It can be chump blocked (with toughness 2 or greater) to buy yourself an extra turn to answer it. If you only have one card in hand when you start to activate Mind Over Matter, you become susceptible to spot removal targeting either of the two combo pieces. In the event that you naturally draw into one of the three combo pieces, you can search for a win condition with the corresponding CMC. Trample, infect, indestructible If Blightsteel Colossus would be put into a graveyard from anywhere, reveal Blightsteel Colossus and shuffle it into its owner's library instead. Can draw more mana from the plane and instantly refills all mana every moment. This obviously means that you need an Instant-speed way to kill all of your opponents. Firemind's Foresight, when not being used to find the combo, is a toolbox all-star. Muddle the Mixture can be tutored by Personal Tutor, Mystical Tutor, or Merchant Scroll, providing a common chain of tutor effects that increases consistency. Note that the Blightsteel Colossus being the last card in the library is just a special case. Finally, Praetor's Grasp effects are also particularly effective against this, as without Reiterate specifically the combo doesn't work. City of Solitude is another big hoser for this, as Reset requires it to be your opponent's turn. 3-Mana: Blue Sun's Zenith, Stroke of Genius, *Brain Freeze only wins if none of your opponents have the Eldrazi Titans (or Blightsteel Colossus) in their decks, 1-Mana: Lightning Bolt (Or any 1-Mana spell that deals damage, eg. Please enable JavaScript to get the best experience from this site. Blightsteel is good but not even that good for a few reasons: You can't reanimate it though typical methods. Ways to prevent this include running Kozilek, Butcher of Truth, Ulamog, the Infinite Gyre, or Blightsteel Colossus in your deck. As this combo requires you to pass priority in order to resolve each untap activation, there is a small window for people to remove either combo piece, or Stifle the untap activation. Both Basalt and Grim Monolith really shine in an environment where you are able to untap them using effects other than the ones printed on the cards themselves. This combos with Temple Bell to allow you to activate its ability infinitely. Reiterate can be used to copy any other spell in your deck (or an opponent's) if you have extra mana to throw around, Reset can be used in a pinch to untap your lands for a timely response. Blightsteel Colossus is the most resilient out of the three as Kozilek and Ulamog can be exiled from your graveyard in response to their triggered abilities. Grim Monolith taps to produce 3 mana, 2 of which can be used to untap itself and repeat the process indefinitely. 2 cards in hand necessitates 2 responses). Intelligence: Possess complete mastery of all five colors of mana as well as the colorless mana that exists outside the spectrum. It has shown to be capable of countering a barrage of arrows, artifacts, matter, living beings, and even countering someone's existence. With enough land-based mana in play, Reiterate (with buyback) targetting Reset allows you to produce an infinite amount of mana. There is a significant synergy with Consecrated Sphinx and Notion Thief, as well as Nekusar, the Mindrazer. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. ), Note: For the purposes of comboing off Turnabout can be used in the place of Reset, however it is 4 CMC, so some lists may opt to not run it for the sake of efficiency. This site works best with JavaScript enabled. Note: Counterspells, despite its name, has shown to counter things beyond just magic. Notable Attacks/Techniques: Running any of these three allows you to discard the same card to activate Mind Over Matter repeatedly. Various hatebears (such as Eidolon of Rhetoric) can be problematic, so keep your eyes open and deal with them as necessary. Running any of these three allows you to discard the same card to activate Mind Over Matter repeatedly. Magic: The Gathering Chronology Darksteel is the second set in the Mirrodin block. Step 1: Cast Reset (on an opponent's turn, only after their upkeep), Step 2: Cast Reiterate, paying the buyback cost, targetting Reset, (Assuming Reiterate resolves, there will be 2 copies of Reset on the stack, and the Reiterate will be in your hand), Step 3: Allow the first copy of Reset to resolve, untapping all of your lands, Step 4: Before the second copy of Reset resolves, re-tap all of your lands and cast Reiterate, paying the buyback cost, targetting Reset again, Steps 5 - ∞: Repeat Steps 3 and 4 (Adding an infinite amount of mana to your mana pool), Step ∞+1: Win the game (You now have access to infinite mana (and the ability to copy a spell infinite times) so pick a spell and GO NUTS!