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Criminal Mastermind
Deck Size: 100
Commander / EDH
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Est deck cost: $1414.79
Salt Sum: 51.67
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Commander

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Marchesa, Dealer of Death

Whenever you commit a crime, you may pay {1}. If you do, look at the top two cards of your library. Put one of them into your hand and the other into your graveyard. (Targeting opponents, anything they control, and/or cards in their graveyards is a crime.)

Creature
Marchesa, Dealer of Death (otj) 220
1

Crime enablers

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Agatha's Soul Cauldron

You may spend mana as though it were mana of any color to activate abilities of creatures you control. Creatures you control with +1/+1 counters on them have all activated abilities of all creature cards exiled with Agatha's Soul Cauldron. {T}: Exile target card from a graveyard. When a creature card is exiled this way, put a +1/+1 counter on target creature you control.

Artifact
Agatha's Soul Cauldron (woe) 242
1
Dack Fayden

+1: Target player draws two cards, then discards two cards. −2: Gain control of target artifact. −6: You get an emblem with "Whenever you cast a spell that targets one or more permanents, gain control of those permanents."

Planeswalker
Dack Fayden (sld) 251
1
Finale of Eternity

Destroy up to three target creatures with toughness X or less. If X is 10 or more, return all creature cards from your graveyard to the battlefield.

Sorcery
Finale of Eternity (war) 91
1
Fury

Double strike When Fury enters the battlefield, it deals 4 damage divided as you choose among any number of target creatures and/or planeswalkers. Evoke—Exile a red card from your hand.

Creature
Fury (mh2) 126
1
Gisa, the Hellraiser

Ward—{2}, Pay 2 life. Skeletons and Zombies you control get +1/+1 and have menace. Whenever you commit a crime, create two tapped 2/2 blue and black Zombie Rogue creature tokens. This ability triggers only once each turn. (Targeting opponents, anything they control, and/or cards in their graveyards is a crime.)

Creature
Gisa, the Hellraiser (otj) 89
1
Gitaxian Probe

({U/P} can be paid with either {U} or 2 life.) Look at target player's hand. Draw a card.

Sorcery
Gitaxian Probe (plst) NPH-35
1
Grief

Menace When Grief enters the battlefield, target opponent reveals their hand. You choose a nonland card from it. That player discards that card. Evoke—Exile a black card from your hand.

Creature
Grief (mh2) 87
1
Hex Parasite

{X}{B/P}: Remove up to X counters from target permanent. For each counter removed this way, Hex Parasite gets +1/+0 until end of turn. ({B/P} can be paid with either {B} or 2 life.)

Creature Artifact
Hex Parasite (nph) 137
1
Hullbreaker Horror

Flash This spell can't be countered. Whenever you cast a spell, choose up to one — • Return target spell you don't control to its owner's hand. • Return target nonland permanent to its owner's hand.

Creature
Hullbreaker Horror (woc) 95
1
Inquisition of Kozilek

Target player reveals their hand. You choose a nonland card from it with mana value 3 or less. That player discards that card.

Sorcery
Inquisition of Kozilek (2x2) 80
1
Kess, Dissident Mage

Flying Once during each of your turns, you may cast an instant or sorcery spell from your graveyard. If a spell cast this way would be put into your graveyard, exile it instead.

Creature
Kess, Dissident Mage (ncc) 344
1
Maze of Ith

{T}: Untap target attacking creature. Prevent all combat damage that would be dealt to and dealt by that creature this turn.

Land
Maze of Ith (dmr) 250
1
Mirage Mirror

{2}: Mirage Mirror becomes a copy of target artifact, creature, enchantment, or land until end of turn.

Artifact
Mirage Mirror (cmm) 962
1
Red Death, Shipwrecker

Alluring Eyes — {T}: Goad target creature an opponent controls. That player draws a card. You add {R}. (Until your next turn, that creature attacks each combat if able and attacks a player other than you if able.)

