Lich

Legality

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

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Set Rarity
Masters Edition IV (ME4) Rare
Unlimited Edition (2ED) Rare
Collector's Edition (CED) Rare
International Collector's Edition (CEI) Rare
Limited Edition Beta (LEB) Rare
Limited Edition Alpha (LEA) Rare

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Lich

Enchantment

As Lich enters the battlefield, you lose life equal to your life total.

You don't lose the game for having 0 or less life.

If you would gain life, draw that many cards instead.

Whenever you're dealt damage, sacrifice that many nontoken permanents. If you can't, you lose the game.

When Lich is put into a graveyard from the battlefield, you lose the game.

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Lich Discussion

hkhssweiss on Lich EDH

2 months ago

BerniB With the change in the ruling from HOU Death's Shadow is unable to get bigger than 13/13 from low life total.

107.1b If a calculation that would determine the result of an effect yields a negative number, zero is used instead, unless that effect sets a player’s life total to a specific value, doubles a player’s life total, or sets a creature’s power or toughness to a specific value.

I would say it's a fun way to play with Zur and I like the concept of playing like a Lich. For those specific cards however it is too slow, I would rather run either more card draw or tutors in place of them and have either one or two cards that are easily more accessible to cast or grab with Zur. Convalescent Care is just too slow, I get that it has synergy with Lich but there are other ways to get value than just waiting one turn.

Krom3 on You Wont Need Life Where We Are Going

2 months ago

Hey man I love the look of this deck it seems really interesting. With the new sets out would you switch Lich for Lich's Mastery to give it the additional Hexproof?

eatmygender on Critical Zero (Selenia Lich)

2 months ago

Lich's Mastery seems a lot better than Lich here.

Vincentc1 on Heart of the Cards

2 months ago

Wow, seriously wow. I love the deck and you defenitly embrace the Rakdos playstyle ! I'm looking at your list and do you think the deck could be viable with a smaller budget ? I don't own a Lich but was thinking of Lich's Mastery - even if it doesn't work in the Doomsday package. Do you think it has it place ?

Amazing deck again ! I'm still mind blown

cdkime on All players win?

3 months ago

Boza - that will not result in a draw, but rather the active player winning the game. Lich creates a triggered ability. All the Liches will be destroyed, then the triggers will be put on the stack in APNAP order. Since the Active Player's is put on the stack first, it will be the last to resolve, which means all the remaining players would have lost the game already.

I'd also highly recommend against Epic + Hive Mind. It's not a fun interaction, and your friends will, justifiably, be angry that you're keeping them from playing their decks.

Boza on All players win?

3 months ago

Additionally, you can run cards like Lich, copy it several times, Donate one to each player, then cast something like Reverent Silence.

Lhurgyof on 99 Ways to lose (Nihilist)

3 months ago

I feel like Phyrexian Tribute is too strong in here. It is, after all, one of only two black cards that specifically can hit artifacts. Perhaps Lich would be good (bad)?

+1 for the concept.

WanderingSpirit on Rule #2: The Double Tap v2.0

4 months ago

This looks like a ball to play! It seems you're to the fine-tuning stage with all these awesome suggestions.

With as much card advantage as you have here, I agree that mass recursion could help you out. Something like Patriarch's Bidding is high CMC, but it also gets all your zombies back. Just watch it against other tribals.

You might have some fun with combos like Lich + Repay in Kind.

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