Hero's Downfall

Hero's Downfall

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Destroy target creature or planeswalker.

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Hero's Downfall Discussion

Cactusman on B/W Budget Heroic (Help Wanted)

1 hour ago

If you want to make it more budgeted, replace the 2 Hero's Downfall with 2 Ultimate Price I also would consider fixing the mana curve to include more 2 drops, so I agree with the Phalanx Leader, and would replace your Agent of the Fates with it. Then you could maybe work with some Abzan/Dromoka cards that synergize well with +1/+1 counters.

thewyzman on Abzan Tasigoyf?... Aww Yeah!

5 hours ago

Oh, and yes, Ultimate Price is good removal, but if you're looking to take out big guys that's what Hero's Downfall and Abzan Charm are for. Aggro is still a thing, always will be, and Price is conditional; and I think conditional cards belong in sideboards... but it's your deck, your call, and your flavor; this is just me.

shadowbndg on Dense fog bank

9 hours ago

Given how burnable this deck is, it might be better to have some Monastery Siege's in the sideboard instead of Banishing Light. Plus it helps against Black nonsense like Hero's Downfall against your plainswalkers.

ValueBear on Grixis whynot?

10 hours ago

Hey SoulSealer thanks for the positive feedback! I did think that about anger, but like The-Tree-Of-Might said above, the mana base would be stretched a fair bit since I have both Dissolve and Hero's Downfall that I want to hit on turn 3. What would you swap around to fit in anger?

Argeaux on True Sacrifice

11 hours ago

This one needs some major changes.

More lower CMC creatures would help stall while the plan is coming together. Something like Ruthless Ripper would be great.

B/U is known for control. Stick in some Hero's Downfall, Murderous Cut, Nullify, Negate, etc.

Less creatures and more non-creature spells would make this a lot more viable.

sirbar on How does one defeat a ...

14 hours ago

B/U control tends to be a slower control deck that in game one at least doesn't like to face a lot of little creatures with different names. This is so they can't Bile Blight your board away. Obviously since you are playing tokens this may be a little hard, but still possible. You are looking to swarm the board but at the same time not over commit. Examples are to cast a Hordeling Outburst and a Raise the Alarm will sitting on the rest of your token spells so if they do wrath the board you can easily repair. After board most creature removal is irrelevant but it is still a good idea to leave in some number of Hero's Downfalls to kill planeswalker.

Wheelbc on (Help plz) Bant Superfriends/Control

16 hours ago

Well first things first you want to research the top decks right now. Control are pretty much top tier right now with Esper, U/W, and U/B fighting for top spot. However, red or black aggro, heroic, G/R monsters, and G/W devotion are just so fast that if you can't slow them down you will lose. Which is where life gain cards and tough creatures help so you definitely need those. Also Because you are running Bant you can use Surge of Righteousness, Encase in Ice, and Display of Dominance to your advantage. Very useful sideboard cards. Also if you opponent is playing black you can bet they will be sideboarding Virulent Plague and Hero's Downfall. This means Elspeth, Sun's Champion will be dead so don't be afraid to take her out in such matchups and sideboard in another threat such as Pearl Lake Ancient. Also against aggro you can sideboard in Stratus Dancer to stop those pesky instant/sorcery's that deal damage or buff their creatures and it'll also give you some more board state.

Tom2401 on Esper control with DTK

16 hours ago

Drop Sign in Blood in favor of more Anticipates. Control can't afford to much lifeloss.

A playset of Dissolves are mandatory

Move End Hostilities to the side board and add in Crux of Fate since it won't hit your Dragon

If you can afford them, 3-4x Hero's Downfall

If you end up adding Crux and Downfall, you'll need a copy of Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth

You should probably add another copy of Utter End in favor of that singleton Suspension Field. It's more flexible and hits those pesky Rakshasa Deathdealers

Also upping the land count to 25-27 would be ideal, probably drop some of your creatures.

I don't see why Mastery of the Unseen is in your deck. You hardly have enough creatures to make it work and you'll end up manifesting your control/lands

The Duress/Despise split is kinda odd, make 2-3 of one or the other mainboard while sideboard the other

Color(s) Black
Cost 1BB
Converted cost 3
Avg. draft pick 2.2
Avg. cube pick 2.41

Legality

Format Legality
Standard Legal
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Modern Legal
Duel Commander Legal

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Set Rarity
Theros Rare
Promo Set Rare

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