After playing the Oathbreaker format at my LGS and exploring this wild wild west of crazy combos and strategies, below is a list of powerful signature spells I've compiled. You plan on using the spell to establish your board state early on or in an emergency. I personally think the best Signature Spells are the ones that you can cast over and over again. As you can already tell, card draw/selection or tutors dominates the list: I'm sure there are more to add to the list. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Signature Spells . Feel free to comment and add more. You will probably only have to cast it once or twice. Note: the above is mostly just 'good stuff' that I commonly play with in EDH. I expect there to be niche spells that interact with walkers in ways not yet discovered when they are both readily accessible in the CZ. Improvise is the "fixed" version of affinity, because you have to tap your artifacts in order to get the cost reduction, making it more difficult to chain improvise spells together over and over. The criteria is simply something that can search for a specific combo piece or gain you a significant card/board advantage. Any Nissa planeswalker with [[Nissa's Triumph]] to fetch [[Urza's Mine]], [[Urza's Power Plant]], and [[Urza's Tower]] is pretty funny stuff. After playing the Oathbreaker format at my LGS and exploring this wild wild west of crazy combos and strategies, below is a list of powerful signature spells I've compiled. This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by  Pkinter13 1 year, 1 month ago. More than most other spells, this is the card I see mentioned as a Signature Spell the most often. If you want to play several high costed artifacts for free, then you would go with the Directive. When discussing Oathbreaker, the Signature Spell is a popular topic. That being said, you should be wary that other players will see a tutor in your command zone and and expect you to be setting up a combo. }); With a steady supply of cheap artifacts paired with other artifact payoffs like. Wheel of Fortune - (G) (SF) (txt)Narset's Reversal - (G) (SF) (txt)Flame RIft - (G) (SF) (txt)Early Harvest - (G) (SF) (txt)Rishkar's Expertise - (G) (SF) (txt)Mission Briefing - (G) (SF) (txt)Dig Through Time - (G) (SF) (txt)Gush - (G) (SF) (txt)Rite of Replication - (G) (SF) (txt)Bribery - (G) (SF) (txt)Seasons Past - (G) (SF) (txt)Upheaval - (G) (SF) (txt)Bring to Light - (G) (SF) (txt)Teferi's Protection - (G) (SF) (txt)[[cardname]] or [[cardname|SET]] to call, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the oathbreaker_MtG community. Are any of these cards your Signature Spell? After playing the Oathbreaker format at my LGS and exploring this wild wild west of crazy combos and strategies, below is a list of powerful signature spells I've compiled. When discussing Oathbreaker, the Signature Spell is a popular topic. The idea is to choose a Planeswalker as your Oathbreaker (a.k.a. Still, certainly don’t forget about Hellish Rebuke, Animate Dead, and Bestow Curse. The Signature Spell replacement effect makes the self-exile a non-issue, to start. var totl_hght = parseInt( title_hght ) + parseInt( wdgt_hght ); That's right- you can play modern Tron in Oathbreaker if you want! There are some diamonds in the rough here, but you’ll probably find yourself looking to the Paladin spell list more often than not. Instead, consider a low cost card draw spell that can keep your hand filled so you are drawing into more counter spells. What are the best Signature Spells? One school of thought it that obvious combo pieces should probably not be in your command zone. { In a singleton format, you won't often need to fetch more than 3 utility lands in your deck, and almost certainly not more than 6. Even if you use a spell like Assert Authority [],which can maintain a low cost throughout the game, the fact people know it's coming means your opponents will be prepared. If you feel like trying to find a way to paint a target on your head and win anyway, check out Medina's list. Home › Forums › How To Choose Your Signature Spell. With access to almost every instant and sorcery in Magic's history, narrowing the choice down to just the right spell can be a challenge. Quite a few aggro / burn lists run [[Price of Progress]]. However, Oathbreaker's lower life total makes early game aggression more viable. Press J to jump to the feed. Many were also quick to notice that this is the perfect card to search up Tron: Urzas Mine [], Urzas Power Plant [], Urzas Tower []. The criteria is simply something that can search for a specific combo piece or gain you a significant card/board advantage. They will keep counter magic on hand to keep a back breaking combo from being cast. Unless you desperate need to protect a combo, or can consistently cast your spell cheaply, I wouldn't use these. Very meta dependent I would imagine. With an Oathbreaker such as Jace Wielder of Mysteries [], Kiora Master of the Depths [], or Ral, Izzet Viceroy [],you can set these types of spells to be played over and over, though maybe not quite as easily as the previous mechanics mentioned. You will probably only have to cast it once or twice. One driver of new interactions is that 20 life makes some strategies much more viable. If you really just need a handful of key artifacts, then you may prefer Whir. With access to almost every instant and sorce[See the full post at: How To Choose Your Signature Spell]. For example, a very popular Oathbreaker/Signature Spell combination is Nissa Steward of Elements [] // Nissas Triumph []. With a steady supply of cheap artifacts paired with other artifact payoffs like Sai Master Thopterist [] you may never spend mana on the command zone tax for this spell. Finally, one card I thought was worth mentioning entirely on its own is The ElderSpell []. 906.4a The signature spell may only be cast when its Oathbreaker is on the battlefield under its owner's control. You can do the same with creatures with a little help from Worldly Tutor []. Liliana's Triumph is not one that would be highly rated standalone, but within this list/interaction becomes very potent. Perhaps the best Signature Spell is one you only have to cast once. Accountant, Freelance writer and editor, MTG Oathbreaker and Commander player. 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