Faith of the Devoted

Legality

Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Standard Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Arena [BETA] Legal
Brawl Legal
Frontier Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Amonkhet (AKH) Uncommon

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Faith of the Devoted

Enchantment

Whenever you cycle or discard a card, you may pay {1}. If you do, each opponent loses 2 life and you gain 2 life.

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Faith of the Devoted Discussion

ive-been-degaussed on TYPE 0000: Wheel of Fate [Varina Zombies]

1 week ago

Faith of the Devoted seems pretty useful as another wincon for all those cycles. Psychosis Crawler, as well.

Sorin_Markov_1947 on Discard/Cycle to Win

1 week ago

Not a bad deck. Other than Faith of the Devoted though, it's pretty lacking in win conditions. Less Archfiend of Ifnir would be good too.

n0bunga on Vaevy girl

2 weeks ago

I only say it because Mists is (for all intents and purposes) considered the budget downgrade in 8-rack. Walkers are a lot more susceptible to removal compared to modern, even though Dreadbore and Hero's Downfall are legal.

And the Gitrog lets you draw off instances of lands hitting the grave. So say you decide to hit a land off Vaevy's trigger, you draw off the Gitrog. And you also get to play an extra land for turn. The combo is an infinite mana generator, in which you discard Dakmor Salvage to Skirge familiar, making black mana, and Gitrog checks the land hitting the grave, so you instead dredge your draw, and put dakmor back to your hand. If you dredge lands into the grave, those grant you additional draw triggers. I forgot to mention that you need a way to reshuffle your library (Kozilek is usually best) but with those factors, you can cycle through the entire deck, tailor your hand to whatever you need (by discarding what you don't to skirge) and sink this into an infinite mana outlet. The easiest ones are probably Walking Ballista to shoot the table, or Faith of the Devoted. The latter may not actually need a Graveyard shuffle effect depending on the state of your library, but you would merely need to discard 20 cards to Skirge familiar to drain the table for 40.

n0bunga on Flindsey2249

3 weeks ago

Just so I don’t clutter the Tier forum :)

On the contrary, Gitrog can be built quite competently on a budget! It’s main combo pieces are Skirge Familiar and Dakmor Salvage with any wincon. You can even keep it cheap and use Faith of the Devoted as an easy out. The rest of the deck is just ramp and redundancy. You could take my list and cut out the most expensive pieces (which I believe are the Dual land, Imperial Seal, Mox Diamond and Mana Crypt) and still perform adequately.

For Sidisi, it’s an excellent self-mill engine on a body. Ideally you’ll want Food Chain and its enablers: Misthollow Griffin and Eternal Scourge. Laboratory Maniac would be a strong way to win.

n0bunga on WW2 Gravetide Propaganda

2 months ago

Grindig opponents out in a Group Hug fashion and preventing decks from doing anything feasible are the miserable ways this deck wins by.

If there is a need for it, Muldrotha’s still a 6/6 that can beat down but I’m open to suggestion if you think there are any enchantment based wins?

Lich and Second Chance offer an out of infinite turns into doing what we’d like.

If need be, there could be room for the infinite Gitrog combo, using Faith of the Devoted as an outlet.

bshred8 on Ultra Budget Mono Black Discard

3 months ago

Turn 5, if you don't miss a land drop, you could cycle at least one thing and return it to your hand, as well as activate Faith of the Devoted or Ruthless Sniper. That's not to mention the multiple 5-drops you have to play, so even if you don't have anything to do you should have something to do.

He_Who_Hungers on Olivia's Bloodthirsty Madness

3 months ago

That's a cool list. Have you considered adding some things which benefit from your discarding in other ways than madness? Thinking something like Archfiend of Ifnir or Faith of the Devoted could be pretty good for a deck like this.

pleblius on Lich's Approach (Budget)

3 months ago

After realizing the potential full-to-zero power of Faith of the Devoted, I think it's almost definitely worth running 4 mainboard.

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