Creature
Red Death, Shipwrecker (pip) 426
1
Rush of Dread

Spree (Choose one or more additional costs.) + {1} — Target opponent sacrifices half the creatures they control, rounded up. + {2} — Target opponent discards half the cards in their hand, rounded up. + {2} — Target opponent loses half their life, rounded up.

Sorcery
Rush of Dread (otj) 104
1
Thoughtseize

Target player reveals their hand. You choose a nonland card from it. That player discards that card. You lose 2 life.

Sorcery
Thoughtseize (2xm) 109
1
Tinybones Joins Up

When Tinybones Joins Up enters the battlefield, any number of target players each discard a card. Whenever a legendary creature enters the battlefield under your control, any number of target players each mill a card and lose 1 life.

Enchantment
Tinybones Joins Up (otj) 108
1
Tinybones, the Pickpocket

Deathtouch Whenever Tinybones, the Pickpocket deals combat damage to a player, you may cast target nonland permanent card from that player's graveyard, and mana of any type can be spent to cast that spell.

Creature
Tinybones, the Pickpocket (otj) 109
1
Unlicensed Hearse

{T}: Exile up to two target cards from a single graveyard. Unlicensed Hearse's power and toughness are each equal to the number of cards exiled with it. Crew 2

Artifact
Unlicensed Hearse (snc) 246
1

Draw

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Jeska's Will

Choose one. If you control a commander as you cast this spell, you may choose both instead. • Add {R} for each card in target opponent's hand. • Exile the top three cards of your library. You may play them this turn.

Sorcery
Jeska's Will (mkc) 156
1
Palantír of Orthanc

At the beginning of your end step, put an influence counter on Palantír of Orthanc and scry 2. Then target opponent may have you draw a card. If that player doesn't, you mill X cards, where X is the number of influence counters on Palantír of Orthanc, and that player loses life equal to the total mana value of those cards.

Artifact
Palantír of Orthanc (ltr) 381
1
Rhystic Study

Whenever an opponent casts a spell, you may draw a card unless that player pays {1}.

Enchantment
Rhystic Study (j22) 114
1
The One Ring

Indestructible When The One Ring enters the battlefield, if you cast it, you gain protection from everything until your next turn. At the beginning of your upkeep, you lose 1 life for each burden counter on The One Ring. {T}: Put a burden counter on The One Ring, then draw a card for each burden counter on The One Ring.

Artifact
The One Ring (ltr) 697
1
Treasure Cruise

Delve (Each card you exile from your graveyard while casting this spell pays for {1}.) Draw three cards.

Sorcery
Treasure Cruise (ncc) 237
1

Interaction

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Arcane Denial

Counter target spell. Its controller may draw up to two cards at the beginning of the next turn's upkeep. You draw a card at the beginning of the next turn's upkeep.

Instant
Arcane Denial (woc) 84
1
Chaos Warp

The owner of target permanent shuffles it into their library, then reveals the top card of their library. If it's a permanent card, they put it onto the battlefield.

Instant
Chaos Warp (mkc) 149
1
Counterspell

Counter target spell.

Instant
Counterspell (cmm) 81
1
Deadly Rollick

If you control a commander, you may cast this spell without paying its mana cost. Exile target creature.

Instant
Deadly Rollick (cmm) 147
1
Feed the Swarm

Destroy target creature or enchantment an opponent controls. You lose life equal to that permanent's mana value.

Sorcery
Feed the Swarm (lcc) 198
1
Fierce Guardianship

If you control a commander, you may cast this spell without paying its mana cost. Counter target noncreature spell.

Instant
Fierce Guardianship (cmm) 94
1
Flusterstorm

Counter target instant or sorcery spell unless its controller pays {1}. Storm (When you cast this spell, copy it for each spell cast before it this turn. You may choose new targets for the copies.)

Instant
Flusterstorm (plst) CMD-46
1
Force of Negation

If it's not your turn, you may exile a blue card from your hand rather than pay this spell's mana cost. Counter target noncreature spell. If that spell is countered this way, exile it instead of putting it into its owner's graveyard.

