Anguished Unmaking

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Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Heirloom Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Standard Legal
Legacy Legal
Frontier Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Casual Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Shadows over Innistrad Rare
Promo Set Rare

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Anguished Unmaking

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Exile target nonland permanent. You lose 3 life.

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Anguished Unmaking Discussion

dancarvalho on Edgar Markov, Eldest

4 hours ago

drohack on Kaalia call of Brisela

13 hours ago

Here is my attempt to figure out my "7 by 9" classification of my deck (Referenced article about "7 by 9"). It appears I've slightly reversed it and have a "9 by 7" ratio. Some cards also overlap, but I put them in their main use case category.

After looking at the list though I only have 7 categories of cards which means I could look to add a new category by removing some of the weaker cards in each of the existing categories.

Target Protection (10)

Removal (8)

Tutor (9)

Draw (10)

Revive (8)

Utility (9)

Meld (6)

Mana (5 + 35 - 1)

Daedalus19876 on Mathas, Curse-Maker

1 day ago

This seems like a very good budget deck! You definitely get a +1 from me :)

There are a few adjustments I would make, however. Anguished Unmaking is a fantastic piece of removal that this deck would love (even though it doesn't profit off of your bounty counters). Enlightened Tutor helps you find many of your pieces faster, and is useful at all points in the game. Curse of Misfortunes seems perfect here, if you wanted to go that route :) Black Market also seems like your cup of tea.

Sulfuric Vortex seems odd. Ashen Powder isn't very mana-efficient; personally I would prefer Animate Dead. And I'd rather have proper reanimation than Call to the Netherworld (just too conditional).

I hope that helps!

dlamars on Deprived of life

2 days ago

Hey, I like the deck! I tried Athreos but never had much success but I'm definitely a fan of orzhov. Here are some suggestions:

Wound Reflection really helps make Athreos a threat.

Swords to Plowshares is better than Path to Exile and Anguished Unmaking is better than both imo.

Rally the Ancestors/Wake the Dead is better than Immortal Servitude but Living Death is probably the best.

Hope these help!

BrandonJamesCAC on Why hasn't Mardu found a ...

3 days ago

And the whole argument about

Anguished Unmaking and

Utter End

Is an apples to oranges comparison.

I love both of those cards and use them in a pure Esper control deck.

Were talking Modern. And modern right now, is changing.

Death's Shadow

While it's (NOT BAN WORTHY) is forcing people to be creative and get off this bullshit linear train of boredom.

But i digress: one mana green Ponder and Fatal Push are in and need to be dealth with it.

Hence the rise in Chalice of the Void

MegaMatt13 on Valcon Mortheo

3 days ago

Like your deck :)

Black and White gives you access to Utter End and Anguished Unmaking, the two best instant removal spell around. I would swap out Hero's Downfall and another spell to make room.

It doesn't look like your deck has a lot of card draw. Tribal decks tend to run out of gas in the hand without card draw. Phyrexian Arena, Read the Bones, Sign in Blood, and Night's Whisper are all cheap card draw spells.

I would also add a bit more ramp like the 3 signets (eg. Rakdos Signet) to speed up the deck and have more colour fixing.

For recursion perhaps Phyrexian Reclamation and Palace Siege. Since they return to hand, you will get Edgar's cast trigger again.

In terms of cutting, you could cut a few of the vampires you find are the weakest. You've got 33 and you probably only need 25ish. Also, I personally would cut Exquisite Blood. People hate losing to its infinite combo with Sanguine Bond.

Hope this helps!

McDeity on Coach Feratu's Gym Class

3 days ago

More cuts, you say?

I'm not wildly keen on the amount of point-removal you're currently running. It's a little meta-dependent, but you're already running 7 vampires that can deal with opposing creatures, making the 10 instants and sorceries feel a bit extra. I would keep the vampires, and then run only the strongest/most flavorful of the other 10. Keep New Blood, Anguished Unmaking, Utter End, and Urge to Feed; cut Terminate, Swords to Plowshares, Mortify, Feast of Blood, Crackling Doom, and Victim of Night. I'd also advocate adding in Vindicate. Really none of the current instants you run are bad per se (I mean, Swords to Plowshares is the best removal spell printed in Magic), but in the interest of making meaningful space, this is where I'd start. Hell, if you really think you need more spot-shot, you could add Vish Kal, Blood Arbiter, though I don't care for his services. Vein Drinker is a solid option, however.

You could still trim a Sorin, though he is pretty nifty. Solemn Visitor is my least favorite.

Blind Obedience and Stensia Masquerade are somewhat unneeded. The Masquerade does improve some if you add in Rix Maadi, Dungeon Palace (actually, I recommend running Rix Maadi regardless). The Dungeon Palace also enables you to trim Call the Bloodline if you wish.

Blasphemous Act wants to become a Damnation, with Vampire Nocturnus in the deck.

You aren't running Cabal Coffers, Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx, or Black Market, so you only have Nirkana Revenant and Crypt of Agadeem to power up Exsanguinate. I think I'd cut it for a more impactful card.

On the topic of Nirkana Revenant, run more swamps! Yes, they're expensive, but you're going to have to track down two original duals (Scrubland and Badlands) and black fetches to make 3-color-Revenant functional. On the plus side, this would also enable Cabal Coffers, and the fetches synergize with Nocturnus. Bloodhusk Ritualist and Gatekeeper of Malakir will thank you likewise. Canyon Slough and Smoldering Marsh should at least replace some basic mountains.

Look at your color costs: You have only 10 red symbols, and 13 white. You don't need to run R/W dual lands (Sacred Foundry et al). You can get by with just black/x lands.

Blood Artist/Falkenrath Noble are better in Olivia Voldaren than Edgar. With Olivia, you want more sac-outlets to ditch borrowed creatures in the event of Olivia's downfall, so the drain effects are a little more consistently powerful. With Edgar at the helm, I think you'd want to add in Grave Pact and Dictate of Erebos to augment Butcher of Malakir and sacrifice effects such as Viscera Seer and Indulgent Aristocrat. Without all that, they just aren't reliable enough.

I strongly dislike Mathas, Fiend Seeker. Political play and Group Hug be damned- I want my opponents to suffer alongside me, not get free goodies.... bunch of filthy, free-loading, commie-hippies....

Herald’s Horn doesn't excite me unless you're at 50%+ creatures of the chosen tribe, which is a tall order for most tribes.

Teferi's Protection is sick, but Edgar puts out a lot of tokens, which feel bad with phasing. Not that it's a bad inclusion, but Angel's Grace might be more what you want if you really think you need a Ace of Saves (unlikely). Or if you're after the board protection, Boros Charm could be considered, though it won't help with Merciless Eviction and tuck sweeps.

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