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Blood Artist

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

iamnickhansen on I Don't Actually Own Any of These Cards

59 minutes ago

I haven't seen this suggested but what about Blood Artist . That card is a solid 2 drop in this type of deck.

vampire_soul on Bloody Vamps

9 hours ago

I think your deck is really good, mine is similar.I don't play Blood Artist because i don't have themBut I use Blood Seeker

FancyTuesday on Black Sun in Tokens

14 hours ago

Life is a resource, absolutely. One that Black is particularly good at managing. Gray Merchant of Asphodel , Kokusho, the Evening Star , Blood Artist , Exsanguinate , hell even Subversion . Black loves sucking up life and channeling it into spells like Toxic Deluge. It's fair to say Black has about as many massive life gain options as it does mana doublers and other ramp options making either perfectly valid.

You might have life, mana, or both in excess at a given point in the game, If the game is close it might kill you to kill the threat on the board with Toxic Deluge. Of course, that's situational. So is wiping the board and unearthing a 10/10. I'm not saying Black Sun's is better than Toxic Deluge, just that there are aspects to it that are worth considering when weighing it against other for a given slot.

Mad props to abenz419 for reading my mind and typing slightly faster than me

TwistedMoonlight on Black Sun in Tokens

17 hours ago

I run In Garruk's Wake to deal with my enemies, because my stuff sits on board and laughs.

What do you think about Blood Artist or Falkenrath Noble ?

TwistedMoonlight on Black Sun in Tokens

17 hours ago

I've made a Ghoulcaller Gisa deck (Rise up, My Lovelies (Huge Update)) and I've looked around and almost every other Gisa deck runs Black Sun's Zenith . Seeing Gisa makes 2/2 tokens, almost any time you cast black sun you'll kill all your tokens...Am I missing something or am I right to NOT run Black Sun's Zenith ?

Also should I add Blood Artist ect to negate Dark Prophecy 's downside?

TwistedMoonlight on 2014-07-31 update of Rise up, ...

17 hours ago

@ProgenitorX I am well aware of Dark Prophecy 's drawback. I was hesitant to add it (because my neighbor has a dickish Sharuum deck that's pretty much just boardwipes and counter spells,) but it has paid off for me. I was also considering adding Blood Artist Keep me alive.

I know Phyrexian Dreadnought is great but it's a bit pricey for me. (Just added Phyrexian Obliterator a couple hours ago. So i'm broke. It also can ruin my day if they kill Gisa in response to the Dreadnought being cast, especially early game.

I'll give your deck a look. I love giving advice, especially on Gisa (who already I've played enough to know what's good and what could be better) I'll look after work and Offer suggestions.Thanks.

planesgamer99 on Sacrificial Lamps for our Lord, Athreos

1 day ago

Grave Pact , Martyr's Bond , Butcher of Malakir , and like jerrbone15 said, Dictate of Erebos all work very well with Athreos, God of Passage .

Blood Artist and Falkenrath Noble work well as far as overall life total advantage goes.

Phyrexian Plaguelord is good as far as creature removal goes, Viscera Seer helps you get the cards you need, and Sadistic Hypnotist keeps the opponents' hands in check.

And Erebos, God of the Dead prevents your work from being undone.

sonnet666 on The Cruel Ghoul's Rule (Ghoulcaller Gisa EDH)

1 day ago

Do you have the cards yet? Can you proxy/playtest the deck? Don't cut anything as a possibility until you can see how the deck functions. You'll just have a big sideboard for a little while.

However, some things that probably aren't that great are:

Abyssal Persecutor

Magewright's Stone (Thornbite Staff is strictly better)

Puffer Extract

Puppet Strings

Thousand-Year Elixir

Umbral Mantle (I know, I know, it's infinite, but it's way to cute.)

Dark Prophecy (This is a zombie token deck. It's weakest to fieldwipes. Why make it even weaker?)

Hero's Downfall Silence the Believers (Focus more on Grave Pact effects. Your crazy supply of tokens can kill PW's)

Blood Artist and Falkenrath Noble are meh if your not cycling your tokens.

Gray Merchant of Asphodel is not as great in token decks as you can have huge board presence w/ low devotion. he's still nice though.

Sacrificing Fleshbag Marauder or Slum Reaper in response to the ETB trigger still makes you need to sac something to the ETB effect. Still decent though.

Extraplanar Lens and snow lands makes a better doubler than what you have right now. You also don't need so many doublers without a guarantied sink, I'd cut Nirkana Revenant first.

Mind Stone is a shitty rock, replace with Jet Medallion

Myr Battlesphere What? Why?

Undying doesn't work with tokens, so maybe Mikaeus, the Unhallowed and Triskelion would be better suited in a different deck.

Other than that there's just a lot of redundancy. One you've played with it a bit, trim everything except what works best and fill the space with some tutors.

Lastly get a Mana Web to go with that Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth . (The oracle text says "an opponent." Great control ruiner.) Price

Low Avg High Foil
$0.99 $1.87 $3.51 $4.88
Power / Toughness 0/1
Color(s) B
Cost 1B
Converted cost 2
Avg. draft pick 4.60
Avg. cube pick 6.43


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

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Set Rarity
Avacyn Restored Uncommon