A game of Commander can move pretty fast. Blink and you might miss it. With Emiel the Blessed at your command, you certainly won't.

When I hear the word "blink" in relation to Magic, commanders like Brago, King Eternal and Aminatou, the Fateshifter come to mind. White and Blue are notorious for blinking. Roon of the Hidden Realm has access to green, but its blink ability requires that you tap your Commander.

Emiel the Blessed doesn't have that drawback. Access to green gives us more enters-the-battlefield triggers to abuse with Emiel's three-mana blink ability, while also maintaining balance with our +1/+1 counters. This balance between themes coupled with the ability to blink as many times as you want makes Emiel a very beautiful yet deadly threat. 

The Must-Includes

This brew focuses on farming as many benefits as we can through our creatures' ETB triggers. Cards like Farhaven Elf, Ondu Giant and Wood Elves allow us to consistently ramp thanks to Emiel's ability. Karmic Guide and Eternal Witness go from a one-time benefit to consistent recursion, and Reclamation Sage turns into repeatable noncreature removal.

Being able to maximize these ETB triggers is an absolute must, and Panharmonicon and Illusionist's Bracers allow us to do just that. These two artifacts will guarantee double the amount of blinks for half the cost.

Guardian Project is another way to benefit from Emiel's blinking. Card draw is often the difference between a loss and a win, and with Guardian Project out, each blink means a new card for your hand. 

Emiel's secondary ability is nothing to turn up your nose at. Being able to blink for the ETB trigger and then put a counter on your creature when you're done can be quite threatening. However, your creatures will only have one +1/+1 counter on them unless you're able to use your proliferate abilities. In a deck with mostly small creatures, it's going to be difficult to make contact with your opponents.

Enter Abzan Falconer. This small creature turns your battlefield into an aerial assault, making it that much easier to impale your opponents.

How badass would it be if Emiel the Blessed had a mace? Are you picturing it? Good... because I gave Emiel a mace.

Mace of the Valiant can make your commander scary big in a deck that is constantly bringing creatures onto the battlefield. Blink a single creature three times to add three counters to your Mace, then swing in big and stab your opponent in the chest with a Unicorn horn.

The Latecomers

It seems that when you're building a deck, you realize what the deck is missing right as you're putting the finishing touches on your 99. Cards like Wall of Omens and Wall of Blossoms were added to help facilitate consistent card draw in case we are unable to find Guardian Project (which is much more reliable).

Upon further brewing, we discovered that it would be detrimental to block with our small creatures, and taking damage would be less than optimal as we run no life gain. Haze Frog was added due to the fact that it's a repeatable Fog on a stick, while Teferi's Protection was added to defend against board wipes. 

The Cards That Got Cut

Words cannot even begin to describe how much I hated cutting cards from this deck. At one point I wanted to end the stream with a 108 card deck and just Rule 0 it to opponents in the future. Alas, I could not do that in good conscience. While some cards were cut for being too weak or off-theme, I want to highlight some of the more difficult cuts I had to make.

Archon of Valor's Reach and Phyrexian Revoker were two cards I was strongly drawn to. Early on during the deck building process, they gave me vibes similar to Stonehorn Dignitary. Being able to prevent your opponents from activating the ability of a specific card or cast a specific card type felt incredibly strong.

However, as the deck began to take shape, the Phyrexian Revoker felt very lackluster. Stopping an opponent from tapping their Sol Ring early on creates max salt, but becomes less impactful as the game goes on. Of course you could blink it to stop a planeswalker from ult-ing, however, Revoker felt like a card that has little impact on the game overall.

The same can also be said for Archon of Valor's Reach. While it can be great to stop very specific threats, the Archon also affects us and can impede our victory. Because of this, these two fun little pieces were ultimately cut from the 99.

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Blink and You'll Miss It by Chase Carroll

'Blink and You'll Miss It' - constructed deck list and prices for the Magic: The Gathering Trading Card Game from TCGplayer Infinite!

Created By: Chase Carroll

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Freeform

Market Price: $374.77

Cards

Rogue's Passage

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{T}: Add {C}.
{4}, {T}: Target creature can't be blocked this turn.

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Eternal Witness

Color Identity:G

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When Eternal Witness enters the battlefield, you may return target card from your graveyard to your hand.

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Kodama's Reach

Color Identity:G

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Search your library for up to two basic land cards, reveal those cards, put one onto the battlefield tapped and the other into your hand, then shuffle.

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Emiel the Blessed

Color Identity:G,W

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{3}: Exile another target creature you control, then return it to the battlefield under its owner's control.
Whenever another creature enters the battlefield under your control, you may pay {G/W}. If you do, put a +1/+1 counter on it. If it's a Unicorn, put two +1/+1 counters on it instead. ({G/W} can be paid with either {G} or {W}.)

