Dregscape Zombie

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Format Legality
Noble Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Casual Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Modern Masters 2017 Edition (MM3) Common
Duel Decks: Speed vs Cunning (DDN) Common
Archenemy (ARC) Common
Planechase (HOP) Common
Shards of Alara (ALA) Common

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Dregscape Zombie

Creature — Zombie

Unearth (: Return this card from your graveyard to the battlefield. It gains haste. Exile it at the beginning of the next end step or if it would leave the battlefield. Unearth only as a sorcery.)

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Dregscape Zombie Discussion

PrinceofPauper on Golgari Hearse

1 month ago

Very cool build! Seems like a lot of fun when it goes off.

Have you considered 1-2 Hooting Mandrills and/or Gurmag Anglers as potential top-ends? They can drop turn 3-4 pretty consistently if your beetles/feeders are stalling out, especially if you were to swap out some of your Jungle Hollows for Evolving Wilds.

If you're not feeling the Delve, there are some other cool, synergistic cards that come to mind:

Love it as is, just thought I'd share... Happy brewing!

Funkydiscogod on Modern budget 1 Zombies

1 month ago

Some card that might be worth considering:

Tidehollow Sculler because it is a modern staple.

Stillmoon Cavalier even thought it's pretty pricey, it dodges a lot of modern removal.

Embalmer's Tools makes graveyard abilities more amusing.

Necromancer's Covenant, because it gives you zombies, pumps up all your zombies, and hates on graveyard, or cashes in on all the creatures you haven't embalmed.

Corpse Connoisseur can get creatures for you to embalm/eternalize/unearth.

Dregscape Zombie and Rotting Rats might also be good for their unearth abilities.

I don't know. I'm just brainstorming.

Exil3dbyrd on Mairsil, Pretend to be Competitive

1 month ago

I saw the ruling from Eli, and I don't understand it. Mairsil has a restriction on the abilities she gets from Caged creatures, but it is not tied too the abilities as she is written. Copies of those abilities should not have those restrictions. I'll be brewing alternates if a rules update is published or Eli comes forward with more information than because I said so.

That said Balthor the Defiled and Dregscape Zombie are both good additions I'll work at getting in.

RazortoothMtg on

1 month ago

GoldenDiggle: Thanks for the suggestions! Caging Fatestitcher does technically give Mairsil Unearth , but only when Mairsil's on the battlefield (because his static ability only works on the field), so it doesn't really do anything. The reason Fatestitcher (and Dregscape Zombie and Narcomoeba) are in the deck is because after milling our whole library with a caged Mirror-Mad Phantasm, we get a free Narcomoeba, Fatestitcher is almost a free creature due to it untapping the land I used to unearth it, and then zombie is the next cheapest way to get a free creature out so that we have 3 creatures to flashback Dread Return. Then Dread Return hits Laboratory Maniac, and we flashback Deep Analysis/Faithless Looting or just cast a Cantrip.

I love Kuro as almost free removal. Forgot about him.

I was considering going the land destruction route, and I assume it's a viable strategy, but the decks I plan to play this against (the more competitive ones I play against) are Narset and Grenzo decks that generally don't care if they lose a land or 2 since they have pretty fast starts anyway with Lotus Petals and such. If you were to go land destruction in a Mairsil build, you have to remember Minion of Leshrac is just a better Demonic Hordes in this deck.

RazortoothMtg on Mairsil, Pretend to be Competitive

1 month ago

So, tell me if I got this right: After pretending to be Hermit Druid, you get Narcomoeba, unearth Fatestitcher for basically free with the untap clause, and... how do you get the third creature to flashback Dread Return? Is the idea that you would just have some other random creature onboard that you can sac to it? Then when Dread Return hits Laboratory Maniac you simply cast some random cantrip or Deep Analysis, no problem there. But am I missing some other Unearth creature or something? I would strongly suggest Dregscape Zombie as I think that is the cheapest way to get your 3rd creature.

Secondly, I'm pretty sure pretend to be Splinter Twin doesn't quite work. As Eli (the rules guy) said on twitter, Quicksilver doesn't let you use all the abilities infinitely for the rest of the turn, but rather creates a second copy of all those abilities that still have the once per turn clause. Basically all that means is that you'd have to pay per Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker activation, so you need infinite mana alongside that. Also, since you are already playing the Kiki-Conscripts combo, I would strongly suggest adding Balthor the Defiled, as you can Buried Alive, getting balthor, kiki, and conscripts, then cage balthor, activate him, reanimate your combo.

When pretending to be a rock, Mirage Mirror works as a backup Quicksilver Elemental (still needs to be used once per activation, so it'd go make mana --> untap --> use mirror targeting itself, which is mairsil, repeat).

Drahydra on Mairsil's interactions with exiled cards

1 month ago

I have a few questions about Mairsil, the Pretender, as the wording is different from cards like him.

1.) If Mairsil eats a Bomat Courier, would he gain the ability to put cards he exiles back into my hand from the "cage"?

2.) Can he use his activated abilities in zones other than the battlefield? I.E. would eating a Ninja of the Deep Hours or a Dregscape Zombie, allow him to use Ninjutsu or Unearth respectively?

Vecyrus on Let's Rage Cage Bro! - Mairsil Artifact Combo

2 months ago

What do you think about the Mirror-Mad Phantasm combo?Mirror-Mad flips library for 2 manaNarcomoeba hits play, (1 blue - unearth Fatestitcher ) untap mana, use that mana to unearth Dregscape ZombieFlashback Dread Return - Return lab maniac- Draw a card and win -- possibly Deep Analysisit costs 2+3 blue and 3 life

If you were to fit it into your deck where would you put it?

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