Nightmare

Legality

Format Legality
Noble Legal
Frontier Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Standard Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Casual Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Welcome Deck 2017 (W17) Rare
Welcome Deck 2016 (W16) Rare
Magic Origins (ORI) Rare
Magic 2015 (M15) Rare
Magic 2014 (M14) Rare
2010 Core Set (M10) Rare
Tenth Edition (10E) Rare
Ninth Edition (9ED) Rare
Eighth Edition (8ED) Rare
Seventh Edition (7ED) Rare
Classic Sixth Edition (6ED) Rare
Fifth Edition (5ED) Rare
Fourth Edition (4ED) Rare
Revised Edition (3ED) Rare
Unlimited Edition (2ED) Rare
Collector's Edition (CED) Rare
International Collector's Edition (CEI) Rare
Limited Edition Beta (LEB) Rare
Limited Edition Alpha (LEA) Rare

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Nightmare

Creature — Nightmare Horse

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying or reach.)

Nightmare's power and toughness are each equal to the number of Swamps you control.

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Nightmare Discussion

colton815 on Forests turned swamp!

1 week ago

with your current lands, Korlash, Heir to Blackblade is entirely useless. korlash is best in a deck where most, if not all, of the lands are swamps. same deal with Nightmare, and Squelching Leeches, but those 2 aren't modern viable regardless. not to be mean, but it kinda boggles my mind how you could read "swamps" and think to yourself "almost all my lands should be basic forests". Overgrown Tomb exists you know.

you don't run enough lands and mana ramp to be using all those cmc 4+ cards. land search does not equal land ramp, and the little ramp you do have has a high cmc of its own.

MStranger on Dreamstealer's Wake

1 month ago

Cool deck! I feel like you always want Noxious Gearhulk over Nightmare - your entire deck is focused around dwindling your opponent's resources. The Gearhulk deals with the threats your opponents manage to stick through your discard. While it won't be as big as a Nightmare, I think it will win you more games due to removal/lifegain. It's worth noting it also is a 5-power menace, which will realistically end the game just as well as an 8/8-9/9 flyer.

Also, I don't know what your budget looks like, but you should really play Fatal Push if you're in black - its price is only going to go up from here, you may as well get your playset asap ;). If you manage to get ahold of some, I would cut Cartouche of Ambition (too low impact) and Cruel Reality (too expensive for too low of an impact on turn 7+).

Good luck!

AwesomeDoofus on Delusional Agony

1 month ago

Far out Mandalorian! Thank you so much! This is a huge help, I was struggling but with this i should be able to get this deck flowing magnificently. I was kind of just expecting a sentence or two of advice and a few card recommendations but you really put in to help me get this deck running. Cheers!

Some of the cards you mentioned I already have (such as Mutilate, Grey Merchant of Asphodel, Duress, and Nightmares pouring out of my ears) but I dis-included them here just because I was using this list to decide what cards to buy.

Some others like Liliana's Caress, Hymn to Tourach, and Shrieking Affliction (I do have one of these but wanted more), I kept out either because the seller didn't have them or I left out to cut costs a bit. (Liliana's Caress is $8 ea! Why I went for Raiders' Wake instead, though it's CMC is higher)

And then there's those cards like Zombie Infestation, The Rack, Waste Not (far out that card is good) and Faith of the Devoted that I somehow never found when researching discard cards and now I feel I must hunt down these cards right away.

I also now totally see what you mean with Brain in a Jar, Tempt with Immortality, and Blood Tribute. Especially Tempt with Immortality I never even realised I was giving their discards back facepalm. Though I've already ordered those cards they'll fit fine in other decks I own so no issue being rid of them.

I was also wondering what's your opinion on adding some cards I already own such as Consume the Meek, Pestilence Demon (Mono-black can work wonders with him, tho it can also obviously be a detriment), Liliana's Reaver, Jar of Eyeballs, Wight of Precinct Six, and Crypt Incursion. Although Crypt Incursion could result in lofty amount of life, it also kind of ruins the synergy of cards like Guiltfeeder but in the other hand denies possibilities of opponent's getting their cards back and could even make Tempt with Immortality more viable.

Another thing I was worried about was that besides Creeping Dread I don't have much consistent opponent discard sources. I did originally consider Cao Cao, Lord of Wei but my seller didn't have it and I do prefer to avoid spending $5 on one card (there are exceptions of course). Other than that I just thought of adding more discard spells like more Mind Shatters, and now, adding a few Unnerves. I do own heaps of Mind Rots but they down seem very CMC efficient. Also adding some of these cards (which I plan to do) will return my issue of deck size. What do you think I could replace? What's worth keeping? What doesn't contribute enough to warrant keeping?

Sorry I feel like I almost just wrote an essay question for you to answer, but I feel as though you probably enjoy this stuff ;P

Again, thanks soo much for your assistance, this is the first deck I've made that I'm trying to make perfect so I really appreciate the help in getting it there. Cheers!!

Mandalorian on Delusional Agony

1 month ago

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Here are some more fun ways to make your opponents discard cards and lose life. You mentioned that you just play with your friends, if you play multiplayer games then the cards that say each opponent are especially powerful-

Pox

Smallpox

Raven's Crime

Cunning Lethemancer

Liliana's Specter

Duress

Hymn to Tourach or Unnerve for multiplayer

Other good Mono stuff

Mutilate

Underworld Connections can help refill your hand while emptying your opponents

Gray Merchant of Asphodel

Abhorrent Overlord

Nightmare

Hope this helps trim and focus the deck a bit more and gives you some more ideas to brew with!

Hyperalgialysis on I need a counter deck ...

2 months ago

What the guy above me said, 24 swamps 3 Nightmare, sets of Tendrils of Corruption and Corrupt and Read the Bones

mhaywood03 on Dreamstealer's Wake

2 months ago

Liliana, Death's Majesty > then that liliana. Also probably replace Nightmare with Demon of Dark Schemes more consistent and does something when it enters which is very important as a 6 drop

RedMan929 on Dreamstealer's Wake

2 months ago

Fatal Push to deal with early threats if you can get the card. Otherwise, looks pretty good. I forgot Nightmare was in Standard!

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