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Magic Mirrors, by solid19snake      (60 cards)

 
Deck Info
Created: 1/7/2008
Updated: 2/19/2008
Colors: Colorless White

Intended Format: Standard
Vintage: Legal
Block: Not Legal
Standard: Not Legal
Extended: Not Legal
MTGO Open: Legal
MTGO Vinta: Legal
MTGO Exten: Legal
MTGO Stand: Not Legal
MTGO Block: Not Legal
Legacy: Legal
Modern: Legal

Deck Cost: $103.10*
Sideboard: $23.19*
Total Cost: $126.29*

Average Ratings
Playability
Synergy
Originality
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Deck Tools
Creatures
3 View Picture Amrou Scout Buy
2 View Picture Avian Changeling Buy
4 View Picture Mirror Entity Buy
2 View Picture Ornithopter Buy
3 View Picture Preeminent Captain Buy
3 View Picture Sidewinder Sliver Buy
3 View Picture Skyhunter Skirmisher Buy


Spells
2 View Picture Disenchant Buy
2 View Picture Rebuff the Wicked Buy
4 View Picture Scout's Warning Buy


Enchantments
2 View Picture Bound in Silence Buy
2 View Picture Glorious Anthem Buy
2 View Picture Militia's Pride Buy
4 View Picture Oblivion Ring Buy


Lands
13 View Picture Plains Buy
2 View Picture Saltcrusted Steppe Buy
2 View Picture Swarmyard Buy
3 View Picture Windbrisk Heights Buy


Planeswalkers
2 View Picture Ajani Goldmane Buy

 
Sideboard     (15 cards)
3 View Picture Stonecloaker Buy
4 View Picture Condemn Buy
2 View Picture Dawn Charm Buy
2 View Picture Disenchant Buy
1 View Picture Rebuff the Wicked Buy
3 View Picture Story Circle Buy

What's a Sideboard?


How it Works

I chose the Sidewinder Sliver Buy for their 1-drop cost plus a little extra ability. Added bonus that the Mirror Entity Buy and Avian Changeling Buy gets Flanking too.

Play small stuff. Use Amrou Scout Buy to tutor your Mirror Entity Buy and swing away. Use the Scout to tutor a Bound in Silence Buy if needed. Works with the Avian Changeling Buy too if you need to kill a flyer or two.

The obvious winner is the Mirror Entity Buy's ability.

Scout's Warning Buy allows you to flash in the Mirror Entity Buy at the end of their turn. You can use it to draw if needed, so that helps too.

Disenchant Buy is self-explanatory, especially with EVERYONE playing Oblivion Ring Buy. Which brings me to...

Oblivion Ring Buy always has its uses.

Skyhunter Skirmisher Buy is as a monster once pumped. Thanks to Netro1992 for this suggestion.

Ornithopter Buy for free extra beaters once Mirror Entity Buy is in play, plus flying for bonus evasion.

Avian Changeling Buy can be tutored by the Amrou Scout Buy for more flier action.

Threw in Preeminent Captain Buy to bring in more changelings, preferably a Mirror Entity Buy, but Avian Changeling Buy works as well.

I replaced the Dawn Charm Buys with Glorious Anthem Buy and am trying to figure out if they're worth it.

Militia's Pride Buy for cheap extra creatures.

Saltcrusted Steppe Buy simply to charge up for that final monumental beatdown.

Added Rebuff the Wicked Buy because the Mirror Entity Buy is so vulnerable and always targeted.

Added Ajani Goldmane Buy for that little extra oomph. He's definitely staying.

Added Windbrisk Heights Buy to possibly get a Mirror Entity Buy in during combat... then use it to pump! Thanks to theOmaster for this suggestion.

Added Swarmyard Buy for regenerating changelings. Thanks to JonkZ for this suggestion.

The deck sputters just a bit in the late game if they keep killing my Mirror Entity Buy, but otherwise it does quite well.

I'm considering adding a Valor Buy or two. Yes/No?
Currently playtesting with Austere Command Buy.

I tried Aven Riftwatcher Buy in place of the Avian Changeling Buy, but decided to go back to the changeling because they simply last longer. Me gaining life doesn't make an opponent lose. Also, once I added the Swarmyard Buy, it was definitely the more logical choice.

Comments/suggestions are welcome!


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