rather cast Nekusar with a Force of Will/Force of Negation ready or a Gilded Lotus? I've always liked Nekusar myself. Also, it can tap for mana immediately thanks to the ramp ability and the fact that it’s an artifact. Transmute Artifact and Intuition: I managed to pick those up at an SCG tournament in Fort Worth. Muddle the Mixture is a fantastic pick for flexible control and fetching your combo pieces. It not only did what I wanted to do (build a deck with the fewest possible cases where there were dead draws) and it played into the cards I already had in my collection. You'll then untap your creatures, make a spirit, sac the spirit for mana, and use Helix again to repeat the cycle. If you do, you may cast the copy without paying its mana cost. Sensei’s Divining Top, which allows us some card selection. Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind is a little easier to cast with 2 of its cost being colorless, and he doesn't need a catalyst to access his draw because it's a tap ability. Plus expensive rocks like Gilded Lotus are going to be big removal targets. 06-08-2016 wotc: Because you’re already casting the spell using an alternative cost (by casting it without paying its mana cost), you can’t pay any other alternative costs for the card. Urza is also an outlet for that mana that advances our game state. There's Wheel of Fortune but I'm sure you knew that already. Oh and you can open yourself up for a Thassa's Oracle win. Whenever you gain life, draw that many cards. However, keeping those rules in mind — even as we break them — will enable us to build decks that do whatever we want to do. Hope this helps! So I had to do some things to make it work. There were a few exceptions: So obviously, there are two cards that are not going to be in your average person’s card collection: Tabernacle and Timetwister. Articles and comments are user-submitted and do not represent official endorsements of this site. One of the pieces for Plan B infinite mana combo. Our token generators also flood the board with card draw or creatures. Well, it goes back to our first article: choosing how to win. Hope this helped. Jw cause I'm gushing over the Dramatic Reversal + Isochron Scepter Work with the cards you have, and leverage them to get the cards you need. Almost an auto include in blue decks). If you can't find multicolored lands within your price range I would suggest just going with basics. That allows you to more easily hold up mana while establishing your own board state. I’ve talked enough about it. Seriously though wheeling out your opponents and then flashing in a Notion Thief so they get 6 less cards than you is just dirty. Spend your first few turns ramping as much as possible, then by turn 4-5 (or even 3 if you ramp fast enough) you want to be making your plays. I’m going to be taking a few weeks off for the holidays. Look at that mana curve on the interaction package. So, with that in mind; Braid of fire to secure mana making sure you always have enough, not essential but helpful, now for the combo. How to make infinite mana, damage, life, storm, draw, and creatures! But you knew to do this already. Other Scepter combos are possible without Reversal: Isochron Scepter + any imprinted spell + Paradox Engine + any combination of rocks, dorks, or Kydele making 3 or more mana. +Lich's Mastery | Hexproof You can't lose the game. by Gh0stF0rm, TnT, Dynamite Squirrels Isochron Scepter will let us imprint an instant with CMC 2 or less, and for 2 mana, we can cast a copy of the imprinted spell. 8/7/2020: You cast the copy while the ability is … The entire deck is designed to put these combos — in particular the infinite mana combos — on the board as fast as possible and protect them using counterspells. Our buy price: 0.330 tix. And I haven’t even mentioned the power of stealing mana dorks from our opponents using Legacy’s Allure or Gilded Drake, which has mattered. It’s a single card engine, and it’s in the command zone. , : You may copy the exiled card. The deck runs a number of combos that present an overwhelming board state. The Simpsons Video Game That Fans Deserve, How The Simpsons Conquered Arcades in Less Than a Year, Reviving My Creative Spirit Through Dungeons & Dragons, The Three Games That Have Left Their Mark on Me During Quarantine, Urza, Lord High Artificer/Sensei’s Divining Top/Future Sight/. Going Infinite. Privacy statement | It meant that I had a large chunk of the expensive cards, except Transmute Artifact and Intuition — I could fake it with respect to Tabernacle and Timetwister until I had the money for those cards: my meta is a bit more forgiving, as we usually see off-meta decks. What will work, however, is a fantastic little