Ghoulcaller's Bell

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Custom Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Casual Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Innistrad (ISD) Common

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Ghoulcaller's Bell

Artifact

{T}: Each player puts the top card of his or her library into his or her graveyard.

Ghoulcaller's Bell Discussion

channelfireball12345 on Circu's Field of Dreams (Lantern) [Primer]

1 week ago

Ghoulcaller's Bell seems better than codex shredder, as it hits everyone, not just a single opponent.

dingusdingo on Topdecking in Izzet

3 weeks ago

Bloodwater Entity is extremely useful here. Its on legs so you can flicker it or copy it. Other topdeck manipulation creatures Omenspeaker Sage Owl Spire Owl Sage of Epityr Augury Owl

Cards that can abuse topdeck being known Psychic Battle Chaos Warp Spark of Creativity Erratic Explosion Prophetic Flamespeaker Abbot of Keral Keep Augur of Bolas Dark-Dweller Oracle Experimental Frenzy

Cards that let you see topdeck Lantern of Insight Goblin Spy Future Sight Magus of the Future

Cathartic Adept and similar mill effects can help you move past undesirable topdeck cards. Gives control when you can see enemy topdecks Pyxis of Pandemonium Ghoulcaller's Bell Drowner Initiate Hedron Crab Jace's Erasure Drowned Secrets Codex Shredder

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If you're looking for combo potential, Memory Lapse is pretty filthy with putting your spell from hand to top of library, and it raises your storm QUITE A BIT. Hinder can do similar tricks.

Unenlightened on Pauper Mill - The Future of Pauper (BUDGET - $15)

4 months ago

Maybe replace Ghoulcaller's Bell with Cathartic Adept ? Gives you a body and doesn't mill your own deck.

Deadpoo111 on $30 Chainer

5 months ago

I agree with jordanalessi effects like Wanderer's Twig and Traveler's Amulet are great turn one plays that will let you keep up on land drops and stop you from flooding. I also love Ashes to Ashes , it's such efficient removal for budget decks

However, Barren Moor and Polluted Mire are good lands but if the budget can't fit them, they're definitely not worth slotting out non lands. Ghoulcaller's Bell is a must have for sure though.

jordanalessi on $30 Chainer

5 months ago

triproberts12, thanks for looking at the deck and for all your suggestions! I am trying to keep this list as close to $30 as possible, so unfortunately a lot of your suggestions won't make it into the list.

I've used both Dark Prophecy and Grim Haruspex effects in Chainer, and they are great! I've never seen Midnight Reaper before, so thanks for showing him to me.

Like you suggested, Ghoulcaller's Bell could be a great turn one drop. Thanks!

The reason I run Ashes to Ashes is because it hits two creatures and can deal with indestructible nonsense. I like Mark of the Oni because even if I don't have a demon out to keep the steal, I prob have a sac outlet out to sac the stolen creature (which also deals with indestructibles). You're right about Mortuary Mire being a little weird. I'd be ok with or without that card in Chainer. I actually LOVE Wanderer's Twig -type cards in all my non-green budget decks. They are a turn one play that thins the deck and makes sure I hit all my land drops. I've built a lot of $30 decks, and I find that securing land drops is one of the best things a budget deck can do in its first few turns.

triproberts12 on $30 Chainer

5 months ago

I would add cards that give you advantage through all the sacrificing and creature removal you have going on. Dark Prophecy would be my first add, and you might be able to pretty easily trade for a $3 Midnight Reaper , being from a currently printed set, and if Grave Pact and Dictate of Erebos are too pricey, Butcher of Malakir and Grim Haruspex could be good substitutes, especially since you have the means to reanimate him after a wrath. Black Market is a pretty unique effect, although Revel in Riches is a good win-con, if not as powerful on the mana-source side.

I would also look into adding Bojuka Bog . You might also want a little mill to speed things up, since you're light on win conditions. Dread Summons is a good late-game punch, while Ghoulcaller's Bell could be a good turn-1 play for a deck without a lot of early plays. It That Betrays could be a good win condition, too, if you're forcing sacrifices.

As for cuts, I don't think you have enough demons to consistently turn on Mark of the Oni . I would reconsider Ashes to Ashes , since you want reanimation targets, not to exile creatures. Mortuary Mire is a little weird, since you like to play things on the cheap from the yard, if anything, it's working backwards against what your deck wants to be doing. Wanderer's Twig and Traveler's Amulet . I feel like I'm missing something, but it makes no sense to me. Armillary Sphere , less so, but I would run Myriad Landscape and Isolated Watchtower first.

hkhssweiss on Circu's Apathetic Sadism (Combo)

5 months ago

Consuming Aberration is easier to deal with in comparison with Paradox Engine , Engine also allows you to stack triggers to untap all your rocks a multitude of times. As long you can cast your spells, you can go pseudo-infinite. If you are already going infinite mana than Aberration is a waste of a slot as you can recast your commander.

Paradox is just good in general and also allows you to control their deck far more efficiently when it's resolved. Take this scenario where you have Lantern of Insight on the field along with Circu, Future Sight , Sensei's Divining Top as well as Ghoulcaller's Bell . With Paradox on the field and mana rocks that produce at least 3 mana, you can essentially control the draw of everyones board state locking down the board, you see what they draw, if you don't like the card cast a spell to trigger Circu by using the mana provided by the rocks, on the stack you can either mill the card or target other players before untapping all your nonland permanents.

naturesnake420 on Circu Lantern Control

6 months ago

Dope deck! Check out my Circu deck, Circu Soleil! I'm trying to build/optimize right now.

How good is Ashiok, Nightmare Weaver ? Also have you found the traditional lantern pieces like Ghoulcaller's Bell and Pyxis of Pandemonium playable? I had to cut them.

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