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Swords to Plowshares

Color Identity:W

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Exile target creature. Its controller gains life equal to its power.

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Astral Cornucopia

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Astral Cornucopia enters the battlefield with X charge counters on it.
{T}: Choose a color. Add one mana of that color for each charge counter on Astral Cornucopia.

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Eerie Interlude

Color Identity:W

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Exile any number of target creatures you control. Return those cards to the battlefield under their owner's control at the beginning of the next end step.

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Altar of the Brood

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Whenever another permanent enters the battlefield under your control, each opponent mills a card.

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Wall of Blossoms

Color Identity:G

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Defender
When Wall of Blossoms enters the battlefield, draw a card.

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Guardian Project

Color Identity:G

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Whenever a nontoken creature enters the battlefield under your control, if it doesn't have the same name as another creature you control or a creature card in your graveyard, draw a card.

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Farhaven Elf

Color Identity:G

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When Farhaven Elf enters the battlefield, you may search your library for a basic land card, put it onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle.

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Solemn Simulacrum

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When Solemn Simulacrum enters the battlefield, you may search your library for a basic land card, put that card onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle.
When Solemn Simulacrum dies, you may draw a card.

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Path to Exile

Color Identity:W

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Exile target creature. Its controller may search their library for a basic land card, put that card onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle.

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Huatli's Raptor

Color Identity:G,W

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Vigilance
When Huatli's Raptor enters the battlefield, proliferate. (Choose any number of permanents and/or players, then give each another counter of each kind already there.)

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Sunblast Angel

Color Identity:W

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Flying
When Sunblast Angel enters the battlefield, destroy all tapped creatures.

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Return to Dust

Color Identity:W

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Exile target artifact or enchantment. If you cast this spell during your main phase, you may exile up to one other target artifact or enchantment.

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Mace of the Valiant

Color Identity:W

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Equipped creature gets +1/+1 for each charge counter on Mace of the Valiant and has vigilance.
Whenever a creature enters the battlefield under your control, put a charge counter on Mace of the Valiant.
Equip {3}

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Unbreakable Formation

Color Identity:W

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Creatures you control gain indestructible until end of turn.
Addendum — If you cast this spell during your main phase, put a +1/+1 counter on each of those creatures and they gain vigilance until end of turn.

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Cathars' Crusade

Color Identity:W

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Whenever a creature enters the battlefield under your control, put a +1/+1 counter on each creature you control.

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Sunpetal Grove

Color Identity:G,W

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Sunpetal Grove enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Forest or a Plains.
{T}: Add {G} or {W}.

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Selesnya Sanctuary

Color Identity:G,W

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Selesnya Sanctuary enters the battlefield tapped.
When Selesnya Sanctuary enters the battlefield, return a land you control to its owner's hand.
{T}: Add {G}{W}.

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Rishkar, Peema Renegade

Color Identity:G

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When Rishkar, Peema Renegade enters the battlefield, put a +1/+1 counter on each of up to two target creatures.
Each creature you control with a counter on it has "{T}: Add {G}."

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Ashnod's Altar

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Sacrifice a creature: Add {C}{C}.

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Armorcraft Judge

Color Identity:G

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When Armorcraft Judge enters the battlefield, draw a card for each creature you control with a +1/+1 counter on it.

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Shalai, Voice of Plenty

Color Identity:G,W

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Flying
You, planeswalkers you control, and other creatures you control have hexproof.
{4}{G}{G}: Put a +1/+1 counter on each creature you control.

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Brood Monitor

Color Identity:G

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Devoid (This card has no color.)
When Brood Monitor enters the battlefield, create three 1/1 colorless Eldrazi Scion creature tokens. They have "Sacrifice this creature: Add {C}."

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Cultivate

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.44

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Search your library for up to two basic land cards, reveal those cards, put one onto the battlefield tapped and the other into your hand, then shuffle.

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Stonehorn Dignitary

Color Identity:W

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When Stonehorn Dignitary enters the battlefield, target opponent skips their next combat phase.

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Bow of Nylea

Color Identity:G

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Attacking creatures you control have deathtouch.
{1}{G}, {T}: Choose one —
• Put a +1/+1 counter on target creature.
• Bow of Nylea deals 2 damage to target creature with flying.
• You gain 3 life.
• Put up to four target cards from your graveyard on the bottom of your library in any order.

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Command Tower

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

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Terramorphic Expanse

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{T}, Sacrifice Terramorphic Expanse: Search your library for a basic land card, put it onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle.

