Creature — Zombie Wizard
Whenever you discard a creature card, create a 2/2 black Zombie creature token.
Whenever you discard a land card, gain .
Whenever you discard a noncreature, nonland card, draw a card.
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|Commander 2019 (C19)||Rare|
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|Commander / EDH||Legal|
Bone Miser Discussion
5 days ago
All could be good fun
1 week ago
The deck is in the 'help' section so I'll leave some ideas... I hope I'm not being presumptuous:
You may want to consider running all the relevant Zendikar fetches; I see you're missing Marsh Flats, for example. They're expensive, but you're running Underground Sea so I'm assuming budget isn't really a problem. The reason I say you should run them is that a. they'll make your Jace, the Mind Sculptor's Brainstorm ability that much better, and b. they'll let you run ACTUAL Brainstorm effectively. I've found cantrips to be really effective in EDH, and I think in addition to Brainstorm you should run Ponder and Preordain in pretty much any blue deck.
I think Murderous Rider is likely better than Hero's Downfall. It does tuck itself when it dies, which means reanimating it could be a little tricky, but having the extra value of being able to cast it as a creature seems a strict upgrade from just an instant.
If you do end up running Jace's Archivist from the 'Maybeboard,' consider running Geth's Grimoire, Waste Not and/or Bone Miser. I've always been a fan of the discard subtheme in EDH, and it goes pretty well with reanimation strategies. If you do consider running those cards, it's worth noting Windfall, Liliana of the Veil, Raven's Crime and Words of Waste are also really synergistic with them.
Lastly, I think Graveborn Muse has a spot in this deck. I know you said you aren't looking for zombie tribal, but she's at worst a Phyrexian Arena and you're tangentially making more zombies anyway. I feel like most of the time she'll draw you somewhere between 2 and 4 cards, which seems like it makes her worth it.
Right. That's all I got. Good luck!
1 week ago
Looks good! You might like these: Spark Double, Bag of Holding, Bone Miser, Forgotten Creation, Alhammarret's Archive, Sunbond, Cradle of Vitality, Syr Konrad, the Grim, Carnival of Souls, Drake Haven, Undead Alchemist, Anointer Priest, Tunnel Vision, Etchings of the Chosen, Callous Dismissal, Lazotep Plating
1 week ago
Hi, I'm here from your post. If you want to add in Ad Nauseam I would suggest cutting out Bone Miser, as Ad Nauseam is literally one of the best draw spells in the format, and you already have a 5-mana draw card in either The Gitrog Monster or Korvold. I don't know what Bone miser does for you, but personally I would suggest taking him out if you're in a competitive meta.
3 weeks ago
FaiberJC Thank you, I really appreciate your comment. I would definitely go into the Wizard-tribal. In the section "Strategies" are already some ideas on how to play with wizards. Think of Naban, Dean of Iteration as a trigger for a additional effects.
The thing I'd work on is more on the Notion Thief + Whispering Madness -combo, working also with many other cards (Windfall, Day's Undoing, Teferi's Puzzle Box,...). Therefor think of Waste Not, Bone Miser or Words of Waste. Winning is possible with the Duskmantle Guildmage + Mindcrank -combo.
1 month ago
Hello, thanks for your interest in my deckbuilding of Circu Circu's Field of Dreams (Lantern) [Primer]. To your question: Basically yes, the combo Dramatic Reversal + Isochron Scepter , but I'm unsatisfied with this win condition. While playing the deck one of the problems is the board presence and also some hate coming from other players for taxing their stuff. Nevertheless I'd keep the Isochron Scepter-combo in as addition. With this artifact you can also imprint other important spells like Mystical Tutor, Reality Shift and also Cabal Ritual so this card is doing well. I don't like to depend so much on one win condition, so I'm going on for some rebuild.
Unfortunately I have not found yet time to give the deck an update. I'm going to cut for sure Archfiend of Depravity (to less interactions, no protection at all), Wizened Snitches (4 CMC is too much), Meekstone (No cards to tap other creatures). I also question the amount of Counterspells in the deck, guess those cards are not so important. Surprisingly well performed so far has Ashiok, Nightmare Weaver.
The thing I'd work on is more on the Notion Thief + Whispering Madness -combo, working also with many other cards (Windfall, Day's Undoing, Teferi's Puzzle Box,...). Therefor think of Waste Not, Bone Miser or Words of Waste. Winning is possible with the Duskmantle Guildmage + Mindcrank -combo. Another card could be Twilight Prophet for some life gain..
1 month ago
Looks good! You might like these: Krark's Thumb , Mindmoil , Teferi's Puzzle Box , Bag of Holding , Bone Miser , Dark Deal , Geth's Grimoire , Alhammarret's Archive , Psychosis Crawler , Twinflame , Helm of the Host , Conjurer's Closet , Dingus Staff , Endless Whispers , Grave Betrayal , Thrilling Encore
1 month ago
Wow! Well done!
Yeah, you're right. I never realized that you can replace Phyrexian Altar with a different card. It was always just "the card that does the infinite combo," for me. I'll definitely mention the Pitiless Plunderer in the Description and give you props for that.
In terms of budget, I must confess that the only fetch I own is the selesnya one. I proxy the rest.... Yeah. Shameful, I know. I'll get the rest eventually.
I hope you continue having fun playing Hogaak. I know I will.