Not Again achievement in Magic 2015

Not Again

Cast the same spell five times in a single duel

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How to unlock the Not Again achievement

  • mosin360mosin360706,401
    16 Nov 2014 16 Nov 2014
    9 0 0
    I used Charmbreaker Devils (red) (Innistrad) and a lot of red instants like Shock and Coordinated Assault. Once you have Devils out, every upkeep it will randomly put a sorcery card back into your hand.

    And you could also do another achievement, Hat Trick, as red has a lot of aura cards. You can use the same card multiple times on the same creature.
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  • liviaroliviaro377,227
    06 Nov 2014 06 Nov 2014 07 Nov 2014
    7 4 0
    With the deck below i managed to get these 6 achievements in the same match against a dummy deck (24 islands, 36 white creature cards) in a practice match:
    Magic 2015 - Duels of the PlaneswalkersDeath From AboveThe Death From Above achievement in Magic 2015 - Duels of the Planeswalkers worth 36 pointsDeal 20 damage to a single opponent in a single duel using creatures with flying

    Magic 2015 - Duels of the PlaneswalkersNot AgainThe Not Again achievement in Magic 2015 - Duels of the Planeswalkers worth 97 pointsCast the same spell five times in a single duel

    Magic 2015 - Duels of the PlaneswalkersSpellstormThe Spellstorm achievement in Magic 2015 - Duels of the Planeswalkers worth 89 pointsCast five spells in a single turn

    Magic 2015 - Duels of the PlaneswalkersPincer MovementThe Pincer Movement achievement in Magic 2015 - Duels of the Planeswalkers worth 70 pointsPut twenty cards into graveyards with Hedron Crab in a single duel

    Magic 2015 - Duels of the PlaneswalkersFive Creature DiscountThe Five Creature Discount achievement in Magic 2015 - Duels of the Planeswalkers worth 55 pointsCast a spell without paying any mana for it

    Magic 2015 - Duels of the PlaneswalkersFly My PrettiesThe Fly My Pretties achievement in Magic 2015 - Duels of the Planeswalkers worth 47 pointsHave ten or more Thopter artifact creature tokens on the battlefield under your control


    Listed after the cards is where you will get them, if you don't have all the cards yet you can substitute the cards that aren't bold for other cards you might see relevant.

    Creatures:
    3 Hedron Crab (Zendikar)
    4 Etherium Sculptor (Alara)
    2 Sharding Sphinx (Alara)

    2 Creepy Doll (Innistrad)

    Artifacts:
    4 Courier's Capsule (Alara)
    1 Bident of Thassa (Theros)
    2 Pyxis of Pandemonium (Theros)
    3 Elixir of Immortality (Innistrad)
    4 Traveler's Amulet (Theros)
    1 Hall of Triumph (Battle Booster)
    3 Darksteel Ingot (Battle Booster)
    3 Meteorite (Shandalar)

    Instants:
    4 Think Twice (Battle Booster)

    Lands:
    24 Island

    In your starting hand you do want Sharding Sphinx and if you're lucky also Etherium Sculptor. Start playing these and don't attack until you have the Sphinx on the Battlefield.
    When you Have Sharding Sphinx on the battlefield attack with any other creature, after you have gotten your first Thopter Token only attack with 1 Thopter Token every turn after this turn. After a while you will get the Fly My Pretties achievement, stop attacking when you get that.

    While you only attack with the one thopter you are going to draw cards and play Think Twice whenever you can, Think Twice has flashback which means you can play it 2 times, once from your hand and once from your graveyard. When you have played it 5 times you will get the Not Again achievement.

    Play any Etherium Sculptor when you get them, each copy you have on the battlefield reduces the cost of all your artifacts by 1, after 1 or 2 you should be able to cast an artifact for free which should net you the Five Creature Discount. When you have all 4 on the battlefield you should easily be able to play 5 artifacts or other spells the same turn which will get you the Spellstorm achievement.

    When you get a Hedron Crab play it and start milling your opponent, when you have put twenty cards into your opponents graveyard you will get the Pincer Movement achievement. Stop playing lands when you get the achievement so you don't win by your opponent running out of cards to draw.

    When you have all the above achievements you are almost done, just attack with all your flying creatures to get the Death From Above by dealing 20 damage to the opponent with flying creatures.


    If you have any questions about any of these steps feel free to ask in the comments so i can improve the solution.
  • CDR Cousland N7CDR Cousland N7231,369
    18 Jun 2015 18 Jun 2015
    0 0 0
    You can easily achieve this with a blue deck with simplified targeting turned off from the Help and Options menu. Use a combination of Voidsnare, Quickling, Artful Dodge, and Archeomamcer to replay cheap creatures, instants, and sorceries. Just be sure to add 4 of whichever cards you plan on using.

    Example: I achieved this with the Cloudfin Raptor. I had two on the field, played a Quickling and returned one to my hand. Next turn, I played the Raptor again. I then used Voidsnare on it to return it to my hand. I then used Archeomancer to return voidsnare to my hand to do it all over again, all on the same turn. If you have the mana to replay the Raptor, you'd even manage the Spellstorm achievement pretty easily. I had already that one though. ;)
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