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Bountiful Promenade

Color Identity:G,W

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Bountiful Promenade enters the battlefield tapped unless you have two or more opponents.
{T}: Add {G} or {W}.

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Seedborn Muse

Color Identity:G

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Untap all permanents you control during each other player's untap step.

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Pollenbright Druid

Color Identity:G

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When Pollenbright Druid enters the battlefield, choose one —
• Put a +1/+1 counter on target creature.
• Proliferate. (Choose any number of permanents and/or players, then give each another counter of each kind already there.)

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Aura Shards

Color Identity:G,W

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Whenever a creature enters the battlefield under your control, you may destroy target artifact or enchantment.

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Evolution Sage

Color Identity:G

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Whenever a land enters the battlefield under your control, proliferate. (Choose any number of permanents and/or players, then give each another counter of each kind already there.)

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Panharmonicon

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If an artifact or creature entering the battlefield causes a triggered ability of a permanent you control to trigger, that ability triggers an additional time.

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Charming Prince

Color Identity:W

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When Charming Prince enters the battlefield, choose one —
• Scry 2.
• You gain 3 life.
• Exile another target creature you own. Return it to the battlefield under your control at the beginning of the next end step.

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Winds of Abandon

Color Identity:W

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Exile target creature you don't control. For each creature exiled this way, its controller searches their library for a basic land card. Those players put those cards onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle.
Overload {4}{W}{W} (You may cast this spell for its overload cost. If you do, change its text by replacing all instances of "target" with "each.")

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Eladamri's Call

Color Identity:G,W

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Search your library for a creature card, reveal that card, put it into your hand, then shuffle.

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Haze Frog

Color Identity:G

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Flash (You may cast this spell any time you could cast an instant.)
When Haze Frog enters the battlefield, prevent all combat damage that other creatures would deal this turn.

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Canopy Vista

Color Identity:G,W

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({T}: Add {G} or {W}.)
Canopy Vista enters the battlefield tapped unless you control two or more basic lands.

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Evolving Wilds

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{T}, Sacrifice Evolving Wilds: Search your library for a basic land card, put it onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle.

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Lumbering Battlement

Color Identity:W

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Vigilance
When Lumbering Battlement enters the battlefield, exile any number of other nontoken creatures you control until it leaves the battlefield.
Lumbering Battlement gets +2/+2 for each card exiled with it.

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Abzan Falconer

Color Identity:W

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Outlast {W} ({W}, {T}: Put a +1/+1 counter on this creature. Outlast only as a sorcery.)
Each creature you control with a +1/+1 counter on it has flying.

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Wall of Omens

Color Identity:W

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Defender
When Wall of Omens enters the battlefield, draw a card.

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Mirari's Wake

Color Identity:G,W

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Creatures you control get +1/+1.
Whenever you tap a land for mana, add one mana of any type that land produced.

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Heroic Intervention

Color Identity:G

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Permanents you control gain hexproof and indestructible until end of turn.

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Palace Jailer

Color Identity:W

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When Palace Jailer enters the battlefield, you become the monarch.
When Palace Jailer enters the battlefield, exile target creature an opponent controls until an opponent becomes the monarch.

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Sword of Truth and Justice

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Equipped creature gets +2/+2 and has protection from white and from blue.
Whenever equipped creature deals combat damage to a player, put a +1/+1 counter on a creature you control, then proliferate. (Choose any number of permanents and/or players, then give each another counter of each kind already there.)
Equip {2}

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Forest

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.04

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({T}: Add {G}.)

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Teferi's Protection

Color Identity:W

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Until your next turn, your life total can't change and you gain protection from everything. All permanents you control phase out. (While they're phased out, they're treated as though they don't exist. They phase in before you untap during your untap step.)
Exile Teferi's Protection.

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Thragtusk

Color Identity:G

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When Thragtusk enters the battlefield, you gain 5 life.
When Thragtusk leaves the battlefield, create a 3/3 green Beast creature token.

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Ondu Giant

Color Identity:G

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When Ondu Giant enters the battlefield, you may search your library for a basic land card, put it onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle.

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Temple Garden

Color Identity:G,W

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({T}: Add {G} or {W}.)
As Temple Garden enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Wood Elves

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $1.20

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When Wood Elves enters the battlefield, search your library for a Forest card, put that card onto the battlefield, then shuffle.

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Karn's Bastion

Market Price: $4.90

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{T}: Add {C}.
{4}, {T}: Proliferate. (Choose any number of permanents and/or players, then give each another counter of each kind already there.)

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Branching Evolution

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $9.74

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If one or more +1/+1 counters would be put on a creature you control, twice that many +1/+1 counters are put on that creature instead.