artifact called Isochron Scepter. Keep an eye on your interaction. Future Sight, which extends our hand to include the top card of our library. Imprint — When Isochron Scepter comes into play, you may remove an instant card with converted mana cost 2 or less in your hand from the game. So I started building Urza — and the easy part was starting with what I had. Another option would be to combine your Jeskai Ascendancy with a Retraction Helix and any 0-1 mana artifact. That's why Muddle the Mixture is a good transmutation here. The deck runs 14 dedicated draw spells plus two Wheel effects (Timetwister and Time Spiral). Tap any nonland mana source(s) to produce 3 or more mana. Always happy to help. Provides ramp. Most elfball decks use their commanders as ramp. A lot of great commanders provide ramp as their primary ability. Obviously, playing on PlayEDH is going to be more proxy friendly, so I’ve done what anyone could do: sharpie on basic. ? If you do, you may cast the copy without paying its mana cost. Along with this I would add to your ability to win off of self mill with Thassa's Oracle and Jace, Wielder of Mysteries so that Lab Man has some friends. 2016-06-08: If the imprinted card leaves the exile zone while the activated ability is on the stack, the copy can’t be made. by rdbaron102, INCEPTION Note: This combo requires one or more nonland permanent(s) that taps for 3+ mana, Alela, Artful combo So with that list, I had a series of choices to make. combo. A quarter of your deck should be interaction, and you should keep the mana curve of your interaction suite low. Copy Artifact: Can copy any artifact on the table if it’s useful — even someone else’s artifact. After all, it’s the most expensive part, right? Orange+: I'm glad you enjoyed reading my ramblings! It is, however pretty mana intensive in requiring 3 blue and 3 red and it also requires some form of catalyst to access its card draw. In this regard you've already done really well in your selection, but I would suggest cutting Commander's Sphere and Chromatic Lantern. was in the deck so you could infinitely untap artifacts, but why use that when we have Dramatic Reversal + Isochron Scepter MTG Isochron Scepter, Artifact - Magic: the Gathering cards at the best prices from Manaleak UK! :^). Our Urza deck. Infinite Mana Combos: Isochron Scepter + Dramatic Reversal; Requirements: Dramatic Reversal in hand, to cast and activate Isochron Scepter, nonland mana sources that can make at least 3 mana. You also have to tap your scepter, but with paradox Engine out, your scepter will untap so you can use it again. I’d played a semi-competitive Baral draw-go control list previously, and it had been rekt by the move from Paradox Engine (because it ate a ban) to Powered Monolith. Plus you're getting them closer to drawing on an empty deck. Rarity: Uncommon. Qty: 6. Imprint — When Isochron Scepter enters the battlefield, you may exile an instant card with converted mana cost 2 or less from your hand. For example, let's say you have potentially 5 mana turn 3. You're going to want to keep your mana rocks cheap and efficient. Play an infinite amount of birds with [[swan song]] … I tried to stick with recommendations that stay under $10 but a few over the limit might've slipped through. :^). Ultimately, it will win by either using its infinite spellcasts to flood the board with artifacts courtesy of Trail of Evidence and Sai, Master Thopterist and turn them into creatures with Tezzeret the Seeker while you’ve got the board on lockdown for your opponents turn so they can’t do anything and have nothing but lands on board and no hands other than the card they draw for turn, or you’ll go for the Isochron Scepter/Dramatic Reversal/Codex Shredder infinite mill combo. 'Isochron Scepter Fortune' - constructed deck list and prices for the Magic: The Gathering Trading Card Game from TCGplayer Infinite! ), : You may copy the imprinted instant card. $0.64. Personally, I think that the speed benefit of a basic coming in untapped trumps the versatility that tapped lands will eventually provide. Imprint — When Isochron Scepter enters the battlefield, you may exile an instant card with converted mana cost 2 or less from your hand., : You may copy the exiled card. There are a lot of ways to mill your whole deck out there. Additionally, it is designed such that outside cases of mana flood or mana screw, you are not going to have a dead draw. by Monti_Jones, Captain America Primarily with your Isochron you're going to be wanting Dramatic Reversal imprinted on it. Mana Drain is a counterspell with ramp attached. If Isochron Scepter leaves the battlefield while the activated ability is on the stack, the ability can still make a