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At the beginning of your upkeep, put a 1/1 colourless Eldrazi Scion creature token onto the battlefield. It has "Sacrifice this creature: Add to your mana pool."
, Sacrifice From Beyond: Search your library for an Eldrazi card, reveal it, put it into your hand, then shuffle your library.
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From Beyond Discussion
4 days ago
1 week ago
Ah, gotcha. I'm still a competitive fledgling (The best I can afford is a somewhat competitive Ghave deck) so please correct me if i'm wrong. but would Awakening Zone, From Beyond, Mortician Beetle or Fecundity be any good here?
2 weeks ago
It's worth noting that "eldrazi scion" and "eldrazi spawn" are not the same thing. Your tokens from From Beyond don't get pumped by Broodwarden and you currently don't have anything you can sacrifice to Hand of Emrakul. (I think it's dumb too but they came from 2 different sets and they decided to make it a different creature type. If you want to keep the brood warden/hand in the deck Awakening Zone makes spawn tokens. Here are a few random suggestions, hope this helps!
Eldrazi Temple allows you to cast your more expensive eldrazi quicker.
All Is Dust can destroy an opponents board while not touching yours.
Conduit of Ruin is good to tutor up a big one and cast it for cheaper
Reality Smasher hits like a truck
Artisan of Kozilek: cast one eldrazi, get one free
3 weeks ago
So obviously I don't know your deck better than you do so none of my suggestion will be perfect, but here we go. I enjoy the idea that you have going on with From Beyond but the deck needs easier ways to sac creatures. Viscera Seer will allow you to sac creatures at instant speed (in case for example someone wants to kill a creature just sac in response) and lets you scry (which is cute). Creakwood Liege is a card that I would enjoy but I understand why some wouldn't - it's slow, but being able to pump out easy creatures to sac is helpful and Ophiomancer provides a similar effect and a turn earlier.
With this deck, evoke is your friend and Shriekmaw does the trick nicely.
What I love about Mazirek is that she has an obvious theme with sacrificing creatures but she also opens up easily to several sub theme ideas. My personal favorite would be reanimate effects. Animate Dead is a first though and Reanimate, while costing a bit more, does the job nicely. With this sub theme you don't have to be afraid to sacrifice your biggest or most important creature. Buried Alive is another card that would fit nicely with this sub theme and even without you can get creatures that brings itself back such at Reassembling Skeleton (which I saw you have)) Bloodsoaked Champion. Another easy (and obvious) sub theme is +1/+1 counters. Corpsejack menace is ideal here and so is anything with devour, but personally I enjoy reanimate :).
Commander has become very much so about combo and great interaction but I also feel simply value cards should see more attention. Grave Titan I understand may be hard to fit in strict budget lists but is still a card that should be under consideration. Grave Titan is really just a good card on its own but on top of that he creates sac-able creatures and has an etb trigger which could pair well with reanimate effects. Sidisi, Undead Vizier is another card that falls under this category. She is good on her own but because of your commander you can abuse here ability even more. Also Krosan Grip is one of the best artifact / enchantment removal in commander and is very cheap. Also, Savra, Queen of Golgari is possibly worth testing. I know she really only works with creature sacrificing (plus she isn't as much of a friend with scions) but still she could perform well. I'm not saying she HAS to go in the deck but is something worth considering.
Hope this all helped! The deck is looking sweet.
3 weeks ago
Thanks for the comment Nathanaiel. I am trying to get more of the essential cards such as From Beyond to make this deck work more efficiently. Also I am working on a side board for FNM but this is all I've come up with.
3 weeks ago
it is not a sac outlet but From Beyond I think would be useful because you make the sacrifice able tokens every turn that way and it gives you blockers.
3 weeks ago
the Savage Ventmaws can probably go entirely; the mana they produce will never really help your Decimator of the Provinces finishing plan. You could also drop a From Beyond or two. it's a good card and it can find your finisher, but I don't think you need four.