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Hornet Queen

Color Identity:G

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Flying
Deathtouch (Any amount of damage this deals to a creature is enough to destroy it.)
When Hornet Queen enters the battlefield, create four 1/1 green Insect creature tokens with flying and deathtouch.

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Hardened Scales

Color Identity:G

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If one or more +1/+1 counters would be put on a creature you control, that many plus one +1/+1 counters are put on it instead.

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Avenger of Zendikar

Color Identity:G

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When Avenger of Zendikar enters the battlefield, create a 0/1 green Plant creature token for each land you control.
Landfall — Whenever a land enters the battlefield under your control, you may put a +1/+1 counter on each Plant creature you control.

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Sol Ring

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

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Illusionist's Bracers

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Whenever an ability of equipped creature is activated, if it isn't a mana ability, copy that ability. You may choose new targets for the copy.
Equip {3}

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Loyal Unicorn

Color Identity:W

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Vigilance
Lieutenant — At the beginning of combat on your turn, if you control your commander, prevent all combat damage that would be dealt to creatures you control this turn. Other creatures you control gain vigilance until end of turn.

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Champion of Lambholt

Color Identity:G

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Creatures with power less than Champion of Lambholt's power can't block creatures you control.
Whenever another creature enters the battlefield under your control, put a +1/+1 counter on Champion of Lambholt.

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Slippery Bogbonder

Color Identity:G

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Flash
Hexproof
When Slippery Bogbonder enters the battlefield, put a hexproof counter on target creature. Then move any number of counters from among creatures you control onto that creature.

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Knight of Autumn

Color Identity:G,W

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When Knight of Autumn enters the battlefield, choose one —
• Put two +1/+1 counters on Knight of Autumn.
• Destroy target artifact or enchantment.
• You gain 4 life.

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Plains

Color Identity:W

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({T}: Add {W}.)

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Acidic Slime

Color Identity:G

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Deathtouch (Any amount of damage this deals to a creature is enough to destroy it.)
When Acidic Slime enters the battlefield, destroy target artifact, enchantment, or land.

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Gavony Township

Color Identity:G,W

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{T}: Add {C}.
{2}{G}{W}, {T}: Put a +1/+1 counter on each creature you control.

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Karmic Guide

Color Identity:W

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Flying, protection from black
Echo {3}{W}{W} (At the beginning of your upkeep, if this came under your control since the beginning of your last upkeep, sacrifice it unless you pay its echo cost.)
When Karmic Guide enters the battlefield, return target creature card from your graveyard to the battlefield.

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Good-Fortune Unicorn

Color Identity:G,W

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Whenever another creature enters the battlefield under your control, put a +1/+1 counter on that creature.

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Ghostway

Color Identity:W

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Exile each creature you control. Return those cards to the battlefield under their owner's control at the beginning of the next end step.

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Temple of Plenty

Color Identity:G,W

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Temple of Plenty enters the battlefield tapped.
When Temple of Plenty enters the battlefield, scry 1.
{T}: Add {G} or {W}.

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Wrath of God

Color Identity:W

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Destroy all creatures. They can't be regenerated.

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Reclamation Sage

Color Identity:G

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When Reclamation Sage enters the battlefield, you may destroy target artifact or enchantment.

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Craterhoof Behemoth

Color Identity:G

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Haste
When Craterhoof Behemoth enters the battlefield, creatures you control gain trample and get +X/+X until end of turn, where X is the number of creatures you control.

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The Great Henge

Color Identity:G

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This spell costs {X} less to cast, where X is the greatest power among creatures you control.
{T}: Add {G}{G}. You gain 2 life.
Whenever a nontoken creature enters the battlefield under your control, put a +1/+1 counter on it and draw a card.

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The MVP

Normally when I write about the MVP of my decks, I tend to focus on one particular card that stands out from the rest. However, this deck's particular MVP is a fun little combo: Emiel the Blessed, Altar of the Brood, Ashnod's Altar (optional), and a token generator.

Let's mill all of our opponents at once, shall we? Our deck runs three token generators that can help facilitate this combo (Hornet Queen, Avenger of Zendikar, and Brood Monitor). Brood Monitor can help the combo function without having Ashnod's Altar out (which can streamline the milling process). Cast Brood Monitor with Emiel and Altar of the Brood out. Brood Monitor creates three tokens that you can sacrifice to generate colorless mana. Use this mana to blink Brood Monitor, thus milling out all of your opponents consistently with Altar of the Brood. This combo can be achieved with Avenger of Zendikar and Hornet Queen, though Ashnod's Altar is a must for these two particular pieces.

