Malicious Affliction

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Format Legality
Pre-release Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Eternal Masters (EMA) Rare
Commander 2014 (C14) Rare

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Malicious Affliction

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Morbid When you cast Malicious Affliction, if a creature died this turn, you may copy Malicious Affliction and may choose a new target for the copy.

Destroy target nonblack creature.

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Malicious Affliction Discussion

elgosu1337 on Yer a Wizard, Inalla

2 weeks ago

Isochron Scepter and Dramatic Reversal would allow you to repeatedly tap your wizards to deal damage with Inalla's ability.

Mind Over Matter draws your entire deck with Arcanis. Flash with Laboratory Maniac could win easily from there.

Intruder Alarm could combo off or just give you lots of wizard tapping whenever your wizards and tokens enter the battlefield.

Panharmonicon gets more value out of your wizards and lets you make more copies. Cloudstone Curio and Ghostly Flicker lets you reuse your wizards. You could draw a lot of cards by sacrificing copied tokens to Morbid Curiosity.

Timestream Navigator can gain you two extra turns for an initial 7 mana investment.

Stonybrook Banneret helps your costs.

Magus of the Mind probably won't net you much value unless you have opponents playing storm decks.

Lunar Mystic isn't very efficient for drawing cards. You would probably draw more with Kindred Discovery.

Venser's Journal doesn't help you that much for the mana cost.

Body Double, Memory Plunder, and Spelltwine depend too much on what's in graveyards. Reins of Power is also too situational.

Silumgar's Command might be too costly usually. Negate, Essence Scatter, Disdainful Stroke are low CMC counterspells and are generally effective in most games.

There's a lot of good spot removal in black, such as Tragic Slip, Malicious Affliction, and Victim of Night.

Mass bounce effects should work well with this deck since you can tap your wizards for effects before bouncing, and then recast them for more tokens and effects. Devastation Tide, Coastal Breach, Wash Out, Inundate are some good ones.

Sudden Spoiling is good for more Polymorphist's Jest effects. Arcane Lighthouse might be helpful for untargetable creatures. Venser, Shaper Savant can deal with uncounterable spells.

Blasphemous Act and Vandalblast are great red boardwipes to include.

Once you have enough good spells, Kess, Dissident Mage is worth adding back.

Fireball is inefficient as wincon/removal compared to Comet Storm or Exsanguinate. You could try Magus of the Coffers for extra mana if you want to go down that route. Dualcaster Mage could copy your own or other players' game-winning spells.

KingOfWhales on Ghave Guru of Spores EDH v2

2 months ago

Opal Palace is good for this commander

You need more player interaction too, it seems like you're playing singleplayer EDH. You need to get more targeted removal. Doom Blade, Go for the Throat, Malicious Affliction, Bone Splinters, Putrefy and Anguished Unmaking are all good, but there are probably a few in green and white that I missed. Run Abzan Charm

Read the Bones is an amazing draw card.

Zulaport Cutthroat and Blood Artist can get a lot of work done.

Cryptolith Rite is really good when you have a lot of creatures.

You also may want to look at Contagion Engine, Contagion Clasp and proliferate cards in general. Those can be fun.

Trostani, Selesnya's Voice will win games

Also, look at cards that give you life when creatures enter the battlefield, like Healer of the Pride.

Tendershoot Dryad, Mycoloth, Mazirek, Kraul Death Priest, Winding Constrictor.

Pabs4444 on 62 Doom Blade

4 months ago

Why no Malicious Affliction? It's a 2 for 1 when paired with another one of the many removal spells.

KingOfWhales on Scarab God

5 months ago

I don't see why Mindcrank and a few other cards are in there if you aren't planning on milling people down, from your description it seems like thats not what you're going for, if you are, Traumatize. But I'd recommend sticking with lifedrain and good old fashion beating people over the head with lots of zombies. Phenax, God of Deception is cool, but don't try to do that and lifedrain zombies.

If you are going for a lifedrain deck look at Bontu's Monument, Whip of Erebos is good.

Look at Dralnu, Lich Lord because its amazing, same goes for Semblance Anvil, Possessed Skaab, Call to the Kindred, Ever After and Lim-Dul's Vault is broken. Obelisk of Urd is a tribal deck's best friend.

There are better wipes for this deck than Coastal Breach and you are a bit low on removal. Malicious Affliction and Dash Hopes are very good and fun. Get rid of Imprisoned in the Moon. Another thing you can do for removal is use Fleshbag Marauder, have it sac itself, then cast it from the graveyard. Stronghold Assassin too. Cauldron of Souls Can help you dodge board wipes and is a cool card to have. Perplex is fun too. And Mimic Vat

Arcane Adaptation is neat but there are much better cards that you can use. Black Market isn't as good as it seems because your mana empties before you can use it for anything good most of the time. Empty the Pits is very expensive, but if you can make it work, do it.

Your nonbasic lands are also really slow and you may need more lands in general, 36ish is about where you want to be. Look at Choked Estuary and Command Tower or cards that lower costs like Jet Medallion.

I know I've suggested to add a lot more cards than I suggested to take out, and I've never really even tried to give deck advice before, but I hope I at least gave you some ideas.

IAmACat on Budget Lantern Control

5 months ago

What are your thoughts on Duskmantle, House of Shadow?

Also Malicious Affliction isn't modern legal, it's from one of the commander sets.

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