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- Losing devotion for an enchanted god
- I have a Soul Warden and I Mercy Killing my opponent's erebos god of the dead. Do I gain life from the tokens?
- Sorin, Solemn Visitor, how you work?
- will any of the god creatures count as a creature spell even if i do not have met the devotion needed.
- How does portcullis interact with enchantment creatures?
Erebos, God of the Dead
Legendary Enchantment Creature — God
As long as your devotion to black is less than five, Erebos isn't a creature. (Each in the mana costs of permanents you control counts toward your devotion to black.)
Your opponents can't gain life.
, Pay 2 life: Draw a card.
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Erebos, God of the Dead Discussion
1 day ago
Thassa, God of the Sea and Erebos, God of the Dead may be some of the best cards you can add to the protection category! Turn Lazav into an enchantment in respons to Mass Removal. Even works against Merciless Eviction when it tries to exile all creatures!
2 days ago
I agree with Arc_me_Baby, you really need WinCon. I see Bident of Thassa. Why don't you try Thassa, God of the Sea herself? Just like her grim brother Erebos, God of the Dead. Your commander provides you card draw or you can use something like Necropotence. Your hand is always full and this means that it's time to attack with Kefnet the Mindful. Errata, the Silencer from the upcoming Guilds of Ravnica is very intriguing. And finally: Sheoldred, Whispering One. She is really cruel.
5 days ago
yavimaya ancients doesnt look that impressive to me. If its effect boosted its toughness then it would be great.
3 weeks ago
I'd like to ask a few questions about Pharika, God of Affliction when the Theros block was in Standard.
See, I wasn't playing MTG back then. I came in during the release of Magic: Origins. Though I did play from time to time throughout my highschool years (2004 - 2007) and later in college (2009 - 2012), but I didn't actually start buying and building decks until M:O. Simply put, it was a passive interest and I'd just borrow a friend's deck for the day.
No, my questions are these:
- When Pharika, God of Affliction was in Standard, was there an over-abundance of creature removal? Because her ability seems to specifically target creatures which have already been killed / discarded / milled?
- Was there a lot of graveyard tricks around the Theros block, and thus the potency of exiling creatures was of great benefit?
- What was the mechanical purpose of giving your opponent a 1/1 token? I understand that paying for a permanent removal from the game is really cheap, so the cost is offset in some way, but why give them a 1/1 DEATHTOUCH chump blocker?
She's always struck me as the odd-ball of the Gods. They are all so darn straight-forward.
Iroas, God of Victory gives your guys Menace. That's awesome!
Mogis, God of Slaughter is an Indestructible sac-engine. Oooh, boy and I use him very often in my Rakdos decks.
Erebos, God of the Dead stomps out life totals and is a seriously under-rated draw engine. I mean, SERIOUSLY YOU DON'T EVEN TAP HIM WHAT IS THIS NONSENSE?!
Kruphix, God of Horizons - Dude, just stop. I've run decks where I pool over 100 mana and people end up forgetting about it until I drop bombs like I'm ((insert outdated reference of your choice, here.))
Karametra, God of Harvests Oh. My. God. "Hey, I see you tapped your lands this turn to play a creature. Let me help you out with that <3"
I mean they are all soooo good.
Then there's Pharika.
"Hey, I heard you like combat tricks, hand manipulation, sac, burn, draw engines, land drops... so how about I create some 1/1 Deathtouch tokens for your opponent?"
Seriously. I can't logically wrap my head around her. Either you exile your own graveyard for some chump blockers which I guess is okay, or you give your opponent said chump blockers and, well let's hope you've got yourself Nylea, God of the Hunt and they don't have Archetype of Courage.
I just... I don't see it.
Were you supposed to combo Nylea, God of the Hunt + Erebos, God of the Dead + Pharika, God of Affliction and hope you get all three out so you can swing for damage that can't be recovered from? Because honestly, that seems really difficult to do.
So what's going on here? What am I missing? What was Standard like back then that warranted a card like this to be made?
(Wait, was Dredge a thing around this time? Then I could understand it. Discarding / milling yourself and turning them into protection seems like a logical method, but I don't know if that was a thing or not in Standard. Hence the thread.)
4 weeks ago
I'd add Vampire Hexmage, Dread Shade, and maybe Erebos, God of the Dead. Bridge from Below is good too. Phyrexian Etchings is good against flavors of U/W control (an archetype that happens to be a struggle for mono-black) because you can just out-gun your opponent with brute force card draw. Potentially more heat than you want to pack though; running hexmages gives you a reset button to make sure you don't blow your toes off while trying to close out the game.
1 month ago
1 month ago
Hi, so I see what you are trying to do here but I think you went to all in on destroying lands. What I mean by this is there are too many Stone Rain effects, not enough ways for your deck to operate. For a deck like this to win you need to be able to draw a lot of cards and sustain your own game. A lot of the times a deck like this will draw a lot of aggression on a table, so you need to be able to protect your self and make the most out of a low land count and a lot of enemy's. Dingus Egg can help you actually kill players instead of just annoying them,Jokulhaups will neuter the table, but keep your "do stuff" enchantment and planeswalkers alive. These cards are a little protection for you Polluted Bonds,Ankh of Mishra,Crawlspace,Price of Glory,No Mercy,Burning Sands,Smoke, Tainted AEther, Rain of Gore, War's Toll. You also need more card draw so Necropotence, Underworld Connections, Greed, Phyrexian Arena,Erebos, God of the Dead, Solemn Simulacrum,Yavimaya Elder,and Memory Jar are good inclusions. Some other just good cards for you are Thaumatic Compass Flip,Borborygmos Enraged, Multani, Yavimaya's Avatar,Creeping Renaissance, Praetor's Counsel,Burgeoning,Tilling Treefolk,Krosan Tusker,World Shaper,Constant Mists,Tempt with Discovery,Horn of Greed,Vaevictis Asmadi, the Dire. There are a lot more cards that would make this deck much more explosive and be more punishing. I would go on EDHREC.com and look at the commonly used cards of Vaevictis Asmadi, the Dire,The Gitrog Monster,Mogis, God of Slaughter and Borborygmos Enraged to focus your list.
1 month ago
I have 128 cards and trying to knock it down to 100, would like some help makes a good Zombie deck. Thank you for your time and help. Here are my cards
Commander - Oloro, Ageless Ascetic