Terms of Use | The secret is this: getting rid of a dead card and cycling it is almost as good as drawing a card. Also, what kind of combos are you looking for? by Oilcountry89, Mirko Vosk, Deck Drinker He brought Grishoalbrand and UR Treasure Cruise Delver to the forefront of their respective formats, and he likes analyzing and exploiting holes in the metagame. You are playing against Shardless BUG, Clique them during their draw step and their hand is the following: They have 4 mana and you can’t counter anything. If you do, that player reveals the chosen card, puts it on the bottom of their library, then draws a card. When Dismiss into Dream is out, the effect doesn't matter as much. In response to a miracle trigger: Miracles are actually triggers, so you can Clique your opponent’s Terminus while the miracle trigger is still on the stack. I need ways to target my opponents creature when Willbreaker is out, and returning to hand will not make that happen. If you do, that player reveals the chosen card, puts it on the bottom of his or her library, then draws a card. Oloro is in your title, but you used the plural of deck in your comment. Declare attackers step: Clique is big enough to trade with an Insectile Aberration, and sometimes a flash Clique can act as pseudo-removal. So here, the card to take would depend on your game plan. ", ChannelFireball - Magic: The Gathering Strategy, Singles, Cards, Decks. Joe Lossett is known for his signature “Legend” Miracles build and this is one of the key interactions in it. Against Eldrazi, I almost always go for a draw-step Vendilion Clique. In Legacy, Vendilion Clique is on the expensive end of the spectrum of cards that see play. Flying When Vendilion Clique enters the battlefield, look at target player's hand. And thank you for the suggestions w^. Finally, it is blue, which means it can pitch to Force of Will. You may choose a nonland card from it. P.S - it was a basic bitch ass Baral deck that won with Polymorph. Personally, I would make it very clear the spell is still on the stack by putting it behind my lands. Then, if I don’t play any of them, I may choose to cast the Clique. By casting Clique in response to the first Cabal Ritual, Daryl is able to strip Ross’ Infernal Tutor and end the chain. So I used to play French v clique which I ran as kind of a toolbox-y control that would combo out any number of ways (mind over matter/temple bell, infinite Mana/blue sun's, etc) it held its own really well, I wouldn't say it was the most busted deck out there, but it was a lot of fun. TappedOut.js Blog Widget, 京 Oona, (Exile/Control)(inf combo) (CEDH) 京. Budget isn’t too much of an issue. The Vendilion Clique consisted of the fae triplets V eesa, End ry and Ilion a. Iliona was slightly older than her siblings, and as such their leader. This site is unaffiliated. Are you trying to grind them out? Don't worry too much about Vendilion Clique, it's more for the colors and I've liked the card for long time and if it dies it enters the battlefield again. Any suggestions as to what I could do with Vendilion Clique would be appreciated. Flying When Vendilion Clique enters the battlefield, look at target player's hand. Which is why I went with tap as the target effect. Here are the important timings and targeting for the card, and when they should each be used. This play is really powerful because it gives the opponent the fewest number of ways to draw a Force of Will for the Clique, and it is a clean answer for the Jace while leaving you with a 3/1. You say degenerate, but that varies by playgroup. You may choose a nonland card from it. by dalton345, The Thieves' Tide Good, bad, ugly? So, just make sure you are very clear where the Clique and the triggered ability are. + Another common timing is to cast Vendilion Clique in response to an opposing Jace Brainstorm on turn 4. by Artist_X, Azor the Lawbringer If you do, that player reveals the chosen card, puts it on the bottom of his or her library, then draws a card. During this entire interaction, Daryl would not have priority to cast the Clique. If you do, that player reveals the chosen card, puts it on the bottom of his or her library, then draws a card. I recommend you check out mtgtop8, go to the Commander section and if you don't find anything helpful, we can talk details. Are you planning on attacking and killing them in short order? If your hand loses to a certain card, then of course you should take it. In order to stop a recursive card: Against Life from the Loam or Punishing Fire, a well-timed Vendilion Clique can strip the card and put it away. Here, there is a tiny window for casting the Clique to maximum effect. The optionality on the timing and targeting of Vendilion Clique makes it a powerful card, but also makes it difficult to play correctly. But, the format is significantly slower than Modern and it is well positioned against the various turn-3-to-4 combo decks of the format like Show and Tell. Gone are the days that Faeries was the best deck in the format. Contact | The card to take (or not take) depends a lot on your game plan in the matchup, as well as how your own hand lines up. In response to a Stoneforge or Aether Vial activation: You can take their pay-off card and give them a chance to “miss.”. Let’s go to another hypothetical situation. Yes, an instant-speed Thoughtseize is powerful, but it shouldn’t necessarily be the default mode. If a game has gone long and Daze is no longer relevant, or if I’m playing Miracles and I have a dud Terminus in my hand, you can bet that my first instinct is to get rid of it. Feeds | Do note that if your opponent reveals his hand before you announce the target, you are allowed to look at their hand and still decide to target yourself. So, the timing of Clique is vitally important when playing against ANT. Your opponent’s end step: Often, when my deck is playing a diverse array of counterspells such as Spell Snare or Stifle, I may want to hold up these other countermagic options. Personal fave card for the deck has to be telepathy. Fwiw, I hope this helps, and I just zoned out in a phone call with a person I didn't want to speak to for about 20 minutes while formatting this, lol. Irritates everyone plus lets you peek at who to clique or when to go for combo. Here are some final parting words on the resolution of Vendilion Clique. Yes you are right, Prognostic Sphinx is out and I am going to add that Counterspell, thanks. If you do, that player reveals the chosen card, puts it on the bottom of his or her library, then draws a card. When Vendilion Clique enters the battlefield, look at target player’s hand. You may choose a nonland card from it. Let’s begin by going through each line of text: The mana cost of 1UU means different things in different formats. Rest of the time, it will be with the opponents creature. Had to go back and separate those ones card by card): And after this, I'm out. The most common error I see with the card is when players always target their opponents during their draw steps.