Call of the Nightwing

Legality

Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Custom Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Arena Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Standard Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Brawl Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Guilds of Ravnica: Guild Kit (GK1) Uncommon
Gatecrash (GTC) Uncommon

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Tokens

Call of the Nightwing

Sorcery

Create a 1/1 blue and black Horror creature token with flying.

Cipher (Then you may exile this spell card encoded on a creature you control. Whenever that creature deals combat damage to a player, its controller may cast a copy of the encoded card without paying its mana cost.)

Call of the Nightwing Discussion

DrukenReaps on By the Horror! They're Infected!

8 months ago

So I would consider the following for removal Spoils of Blood, Call of the Nightwing, Dark Hatchling, Phyrexian Obliterator, Creakwood Liege, Deathbringer Liege.

I will say I'm listing some awesome cards, Obliterator in particular, but 4 black in a 4 color deck is nigh impossible to get consistently. The Lieges are good too but their focus on color holds them back in this deck. The other 3 are more along the lines of 'neat' meaning they are certainly cool but are either too inefficient or not impactful enough.

Hope that helps open up a little space.

ZendikariWol on Once Upon A Faerie Tail!

1 year ago

Okay. This is an intriguing one.

I have an excessively casual build sort of like this in modern.

So step one here is definitely ciphers. Call of the Nightwing creates a few good blockers. Last Thoughts draws some cards, where Mental Vapors hates a little. Midnight Recovery is epic after a wrath. And, finally, Undercity Plague can be a downright scourge.

Also worth considering- Triton Shorestalker.

Sorry I can't be more help but that's kinda what I got.

Elmoisamac on Sygg, Silent Death

1 year ago

If you are looking for cards to cut, I would suggest cutting some of the less impactful cipher spells like Call of the Nightwing and Hands of Binding and adding Smuggler's Copter and Exsanguinate in their place.

Sabels on

2 years ago

I'm thinking I can remove Rhystic Tutor, Spell Crumple, and Call of the Nightwing for three cards for my Maybe Board. I'm trying to figure out which ones to sub in. Any help is appreciated!

LemonEarl on cipher

2 years ago

I like the deck, I'm actually making something similar, i would recommend Tormented Soul for a one drop unblockable, Fog Bank for some defense and maybe Call of the Nightwing for a Cipher card that also generates some flying tokens

lagotripha on The Deck That Says "YEET, NOPE"- My Friends 2016

2 years ago

I've messed around with some unblockable builds in the past- things I've seen work well have been Hands of Binding and friends, alongside Biomass Mutation.

For other unblockable spirits in various budgets, Ghastlord of Fugue, Nether Traitor, Tormented Soul, Hunted Phantasm are worth a look. The big trick is managing to pump out the damage with the unblocked creatures or get other fun effects- I've seen Curiosity, Tainted Strike, Phyresis, Drana, Liberator of Malakir, Oona's Blackguard, Paranoid Delusions, Call of the Nightwing Skullsnatcher, Stronghold Rats, Helm of the Ghastlord, Mephidross Vampire/Necropolis Regent, you name it. Its all about deciding how you want to make that unblockable damage into an unstoppable advantage

Bloodborne on The Call of Wrexial - H.P. Lovecraft EDH

3 years ago

Ender666666Thanks! :) what is the vorthos hub?

Athraithe

Gisa and Geralf has great flavor but does not work in this deck at all :( not the zombie tribal ;)

NewHorizons

Call of the Nightwing is autoinclude just look at the card :D just cipher that in the nightwing token and here you go, flying horrors, slowly but still flying horrors :D Dinrova was there but I cutted it of cauce I ll try to bring down my curve, same thing with leviathan. There is so much cards could fit in but there is enough room :(

NewHorizons on The Call of Wrexial - H.P. Lovecraft EDH

3 years ago

Oh man I can only dream about playing against this deck with my Lovecraft deck.


R'lyeh Ramp (Beatdown from the Deepdown)

Commander / EDH NewHorizons

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One thing I noticed is the Call of the Nightwing doesn't seem all that great.

A good flavor suggestion to replace it is Dinrova Horror. However a more functional addition would be Kederekt Leviathan. The art of the Leviathan always reminded me of the monolith in Lovecraft's short story Dagon.

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