Instant
Force of Negation (2x2) 50
1
Force of Will

You may pay 1 life and exile a blue card from your hand rather than pay this spell's mana cost. Counter target spell.

Instant
Force of Will (dmr) 50
1
Orcish Bowmasters

Flash When Orcish Bowmasters enters the battlefield and whenever an opponent draws a card except the first one they draw in each of their draw steps, Orcish Bowmasters deals 1 damage to any target. Then amass Orcs 1.

Creature
Orcish Bowmasters (ltr) 554
1
Snap

Return target creature to its owner's hand. Untap up to two lands.

Instant
Snap (woc) 110
1
Vandalblast

Destroy target artifact you don't control. Overload {4}{R} (You may cast this spell for its overload cost. If you do, change "target" in its text to "each.")

Sorcery
Vandalblast (cmm) 267
1

Land

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Blood Crypt

({T}: Add {B} or {R}.) As Blood Crypt enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

Land
Blood Crypt (rna) 245
1
Bloodstained Mire

{T}, Pay 1 life, Sacrifice Bloodstained Mire: Search your library for a Swamp or Mountain card, put it onto the battlefield, then shuffle.

Land
Bloodstained Mire (ktk) 230
1
Command Tower

{T}: Add one mana of any color in your commander's color identity.

Land
Command Tower (moc) 396
1
Detection Tower

{T}: Add {C}. {1}, {T}: Until end of turn, your opponents and creatures your opponents control with hexproof can be the targets of spells and abilities you control as though they didn't have hexproof.

Land
Detection Tower (m19) 249
1
Eroded Canyon

Eroded Canyon enters the battlefield tapped. When Eroded Canyon enters the battlefield, it deals 1 damage to target opponent. {T}: Add {U} or {R}.

Land
Eroded Canyon (otj) 256
1
Exotic Orchard

{T}: Add one mana of any color that a land an opponent controls could produce.

Land
Exotic Orchard (mkc) 260
1
Haunted Ridge

Haunted Ridge enters the battlefield tapped unless you control two or more other lands. {T}: Add {B} or {R}.

Land
Haunted Ridge (mid) 263
1
Island

({T}: Add {U}.)

Land
Island (mh3) 305
2
Luxury Suite

Luxury Suite enters the battlefield tapped unless you have two or more opponents. {T}: Add {B} or {R}.

Land
Luxury Suite (clb) 355
1
Lórien Revealed

Draw three cards. Islandcycling {1} ({1}, Discard this card: Search your library for an Island card, reveal it, put it into your hand, then shuffle.)

Sorcery
Lórien Revealed (ltr) 511
1
Morphic Pool

Morphic Pool enters the battlefield tapped unless you have two or more opponents. {T}: Add {U} or {B}.

Land
Morphic Pool (clb) 357
1
Mountain

({T}: Add {R}.)

Land
Mountain (blb) 274
1
Polluted Delta

{T}, Pay 1 life, Sacrifice Polluted Delta: Search your library for an Island or Swamp card, put it onto the battlefield, then shuffle.

Land
Polluted Delta (mh3) 438
1
Raucous Theater

({T}: Add {B} or {R}.) Raucous Theater enters the battlefield tapped. When Raucous Theater enters the battlefield, surveil 1. (Look at the top card of your library. You may put it into your graveyard.)

Land
Raucous Theater (mkm) 266
1
Scalding Tarn

{T}, Pay 1 life, Sacrifice Scalding Tarn: Search your library for an Island or Mountain card, put it onto the battlefield, then shuffle.

Land
Scalding Tarn (mh2) 254
1
Shipwreck Marsh

Shipwreck Marsh enters the battlefield tapped unless you control two or more other lands. {T}: Add {U} or {B}.

Land
Shipwreck Marsh (mid) 267
1
Shivan Reef

{T}: Add {C}. {T}: Add {U} or {R}. Shivan Reef deals 1 damage to you.

Land
Shivan Reef (dmu) 255
1
Smoldering Marsh

({T}: Add {B} or {R}.) Smoldering Marsh enters the battlefield tapped unless you control two or more basic lands.

