Blood Artist

Blood Artist

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Creature — Vampire

Whenever Blood Artist or another creature dies, target player loses 1 life and you gain 1 life.

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Blood Artist Discussion

m4ver1k on Sharuum's Shenanigans

17 hours ago

I had dropped Disciple for Blood Artist, that way I could gain life additionally and get some value out of it in case someone was able to interrupt the combo. Mycosynth Lattice on the other hand I've been considering for a long time. I'll give it a shot.

Severein on Severein

2 days ago


I will go through the stuff you have suggested, to give a +/ - to the cards......

Desecration Demon This was a staple black standard card. It has a huge advantage against decks which run out of creatures to sac, it has a huge - against decks which make lots of tokens. To take advantage of D Demon, you need

Blood Artist

Falkenrath Noble

Blade of the Bloodchief

Sangromancer but this one is the weaker link.

Bloodchief Ascension may be better

kingofcramers on 4-Color Antitokens

2 days ago

The ideal card is Phantasmal Image but since i'm on a budget I'm looking for a super cheap replacement preferably less than $1.

Right now I'm thinking Genesis Chamber or Blood Artist.

Rabid_Rabbit on First Deck Vampires

2 days ago

Blood Artist would be a good additiion. Modern Vampire usually runs better as B/R using cards like, Stromkirk Captain, Stromkirk Noble, Dreadbore and/or Terminate, with Olivia Voldaren. You could also consider Captivating Vampire.

jchudz on Ghave's Infinite Party

3 days ago

I'd probably run Falkenrath Noble alongside Blood Artist for redundancy. Doubling Season also seems like an awful important piece of the deck that is missing... Primal Vigor has a very large downside in that all players receive the effect.

Goremaster on Rattack

3 days ago

Very nice deck. +1. I would recommend possibly a Blood Artist or two and perhaps a Grave Pact. Both would work really well with the sac theme, and add enormous pressure on the opponent.

TwoMagicDudes on Mallwalkers

3 days ago

Ghoulcaller Gisa + Phyrexian Altar + Blood Artist would be ridiculous.

Ulturas on Vampire Tribal, Anowon, EDH

3 days ago

I'm having the same issue with knowing what to cut and what not with my B/W lol.

Here are my thoughts anyway there's stuff like Royal Assassin he takes a turn to setup unless you run something with haste a smart player will get rid of it quickly (it's on turn 2-3 give or take earliest you can bring it in most exile/spot creature removal cards only cost 1-3 mana) doesn't really offer anything when you can bring in Massacre Wurm which works insanely well with your deck and procs your Exquisite Blood/Sanguine Bond infinite Blood Artist as well, a lot in here has so much synergy with it.

I'd consider Falkenrath Noble it's more expensive mana wise than Blood Artist but because having both in your deck no one is going to want to board clear so it forces them into a hole of using Exiles or spot creature removal, which can be a double sided blade but if they only Exile one of them you still have the other one as backup.

Coat of Arms can work against you too depending on who you're facing but I think I remember you talking about how your group ran a lot of artifact removal, I'd say it's definitely one to think about though.

Also Underworld Connections kinda pointless as well when there's better card draw like Necropotence when you already have life gain drawing cards is no issue whatsoever a simple Strip Mine and Underworld Connections is gone. I also thought you were running Necropotence?

Sorin Markovs -3 --> Blood Tribute by far it works with Exquisite Blood as well. Imagine your opponent being on 70 hp as an example they lose 60 hp you gain 60 hp from it whereas Blood Tribute only does 35 damage to opponents and you gain 35 hp in that instance, but with Sorins you also put them in an extremely bad position. His ult can also break the game lol.

Another suggestion as well if you're running Thespian's Stage is to run Vesuva too 3x Cabal Coffers from dropping a basic is too easy.

Anyway just my 2 cents.

Power / Toughness 0/1
Color(s) Black
Cost 1B
Converted cost 2
Avg. draft pick 3.13
Avg. cube pick 7.6


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

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Set Rarity
Avacyn Restored Uncommon


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