Life Goes On


Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Standard Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Brawl Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Casual Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Hour of Devastation (HOU) Common

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Life Goes On


You gain 4 life. If a creature died this turn, you gain 8 life instead.

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Life Goes On Discussion

Chasmolinker on Jund Midrange

1 week ago

I honestly don’t face much burn right now at my LGS. If that changes though Tireless Tracker could come out for Courser of Kruphix. And the sb Thoughtseize would be cut for Life Goes On

Geralf_Cecani on Grafted Ponza

1 month ago

As for the brawler, he's actually pretty good! A reliably 4/3 for 2 mana is venturing on goyf levels of awesomeness, especially early game. For more sideboard tech, Torpor Orb stops humans fairly reliably, which is a solid chunk of the meta rn. If you really wanna take out the brawler, Tarmogoyf is 100% your best bet. If your match up against burn is bad, chuck in a Life Goes On or a Leyline of Sanctity to counter those pesky bolts, but I doubt you would have any trouble in those match ups. Beast Within is bad in alot of matchups, as, unlike commander, a 3/3 beast is VERY relevant. Instead, use, I would say, Broken Bond, as exploring is by far worth the extra mana over Nature's Claim in your deck. And while I know beast hits lands, creatures and planeswalkers, destroying a creature just to give them a creature feels bad alot of the time, and with your aggro strategy, planeswalkers shouldn't be a problem. If you really want to hit lands tho, how about Bramblecrush? It doesn't hit creatures, costs and extra mana and is a sorcery, but ay, no 3/3 :P

Geralf_Cecani on Persistently Annoying

1 month ago

Ok, first things first: Melira and Devoted Druid don't work the way you think they do. Since Melira, Sylvok Outcast prevents counters from being put on, you can't pay the cost of the ability, so you can't activate it. The Vizier of Remedies is specifically worded so that it is possible. This doesn't mean either are bad, as they still go off with persist or the vizier, but its something you should keep in mind. You probably knew that, but just in case :P

Ditch Solemnity. You have an eight of main board, its unnecessary.

Oracle of Nectars is far too slow to be any good, it'll be turn four before you can activate him, and against burn you'll be already dead by then. Maybe Auriok Champion or Kor Firewalker, they do the same thing turn 2 (for quite alot of devotion however, if you want a less devotion heavy option, maybe Life Goes On? That's way more than the oracle will get you, for much less mana).

Graveyard hate. As nmiller said, relic is an option. Grafdigger's Cage is another.

With your manabase, Joiner Adept is a bit off. The only reason you'd need to run her is against Blood Moon, and you may as well run Disenchant instead.

Fracturing Gust fucks up affinity, and can also get rid of problem enchantments if you don't mind losing your own (which you don't cos u have none). Use it instead of Kataki, War's Wage, cos it also hits enchantment decks too

Six pieces of removal in the side is a bit much.

Damping Sphere fucks tron and storm.

Leyline of Sanctity fucks burn, 8-rack and anything that targets you. Your playing white so should be hardcastable if you pull it late.

Last point, why no mainboard payoff 4 infinite mana?? You can chord for Emrakul if you go infinite, or just simply hard cast her. Also Walking Ballista can also function as a body, removal, or psuedo-card advantage if your flooded, as well as being a payoff both on the field and in the hand. You can't chord for it, but you can chord for Duskwatch Recruiter  Flip and use your still infinite mana to search for it. Recuiter is a mad card btw. Digs like a madman.

ellie-is on Ellie's Saprolings

2 months ago

@Fungreatmario: I keep saying that I'm not going to spend that kind of money on a single card (much less a whole set, because you shouldn't run less than 4 of a leyline, and that brings it up to $120, which's twice the price of the entire rest of the deck) and you keep suggesting cards that I've already repeatedly stated are over my budget. I don't know what else to tell you. (also: for burn I'd rather use Life Goes On, but after specifically testing against it, I decided that my deck doesn't really need specific answers for burn and the slots are better saved for other things). Rest in Peace is nice and something I'm looking into getting at some point, after I've managed to upgrade my landbase.

@lagotripha: Solemnity seems worth looking into! It sadly stops Sagas from working, but I guess that just simplifies the question of what to sideboard out, haha. Triumph of the Hordes is a good card, but I don't know if this deck is the right home for it (nothing else has or gives infect, so it's useless unless I get the full 10 points of damage through, which also means the attack is wasted as infect doesn't deal regular damage). Heroic Intervention is something I've wanted for a long time, but the price keeps getting in the way. I actually used to have Fresh Meat in the deck, and it was so much fun when it worked, but it ended up being a bit too narrow and hard to cast at four mana. Same for Second Harvest. I don't like Fungal Plots that much - it seems to have its place in combo decks and decks that use Saprolings for sacrifices already, but I actually need to keep mine alive, since they're my only real source of damage. And I have too few creatures to reliably use its first ability. Thanks for the suggestions, though. :)

@Firebird Tana, the Bloodsower. She was never actually in the deck, but I love the art.

@GreenWizardGames: Thanks, and good luck!

Chasmolinker on Janky Jund Elves **Budget**

2 months ago

I would start by cutting Woodweaver's Puzzleknot as your deck has no energy synergies. If gaining 3 to 6 life is your concern I would look to Feed the Clan or Life Goes On, but only one of these in the SB.

Ezuri, Renegade Leader is better than Managorger Hydra in an elf deck.

Thornbow Archer is a nice Janky card.

Elvish Archdruid is way better than Elvish Champion

Nissa, Worldwaker gives you a way to capitalize on the budget land list.

Dwynen, Gilt-Leaf Daen looks good as a one of.

4 copies of Fatal Push is unnecessary in Jund as there are SOOOO many removal cards in those colors. Even on a budget, Putrefy, Abrupt Decay, Lightning Bolt, Fatal Push, Cast Down, Dismember, Terminate.... The list goes on and on. Having a playset of any is generally wrong unless it's Bolt because it beats face.

skelegon on Big Green Footprints

2 months ago

Definitely a stompy deck. A few suggestions would be Craterhoof Behemoth to really make things big and give trample. Maybe have Life goes on in sideboard for burn. Also something like Field of Ruin or Mwonvuli Acid-Moss in the sideboard or main will help in match ups like tron.

Brownkid09 on Armageddon Control is Back!

2 months ago

I haven't had a chance to test it out but I feel like Crucible of Worlds and Wayward Swordtooth might have a home in this deck somewhere. Not sure what should be cut... Otherwise,the deck pilots pretty well. The sideboard is missing 2 cards so I would recommend Life Goes On, maybe adjust for 3 copies as opposed to just two. Helps against the red or red/black matchups.

The_Cardinal on Blue/Green Standard

2 months ago

It's useless to play only one Elvish Clancaller, in my opinion. Also, Life Goes On should be a sideboard card. Sometimes, it's just gonna be useless, agaisnt decks that can create a huge board easily. The Llanowar Scouts and Dryad Greenseeker aren't that good if you only play 20 lands. And, I really don't see why you're playing Diligent Excavator. You don't have much Historic spells. I excuse if I'm being rough, it's still the morning for me. Have fun playing !

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