Land
Smoldering Marsh (dmc) 234
1
Soured Springs

Soured Springs enters the battlefield tapped. When Soured Springs enters the battlefield, it deals 1 damage to target opponent. {T}: Add {U} or {B}.

Land
Soured Springs (otj) 264
1
Steam Vents

({T}: Add {U} or {R}.) As Steam Vents enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

Land
Steam Vents (grn) 257
1
Stormcarved Coast

Stormcarved Coast enters the battlefield tapped unless you control two or more other lands. {T}: Add {U} or {R}.

Land
Stormcarved Coast (vow) 265
1
Strip Mine

{T}: Add {C}. {T}, Sacrifice Strip Mine: Destroy target land.

Land
Strip Mine (4ed) 363
1
Sulfur Falls

Sulfur Falls enters the battlefield tapped unless you control an Island or a Mountain. {T}: Add {U} or {R}.

Land
Sulfur Falls (plst) DOM-247
1
Sulfurous Springs

{T}: Add {C}. {T}: Add {B} or {R}. Sulfurous Springs deals 1 damage to you.

Land
Sulfurous Springs (dmu) 256
1
Swamp

({T}: Add {B}.)

Land
Swamp (mh3) 306
3
Thundering Falls

({T}: Add {U} or {R}.) Thundering Falls enters the battlefield tapped. When Thundering Falls enters the battlefield, surveil 1. (Look at the top card of your library. You may put it into your graveyard.)

Land
Thundering Falls (mkm) 269
1
Training Center

Training Center enters the battlefield tapped unless you have two or more opponents. {T}: Add {U} or {R}.

Land
Training Center (plst) CMR-358
1
Undercity Sewers

({T}: Add {U} or {B}.) Undercity Sewers enters the battlefield tapped. When Undercity Sewers enters the battlefield, surveil 1. (Look at the top card of your library. You may put it into your graveyard.)

Land
Undercity Sewers (mkm) 270
1
Underground River

{T}: Add {C}. {T}: Add {U} or {B}. Underground River deals 1 damage to you.

Land
Underground River (bro) 267
1
Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth

Each land is a Swamp in addition to its other land types.

Land
Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth (tsr) 287
1
Wasteland

{T}: Add {C}. {T}, Sacrifice Wasteland: Destroy target nonbasic land.

Land
Wasteland (ema) 248
1
Watery Grave

({T}: Add {U} or {B}.) As Watery Grave enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

Land
Watery Grave (grn) 259
1
Xander's Lounge

({T}: Add {U}, {B}, or {R}.) Xander's Lounge enters the battlefield tapped. Cycling {3} ({3}, Discard this card: Draw a card.)

Land
Xander's Lounge (snc) 260
1

Ramp

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Arcane Signet

{T}: Add one mana of any color in your commander's color identity.

Artifact
Arcane Signet (moc) 348
1
Fellwar Stone

{T}: Add one mana of any color that a land an opponent controls could produce.

Artifact
Fellwar Stone (moc) 356
1
Izzet Signet

{1}, {T}: Add {U}{R}.

Artifact
Izzet Signet (clu) 224
1
Liquimetal Torque

{T}: Add {C}. {T}: Target nonland permanent becomes an artifact in addition to its other types until end of turn.

Artifact
Liquimetal Torque (brc) 145
1
Rakdos Signet

{1}, {T}: Add {B}{R}.

Artifact
Rakdos Signet (clu) 226
1
Relic of Sauron

{T}: Add two mana in any combination of {U}, {B}, and/or {R}. {3}, {T}: Draw two cards, then discard a card.

Artifact
Relic of Sauron (ltc) 489
1
Sol Ring

{T}: Add {C}{C}.

Artifact
Sol Ring (plst) CMD-261
1
Talisman of Creativity

{T}: Add {C}. {T}: Add {U} or {R}. Talisman of Creativity deals 1 damage to you.

Artifact
Talisman of Creativity (clb) 876
1
Talisman of Dominance

{T}: Add {C}. {T}: Add {U} or {B}. Talisman of Dominance deals 1 damage to you.

