Lord of the Undead


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
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Tenth Edition (10E) Rare
Ninth Edition (9ED) Rare
Ninth Edition Foreign Black Border (9EDFBB) Rare
Eighth Edition (8ED) Rare
Planeshift (PLS) Rare

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Lord of the Undead

Creature — Zombie

Other Zombie creatures get +1/+1.

{{1,B}}, Tap: Return target Zombie card from your graveyard to your hand.

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Lord of the Undead Discussion

Kirtanian on Shamble and Rot

2 weeks ago

Thanks for checking out my Grim-Grin deck.

A couple cards that are nice for getting more creatures in their graveyard to abuse Scarab God are Geralf's Mindcrusher and Geth, Lord of the Vault

Lord of the Undead can be solid to get your creatures back. Especially those with ETC effects. Dreamborn Muse or Graveborn Muse are possibilities, although you have to be careful with graveborn.

Serum Visions looks like a pretty weak card for Commander. Basically you are paying 1 to scry 2 since the draw just replaces the serum visions you cast. Ambition's Cost, Morbid Curiosity, Promise of Power, or Ancient Craving are better for one off card draw.

Cryptbreaker could be fantastic in this deck if you can keep it alive. Greed, Grim Haruspex, and Rhystic Study are solid repeatable draw for Commander.

Hope some of these suggestions are useful. Good Luck!

zAzen7977 on CORPSE FLINGER (Jund Zombie Tribal)

2 weeks ago

Thanks DeviousPenguin666!! I'm conflicted about the ratio of Death Barons to Lord of the Undeads. The idea is to use the latter to return discarded Diregraf Colossus' and Unbreathing Hordes to my hand. I'll keep tinkering with the ratio.

DeviousPenguin666 on CORPSE FLINGER (Jund Zombie Tribal)

2 weeks ago

This is sweet! Just out of curiosity, what makes Lord of the Undead better than Death Baron? I think going up to 4 Baron seems like it would be good in a lot of matchups. +1!

ruy343 on Abandoned Hope

3 weeks ago

My thoughts (for what they're worth):

I think I see your plan: play a lot of dudes that can come back from the graveyard alongside board wipes (After all, Gravecrawler, Dread Wanderer, Graveyard Marshal, and Lord of the Undead all key off of that). It seems like a strong play once you're 10 turns in, but we should take advantage of the fact that your creatures can be played from the graveyard because that, in essence, means they are in your hand when they're in your graveyard. The more things that are there are in the graveyard, the more options you have to cast.

Maybe run a few of any of the following to help fill your graveyard faster: Entomb, Buried Alive, Corpse Churn, Grave Strength, Liliana's Indignation, Liliana, Death's Majesty, Stitcher's Supplier. Any of those will help fill your yard more quickly, letting you play with your synergies without needing to play a board wipe.

Alternately, look into Cryptbreaker as a way to draw cards.

Also, if budget isn't an issue, you could run Damnation instead of Languish, though Languish still does kill indestructible creatures with 4 or less toughness... Damnation is more versatile though (which might be why it's a $25 card :P )

BlueBat93 on ZOMBISTOCRATS [[Varina Token Tribal EDH]]

3 weeks ago

SlavicGhaespar Many thanks for the suggestions. I will keep it in mind for a more competitve list. In my playgroup we try to avoid infinite combos as games become more of a race to who can get his combos pieces first while holding back the others for enough time. We prefer a more casual approach.

noshadowkick Yeah.. unfortunately Magic is a pretty expensive card game. I would like it to be cheaper as well, in fact even I don't have all the pieces assembled yet for this deck. On Fatestitcher he basically is there to get a little more value out of my tap zombies such as Lich Lord of Unx, Lord of the Undead, Corpse Harvester, Ghoulcaller Gisa etc. I'm not sure if I'll keep him, I feel like he has enough targets. I alsothought of including Paradox Engine in this list as well, but I'm not sure yet. Time will tell.

Jaysterbaby on Need help with ZOMBIE EDH ...

1 month ago

I have 128 cards and trying to knock it down to 100, would like some help makes a good Zombie deck. Thank you for your time and help. Here are my cards

Commander - Oloro, Ageless Ascetic

[100 cards]

Sol Ring

Leyline of the Meek

Night's Whisper

Phyrexian Arena

17x Swamp

Prophetic Prism

Zombie Apocalypse

Phage the Untouchable

Sheoldred, Whispering One

Isolated Chapel

Dark Ritual

Culling the Weak

Heliod, God of the Sun

Cabal Ritual

Army of the Damned

The Scarab God

Josu Vess, Lich Knight

Cemetery Reaper

Death Baron

Torment of Scarabs


Geralf's Messenger

Leyline of Sanctity

Diregraf Ghoul


Torment of Hailfire

Blood Scrivener

Bridge from Below

Mikaeus, the Unhallowed

Drowned Catacomb

Sunken Hollow


Vampiric Rites

Geth's Verdict

Gonti, Lord of Luxury

Liliana Vess

Liliana, the Last Hope

Liliana, Death's Majesty

Liliana's Mastery

Liliana, Untouched By Death

Jace, Ingenious Mind-Mage


Ghostly Prison



Liliana, Heretical Healer  Flip

Norn's Annex

Relentless Dead


Dread Wanderer

Geth, Lord of the Vault

Dark Salvation

From Under the Floorboards

Fleshbag Marauder

Endless Ranks of the Dead

Diregraf Colossus

Highborn Ghoul

Lord of the Undead




Whip of Erebos

Erebos, God of the Dead

Elesh Norn, Grand Cenobite


Path of Ancestry

Command Tower

Hope of Ghirapur

Cast Down

Profane Procession  Flip

Rupture Spire

Opal Palace

Temple of Silence

Mana Confluence

Transguild Promenade

Jwar Isle Refuge

Darkslick Shores

Frost Marsh

Fetid Heath

Caves of Koilos

Tainted Field

Arcane Sanctum

Dreadship Reef

[28 cards]

Innocent Blood

Unraveling Mummy

Liliana's Reaver

Dromar's Charm

Immortal Servitude

Anointed Procession

Vindictive Lich

Call to the Kindred


Havengul Runebinder

Unbreathing Horde

Grimgrin, Corpse-Born

Sun Droplet

Gray Merchant of Asphodel

Quicksilver Amulet

Cemetery Recruitment

Psychic Strike

Mana Leak



Coat of Arms

Ravenous Chupacabra

Shrieking Affliction

Grim Guardian

Demonic Vigor


Stitched Drake

Archetype of Imagination

Graf Harvest

BlueBat93 on Varina’s Esper Zombie Horde

1 month ago

You should definitely consider Gravespawn Sovereign as it'll be easy to get to five zombies. Also you should consider to add in some lords like Lord of the Accursed and Lord of the Undead since they combined with the beefed up tokens on the battlefield have amazing synergy with Ghoulcaller Gisa.

I build the same strategy. If you'd like to take a look at my list for some inspiration, I will link it down below:

ZOMBISTOCRATS [[Varina Token Tribal EDH]]

Commander / EDH* BlueBat93


DRmagic2017 on Liliana's Walkers

1 month ago

So many zombies... This team needs some copies of Death Baron, Lord of the Undead and/or Lord of the Accursed.

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