Grim Affliction

Grim Affliction


Put a -1/-1 counter on target creature, then proliferate.

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Set Rarity
Modern Masters 2015 Edition (MM2) Common
New Phyrexia (NPH) Common

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Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Block Constructed 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

Grim Affliction occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%

Golgari: 0.11%

Grim Affliction Discussion

Poly_raptor on [Primer] Yawgmoth, Lord of the Wastes

1 week ago


I thought I’d put Karn's Bastion in! I’m not too keene on Grim Affliction as it’s a only going to work once,

Contagion Clasp & Attrition both great shouts, can’t believe I’ve missed them as they’re a shoe in any sac deck.

Endrek could fit in too, I’m currently thinking of what to cut as there’s a few in the maybe board I want to add in too haha.

Thanks for the upvote

cascadien on [Primer] Yawgmoth, Lord of the Wastes

1 week ago

if you run Attrition with cards that generate you tokens to sac likeEndrek Sahr, Master Breederit would feed into your death triggers as well as fuel Yawgmoth's counter ability. imo you should strongly consider proliferate with things like Contagion Clasp, Karn's Bastion, Grim Affliction to multiply your -1/-1 counters.

OptimalGreen on Toxic Relationship: Hapatra EDH [PRIMER]

2 months ago

I completely forgot about Earthcraft. Also what do you think of Abrupt Decay ? I'm guessing there's no room for it with Splendid Agony and Grim Affliction taking up removal slots. I put one in my Kadena deck thinking it wouldn't be that relevant but I've blown up a lot of Swords, Greaves, Sylvan Libraries, low cmc Commanders, and so on with it. I'm not sure if there's room in Hapatra though unless you take out like Unearth maybe.

kamarupa on vampires

3 months ago

How does Grim Affliction counter Chalice of the Void ?

Leonantti on Yawgmoth, Bad Medicine

4 months ago

Cool idea to make a budget version of Yawgmoth, my deck (Yawgmoth's Blight) originally aimed to be one too with focus being on the wither mechanic but it kinda did not work out since there was not enough support for wither imo and I did not end attacking with the deck enough for it to work (Yawgmoth's almost begs to be play control).

Couple of cheap cards I would suggest to you are Genesis Chamber , Grim Affliction and Soul Snuffers . I would offer couple more but I don't know what your budget is exactly. If you are interested, check out my Yawgmoth deck for ideas :)

englishmuffin9 on Growing Strong (Ghave EDH)

7 months ago

Looking good! There are a couple of suggestions I have though. Great to see Evolution Sage in there and I would consider putting in a few other spells with proliferate. It is a powerful effect. ( Grim Affliction , Planewide Celebration , Contagion Clasp , or Pollenbright Druid ). Also, Pir, Imaginative Rascal and Winding Constrictor would be great includes. Another thing to think about is the commander potential of Anafenza herself. Tbh, her effect is not very strong. Ghave, Guru of Spores or a partner combo with Ravos, Soultender and Reyhan, Last of the Abzan might be better I feel. Possible cards to cut would be Prey Upon , Ordeal of Heliod , Grim Flayer , Reverent Hunter )

Other possible includes: Jiang Yanggu, Wildcrafter , Hooded Hydra , Death's Presence , Bloodspore Thrinax , Collective Effort , Fertilid .

DemonDragonJ on Which Card Should I Remove ...

8 months ago

K1ngMars, I have no room for Cauldron of Souls in this deck, but it is a nice card. I do have Utter End in the deck, but cannot make room for Path to Exile or Swords to Plowshares , unfortunately.

As for the sword, I have decided to keep Grim Affliction in my deck, so the card that I shall remove to make room for the sword will be either Archmage's Charm or Wanderer's Strike ; the charm has a very strict casting cost and does not contribute to the deck's overall theme, but is very versatile, whereas the strike has a higher casting cost and is only a sorcery, but unconditionally exiles a creature and has proliferate; therefore, my situation is this: I have six counterpsells and six removal spells in this deck, so which type of card can this deck afford to lose?

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