This combo is worthy of MVP status due to the fact that it hits all of your opponents rather than just targeting one. Be careful! Blink and your opponents might just lose the game!

The Secret Spice

Let me take this time to sell you on a card I originally thought to be less than optimized for this deck.

A viewer in chat took the time to explain to me why Lumbering Battlement was an absolute powerhouse in this deck. At first glance, this card seems to be a big beater. Exile any number of your creatures to make him big. Upon first viewing this card, I thought "Well why would I want to do that? My entire board state would be gone. Yeah, it'll make him big, but he doesn't have haste." However, I was too focused on his secondary ability to understand the beauty behind this beast.

Lumbering Battlement is the secret spice your opponent won't look twice at. While unassuming, he is in fact a way for you to optimize your ETBs. When this beast enters the battlefield, exile all creatures except Emiel the Blessed. Then blink Battlement with Emiel. All of your creatures exiled with our lumbering lunk reenter the battlefield with their triggers hitting upon their reentry. Imagine doing this two or three times. The benefits are astounding. Not only does this allow you to maximize your entire board's triggers, but Lumbering Battlement can also act as a way to protect the boardstate you've taken ages to cultivate. Did your opponent cast Damnation? Simply blink Battlement with Emiel then exile your entire board. Our big boy may die, but he died protecting everyone else. 

The Flavor Win

This deck had the possibility to be a major flavor win with the addition of many Unicorns in the 99. However, the theme for the deck called for something else entirely, and only two ponies were able to cross the finish line: Good-Fortune Unicorn and Loyal Unicorn.

These two fantastic fillies were added in not only for their flavor but for their function as well. Good-Fortune Unicorn helps put counters on creatures that ETB, which can be helpful if we are tapped out and unable to use Emiel's second ability. Loyal Unicorn acts as a flavorful way to protect our creatures from combat damage while also granting them vigilance.

While this deck may not be Unicorn tribal, these two pieces remind me of the deck that could have been, which puts a smile on my face.

The Too-Good-Not-To-Run

Reading this particular section of the deck tech might cause nausea. Do you want to shut down your opponent's combat phase? What about creating droves of tokens or exiling half your opponent's board? Are you sick yet? You should be.

Palace Jailer is a sickening card thanks to Emiel the Blessed. For three mana, you can consistently exile your opponent's creatures without them returning (for as long as you're the Monarch, that is). What if your opponent somehow becomes the Monarch? Just blink Palace Jailer again to reclaim it and exile the creature they just got back. Card draw paired with exile is just too good not to run.

There are some token generators in Commander that are infamous for their lethality. Seeing them enter the battlefield never ceases to create groans from your opponents. Because of that I decided to pop in two token powerhouses: Avenger of Zendikar and Hornet Queen. These creatures do not have cheap converted mana costs, but their payoffs are huge in a blink deck. Blinking Hornet Queen allows you to create swarms of deathtouch blockers, while blinking Avenger of Zendikar creates dozens of attackers that can make the deck's next piece even more valuable.

Craterhoof Behemoth

Have you ever wanted to Craterhoof Behemoth multiple times in one game...perhaps twice in a row? That is no longer the stuff of dreams. Picture blinking Avenger of Zendikar two or three times, then casting Craterhoof Behemoth. This deck goes from small punches to massive kicks to the face. Craterhoof is no longer a one trick pony thanks to our Unicorn.

I've saved the worst (best) for last. It is a bit humorous to me that the most nauseating card in this deck is a common. Brace yourself.

Stonehorn Dignitary is a surefire way to lose friends and protect yourself from scary combat steps. Whether you blink it multiple times during your turn to rob all your opponents of their combats, or you simply use it as a threat to make a deal with another player, Stonehorn is a wonderful way to shut down the game for everyone but you. 

The Most-Likely-To-Get-Cut

Looking at the entirety of this deck, only one card sticks out to me as one to be cut in the future: Astral Cornucopia. This card was added toward the end of the stream as a way to make mana off proliferate, as it enters the battlefield with charge counters. However, this seems to be a particularly weak mana rock that could have possible benefits only if we draw into our proliferate cards. In a deck that only runs four cards with proliferate, it seems that this card would create a 'feels bad' moment if drawn in your opening hand. 

Final Thoughts

Going forward, I would like to take the time to make some painful cuts in order to make room for more recursion and ways to protect the board. I have also been thinking of possibly removing the subtheme of +1/+1 counters in order to fully optimize the blink theme. The more I look at Emiel the Blessed it seems that the counters are an added benefit to the deck and warrant less focus. 

Or, y'know we could just make this straight Unicorn tribal. Yay or neigh?