If you want to do it on a budget, this 4/4 legendary dragon is a great option. I needed to go even deeper and find stronger anti- cards. This is, after all, something that Wizards didn’t create themselves and are seemingly less adept at making great. EDH Deck Time: Baral, Chief of Compliance. It will be amazing. Thanks for looking! When Baral is in play, instant and sorcery spells you cast cost one less mana. First things first. Please take a moment to review them and accept to continue. Baral Chief Of Compliance EDH, Counterspell Commander Mtg Custom Deck, Aether Revolt ~ BARAL, CHIEF OF COMPLIANCE Rare Magic Card, 1x FOIL MTG AETHER REVOLT Baral, Chief Of Compliance FOIL X1, Aether Revolt Presale MTG FOIL Baral, Chief Of Compliance Magic Rare. Because banning Dig Through Time and Treasure Cruise definitely isn’t enough. How do we wrap things up? Just keep in mind it's not playtested and therefore not perfectly tuned! Are there more ways to beat Baral, Chief of Compliance? Okay, so that doesn’t work either. But for a budget control deck, it's a great deal. You can't counter every threat, and there will be plenty of times where you'll need other types of answers in the game, not to mention slots dedicated to ramp, card advantage, and win conditions. This will help you pay less for your counter spells that trigger Baral's second ability. All these aggressive decks will no longer have to care as much about an early Polymorph into Emrakul because they can just race it or stop it once. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Four-player Commander battles featuring a new theme every week. But at some point, they stopped playing, and so for me the format faded—until now! It's a three mana 3/2 mono red from Fates Reforged. For just a little over two dollars, Golos is a great budget commander for building a rainbow deck. Her ability also lends itself well to a whole bunch of red cards with the madness effect. It works well in a mono red deck with budget creatures like Mindclaw Shaman and Beetleback Chief. RELATED: Magic: The Gathering: The 10 Best Angel Cards Ever, Ranked. It’s inelegant and creates confusion. Here are some of my favorite card draw  / card filtering spells under $2 in no particular order: Because Baral, Chief of Compliance will be looting for you, he's particularly good paired with flashback cards like Think Twice, which you can discard and still get value, and also delve cards like Treasure Cruise. Welcome back to Budget Commander! Weekly drafts featuring a variety of formats new and old. Baral, Chief of Compliance . Playtest v1. You could use this ability to play enchantments like Ghostly Prison or Propaganda to slow down your opponents combat phase, or use enchantments like Shielded by Faith to boost Zur himself. Click below to begin your paid subscription. Since Baral, Chief of Compliance lets you loot when you counter spells, we're going to be running an above-average amount of them. The largest difference in the rules, which would change the metagame the most, is that in real life you play with 20 life. Oh, and Jace costs more than the entire deck I'm writing about, so there's that too. Playing a deck focused on countering stuff is a very straightforward plan, but takes a lot of time to master. Actually, I think banning cards left and right isn’t the way to go, because it would take too many bans to change anything, which defeats a part of the purpose playing 1v1 Commander where you are able to play a lot of sweet, old, powerful cards. You may eventually splurge on an expensive commander, but there are plenty of affordable commanders you can build a competitive deck around without having to break the bank. But finding them in a 99-card deck is an issue, meaning that the rest of the deck will still be susceptible to Baral’s efficient answers. Use the options below to exercise this right, and please review our privacy policy for complete information on how your data is used and stored. There's quite a few ways, actually: The rest of the deck is rounded out with generic removal and ramp cards. RELATED: Magic: The Gathering: The 10 Best Green Creature Cards For Commander, Ranked. Sometimes it's tough having enough mana. Its release on MTGO got my friends and me talking about it once again. Portions of the materials used are property of Wizards of the Coast. Whenever a spell or ability you control counters a spell, you can draw a card and discard a card. Actually, I think banning cards left and right isn’t the way to go, because it would take too many bans to change anything, which defeats a part of the purpose playing 1v1 Commander where you are able to play a lot of sweet, old, powerful cards. If you can trigger that ability twice in a turn, you can deal some serious damage. You're welcome. Whenever Derevi enters the battlefield or a creature you control deals combat damage to a player, you may tap or untap a target permanent. To put the cherry on top, it also makes other creatures you cast uncounterable, meaning you could land game-winning cards that are otherwise too clunky such as Torrential Gearhulk, Teferi, Mage of Zhalfir, or Consecrated Sphinx. I looked through the different 5-0 Baral deck lists—well, not so different, all of them pretty much consisted of 3 things: A lot of counterspells, card draw, and ways to cheat Emrakul, the Aeons Torn into play, whether it was Polymorph, Reweave, or Synthetic Destiny. It's been a while, but I've come back with a cheapo deck that you can crush your playgroup with and make them hate everything Blue! Its second ability gives trample and +X/+X to a target attacking creature, where X is equal to its power, for one green, one white and one generic mana. Sometimes it's better to let Jin-Gitaxias, Core Augur resolve if you have Pongify in hand to deal with him before your opponents gets any real value. Want to make your enemy waste their cards by having to discard them and drive them crazy while slowly whittling away their life? Tinybones! On the other hand, Baral, Chief of Compliance accelerates your game plan for only 2 mana, immediately making your instants/sorceries cheaper and letting you loot. 7 baral, chief of compliance - $5.99 If you're looking to build a mono blue control deck, Baral is a great place to start. I encourage you to tell me what you like to see in Budget Commander and work with me to make the series better than ever. If this item contains incorrect or inappropriate information please, Relevant $7.49. The Immortal Sun X1 NM MTG Rivals Of Ixalan Fast Free Shipping! So you can use it to load up your pool with legendary lands or dual lands. NEXT: Magic: The Gathering: The 25 Most Powerful Cards, Officially Ranked. The games were interesting, powerful, and each one was different thanks to a 99-card singleton deck. $ 0.00 $ 0.00 . There’s only one way to go. Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles Knowing what to counter and what to let resolve requires a deep understanding of not only your deck but of each opponent's. This couldn’t be the end of the format. For two mana, you can search your library for a dragon card, put it in your graveyard and have Scion of the Ur-Dragon become a copy of that card until the end of your turn. 744 decks (0.174%) Rank #181. MTGGoldfish, Inc. is not affiliated with Wizards of the Coast LLC. Magic the Gathering on eBayMTG 24-card EDH lot of counterspells -- great if you're the kind of player who likes to tell their friends "no." Alright, so you've drawn lots of cards and stopped your opponents from having fun. 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