copy. Timetwister and Codex Shredder. Since we want to interact heavily, we care about colored mana pips. Another option would be to combine your Jeskai Ascendancy with a Retraction Helix and any 0-1 mana artifact. Our curve here is a bit wackier, but there are also things that aren’t dedicated draw that can lead to more card advantage: Beyond interaction, ramp, and card draw, we have a handful of other things to talk about that provide utility: The rest of our deck consists of 5 fetchlands (everything that can get an Island untapped) for the purposes of shuffling after scrys, Top, Brainstorm, Impulse, using Narset, or Dig Through Time and 20 Snow-Covered Islands because we don’t want to find ourselves hoisted by our own Back to Basics. Those are all individually very powerful abilities. (The removed card is imprinted on this artifact.) Something you could do that might be cool would be to run a lot of cards like Dictate of Kruphix, Kami of the Crescent Moon, and Howling Mine to boost everybody's draw (might make them consider not killing you lol). I just personally don't enjoy having my lands come in tapped while everyone else gets ahead, and I really feel like basics are actually better than tapped lands even if they don't have the versatility or effects. A few that I know of involve achieving infinite cast triggers to feed Kykar's token generation, coupled with damaging etb effects like Impact Tremors and Purphoros, God of the Forge. Market Price: $1599.44 Grim Monolith/Power Artifact. by j0k3rzinhu. By repeating this process, you can generate as much black mana as you want. Finally, just as misc recommendations, I'd suggest swapping out Fumigate for Wrath of God. Second, let’s look at our ramp package. Hopefully I'll get the chance to put a wheel deck together for him one day. Of them, all of them are involved in one of our combos — even if that combo is simply being mana rocks to fuel Dramatic Scepter. Isochron Scepter/Dramatic Reversal/Sensei’s Divining Top or Trail of Evidence. Anything that produces artifact tokens is ramp thanks to Urza. Manifold Key has worse art in my opinion and the secondary ability is almost entirely irrelevant to this deck, making it more of a choice of aesthetics. The following decks are monocolor and feature a minimum of dead draws: There are no White decks. {2}, {T}: You may copy the exiled card. Codex Shredder, which can be used to return a draw spell to hand. Additionally, Muddle the Mixture fetches any of our infinite mana pieces (Isochron Scepter, Dramatic Reversal, Grim Monolith, and Power Artifact). Combined, these cards present infinite mana and infinite draw. Time Spiral: I added this to a package with a bunch of other assorted things from Card Kingdom, a Kingdom of Cards. Cast Codex Shredder. It can be surprisingly difficult to get Isochron Scepter and Dramatic Reversal into your hand at the same Imprint -- When Isochron Scepter enters the battlefield, you may exile an instant card with converted mana cost 2 or less from your hand. Urza, who doesn’t so much draw cards as he allows us a free spell or two per turn — or at least gets rid of unnecessary lands. Thus, all of our artifact tutors are ramp in addition to being tutors for several of our combos. But Isochron Scepter casts the copy. I have this deck. I wanted to win by having no dead draws after being in a situation where so many cards were dead too many times. Discord Server | Dramatic Reversal feels like it … Help | As a result, 25 cards in the deck — including our commander — are ramp. Blind Obedience by Seb McKinnon. Dramatic Reversal + Isochron Scepter TappedOut.js Blog Widget, Mana (any color your nonland mana sources can produce). There is one and only one interaction card with a converted mana cost greater than 3: Force of Will. If you do, you may cast the copy without paying its mana cost. Isochron Scepter: One of the pieces for Plan A/D infinite mana combo. Provides a sink for all that mana that provides card advantage.  Flip, Shabraz, the Skyshark, Rielle, the Everwise, The Locust God, Psychosis Crawler, Burning Inquiry, Molten Psyche, Narset, Parter of Veils, Alms Collector, a Niv-Mizzet of your choice perhaps, Fevered Visions, Magus of the Jar, Wheel of Fate, Teferi's Puzzle Box, Winds of Change and I'll stop myself there lol. Isochron Scepter allows you to imprint any instant card with casting cost 2 or less, and then produce copies of that card once per turn.. That is important: the most your interaction should cost is 4 mana — for boardwipes. This site is unaffiliated. :^). :^). Kashedbowl: Thank you for the suggestion! People who appreciate it like you are the reason I keep up with it. 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