Necromancer's Covenant

Necromancer's Covenant


When Necromancer's Covenant enters the battlefield, exile all creature cards from target player's graveyard, then put a 2/2 black Zombie creature token onto the battlefield for each card exiled this way.

Zombies you control have lifelink.

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Set Rarity
Commander 2015 (C15) Rare
Alara Reborn (ARB) Rare

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Format Legality
Block Constructed Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Vintage Legal
Casual Legal
Highlander Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Modern Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Unformat Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Noble Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Legacy Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal
Leviathan Legal

Necromancer's Covenant occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%

Necromancer's Covenant Discussion

TypicalTimmy on Split Second #2: Color Cropping ...

2 weeks ago

I've been thinking of building an Abzan Zombie Commander so that I can take full advantage of cards such as Parallel Lives, Doubling Season, Primal Vigor, Anointed Procession, Necromancer's Covenant, Endless Ranks of the Dead and Liliana, the Last Hope. Plus any others I may have missed ;)

I'm thinking my best bet is just Morophon, the Boundless and I just strip off blue and red. That gives me access to Zombie cost reduction.

Anyone have thoughts? Is there a better one? Would Teneb, the Harvester be better since he has built-in reanimation for creatures?

I'm not so much concerned about the tribal aspect. The slew of +1/+1 lords is great and all, but wraths make it pointless. I want to overrun the boardstate, not go super tall. A million 2/2s is better than several 5/5s. ;) Though, Morophon, the Boundless does make the tokens 3/3s, so there is that I suppose.

Might sound extremely weird, but what about Saskia the Unyielding? Then my bagillion 2/2 tokens are dealing both combat damage and noncombat damage whenever they connect.

TypicalTimmy on Card creation challenge

2 weeks ago

Haze of Blood


As an additional cost to cast this spell, sacrifice a creature.

Prevent all combat damage.

And just like that, Smath's flesh rapidly boiled as his body swelled to three times it's girth until it exploded in a haze of blood, stopping the Senate dead in their tracks.

Spire of Tomorrow

Legendary Land

: Add .

, : Draw five cards, then shuffle three back into your library.

I really want an Abzan Zombie Commander, because we have Parallel Lives, Anointed Procession, Endless Ranks of the Dead, Necromancer's Covenant and several others. Please make one :D

mrdehring on Ur-vreything

1 month ago

I like the unique take of using changeling to get reductions from the eminence keyword and then trying to get some fun payoffs from lords. That said with 16 changelings, including Amoeboid Changeling and Mirror Entity and 28 pay off cards. I feel like you are forcing a lot of "lords" into a deck where it doesn't really matter.

Some of the lords I would remove because there aren't worth the slot for the small effect on a few changelings. Cloudshredder Sliver, Drogskol Captain, Lord of the Unreal, and Lovisa Coldeyes. Most of your changelings are small and giving them a small bump is P/T and haste or hexproof isn't worth forcing these cards into the deck.

Sliver Overlord, Realm-Cloaked Giant, and Thundercloud Shaman are on my maybe list because they are a bit more situational. Are you going to spend 3 mana to search for a changeling to get an effect? Do you want to wrath away your dragons and leave a team of small giants? Not sure how often these show up.

Changeling to think about including are Taurean Mauler and Chameleon Colossus, you have enough ETB trigger that Birthing Boughs might even be good.

Other payoff cards to think about Oona's Blackguard, Rage Forger, Shared Animosity, The Circle of Loyalty, Distant Melody, Forerunner of the Coalition, Riptide Director , and Necromancer's Covenant

maxon on Zombie tribal?

3 months ago

IDK how competitive it would be for your group, but I had a strong Gisa/Geralf deck way back when. It was strong and consistent enough that I bagged it. It's real strength was through the utilization of Rooftop Storm, and abusing Gray Merchant of Asphodel.

I've got a new brew going now with Varina, Lich Queen for access to White zombies, and Necromancer's Covenant. I'll be leaving the storm out cause it was too easy to win with it.

If you want me to post the deck I will so you can peep it, but don't wanna spam your thread.

TypicalTimmy on Fervent Charger

8 months ago

I would only ask to make one extremely minor difference.

Fervent Charger

Creature - Human Warrior


Exert - You may exert Fervent Charger as it attacks. If you do, attacking creatures you control get +2/+2 until end of turn.


The reason I'd say to add on the Exert ability is because without it, that is an insanely powerful anthem effect. For balance purposes, I think Exert brings it down into the Rare slot.

Otherwise I really enjoy this. I never heard of Fervent Charge before. This makes me really want to make a Mardu Enchantment deck with other cards such as Bad Moon , True Conviction and Fervor . I could make it Goblin / Zombie tribal, giving me access to a card I've been dying to use for a long time; Dralnu's Crusade . This, with Endless Ranks of the Dead and Necromancer's Covenant is just stupid. Plus there is Gleam of Battle , Mardu Ascendancy , Campaign of Vengeance , Blood Reckoning , and even Goblinslide .

Sorry, didn't mean to hijack your thread. Consider this a good thing; Your idea got me pumped for a new deck! :D Thank you!!

Whiplash241 on Varina, Zombie-Tribal EDH

10 months ago

Thank you @AirBoss13. :) I like the "White-Part" of the deck a lot. More tokens ( Anointed Procession , Necromancer's Covenant for exampel) and good removal ( Mortify , Utter End for exampel) makes the deck better in my oppinion. Additionally the commander helps you to get the things you need for your gameplan.

DrakoMajer on Edgar vamps/lifegain

11 months ago

RNR_Gaming thanks for the advise! I was actually considering adding Torment of Hailfire and Debt to the Deathless in there but my problem is deciding what cards to remove lol Anguished Unmaking was also on that list. Also Wound Reflection , Cover of Darkness , Bloodchief Ascension , Necromancer's Covenant , Campaign of Vengeance and others... I just always seem to have a hard time deciding what to replace what with.

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