Breeding Pit


Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Vintage Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Casual Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Duel Decks: Divine vs. Demonic (DDC) Uncommon
Masters Edition (MED) Uncommon
Fifth Edition (5ED) Uncommon
Fallen Empires (FEM) Uncommon

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Breeding Pit


At the beginning of your upkeep, sacrifice Breeding Pit unless you pay (Black)(Black).

At the end of your turn, put a 0/1 black Thrull creature token into play.

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Breeding Pit Discussion

thecakeisalie42 on The Old Razzle Dazzle

4 months ago


The deck was under 150$ when I made it, but that's since changed. I'm making some cuts to try to get under that limit again.

As for your suggestions:

Bitterblossom is far too expensive($) for the deck.

Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx is also very expensive($), but may be powerful enough to make the cut at some point. I'll keep it in mind; thanks!

I love Kormus Bell, but it is a little too high risk, seeing as I lose all my lands to a board wipe. Also, I will be saccing my lands on the combo turn to Rain of Filth already.

Breeding Pit requires too much of a mana investment on turns where I want to be ramping.

I already have Sengir Autocrat in the deck. 99% of the time he is one of the first things I fetch with Razaketh.

Endrek Sahr, Master Breeder is an option I had looked at when I first started brewing, but had dismissed as too expensive(). However, I now realize that if he is down and I cast Razaketh, the Foulblooded, I get 8 tokens, which is simply game over for my opponents. I'll put him in.

Thanks for your suggestions!

usaDiabetic on The Old Razzle Dazzle

4 months ago

You could also use cards like, Kormus Bell, Endrek Sahr, Master Breeder, Breeding Pit, or Sengir Autocrat as token/creature generators.

Sorry for all the posts, I just really like the idea of a deck like this deck.

RazortoothMtg on Ambitious 'til the End

8 months ago

Need more things to sacrifice in my opinion. Add Bitterblossom, or for a more budget option, Spawning Pit, Breeding Pit, Ophiomancer, Infernal Genesis, Endrek Sahr, Master Breeder, or Nuisance Engine. Archdemon of Unx could be OK.

Also, Gonti's Machinations is pretty bad, and Final Reward should just be a Hero's Downfall or some other better removal spell.

Joegandalf69 on Sacrilife - the Executioning

9 months ago

I remember when I was in grade school I got Lord of the Pit in a pack for Christmas and I was so pumped! I didn't have Breeding Pit but I traded a kid at school for it and I had a pretty sweet black deck! Lol! You could add Breeding Pit to get free sacrifice creatures but then it wouldn't be modern.

spulverin on Vertrauen ist gut, Kontrolle besser.

10 months ago

Zeit fr etwas konstruktive Kritik.. in der Beschreibung steht ja das es sich um eine Sammlung handelt...

also du willst scheinbar marchesa auf kontrolle spielen. Sehr gute Wahl :) fangen wir an..

Karten die ich cutten wrde und dahinter potenzieller ersatz.

Barrage of Expendables ersatz Goblin Bombardment

Breeding Pit cool aber zu schwach. du willst ja eigentlich deine eigenen Kreaturen (oder die von gegnern) saccen.... Tokens verschwinden einfach wieder und dein Comander profitiert nicht davon.

genau wie du noch meiner Meinung nach zu viele Zauber spielst, die dir kontrolle ber einzelne Kreaturen geben. dafr sind die Entchantments einfach zu 1. Mana intensiv und 2. Mana intensiv :P mal eben berflogen und bin auf 6 gekommen. Ist natrlich stark und cool.. aber Domineering Will (spielst du auch) ist viel strker.. du kannst die Kreaturen meistens ja eh saccen und dann gehren sie dir.. auerdem ist der instant :P Reins of Power ist etwas gefhrlicher weil du dann deinen Comander auch nicht mehr kontrolierst :)

Carnage Altarcool aber zu mana intensiv. ich wrde auf die gute alte Skullclamp zurckgreifen. du hast gengend sacc outlets um die zuverlssig zu triggern... und kostet wesentlich weniger mana :)

Life Chisel cool aber zu unflexiebel.

Allgemein willst ja 1 und 1 counter auf deinen kreaturen und dein live unten halten.. sag hallo zu deiner betsten karten :P Unspeakable Symbol

sehr angenehmn das du nicht noch versuchst die komplette blaue counter Schiene mit unter zu bringen.. :)

Du wirst weder mit den Lndern noch mit deinen Mana beschleunigern auskommen (passiert mir auch immer)

habe bislang auch keine zuverlssige draw engin gefunden.. sieht aber so aus als knnte das Spa machen wenns fertig ist. Schreib mir was du von der Kritik hlst :)

RazortoothMtg on

1 year ago

Thanks LordMithos and Wizno! I do like the Fleshbag Marauder. In playresting, I did get a bit flooded with mana, so i like that idea. Probably cut some of the more expensive lands i dont own yet so i can finish this quick. As for Lili, i just had that foil laying around and wanted to use it, as i can easily trigger her, but she is pretty low impact. I like Curse of Shallow Graves for token decks, because a Rhys the Redeemed list is running around my playgroup. The Mutilate I like because it's a budget Damnation and a lot of the time, Yahenni survives the -X/-X if a couple guys died, but I see your point.

I do love me some Smokestack, unfortunately, Bitterblossom is a bit out of my price range right now, all my expensive card (e.g ugin and Lili and Vamp Tutor) I already own, but I still will add Smokestack. Are there any other Bitterblossom-type cards you know of? I know Nuisance Engine, Breeding Pit, and Myr Turbine, I could also add some more token producers like Endrek Sahr, Master Breeder. Ideas?

TheRedGoat on The Hungry, Hungry Aetherborn: Yahenni EDH

1 year ago

I've figured out what you're missing btw. You need a planeswalker, and I'm not counting baby Lili cause she doesn't start that way. Now I don't rightly know which one unless you went with Ob Nixilis of the Black Oath since he's the only one that straight up makes tokens, but you could make an argument for lots of the others too. If you did put him or any walker in I'd take out Breeding Pit personally.

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