Ichor Rats


Format Legality
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Printings View all

Set Rarity
Scars of Mirrodin (SOM) Uncommon

Combos Browse all

Ichor Rats

Creature — Rat

Infect (This creature deals damage to creature in the form of -1/-1 counters and to players in the form of poison counters.)

When Ichor Rats enters the battlefield, each player gets a poison counter.

Price & Acquistion Set Price Alerts



Recent Decks

Ichor Rats Discussion

FancyTuesday on How do you get this ...

3 days ago


Yeah, the crux of the problem is that Stuffy Doll on its own demands 2 or 3 additional effects to achieve an even average effectiveness. Those effects demand card slots, and offer very little synergy with other cards. At the end of the day you've committed 10 slots to facilitate making a card you might not even see average.

Of course you can just build Atraxa, Praetors' Voice infect and throw in Muldrotha, the Gravetide. I don't think it's as effective as just straight budget Muldrotha card value beatdown, but it's relatively viable.

Atraxa doesn't have infect, so I'd build toward getting that first counter on and getting as many proliferate triggers as possible. DrukenReaps mentioned Ichor Rats, which is so essential to this game plan it's basically your lieutenant. Pick up anything with infect and evasion, anything that gives you an effect with a proliferation, and take advantage of things you can proliferate yourself. The vivid lands, Fathom Mage, Gyre Sage, Astral Cornucopia, Everflowing Chalice, and Pentad Prism all come to mind from my own counter counter deck building experience, but I'm sure there are others outside of .

Muldotha will just be a good card in the deck. Use her to rebuild your board or reuse dead ETBs whenever possible, but don't build expecting to have her in any given game.

DrukenReaps on How do you get this ...

3 days ago

I have to agree with FancyTuesday on pretty much all points. I think you can do an infect deck with atraxa just fine but I have to admit Stuffy Doll even in my The Druken Enraged is a mediocre card. Fun and tough for that one person to deal with but even with the deck made to take advantage of those kinds of effects he is mediocre.

Still you can certainly make a good infect deck using more normal infect cards like Ichor Rats. And muldrotha is just a nice card to include so you can bring things back when you are low on fuel, though you won't be able to count on muldrotha since it is lost in the 99.

mlequesne on Atraxa Stax

1 week ago

Hi man, I've been playing a similar deck but I'm more budget. From my experience Smokestack doesn't work so good, same as Contamination cos you need that precious Bitterblossom in play.

I don't think Cataclysm is a good card for you, it looks like you like to hoard permanents in the field, and Cataclysm is no good for that. Another thing, you have few pieces to combo well with Stasis you do have Root Maze but Kismet (or Frozen AEther) or Orb of Dreams can help you finnish the combo.

Eventhough Mana Vault is a great card I dont feel like is necesary, but it's an artifact based stax so I get it. I wouldnt play Ichor Rats it's way too slow even for a stax deck.If you wanna check my deck here it is: Max Stax Atraxa

Also, I like to play Armageddon and Heroic Intervention, It has won me a lot of games. And since you're running Armageddon and Ravages of War you double the chances to get the combo. Also Heroic Intervention is a great counter for all the boardwipes or targeted disruption in commander.

See ya man! =)

kamelyan on Hapatra Aggro Infect

3 weeks ago

I recommend Phyrexian Swarmlord, Skithiryx, the Blight Dragon, and Ichor Rats for an aggro-infect deck.

And will you view my infect deck? It's Atraxa led, but there are only a dozen cards outside the Golgari colours.

Her Infect Atraxa Crowd

Commander / EDH kamelyan


Mythos242 on Atraxa, Praetors' Voice Deck

1 month ago

For Panharmonicon i will abuse the following cards:Carnifex Demon + Champion of Lambholt + Deepglow Skate + Eternal Witness + Fathom Mage + Ghave, Guru of Spores + Ichor Rats + Master Biomancer + Mikaeus, the Lunarch + Solemn Simulacrum + Woodfall Primus + Astral Cornucopia + Contagion Engine + Everflowing Chalice

Those cards will all trigger an additional time thanks to Panharmonicon. But additionally they will also trigger twice following cards: Doubling Season + Cathars' Crusade + Aura Shards

You have to know that the cards entering the battlefield also triggers his own etb effect twice. In that case cards like Solemn or Astral Cornucopia will get even more value !

I had Corrupted Conscience also in the deck before but had to cut it to make space for other cmc5-drops that fit more into that deck imo. But if you have any reasonable suggestion which card i should cut for Corrupted Conscience I would really appreciate it. After some time you get lost in your own deck though :/

wraya2 on Pauper EDH Deck Compendium

1 month ago

Ichor Rats - Black Plague - PDH.

Here's my latest deck :) I intended it to be 1v1 since it's heavy infect/voltronesque but I'd take it into a multiplayer game too.

Alylio on Looking for cards to help ...

3 months ago

While I like Ichor Rats, I believe 1 or 2 copies of Blighted Agent will probably do it's job better. After getting the poison counter down, Ichor Rats will probably put a -2/-2 counter on a fodder creature and die, while Blighted Agent can keep applying pressure and maybe even bait out a removal spell.

I completely agree with Tezzeret's Gambit, it's a great card and I've updated my deck so that it runs 4 copies. It does pretty much all that I want to do in this deck.

Sadly, none of my local shops (by this I mean, none of the shops in my country) have more than one copy of Skithiryx combined. I also would really like to play with Phyrexian Swarmlord

Load more