Format Legality
Modern Legal
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal

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Set Rarity
Modern Masters 2015 Edition Rare
Eventide Rare

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Creature — Elemental

Wither (This deals damage to creatures in the form of -1/-1 counters.)

Whenever a creature an opponent controls with a -1/-1 counter on it is put into a graveyard, you may return that card to play under your control.

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Necroskitter Discussion

pshawver on Poison Pals

3 weeks ago

Ichor Rats, Blighted Agent are both auto includes that i have extra copies of.

i think you could cut Abzan Falconer for Archetype of Imagination it gives everything flying without having to get counters on them. i think as you move more in the infect direction you end up lowering the ways of getting +1/+1 counters. plus archetype removes flying from potential blockers.

Steady Progress and Inexorable Tide both proliferate

Plague Stinger and Viral Drake both have flying already plus drake cna proliferate.

Contagion Clasp and Contagion Engine are sweet sweet cards in an infect deck.

Necroskitter can be fun. all your infect creatures need to be blocked and if they do, you will get to kill them via -1/-1 counters and get them onto your side

Dolmen Gate allows you to swing in with impunity and Beastmaster Ascension makes your infect dudes huge

lagotripha on Mono black deckbuilder's toolbox

3 weeks ago

Interesting choice for when Night's Whisper isn't better- I'd feel more comfortable including it in a U/B list which suffered mana problems but it could have a place so I'll add it. something with Black Sun's Zenith/Everlasting Torment/Necroskitter I guess.

HurricaneZach on Black infect

4 weeks ago

I still don't like Necroskitter. I feel like you could get more value from a creature that will contribute to the infect cause. 3cmc creatures that are inexpensive are Ichor Rats, Septic Rats, or Whispering Specter. On the lower end of things there is also Flensermite, Ichorclaw Myr, and Necropede.

HurricaneZach on Black infect

4 weeks ago

Honestly I would swap the 4xNecroskitter for 4xPhyrexian Crusader. He can win games and the Necroskitter doesn't even have infect nor will many of the creatures he yields you.

As for Virulent Wound, with Hand of the Praetors in the list, you could -2 Unholy Strength and -2 Fireshrieker because while it is a sweet card, too slow for you in this list.

Hope that helps!

SKUFFLEZ on No Friends? No Problem ($20 Infect\Wither)

1 month ago

Was going to leave this in the other comment, but it timed out...

About being split between infect and regular damage, i don't think it is much of a problem if piloted correctly. The wither creatures aren't meant to go on the offense, rather they hang back and support the mechanics of the rest of the deck. Midnight Banshee weakens all non-black creatures every turn with -1/-1 counters, Kulrath Knight takes advantage of all the -1/-1 producers in the deck to lock the enemies down for infect creatures to break through, Necroskitter recruits your enemies that die with -1/-1 counters; see where this is going?

This deck isn't designed to have a fast clock like most "traditional" decks that win via poison counters. The odd time you might win via normal damage, but that's likely because they got locked out :)

TeraInferno on Atraxa: Phyrexian Proliferation

2 months ago

Thank you for the feedback. I have updated the deck.

I took out Necroskitter as there was not as strong a synergy with it in the deck. I added in both Tamyios, as they do seem like they would make good additions and have strong ultimates. Did some other tweaks.

Hopeless1987 on Skithiryx

2 months ago

A random assortment of ideas:

Ramp: Sol Ring, Worn Powerstone, Mind Stone, Thought Vessel, Commander's Sphere, Solemn Simulacrum, Burnished Hart, Nirkana Revenant

Voltron: Swiftfoot Boots, Lightning Greaves, Whispersilk Cloak, Nightmare Lash, Strata Scythe, Hatred, Howl from Beyond

Card Draw: Phyrexian Arena(!), Caress of Phyrexia (which you have, and I love), Promise of Power, Ambition's Cost, Ancient Craving, Disciple of Bolas, Necropotence (if you're fancy), Skullclamp

Removal: Victim of Night, Diabolic Edict, Go for the Throat, Hero's Downfall, Grave Pact, Dictate of Erebos

I usually have a hard minimum of 10 of each ramp and card draw in a deck, but tune as you see fit. Ramp might be more important for you since Skittles should be doing most of your work for you anyway. +1 for Necroskitter alone. And good luck!

ThatGuy4242 on Graveyard Smash

2 months ago

I absolutely love the deck. After seeing this I am now determined to make my own variation including some of the following suggestions. Btw this is so long because its also a note to myself.

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