Butcher of Malakir


Format Legality
Noble Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Commander 2015 Rare
Duel Decks: Zendikar vs Eldrazi Rare
Commander 2014 Rare
Duel Decks: Sorin vs. Tibalt Rare
MTG: Commander Rare
Worldwake Rare

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Butcher of Malakir

Creature — Vampire Warrior


Whenever Butcher of Malakir or another creature you control is put into a graveyard from the battlefield, each opponent sacrifices a creature.

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Butcher of Malakir Discussion

Isaiah13 on This... is... MEREN!!!

1 day ago

So I've been playing meren for a long time and if you have ever played against a token deck you will know how you can get slaughtered. Definitely include token killers such as Virulent Plague ( this will not only defeat tokens but also cards like khalitas that kill merens graveyard and create tokens) and Archfiend of Depravity which will keep them down to two creatures with makes it easier to make them sacrifice. You also should put in Gray Merchant of Asphodel that card is a game winner. Caustic Caterpillar is also a great utilty creature as it will stop people from putting out enchantments like Grave Pact. Speaking of that enchantment, Dictate of Erebos and Butcher of Malakir would also be a good addition. as well as Slum Reaper to help out the sacrificing. If you like doubling your counters early on Winding Constrictor and Strionic Resonator have proven great. Just some suggestions. (: You can look at my meren deck for other suggestions if you like these.

Isaiah13 on Ghave Nectar

1 week ago

Karametra, God of Harvest could help with some Mana ramp and is a creature. Always a good card. And Gilded Lotus as well. Also Dictate of Erebos and Butcher of Malakir are good ones to throw in because u will almost always have a sacrifice outlet and tokens available.

Skinnyman on Black Vampire Clan

1 week ago

Thanks a lot for the feedback!Fatal Push is so expensive, I think I prefer the mana cost of Ultimate Price... Hum... Yeah, Feast of Blood would be better if it was an instant... I'll try it and see how it goes. I added another unit of Bloodghast and Gifted Aetherborn. I removed Butcher of Malakir and Sorin Markov, but it pains me to remove any Gatekeeper of Malakir, I just like him so much! xD

I also removed one Mutavault and one Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx and added two Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth to even things out.

PartyJ on Primal Elves

1 week ago

Welcome on T/O!

it's a great place with an enourmous crowd of people willing to help you evolve your deck(s).

Let me be the first to give you a few possible good suggestions for your build:

All these cards have a good synergy with your commander.

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GooseMobile on Black Vampire Clan

1 week ago

Here are some tips that won't add much to the cost.

Creatures: Gifted Aetherborn and Bloodghast are probably your best 2-drops, so go up to maybe 4 each and drop all the rest. Gatekeeper of Malakir is more of a 3-drop, so you can keep a couple of those in I think (though 4 is a lot). Butcher of Malakir isn't worth 7 mana outside of Commander, even if you can get that high to cast him.

Spells: Sorin Markov is on-theme, but unfortunately he's just not very good. In Modern right now, Doom Blade and Go for the Throat are risky removal spells because they miss key creatures like Delve guys, Death's Shadow, and Affinity. Go for the Throat is the more playable of the two, but you definitely want some number of Fatal Push, maybe all four. Feast of Blood isn't good enough, except in the Burn matchup where it would often be good.

Lands: You have six colorless lands and a lot of BB and BBB in your mana costs. i'd either cut Nykthos entirely, or play 2 or 3 Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth to smooth out your black mana.

arkstudios on Meren of Clan Nel Toth - Token Sinergy + Combo

3 weeks ago

Scatto93 Drop some of your creatures. Avatar of Woe Savra, Queen of the Golgari Butcher of Malakir These do not offer your deck much use as it sits.

Isaiah13 on Meren the Almighty

3 weeks ago

If u feel like tweaking this deck may I suggest Grave Pact for double sacrificing -- Winding Constrictor for double experience counters. Slum Reaper for another sac card. And maybe Butcher of Malakir again for double sacrificing. Deadbridge Chant is also a great card if you are creature heavy and don't mind putting 10 cards in your graveyard to get out 1 at your upkeep.

Oloro_Magic on Spirit Breaker

3 weeks ago

Ashen Rider, Butcher of Malakir, and Sentinel of the Eternal Watch for the creatures. Cruel Reality and Dictate of Erebos for the land as 20 isn't enough.

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