Blood Bairn


Format Legality
Modern Legal
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Pauper Legal

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Set Rarity
Commander 2015 Common
Magic 2014 Common

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Blood Bairn

Creature — Vampire

Sacrifice another creature: Blood Bairn gets +2/+2 until end of turn.

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Blood Bairn Discussion

Myfler on Cockroaches Company

2 weeks ago

Really neat take on this type of deck, personally I believe that Viscera Seer would be better than the Blood Bairn and a couple of the Blasting Station's, since costing 3 mana is quite a bit in modern, for not much more impact than Viscera Seer.

Also, you were asking about sideboard options, white is arguably the best color for sideboards in modern, allowing you access to Stony Silence because Affinity will always be a popular deck, Blessed Alliance is good in several matchups, Sin Collector is good against combo decks, Rule of Law is good in a few specific matchups, but they're much fewer than the others mentioned. If you're worried about graveyard style decks, normally Rest in Peace is the go-to option, but that also hurts your deck immensely, so I'd probably suggest a few Relic of Progenitus since it also cycles itself, Grafdigger's Cage is also good against some graveyard decks and also any Chord of Calling decks. Pithing Needle can also be very good in specific matchups, as well as Duress, or Thoughtseize, but I was trying to keep these cards more budget friendly.

There are countless other sideboard cards in modern, if you're looking for any against a specific matchup, just reply and let me know.

Hope this helps!

Pal00ka on Hapatra, Queen of the Luxa

2 weeks ago

All I'm seeing is a control the board and swarm win-con, correct? While ok, how about a couple more avenues to victory that utilize the tokens you produce in an aristocrat way?

Adding sac outlets like Nantuko Husk, Bloodthrone Vampire, Blood Bairn, etc. allow you to create one big guy to swing in utilizing your Rogue's Passage. Jarad, Golgari Lich Lord could be added in to fling that engorged creature too for an instant win. You can also add in effects like Dictate of Erebos and Grave Pact to further clear the board, or Blood Artist and Zulaport Cutthroat to whittle your opponents' life away.

Other than that, yea, definitely more lands, ramp, and card draw should be added to ensure consistency.

She looks fun, I might build her too, in the meantime I'll be interested to see how this evolves.

ghoul_Legion on fleshbag funbag

1 month ago

First of all, with this high CMC you need 24 lands.

While I understand you are trying to sacrifice your creatures for beneficial effects, the high converted mana cost of your deck makes it kind of hard to work with.

Here are some lower cost creatures that could be good:

Augur of SkullsBasal Sliver (mana accelerator to cast Ruthless Deathfang faster)Bile UrchinBlind ZealotBlood BairnBloodthrone VampireCarrier Thrall (mana accelerator, 2x creature)Corpse HaulerDeath CultistDemonic Taskmaster (need tokens spawn everyturn)Devouring SwarmWestvale Abbey  Flip This is a must have.Disciple of Griselbrand Save yourself.Doomed Necromancer Worth it.Eldrazi Skyspawner Mana acceleratorFont of ReturnFume SpitterGnawing ZombieGutless GhoulMerciless ExecutionerMortician Beetle -------> Cause why not.Nezumi Bone-Reader ControlPawn of Ulamog mana acceleratorQarsi SadistQuest for the GravelordThoughtpicker Witch controlThrull Surgeon controlVampiric RitesVoracious Null

Skirsdag High Priest Isn't this amazing?

fasmith718 on FAS Olivia EDH

1 month ago
  1. Traitorous Blood -> Act of Aggression: this may be a mistake due to the trample factor, but red tends to be an issue for this deck, and ray of command is better than threaten...
  2. Coat of Arms -> Shared Animosity
  3. Blood Bairn -> Yahenni, Undying Partisan
  4. Stromkirk Patrol -> Gifted Aetherborn

bushido_man96 on Meren of Clan Combo

1 month ago

Ok, some changes made. Yavimaya Elder in for Crumbling Vestige (an early game Elder will provide excellent card draw and land fetch, thinning the deck by at least three cards per turn, if not more); Phyrexian Plaguelord in, Baloth Null out; Eternal Witness in for Restock (recursion makes it too good to pass up); Carnival of Souls in for Decaying Soil (the price for keeping Decaying Soil around is too steep, as I need the cards in my graveyard); Necropotence in for Blood Bairn (going to give it a try).

Always looking for some more comments!

D_Fenn on Super sac turn 3 sneaky win(budget $51/35tix)

2 months ago

octopimp turn 3 is a little less cosisten then i would like but have Nantuko Husk and Blood Bairn dose help and is still possible turn 3 win with them if you use Blisterpod as a chump block you get a mana out of it and can play either 3 drop turn two this combo is less cosisten and turn 4 kills are a lot more common. Thank you for the input

Chino90 on Ben Dover's Infinite Aristocrats

3 months ago

Nantuko Husk is strictly better than Blood Bairn in a non-vampire tribal deck, because you can sacrifice it to itself in case you want to trigger something, whereas the bair demands another creature.

Pieguy396 on Waste Not

4 months ago

Hey! Looks like an awesome deck, I love Waste Not decks!

I just have a couple pieces of advice for you:

Hope this works out for you! Enjoy the holidays!

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