Artifact
Talisman of Dominance (scd) 280
1
Talisman of Indulgence

{T}: Add {C}. {T}: Add {B} or {R}. Talisman of Indulgence deals 1 damage to you.

Artifact
Talisman of Indulgence (scd) 282
1

Reanimation

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Animate Dead

Enchant creature card in a graveyard When Animate Dead enters the battlefield, if it's on the battlefield, it loses "enchant creature card in a graveyard" and gains "enchant creature put onto the battlefield with Animate Dead." Return enchanted creature card to the battlefield under your control and attach Animate Dead to it. When Animate Dead leaves the battlefield, that creature's controller sacrifices it. Enchanted creature gets -1/-0.

Enchantment
Animate Dead (mkc) 125
1
Reanimate

Put target creature card from a graveyard onto the battlefield under your control. You lose life equal to its mana value.

Sorcery
Reanimate (mkc) 137
1
Virtue of Persistence

Enchantment
Virtue of Persistence // Locthwain Scorn (woe) 115
1

Reanimation Targets

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Rakdos, Patron of Chaos

Flying, trample At the beginning of your end step, target opponent may sacrifice two nonland, nontoken permanents. If they don't, you draw two cards.

Creature
Rakdos, Patron of Chaos (mkm) 224
1
Xanathar, Guild Kingpin

At the beginning of your upkeep, choose target opponent. Until end of turn, that player can't cast spells, you may look at the top card of their library any time, you may play the top card of their library, and you may spend mana as though it were mana of any color to cast spells this way.

Creature
Xanathar, Guild Kingpin (afr) 239
1

Sorcery

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Scheming Symmetry

Choose two target players. Each of them searches their library for a card, then shuffles and puts that card on top.

Sorcery
Scheming Symmetry (m20) 113
1

Sweepers

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Blasphemous Act

This spell costs {1} less to cast for each creature on the battlefield. Blasphemous Act deals 13 damage to each creature.

Sorcery
Blasphemous Act (lcc) 216
1
Curse of the Swine

Exile X target creatures. For each creature exiled this way, its controller creates a 2/2 green Boar creature token.

Sorcery
Curse of the Swine (lcc) 150
1
Cyclonic Rift

Return target nonland permanent you don't control to its owner's hand. Overload {6}{U} (You may cast this spell for its overload cost. If you do, change "target" in its text to "each.")

Instant
Cyclonic Rift (rvr) 40
1
Damnation

Destroy all creatures. They can't be regenerated.

Sorcery
Damnation (2x2) 73
1

Synergy

Quantity: 6Price: $91.24
Cabal Ritual

Add {B}{B}{B}. Threshold — Add {B}{B}{B}{B}{B} instead if seven or more cards are in your graveyard.

Instant
Cabal Ritual (tor) 51
1
Crucible of Worlds

You may play lands from your graveyard.

Artifact
Crucible of Worlds (2x2) 303
1
Dark Ritual

Add {B}{B}{B}.

Instant
Dark Ritual (plst) A25-82
1
Glaring Spotlight

Creatures your opponents control with hexproof can be the targets of spells and abilities you control as though they didn't have hexproof. {3}, Sacrifice Glaring Spotlight: Creatures you control gain hexproof until end of turn and can't be blocked this turn.

Artifact
Glaring Spotlight (gtc) 229
1
Lightning Greaves

Equipped creature has haste and shroud. (It can't be the target of spells or abilities.) Equip {0}

Artifact
Lightning Greaves (cmm) 398
1
Sword of Feast and Famine

Equipped creature gets +2/+2 and has protection from black and from green. Whenever equipped creature deals combat damage to a player, that player discards a card and you untap all lands you control. Equip {2}

Artifact
Sword of Feast and Famine (plst) 2XM-296
1

Tutors

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Vampiric Tutor

Search your library for a card, then shuffle and put that card on top. You lose 2 life.

Instant
Vampiric Tutor (dmr) 314
1

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