Life's Finale

Life's Finale


Destroy all creatures, then search target opponent's library for up to three creature cards and put them into his or her graveyard. Then that player shuffles his or her library.

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Set Rarity
New Phyrexia (NPH) Rare

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

Life's Finale occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.02%

Black: 0.17%

Life's Finale Discussion

WUBRG87 on The Wizard of Ooze

2 months ago

Icaruskid, You wanna know a great boardwipe for ye ol' Mimeoplasm? its some secret tech.. Life's Finale +1

DarkHero on Yawgmoth in my meta

2 months ago

As others have said, you should be in good shape. Mono Black can be very easy to run on budget, excellent at creature removal, and can find ways to out tempo ramp decks.

Victim of Night , Doom Blade , Go for the Throat , and Murder are all fantastic removal on a budget.

I wouldn't worry about blocking ramp as much as I would focus on creating it in your own way. Along the lines Dark Ritual or Artifacts. Cabal Stronghold is the budget alternative to Cabal Coffers . Crypt Ghast might be slightly out of budget, but does the job of Nirkana Revenant somewhat cheaper. I'm a huge fan of Life's Finale , which is criminally underplayed and pretty budget, especially in a meta that isn't in their own graveyards too much. It's always good to have a boardwipe or 2 on deck, but I find mono black can get quite a lot done with spot removal, and that is far easier on a budget. You already have Damnation when you need it. Black Sun's Zenith is also an option because you can proliferate the counters later. Lashwrithe and/or Nightmare Lash are good and not expensive. Disciple of the Vault is again criminally underplayed if you want to go that route. Get yourself some cheap tutors cause thats Black's go to. Diabolic Tutor , Scheming Symmetry , Beseech the Queen are the best budget options. Card draw is a must, and you get Sign in Blood , Read the Bones , and a host of other cheap draw spells to go along with you Phyrexian Arena .

And I hate to be that guy, but infect is pretty budget, on theme, and works wonders even if you just splash it as a win con. Tainted Strike Plague Myr Ichor Rats . You can then use your Commander to pay and discard a card a few times to win.

Black has a ton of options even on a budget. Just depends which way you want to go.

Komodigy13 on Shneaky Shneaky

3 months ago

Azeworai Thank you! All these sound great in this deck. Shadowmage Infiltrator would be perfect for some draw, which I can use, and also themes perfectly. Spinal Embrace would be crazy! Especially since my playgroup likes to play big creatures. lol And Life's Finale would give me so much more options. Something like Animate Dead would really make that card shine. Great suggestions! Thanks

Azeworai on Shneaky Shneaky

3 months ago

Love the flavor here. Usurp the opponents, seize the crown.

Life's Finale could be interesting to manipulate an opponent's graveyards and sculpt a strategy. Spinal Embrace is a fun one for me, but it's personal preference. Shadowmage Infiltrator could be potent, but 'tis personal preference.

May you connive well, enshrouded by gloom and unseen by all.

LadyZ on Chainer, Dementia Master Reanimator

4 months ago

There's a few cards that I would suggest for your deck since you're mono-black. Gauntlet of Power and Caged Sun are both amazing ways to ramp, and both buff your entire board. Bubbling Muck is almost always better than Dark Ritual . And if you're running snow-covered swamps, I'd take a look at Dead of Winter .

There's also a bunch of really good reanimator/aristocrats stuff I feel like you're missing. Corpse Connoisseur is an amazing way to dump creatures into your grave. Pitiless Plunderer has a great death payoff. Life's Finale lets you look through an opponent's deck for reanimation targets. The upcoming Syr Konrad, the Grim looks crazy for this deck. And lastly, Sidisi, Undead Vizier is an amazing, recurrable tutor.

For cards I would at least consider cutting, Vindictive Lich , Mikaeus, the Unhallowed , Ophiomancer , Bloodthirsty Blade , Exhume , and Night's Whisper are the first that come to mind

shadow63 on

5 months ago

I'd improve the quality of your board sweepers. Damnation is the poster boy but is expensive. But Deadly Tempest Or Life's Finale both do a great job.

I would also suggest Finale of Devastation it's an auto win card with avenger of zen. Torment of Hailfire is just devastating at pretty much any point in the game

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