Cult of the Waxing Moon

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Heirloom Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Custom Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Frontier Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Shadows over Innistrad (SOI) Uncommon

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Tokens

Cult of the Waxing Moon

Creature — Human Shaman

Whenever a permanent you control transforms into a non-Human creature, put a 2/2 green Wolf creature token onto the battlefield.

Cult of the Waxing Moon Discussion

TogbusPrime on All Levels Except Physical

3 months ago

Werewolves have always been a favorite horror monster of mine, so I've tinkered with the tribe in EDH and a wolf enthusiast friend of mine actually made a deck for them. As such I've got a few suggestions, but take it with a grain of salt since our meta has an unusually high power level from what I've seen.

Given the description, I'm guessing the following are in to fill out the curve with early drops, but you may want to consider ditching Gatstaf Shepherd, Hanweir Watchkeep, Hinterland Logger, Lambholt Pacifist, Reckless Waif, Village Messenger, and Villagers of Estwald for later value cards or to free up room for some of my suggestions below. Similarly, I'd consider dropping Mass Hysteria as it seems dangerous, though with it's low mana cost I imagine you only cast it the turn you're going to win or as prep the one before that, and Fervor since you have access to better haste bestowers like Fires of Yavimaya , Rhythm of the Wild , Flamekin Village and/or other effects like Dolmen Gate , Angel's Trumpet , Sight of the Scalelords , and Steely Resolve .

As for what to put in, I think running both Radhas would make sense. Grand Warlord Radha allows you to aggress and progress in one fell swoop. In your present case that'd likely mean setting up so you have blockers for the possible crack back, though you could certainly add flash creatures to make the most of that mana during combat. As for the more on theme things there's stuff like Cult of the Waxing Moon , Spirit of the Hunt , Vildin-Pack Outcast  Flip, Howlpack Resurgence , Silverfur Partisan , and Hinterland Hermit  Flip to force blocking and potentially free up other shenanigans. There's also the {insert tribe here} supports like Adaptive Automaton , Brass Herald , and Metallic Mimic . Lastly I'd think about protection like Heroic Intervention and Soul of New Phyrexia since the board is key for decks like this and wipes are something any EDH deck worth its salt has at least a few of.

nlidmaster on Red/Green Wolf Deck

1 year ago

This deck is pretty sweet, but I have some suggestions. Cult of the Waxing Moon is a really cool card, but its very slow, and in modern format werewolves you want to be as fast as possible. If I were you, I'd remove the two waxing moons and put in two more Mayor of Avabruck  Flip. Mayor is essential, as he is the only werewolf lord, and his transformed ability gives you those tokens as well. Going along with the aggressive idea, I think it's important to also have one mana cost creatures, and fortunately for us werewolf lovers, one of the best one drops is Village Messenger  Flip. I highly recommend him. As for cards to remove, I personally have never found much use with Rhonas's Monument, instead, I suggest using a non-basic land called Kessig Wolf Run. It has provided my creatures with so much power. I would also remove Mouth. The only part of it that is nice is the feed part, but that requires you to either have 6 mana to play both parts, or you have to wait a turn to use that effect. I'd remove that and just make room for some of the cards I've mentioned. As the person above mentioned, Huntmaster of the Fells is expensive, but he really pulls his weight. I really like the inclusion of Blossoming Defense. If you want some ideas, or want to make suggestions, check out my werewolf deck. It's called "just some cute puppies".

TheACTR on Werewolf EDH

1 year ago

I also cut Cult of the Waxing Moon in favor for a more powerful, off-flavor card. I really like the idea of the small benefit it provides for our beasties transforming but it is only always 1 or 2 wolves for me before it dies. If it had less CMC, more relevant typing or something I would include it. Just for me, by the time I get it out I can't really capitalize on it.

Wizno on Werewolf EDH

1 year ago

Those look great JonRock!! In regards to your question, Ive cut Cult of the Waxing Moon from my deck. While Ive made transforming about as consistent as one can, I still find the card isnt around enough to get real value and so I cut it in favor of something off flavor: Urabrask the Hidden.

JonRock on Werewolf EDH

1 year ago

So I'm done altering the 10 basics that are in the deck currently, I'm pretty happy with how they turned out, the Mountains turned out better than expected Werewolf Basics

So on the topic of cards, Cult of the Waxing Moon, has this card ever done anything for any of you? I keep cutting it, but then putting it back in because I dream of getting a ton of wolves and get pulled in by the Magical Christmas Land winmoreness of it.

Mandalorian on The Pack Hungers

2 years ago

I think Silverfur Partisan should def be a 4 of since it synergizes so well with your creatures.

I think some of the enchantment are either unnecessary or can be upgraded to enchantments that synergize with your deck. I would drop the Blood Mist, Gruul War Chant, and Gift of Paradise for stuff like Howlpack Resurgence and Full Moon's Rise.

Naturalize is also probably pretty weak here and could be replaced. Creatures like Solitary Hunter  Flip, Brazen Wolves, Smoldering Werewolf  Flip, and Thornhide Wolves can be upgraded as well.

Here are some cards that are budget friendly I would find room for:

Immerwolf

Lightning Strike

Ulrich's Kindred

Howlpack Resurgence

Full Moon's Rise

Breakneck Rider  Flip/Neck Breaker  Flip

Duskwatch Recruiter/Krallenhorde Howler  Flip

Cult of the Waxing Moon

Instigator Gang/Wildblood Pack  Flip

For options that are above budget:

Huntmaster of the Fells/Ravager of the Fells  Flip

Mayor of Avabruck  Flip/Howlpack Alpha  Flip

Lightning Bolt

Domri Rade

Aymoredragao on Ulrich,of the Krallenhorde EDH Werewolves

2 years ago

Thanks man,

Actually i've put Waxing Moon and Cult of the Waxing Moon on the deck. But i don't think that Sage of Ancient Lore  Flip is a good fit for the deck, for he is too soft (n of cards in my hand for a 5 mana cost, can be most of times, 1 to 3). Not that i don't like the card, I use it on my Zegana deck. LoL

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