Demon of Dark Schemes

Demon of Dark Schemes

Creature — Demon

When Demon of Dark Schemes enters the battlefield, all other creatures get -2/-2 until the end of turn.

Whenever another creature dies, get E (an energy counter).

, Pay EEEE: Put target creature card from a graveyard onto the battlefiend under your control tapped.

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Set Rarity
Kaladesh (KLD) Mythic Rare

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Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Legacy Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Highlander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Modern Legal
Pioneer Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Casual Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Unformat Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Frontier Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Leviathan Legal

Demon of Dark Schemes occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.02%

Black: 0.28%

Rakdos: 0.27%

Demon of Dark Schemes Discussion

Strangelove on Omertà - Torgaar's Mafia

1 month ago

A trick that really helps me cut is setting up custom categories like this:

1x Pawn of Ulamog #Combo
1x Sol Ring #Ramp

Establish a base of ramp and draw and then limit cards that don't function on their own (#Combo).

Sling-Gang is definitely one of my favorites for a deck like this (keep it).

I think you're still split across extra themes (good-stuff and reanimator vs aristocrats): Torgaar is pretty narrow, so play things you can easily sacrifice for value and cut cards that don't directly feed this theme:

Conjurer's Closet... this really only works with 1/3 of your deck and putting 3 creatures into play to cast Torgaar is effectively the same thing.

Gonti, Lord of Luxury... fun, yes, but really its just "2BB: Draw a card" ...see Dusk Legion Zealot.

Whisper, Blood Liturgist/ Demon of Dark Schemes/ Chainer, Dementia Master... these are all clunky; how are you going to put cards in graveyards that are actually worth the high cost of reanimating? These belong in a different deck or with things like Key to the City.

Nightmare Shepherd... I love this card, but it warps the deck in that it asks you to stop playing from the graveyard entirely (you could just keep drawing instead). This would definitely the direction where cards like Deathrender shine.

Krav, the Unredeemed/ God-Eternal Bontu/ Costly Plunder... I'm realizing that since Torgaar is your sac-engine, you really just want "free" draw like Midnight Reaper and Liliana, Dreadhorde General... followed by Dark Prophecy/ Erebos, Bleak-Hearted/ Harvester of Souls... and maybe Gate to the Afterlife.

Also, you're going to want Living Death.

Also, at least 36 lands. As long as you have 6+ drops, you really want 37-38.

I'm actually really liking Torgaar. He's mostly a sac-outlet in the command zone, so if you can jam a good base of creatures and keep drawing, you'll be able to find a lot of room to do what you want.

griffstick on Top 10 favorite black cards ...

6 months ago

Demon of Dark Schemes was the biggest surprise to me. Also Null Profusion was another big surprise

griffstick on Top 10 favorite black cards ...

6 months ago

Joe_Ken_ I love Demon of Dark Schemes that card is so good. Bolas's Citadel is getting tons of love.

Joe_Ken_ on Top 10 favorite black cards ...

6 months ago

Mine would have to be Demon of Dark Schemes since I don’t play a lot of black and my local group has a fun pet name for it ‘Demon of dank memes’

thewrush on Meren’s Thousand-Eyed Army [Primer]

7 months ago

Meren Multiplayer

Here is my version, I am two or so cards off and will need to update when I go through it again. I used to run Ulvenwald Hydra to tutor for lands such as Urborg, Cabal, Bojuka, Phyrexian Tower, High Market or mana fix and help defend against flyers. I've found Golgari has has isues with evasion. I don't know if running World Shaper is worth it though since I don't have many sacrifice land cards. Although, the mill 3 every attack is quite nice which is what I liked. I also am not sure if Cradle is worth due to low creature on board count except for when Izoni comes out. I'd hate to be blown out when I sac some lands with Bontu without World Shaper around. He may not get much use for me at certain times. My curve is high so I like to run a few more lands as well. It has played out very nicely however and sometimes I win games without even casting Meren once. I've been playing her wrong the whole time trying to cast her asap and build up experience only to get set back and disrupted. I wait to play her and only when I can get a great engine going or when I need something back in hand.

Massacre girl and Primal growth are out but I don't currently know what I'm using instead. I play Demon of Dark Schemes because both share the same role albeit girl wipes the board quite effectively at times. I also play a very small creature steal package with Primordial and Demon.

Coward_Token on Energy Crisis

8 months ago

& seems to be the most important colors for , although provides Demon of Dark Schemes & Gonti's Machinations while gives you Lightning Runner . If you want over Animar's , consider Atraxa, Praetors' Voice (proliferate yourself for an extra ) and Yarok, the Desecrated (a lot of cards gives as an ETB). They both got -theme pages on EDHREC too.

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