EDH Commander Card Reference


Sometimes cards can be a bit difficult to search for. This page shows various lists of cards by concept.
I make no claims these lists are complete. :) It's just to give ideas.
 
There is a vague ordering to the cards; they get generally worse the further down the Visual Spoiler you go. On the Tabular List, the cards on the left side are generally better. This is by no means absolute (and endless arguments can occur as to which cards are "better"); it's just how I put things together.
 
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Concept Updated Note
Activated Tabular List Visual Spoiler 11/17/16 (C16) Activated abilities that do not tap.
Alternate Win Conditions Tabular List Visual Spoiler 09/17/15 (ORI) Alternate win conditions.
Animate Tabular List Visual Spoiler 03/24/16 (OGW) Animate effects. Lands/Artifacts/Enchantments that animate.
Bounce Tabular List Visual Spoiler 04/14/16 (SOI) Bounce effects. Also effects that bounce your own permanents.
Blink Tabular List Visual Spoiler 11/17/16 (C16) Blink effects.
Budget Cards Tabular List Visual Spoiler 03/11/15 (FRF) Less than $1 TCGPlayer mid in value.
Chaos Tabular List Visual Spoiler 04/08/15 (DTK) Chaos stuff: General Mayhem cards, Random cards, Coin Flip cards
Color Change Tabular List Visual Spoiler 02/04/16 (OGW) Color changing effects.
Color Hosers Tabular List Visual Spoiler 04/21/16 (SOI) Color hosers.
Copy Effects Tabular List Visual Spoiler 04/28/16 (SOI) Copy effects.
Counters Tabular List Visual Spoiler 05/05/16 (SOI) Cards that add counters or use counters.
Counterspells Tabular List Visual Spoiler 06/14/16 (SOI) Counterspells, or effects that prevent spells from being cast.
Creature Types List Tabular List only 04/17/15 (DTK) Creature Types List
Damage Tabular List Visual Spoiler 03/18/15 (DTK) Direct Damage effects.
Destroy Tabular List Visual Spoiler 11/17/16 (C16) Blow stuff up.
Discard Tabular List Visual Spoiler 11/24/16 (C16) Discard effects. Also has effects that have you discard as part of the cost.
Draw Tabular List Visual Spoiler 03/26/15 (DTK) Draw effects, or cards that create card advantage
Enhance Creature Tabular List Visual Spoiler 04/08/15 (DTK) Make your creatures better ("Anthem" effects). Also buffs for Artifacts, Enchantments, Lands.
Enters the Battlefield Tabular List Visual Spoiler 03/03/16 (OGW) Enters the Battlefield effects; "When you play/cast..." effects.
Exile effects and Tuck effects Tabular List Visual Spoiler 11/24/16 (C16) Exile effects and Tuck effects.
Fatties Tabular List Visual Spoiler 05/14/15 (FRF) Huge creatures, or creatures that become huge with time.
Graveyard Hate Tabular List Visual Spoiler 11/11/15 (C15) Graveyard hate.
Group Hug (Help) Tabular List Visual Spoiler 07/03/15 (FRF) Group Hug (Help) effects.
Leaves the Battlefield Tabular List Visual Spoiler 03/31/16 (OGW) Leaves the Battlefield effects; "When ... dies" effects.
Life Gain and Damage Prevention Tabular List Visual Spoiler 09/03/15 (ORI) Life Gain and Damage Prevention effects.
Mana Acceleration Tabular List Visual Spoiler 11/24/16 (C16) Mana acceleration.
Mana Bases Choose color combination here 08/20/15 (ORI) Sample Mana Bases for decks.
Mill Tabular List Visual Spoiler 08/04/15 (ORI) Mill effects.
Multi Lands Tabular List Visual Spoiler 07/03/15 (FRF) Dual lands by color combination.
Pillow Fort Tabular List Visual Spoiler 08/04/15 (ORI) Pillow Fort cards.
Regrow Tabular List Visual Spoiler 08/20/15 (ORI) Return a card from your graveyard to hand, or to top of library.
Resurrect Tabular List Visual Spoiler 09/10/15 (ORI) Return a card from a graveyard to play.
Sacrifice Tabular List Visual Spoiler 09/17/15 (ORI) Sacrifice effects, by type.
Sneak Tabular List Visual Spoiler 09/24/15 (BFZ) Various ways to "sneak" cards into play from your hand or library.
Steal Tabular List Visual Spoiler 02/04/16 (OGW) Steal effects.
Tap (Ability) Tabular List Visual Spoiler 02/11/16 (OGW) Cards with good Tap abilities (or add Tap abilities to other cards).
Tap (Icy) Tabular List Visual Spoiler 01/21/16 (OGW) Tap down a permanent ("Icy Manipulator"-type effects).
Time Walk Tabular List Visual Spoiler 04/07/16 (SOI) Time walk (extra turn) effects. Also extra phase, skip a turn/phase, and control a turn effects.
Token Tabular List Visual Spoiler 03/10/16 (OGW) Token effects.
Tribal and Creature Type Tabular List Visual Spoiler 02/18/16 (OGW) Tribal, Changeling, and Creature Type stuff.
Tribal Lords Tabular List Visual Spoiler 04/29/15 (FRF) Tribal Lords. (Warning: This page is long)
Tutor Tabular List Visual Spoiler 02/25/16 (OGW) Tutor effects.
Untap Tabular List Visual Spoiler 01/28/16 (OGW) Untap effects.
Weaken Creature Tabular List Visual Spoiler 03/17/16 (OGW) Make your opponents' creatures worse. Also "de-buffs" for Artifacts and Lands.
Don's Favorite Artifact Cards Tabular List Visual Spoiler 04/21/16 (SOI) My 100 favorite Artifact / Colorless cost cards.
Don's Favorite Multicolored Cards Tabular List Visual Spoiler 04/28/16 (SOI) My 100 favorite Multicolored cards.
Don's Favorite Black Cards Tabular List Visual Spoiler 03/17/16 (OGW) My 100 favorite Black cards.
Don's Favorite Blue Cards Tabular List Visual Spoiler 03/24/16 (OGW) My 100 favorite Blue cards.
Don's Favorite Green Cards Tabular List Visual Spoiler 03/31/16 (OGW) My 100 favorite Green cards.
Don's Favorite Red Cards Tabular List Visual Spoiler 04/07/16 (SOI) My 100 favorite Red cards.
Don's Favorite White Cards Tabular List Visual Spoiler 04/14/16 (SOI) My 100 favorite White cards.
Acquire (deck) (old 5 color) Decklist Visual Spoiler 05/14/15 (FRF) This is a deck that has a lot of Acquire/Bribery effects (effects that play cards from other people's decks).
Suicide (deck), Pay Life as a cost Decklist Visual Spoiler 02/25/16 (OGW) This is a deck that has a lot of "Suicide" / Pay Life as a cost effects.