Diabolic Servitude

Legality

Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Commander 2015 (C15) Uncommon
Premium Deck Series: Graveborn (GRV) Uncommon
Urza's Saga (USG) Uncommon

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Diabolic Servitude

Enchantment

When Diabolic Servitude enters the battlefield, return target creature card from your graveyard to the battlefield.

When the creature put onto the battlefield with Diabolic Servitude dies, exile it and return Diabolic Servitude to its owner's hand.

When Diabolic Servitude leaves the battlefield, exile the creature put onto the battlefield with Diabolic Servitude.

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Diabolic Servitude Discussion

woolleyh on Fear the Reaper

1 month ago

Hey bud, it's Henry. Diabolic Servitude to get him out of the graveyard, Stinkweed Imp to put him in. Culling the Weak to put stinky in.

rob_shifflett on Athreos, God of the Shadowborn

1 month ago

Put Remembrance in the deck. Seriously.

You only have 4 cards in Main that require A white. You could easily cut some unnecessary NonBasics to up your swamp count. Orzhov Basilica, Temple of Silence & Scoured Barrens.

Run more cheap Reanimation like Animate Dead and Diabolic Servitude. Oversold Cemetery, No Rest for the Wicked & Tortured Existence could add some staying power. Also, tortured existence gives you a discard outlet for those sad times when you are holding Demons you can't cast.

Possible cuts: Spell Book Torment of Hailfire Underworld Connections

I would add more, I am just not sure what is important to you.

+1 for a fun shadowborn deck.

bradtheimpaler13 on My Life is a Resource . . . Hell Yeah I'll Use it!

1 month ago

Cool deck, maybe Whip of Erebos over Diabolic Servitude? It gives your mugs lifelink and can reanimate.

Kaslay on Eminence Necromancers (Budget)

2 months ago

Happy to see you're still working on this deck. I've made a few significant edits from your list (mainly embracing Red a bit more) and I have a few card suggestions for you.

Anathemancer is a pick I made for my meta, and it hasn't ever been bad for me. Usually if I can reanimate him multiple times and Eminence him, his Unearth is great for finishing off the game.

Beguiler of Wills and Thalakos Deceiver are two of my huge bombs. Both of them get nasty with Eminence, allowing for immediate threat steals.

Diabolic Servitude is a bit "out there", but it has been awesome for me. Its a great way to grab back tech creatures for more usage. Just make sure you don't grab back any majorly important creatures. It replaced a Beacon of Unrest for me, and I've liked it a lot better.

Desolate Lighthouse and Geier Reach Sanitarium are good outlets for ditching cards if you find yourself looking for more. Being stapled onto lands is even better. They're also super cheap.

Herald’s Horn gives you practically free Eminence Triggers. It's not a mana rock, so it does nonbo with that Paradox Engine I put in to replace Intruder Alarm, but the draw chance and discount I find to be very worth it.

Devastation Tide over Evacuation because my mana rocks and enchantments are pretty cheap and I don't mind replaying them if I can bounce my opponents as well. I've gotten the Miracle once, and it pretty much won me the game on the spot.

Pulse of the Grid is a really underrated card, IMO. At worst it lets you bury a card and gives you a net zero, but if you're looking to rebuild your hand, this card quickly becomes a force.

And finally, even though I know you're building budget, nothing better than reanimating Jin-Gitaxias, Core Augur, AKA the reason my friends hate this deck. Drawing 7 is no joke.

http://tappedout.net/mtg-decks/29-08-17-inalla-reanimator/

Here's a link to my decklist if you want to see the direction I took with it. Thanks again for giving me the foundation to what has become one of my favorite decks!

hoardofnotions on Un-FLICKING-believable!!!!!!!!!!

4 months ago

ScrOuch Thanks for leaving some feedback for me!

Good call on the Phyrexian Delver it's been really strong.

Body Snatcher isn't a great flicker target, though if i run more sac outlets it might be better.

Dictate of Erebos isn't quite budget enough for me, I really like that the entire deck is under $50. This way when folks see it play out i can tell them the idea and that the deck could be upgraded as well

Outpost Siege is right on theme though i'm not sure what to cut for it

I think Impact Tremors is possibly win more? I'm not heavy in tokens and if i'm combo'ing with Peregrine Drake i should be able to win another way.

Blood Artist doesn't trigger on flickers, but it is a good card and in multiplayer games creatures die and i'll get value. I think I want to commit to the theme of flicker over good stuff additions right now though

Goblin Bombardment and Ashnod's Altar are good though i'm not to sure they will be strong enough if i don't add the dictate. Also the commander isn't the focus of the deck so adding things just for him seems loose IMO

LVL_666 Thanks for all your suggestions! Lets dive in,

Rune-Scarred Demon is out of budget range. It's not that I don't have it, I do, I just want to run the entire deck under $50. So that means missing out on Dictate of Erebos and the demon but adding Dreamscape Artist and Sire of Stagnation

Noxious Gearhulk I think i want to add, even with the price tag$. All my creature kill now can't kill black creatures and I kinda want more life gain and this card works on both levels. What's better though, Noxious Gearhulk or Inferno Titan???

Vial Smasher the Fierce dosen't fit the theme and is almost a good stuff addition, so I'll pass for now.

Crater Hellion, Ratchet Bomb and Sever the Bloodline are sweet anti token measures, here is what i was thinking Devastation Tide. It deals with the tokens, enchantments, planswalkers, and other unbeatable positions I could find myself in. What do you think?

quitrage Thanks for the bringing some sweet ideas to the table

Dance of the Dead I want to add, though i'm not sure i can think of the cut for it, any thoughts?

Twilight's Call, Champion of Stray Souls and Diabolic Servitude I've played before and didn't really like them. Those were different decks though, so I'll keep them in mind while playing this one.

quitrage on Un-FLICKING-believable!!!!!!!!!!

4 months ago

Hey the deck looks pretty fun, here's some ideas for re-animation that brings them straight to the battlefield rather than your hand so you can get the ETB effect.

Dance of the Dead

Twilight's Call

Champion of Stray Souls

Diabolic Servitude

also for dealing with tokens the card you recommended for my deck, Sever the Bloodline seems like it could do rather well in yours as well.

Optimator on Moocifer Rising

4 months ago

Diabolic Servitude is a great reanimator that is also reusable.

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