Bloodtallow Candle

Bloodtallow Candle

Artifact

, , Sacrifice Bloodtallow Candle: Target creature gets -5/-5 until end of turn.

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Dominaria (DOM) Common

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Legality

Format Legality
1v1 Commander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Arena Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Legacy Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Historic Legal
Pioneer Legal
Highlander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Leviathan Legal
Limited Legal

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Bloodtallow Candle Discussion

rdean14 on Card creation challenge

2 weeks ago

Based on Bloodtallow Candle:

Whisper's Beacon

Artifact

, : Each opponent's life becomes 0.


I'd like to see a card like The Immortal Sun, where it does three very unrelated things.

Olsen on

1 year ago

Trying to brew around trinket mage and also trying NOT to make this a copy of other decks. I would like suggestions for minor tweaks. The side board I am unsure about. I added Aura Flux against bogles, Bloodtallow Candle against gurmag, Electrickery for Elves, Relic of Progenitus & Tormod's Crypt against reanimator, Welding Sparks & Bloodtallow Candle against stompy, Spidersilk Net against Delver, and Stoic Rebuttal just because.

leatherback_card_sloth on Noobenalia Super-budget

2 years ago

It is cheap but I would drop some of the non-creature spells in favor of cheap creatures. Core 2019 has Rustwing Falcon and Novice Knight. Or any of the many white 2/1 creatures from various sets.

Moar Benalish Marshal

Bloodtallow Candle seems super slow because of the cost. Have you ever used it in a game?

You have 4 and 5 drop cards so you may want 25 or 26 land. Is this casual or standard? If casual, maybe consider Secluded Steppe to prevent mana screw and mana flood?

Aarakocra on Dimir Artifacts on a Budget

2 years ago

multimedia, thank you for your suggestions!

Although I'd prefer to not use cards from Kaladesh or Amonkhet blocks, both of your suggestions make sense and would probably work well. I'm probably going to put both of your suggestions into the deck, although I might remove 2x Negate and 2x Bloodtallow Candle instead of just cutting the candle. Bloodtallow Candle is useful removal later in the game, and having that threat later is probably more useful than the life gain and possible card draw from Fountain of Renewal.

FastIsFaster on Standard TRON

2 years ago

If you swap Bloodtallow Candle with Prophetic Prism you would be able to make B mana for something like Unlicensed Disintegration. I think its one of the best pieces of removal in Standard, and having so many artifacts you would almost certainly trigger the 3 damage to them as well

ExpletoryOrb on what am i doing

2 years ago

alright so here goes, so the cards to the left can be swapped with the ones to the right, it has the same or very similair effect but for a reduced mana cost etc.

Throttle -> Grasp of Darkness

Bloodtallow Candle -> Dismember

Whispers of Emrakul -> Hymn to Tourach

Painful Lesson -> Night's Whisper (there is also: Sign in Blood

Lethal Sting -> Victim of Night (there is also Go for the Throat)

Dutiful Return -> Ghoulcaller's Chant ? (its cheaper and will almost always be for a zombie? a lot cheeper but its your call.)

Abyssal Specter -> Hypnotic Specter

the next ones are cards i think you should strip, i will list them and then explain why:

Ruin Rat : you already have a few of these, and this isnt even a zombie. there are just better cards out there that arent expensive at all, (i'll give some suggestions further down the post)

Shambling Attendants : Just strictly bad, you dont want to play a 3/5 dude for 8 mana ever.

Cruel Feeding : its just pretty bad, the strive cost is very expensive just to +1/0 lifelink. dont use this unless you had something specific in mind that i didnt catch up on reading the list.

Duress and Divest : these never really do much, yes you get to pick away 1 card and see 1 hand but you will almost never hit anything especially good, only run this if you are planning to do a lot of 1v1 EDH.

Here are some suggestions of cards that are very cheap and are pretty good:

Empty the Pits

Zombie Apocalypse

Nightmare

Zombie Master

Nevinyrral's Disk

Exsanguinate

Grrnewt on Ghalta Fling

2 years ago

Nejos - The artifacts are a little bit of a mixed lot, some are just there for the moment. I found that Helm of the Host can be a dead card at times, but it has really turned some games around when I can get it onto a Rhonas the Indomitable or Ghalta, Primal Hunger after the deck stalled out. The Bloodtallow Candle and Icy Manipulator are there to deal with some of the nastier threats out there like Lyra Dawnbringer.

Pieguy396 on Slimefoot

2 years ago

I definitely second Tendershoot Dryad and Whisper, Blood Liturgist, and would also probably swap Divest, Duress, and Bloodtallow Candle for Ravenous Chupacabra, Jadelight Ranger, and Journey to Eternity  Flip. Also, you have extra copies of Fungal Infection, Fungal Plots, and Verdant Rebirth, so I'd recommend taking them out. Path of Discovery, Strength of the Pack, and Shapers' Sanctuary are good replacements.

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