At the beginning of your upkeep, sacrifice Contamination unless you sacrifice a creature.

If a land is tapped for mana, it produces (Black) instead of any other type and amount.

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Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Vintage Legal
Limited Legal
Duel Commander Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Leviathan Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Legacy Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Highlander Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal

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Contamination Discussion

RNR_Gaming on Thrasios/Tymna semi-competitive combo deck

12 hours ago

Smothering Tithe is value town city furniture at most tables and allows you easily navigate Blood Moon and Contamination. Personal Tutor, Spellseeker, Imperial Seal and Vampiric Tutor up the consistency. I've seen a lot of people opting for the medium green route with Neoform, Eldritch Evolution, Oakhame Adversary and Seedborn Muse to give the deck an insane grind game.

Megalomania on

1 month ago

Ad Nauseam seems like an odd choice considering the deck’s ave CMC. If you’re looking to add some disruption maybe try Infernal Darkness and Contamination? You seem to have enough mana rocks but adding Mox Opal and Mox Tantalite won’t hurt.

I also recommend Insidious Dreams. It’s a good way to set up your Citadel combo and as well as any two-card combo.

RNR_Gaming on Tinybones, Discard-Stax-Control-Combo

1 month ago

They really need to do another print run of jumpstart. These prices are too high! Anyways, neat list. You may want to consider Contamination and Bitterblossoms as a possible way to deal with the thorcle take over. :)

SynergyBuild on TINYBONES: TINY PUNISHER (Mono-Black Stax)

1 month ago

Wow I love a lot of these changes. Do you think going for a land-destruction or Contamination style land hate subtheme would help? What ways do you want to oppose the decks like The Gitrog Monster or Kess, Dissident Mage? They can survive through discard, and are black based so forcing them on black mana is okay, what do you want to try to do to stop them?

Sadly cards like Slaughter Pact don't hit them, and even my personal go-tos past that like Snuff Out and friends just happen to fail here. Do you think more graveyard hate could function well? Soul-Guide Lantern, Nihil Spellbomb, etc.?

epicandSTEVIE on Marrow-Gnawer: Aristic-RATS

1 month ago

Cool decklist. I would cut a colony rat for Fleshbag Marauder.

Also I'm curious why you're running horn of greed over something like Syphon Mind, since you're trying to get your opponents to discard.

Would your playgroup be mad if you ran something like Contamination? :)


Balaam__ on We're the Rats

2 months ago

Contamination isn’t Modern legal. Otherwise, this looks pretty fun. You could change formats to vintage or legacy and it should be alright.

Balaam__ on Salted Earth

2 months ago

Yes I did some tinkering and moved the Nykthos, Shrine to Nyx’s to the sideboard, since Contamination would render them useless anyway. Then I swapped out Spiteful Returned for the Endless Cockroaches. Grim Guardian+Spiteful Returned functioned well together, but now it’s time to rest if the cockroaches will work as synergistically with Contamination as I’m hoping.

Since this build has a cumulative effect on opponent’s resources, I feel as though Contaminated Ground should remain in place. All the vitriolic effects add up exponentially over time.

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