Ashnod's Altar


Sacrifice a creature: Add to your mana pool.

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Ashnod's Altar Discussion

LVL_666 on Oh Slivers...

7 hours ago

Holy Creatures Batman! Where do I start?!'re wanting to make a more optimized hive, hm? Well, in order to make a truly fast Sliver deck you'll need to figure out what colors you'll be focusing on primarily, and what general you'll go with. If you want to be fast, then i'd recommend you swap out Sliver Overlord for Sliver Queen due to her obscene combos. Then you'd run the following cards:

Then toss in a bunch of manafixers (Cryptolith Rite), tutors, and maybe a few other slivers to compliment things with a strong manabase and you'd be set. Also, you're only allowed to have 1 of's in EDH. So 2x Sedge Sliver, 2x Sentinel Sliver, 2x Shifting Sliver etc. need to be corrected.

MistaFizz on Brothers Till the End.. and After

19 hours ago

This may seem like a stupid question but how does this deck win? Obviously u have a few big creatures that can do some beating and you can reanimate other players creatures but in my experience that usually doesn't cut it. I'm just curious because a friend of mine has a very similar shattergang deck that does nothing but lockdown the board and stall until he can either stick a Vicious Shadows or set up one of his combos like Nim Deathmantle + Ashnod's Altar + Murderous Redcap. I noticed you have all these pieces in your maybe list but nothing seemingly game ending like this in the main board.

Tenlor on Hapatra, Vizier of Poisons - EDH (Kinda Budget)

23 hours ago

Honestly the deck looks pretty solid to me. I always thought that Hapatra wouldn't make a very good commander, but I never realized that ANY -1/-1 counters would trigger it. Soulstinger might be a good addition to this deck, as a way to sink counters and then get that many counters again. If you want some more infect in the deck, perhaps Phyrexian Hydra or Tainted Strike would interest you. Maybe Liliana, Death Wielder might be of some interest, despite its cost.

There are a few cards in the deck that I'm unsure about. I'm not sure if Serrated Arrows deserves a spot in this deck.It's 4 mana and at most generate you three snakes. Maybe more with some proliferate shenanigans, but I feel like there would be a better card for this purpose. The card fits the theme well, but I'm not sure if it's worth ordering, unless you already own the card of course. I'm also not quite sure why From Beyond is included in this deck. you have plenty of other ways to generate mana through the use of Cryptolith Rite, Channeler Initiate, and cards such as Golgari Signet. The last card I'm not sure about is Ashnod's Altar. To me it just doesn't seem to have much a purpose. You're paying 3 mana to be able to sacrifice a creature and get two mana. It just doesn't seem worth it.

On a side note, I would love to see this deck play against my +1/+1 Skullbriar, Counter King deck. They're essentially completely opposite but similar in the same way.

maxon on Prossh Sacrifice

1 day ago

Hi there. I can't tell, but if this deck can cast prossh all day, Purphoros, God of the Forge and Impact Tremors will do a ton of work for you. Ashnod's Altar can help recasting with all the kobolds you'll be getting. If you have the budget for it, they would be great inclusions.

brian.olson542 on Omnatch, Locus of Rage EDH Tourney

1 day ago

For what it is worth, my friend plays Omnath with Goblin Bombardment, Ashnod's Altar, and other sac outlets to great effect.

Also, add a Cryptolith Rite for the mana boost. You'll be very glad you did. Best of luck, sir.

Starsky2814 on Michael Bay presents... Omnath: Age of Explosions

2 days ago

KingMathoro, all three cards would make great additions. Though I am leaning more towards adding Craterhoof Behemoth back into the deck over Overwhelming Stampede. As for Triumph of the Hordes, this has been a card I have been putting much thought into adding. How I see it while paired with Omnath and his loyal subjects... gg! I think I could replace Ashnod's Altar with your recommendation of Altar of Dementia. Milling out an opponent while another takes the bolts is like taking out two birds with one stone, I like. Thank you for your support on my claim to the throne of king a$$hole.

JaysomeDecks on Oketra's The PURRFECT Commander

2 days ago

The Cathodion combo would produce infinite death/etb triggers, but with just the cards mentioned, you would gain no extra mana.

Nim Deathmantle requires to reanimate a creature. Cathodion produces and Phyrexian Altar produces , so you are netting exactly the amount of mana needed to keep the cycle going.

For this to work, you would need both Phyrexian Altar and Ashnod's Altar.

NV_1980 on Rats, rats and more rats

3 days ago

Would Ashnod's Altar and/or Hecatomb strike your fancy in this deck? I was thinking that last one would be nice in case your opponent is running tax cards like Ghostly Prison or Propaganda and you have plenty of rats to sac.

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