Contagion Engine

Contagion Engine


When Contagion Engine enters the battlefield, put a -1/-1 counter on each creature target player controls.

, : Proliferate, then proliferate again. (You choose any number of permanents and/or players with counters on them, then give each another counter of a kind already there. Then do it again.)

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Set Rarity
Scars of Mirrodin (SOM) Rare

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Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Contagion Engine occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.03%

Golgari: 0.14%

Contagion Engine Discussion

Kemendil on Charge up the Super Weapon! A Charge Counter Deck

8 hours ago

Maybe add Contagion Engine? I have a smiliar Deck, maybe you can find some ideas helping you there :-) Charge

TheBoraxKid on Honest Infect

2 days ago

Love the list. Gatta love the pure Infect angle. Assuredly not making any friends, but what else is Mono-black for?

You might consider Contagion Engine and even Contagion Clasp to get those extra pips of Infect through and seal out the game.

Plague Myr can be a direct swap-out for Leaden Myr too.

hkhssweiss on Fiesty Peckers

2 weeks ago

Yo DanTheBear, have you ever consider using these cards?

Aside from that direct straight upgrades for the rocks will definitely help Kangee out, as he is pretty mana hungry. So the fast acceleration rocks like Fellwar Stone, Talisman of Progress, Azorius Signet, Arcane Signet, and Coalition Relic really helps to bring him out faster with the feather counters. Hope that helps!

Rettich on Magistrate's Sceptor Combo

3 weeks ago

I'm late to the party, but you might want to look into these cards, if you need more ideas on how to spice up your deck:

Volt Charge or Contagion Engine (Proliferate is great with multiple mana rocks and Lux Cannon or Titan Forge)
Dismantle (Move your charge-counters from your manarocks onto Darksteel Reactor or Jinxed Choker for alternate wincons.
Energy Chamber (Imo a great alternative to Surge Node)

BlackoutX on Grumgully. the Generous Stompy Bois

1 month ago

Grim Initiate (pretty good for you type of +1 +1 deck)

Narnam Renegade (you could probably go full elf tribal or stompy elf since it would allow for mana ramp and just flooding the board with threats. If you really wanna abuse that nonhuman trigger use some tokens)

Gyre Sage

Pelt Collector

Contagion Clasp

Contagion Engine

Doubling Season (very expensive I personally don't thing this one is worth it)

battlesong72 on Yawgmoth, Thran Physician

1 month ago

First and foremost, it looks to me like you need more card draw: Phyrexian Arena, Sign in Blood, Read the Bones, etc.

The synergy with Contagion Clasp and Contagion Engine should not be overlooked and I'd run them with Yawgmoth

Temporal Extortion looks good on paper, but I've never had much luck in getting the extra turn.

Yawgmoth is also disgusting for getting Bloodchief Ascension active in a hurry, I would run this in a heartbeat.

I don't think you're going to get much mileage out of Weaponcraft Enthusiast and I would think this deck is begging for Massacre Girl instead.

Ichor Rats is good because it gives everyone a counter, but I wouldn't run Tainted Strike unless you were going for a dedicated infect build - this spot would be better used for either another targeted kill spell or another board wipe.

Deadpoo111 on Reflective Energy (Riku)

2 months ago

I think I have to suggest Contagion Clasp and Contagion Engine, the consistent proliferate each turn is really solid and they function as removal spells too. TBH this deck gave me PTSD from Kaladesh standard. Maybe run Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger as a homage to hit off Aetherworks?

Overall, super neat deck +1!

NV_1980 on The Clone Wars

2 months ago

Hi there,

We love the flavour of this deck and we also really like the fact that you've kept its necessary budget pretty low. So definitely, a +1 from us!

There are three pointers we would like to give you:

  1. Hapatra, Vizier of Poisons: This card would be absolutely amazing in this deck. She interacts so well with Volrath, not to mention the other cards you're using to hand out -1/-1 counters.

  2. Contagion Clasp/Contagion Engine: your deck does not use the dishing out of -1/-1 counters as its primary strategy, but it can be a very nice back-up way of controlling the board. Spells that destroy are exile can be countered; countering the distribution of -1/-1 counters is much, much harder. Also, with the aforementioned Hapatra in your deck, this would just be brutal.

  3. Panharmonicon: a deck that uses so many ETB effects benefits greatly from a card like this. A similar argument could be made for including Yarok, the Desecrated. These cards are relatively expensive though, so we're not sure whether this will fit what you had in mind for the deck's budget.

Keep up the nice brews; this is really great!

With regards,

Mrs. and Mr. NV_1980

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