Beacon of Unrest


Format Legality
Modern Legal
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal

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Set Rarity
Commander (2016 Edition) Rare
Archenemy Rare
Planechase Rare
Tenth Edition Rare
Fifth Dawn Rare

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Beacon of Unrest


Put target artifact or creature card in a graveyard onto the battlefield under your control. Shuffle Beacon of Unrest into its owner's library.

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Beacon of Unrest Discussion

Allianzler on Maybe I Sacrifice to Feel Like I'm Alive

1 day ago

Tree of Perdition is super strong together with Ayli. Karmic Guide and Reveillark have super good reanimator effects and make a good infinite life combo together with Pawn of Ulamog wich is tutorable with Buried Alive. Another good reanimator card is Dawn of the Dead. Of course Westvale Abbey  Flip is very strong and fits into the style of the Deck. Last but not least Helm of the Gods can make lifegain through ayli much better and is a solid one drop. I would suggest put out cards like Unburial Rites and Beacon of Unrest. I'm not sure about cards like Ashnod's Altar and Attrition are they good enough to stay in the Deck while your commander is such a good sac outlet? If you have some time to "waste" just take a look at my Ayli Deck and make some suggestions on it too. Its inspired by your Deck.

whatskraken on More Gravy than a Grave

4 days ago

rhystictutor I really like Beacon of Unrest, thanks!

rhystictutor on More Gravy than a Grave

4 days ago

heh, i've got a mono black deck also. you can check it out if ya want, it's called The Abyss. there are quite a few staples in it and a few obscure but good cards, maybe youll find something you like but ill leave you with a strong inexpensive suggestion, Beacon of Unrest


1 week ago

Hedron Crab & Mind Funeral have decent mill effects while not being too pricey. Still around $3-4 a pop though. OR you can go crazy and get a Glimpse the Unthinkable.

My friend milled me out with a couple of Altar of the Brood in a token deck once.. or twice..

I guess mill decks come in many forms. This one looks to close out games from creatures/damage and the mill is centered around boosting your creatures. Cards like Beacon of Unrest, Telemin Performance or even Rise of the Dark Realms could be pretty fun to play in decks like these if you want to keep it casual.

thewyzman on Sultain Goodies

1 week ago

enpc, I know what you mean, bud. Goodstuffs is a bit scattered, naturally. Obviously, the colors can do so much: Control, Reanimator, Combos, etc. Since I haven't really gotten a chance to play this live much, it's mostly theorycrafted, and will likely evolve as it gets more experience.

  • Rewind was actually the first major counterspell I put in the deck, and here's why: In most cases, I'm keeping 4 mana open anyhow for Taz's ability. Once I cast it, it untaps the mana and then I can still use Taz's ability, so it's a free counterspell if I can keep the mana up for it. Honestly though, it has been a card I've been eyeballing for cut.

  • I hear you on the bouncelands, and I've got Cabal Coffers (I'm just not black-heavy) and High Market in my paper maybeboard.

  • I, too, feel like I need more ramp. I have cards like Tempt with Discovery and Explosive Vegetation, as well as dudes like Sylvan Caryatid, but the problem is that they're junk past the first few turns... easy pickins for opponents when I'm pumping mana into Taz's ability, and awkward cards are the first to get cut. NOTE: I actually just got Burgeoning in the mail today, so that'll be the first ramp card to find its way in methinks.

  • I've got an Animate Dead somewhere, MIA atm, but also have Beacon of Unrest and Profane Command in maybeboard also. This deck is actually a descendent of Sedris, the Traitor King, which I built as reanimator, but found it vulnerable and ineffective too much in multiplayer, so I made this. I skipped reanimation as a theme because it's one of those that feel like it's all or nothing, but a few inclusions couldn't hurt.

  • Regarding self-mill, I agree with you completely, which is why I took out Deadbridge Chant (10 cards with no control, swiftly met with Rakdos Charm just feels horrible). That said, the Siege is a loot engine that at least lets me select 1 out of the 2 cards as additional draw. Nyx Weaver is one of those cards that feels sketchy, but that sac ability means I can turn it off at any time. Sidisi, Brood Tyrant is the only card that feels bad self-milling, but at least I can sneak a zombie or two onto my board. If anthing, she's the one to get chopped simply because she doesn't provide me any cards while all other self-mill cards provide loot effects.

Demonite on Lazav's Mill and Steal

2 weeks ago

Looks like a fun 1v1 deck! I see you've got the Spell Crumple + Tunnel Vision combo. Nice. Dark Petition and Seal of the Guildpact are spicy. I may have to try those out in my Lazav deck.

If you find you need a bit more mill, I would consider:
Altar of the Brood

I like the idea of tutors in a deck with multiple ways to win. If Vampiric Tutor and Demonic Tutor are inconvenient, Beseech the Queen and Diabolic Tutor might enable the most effective one.

More graveyard interactions to consider:
Bojuka Bog
Beacon of Unrest
Body Double

I really like your ramp suite. Very efficient and color fixing focused which is important for casting Lazav. Your lands might need a touch more color fixing?

If you like, check out my multiplayer focused Lazav deck. Always looking for ideas myself!

Demonite on Steal Yo Girl, Lazav

2 weeks ago

Saw this on Reddit. Looks like a fun deck! Oona is particularly spicy. :)

Cards I think are your flex spots:
Royal Assassin
Mind Sculpt - 1v1 card
Traumatize - 1v1 card
Tragic Slip - Conditional removal
Sudden Spoiling - Temporary 1 to 1 effect

More cards to consider:
Solemn Simulacrum - Ramp, Draw
Beacon of Unrest - Reanimate
Ponder - Draw, Deck Manipulation
Brainstorm - Draw, Deck Manipulation
Preordain - Draw, Deck Manipulation
Windfall - Draw, Mill
Toxic Deluge - Board Wipe
Decree of Pain - Board Wipe, Draw
Rite of Replication - Army in a can
Sire of Stagnation - Draw, Mill
Rapid Hybridization - Unconditional removal
Pongify - Unconditional removal

Would welcome your feedback as you keep playing this. My deck is brand spanking new too:Lazav Mirrors and Thievery

Let me know what you think.

balefire123 on Dralnu, budget lord

2 weeks ago

Cool deck! I think you should consider Wrexial, the Risen Deep in your list. He fits well with both your mill theme and instants & sorceries theme, while being a good target for your Extract from Darkness. In addition, I think more reanimation spells could be useful, such as Beacon of Unrest, allowing you to steal stuff from other's graveyards in addition to reanimating your own toys. The additional flexibility of reanimation that hits all graveyards seems especially important in this deck. Since you are already playing traumatize, Morality Shift seems like it could be fun here. I suppose it all depends on how much self-mill you want. Happy brewing!

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