Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Hero Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Heirloom Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Frontier Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Oath of the Gatewatch (OGW) Mythic Rare

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Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet

Legendary Creature — Vampire Warrior

Lifelink

If a nontoken creature an opponent controls would die, instead exile that card and put a 2/2 black Zombie creature token onto the battlefield.

, Sacrifice another Vampire or Zombie: Put two +1/+1 counters on Kalitas, Traiter of Ghet.

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Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet Discussion

BrandonJamesCAC on Not Your Grandma’s Sultai Midrange

4 days ago

Hey there, coming over to comment here. That other thread was getting foolish.

Cards I love in the deck

Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet

Abrupt Decay

Inquisition of Kozilek

Maelstrom Pulse

Jace, Unraveler of Secrets (I like this card more than most people)

Thoughtseize (Hate the card but I get it)

Fatal Push


Cards I think don't quite fit

The main one being

Grim Flayer - Reasoning is simple. Even though you've got planeswalkers, You aren't running Mishra's Bauble or some other random card type to trigger delirium. It's huge to have that piece outside of your Fetches, Dudes, Instants and Sorceries.

Also, Flayer just fizzles Tasigur, the Golden Fang

I would like to see that counter spell suite improved for reals.

I think Mana Leak is such a disappointing card.

In a build like this, as alluded to previously, you can't make Jund that's not Jund. So use more of what Jund doesn't have.

Remand

Countersquall

Spell Snare

All better.

Plus, I think Ashiok just blows (no offense)


BUT, what do I know?

Good Luck!

cplvela0811 on Not Your Grandma’s Sultai Midrange

6 days ago

itachi45:

Very well. Here goes;

First and foremost, mana is very important. Your calculation is spot on. However, the & need a little bit of tuning. The base could go down slightly, while elevating your sources due to necessity. So, for example - Hinterland Harbor could become Blooming Marsh. Also, for your off color fetchlands (I know that they serve their purpose), if possible, try to make trades for Polluted Delta. It would seriously make all the difference. On another note; man lands are extremely useful in midrange/control shells. I know that Creeping Tar Pit is slightly expensive, but Lumbering Falls is a decent replacement, along with Treetop Village. The choice is yours regarding those two.

Now, as for actual meat & bones, I would start with the creature selection. I know that Snapcaster Mage is expensive, but Jace, Vryn's Prodigy  Flip is a great substitute. the only drawbackis that Jace does not have Flash, however, Jace has reoccurring card selection and may or may not grant better draws.

Also, Scavenging Ooze is a very nice inclusion and gets larger with time, while helping out against weaker matchups, i.e. burn, dredge.

So for creature changes, in my humble opinion - I would do something like this:

4x Grim Flayer

2x Scavenging Ooze

2x Jace, Vryn's Prodigy  Flip

1x Hangarback Walker

1x Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet

2x Tasigur, the Golden Fang

Now, onto non-creature spells. Personally, removing Seasons Past, Disdainful Stroke, Disallow, and other clunkier spells would intensify this decks pressure aspect. I would also work on finding a way to trade or save up for some allotment of Assassin's Trophy. The card does what Abrupt Decay cannot when necessary. Allow me to make a suggestion;

-2x Disallow

-2x Spell Pierce

-1x Seasons Past

-1x Disdainful Stroke

-3x Serum Visions

For

+2x Mana Leak and or Deprive

+2x Stubborn Denial acts as a better Spell Pierce.

+1x Cast Down Hits Tron creatures and big bodies that Push cannot.

+4x Mishra's Bauble and or Unbridled Growth for Delirium purposes.

For Planeswalkers:

-2x Jace, Unraveler of Secrets

-1x Jace, Memory Adept

these two Jaces just do not apply enough pressure/concern for their mana investment.

for any of these as you see fit

+(x) Ob Nixilis Reignited

+(x) Jace, Architect of Thought

+(x) Jace Beleren

+(x) Nissa, Steward of Elements

Personally, I would vouch for at least 1x Jace, Architect of Thought and 1x Nissa, Steward of Elements.

I hope that this assists you in your journey to build . feel free to pick my brain and pardon me for the late reply friend.

BrandonJamesCAC on Recently Got Back Into Modern

1 week ago

Hmmm... B/W control...

I'll rattle off the general

"those cards"

The good thing with 2 color is obviously you don't need fetches.

And right now, mana is so Abundant and it's a great time to buy back in.

Land

Concealed Courtyard

Godless Shrine

Isolated Chapel

Spot Removal

Path to Exile

Fatal Push

Anguished Unmaking

Dismember

Cast Down

Discard, if you want it

Thoughtseize

Inquisition of Kozilek

Duress

Castigate ?

Value/Planeswalkers

Lingering Souls

Gideon, Ally of Zendikar

Gideon Jura

Liliana, the Last Hope

Ummmm...

Wrath effects

Damnation

Day of Judgment

Languish

Settle the Wreckage

Wrath of God

Flaying Tendrils

Creatures

I'm not the best resource but I know

Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet

Is good.

Have fun!

Runeroads on BP's B/W

3 weeks ago

All things I am going to suggest are under $2 cards. If your looking for something in a higher budget let me know.

