Augur of Skulls
Creature — Skeleton Wizard
(1)(Black): Regenerate Augur of Skulls.
Sacrifice Augur of Skulls: Target player discards two cards. Play this ability only during your upkeep.
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|Future Sight (FUT)||Common|
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|Commander / EDH||Legal|
Augur of Skulls Discussion
1 week ago
Maybe add some repeatable sac outlets? Carrion Feeder is an all star, Viscera Seer can help smooth out your draws. You absolutely need to add more lands. Bloodfell Caves are a good dual land. Cut some of the creatures, you have too many. I don't like Frostling as it is just a worse Fume Spitter I don't like Augur of Skulls either, it just seems way too slow. Kathari Bomber is just bad. Hissing Iguanar can provide value throughout the game and help win through board stalls. Slum Reaper is another cut I would make. You should add some more recursion, like Unearth and Death Denied . In the sideboard add some artifact removal Gorilla Shaman and add some number of Red Elemental Blast
3 months ago
I like Augur of Skulls over Wrench Mind. I find Wrench too weak, and Augur offers impressive versatility, chumping if needed, even swinging vs in certain situations, then sacing to force the discard as needed.
7 months ago
I did some playing around with your deck and this is the best i can really come up with for a synergistic deck. The main problem i had was getting shirei out fast
Creature (22) 4x Augur of Skulls 4x Bile Urchin 4x Blood Artist 3x Necroskitter 4x Qarsi Sadist 3x Shirei, Shizo's Caretaker Instant (12) 4x Force of Despair 4x Grim Return 4x Tragic Slip Sorcery (4) 4x Spark Harvest Land (20) 3x Mortuary Mire 3x Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx 14x Swamp
Maybeboard Artifact (1) 1x Ensnaring Bridge Creature (4) 4x Cruel Celebrant
7 months ago
9 months ago
I'd look at doubling down on the board wipes, especially if you can delay them, and looking more to artifacts like Lashwrithe . Mono black deckbuilder's toolbox is my list of all the stuff I've made work in mono-black in modern.
11 months ago
I would say to look at pauper and copy a few things - An UB control deck is very possible, but you need the right shell. Unearth + Phyrexian Rager , Undying Evil or Abnormal Endurance + Augur of Skulls or Mulldrifter to get ahead on cards.
1 year ago
Liliana's Caress is a strictly better Megrim, since it costs 1 less to cast.
Augur of Skulls (2 cards), Pilfering Imp (evasion / repeatable), Black Cat (random) and Rotting Rats (2 shots) are better discard creatures, however if you want to keep the rat theme you should run Pack Rat.
Funeral Charm is one of the few ways to force discard at instant speed.
Hope this helps, good luck and have fun brewing your deck.
1 year ago
Yeah, that's it. Basically you can't use Augur of Skulls repetitively with its abilities.