Artifact — Equipment

Living weapon (When this Equipment enters the battlefield, create a 0/0 black Germ creature token, then attach this to it.)

Equiped creature gets +X/+X, where X is the number of creatures in all graveyards.


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Set Rarity
Commander Anthology (CM1) None
Commander 2016 (C16) Rare
Commander 2015 (C15) Rare
Commander 2014 (C14) Rare
Mirrodin Besieged (MBS) Rare
Mirrodin Besieged: Phyrexia (MBP) Rare

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Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Bonehoard occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%

Golgari: 0.09%

Bonehoard Discussion

thomasswayne on Valduk mono-red Millinery

2 months ago

This is a very cool twist on mono-red in commander and I can't wait to playtest this! What would you consider your most consistent win condition in this deck? Have you considered utilizing Bonehoard ? I can imagine that this can get outta hand pretty quick. Illusionist's Bracers might also be crazy in this deck especially once Altar of Dementia makes its way out.

MonkeySit on Phenax Mill

3 months ago

oh damn, i really do like the look of Bonehoard and it's funny you mention Umbral Mantle because I was thinking about how i have 3 copies of it sitting in my collection doing nothing, and realised just how potent it would be in here. Thanks for the suggestions, I think I might make some necessary changes seeing as I recently learnt the exact ruling for cumulitive upkeep rendering my Glacial Chasm more annoying for me than it is for my opponents.

moysturizer on Phenax Mill

3 months ago

Bonehoard works great as a target for enchanting or as equipment to put on an untapper. Umbral Mantle can also pump+untap. I also like Grisly Spectacle for thematic instant speed removal.

quietquail on Phenax Mill copy copy

3 months ago

The Commander's Quarter had a on a budget Phenax deck. This is a good list for a casual group. Here are some cards that I want to highlight from his list:
- Creatures/cards that scale with size of graveyards: Wight of Precinct Six , Mortivore , Nighthowler , and Bonehoard .
- Duskmantle Guildmage - This was the original combo piece with Mindcrank. You have Syr Konrad, but it is good to have another combo piece.
- Thousand-Year Elixir - This card doubled in price early this year. You have a bunch of low-drop defenders; this enables you to mill them the same turn they enter the battlefield with Phenax out.
- Tree of Perdition - If you manage to get this early, you can have its toughness to be > 30. That's a lot of cards to be milled!

Doctorlobo89 on

6 months ago

Probably Ghoultree . You may also want to consider Mikaeus, the Unhallowed with your Woodfall Primus due to the undying and persist triggers counteracting each other for infinite. There is also Bonehoard that is a living weapon that functions just like Nighthowler .

Just ideas.

Kogarashi on Ezuri and 0/0

7 months ago

One exception would be a new zombie token made by the Amass ability. The way the ability works, the 0/0 token is created, then the counters from Amass are placed on it, so Ezuri would see a 0/0 enter the battlefield. The only reason the zombie token isn't also put into the graveyard is because state-based actions are not checked during the resolution of an ability, so by the time Amass is done and SBAs are checked, the zombie token already has its counters.

Same with Living Weapon creatures (like the token made by Bonehoard ). The 0/0 enters the battlefield, then the equipment is attached to it, keeping it from dying due to SBAs.

SideBae on Kira

7 months ago

You seem to be running two copies of Voltaic Key ... I don't think that's allowed in EDH.

If you're playing Mono-Blue good stuff, I highly suggest Mystic Remora as a source of early card advantage.

I also suggest running Counterbalance in conjunction with Sensei's Divining Top and Jace, the Mind Sculptor .

Preordain is good in conjunction with Ponder .

Windfall is good, like your Timetwister with Narset, Parter of Veils .

Clever Impersonator , Stunt Double and Phyrexian Metamorph are better than Clone . You should consider them.

If you've got the budget for Timetwister , Invoke Prejudice is pretty stupid good.

I think Cyclonic Rift is better than Nevinyrral's Disk .

Deserted Temple has REALLY good interactions with Thawing Glaciers . You should consider running it. Also, I think a basic Island is better than Halimar Depths .

In mono-blue, you might want to consider Back to Basics .

If you're running Academy Ruins , I suggest Mindslaver . It's a... good combo.

I think Blast Zone is better than Powder Keg .

I don't think you should run Bonehoard , because your general counters the first equip activation.

If you want to run Ancestral Vision , I suggest As Foretold . As Foretold also has the added benefit of being able to cast a counter spell for free on each opponent's turn.

It depends on how much you feel you need to hold up counter magic, but I think Stroke of Genius is better than Mind Spring , if only because you can cast it on an opponent's end step.

Strip Mine is useful as a 1-of effect to take out The Tabernacle at Pendrell Vale or other obnoxious lands. I don't think you need the Wasteland as well; you may have more luck with just a basic Island , especially if you choose to run Back to Basics .

Mana Maze is good in mono-blue decks, as is Sapphire Medallion .

Consecrated Sphinx is good as a value blue card. The card advantage is just nuts.

Dig Through Time and Treasure Cruise are great for late-game card draw.

Good luck with deck building!

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