Add the following Lands. They will trigger Regna, the Redeemer the turn she comes into play.
Blighted Steppe
Scoured Barrens
Seraph Sanctuary
Springjack Pasture
Kabira Crossroads

Cards to get rid of:
Ajani's Pridemate and Child of Night They seem like they would work but they do not do enough
Arena Rector No really good planeswalker to find.
Bloodcrazed Hoplite, Knight of Malice, Oketra's Avenger, Typhoid Rats, Skittering Heartstopper, and Fate Unraveler Don't see how they fit in at all
Danitha Capashen, Paragon No Equipement but a decent creature.
Harvestguard Alseids Not running enough enchantments
Kazarov, Sengir Pureblood Not in your commander colors (has red)

Replace all of these creatures with creatures that do 1 of 4 things:
Produce a creature token
Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet from your side board

Gain you life
Pontiff of Blight, Syndic of Tithes, Tithe Drinker, Treasury Thrull, Soul Warden, Soul's Attendant, Sunscorch Regent, Suture Priest are all good examples. In multiplayer EDH extort good.

Create Mana
Burnished Hart. Crypt Ghast He is like $3.50 but he is really good in this deck Draw a card
Bloodgift Demon and Mentor of the Meek are good examples.

You should have all your instants and sorceries do some kind of board wipe or removal. The ones that are a one shot gain life just aren't good.

Your enchantments are good.

Artifacts should be replaced with mana rocks or mana reduction effects like Sol Ring, Commander's Sphere, Oketra's Monument, and Bontu's Monument.

zenozia on Need help: Grimgrin Assault

4 weeks ago

hello really like your deck

Cloudstone Curio with Rooftop Storm is the combo you are probably looking for boucing Gray Merchant of Asphodel to drain everyone or bouncing Grave Defiler to cast all zombie in your deck but you could stick with only Rooftop Storm + Grimgrin, Corpse-Born + Gravecrawler + Diregraf Captain

for the cut it really depend on how you play the deck the problem is that you are trying to do everything you have control/agro/combo going on you should pick combo/agro or control/combo

for the card that in my opinion arent worth to play are : Consuming Aberration , Fatestitcher, Geth, Lord of the Vault, Ghoulcaller Gisa, Josu Vess, Lich Knight, Liliana's Reaver, Noosegraf Mob, Stitcher Geralf, Undead Alchemist, liliana, death's majesty, Liliana Vess , Cancel, Counterspell, Hero's Downfall, Murder, Negate, Silumgar's Command, Quietus Spike, Sword of Vengeance, Freed from the Real, Training Grounds, Army of the Damned, Dark Salvation, Rise from the Tides, Ruinous Path also cut some of the worst land like Dimir Guildgate and run some more basic

for the card that you should be adding to the list: Grave Defiler, Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet, Phyrexian Altar, Skullclamp, Throne of the God-Pharaoh, Bitter Ordeal could be good if your local meta is a lot of food chain/flash hulk or combo deck , Diabolic Intent and all the other tutor if you have the money Cabal Coffers + Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth

ps: my recommendation fit for a agro/combo deck

DotaFerShota on GB Rock (budget)

1 month ago

Pieguy396 Yeah, he is for sure on my list! I am doing my best to trade into things I am missing, Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet is another one on the slight-over-my-budget-to-buy list!

I am also waiting to see what Guilds of Ravnica has to offer that might slot in where these expensive cards live.

DRmagic2017 on horde of the night

1 month ago

Hi! What is the purpose of Fatal Push? Just to kill weenie creatures? I don't see fetch lands here or any other permanent to sacrifice. jgc10 is right: you should add Indulgent Aristocrat. I would also recommend to look at Bloodthrone Vampire, Blood Bairn, Bloodflow Connoisseur, Yahenni, Undying Partisan, Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet or any other Vampire card that utilizes sacrifice mechanic. All these cards should cooperate well with Blood Artist and/or Kalastria Highborn. Hope you'll find the solution. Good luck!

APPLE01DOJ on black green ATTACK

1 month ago

Hey wassup,

So first a few things. I know that common consensus is that Inquisition of Kozilek is better than Thoughtseize but that thinking is out dated in the current meta which has a lot more focus on Combo and bigger threats that dodge Fatal Push and Abrupt Decay. I'd advise a 3/3 split but a 4 Seize/2-3 Iok split is also valid. 7 seems to be the sweet spot for discard spells anyway. Next 23-24 lands is what this deck wants. Ideally 24 but dependent on options 23 is acceptable, especially with a full Bob (Dark Confidant) play set. I'd strongly recommend Treetop Village over Hissing Quagmire with 3-4 Twilight Mire to balance mana out. Being dual color, you can afford a few colorless slots. Rock decks of yesteryear used to run 4x Tectonic Edge. I would say you could fit in 2-3 Ghost Quarter or Field of Ruin, whatever is your preference but I wouldn't go without either. You should also cut Lotleth Troll, Rock is not the right deck for it. You don't want to dump your threats and 2/1 is underwhelming. A better flex spot option is Bitterblossom, Tireless Tracker, Thrun, the Last Troll, Phyrexian Obliterator, Tasigur, the Golden Fang or Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet.

Next, 1x Liliana, the Last Hope is viable but you really want 3-4 Liliana of the Veil instead. She's one of the strongest cards that your deck absolutely should be running.

After making your adjustments the last tweak would be to fill some of your extra slots with a bit more removal. Everything you have is good but I'd suggest 2 more pieces. Cast Down or Go for the Throat or Victim of Night.

It's certainly not the only way possible but here is how I currently build the deck Rock 2018 & 3/4

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