Pernicious Deed


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

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Set Rarity
Conspiracy Mythic Rare
Apocalypse Rare
Promo Set Rare

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Pernicious Deed


, Sacrifice Pernicious Deed: Destroy each artifact, creature, and enchantment with converted mana cost X or less.

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Pernicious Deed Discussion

Workman4137 on Creature's Army leader Meren

6 days ago

I will keep those in mind. Caustic Caterpillar and Sylvok Replica and the Maulfist Revolutionary is invaluable to me to say the least. However, Winding Constrictor doesn't seem all that powerful in there because I do not run very many counters in the deck.

The Gaze of Granite and Pernicious Deed are going on there as soon as I can find them.

Thank you for the help. I've been wondering if there were more removal cards on creatures. Thank you very much for showing me.

CChaos on Swirl of Death

6 days ago


Sorry for the late reply, I needed time to consider your suggestions. I agree Pernicious Deed would be a good card for this deck, but I also like Ant Queen for her control over spawning tokens (blockers and for sacrificing). If I learn any cards hold me back or eventually become disliked, I will replace it with Pernicious Deed unless I put my copy in another deck (might be the Atraxa Superfriends/Stax deck).


While Meren is a good reanimation commander, I don't view this deck as a reanimation deck; I built it to kill my opponents creatures. To make a card like Buried Alive truly effective, one must include the other key reanimation spells that effectively make up a reanimation deck (in EDH). Those spells are Reanimate, Living Death, Animate Dead, etc. I know I have some reanimation spells in the 99, but they are there in case Meren is not out. I will not use Buried Alive in this deck, but it will see play in my Volrath Deck (Voltron/Reanimation).

JaysomeDecks on Creature's Army leader Meren

6 days ago

Caustic Caterpillar and Sylvok Replica are two fantastic creatures for removing artifacts and enchantments and controlling threats. The Caterpillar is good early because of its low cmc, and the Replica shines later with its low activation cost. The fact that they can sacrifice themselves is invaluable.

Maulfist Revolutionary is great for gaining Experience Counters. One on entry (assuming you have one) and two on death. Winding Constrictor also doubles the number of Exp counters you get.

If you find yourself short on field wipes, Golgari gives you access to two fantastic ones. Pernicious Deed and Gaze of Granite are two controllable field wipes that you can often play to your total advantage.

ay.lobo on Swirl of Death

1 week ago

Hmm... I don't see Ant Queen being that useful in your deck. Too slow, replaceable. Why not some more board wipe like Pernicious Deed or Bane of Progress?

Casey4321 on Flesh Harvest (Varolz Multiplayer)

2 weeks ago

This seems quite good. I like Varloz a lot and have been looking for anything that is not Meren lol

No Pernicious Deed ?

buildingadeck on Trying to Finish my Tasigur ...

3 weeks ago

Hey, guys,

I'm looking to pick up these things:

1x Alchemist's Refuge

1x Arcane Denial

1x Barren Moor

1x Consecrated Sphinx

1x Delay

1x Demonic Tutor

1x Entomb

1x Exploration

1x Gilded Drake

1x Long-Term Plans

1x Mystical Tutor

1x Pact of Negation

1x Pernicious Deed

1x Seedborn Muse

1x Snapcaster Mage

1x Tainted Wood

1x Toxic Deluge

1x Tranquil Thicket

1x Yawgmoth's Will

I want to go to the Open on March 11 and play side events, so I'd really like to get this list together for it. You can check out my binder here, and also know that I'm willing to put cash toward some of these cards (would have to be cash; can't do PayPal).


dontpanic503 on Avatar: The Last Enchantmentbender

3 weeks ago

One card I would immediately think of for any Enchantment-only based deck is Starfield of Nyx. The ability to recur works especially well with something like Lunar Force or Hesitation, which can lock your opponent out of the game pretty easily. I also really like it with any "Seal" effect, such as Seal of Doom, Seal of Cleansing, Seal of Removal, and similar: Font of Fortunes, Compulsion, Soul Snare, or kinda Grave Peril.

Also, Pernicious Deed is a good enchantment-based board wipe, which may come in handy at some points. There are some other good creature hate cards available like Pendrell Mists, AEther Barrier, Porphyry Nodes, and stuff like Choke or Contamination, which are awesome hosers you could sideboard in. Lastly, the Parallax partial cycle is kinda fun for slowing things down: Parallax Nexus, Parallax Tide, Parallax Wave. And I've always enjoyed Nettlevine Blight. If you can get the counter lock going with Lunar Force and Starfield of Nyx, Nettlevine Blight will slowly eat them away to nothing.

Good luck!

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