As an additional cost to cast this spell, pay 5 life or sacrifice a creature or enchantment.
Destroy target creature.
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|Ravnica Allegiance (RNA)||Common|
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|Commander / EDH||Legal|
Final Payment occurrence in decks from the last year
All decks: 0.07%
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All decks: 0.0%
Final Payment Discussion
2 months ago
Thanks for the feedback Swilliam. I didn't know about Pitiless Pontiff or Qarsi Sadist, good suggestions. I agree about needing another sac outlet. I was considering Priest of Forgotten Gods but I think she might be too fragile to be useful in Pioneer. Should I swap out Corpse Knight for one of them?
2 months ago
Hey, cool deck. +1 from me. I'd just mostly suggest adding more sacrifice outlets. Pitiless Pontiff and Qarsi Sadist are pretty good. Qarsi Sadist also has an enter the battlefield trigger if that helps. Final Payment is also really great removal for this deck.
2 months ago
So I've done a little more testing and I found a couple of potentially useful cards for you. Final Payment is removal without any drawbacks if you sacrifice Stitcher's Supplier and you can use it to fill your graveyard. Paying five life is not the worst either depending on how much you can gain off of Wayward Servant. Mire Triton might be negligible considering the copies of Liliana, but for those on a budget it could have a home. In addition, including these could possibly help make room for cards that boost all of you zombies considering the large amount you can get from Diregraf Colossus. I probably jumped the gun a little bit with recommending the Rotting Regisaur earlier, but it inspired me to test out a green/black zombies deck with Lotleth Troll, Slitherhead, Dread Wanderer, etc. It seemed to work out alright.
2 months ago
To add on this I am not sure if Intangible Virtue is a good card. Do you usually win your games via combat damage? It's a huge nobo with Skullclamp, one of the best draw engines in Teysa (or 1/1 token decks in general). But overall I feel like the deck could use a little bit more small creatures or token generation for Skullclamp to actually work here, so maybe this is the cut instead.
The mana base could take a rehaul, depending on how much you are willing to invest. I heavily dislike lands that come into play untapped. Cut that Temple of Silence and some basics instead play better lands like Isolated Chapel, Godless Shrine, Fetid Heath, Caves of Koilos, Tainted Field, Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth, Cabal Coffers, all the fetch lands (not really needed though), and potentially Castle Locthwain. Reliquary Tower is also probably not need. It does not give you any of your colors and you rarely come into the situation of having more than 7 cards in hand. Also 7 cards in hand is usually enough to keep the cards you really need and just discard the rest.
The Painter's Servant Teysa, Orzhov Scion is cool, but would make even more sense with small Teysa in your command zone. What do you think of including Grindstone in this if you want to run it? Another card that combos with Servant.
If you have problems with draw I can not recommend Necropotence enough.
I'm not a fan of those Soul Warden type effects. How much life does this gain you on average? I don't have experience with this, but Lifegain is simply not winning you games, except maybe when you have combos like Exquisite Blood Sanguine Bond or other infinite combos.
I prefer my sack outlets to be "free", as in they don't have an activation cost. Ayli, Eternal Pilgrim is a bit underwhelming if she is not online, but I think this is what you are trying to achieve with those Soul Warden effects. Even if you are at 50+ life I don't know if you run enough creatures you can sack to activate her a bunch of times, so maybe shy away from this combo, as you first need to have Ayli after all and then go to 50+ life. Both not easy to achieve in a commander game.
Ayara, First of Locthwain and Priest of Forgotten Gods are slow and need to stick a turn cycle and other creatures to even start being useful. Yawgmoth, Thran Physician is very similar but can be used immediately and his counters can be also used as removal. Or Erebos, Bleak-Hearted is maybe not the best sack outlet, but gives you immense card draw for a little life (also tokens may draw you off of him!) and he's indestructible :)
I hope that helps :)
6 months ago
Wow! This deck looks realy cool! Have you tested it already? Might just build it myself if it's working) Also, Final Payment might be good, since you gain that much life any way,
shadowiness on Orzo
7 months ago
bersagliamo piu cose
7 months ago
Falkenrath Noble costa troppo per body/effetto
Ashes of the Abhorrent potrebbe non essere male, per giocare contro chi usa il cimitero
Ayli, Eternal Pilgrim come drop basso ma efficace e come sac outlet aggiuntivo
Deathgreeter come drop a 1 che triggera
Dross Harvester come picchiatore efficace cohe fa cose strane coi punti vita
Syr Konrad, the Grim altro simpaticone nuovo che triggere bene
10 months ago
Tips. If you have recommendations I think I'd like something which can recover some value if all the spirits get taken out or if I'm ending up suiciding some lifelink tokens for Dawn of Hope . I basically added Impassioned Orator originally because opponents playing Ethereal Absolution was giving me head-aches and at least allowed me to throw Ministrant of Obligation onto the board for a minimum of 3x card-draw events off Dawn of Hope as they all come onto the board and immediately die while waiting for a Conclave Tribunal or something. Rising Populace is at least a cheap option, and the synergy with Teysa Karlov is nice but I'm hesitant.